Applications are being accepted for the third annual free Halloween House Decorating Contest sponsored by Friends of the Parks. Entries will be accepted through October 24 and the judging will be on October 27. Homes must be illuminated from 6:00 – 8:00pm and decorations must be visible from the street. Prizes will be awarded. To enter, call 847-391-5700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Past winners are on view at www.DPParks.org.