Halloween Special Edition
Dear Neighbor,

Halloween is here and there are many activities right here in the neighborhood this weekend and next. Check them out!
Public Safety Forum with Ann Williams & Sara Feigenholtz

Join Representatives Ann Williams and Sara Feigenholtz for a Public Safety Forum on Thursday, October 27th from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at St Luke's Church, 1500 W Belmont to hear from a panel of experts on gun violence prevention and pubic safety advocacy. For more information contact Lauren at lauren@staterepsara.com.

Bauler Park Playlot Ribbon Cutting

Please join me, the Lincoln Central Association, Bauler Park Advisory Council and Chicago Park District for a special ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of the Bauler Park Playlot on 
Saturday, October 29th at 2:30 PM   at Bauler Park on Wisconsin and Cleveland.  The new playset was funded through the Chicago Park District's "Chicago Plays" program. Enjoy the big slide, playhouse, and new features, selected by neighbors. 

Lincoln Central Association Presents Howler at Bauler

Right after the ribbon-cutting, join friends and neighbors at Bauler Park, on Cleveland and Wisconsin for games, Halloween treats, music, balloon artistry, face painting, and a great magician on Saturday, October 29th 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Plus there's a costume parade and contest!

Lincoln Park Zoo Spooky Zoo Spectacular 

Come out and celebrate the 30th anniversary of Spooky Zoo Spectacular at Lincoln Park Zoo this year on Saturday, October 29th with even more special Halloween-inspired activities for guests. 

Schedule of Events

10 a.m.-1 p.m.:
  • Family entertainment on the Main Stage, Main Mall
  • Toddler Zone activities, Regenstein Center for African Apes
  • Fall Fest rides and activities
11 a.m.-1 p.m.:
  • Trick-or-treating throughout the zoo
  • Haunted house, Kovler Seal Pool
  • Educational arts and crafts, Kovler Lion House

Halloween Tricks and Treats on Armitage Street

Join Bridgeview Bank, RANCH Triangle, Chicago Bagel Authority, Gepperth's Meat Market, DavidsTea, Willow RM., Barker & Meowsky, Armitage Hardware, and Insomnia Cookies for some local Halloween fun on Sunday, October 30th from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Bring the whole family (including your dogs) for costume contests for children and dogs with prizes to be won! Don't miss it!  And don't forget, you can Trick-or-Treat on Armitage, Halsted, and Webster.

Scarecrows on Parade & Clark Street Spooktacular 2016

The LPCC and Clark Street Lincoln Park Spooktacular returns on  Sunday, October 30th from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM on Clark Street between Armitage and Diversey and the south side of Diversey from Orchard to Lakeview. 

Enjoy Trick-or-Treating at participating businesses, along with jugglers, magicians & stilt walkers.


A costume contest will take place at  2558 N. Clark.  Click here for times.

Plus, check out the 
Scarecrows on Parade competition . The public is encouraged to vote for their favorites here .   Voting ends at  2:00 PM on Sunday, October 30th  and winners will be announced during the Clark Street Spooktacular costume contest located at 2558 N. Clark.  Voters may win Spooktacular prizes including gift baskets and certificates from participating Lincoln Park businesses. 

Ghouly Park

Join the Gold Coast Neighbors Association at "Ghouly Park" on
Monday, October 31st from 4 PM - 7 PM. Goudy Park is located at the southeast corner of Astor St. and Goethe St.

Enjoy trick and treats for the neighborhood, plus many old friends such as Mr Singer and the Sharp Cookies, stilt walkers, magicians and the Puppetbike at the festivities.

Happy Halloween!

Michele Signature

Michele Smith
Alderman, 43rd Ward 

43rd Ward Office Hours: M 9 AM - 7 PM, T-F 9 AM - 6 PM 
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