Updated: May 10, 2013 6:13AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on April 9.
Suggestions include Tinley Park, Chicago and Park Forest.
SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP: The Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, 8125 W. 171st St., will host this session at 5:30 p.m. Bob Woolsey will discuss what makes a good script, log lines, one-pagers, how to get an agent and what really happens in Los Angeles. Fee is $44 for residents, $58 for nonresidents. Information: Melissa Olejarz at (708) 342-4200 or tinleyparkdistrict.org.
KEVIN STEIN: St. Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, will present “Poetry and Politics: A Reading by Illinois Poet Laureate Kevin Stein” in honor of National Poetry Month at 6:30 p.m. in the Butler Reception Room. Information: (773) 298-3000, sxu.edu.
ZUMBA SESSIONS: Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, will host these classes, which combine high-energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations. Kelly Abell instructs ages 18 and older. Cost is $50 for six weeks at 7 p.m. Tuesdays to May 15 or a $10 drop-in fee (cash only to the instructor) per class. Information: (708) 748-1112, villageofparkforest.com.