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Two Great Events In Our Neighborhood on September 11th!

Mark  your calendars for two  great family events coming to our neighborhood on September 11th!

For full details, click here: Three Great Events Coming Soon

NOTE:  Link includes info on Movie Night which was held on August 27th.

BARRIE FEST Saturday, September 11th, 2-6 PM


Pet Parade at 2:00 PM

Fire truck from 2 – 3:00pm.

Bounce Houses, live entertainment, children’s games,  business and organizational fair.

Food Vendor:  The Perfect Dinner

Sound Stage Schedule

2:15  Jim Haptonstahl

3:15  The Welcome (Gehring Miller)

4:15  The Harrison Street Ukulele Players

5:15   Ballcock Assembly

ART ON HARRISON Fri. and Sat., September 10 and 11

Celebrate the Arts in the Oak Park Arts District

Friday, Sept. 10, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The street will be lined with luminaries as galleries and stores
stay open with special guests and events.

Saturday, Sept. 11, Noon‐8 p.m.
• Over 50 artists exhibiting on the sidewalk.
• Live Music and Dance, all day on 3 outdoor stages
• Fun scavenger hunt for kids between noon and 7. Earn a prize!
• Mobile fashion show featuring jewelry, clothing and accessories
from the unique boutiques in the Arts District.

Restaurants, galleries & boutiques will be open!

BarrieFest- Celebrating the Southeast Oak Park Community

Saturday, September 11, 2010

2 – 6 PM in Barrie Park (Lombard at Garfield)

NEW!  Pet Parade at 2 PM

NEW!  Fire Truck on Display 2 – 3 PM

– Organized Children’s Games begin at 2:30 PM- Led by Irving School Staff

– Live Entertainment begins at 2:15  PM (times are approximate):

2:15  Jim Haptonstahl

3:15  The Welcome (Gehring Miller)

4:15  The Harrison Street Ukulele Players

5:15   Ballcock Assembly

– Two Bounce Houses

– Food Vendor-

– Organization and Business Fair

Lead Sponsor- Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest

Other Sponsors- Wednesday Journal, Comonwealth Edison (Exelon), Fair Share Finer Foods, Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Logistical and Administrative Help: Oak Park Park District

Printable Information:

Community Forum- The “Ike” and Roosevelt Road

April 22, 2010, 7 – 9 PM

Irving Elementary School, 1125 S. Cuyler


I-290 Resurfacing Starts in April

How the Village will minimize impact of vehicles using our streets as alternate routes.

IDOT is considering lane expansion for I-290

Why the Village and citizens are advocating for alternative solutions.

Roosevelt Rd. Streetscaping Summer 2010

What the project does and what the transformation will look like.


  • Robert Cole, Assistant Village Manager
  • Rick Tanksley, Oak Park Chief of Police
  • Officer John Rumoro, RBO Zone 7
  • Craig Failor, Village Planner
  • Jim Budrick, Village Engineer
  • Paul Zimmerman, Roosevelt Rd. Business Assoc.
  • Rick Kuner, Citizens for Appropriate Transportation
  • Daniel Grove, The Lakota Group