Short-Term Stay Rental Retirement Community
Monday, November 18 at 7 p.m.
Husband and wife duo Petra van Nuis and Andy Brown will perform at the Oak Park Arms. van Nuis is a Chicago-based jazz vocalist who has been described as having "…a light, gorgeous, and fairly delicate voice, a gift for melody and plenty of rhythmic confidence."
Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.
The Oak Park Arms hosts a special "Harvest Ballroom Dance" and Open House, with the Freenotes Big Band. The Freenotes is an 18-piece orchestra that plays music from 1940s through the 1960s.
Monday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
The Monday Night Concert Series presents a free concert titled “Songs about YOU, Part 2” performed by pianist Jeremy Kahn and bassist Larry Kohut.
Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m.
A wine and cheese reception will take place to celebrate the opening of an exhibit titled “Front Steps and Stor(i)es” by artist Kathy Hirsh. Join us.
Monday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m.
The Monday Night Concert at the Oak Park Arms features "A Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." by by pianist, Jeremy Kahn & saxophonist, Eric Schneider
Friday, Sept 21 at 11:30 a.m.
The Oak Park Arms’ conversion from a hotel to a retirement community took place 40 years ago. A ribbon cutting and celebration for four decades of service to seniors will take place.
Friday, July 13 at 2 p.m.
Dan Kane will introduce “Salome” by Richard Strauss and lead discussion as part of "Opera at the Arms".
Friday, June 15 at 6 p.m.
Seniors will be dancing the night away at the 39th annual Seniors’ Senior Prom titled “A Night to Remember: A Black and White Ball"
Sunday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m.
Old Time Radio Show Performance features "Lady Detectives: Gumshoes in High Heels"
Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m.
A wine and cheese reception will take place to celebrate the opening of a new art installation titled, "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs,” a collection of monoprints by Roberta Raymond
Sunday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear Old Time Radio Recreations Troop will present a show about bullies in old time radio. The audience will enjoy “Duffy’s Tavern: Spike McGurk, the Bully” which originally aired in 1949 and “Blue Memorandum” which originally aired in 1947.
Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m.
Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear Old Time Radio Recreations Troop presents "Mission to Mars". A huge focus of old time radio was space exploration, visiting other planets, systems and species and even being invaded by extraterrestrial beings.
Saturday, July 16, at 7 p.m.
The Oak Park Arms Reader's Theatre Ensemble (ARTE) presents a theatrical reading Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'
Friday, June 17 at 6 p.m.
It’s Senior Prom time, not only for high schools but at the Oak Park Arms Retirement community. The 38th annual Seniors’ Senior Prom titled, “Pau Hana Luau," will be a Hawaiian themed party featuring a live orchestra and Hawaiian dancers.
Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m.
Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear Old Time Radio Recreations Troop presents "Don't Answer the Phone" Two radio shows will be performed: "Four Hours to Kill," presented in 1949 by the Phillip Morris Playhouse. The second show is "Sorry, Wrong Number," presented in 1943 by Suspense.
Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m.
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.
Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.
The Oak Park Arms Music Club called, “Spinning the Oldies,” will enjoy a program titled, "The Holiday Season's Lesser Known Favorites"
Saturday, June 20 at 2 p.m.
Roberta L. Raymond will lecture about her most recent book, "Three Sea Tales." The book is for children of all ages.
Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
A wine and cheese reception will take place for the opening of a new art installation, “Over Fifty: The Portrait Series,” by Robert M. Proce.
Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Originally located at Scoville Park, the Veterans Day commemoration has been moved to the Oak Park Arms. All veterans, their families and village residents are invited to attend the free commemoration.
Sunday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.
The Arms Reader’s Theatre Ensemble presents readings from the works of Carl Sandburg. Much of Carl Sandburg's poetry is about Chicago.