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Instructor Dave Sanders helps Elizabeth Mixwith silver jewelry pendant during silver jewelry art class Log CabCenter for Arts 12700 Southwest

Instructor Dave Sanders helps Elizabeth Mixa with a silver jewelry pendant during a silver jewelry art class at the Log Cabin Center for the Arts, 12700 Southwest Highway in Palos Park. Silver jewelry, stained glass, stoneware pottery and basketweaving classes are being offered at the center starting this week. To register, call (708) 361-3650 or visit www.thecenterpalos.org. | Supplied photo

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Updated: April 4, 2013 6:09AM



Sunday | 3

Pancake Breakfast: Boy Scout Troop 728 will host a pancake breakfast 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Hickory Hills Community Center, 7800 W. 89th Place. Cost is $6 for ages 10 to 59, $5 for ages 60 and older and $4 for ages 3 to 9. Also there will be a bake sale.

Family Concert: The Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave., will host ScribbleJim and ScribbleJane of ScribbleMonster for a free family rock concert 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Faculty Musicians: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host a music faculty showcase at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: (708) 974-5500 or morainevalley.edu/FPAC.

‘Pack the Pantry’: St. Blase Church will hold a “Pack The Pantry Party” to benefit Catholic Charities Food Pantry at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Glendora House, 10225 S. Harlem Ave., Chicago Ridge. Entertainment by Danny Mateja and the Downtown Sound from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Information: (708) 594-5182.

Children’s Farm: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will open The Children’s Farm this month. Admission is $5 or $75 for an annual family pass. Information: (708) 361-3650.

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.

Monday | 4

Youth Chess: The Palos Park Recreation Department, 8901 W. 123rd St., offers chess for ages 6 to 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays through April 15. Registration: (708) 671-3760 or www.activenet15.active.com/palospark.

Counting Beans: The Palos Park Recreation Department, 8901 W. 123rd St., will sponsor a jelly bean counting contest beginning Monday at the Recreation Center. Winners will be in age groups 2 to 5, 6 to 9 and 10 to 13. Guesses must be completed by March 22. Information: (708) 671-3760.

Coloring Contest: The Palos Park Recreation Department, 8901 W. 123rd St., will hold an Easter bunny coloring contest beginning Monday. Winners will be in age groups 2 to 5, 6 to 9, and 10 to 13. Entries are due by March 22. Information: (708) 671-3760.

Vendor Applications: The Parent/Teacher Association of St. Albert the Great Catholic School, 5535 W. State Road, Burbank, is accepting vendor applications for a Spring Craft and Vendor Fair on May 4. Spaces start at $25. Information: (708) 424-7757.

Art Workshop: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will offer stained glass classes with Harry Meneghini at 6:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning Monday. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Childhood Screenings: Player Early Childhood Center will accept appointments for screenings of children living in Indian Springs District 109 who will be age 4 by September. Appointments: (708) 430-8191.

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 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.

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 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 | 5

Downton Abbey: The Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave., will host landscape historian Barbara Geiger’s presentation, “The Making of Downton Abbey: Setting the Scene,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Genealogy Program: The Summit Public Library, 6233 S. Archer Road, will host “Finding Grandma’s Ancestors” at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Registration: (708) 458-1545.

Food Discussion: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host a discussion by Lois Lauer, of Michael Pollan’s books, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “In Defense of Food,” during a luncheon at noon Tuesday. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Silversmiths Workshop: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will offer intermediate/advanced silver-smithing with Dan Snyder at 2 p.m. and an introductory class with Dave Sanders at 6:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning Tuesday. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Medicare Seminar: The Marquette Club will host a free Medicare seminar at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Marquette Bank, 5700 W. 159th St., Oak Forest. Registration: (708) 342-8404.

Computer Class: The Friends of the Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will offer Microsoft Word 2007 Part I at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Part II March 12. Fee is $5. Registration: (708) 423-7753.

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 from 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: The 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.

Postpartum Support: Advocate Christ Medical Center, 4440 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, offers its Postpartum Depression Support Group at 10 a.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in Room 190 West. Information: (708) 684-1333.

Wednesday | 6

Family Nerf: The Palos Park Recreation Department, 8901 W. 123rd St., offers Parent and Me: Nerf Sports for ages 3 and 4 from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10. Registration: (708) 671-3760 or www.activenet15.active.com/palospark.

Nerf Sports: The Palos Park Recreation Department, 8901 W. 123rd St., will offer nerf sports for ages 5 to 7 from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10. Registration: (708) 671-3760 or at www.activenet15.active.com/palospark.

Colon Health: The Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave., will host Dr. Hareth Raddawi, of Advocate Christ Medical Center’s presentation, “Colon Cancer: What You Need to Know,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Film Discussion: Cine Verse will host a viewing and discussion of “The Thin Blue Line” from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Oak View Community Center, 4625 W. 110th St., Oak Lawn. Information: (708) 529-9028 or at cineversegroup.blogspot.com.

Family Fair: Richards High School Student Council, 10601 S. Central Ave., Oak Lawn, will hold a free Family Fun Fair with games and activities from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Thursday | 7

Senior Drivers: The Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave., will offer an AARP Driver Safety Program from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Fee is $12 for AARP members with a current AARP card and $14 for nonmembers. Registration: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.

Concert Band: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host the concert band performing “Dances, Portraits and Folk Songs” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Information: (708) 974-5500 or morainevalley.edu/FPAC.

Speaker: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host Bill Moller, WGN Radio host, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Building M. Registration: (708) 974-5759.

Theology Series: St. Xavier University. 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, will host Patricia Crowley, for “We All Need a Home…A Perspective on Homelessness in our Times” from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday. Cost is $6. Information: (708) 422-1635

Art Workshop: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will offer stoneware pottery-making with Karen Stasky at 6:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning Thursday. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

Art Workshop: The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will offer basket weaving with Jane Dwyer at 6:30 p.m. for six weeks beginning Thursday. Registration: (708) 361-3650.

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 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. Information: (708) 496-1359.

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

Garden Club: The Garden Club of Evergreen Park meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave. The annual fee of $20 is payable upon joining the group. Nonmembers may attend up to two meetings for $5. Information: bnjdonahue@hotmail.com.

Monthly Bingo: The Stickney Township Office on Aging hosts Super Bingo at 9:30 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Louis S. Viverito Senior Center, 7745 S. Leamington Ave., Burbank. Lunch is available. Registration: (708) 636-8850.

Friday | 8

College Jazz: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host “The Very Best of Moraine Valley Jazz” at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Cost is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets: (708) 974-5500 or morainevalley.edu/FPAC.

Fish Fry: The Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991, 11001 S. Depot, Worth, will host a Friday Fish Fry 4 to 8 p.m. Friday through March 22. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. Information: (708) 448-7006.

Live Music: The Marrs-Meyers American Legion Post 991, 11001 S. Depot St., Worth, will host Bobby Dunne 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 hold Friday fish fry dinners 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays through March 22 at 98th St. and Kolin Ave., Oak Lawn. Information: (708) 636-5060.

Dinner and Movie: The Friends of the Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 S. Oxford Ave., will host dinner and the movie, “The Quiet Man” at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $10 for live bagpipe music; a corned beef sandwich, salad and chips dinner and the movie. Registration: (708) 423-7753.

Live Bands: The Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991, 11001 S. Depot St., Worth, has live bands playing 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Information: (708) 448-7006 or (708) 448-6699.

Saturday | 9

Clothing Resale: The Southwest Chicago Christian School, 5665 W. 101st St., Oak Lawn, will hold a Spring/Summer Children’s Clothing and Equipment Resale 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Information: (708) 636-8550.

Chorale And Chamber: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, will host the Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers performing “Opera Again and Again” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Tickets: (708) 974-5500 or morainevalley.edu/FPAC.

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

St. Pat for Kids: Marquette Bank, 9858 S. Western Ave., Evergreen Park, will host a free St. Patrick’s Day Kids party 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Information: (708) 423-4450.

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 Public 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 Public 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.

Tea And History: The Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave., will host a “Chicago’s Historic Hotels and Tea at The Drake” bus trip April 18. Registration: (708) 422-4990 or www.oaklawnlibrary.org.



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