Big Week: December 18 - 24

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Music Together Workshop for kids

Friday, Dec. 20 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Blvd. Join the Forest Park Library for a fun music and movement class presented by Music Together You and Yours. Music Together You and Yours' mission is to make music an essential and joyful part of you and your children's lives! This class has limited spaces available, so be sure to register to guarantee yourself a space. Register online at

Creativita drop-off event for kids

Dec. 21 at 5:30 p.m., kids can eat pizza and sculpt their own pizza in the studio. This is for kids 6 years old and up. Parents are welcome to stay but are encouraged to enjoy dinner at a Madison Street restaurant. Cost is $25 per kid and includes cheese pizza, juice or water, a pottery piece and all art supplies needed to paint. Reservations can be made here:

Cosplay Co-Op for teens

Thursday, Dec. 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Forest Park Library Teen Room, 7555 Jackson Blvd. Need help pulling together your cosplay looks for your 2020 Conventions?  Want to trade some of your old looks with other cosplayers?  Here's your chance.  Glue guns, scissors, and other mini tools will be supplied.

Mystery Discussion Group Meeting

Dec. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m., meet at Century & Sleuths bookstore, 7419 Madison St., to discuss "Insidious Intent" by Val McDermid.

Chicago Harmonica Jam

December 18, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Amy's Wine House, 7235 Roosevelt Rd. Chicago Harmonica Meetup is a relaxed community of men and women who play the harmonica. Harmonica players of all ages and abilities are welcome, from the first-time novice to the advanced player.

Rock & Roll with the Redmonds

Join Forest Park's own The Redmonds for their annual holiday show at Fitzgerald's Night Club, 6615 Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn. Friday, Dec. 20 from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and available at

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