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Celebrate the Culture of Greece

This Sunday, October 26, join us for a daylong celebration of Greek culture, music, food and a dance performance by the Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society. Kids are invited to explore what the ancient Greeks did for fun and create 3D Trojan horses. All the details

Cultural Lecture

Greece in World War II: 1940-1941

Learn about Oxi Day, commemorating the day Greece said "no" to Italy's ultimatum. Tuesday 10/28, 7 pm Register

Halloween Hoopla

Magic Matt’s Spooky Fun Magic and Balloon Show

Enjoy magic tricks and stories featuring goofy ghosts and silly skeletons. Saturday 10/25, 3 pm More about {home_sub_head}

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Oct 25 1:00 PM | Saturday

Halloween Hoopla: Drop-In Craft

Drop-in to make a slightly scary craft and
celebrate Halloween!

Sponsored by the Des Plaines Park District.

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Oct 25 3:00 PM | Saturday

Halloween Hoopla: Magic Matt’s Spooky Fun Magic and Balloon Show

Ticket Required

For families with children of all ages. Everyone will enjoy magic tricks and stories featuring goofy ghosts and silly skeletons. After the magic show, be even more amazed as Matt twists and sculpts spooky balloon creatures, shapes, and other fun things.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Des Plaines Public Library.

Space is limited. Please pick-up your free tickets beginning at 2:30pm the day of the program.

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Oct 26 2:00 PM | Sunday

Culture of Greece: Traditional Folk Dance and Music

Celebrate Greek culture! Enjoy a performance of Greek folk dance and music. Dancers will be dressed in traditional attire and there will be live music with an array of Greek folk instruments.

Light refreshments.

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