Big Week: December 25-31

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Senior New Year's Eve Party

On Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., ring in the new year at the Howard Mohr Community Center. An elegant meal will be served at your table by the spectacular staff. Activities will include raffles, prizes, a champagne toast, dancing and music by Rosie and the Rivets. The cost is $46 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Reservations are required. Call 708-771-7737 for reservations or more information.

Junior Park Board Meet-Up

Calling all middle school and high school kids! Want to help plan programming and events at the park? Looking for volunteer opportunities to do with your friends? The Park District of Forest Park is looking for middle school and high school age kids to join the Junior Park Board. Help plan trips you and your friends want to go on by getting involved and making a difference. To learn more about the Junior Park Board, join us on Thursday, Jan. 2 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. for the first meeting. Pizza and pop will be served. For more information, contact Rachell Entler or Danette Krajewski at 708-366-7500.

The Dooley Brothers in Concert

Join the Dooleys, Chicago's finest blend of Folk, Jazz, Irish, Swing, Calypso and good old Rock & Roll, for a concert and sing-along on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 8:30 p.m. Hosted by Goldyburgers, 7316 Circle Ave., at their annual "On the Fourth Day of Christmas Party."

Free Dance Fitness Classes

Join Pineapple Dance Studio, 7518 Madison St. to start the new year right with free dance fitness classes on Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No reservations required!

Chicago Funk Mafia Christmas Show

Come on out to The Lantern Haus, 7414 Madison St. on Dec. 27 at 8 p.m. for this 21+ event. No cover. Drink specials. Chicago Funk Mafia is a progressive funk band with members hailing from all over the galaxy. 

Forest Park Library Recommendations

The library will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25; Tuesday, Dec. 31; and Wednesday, Jan. 1. But they've still got recommendations for you! Visit for a curated list of movies, books and more.

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