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Oak Park, US
Friday, December 6, 2019
The last of three summer camps organized by The Viola Project is called "Much Ado About Nothing" and it will take place from Aug. 5-9 at Austin Gardens. Preceding this final Shakesperean-themed camp for...
Nonprofit summer camp organizers, The Viola Project, will host their next camp from July 29-Aug. 2 at Austin Gardens in Oak Park. The Viola Project will model the activities of its week-long camp after...
To get employees off the streets in the extreme heat later this week, the Village waste haulers will begin work at 6AM on Thursday and Friday this week. This pick-up is an hour earlier than usual. Waste...
As the workweek dwindles and we get closer to the ultimate summer holiday, it’s time to talk July 4th parade. The annual July 4th parade featuring 75 groups begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 4 from...
Summer camps have taken on themes in very creative ways, but nothing quite compares to the mission of The Viola Project. The camp organizers, in partnerships with The Oak Park Festival Theatre Company and...
Today is summer solstice. That's why I'm confident that warmer weather is finally on its way. Spring lasted a little longer than we would've liked, but okay. That's fine. Just end it now. So help me...
Oak Park has officially joined Plastic Free July, an international movement that challenges communities to refuse single-use plastics such as straws or disposable lids for an entire month. Responding to changes in the climate...
Headlining a generous amount of activities taking place around Oak Park this weekend is one of my favorite local events – The Uncork Illinois Wine Festival. Normally, one would think that wine made in the state of Illinois seems a...
An Oak Park resident walking near the intersection of Ridgeland Avenue and Garfield Street, just south of the Eisenhower Expressway, was struck by a vehicle shortly before 9 p.m. Monday night. The 56-year-old man passed away early...
Oak Park River Forest High School will pay $53,000 to re-print the 2019 yearbook publication. Throughout the book, 18 photos appear of students making the ”ok” gesture and as such playing the trendy “made you look” game...