May 21st, 2019 1:23 PM
Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27, 9 a.m., Peace Triumphant Memorial, Scoville Park: Come honor veterans - The History Singers lead patriotic singing, an Army veteran discusses Memorial Day's origins, Oak Park police offer a rifle salute, and a Civil War uniformed bugler plays Taps.
May 14th, 2019 5:26 PM
West Cook Wild Ones Native Plant Sale Order through Sunday, May 19: Beautify your garden while providing habitat and food for wildlife and absorbing storm water and carbon. Choose from shade garden to sunny monarch kits and individual ferns, grasses and flowering natives.
May 7th, 2019 4:07 PM
Pro Musica Youth Chorus Spring Concert Saturday, May 11, 3 p.m., United Lutheran Church: Join in celebrating Older Americans Month, with a concert dedicated to senior citizens.
April 30th, 2019 1:01 PM
Mothers & Others for Peace Mothers' Day was founded to honor women for their role as active, civic-minded peacemakers. Events take place at the Main Library's Community Engagement Space, 834 Lake St., Oak Park. More: facebook.com/MothersAndOthersForPeace.
April 23rd, 2019 2:32 PM
One Earth Film Fest Young Filmmakers' Award-Winning Shorts Saturday, April 27, 2 to 4 p.m., River Forest Library: See 10 films created by students in third grade through college on topics including food and plastic waste, fast fashion, habitat degradation, the water crisis and insecticides.
April 23rd, 2019 12:34 PM
Did you know the average American throws out 82 pounds of textile waste per year, most of which ends up in landfills and produces toxic greenhouse gasses?
April 16th, 2019 5:53 PM
Local Art "Pre-Existing Condition" Reception Thursday, April 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lower Level Gallery, West Suburban Medical Center: See works from artist and Oak Park Art League instructor Jesse Howard's drawing classes.
April 10th, 2019 11:05 AM
"On the Verge, or the Geography of Yearning" Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m., Martin Recital Hall, Dominican University: It's 1888 when three courageous female world explorers band together to conquer the last and most mysterious of unexplored territories.
April 2nd, 2019 2:49 PM
Recovery Slam Friday, April 5, 6 p.m., Nineteenth Century Club: Celebrate recovery through music, comedy and inspiration while enjoying cocktails and small plates in a club-like setting.
March 26th, 2019 4:08 PM
Local Art Friday, March 29, 6 to 10 p.m., Black Moon: The Poster Artist Show includes works by 12 artists and photographers, along with chocolates by 1740 Confection Lab.
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