Calvary Church (Orland Park) welcomes Fernando Ortega on Saturday, March 23. Doors open at 6:00, and the concert begins at 7:00. General Admission is $17; VIP Tickets (including access to post-concert Meet-and-Greet) are $39. Buy your tickets at www.1160hope.com/concert.
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.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) invites you to a presentation by Officer Joseph Carlson (Palos Heights PD) and Sergeant Troy Siewert (Orland Park PD), as they provide perspective on the challenges police officers face when responding to a call that involves a mental health crisis. This event will be held here at Christ Lutheran Church on Friday, March 22, from 6:30 to 8:00. For further information, call NAMI South Suburbs of Chicago at 708-335-4008.
This year’s Easter Eggstravaganza will be held on Saturday, April 13, from 10:30 to 12:00. Volunteer forms available soon. We will be stuffing eggs on Mondays, March 25 and April 1, at 6:30, downstairs in Fellowship Hall. Please come help us out…and bring a bag of candy if you can. We have many eggs to fill! We need thousands of pieces of candy, individually wrapped and small enough to fit into a plastic egg, for the Easter Eggstravaganza. Donations can be placed in the designated box in the narthex or brought to the Church Office.
The church received notice for a public hearing regarding an 11.2 acre development on the southeast corner of the mall property. President Peter Schrank or Vice President Allen Morris will attend this March 19 hearing. For more information, contact Pete through the Church Office, 708-349-0431.