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Meet Up & Eat Up July 10 - August 18 in Oak Park IL

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Folk artist Dvorak brings music to Oak Park summer lunch program

OAK PARK IL - The Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry will distribute meals for children and teens eighteen years of age and younger Monday through Friday between July 10 and August 18. 

Breakfast will be available between 9:00 am and 10:00 am, and lunch will be available from noon until 1:00 pm at New Life Ministries, 634 N. Austin Blvd.

Lunch will be served from noon until 1:00 pm at Light of Liberty Church, 2 Washington Blvd.

The Summer Meals are provided by the Greater Chicago Food Depository and are reimbursed through the Summer Food Service Program of the United States Department of Agriculture. 

Amelia K. Spicer, MD headline Flint Folk Festival

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17th Flint Folk Music Festival July 22

FLINT, MI - The Flint Folk Music Society presents a day of music and activities featuring outstanding artists from Michigan and from across the country. 

Featured on the Ron Woods Festival Stage are Matt Watroba and Reverend Robert Jones from Ann Arbor MI (12:00 noon), Chicago’s Mark Dvorak (2:00 pm), Abigali Stauffer also from Ann Arbor (4:00 pm), Mustard’s Retreat, Ann Arbor (6:00 pm), and Amilia K. Spicer from Los Angeles CA (8:00 pm).

in the Pete Seeger Room, more performances will take place by Mustard’s Retreat (11:00 am), Watroba and Jones (1:00 pm), Dvorak (3:00 pm), Stauffer (5:00 pm) and Suzanne and Jim with Neil Woodward (7:00 pm).

MD performs @ Forsee Vineyards in Coffeen IL

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Forsee Vineyards is nestled in the rolling hills of rural Montgomery County, near Coffeen, a small town just north of Greenville, Illinois. The vineyard was established in early 2008 and offers free wine tastings and visitors can observe the wine making and bottling process form the balcony or unwind on the patio with a glass of your favorite selection beneath a canopy of stately oak and hickory trees.

Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak will entertain at the Vineyard on Saturday, July 15 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm. 

Dvorak has performed in thirty-eight states and in parts of Europe and Canada. …

Stay in touch • info AT markdvorak.com • PO Box 181 • Brookfield IL 60513 • 312 315 4273