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THURSDAY

International Art - Japan

4 p.m. April 18, Orland

Park Public Library, 14921

S. Ravinia Ave. Children

grades 2-5 can travel to different

countries and have

fun with arts and crafts.

Registration required with

child’s Orland Park Public

Library card.

Create Mini Eco Roofs

4-6 p.m. April 18, The

Bridge Teen Center. 15555

71st Court. Teens grades

7-12 can construct a mini

roof with “green” plantbased

materials, and get

inspired to recycle and reuse

items they handle every

day. This is a free event. For

more information, call (708)

532-0500 or visit www.the

bridgeteencenter.org.

Apple: Video Editing

4:15-6 p.m. April 18,

The Bridge Teen Center.

15555 71st Court. Teens

grades 7-12 can learn how

to edit videos using the

iMovie app on an iPad or

iPhone with help from the

Apple Store. This is a free

event. For more information,

call (708) 532-0500

or visit www.thebridgete

encenter.org.

FRIDAY

Closed for Good Friday

All day April 19. The

Bridge Teen Center will be

closed for Good Friday.

Decorate Your Peeps

Challenge

5 p.m. April 19, Orland

Park Public Library, 14921

S. Ravinia Ave. Teens

grades 6-12 can use Peeps

and various other foods

to create whatever their

imagination can come up

with, and they can eat their

work at the end. Registration

required with teen’s

Orland Park Public Library

card.

Showcase - Denny

Diamond

7 p.m. April 19, Orland

Park Public Library, 14921

S. Ravinia Ave. For adults.

Denny Diamond projects

his own signature stylization

with the baritone vocal

approach of Neil Diamond

himself. Denny’s

musical merit also stems

from artist including Tom

Jones, Barry Manilow,

Willie Nelson, Josh Groban,

Dean Martin, Ray

Charles and Jim Croce.

SATURDAY

Chicago Bubble Show

2 p.m. April 20, Orland

Park Public Library, 14921

S. Ravinia Ave. Children

of all ages and their families

can see square bubbles,

fire bubbles, bubble

fountains and many more

bubble tricks.

MONDAY

DIY Drop-In: Earth Day -

Bottle Cap Garden Art

7 p.m. April 22, Orland

Park Public Library, 14921

S. Ravinia Ave. Craft supplies

provided. No registration

required, but space

is limited. Priority given

to OPPL cardholders. Now

located on the second floor

in Program Room 213.

TUESDAY

Hershey’s Sweet Success

(HS Only)

4-5:30 p.m. April 23,

The Bridge Teen Center.

15555 71st Court. Teens

grades 9-12 can get advice

on how to find a job, fill

out an application, dress

appropriately and master

basic interview skills. Free

Hershey’s giveaways, too.

This is a free event. For

more information, call

(708) 532-0500 or visit

www.thebridgeteencenter.

org.

Dia de Los Ninos -

Mariachi Night

7 p.m. April 23, 6:30

p.m. Thursday, April 25,

Orland Park Public Library,

14921 S. Ravinia

Ave. Adults can join this

two-day celebration of

children, families and literacy.

On April 23, Mariachi

Perla de Mexico band will

return for a colorful interactive

concert, including

traditional and contemporary

songs with lively participation

through singing

and dancing. On April 25,

there will be family reading

and literacy activities.

WEDNESDAY

STEAM - Science of

Helicopters

4 p.m. April 24, Students

grades 3-5 can put

their science, technology,

engineering, art and math

skills to the test in this engaging

program that will

make them think outside

of the box. Participants

should sign up for each

session individually. Limit

20. Registration required

with child’s Orland Park

Public library card.

Creative Painting

4-5:30 p.m. April 24,

The Bridge Teen Center.

15555 71st Court. Teens

grades 7-12 can let their

intuition and emotions

guide them in the creative

process of painting. They

can experience the calming

power of art to reduce

stress and anxiety. This is

a free event. For more information,

call (708) 532-

0500 or visit www.thebridgeteencenter.org.

Culinary: Roll Your Own

Sushi

4-5:30 p.m. April 24,

The Bridge Teen Center.

15555 71st Court. Teens

grades 7-12 can make a

traditional Japanese roll

featuring one’s choice

of cooked rice, fish or

shrimp, and veggies rolled

in seaweed. This is a free

event. For more information,

call (708) 532-0500

or visit www.thebridgete

encenter.org.

Brewing in Colonial

America

6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday,

April 24, Rock Bottom

Restaurant and Brewery,

16156 S. LaGrange Road.

Mike Pezan and Orland

Park’s Rock Bottom Brewery

are partnering with the

history museum to present

history of brewing beer

in Colonial America and

how the Founding Fathers

made their own beer. Registrants

must be at least 21

years old. Beer samples

will be provided. Register

at the Sportsplex, 11351

W. 159th St.; Village Hall,

14700 S. Ravinia Ave.; or

online at orlandpark.org.

Admission is $20 for Orland

Park History Museum

members, and $25 for nonmembers.

UPCOMING

Coffee and Conversation

10 a.m.-noon Thursday,

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April 25, Orland Fire Protection

District Administration

Board Room, 9790

W. 151st St. Free blood

pressure checks. No registration

needed. Free giveaways,

coffee, snacks and

education. The month’s

topic is “Vitas Hospice -

What is hospice? When

should you get it?” Sponsored

by Aishling Companion

Home Care.

Lady - A Women’s Expo

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday,

April 27, Tinley Park

Convention Center, 18451

Convention Center Drive.

This one-day event from

22nd Century Media, publisher

of The Orland Park

Prairie, is to feature more

than 120 vendor booths,

offering health tips and

screenings for women,

fashion and beauty, food,

home decor, shopping, and

more. Attendees can donate

to a drive for formal

dresses — First Communion,

prom or wedding —

and a blood drive through

Vitalant. Free admission

and parking. For more information,

visit 22ndCen

turyMedia.com/lady.

ONGOING

Leisure Plotters Club

12:30-2:30 p.m. the

third Thursday of the

month, Orland Township,

14807 W. Ravinia Ave. All

seniors are invited to join

in for coffee, bingo and socialization.

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