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BarrieFest Only Days Away – Pet Parade and Perfect Dinner Menu!

BarrieFest is back this Saturday, September 22!

There is lots to do at this year’s festival!    Including the fabulous Pet Parade!
The Pet Parade will begin at 2:00. Bring your beloved pet to the north side of the stage at 1:45, where you can introduce it to the crowd and then parade around the park, accompanied by live music.

The Perfect Dinner will be selling its fantastic food again. The menu includes…

Sliders: $3/1 slider, $5/2 sliders
* Baked Chicken sliders
* Meatloaf sliders
* Possible 3rd variety
Homemade macaroni & cheese $4/cup
Homemade guacamole & chips $4/cup


We can’t wait to see you on Saturday!

Come to BarrieFest2012 on September 22!



Celebrating the

Southeast Oak Park Community!

Saturday, September 22 in Barrie Park

(Lombard at Garfield)

1 – 6 PM

Live Entertainment!*

1:00    Rob Leveridge
2:00   Jim Haptonstahl
3:00   Bright Abyss
3:30  The Get
4:00   Students from the Friendly School of Folk Music

Lots of Activities!


  • Organization and Business Fair
  • FREE Homegrown, organic compost mixture will be available for people to take home and give a boost to their gardens!
  • Fire truck with the “Flame House” for the Kids!
  • Bike registration by the OP Police Department!
  • Bounce House and Obstacle Course!
  • Pet Parade at 2:00 p.m.! Dress your pets up and win a prize!
  • Food by The Perfect Dinner!

Organized by:


The Southeast Oak Park Community Organization  



*schedule subject to change

Lead Sponsor

Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest



Additional Sponsors

Fair Share Finer Foods

Commonwealth Edison

Wednesday Journal

Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Frame Warehouse

Culver’s of Berwyn

Kolovitz Movers

Affordable Back Yard Tents


Logistical and Administrative Support

Park District of Oak Park


ReelAbilitiesChicago Disabilities Film Festival – April 25-29

Celebrate the lives of people with disabilities at theReelAbilities Chicago Disabilities Film Festival in Oak Park. Explore film, art and performance April 25-29 that will open your mind and heart.

Never before presented in Chicagoland, ReelAbilities ChicagoDisabilities Film Festival features award-winning films, thoughtful panel discussions, art gallery works and live musical performances that bring together the community to celebrate the lives of people with disabilities.

Learn more about all the events and buy tickets at