Thursday, September 29, 2011
Benefit, arts, entertainment, family friendly and government events happening this weekend, Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area.
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-…
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Nature, sports, recreation, story time and festivals happening this weekend, Sept. 15 - 18, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area
Two things always add up to a wild time - a toddler with a permanent marker and you during the last weekend in summer. So embrace your inner child because this weekend is the white wall where you can leave your mark! Rocktoberfest at Rock Bottom Brewery September 17, 1–5 p.m. | Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery Enjoy Rocktoberfest beer, 1/2 liter logo'd stein, beers from local breweries, live music, German food and more at Rock Bottom. Admission is $30, $5 of which goes to the South Suburban Humane Society. This is a dog friendly event. Monarch Butterfly Festival Returns to Lake Katherine September 18, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Lake Katherine Nature Center Explore the beauty of Lake Katherine during the Butterfly Festival, including a Monarch …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Performing arts, festivals, green, charitable and library events happening this weekend, Aug. 18 - 21, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area.
When it comes to picking weekend activities, many of us suffer from decidophobia (fear of making decisions). Fear not! Patch has come to the rescue with an amazing weekend all lined up for you. Tinley Summer Fest August 20, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Easter Seals Enjoy an evening of food and fun with performances by Yard Fulla Cars, Joey Midnight & the Fleshtones and more. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. Proceeds go to Easter Seals Autism Therapeutic School, Child & Family Connections #12 and Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago Zante's Lounge Celebrates 2nd Anniversary August 21, 3 p.m. | Zante of Orland Celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Zante's in Orland Park with a pig roast, bean bag tournament and several contests. Hear performances…
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Events are happening this weekend, August 11-13, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest areas.
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 …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Nightlife, festivals, charitable and kid friendly events are happening this weekend, August 4-7, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest areas.
Just like when searching for the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, finding something do for the weekend takes a little digging. Fortunately, Patch has already done the dirty work for you. So, put down your shovel, lay aside the brushes and return that excavator - this weekend's events have been unearthed and classified. Taste of Orland Park Friday August 5, 5-11pm | Orland Park Civic Center Saturday, August 6, 1-11pm Sunday, August 7, 1-9 Enjoy music, kid-friendly activities, and great food from local resturarts in this weekend long event. Admission is free. Movie Night: Rango Saturday August 6, 6:30pm–8:30pm | Christ Community Church Bring a blanket and your favorite stuffed animal - it's movie night! Enjoy free …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Theater, music, sports, kid friendly and charitable events this weekend, July 28 - 31, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area.
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Thursday, July 28, 2011
Don't let the department stores fool you - it is still summer! If you don't believe us, check the thermometer. So avert your eyes from the "back-to-school" sales, put down that discounted plastic pumpkin and get outside while you still can. This weekend is full of warm weather activities that will keep you and the kids entertained. Kids Dodgeball Tournament July 29, Ages 8 - 10: 1-3pm, ages 11-14: 3:15-5:15pm | Palos Park Recreation Center Bring friends down for a few hours of dodgeball and a chance to win prizes. There will be a blind draw for teams. Ninth Annual “Friday for Julie” Walk and Fundraiser July 29, 6pm - 11pm | Orland Park Civic Center Walk to support research for the eradication of leukemia and other blood cancers. …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Performing arts, sports, kid friendly and charitable events this weekend, July 21 - 24, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area.
Just like an 1848 gold prospector, we all need to find a little piece of treasure every now and then. Look no further, Patch has turned over every stone, panned every river and scoured every event calendar to find little nuggets of fun that make an awesome weekend. This weekend we found the "mother lode" of activties for kids, families, and pets. Kids' Reptile Party July 23, 11am–1pm | Marquette Bank Let your kids learn about Jim Nesci's Cold Blooded Creatures such as alligators and snakes at the Marquette Bank. Lights, Camera, Harry Potter! July 23, 6pm–8pm | Tinley Park Public Library Join the celebration of all eight Harry Potter movies. Experience the excitements of a movie set from auditions to special effects. Feel free to dress as …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Festivals, performing arts, green and charitable events this weekend, July 7 - 10, in Orland, Palos, Tinley, and Oak Forest.
10 quintillion insects can't be wrong. Out of the house is the place to bee. So put on your bug spray, put down the fly swatter - it's time see what the buzz is about. This weekend, grab your comfy sandals and spend some time at the Palos Hills Friendship Fest, listen to some blues and recycle. Friendship Fest July 7 - 10 | 10900 S 88th Ave Palos Hills, IL 60465 Prepare for a weekend of music, food, the carnival, pony rides and more. Parking and the fest is free. Carnival admission varies by purchase date. Thursday - July 7 6pm – 10pm Friday - July 8 6pm – Midnight Saturday - July 9 Noon - Midnight Sunday - July 10 1pm – 10pm Broadway Nostalgia Show July 7, 6:30pm–7:30pm | Victorian Village Retirement Living Enjoy an evening of Broadway …
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Festivals, activities, concerts and sporting events this 4th of July weekend in Orland, Palos, Tinley, and Oak Forest.
The magic 8-ball has nothing on us. When asking whether you should get out and do something this weekend, our answer is always "yes - definitely." So put aside your stamp collection, leave the DIY projects for a rainy day and grab your SPF 50 sun block (it was a long winter). Patch will keep you going all weekend long. This weekend's forecast - hot with a good chance of fireworks. Your patriotic needs are easily fulfilled with the Oak Fest and the long list of places to celebrate Independence Day in the South 'Burbs. If that's not enough fresh air for you, become one with nature at Lake Katherine or grab fluffy and fido for the Orland Pet Parade. Oak Fest June 29 - July 4 | 159th St & Central Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452 Oak Fest will fill …