Forest Park Back to School Family Picnic
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4-7 p.m., Park District behind the Roos, 7329 Harrison
Food, music, games, resources and more. Free, families must have registration
for at least one child at D91 to participate. fpsd91.org
Innogen – a Heroine’s Journey
Aug. 12-14, 5 p.m., Forest Park Theatre, The Grove at Altenheim
With the support of the Village and the Mayor’s Office, Forest Park Theatre will present Innogen, A Heroine’s Journey adapted from Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, Innogen is a romance full of cross-dressing, betrayal, transformation, jealousy, and the power of forgiveness and reconciliation. It is open seating and once again, free to the public. Please bring your lawn chair and join us at The Grove!
Live & Lucky: Live Band Burlesque
Saturday, Aug. 13, 9 p.m., Outta Space
Classic bump-and-grind striptease, performed by Ruby Spencer and other dancers. Music by Mr. Lucky & His Orchestra Of Tomorrow. Tipping is highly encouraged. $15, 6840 32nd St., Berwyn.
Chris Greene Quartet
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s
Jazz on the outdoor patio, led by Chris Greene, a sax player who has worked with a wide array of artists, including Common, the Temptations, Sheena Easton, Steve Coleman and the Mighty Blue Kings. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 – 8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Facilitator Mehtab Kirtan has found a unique way to attain relaxation, meditating while allowing the precise vibrations of the gong, harmonium, hand drum and voice. No skills, abilities or beliefs are required. Dress comfortably, bring a yoga mat, blanket, and/or pillow. Eat lightly prior to meditation. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park
YA Anime Club
Thursday, Aug. 11, 3 – 4:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Yes, the Anime Club is back in action! Watch anime classics in the Young Adult Lounge. Recommended for 8th grade through high school. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Pokemon Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 4 – 5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
They’ve hidden Pokemon around the Youth Services Department. It’s up to the kids (age 7 and younger) to find them. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
How To Use Zoom
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 6 -7 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
In the space of two years, Zoom has gone from an obscure, seldom-used laptop setting to an everyday function. This event teaches you to learn the basics of Zoom meetings on a PC computer or smartphone. Topics will include joining and creating meetings, setting up microphone and video, and changing settings. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.