Stoop Session featuring Shannon Adams & Chris Palmerin
Tuesday, July 25, 7-8 p.m., Forest Park Arts Alliance
Special live music concert, held on a porch and open to the public. In case of rain, there will be a show the following Thursday. 505 Thomas Ave., Oak Park.
Eat The Neighborhood – Mushroom Time!
Sunday, July 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Carnivore Oak Park
Dave Odd will lead a guided tour through the neighborhood, discovering 50 species of edible and medicinal wild plants and mushrooms that grow right in our backyards. Brad Knaub, Erik Williams and staff will prepare a basket lunch made from the ingredients found on the tour. $40 per person for the tour, $25 for the meal. 1042 Pleasant St., Oak Park.
Summer Movies in The Park: ‘The Bad Guys’
Friday, July 21, 8 p.m., Administration Building front lawn
Join us as we hang out on the Admin. Building front lawn and enjoy a movie on the big screen. We’ll bring the popcorn, you bring the snacks (concessions will also be open), grab your blankets and chairs and get ready for a Friday night out. This event is free and registration is not required. The movies begin at dusk. 7501 Harrison St., Forest Park.
Saturday, July 22, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Exit Strategy Brewing Company
The Swains are a Berwyn band who will be playing originals and classic covers, all in a traditional country vein. 7700 Madison St., Forest Park.
Thursday, July 20, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
The Arab Blues traces an innovative trajectory between the call of tradition and the response of the diaspora. This duo is solidly rooted in Middle Eastern musical traditions, but borrows freely from blues and jazz idioms. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Light Up Constellations Craft Class
Thursday, July 20, 7 – 8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Austin Room
Jez Layman stops by to help you brighten up your space with a unique wall hanging featuring your zodiac sign or another favorite constellation, complete with glowing stars and an on-off switch. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Costuming on a Budget
Saturday, July 22, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Community Room
The costume designer for the Forest Park Theatre stops by to share how they go about putting together the costumes for their plays on a limited budget. Learn tips and tricks that can apply to more than just stagecraft. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.