Village of Oak Park announcements - Oct. 24, 2012

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By Community Editor

Season's final Farmers' Market is Saturday

The Oak Park Farmers' Market final day of the season is Sat., Oct. 27. Traditional stone soup made from market vegetables will be ladled up from about 9 a.m. until the pot is empty. Patrons can help make the event earth-friendly by bringing their own mugs. The Farmers' Market, which celebrated its 37th anniversary this season, is held every Saturday from mid-May through October in the parking lot of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, located on Lake Street just west of Ridgeland Avenue. For more information about Market, visit www.oak-park.us/farmersmarket, e-mail farmersmarket@oak-park.us or call 708.358.5780.

Last chance this year to recycle electronics

Residents are invited to recycle old electronic items from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sat., Oct. 27, at Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. — the final recycling event for the year. Acceptable items include computers, monitors, television sets, cell phones, rechargeable batteries, printers, fax machines, MP3 players, portable digital assistants, video game consoles, videocassette recorders/players, digital video disk players, zip drives, scanners and microwaves. Call 708.358.5700 or e-mail publicworks@oak-park.us for more information.

Trick-or-treat hours set

Official hours for Halloween trick or treating are 3 – 7 p.m., Wed., Oct. 31. Parents are urged to accompany young children, especially after dark, and inspect all treats. For more information on trick-or-treating hours, call708.358.5670 or e-mail clerk@oak-park.us. For safety information, e-mail fire@oak-park.us or police@oak-park.us.

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