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Here are a few great ways to celebrate Halloween this year:
Trick or Treat Hours - 3:00pm-7:00 pm
BARK-O-WEEN Charity Pet Costume Contest, Trick or Treating, and Halloween Party
WHEN: Saturday, October 30, 4:00pm-7:00 pm
WHERE: Port Clinton Square, Highland Park, IL
COST: $10 in advance and $15 day of event
You and your furry friend are invited to participate in a pet costume contest to benefit Tails of Hope, a no-kill, non-profit animal rescue and adoption organization in Downtown Highland Park (love them!!). Pre-register at tailsofhope.org or at Tails of Hope Pet Boutique, 479 Central Ave. Registration on the day of the event will begin at 4:00 p.m. followed by the contest at 4:30 p.m.
Trick or treating and a live DJ party will continue until 7:00 p.m. All children, families and pets are welcome. CLICK HERE for more info.
Pumpkin Hunt and Carve
WHEN: October 29th from 6:30pm-8:30pm
WHERE: West Ridge Center, 636 Ridge Road, Highland Park, IL
COST: $15 per child
Gather at the pumpkin patch for this festive fall event. Families will be able to hunt for their pumpkin throughout the halls of West Ridge Center and then be able to carve or paint it. There will also be face painting artists from Artistic Face Painting There will be games and light refreshments. For more information call 847-579-3120.
Halloween Scary Skate
WHEN: October 30 from 3:30pm-5:00pm
WHERE: Centennial Ice Arena, 3100 Trailway, Highland Park, IL
COST: Free if in costume! Skate rental $2
Trick or Treat Hours: 4:00pm-8:00pm
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
WHEN: October 28, 29 & 30 at 4:30 pm
WHERE: Mellody Farm Nature Preserve, 350 N. Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL
COST: $10 for Open Lands members, $15 general admission
Presented by Academy @ Citadel Theatre (A.C.T.) Young Ensemble at dusk as a theatre trek through Lake Forest Open Lands Association's Mellody Farm Nature Preserve.
Cider and donuts will be served immediately following the show. Dress warm and be sure to bring a flashlight, blanket or chair.
Tickets are $10 for Open Lands members, $15 general admission.
or call our box office at 847-735-8554
Trick or Treat Hours: 3:30pm-7:00pm
Halloween Hoopla: Family Daytime Fun & Games; Evening Bonfire, Haunted House & DJ
WHEN: Friday, October 29th from 7:00 pm-9:30 pm and Saturday, October 30th from 3:00pm-6:00pm
WHERE: Jewett Park/Community Center, 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield
Friday evening brave souls are invited to partake in the thrills and chills of our superbly scary Haunted House. Your whole family will also enjoy a bonfire, DJ and more. On Saturday enjoy family-friendly entertainment, balloon dudes, both indoor and outdoor games, and hay rides, with plenty of Halloween treats available for purchase. Children under 7 years of age may take a walk through our haunted house with the lights on! Then, as Saturday evening arrives, once again, enjoy a bonfire, DJ (and corn roast) in the Park. For more information on Halloween Hoopla 2010, please visit www.deerfieldparkdistrict.org, call 847-945-0650 or e-mail email@example.com.
Have a happy and safe Halloween!
Stephanie Hofman, Coldwell Banker, Highland Park, IL
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