Students at Whittier Elementary School in Oak Park spent part of their Monday morning prepping for the school's annual Thanksgiving feast held Tuesday at the school. Youngsters chopped veggies, made corn muffins and even baked pumpkin pies for the feast.
Crews continue work on South Marion Street in the Pleasant District of Oak Park on Monday. The street was scheduled to be open to traffic by Tuesday but rain delayed the opening until Wednesday. The official opening is scheduled for Dec. 1.
Kids got to have a little Halloween fun at the Pleasant District on Friday when parents and children were invited to stop in at businesses, show off their costumes and get an early start on candy collecting.
In preparation for the festive Jewish holiday of Sukkot, members of West Suburban Temple Har Zion in River Forest gathered Sunday on the synagogue's front lawn to assemble and decorate the congregational sukkah.