Free Shakespeare In The Park: Measure For Measure

Aug. 4 – 6 and 11 – 13, 5-8 p.m., The Grove at Altenheim

Live performance, courtesy Forest Park Theater and Village of Forest Park present one of Shakespeare’s most beautiful and unsettling plays. 7824 Madison St., Forest Park.

Stoop Session, featuring Grzelak & Medina

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

 Special 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 633 Marengo Ave., Forest Park.

Author Discussion & Signing With Joseph Levalley

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2-4 p.m., Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore

Joseph Levalley will be on hand to discuss his mystery novel, The Sophocles Rule. 7419 Madison St., Forest Park.

Paint and Write the Universe

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 4 – 5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library YS Program Room

Let’s paint the galaxy on a canvas and write stories/poems about space. Designed for ages 11-13. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Cernan Earth & Space Center: Forward! To the Moon!

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2 – 3 p.m., Cernan Earth & Space Center

Join us at the Triton College’s Cernan Earth & Space Center for a special FPPL planetarium screening. Forward! To the Moon! introduces NASA’s efforts to send both humans and robots to the Moon and Mars. Space is limited so registration is required: Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the show begins. Triton College, 2000 N. Fifth Ave, River Grove.

Space Food Exploration

Friday, Aug. 4, 4 – 5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library YS Program Room

 Problem solve as we create pretend devices that would make it easier for an astronaut to eat in space. Ages 8 to 10. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Clandestina! Sunday Funday Tea Dance

Sunday, Aug. 6, 3-7 p.m., Exit Strategy Brewing Company

Indoor party with DJs, raffles, cash bar and Empanada food. 7700 Madison St., Oak Park.

Plant Swap

Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 – 11:30 a.m., Forest Park Public Library Community Room

Bring a houseplant and take a houseplant. Please bring no more than one. Must be small to medium sized and in a pot. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.