Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Julie and Julia"

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. See "Julie and Julia, a 2009 film in which Meryl Streep plays Julia Child in this biographical story about the great chef starting out in the profession. 123 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Chocolat"

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. In "Chocolat," a young mother arrives in a French village with her daughter and s hakes up the rigid morality of the community when she opens a chocolate Shop. 121 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Big Night"

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. See "Big Night," a 1996 film which Stanley Tucci co-wrote, co-directed and star in. Enjoy this delicate comedy about two Italian brothers struggling to save their family's restaurant in 1958 New Jersey. 105 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

"A Family Affair: Art x 4"

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:00am

River Forest artists Judy and Bob Steed, along with daughters Bridget and Kathryn, will showcase the family's art talent in an exhibit titled "A Family Affair: Art X 4" in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery through Jan. 3, 2015. A reception for the Steed family artists will be Saturday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. While Bob Steed concentrates on portraiture, his wife Judy Steed makes stained glass mosaics. Bridget Steed is a painter and Kathryn Steed is a photographer. The artwork will be available for purchase.

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