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Wednesday, May 8, 2024  ::   The Village is celebrating International Compost Awareness Week (May 5-11) by highlighting the role composting can play in addressing climate change through reduction of greenhouse gas emissions at landfills and promotion of healthy plant growth.
Thursday, May 2, 2024  ::   Due to today's forecast that calls for inclement weather, the Move with the Mayor events scheduled for May 14 have been postponed. Officials are actively working to reschedule Kuumba Kids, the bike rodeo, helmet giveaway and alternative options. More information will be shared soon.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024  ::   May is Building Safety Month, a time to raise awareness and understanding of what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. To help mark the month, the Permits & Development Division is hosting an Open House from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 15 at Village Hall.
Thursday, April 18, 2024  ::   Periodic cicadas will return to Oak Park this spring after the notoriously noisy insects have been living underground for the past 17 years. Village Forestry officials say cicadas rarely impact a tree's health unless it is small in size with few branches and a trunk less than 2 inches in diameter.
Monday, April 15, 2024  ::   The Oak Park Department of Public Health will be out and about this weekend, visiting the Oak Park River Forest Chamber of Commerce's 8th Annual Community Health and Wellness Fair on Sunday, April 21 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center.
Monday, April 15, 2024  ::   Oak Parkers are invited to safely dispose of sensitive documents and foam products with the No. 6 symbol at a free paper shredding and foam recycling event scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Sat., April 20 at the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd.
Tuesday, April 2, 2024  ::   The Oak Park Public Health Department is celebrating 75 years as a state-certified local health department in 2024. Oak Park sustains one of only a handful of municipal-level public health departments with this distinction.
Thursday, March 28, 2024  ::   The Village of Oak Park is joining communities across the country in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as part of National Community Development Week from April 1-5.
Thursday, March 21, 2024  ::   The entire community is invited to participate in Oak Park’s celebration of Holi – the Hindu festival of colors during free outdoor event that will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 on the south lawn at Village Hall, 123 Madison St.
Wednesday, March 20, 2024  ::   Oak Park’s neighborhood climate coaching initiative is a partnership between the Village and the volunteer group Oak Park Climate Action Network (OPCAN) that offers a peer-expert advisory service to help residents navigate various pathways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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