Drenched in Fun at the 2017 Open House

A rainstorm the morning of November 4 put a slight damper on theĀ  attendance at our first Open House in two years, but everyone had a great time, and stayed fully engaged in the activities. Here are some highlights of what we did: Architecture Adventure encouraged kids to recreate architectural landmarks on a light table. […]

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Families enjoy morning of hands-on fun at OPEF Open House

There was a buzz in the Gwendolyn Brooks Commons as dozens of Oak Park area familiesĀ became digital puppets, built LEGO spinning tops, constructed a quilt pattern, created a colorful “Welcome to BASE Camp” banner, designed stained glass windows, and drove VEX bots! Parents were also able to learn more about and sign up for Summer […]

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Join us for OPEF’s 2015 Open House

Get the kids out of the house and enjoy some hands-on fun! Join us on Saturday, February 28, from 10 am-noon for OPEF’s Open House at Brooks Middle School Commons. This free event targeted to children ages 5-12 and their families will have stations of different engaging, creative activities. Parents can also learn more about […]

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Join us for OPEF’s Open House

Join us on Saturday, February 22, from 10 am-noon for OPEF’s Open House at Brooks Middle School Commons. Kids will get a hands-on experience of OPEF’s programs and have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities including: Operate a VEX Robot Build rubber band LEGO cars Drive a WaterBot Make an ARTful hat […]

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Hands-on activities for kids at the OPEF Open House

Looking for a fun and educational activity on a cold January morning? The Oak Park Education Foundation (OPEF) Open House is the answer! We’ll have lots of hands-on activities for children age 5-12. Operate a VEX Robot, build a LEGO structure, make a bonsai tree, create a landmark building or experience astounding physics with an […]

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OPEF Open House

OPEF Open House Saturday, January 28th 10 am – noon Julian middle school Commons 416 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park For children ages 5-12, and it’s free Get the kids out of the house and enjoy some hands-on fun! The Oak Park Education Foundation is showing off its programs and inviting you to take part. Here’s […]

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