What’s Going On for Sept. 6, 2012
September 5, 2012 1:32PM
Updated: October 7, 2012 6:04AM
Here’s a look at What’s Going On in the Southland including in Tinley Park, Hickory Hills and Orland Park.
Township to host senior speed dating
Orland Township will host a free evening of speed dating for seniors age 55 and older at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at 94 West Steak and Seafood Restaurant, 15410 S. 94th Ave., Orland Park.
The speed dating portion of the evening will require participants to move table-to-table for five minutes each in order to acquaint themselves with fellow participants.
Complimentary appetizers and soft drinks will be served, and a cash bar will be available. Entertainment will be provided following the introduction sessions.
Registration is required by Sept. 20.
Information: (708) 403-4222.
Club to host craft and vendor fair
The St. Patricia Parents Club will host its Oktoberfest Craft and Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at St. Patricia School, 9000 S. 86th Ave., Hickory Hills.
The event will feature dozens of crafters and vendors; music, door prizes, raffles, a bake sale and more. Admission is free.
Information: (708) 599-5578.
Author to speak on ancestor research
Author Steve Szabados will give a lecture titled “Researching Your Chicago Ancestors” during a meeting of the Tinley Moraine Genealogists on Thursday at Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive.
The doors will open at 6:15, followed by a business meeting at 6:45 p.m. and the lecture at 7 p.m.
Szabados is the author of “Finding Grandma’s European Ancestors” and is a contributing editor for the Polish American Journal.
Information: Kathy Kucharski, (815) 806-1343 or www.tmgenealogists.org.