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May 2, 2021, 7:00 AM - October 31, 2021
Celebrating 47 years, every Saturday morning from May through October, the Main Street Market has something for everyone. Rain or shine, fresh garden and produce is available as well as bakery goods. In addition, your favorite local businesses set up shop under their awnings with baubles, artwork, garden ornaments, candles, and more! Come to the Market to meet friends, chat, browse, have breakfast or lunch, and shop. Local civic groups can give demonstrations, hold fundraisers and other events at no charge but must be registered in advance. A sample of vendors this year includes: Flammin’ Hotties, selling chili; Miss Mary’s, famous butter cookies; dairy products by Oberweis; Maureen’s, herb basket, and many more. For more information, call Margaret Lewis, 708.748.2005 or visit the Park Forest Farmers' Market Facebook page.
June 7, 2021 - July 26, 2021
Summer Reading is back at PFPL – with a twist! Stay tuned and get excited for what’s in store! For more information, call Nikki Coleman or Kaithlyn Keller, 708.748.3731, Extension 31. Visit our website: www.pfpl.org.
June 19, 2021 - July 24, 2021
Come check out the variety of artist work in collages, mixed media, ceiling hung installation, encaustic, digital paintings, paper pulp paintings, hand-made books, and free-standing sculptures. Curators: Claudia Craemer and Debbie Craemer. Other Media and processes by Nikkole Huss, Laura Lein-Svencner, Jennifer Meyer, Colin Walsh and Don Widmer. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-4pm; Sunday and Monday: Closed. For more information, call 708.748.3377 or visit www.tallgrassarts.org.
July 6, 2021, 12:00 PM - July 31, 2021, 4:00 PM
Join us for this FREE reception with food & music, while you meet the artist and her inspiring exhibit. MaryAnn Grajek, Multi-Media Artist, will exhibit her artwork. Reception depends on COVID restrictions. For more information, contact Patricia Moore, 708.833.5108 or Bev Szaton, 708.703.7806 or visit www.salonartistsgallery.com
July 18, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Thorn Creek Nature Center
Fireflies or lightning bugs, no matter what you call them, their flashing light seen throughout the night heralds the official arrival of summer. Join a naturalist on this popular hike and discover why fireflies flash back and forth to each other and what it means. Let the magic of “lightning bugs” entrance you on this summer night adventure. Participants should be prepared to walk more than 1 mile outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven terrain. Registration required by July 12: 708.747.6320. Free! Ages 13-adult; maximum of 9 participants.
July 18, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.