Big Week Oct. 31-Nov. 7

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Trick or Treat

 Trick or treating will run from 3 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 in the village. 

Chamber Wine Walk and Shop

Visit more than 15 locations along Madison Street while tasting wine and locally-prepared small bites. Bottle of wine included. Tickets $40. Buy your ticket online at exploreforestpark.com or in-person at Famous Liquors, 7714 Madison St., or the Forest Park Chamber of Commerce, 7331 Roosevelt Rd. Walk runs from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 3 along Madison Street.  

Music and the Brain

Join officials from the Forest Park Public Library for a musical program aimed at enhancing memory and distressing. Program runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 31 at 7555 Jackson Blvd.

Hello, Dolly

Join officials from the Howard Mohr Community Center for a trip to the Oriental Theater in Chicago for a production of Hello, Dolly, a musical comedy. Enjoy lunch at Elephant & Castle restaurant. Trip runs from 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 7. Cost $91 residents; $95 non-residents. Lunch is included. Reservations required. Call the community center at 708-771-7737 to sign up. 

Teen and Tween Game Design Lab

In honor of International Gaming Week, officials from the Forest Park Public Library will assist tweens and teens in designing their own games, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 7 at 7555 Jackson Blvd. 

Harlem Manner-Und Damenchor Concert and Dance

Celebrate the 128th Harlem Manner-Und Damenchor Concert and Dance from 6 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 3 at the Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Blvd. $12 donation. Cash bar and food available after the concert. 

Crowdfunding for Business: What You Need to Know

Learn how to tap into the power of the internet to raise money for your small business, the different types of crowdfunding, keys to crowdfunding success and more. Class runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at 7555 Jackson Blvd.

Mystery Trip

Join officials from the Howard Mohr Community Center for a mystery trip from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 31. "A day that promises to be a treat for all on board," is the only clue Community Center officials are revealing before the big day. Lunch is included. $75 residents; $79 non-resident. Reservations required. Call the Community Center at 708-771-7737 to sign up.

Calendar Events

As you've likely noticed, our Calendar has changed to Big Week. Fewer items, higher profile. If you would like your event to be featured here, please send a photo and details by noon of the Wednesday before it needs to be published. We can't publish everything, but we'll do our best to feature the week's highlights.
Email calendar@wjinc.com.

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