How to Make Hot Sauce

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2:30 – 4 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Austin Room

Pepper grower and homemade hot sauce maker Kristen Lovett joins us to go over how to make your own hot sauce at home. Everyone who registers will leave with a bottle of hot sauce. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Crafting with Creativebug: Knotted Pantry Bag

Sun, Aug. 20th – 2 – 3 p.m., Forest Park Public Library Community Room

Join us for an informal crafting session at the library where we’ll watch a Creativebug video, craft and troubleshoot together. For this project, we’ll try out the Large Cotton Rope Bag from this Knotted Pantry Bag tutorial. Supplies will be provided. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

16th Annual Wright Ride

Sunday, Aug. 20, 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Wheel & Sprockett

The Wright Ride is a “leisurely jaunt” (not a race!) through Chicago’s western suburbs, starting and ending in Oak Park. This tour gives the bike riders a choice between four different routes, with rest stops for snacks and water. For more information: Oak Park Cycle Club. 1118 Westgate St., Oak Park.

Chaos: Sonic Mania Plus Meetup!

Monday, Aug. 21, 4-5 p.m., Forest Park Public Library

If you love playing Nintendo, the library’s got what you need. Recommended for ages 11-13. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.

Saturn Kings

Saturday, Aug. 19, 8:30 p.m., Friendly Tap

Ripping rockabilly band led by Al Simon. 6729-6733 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn.

13 Tikis/Secret 4/Taco Wagon

Saturday, Aug. 19, 8 p.m., Outta Space

Surf music jamboree! These three bands keep the spirit and the sound of Dick Dale alive and kicking. Hang ten! 6840 32nd St., Berwyn.

Movie in the Park: Hedgehog 2

Friday, Aug. 18, 8:15 p.m., Admin. Building front lawn

Join the blue blur and Tails as they take on Dr. Robotnik in another wild adventure. The movie starts at dusk (around 8:15pm) and is totally free thanks to our friends at Currie Motors. Bring your own blankets, chairs, and snacks, and the popcorn is on us. 7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park

Summer Concerts: Serendipity

Sunday, Aug. 20, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Scoville Park

This free show features the music of Serendipity, performing rock hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and the present. 800 Lake St., Oak Park.