Category: Events

Local Shopping Earns Big Rewards In DTOP

The holidays are here.  They really do kick into gear the minute you close the door on your last Halloween trick or treater these days. But instead of getting all “Grinch-y” about it let’s focus on a very important Oak Park holiday positive. Downtown Oak Park Shopper’s Rewards are back.… Read more »

WINTER COATS, HATS & GLOVES FOR KIDS!

OAK PARK APARTMENTS IS COLLECTING NEW & GENTLY USED WINTER COATS, HATS & GLOVES FOR KIDS  2nd ANNUAL COAT DRIVE Donate Coats NOW through DECEMBER 7TH Oak Park Apartments’s 2nd annual coat drive will once again benefit the children of Chicago’s Austin neighborhood. We are accepting new and/or gently used children’s… Read more »

OPA Tenant Appreciation Movie Series Sets Attendance Records

In past summers Oak Park Apartments has shown our tenants a little love in different ways.  Coffee and snacks from local food trucks, company flair in the form of t-shirts, sponsorship for participation in various local charitable 5k’s, summer movies in the courtyard at our 301 Oak Park Ave. property… Read more »

Day In Our Village, A Cherished Oak Park Tradition

Oak Park is celebrating its’ 44th annual Day in Our Village festival this Sunday, June 4th. The purpose of this cherished Oak Park event is to celebrate “the vitality and the rich advantages of our diverse community, and provide the opportunity for all residents, their families, and friends to come learn… Read more »

Farmers Market Donuts

Oak Park’s 42nd annual Farmer’s Market starts this Saturday. Yes, Oak Park Apartments loves the locally grown fruits and veggies, the specialty cheeses, the wide assortment of jams and honey, the beautiful fresh cut flowers and perennials that can be planted in your own backyard… but the # 1 reason,… Read more »

Encourage Change

The Oak Park Area Arts Council’s Off The Wall Project has completed its’ second mural! Located under the Austin Blvd viaduct, adjacent to the Green Line “L” station this year’s second project completes the east side of the underpass and is titled, “Encourage Change”. This mural is the sister piece… Read more »

Off The Wall Mosaics Benefit Oak Park & Chicago

The Oak Park Area Arts Council is at it again! The incredible “Off The Wall” mosaics are taking the summer of 2016 by storm with two ambitious projects on their agenda and Oak Park Apartments is thrilled to be the proud recipients of their first design! In spite of the… Read more »

Stay Summer Cool, Oak Parkers!

Summer is finally here and after spending months trying to figure out how to stay warm we midwesterners are now tasked with trying to figure out how to cool off.  Well, Oak Park’s Park District has several great ways to help beat this summers heat. You can head on over to… Read more »

Oak Park’s 2016 Sculptures – A Walk in The Park, Literally!

Art and its expression is an important element to the Oak Park Village vibe. Murals, mosaics, and yes, for the fifth year in a row, sculptures all can be found, viewed and enjoyed throughout the many corners of our Village. So it is no surprise that Oak Park continues to… Read more »

Oak Park’s Farmers Market 2016

Bright and early every Saturday morning from mid-May to the end of October local farmers begin setting up their wares at the Pilgrim Church parking lot on Lake Street and Elmwood Avenue before 7am to meet the produce demands of those who flock to Oak Park’s 41 year old farmers… Read more »