Erin Burns and her son, Dean, 4, prepare food in their Frankfort home for their evening meal. Burns said she cooks for Dean's high-fat, high-calorie needs as a cystic fibrosis patient, while also relying on a plant-based diet to maintain a healthy lifestyle for the entire family. | Ginger Brashinger/For Sun-Times Media
Updated: July 10, 2014 2:12AM
GSU Undergrad Open House: Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park, will hold an open house for freshmen and transfer students from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The open house will allow students to see the campus; learn about the learning communities that foster civic engagement, global citizenship and sustainability; get a glimpse into living on campus and learn more about campus resources and safety, and more. GSU will have representatives on hand to talk to students about admissions, financial aid, career services and more. To register, visit www.govst.edu/FC14openhouse or call (708) 534-4490.
Trinity Covenant Vacation Bible school: Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church, 9230 S. Pulaski Road, Oak Lawn, will host SonTreasure Island Vacation Bible School from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 14 to 18. The free school is for kids age 3 through sixth grade. There will be Bible stories, crafts, snacks, games and much more. To register, visit www.trinitycovoaklawn.org/gatherings/vbs.cfm or pick up a form at the church.