Berwyn's Arts Blog
Saturday, July 23, 2011
The Oak Park person was found.

Friday, July 22, 2011
Missing Person
Yes, this is not arts' related, but relevant for our community.

Jassen Strokosch
is a missing father of two, an avid bicyclist and runner. He was last seen wearing a plaid button up shirt, unknown t shirt underneath, and blue jeans or khakis. He was last seen in the area of Cermk and DesPlaines in Forest Park, on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, around 10 am.

He is believed to be on foot.

Long brown hair, hazel eyes, 6'1', 145lbs, born on May 17, 1972. He drives a Silver 2005 Pontiac Vibe that was found at Roosevelt and East in Berwyn.

If you have any information that may help in locating Jassen Strokosch, please contact the Oak Park PD at 708-386-3800.

LEADS # M11C3400
RD # 11-19839

Berwyn Art's Council local artist series continues Friday.

Each month a selected local artist's works will be featured at Berwyn's Historic Route 66 Museum located at 7003 W. Ogden Avenue, Berwyn.

The next showcase, Friday, July 22, will feature nationally recognized metal sculptor, Mike Helbing, a friend of mine, and his masterfully crafted, as he calls them "journeys of discovery."

Intense sculpture. Go check it out. Or not.

Also, if you want to laugh, check out

The Crowd You're in With
Now through 8/13/2011

Thursdays & Fridays, 7:30pm
Saturdays, 5pm & 8pm

16 Street Theater

Monday, July 18, 2011
Berwyn's Sunshine Park

Do you love Sunshine Park? Come help
spruce up the equipment with a fresh
coat of paint. Light refreshments will
be provided. Drop by anytime and stay
as little or as long as you like. Just
appreciate the help!


July 23, 2011*
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

*Will be rescheduled as needed if it rains.

For those geographically challenged, Sunshine Park is located
on 29th Place, just west of Oak Park Avenue.

Saturday, July 16, 2011
The Berwyn Depot District Business Association


A One Day Art Gallery featuring 15 Local Artists

Sunday, July 17th

2pm to 8 pm

The Peace Center

6833 Stanley Ave, Berwyn

Tickets $10

Available at:
Over the Rainbow-6836 Windsor
The Peace Center-6833 Stanley
Exquisite Revisit-6735 Stanley
Fly Right Gifts-6902 Windsor

Build A Strong Community Support Local

Friday, July 08, 2011
This Weekend
A few things going on.

The Crowd You're In With is at the 16th Street Theater.This is a comedy
about couples being pregnant, trying to get pregnant and life in general.

This is opening weekend. Highly recommended. Tickets here

Saturday, meet Berwyn's Sean Gallagher at his first solo exhibit featuring images taken throughout Chicagoland. He will also be featuring images from some of his other series entitled "Motor Heads" and "The End of Man". Photographs will be displayed both as paper prints and prints on aluminum.

You can see some examples of his work at his website: www.gallagherphotographics​.com

The event is hosted by :

The Tamale Hut Café (Corners of Cermak Rd. and 1st Ave.)
8300 W. Cermak Rd. North Riverside, IL 60546
July 9, 2011
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 708 - 442-0948

Beer and wine will be served or feel free to BYOB.
THC’s delicious tamales and Tinga will make the evening even better!
I hope you can come out to see the exhibit and enjoy great company, drinks, and food!

Get Ready to Do the Doggy Hula!
Hi Everyone!

We're just writing to remind you about the 2nd Annual Bow Wow Luau this Sunday, July 10th, from Noon to 5pm. The Luau will be located on Grove Ave between 32nd street and Stanley Ave. Click HERE for a map and directions.

The event is FREE to attend and dogs are absolutely welcome (but not required of course)!

We have over 20 vendors participating at the event, so you're sure to find lots of interesting things to do and plenty of samples to try. We also have some great contests and activities lined up, most of which are FREE to participate in.

If you love fun, sun, and lots of happy pooches, then be sure to stop on by!

Presented by:
The Urban Mutt
Berwyn: 3212 S. Grove Ave ~ 708-484-8006
La Grange: 31 S. La Grange Rd. ~ 708-354-4655

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