Women in Business is a group of strong, smart and supportive business professionals who meet twice a month to network and grow. Different professional development topic each meeting, facilitated by a group member or local expert. Open to all women members of the Chamber.
Meets on the first and third Friday of every month from 9am - 10:30am.
Occasional evening social gatherings as well - watch the calendar for details
Free, private counseling sessions provided by SCORE, a nonprofit association and resource partner of the Small Business Administration. By appointment only at scorechicago.org/request-meeting or 312.353.7724
This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 24 months. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults. One-year-olds love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Limit: 20. Oak Park Public Library card required at the Main Library.
An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm.
The first European expedition to circle the globe, ended on September 6, 1522 when a battered ship with 18 malnourished sailors appeared on the coast of Spain. Originally five ships and 260 sailors set out in 1519. What happened to the ships and men, including Magellan? The answer is an amazing and horrific tale of mutiny, murder and triumph.
In Read & Reflect, we read and discuss a thoughtful selection of nonfiction titles ripe for meaningful discussion. Books are available at Dole Branch one month before the discussion.
Join Leading Edge partner with A Greater Good Foundation, and TRIUMPH facilitate a book Circle around Culture Vultures.
Historically, the barber has played an important role in American culture. Besides being the person who gives a fresh cut, he is often the confidant, listening ear, and even sounding board for his clients. Just imagine being a fly on the wall as one of America's most talented barbers interviews one of the most charismatic, controversial, and successful CEO's.
Culture Vultures is an inside look at the creative genius behind some of America's greatest talents and fashion lines. Through a series of candid interviews, Kenyatta Griggs asks compelling and insightful questions that help to shed light on the music mogul, the father, and the man better known as Damon Dash.
Join Natalie from Talk Toomey Háblame Speech Pathology Services for a literacy and movement class geared toward those with speech, language, and special needs. The class will offer opportunities to enhance vocabulary, comprehension and explore yoga poses, no experience is necessary. Best for kids ages 3-13 welcome with a caregiver. Siblings welcome.
High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice SAT test sponsored by Huntington Learning Center. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and will receive an analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.
Space is limited, so registration is required.
Students should bring two No. 2 pencils and a calculator.
Drop-in family storytime. Children aged 2 to 6 and their caregiver attend at 10am for a big, lively storytime that is full of favorites. Children birth to 24 months attend Young & Restless at 11am with a caregiver for short books paired with songs and rhymes modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills.