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Wednesday October 1st

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 11:00 to 11:30 AM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Thursday October 2nd

ECONOMY SHOP - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - The Economy Shop, 103 S. Grove Ave., Oak Park. Bargains and treasures waiting to be discovered! We accept Visa & Master Cards. The Economy Shop requests gently used and new items which they can sell to raise $$ for local charities. For more information go to www.economyshop.org or call 708-383-2449.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Friday October 3rd

"THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY" - 7:30 PM - The Oak Park Festival Theatre and 19th Century Charitable Association bring back the WVOP Radio Players presents a brand new radio adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s spine-chilling The Picture of Dorian Gray at the Ninetieth Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park. “Be very careful”, the ancient adage warns, “what you wish for.” The impossibly beautiful young Dorian Gray wishes with all his heart and soul that his just completed portrait could grow old while he himself stayed always exactly as he was that moment. In exchange for his heart and soul, his wish was granted. The cost of that exchange forms the story of Wilde’s masterpiece of the macabre and scandalous novel. Ticket Prices: General Admission $30 | Seniors $25 | 18 & Under $15

To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.oakparkfestival.com.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - Noon to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Saturday October 4th

FARMER'S MARKET - 7 AM - 1 PM - Elmwood and Lake Streets in Oak Park (in the Pilgrim Church parking lot, 460 Lake Street, one block west of Ridgeland and Lake). Oak Park's Farmer's Market offers fresh, locally grown produce along with some of the best donuts to be found anywhere!  Come early and stay late for a family friendly atmosphere.  For more information visit www.oak-park.us/our-community/oak-park-farmers-market.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

BARKTOBERFEST - 7:00 to 11:00 PM - Celebrate fall with the Animal Care League at Fitzgerald’s Side Bar, 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn! Raise your glass and shout “PROST” as we raise money for homeless animals.

Sample German fare from Berghoff, take your chance at the raffle, bid on our live auction and meet some of Oak Park’s neediest hunds!

For more information or to make a donation call Animal Care League at 708-848-8155 or visit www.animalcareleague.org/barktoberfest.

Sunday October 5th

"THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY" - 3:00 PM - The Oak Park Festival Theatre and 19th Century Charitable Association bring back the WVOP Radio Players presents a brand new radio adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s spine-chilling The Picture of Dorian Gray at the Ninetieth Century Club, 178 Forest Avenue, Oak Park. “Be very careful”, the ancient adage warns, “what you wish for.” The impossibly beautiful young Dorian Gray wishes with all his heart and soul that his just completed portrait could grow old while he himself stayed always exactly as he was that moment. In exchange for his heart and soul, his wish was granted. The cost of that exchange forms the story of Wilde’s masterpiece of the macabre and scandalous novel. Ticket Prices: General Admission $30 | Seniors $25 | 18 & Under $15

To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.oakparkfestival.com.

GASSE SCHOOL OF MUSIC'S 1st ANNUAL OPEN GUITAR STUDIO - 2:30 to 5:00 PM - Gasse School of Music's 1st Annual Guitar Studio Open House will be held at 7641 W. Polk Street Forest Park. Learn various guitar methods and enjoy a performance by Zhivko Nikolov.

This open guitar studio session is free. Please RSVP by October 1st.

For reservations or more information call The Gasse School of Music at 708-488-8117 or visit www.gasseschoolofmusic.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 12:30 to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Monday October 6th

MONDAY NIGHT CONCERT: PURIM QUARTET - 7:00 to 9:00 PM - The Monday Night Concert at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park, features a free concert by the Purim Quartet's Royal Jam Band for the Jewish holidays. Admission is free. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Tuesday October 7th

DISCOVER THE MILLS INVESTMENT CLUB - 1:00 to 2:00 PM - Visitors and new members are welcome to the next investment club meeting to learn more about investing in a fun, easy way at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park.

For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

Wednesday October 8th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 11:00 to 11:30 AM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Thursday October 9th

HALLOWEEN DANCE WORKSHOP - 11:00 AM to Noon - Roberta Kulik teaches a free dance workshop to fun Halloween songs in Oak Park at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

TAP DANCE WORKSHOP - Noon to 1:00 PM - Roberta Kulik will teach a free tap dance class open to the public for all dance levels at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

MUSIC CLUB: MOON SONGS - 7:00 to 8:00 PM - The free monthly music club continues with "Moon Songs," hosted by Dan Kane, at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Friday October 10th

POLISH FILM FESTIVAL: THE PIANIST - 4:30 to 6:00 PM - Dan Kane hosts this free view and review, open to the public, on "The Pianist" at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park. Admission is free. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - Noon to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Saturday October 11th

FARMER'S MARKET - 7 AM - 1 PM - Elmwood and Lake Streets in Oak Park (in the Pilgrim Church parking lot, 460 Lake Street, one block west of Ridgeland and Lake). Oak Park's Farmer's Market offers fresh, locally grown produce along with some of the best donuts to be found anywhere!  Come early and stay late for a family friendly atmosphere.  For more information visit www.oak-park.us/our-community/oak-park-farmers-market.

ECONOMY SHOP - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - The Economy Shop, 103 S. Grove Ave., Oak Park. Bargains and treasures waiting to be discovered! We accept Visa & Master Cards. The Economy Shop requests gently used and new items which they can sell to raise $$ for local charities. For more information go to www.economyshop.org or call 708-383-2449.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Sunday October 12th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 12:30 to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Monday October 13th - Columbus Day

THE ARTS AT HULL-HOUSE - 1:00 to 2:30 PM - The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association presents The Arts at Hull-House at the 19th Century Club, 178 Forest Ave Oak Park. From the founding of Jane Addam's Hull-House, the power of art to influence the lives of all people was recognized. Potters, painters, and printmakers learned their crafts in classes there, and its gallery pioneered in showing the work of artists of all races and diverse ethnic groups.

For more information about this event or the Nineteenth Century Charitable Association call 708-386-2729 or visit www.19thcenturycharity.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Tuesday October 14th

HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH: PNEUMONIA & FLU - 10:30 to 11:30 AM - Interim Healthcare will discuss pneumonia and the flu in a free informational seminar open to the public at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Wednesday October 15th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 11:00 to 11:30 AM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Thursday October 16th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Friday October 17th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - Noon to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

SCIENCE AT WONDER WORKS: BUILD IT SOME MORE - 10:00 AM to Noon - An extension of the Build-It experience, including extra building materials and an extra large train layout at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave. Oak Park, For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum, call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Saturday October 18th

FARMER'S MARKET - 7 AM - 1 PM - Elmwood and Lake Streets in Oak Park (in the Pilgrim Church parking lot, 460 Lake Street, one block west of Ridgeland and Lake). Oak Park's Farmer's Market offers fresh, locally grown produce along with some of the best donuts to be found anywhere!  Come early and stay late for a family friendly atmosphere.  For more information visit www.oak-park.us/our-community/oak-park-farmers-market.

ECONOMY SHOP - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM - The Economy Shop, 103 S. Grove Ave., Oak Park. Bargains and treasures waiting to be discovered! We accept Visa & Master Cards. The Economy Shop requests gently used and new items which they can sell to raise $$ for local charities. For more information go to www.economyshop.org or call 708-383-2449.

VOCAL TECH WORKSHOP - 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM - The Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad Director, invites you to learn the basics of Posture, Breathing, Sound Production, Resonation and Articulation based on Emergent Voice and Bel Canto at St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, (Corner of Circle and Washington). This is a great introduction for beginners and a perfect refresher for more experienced singers. Individual Coaching will be available for those who desire it. Cost: Free and Open to the Public however, reservations are required. Bring a lunch -- Drinks/Snacks/Dessert provided. For reservations or more information call 847-420-9200 or visit www.oakparkconcertchorale.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Sunday October 19th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 12:30 to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Monday October 20th

MONDAY NIGHT CONCERT: SCHIFF & BISENIUS - 7:00 to 8:00 PM - Pianist Bobby Schiff and violinist Daniela Bisenius play impeccable classical, jazz and folk music at The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community, 408 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park. For more information about The Oak Park Arms Retirement Community call 708-386-4040 or visit www.oakparkarms.com.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Tuesday October 21st

Wednesday October 22nd

OAK PARK AND RIVER FOREST DAY NURSERY PRESENTS A WINE EXPERIENCE - 6:00 to 8:00 PM - Join the OPRF Day Nursery for an evening of good wine, good food for a good cause at House Red Vinoteca, 7403 Madison St, Forest Park. For costs and more information call Cari Cristoff at 708-383-8211 or visit www.oprfdaynursery.org.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 11:00 to 11:30 AM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Thursday October 23rd

ECONOMY SHOP FALL EVENING SALE - 3:00 to 7:00 PM - The Economy Shop, 103 S. Grove Ave., Oak Park. Bargains and treasures waiting to be discovered! We accept Visa & Master Cards. The Economy Shop requests gently used and new items which they can sell to raise $$ for local charities. For more information go to www.economyshop.org or call 708-383-2449.

Friday October 24th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - Noon to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

SCIENCE AT WONDER WORKS: BUILD IT SOME MORE - 10:00 AM to Noon - An extension of the Build-It experience, including extra building materials and an extra large train layout at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave. Oak Park, For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum, call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Saturday October 25th

FARMER'S MARKET - 7 AM - 1 PM - Elmwood and Lake Streets in Oak Park (in the Pilgrim Church parking lot, 460 Lake Street, one block west of Ridgeland and Lake). Oak Park's Farmer's Market offers fresh, locally grown produce along with some of the best donuts to be found anywhere!  Come early and stay late for a family friendly atmosphere.  For more information visit www.oak-park.us/our-community/oak-park-farmers-market.

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DROP-OFF EVENT - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM - The Village of Oak Park will hold an Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Event at the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. This event is sponsored by the Illinois EPA and the West Cook County Solid Waste Agency. Recycle your old electronic items. Acceptable items include computers, laptops, monitors, television sets, cell phones, rechargeable batteries, printers, fax machines, MP3 players, portable digital assistants, video game consoles, video cassette recorders/players, digital video disk players, zip drives, scanners & microwaves. For more information call 708.358.5700 or email publicworks@oak-park.us.

ZOMBIE WALK & PUB CRAWL - 4:30 to 8:30 PM - Prepare yourself for the 5th Annual Roosevelt Road Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl! The Zombie Walk and Pub Crawl features zombie make-up, a pub crawl, food and an after-party at FitzGerald's designed to rival even your fondest memories of Thriller. Participation in the event is $20 pre-pay or $25 at the door. Tickets include admission, exclusive drink specials for the zombified, make-up and food provided at the after-party. The first 100 to purchase tickets will receive a FREE special edition commemorative t-shirt! For tickets or more information call 708-484-7370.

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Sunday October 26th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 12:30 to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Monday October 27th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Tuesday October 28th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Wednesday October 29th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

PAINT COVERED WEDNESDAYS - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Paint Covered Wednesdays provide children the artistic opportunity of a lifetime at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Children use a large variety of paints, styles and canvases as they learn to tell their stories, to create new things and expand their understanding of the world around them. Painting helps children by enhancing problem solving skills, improving fine motor skills, boosting self-esteem and gives a positive outlet for expression. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - 11:00 to 11:30 AM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Thursday October 30th

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

Friday October 31st - Halloween

BEGINNER'S ART STUDIO (DROP IN) - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM - Art has never been so much fun. Children and adults explore their creative sides in this fully engaging, open-minded art experience at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Materials change daily, trained facilitators assist with the artistic process and children create masterpieces. There is simply no better art experience in Oak Park. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

STORY TIME - Noon to 12:30 PM - Discover the world of make believe by immersing yourself in new worlds and new adventures at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Avenue in Oak Park. Story telling is an art form older than writing and still engages children and adults in a way only stories can. For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.

SCIENCE AT WONDER WORKS: BONES AND SKELETONS - 10:00 AM to Noon - Get ready for Halloween by discovering bones and skeletons! Touch and play with real bones and pretend versions of animals with bones at Wonder Works Children's Museum, 6445 W. North Ave. Oak Park, For more information about Wonder Works Children's Museum, call 708-383-4815 or visit www.wonder-works.org.