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Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Jan. 31-Feb. 2

<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

Celebrate the seemingly never-ending winter season, catch a movie and more in our top picks of things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend. For a complete listing of events, visit burrridge.suntimes.com/calendar.

 1. Winterfest, 5:30 p.m. Friday

All ages can celebrate winter with ice skating, games, crafts, spiced wine, hot chocolate and more. Oak Brook Park District Family Recreation Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook. Call 630-990-4233. Free.

2. Film Discussion: 'Stories We Tell,' 7 p.m. Friday

A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers. 108 minutes. Thomas Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut St., Western Springs. Call 708-246-0520. Free.

3. Movies and More: 'Rain Man,' 7 p.m. Friday

A young hustler living in California feels cheated out of his $3 million after his father dies and kidnaps the autistic brother he never knew he had, taking him on the ride of his life. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise and Valeria Golino. 133 minutes. Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, Darien. Call 630-887-8760.

4. Wonders of Winter Open House, 10 a.m. Saturday

This family-fun event includes hayrides, a high-tech treasure hunt, snowshoeing, s'mores, games, crafts, a chance to meet live birds and more. Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. Call 630-206-9566. Free.

5. Author and Illustrator Kevin Luthardt, 10:30 a.m. Saturday

Luthardt presents an interactive art workshop for kids in grades one to six. Learn about how a book gets published and drawing and illustration skills. La Grange Park Public Library, 555 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park. Call 708-352-0100. 

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