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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Ben's Bubble Show!

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

School's out and fun's in with this mind-boggling show of bubble mastery! Giant bubbles, smoke-filled bubbles, bubbles within bubbles... Ben Jimenez brings art, science and a touch of magic to this show. Ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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