Oak Park Arms
Group of seniors at Navy Pier in Chicago during an Oak Park Arms event for seniors

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.

  • Ballroom Dance for Seniors

    Sunday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m.

    Valentine’s Day Ballroom Dance

    The 18-piece Big Band, Freenotes, will lead the Valentine's Day Ballroom Dance. The community is invited to dance the afternoon away.

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  • Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear

    Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m.

    Radio Reenactment: Dignity, Always Dignity

    Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear Old Time Radio Recreations Troop presents "Dignity, Always Dignity" Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear features actors and voice over artists who share a common interest - performing old time radio programs for the community.

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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