The perfect weekend activity can be just as difficult to find as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness monster or a Chicago highway without traffic. Have faith! Patch has come to the rescue with the best bets for the weekend. So, set aside that low-quality video camera, put down your fishing rod and discover the weekend.
For the Love of Liz - Benefit for Elizabeth Corley
Friday, September 30, 7pm | 115 Bourbon Street
Help Elizabeth Corley as she battles brain tumors and their side effects while trying to care for a daughter. Tickets include food, wine, beer and entertainment, and are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.
JEWEL-OSCO's "Give a Little, Feed a Lot" Food Drive
Daily Until September 30, All Day | Jewel Osco
"Give a Little, Feed a Lot" in Jewel-Osco's drive for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Place selected foods in the receptacles near the front of the store.
Arts & Entertainment
Sense and Sensibility
Thursday, September 29, 2pm and 6pm | Palos Heights Public Library
Get your Jane Austin fix with a movie about love and responsibility. Starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant, Sense and Sensibility is rated PG and runs 135 minutes.
Bilingual Storytime in Arabic
Saturday, October 1, 11am | Tinley Park Public Library
Children from 3 to 3rd grade and their parents can explore favorite songs and stories in English and Arabic. No registration is required.
Fall Family Fun Fest
Friday, September 30, 6pm | Palos Heights Public Library
Don your PJs and take part in this mock sleepover. Enjoy an evening of family friendly games and activities. To sign up, visit the Youth Services desk or call 708-448-1473.
Saturday, October 1, 9am | Tinley Park Public Library
Bring your old financial documents, bank statements, cancelled or unused checks, legal documents, medical records, etc. to the truck in from of the Tinley Park Library. Please DO NOT bring 3-ring binders, hardcover books, CD-ROMS, diskettes, magnetic media, plastics, metal, trash, hazardous waste or medical waste.
Tinley Park Veterans Breakfast
Saturday, October 1, 8am | Tinley Park Convention Center
Tinley Park military veterans and non-resident members of a Tinley Park military veteran’s organization are invited to take part in this annual breakfast. The morning will consist of music, a traditional military breakfast, and a raffle.