The Valentine's Day Jitterbug Ball

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join dance teacher Margot Toppen to learn swing dance -- all ages welcome! Dress fancy; vintage clothes welcome. A River Forest resident, Margot is the author of the children's book, JITTERBUGS! is inspired by real-life 1930s Lindy Hop dancers George Snowden ( Shorty George ) and Beatrice Gay ( Big Bea ) who used their height difference to advantage to win contests at places like the famed Savoy Ballroom in Harlem New York.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

A Musical MLK Day

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Sing along to spirituals, blues, jazz, and freedom songs with Old Town School of Folk Music's Shanta Nurullah! Learn more about the people who created these musical styles through an engaging, interactive performance. Best for ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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What's Cooking?

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "French Women Don't Get Fat" by Mirielle Guiliano, and our recipe choice is Pumpkin and Apple Soup. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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