Easter Egg Hunts
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Friday, March 31, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m., Soccer Field
Bring your flashlights and baskets and get ready for an “egg-citing” late night egg hunt for children ages 7-13. Find the golden egg and receive an extra cool prize. $10 per person. Register at: https://bit.ly/FlashlightHunt2023. 7501 Harrison St, Forest Park.
Traditional Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 1, 10 – 10:30 a.m., Soccer Field
Hunt for candy, meet the Easter Bunny, and much more. There will be five separate hunts for toddlers through 4th graders. All hunts will begin at 10 a.m promptly. After the hunt, line up to meet the Easter Bunny. This Egg Hunt is totally free, and no pre-registration is required. 7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park.
Paws To Visit
Saturday, April 1, 3 – 4 p.m., Forest Park Public Library YS Program Room
Stop by the Youth Services Department to visit adorable dogs from the Pawsitive Therapy Troupe. Designed for ages 11-13. https://fppl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Friendship Bracelet Making
Friday, March 31, 4 – 5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library YS Program Room
Learn to create your own simple friendship bracelet. Ages 8 to 10. https://fppl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Eastern European History You Didn’t Learn in School
Wednesday, April 5, 7 – 8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Austin Room
WWII and Eastern Europe provide challenges as the history of that region leading up to and following WWII is very complicated. Join us as author Donna Urbikas talks us through what is rarely presented in history classes and how regional and nationalistic ideologies influence current political events in eastern Europe, specifically in Poland. https://fppl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
An Afternoon With Andon Davis
Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m., Friendly Tap
Longtime Oak Park musician and resident Andon Davis will celebrate his career with special guests Naomi Ashley, Jenny Bienemann, Michael Krayniak, Ron Lazzeretti, Rob Pierce and Terry White. He will also be interviewed between songs. Copies of Davis’ new CD will be available. 6731 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Romantic Visionaries, New & Old
Monday, April 3, 7:30 p.m., Symphony Center
The Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest, conducted by Jay Friedman, will perform works by Groesch and Berlioz. They will be assisted by City Voices, the Evanston Children’s Choir, Pro Musica Youth Chorus, the Schola Cantorium of Concordia University, South Holland Master Chorale, the Spiritol Singers, the Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest Chorus, and the Tower Chorale. $15 – 50, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.
Nathan Graham & Andrew Sa
Saturday, April 1, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
Two of the most distinct singer-songwriters on the local scene are featured. Nathan Graham describes his sound as a cross between south Chicago soul and Nashville Americana. Andrew Sa bills himself as Chicago’s premiere queer country crooner. Both are fast distinguishing themselves on the local alt-country scene. $20, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.