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Around Town (North) for Jan. 13, 2013

Every month students Worthwoods School Worth can get gold slip for doing something special. Principal Tim Hathhorn (center) puts all

Every month, students of Worthwoods School in Worth can get a gold slip for doing something special. Principal Tim Hathhorn (center) puts all the gold awards in a bucket and picks two names. Recent winners included Desirae Moyey (left) and Suaad Rashid, both of whom received a bag of treats. | Supplied Photo

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Updated: February 14, 2013 6:11AM



Sunday | 13

LEGO Club: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host a meeting of its LEGO Club for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at 2 p.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Ragtime Rap: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host a program titled “Fascinatin’ Rhythm: From Ragtime to Rap” by Chicago pianist Richard Sladek from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 422-4990.

Program Registration: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., is accepting registration through Sunday for its winter and spring youth services programs. Participants must have a library card to register. Information: www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Photos Wanted: Palos Park is seeking vintage photos of the village for a photographic history project. Donors should label stories and photos and place them in an envelope marked “Palos Park Centennial Pictures.” Donations can be dropped off at the Kaptur Center, 8999 W. 123rd St., or Palos Park Public Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., by Jan. 31. Information: Sally Kinney, (708) 671-3700.

Vesper Worship: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, hosts vesper services at 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sundays in the Wayside Chapel. Vespers are nondenominational worship services of music, meditation and prayer. Information: (708) 361-3650.

Monday | 14

Facebook Class: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host a Facebook computer class from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Valentine eCard: Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will host a Valentine eCard class from noon to 5 p.m. Monday and on additional days throughout January and February. Appointments: (708) 598-8446, Ext. 116.

Beginning Computer: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host beginning computer classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The cost is $5, and registration is required. Information: (708) 423-7753.

Get Organized: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host “Get Organized to Reduce Stress” featuring Beth Randall at 7 p.m. Monday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Alumnus Award: Moraine Valley Community College is seeking nominations for the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award. Nomination forms are available at www.morainevalley.edu or by emailing Jessica Crotty at crotty@morainevalley.edu. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. Feb. 1 in Building D, Room 106 at the school, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills. Information: (708) 974-5375.

Free Movies: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., is offering free movie checkout for Oak Lawn residents. As many as 10 movies can be checked out for seven days. Information: (708) 422-4990.

Homework Help: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., offers a free drop-in homework help center for area students from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Bilingual teachers Margaret Essig and Kerrie Lopez help children with homework. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Pinochle Club: The Worth Senior Pinochle Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Worth Terrace Center, 11500 S. Beloit Ave., Worth. Games begin at noon, and lunch is available. Membership is free. Information: (708) 448-1181.

Tuesday | 15

Round Table: The Lincoln-Davis Civil War Round Table will host Civil War author Michael Peake at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Country House Restaurant, 5400 W. 127th St., Alsip. Dinner is $10 and begins at 6 p.m. Admission to the lecture is $5. Information: Pete Jonikaitis, (773) 445-8589.

Jewelry Classes: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will hold silver jewelry classes from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday with instructor Dan Snyder and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with instructor Dave Sanders. Evening students should bring their polished stones to set into silver. Stones will be provided to those with none. The cost is $84 and $40 to $50 for silver. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Photography Luncheon: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a Colorado mountain photography program during a luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. The cost is $16 per person. Reservations: (708) 361-3650.

Valentine Jazz: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will sell tickets beginning Tuesday for its “Jazz Trattoria Night” concert featuring Darlene Baresch on Feb. 10. The event will include a five-course Italian dinner and costs $40 per person. Reservations: (708) 361-3650.

‘The Avengers’: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will show the 2012 superhero movie “The Avengers” starring Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans for students in sixth through 12th grades as part of its Teen Movie Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Snacks will be served. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Art Exhibition: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host the Evergreen Park High School Art Exhibition from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Artwork will be displayed in the library through February. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Clever Crafters: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host “Mason Jar Magic” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration and a $3 materials fee are required. Information: (708) 422-8522.

‘The Lucky One’: Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will show the 2012 movie “The Lucky One” starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A copy of the movie will be raffled after the showing. Refreshments will be served. Information: (708) 598-8446.

Story Time: Palos Park Public Library. 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., offers its Good Morning Story Time for children ages 2 to 5 at 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 26. Parents must remain in the library during story time. Registration: (708) 448-1530.

Pantry Donation: Elsie’s Pantry needs canned goods and monetary donations to keep up with increasing demand. Donations can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at Savior Divine Lutheran Church, 10040 S. 88th Ave., Palos Hills. Information: (708) 598-4435.

Wednesday | 16

Healthy Breakfast: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host a culinary program for adults at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Chef Kate will bring samples and recipes of a macrobiotic menu. Registration and a $3 tasting fee are required. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Board Meeting: The Moraine Valley Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Building D, Room 219 at the school, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills. Information: (708) 974-4300 or www.morainevalley.edu.

Thursday | 17

Art Exhibit: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, is hosting an art exhibit by Jeff Krantz titled “Bloodletting” through Feb. 7. An artist’s reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the school’s Fine and Performing Arts Center. Information: Jennifer Kiekeben, (708) 608- 4231.

Pottery Class: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a six-week pottery class at 6:30 p.m. beginning Thursday. The cost is $84, plus a $15 materials fee. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Early Childhood: The Palos Park Recreation Department, 8901 W. 123rd St., will hold early childhood activities beginning Thursday. Information: www.palospark.org or (708) 671-3760.

Writing Workshop: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host “The Three C’s of Writing” for adults and high school students at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Book Signing: Charles J. Shields, author of “And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life,” will sell and sign copies of his book at 7 p.m. Thursday at Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Story Time: Palos Park Public Library. 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., offers its Night Owl Story Time program for children ages 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 28. Parents must remain in the library during story time. Registration: (708) 448-1530.

Friday | 18

Live Bands: The Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991, 11001 S. Depot St., Worth, has live bands playing from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. There is no cover charge. Information: (708) 448-7006 or (708) 448-6699.

Improv Show: The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, will host a performance by improvisers TJ Jagodowski and Dave Pasquesi at 8 p.m. Friday. Singer/songwriter Ike Riley will open the show. Tickets are $18 for BAC members and $20 for nonmembers. Information: (773) 445-3838 or www.beverlyartcenter.org.

Saturday | 19

Hollywood Homicide: The Mystery Shop will perform “Hollywood Homicide” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St. The show features a murder mystery and will include audience participation. Seating is limited, and registration is required. Information: (708) 458-2880, Ext. 105.

Birthday Bash: The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, will host Ronnie Baker Brooks’ Birthday Bash at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $23 for BAC members and $26 for nonmembers. Information: www.beverlyartcenter.org or (773) 445-3838.

Folk Artists: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host the Tamburitzans of Duquesne University, an Eastern European song and dance company, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the school’s Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Information: (708) 974-5500.

Weekend Quilters: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave. will host a meeting of its Weekend Quilters group from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event is a demonstration class, and sewing machines are not required. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Furby Frenzy: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave. will host its “Furby Frenzy” event for students in kindergarten through fifth grades at 2 p.m. Saturday. Children should bring their Furbies. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Google Analytics: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave. will host a Google Analytics computer class from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature a certified Google application professional. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Columbian Exposition: Theodore Karamanski will give a lecture titled “New and Better Chicago: The Columbian Exposition’s Impact on the City” at 2 p.m. Saturday at Palos Park Public Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd. Registration: www.palosparklibrary.org or (708) 448-1530.

Fat Quarters: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host a quilting program titled “Fun with Fat Quarters” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. A supply list and library sewing machines will be available. The cost is $10. Registration: (708) 423-7753.

DAR Meeting: The Swallow Cliff Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at Palos Heights Public Library, 12501 S. 71st Ave. The meeting is open to prospective members. Information: (708) 479-4198 or swallowcliffdar@comcast.net.



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