Updated: January 28, 2014 6:19AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Dec. 27.
Suggestions include Midlothian, Homewood and Oak Lawn.
Wild About Dinosaurs: Midlothian Public Library offers facts, stories, songs and a craft at 1 p.m. at 14701 S. Kenton Ave. The program is best for ages 3 to 7 but all are welcome. Registration is required at (708) 535-2027 or midlothianlibrary.org.
Gaming Extravaganza Weekend: Homewood Public Library hosts this event for seventh-graders to age 25 who are interested in Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, board games, chess, etc., at 6 p.m. Friday to Sunday at 17917 Dixie Highway. Registration is required. Dungeon masters and Magic: The Gathering aficionados are needed (contact firstname.lastname@example.org). Information: (708) 798-0121, Ext. 222 or homewoodlibrary.org.
South Suburban Chess Club Of Greater Chicago: This group meets from 6:30 to 10:25 p.m. every Friday at Oak View Community Center, 110th Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, Oak Lawn. Information: facebook.com/SouthSuburbanChessClub.