August 14th, 2018 3:39 PM
Creating Butterfly Habitats Throughout the Seasons Thursday, Aug. 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Oak Park Conservatory: Stephanie Walquist of West Cook Wild Ones will talk about creating habitat gardens for area butterflies.
August 7th, 2018 2:18 PM
A Play + A Pint: "Little Gem" Sunday, Aug. 12, 2 to 4 p.m., Hamburger Mary's: Enjoy a casual play reading by Oak Park Festival Theatre. This month, see a family of middle-class, Irish women tell their story, including a party girl, her salsa-dancing compulsive mother, and a grandmother exploring the meaning of pleasure as she looks after her ill husband.
July 24th, 2018 2:24 PM
Uncorked Friday, July 27, 6 to 8 p.m., Oak Park Conservatory: Start the weekend with live music, showcase tours, wine and craft beer, appetizers and locally made wares. This month hear music by Cardinal Harbor, enjoy libations from Two Brothers Social Tap while snacking on bites from Wild Onion Tied House.
July 17th, 2018 4:30 PM
Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles Monday, July 23, 4 to 5 p.m., Lawn, River Forest Library: Get up close with reptiles in this hands-on show featuring animals from around the world.
July 10th, 2018 4:18 PM
The Bach and Beethoven Experience (BBE): A Cajun Summer Sunday, July 15, 10:30 a.m., Open Door Theater: Church of Beethoven presents BBE, which tells stories through music on 100- to 400-year-old instruments.
July 3rd, 2018 1:32 PM
Free Summer Concert: The Noize Sunday, July 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Scoville Park: Stroll down to the park for family-friendly music. This week, hear rock to pop from a band with Oak Park members. Concerts weekly through Aug. 19. To help make this a waste-free event, use stations set up during the concerts for composting and recycling. Northwest corner of Lake and Oak Park Ave., Oak Park.
June 26th, 2018 12:23 PM
July 4th Parade and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, Parade at 10 a.m., Fireworks at Dusk, Village of Oak Park: The Independence Day Parade steps off from Longfellow Park (Ridgeland and Adams) and marches north on Ridgeland to Augusta, turning east to disperse near Whittier Elementary at Harvey Ave. Weather permitting, a fireworks display is in the football stadium of Oak Park & River Forest High School, East Ave. and Lake St.
June 21st, 2018 10:05 AM
See abstract landscapes honoring the natural world.
June 12th, 2018 2:43 PM
Look Up for Local Art Kickoff on Friday, June 15, 6 to 10 p.m., Oak Park Arts District: Come out for the Third Friday Gallery Walk and see newly installed, hand-painted banners hanging from the light posts. Special events take place in the galleries and businesses.
June 5th, 2018 3:22 PM
In the May 16 issue of the Journal, we published an incorrect logo in a story about a new mental health app for students, which is being launched by local school districts.
To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2018 Answer Book, please click here.
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