Spring Break Arts Workshop – Painted Rocks

Wednesday, March 30, 1-3 p.m., Dole Center Studio Room

Explore the world of art on gravel, as this special class proves that rocks are good for more things than skipping. $18-23, 255 Augusta Blvd., Oak Park.

An Evening With Women of Color Business Owners in Oak Park

Thursday, March 31, 6:30-8 p.m., Main Library Veterans Room

Five inspirational Oak Park women of color, who own businesses in different industries, get together to tell their stories. Topics include what motivates and inspires these local entrepreneurs, challenges to starting and sustaining a business, and advice for others looking to do the same. Panelists include Dima Ali, owner of Dima Jewelry Atelier + Boutique;  Marshanelle Horne APRN FNP-BC, owner of Thrive Life Wellness Center; Kisa Marx, owner of Kisakidcare home daycare (aka Kidcrew Adventures); Nzingha Nommo, owner of Afriware Books; and Kalkidan Tesfaye, owner of Addis Café. 834 Lake St., Oak Park.

Aging in Place Series: Ask a Provider About Healthy Aging

Wednesday, April 6, 1-2 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library

Duly Health and Care presents a discussion on the preventive steps you can take to contribute to a productive and healthy lifestyle. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.

Louise Glück Poetry

Wednesday, April 6, 4-5 p.m., Main Library Veterans Room

Louise Glück

Kinga Lipinska will speak about the poetry and poetics of Louise Glück, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the Poetry Society of America’s William Carlos Williams Award, and the Nobel Prize in Literature. Bound together by the universal themes of time and mortality and with clarity and sureness of craft, Glück’s poetry questions, explores, and finally celebrates the feast-ordeal of being alive. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.

Chelsea Hood

FitzGerald’s Comedy Club with Chelsea Hood

Thursday, March 31, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s

This long-running Berwyn music venue is starting to make inroads into the comedy field, as well. Thursday, the famed stage will be graced by Chelsea Hood, who has spread her point of view from the House of Blues to some of the finest tractor trailers in the country. And now she’s at FitzGerald’s for less than it costs to get there. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

The Importance of a Strong Resume

Wednesday, April 6, 2-3 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library

Christopher Loverix, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Workforce and Community Initiative, talks about how a resume should speak volumes about your experience. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.

Listing your event

Wednesday Journal welcomes notices about events that Oak Park and River Forest community groups and businesses are planning. We’ll work to get the word out if you let us know what’s happening by noon Wednesday a week before your news needs to be in the newspaper. 

Send details to Wednesday Journal, 141 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, 60302
Email calendar@wjinc.com

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