Saturday, May 7, 8:30-9:30 p.m., Cernan Earth and Space Center (I Building)
Premiere showing of Laser Gaga, the Evening Cosmic Light Show. Go gaga for Lady Gaga as brilliant laser light and visual effects perform to some of her hottest hits: from “Bad Romance” to “Born This Way” and from “Paparazzi” to “Poker Face.” Admission: Adults $10, Seniors (55 and over) $5, Children (2-17) $5, Triton College Students, Faculty, Staff with Current Semester ID Free, all other high school or college students with student ID $5. 2000 5th Ave., River Grove. Call 708-583-3100.
Music and Motion Storytime
Friday, May 6, 10:30-11 a.m., In-Person at Reiger Park, 1526 Circle Ave.
This outdoor storytime gets you and the kids moving. Designed for ages 5 and under. In the event of rain or colder temperatures, we will not meet. Please register so we can notify you of any schedule changes or rainouts. Feel free to call Forest Park Public Library at 708-689-6126 with any questions.
Outdoor Bilingual Storytime
In-Person, Saturday, May 9, 10:30-11 a.m. at Reiger Park, 1526 Circle Ave.
The Forest Park Public Library offers bilingual storytime in Spanish and English, includes stories, rhymes, and music. Designed for ages 5 and under. In the event of rain or colder temperatures, we will not meet. Please register so we can notify you of any schedule changes or rainouts. Feel free to call 708-689-6126 with any questions.
In-Person, Saturday, May 7, 10-11 a.m., Austin Room
The Meditation Circle is an opportunity to learn the basics of mindfulness meditation within the support of a monthly drop-in group. A meditation instructor will provide simple steps to get started, answer questions, and facilitate a guided meditation session. Forest Park Public Library, 7555 Jackson Blvd. Call 708-689-6126 for more.
Triton Student Showcase Concert
Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m., R Building (Room R-218)
Triton College showcases its music students. The event is free and an RSVP is not required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This is the first in-person student music showcase at Triton since 2020. Musical styles include jazz, classical, piano and trumpet, with some students performing their own original pieces. Please visit //triton.edu/music. For more, contact email@example.com or 708-456-0300, ext. 3506.
Chris & Heather’s 16mm Film Festival with musical guest Chris Ligon
Thursday, May 5, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
Videotapes? DVD? Streaming? YouTube? Nope – Chris Ligon and Heather McAdams are all about those classic 16mm film reels, which they have been collecting for many years. Everything from vintage country singers to horror movie trailers, plus anything in between, are represented in their collection, and they’ll be showing some of the highlights tonight. If you can resist the temptation to make animal shadows on the screen, you are in for a good time. $15, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Candidate Forum for 7th Illinois Congressional District Candidates
Wednesday, May 4, 7 p.m.
You can register for this virtual forum here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3E3doTx8SQCrR6fZFdfodg. Questions for the candidates can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois Department of Human Services Employment Workshop
Tuesday, May 10, 2-3 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
Learn about the jobs with the Illinois Department of Human Services, how to find them, and the application process, including a brief discussion on benefits and high need job titles. There will be an open Q&A session at the end of the presentation. Presented by the Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Recruitment & Selection. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.