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Meet Ups

Monthly gatherings of members for conversation with friends and discussions about emerging issues.

Walking Together

Conversation and exercise come together as members keep pace and keep tabs on one another. 

Movies & Discussion

Watch the chosen movie at your leisure and come together to discuss with others.

Mix of Minds

Members read and discuss important moral, political, social, aesthetic or other enriching ideas.


Margaret Burk inspires members to listen

to one another's stories and find ways to share their own stories.

Fiber Arts

The Fiber Arts Group welcomes members who like to knit, crochet, embroider, applique or who enjoy any other fiber arts.

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dancing OPL

Arbor West Neighbors

Arbor West Neighbors (AWN) is a grassroots organization of neighbors in Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park and Austin connected to support and enrich aging through community building and advocacy. Our mission is to empower adults to thrive as we age in community. 


Our vision is to build a multi-ethnic, multicultural community where all older adults are valued, age with dignity, and enjoy opportunities for growth and engagement. 

We are an all-volunteer 501(c)3 organization with over 120 members. 

About Us

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