Do you like scary movies? The outside of the Park District horror film series returns throughout October

CHICAGO – The Park District kicks off a spooky season by bringing back its outdoor horror film series, Campfire Horrors.

Film screenings will take place at 7 p.m. every Friday this month at Northerly Park and select Saturdays at Dvorak Park, North Park Village Nature Center and Sherman Park.

There will be movies for all ages and all horror appetites. Titles range from family-friendly Halloween classics like “Hocus Pocus” to the 1996 horror blockbuster “Scream”.

At each screening, the Park District will set up a campfire and provide attendees with supplies to roast their own marshmallows.

Spectators are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs as all screenings will take place outdoors, weather permitting.

Participants are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing at all times.

The first screening of the series – Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 classic “The Birds” – will begin Friday at 7 pm at Northerly Park on the North Island.

The schedule:

October 8
“The birds”
Northerly Park, 1521 S. Linn White Drive

October 9
“Hocus Pocus”
Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton St.

October 15
“Scream”
North Park, 1521 S. Linn White Drive

October 16
“The nightmare before Christmas”
North Park Village Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski Road

22 october
“Little shop of horrors”
North Park, 1521 S. Linn White Drive

23 october
“Scoob! “
Sherman Park, 1301 W. 52sd St.

29 october
“Beetle juice”
North Park, 1521 S. Linn White Drive

Follow screenings updates on the Movies in the Park Facebook page.

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Andrea G. Henderson