If you need a little push to enter the dark, frightening halls of Fear City, the destination-quality haunted house in Morton Grove--just know that you can help Niles North and Niles West students who are living on the truly scary brink of poverty.
Instead of the regular price of $25, you can buy Fear City tickets for $20, and $4 of that gets donated to the District 219 Educational Foundation to buy breakfasts, school supplies and other essentials for students whose families can't afford them.
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And yes, there are lots of local students who miss meals because their families come up short on grocery money, D219 Educational Foundation President Alyse Burman told members of the Morton Grove, Skokie, Lincolnwood and Niles Chambers of Commerce who came to a Fear City preview Thursday.
The deal is valid on the following dates:
- Friday Oct. 4, Saturday Oct. 5, Sunday Oct. 6
- Friday Oct. 11, Saturday Oct. 12, Sunday Oct. 13, 2013
You can buy your ticket online at www.fearcitychicago.com with the promo code "D219." To get the deal when you walk up to the box office, show a D219 ID (one per group) or use the coupon at the District 219 Educational Foundation website.
Fear City is located at 8240 N. Austin Ave. Morton Grove, Ill.