Second Friday of Every Month
(102 Harrison Street)
Sign Up List at 7:00pm
Stories at 7:30pm
Do Not Submit Oak Park takes place in one of the neighborhood's favorite family owned bistros. Arrive at 6:30 to sign up for a spot, and when your name is called, you will get 7 minutes on stage to tell any story you'd like. (Late arrivals can sign up as long as there are spots still available. The event ends at 9:30.)
All ages allowed entry.
No experience necessary to participate.
Drinks and food will be available for purchase.
Questions, comments, concerns or suggestions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Your Hosts
Margaret Burk is a storyteller and writer. She believes stories satisfy a deep human hunger for connection and meaning. There is power in story to touch the heart, spark the imagination, embolden the spirit, and remind us of the greatest of human potential! Margaret is President of Illinois Storytelling Inc, a statewide association of storytellers that hosts a monthly Open Mic with Featured Teller at Dominican University in River Forest. Margaret has co-authored four books on scripture reflections for children.
Peter R. LeGrand is a tall Dutchman who has recently discovered story telling as a way to reach people with humor and stories of (he hopes) inspiration. He believes that story telling can change the world. He is a lifelong woodworker, a teacher, and an avid bicyclist, among other things. He loves to write and create useful things from wood and other objects. He shares his life with the most amazing partner and a nine year old Golden Retriever named Ursa who used to only speak Portuguese, but is now learning Dutch. Peter is also learning Portuguese from among others, Ursa, the nine year old Golden Retriever.