Park Clips

Chicago Ridge

The park district is taking registration for fourth- through sixth-grade girls volleyball and boys basketball leagues. For more information call 423-3959.

Evergreen Park

The Youth Commission’s fall game room hours are 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The game room will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. during Evergreen Park students’ Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks. For more information call 229-3377.


The Youth Commission is seeking volunteers for leaf raking and snow removal. For more information call 229-3377.


The Youth Commission is holding its annual coat drive through Nov. 30. New or clean used coats may be dropped off in Room 105 of the Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only coats will be accepted. For more information call 229-3377.


Step & Strength Training is from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. at the Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St.


Open basketball for fifththrough 12th-grade boys and girls is Fridays through Dec. 21. Fifth- through eighth-graders attend from 4 to 6:15 p.m., ninth- through 12th-grade will attend from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Krueger Park Recreation Center, 9100 S. 88th Ave. Fee is $3 for fifth- through eighth-graders, $5 for ninth- through 12th-graders per visit.

Oak Lawn

Comedy Night at the Stony Creek Clubhouse, 5850 W. 103rd St., will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21. Comedians Ken Severa and Fritz Gary Nothnagel will perform. Admission is $10 (must be 21 or older to enter). A cash bar is available. For reservations or more information contact Mary Grana at 398-6284 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Registration is underway for before- and after-school FLASH (Fun & Learning After School Hours). The park district has partnered with Ridgeland School District 122 and Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 and is in all of those districts’ elementary schools — Columbus Manor, Harnew, Kolb and Lieb in District 122, and Covington, Hannum, Hometown, Kolmar and Sward in District 123. For more information call the FLASH director or the FLASH assistant director at 857-2420.

Palos Hills

The Palos Hills Community Resource & Recreation Department will offer several new and continuing fitness classes for persons 16 years and older. Programs include Toned and Strong, Piloxing, Pilates Magic, Boot Camp, Zumba, (Senior) Zumba Gold, Dynamic Duo, Fit Mix, Yoga, Salsa, and (Senior) Easy Does It.


Letters to Santa can be dropped off at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave. A mailbox will be available in the front lobby from Dec. 3 through 14. For more information call 448-7080 or visit


The annual Tree Lighting will be Friday, Dec. 7. Afterward, the Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post 991 will feature visits with Santa from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information call 448-7080 or visit


The park district will take a trip to the Cinderella Royal Ball play at the Broadway Playhouse on Saturday, Dec. 1. Register by Nov. 23. Trip leaves from Terrace Centre at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 1 p.m. For more information call 448-7080 or visit


Tickets for the Polar Express for non Worth residents go on sale Nov. 8. Trip will leave at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 and 21 from the Palos Heights Metra Station and head to Union Station to pick-up jolly old St. Nick. Listen to “The Polar Express,” sing carols and visit with Santa. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fee is $8 resident, $12 non-resident. For more information call 448-7080 or visit


Jazzercise for persons age 16 years and older will be from 9:20 to 10:20 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday; and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave. Fee is $37 monthly for an Easy Fit Ticket and a registration fee of $25. For more information call 448-7080 or visit


The Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., has an indoor playground featuring slides, a climbing wall, tree house and more for children who can walk through 4 years old. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fee is $1 for residents, $2 for non-residents. For more information call 448-7080 or visit


The Worth Park District Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Worth Historical Museum, in the Terrace Centre at 11500 Beloit Ave. Meetings are open to the public. Membership is free but is not required to attend.

Volunteers are welcome to come to the museum from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays to assist with projects. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Curator hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For group visits call 448-7080, Ext. 107.