Day in Our Village just days away

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By Michael Romain

Staff Reporter

It's time again for Oak Park's annual A Day in Our Village festival, which takes place at Scoville Park, Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Sunday, June 3. 

This year there will be more than 150 information and activity booths "representing Oak Park civic, cultural, social service, educational, religious and business organizations." 

The event's popular Charity Dunk Tank will be dunking all prisoners from 1 to 4 p.m., proceeds benefiting local charities. 

Entertainment will be anchored by The Silvertones, who start performing at 11 a.m. They'll be followed by District 97's CAST performers at 11:45 a.m., the Cubes at noon, Char & Covington Groove at 1 p.m, Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts at 1:45 p.m., the Chicago Catz at 2 p.m., Illficial Reggae Movement at 3:30 p.m., and Bruce Henry at 4:30 p.m. 

At Rehm Park, Garfield Street and East Avenue, carnival rides, games and interactive inflatables will be available from 1 to 6 p.m. A $5 wristband gets you unlimited access to all the fun. 

A free shuttle bus will transport event attendees between Scoville Park and Rehm Park from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 708-358-5407 or email


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