Evergreen Park Dist. 124
School District 124 provides free vision, hearing, speech, language, basic concepts knowledge, and fine and gross motor skills screenings for children 3 to 5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten. Children eligible can qualify for special programs. For more information call Jean Hector at 423-0951, Ext. 2140.
Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway in Palos Hills, will hold its 5th annual Alcohol and Drug Awareness Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, with a presentation from 6 to 8 p.m. Event is free and open to the public. There will be information available, displays and interactive activities in Building U (room U111). Evening presentation will be “Myths, Trends, Scope, and Treatment, Opioid Use in the Community” in Building M (Moraine Room 3). Refreshments also will be sold. For more information contact John DiGangi at
or 974-4337, or Michael Fonda at
The Moraine Valley Community College Library will present an event related to the text, “Confederates in the Attic” by Tony Horwitz, in the Library lounge, Building L, on campus at 9000 W. College Pkwy. in Palos Hills.
The History Department welcomes noted historian Dr. Theodore Karamanski of Loyola University Chicago for a discussion about the Civil War, “Illinois, Chicago and the Civil War” on Wednesday, April 24 from noon to 1 p.m.
For more information visit morainevalley.edu/library.
No. Palos Dist. 117
District 117 is holding registration for the 2013-14 pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs continuing through August. Parents of pre-kindergarten students can pick up information packets at Sorrick School, 7825 W. 103rd St. in Palos Hills, and Dorn School, 7840 W. 92nd St. in Hickory Hills. Parents of kindergarten students are asked to pick up information packets at the Dr. Ken Geraghty Administrative Center adjacent to Sorrick School. Identification is required.
For more information on pre-kindergarten registration call Sorrick School at 233-8200 or Dorn at 233-5600. For more information on kindergarten registration call Diane Hasler at 233-5758. Visit npd117.net for registration forms and other information.
WSCR 670 “The Score” program director Mitch Rosen will be the guest speaker at the 2013 Breakfast with the Experts series on Tuesday, April 23 at the Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.” Chicago Sports Radio 2013” will examine how content interaction with sports fans has changed the way they follow Chicago teams. The event, jointly sponsored by SXU and the Beverly Area Planning Association, begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and networking followed by the keynote address. It will be held in the Butler Reception Room, in the Warde Academic Center. Registration is $10 for the general public, free for BAPA members. Reservations are required. For more information or to register call (773) 233-3100 or visitbapa.org.
St. Laurence High
St. Laurence High School and the Office of Alumni Relations will host its annual solemn mass of remembrance, honoring deceased alumni of the school, on Saturday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the school’s library. Father Norm Trela from St. Symphorosa Parish, and the school’s chaplain, will celebrate the Mass of the Resurrection. A wreath-laying ceremony will take place at the outdoor memorial, weather permitting. Following the liturgy, snacks and refreshments will be served.
Family, friends, and relatives of deceased alumni of St. Laurence are welcome to attend. Reservations can be made by contacting Ed Kozak at 458-6900.