OCTOBER

Book Discussion at Library
Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m.

Join us for a discussion about authors and their work on  The October book selection is "The Longest Road" by Philip Caputo.

Houdini: His Life and His Legend Program
Oct. 23rd, 7 p.m.
At the Library

Award winning magician and author William Pack uses storytelling and historical magic recreations to go beyond the many myths of Harry Houdini and bring to life the true stories of the world’s handcuff king, escape artist, master magician, and international superstar. Call the library to register at 708.448.1530 or visit the library online at www.palosparklibrary.org.

Halloween Party
Friday, Oct. 24th 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
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Join us at the Recreation Center for a fun filled night of Halloween excitement, games, prizes, crafts, costume parade and more. For kids age 3-10. Fee is $3.00 per child (pay at the door).

All-You-Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
October 25, 8 am - noon
147th S. Ravinia, Orland Park

VFW Post 2604's 11th Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Orland Civic Center. Adults $5, kids under 10 $3. There will be a blood drive too. All proceeds go to VFW.

"Let's Twist Again" Fundraiser
Sat. Oct. 25
Willowbrook Ballroom

Great evening of food and dancing for the McCord Gallery annual fundraiser. "The Meteors" will be performing great hits from Elvis to the Beatles, Buddy Holly and more. Call 708-671-0648 for more information.

PUBLIC ART DEDICATION
October 27th, 2014 7PM

Palos Fine Arts has a long history of bringing joy through art, music, literature, theater and dance to the Palos communities for the past 30 years. As Palos Park celebrates its Centennial, Palos Fine Arts would like to take the opportunity of Palos’ rich history of being home to artists, musicians, writers and sculptures to create the perfect backdrop for a sculpture. On Monday, October 27th, Palos Fine Arts will be presenting the Village with RED BIRD by Alfred Newman Beadle on the occasion of Palos Fine Arts 30th Anniversary.

Time Capsule  & Public Art Dedication
Thursday, October 30th
More information to come

Official Village Incorporation Anniversary
October 31, 1914

NOVEMBER

General Election
Tues. November 4

TIME CAPSULE Ceremony
Friday, December 5th, 4:30PM

On December 5th just prior to the tree lighting ceremony, the Village of Palos Park will bury a number of historical artifacts that accurately define this wonderful Village and its history over the past 100 years.

Centennial Village Tree Lighting & Holiday Market
Friday, Dec. 5, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

What better way to welcome in the Holiday Season than with neighbors, family and friends at this Village event. As the Holiday Market opens, the grounds fill with the anticipation of Santa’s arrival as he and Mayor John Mahoney illuminate the Village tree. This event has something for everyone.

Property Tax Appeal Seminar
Thursday, Nov. 6, 6:00 pm
Kaptur Administrative Center, 8999 W. 123rd Street, Palos Park

Presented by Cook County Board of Review, Commissioner Dan Patlak. Free seminar teaches you how to appeal your property tax assessment. Attendees may fill out & submit appeal forms at the end of the event. Analysts from the Board of Review will be on hand to answer questions. More info at 312-603-3651. maggie.heydt@cookcountyil.gov. Co-hosted by Mayor John Mahoney and Township Supervisor, Colleen Grant-Schumann

Second City 55th Anniversary Tour
November 8, 7 pm
Andrew High School, 9001 W. 171st Street, Tinley Park
This special performance and fundraiser for the District 230 Foundation will feature some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from The Second City’s 55 year history. The Second City is truly a Chicago landmark and a national treasure.   $25 General Admission - $15 Senior Citizen/Student. Tickets available at www.d230foundation.org

Veteran’s Day Remembrance
Tuesday, November 11th 11:00AM

Community Blood Drive
Tuesday, November 18th from 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

The Palos Park Woman’s Club is sponsoring the blood drive at the Recreation Center. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are highly recommended! Photo ID is required. Donate blood and receive a $5 Subway Gift Card as a “thank-you” for your life-saving donation. For more information and to schedule your appointment please call at 708-448-1289.

Holiday Shoppe at McCord Gallery Opens
Nov. 28 to Dec. 22
McCord House will be transformed into a warm and welcoming place for your holiday shopping. Silk scarves, jewelry, glass art, picture frames and many more fine crafts.

DECEMBER

Village Tree Lighting and Holiday Market
Friday, December 5th, 5PM - 9PM
Palos Park Recreation Department

What better way to welcome in the Holiday Season than with neighbors, family and friends at this Village event. As the Holiday Market opens, the grounds fill with the anticipation of Santa’s arrival as he and Mayor John Mahoney illuminate the Village tree. This event has something for everyone!