• Tue
    13
    Jan
    2015
    7 pm - 8:30 pmOak Park Library Main Branch

    We will be hosting our monthly meeting on race and community on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the Oak Park Public Library' s Main Branch in the Small Meeting Room.

    The group has agreed to begin a project like StoryCorps for Oak Park. in our project, we hope to collect stories from Oak Parkers that connect to our community's racial and ethnic diversity. We will be planning how we will accomplish this project. For more info: call our Executive Director, Rob Breymaier, at 708-848-7150 x123.

  • Sat
    31
    Jan
    2015
    7:00 pmSchool of Rock, 219 Lake St.

    Come sample craft beers and specialty cuisine while listening to great live music! Proceeds will benefit the Oak Park Regional Housing Center and School of Rock. Get details on the food, the brews, and how to by tickets here.

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2015
    9 am - 5 pmForest Park Village Hall

    This program provides landlords with the knowledge to better market, manage, and maintain residential rental property.

    Topics: Marketing, fair housing, the landlord/tenant ordinance, eviction court, nuisance abatement, real estate tax issues, maintenance and budgeting.

    Led by: Experienced property managers, attorneys, fair housing experts and real estate tax specialists.

    Cost: $50

    Pre-registration is required! Visit this link to sign up. Questions? Contact Michael Stewart at 708-848-7150 or MStewart@OPRHC.org.

  • Sat
    21
    Mar
    2015
    7:30 pmGrace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301

    Click here for details and to buy tickets to this world premiere performance to benefit the Oak Park Regional Housing Center and Oak Park Festival Theatre!

  • Wed
    24
    Jun
    2015
    7 pm - 8 pmOak Park Regional Housing Center, 1040 South Blvd.

    what we've lost is nothingJoin other readers to discuss "What We've Lost Is Nothing," this summer's One Book, One Oak Park selection. The discussion will be held at the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, 1041 South Blvd. Rob Breymaier, the Housing Center's Executive Director, will moderate the book discussion.

    Author Rachel Louise Snyder once worked for the Oak Park Regional Housing Center and lived in one of the apartment buildings that the Housing Center often recommends to clients. In her debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

    Copies of the book are available through Oak Park Public Library locations. This book discussion is free and open to the public.

  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2015
    10:00 am - 11:15 amOak Park Regional Housing Center, 1040 South Blvd.

    what we've lost is nothingThe east side of Oak Park offers many lovely vintage apartment buildings, especially along Austin and Washington Boulevards, and clients of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center are often delighted to find these hidden gems for rent. Join Mike Stewart, the Housing Center's Marketing Director, for a tour of several apartment buildings that the Center's clients now call home.

    This event is related to the library's One Book, One Oak Park selection, "What We've Lost Is Nothing." The book's author, Rachel Louise Snyder, is a former Oak Park resident who once worked for the Housing Center and lived in one of the apartment buildings that the Center often recommends to clients. In her debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs. Learn more about all of the One Book, One Oak Park events.

    Registration for this unique tour is required. Register online or call Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915. Please note the time for this event, which was slightly changed from its originally scheduled time.

  • Wed
    15
    Jul
    2015
    7 pm - 9 pmOak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Second Floor - Veterans Room

    what we've lost is nothingJoin us to see how newcomers to our village worked with the Oak Park Regional Housing Center to find a great new home. People who sought help from the Housing Center to find apartments in Oak Park will share their stories about why they chose Oak Park as their new address.

    This event is part of the library's One Book, One Oak Park summer of events and discussions centered around "What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder. In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

  • Sun
    09
    Aug
    2015
    8:00 amMills Park

    On Sunday, August 9, we will enjoy a 5K Fun Run in Oak Park!

    Click here to register–only $15!

    We will meet at Mills Park at the entrance on Marion Street at 8 am. From there, we will run a 5K route.  This run will not be timed and does not include street closures. We’ll run in packs based on pace and enjoy a morning with fellow runners.

    The Fun Run includes a t-shirt (if you register before July 25) and food and beverages afterwards at the Housing Center, 1041 South Boulevard. There are also two bathrooms for use at the Housing Center for after the run.

    Thank you to Lively Running and Run Oak Park for helping promote our event! Thank you to Whole Foods for supplying the post-run snacks!

  • Thu
    08
    Oct
    2015
    7:00 pmNineteenth Century Club, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park

    Come support the Housing Center with a fun night of great food and great company! Get all the details here: http://www.oprhc.org/benefit/

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