Whats Going On?

Job Search

  Students, alumni and community members who are looking for hourly or salary jobs or paid or non-paid internships can network with quality employers that have job openings at Moraine Valley Community College’s Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, March 28, from 2 to 5 p.m.
  The free fair will be in the Moraine Business and Conference Center, on campus, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills.
  Professional business attire and resumés are required for entry. Registration is not required. A list of companies expected to attend the fair and additional information can be found at or by calling the Job Resource Center at 974-5737.

Taste of Moraine

  Sample ethnic cuisine from 10 countries at Moraine Valley Community College’s eighth annual Taste of Moraine Valley on Wednesday, April 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  The Taste will be in the Moraine Rooms, Building M, on campus, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills. Food tickets cost 75 cents each or 10 for $5. Food items cost one or two tickets.
  Ethnic groups represented at the Taste of Moraine Valley reflect the diverse student body at the college.
  In addition to the food, guests will enjoy a cultural fashion show, worldly trivia and games, and cooking demonstrations by the Culinary Arts students.
  The event is sponsored by the Celebrating Diversity Task Group. (974-5475).

Spaghetti Supper

  Immanuel United Church of Christ, 9815 Campbell Ave. in Evergreen Park, will hold a Spaghetti Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 22. Cost is $6 per person, $20 per family; children 5 years and younger eat free. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, salad and beverage. Dessert is $1.

Lions ‘n’ Pancakes

  The Lions Club of Evergreen Park will hold its 60th annual pancake breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 6 at Evergreen Park High School, 99th Street and Kedzie Avenue. Tickets are $5 ($2 for children 12 and younger). Used eyeglasses and hearing aids will be collected and donated to persons worldwide through Lions Club International. There will be a raffle drawing for a television (winner need not be present). For more information call Don Sisto at 425-8172 or visit lion

Candidates Night
in Evergreen Park

  The Evergreen Park PTA Council will hold a “Meet the Candidates Night” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at Evergreen Park High School, 99th Street and Kedzie Avenue. Candidates from Evergreen Park School District 124 and Evergreen Park High School District 231, Moraine Valley Community College, and Worth Township have been invited to speak and answer questions.

Spring Fling
at Neat Repeats

 Neat Repeats Resale is accepting spring and summer merchandise including gently-used women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, household items, collectibles, jewelry and more. Donations are accepted daily at Neat Repeats in Worth, 7026 W. 111th St., and Orland Park, 9028 W. 159th St. For information call 361-6860 (Worth) or 364-7605 (Orland).

  Neat Repeats spring fling sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23. All items are 50 percent off. All sales benefit the clients served by the Crisis Center for South Suburbia, a non-profit community organization that provides emergency shelter and other services for individuals and families victimized by domestic violence.

Worth Farmers

  Worth is seeking vendors for a Farmers and Flea Market to be held the third Sunday of the month from April through October. For information call Worth Village Hall at 448-1181, or email village Trustee Rich Dziedzic at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kevin Ryan at kryan@villageof Fees are $85 for the entire season, or $20 for first date and $15 each additional date.

Church Corner

  Palm Sunday worship at Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., will begin with a children’s palm processional at 9:30 a.m. Children should be present by 9:15 a.m.
  Pilgrim Faith’s Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service will be at 7 p.m. on March 28. The service features dramatic monologues by various characters who were involved in the death of Jesus plus a sharing of the Last Supper. Lights and candles will be extinguished until all is dark.
  The Community Good Friday service at noon on March 29 will include communion and reflections on Jesus’ utterance of the words “I thirst” as he hung on the cross.
  Most Holy Redeemer School in Evergreen Park will host its 7th annual Trivia Night on Saturday, April 13. Cost is $400 per table; maximum of 10 people. Price includes bottled beer, wine, pop and coffee. Doors open at 6 p.m., trivia starts at 7 p.m. Call 422-8280 for more information.

Cultural lesson

Cultural lesson

  Skyy Avilez (from left), Natalia Waksmundzki and Samantha Slodyczka, second-graders at St. Louis de Montfort School in Oak Lawn, built a tepee using construction paper and pipe cleaners as part of a lesson about Native American culture.
Submitted Photo

Eggs & Bunnies

Hunt on the Green
  Oak Lawn will hold an Easter Egg Roll on the Village Green on Saturday, March 30. Egg hunts are planned for children in preschool through fourth grade at 11:30 a.m., Noon and 12:30 p.m. Parents may take pictures of their children with the Easter Bunny. Children must bring own Easter basket to hunt. The Village Green is located at 94th Street and Cook Avenue, north of the Oak Lawn Public Library.
  The Chicago Ridge Public Library, 103rd Street and Oxford Avenue, will hold an egg hunt from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. To register call 423-7753.
  The library will present “Hop” (G) at 1 p.m. Friday, March 29.

Breakfast, baked, bunny
  Oak Lawn Community Church, 9000 Ridgeland Ave., will hold an Easter breakfast, egg hunt and bake sale from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23. Breakfast will feature pancakes, sausage, potatoes, toast, biscuits and gravy, eggs and beverages. Cost is a free will offering. Baked goods will be sold. The Easter Bunny is scheduled to attend. For more information call 599-4025.
Egg Decor
  Egg-decorating at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will be from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 28 (3 to 5 years) and 3 to 5 p.m. (kindergarten through fifth grade). Decorate a plastic egg with stickers, sequins, yarn and more. Caregiver must be present for children under 8 years. No advanced registration.
Twilight Egg Hunt
  A hunt for youths in fifth through 12th grades will be at 7:45 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the Worth Park District’s Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave. Bring flashlights. Registration deadline is March 15. Fee for Worth residents is $9, nonresidents are $13.
Easter Egg Hunt
  The Chicago Ridge Park District will hold a free egg hunt for Chicago Ridge residents from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23 at Frontier Fieldhouse, 9807 S. Sayre Ave. Bring ID to prove residency. There will be blow ups, birdie ball, face painting, bonnet contest, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Bunny for Breakfast
  A free continental breakfast with the Easter Bunny for Evergreen Park children up to 11 years old will be Saturday, March 23 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Community Center, 97th Street and Homan Avenue in Evergreen Park. Make a craft project, watch Easter cartoons and decorate an egg. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Our Neighbors

  The Oak Lawn Park District has named PGA teaching professional Roy Dombeck to the staff at Stony Creek Golf Course. Dombeck competed on the Coastal Carolina, Hogan, and Tear Drop Tours, and participates in many Illinois section events tournaments. He won the 2001 Pro/Junior event as well as the 2003 Illinois PGA Senior Stroke Play No. 6. He was the sixth-ranked senior in the 2003 Illinois Bernardi Point list, and has played in four Thompson Cup matches.
  Dombeck has attended the Golf Works Academy and is certified in professional club repair. As an instructor he worked with the program at the Village Links in Glen Ellyn. His program at Chapel Hill Golf Club in McHenry produced a championship in the IPGA Pro Junior. Two of his students went on to be golf professionals. As the head professional/manager of the Deer Run Golf Center, his instruction program won an award from Golf Range Magazine.