The Trinity softball team was eager to remain above the .500 mark on the season when it took on Ridgewood last week, but strong pitching held the Blazers in check. Trinity lost the non-conference showdown 4-1, dropping back to 8-8 overall.
So April Fool's Day came a little later this year. After a few balmy days last week, Mother Nature fooled us all by ramping down the temps from the high 70s to the low 40s. What did we do to deserve this disappointment? Hopefully, this week will bring slightly higher temperatures and the opportunity to bring our tennis games outdoors.
Parenthesis Parent Child Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and its primary fundraiserâ€"the Annual Kitchen Walkâ€"has been around almost as long. This Saturday, April 30, the 20th kitchen walk will give the curious a chance to see 10 of the newest and trendiest kitchens in Oak Park and River Forest.
School's out for the day, but a large, boisterous bunch of kids are packed into a third-floor classroom at Oak Park and River Forest High School. If teenage energy could move concrete, the walls would be pulsing. It feels like chaos to adult eyes, but there's real work happening here.
Alex Smiley has a sort of worldly wisdom that goes beyond his 20 years. Maybe it comes from growing up the youngest in a family of five children in River Forest (his oldest sibling is 40), and having the opportunity to travel to places like Israel, Egypt, Alaska and Europe from the time he was little.
It was the best of both worlds?#34;being a couch potato at a live performance. Oak Park and River Forest High School's Orchesis' Spring 2005 Dance concert dialed up a TV guide offering of dances inspired by television shows.
Heifer Project through bake sales and other hard work. As a result, animals will be donated to families throughout the world, for whom farming will supply needed food and cash. The Euclid children provided a heifer, goat, sheep and pig, two tree seedlings, two bee hives, six rabbits and two starter flocks of chickens or geese.