- A little music will east your way through winter. East Maine District 63 students put on their Winter Concert Wednesday at 6 p.m.
- Explore dark energy Wednesday at the Niles West High School observatory. Yes, we know it sounds kind of creepy sci-fi, but it's actually an astronomy talk on dark matter by a University of Chicago professor. 6 to 8 p.m. at the observatory, in the south parking lot.
- On Thursday, a Skokie native stars in "Young Frankenstein" at the Drury Lane Theater in Oakbrook.
- As Janet Yellen prepares to take the helm, learn about "The Federal Reserve: What It Does and the Power It Wields,"Thursday at NSSC.
- Know someone looking for work? Illinois Worknet is holding a Job Seeker Workshop Thursday at Morton Grove Public Library.