SOUTH LOOP — Northerly Island will screen free scary movies this month, starting Friday night with Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic "The Birds."
The weekly movie showings every Friday will be outdoors, weather permitting, and include campfires lit one hour before showtime. Free coffee, tea and hot cocoa will be provided by the Chicago Park District.
The screenings will be outside the Northerly Island Visitors Center at 1521 S. Linn White Drive.
Here's the full schedule:
7 p.m. Oct. 6: "The Birds"
A socialite follows a potential boyfriend to a small town that turns weird when birds start attacking people in this classic Hitchcock thriller (rated PG).
7 p.m. Oct. 13: "Hocus Pocus"
Three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Mass. in this delightfully campy, kid-friendly relic of the '90s (rated PG).
8:30 p.m. Oct. 13: "Friday the 13th"
Camp counselors get killed by a masked man named Jason in this seminal slasher flick (rated R).
7 p.m. Oct. 20: "The Shining"
Stanley Kubrick adapts Stephen King's novel about a family picking the wrong hotel for a winter retreat (rated R).
7 p.m. Oct. 27: "Nosferatu"
This 1922 silent adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" inspired countless vampire films (Not Rated).
9 p.m. Oct. 27: "Night of the Living Dead"
The original zombie film (Not Rated).