A Girls Night Out for girls in second through fifth grades will be held from
5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the Community Center, 97th Street and Homan
Avenue. Cost is $15. Event will feature cupcake decorating, freeze dance,
scavenger hunt and more. To register call 229-3373
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.
The Palos Hills Community Resource & Recreation Department will hold its 2013
Health and Wellness Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at the Palos
Hills Community Center, 8455 W. 103rd St. Health screenings include ultrasounds
of the heart and arteries (appointment required, call (855) 861-8378), blood
pressure, dental and back, as well as chair massages. The secretary of state's
office will offer driver's license/state ID renewal. A free raffle ticket will
be given to everyone that attends.
A trip to "Anderson Japanese Gardens" in Rockford will be Thursday, May 16.
Cost is $30 per person, advanced registration is required. For more information
call 430-4500 or visit paloshillsweb.org.
The Resource & Recreation Department will offer programs at the Activity
Center, 8455 W. 103rd St.
Parent and Tot classes for children 2 to 3 years old and a parent are from
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $30 for Palos Hills residents, $35 for
Cooking/Craft classes for children 7 to 10 years old are Tuesdays, 3:30 to
4:45 p.m. Cost is $12 per student.
Green & Lucky St. Patrick's Day will be March 5, Hopping Into Spring will be
Disney Dance Class for children 6 to 10 years old will be Saturdays from 1 to
2 p.m. Cost is $25 per session.
The Three Men in Kilts will be at the Stony Creek Clubhouse, 5850 W. 103rd
St., from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The band will perform Irish music
including traditional ballads, and pub and rebel songs like "Great Big Sea,"
"Gaelic Storm" and "Saw Dogs." A cash bar will be available. Admission is $6.
Jazz Favorites starring Vince Clark & Friends will be at the Oak Lawn Park
District's Stony Creek Clubhouse, 5850 W. 103rd St., from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday,
March 9. The band will perform jazz tunes from greats such as Glen Miller, Count
Basie, Duke Ellington and Stan. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $6.
The park district offers duplicate bridge every Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Oak
View Center, 4625 W. 110th St. Cost is $7 per person and includes a light lunch.
All ages are welcome. For more information call 857-2200.
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
An antique appraisal with professional appraiser Rex Newell of Rex's Antiques
will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave.
Appraisals are available for the first 40 patrons for $5 an item. Only one
"hand-held" item permitted. Call 448-7080 to register. Deadline is March 6.
Little Club offers benefits such as free indoor playground usage. Fee is $10
resident, $15 non-resident. For more information call the park district.
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 worthparkdistrict.org.
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.