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Want some ideas about what to do in Oak Forest? Here's some potential ideas for stuff to do. Plan a day at the zoo and everyone is assured a wonderful learning opportunity, with all the walking from exhibit to exhibit it's a great way for everyone to get some exercise. When you're in town get to Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield or try Wm W Powers Conservation Area. Oak Forest has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a huge selection of genres like Fantasy, Horror, and Psychology. Make some time to improve your vocabulary at Tinley Park Public Library. Spend some time at the library and you'll soon be waxing philosophical and discussing poets like Galway Kinnell at the office water cooler.

Up the ante with a little excitement. Bowling is a blast. Get out and devastate some pins while enjoying yourself at Tinley Park Bowling Lanes Inc. Or bowl your perfect game at Oak Forest Bowl. Grundy County Fairground is easy to get to and has a consistent roster of fun events. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually lots of interesting things to do. From midway attractions to agricultural events and car shows the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are great for finding stuff to do on the weekend. Now stop looking at this page and find out about the scheduled events in the Oak Forest Fair and Events Directory.

Need to re-energize afterwards With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Like to find something cool and tasty? There's a million ways for you to get your ice cream jonez in town. Hit up Dairy Palace, or cruise by Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut for the most awesome cherry or some subllime banana splits. OK it's time to decompress now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill and have a sufficient number of tequila's, or embarrass yourself and get way hammered while you're visiting Oak Forest. Enjoy something delicious perhaps a Boozy Rouge, or possibly a Orange Martini. While in Oak Forest cruise by Cindy's Pub, 16200 Cicero Lounge Inc, or O'Brien's Pub. Wanna try a different itinerary, no worries just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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A number of fun adventures can be found in Oak Forest, Illinois. If you want rides or want to plan a day with the kids the opportunities are without end. Get going and have some fun, then blog about what a blast you had. When you're in Oak Forest we recommend Evergreen Aqua Park or bounce to Chicago Park District - Central Administ for some fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Look for photography studios and a plethora of local art offerings close to Oak Forest. Whether you are looking for Cubism or just want an excuse to wear a black turtleneck. Check out the atmosphere at the area's galleries, you'll find a mixture of great experiences in Oak Forest. Try Deck the Walls or see something artful at Hobby Lobby Creative Center.

Hobby Lobby Creative Center
(708) 532-1048
7061 159th Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Arthouse of Palos Heights
(708) 371-7339
12723 South Ridgeland Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Fast Frame
(708) 361-4185
7154 West 127th Street
Palos Heights, IL 60463

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I Adams Posters
(708) 385-0714
12557 Western Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406

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BARS

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Identify the best places to hang and have too many whiskey's or take your wife out and get super liquored up right here in Oak Forest. Sample something subtle like a Limestone Breeze, Kamikaze Blue or possibly a Fantasy. While in Oak Forest drop by Cindy's Pub, 16200 Cicero Lounge Inc or O'Brien's Pub. To look at all the options peruse the Oak Forest, Illinois bar directory. Add your best bars in the city's bar listings.

BOWLING

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Call some friends and crush some pins while enjoying some fried food at Tinley Park Bowling Lanes Inc. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've got the best lanes in Oak Forest, at your fingertips. Try out Oak Forest Bowl. Or for additional listings visit the Oak Forest, Illinois bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real seven ten split tell others, add it to our directory.

Oak Forest Bowl
(708) 687-2000
15240 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Centennial Lanes
(708) 633-0500
16050 Centennial Cir
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Orland Bowl
(708) 532-8868
8601 W 159th St
Orland Park, IL 60462

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Tinley Park Bowling Lanes Inc
(708) 532-2955
7601 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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BRAIN FREEZE

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Everyone loves ice cream. Like to try some gourmet ice cream? We have a million ways for you to get your brain frozen in Oak Forest. Locate the tastiest Mallo Cup (Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Covered Coconut Bits and Marshmallow Swirl) or maybe in the mood for some subllime vanilla we've got it handled. While visiting Oak Forest stop in at Dairy Palace or cruise over to Baskin Robbins Dunkin Dounut. Visited a place with sublime malts and shakes or the completely most awesome sherbets? Tell everyone about it here or add it to our listings.

COFFEE BARS

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Coffee is not as much a beverage choice as it is a lifestyle choice these days. The choices for flavors and blends change and evolve all the time. Finding the right place makes the experience complete. Oak Forest has a veritable cornucopia of great places to get caffeinated. Discover new flavors like Peaches and Cream Flavored Coffee or Christmas Cookie Flavored Coffee. Stop at when you're in Oak Forest. Know of a place with a perfect Ristretto? Add it to our directory.

RESTAURANTS

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Restaurant choices abound in Oak Forest from BBQ to fine dining there are many opportunities to satiate your culinary cravings. Peruse the Oak Forest, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to get your mow on. While you're in town drive by Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade or sample some of the other local eateries like Aj Wingers or 2 Sisters Frozen Custard Inc.

FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you want to plan something while you're in town the fairgrounds always have great fun stuff for all. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of pleasant things to do. From livestock auctions to tasty greasy fried treats and livestock exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Oak Forest are a great place to find a nice way to get out of the house. Get off the couch and check out whats going on at Grundy County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? We've got you covered from bacon and eggs to late night drive thru's satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories in Oak Forest. Feeling hungry how about a good old Del Taco Macho Bacon & Egg Burrito or possibly a nice Jack In The Box Chocolate Ice Cream Shake? Find all the fast food options in Oak Forest here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. Reviewers recommend you get to Tinley Wine Spirits & Deli or drop by Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits. Buen provecho!

Subway Sandwiches & Salads
(708)687-7660
6062 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Markellas Gyros
(708)429-2333
15500 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits
(708)532-3683
7001 W 159th St
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Always Open Deli & Market
(708)633-1110
6800 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Perhaps because pro golfers throw things to fans, not at them. Now that's settled so get out your drivers put your clubs in the car and check out the immaculate championship courses and driving ranges easily accessible to Oak Forest. Westgate Valley Country Club -East has some challenging bunkers complimented by beautiful surroundings. Or head to the pro shop at Oak Hills Country Club, check out the cool gear from Ping or shave some strokes off your game with the new Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl Better-Player Irons when your done bounce to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a albatross? Write a review!

HISTORIC PLACES

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When you're in Oak Forest try to find time for Woods, Nettie, Covered Bridge, Humphrey, John, House, or Twin Tower Sanctuary. Oak Forest has a dozen or more interesting historical surroundings for history seekers to enjoy. Look into the Oak Forest, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places closely accessible to Oak Forest. Or browse the Illinois historical places listings for the latest information on all of the historical places to visit in Illinois.

LIBRARIES

Oak Forest, Illinois library listing

Why should I go to the library? You can bring back other items for free: It's not just books you can access for free. Many libraries offer a great selection of DVDs, CDs, magazines, audio books, and more. 888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888 the classics like Sense and Sensibility to decent newly emerging titles like Heat Wave by Richard Castle. It's all at the library for free! Whether your looking for Oscar Wilde or Jane Smiley, the Oak Forest, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find an assortment of genres like Science, Philosophy, Manga, and Children's. making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while citing the works of Charles Bukowski at trendy parties.

MUSEUMS

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Oak Forest offers an interesting selection of museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Check out Old Zion Museum or plan a visit to Oakview Recreation Center and Museum. Going to the museum is a great opportunity to experience priceless works of art for very little money. Need another reason? Museums help bring change and development to communities. Still need more? How about beautiful works from the Dutch Masters? Still don't know why you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Though you may love it your velvet Elvis painting is not art so go and see the real stuff at George C Walker Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Oak Forest, Illinois night life listing

You don't have anyone to explain it to so maybe let's get jiggy with it at the hottest nightspots nearby Oak Forest. Watch the bartender as he stares at you in confusion when you order your third Brandy Lime and Berries and demonstrate your mad Jacking moves at Cindy's Pub. If security escorts you outside then designate a driver and hit up Edge Lounge or hit max party capacity at Taps Pub Be sure to tip the bartender and stop for some Rolaids before you hit up Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits to sober up with some late night munchies. Know a cool nighclub or after hours place that's insanely fun? Be cool and add it to theThe Oak Forest, Illinois nightlife directory.

Cindy's Pub
(708)687-6918
5230 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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O'Brien's Pub
(708)687-4298
15548 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Taps Pub
(708)535-6374
15427 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Blarney Stone Pub
(708)535-4800
15400 Cicero Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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PARKS

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Oak Forest has multiple local state parks and great recreational areas for all. Get your Nerf football and head to Tower Park or maybe stop by Markham Public Library and borrow a copy of A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, or some more casual stuff and enjoy a great book under the trees at Central Park. When you are staying in Oak Forest locals suggest experiencing delightful at El Morro Park.

SHOPPING

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Feeling all shopaholic and you need some "YOU" time you don't need a reason, it's all good. Everyday should be a shopping day! Whether you're looking for daring designers like Alexandra Kiesel or want to brag to your friends about the neat designer Alannah Hill item you got this weekend. Oak Forest has lots of choices to get your shop on peruse The Oak Forest, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium offerings from Aartivijay Gupta And Parul Chopra, Swimwear Anywhere, Dagmar, and Miu Miu. When you're in Oak Forest check out TJ Maxx, or rollover to Target for a more low key shopping fix.

J C Penneys
4841 Cal Sag Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

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Kmart
13200 Cicero Ave
Midlothian, IL 60445

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TJ Maxx
4971 Cal Sag Rd
Midlothian, IL 60445

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Kohl's
13130 Rivercrest Dr
Midlothian, IL 60445

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SPAS / SALONS

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Its way better to be a woman it's just way cooler C'mon you can legitimately have more than 50 pairs of shoes, you're never expected or asked to move heavy or large objects, and men open doors for you. But all this comes with some tricky considerations, you wanna look good, feel good, and be good whether you gotta get reinvigorating facial treatments, calming massage treatments, a hot new look, or you just wanna get your nails done in a really trampy shade of red. If you don't want your girlfriend to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. It's no problem. We've got everything you need to be fabulous in Oak Forest. Review all your options in the Oak Forest, Illinois Spas, Salons, and Skin Care Listings.

Avon Products
(708) 535-7145
15449 Waverly Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452


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Curves
(708) 535-1556
5464 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452


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Ron Tutor's Hair Designers
(708) 687-3451
6000 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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Caribbean Tanning Spa & Boutique
(708) 687-1745
6048 159th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452

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THEATRE / ARTS

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Oak Forest has varied of local theatre productions closeby. Taking in the theatre is a great way to expand your horizons and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like As You Like It: As You Like It is the quintessential pastoral comedy, love, politics and cross-dressing intertwine to create a twisty, entertaining and funny tale as only Shakespeare can deliver. Or find local performances of great musicals such as A Star Is Born. Check out the Oak Forest, Illinois theatre and live performance directory for details. We recommend you check out Pagels Susan or Towle Community Theatre when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of frozen dinners? No sweat, Oak Forest Has lots of killer places to get your tastebuds out to some far away places. Keller's Food & Spirits is a total choice mow or plan some additional exercise in the morning and check out J Q Foxes' Restaurant for more detailed eats or to find the best chicken parm while your visiting Oak Forest check out the Oak Forest, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Thai or grindable fried rice make the world a teeny bit better off and write them a boss review.

El Paso
(219)374-8666
10833 W 133rd Ave
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

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Dayton Tap Incorporated
(815)434-3015
3112 East 1961st Road
Ottawa, IL 61350

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Keller's Food & Spirits
(262)279-9966
614 Walworth Street
Genoa City, WI 53128

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J Q Foxes' Restaurant
(262)884-9424
2835 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177

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ZOOS

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You haven't been to the zoo in years right? So time to get back, and with all the walking you'll find it's a great way to burn some calories as well. Between running around looking for the Sand Cat exhibit and the Squirrel attractions find a moment for a family picture with the zoo's many picturesque surroundings. When you're searching for some wild fun in Oak Forest check out the scenery Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield , or for more zoos and wild places click on the Oak Forest, Illinois zoo and gardens directory.


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About Oak Forest


Oak Forest is a suburban city about south/southwest of downtown Chicago in Bremen Township in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 28,051 at the 2000 census.
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Oak Forest, Illinois History

The area currently known as Oak Forest was originally called Cooper's Grove in the early 19th century. Cooper's Grove was then bounded by Kenton, Cicero, Kilpatrick, Lamon, Lavergne and LeClaire Avenues. Mr. Cooper who settled here in the 1830s was said to have been the first resident of Bremen Township. A log cabin discovered by later settlers is believed to have been built by Cooper and was the first home built in the township.The community was further established when settlers arrived to farm in the area (many of them were German-born), sometime in the mid to late 1840s. The Cooper's Grove post office began service in 1848 and later changed its name to New …Read More
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Oak Forest, Illinois Geography

Oak Forest is considered part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is mostly surrounded by Cook County Forest Preserves (hence the name). Some neighboring communities of Oak Forest include Crestwood to the north, Midlothian to the northeast, Markham to the east, Country Club Hills to the southeast, Tinley Park to the southwest, Orland Park to the west, beyond Bachelor's Grove Cemetery and Forest Preserve is Palos Heights to the northwest.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.7 square miles (14.8 km²), of which, 5.7 square miles (14.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.88%) is water. …



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Scarlet Oak Elementary School - Saint Damian School - Oak Forest High School - L R Foster Elementary School - Jack Hille School - Arbor Park Middle School - Laramie School - Forest Ridge School - Walter F Fierke Education Center - Kimberley Heights School - Trinity School - Morton-Gingerwood Elementary School - Helen B Sandidge Elementary School - Fieldcrest Elementary School - Bremen High School - Kolmar School - Saint Christopher School - School Number 141 (historical) - Bert H Fulton Elementary School - Springfield Elementary School - Central Park School - Central Middle School - Tinley Park High School - Markham Park Elementary School - Arnold W Kruse Education Center - Saint Gerard-Majella School - John A Bannes Elementary School - Nathan Hale Primary School - McClaughry School - Nathan Hale Intermediate School - Hale Middle School - Saint George Catholic School - Nob Hill Elementary School - Helen Keller Elementary School - Sauk Area Career Center - Aspen High School - Meadowview School - Kellar Junior High School - Memorial Elementary School - Hillcrest High School - Highlands Elementary School - Elim Christian School - Lincoln School - Turner Elementary School - Canterbury School - School Number 140 (historical) - Sheppard North High School - McIntosh School - Saint Xavier University - South Campus - Saint Emeric School (historical) - Virgil I Grissom Junior High School - Zenon J Sykuta School - Indian Hills School - Incarnation School - Posen Elementary School - Central School (historical) - Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran School - Arrowhead School - Independence Junior High School - Ziebell School - Pottawatomie School - Prairie Elementary School - Crab Orchard Junior High School - Gordon School - Saint Johns School -
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Jewel-Osco - European Restaurant - 7-Eleven Food Store - Family Pride Foods of Midlothian Inc - Franks Food & Liquor - Cub Foods - 7-Eleven Food Stores - Gas City Limited - Freshline Produce Inc - 7 Eleven - 7-Eleven Food Stores - Stores- Tinley Pa - Fairplay Finer Foods - Heritage Health Foods - Chop Suey House -