Heights Holloween windows, 2021

UPDATED, Oct. 9: Stroll down Mass. Ave. in Arlington Heights through October to enjoy 41 Halloween-themed painted windows in 22 business storefronts.

Throughout October shoppers and passersby can enjoy a rich variety of fun and creative designs painted by local residents, families, individuals, Girl Scout Troop 71042, and student groups from the Stratton School and Ottoson Middle School.

On Saturday, Oct. 2, more than 125 residents -- including families, individuals, artists and groups of elementary and middle school students -- spent the morning painting windows.

Here are photos on Facebook by Andy Rubinson >>

More photos provided by Janet O'Riordan >>

This event was organized by the Arlington Heights Community Association -- a group of Heights business owners, residents and nonprofits who meet monthly to address local issues and concerns, support beautification projects and organize public events and activities to promote vibrant community engagement.

Meetings take place on the third Thursday of every month from 2 to 3 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please contact Ali Carter, Arlington’s economic-development coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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This news announcement was published Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, and updated Oct. 9, to add second photo link.