Disco Night With Joe Nardi
Friday, April 15, 8-11 p.m., Donny G’s
Joe Nardi is a dance music DJ who calls himself the “Naw-T-Boy.” Since he was a teenager in 1993, he has been lighting up dancefloors with his hot dance mixes. His adaptability has made him a favorite at weddings and private parties, but tonight he brings his dancefloor magic back to the club! 7308 W. North Ave.,
The Bama Lamas
Friday, April 15, 8 p.m., Outta Space
These Chicago-based horn-honking frat rockers return to action. Led by the tag-team vocals of Chris Holtane and Gabrielle Sutton, this band was last seen in Uptown at the Green Mill, during the Paper Machete variety show in February. That was a mere sampler of what this septet could do; you can get the full experience at this Outta Space show. $10, 6840 32nd St., Berwyn.
An Evening With Emery Lehman
Wednesday, April 20, 6:45-8 p.m., Cheney Mansion
Olympic medal winner, speed skater and Oak Park resident Emery Lehman will be present for a special Q&A. There will also be a brief presentation about the park district’s new Community Recreation Center, opening in spring 2023. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park.
Saturday, April 16, 11 am-1 p.m., Main Library Veterans Room
Join us for a chess workshop and open play chess club, led by instructor Luis Tubens. Best for ages 5-13. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.
Thursday, April 14, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
Besides being a respected singer-songwriter in Nashville, Jim Lauderdale is equally compelling as a performer, with his seamless blend of country and bluegrass. $15 – $120, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Aging in Place Series: AgeOptions Senior Benefits
Tuesday, April 19, 1-2 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
Could your budget use a boost? Join Breda Moran of AgeOptions to learn all about public benefits available to you—including SNAP, Benefits Access Application (Bus Pass and License Plate Discount), Medicare Savings, and more. Learn the many benefits you may be eligible for and hear about volunteer opportunities to help others receive resources that will help them thrive. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.
Homes for America
Wednesday, April 13, 1-2:15 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
From the famous to the obscure, classical to modern, American homes reflect the influential individuals who commissioned them. Take a first-hand look at America’s greatest historic house museums. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.
Sunday, April 17, 11:30 a.m., FitzGerald’s
The name “Soulbillys” connotes a down-home mix of soul and country, but in reality, this duo is far more urbane, with jazzy rhythms that give their Americana an unexpected sense of swing. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Wednesday, April 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
In this workshop for grades 5-8, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity. Platforms like OpenStreetMap and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Tasking Manager offer an opportunity for volunteers, who are not necessarily experts in coding or interpreting this information, to contribute to critical missions. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.
Leading Edge Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Saturday, April 16, 5-6 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
Looking to gain strong leadership skills, self-advocacy skills, and have a community voice? The Leading Edge Teen Advisory Board (LETAB) is for you. Learn more about joining LETAB at oppl.org/teens and register to attend the meeting as a guest at oppl.org/calendar.
The Community Blood Center: Blood Drive
Monday, April 18, 12-4:30 p.m., Main Library Veterans Room
Help provide lifesaving opportunities for patients in need. Visit communityblood.org/donor and click “Donate Now” to search for sponsor code CW03, or call 800.280.4102.
Tuesdays, April 19 & 26, 12:30-1 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
Calm and center your mind while moving your body through intentional poses and sequences. Chair yoga can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength, while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.