Forest Park Pride Celebration

Thursday, June 23, 5 p.m., Constitution Court

The village of Forest Park, in conjunction with the Forest Park Chamber of Commerce, is going to do this party up right! Hosted by Angel Lebare with music by DJ Melo, there will be an hour-long performance by famed drag queens LeBare, Britney Taylor, Fox E. Kim, Harlet Wench, Aleyna Couture, Mariela Duarte, and Monique Greene at 7 p.m. This will be preceded by a mee-and-greet at 5 p.m., with one queen at seven different businesses – Brown Cow, Twisted Cookie, Jimmy’s Place, Play It Again Sports, Team Blonde, MacDaddy, and Fiore. Take your pick! 

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Wednesday, June 22, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s

This legendary New Orleans band, who brought the funk to that town’s jazz horn tradition, will be warming up for their opening slot on the upcoming Doobie Brothers tour with a special show in Berwyn. $30, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Sound Opinions Presents – It Was Fifty Years Ago Today … Albums From 1972 Still Inspiring & Influencing Musicians 50 Years Later

Thursday, June 23, 7-8:30 p.m., virtually through Forest Park Public Library

Greg Kot & Jim DeRogatis, hosts of the famed rock radio talk show, Sound Opinions, will look back at the pivotal year 1972. Even though much time has passed, much of the music released during this year has continued to resound, rebound and reverberate straight through to today’s performers. Kot and DeRogatis will discuss this magic year in depth. Register through Forest Park Public Library. 

Negotiation & Compromise For Better Work/Life Balance

Friday, June 24, 9-11 a.m., River Edge Hospital

Special workshop that focuses around a meaningful work/life balance. Presented by Sandra Montes. 

Kona Ice Truck Visit

Friday, June 24, 3-5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

Made ya look, didn’t we? Yes, you read correctly – Kona will be giving away free cups of shaved ice while supplies last. First come, first served, one per customer. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park

Lady Gaga Laser Light Show

Saturday, June 25, 8:30 p.m., Triton College

The Cernan Earth & Space Center at Triton College will present a special light show based on the music of Stefani Germanotta, better known as the one and only Lady Gaga. A 45-minute show recommended for the whole family. $10 for adults, $5 for seniors (55 and over), $5 for children (2-17), free for Triton students, staff and faculty. 2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove.