What’s Blooming On Harrison

Saturday, May 21, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Oak Park Arts District

This all-day community festival features arts, crafts, food, beer, rides for the kids, and live entertainment, ranging from choral to acoustic to punk. And one of those punk acts is Chicago’s own veteran ’80s rock band, Barbie Army, featuring Jean Lotus, former editor of the Forest Park Review. Harrison Street between Austin and Ridgeland, Oak Park.

Virtual Or In-Person: Meet With An Employment Specialist

Thursday, May 19, 10:30 a.m., Forest Park Public Library (Community Room)

Meet one-on-one virtually or in-person with a career search professional, Diana Munoz from Goodwill, who will help you formulate a plan and determine the best course of action to secure the best possible position. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Signs For Change

Sunday, May 22, 1 – 4 p.m., Reiger Park

The Forest Park Juneteenth Committee, in conjunction with the Forest Park Alliance, are launching this year’s Juneteenth celebration with a community art event. You can create your own Juneteenth-inspired sign at this family-friendly event. Refreshments will be available for purchase from Robinson’s Ribs and the Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor and Living Fresh. Art supplies and blank signs are provided. $10 per ticket in advance, $15 the day of the event. Circle Ave. at 16th Street, Forest Park.

Mystery Discussion Group

Saturday, May 21, 2 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore

Marsha Boblitz leads a discussion of Mia Manansala’s Homicide & Halo-Halo.
7419 W. Madison, Forest Park.