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Spooky, Funny Horror Movies To Be Shown Every Friday At Northerly Island

The movie screenings will feature free popcorn, warm drinks and campfires where attendees can roast marshmallows.

"Hocus Pocus" will play Oct. 4 at Northerly Island.
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DOWNTOWN — Spooky movies will be shown all October at Northerly Island in the leadup to Halloween.

The Park District will host weekly screenings of horror flicks like “Hocus Pocus” and “Frankenstein.” There will also be free popcorn, warm drinks, candy and campfires set up throughout the event area where attendees can roast marshmallows.

Screenings will be outdoors, weather permitted, on Fridays. Attendees can bring their own chairs and blankets and the Park District encouraged people to wear layers for cooler nights.

Screenings will take place outside the Northerly Island Visitors Center, 1521 S. Linn White Drive. If there’s rain or extreme cold the movie nights will be moved indoors to the center.

The schedule:

  • Oct. 4: “Hocus Pocus” at 7 p.m. and “Frankenstein” at 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 11: “Misery” at 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 18: “Shaun of the Dead” at 7 p.m. and “I Know What You Did Last Summer” at 8:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 25: “Interview with the Vampire” at 7 p.m.