The Orland Park Prairie 062217

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Police Reports................14

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Sports...................... 40-48

The Orland

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Assistant Editor

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Movies in the Park:

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where

to Find Them’

Dusk. June 23. Crescent

Park, 143rd Street Metra

Station. Join Newt

Scamander as he searches

for missing beasts, explores

enchanted suitcases

and encounters magical

beings in the thrilling film

adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s

novel. Concessions will

be available for purchase.

Attendees are encouraged to

bring their own lawn chairs,

blankets and refreshments.

For more information, visit



Electronics Recycling Event

9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24.

Public Works Facility,

15655 S. Ravinia Ave.

This event is only open

to Orland Park residents,

village stickers and driver’s

licenses will be checked for

proof of address. Residents

must enter at 159th Street

and Ravinia Avenue and

travel north on Ravinia

to the drop-off point.

Unwanted electronics items

such as kitchen appliances,

electronic household

items, scrap metal, stereos

and more are welcome.

Donations of television

and computer monitors pay

$25 for screen less than 40

inches and $45 for screen

larger than 40 inches. For

more information, call the

Public Information Office at

(708) 403-6150.


Disabled Patriot Fund’s 13th

Annual Golf Outing

8 a.m. June 28. Silver

Lake Country Club, 14700

S. 82nd Ave. This charity

golf outing will benefit

the Disabled Patriot Fund.

Individual 18-hole golf

tickets are $150 and $600

for a group of four. For more

information, or to register,

visit disabledpatriotfund.

givezooks.com/events/ or

contact Dave Wagner at

shetzle@aol.com or call

(708) 646-3468.


DIY Skincare: Mud Masks

3:30-4:30 p.m. June 29.

The Bridge Teen Center,

15555 S. 71st Court. Teens

will learn about taking care

of their skin while making

their own DIY mud mask.

For more information, call

(708) 532-0500.

Liberty Family Run & Walk

5:30 p.m. Friday, June

30. Centennial Park, 7800

W. 171st St. This is a twomile

chipped timed race.

There is also a one-mile

leisurely paced walk through

Centennial Park. The race

begins at 7 p.m. and begins

and ends at the 153rd Street

Metra Train Station. The race

is open to all ages. The Fun

Run is $14 for residents and

$20 for non-residents. The

Fun Walk is $8 for residents

and $14 for non-residents.

For more information, or to

register, call the Recreation

Department at (708) 403-


Late Night Flick-N-Floats

Dusk. Friday, June 30.

Orland Park Centennial

Park Aquatic Center, 15600

West Avenue. Swim, float,

splash and enjoy an outdoor

showing of “Sing”. Daily

pool fees apply. The CPAC

concession stand will open

during the movie. Children

must be at least 12 years

old to be left unattended.

Flotation devices will be

allowed in the zero depth

pool. For more information,

call (708) 349-4386.

Centennial Park West

Concert: City Lights


5-7 p.m. Sunday, July

2. Centennial Park West,

Jillian Road & Park Station

Boulevard. Enjoy music

from the Big Band era,

The Beatles and Frank

Sinatra performed by Rich

Daniels and the City Lights

Orchestra. This is a free

event. For more information,

call (708) 403-7275.

Reading Social Media: fake


6 p.m. Monday, July

31. Public Library, 14921

Ravinia Ave. The Orland

Park Public Library will be

hosting a special panel to

talk about the increase of

news consumption via social

media. The discussion will

include how to be a more

responsible news consumer

and to recognize when links

are credible or just clickbait.

For more information, call

(708) 428-5100.


Cruise Nights

4-9 p.m. Wednesdays.

Gatto’s Italian Restaurant,

8801 W. 143rd Street. Join

for some old-school fun

with the Orland Park Cruise

Nights. The event will take

place outside Gatto’s and

will include a DJ, 50/50

raffle and plenty of classic

cars for a family friendly fun

event. For more information,

contact Tom Santangelo at

(708) 743-4767.

Reading by Design

June 1-Aug. 1. Public

Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave.

The library’s summer reading

challenge will conclude

Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 9 p.m.

Register in-person at any

reference desk. Participants

will receive a “Reading by

Design” booklog to record

summertime reads. For more

information, call (708) 428-


Market at the Park

4-8 p.m. Thursdays.

Crescent Park, 143rd

Street Metra Station.

The market offers a wide

range of food, gardening,

artisanal and hand-made

products in addition to live

entertainment each week.

For more information, visit


Contract Bridge Club

11 a.m. Mondays.

Denny’s, 20 Orland Square

Drive. This group is looking

for area residents to join in

on the weekly bridge club.

This is a social group, and

meets in the back room of

Denny’s weekly. The only

cost is the participants own

brunch. All are welcome.

For more information, call

Gene Korzenko at (708)


Alzheimer’s Association

Support Group

1-2 p.m. Second Friday

of the month. BrightStar

Care, 64 Orland Square

Drive. Suite 208. This

support group is for those

looking for information on

how to provide emotional,

education and social support

for friends and family

members dealing with

Alzheimer’s disease and

other related dementia. For

more information, call Risa

Adams at (708) 341-9838.

Singles Group Meetings

7 p.m. on the second

Monday of every month. Papa

Joe’s, 14459 S. La Grange

Road. Men and Women 55

and over get together to plan

activities for the upcoming

month, such as, dinners,

sporting activities, cruises.

For more information, call

(708) 525-4352.

CJC Dance Club

8-11 p.m. second and

fourth Saturdays of the

month. Elk Lodge, 4428

Midlothian Turnpike,

Crestwood. This dance

club is seeking residents

of Orland Park to join their

dance inclusive club. All

residents are welcome, of

any age. Doors open at 7:30

p.m., and cost to attend is

$7 for members and $12

for non-members. For more

information, contact Barb at

(630) 257-6479.

Garden Club

6:30 p.m. Third Monday

of the month. Robert

Davidson Center, 14700

Park Lane. The event is open

to all. Meetings will include

speakers on various subjects,

food and fun. This meeting

will be held on the lower

level of the building. For

more information, contact

Barbara at (708) 301-8850.

Volunteers needed at The

Bridge Teen Center

The center is seeking

volunteers to assist with

administrative tasks,

work with students during

after school hours and

Friday nights, and support

operations at our Thrift

Store. Opportunities at all

levels exist daily, weekly,

or even monthly. To apply,

contact Jessica Jose at (708)

532-0500 or email jessicaj@


Donate to Neat Repeats


Neat Repeats Resale, 9028

W. 159th St., Orland Park,

is looking for donations.

The list includes but is not

limited to women’s, men’s

and children’s clothing,

housewares, jewelry, toys

and books. All proceeds

support programs for victims

of domestic violence. For

more information, call (708)


Have an item for calendar?

Deadline is noon Thursdays.

To submit an item to the

calendar, contact Assistant

Editor Brittany Kapa at

(708) 326-9170 ext. 11 or



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