Halloween-themed benefit for shelter

STERLING – A Howl-o-Ween bowling bash to raise funds for Happy Tails Humane Society will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Blackhawk Lanes, 2325 E. Lincolnway.

The cost is $15 per person, and covers shoe rental, two games of moonlight or cosmic bowling, and an entry fee for a best costume contest. Proceeds will benefit the shelter in Rock Falls. Call the shelter at 815-626-2994 to sign up.