Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, October 27-30

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Save your cash for the upcoming Halloween festivities -- you can still have a good time in Denver over the next few days. Watch scary movies, dress up your dog and see art, all for free. For a complete listing of events around town, check the online Westword calendar -- and spread the word about more bargain events in the comments section below.

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Howl-O-Ween at The Tavern Uptown (Monday-Thursday) This week the Tavern Uptown will be going to the dogs, hosting a costume contest for man's (and woman's) best friend. Drop by the Tavern this week with your dressed-up pup and have your pet's photo taken for a chance to win big prizes.

Classic Horror Films: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at Denver Central Library (Tuesday, Free)

The library's classic horror-film series continues with the 1941 version of

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

. If you're looking for a good psychological scare, remember that "

Edward Hyde, alone, in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil.


Tag Meand Autobiography at Spark Gallery (Thursday, free) If you're going to be busy with Hallowwen parties on Friday, during this show's opening reception, get a sneak peek of new works by Jennifer Parisi (Tag Me) and Robert St. John (Autobiography) tonight. Parisi encrypts original street art from the neighborhood into her works, while St. John meticulously prints hand-colored linocuts representing his life. As an added bonus, the show might give you a good idea for a Halloween costume.

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