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Free movie in the park

8:15 p.m. June 13, Yunker

Park, 10824 W. LaPorte

Road in Mokena. Mokena

Community Park District

will show “Harry Potter &

The Sorcerer’s Stone.” Visit for an optional

event, Father’s Day at

Hogwarts, for children and

dads before the movie. Preregistration

required. Movie

rain date June 18.

Gina Marie Glam Camp

June 12-13 and June 19-

20, Ginamarie Skincenter

9850 W. 190th St. Unit

B1 in Mokena. Two day

camp dedicated to inspiring

adolescent minds on

what it means to be strong,

beautiful and confident

young women. For children

in fifth-eighth grades.

Includes mini skincare Kit,

Glam Camp T-shirt and

information to last a lifetime.

For more information,

call (800) 452-2116,

or visit ginamarieproducts.


Ladies Night Out - Summer


5-8 p.m. Thursday, June

13, Orland Park Crossing,

14225 95th Ave., Orland

Park. Free event featuring

music, a fashion show, and

a variety of vendors with

health tips and screenings,

fashion and beauty, food,

home decor, shopping, and

more. Free tote bags to the

first 200 people. Fashion

show by Jenny Applegate

of The Leading Image.

Make-and-take project

with DIY Sign Party (additional

cost). For more information

and registration,

visit 22ndcenturymedia.



Food truck Friday

5-7:30 p.m. Friday,

June 14, Hickory Creek

Preserve, LaPorte Road

Access. Food trucks are

back for a third season.

Enjoy your favorite fare

on wheels right in your

community. Forest Preserve

staff will be on-site

with preserve information,

activities and items for

checkout — binoculars,

field guides and bags — to

get you out exploring the

preserve and exercising.

For more information, visit

Lincoln-Way Rock

Orchestra Concert

6 p.m. Friday, June 14,

at Center for Performing

Arts at Lincoln-Way Central

High School, 1801

E. Lincoln Highway in

New Lenox. More than

80 young string musicians

from the surrounding communities

will perform hits

from the ‘70s to now, orchestra

style. Songs from

BonJovi, AC/DC, Def

Leppard, Guns n’ Roses,

Coldplay, Cake, Metallica,

Goo Goo Dolls, The

Police, Heart, Fleetwood

Mac, Eurhythmics and

more. For more information,

or to hear some songs

from previous concerts,

visit their Facebook page

at Lincoln-Way Rock Orchestra.


Annual Flea Market and

Antique Show

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

15, Marley Community

Church, 12625 W 187th

St. in Mokena. Rain or

shine. Vendors welcome.

$50 per space. Enjoy this

mostly outdoor event under

the shade trees in our

park. Food booth available,

homemade pies, traditional

BBQ sandwiches

and much more. Indoor

Church White Elephant

Booth. Register at marley under “events”

or call (815)485-8587 for


Teddy Bear Picnic

Noon-1 p.m., Saturday,

June 15, Mokena Community

Public Library

District, 11327 W. 195th

St. in Mokena. The Mokena

Community Public

Library District is bringing

back one of its favorite

children’s programs.

The Teddy Bear Picnic is a

fun day for all: mom, dad,

grandparents and friends.

Get your team together,

pack a lunch and don’t

forget a blanket to sit on

and your favorite teddy.

All children participants

will receive a special commemorative

teddy bear. It

will be an afternoon filled

with reading, music and

great memories. To register,

call (708) 479-9663

or register on our events

calendar at mokenalibrary.



T-Rexplorers – Dinosaur

Discovery Program

10-11 a.m., Tuesday,

June 18, Mokena Community

Public Library

District, 11327 W. 195th

St. in Mokena. Join us

for a Summer Read program

that you will not

forget. The whole family

will enjoy this interactive

T-Rexplorers Dinosaur

Discovery Program. Get

a glimpse of what it’s like

to go on a paleontological

dig by exploring museumquality

fossil specimens

from species like Tricerotops

and T-Rex. Families

will also have a chance to

investigate the fossils for

up to 30 minutes after the

program. To register, stop

into the library and join

the Mokena Community

Public Library’s Summer

Reading Program.


Mokena Park’s Music in

the Park

7 p.m., June 20, Yunker

Farm Bandshell, 10824 W.

LaPorte Road in Mokena.

Join Mokena Community

Park District for an outdoor

concert featuring The

Walk-Ins. For more information,

visit mokenapark.


I pledge for Ice Cream

11 a.m.-7 p.m. June 27,

The Creamery, 19100 Wolf

Road in Mokena. Children

12 years and younger who

can recite the Pledge of

Allegiance by memory can

receive a free kid cone.


Kindergarten Registration


8 a.m.-4 p.m. Ongoing.

District Administrative

Center, 20100 South

Spruce Drive in Frankfort.

Summit Hill School

District’s 2019-20 kindergarten

registration drive

continues. Parents may

access studentregistration.

org to review the checklist

of documents needed for

registration. Parents have

the option of enrolling their


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kindergartener in the extended

day program or the

half-day program. Registration

fee for extended day

is $150. Registration fee

for half day is $125. Payment

options are available.

Mokena Fire Protection

CPR Class

6-9:30 p.m. Ongoing.

Mokena Fire Station

1, 19853 S. Wolf Road,

Moknea. The Mokena Fire

Protection District offers

monthly CPR classes for

the public. Students are instructed

in adult, child and

infant CPR and AED. The

cost of the class is $35 for

Community CPR and $40

Healthcare CPR. Register

for specific dates at moke

Lincoln-Way Toastmasters

7:30 p.m. Thursdays,

Frankfort Village Hall, 432

Nebraska Street, Frankfort.

Meets the 1st and 3rd

Thursday of each month.

Toastmasters is a community

based organization

whose primarily goal is

to help people overcome

their fear of public speaking

while also developing

leadership skills.

Mokena Ladies Group

7 p.m. Tuesdays, St.

Peter’s United Church of

Christ, 12 W. Sauk Trail,

Frankfort. All women are

welcome. For more information,

call (815) 469-


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