Election Day will be here before you know it, and the local eatery, Buzz Café, is holding a series of forums for candidates running for office in Oak Park and River Forest.

The restaurant, located at 905 S. Lombard Ave., will host the forums on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. throughout the months of February and March in the lead up to the April 2 municipal election.

Candidates will get the opportunity to give a brief presentation about themselves and then the forum will open up to voters to ask questions.

The forum schedule is listed below:

  • Feb. 19 – River Forest Park District Board
  • Feb. 21 – River Forest Library Board
  • Feb. 26 – OPRF High School District 200
  • Feb. 28 – Park District of Oak Park
  • March 7 – River Forest School District 90
  • March 14 – Oak Park School District 97
  • March 19 – Village of River Forest
  • March 21 – Village of Oak Park


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