December 11th, 2018 4:16 PM
"A Christmas Carol" Community Reading Sunday, Dec. 16, 2 to 4 p.m., Pleasant Home: Gather around the fire and listen to Charles Dickens' classic read by community members. Selected children invited to read lines from "A Visit from St. Nicholas" before the main story.
December 5th, 2018 11:51 AM
Holiday Fairs and Cookie Walks Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m., United Lutheran Church: At the Cookie Walk, fill a box for $15. Locally hand-crafted items, jams/jellies, Fair Trade wares and gift basket raffle also available. Benefitting Housing Forward, New Moms, and Sarah's Inn. Questions: 708-386-1576. 409 Greenfield St., Oak Park.
November 28th, 2018 11:54 AM
Wright's Home for the Holidays Saturday, Dec. 1, arrive between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio: This architectural gem is decorated for the holidays in keeping with the Wright family tradition.
November 20th, 2018 4:57 PM
Turkey Trot Hike Friday, Nov. 23, 1 p.m., Trailside Museum: Get on your feet after that turkey dinner and take a special post-holiday guided hike on the trails. Free. Register: 708-366-6530. 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest.
November 13th, 2018 5:22 PM
Fridays at Hemingway's: Evening of Illusion Friday, Nov. 16, 7 to 9 p.m., Ernest Hemingway Birthplace: See Jeanette Andrews, a contemporary magician and artist who "uses sensory anomalies and scientific oddities to bridge everyday life to a special, heightened world."
November 6th, 2018 5:28 PM
Oak Park Veterans Day Ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11, 10:55 a.m., Peace Triumphant Monument, Scoville Park: At 11 a.m., bells will toll across the United States to remember the Armistice that ended WWI, 100 years ago.
October 30th, 2018 1:13 PM
Día de los Muertos Celebration Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 to 4 p.m., Veterans Room, Main Library: Mexicans celebrate The Day of the Dead to remember their loved ones. This event, "The Dead Are Not Alone," depicts a portion of this celebration.
October 23rd, 2018 5:13 PM
Amazing for All Through Thursday, Oct. 25, 1 to 4 p.m., Nineteenth Century Club: Celebrate LGBTQ diversity and history. See the 23-foot statement sculpture designed by Chicago artist Matthew Hoffman before it is permanently installed in Boystown.
October 16th, 2018 2:56 PM
The Oak Park Public Library is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.
October 9th, 2018 3:40 PM
The Oak Park Arts District is hosting a weekend of music to support the OP-RF Food Pantry, Housing Forward and the OP-RF Community Foundation.
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