What’s Going On for Sept. 20, 2012
September 19, 2012 2:14PM
Updated: October 21, 2012 1:16PM
Here’s a look at What’s Going On in the Southland including in Flossmoor, Oak Lawn, Palos Hills and Orland Park.
District 161 to host ribbon cutting
Flossmoor School District 161 will host a ribbon cutting ceremony from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Western Avenue School, 940 S. Western Ave., Flossmoor.
Renovation of the entryway and side entrances, as well as dedicated bus lanes, have updated the school’s appearance and increased student safety, district officials said.
Nonprofit to host food campaign kick-off
Food and Water Watch, a national consumer advocacy nonprofit group that works to protect food and water resources, will host a kick-off meeting for its Let Me Decide Campaign at 7 p.m. Thursday at the David Johnston Center, 9401 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Lawn.
The campaign aims to get genetically engineered foods labeled in Illinois.
Weber to give hip replacement lecture
Palos Community Hospital will host a free presentation by orthopedic surgeon Daniel Weber from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Palos Health and Fitness Center, 15430 West Ave., Orland Park.
Weber will discuss hip anatomy, common causes of hip pain and when to consult a physician about pain. He also will address the surgical treatment options in total replacement, including direct anterior, posterior and posterolateral hip replacement surgery.
Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.
Information: (708) 226-2300.
MVCC to host ‘Movie in the Moonlight’
Moraine Valley Community College will host its second “Movie in the Moonlight” event at 7 p.m. Saturday at the school, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills.
The 2012 Disney movie “Brave” will be shown on a 12-foot inflatable screen between buildings F and M on campus.
The event is free. Attendees can bring their own blankets, chairs and food; concessions will be sold. Alcohol is not allowed on campus.
Information: (708) 974-5375.