Diversions: 4 picks for Aug. 2-9
Updated: August 1, 2012 4:12PM
1. Concerts on the Green will feature The Moods performing Motown music from 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Burr Ridge Village Center, 801 Village Center Drive, Burr Ridge. Visit www.brparks.org.
2. First Tuesday Film Club presents the 2011 Italian comedy-drama “We Have a Pope” at noon and 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake St., Oak Park. A cardinal who suddenly finds himself elected as the next Pope panics at the prospect of serving as God’s representative on Earth. To prevent a worldwide crisis, the Vatican calls in an unlikely psychiatrist to help remedy the situation. A discussion of the film will follow both screenings. Admission is $6 for matinee show/senior citizens; $8.50 for the evening show. Advance tickets are available at www.classiccinemas.com.
3. Family Farm Fest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 4 in the parking lot at Church of the Holy Nativity, 275 S. Richmond Ave., Clarendon Hills. The event, which benefits Heifer International, features live animals, crafts, an Amish handmade quilt raffle, food and a cake walk. Call (630) 323-6820.
4. “It’s History: Adventures in Candyland” will be presented at 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Elmhurst Historical Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. Third-generation candy maker Amy Wertheim of R.G.W. Candy Company will share the company’s tradition of making small batch, hand-dipped chocolates, toffees, caramels and more on the family farm in downstate Illinois. The lecture is presented in conjunction with “Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America’s Candy Capital,” an exhibit on display at the museum through Sept. 30. Museum admission is free of charge. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Call (630) 833-1457 or visit www.elmhursthistory.org.