St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Parade starts on March 3, at 1 p.m. on Madison Street in downtown Forest Park.

Managing Pre-Diabetes

Learn about the latest treatments and management of pre-diabetes with Donna Sajic, RN Diabetes Educator, at 10:30 a.m. on March 5 at the Forest Park Public Library, 7555 Jackson Blvd. 

Device Advice 

Get questions about your tablet, eReader, laptop or smartphone answered at the Forest Park Public Library’s drop-in Tech Lab at 10:30 a.m. on March 6 at 7555 Jackson Blvd. 

100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice 

In advance of International Women’s Day, Triton College will host a free screening of “100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice,” a movie about Eloise Cobell’s filing of the largest class-action lawsuit ever taken against the U.S. government for the mismanagement of billions of dollars held in the Indian Trust Fund. Dr. Dorene Weise, CEO of the American Indian Association of Illinois, will speak after the film about opportunities for local action. Screening starts at 3 p.m. on March 3 at 2000 Fifth Ave. in River Grove. Register online for tickets at 

How to start your own business in Illinois 

The Women’s Business Development Center will teach the basic elements of business planning and advise on support services for entrepreneurs at 7 p.m. on March 1 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.