April 5

Jazzapulooza XI, by the Riverside Brookfield High School jazz bands. Riverside Brookfield High School Little Theater, 160 Ridgewood Road, Riverside. 7 p.m.

April 6

Choir Concert by students of Lyons Township High School South Campus will be held at the North Campus Reber Center, 100 S. Brainard Ave. La Grange. 7:30 p.m. FREE.

Where Did I Put Great-Grandma: Organizing Your Genealogical Files, led by lifelong genealogist Caron Primas Brennan, will be offered at Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside. 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 442-6366 to register.

Marie Antoinette comes to life at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 7 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 485-6917 to register.

April 7-9

SPRING FESTIVAL – An Arts &Crafts Affair, features more than 350 artists and crafters at the Odeum Sports and Expo Center, 1033 N. Villa Ave., Villa Park. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Admission is $9, $8 for seniors and children under 10 are free. Free Parking.

April 7

Fish Fry at Knight of Columbus Council 3738, 25 N.. Cass Ave., Westmont. 5-8 p.m. Entrees are $11, which includes salad, soup, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, French fries, and vegetables.

An Artist Workshop invites attendees to create their own masterpiece under the direction of artist Brittany Hanks. Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 485-6917 to register.

Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Spring Members’ Show Opening Reception is open FREE of charge from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave., Elmhurst. The exhibit remains on display through May 12 and is included in museum admission.

April 8

Western Springs NEAT Clean-up Day needs volunteers! Spend your Saturday morning helping members of the Western Springs Garden Club clean up parts of the community. Call (708) 246-1638.

Learn to relieve Back Pain and Sciatica at Be Fit Physical Therapy and Pilates, 15800A Chappel St., Downers Grove. A FREE workshop will be held at 9 a.m. Registration is required. Call (630) 964-4008.

“Such Promise Despoiled: The Trench Poets of the Great War” is the title of a poetry study to be led by Brent Bowles at the Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside. 2 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 442-6366 to register. Stop by the library to receive copies of the poems that will be discussed.

Elmhurst College Choirs will perform a spring concert at Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel, 190 S. Prospect, Elmhurst. 2 p.m. FREE.

April 10

Digital Conversion Demonstration. Learn to transfer your VHS tapes and DVDs to digital files during this FREE event at Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 7 p.m.

The Essential Great Chicago Fire will be presented by storyteller William Pack at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. FREE. RSVP by calling (708) 246-0520.

April 11-12

AARP Smart Driver Course allows seniors to brush up on their driving skills. The two-day course is held at La Grange Public Library, 10 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost is $15 for AARP members $20 for non-members. Call (708) 215-3200.

April 11

Band Concert, Lyons Township High School, Reber Center, 100 S. Brainard Ave., La Grange. 7:30 p.m FREE.

Band and Orchestra Concert, Riverside Brookfield High School auditorium, 160 Ridgewood Road, Riverside. 7:30 p.m. FREE.

April 12

Creative Coloring Club is held monthly at Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 2-3 p.m. FREE. No registration required and all supplies are provided.

Madrigal Concert, Riverside Brookfield High School Little Theater, 160 Ridgewood Road, Riverside. 7 p.m.

April 13

“American Doughboys in the First World War” will be presented by historian Robert Mueller at the Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside. 7 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 442-6366 for more information.

April 18

Adult Education Expo will be offered by the continuing education department at College of DuPage from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Student Resource Center, Room 2000, on the College’s main campus, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn. FREE.

Make an Upcycled Book Page Wreath from actual book pages at the La Grange Public Library, 10 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange. 7 p.m. Crafter must bring white glue to the activity. Call (708) 215-3200 for more information.

April 20-22

“The Little Mermaid” is the spring musical at Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant Streets, Hinsdale. 7 p.m. Thursday- Saturday, noon Saturday. $15.   Go to ticketpeak.com/hcdrama for tickets.

Author Dennis Depcik will speak about his book, “Wouldn’t It Be Something,” about the power and uniqueness of the hand-written letter, at the Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside. 7 p.m. FREE.

April 21-26

Spring Art Show, Lyons Township High School, South Campus, 4900 Willow Springs Road, Western Springs. Room D103. 3-5 p.m. Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, 3-5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. FREE.

April 21-23

Western Springs Library Friends Book & Bake Sale will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs.

April 22

Rummage Sale and Bake Sale is sponsored by the St. Louise de Marillac Catholic Women’s Organization. 1112 Raymond Ave., La Grange Park. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rummage Sale, Pleasant Dale Park District 742 S. Wolf Road, Burr Ridge. 9 a.m. to noon.

Jazz Movie Matinee: One Night with Blue Note will be held at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 1 p.m. FREE.

April 23

College of DuPage Hosts Fifth Annual Senior Expo from noon to 4 p.m. in the Homeland Security Education Center, Room 1022, on the College’s main campus, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Call (630) 942-2208 for more information.

April 24

Join Other Writers at the monthly writers workshop at Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 7 p.m. FREE.

Spring Cooking Demonstration will be held at the La Grange Public Library, 10 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange, at 7 p.m. Food and techniques will be presented by Emilio Gervilla of Emilio’s Tapas restaurants. Call (708) 215-3200 for more information or to register.

Western Springs Writers’ Society meets at 7 p.m. at Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. All kinds of writers of every ability are welcome.

Orchestra Concert, Lyons Township North Campus Reber Center, 100 S. Brainard Ave., La Grange. 7:30 p.m. FREE

April 25

Bingo will be played at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield, at 11 a.m. FREE.

Jazz Concert by the Hinsdale Central jazz bands. Community House, Eighth and Madison, Hinsdale.

Discover Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island during a presentation at the La Grange Public Library, 10 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange. 7 p.m.

Jazz Band Concert, Hinsdale South High School auditorium, 75th and Clarendon Hills road, Darien. 7:30 p.m. FREE.

Herb Gardening will be discussed and presented at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. 7 p.m. FREE. RSVP to (708) 246-0520.

April 27-29

Variety Show, Hinsdale South High School auditorium, 75th and Clarendon Hills Road, Darien. 7 p.m.

Orchesis dance concert, Riverside Brookfield High School, 160 Ridgewood Road, Riverside. 7 p.m.

April 27

Knitting Circle, for knitters and crocheters of all levels, will be held at Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. 1 p.m. FREE.

April 30

West Suburban Symphony presents a concert at Hinsdale Central High School, 5501 Grant St., Hinsdale. 3:30 p.m. Tickets $24, $22 seniors, $5 teens and children free. Call (630) 887-7464 or visit www.westsubsymphony.org for tickets or information.