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Around Town (North) for Jan. 20, 2013

The student council Koraes Elementary School Palos Hills recently sponsored Crazy Tie Day. Students donated two dollars could wear crazy

The student council at Koraes Elementary School in Palos Hills recently sponsored Crazy Tie Day. Students donated two dollars and could wear a crazy tie to school. The student council collected $460 for the International Orthodox Christians Charities Hurricane Sandy Relief fund. | Supplied Photo

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Updated: February 21, 2013 6:06AM



Sunday | 20

Vegas Trip: The Park Lawn Association, 10833 S. LaPorte Road, Oak Lawn, is holding a raffle for a trip to Las Vegas. Tickets are $100, and 500 tickets will be sold. The drawing will be held Feb. 16. Information: (708) 425-6867.

Spaghetti Dinner: The Our Lady of Loretto Women’s Guild will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at 8925 S. Kostner Ave., Hometown. The cost is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for children ages 2 to 10. Information: (708) 424-7471.

Monday | 21

Computer Classes: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host its Intermediate Computers class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Participants should choose one session. The cost is $5. Registration: (708) 423-7753.

Reading Club: Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, is accepting registration for its Adult Winter Reading Club, which will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the library district’s 50th anniversary; and its Youth Winter Reading Club for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Information: (708) 598-8446.

Library Closing: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will be closed Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Information: (708) 422-8522.

Family Concert: Beth Eden Baptist Church, 11121 S. Loomis Ave., Chicago, will host a free concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring folksinger Ella Jenkins at 2 p.m. Monday. Free will offerings will be accepted. Refreshments will follow the concert. Information: (773) 233-6953.

Magazine Sale: Palos Park Public Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., will host its annual magazine sale from Monday through Saturday. Past issues of magazines will cost 50 cents per magazine or three for $1. Information: (708) 448-1530.

Family Movie: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will show the 1981 animated movie “The Fox and the Hound” at 2 p.m. Monday. The movie is rated G and runs 1 hour and 23 minutes. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Tuesday | 22

Crop Circles: The Blue Island Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network will host “Crop Circles: Mysteries in the Fields” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Blue Island Public Library, 2433 York St. Registration: Dan Carroll, (708) 388-1078, Ext. 30.

Beatles Documentary: Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will host a program titled “The Beatles Performing Years: 1958 to 1966” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (708) 598-8446, Ext. 120.

Hatha Yoga: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will offer free Hatha yoga classes for teens and adults at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Participants should bring a yoga mat. No previous experience is necessary. Registration: (708) 488-8522.

Business Apps: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host “iPad Apps for Business” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tech specialist Jack Waddick will discuss the tips, tricks and tools of the Apple iPad and give a live demonstration of several top iPad communication, productivity and payment applications. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Crochet Club: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host “Crochet Club: Learn to Crochet” for teens and adults from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 19. Beginners should bring an H/8 crochet hook; yarn will be provided. All others should bring a current project. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Scavenger Hunt: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host an indoor scavenger hunt for students in sixth through 12th grades from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Salsa Class: The Palos Hills Community Resource and Recreation Department will offer salsa dancing classes at 6 p.m. for beginners and 7 p.m. for intermediate dancers Tuesdays through Feb. 19 at the Community Center, 8455 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills. The cost is $50. Information: (708) 430-5400 or www.paloshillsweb.org.

Zumba Class: The Palos Hills Community Resource and Recreation Department will offer Zumba classes at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 26 at the Palos Hills Activity Center, 8455 W. 103rd St. The cost is $40 for residents and $45 for nonresidents. Information: (708) 430-5400 or www.paloshillsweb.org.

Business Basics: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host an eight-week series of workshops titled “Business Basics for Entrepreneurs” beginning Tuesday. Information: (708) 974-5690 or ccce@morainevalley.edu.

Author Event: Chicago author Samantha Hoffman will discuss her novel “What More Could You Wish For” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago. Information: www.beverlyartscenter.org.

Wednesday | 23

‘Ninjago’ Activities: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will offer games, stories and activities based on the “Ninjago” series for children in kindergarten through fifth grade from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Lunch and Learn: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host a five-week series of workshops titled “The ABCs of Sales Success” beginning Wednesday. Lunch will be included. Information: (708) 974-5690 or ccce@morainevalley.edu.

Photo Books: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host “Creating Photo Books with Flare” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Vivienne Porter, of C3 Solutions, Inc., will demonstrate how to create a professional-looking photo book from digital photos. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Movie Discussion: CineVerse will host a discussion of the 1928 silent film “The Passion of Joan of Arc” from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Oak View Community Center, 4625 W. 110th St., Oak Lawn. Information: (708) 529-9028 or www.cineversegroup.blogspot.com.

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 | 24

Swing’n Sugars: The Evergreen Park Recreation Department’s Swing’n Sugar Squares will host its Country Hoedown Student Dance from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Junior High School, 9400 S. Sawyer Ave., Evergreen Park. The caller will be Ozzie Pearl. Information: (708) 444-7364.

Property Taxes: Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St., will host a program to address homeowner tax and assessment questions from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Registration: (708) 458-2880, Ext. 105.

Movie Matinee: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will show the 1972 movie “Slaughterhouse-Five” at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

Garden Club: The Oak Lawn Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Oakview Center, 4625 W. 110th St., Oak Lawn. The potluck meeting will include making bookmarks from members’ dried garden flowers for future fundraisers. Information: www.oaklawngardenclub.org.

College Workshop: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host a college planning workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday. Parents and college-bound students can attend. Information: (708) 423-7753.

Super Bingo: The Viverito Senior Center, 7745 S. Leamington Ave., Burbank, will host “Super Bowl Bingo” at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. The event will include games of bingo, raffles, snacks and lunch. Registration: (708) 636-8850.

Open House: Chicago Christian High School, 12001 S. Oak Park Ave., Palos Heights, will host an open house at 7 p.m. Thursday. Registration begins at 6:45 p.m. Information: (708) 388-7656.

Friday | 25

‘Brave’ Showing: Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will show the 2012 animated movie “Brave” at 4 p.m. Friday. Free popcorn and lemonade will be served. Information: (708) 598-8446, Ext. 120.

Beginning Knitting: Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will offer a knitting basics class at 6 p.m. Friday. Attendees should bring size 7 or 8 single-point needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn. The cost is $5. Registration: (708) 423-7753.

Senior Zumba: The Viverito Senior Center, 7745 S. Leamington Ave., Burbank, offers Zumba exercise classes for seniors at 11:15 a.m. Fridays. No experience is necessary. Information: (708) 636-8850.

‘Moonrise Kingdom’: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will show the 2012 movie “Moonrise Kingdom” at 10 a.m. Friday. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour and 34 minutes. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Aging Seminar: The Palos Township Health Service will host a seminar titled “Memories and Aging” from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at 10802 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills. Reservations: (708) 598-2441.

Saturday | 26

‘Laughing Matters’: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host “The Second City: Laughing Matters” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Information: www.morainevalley.edu/fpac or (708) 974-5500.

Couponing Strategy: Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St., will host “Couponing 101” at 2 p.m. Saturday. Registration: (708) 458-2880, Ext. 105.

Story Time: Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., will host “Super Bowl Story Time” for children in third grade and younger at 2 p.m. Saturday. Participants will play games and listen to football-themed stories. Registration: (708) 422-8522.

EPA Certification: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will offer EPA 608 certification from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday and March 23. The cost is $99. Registration: (708) 974-2110.

Live Music: The Marrs-Meyer American Legion, 11001 S. Depot St., Worth, will host the Still Cruisin’ Band from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday. There will be no cover charge. Information: (708) 448-7006, Ext. 6.

Wellness Expo: Burbank School District 111 and Arbor Food Management will host a free Wellness Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Liberty Junior High School, 5900 W. 81st St., Burbank. Activities will be focused on fitness. Children age 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Information: (708) 496-0500.

Open Mike: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host readings of original writings at 1 p.m. Saturday. Readers will be allowed five minutes. Light refreshments will be provided. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Pancake Breakfast: Independence Junior High School, 6610 W. Highland Drive, Palos Heights, will host its annual school band pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Information: (708) 448-0737.



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