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Annette Rick Steinke Tinley Park were Sweetheart Couple who represented Swing’n Sugar Squares Square Dance Club Metropolitan Chicago AssociatiSquare Dancers

Annette and Rick Steinke, of Tinley Park, were the Sweetheart Couple who represented Swing’n Sugar Squares Square Dance Club at the Metropolitan Chicago Association of Square Dancers Sweetheart Dance at Trinity Lutheran Church in Roselle. For more information on the club or the official Illinois State Folk Dance, call (773) 238-5496 or visit www.swinginsugarsquares.com. | Supplied photo

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Updated: March 25, 2013 6:09AM



Sunday | 24

Art Exhibit: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, is exhibiting “Bachelor Portraits 2004-2011” by Justyna Badach through March 9.

Opera Lecture: The Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host a free lecture on “Rigoletto” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Blood Drive: Heartland Blood Centers will host a blood donation drive 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 7800 W. McCarthy Road, Palos Heights. Appointments: (708) 448-4170 or www.heartlandbc.org.

Blood Drive: Heartland Blood Centers will host a blood donation drive 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Peace Memorial Church, 10300 W. 131st St., Palos Park. Information: (800) 786-4483 or www.heartlandbc.org.

Monday | 25

Open Auditions: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will hold open auditions for “Angels of America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Part One: Millennium Approaches” 6 to 9 p.m. Monday. Registration: Craig Rosen at (708) 974-5432 or rosen@morainevalley.edu.

Show And Lunch: The Oak Lawn Park District will host a trip to Drury Lane to see “Sunset Boulevard” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Cost is $65 for residents and $75 for nonresidents. Departure is from the Community Pavilion, 9401 Oak Park Ave. Reservations: (708) 857-2200.

,Lapidary Class: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a five-week lapidary class 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays. Cost is $70 plus a $10 materials fee. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Medicare Information: The Bridgeview Park District, 8100 S. Beloit St., will host a free understanding Medicare workshop 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday. Registration: (708) 594-1818.

Junior Farmer: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a four-week Junior Farmer class for ages 3 to 12 beginning Monday. Cost is $48. Registration: (708) 361-3650 or www.thecenterpalos.org.

Calligraphy Class: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a six-week calligraphy class 1 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays. Cost is $103. There is a list of required supplies. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

American Legion Meeting: The Evergreen Park American Legion Auxiliary, Post 854, 9701 S. Kedzie Ave., will meet 7:30 p.m. Monday. Information: Dian Kinahan (708) 229-2129.

Free Movie: The Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will show “Trouble with the Curve” at 2 and 6:30 p.m. Monday. PG-13. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Senior Socials: The Oak Lawn Senior Center, 5330 W. 95th St., will host organist Dennis Colby’s “Pat Rack” at 10 a.m. Monday. Information: (708) 499-0240.

Free Movies: Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., is offering free movie check-out for Oak Lawn residents. Patrons can check out as many as 10 movies 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 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.

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.

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

Tuesday | 26

Paper Crafts: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a paper crafts workshop 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday. Cost is $18 plus a $6 materials fee. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Rum History: The Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host “Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum” for adults at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Heart Health: The Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St., will host a heart health presentation by nurses from Christ Hospital at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration: (708) 458-2880, Ext. 105.

Beatles Revisited: The Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will host “How the Beatles Re-imagined Rock ‘n Roll: 1967-1970” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (708) 598-8446.

Seniors Club: The Merrionette Park Seniors meet 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.

Caring Ladies: The Caring Ladies Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the St. Christina Church parish center, 11066 S. Christina Ave., Chicago. Members meet to knit, crochet and sew small hats and blankets for nurseries at six local hospitals. Information: JoAnn Gallagher, (773) 881-3698, antas0403@sbcglobal.net or www.caringladies.org.

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. Tuesday. 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 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.

Needle Club: Palos Heights Public Library, 12501 S. 71st Ave., hosts its Needles Club for knitters and crocheters 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. Information: (708) 448-1473.

Business Networking: The Business Networking Group meets 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesdays at Golden Bear Restaurant, 12001 S. Cicero Ave., Alsip. Information: www.meetup.com/businessnetworkinggroupbng.

Weight Loss: Oak Lawn TOPS Group 846 meets 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays in Arnold Hall at St. Gerald School, 93rd Street and Central Avenue.

Music And Stories: The Children’s Museum, 5100 Museum Drive, Oak Lawn, hosts a free music and story time for children and their caretakers at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Information: (708) 423-6709, Ext. 206.

Wednesday | 27

Kindergarten Registration: Central Junior High School, 9400 S. Sawyer, Evergreen Park, will hold kindergarten registration 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Interpreter information at (708) 423-0950, Ext. 2503. Late registration at (708) 423-0950, Ext. 2145.

All About Me: Palos Park Recreation, 8901 W.123rd St., will host learning activities for children ages 2 to 4 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays through April 10. Registration: (708) 671-3760 or www.activenet15.active.com/palospark.

Nursery Rhymes: Palos Park Recreation, 8901 W.123rd St., will host Fun Times with Nursery Rhymes for children ages 2 to 4 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10. Registration: (708) 671-3760 or www.activenet15.active.com/palospark.

Story Activities: Palos Park Recreation, 8901 W.123rd St., will host Exploring Books for ages 2 ½ to 5 from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10. Registration: (708) 671-3760 or www.activenet15.active.com/palospark.

Lapidary Class: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a five-week lapidary class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $70 plus a $10 materials fee. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Book Discussion: The Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host book discussions on “The Middlesteins” by Jami Attenberg at 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Job Club: The Beverly Hills Job Club meets 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at St. Barnabas Church, 10134 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago. Information: joan.quinn24@yahoo.com.

Senior Club: The Palos Heights Senior Citizens Club meets 1 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Moraine Valley Church, 6300 W. 127th St., Palos Heights. Information: Edna Craig, (708) 448-7498.

Seniors Social Club: The Palos Hills Community Center, 8455 W. 103rd St., hosts a social club for people age 55 and older noon to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Information: (708) 430-4500 or lvilimek@paloshillsweb.org.

Thursday | 28

Art Exhibit: Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, will host a slide lecture and reception for John August Swanson at 6 p.m. Thursday. Information: (708) 293-4918 or at www.trnty.edu.

Garden Club: The Oak Lawn Garden Club will host butterfly expert Bob Erlich at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St.

Owl Craft: The Green Hills Public Library, 8611 W. 103rd St., Palos Hills, will host painting owl craft for ages 5 and older at 6 p.m. Thursday. Registration: (708) 598-8446.

Swing’n Sugars: The Swing’n Sugar Squares Club will hold a dance 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday. The theme is “Favorite Decade in the 20th Century” with caller Bob Asp. Information: (773) 351-1948 or swinginsugarsquares.com.

Kid Bingo: The Palos Park Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., Palos Park, will host bingo for children ages 5 and older with a caregiver at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Information: (708) 448-1530.

Story Time: Palos Park Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., offers its Night Owl Story Time program for children ages 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. Thursday. Registration: (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.

Overeaters Anonymous: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 8607 S. Narragansett Ave., Burbank, hosts Overeaters Anonymous support group meetings 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. Information: (708) 496-1359.

Fun with Stories: The Children’s Museum, 5100 Museum Drive, hosts a free story time for children and their caretakers at 11 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Information: (708) 423-6709 Ext. 206.

Toastmasters: The Oak Lawn Toastmasters meet at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave. Information: blessness1230@yahoo.com.

Friday | 1

Dance Music: The Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., will host JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $22 for members and $24 for nonmembers at www.beverlyartcenter.org. Information: (773) 445-3838.

I Am Who I Am: I Am Who I Am, a Beverly-based nonprofit organization dedicated to serving people with Down Syndrome, Autism and other developmental issues, will host “See My Ability Not My Disability,” 6 to 8 p.m. March 1 at The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn, 5100 Museum Drive. Admission is $10. Tickets will be available at the door. Activities include jewelry-making demonstrations, a photo gallery and information on autism, Down syndrome, nutrition and other issues. Information: www.iam_whoiam.com.

Fencing Class: Palos Park Recreation, 8901 W.123rd St., will host a fencing program for ages 6 to 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday through March 22. Information: (708) 671-3760 or at www.Palospark.org.

Karaoke: The Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991, 11001 S. Depot St., Worth, will host Karaoke Night 8 to 11 p.m. Friday. Information: (708) 448-7006.

Fish Fry: The St. Germaine Athletic Association and Holy Name Society Men’s Club will host Friday fish fry dinners 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays at 98th Street and Kolin Avenue, Oak Lawn. Information: (708) 636-5060.

Saturday | 2

Live Band: The Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991, 11001 S. Depot St., Worth, will host the Fabtones 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Information: (708) 448-7006.

Funny Women: The Bridgeview Library, 7840 W. 79th St., will host “The Funniest Women in Film” through film clips at 2 p.m. Saturday. Registration: (708) 458-2880, Ext. 105.

Animal Awareness: The Palos Park Library, 12330 Forest Glen Blvd., Palos Park, will host the Animals for Awareness program at 11 a.m. Saturday. Information: (708) 448-1530.Book Donations: Oak Lawn 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.

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.

Screenwriters Group: Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., hosts a screenwriters group 1 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Writers Group: Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., hosts a general interest writers group 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.



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