The drama department from Richards High School in Oak Lawn
will present the comedy “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged” for senior citizens at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9.
Admission is free. Richards is located at 10601 S. Central
This interactive production is a parody of the plays written by William
Shakespeare with all of them being performed in shortened form. Typically,
actors use their real names and play themselves rather than certain characters.
Audience members and stage crew may also find themselves being pulled into the performance.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7
AARP Driver Safety (Series 1)
Drivers over 50 may be able to get reductions in their car insurance by completing the AARP Driver Safety course designed especially for older drivers. The class gets underway at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., starting at 10 a.m. Class size limited to 30. Fee is $12 AARP members; $14 for non-members. Class continues at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon
The Oak Lawn Chamber holds its monthly luncheon starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Oak Lawn at 9333 S. Cicero Ave. This month's special guest is Tr. Tim Desmond will speak about the new Oak Lawn Jobs Program. The cost to attend is $20. RSVP by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 708-424-8300.
Jammie Story Time
Wear your favorite jammies and listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger plays and then go to bed. All ages are welcome. Free. 6:30 p.m. at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave.
Oak Lawn Village Board Meeting
The Oak Lawn Village Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. for what looks to be a light agenda at Village Hall, 9466 S. Raymond Ave. T public is encouraged to attend. Sorry, you can't wear your jammies.
College Planning Workshop
Help your high school student choose the best college with the least amount of damage to the family's finances at this free workshop hosted by College Planning Works. 7 p.m. Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9
Oak Lawn Farmers Market
The second to last farmers market of the summer gets underway from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cook and Dumke Drive. Wide variety of farm fresh fruits and veggies, homemade bread and baked goods, and interesting vendors are featured.
Free Health Screenings: Ask the Pharmacist
The Oak Lawn Community Partnership is offering free blood pressure screenings and other health-related offerings in the lower level meeting room at the Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., starting at 10 a.m.
Low Cost Pet Vaccine Clinic
Spay Illinois will be offering low-cost pet vaccine clinics from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pet Supplies Plus, 8717 S. Ridgeland Ave. (by Jewel). Spay Illinois is offering the clinics on the second Wednesday every month, and on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to everyone. No appointment needed. Cash, checks and major credit cards accepted. Ask if they can micro-chip your pet.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
'35 Years of Accumulation'
Lots of clothes, tons of books, holiday crafts and items for every room in your house, including the bathroom at 5941 W. 88th St., Oak Lawn, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10, 11 and 12. No early birds please.
Free Identity Theft Seminar
Learn the signs of identify theft and how to prevent it at this free seminar offered by Standard Bank at 7800 W. 95th St. in Hickory Hills. The seminar starts at 6:30 p.m.
Live Music Revival
Some of the top blues artists from the South Side have been gathering at SIP Appetizer and Grill at 4911 W. 95th St. for a weekly jam and live music revival starting at 7 p.m. Chill out with some excellent wine and appetizers, while listening to Samba, jazz and blues. You never know who's going to show up. No cover.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11
Action Sertoma's Fall Festival
Action Sertoma Club, a club to benefit mankind, is hosting a Fall Festival at Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th St. in Oak Forest, from 6:30-11 p.m. Roasted pig, open bar, "fall into cash" raffle with a $7,000 grand prize, bean bag tournament and music by Sound Barrier are featured. $60 per person. All proceeds benefit Sertoma Centre. For more info, call Dom Porto at 815-485-5331 or visit their website at www.actionsertoma.com
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: The 2-4 Oak Lawn Spartans play their last home game of the 2013 season against the 3-3 Reavis Rams from Burbank, at OLCHS, 9400 Southwest Highway, in Oak Lawn. 7 p.m. Watch the game live on Patch, courtesy of High School Cube.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: The 5-1 Richards Bulldogs take on the 4-2 Eisenhower Cardinals at Korhonen Stadium at 10601 S. Central Ave., Oak Lawn.