Latest Past Events

Cookie Decorating

The Sheridan at River Forest 800 N. Harlem Ave, River Forest

This workshop will teach participants the fundamentals of cookie decorating. We will cover topics such as cookie types and decorating techniques. Participants will learn how to make beautiful and delicious decorated cookies that they can share with family and friends. Join Petrina Collins aka "The Cookie Bakester" for tips and techniques on cookie decorating. You don't need to bring anything but your creativity and appetite!

Aging Fearlessly: A Conversation on Taking Action

Dominican University, Parmer Hall Room 107 7900 Division St., River Forest

Aging may bring fear but also can raise questions about how to find purpose and create excitement at any age. This workshop will review what is meant by "Aging Fearlessly" and then focus on what steps can be taken to fight ageism within ourselves and in our communities. The workshop includes a conversation between Dr. Julie Bach and Marc Blessoff who will share some examples of how to age fearlessly. Participants will be asked to consider their own plan to age fearlessly.

Be Part of the Solution! Easy Ways to be Plastic Freer

River Forest Public Library 735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest

Phyllis will explain how the plastic we throw away is negatively affecting us and our environment. She will have hands-on examples of household alternatives and ways to avoid single-use plastics, the most common and dangerous practice we do.