Batty about bats

Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:30 p.m., Trailside Museum of Natural History

Learn all about our native bats and their interesting behavior.
Ages 10 & up. Free, registration required. Call or email: 708-366-6530, 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest

The Odd Creature Show

Saturday, Oct. 1, 6 p.m., Outta Space

This combination art gallery and rock show features the paintings of Aaron Mitchell and the music of Dirty Green, Royal Son Of A Guns, and Maggie D. $10, 6840 32nd St., Berwyn. 

The Life-Changing Magic Of Organizing Your Projects

Monday, Oct. 3, 7-8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

Forest Park resident Burhan Syed teaches the basics of project management, stressing the ability to get projects done. Contact the library for registration info.

Fall Kitchen Series with Kristyn Slick: Perfectly Pumpkin

Tuesday, Oct, 4, 6:30-8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

Krystin Slick demonstrates how pumpkins can enhance many a meal, from cookies to pasta. If you’d like to cook along with Krystin, recipes will be e-mailed to registered patrons. Contact the library for registration info. 

The Real Pretenders

Friday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s

This local band, featuring the vocals of Naomi Ashley, plays songs made famous by the Pretenders. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Create Your Own Spooky Horror Story!

Monday, Oct. 3, 4-5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

This online event teaches you how to create your own spooky Halloween stories. Designed for ages 11-13. Register with the library for the special Zoom link.