VanDerGriend’s Farm Stand to be included in Rachael Ray Show

Tuesday, September 18, 10:00am, on WGN-TV by Melanie Jongsma LYNWOOD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – “Super exciting news,” posted Scott VanDerGriend on the VanDerGriends Farm Stand Facebook page Thursday afternoon. “I will be on the Rachael Ray show on Tuesday September 18th giving produce tips on blueberries.” VanDerGriend explains that Tuesday’s show is a “farm … Read more

South Holland Master Chorale opens 2018-2019 season

Sunday, October 14, 4:00pm information provided by the South Holland Master Chorale SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 14, 2018) – The South Holland Master Chorale will open its 2018–19 season with a variety of American music. The “Americans All” concert will include pieces by American composers Randall Thompson and Robert Shaw, spirituals by Moses Hogan and … Read more

Great weather, outstanding entertainment made for successful 2018 Illinois State Fair

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 7, 2018) – Excellent weather conditions, an outstanding Grandstand lineup, and an increase in vendor sales made for another successful year at the Illinois State Fair. Preliminary estimates show a total of 369,144 fairgoers passed through the gates for the 2018 fair, bringing in … Read more

Mexico en el Corazón gets standing ovation from Lansing crowd


“We go where we have friends,” says NCFJ President Sergio Suárez by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. – (September 1, 2018) Crowds surged through the doors of TF South High School’s auditorium Saturday as Mexico en el Corazón took to the stage to entertain about 800 area residents with mariachi music and traditional Mexican dances. Featuring … Read more

Theater for Young Audiences announces 2018–19 season

information provided by Theatre at the Center MUNSTER, Ind. (September 1, 2018) – Theatre at the Center’s 2018-19 Theater for Young Audiences (TYA) season of live theater for school groups and families includes a continuation of classic stories as they leap “from the page to the stage” to both educate and entertain audiences. The season … Read more

Park district plans adjustments for next year’s Movies in the Parks

Movie night

“A success worthy of repeating,” says Superintendent Desjardins by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 28, 2018) – Starting on Friday, June 15, Lan-Oak Park District offered a series of movies shown in Lansing parks. Paddington 2, Wonder Woman, Coco, Star Wars, Jumanji, and A Wrinkle in Time were all scheduled, along with music, games, and … Read more

Artist Mark Frazer opens solo exhibition at South Suburban College

“Fruit Fly: Summer of the Grasshopper” in Photo Four Gallery information provided by South Suburban College 
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 23, 2018) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to announce a special guest artist exhibition titled “Fruit Fly: Summer of the Grasshopper,” by artist Mark Frazer in the Photo … Read more

Daniela Kovačić art exhibit coming to South Suburban College

August 27–October 11, with Artist Lecture September 26 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 22, 2018) – In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a solo exhibition entitled Day By Day, Artworks by Daniela Kovačić. The exhibition will be … Read more

Newly formed Buford Walker Tenants’ Association hosts first event

Buford Walker

Food, raffles, entertainment help raise funds for outings by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 20, 2018) – Though every resident of Buford Walker Senior Housing is a de facto member of the Tenants’ Association, there is an Executive Board of four residents who provide leadership. They got help and advice about setting up their new … Read more