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May 2019

Date May 25, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Donut Day at the Farmers’ Market

Come to Donut Day at the Farmers’ Market on May 25th. The Housing Center will be making the famous Farmers’ Market donuts! Buy a box of delicious, fresh donuts and support a good cause. If you want to learn how the donuts are made, you can sign up to help behind the scenes! (Powdering the powdered donuts is especially fun.) If you are interested in volunteer opportunities on the morning of May 25th, please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a054fa5ac2ea13-oakpark Pilgrim Congregational…

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Date May 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE Homebuyer Education Orientation

Join us on Tuesday, May 28th for our FREE Homebuyer Education Orientation at Oak Park VIllage Hall, on 123 Madison St, Oak Park, IL, from 6-8 pm. You MUST register to attend. You can register at: https://www.westcookhomeownership.org/workshop_registration/ The West Cook Homeownership Center is a program of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center. Back to Events

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June 2019

Date June 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

A Day in Our Village Festival

The 46th annual A Day in Our Village festival celebrating diversity and community is scheduled for Sunday, June 2. Activity booths representing Oak Park civic, cultural, social service, educational, religious and business organizations will fill Scoville Park, Lake Street at Oak Park Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. along with live performances and a food court featuring local restaurants. Of course, the Oak Park Regional Housing Center will be in attendance, with an informational table to let people know…

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Date June 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

FREE Homebuyer Education Workshop

Join us on June 8th for our FREE Second Saturday Homebuyer Education Workshop at Malcolm X College, on 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. If you want to buy a home then the Homebuyer Education Workshop is for you! Not just for first time home buyers. Learn the do’s and don’ts of your credit How to build your home ownership team How to finance your home Learn how to access up to $30,000 down…

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Date June 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Memorial for Bobbie Raymond

A memorial for Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Raymond, founder of the Oak Park Housing Center, will be held at the Arts Center, 200 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, starting at 10:00 a.m., June 12th. READ MORE about Bobbie Raymond.

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Date June 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Financial Empowerment Workshop

Get Your Financial Freedom Join us at our Financial Empowerment Workshop on Saturday, June 22 , at the City Colleges of Chicago, Malcolm X Learning Center, 4624 W. Madison St, Chicago, and learn how to build and maintain your credit. Learn how to keep your spending under control Learn how to set goals while you build your credit Receive a free credit report with free credit counseling Join the Home Buyer’s Club Some of the benefits of having a good…

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Date June 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE Homebuyer Education Orientation

Learn the home buying process by joining the West Cook Homeownership Center on Tuesday, June 25th for our FREE Homebuyer Education Orientation at Oak Park VIllage Hall, on 123 Madison St, Oak Park, IL, from 6-8 pm. Join us, as we share: The steps in the home buying process Why you should work with a HUD approved agency Options for financing The real value of your professional partners Should you continue to rent or pursue homeownership Here are some of the benefits of owning…

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Date June 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Night Out with the Housing Center

Every Thursday Night from May 30–August 29 Start your weekends early at Thursday Night Out! Downtown Oak Park’s popular dine-around series Thursday Night Out takes on new heights this season with a free world music concert series on Marion Street. The Oak Park Regional Housing Center will be staffing an information and family activity table at Downtown Oak Park’s Thursday Night Out events on two different evenings this summer. Look for our tent on June 27th and August 1st. Thursday…

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July 2019

Date July 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE Homebuyer Education Workshop

Join us on July 13th for our 2nd Saturday FREE Homebuyer Education Workshop at Malcolm X College, on 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL, from 9:00 a.m. –5:00 p.m. Learn everything you should know about the home buying process: Budgeting and Credit Financing Your Home Down Payment Assistance Building Your Team Working with a HUD approved counseling agency, when, why, and how to obtain a HUD Certificate You MUST register to attend. You can register at: https://www.westcookhomeownership.org/workshop_registration/ The West Cook Homeownership…

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Date July 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free Homebuyer Education Workshop

Join the West Cook Homeownership Center at our 3rd Saturday FREE Homebuyer Education Workshop, as we share: The steps in the home buying process Why you should work with a HUD-approved agency Options for financing The real value of your professional partners Should you continue to rent or pursue homeownership Free refreshments will be provided. To RSVP, contact us at (773) 887-5187 or at info@westcookhomeownership.org The West Cook Homeownership Center is a program of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center.

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