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October 26, 2012 6:48PM
Last year's Exchange Club of Grayslake's Pancake Breakfast held at the Grayslake Fire station. | Sun-Times Media file
Updated: November 28, 2012 6:08AM
1. Pancake Breakfast
The Exchange Club of Grayslake’s annual Pancake Breakfast will be conjuring up some Halloween fun Oct. 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the fire station, 160 Hawley St., Grayslake There will be contests, a fireman fashion show, games, costumes, magic and more. Raffle tickets are $1. Wear your Halloween costume and join in the fun. Tickets are $6, $5 for seniors, $4 for ages 7 to 12 and free for kids 6 and under. Details, (847) 979-0091 or www.exchangeofgrayslake.org.
2. Ghostly bash
Boo Bash will be held Oct. 27 from 4 to 9 p.m. at North Park, 1025 Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire. Activities include hayrides, S’mores, haunted trail walks, and a not-so-scary pumpkin patch for the little ones. Borrowed Time will perform at 6 p.m. Entrance fee is $5. Details, (847) 883-8600 or www.lincolnshirecommunity.org.
3. Haunted trails
Trick or Treat Trails will be held Oct. 28 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Trick-or-treat along the interactive, fun, haunted trails. There will mask-making, a pumpkin carving demonstration, a campfire, games, refreshments and more. A costume contest with prizes will be at 3:30 p.m. For ages 12 and under. Details, (847) 968-3113.
4. Coin show
Indian Hill Coin Club will hold a coin show Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 771, 749 N. Milwaukee Ave., Gurnee. Dealers will be buying, selling and trading coins, tokens, currency, sport cards and other collectibles. Details, (847) 872-2725.
5. Boo Bash
Mundelein Park District will hold its free Boo Bash Oct. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Keith Mione Community Park, 1401 N. Midlothian Road. There will be tractor-pulled wagon rides, storytelling for kids, “find-and-seek” prizes in the straw, roving costumed characters and more. Indoor trick-or-treating with complimentary goodies. Costumes are encouraged and dress for outdoor activities. For ages 3 to 11 with adult supervision. Details, (847) 388-5490 or www.mundeleinparks.org.