Composting 101

Saturday, July 30, 2 p.m., Forest Park Community Garden

If you are curious about turning waste into nutrient-rich compost, Val Kehoe from the Illinois Extension Program is here to tell you how. A 5-gallon bucket of compost, to try at home, will be distributed to the first 10 registrants.  This event will be held outdoors in the Forest Park Community Garden. 645 Harlem Ave., Forest Park.

‘Black Boy, We Need You,’ Reading with Shavondra Walker

Saturday, July 30, 11 a.m., Forest Park Public Library

This celebration of children will feature many special guests, including author Shavondra Walker, who will be giving away copies of her book Black Boy, We Need You to the first 12 people to register. Designed for age 7 and under. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Senior Movie: Paris When It Sizzles

Wednesday, July 27, 1 – 3 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

Free screening of a 1964 movie starring Audrey Hepburn. Hosted by Marie. Space is limited; registration is suggested. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Dennis J. Leise & Tiny Horse/Two-Step Lesson With Miss Wolff

Thursday, July 28, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s

This rootsy traditional country artist will be joined by dance instructor Miss Wolff, who will be teaching two-stepping during the first half-hour. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

James McMurtry/Jonny Burke

Thursday, July 28, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s

Two legendary songpoets together. At the artists’ request, proof of vaccination is required, or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the show date (at-home tests are not approved). $35 advance, $39 day of show. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.