Book Lecture Series: The Hemingway Files by H.K. Bush
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Book Lecture Series: The Hemingway Files by H.K. Bush

  • Oak Park Main Public Library (Veterans Room) (map)
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In his first novel, “The Hemingway Files,” H.K. Bush, tells the story of three English literature professors whose imaginations are captured by literary letters and rare first editions, leading to tragedy in the wake of the Great Kobe Earthquake of 1995.

H.K. Bush, is a professor of English at St. Louis University, a former Fulbright Senior Scholar in Freiburg, Germany, and a Senior Fellow at Waseda Institute in Tokyo. Prof. Bush is most noted for his work as a scholar of Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. You can find more information about him at http://www.halbush.com/

Admission is free to this lecture series but we request that you register below. 

This book lecture series is brought to you in partnership with:  

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Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen Private Screening
Apr
14
7:00 PM19:00

Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen Private Screening

A private screening of the New York Times Critics Pick feature documentary “Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen” in Chicago at the Palmer House Hilton celebrates the release of the new double disc blu-ray in March. The screening will also include a Q & A panel discussion with the writer/director and a post screening reception. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park. Stay tuned for more information and how to purchase tickets for this event.

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Friday@Hemingways
Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: Cara Schlecker, Violinist

Cara is an acclaimed violinist who grew up in Oak Park, find out more about her HERE

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Hemingway's Ernest Book Club
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Hemingway's Ernest Book Club

This quarterly foundation book club is open to all foundation members and is led by a foundation board member or author. This quarter will be led by board member, Andrew Fullerton.  Please join us for beer, wine, and thoughtful discussion on A Moveable Feast. This Hemingway memoir was published in 1964, has an all-star cast of characters, and chronicles the writer's life as an expatriate journalist and struggling writer in 1920s' Paris. To become a foundation member, click here.

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Friday@Hemingways
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: Featuring Spoken Word (Reading, Writing And Performing Poetry)

Spoken Word is a program supported by the Oak Park Education Foundation, more information on this program can by found HERE

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2018 Hemingway Foundation Benefit
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

2018 Hemingway Foundation Benefit

The centennial anniversary of the end of World War I and the Roaring Twenties provides the backdrop for this year's Hemingway Foundation Benefit. So step back in time and join us for this exclusive, private event at the Oak Park Main Library. Please note that the event's net proceeds benefit the Foundation’s programs, including our Hemingway Foundation Scholarship Fund.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS

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Day in Our Village
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Day in Our Village

A Day in Our Village provides an opportunity for current and prospective residents to discover the diversity and variety of civic, cultural, social service, business, educational and religious organizations and groups in the Village.

Visit us for Oak Park's A Day in the Village in Scoville Park. More details will be shared when provided by the Village of Oak Park.

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Printers Row Lit Fest
Jun
9
to Jun 10

Printers Row Lit Fest

Visit us at The Printer's Row Lit Fest, considered the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest. The annual festival draws more than 125,000 book lovers to the two-day showcase. More details will be provided once announced by the organizers.

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Friday@Hemingways
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: Veronica Kott, a pianist and vocalist, her music combines technical aptitude with creative freedom.  With both classical and contemporary training, Veronica has been a music educator for fourteen years and balances her music career while pursuing her masters in community counseling.  You can learn more about Veronica HERE

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Hemingway's Ernest Book Club
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Hemingway's Ernest Book Club

This quarterly foundation book club is open to all foundation members and is led by a foundation board member. This quarter we are led by board member and author, Nancy Sindelar. Please join us for beer, wine, and thoughtful discussion on The Old Man And The SeaOne of his most famous works, this short novel tells the story of Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Cuba.

To become a foundation member, click here .

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College Essay Workshop: COLLEGE JUMPSTART MINI-SEMINAR WITH CAMERON GEAREN
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

College Essay Workshop: COLLEGE JUMPSTART MINI-SEMINAR WITH CAMERON GEAREN

Rising seniors, want to get a jump on the college application process before your senior year? In this short seminar, Cameron Gearen, Founder of Savvy College Consulting and current writer-in-residence at the Hemingway Foundation, offers pro-tips and gets you writing, sending you off with concrete tools and feedback.

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Friday@Hemingways
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: To be announced

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The 4th Annual Hemingway 8K Running of the Bulls Race
Jul
21
7:45 AM07:45

The 4th Annual Hemingway 8K Running of the Bulls Race

The 4th Annual Hemingway 8K Running of the Bulls (4.97 miles) race event will commence at 7:45 a.m. adjacent to Scoville Park. This family-friendly community event brings out hundreds to participate in the Running of the Bulls 8K race. The race is a flat, fast 8K-race course featuring the Hemingway District area, historical homes and Scoville Park. The foundation sponsors a post race kids event as well. The race supports both the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry and the EHFOP.  To learn more, or take part as a participant or volunteer, go to:

http://www.hemingway8k.com

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EHFOP OPRF Scholarship Golf Outing
Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

EHFOP OPRF Scholarship Golf Outing

Join us for the EHFOP Golf Outing which benefits our OPRF Scholarship program for high school juniors at Oak Park River Forest High School. The tournament is a four-person scramble format (with team handicaps) and includes prizes for the top 3 teams, and other hole competitions (long drive, closet to the pin, etc.) This is a tentative date, stay tuned for more details once available.

 

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Hemingway's Ernest Book Club
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Hemingway's Ernest Book Club

This quarterly foundation book club is open to all foundation members and is led by a foundation board member. Stay tuned for more details on our host and selected book reading.  Join us for what is sure to be a thoughtful and memorable exchange of thoughts and ideas. To become a foundation member, click here .

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Friday@Hemingways
Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: To be announced

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College Essay Workshop: COLLEGE JUMPSTART MINI-SEMINAR WITH CAMERON GEAREN
Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

College Essay Workshop: COLLEGE JUMPSTART MINI-SEMINAR WITH CAMERON GEAREN

Rising seniors, want to get a jump on the college application process before your senior year? In this short seminar, Cameron Gearen, Founder of Savvy College Consulting and current writer-in-residence at the Hemingway Foundation, offers pro-tips and gets you writing, sending you off with concrete tools and feedback.

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EHFOP Tennis Outing
Sep
15
4:00 PM16:00

EHFOP Tennis Outing

Some days the racket can be mightier than the pen. This is one of those days. Tentative plans for this event include a two-hour king of the court drill with tennis professionals and a Wilson rep on premises to demo rackets, followed by a taco bar dinner with a cash margarita bar and raffle. Join us for a fun event and help support our foundation programming as you sharpen your tennis skills. Even if you don't play tennis, please join us for dinner and margaritas! (Rain date is Sept 22nd) 

(please note this is a limited space event, so don't wait to sign up)

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Friday@Hemingways
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: Music Recital/Guest to be announced

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Friday@Hemingways
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: To be announced

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Hemingway's Ernest Book Club
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Hemingway's Ernest Book Club

This quarterly foundation book club is open to all foundation members and is led by a foundation board member or author. This quarter will be led by board member and past Writer-in-Residence, David Berner.  Please join us for beer, wine, and thoughtful discussion on A Dangerous SummerIn this vivid account, Hemingway captures the exhausting pace and pressure of the season, the camaraderie and pride of the matadors, and the mortal drama as in fight after fight the rival matadors try to outdo each other with ever more daring performances. To become a foundation member, click here.

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Friday@Hemingways
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Friday@Hemingways

Friday@Hemingways is an ongoing social community engagement event that takes place the third Friday of each month (April-November) with an emphasis on the arts including literature (poetry, prose, reading), performance (music, dance, theatre) and the visual (drawing, painting, photography) and along with cocktails. These F@H events are free to Foundation members and open to the public by $20 admission at the door. 

Tonights Guest Entertainment: To be announced

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