South Suburban College celebrates Women’s History Month

One-Woman Stage Act (Harriet Tubman) to be followed by other events information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 8, 2018) – South Suburban College kicked off Women’s History Month with a free one-woman stage act about Harriet Tubman on Thursday, March 1, 2018, in the Kindig Performing Arts Center. Veteran actress, vocalist, … Read more

Lansing Historical Society presents Lansing’s connection to the Grammy Awards

Monday, March 26, 6:00pm information provided by the Lansing Historical Society LANSING, Ill. (March 7, 2018) – From the 1940s through the 1960s, Homer and Jethro were a country music comedy act that became famous for their parodies of popular songs. They received a Grammy in 1959 for their parody of Johnny Horton’s “Battle of … Read more

Illinois Governor’s Mansion renovation nearly complete

102 works of ‘Art in Illinois’ highlight renovated Mansion’s mission of history and education information provided by the Governor’s Mansion Association CHICAGO, Ill. (February 27, 2018) – After two years of an extensive privately-funded renovation, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion will reopen to the public on July 14, 2018, Illinois’ First Lady Diana Rauner announced today … Read more

Jesse Howard art exhibit coming to South Suburban College

March 9–April 16 in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (February 27, 2018) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College will present a solo exhibition by Jesse Howard, on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery March 9–April 16, with an artist reception on March 20 … Read more

Jazz, blues, and seniors

Bloom Township

Bloom Township introduces The Teacha’ Band to senior lunch attendees by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 22, 2018) – The theme was “Solid Gold” at Wednesday’s Bloom Township senior lunch, and the musical stylings of The Teacha’ Band included soulful background music, familiar singables, and groovy dance numbers. The Teacha’ Band consists of 10 members, … Read more

Theatre at the Center adds March ‘Makeover’ Madness to Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

March 15 show includes dinner and pampering option information provided by BigSplashPR MUNSTER, Ind. (February 21, 2018) – Steel Magnolias, a hilarious and heart-warming play set in a Louisiana beauty shop, opens this week and runs through March 25. In keeping with the play’s message about the bonds of friendship and family, Theatre at The … Read more

Winterhoff Park to join Lan-Oak Park District’s series of ‘destination’ parks

Winterhoff Park

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (February 19, 2018) – Van Laten Park has a StoryWalk. Lions Park has pickleball. Potts Park is slated for bocce. And Bock Park will be home to Lansing’s new dog park. Each of these is an example of the Lan-Oak Park District’s strategy of creating “Destination Parks,” with something unique … Read more

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