Have something to share with the community? Start your Patch blog here, today.Oak Park Residents Take Home Medals at Karate World Championships: Last weekend, Oak Park residents Ellora Jaggi, 15 yrs. and Michael Watts, 18 yrs., represented the United States of America at the World Shotokan Karate Championships in Liverpool, England.
Oak Park Republicans open the 2014 cycle: Oak Park Republicans meet Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7 pm at the Oak Park Library, 834 Lake St., small meeting room, 2nd floor, to talk strategy for 2014 and in general meet up with one another and share keen insights into the political scene.
Virtual Tour: Comfy + Vintage: New items at Divine Consign Oak Park.
Spellbound - A Salon Entertainment for Halloween: Karena Mendoza and Marilyn Campbell bring you more delights with their new show, "Spellbound," featuring songs and tales of Halloween, that will enchant and terrify. Showcasing original masks created especially for Spellbound by students of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Oak Park Arms Retirement Community Blog
- Open House: A Healthy Walk Around the World at the Oak Park Arms: The public is invited to an open house titled, “A Healthy Walk Around the World,” from 1 – 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Oak Park Arms retirement community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Guests will receive a passport which can be taken along to the different “countries” (stations) that provide screenings, assessments and challenges. Each station will issue a stamp on the participant’s passport.
- Discuss Blood Pressure over "Breakfast with the Docs" at the Oak Park Arms: Claudia Lora, M.D. will lead a discussion on blood pressure at “Breakfast with the Docs” at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Oak Park Armsretirement community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave.
- "The Weird Circle" at the Oak Park Arms: Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear, an all volunteer radio reenactment group, will present “The Weird Circle” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Oak Park Arms retirement community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave.
- Marion and Shirley Sirefman Art Opening at the Oak Park Arms: A wine and cheese reception will take place for the opening of a new art exhibit at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in the Narrow Gallery, at the Oak Park Arms, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. The exhibit can be viewed daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. until Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. The exhibit features the work of Shirley Sirefman and her daughter Marion.
- I want to buy a home next year. When should I start looking?: Q: I want to buy a home next year. When should I start looking? A: It's never too early to start browsing and getting to know the market; if you're at all interested in short sales, you should start looking 6+ months before you want to move. If you're looking more at traditional sales, 3-4 months before you want to move.
- Under $400k: Rehabbed / move-in ready homes in Oak Park IL: Check out MLS listings for the updated homes in Oak Park IL priced less than $400k - there are some beauties here!
Vocal Technique Workshop: The Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad Director, will host a Vocal Technique Workshop on Saturday October 19, 2013. This free Workshop will be held at United Lutheran Church 409 Greenfield, Oak Park, IL.
Oak Park Public Library, River Forest Public Library and Dominican University’s Rebecca Crown Library Kicks Off Oct. 21: Oak Park Public Library, River Forest Public Library and Dominican University’s Rebecca Crown Library will kick off on Monday, October 21 their collaborative Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys series with a celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in Dominican University’s Social Hall, 7900 W. Division Street. The celebration, which will include food, music and cultural activities, is being presented from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. by the university’s student Saudi Club.
Autre Monde a Finalist for Nature's Plate Award From the Nature Conservancy: Local Green Seal Certified Restaurant Autre Monde has been selected as a finalist for the Nature's Plate Award from the Nature Conservancy.
Community Bank Awards Grant to Geneva Foundation: River Forest is pleased to announce that Geneva Foundation is the recipient of Community Bank’s Champion Grant. The purpose of the Champion Grant is to assist organizations in providing community outreach programs for low or moderate income individuals.
D97, BRAVO Present Romeo and Juliet: 10/18 & 10/19 at 7pm—The road to farce is paved with good intentions. Two 8th graders are in love, but terribly shy...so shy they can't even look at each other, let alone speak.
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