Just like prairie dogs in U.S. deserts, life is easier if you hang with a group. This weekend, take friends, relatives or even a date out to see what the south 'burbs have to offer including fundraisers, mini-golf and back to school fun.
Together We Cope Rock Bottom Fundraiser
August 11, 6pm - 9pm | Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
Support Together We Cope by trying a custom brew (called Cope-asetic) sold in Together We Cope pint glasses for $5 each. Enter a raffle for an iPad2. 10% of all food sales will be donated to Together We Cope.
Friday Night Date Night
August 12, 7pm - 9pm | El Morro Park, Miniature Golf Course
Take that special someone for a round of mini-golf. Couples golf for $5 and receive a flower. Concessions will be open until 9pm, and chocolate is half price.
Concerts in the Park
Thursday, August 11, 7pm - 8pm; Sunday, 14, 6pm–7pm | Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center
Spend time outside with two concerts in the Park this weekend. First listen to British invasion band Bagshot Row on Thursday evening. Wrap up the weekend with Arts Alive! Jazz Band. Admission is free.
American Legion Comedy Night!
August 13, 7pm - 10pm | American Legion Post 615
Laugh 'till you cry with Improv Unlimited at the American Legion Post. Doors open at 7pm, and the performance starts at 8pm. Admission is $10.
August 11, 2pm–4pm | Palos Heights Public Library
Cozy up in the Palos Heights Library and watch Morning Glory starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford and Diane Keaton. This is a free event.
Paint Your Own Ladybug Bank Craft
August 11, 6:30pm–7:30pm | Green Hills Public Library
Save your pennies in your own little bank. Kids ages 6 and up can paint their own Ladybug Bank. Registration is required.
4th Annual Back to School at Oak Forest Commons
August 13, 10am – 2pm | Oak Forest Commons
Let the kids live it up one last time before the summer ends at the Oak Forest Commons. Take part in contests, play games, listen to music and take advantage of back to school sales.