The Oak Park Public Library will offer a free educational session on the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) and recently opened Health Insurance Marketplace on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, from 2 to 3:30 pm, at the Oak Park Public Library, Main Library, 834 Lake St.
The Interrupters, a documentary about three violence-prevention advocates who confront crime in some of Chicago's most dangerous neighborhoods, won an Emmy at the 34th Annual News and Documentary Awards for Outstanding Informational Programming—Long Form on Oct. 1.
After attending FRED 2013 (Frederick Law Olmstead in Riverside Education and Design) symposium last month, and while there hearing what all-around gardening pro and native Berwynite Roy Diblik had to say about a few local prairies, I had to see for myself it it was true.
The Baird & Warner Good Will Network donated $10,000 to West Suburban PADS, a Maywood-based nonprofit that helps individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Baird & Warner Oak Park office has supported West Suburban PADS in years past, and this grant is part of a larger, $50,000 donation Baird & Warner made to Chicago-area nonprofits.
Oak Park Public Library, River Forest Public Library and Dominican University's Rebecca Crown Library will kick off on Monday, October 21 their collaborative Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys series with a celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in Dominican University's Social Hall, 7900 W. Division Street.