Join the CMHB as we discuss how you can help reduce the impact of trauma on children, how to identify signs that a child or family is in distress, and how we can all work together to prevent trauma and violence in our community.
By now my butt is usually in the air as I work the soil in my edible and native landscape.
This year, though, Mother Nature hasn't given me the nod to do that yet. So, instead, last weekend I planted my bum in a seat on the last day of the Good Food Festival for Sugar Beet Co-op. It's a worthy cause and an extremely exciting grass roots venture that is no longer just a long-term vision.
If you were to ask any 10 chefs in the Western world to name the most influential living practitioners of their craft, chances are good that Ferran Adrià of elBulli would head up many of those lists. When I got a press invitation to hear Adrià talk about coffee at Eataly's La Scuola last Friday, I couldn't say no.
For the second consecutive year, Jukebox, a small vocal ensemble from Julian Middle School that is led by music teacher Andrew Seymour, earned a Division 1 rating and perfect overall scores from the judges during the Illinois Grade School Music Association Choir Contest.
You love movies. You love convenience, and you want instant access to movies at home. You like something a little different, but want to be entertained without feeling like you've seen it before. Then, you might like IndieFlix, where you can stream unlimited movies for free with your Oak Park Public Library card and PIN.
Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry is a proud recipient of Darden's Restaurant Community Grants Program. Three local Darden restaurants, Olive Garden in North Riverside, Olive Garden in Schaumburg and The Capital Grille in Rosemont, each chose the Food Pantry to be the beneficiary of a $1,000 contribution from the Darden Foundation on their behalf.