Forest Park Pride Celebration

Friday, June 23, 5 p.m., Village of Forest Park

Gala includes special drag performances at 7 p.m. in Constitution Court in downtown Forest Park. This will be preceded by a special Pride Stroll between 5 and 6:30 p.m. There will be an after-party on the second floor of Doc Ryan’s immediately afterward ($10 cover). 7426 Madison St., Forest Park.

Summer Concert Series: Mr. Myers

Thursday, June 22, 6:30-8 p.m., Park District of Forest Park (Roos Pavilion)

This band has a 40-year history, one of the longest-lasting reggae bands in the Chicago area. Free show is a good place to catch them in action. 7329 W. Harrison, Forest Park.

Stoop Session, featuring Yng Romance

Tuesday, June 27, 7-8 p.m., Forest Park Arts Alliance

Live music concert, held on a front porch and open to the public. Feel free to bring chairs and blankets.  In the event of rain, there will be a show the following Thursday. Sponsored by the Mark Hanson State Farm Agency.  For more information visit 925 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park.

History Discussion Group

Sunday, June 25, 2-4 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore

Tonight’s book under discussion will be Mark Kurlansky’s The Basque History Of The World. You must buy the book at Centuries & Sleuths to participate. 7419 Madison St. Forest Park.

African American Magick: A Conversation With Stephanie Rose Bird

Thursday, June 22, 6:30-8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library (Austin Room)

Author and artist Stephanie Rose Bird discusses her latest book, a guide to natural living with ancient techniques, remedies and rituals from around the world centered on the rhythms of the seasons. She will be in conversation with Nzingha Amma Nommo of Afriware Books. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Outdoor Yoga

Monday, June 26, 7-8 p.m., The Grove

Marissa from And Then There Was Well will teach an outdoor yoga session. Bring a mat or towel, and wear comfortable clothes you can move in. Registration is encouraged, so you can be notified in case of bad weather. 7824 Madison St., Forest Park.

Rainbow Pinecone Painting

Friday, June 23, Forest Park Public Library (Austin Room)

In honor of Pride Month, paint a pinecone in your favorite colors and take it home the next day. Ages 8 to 10. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.


Thursday, June 22, FitzGerald’s

An evening of Latin jazz. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.