Juneteenth Fair

Saturday, June 17, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Austin Room

We are pleased to have the opportunity to be the host location for this year’s
I Am Black Art’s celebration of Juneteenth. Black visual and performing artists will be showcased throughout the program as well as featuring local Black business owners as participating vendors. I Am Black Art’s intention is to educate community members about the holiday and bring neighborhoods together through art, music and celebration. Designed for families and kids of all ages. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Illinois Libraries Present: Braiding Sweetgrass & the Honorable Harvest: A Conversation with Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wednesday, June 21, 7-8 p.m., virtually through Illinois Libraries Present

Robin Wall Kimmerer is an acclaimed botanist, indigenous science professor, and author. For this event, she will discuss the interconnectedness of humans and nature, drawing on her own experiences. Register through the Forest Park Library at https://bit.ly/ILP_RobinWallKimmerer

Movie Night: First Man

Thursday, June 15, 6-8:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

This movie is a fictional account of Neil Armstrong’s moon landing. Rated PG-13. Snacks will be served. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Mystery Discussion Group: ‘The Plot’

Saturday, June 17, 2-4 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore

Tonight, the book under discussion is written by Jean Hanff Korelitz. You must buy the book at Centuries & Sleuths to participate. 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

The Gingers

Saturday, June 17, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s

Wanna rock your socks off to songs from the ‘70s to now? And would you like to see it coming from a band of redheads? The Gingers saw you coming. The advent of carrot-topped rock starts here. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

The Redmonds

Wednesday, June 21, 7 p.m., Dominican University

This band will be playing classic rock and Americana as part of Dominican University’s Summer Sounds series. 7900 W. Division St., Oak Park.

Seniors Senior Prom

Friday, June 16, 6-8 p.m., Oak Park Arms

The Oak Park Arms Senior Living Community will hold their own version of a Senior Prom that is open to the public. A King and Queen will be crowned, and live big-band music will be provided by the Swing Set, playing music from the ‘40s to the ‘60s. RSVP required. 408 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park.