HERMOSA — Neighbors of all ages can enjoy Halloween festivities and get flu and COVID-19 vaccine shot next week at Hermosa Halloween.
The event is 2-6 p.m. Oct. 29 at Nixon Elementary School, 2121 N. Keeler Ave.
Attendees can decorate pumpkins and participate in a dance class led by instructors from En Las Tablas Performing Arts. Pumpkin decorating will be available while supplies last.
People can also get their first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Booster shots will also be available for eligible people. Registering online is encouraged but not required.
Free flu shots administered by the Chicago Department of Public Health and Halloween-themed family activities will start at 3:30 p.m., according to the office of Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th).
Families can expect a Día de los Muertos ofrenda, or altar, and Mexican sweets and drinks like pan de muerto and champurrado.
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