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Around Town (Central) for Feb. 3, 2013

Dramatic book reviewer Jenny Riddle portrays English film stage actress Julie Andrews recently during one-woman show Tinley Park Public Library.

Dramatic book reviewer Jenny Riddle portrays English film and stage actress Julie Andrews recently during a one-woman show at Tinley Park Public Library. | Supplied Photo

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Updated: March 4, 2013 6:08AM



Sunday | 3

Pancake Breakfast: VFW Post 2580, 14817 Pulaski Road, will host a pancake breakfast in support of Mike Sucharzewski’s Eagle Scout Project from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. The cost is $5 for ages 11 to adult; $3 for ages 6 to 10; and free for ages 5 and younger. Information: Sharon Doeden, (708) 990-8368.

Art Studio: Frankfort Public Library, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, will host an open art studio from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Live model and objects to draw will be provided. Attendees should bring their own materials. Information: (815) 469-2423.

Superbowl Supreme: Frankfort will host its Superbowl Supreme Winter on the Green from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Breidert Green, White and Kansas Streets. Information: www.fb.com/shophistoricfrankfort.

Monday | 4

Irish Dance: The Mokena Park District, 10925 LaPorte Road, is offering Irish dance classes for those ages 5 to 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays through May 20. The cost varies. Information: (708) 390-2401.

Daughter Dance: Lincoln-Way Central High School National Honor Society students will host a Daddy-Daughter Dance for area daughters in kindergarten through third grade from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at the school, 1801 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox. Tickets are $25 for one dad and one daughter, and $5 for each additional daughter. Tickets must be bought by Monday. Information: Heather Mackowiak, hmackowiak@lw210.org.

Candy Making: Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive, will host “Candy Making Made Easy” at 7 p.m. Monday. Registration: (708) 532-0160, Ext. 3 or www.tplibrary.org.

Free Tutoring: Registration for free tutoring at Lockport Township High School is being held through Monday. Students who participate in the free-reduced lunch program are eligible. Information: (815) 588-8102.

Warming Centers: Oak Forest residents who need shelter can use Bremen Township warming centers Mondays through Fridays. Shelters are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 15350 S. Oak Park Ave., and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 16361 S. Kedzie Parkway. Information: (708) 687-8220 or (708) 333-9530.

Tuesday | 5

Neighborhood Watch: Ald. Rich Simon and the Oak Forest Police Department will host a Neighborhood Watch meeting to discuss recent break-ins and other concerns at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Council Chambers, 15440 S. Central Ave. Information: www.oak-forest.org/police.

Sign Language: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host a sign language program for students in seventh through 12th grades from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 19. Registration: (708) 532-0500 or www.thebridgeteencenter.org.

Acoustic Guitar: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host an acoustic guitar program for students in seventh through 12th grades from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 26. Registration: (708) 532-0500 or www.thebridgeteencenter.org.

Winter Stories: Midlothian Public Library, 14701 S. Kenton Ave., will host its Winter Storytime program for children age 2 with a caregiver from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 12. Information: (708) 535-2027.

Girls Read: Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive, will host its Girls Read program for girls in sixth through 12th grades from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Registration: (708) 532-0160, Ext. 2 or www.tplibrary.org.

Board Meeting: The Frankfort Firefighters’ Pension Fund Board will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Frankfort Fire Station No. 1, 333 W. Nebraska St.

Knitting and Crochet: Frankfort Public Library, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, will host a knitting and crochet group for novice and advanced knitters at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (815) 469-2423.

Number Fun: The Frankfort Park District, 140 Oak St., will host story and number games for ages 3 to 5 from 10:20 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays through March 19. The cost is $29 for residents and $34 for nonresidents. Information: (815) 469-9400 or www.frankfortparks.org.

Wednesday | 6

Winter Craft: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host its “DIY Ear Warmers” crochet class for students in seventh through 12th grades from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 20. Registration: (708) 532-0500 or www.thebridgeteencenter.org.

Tax Exemption: Orland Township senior citizens must renew tax exemption applications by Wednesday and send the form to the Cook County Assessor’s office, 118 N. Clark St., Chicago. Contact Rich E. Kelly for help in completing and filing forms at (708) 403-4222.

Needlework Club: The Hooks, Needles and More Craft Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Gaylord Building, 200 W. 8th St., Lockport. Information: (815) 838-0755.

Microsoft 2010: Frankfort Public Library, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, will host a Microsoft Word 2010 Series computer class for beginners from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration: (815) 534-6173.

Thursday | 7

Taco Culinary: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host “Tacos 3 Ways with Rock Bottom” for students in seventh through 12th grades from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Registration: (708) 532-0500 or www.thebridgeteencenter.org.

Focus Strategy: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host “Attention and Focus with Intellect Learning Center” for students in seventh through 12th grades from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Registration: (708) 532-0500 at www.thebridgeteencenter.org.

Leisure Plotters: The Leisure Plotters club for seniors age 55 and older will offer coffee, rolls and bingo at noon Thursday at Orland Township, 14807 Ravinia Ave. Information: Joan Groff, (708) 602-4886.

Making Valentines: Midlothian Public Library, 14701 S. Kenton Ave., will host a valentine-making session from 10 a.m. to noon and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Materials will be supplied. Information: (708) 535-2027.

Senior Luncheon: The Frankfort Park District will host a Senior Valentine Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Founders Community Center, 140 Oak St. The cost is $10. Registration: (815) 469-9400.

Winter Play: Lemont High School, 800 Porter St., will present Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children, senior citizens and students with a valid school ID. Information: (630) 243-3280.

Friday | 8

Date Night: The Oak Forest Park District will host its Daddy Daughter Date Night for all ages from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Arbor Park Middle School, 173rd Street and Central Avenue. Information: (708) 687-7270, Ext. 118.

Trivia Night: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will host a trivia night for students in seventh through 12th grades from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday. The free event is for students with a completed student membership application on file. Information: (708) 532-0500.

Income Tax: The Will County Low Income Tax Assistance Coalition and Silver Cross Hospital will provide free federal and state income tax preparation for individuals and families earning as much as $51,000 in 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Silver Cross Hospital, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Information: (815) 727-3683.

Valentine Bowl: The Mokena Park District will host its Mother and Son Valentine Bowl for mothers and sons ages 5 to 10 from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Morgan’s Thunder Bowl, 18700 S. Old LaGrange Road, Mokena. The cost is $35 per couple for residents and $40 per couple for nonresidents. The cost is $15 for each additional child. Payment is due Friday. Registration: (708) 390-2401 or www.mokenapark.com.

Fabulous Friday: Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive, will host Fabulous Friday Nights for students in sixth through 12th grades from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Registration: (708) 532-0160, Ext. 2 or www.tplibrary.org.

Book Discussion: Acorn Public Library, 15624 Central Ave., Oak Forest, will host a meeting of its Young Adult Book Discussion Group for students in sixth grade and older at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The selection is “Life as We Knew It” by Beth Pfeffer. Registration: (708) 687-3700 or www.acornlibrary.org.

Social Group: St. Anthony WOW, a nondenominational social group for Widows or Widowers, will host a social meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Frankfort Township Building, 1100 Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. Information: (815) 469-4351 or (815) 469-5917.

Saturday | 9

FAFSA Help: The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will conduct a free FAFSA clinic from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration: (708) 532-0500.

Zentangle Valentine: Midlothian Public Library, 14701 S. Kenton Ave., will host “Zentangle Valentine Hearts” for teens and young adults through age 24 at 1 p.m. Saturday. Artist Christine Thornton will demonstrate the art of zentangle doodling. Registration: (708) 535-2027.

Preschool Registration: The Mokena Park District will hold Fall 2013 preschool registration from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Administrative Center, 10925 LaPorte Road. Information: (708) 390-2401 or at www.mokenapark.com.

Cirque Ziva: Lincoln-Way Central High School, 1801 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, will host the Golden Dragon Acrobats performing Cirque Ziva at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for students. Information: (815) 462-2968.

Valentine Ride: The Mokena Park District will host four sessions of a Valentine’s day ride and dinner at Nova Quarter Horses, 10129 W. 187th St., Mokena, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday through 5 p.m. Feb. 10. Registration is required by Friday. The cost is $48 for resident couples and $53 for nonresident couples for dinner and horseback riding. The cost is $15 per additional person. Information: (708) 390-2401.

Valentine Party: Acorn Public Library, 15624 Central Ave., Oak Forest, will host a Valentine’s Day Party at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Registration: (708) 687-3700 or www.acornlibrary.org.

Taste of China: Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., will host the Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association’s “Taste of China” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Information: (708) 479-9663.

Lifeguard Certification: Lockport Township High School is conducting American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification courses from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 17 to March 17. Registration is required by Saturday and costs $250. Information: Kathy Valcich, kvalcich@lths.org.



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