Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue...
Dana and Susan Robinson are two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing interpreters of the American experience. Their unique blend of contemporary songwriting and traditional Appalachian music brings a deep understanding of American musical heritage to their performances. They can make the audience howl with laughter or hush with poignant reflection as they take them on a journey across America and convey the mystery and wonder of the places they visit. Join us for this free folk music concert.
Andrew Hefferman from the Illinois State Treasurer's office will present information on college savings plans and I-Cash. Bright Start is a tax-advantaged 529 college savings program. It is similar to a 401k plan that helps families pay for college. You can receive state and federal tax benefits if you are an Illinois resident. There are no monthly or yearly requirements. Contribute when you can. https://www.brightstartsavings.com/doc/Bright_Start_Consumer_Brochure.
Register at http://bit.ly/1CxFc7D for this event, held in collaboration with the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park.
Clara Barton earned fame as the first woman to serve as a nurse on the front lines of a battlefield. This first-person program presented by Leslie Goddard introduces Barton as a tireless worker who faced remarkable challenges in her quest to care for wounded soldiers. Learn about the medical conditions during the American Civil War and about the courage required for a woman who dared to brave the wars front lines.
Want to learn more? "Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War" by Stephen B. Oates (1995) is recommended.
An opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.
Play your favorite board game with a twist. We'll modify this classic game to feature the faces of your favorite Doctor Who characters instead. Play against your friends and family to see who will become the champion in all of Who-verse. Registration necessary.
A seminar for local lending institutions hosted by non-profit Accion Chicago to provide education on their tools. Accion Chicago is a small business lender dedicated to providing financing and business education to small businesses.
Oak Park Citizens Council will host a forum for candidates running in the Tuesday, April 7, 2015 election.
Learn the cutting edge strategies for getting a job today. Presenter: Mohammed Faheem of Business and Career Services, operator of the Illinois workNet Center in Northern Cook County.