No Trash, No Schools: What's Closed, Canceled in Oak Forest (Updated)

Patch keeps you up to date on the institutions and activities that have been called off because of below-zero temperatures.

Credit: File Photos
Credit: File Photos
UPDATED: 10:34 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6: Acorn Public Library information added.

The extreme cold temperatures have caused closing and cancellations around Tinley Park. The follow places have officially called off or postponed activities for Monday, Jan. 6.

Patch will continue to update this list throughout the day. Have you heard of a closing or cancellation? Tell us about it in the comments section. 


Taps Pub: Closed Monday, Jan. 6; reopens at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Acorn Public Library

The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, because of the cold.

Nu-Way Disposal

Garbage pickup is canceled for Monday, Jan. 6, and scheduled pickups will resume Tuesday, Jan. 7, and be delayed by a day. Go to Nu-Way's website for more information.

Oak Forest Park District

The district's Central Park Building and Fitness Center will be open, but the following activities are canceled: 
  • FunTime
  • Little Tykes
  • Yoga
  • Fitness Express
  • Tumbling
  • Mini-Cheer Team
  • Dance programs
The Don Gorman Fieldhouse also will be closed, and the Parent & Tot Gymnastics and HeadStart Gymnastics are canceled.

School Closings

  • Bremen Community High School District 228: Oak Forest High School freshmen orientation also is canceled Monday, Jan. 6.
  • Arbor Park School District 145
  • Community Consolidated School District 146: The district office also will be closed.
  • Forest Ridge Elementary School District 142
  • Prairie Hills Elementary School District 144
  • St. Damian School
  • Hope Montessori (Tinley Park)
  • St. George School (Tinley Park)
  • Trinity Lutheran School (Tinley Park)
  • Christian Hills School (Orland Hills)
  • Mi Sol Montessori Spanish Immersion Preschool (Orland Park)
  • Robert Morris University (Orland Park)
  • St. Michael School (Orland Park)
  • Southwest Cooperative for Special Education Sites (Oak Forest and Orland Park)
*School-related activities also are canceled for these districts unless otherwise noted.

Other Winter Weather Coverage on Oak Forest Patch:
Gail Werr January 06, 2014 at 01:14 AM
Arbor Park is District 145.
Joe Vince (Editor) January 06, 2014 at 01:21 AM
@Gail Werr: Typo. Sorry about that. It's been corrected. —Joe Vince, Tinley Park-Oak Forest Patch Editor
Peter L Zorena January 06, 2014 at 06:08 AM
The Hyper Hounds Coffee Truck and paper Pete will not be at the Oak Forest Metra Train Station today due to te extreme weather! Stay safe everyone.


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