All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed. No registration required.
Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.
See Oak Park writer/artist Bobbie Raymond and actress Sara Nichols present a one-act play titled Imaginary Interview with Elizabeth Vigee Le Brun."
A monthly knitting group for new knitters, experienced knitters and even lapsed knitters. We'll knit, chat and solve the world's problems! Bring your project, and we'll provide the technical support to help you along to completion!
Hone your craft at Brew Your Own: A Homebrewers' Meetup. Learn from our panel of local experts including representatives from Ale Syndicate, Chicago Beer Society, DryHop Brewers, and Leaders Beverage Consulting. Our experts will share their experiences, answer your questions, and possibly critique your beer.
All adults 21+ are welcome to attend the panel discussion. Homebrewers who would like to swap beers should bring as many bottles to share as they'd like to take home. Experts will critique a limited number of participant brews.
Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s. October's selection is Zone One by Colson Whitehead.
Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.
NBC investigative journalist, Bob Sullivan, will present on his book, "The Plateau Effect: Getting from Stuck to Success." This new book shows how athletes, scientists, therapists, companies, and musicians around the world are learning to break through their plateaus -- to turn off the forces that cause people to get used to things -- and turn on human potential and happiness in ways that seemed impossible.
Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.
Explore the story and music from "La Clemenza di Tito" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with an experienced Lyric Opera lecturer. Personal and political power plays in Rome take center stage in this musically ravishing and dramatically complex story. This is Mozart at his most modern with riveting, desperately conflicted characters and extraordinary music for both solo voices and chorus.
Explore the story and music of "Madama Butterfly" by Giacomo Puccini with an experienced Lyric Opera lecturer. The lovely geisha, Cio-Cio-San,is a child bride who gives up her family, her religion, and her culture to marry the callous American naval officer B. F. Pinkerton. They savor a few nights of ecstasy and then he sails blithely away, leaving her with the hope that one day hell return.