Calendar of Events

‘Afternoon of Lerner and Loewe’

The Southwest Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of David Crane, will present “An Afternoon of Lerner and Loewe” on Sunday, March 22, at 4 p.m., at Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Dr., in Palos Heights.

The concert will feature Dana Campbell, soprano, Brad Jungwith, baritone, and the Moraine Choral.

Tickets are $23-28 for adults, $18-23 for seniors, $7 for students, and children 10 and under are free.

For more information or tickets, call (708) 802-0686 or visit the website at

Mt. Greenwood Library

Join the Rube Goldberg Club, for ages 10 and older, on Monday, March 9, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., at the Mt. Greenwood branch library, 11010 S. Kedzie Ave., to create wild inventions to solve everyday problems. Each month a new challenge is given. All supplies are provided.

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Children up to 8 years old can build, create and explore at open block play on Wednesday, March 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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St. Patrick’s Day bingo for all ages will be held on Thursday, March 12, from 6 to 7 p.m.

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The BeTween the Pages Book Club, for grades 5 to 7, will discuss “The Trials of Morrigan Crow,” by Jessica Townsend, on Wednesday, March 18, from 4 to 5 p.m. Participants can pick up a copy at the front desk.

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The library will host an American Sign Language (ASL) book discussion of “When Women Played Handball,” by Susan E. Johnson, and “Women at Play,” by Barbara Gregorich, as well as the film “A League of Their Own” on Saturday, March 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

These works are a celebration of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

This monthly book with a movie tie-in discussion will be presented in ASL. Discussion will be facilitated by an ASL-fluent librarian.

For more information about library events, call (312) 747-2805.

Blue Island Library

A Classic Movie Night double feature including “Frankenstein” (1931) and “Bride of Frankenstein” (1935) will be held on Tuesday, March 17, at 6 p.m., at the Blue Island Library, 2433 York St.

“Frankenstein” will begin at 6 p.m., and “Bride of Frankenstein” will begin at 7:15 p.m. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

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A Fortnite competition will be held on Thursday, March 19, at 4 p.m. Battle against others and be the last one to survive and receive a prize.

Winners will be calculated by game rank and kills in best two out of three rounds. Participants should arrive by 4 p.m., with the game already installed and updated.

Sign-up is required. For more information, call (708) 388-1078.

‘Almost Heaven’

The Oak Lawn Park District will host a trip to Munster, Ind., on Thursday, March 12, to enjoy lunch and a show at the Theatre at the Center.

Departure will be from the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St., at 10 a.m., with a return time of 5:30 p.m.

The trip includes travel, lunch and a group-rate ticket to “Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America,” a musical tribute and celebration of Denver’s life and career.

From growing up in a military family, to his emergence on the 1960s folk scene, to his climb to ’70s superstardom and his later career of the ’80s and ’90s, Denver’s story is brought to life through his countless hits, including “Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” “Annie’s Song” and “Sunshine on My Shoulders.”

The fee is $79 per person.

For more information, call (708) 857-2200 or visit the website at

‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Tickets are available for the Oak Lawn Park District Community Theatre Production of “Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

The production will run at the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St., on Fridays, March 20 and 27, Saturdays, March 21 and 28, at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, March 22 and 29, at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $23, $22 for seniors, age 60 and up, and children, age 12 and under.

For more information or tickets, call (708) 857-2200.

Oak Lawn Library

“Women of WWII: On the Front Lines and the Home Front” will be presented on Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m., at the Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave.

During World War II, American women took on many new roles, both in the military and as civilians. Author Barb Warner Deane will discuss all the ways that American women helped win the war.

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A wine-and-cheese pairing class will be held on Saturday, March 14, at 2 p.m.

Participants will explore classic pairings and more during this class presented by Meredith Meder, an American Cheese Society certified cheese professional.

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Code Girls will be held on Thursday, March 19, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Participants will use the coding language Scratch to produce digital stories and learn the basic logic and building blocks of computer programming.

Registration will begin on March 9.

For more information or to register, call (708) 422-4990 or visit the website at

Antique Spectacular

The annual spring Antique Spectacular vintage market will be held Friday to Sunday, March 6 to 8, at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island, Ill.

The event will feature 70 exhibitors with antiques and vintage items including furniture, art pottery, country, stoneware, books, prints, primitives, jewelry, silver, antique glassware, American Indian items, china, postcards, coins, quilts, dolls, toys, advertising, marbles, rugs, vintage textiles and period pieces.

Show hours are Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is free.

Tickets are $8 for a weekend pass.

For more information, call Kimberly Schilling at (712) 324-9964 or visit the website for Antique Spectacular.

Comedy Showcase

All That Good Stuff, a free comedy showcase, will host its next show on Thursday, March 12, at 8 p.m., at Cork and Kerry, 10614 S. Western Ave. Comedians to perform include Maggie DePalo, Tommy Schneeman, Ty Riggs and headliner Anthony Bonazzo. The show will be hosted by Bridget McGuire. For more information, visit the All That Good Stuff page at