by Tosten Burks
When Riverview Amusement Park was still a thing, roller coasters towered over the Western and Belmont intersection. Now there's a different sort of roller coaster on site: dirt ones that mountain and BMX bikers ride. The three-acre bike park, known simply as the Garden, hosts the In Bloom Trail Jam for intermediate and advanced riders; there's also a raffle, food, and prizes.
The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild presents the sixth annual Oak Park Micro Brew Review today on Marion Street in downtown Oak Park, featuring more than 100 beers from 50-plus breweries. There will be live music as well as an afterparty at Marion Street Cheese Market.
The Empty Bottle is throwing a garage sale. Stop by to peruse junk, stuff, and "various other things that we need to get rid of and you might want."
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.