Community Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, Dec. 29, 5-8 p.m., Oak Park Public Library

Join friends and neighbors for a community celebration in honor of Kwanzaa. Register now at

Wings of Fire Fan Party

Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2-3 p.m., Oak Park Public Library

This special celebration is for Wings of Fire fans to celebrate the new graphic novel in the series. There will be dragon crafts, trivia, and more, including a chance to win the newest book. Register now at


Thursday, Dec.  29, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Oak Park Public Library

The library supplies the supplies, you bring the creativity. Adult support required for younger kids. For grades preK-5. Register now at

Little Miss Ann Kids Music Concert

Friday, Dec. 30, 10-11 a.m., Oak Park Public Library

Get ready to sing and dance with Little Miss Ann. Best for kids up to age 5 with their caregivers. Register now at

Free Blood Pressure Screenings Q&A

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Oak Park Public Library

Duly Health and Care will schedule a free blood pressure reading. A licensed physician will be present to discuss your results. Register now at

Egg-Nog-Palooza with the Dozen Buzzin’ Cousins

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

Egg nog…one of the world’s sweetest taboos! Since it’s only available two months out of the year, Egg-Nog-Palooza is a good place to get your yearly swig on. Gary Cleland and Molly Hanrahan have been hosting this event for 12 years now, and will be joined by the music of the Dozen Buzzin’ Cousins. Nog will be provided courtesy of Gary’s special homebrew. 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Robbie Fulks: Duets!

Friday, Dec.  30, 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec.  31, 9:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s 

This legendary country troubadour is going to be the one to end 2022, and he won’t be alone. On Friday night he’ll be joined by Howard Levy, Nora O’Connor, Robbie Gjersoe, Gerald Dowd, and Laura Orshaw. Come Saturday, he’ll have Redd Volkaert, Dallas Wayne, Paul Carestia and Gerald Dowd along for the ride. $35 – $50, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.

Winter Break Open Skate

Wednesday, Dec.  28; Thursday, Dec.  29; Friday, Dec.  30, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.; Friday, Dec.  30, 6:25 – 8:15 p.m., Paul Hruby Ice Arena

Winter’s back, and now’s the time to get back on the ice. $8 per session or free with pass; $3 skate rental. 415 Lake St., Oak Park.

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