Get Ready for Boo-Palooza This Saturday
On Saturday, Oct. 26, downtown Wheaton will be alive with Halloween spirit during Boo-Palooza, the annual event led by the Downtown Wheaton Association. With a costume contest, trick-or-treating at local businesses, free hayrides, pumpkin carving demonstration, face painting and more, it’s a family-friendly event you won’t want to miss. This event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, see the Downtown Wheaton Association’s website. Please note that Front Street will be closed from Hale Street to Main Street during the Halloween costume judging and awards from 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Commission & Library Providing Home History Research Help
Interested in learning more about your historic property? Ever wonder how old your house is? Who lived there in the past? What it looked like originally? Whether your interest is a home’s construction date, past owners, or its architecture, drop by Wheaton Public Library to discover available resources, where to find them and what each reveals. Learn about the Wheaton Register of Historic Places and getting your house listed.
Assistance will be provided by City of Wheaton Historic Commission members and Wheaton Public Library staff in conjunction with Wheaton Preservation Week. The event is free and open to the public at the Wheaton Public Library, 1st Floor Genealogy Section, on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 1-4 p.m. and on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m. Drop-ins are welcome, but reservations are recommended (RSVP to the Reference Desk direct line 630-868-7520).