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Rib Fest 2017

Sept. 9, 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Forest Park Picnic Grove, 7824 Madison St.: 

Bring the family for great food, drinks and fun to the most popular event in town. Rib sampling (small fee), bungee run, face painting, beer, wine and vodka tent, fried Snickers & Milky Ways, Chase root beer, Robinsons Ribs, loaded baked potato, nachos, popcorn, hot dogs, hamburgers, hot pretzels, snow cones, desserts,
roasted corn on the cob & much more. 

Movies in the Park —La La Land

Sept. 8, 7:45 p.m., Forest Park Park District, 7501 Harrison St.:

A movie will be shown on the front lawn in the park each month during the summer season. Make it a family night…grab a blanket and some snacks (concessions will be available for purchase) and enjoy a “night out” at the movies! Movies will begin at dusk between 7:45pm and 8:30pm.

Proviso East Home Football Game 

Aug. 26, 1 p.m., Proviso East High School, 807 S. 1st Ave., Maywood:

First football game of the season has the Proviso East Pirates playing the Round Lake Panthers. 

Library Beyond Books — Educational and Training Resource

Sept. 6, 7 to 8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library, Austin Room, 7555 Jackson Blvd:

Are you using all that your library card offers?  Get a hands-on introduction to educational resources:  Lynda,, and Universal Class.

Wellness Wednesdays Mini Meditations

Sept. 6, 3:00 – 3:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library, Teen Room, 7555 Jackson Blvd.:

We’ll be practicing mini meditations to get us refreshed, recharged, and ready to finish out the week. 

Forest Park District 91 Middle School Open House 

Sept. 6, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Forest Park Middle School, 925 Beloit Avenue

Friday Films

Sept. 8, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library, Austin Room, 7555 Jackson Blvd.: 

Join us for a movie and popcorn each Friday afternoon.

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.