Field Trip – Haunted Places

Thursday, Oct. 27, 4-5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

Through the magic of Zoom, this will be a tour of favorite haunted locations. Spectators are invited to share stories of scary sights they’ve seen. For ages 9 and up. Disclaimer: “different people are OK with different levels of spookiness.” Grownups are encouraged to attend. 

Park District of Forest Park Trunk or Treat

Saturday, Oct. 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Roos Pavilion

Kids, ages 2-10, can trick-or-treat in a safe environment from the trunks of decorated cars at the Park District of Forest Park’s Trunk or Treat event. Car owners will come dressed up and pass out candy from their vehicles. 7329 W. Harrison Street, Forest Park.

Author Discussion & Signing With Michael A. Black

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2-4 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths

The author will be discussing his latest novel, Devil’s Vendetta, which is the fifth in a series of military thrillers he’s penned. 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

Hephzibah Halloween Fun Run/Walk

Sunday, Oct. 30, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Constitution Park

Hephzibah Oak Park Auxiliary is hosting the first-ever Halloween Fun Run/Walk and will wind through the neighborhoods surrounding Constitution Park in River Forest for 1.5 miles. Costumes are encouraged, and every registrant will receive a goody bag. Rain or shine. 7715 Greenfield St., River Forest.

Fall Bird Walk 

Sunday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m., Trailside Museum of Natural History

Join us on a guided bird walk. All welcome, binoculars available to loan.
Registration required: 708-366-6530 or 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest.

Horror, Halloween & Hollywood

Monday, Oct. 31, 1:15 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Organization

Author and local theater critic Doug Deuchler will examine 1930s horror movies, particularly from the stable of Universal Pictures. The program will be presented in the second floor ballroom, as well as livestreamed on Zoom. Free, but a voluntary suggested donation of $15 is requested for non-members. 178 Forest Park, Oak Park.