Join the Artisans and Crafter's of the Oak Park Women's Exchange for their 40 year Anniversary Celebration. The documentary about their 40 year legacy as the first Women's Exchange Artist's Co-op in Oak Park will be premiered. Popcorn, light refreshments, raffles and prizes. Free. Artisans and Crafter's Unique Boutique of the OPWE, 839 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. 848-4693.
The Women's Exchange movement in America started in 1833 in Philadelphia.The first Exchange was created as a place where "gentlewomen in reduced circumstances" could supplement their family's incomes by selling handcrafted items. Today, the Federation of Women's Exchanges has 38 locations in 16 states.