Big Week Sept. 13-20

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Friday Films: The Sense of an Ending

Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Austin Room, 7555 Jackson Blvd.:

Forest Park Public Library will screen The Sense of an Ending, a British-American drama mystery starring Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, and Harriet Walter. The PG-13 film follows elderly divorcee Tony Webster (Broadbent) as he unravels a mystery from his youth. Based on the Julian Barnes novel by the same title, the film runs 1 hour, 48 minutes.

16th Annual Camp Out

Sept. 16-17, 5 p.m., Park District Baseball/Softball Fields, 7501 W. Harrison St.:

Don't drive hours to go on a camp-out. The park district is turning the ballfields into a campground. Families are invited to pitch their tents for some overnight fun in the park. A chuck wagon will be set up, with hot dogs and beans, and a campfire for roasting marshmallows, and making s'mores. There will also be a late-night movie and time to tell some of your favorite ghost stories. The campout will conclude with a breakfast.

Mixology class

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7 to 9:30 p.m., 7503 Madison St.:

Becci West, mixologist, will teach how to make cocktails for fall, such as elderflower old-fashioneds and Sazerac. She is currently bar manager at Scratch on Lake in Oak Park and owns Be Well Shrub Co. www.theurbanpioneergroup.com.

Sisters in Crime: Speaker Nana Herron

Sept. 16, 11 a.m., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 Madison St.:

Librarian, educator, writer and competitive indoor precision pistol shooter will present on the mistakes writers make when talking about guns and how to avoid them.

Proviso District 209 Sports

  • Proviso East Tennis girls varsity vs. Hinsdale South, Thursday, Sept. 14, 4:30 p.m., Proviso East, 807 S. 1st Ave., Maywood.
  • Proviso East Football, sophomores vs. Leyden, Friday, Sept. 15, 4:30 p.m., Proviso East Stadium, 807 S. 1st Ave., Maywood.
  • Proviso East Football, varsity vs. Leyden, Friday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m., Proviso East Stadium, 807 S. 1st Ave., Maywood.

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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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