Neighborhood Notes – October 2021 


Open house for prospective students, Brother Rice High School, 10001 S. Pulaski, Sun., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sign up for guided tour. Register at  

The Garden Club of Morgan Park Beverly will meet Wed., Oct. 6, 9:30 a.m., Dan Ryan Woods, 87th and Western for “A Walk in the Woods” with speaker Emily Russell of the Forest Preserve District, and Wed., Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m., at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 94th and Oakley, for is “Gardens of the Roaring 1920’s” with speaker Nina Koziol.  Guest fee, $10.  Info 

Beyond the Pandemic: Creative Growth, a family-friendly outdoor event that creates a safe space to creatively express and share feelings and experiences related to the pandemic through art and writing, will be held Sun., Oct. 10, 2 to 4 p.m., Beverly Therapists, 10725 S. Western. Free (donations encouraged to help cover cost of materials). Register at and click on the Groups/Events tab. Info: Carolyn Stypka, event facilitator, 773-606-1959.  

St. John Fisher Oktoberfest, Fri., Oct. 15, 6 to 11 p.m., 103rd and Washtenaw, featuring food, beer, and music by the Ron Burgundy Band. Ages 21+. Tickets: $30 each or $50 per couple at 

The Wintrust Platinum Adventures presents a program on the personal lives and crimes of Al Capone, John Dillinger and other mobsters from the Prohibition era and beyond Tues., Oct. 26, and the remarkable story of Typhoid Mary, the Irish cook who infected dozens of New Yorkers with typhoid fever in the early 1900s, Wed., Oct. 27. Both programs are at 10 a.m. at First National Bank of Evergreen Park, 3960 W. 95th St. Reservations: Margie O’Connell, 773-298-4712 or 

Chicago Kids Company presents “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” a one hour musical for children age 2 to 10, on various weekdays and weekends Oct. 28 through Feb. 25. Tickets are $14 to $18; group rates available. Info and tickets: or 773-205-9600.  


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