Updated: September 21, 2013 6:07AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Aug. 20.
Suggestions include Homewood, Palos Park and Orland Park.
STORYHOUR ON THE ROAD: Homewood Public Library hosts this event featuring songs, stories and craft at 10 a.m. at Scandia Park, Hickory Road and Rockwell Avenue, Homewood. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Information: Sarah Gearhart at (708) 798-0121 or homewoodlibrary.org.
DRAWING DEMONSTRATION: McCord Gallery & Cultural Center presents this lecture on perspective drawing with John Howard. The event is at noon on the lawn at 9602 W. Creek Road, Palos Park. In case of rain, the demonstration will be inside while enjoying the student art show. Information: (708) 671-0648 or mccordgallery.org.
ORLAND PARK COMEDY IMPROV: Auditions for the new season’s team are from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Orland Park’s Old Village Hall, 14413 S. Beacon Ave. Men and women who are age 18 or older may audition. Rehearsals take place on weeknights with monthly Friday performances from September to August. Information: Orland Park Recreation Department at (708) 403-7275.