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Evergreen Park High

The 4th annual Evergreen Park Community High School Vendor Fair will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Vendors are still needed; if interested call Serene Rademaker at 398-1275 for a vendor application or more information.

Governors State

Learn how to earn elementary or secondary (biology, chemistry, or mathematics) teacher certification and through Governors State University’s Alternative Certification Program. Information sessions will be held Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the university’s E-Lounge, on campus at 1 University Parkway in University Park.

The Teacher Quality Partnership leads to a master’s degree in urban teacher education in elementary or secondary (biology, chemistry, or mathematics). TQP provides an opportunity to co-teach for a year with a certified teacher, a $30,000 stipend, and a 25 percent reduction in tuition. Program is open to college graduates with a bachelor’s degree. The application deadline for the Alternative Certification program to begin in spring 2013 is Nov. 15. For more information call 534-4399 or visit govst.edu/altcert.

Marist High

Marist High School will begin its fifth year providing free tutoring to local area grade school students on Oct. 4. Tutoring sessions are from 4 to 5 p.m. or 5 to 6 p.m. every Thursday through Dec. 13. For more information contact Colleen Pochyly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (773) 881-5359.

Moraine Valley

Skiers and snowboarders should start planning for a trip to Keystone, Col., next March 10 to 16. The trip, sponsored by the Moraine Valley Community College Ski/Board Club, is open to persons 18 years and older and their families. Participants do not have to attend Moraine Valley. Student price is $1,165, all other travelers pay $1,175. A $300 deposit is required to hold space and is due when signing up. The first payment of $400 is due by Oct. 1, and final payment is due by noon on Jan. 11. The cost includes roundtrip airfare, transportation to and from the resort, five nights in River Run Village. The cost does not include baggage fees, equipment rental, tips, food, or beverages. Travel insurance is available for purchase and is highly recommended as refunds will not be granted.

To sign up for the trip send a check payable to Moraine Valley Ski Club, attention Mike Wade, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills, IL., 60465, or call Wade at 974-5594 to pay by credit card. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit morainevalley.edu/skiclub.

Stagg High

The Stagg High School Music Boosters is accepting applications from crafters and artists for the Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 Art for the Season show. Stagg High School is at the intersection of 111th Street and Roberts Road in Palos Hills.

The show is well-attended. Cost is $95 per 80 sq. ft. booth space for the two day run of the show.

For more information or an application, call 974-7520 or 361-8298.

Saint Xavier

Theology South will take place Thursday, Oct. 4 in The Butler Reception Room, on campus at 3700 W. 103rd St. in Chicago. Coffee will be at 9 a.m., program is from 9:30 to 11 a.m. followed by a Q&A session. Cost is $6.

“ Saint Hildegard, Doctor of the Church: Implications for Today” will be presented by Professor Avis Clendenen. Program explores the momentous occasion scheduled to take place on Oct. 7 in Rome when Pope Benedict XVI declares Hildegard of Bingen — a 12th centuryBenedictine Abbess, theologian, mystic, musician, healer and church reformer — the fourth female of 35 doctors of the church. Avis is the author of “Experiencing Hildegard: Jungian Perspectives,” the revised and expanded edition which is to be released in October.