Get Up and Go! for Jan. 21, 2014
January 21, 2014 8:04AM
Updated: February 22, 2014 6:05AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Jan. 21.
Suggestions include Homewood and Orland Park.
Monthly Travel Movie: Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway, travels to South Africa at 10:30 a.m., with lunch and the movie “Invictus” at noon. Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film stars Morgan Freeman. Information: (708) 798-0121 or homewoodlibrary.org.
Orland Grassland Volunteers: The year’s first quarterly meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 Ravinia Ave. Stephen Packard, founding director of Audubon Chicago Region, speaks on restoration and introduces his new blog, Strategies for Stewards: From Woods to Prairies. Other agenda items include Path to Stewardship, a collaboration between the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and key stewards. The meeting also includes the year’s work day priorities, a bicycle trail update, the year’s event dates, and free FPCC calendars featuring photo contest winners. Information: Pat Hayes at (708) 220-9596 or orlandgrassland.org, which includes photos of Orland Grassland’s birds and wildflowers.