Village of Oak Park announcements - Sept. 19

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By Community Editor

Trustees to participate in Barrie Fest

As part of an ongoing initiative to offer residents face-to-face access to their elected municipal officials beyond the formal confines of Village Hall, the Village Board will be at Barrie Fest this weekend. The annual event is scheduled for 1 - 6 p.m., Sat., Sept. 22 in Barrie Park at Lombard Avenue and Garfield Street. Among the many activities planned are food, live music, children's games, community information tables and a pet parade. Click here for more information on the event. For more information on Village Board community outreach efforts, e-mail

Free bicycle registration at Barrie Fest

Attendees at Saturday's Barrie Fest are invited to register their bicycles with the Oak Park Police Department. Should the bike be stolen and later recovered by police, the registration provides a description of the bicycle, its unique serial number and the name, address and telephone number of its rightful owner. Registration is free. For more information, e-mail

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