Volunteers are now being sought to become Friends of the Oak Park Farmers’ Market, with plans well underway for the May 20 opening of the 42nd season. The annual Friends’ of the Market recruitment night is scheduled for 7:30 pm., Thurs., May 11 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.
Bake sale space available…Local not-for-profit organizations seeking fundraising opportunities are urged to consider reserving a space for a bake sale at the Oak Park Farmers’ Market. A space is available each Saturday from opening day through October. Download an application via a link at www.oak-park.us/farmersmarket. Applications are accepted through April 14. Call 708.358.5780 or email email@example.com for more information.