Get your German on at the Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association's inaugural Oktoberfest, Sept. 28, 3-5 p.m., Montrose Saloon, 2933 W. Montrose Ave.

The free event is open to adults and children. Come on out and meet your neighbors, kick back in the bar's newly renovated beer garden and enjoy appetizers on the house. Beverages are available for purchase.

The Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association serves people who live between Montrose and Lawrence avenues, from the Chicago River to Sacramento Avenue.