Invasion of the Scarecrows Bicycle Ride
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, 12 p.m., Ed’s Way Food Mart
The scarecrow invaders have arrived! Join us for a fun casual bike ride
through Forest Park to see this year’s invasion. This event is free but donations are welcome. Find the map and RSVP at forestparkhistory.org. 946 Beloit Ave., Forest Park.
Identity Theft Scams & Tips
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6-7 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
This special Zoom conversation, sponsored by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, deals with identity theft scams and steps to take if you believe you have been a victim. Register via the Forest Park Public Library website.
Skins and Skulls
Saturday, Oct. 15, 1:30 p.m., Trailside Museum of Natural History
Just how much larger is a wolf compared to a coyote? Learn about the unique characteristics of our local wildlife. Ages 12 & up. Registration required: 708-366-6530. 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest.
Back To The Nineties (8th grade/high school)
Monday, Oct. 17, 4-5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
If you were a kid in the ‘90s – as in, a literal child – this should strike a nostalgic chord. Saturday morning cartoons from that era, such as Batman (the animated series), X-Men, Hey Arnold! and others, will be shown. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Take Home Kit: Mini-Pumpkin Painting
Friday, Oct. 14, all day, Forest Park Public Library
The library will be giving away special pumpkin-painting kits, all featuring a pumpkin and some painting supplies. Supplies are limited so registration is required. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Friday, Oct. 14, 4-5:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
This event will focus on the art of painting autumn leaves. Recommended for 8th graders and high schoolers who would like to learn how. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Ghostbusters vs. Goosebumps
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 4-5 p.m., Twisted Cookie
The great film freak debate continues with these two iconic movies. Ages 8 to 10. Please bring a mask in case masking is required. 7401 Madison St., Forest Park.
Mystery Discussion Group
Susan Lloyd will lead a discussion about The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves. 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2-4 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore