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.
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.
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.