LWV OPRF December 11 Week in Preview

January Second Tuesday

The January 9 Second Tuesday presentation will discuss fatal opioid overdose prevention efforts in Oak Park. Emphasis will be placed on the “harm reduction boxes” located throughout the community and the free access to naloxone (Narcan) medication kits used to reverse a drug overdose. Learn how to use the spray, receive a kit, be prepared! The speakers, Sara Semelka and Chelly Richards, are educators from the Oak Park Department of Public Health. Mark your calendars for 9:30am on January 9 at the Nineteenth Century Charitable Association, 178 Forest Ave., Oak Park. This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome!

Lady Liberty

This month's ACLU Impact Report included an article on the late Harriet Hausman, who was on their Board and a very active member. You can read the article here.

December Lyric Performance

The Nineteenth Century Organization's Monday Enrichment Series is open to the public. This December on Monday, December 18, 1:15pm, experience the perfect blend of classical charm and holiday cheer with a performance featuring four Lyric Opera singers. Lyric tenor John Concepcion returns to the Nineteenth with colleagues soprano Kim Jones, bass David Govertsen, mezzo-soprano Yvette Smith, and pianist William Billingham. Don’t miss this sensational celebration of music, where the grandeur of opera meets the magic of the holiday season. You can enjoy this event by going here to register. These enrichment events are free to the public, but a voluntary donation of $15 is appreciated. You can also enjoy lunch for an additional fee.

Candlelight Vigil

Waging Peace at First United Church of Oak Park is hosting a Candlelight Peace Vigil against Gun Violence on Tuesday, December 12, at 7:00pm. This assembly of the broader community will honor all gun violence victims and survivors impacted by the violence and lament the tragedy and pain, building community, creating hope, healing and change, and supporting violence prevention in all of its forms. Everyone is welcome. First United Church is located at 848 Lake Street, Oak Park.

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