Draw Yourself As A Superhero With Gene Ha

Wednesday, Dec. 29, from 4 to 5 p.m, virtually through the Oak Park Public Library

Professional comic artist Gene Ha demonstrates how to draw a self-portrait, enabling children to see themselves in various fun situations. Recommended for elementary and middle-school students. Register now at oppl.org/calendar

Rob Parton Big Band: Christmas Show

Tuesday, Dec. 28, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s

The holiday season isn’t over quite yet! Rob Parton and his crew will keep the celebration going with brassy holiday sounds. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Family Book Discussion – We Move Together

Monday, Dec. 27, 4 p.m., virtually through the Oak Park Public Library

Kelly Fritsch’s novel We Move Together deals with a group of kids who manage to make their way through the world, despite various disabilities. There are no barriers keeping them from making friends along the way. Recommended for kids in elementary school. Register now at oppl.org/calendar

Grief Journaling

Sunday, December 26, 2-4 p.m., virtually through the Oak Park Public Library

Have you experienced the loss of a loved one (a partner, family member, mentor, friend, etc.)? Are you experiencing ambiguous loss or anticipatory grief? Even if you don’t consider yourself a writer, you are welcome to join us on this journey of journaling. Each session will begin with prompts and/or a guided meditation followed by time to journal. At the end of each session, we will set aside time to share, if you feel so moved. Feel free to come to any or all workshops. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.

‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Viewing Party

Thursday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s

This movie has been an ongoing holiday tradition for decades. The public celebration allows you to watch in the presence of like-minded souls. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn. 


Thursday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s Sidebar

This sextet calls themselves “old school Latin soul,” and that is exactly what they deliver, staking out the middle ground between Tito Puente and War. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Dan Whitaker

Dan Whitaker

Sunday, Dec. 26, 11:30 a.m., FitzGerald’s

Dan has been a welcome fixture on the Chicago country scene for quite some time, and it’s always good hearing his rootsy originals. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

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