Labor Day Celebration
Monday, Sept. 4, 2 p.m., St. Paul Thai Lutheran Church
The church is inviting friends, neighbors and the entire village to join them in a free fun event featuring a water slide and games for kids of all ages. The food will include pizza, chicken wings, fruit, ice cream, snacks, and cold drinks, with a movie to be shown at 6:30. This will all take place on the corner of Brown & Dixon in Forest Park. 7416 Dixon St., Forest Park.
Riley & the Red Hots
Thursday, Aug. 31, 6:30 – 9 p.m., Encore! By Little Gem
Live string-band jazz. 187 N. Marion St., Oak Park.
Haymarket Martyrs Monument & Radical Row Tour
Saturday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Haymarket Martyrs Monument
The Historical Society of Forest Park hosts a an hour-long tour of Haymarket Martyrs’ Monument & Radical Row, spotlighting the Haymarket Affair, those who chose to be buried near it and those who died for it. $10 donation is requested. 836 Desplaines Ave., Forest Park.
September Fun Bag
Friday, Sept. 1, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., River Forest Public Library
Pick up a bag of fun activities to do together at home. Bags are available while supplies last. 735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest.
Frozen Summer Camp
Friday, Sept. 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Kidcreate Studio
This one-day “summer camp” centers around the Disney movie Frozen. Kids 5-12 years old can create snow globes, clay sculptures and other projects featuring their favorite characters from the movie. Parents are advised to pack a nut-free lunch, snack and drink for your child. Register early for this camp before it fills up: kidcreate.com/oak-park. 200 Harrison St., Oak Park.
Read to a Robot
Tuesday, Sept. 5, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Have fun practicing your reading skills with our companion robot who will react and respond. Sign up for a reading slot today. Designed for kids ages 6-8. fppl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Stroller Strides Themed Space Class + Craft
Monday, Sept. 4, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Park District of Forest Park
Get ready for an astronomical adventure with our Stroller Strides outer space-themed class and craft. Join us as we combine fitness and creativity in an exciting experience. From moonwalk lunges to starry squats, we’re taking our workout to a whole new galaxy. After our out-of-this-world workout, we’ll gather for a space-inspired craft. Kiddos will create their own rocket ships and unleash their inner artist while bonding with other mini-explorers. 7501 Harrison St, Forest Park.