Calendar of Events

Mt. Greenwood Library

Toddler storytime for ages 18 to 35 months will be held Mondays, March 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27; and May 4, from 11 to 11:30 a.m., at the Mt. Greenwood Library, 11010 S. Kedzie Ave.

The program will include stories, stretches, songs and a craft.

Registration required.

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A scrapbooking class for ages 9 and older will be held on Tuesday, March 31, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. 

Attendees should bring 15 to 20 photos to create several 12-inch by 12-inch sheets. All other supplies will be provided.

There will be a raffle for a 12-inch by 12-inch scrapbook.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information or to register, call (312) 747-2805.

Oak Lawn Library

Tri-L-Co will perform at the Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., on Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m.

This trio features Irish baritone Gavin Coyle teamed with Carlyn Lloyd and Jon Warfel with pennywhistles, dulcimer and drums.

Sunday with Friends concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Lawn Library

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The Teen Advisory Board will host a Tie-Dye Night on Wednesday, March 25, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Bring a T-shirt. Bandanas or scrunchies will be available. Gloves, dye and snacks will be provided.

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Build your own forever friend or a cuddly gift on Sunday, March 29, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Stuff a Pup for children with sensory sensitivity will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Limit one per child.

Register online 10 days before for a 15-minute time slot.

For more information or to register, call (708) 422-4990 or visit the website at

The Center

A mosaic workshop will be held on Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Log Cabin Center for the Arts, 12700 Southwest Hwy., in Palos Park.

Barb Thompson will help students learn the basics of mosaic art. Students will learn about materials, cutting and adhesives as they make a small tiled piece.

All materials will be provided.

Workshop fee is $20, plus a $5 materials fee.

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“Grow, Harvest, Eat: Organic Gardening for the Home Chef, Session 1: Garden Planning” will be held on Sunday, March 22, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Organic farmer and owner of Sheffield Farm Laura Kincaid will lead participants through the four-month program that takes a 10-foot by 12-foot piece of grassy backyard and transforms it into a usable garden space that can grow 50 pounds of harvestable food.

The cost is $220, plus a $55 materials fee.

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“Painting Cherry Blossoms” will be held on Sunday, March 22, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Heaven Newsom will teach students step by step how to complete a colorful painting.

Canvas and all supplies provided. Class is open to students of all ages.

Workshop fee is $20, with a $5 materials fee.

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An umbrella art workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m.

Using permanent ink markers, participants will create their own designs to make unique umbrellas.

Class fee is $20, plus $10 materials fee, and includes all supplies, including an umbrella for each student.

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Basketmaking classes will be held on six Thursdays beginning March 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Jane Dwyer will have students begin by making an easy and beautiful wood-bottomed basket with a choice of colored trim, and they will continue to learn techniques for weaving a variety of shapes and sizes of baskets. Attendees can expect to make two to three baskets in 6 weeks.

Class fee is $105, plus a $30 materials fee.

For more information or to register, call (708) 361-3650.

Editor's note: As of press time, these events are still scheduled. Call ahead to check for changes/cancellation.