Around Town (North) for Feb. 10, 2013
February 7, 2013 1:30PM
Fourth- and fifth-grade students in gym teacher Pat Kebr’s class at Worthwoods School in Worth recently participated in a Hoop Shoot competition. Pictured (from left) are winners Asmaa Qabalawi, Eric Longfield, Kebr, Randy Miller and Neda Yacoub. | Supplied Photo
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Updated: March 11, 2013 6:06AM
Sunday | 10
Interactive Music: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host “Drums Around the World” for all ages from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.
Support Group: The South Suburban Myasthenia Gravis Support Group will host a meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday the MetroSouth Medical Center, 12935 S. Gregory St., Blue Island. Information: (800) 888-6208.
Artist Reception: The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, will host an artist’s reception for Chandrika Marla from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: (773) 445-3838 or www.beverlyartcenter.org.
‘Grease’: The Oak Lawn Park District Theatre will perform the musical “Grease” at 8 p.m. Sunday, Friday, Saturday and Feb. 17 at the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St., Oak Lawn. Tickets are $15. Information: (708) 857-2200.
Chainmaille Jewelry: The McCord Gallery and Cultural Center, 9602 W. Creek Road, Palos Park, will host its Intermediate Chainmaille class with instructor Katie Baum from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $40 for residents and $55 for nonresidents. Information: (708) 671-0648.
Bake Sale: The Our Lady of Loretto Women’s Guild will host a Valentine Breakfast and Bake Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at 8925 S. Kostner Ave, Hometown. Breakfast is $6 for ages 11 and older; $3 for children ages 10 to 3; and free for children age 2 and younger. Information: (708) 424-7471.
Book Donations: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., is accepting donations of gently used books, magazines, CDs and videos for the Friends of the Oak Lawn Library Ongoing Book Sale. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.
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 non-denominational worship services of music, meditation and prayer. Information: (708) 361-3650.
Monday | 11
Kindergarten Registration: Chicago Ridge School District 127.5 will register kindergarten-age children from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ridge Central School, 10800 S. Lyman Ave., Chicago Ridge; and at Ridge Lawn School, 5757 W. 105th St., Chicago Ridge. Information: (708) 636-2001 (Central) or (708) 636-2002 (Lawn).
First Aid: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will offer CPR and first aid training for the spring 2013 semester. Information: (708) 974-5735 or www.morainevalley.edu/ccce.
Resume Help: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host “Build Your Resume” at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Basic computer skills are required. Registration: (708) 423-7753.
Pet Vaccinations: The Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, offers a one-year distemper vaccination and a one-year rabies vaccination for $40 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Clients must sign in at least one hour prior to close. Information: (708) 636-8586, Ext. 254.
Tuesday | 12
Cupcake Creations: Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will host Sue Peltzer from Delicious Creations at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (708) 598-8446.
Humorist’s Stories: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host author and humorist Mary Lou Edwards at a luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. The cost is $16 per person. Registration: (708) 361-3650.
State of the Village: The Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Village address at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Oak Lawn Hilton, 9333 S. Cicero Ave. Reservations: (708) 424-8300 or email@example.com.
Seniors Club: The Merrionette Park Seniors Club meets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the Worth Township building, 11601 S. Pulaski Road, Alsip. Dues are $5 per year. Information: (708) 371-2900.
Business Networking: The Business Networking Group meets from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at Golden Bear Restaurant, 12001 S. Cicero Ave., Alsip. Information: www.meetup.com/businessnetworkinggroupbng.
Wednesday | 13
Jobs Club: The Beverly Hills Job Club will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Barnabas Church Convent, 101st Street and Longwood Drive, Chicago. Information: Joan Quinn, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dinner Theatre: The Friends of the Oak Lawn Library will host a bus trip to see the musical comedy “St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The cost is $63 for Friends of the Library with a current card and $68 for others. Information: (708) 422-4990.
Relay for Life: The American Cancer Society will hold its annual Relay for Life Kick-off Open House from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shepard High School, 13049 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights. Information: (708) 633-7770, Ext. 3 or www.relayforlife.org/palosil.
Book and Film: Palos Park Public Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., will host “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Registration: (708) 448-1530 or www.palosparklibrary.org.
Teen Games: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host a free video game night for students in sixth through eighth grades from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Students should bring their own controllers and games. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Information: (708) 422-4990.
Job Fair: St. Xavier University will host a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago. Information: www.sxu.edu or (773) 298-3131.
Pub Trivia: Chicago Ridge Public Library will host its Pub Trivia event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Jack Desmond’s Irish Pub, 10339 S. Ridgeland Ave., Chicago Ridge. Attendees must be age 21 or older. Information: (708) 423-7753.
Candy Capital: The Worth Park District will host a talk by Leslie Goddard titled “Chicago: Candy Capital of the World” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Terrace Center, 11500 S. Beloit Ave., Worth. The cost is $5. Information: (708) 448-7080.
Senior Club: The Palos Heights Senior Club is offering membership to all seniors age 55 and older with a Palos Heights mailing address through Feb. 28. Meetings are held at 1 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Moraine Valley Community Church, 6300 W. 127th St., Palos Heights. Information: Edna Craig, (708) 448-7498.
Thursday | 14
Movie and Dessert: The Oak Lawn Community Library Foundation will host a fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave. The event will feature desserts and a showing of the 2000 movie “Chocolat.” Tickets are $25 per person. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.
Cookie Decorating: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host Valentine Cookie Decorating sessions for children ages 3 to 5 from 10 a.m. to noon and for children in kindergarten through fifth grade from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.
Swing’n Sugars: The Evergreen Park Recreation Department will host a Swing’n Sugar Squares square dance event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Junior High School, 9400 S. Sawyer Ave., Evergreen Park. Information: (773) 351-1948 or www.swinginsugarsquares.com.
Garden Club: The Mount Greenwood Garden Club meets from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at Mount Greenwood Public Library, 11010 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago. The meeting place may vary. Information: email@example.com.
Toastmasters Meeting: The Oak Lawn Toastmasters meet at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: www.palosparklibrary.org or (708) 448-1530.
Business Networking: The Oak Lawn B2B Networking Group meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursdays at Les Brothers Restaurant, 8705 S. Ridgeland Ave. Information: www.oaklawnb2b.com.
Friday | 15
Waco Brothers: The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, will host a performance by the Waco Brothers at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $20 for Beverly Arts Center members and $23 for nonmembers. Information: (773) 445-3838 or www.beverlyartcenter.org.
Fish Fry: The St. Germaine Athletic Association and the Holy Name Society Men’s Club will host fish fry dinners from 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays through March 22 at 98th Street and Kolin Avenue, Oak Lawn. Information: (708) 636-5060.
Fish Fry: St. Patricia Parish Center, 9000 S. 86th Ave., Hickory Hills, will host a fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $9 for a full dinner and $5 for a half dinner or a children’s dinner. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: (708) 598-5222.
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.
Saturday | 16
Al-Anon Group: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, hosts Al-Anon meetings at 9 a.m. Saturdays in the main building. Information: (708) 361-3650.
Michael McDermott: The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago, will host Michael McDermott at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $22 for Beverly Arts Center members and $25 for nonmembers. Information: (773) 445-3838 or www.beverlyartcenter.org.
Cause 4 Paws: The Animal Welfare League will host “Mardi Cause 4 Paws” for all ages from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 115 Bourbon St., 3359 W. 111th St., Merrionette Park. Adult admission is $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Admission for children ages 6 to 12 is $20 in advance and $30 at the door and free for children age 5 and younger. Tickets include admission, food, all beverages and entertainment. Information: Terri Sparks, (708) 636-8586, Ext. 268 or email@example.com.
Political Careers: The League of Women Voters of the Palos-Orland Area will host retired state Sen. Ed Maloney at 9 a.m. Saturday at Palos Heights Public Library, 12601 S. 71st Ave. Information at palosorlandlwv.org.
Blanket Day: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host “Project Linus: Make a Blanket Day” from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Participants should bring at least one-and-a-half yards of fleece fabric and a pair of scissors. Information: (708) 423-7753.