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Village President to Host Public Forum Dec. 11

Things to know in the Oak Park area the week of Dec. 9-14

Village President Anan Abu-Taleb and Village Trustee Peter Barber Announce Third Public Forum

Village President Anan Abu-Taleb and Village Trustee Peter Barber invite Oak Park residents to attend the third community forum on Wednesday, December 11th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Veterans Room at the Main Library, 834 Lake Street. This meeting will focus on Oak Park’s economic future and how the Board can best drive growth and vitality.

“The Oak Park Village Board must do more to support economic growth in Oak Park,” said President Abu-Taleb. “By investing in the creativity and ingenuity of Oak Park’s families, we can attract new businesses, create jobs and build a better Oak Park.”

These public forums fulfill a campaign pledge made by President Abu-Taleb to increase transparency and promote dialogue directly with Villagers on the issues they care about most. Citizens’ proposals from previous forums have helped shape the Board’s agenda on issues including the Lake & Forest development, parking and tree planting.

Trustee Barber and President Abu-Taleb look forward to the opportunity to hear directly from Oak Park citizens about the best ways to encourage local business development.

There will also be time for residents to discuss other issues of their choice. Please come and join your neighbors for a lively and informative discussion!

For further information, please go to http://www.ananforoakpark.com.

Other happenings this week in Oak Park and River Forest:

Monday
Art Monday with Magical Minds Studio
Urban Wildlife

Tuesday
Mother Goose Story Time | River Forest Public Library
Here's to Your Health: Healthy Holiday Eating at the Oak Park Arms
Senior Movie | River Forest Public Library
Cheese Night!
Dominican University Bachelor of Human Studies Information Session
Voice Box with Cathy Richardson (SideBar Music Room)

Wednesday
Afternoon Book Discussion | River Forest Public Library
Garden Therapy at the Oak Park Arms
Drop-in Middle School Crafts | River Forest Public Library
FITZGERALD'S 33rd ANNIVERSARY SHOW: Jon Dee Graham, Jon Langford

Thursday
Discuss Nutrition over 'Breakfast with the Docs' at the Oak Park Arms
Toddler Time | River Forest Public Library
Holiday Line & Round Dance Workshop at the Oak Park Arms
Tap Dance Workshop at the Oak Park Arms

Friday
Family Story Time at Whole Foods Market
Drop-in Middle School Gaming or Movie | River Forest Public Library
Ivan Gugel-Dawson art exhibit
FITZGERALD'S 33rd ANNIVERSARY TENT SHOW: Tab Benoit
FITZGERALD'S 33rd ANNIVERSARY SHOW: The World Famous Pontani Sisters

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