Great week | July 13-20
Bear Williams Threesome
Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m., Dominican University
This show is part of a series of free summer concerts on the Dominican quad. Bear Williams is the alter ego of longtime bassist and musical director of Frankie Beverly & Maze, Larry Kimpel. Bear’s own music is described as a cross between Delta blues and “a modern take on famous originals and favorites”, with a touch of social commentary. 7900 West Division, River Forest.
Bilingual story time
Monday, July 18, 10:30-11 a.m., Forest Park Public Library
These story hours will be accentuated by music and movement. 5 years and under. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Community photo walk
Monday, July 18, 7-8 p.m., Forest Park Public Library
Photographer Alexis Ellers will lead a tour of the neighborhood, giving camera tips and tricks while focusing the lens on Forest Park. 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park.
Hackensaw Boys with Al Scorch
Thursday, July 14, 8:30 p.m., FitzGerald’s
This veteran string band will be joined by Al Scorch, one of Chicago’s top traditional mountain music practitioners. $20, 6615 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn.
Joel Paterson and Friends
Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m., FitzGerald’s
One of Chicago’s finest guitarists works his blend of blues, jazz, rockabilly and country into a seamless whole. Watch those fingers go! 6615 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn.
Tuesday, July 19, 6-7 p.m., Oak Park Public Library (online)
This online chat shows you how to incorporate plants into a basic meal. Vegetables, beans, fruits, whole grains and other ingredients will be covered. Register now at //oppl.org/calendar.