The Montrose Halloween Spooktacular goes from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in the Montrose Shopping Park on the 2200 to 2400 block of Honolulu Avenue, Montrose. Activities will include costume contests for children, adults and pets, trick or treating, game booths, entertainment, refreshments and more. Honolulu Avenue between Verdugo Road and Ocean View Boulevard will be closed to through traffic during the event. For more information, call (818) 548-2002.
Four artists exhibit at Descanso Gardens' Boddy House Gallery at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, through Nov. 26. Miriam Balcazar creates high and low fire ceramics and sculpture, Linda Fiedler is known for exotic watercolors, Linda DuPas and Frank Lennartz both specialize in plein air and studio oil paintings of nature. The Boddy House Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and entrance is free with $7 Gardens admission, $5 for seniors and students, $2 for children 5 to 12 and free for members and children 5 and under. For more information, call (818) 949-4200.
The First Baptist Church of La Crescenta will hold a Fall Family Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lots at 4441 La Crescenta Ave., La Crescenta. There will be a costume contest with prizes, square dancing, music, a cake walk, free game booths, jumpers and candy. There will also be a chili cook off. Crock pots of chili will be accepted for entry until 5 p.m. The chili will be sold along with hot dogs, pizza and beverages. For more information, call (818) 957-0839.
The Glendale YMCA offers flu vaccinations from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. at 140 N. Louise St., Glendale. The cost is $20 and there is no charge to Medicare beneficiaries with a copy of their Medicare card. For more information, call (818) 240-4130.