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Get Out: Lectures, Plays, Shopping and More

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 (Update: SOLD OUT)
When/Where: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at , 875 Lake St. in Oak Park
Why Go: Bowtied and bespectacled author, editor and TV host Christopher Kimball will talk about the new must-have kitchen companion for the serious home cook, The Cook's Illustrated Cookbook: 2000 Recipes from 20 Years of America's Most Trusted Food Magazine.
Price: $10; tickets here


When/Where: 7 p.m. Thursday at , 7200 Division St. in River Forest.
Why Go: Astrophysicist, Jesuit priest and director emeritus of the Vatican Observatory George Coyne will present his lecture “Children of a Fertile Universe: Chance, Destiny and a Creator God," which organizers say will "examine the intersection of faith and science as he leads an exploration of the fertility of the universe."
Price: $10; tickets here


When/Where: Thursday through Saturday in the Oak Park Arts District
Why Go: The art sale will have artisans selling customized wares for holiday shoppers, and buyers will be able to choose custom product colors, designs and even ingredients.
Price: Free to browse


When/Where: Begins 1 p.m. Friday at , 325 Harrison St. in Oak Park
Why Go: Scheduled events included Beatles board games, a "coffee talk" hour, the opening of the 'Beatles in India' photo exhibit and a candlelight vigil for John and George.
Price: Free


When/Where: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at , 200 N. Oak Park Ave.
Why Go: Event produces say children ages 8-18 will be performing the delightful musical...which is sure to entertain audiences of all ages!
Price: $9 to $12; tickets here

INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE
When/Where: 7 p.m. Sunday at , 808 S. East Ave. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Sing, pray and give thanks with your fellow community members with the Oak Park-River Forest Community of Congregations Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, “One Human Family Thanking God.”
Price: Free

John Mulu December 20, 2011 at 11:59 AM
There have been some really cool shopping app recommendations over the past couple of days...I ended up downloading the 'Should I Buy It?' app someone recommended and it is awesome! I was shopping for shoes and was able to quickly share them with my friends to see what they thought of them. Here is the link again to download: http://bit.ly/sibifm33

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