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Oak Park will be getting 130 Divvy bikes at 13 stations beginning the week of June 26, the locations strategically chosen to provide residents and visitors with an additional two-wheeled transportation option.
Public art is making a walk in the park a lot more interesting this summer. The Oak Park Sculpture Walk is back for a fifth season, with 12 sculptures now on display in an outdoor exhibit through Sept. 5 in Mills Park.
Oak Park is hosting free electronics recycling events the last Saturday of June, July and August. Residents can drop off outdated or unwanted electronic devices from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd.
The first draft of recommended changes to local zoning laws that regulate virtually every aspect of land use in Oak Park will be presented to the public at open houses scheduled for June 28, and 30 at Village Hall.
The Village of Oak Park encourages block parties as a way to build community spirit, meet neighbors and have fun. Each block may sponsor two block parties per year, but since some weekends fill quickly, plan early to get preferred dates.
New vendors and special guests are among the attractions during the 41st season of the Oak Park Farmers' Market, which is already in full swing. The Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October.
Construction is underway for a sewer and street repair project that will cause closures along Chicago Avenue for much of the summer. During the first phase of construction, Chicago Avenue will be completely closed from Ridgeland Avenue to Scoville/Fair Oaks Avenue.
New rates that allow up to 90 minutes free parking in downtown garages are among the latest changes designed to benefit shoppers and businesses in downtown Oak Park.
Pets are an important part of many households in Oak Park. Along with the companionship they provide come owner responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of the pet and the community.
Like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But just seeing a coyote does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation for humans or domestic animals, officials say.
With a new public garage, convenient valet service and time limits in three surface lots to encourage turnover, shoppers are finding a range of new parking options in downtown Oak Park.
Residents are encouraged to use the Police Department lobby for transactions organized on internet forums such as Craigslist. The lobby is open, well-lit and staffed 24 hours a day, .
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Sculpture Walk
Electronics recycling
Zoning review
Block party tips
Farmers' Market
Chicago Avenue closure
Free parking expands
Pet ownership
Coyotes at home
Parking options
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  • Oak Park will be getting 130 Divvy bikes at 13 stations beginning the week of June 26, the locations strategically chosen to provide residents and visitors with an additional two-wheeled transportation option.
  • Public art is making a walk in the park a lot more interesting this summer. The Oak Park Sculpture Walk is back for a fifth season, with 12 sculptures now on display in an outdoor exhibit through Sept. 5 in Mills Park.
  • Oak Park is hosting free electronics recycling events the last Saturday of June, July and August. Residents can drop off outdated or unwanted electronic devices from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd.
  • The first draft of recommended changes to local zoning laws that regulate virtually every aspect of land use in Oak Park will be presented to the public at open houses scheduled for June 28, and 30 at Village Hall.
  • The Village of Oak Park encourages block parties as a way to build community spirit, meet neighbors and have fun. Each block may sponsor two block parties per year, but since some weekends fill quickly, plan early to get preferred dates.
  • New vendors and special guests are among the attractions during the 41st season of the Oak Park Farmers' Market, which is already in full swing. The Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October.
  • Construction is underway for a sewer and street repair project that will cause closures along Chicago Avenue for much of the summer. During the first phase of construction, Chicago Avenue will be completely closed from Ridgeland Avenue to Scoville/Fair Oaks Avenue.
  • New rates that allow up to 90 minutes free parking in downtown garages are among the latest changes designed to benefit shoppers and businesses in downtown Oak Park.
  • Pets are an important part of many households in Oak Park. Along with the companionship they provide come owner responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of the pet and the community.
  • Like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But just seeing a coyote does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation for humans or domestic animals, officials say.
  • With a new public garage, convenient valet service and time limits in three surface lots to encourage turnover, shoppers are finding a range of new parking options in downtown Oak Park.
  • Residents are encouraged to use the Police Department lobby for transactions organized on internet forums such as Craigslist. The lobby is open, well-lit and staffed 24 hours a day, .

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  • Electronics Recycling

    Recycle electronics from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, June 25, July 30 and Aug. 27 at the Public Works Center, 201 S. Boulevard. Projection and console TVs will not be accepted.

  • July 4th Parade

    The many dimensions of diversity in Oak Park will be on display when the 11th annual July 4th parade steps off at 10 a.m., Mon., July 4 from Longfellow Park at Ridgeland Avenue and Adams Street. The parade route is north on Ridgeland to Augusta Street.

  • Oak Park Farmers' Market

    The Oak Park Farmers' Market is open for business from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October in the parking lot of Pligrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., just west of Ridgeland Ave. 

  • Free Concerts in Scoville Park

    The Park District of Oak Park's free summer concert series featuring a variety of local and well-known bands takes place at 5:30 p.m. every Sunday evening through Aug. 7 in Scoville Park. Click here for a list of upcoming performances.