March 7

Knit Clique meets at the Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. 6:30 p.m. Beginners and experienced knitters welcome.

Introduction to Essential Oils will introduce the many benefits and uses of these natural oils. Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside. 7 p.m. Call (708) 442-6366 for details or to register.

Learn to Download eBooks & Stream Movies at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 7 p.m. Register at (708) 485-6917. FREE

March 8

Creative Coloring Club meets from 2 to 3 p.m. at Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. All supplies provided. FREE

Enjoying Birds and Butterflies in Your Yard will be presented by University of Illinois Master Gardener Judi Davenport. Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave. FREE. Call (630) 969-5625

The Impacts of Exotic Species on Native Trees will be presented at Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside, by Lydia Scott, Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative and Manager of the Community Trees Program at the Morton Arboretum. 7 p.m. Call (708) 442-6366. FREE

March 9-11

“She Kills Monsters” is the spring show on stage at Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant streets, Hinsdale. 7 p.m.

March 9

Computer Basics will be taught at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Take the first steps toward becoming a computer user. Register at (708) 485-6917. FREE

Riverside Brookfield High School Jazz Department hosts its annual “Big Band Blast” concert. 7 p.m., 160 Ridgewood Road, Riverside. $10 adults, $5 students.

Western Springs Writers’ Society meets at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. Writers of all levels and genres are welcome. 7-9 p.m. FREE. Contact Marie Gerken at marie@gerken.org or Jim Swinehart at jswinehart@clausen.com for more information.

March 13

Chamber Orchestra Recital, Riverside Brookfield High School Little Theater, 160 Ridgewood Road, Riverside. 7 p.m. FREE.

March 14

Choir Concert, Hinsdale Central High School auditorium, 55th and Grant streets, Hinsdale. 7 p.m. FREE.

 

March 14-15

AARP Smart Driver Course is offered at the La Grange Public Library, 10 W. Cossitt Ave., La Grange. Learn how driving is affected by age and medications. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Call (708) 215-3200.

March 16

Knitting Circle takes place at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs, from 1 to 3 p.m. FREE. No registration required.

Symphony Orchestra Concert, Hinsdale Central High School auditorium, 55th and Grant streets, Hinsdale. 7 p.m. FREE.

March 17-19

“The Matchmaker” will be presented at Lyons Township High School Reber Center, 100 S. Brainard, La Grange. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. $10, $5 children and seniors.

March 18

Learn the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in a presentation by the Alzheimer’s Association at Riverside Public Library, 1 Burling Road, Riverside. 10:30 a.m. – noon.  Call (708) 442-6366. FREE

March 20

Rain Gardens for Water Management will be presented at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs, by Jim Kleinwachter of The Conservation Foundation. Learn how rain gardens and rain barrels can help reduce water issues in your yard. 7 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 246-0520 to register.

March 22

Pops Concert, Hinsdale South High School, 75th St. and Clarendon Hills Road, Darien. 7:30 p.m.

Author Kathryn Atwood will visit Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. 7 p.m. FREE. Call (708) 246-0520 to register.

March 24-26, March 31 -April 12

“Mary Poppins,” the musical, will be presented at St. Louise de Marillac, 1125 Harrison St., La Grange Park. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. $13 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 children

March 24

“Coming Home” will be the topic of a film discussion at Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs, from 7 to 9 p.m. The film is about a devoted couple forced to separate when the husband is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him. FREE. No reservations required.

Riverside Township Radio Players will present “The Black Cat” from Candy Matson, and “The Canterville Ghost” from Suspense at the Riverside Township Hall Auditorium, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Call 708-442-8810 for more information.

March 28

Play Bingo at the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd, 11 a.m . All ages welcome. FREE. Call (708) 485-6917 for more information.

March 30

Knitting Circle takes place at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs, from 1 to 3 p.m. FREE. No registration required.

Learn the basics of using email at Brookfield Public Library, 4609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield. 2-3:30 p.m. FREE. Register at (708) 485-6917.