Volunteers are now being sought to become Friends of the Oak Park Farmers’ Market, with plans well underway for the May 21 opening of the 41st season. The annual Friends’ of the Market recruitment night is scheduled for 7:30 pm., Thurs., May 12 at the main Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St.
These volunteers become part of this quintessential Village summer experience by helping out at the Commissioners’ Booth on Saturday mornings, volunteering at special events and contributing to the smooth running of the market.
The market is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday morning, from opening day through October, in the Pilgrim Church parking lot, 460 Lake St.
For information on volunteering, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 708.358.5780 or visit www.oak-park.us/farmersmarket.