Today’s Events for Monday, October 11 | Local News

Gobble, gobble: If you’re in the mood for turkey and stuffing today, head north beyond the border (now that it’s open). Today is Thanksgiving in Canada.

You may not have time off for Columbus Day, but Six Flags Great America’s Halloween Fright Fest is open for the holidays today, with fun for children during the day and terrifying sensations after dark. There are haunted houses (for a fee), shows, and fearless kids’ areas. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more details and tickets, visit

The Kenosha Public Museum has reopened its field station. The children’s area on the museum’s first floor has been updated, with new art projects, science activities, a children’s trading post and more. The museum, 5500 First Ave., is open 10 a.m.,. Monday to Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free entry. For more information, call 262-653-4140 or log on to

The Book Club for Mystery Lovers meet at 2 p.m. at the Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. Everyone is invited to come and talk about a mysterious murder. Free entry. There is no registration required or specific books to read.

End your Monday with some NFL action. The Indianapolis Colts visit the Baltimore Ravens this evening. The game will air at 7:15 p.m. on ESPN.

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