Oct. 24 – Nov.2
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
Facets Multimedia, 1517 W. Fullerton | Various Times | $9-$16
The fest will feature over 270 films, from over 50 countries, showcasing the best in child and youth cinema from around the world. Don’t miss the“Flick or Treat Halloween Program, featuring a screening of “_The Boxtrolls_” and other spooky flicks.

Oct. 25
“La Voz Kids” Chicago audition
Chicago| To Be Announced | Free
Telemundo Media has announced the national casting call in Chicago for the third season of its hit show “La Voz Kids.” The talent competition will once again give children, between the ages of 7 and 15, the opportunity to make their dreams of becoming the next singing superstar a reality. For more information on the audition event turn to P. 17.

Oct. 27
Free Health Screenings
Quest Multisport, 2641 W. Harrison St. | 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Free
Free health screening events for men and women over the age of 18 will be hosted around the historic match between the USA Eagles and the World Champion New Zealand All Blacks rugby teams. Screenings include tests for cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body fat, grip strength as well as prostate health for men.

Halloween Events

Oct. 25
Spooky Zoo Spectacular
Lincoln Park Zoo | 11 a.m. | Free
Spooky Zoo Spectacular, hosted by the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo, is an opportunity for children to celebrate Halloween in a free, safe and family-friendly environment. For more information go to

Through October 31
Fear City Kids Fest
Fear City Haunted House, 8240 N. Austin, Morton Grove | Various Times | $10
Both children and adults can enjoy this scary haunted house featuring tours, face painting, games, a bouncy house, candy and food. For more information go to

Oct. 31
Haunted Paseo
2800 W. Division St. | 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Free
This year’s Haunted Paseo festival includes over dozen of “halloweenesque” stations inspired by the carnival circus theme infused with a bit of Puerto Rican culture such as: Haunted Casita, healthy treats station and music.

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