The June 2 "Day In Our Village" event was a lucky day for two Oak Parkers. Dawn LaRocco and Nadia Payne each won $50 gift certificates which can be used towards registrtion in any park district program.
Oak Park Public Library invites everyone to dive into summer reading, as it launches "20,000 Reads Under the Sea." This nautical themed eight-week reading adventure brings leagues of opportunities for learning and engagement to Oak Park's toddlers, kids, tweens, teens and adults.
Oak Park resident Abigail Vander Laan was named to the dean's list for the 2013 spring semester at Messiah College. Vander Laan is a senior majoring in social work. Dean's list is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Meet Oak Park author and scholar, Dr. Barbara Ransby, and hear about the colorful and amazing life of Eslanda "Essie" Cardozo Goode Robeson on Sunday, June 9, at 3 p.m. at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street.
On Thursday, May 23, the Chicago Bulls' ambassador reprised that role by filling in for scheduled speaker Bob Love at the closing luncheon for Celebrating Seniors Week at Concordia University's Koehneke Community Center.