This Weekend: Bands, Benefits and a Movie in the Park

Nightlife, movies, teen/kid friendly and charitable events happening this weekend, Aug. 25 - 28, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area.

After working all week like hamster on a wheel, the weekend is like that plastic ball thingy they put you in so you can run around the house (an potentially over the cat's tail).  It’s time to be free! So get out of your cage, shake off the bedding and see what's out there this weekend.


August 26, 9:30 p.m. |
Listen to this five piece band cover today's rock, hip-hop, alternative, pop and club hits. $5 cover.

Hit Parade
August 26, 10 p.m. |
Hear high energy music from the 1960s to today with Hit Parade. $5 cover after 9pm.


August 26, 7:30 p.m. |
Bring your favorite picnic blanket and enjoy a family friendly movie on the . The film will screened will be Pixar's Up. Concessions will be available. The movie will begin after dark. Call 708-671-3760 for more information.

August 27, 8 p.m. | Metra Parking Lot
Watch Air Bud on a giant blimp screen. Bring your own popcorn, lawn chairs and blankets.

Kid/Teen Friendly

The Heights & The Lemming Band
August 26, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. |
Teens grades 7 - 12 can listen to music of the Heights and the Lemming Band at the Bridge Teen Center.  Admission is free with a student membership application on file or a $5 cover without.

Bright Starts Family Storytime
August 27, 10 - 10:30 a.m. | Orland Park Public Library
Start the school year off right with finger plays, stories and songs. No registration is needed, but space is limited.


August 27, 3 p.m.– 8 p.m. | 115 Bourbon St
Help fight childhood cancer at the 115 Bourbon Street "Cure It" benefit. The $35 admission includes food, spirits and entertainment.

August 27, 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. |
Watch the girls’ swimming and diving teams of Lincoln-Way West, Lincoln-Way North and Lincoln-Way East participate in a continuous hour of relay swimming to benefit ongoing sarcoma research at the University of Chicago. Concessions will be available for spectators. Charitable donations are welcome.


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