Nature-inspired stories, crafts and activities for kids 3-5 with adult.When: 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Kids are invited to explore the Observatory and collect goodies around every corner.When: 4:30 p.m.
Start your Halloween off by making an eek-o-friendly mask out of cereal boxes and learn about some of our favorite Halloween critters: bats, rats, snakes and owls. Kids can choose to make a butterfly, bird, owl or fox mask to take home.When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Includes a concert with Little Miss Ann, trick or treating, play, light food and drink, Halloween games and more. For more info and to register visit www.littlebeanscafe.comWhen: 3-5:30 p.m.
McCormick Place's Lakeside Center will be transformed into a huge Halloween Party with trick or treating around the sponsor booths, D.J. playing music, a kid zone complete with bounce houses and games. Costumes encouraged, but not required.When: 3-8 p.m.
Activities include hay rides, crafts, carnival games, moonwalk, entertainment, prizes, candy and trick or treating. Or dare to go through the haunted house. Pre-registration deadline is Oct. 30.When: 6-9 p.m.
Party features a costume contest, games, inflatable gyms, snacks and more.When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Includes glitter tattoos, activities, popcorn, treats and music. Shoes are not permitted; please wear socks.When: 3-7 p.m.
Halloween games and fun for kids of all ages, and each child will go home with a Halloween goody bag filled with candy and fun Halloween-themed toys. Plus, free pizza and pop.When: 4-6 p.m.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures. Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a library-wide scavenger hunt.Cost: Free with admission