Chemistry Club hosts “Haunted Lab” Friday

The LLCC Chemistry Club is hosting the fourth annual “Haunted Lab” Friday, Oct. 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the LLCC-Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road. Children five and older and parents/guardians are invited to the free event. Pre-registration is required at

Haunted LabChildren will see “spooky” science demonstrations and learn about experiments they can do at home. Experiments will be conducted by club members under the guidance of Jennifer Ramm, LLCC professor of chemistry. Children are welcome to wear Halloween costumes to the event. Halloween treats will be available for purchase.

Science demonstration shows will run about 20 minutes long and will take place in rooms 2213 and 2215 on the upper level of Sangamon Hall. Shows begin every 15 minutes at 5, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45, 6, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45 and 7 p.m. Children will see bubbles, color changes, fire and much more as they learn about science. While waiting for shows to begin, children can participate in hands-on activities and face painting across the hall in room 2216.