Big Week March 7 - 14

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Seed Swap

The Forest Park Community Garden will hold its eighth annual seed swap at 2 p.m. on March 11 at St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Ave. Adam Barron, from nonprofit Empowering Gardens, will give a presentation on seed starting and transplanting. RSVP at www. Forestparkgrows.org.

STEAM Fair 

Enjoy an afternoon full of hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics activities at the Forest Park Public Library. Triton College will also host a robotics workshop for girls as part of this year's Mighty Girls March theme. Kids, tweens, teens and their parents and caregivers are invited to the Fair, which starts at 3 p.m. on March 10 at 7555 Jackson Blvd. Reserve tickets online. 

School of Rock Musical 

The Forest Park Public Library invites you to embark on a musical theater exploration through the most hardcore show on Broadway, the School of Rock Musical! Ovation Academy officials will teach attendees the music, movement and story behind the School of Rock musical, which stars children. Kids 8 and up are invited to attend at 3:30 p.m. on March 13 at 7555 Jackson Blvd. Reserve tickets online at fppl.org.

Forest Park- Oak Park Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, After-Hours

The Forest Park- Oak Park Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on March 13 at Scratch Deli & Café, 7444 Madison St. Tickets $15. RSVP laurie@exploreforestpark.com. The Chamber will hold its After Hours that night at 5 p.m. at Grand Appliance, 7440 W. Madison St. 

Personal Career Consultations

Meet one-on-one with a job search professional from Triton College Career Services who will help you formulate a plan and determine the best course of action. Consults start 10:30 a.m. on March 10 at the Forest Park Public Library, 7555 Jackson Blvd. 

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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