West Hollywood to offer drive-through trick-or-treating

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NEWS ROUNDUP

By Juliet Bennett Rylah

Contributing Writer

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city will host a free drive-through trick-or-treating event for families from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at Plummer Park. Guests will enjoy Halloween decor and music and will receive a take-home activity kit, candy and more.

To participate, register for a time slot in advance online at apm.activecommunities.com/weho/Activity_Search?txtActivitySearch=trunk&applyFiltersDefaultValue=true&cat=Activities.

Guests must remain in their cars for the whole event and wear face coverings.

Book Soup to hold

talk with author

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Book Soup and Well-Read Black Girl present Alyssa Cole in conversation with Glory Edim at 4 p.m. Oct. 25. They will discuss Cole’s book “When No One is Watching,” a psychological thriller about gentrification in Brooklyn. The online event is free on Crowdcast with registration at www.booksoup.com.

Theatre provides

insight into voting

EAST HOLLYWOOD — The Fountain Theatre’s “Raise Your Vote — Vote!” on Oct. 24-25 will feature pop-up performances throughout Los Angeles, each highlighting a different speech about voting rights.

The livestream event also will share self-shot videos from Angelenos about why it’s important to vote at the top of each hour. Anyone is invited to upload their own two-minute or shorter clip to Fountain Theatre’s website for consideration. Watch and submit at www.fountaintheatre.com.

Art gallery open

by appointment only

HOLLYWOOD — Regen Projects, located at 6750 Santa Monica Blvd., is open for appointment-only gallery visits from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Currently on display through Oct. 31 are Raymond Pettibon’s “Pacific Ocean Pop” and James Welling’s “Archaeology.” Each timed reservation is good for two guests. Visitors must wear masks at all times and remain six feet from staff. To make an appointment, visit www.regenprojects.com.

Guided ghost tour

offered via phone

HOLLYWOOD — LA Ghosts had to pause its in-person tours due to COVID-19, but now offers a self-guided ghost tour guests can complete on their phones.

Participants can follow a route along which GPS triggers will activate narration, images, video and text that tell chilling tales about Hollywood landmarks like the Hollywood Roosevelt, the TCL Chinese Theatre and the Magic Castle, plus a few more spooky spots in downtown, Culver City and elsewhere.

To get started, download the free app Junket, available for iOS and Android, and search for Los Angeles Ghosts. The tour costs 10 Junket tokens or $9.99