Leyden Area Community Calendar, June 7
Elmwood Park Relay for Life supports walk the track in June 2010. This year's Relay will be June 15-16. Go to www.relayforlife.org/elmwoodparkil | Sun-Times Media file photo
Updated: July 8, 2012 8:14AM
Elm Leaves, with news of River Grove and the Galewood-Montclare neighborhood of Chicago adjacent to Elmwod Park, and the Franklin Park Herald-Journal, with news of Northlake and Schiller Park, welcome items for the Community Calendar as well as items for Business Briefs, Campus News, Community Briefs, School Digest and Your Page. Items must be received a minimum of 14 days prior to publication, but earlier is better. E-mail items to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to (708) 383-3678; or mail to Pioneer Press, 1010 Lake St., Suite 104, Oak Park IL 60301. For a complete listing of events go to: www.pioneerlocal.com.
“American Cancer Society: Relay For Life of Elmwood Park/River Grove will be held June 15-16 at Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton Ave. Volunteers are needed. Call the American Cancer Society at (708) 484-8542 or visit www.relayforlife.org/elmwoodparkil. Register online anytime.
Aspire Classic Golf Tournament: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 25 at Butterfield Country Club, 2800 Midwest Road, Oak Brook. Lunch, Noon shotgun start, cocktails, dinner, auction, awards, raffle. Proceeds provide vital services for adults with developmental disabilities. Visit www.aspireofillinois.org. For sponsor opportunities contact Susan Clark (708) 547-3550, Ext. 3558, sclark@aspireof illinois.org.
Loyola 5K Race/Walk: and Children’s Character Competition June 10. All proceeds go to renovating the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Loyola Children’s Hospital. To volunteer or participate in the race/walk call Michele Moore (708) 738-3366; e-mail email@example.com or go to race website loyolamedicine5k.org to register.
Triton College Foundation: Golf Outing June 20. Deadline to register June 15. Tee off begins at 8 a.m. at the White Pines Golf Club, 500 W. Jefferson St., in Bensenville. The annual event raises funds for scholarships, programs and other initiatives. Cost: $135 per golfer; includes a dinner awards reception. Cost for dinner only is $55. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. Go to www.triton.edu/foundation. To register call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3019 or visit website; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AT&T TelecomPioneers: Forest Life Member Club’s monthly luncheon will be held beginning with cash bar at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. June 14 at Alta Villa Banquets, 430 N. Addison Addison, Ill. Program, singer and entertainer George Holmes. Cost $20. Reservations by June 7. Call Lorie Kallas at (630) 629-1633.
American Legion Post 974: 4:30 p.m. doors open Thursdays for Bingo at 9757 Pacific Ave., Franklin Park. Early Bird game 7 p.m. Two $500 Jackpots; Lightning Jackpot starts at $500. Pull Tabs 5-7 p.m. Cash bar, snack bar. Hall for rent. (847) 678-7474; email@example.com.
Chicagoland Dance Chapter: of USA Dance invites you to its June Party, “Foxy Mamma.” Doors open 7 p.m. Fox Trot lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Social dancing 8:15-11 p.m. June 9 at The Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison, Franklin Park. Admission: $8 members; $10 nonmembers; $6 students. Visit www.usadancechicago.org or call (847) 577-9014. USA Dance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ballroom dancing as a healthy recreational activity and as a competitive sport known as DanceSport.
Elmwood Park Garden Club: 7 p.m. June 14 at 1737 N. Nordica, Chicago. Demonstration of “Container Gardening” by Rick Shepherd in his yard. Meeting host Patty Bray. Shepherd is a member and past president of the Galewood Garden Club and is known for his wonderful potted arrangements. The garden walk is coming up — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 14. Dues per household $25 yearly. Questions, call Gina (708) 452-3948 or e-mail Joyce Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
River Grove American Legion: 7:30 p.m. meeting June 26 at the Legion Hall, at 8664 W. Grand Ave., in River Grove. Each year the profits from the Legion’s Card & Bunco Party are used to assist veterans at Hines Hospital. Members also visit with the veterans, playing Bingo with them six times a year. For information about meetings or how you can help the auxiliary call Isabella Burwell at (847) 455-2099 or Doris Zoske at (708) 453-8755.
VFW: (Veterans of Foreign Wars): 6:45 p.m. food served for members; 7:30 p.m. meeting June 11 at the American Legion Hall, 8664 W. Grand Ave., River Grove. Fellowship, information and charitable concerns. There also is an active VFW Auxiliary Unit, which meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday at the Hall. Call Commander Paul Calabrese (708)257-0486.
Augie’s Car Shows: 6-9 p.m. every other Thursday, next one June 14 at Romano Brands, Inc., Italian Food & Cafe, 10000 W. Grand Ave., Franklin Park; (847) 451-9900. Also: Augie’s Cruise Night: 6-9 p.m. every other Tuesday, next one June 12 at Culver’s of Franklin Park, 2751 Rose St., Franklin Park; (847) 455-5135. Also: Augie’s Cruise Night: 6-9 p.m. July 22 and Aug. 26 at Victoria’s Family Restaurant, 2080 N. Mannheim Road, Northlake; (708) 345-7132. All events weather permitting. Other venues also, in West Chicago, St. Charles, Elmhurst. Events include: Trophies, 50/50 raffle, giveaways and DJ. Call Augie at (708) 296-6584. Certain nights in June all proceeds go to Susan G.. Komen for the Cure for Breast Cancer.
Our Lady of the
Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, 5645 W. Addison, Chicago. Advance registration required for all unless otherwise noted. Call (877) 737-4636 or the number given. Free parking available in the parking facility on Addison across the street from hospital.
Healthy Aging Program: 1-2:30 p.m. June 8. For individuals aged 55+ . Social time, health topics and guest lectures. Tomika Golden, certified alcohol and drug counselor, will discuss the NewVision program that provides medical stabilization services for people with drug, alcohol and health related issues. Registration not required. Free.
Thyroid Screening: 8-9:30 a.m. June 12. Blood draw screening is for TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone). Neither fasting nor preparation required. Test results will be mailed within one week. Fee: $10 payable at screening.
Free Lecture: “Break Away From Addiction,” 6-7 p.m. June 14. The use and abuse of alcohol and other chemicals can disrupt a person’s life and the lives of family members. Certified drug and alcohol counselor, will discuss the New Vision program that provides treatment.
Golden Wedding Anniversary: Mass will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St., Chicago. Couples married in 1962 interested in attending this celebration should contact their parish to register. Call the Family Ministries Office (312) 534-8351 or visit www.familyministries.org.
Vacation Bible School: 9 a.m.-Noon, June 25-29 at St. Celestine Parish, 3020 N. 76th Court, Elmwood Park. For children who are entering kindergarten through fourth grade. Call Julie McGuire, coordinator of Religion Education, at (708) 453-2555, Ext. 28; Julie@stcelestineparish.org.
St. John Vianney: Catholic Elementary School in Northlake is turning 60 years old in 2012 and the SJV Alumni Association is planning a huge party on July 21. The Alumni Association is looking for all alumni, teachers and parents from the Class of 1955 through the Class of 2011. If you were a teacher, parent or you graduated from St. John Vianney between 1955 and 2011, contact Mary Rioux-Martorelli, Class of 1970, at email@example.com or Jeanette Lentini-Foley, Class of 1982, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details visit the reunion website at www.sjvreunion.com. If you do not have access to the Internet feel free to call Mary Rioux-Martorelli at (708) 562-9225.
Trailside Museum of Natural History is at 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest (Chicago and Thatcher avenues) and is run by Cook County Forest Preserve District. Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise stated. Call (708) 366-6530. Most programs are free.
Parent/Child Fishing: 9:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. June 9. Learn fishing basics. Equipment provided or bring your own.
All of the events listed are open to the public and will take place on Triton’s River Grove campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., however, registration is required. Call the number in the listing.
Annual Golf Outing: Tee off begins at 8 a.m. June 20 at the White Pines Golf Club, 500 W. Jefferson St., in Bensenville. Open to amateur and skilled golfers alike. Cost: $135 per golfer and includes a dinner awards reception immediately following the event. Dinner only: $55. To register for the golf outing call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3758 or 3019; visit www.triton.edu/foundation; or e-mail email@example.com. The deadline to register is June 15.
WaterBotics Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 16-19 on the main campus in River Grove.
GADgET Camp: (Girls Adventuring in Design Engineering and Technology): 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 23-26.