Updated: March 25, 2014 6:10AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Feb. 24.
Suggestions include Chicago Heights and University Park.
“I Have A Dream: A King’s Journey”: Prairie State College hosts this program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Center Auditorium on the main campus, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Marcus Gentry, a member of the PSC Professional Speakers Bureau, will present, through dramatization, the story of the people and events that surrounded Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. Attendance is free, but advance reservation is requested at (708) 709-2946 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Teachers who attend can earn 1.0 in continuing professional development units. Registration for CPDU is with Julie DeLong at (708) 709-7919 or email@example.com.
August Wilson’s Gem Of The Ocean: Toastmasters Club presents “Sailing into Collective Memory” about black American life at 6 p.m. at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts, 1 University Parkway, University Park. Tickets are $10. Information: centertickets.net or (708) 235-2222.