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The Orland Park Prairie 041218

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10 | April 12, 2018 | The orland park prairie Orland Park opprairie.com Evergreen Senior Living offers lovely assisted living options and unmatched memory support. Visit our community of care, where friendships flourish and families find peace of mind. Featuring: Metro Star Orchestra Interactive Variety Music and Comedy April 18 5:30–7:30 PM Appetizers from 5:30-7:30 PM Entertainment begins at 6:30 PM RSVP’S appreciated! Call (708) 479-1082 OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Evergreen Senior Living Orland Park would like to invite you to a night filled with music and dancing! This special event will feature music from Metro Star Orchestra with interactive variety music and comedy. Join us for appetizers, refreshments, dancing and fun! You will also have an opportunity to learn more about In Home Medical Group, provider of exceptional care at Evergreen Senior Living Orland Park! 10820 183rd Street, Orland Park, IL EvergreenSLC.com/OrlandPark Facebook.com/EvergreenSeniorLivingOrlandPark More than 25 FREE screenings! 3 5 T H A N N U A L F R E E Southland Health Fair Saturday, May 5 • 9a.m. to 1p.m. Screenings Offered: ◗ FREE total cholesterol blood test ◗ FREE 12-lead EKG (30 & older) ◗ $10 lipid profile (HDL & LDL cholesterol & triglycerides –a12-hour fast is required.) Many other discounted blood tests (prostate, thyroid, glucose, etc.) ◗ FREE cancer screenings for skin & breast health ◗ FREE screenings for arthritis & joint pain, back & neck pain ◗ FREE allergy tests, vision & hearing screenings ◗ FREE mini-massages and much more Matteson Community Center 20642 Matteson Avenue (One block west of Cicero Ave.) Matteson, IL 60443 Register ahead at: Ingalls.org/HealthFair No appointments needed. For more information call Ingalls at: 708-915-CARE (2273)

opprairie.com News The orland park prairie | April 12, 2018 | 11 Lady - A Women’s Expo to return April 21 Jon DePaolis Freelance Reporter It is a Mother’s Day tradition unlike any other. Lady - A Women’s Expo, presented by 22nd Century Media and Planet Fitness, is set to return from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Drive in Tinley Park. The annual event also is sponsored by the Chicago Sky, Ingalls Health System and Celebrity Cruises. The free event has more than 100 vendors slated to attend this year — covering health and wellness to fashion and beauty, food to financial planning — making it the largest Lady expo to date, according to Heather Warthen, chief events officer at 22nd Century Media. “The nice thing about this expo that I see year to year is that we see a lot of girls getting together and starting a ladies day out,” Warthen said. “We also draw moms, daughters and granddaughters. That’s what makes me happy. It’s a great prelude into Mother’s Day weekend and a great chance for women of all ages to bond.” Please see Expo, 12 Lady – A Women’s Expo: Four hacks to get the most out of your visit Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter A lot of people will be strolling through the aisles Saturday, April 21, for the fifth annual Lady – A Women’s Expo. We asked Heather Warthen, 22nd Century Media’s chief events officer and resident expert expo authority, for some “hacks” for those who plan to attend, so they can make best use of their time there. 1. Scout ahead: Take a look at the event’s Eventbrite webpage before you head to the convention center. It will have the full list of vendors, an event schedule for the fitness classes, cooking demos and main stage entertainment. Map out some things you definitely want to do and save yourself some idle time. 2. Arrive early to get some swag: Have you ever heard the expression, “The early bird gets the worm?” Well, in this case, early arrivers have the best chance at receiving a free gift bag. There only are 500 of these bad boys, so the closer you arrive to 9 a.m., the better your chance to pick one up. 3. Be a trendsetter; go against the flow: Warthen says that oftentimes, expogoers tend to follow a similar path through the aisles, leading to some congestion at certain spots. One way to avoid that? Be a trailblazer and walk in the opposite direction, by working from the back to the front. 4. Don’t be a hero, choose comfort over style: If those boots aren’t made for walking, leave them at home. With approximately 100 vendors and some serious entertainment, odds are your daily step count is going to exceed your goal. Wear some comfortable shoes. Entertainment schedule • 9-9:15 a.m. Dr. Finkelstein, Women’s Healthcare of Illinois • 9:15-9:30 a.m. Ingalls Health System • 9:30-10 a.m. Cardio with Planet Fitness • 10-10:45 a.m. Planet Fitness presents Danni Allen, winner of “The Biggest Loser” Season 14 • 10:45-11 a.m. Dancing with Fred Astaire Dance Studio • 11-11:30 a.m. Yoga with Yoga 360 • 11:30 a.m.-noon “Life Happens Laugh Anyway” - Laugh Anyway Mom Tracy DeGraaf • Noon-12:15 p.m. Dancing with Fred Astaire Dance Studio • 12:15-12:30 p.m. Chicago Sky WNBA Cooking demo schedule • 9:15-9:45 a.m. Chef Ruben L. Pazmino, Rubi Agave Latin Kitchen, Tequila and Whiskey Bar Homer Glen • 9:50-10:20 a.m. Chef Sue Kainrath, Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts and Neighborhood Gourmet owner • 10:25-10:55 a.m. Chef Tom Grotovsky, The Unforgettable Chef • 11-11:30 a.m. Chef Chris Schwellenbach, Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts • 11:35 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Chef Tim Bucci, Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts • 12:10-12:40 p.m. Tin Fish Restaurant, Tinley Park Vendors list • 22nd Century Media • Abbie Applies Professional In-Home Makeup Classes • Agnes & Dora • Aloette • Amelia James by Amanda • Arbonne • Artistic Designs • Bada Bling • Bath Planet • B. Nutty LLC • Brannigan Chiropractic Center • Broadway Jewelry • Castillo’s Craftycles • Celebrity Cruises • Chicago Sky • Chiro One • Coash Clothing Company • College of DuPage Nursing Department • Color Street • Cook County MEDS • Country Financial • Damsel in Defense • Dan Mosca State Farm • Dana Digrispino - Custom Clothing & Alterations • Dilly Nature • DIY Sign Party • doTERRA Essential Oils • EveFit • Evergreen Senior Living • Family Source Consultants • Floor Coverings International • Fred Astaire Dance Studio • Gracie Pie Apothecary • Green Mountain Energy Company • Hempworx • Hubbard House Publishing Company • Hustle & Heart • Illinois State Treasurer • Ingalls Health System • Jewels2U • Joliet Slammers • Juicy Luzy Sangria • Just Greetings - Greeting Card Line • Kevin M. Wiggins Agency • Kimberly Neill - Keller Williams Preferred Realty • La Bella Uniforms • Lange • LeafFilter Gutter Protection • LifeSource • LipSense by SeneGence • LK Acupuncture • LuLaRoe • Luminess Airess • Make Up Eraser • Mary Kay Cosmetics • Miss Lilly’s Bridal Creations • Monat • Naddle’s Sweet Treats • Nerium International • Norwex • Nothing Bundt Cakes • Nspire Network • NuMark Credit Union • Orland Park Crossing • Passanante’s Home Food Services • Planet Fitness • Porter Place • Power Home Remodeling • Practical Products • Providence Palos Heights • Pucher & Ranucci, P.C., Attorneys at Law • Questions Kids Ask About God • Renewal by Andersen Windows and Doors • Rodan & Fields • Ruby Ribbon • Scout & Cellar Clean-Crafted Wine • ScrapElegance Creations • Sensual Scentduction Candle Co. • Shades Luxury Cosmetics • Sheets by Karen • Sheila’s Decorative Pens • ShelfGenie • Silk Avenue • Silver Strand Boutique • Sleep Number • Something That Fits • Surprise Parties • Tastefully Simple • The Baby’s Crib • The Furever Home Friends • The Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, P.C. • Thirsty Donkey Skin Co. • This Is My Legacy • Three B’s Mobile Boutique • Total Life Changes • Tracy DeGraaf • Traveling Vineyard • Usborne Books and More • Vitalife • Window Works • World Global Network (Helo LX) • Wyndham Vacation Resorts Inc. • Yoga 360 • Young Living Essential Oils