LINCOLN SQUARE — Lincoln Square and Ravenswood are getting spooky, and not just on Halloween.
Local businesses and city officials are hosting virtual and in-person Halloween-themed events throughout October.
Stop by Wednesday Night Live at 5 p.m Oct. 20 at Ainslie Arts Plaza, 4844 N. Lincoln Ave., for a pumpkin decorating contest, costume contest and screening of “Hocus Pocus.” The offices of Alds. Andre Vasquez (40th) and Matt Martin (47th) are sponsoring.
Then, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 23, dress up your pup for Pup-O-Ween at Ainslie Arts Plaza and find treats for owners and dogs. Owners can also register their dogs in a costume contest online for a chance to win prizes.
Participating businesses along Lincoln and Damen avenues will also be open for trick-or-treating on Halloween night, turning the neighborhoods into “Lincoln SCARED” and “RavenswOOOOOd,” according a Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce news release.
Some events, like an after-school bat-themed crafts class at the Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts, 3717 N. Ravenswood Ave., will require advance registration.
For the full list of events and registrations, visit the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce website.
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