Rainbow Walk & Roll
Saturday, June 3, 8-9 a.m., Forest Park Public Library
Pride Month will be celebrated with a special “walk” down Jackson Blvd. It will start at Garfield Elementary School’s playground (543 Hannah St.), and will conclude at the library, ending with a blast of various rainbow colors on the patio. The color is non-toxic and safe for both participants and environment. Feel free to dress in colorful outfits. Refreshments will be served. All ages are welcome to participate. 7555 Jackson Blvd.,
Make Your Own Pride Flag Kit & Contest
Friday, June 2, Forest Park Public Library
Use your creativity to create your own pride flag this June. Register for your kit and pick it up May 17-June 2. Turn your pride flag in by June 12 to be entered into the contest to win a $20 gift card. All flags will be displayed at the library for voting. All ages welcome. 7555 Jackson Blvd. Forest Park.
Tuesday, June 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Exit Strategy Brewing Company
Hear personal stories from professional storytellers. 7700 Madison St., Forest Park.
Chris Greene Trio
Wednesday, May 31, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
This jazz combo will play Sonny Rollins’ iconic Way Out West album in its entirety. $15 – $120, 6615 Roosevelt Road Berwyn.
Navigate Your Stars: A Conversation With Jesmyn Ward
Tuesday, June 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Jesmyn Ward is a critically-acclaimed author of fiction, non-fiction and memoir. Pundits have compared her to the likes of Toni Morrison. Jesmyn will discuss her life and literary vision. Register here: https://bit.ly/ILPJesmynWard
Space Scavenger Hunt
Monday, June 5, 4 – 5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library YS Program Room
Learn some facts about space, laugh at some space-themed jokes, and find the hidden planets by participating in our space scavenger hunt in the youth services area. Ages 8 to 10. 7555 Jackson Blvd. Forest Park.
Guess The Potato Chip Challenge
Saturday, June 3, 3-4 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Think you can distinguish between Jay’s and Ruffles (among other brands) in a blindfold test? Come to the Potato Chip Challenge and test your mettle. Designed for ages 11-13. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.