Honoring military veterans, St. Paul Lutheran Church (Oak Lawn) is hosting a free luncheon with free door prizes. Veterans, Active, Reserve, Guard, and Your one Guest are invited to join this special luncheon honoring you for your service and sacrifice. This event is being held on Saturday, October 19. Doors open at 10:30, and the luncheon will begin at 11:00. Mr. Michael Kerley, USN Veteran, will be the speaker. Reservations are required by October 14 by calling the St. Paul office at 708-423-1040.
CROP HUNGER WALK The Southwest Suburban CROP Hunger Walk is being held on Sunday, October 13. Registration will begin here at Christ Lutheran Church at 1:15 with Step-Off at 2:00. Everyone from babies in strollers to folks in their 70s and 80s can participate! You can choose the 5K Walk/Run or the “Golden Mile”. For information, visit www.crophungerwalk.org/orlandparkil.
Council on Aging is sponsoring a new Memory Café to serve as a social gathering for people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment and their care partners. The free events offer friendly conversation, an opportunity to relax and feel welcomed by and connected to the community, and informative presentations from local experts on everything from interactive music activities, laugh therapy, engagement through art, and more. Lunch follows each gathering. The café takes place from 10:00 to 11:30 on the second Wednesday of every month through September at the Community Nutrition Network Site, 8925 Kostner Ave., Homewood. Registration is required at 708-361-0219. Contact Pastor Ray for more information.
NOW OPEN: “RELIGIOUS CHANGE AND PRINT, 1450-1700” Now open to the public through December 27, 2017, plan your visit to the Newberry Library to see this exhibit. Featuring over 150 objects from the Newberry’s collection, “Religious Change and Print, 1450-1700” views the Reformation through the eyes of the people who experienced the social, cultural, and political transformations it thrust into their lives. Guided public tours are available free of charge on select dates. For more information, visit www.newberry.org.
Welcome to Orland-Palos VFW 2604! We are looking forward to offering you the many benefits that come with membership in our organization, as well as the camaraderie and friendships you will make. We represent all service branches, and our members have served in all of the nation’s military actions. With your participation we will continue to be of value to our nation and our communities. We can be found at the Orland Park Veterans Building, 15045 West Avenue, Orland Park. Join us at our summer picnic on Saturday, August 26, from 12:00 to 4:00 on the grounds of All Saints Lutheran Church. RSVP by calling Cmdr. Bruce at 708-415-4353.