FRIDAY, OCT. 12
After Hours Improv Showcase:
When: 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: 845 Gunderson Ave., in Oak Park.
What: Kid, teen and adult members of the Improv Workshop show off their skills for a night filled with laughter.
Scary Stories by the Fire
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: 735 Lathrop Ave., in River Forest
What: Kids and teens in grades sixth and up are invited to the library after-hours to read spooky stories by the fire. Enjoy ghoulish games and some terrifyingly tasty treats.
Narrow Gallery Art Opening for Bobbie Raymond
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 408 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park.
What: Local artist Bobbie Raymond returns to the Oak Park Arms with a new collection.
SATURDAY, OCT. 13
Open Studio at Magical Minds Studio
Magical Minds Studio 343 Harrison St. in Oak Park
Kids can collage, paint, sculpt dough, draw, build things on a light table and play with sensory art like a sand table.
Fall Bulb Sale at the Oak Park Conservatory
When: 9 a.m. to 3p.m.
Where: 615 Garfield St. in Oak Park
What: Purchase premium bulbs in unusual varieties not found at the big box stores. Just drop them in ground this fall and they'll magically appear next spring!
Cost: Free, excluding cost of bulbs.
Free Screening of Gumby: The Movie at The Lake Theatre
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake St. in Oak Park
What: The Lake Theatre offers a free screening of Gumby: The Movie with a special appearence by Gumby himself!
McAdam Nursery & Garden Center Halloween Party
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 2001 Des Plaines Ave. in Forest Park
What: Free ghoulish treats for the kids, face painting, pumpkin painting and balloons.
Know Before You Go Health and Wellness Expo
When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 420 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park
What: Fitness and cooking demonstrations, health screenings and chair massages.
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