Eating with the Seasons
The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park
A chef who also is a registered dietician will demonstrate how to prepare fruits and vegetables that are in season as a healthy way to eat. Bridge programs are for students in seventh-12th grade and there are no residency restrictions. For more information, visit thebridgeteencenter.org or call 708-532-0500.
Law at the Library: Divorce
Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston
Law at the Library: Divorce is part of Evanston Public Library and the Chicago Bar Association’s presentations about legal issues. Each Law at the Library program features a presentation by an experienced attorney, followed by a brief question and answer session.
“The Greatest Showman”
Ehlert Park, Congress Park and Elm avenues, Brookfield
The movie celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum.
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Zabrocki Plaza, 17375 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park
Zabrocki Plaza is the place every Saturday to find large selections of fruits, vegetables and fresh flowers.
Celebrate Illinois Outdoors
Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive, Tinley Park
Representatives from the Forest Preserves of Cook County will share the wide variety of free activities, locations and services available this summer. Register in person at the library, online at tplibrary.org or by phone at 708-532-0160, ext. 3.
Uncork Illinois Wine Festival
Marion Street between Lake Street and North Boulevard, Oak Park
$25 (cash only)
Wine aficionados will have a unique opportunity to sample more than 150 wines from more than 15 local wineries. Live jazz will be performed. For more information, go to downtownoakpark.net.
Guitarist Andreas Kapsalis
Skokie Pubic Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie
Andreas Kapsalis is a Greek-American guitarist and composer born in the suburbs of Chicago. He is touring extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe to promote his solo release, titled “Andreas Kapsalis Live at The Old Town School of Folk Music,” recorded live in Chicago. He will perform selections from the album.
Giant Team Yahtzee
Acorn Public Library, 15624 Central Ave., Oak Forest
The event is open to youngsters ages 9 to 17. Yahtzee will be played in teams with giant blow up dice. To register, call 708-687-3700 or stop by the library’s Youth Services desk.
Music for Kids and Families
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Mount Prospect Public Library-South Branch, 1711 W Algonquin, Mount Prospect
Laura Crotte will perfom a program designed for children and their families. She is from Mexico where she developed a career as a theater artist and educator touring national and internationally with puppets, dramatized readings and her own productions, has worked in Chicago since 1999 as an actor, teaching artist and art-culture-education promoter.
Cooking Around the World
Homewood Public Library, 1719 Dixie Highway, Homewood
The history, culture and cuisine of Mexico will be taught in this cooking session. A chef will focus on the country’s history and culture and how it influenced the cuisine. There will be a food sampling.
Twiggs Park, Dodge Avenue at Simpson Street, Evanston
Tasha, a fast-rising poet, singer-songwriter and activist, will perform. Before the concert, there will be a Juneteenth celebration with food trucks beginning at 6 p.m.
–Cook County Calendar of Events June 13 – June 19–