Passport to Cooking – Mini Quiche
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Schoolhouse Kitchen + Studio
Young chefs, age 5-11, will learn the basics of cooking in this fun, creative class designed to encourage and engage kids while teaching skills that inspire a lifetime of joy in the kitchen. All classes are vegetarian and nut-free. Register: https://tinyurl.com/PassporttoBaking.
349 Ashland Ave., River Forest.
Intro to Gender-Affirming Care
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 7-8:15 p.m., virtually through Oak Park Public Library
Nikk Cochran will discuss the role of mental health in gender-affirming care, including hormone therapy, surgeries, and the challenges that transgender individuals face in accessing them. Register now at oppl.org/calendar.
Musical Performance by Noteworthy
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6:30-7:15 p.m., Oak Park Public Library, Main Library
The Oak Park and River Forest High School hosts an evening musical concert from their show choir, Noteworthy. Register now at oppl.org/calendar. 834 Lake St., Oak Park.
Three Stories & Seven Lessons About Imagination, Community & Joy With Jason Patera
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Alcuin Montessori – Roosevelt Campus
Jason Patera describes what a teen’s film can teach about achievement. For more information, contact Alex Valera at email@example.com. 6942 W. Roosevelt Road, Oak Park.
Author Judith Valente Discusses Thomas Merton
Sunday, Nov. 26, 2 p.m., Euclid United Methodist Church
Thomas Merton was a monk, writer, theologian and activist who write 50 books, mostly on social justice. Judith Valente spoke with seven monks at the Abbey of Gethsemani who lived there during Merton’s time, and her talk will be based on those conversations. 405 S. Euclid Ave., Oak Park.
Crafternoon, Grades K-4
Monday, Nov. 27, 4-4:45 p.m., River Forest Public Library
Join us for our monthly crafting program for kids. Advanced registration is required. For grades K-4. riverforestlibrary.librarymarket.com/events/month. 735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest.
Jon Dee Graham
Saturday, Nov. 25, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s
This is a rare small club appearance by this veteran singer-songwriter, who will be appearing in the club’s sidebar. $20. $25 day of show, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
Monday Enrichment Program: Graffiti as an Art Form
Monday, Nov. 27, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m., Nineteenth Century Charitable Association
In-person and virtual, Dulce Maria Diaz will take us on a journey through Chicago style-writing graffiti art history, introducing us to the pioneers of the movement. She will explain why this art form has served as a healing tool in ways that no other form has been able. Registration required, visit https://ncca.memberclicks.net. 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park.