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Fun Frights by Firelight. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Road, Romeoville. Enjoy some scary stories, games and treats by a warm campfire. Dress for the weather and wear your favorite Halloween costume and mask if you’re in the mood. Registration is required for the free, all-ages program. To register or for more information on this and other forest preserve programs, call 815-886-1467 or visit www.ReconnectWithNature.org.
Hayride of Horror. 7 to 10:30 p.m. at Dellwood Park, Route 171 and Woods Drive, Lockport. Cost: $12 per person or $17 Speed Pass. A haunted hayride that is sure to scare even the bravest of souls. This spine-tingling excursion will chill you to the bone, as you journey through the underworld of Dellwood Park. For more information, visit www.hayrideofhorror.com.
Haunted House. 5 to 10 p.m. in the lower level at The Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood. Admission is $5, and all funds will be donated to Alzheimer’s Association and the Kiwanis Club. Games and crafts will take place, and refreshments will be served. Game Room hours are 5-8 p.m. Oct. 23 and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 24. For more information, call 815-609-0669 or visit www.timbersofshorewood.com.
Will County Humane Society Annual Halloween Party. Noon-4 p.m. at the humane society’s shelter, 24109 W. Seil Road, Shorewood. Costume contests for kids and pets, with prizes, at 1:30 p.m. Grilled hot dogs and brats, with chips and soda for sale. Caricature artist and free crafts area for the kids. Bake sale, raffles, and plenty of wonderful dogs and cats for adoption.
I-Cash. 2 to 4 p.m. at Joliet Main Library, 150 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. Adults, no registration required. Join the library for a hands on presentation to see if the Illinois State Treasurer has unclaimed property or cash for you. Learn how to submit an application and file a claim.
Masters of Illusion – Believe the Impossible. 3 p.m. at the Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Believe the Impossible. Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person. You’ll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers…everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show. For more info, go to www.heritagecorridorcvb.com.
Trunk or Treat. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 412 E. Benton, Joliet. Open for all ages with many cars, pumpkin carving and games. Questions, call 815-726-4461.
The Haunted Museum. Noon to 5 p.m. at the Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. Free day for all. Explore the haunted museum, watch “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” crafts and activities, family fun zone and more.
Horror Movie & Pizza Night. 6:30 p.m. at the Shorewood-Troy Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Ages 15+. Join the library for pizza and a scary movie! The movie will be the 2015 version of “Poltergeist.”
Halloween Party. At the Shorewood-Troy Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Ages 2-6 at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Ages 7-10 at 6:30 p.m. Put on your silly, spooky, pretty, or fantastical costumes and get ready to party your goblin-y socks off! There will be games, crafts, snacks and goodie bags for every kid. Halloween + costumes + library = Best Halloween party ever!
Halloween Pizza Party. 6:30 p.m. at the Shorewood-Troy Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Ages 11-15. Join the library for pizza and a scary movie to gear up for “Halloween.” Registration required. For more information and to register, visit www.shorewood.lib.il.us.
Halloween Spooktacular. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Joliet Library Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Road, Joliet. All ages, registration underway. Bring the entire family for a Halloween extravaganza! Come in costume for exciting stories, games, crafts, and snacks that will be taking place throughout the library. For more information, visit www.jolietlibrary.org.
Halloween Adventure. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Alden Estates of Shorewood, 710 W. Black Road, Shorewood. Join for a Halloween party witches hat ring toss, mummy bowling, balloon toss, pumpkin bean bag toss, pin the boo on the ghost, trick or treating, crafts and more. For more information, call 815-230-8700.
Hayride of Horror. 7 to 10:30 p.m. at Dellwood Park, Route 171 and Woods Drive, Lockport. $12 per person. $17 Speed Pass. A haunted hayride that is sure to scare even the bravest of souls. This spine-tingling excursion will chill you to the bone, as you journey through the underworld of Dellwood Park.