Adult Program

Art Reception: Printmakers of Oak Park Art League

"Printmakers of Oak Park Art League" features the prints of 23 artists curated by Oak Park artist and printmaker Nancy Fong. A reception for the artists will be held on Sunday, March 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Oak Park Art League collaborates with Expressions Graphics to offer classes in printmaking. For more information, see www.oakparkartleague.org.

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FAFSA Workshop

Drop in 5-8pm for help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This crucial document is your first step in the financial aid process.

Bring your tax forms/your parents’ tax forms and sit down at a computer. A financial aid professional will be available to answer any financial aid questions and help you complete your FAFSA at no charge.

You will need the following information about the student and parents (for dependent students):
* Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number if student is not a US citizen.

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Heartland Blood Drive

Heartland Blood Centers will hold a Blood Drive from Noon to 4 p.m. at the Oak Park Public Library. Heartland Blood Centers is the sole provider of blood products to Rush Oak Park Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital and more than 40 other hospitals in the Chicago metro area.

Potential donors must be at least 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds to donate blood. A photo ID is required when donors come to donate blood on Feb. 20.

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In Glorious Black & White: "The Lady Vanishes"

Whether you're a classic movie fan or new to the vintage genre, there's something for everyone in this 7-series film fest showcasing remarkable black-and-white features from the golden age of cinema. Join popular film historian Doug Deuchler for this series.

In this 1938 Alfred Hitchcock comic thriller from Great Britain, a young playgirl (Margaret Lockwood) realizes an elderly lady (Dame May Whitty) seems to have disappeared from the train.

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In Glorious Black & White: "A Stolen Life"

Whether you're a classic movie fan or new to the vintage genre, there's something for everyone in this 7-series film fest showcasing remarkable black-and-white features from the golden age of cinema. Join popular film historian Doug Deuchler for this series.

Better Davis plays twins in this New England drama, "A Stolen Life" released in 1946. When a woman's twin is drowned, she assumes her identity, hoping the dead sister's husband will now love her. 109 minutes.

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In Glorious Black & White: "Brief Encounter"

Whether you're a classic movie fan or new to the vintage genre, there's something for everyone in this 7-series film fest showcasing remarkable black-and-white features from the golden age of cinema. Join popular film historian Doug Deuchler for this series.

In "Brief Encounter," released in 1945, two rather plain British suburbanites, both married, meet in a railway station and are tempted to cheat on their spouses. 86 minutes.

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In Glorious Black & White: "The Night of the Hunter"

Whether you're a classic movie fan or new to the vintage genre, there's something for everyone in this 7-series film fest showcasing remarkable black-and-white features from the golden age of cinema. Join popular film historian Doug Deuchler for this series.

See "The Night of the Hunter," a 1955 psychological thriller in which a corrupt preacher-turned-serial killer (Robert Mitchum)marries a gullible widow (Shelley Winters) with two children. 93 minutes.

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In Glorious Black & White: "The Uninvited"

Whether you're a classic movie fan or new to the vintage genre, there's something for everyone in this 7-series film fest showcasing remarkable black-and-white features from the golden age of cinema. Join popular film historian Doug Deuchler for this series.

A supernatural thriller made in 1944, "The Uninvited" features a composer (Ray Milland) and his sister who purchase a gothic seacoast mansion that may be haunted. 99 minutes.

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Folk Concert with Mark Dvorak

Come hear a modern day troubadour who has never stopped performing, writing and recording. Folk singer Mark Dvorak has performed throughout the United States in concerts that are a mix of the familiar and the new, traditonal folk and standards from the American songbook. He plays authentic country blues guitar and picks great old-time banjo. Mark continues to teach at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. CDs will be available for sale and signing.

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Shockingly Modern: 20th Century Modernist Architecture

Join Architectural Historian Susan Benjamin to learn about "Modern Residential Architecture: The High Style Beauties." Focusing on two architectural giants, Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, Benjamin will discuss how Chicago played an unparalleled role in the development of the Modern House.

Susan Benjamin and members of her firm, Benjamin Historic Certifications, have written over 150 local and National Register landmark nominations for thousands of properties, often helping owners receive tax benefits for rehabilitating their historic properties.

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