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Sunday, December 16, 2018
Looking for a fun performance to put you in the holiday mood?  The Open Door Repertory Company has two exciting events this weekend featuring the accomplished jazz vocalist Robin Watson and her wonderful band, the Robin Watson Combo. On Saturday...

Bad Santa? A Krampuslauf Fest

Everybody knows that Santa rewards well behaved children with presents at Christmas. But did you know that Santa has a beastly counterpart called Krampus who punishes those who have behaved badly all year? Spoiled children beware! The Krampus is a monstrous...
On Tuesday, a number of Dominican University Students rallied together and staged a "Die-In" in the wake of the recent racially charged media eruptions surrounding the Ferguson and Michael Brown stories.  A student by the name of Berto Aguayo spread the...
At the last Village Hall Meeting there was much discussion regarding the trash collections in an effort to raise money for improved alley ways.  This discussion brought up some interest in regards to how residents can save money in...
2014 Boar's Head Feasts: Reservation deadline Sunday December 7, 2014. Join Madrigal Choir and Grace Church for their annual Boar's Head Feast Friday, December 12th and 13th at 7PM.  The feast will take place at the church, located at 924 Lake St,...

This Weekend Around Oak Park

If you haven't already gotten into the holiday season, this weekend marks a wonderful start with a handful of events to get you in the mood. Start off your weekend this Friday, December 5th for the Forest Park Holiday Walk....

TCF Bank In River Forest Robbed

At approximately 2:30PM this past Sunday afternoon, the TCF Bank branch at 7525 W. Lake St. was robbed. The suspect was described as a black man between the ages of 40 and 50, wearing eyeglasses, a red, flannel jacket and...
This weekend, December 5th and 6th, Oak Park's Animal Care League is having its annual Holiday Bazaar, to help support the shelter for homeless cats, dogs and other furry friends.  In its 29th year, the event comes stacked with donated...

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Cold weather...check.  Decorations and Christmas trees...check.  Christmas music on the radio...check.  It must be time for Santa to come to town! This year the CTA holiday train, decked out in thousands of twinkling lights, will be arriving in Oak Park to...
If the Village of Oak Park is notorious for anything it's their stringent parking restrictions.  However, for the Thanksgiving Holiday, while your kids are back from college and your parents come in from Florida, enjoy the lifted overnight parking...