Grow Your Own Food
Thursday, March 3, 6-7:15 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
The Deep Roots Project, Oak Park’s leading authority on organic homegrown food, offers practical tips on soil prep and choosing plants. No gardening experience necessary! A brief Q&A session will follow. Register at oppl.org/calendar.
Painting With Ink
Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Dole Center Studio Room
This class teaches students from age 8 and up how to draw with alcohol inks. Participants will be introduced to a variety of techniques used to create wispy, silk-like color on specialty paper. $25-30, 255 Augusta St. (3rd floor), Oak Park.
One Earth Film Festival
Friday, March 4 to Sunday, March 13
One Earth Film Festival presents a special two-week online film festival on the environment. This ongoing series features films that pinpoint the problems, followed by post-film discussions that identify the solutions. For tickets, film and program information, visit oneearthfilmfest.org.
Tuesday, March 8, 7-8:15 p.m. through Oak Park Library
A night of online spontaneous comedy, straight from the mind at the spur of the moment. All skill levels welcomed. Register at oppl.org/calendar.
Experience The Nineteenth: The Spy Who Knew Shakespeare
Monday, March 7, Nineteenth Century Club, 1:15-2:30 p.m.
Author Allison Epstein shares information about Christopher Marlowe, a spy for Queen Elizabeth I who was also a prominent name in English theatre. Free for members, a $15 donation requested for non-members. 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park.
Friday, March 4, 6-8 p.m., Dole Center Studio Room
This arts & crafts program supplies two canvas boards per person, along with a large variety of colors and finishes. An artistic mess, and a fun one! Ages 7 and up. $18-23, 255 Augusta St. (3rd floor), Oak Park.
Wednesday, March 2, 7-7:55 p.m., GRC Studio 1
This class, which runs until May 4, focuses on the basics of hip-hop dancing, including house, stepping and isolations. Recommended for reducing stress and increasing energy. $120-140, 21 Lake St., Oak Park.