Friday, May 5, 4 – 5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library YS Program Room
Create your own Cat Kid comic, using a template, or do a group comic. We will share our comics with each other, if desired. Ages 8 to 10. Please email us at email@example.com or call the YS Department at 708-689-6126 if you need access to a remote or recorded option or if you have other accessibility needs. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Illinois Libraries Present: Drawing Comics With Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Saturday, May 6, 10-11 a.m., virtually through Illinois Libraries Present
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka. This live, virtual drawing workshop will inspire the inner artist in everyone. So sharpen your pencils, bring out the paper, and join us. Register now at bit.ly/DrawwithJarrettKrosoczka.
Free tennis clinic
Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Park District of Forest Park Tennis Courts
Did you know May is National Tennis Month? Celebrate with a free tennis clinic for all ages and skill levels with Coach Bernard. Come meet our awesome instructor and learn more about our tennis programs.
Around the World Storytime with LOTE Online
Monday, May 8, 11 – 11:30 a.m., Forest Park Public Library Virtual
We will have a mini-exploration of stories, rhymes, and songs spotlighting content from LOTE. Designed for ages 5 and under. This event will be shown with captions on the library’s Facebook page and will be available for viewing 24 hours after the original airing. No registration is necessary. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Winifred Haun & Dancers
Friday, May 5, 7 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 5:30 p.m., Unity Temple Restoration Foundatiom
This dance troupe will glide to the music of Barry Bennett, performing live. $25-40 (UTRF members receive $5 off), 875 Lake St., Oak Park.
Stars At Any Age
Monday, May 8, 1:15-2:15 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Association
Talented young pianists Freya Pang, Claire Rong, and Christian Gerald Esteban will be joined by concert pianist Dr. Natasha Stojanovska. Free, but a suggested donation of $15 is appreciated. 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park.