The fourth annual Arlington Puzzle Festival presented by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library will be held Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St.
Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to become members of FOAL or make a donation to support the work of FOAL.
The event will include a crossword puzzle tournament, Soduku tournament, team puzzle challenge, Octo competition and games and puzzles for all ages.
The Second Annual Lit Up Ball on Oct. 18 was another night to remember, with dancing to excellent music performed by the Hot Society Orchestra, delicious deserts and a spy game worthy of 007 himself.
Spy-themed cocktails (shaken not stirred, of course) were enjoyed by all, and the raffle baskets raised over $500 for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.
Nearly 300 guests came in costumes inspired by James Bond films, with prizes going to the best dressed.
View more photos from the event.