Shepard High School (Palos Heights) presents “A Little Bit of Germany” on Saturday, January 20, from 4:00 to 8:00. Dinner will be served from 4:00 to 7:00 and includes bratwurst, sauerkraut, and German potato salad. The German band Paloma will provide entertainment at the event. The cost is $10/adults and $5/children 12 and under. Proceeds will support the Shepard students hosting German exchange students and Shepard students traveling to Germany. For tickets contact Kathi Sterling at 708-371-3672 or by email at email@example.com.
On Saturday, January 6, 2018, the Olmsted family, along with Sandburg Gymnastics, will be hosting The Erin Olmsted Memorial Gymnastics Invitational, from 10:00 to 1:30, in the Eagle Gym at Sandburg High School. All monies raised from ticket sales to this event will support the Erin E. Olmsted Scholarships as well as the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists. ► If you would like to make a donation (now through January 30, 2018), checks should be made payable to The Erin Olmsted Scholarship Fund and mailed to: The Erin Olmsted Scholarship Fund, 15336 Teebrook Drive, Orland Park, 60462, or donate on-line with a credit card at www.erinsaaimforchange.org Information/donation brochures are located on the narthex table.
The First Lutheran Dart League is sponsoring a Dartball Recruitment Day on Sunday, January 7, from 1:00 to 3:00, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Chicago Heights. The purpose of this event is to invite more players into the league, to fill spots on existing teams, and bring more teams into the league while promoting Christian Fellowship among members. Representatives will be there to explain how the game and league works and then play a few games with interested individuals. Games are played on Tuesday evenings. Please RSVP to Tim at 708-269-0989 by December 20 if you’d like to attend
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.