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.

  • Oak Park Arms Reader's Theatre

    Tuesday, February 18 at 2 p.m.

    Reader’s Theatre Ensemble

    The Oak Park Arms Reader's Theatre Ensemble meets and performs at 2 p.m. every Tuesday afternoon in the Ballroom at the Oak Park Arms. Join us

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  • Tap Dance

    Thursday, February 20 at noon

    Tap Dance Workshop

    The Oak Park Arms hosts a monthly tap dance workshop taught by Roberta Kulik. She will teach basic tap moves that can be done either sitting or standing. Tap shoes are not required.

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  • Senior Acadmey

    Sunday, February 23 at 2 p.m.

    Academy for Seniors: Mythology Class

    The Oak Park Arms' Academy for Seniors features a course on Mythology. Lecture facilitators will share thoughts, experience, and insights on Mythology every other Sunday at 2 p.m.

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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