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Each Thursday, The Chronicle will highlight a few weekend events on our blog. Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed so you never miss the best Northside happenings!

Friday, October 26th

What: Observatory Hill, Inc.’s Fall Spaghetti Dinner
When: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Riverview Park Activities Building

OHI’s Fall Spaghetti Dinner is back once again this year, catered by The Spaghetti Warehouse with cookies provided by Schorr’s bakery.

With a Children’s Costume Parade, this event isn’t just about the food. Both children and adults are encouraged to dress up in costume for the dinner. Awards will be given to the best adult and child costumes. There will also be a “Haunted Hand House”, a 50/50 raffle, and music by The Neighborhood with Mark Williams. It’s a great opportunity to meet new neighbors who have moved into the area this past year.

The event costs $8 for adults and $3 for children. Those under the age of three enter for free. Takeout is available from this event.

Saturday, October 27

What: Monster Pet Sewing Workshop
When: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Pittsburgh Children’s Museum

Come learn how to make your very own stuffed pillow pet at the Children’s Museum. This program teaches visitors how to create stuffed creatures, starting with the creation of a simple pattern and using hand sewing and sewing machines to put the doll together and make it creative as possible.

No experience is necessary. This workshop is designed for children ages 8 and up. Registration is required and it costs $7 per participant, though a parent may accompany each child. Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

What: Brighton Heights’ Annual Halloween Parade
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Meet at the Kunsak parking lot on Davis Ave.

The Brighton Heights Citizens Federation’s annual Halloween Parade is back again! The parade will begin in Kunsak parking lot and march up Davis Ave. to Legion Park, where toys and candy will be given out to the participants of the children’s costume contest.

The contest will take place before the start of the parade, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It is open to all children ages 13 or under dressed in original costumes.