Teens who have been accepted as part of the summer drop-in volunteer program will meet to complete tasks to support the library's service to the community.
Meet Oak Park artist Nick Bridge and see his exhibit, Guatemalan Sojourn. The exhibit will continue in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery through Wednesday, June 29.
A common concern throughout Nick Bridge's work has been light, regardless of media or genre. "My desire to paint has manifested itself in exploration of the textures and juxtapositions of the urban landscape, remnants of our native prairie, the imagery of popular culture, still life and the human figure," notes Bridge.
Members will bring framed prints to share and evaluate. Guests are welcome. Members may also submit up to three on-line digital images for discussion. A reception for the Oak Park Photography Club exhibit at the Oak Park Arms Retirement Community will be Sunday, Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Call Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915 for more information.
Members of the Oak Park Photography Club exhibit new photographs. Meet the photographers and enjoy refreshments.
The Oak Park Photography Club meets at 7 pm on the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month. All skill levels are welcome. Call Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915 for more information.
Learn the story and hear the music of Nabucco.
Politics. Religion. A dangerous love triangle. Plus some of the greatest choral music ever written, including the soul-stirring "Va, pensiero" chorus. This is the opera that made Verdi a star!
Meet Oak Park artist Alex Velazquez Brightbill and see her exhibit, In the Land of Barbie Dolls and Blonde Beauty Queens. A Mexican artist who immigrated to Chicago at age 10, she creates artwork that embodies the hybridity of growing up with two cultural experiences.
Parents and college-bound high school students (sophomores through seniors) will learn important tips in this free presentation.
Learn about the upcoming Lyric Opera production of The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from veteran Lyric Opera lecturer Carla Thorpe.
Listen to music and hear behind-the-scenes stories from veteran Lyric Opera lecturer Carla Thorpe.
The Illinois Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies meeting with focus on the Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, IL