The annual Boo Bash Halloween Event returns to Hawthorne Park on Friday, Oct. 20 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

This family-friendly event features a Trunk-or-Treat, games, a donut decorating table sponsored by Family Express Corp. and a costume contest.

Costume contest prizes will be awarded to the top costumes in the following divisions: ages 0-5, ages 6-10, ages 11-15, and 16+. Costume contest will be judged at 5:30 p.m.

The Westchester Public Library will also be hosting an outdoor presentation of Disney-Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”, which will begin at 6:30pm the same night at Hawthorne Park.

In the event of inclement weather, the movie will take place inside the Community Building at Hawthorne Park.

Boo Bash is a free community event brought to you by the Town of Porter Park Department with support from area businesses and volunteers.

For more information please contact Brian Bugajski, Town of Porter Park Department Director at 219-921-1687 or