celebrate mom
5 ways to celebrate Mother's Day in Downtown Oak Park:

1. Share memories over a meal fit for royalty!
2. Give a special gift. Find flowers, jewelry, scarves, literature, DTOP gift cards, statement cards & more!
3. Pick up a treat as sweet as her. Macarons, scones, popcorn, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, croissants or tarts!
4. Or treat her to some pampering
5. Is Mom a wine lover? Create new memories at Uncork Illinois on Saturday, May 30th!  
Happy Small Business Week
"Small businesses are the heartbeat of your neighborhood, the spine of your local economy, and the spirit of your town."

Thank you Oak Park merchants - we appreciate YOU!   

The Barre Code
1040 Lake Street

GRAND OPENING!: The Barre Code is officially opening on Saturday, May 9th! Join us for two FREE classes, 10am and 12pm, and an open house from 1-3pm to check out the space! Sign up for class online

MOTHER'S DAY: "Bring Your Mom to the Barre" -- The Barre Code is hosting a Mother's Day event for you and your mother. FREE 8:30am class with Owner and Master Trainer, Ali Haynes. Snacks from Red Hen Bread and FREE yogurt for all mom's at Red Mango. $20 suggested donation to Sarah's Inn, a local non-profit organization that helps survivors of domestic violence. Sign up for class  online.
Gem Jewelry + Lifestyle
108 Marion Street (moving to 135 N Oak Park Ave)

Gem Jewelry + Lifestyle is moving to 135 North Oak Park Avenue in Oak Park's Hemingway District this June! Don't miss their moving sale going on now! Items for sale include vintage displays, antique jewelry cases, clothing & more.

Also, Gem is stocked with new jewelry just in time for Mother's Day including Melissa Joy Manning Inc., Ten Thousand Things Jewelry minorplanets, and lenaskadegard!
Polished nails and day spa
1036 Lake Street

Mother's Day Special: Book your mother/daughter mani-pedis for Mother's Day - Buy one mani-pedi, get Mom's half off! Valid Sunday, May 10th only. Pre-booked appointments only.   

2nd floor private party space is now open!
Whether you are looking to pamper family and friends or create a fun and memorable experience - Polished is the perfect destination for hosting a private party!  Call Polished at 708-763-0292 to customize an event that will suite your group.
The little gem
189 Marion Street  

- MIX GREENS SALAD lemon dressing, tomato and cucumbers
- PACIFIC SALMON FILET champagne lemon sauce, cauliflower mash, pickled radishes
- SPRING LAMB CASSOULET sunny side up egg, grilled buttered bread
- PAPARDELLE PASTA andouille sausage, green peas, smokey tomato sauce, shaved asagio
- ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE STUFED CHICKEN BREAST cajun cream sauce, vegetable rice pilaf
- CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH grapes, cranberries and gaufrettes; wafer thin waffle potato fries
- SPINACH GNOCCHI gorgonzola cream sauce, candied walnuts and smoked trout
- CHOCOLATE GANACHE STUFFED FRENCH TOAST with banana, medley of nuts topping
- QUICHE DU JOUR with spring salad
- CORN BEEF HASH SKILLET eggs your way, red bell peppers, provolone cheese
- STUFFED FRENCH CREPES nutella and strawberries
ten thousand villages
121 Marion Street  
Jewelry Sale at Ten Thousand Villages
Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 10
Buy One, Get One 50% off all jewelry
Just in time for Mother's Day! 
*Discount taken on equal or lesser priced item. Cannot be combined with other discounts..
Fitness formula clubs
1114 LakeStreet

This Mother's Day, give the gift of healthy nutrition! Fitness Formula Clubs has paired up with Native Foods to bring you an easy-to-enter, awesome-to-win sweepstakes!


FFC and Native Foods Café are partnering to offer you healthy eating options!

Enter to Win: 

Carefulpeach boutique
1 024 North Blvd


Start Mothers' Day weekend off right with a round of Bloody Mary's in gorgeous handblown Juliska glasses. We know what Mom wants...
Through Sunday, buy any 4 of your favorite Juliska highball or double old-fashioned tumblers and receive FREE Bloody Mary fixin's by Dmitri's to complete the package!
We're swooning over new jewelry deliveries this week, including beautifully unique pieces by Peach newcomer Danette O'Neill. Add in perennial classics like Freida Rothman's cubic zirconia and black rhodium pieces or Calliope's quartz and sterling silver, and we're sensing lots of happy mamas!
The Book Table
1 045 Lake Street  

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We are downright giddy that we will be hosting Patti Smith this fall to talk about her new forthcoming memoir, M Train. Tickets: $28.50 (On sale 5/22/15 at 11am CST.) Each ticket holder will receive a free copy of M Train at the event.
Lake street kitchen + bar
1101 Lake Street  

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Downtown Oak Park

1010 Lake Street, Suite 114

Oak Park, Illinois 60301