May 30, 2017 - Diversity and community involvement are two of Oak Park’s hallmarks, and both will be celebrated at the 44th annual A Day in Our Village festival this Sunday, June 4.
More than 150 information and activity booths representing Oak Park civic, cultural, social service, educational, religious and business organizations will fill Scoville Park at Lake Street and Oak Park Avenue from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Other highlights include live performances throughout the day on the Scoville Park Stage and a food court featuring local restaurants. The popular Charity Dunk Tank will be in operation from 1 to 4 p.m., with proceeds benefitting local charities.
This year’s music entertainment features a jazz theme. The Rose Colella Trio starts things off at 11 a.m., followed by Compass Rose at noon, the Gros Pokossi Group at 1 p.m., the Pete Lerner Quartet at 2 p.m., the Chris Green Quartet at 3 p.m., the David Polk Project at 4 p.m. and D-Erania Stampley at 5 p.m.
Rehm Park and Pool, located at Garfield Street and East Avenue, will also offer a wide array of activities from 1 to 6 p.m., with $5 wristbands providing unlimited access to classic carnival games, an inflatable bounce house and more. The Rehm Park hand-powered trains and life-size Connect 4 and Jenga are among the free activities being offered along with music and refreshments in Rehm Park.
A free shuttle bus will provide transportation between Scoville Park and Rehm Park from noon to 4 p.m.
For more information, call 708.358.5407 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 A Day in Our Village Poster
2017 A Day in Our Village Program