Oak Park Arms
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Activities & Events

Oak Park Arms

The Oak Park Arms retirement community hosts numerous events and activities for seniors each day. Most events are open to seniors in the Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park area which creates an intergenerational group of attendees. On site activities include first class musicians and entertainers, award-winning authors and artists, local elected officials and healthcare experts to name a few.

  • Radio Show at the Oak Park Arms

    Sunday, September 13 at 2 p.m.

    Radio Reenactment: Play Ball!

    The September program features old time radio stories featuring the legends of America’s favorite pastime. Included is an episode of “The Babe Ruth Story” and a dramatization of the classic poem, “Casey at the Bat"

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  • Jeremy Kahn

    Monday, September 14 at 7 p.m.

    Eric Schneider and Jeremy Kahn

    The Monday Night Concert Series is dedicated to presenting small ensembles, primarily duos and trios.

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    Sunday, September 27 at 2 p.m.

    Art Exhibition: ‘Zig, Fong and Des Water Show’

    Zygmunt Sokolnicki, Nancy Fong and Desi Vasquez present water-themed paintings in watercolor, oil and acrylic paint.

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    Monday, September 28 at 7 p.m.

    Jeremy Kahn Trio

    Sublime arrangements of jazz standards and great American Song Book selections will be played by pianist, Jeremy Kahn; clarinet/sax, Eric Schnieder and bassist, Larry Kohut.

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Calendar of events for seniors

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More than 300 events a month including:


  • - Bridge Club
  • - Investment Club
  • - Spanish Club
  • - Chess Club
  • - Oak Park Arms Chorus
  • - Reader’s Theatre


  • - Computer Class
  • - Art & Painting Class
  • - Tap Dance for Seniors
  • - Dance Workshop

Ongoing Health Series

Exercise Classes

  • - Sit & Be Fit
  • - Chair Yoga and Meditation
  • - Walk and Roll
  • - Fall Prevention
  • - Happy Body Workshop
  • - Strength and Balance
  • - Yoga for Everyone
  • - Tai Chi and Power Tai Chi

Activities and Games

  • - Bingo
  • - Puzzle Hour
  • - Ceramics
  • - Weaving
  • - Quilting