Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, July 3-6

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Avoid the traffic and mayhem of the holiday weekend without missing out on the fun with our picks of the top five things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend.

Want to celebrate America’s independence? Check out our Fourth of July guide or our fireworks guide.

1. Thursday Mystery Movie, 2 p.m. Thursday
It is a mystery what movie will be playing. Clues are posted in the library all week, and the movie title is revealed Thursday morning. Attendees can bring snacks, covered drinks and a blanket to spread out on the floor. La Grange Park Public Library, 555 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park. Call 708-352-0100.

2. Thursday Night Leftovers, 6 p.m. Thursday
Bring the whole family to the children’s department between 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings during the Summer Reading Program for easy take-home crafts. La Grange Park Public Library, 555 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park. Call 708-352-0100.

3. Pizza on the Plaza, 6 p.m. Saturday
Enjoy pizza with friends on the first Saturday of each month. Christ Church of Oak Brook, 501 Oak Brook Road, Oak Brook. Call 630-654-1882. $5 suggested donation.

4. Paddle With a Ranger, 9 a.m. Sunday
Go on a guided tour down Salt Creek. Attendees must bring their own canoe or kayak, or rent one for $20 per person. Ages 14 and up, and under 18 must be with an adult. Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center, 3609 Spring Road, Oak Brook. Call 630-933-7248.

5. Summer Concert Series: Avanti Guitar Trio, 2 p.m. Sunday
The local trio performs expressive, sensitive and lyrical compositions. Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park. Call 708-428-5100.

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