Earth Day activities 2014

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Come by the Garfield Park Conservatory to bask in the colors of azaleas, camellias, and later, hydrangeas, through Sunday, May 11th.

Get crafty, recycle, and feed the birds at one fell swoop! Create bird feeders using pinecones and sunflower butter at the Oak Park Public Library Dole Branch. Ages 3+. For more information call 708.386.9032.

Visit The Carleton Hotel for a special evening with Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen, on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. He will discuss the cookbook that will revolutionize gluten-free cooking and by purchasing a $29 ticket, you will receive a FREE copy of "The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook" at the event.

To be held in the Veteran's Room. Refreshments served from 6:30-7 p.m.; the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Max Williams, Executive Director of DTOP is the featured speaker.

April 21-May 13. Recent additions to the show include live demonstrations of web design and screenings of student-produced short films. A closing reception is from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 13 in the gallery. Light refreshments served. 708-456-0300, ext. 3589.

In 2003, Andrea began her exploration of sumi-e, the Japanese (and Chinese) art of ink and brush painting. She centers her work in the Japanese design aesthetic while choosing the subjects she knows from direct experience-her garden plants, birds attracted to her feeders and her two cats. See her exhibit at the Garfield Park Conservatory.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6-6:45 p.m. (two 20 minute periods with 5 minute walking meditation).

The festival will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Public Works Center on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join The Neighborhood Giving Project clean up a portion of Thatcher Woods and the Des Plaines River on Saturday, April 26 2-4 p.m. Meet the group at Maywood Grove 1.

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