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7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21
Kani ka pila at Eastgate Café
Hawaiian for “playing music together.” Weekly gathering of ukulele players, but if another string instrument is what you’re all about, you’re welcome. Hosted by WonderWall Music Shoppe & Emporium, 754-7026. Eastgate Café is the Oak Park Arts District’s newest eatery, at 102 Harrison, at Lyman.

7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21
Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium at the Lake Theatre
Film features performances and remixes of Cirque Du Soleil music. $20. At 1022 Lake, Oak Park. 848-9088. www.classiccinemas.com

8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21
Preview of Love in the Middle Ages
Get a sneak peek-at a savings-of Village Players’ new comedy about relationship management for boomers. $15 for preview. $20 for Friday night premiere, other shows. 1010 W. Madison, Oak Park. 764-1010, www.village-players.org

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22
A Hawaiian outfit for an American Girl
Does Kit need a new ensemble? Arrange for her owner to take this class and get your doll all dolled up with a grass skirt, a flowered top, a lei bracelet and a coordinating hair clip. $31, Oak Park residents; $46, nonresidents. At the Fox Center. 640 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. 383-6908. www.oakparkparks.com

8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22
Benefit concert for Wonder Works
The Population brings its indie pop to the Buzz to raise money for Oak Park’s children’s museum. www.myspace.com/thepopulationmusic $30. Buzz Café, 905 S. Lombard, Oak Park. 383-4815. wonder-works.org

10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22
Live music at Molly Malone’s
Bare Bones Trio. No cover, with food and drink at Molly Malone’s Irish Pub, 7652 Madison, Forest Park. 366-8073. www.themollymalones.com

9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23
Last day of Danza Viva festival
Find your inner Baby Houseman or Johnny Castle at Danza Viva’s World Dance & Music Festival. A day of one-hour dance classes, from jazz to hip-hop, including lessons for high-steppers as young as 3. One class for $15; discounts available. Festival also runs Thurday, Aug. 21, from 6:10 to 9:30 p.m. with three classes, for preteens, teens and adults. Danza Viva, 46 Lake St. in Oak Park. 386-8681, www.danza-viva.com/one_world_dance_festival.htm

3 to 7 p.m Saturday, Aug. 23
Microbrew and Food Review
For $35, a chance to try 50 local craft beers-and sample food from 10 local eateries, including one that’s yet to open. The beer will be from Rock Bottom Chicago, Rock Bottom Yorktown, Rock Bottom Orland Park, Rock Bottom Warrenville, Metropolitan Brewing, Two Brothers, Goose Island, Goose Island Pub and Gordon Biersch. The food will be from Marion Street Cheese Market, the Golden Lamb, Los Cazadores, Cosi, Trattoria 225, Nola’s Cup, Fuego Loco, Winberie’s, the Perfect Dinner and Harrison Street’s yet-to-open Briejo. A VIP ticket of $65 gets you in an hour early and affords you a tour of and additional select tastings at Oak Park’s new foodie mecca, Marion Street Cheese Market. On Marion Street in downtown Oak Park, between North Boulevard and Lake Street. www.greentownconference.com/microbrew_register.asp

8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23
Last chance to see Dancing at Lughnasa
Wednesday Journal theater critic Doug Deuchler says the by Brian Friel, the Irish Chekhov, says Judith Hoppe’s performance alone is worth the price of admission to Oak Park Festival Theatre’s production of this Tony-winning memory play about two days in County Donegal, Ireland, for five sisters and a boy. Austin Gardens, Ontario and Forest, Oak Park. $17 to $27. 445-4440, www.oakparkfestival.com  

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23
Roosevelt Road street fair
Celebrate the rebirth of Roosevelt Road with food, music and green ideas as businesses from Oak Park, Forest Park, Berwyn and Cicero gather for the neighborhood’s first street festival. In South Oak Park at the Berwyn line, between Oak Park and East avenues. http://web.mac.com/pzentertainment/iWeb/RooseveltRoadStreetFair/Home.html

5:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24
Gizzae concert in the park
Free 90-minute jam by Grammy-winning reggae quintet. Scoville Park, Oak Park Avenue at Lake Street, Oak Park.

3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24
Last chance to see Circle Theatre’s Hay Fever
$26, seniors and students $24. Limited seating. Call ahead. Box office staffed noon to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. 7300 Madison, Forest Park. 771-0700. www.circle-theatre.org

There are 8 p.m. shows this week, too: Thursday (when the seats are $20), Friday and Saturday nights.
6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24
Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners Big Band at FitzGerald’s
$10, $5 for 17 and younger. FitzGerald’s Nightclub, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. 788-2118. www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com