As part of an ongoing initiative to offer residents face-to-face access to their elected municipal officials beyond the formal confines of Village Hall, the Village Board will be at Barrie Fest this weekend.
School District 97 and the Park District of Oak Park have scheduled a community forum to discuss the proposed sharing of facilities, including building a new administrative building in the parking lot at Village Hall.
September marks the ninth annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Village's Emergency Preparedness officials recommend the following steps:
Oak Parkers who have taken the community's first annual summer outdoor sculpture walk can vote on their favorite work via an online survey. The Public Art Advisory Commission, which organized the walk, is considering recommending that the Village Board purchase one of the walk's 12 pieces for permanent display in the community.
Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest is pleased to announce that Sarah's Inn is the recipient of Community Bank's Champion Grant. The purpose of the Champion Grant is to assist organizations in providing community outreach programs for low or moderate income individuals.
Trinity High School will hold a 5K race on Sunday, September 30, 2012. The 5K Race will benefit Trinity High School's Health and Fitness Center housed in the Sister Michelle Germanson Athletic Facility.
The Oak Park Conservatory offers a variety of workshops and seminars during the fall including composting, houseplants for beginners, flower arranging and preparing a garden for winter. Visit www.oakparkparks.com for more information.