Community Calendar: Downers Grove, Westmont, Woodridge, Lisle

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OCTOBER 30-31

Welcome to our Nightmare. Hollywood Palms Cinema, 352 Route 59, Naperville, presents “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” with special guest Mimi Craven. For more information, visit www.hollywoodpalmscinema.com or call 630-428-5800.

 

OCTOBER 31

Blodgett House Boo Fest. Noon at the Downers Grove Museum, 831 Maple Ave. Come to the Downers Grove Museum for a trick-or-treating event featuring games, crafts, treats and other Halloween fun! 12-3 p.m. Free event. For more information, visit www.dgparks.org.

 

French Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at PrairieWalk Pond, Garfield Avenue and Route 53 in Lisle. This open-air market includes artisan crafts, baked goods, cheeses, food, fresh produce, home accessories, jewelry, knife sharpening, meats, olive oils, pet products and more.

 

Halloween Fun Fair. 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Westmont Park District Community Center, 75 E. Richmond St., Westmont. Calling creepy monsters, ghouls, pirates and fairies to come out and join the nightmare of the night at the Westmont Community Center. There will be lots of laughter trying your luck at carnival games while you earn great prizes. Register to win a special prize right after the “Parade of Costumes.” Then, children and adults alike will be under a spell when they watch the hocus pocus magic of “Horrible Harry.” This zombie will have you mystified and speechless with all the tricks he has up his sleeve. You may even become part of the show. No time for dinner?  No worries! A Monster Menu is available that you can sink your fangs into. For more information, visit www.westmontparks.org.

 

Halloween Dance. 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Westmont Park District Community Center, 75 E. Richmond St., Westmont. Show off your costume and dance moves. The park district will have a costume contest for best dressed and most creative for the chance to win prizes.  There is no better way to celebrate Halloween than with a dance, fun and prizes. For more information, visit www.westmontparks.org.

 

NOVEMBER 2

Nonfiction Book Discussion. 7:30 p.m. at Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St. The book is “Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other” by Sherry Turkle. Books available at the Ask Us Desk.

 

NOVEMBER 8

Bookology Fair. 1 to 5 p.m. at Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St. A book fair open to all. Come make personal connections with library staff who will help you find your next favorite read. Giveaways, refreshments, and conversation. For more information, visit www.dglibrary.org/books/bookology.

 

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