Join Bob Burton, long-time Oak Park resident and retired broadcast professor, for "Box Office Bark Busters: Dogs in the Movies." Re-visit canine celebrities from Stongheart, Rin Tin Tin, Lassie and many other four-legged friends from more recent films.
Jeff and Val Gee, relatively new residents and authors in Oak Park, have written The Winner's Attitude: Change How You Deal with Difficult People and Get the Best Out of Any Situation.
Tom Holmes, a long-time columnist for the Wednesday Journal and an ordained Lutheran pastor, will share stories from his book, The Soul of a Liberal Village: The Variety of Religious Experience in Oak Park, IL. Holmes has interviewed many people including Rev. Julie Harley, the pastor of First United Church of Oak Park, who gave a Christmas sermon from her wheelchair before she died of ALS. Another well-recognized leader in the village interviewed by Holmes is Phil Jimenez, the CEO of the local YMCA, who was raised by Mexican parents and talks about gratitude.
Film Showing of Newtown.
Set Up: auditorium style for 50 people / dvd player
Meet the 3D printer and work together to create your own 3D objects using the website Tinkercad. Designs are printed after class and can be picked up the following week. Ages 7-12 with a parent or caregiver.
¡ESSO! (El Sonido Sonic Octopus) performs funky Afro-Latin and roots rock-inspired dance music.
Area-wide competition for qualifying school teams.
Join Rev. Dr. Harry Parker of First Baptist Church of Oak Park and Rabbi Adir Glick of West Suburban Temple in River Forest in the first of four scheduled Interfaith Dialogues. These Dialogues will bring together leaders in the Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, and Muslim communities to explore the big questions across religious practices.
This class is designed for children with special needs ages 3 and up with caregiver support. Classes are structured with Boardmaker schedules and include fun picture books and songs, along with fine and gross motor movement activities. Special supports like lap weights and fidget toys are available to help children be successful. Siblings welcome.