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Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Feb. 14-16

<p>Image by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/54734589@N00/5280055893/" target="_blank">Drew Dies</a>, Flickr</p>

Image by Drew Dies, Flickr

Whether you're singlein a relationship or celebrating with your family, we've got you covered for suburban Valentine's Day festivities this weekend. But for those tired of hearing about the commercial holiday, there's still plenty to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, including a variety of plays, an art demonstration and more. For a complete listing of events, visit burrridge.suntimes.com/calendar.

 

1. Film Discussion: 'Unfinished Song,' 7 p.m. Friday

Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James. 93 minutes plus discussion. Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. Call 708-246-0520. Free.

 

2. 'Rough Crossing,' 8 p.m. Friday

First Folio Theatre presents its rendition of Tom Stoppard's comedic production about two playwrights who struggle to finish their musical while abroad a cruise ship. Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. Call 630-206-9566. $22-$37.

 

3. 'The Dining Room,' 8 p.m. Friday

Grove Players presents A.R. Gurney's story about an extended family and their trials and joys all set in a central room. The Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove. Call 630-963-1300. $11-$16.

 

4. 'Beautifully,' 8 p.m. Friday

A modern tale about the doomed relationships of two sisters and the men who love them. The show takes a look at the impact a person’s perception of “beauty” has on his/her own life and the lives of others. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays with additional performances at 8 p.m. Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 23. Theatre of Western Springs, 4384 Hampton Ave., Western Springs. Call 708-246-4043. $18-$20.

 

5. Ratindra Das Watercolor Demonstration, 2 p.m. Sunday

Ratindra Das will do a free demo of his unique watercolor style. Now an author, Das will be selling his book, "Watercolor Beyond Obvious Reality," a watercolor workshop. La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Ave., La Grange. Free.

 

Have a community event to share? Visit pioneerlocal.suntimes.com/submit-content for event submissions.

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