Family Fun Night for St. Patrick’s Day
The Forest Park Arts Alliance (FPAA), in conjunction with Creativita, is hosting an online family fun night. Jessica Luciano of Creativita will be leading a craft, and parents have the option of getting the supply kits or a list of supplies needed from Creativita. The craft will be “leprechaun snot and a pot o’ gold slime.” The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16. Learn more at facebook.com/events/480634153096163
Galaxies and Garbage
Join Dr. Mark SubbaRao, Director of the Space Visualization Studio at NASA Goddard, and Forest Park’s own Dr. Julieta Aguilera on March 16 at 9 p.m. for a presentation about data collection, classification and analysis, the latter utilizing the Litterati app in the community of Forest Park as part of the Science, Art and Trash project. Register for free ahead of time at eventbrite.com/e/galaxies-and-garbage-tickets-144672817291
Green Cleaning Products
Join the Forest Park Public Library on March 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. for a virtual presentation from Kate Carney, from the Cook County Department of Environmental and Sustainability, on the basics of household hazardous waste and how to make your own green cleaning products. Register at fppl.org/events or contact Sky at slavin@fpplorg or call 708-366-7171.
Proviso East’s Ecology Club Pollinator Garden Groundbreaking
On March 15 at 3:30 p.m., the PEHS Ecology Club will celebrate their new pollinator garden at Madison Street and Greenwood Avenue in Maywood. The event will be held outside, rain or shine. Masks are required and social distance who be enforced. The garden will be in a 12-foot squared plot and will contain native plants that feed, shelter and sustain local pollinators including butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. To get involved in the project, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual Spring Storytime Concert with Little Miss Ann
Join the Forest Park Public Library on March 13 from 11 a.m. to noon for a fun, interactive virtual concert for kids. Get ready to clap and dance with award-winning musician Little Miss Ann. Sign up to join the group party at fppl.org/events.
G. K. Chesterton Society Meeting
Join the G. K. Chesterton Society for their meeting and discussion of “The Trees of Pride” by Chesterton on March 13 at 2 p.m. at Centuries & Sleuths, 7419 Madison St.