Jump-start your way to a more positive attitude in 2016. Motivational coach Tom Kens shares the 10 fundamental practices you can use to live a healthier, happier life. Kens uses video, humor, drama, and testimonies to keep his audience hanging on every word.
Oak Park Photography Club welcomes photographers of all skill levels. OPPC meets the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month to share digital images and/or printed photographs. For more information, call Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915.
Learn about "Park Ridge: Rediscovering a Major American Arts Colony" with Karen Larsen, board member of the Kalo Foundation. This is the first of three architecture lectures presented by the Pleasant Home Foundation, in collaboration with the Oak Park Public Library.
Those yellow Minions have existed since the dawn of time, seeking out despicable people to serve. (PG, 2015, 91 minutes)
Bring your gently used kids' books and take home something new to you! Any leftover books will be donated to the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale.
Oak Park Photography Club welcomes photographers of all skill levels. OPPC meets the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month to share digital images and/or printed photographs. For more information, call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915
us to learn about saving money for your child's future college tuition.
Representatives from the Illinois Students Assistance Commission will
join us to talk about College Illinois! and FAFSA, and a representative from the Illinois State Treasurer's office will speak about Bright Start College Savings accounts.
Meet eight female authors and hear about their books and writing styles. All have written and published new books within the past year. Panelists include:
--Muriel Adams, author of I Love You More
--Joan Bard-Collins, author of Honor Above All
--Julia Buckley, author of the newly released The Big Chili
--E.C. Diskin, author of The Green Line and the brand-new Broken Grace
Meet River Forest author Jane Morocco and see vintage photographs from her book, Trailside Museum: The Legend of Virginia Moe.
The Italianate mansion that is now Trailside Museum was built in 1874 by Abraham Hoffman, a Chicago businessman. Four years later, the Hoffmans established a ladies' seminary for upper-class young women; the mansion later became a boarding school for wayward boys.
Matthew James Collins, raised in Oak Park and a graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School, will share stories from his experience working as an artist and studying and researching the classical techniques of painting and sculpture in Italy over the past 15 years.