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.
June 5th, 2018 2:07 PM
Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens Kickoff Tuesday, June 12, 11:30 to 1:30, St. Catherine of Siena/St. Lucy School: Everyone is welcome at Meet Up and Eat Up, where those 18 and younger receive free meals without proof of income and a safe place to play and activities to engage in, such as games, crafts and story time.
May 29th, 2018 1:01 PM
Vintage Car Show Sunday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 200 Block of N. Cuyler: Stop by and see automobile history on wheels in Oak Park.
May 22nd, 2018 1:17 PM
Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 28, 9 a.m., Peace Triumphant Monument, Scoville Park: All veterans, their families and residents are invited to honor America's service members and veterans and remember the U.S.'s participation in World War I on the 100th Anniversary.
May 15th, 2018 2:37 PM
Hemingway Foundation's Roaring '20s Gala Saturday, May 19, 7 to 10 p.m., Main Library: Join guest of honor, author Paula McLain, and receive a signed copy of her new book, Love and Ruin. Enjoy ragtime jazz by Lakeside Pride Orchestra, food, cocktails, silent auction and a 1920s photo booth.
May 8th, 2018 3:49 PM
The History of the Tango Saturday, May 12, 8 p.m., Open Door Theater: Church of Beethoven's Opera Showcase presents tango's songs, including music from Piazzolla, Gardel, Filibierto, Stamponi and more, performed by tango singer Alba Guerra and tenor Bradley Schuller, accompanied by guitar and bandoneon. $20; $10, kids. Tickets/more: brownpapertickets.com/event/3395861. 902 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park.
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