Looking for ways to spend your weekend in Burr Ridge? Check out these events, or click here for our full calendar of events!
The Kurt Vonnegut tale is told on stage Sept. 5-15, with performances at 8 p.m. on Sept. 5-7 and 12-13; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8; 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 14; and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15. www.theatreofwesternsprings.com.
The two-day program will teach baseball fundamentals children ages 5 to 10 and their fathers. Instructors are former professionals and collegiate players and coaches. The clinic will be held at Baseball Field #2.
The show benefits local nonprofit rescues, shelters and humane societies. Fifty percent of all ticket proceeds to back to those rescues. Cost is $7. Go to www.chicagopetshow.com for more information or to buy tickets online, where you can get $1 off the cost. The show continues on Sunday.
The Hinsdale Chapter of the society meets at the local library. Bring a snack to share plus a beverage, as well as 10-12 copies of one or two poems you wish to share for critiquing. Visit www.illinoispoets.org for more information.
A family picnic featuring barbecue, along with roasted corn on the cob, homemade pies and sweet taffy apples.