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Debby Preiser posted an event

Reading in Cuba: Oak Park Connection with Ted Foss at Oak Park Public Library

June 30, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Explore opportunities for Oak Park to connect with Cuba! Library Trustee Ted  Foss shares photos and stories from his February trip with an American Library Association delegation to explore a sister library relationship with the National Library of Cuba. This program will highlight the many connections, past and present, between Cuba and Oak Park. Local author and musician Donald Skoog will present Cuban drumming.See More
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kathryn posted a status
"This is our puppy Fiona, nearly six months old. She adds a new dimension to retirement."
Debby Preiser posted an event

Oak Park Sculptor Margot McMahon: "The Gift of Art" Workshop June 25 at Oak Park Public Library - Main Library

June 25, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Learn to provide young artists with the materials, time, and space to free their creative spirits. Accomplished Oak Park sculptor Margot McMahon will host this workshop for teachers and parents based on her new book, The Gift of Art: Sculpture Ventures for Young Artists. With encouragement, guidance, and materials from adults, young artists can give their creativity a good workout.Margot McMahon earned an MFA from Yale University, then taught sculpture and drawing at the School of the Art…See More
Jane posted an event

‘The Natural World’ at Oak Park Conservatory

July 1, 2016 at 10am to August 31, 2016 at 4pm
A new art exhibit by Marion Sirefman at the Oak Park Conservatory July through August, 2016Marion Sirefman, BFA, has been doing artwork since childhood, and received extensive art training in high school and college. She draws much inspiration from nature’s beauty and variety, and is also endlessly fascinated with creating the illusion of 3-dimensionality on a 2-dimensional surface. She has used various media in her work, including watercolors, art paper collage, stained glass and acrylics.She…See More
Val Camilletti posted an event

Audio/Visual Extravaganza at VAL'S HALLA RECORDS

June 24, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Join us this Friday, June 24th at 7:00 pm for a rare evening of Berlin School inspired electronic & experimental music, backed with photographic images on our 10 ft HD screen: A live, one night only, reunion with synth masters BIL VERMETTE - DAVE PALMER & JOHN VIGNOLA, 3 members of synth collective VCSR. VCSR was active in the Chicago area between 1974 & 1986.  This will be the first LIVE performance since those days. See More
Jun 21
Jeff Smith replied to Scottie Ash tree seed's discussion Forestry joins forces with Emerald Ash borer in expediting removal of public Ash, just as Scientists release new details about tree species final extinction.
"Its seems like old forests are going to be harder and harder to come by in the future, you have to question the logic that we have become custom to where when there is any threat to something that is living, should be removed whether its right or…"
Jun 20
Lisa joined Becca's group

Writers and Book Lovers

Do you write fiction during your spare time or jot down a poem or two? Are you always on the lookout for a good book to read? If so, this is the group for you.See More
Jun 19
Lisa is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Jun 19
George Robertson is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Jun 18
Michelle joined Jassen Strokosch's group

Volunteering in Oak Park

A group for sharing volunteer opportunities in Oak Park.
Jun 18
Michelle joined Tom Van Winkle's group

Animal Care League

The ACL is a community shelter helping homeless animals until they can find a new family.
Jun 18
Michelle joined Laurie Christofano, RE/MAX's group

Green Living In Oak Park

A place for everyone to share ideas on (affordable) ways to lower our carbon footprints!
Jun 18
Michelle joined Historic Oak Park's group

Healthy Oak Park

Healthy Living in Oak ParkSee More
Jun 18
Michelle joined Angela Perez's group

Raw, Vegan, vegetarian in oak park

If you are a vegan,vegetarian or raw foodist and would like to share your photos or recipes than this is the perfect place to do so.
Jun 18
Michelle is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Jun 16
Jeff Smith is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Jun 15

Your Host
Becca commented on Becca's blog post Serenitea Is Adding Cookware and Other Goodies
"I've never been but I will be sure to visit when they re-open. "
Jun 10
Juliemom is now a member of Live Here Oak Park
Jun 10

Your Host
Becca commented on Becca's blog post Cycling Studio Coming to Downtown Oak Park ... I think
"Good to know, Brian. I had actually emailed Dailey Method a few weeks ago to ask and they never responded. I guess they don't want me to join. "
Jun 10


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