This Weekend: Banned Books, Shredding and Family Fun

Benefit, arts, entertainment, family friendly and government events happening this weekend, Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, in the Orland, Palos, Tinley and Oak Forest area.

The perfect weekend activity can be just as difficult to find as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness monster or a Chicago highway without traffic. Have faith! Patch has come to the rescue with the best bets for the weekend. So, set aside that low-quality video camera, put down your fishing rod and discover the weekend.


Friday, September 30, 7pm | 115 Bourbon Street
Help Elizabeth Corley as she battles brain tumors and their side effects while trying to care for a daughter. Tickets include food, wine, beer and entertainment, and are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

Daily Until September 30, All Day |
"Give a Little, Feed a Lot" in Jewel-Osco's drive for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Place selected foods in the receptacles near the front of the store.

Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, September 29, 2pm and 6pm | Get your Jane Austin fix with a movie about love and responsibility. Starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant, Sense and Sensibility is rated PG and runs 135 minutes.

All Week, 9am |
Explore your rebellious side at the Palos Public Library. Check out its collection of banned and challenged books.


Saturday, October 1, 11am |
Children from 3 to 3rd grade and their parents can explore favorite songs and stories in English and Arabic. No registration is required.

Friday, September 30
, 6pm | Don your PJs and take part in this mock sleepover. Enjoy an evening of family friendly games and activities. To sign up, visit the Youth Services desk or call 708-448-1473.


Saturday, October 1
, 9am |
Bring your old financial documents, bank statements, cancelled or unused checks, legal documents, medical records, etc. to the truck in from of the Tinley Park Library. Please DO NOT bring 3-ring binders, hardcover books, CD-ROMS, diskettes, magnetic media, plastics, metal, trash, hazardous waste or medical waste.

Saturday, October 1
, 8am |
Tinley Park military veterans and non-resident members of a Tinley Park military veteran’s organization are invited to take part in this annual breakfast. The morning will consist of music, a traditional military breakfast, and a raffle.


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