The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park
is pleased to announce its annual Hemingway Benefit, “The Roaring 20s Party,” on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Oak Park Public Library.
Woodstock Celebrates, Inc.
Charles Balesi, author of The Time of the French in the Heart of North America, 1673-1818, now in its 4th edition, will talk about "When Illinois was Louisiana: The Forgotten French Face of the Illinois Bicentennial." The event will begin on Sunday, March 18, at 2 p.m. and last until 3:30 p.m., to allow for answering audience questions and signing books.
St. Clair County Historical Society
Learn how to preserve and protect your photographic memories. Join us for a fun, hands-on workshop with Curator Will Shannon. It all takes place at the Emma Kunz House (602 Fulton Street in Belleville; Lower Level) on Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Chicago Jewish Historical Society
Birthplace of the skyscraper, Chicago played an important role in the development of architectural Modernism. This great legacy includes the contributions of many Jewish architects, some now famous and some who have been overlooked. In this presentation Julia Bachrach, historian, author, and preservation planning consultant, will highlight the work of Chicago's Jewish architects from the 1890s through the 1970s. A social hour with kosher pastries will follow the program.
Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society
Abraham Lincoln portrayer Kevin Wood will present “A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Abiding Call.”