Oak Park Concert Chorale Early Music Workshop

Oak Park Concert Chorale Early Music Workshop

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Oak Park Concert Chorale Director Paul Lindblad will host a two-part Early Music Choral Fest for singers who are interested in the experience of singing madrigals, canons, and other early choral music. No experience required. A short public performance in the library will take place at the end of the two sessions. Session 1 from 10 a.m. to Noon. Session 2 from 1:30 -3:30 p.m.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Oak Park Creates: Indya Mcgrone

Oak Park Creates: Indya Mcgrone

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Meet Oak Park author Indya Mcgrone and see her new children's book, Zoey and Cloey's Big Fruit Juice Adventure. Mcgrone is an accomplished writer who has been featured in seven different poetry anthologies and previously wrote A journal written with love. She taught at a preschool for several years. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Did you know that online applications are run through a tracking system used as a screening tool by employers? Learn what to watch out for, how to answer questions, tips and techniques for optimizing your resume for an Applicant Tracking System. Presenter: Nathalie Solis, Cicero Workforce Center. Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Gypsy"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Gypsy"

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Gypsy, the sixth and final film in a series celebrating Rosalind Russell. This 1962 movie musical, directed by Mervyn Leroy, is based on the Broadway hit about burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Dr. Michelle Levan: What's Food Got to Do With It?

Dr. Michelle Levan: What's Food Got to Do With It?

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

What's food got to do with it? Everything, according to Dr. Michelle Levan. Your food choices can affect your emotional, physical, and mental health. As part of Celebrating Seniors Week, join Dr. Levan to learn what foods you should be eating to stay healthy, plus homeopathy practices recommended for better health for seniors.


Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Steve Darnall: Radio and the Great American Songbook

Steve Darnall: Radio and the Great American Songbook

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

As part of Celebrating Seniors Week, join Those Were the Days host and radio
historian Steve Darnall for a look at the role radio played in shaping the body
of work we call "The Great American Songbook." This audiovisual presentation
examines the many factors that changed the way Americans heard (and sold) songs,
with samples of rare radio performances by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving
Berlin, and others.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Folk Music Concert: Cassie and Maggie MacDonald

Folk Music Concert: Cassie and Maggie MacDonald

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Cassie and Maggie MacDonald encompass everything you could ask for in a musical act, and their talent is surpassed only by the joy with which they so generously share it. While still staying true to their Celtic roots, they have explored and tested the boundaries of traditional music, bringing a breath of fresh air to the genre with their original compositions and arrangements. Sisters, cohorts, and collaborators, Cassie and Maggie have been enchanting audiences far and wide with their infectious energy, driving rhythms, and lilting melodies.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Auntie Mame"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Auntie Mame"

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Auntie Mame, the fifth in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1958 film directed by Morton DaCosta, an orphaned nephew comes to live with his eccentric, free-spirited aunt. (143 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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