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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

March And April Are Here!

Something to think about
    “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
    -- Thích Nhat Hanh
    “Dance as though the Earth is returning the kiss.”
    - - Ted

Here are the events for March 27, 2015 to April 20, 2015 with a look at events beyond. Some events require coordinating, reservations, or tickets. Please contact the person listed so you don't miss out, especially if tickets are required.

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Here are the weekly events.

EVERY WEDNESDAY
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, IL
12:00PM-3:00PM
contact Ruth
708-873-1005
   or
rkorkus@gmail.com

EVERY WEDNESDAY
Karaoke At Traverso's
15601 Harlem Ave
7:00PM Dinner, 8:00PM Karaoke
Look for the red balloon on the table

Some things not on the calendar

Sportsplex in Orland has Senior Clubs
Members can use fitness center, track, play volleyball, bocce ball, pickle ball.
Women meet on Thursdays, men on Fridays...10am - 12pm weekly.
$20/resident, $30/non-resident, Sportsplex members free.

Business owners
Orland Township Scholarship Foundation is providing local businesses the opportunity to promote their companies by purchasing ad space for upcoming Senior American Idol.
Ad rates range from $50 to $500.
Please contact Marie Ryan at marier@orlandtownship.org
                                           or 708-403-4222.

Now, for this months exciting events

FRIDAY, MARCH 27
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Jimmy O & Rhonda
Hackney’s
123 & LaGrange
8:00pm   $5/cover

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
   OR
The Meteors
Hackney’s
123 & LaGrange
8:00pm  $5/cover

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1
Karaoke at Traverso’s

FRIDAY, APRIL 3
Good Time Charley SINGLES DANCE
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Good Time Charlies BAND
Dao Restaurant/Bar
152nd & 94th Ave
8:00pm  no cover

SUNDAY, APRIL  5
HAPPY EASTER!

MONDAY, APRIL 6
Outcast Band
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
7:00PM dinner/8:30PM music
No cover

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8
Karaoke at Traverso’s

FRIDAY, APRIL 10
Good Time Charley SINGLES DANCE
Glendora Banquets
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
8:00PM  $7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
             OR
CHARLES & CO
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
8:00pm   $5/cover

SATURDAY, APRIL 11
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
Club Tee Shirt Night
            OR
Good Time Charlies Band
Hackney’s 
123rd & LaGrange
8:00pm  $5/cover

SUNDAY, APRIL 12
WOW Spring Dinner Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
Contact for info: Carole Scheid-Kalebich
708/974-0674

TUESDAY, APRIL 14
Dinner – Capri Restaurant
12307 S Harlem
6:30
PLEASE RESERVE
Contact: Linda 773-550-6342

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
Karaoke at Traverso’s

FRIDAY, APRIL 17
Miniature Golf
107th & Central
2:00pm
Contact:   John 708-614-9836
   AND
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Dance location not available at this time
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Event Horizon (jazz)
8:00pm
No cover

SATURDAY, APRIL 18
Putting on the Glitz
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem
6:00pm
Dining, Dancing, Entertainment
$35/person dinner and dancing
$15/dancing only
For reservations or information contact:  
219-384-0375 or Connie 708-349-4029
   OR
Five Guys Named Moe
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
8:00pm  $5/cover

MONDAY, APRIL 20
Planning meeting
7:00pm
PAPA JOE’S
144th & LaGrange
May order drinks during meeting
Food orders after.

MARK THE DATE

TUESDAY, APRIL 21
Ireland Trip Meeting
Viking Travel will be there
Township Office on Ravinia
6:30PM
To reserve and/or questions
Contact:  Ruth  708-873-1005
Or  rkorkus@gmail.com

THURSDAY, MAY 14
Senior American Idol
Georgios Banquets
8800 159th St
Doors open at 4:30
$30/person
Tickets are available at the 
Orland Township Office
14807 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 

FRIDAY, MAY 15
Candle Light Bowling
Orland Bowl
Dinner at 7:00pm, bowling after
$25/person  includes dinner, bowling and shoes
Contact:  Tom Lyons
708-227-8544  or  tomlyns@yahoo.com

THURSDAY, MAY 28
Salute the Troops Dinner/Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
5:00PM-10:00PM
$20 resident  $25 non resident
Tickets are available at the 
Orland Township Office
14807 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462  
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables
Balloon Table

FRIDAY, JUNE 12
Red Balloon Anniversary Party
Palos Country Club
Good Time Charlies Band
Watch for more information

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Here are the events for Thursday, February 12, 2015 to Monday, March 23, 2015.  Some events require coordinating, reservations, or tickets.  Please contact the person listed so you don't miss out, especially if tickets are required.

To print only this months events:
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EVERY WEDNESDAY
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, IL
12:00PM-3:00PM
contact Ruth
708-873-1005
   or
rkorkus@gmail.com

EVERY WEDNESDAY
KARAOKE AT TRAVERSO’S
15601 HARLEM AVE
7:00PM DINNER, 8:00PM KARAOKE
(LOOK FOR THE RED BALLOON ON THE TABLE)

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Orland Township Valentine's Day Dinner/Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
5:00PM-10:00PM
$17 resident  $22 non resident
Tickets are available at the 
Orland Township Office on Ravinia
14807 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462  
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Valentine Dance
Glendora House
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
$7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
             OR
The Vito Zatto Show
Orland Chateau
5pm – Cash Bar, Dinner, Show
$32
For Tickets:  708-942-1588

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
Mardi  Gras Dance
                OR
Hackney’s
123 & LaGrange
Shindig
8:00PM  $5/cover

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Tommy Guns Garage
Meet at the Orland Township Office
at 4:00PM to carpool
SOLD OUT

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17
AUDITIONS for Senior American Idol
Orland Township
14807 Ravinia
5pm
MUST REGISTER  708-403-4222
Event date    May 14

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Karaoke at Traverso’s
See above for details

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
No jeans or tennis shoes

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Mama Vesuvio’s
Rt 83 just east of Ridgeland
Good Time Charlies Band
8:30PM
             OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Nightlife
8:00PM  $5/cover
            OR
Croatian Cultural Center
1503 Clement, Joliet
Shindig
8:00PM  Cheap drinks/no food

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Golf Dome and Dine Breakfast buffet
Green Garden Country Club
9511 W Manhattan-Monee Rd
Frankfort
10:00AM
$20/includes 1 medium bucket of balls,
unlimited putting and chipping
and  1 breakfast buffet
Contact:  Don Borus  708-305-0765

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Dinner - Rocco Vino’s
11255 W 143rd St
6:30PM
Contact: Mariann for reservations
815-545-7820 or mbuczyna13@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Karaoke at Traverso’s
See above for details

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Game Night
Township building
14807 South Ravinia
6:30PM
Salad, pizza, dessert will be provided
$6/person – pay at door
Also bring donation for food and/or
Pet pantry.
PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TO RESERVE SO 
WE KNOW HOW MUCH PIZZA TO ORDER
Contact:  Carol  708-460-0697 or
caw0106@aol.com

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
                OR
Palos Village Players presents
“God of Carnage”  (comedy)
Palos Middle School
13100 South 82nd Avenue
Palos Park, IL 60464
Tickets/$15
Contact:   PVP 1-877-787-8497 or
Carol Hawrysio  708-407-8600

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
Happy Trails Western Dress Night
                 OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Meteors
8:00PM  $5/cover
                OR
Croatian Cultural Center
1503 Clement, Joliet
Cruisers
8pm  cheap drinks/no food

MONDAY, MARCH 2
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Outcast Band
7:00PM dinner/8:30PM music
No Cover

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
Karaoke at Traverso’s
See above for details

FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
8:00PM  $7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes

SATURDAY, MARCH 7
Claremont Drive Band
Croatian Cultural Center
1503 Clement, Joliet
8pm  cheap drinks/no food

Sunday, March 8
Tinley Park Irish Parade
Line up is at 1pm
At Central Middle School 
18146 Oak Park Ave
Parking will be limited to Central Collision Center's Parking Lot 
so they are suggesting groups to carpool.
Last year we met at The Patio on 159th and carpooled from there
After the parade we met back at The Patio for something to eat.
Contact:   Janet  708-525-4352

TUESDAY, MARCH 10
Auditions: ORLAND TOWNSHIP SENIOR AMERICAN IDOL
Orland Township Building
14807 S Ravinia
5:45pm
Must Register - 708-403-4222
Event Date - May 14 - Georgios Restaurant
TICKETS ARE ON SALE AT THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE.
UNFORTUNATELY THEY WILL NOT HOLD TABLES
FOR OUR GROUP.
If you want to sit together 
you will have to buy your tickets together.
Tables of 10.  
1 table is already "started"...
#56 has 7 seats open at this time.
     OR
Prime Time
7750 W 95th St  Hickory Hills
Dinner 6:30PM
Contact for reservation:
Joyce  708-423-5526

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
Karaoke at Traverso’s
See above for details

THURSDAY, MARCH 12
Orland Township St Patrick’s Day Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
5:00PM-10:00PM
$17 resident  $22 non resident
Tickets are available at the 
Orland Township Office on Ravinia
14807 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462  
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables

FRIDAY, MARCH 13
Good Time Charley Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer

SATURDAY, MARCH 14
Jitterbug Club
Puttin on the Ritz
Glendora House
103 & Harlem
8pm
$5 members  $10 non-members
Open seating
AFTER FIVE APPAREL

TUESDAY, MARCH 17
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
Karaoke at Traverso’s
See above for details

FRIDAY, MARCH 20
Good Time Charley Dance
Silver Lakes Country Club

MONDAY, MARCH 23
Red Balloon Planning Meeting
Orland Park Public Library
14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
7:00PM
Papa Joe's after

MARK THE DATE

SATURDAY, APRIL 18
Putting on the Glitz
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem
6pm
Dining, Dancing, Entertainment
$35/person
For reservations or information contact:  
Connie Logan 708-349-4029

THURSDAY, MAY 14
Senior American Idol
Geogios Banquets
8800 W 159th St
4:30-10pm
Tickets/$30 available now at the Township Building
UNFORTUNATELY THEY WILL NOT HOLD TABLES 
FOR OUR GROUP.  
If you want to sit together 
you will have to buy your tickets together.  
Tables of 10.  1 table is already "started"...
#59 has  7 seats open at this time.

FRIDAY, MAY 15
Candle Light Bowling
Orland Bowl
Dinner at 7pm, bowling after
$25/person  includes dinner, bowling and shoes
Contact:  Tom Lyons
708-227-8544  or tomlyns@yahoo.com

FRIDAY, JUNE 12
Red Balloon Anniversary Party
Palos Country Club

Watch for more information

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Here are the events for January 14, 2015 to February 08, 2015 with a look at events beyond.  Some events require coordinating, reservations, or tickets.  Please contact the person listed so you don't miss out, especially if tickets are required.

To print only this months events:
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EVERY WEDNESDAY
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, IL
12:00PM-3:00PM
contact Ruth
708-873-1005
   or
rkorkus@gmail.com

EVERY WEDNESDAY
KARAOKE AT TRAVERSO’S
15601 HARLEM AVE
7:00PM DINNER, 8:00PM KARAOKE
(LOOK FOR THE RED BALLOON ON THE TABLE)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14
Karaoke at Traverso’s, see above for details

THURSDAY, JANUARY 15
Papa  Joe’s
144th & LaGrange
After Glow
Music & Dancing
6:00PM
    OR
Dao Restaurant
15200 South 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
daosushiandthai.com
Jimmy O & Rhonda
Music & Dancing
8:30PM

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Five Guys Named Moe
8:00PM  $5.00/cover
             OR
Claremont Drive Band
Croatian Cultural Center
1503 Clement, Joliet
8pm
             OR
St Julie Beer Pairing II
St Julie Devine Center
5pm
Theme:  English Beer History
6-course meal featuring a craft
beer selected for the dish.
Craft Beer raffles available
$40/person
Tickets available at
 www.badbloodbrewing.com
Or at the Parish Office.
7399 W 159th St.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 18   NEW
Zante’s
8900 W 159th
Packers vs Seahawks
2:05 start

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21
Karaoke at Traverso’s, see above for details

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22
Dinner at Siam Marina
16846 S Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park
6:30PM
Contact: Noreen  708-429-2192
or noreen.kozak@yahoo.com
by 1/20
www.siammarina.com
      AND
Dao Restaurant
15200 South 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
daosushiandthai.com
Jimmy O & Rhonda
Music & Dancing
8:30PM

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
             OR
Dao Restaurant
15200 South 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
daosushiandthai.com
Afterglow
9:00PM

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
            OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
The Meteors
8:00PM  $5/cover
            OR
Dao Restaurant
15200 South 94th Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
daosushiandthai.com
Jimmy O & Rhonda
Music & Dancing
9:00PM

MONDAY, JANUARY 26
Ale House
135th & Harlem
Dinner at 6:30
Contact:  Janet 708-525-4352
Or jalmen@comcast.net

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28
Karaoke at Traverso’s, see above for details

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29
The Vito Zatto Show
Sam Buca’s
12231 S Harlem
7:00PM – dinner/show
MUST RESERVE
Contact:  Jean Wallner
708-923-7088
708-207-4481 cell

FRIDAY, JANUARY 30
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora Banquets
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
8:00PM $7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
            OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Jimmy O & Rhonda
8:00PM  $5/cover


SATURDAY, JANUARY 31   New Event
Bowling at Centennial Bowling
16050 Centennial Cir
Tinley Park
1pm
Will bowl 2 games
$3/per game - $3/shoes
Contact:  Sharon Paradowski
708-478-3169 or srparadowski@yahoo.com
          AND
Odyssey Country Club                 (NEW)
191 & Ridgeland
Maggie Speaks
7:00
$5/cover

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Super Bowl Party
Park Forest Racquet Club
5:00PM                                        Time Correction
$40 includes 2 squares in a pool,
Open bar and buffet and chances
To win cash prizes.
$20 includes open bar and food
Contact:  Don Borus 708-305-0765
Or mail check made out to Don
48 B Dogwood Street
Park Forest, Ill


Zante’s                                         New Event
8900 W 159th
5:30
$35/person includes open bar (not top shelf) and 
buffet (more choices than the free buffet at Bears' halftime)
To reserve a seat you must prepay.   
There will be tickets available at the door but we
cannot guarantee you will be sitting with the group.
Contact:  Maryellen  630-738-6918  or Carol  708-460-0697 
to reserve and make arrangements to pay.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Hackney’s
123rd & La Grange
Outcast Band
7pm dinner/8:30 music

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Karaoke at Traverso’s, see above for details

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Good Time Charley Dance
Location TBD

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Red Balloon Planning Meeting
Orland Park Public Library
14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
7:00PM
Papa Joe's after

MARK THE DATE

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Orland Township Valentine Dinner/Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
5:00PM-10:00PM
$17 resident  $22 non resident
Tickets are available at the
Orland Township Office on Ravinia
14807 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables
Tickets available January 5th
                 OR
Four Winds Casino Day Trip
New Buffalo, MI
Departs St Stephen’s at
9am and returns at 4pm
$35/person includes bus transportation,
$15 slot credit and $10 food credit
Contact:  Joan Kapala 815-534-5111

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13
The Vito Zatto Show
Orland Chateau
5pm – Cash Bar, Dinner, Show
$32
For Tickets:  708-942-1588

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Tommy Guns Garage
Interactive Dinner/Show
St Valentine’s Day Massacre
2114 S Wabash, Chicago
5:30PM
Dinner, show, tax and gratuity
$65/person (alcohol not included)
Still some openings
Contact:  Tom Lyons   708-227-8544
Plan to carpool

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17
AUDITIONS for Senior American Idol
Orland Township
14807 Ravinia
5pm
MUST REGISTER  708-403-4222
Event date    May 14

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Here are the events for December 19, 2014 to January 12, 2015 with a look at events beyond.  Some events require coordinating, reservations, or tickets.  Please contact the person listed so you don't miss out, especially if tickets are required.

To print only this months events:
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EVERY WEDNESDAY
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, IL
12:00PM-3:00PM
contact Ruth
708-873-1005
   or
rkorkus@gmail.com

EVERY WEDNESDAY
KARAOKE AT TRAVERSO’S
15601 HARLEM AVE
7:00PM DINNER, 8:00PM KARAOKE
(LOOK FOR THE RED BALLOON ON THE TABLE)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora Banquets
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
$7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
Holiday Dance

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21
Zante’s
8900 W 159th
Bears vs Lions
12 noon
Free buffet at halftime

DECEMBER 24/25
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
8:00PM $7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
After Holiday Casual Dance

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27
Hackneys
123 & LaGrange
Meteors
8:00PM    $5/cover
           OR
Claremont Drive Band
“Tween the holidays Dinner/Dance”
Proceeds go to Mooseheart
Berwyn Moose
3625 S Harlem
6:00PM dinner/7:30PM music
Tickets:  $13.00/ea  2 for $25.00
For tickets:  Berwyn Moose 708-788-8988
Or            Ron McKee    630-337-8467

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28
Zante’s
8900 W 159th
Bears vs Vikings
12 noon
Free buffet at halftime

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31
NYE Celebrations
Dinolfo’s in Mokena
Contact:  Carol White  708-460-0697
    OR
Jitterbug Club – Lexington House
Contact:  Connie Logan  708-349-4029
Please call contacts to see if any tickets
are available.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 1
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

FRIDAY, JANUARY 2
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora Banquets
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
$7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes

MONDAY, JANUARY 5
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Outcast Band
7:00PM dinner/8:30PM music

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7
Karaoke at Traverso’s

FRIDAY, JANUARY 9
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Location TBD

SATURDAY, JANUARY 10
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8-11:30
$5 members/$10 non-members
   OR
Willowbrook Ballroom                         NEW
8900 S Archer
Rhythm Rockets Band  - Swing 
Swing lesson - 7:30   Live Music - 8:30
Admission $14.00
IF YOU PLAN TO GO TO WILLOWBROOK 
COULD SOMEONE BRING A RED BALLOON?
   OR
Hackney's                                              NEW
123rd (McCarthy Road) & LaGrange
Calumet Band  (Eclectic Rock & Soul)
8:00PM  $5.00/cover
             
SUNDAY, JANUARY 11
Murder Mystery Dinner
Bennett-Curtis House
302 West Taylor Street
Grant Park, IL 60940
4:00PM
Appetizer, soup, salad, entrée (pork filet,
chicken, Orange roughy or veg pasta 
primavera) dessert, coffee, tea, tax & 
gratuity
$55/person  
Check with Tom for availability
Tom Lyons   708-227-8544
Plan to carpool

MONDAY, JANUARY 12
Red Balloon Planning Meeting
Orland Park Public Library
14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
7:00PM
Papa Joe's after

MARK THE DATE

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22
Dinner at Siam Marina
16846 S Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park
6:30
Contact: Noreen  708-429-2192
or noreen.kozak@yahoo.com
by 1/20
www.siammarina.com

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Orland Township Valentine Dinner/Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
5:00PM-10:00PM
$17 resident  $22 non resident
Tickets are available January 5th at the 
Orland Township Office on Ravinia
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables
                 OR
Four Winds Casino Day Trip
New Buffalo, MI
Departs St Stephen’s at
9:00AM and returns at 4:00PM
$35/person includes bus transportation,
$15 slot credit and $10 food credit
Contact:  Joan Kapala 815-534-5111

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13
The Vito Zatto Show
Orland Chateau
5pm – Cash Bar, Dinner, Show
$32
For Tickets:  708-942-1588

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Tommy Guns Garage
Interactive Dinner/Show
St Valentine’s Day Massacre
2114 S Wabash
Chicago
5:30
Dinner, show, tax and gratuity 
$65/person (alcohol not included)
Money due in no later than 12/31
Contact:  Tom Lyons   708-227-8544
to reserve, and mail check payable
to Tom within 3 days of calling 
7041 170th St, Tinley Park, 60477
Limited to 40 people
Plan to carpool

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17
AUDITIONS for Senior American Idol
Orland Township
14807 Ravinia
5pm
MUST REGISTER  708-403-4222
Event date    May 14

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Here are the events for November 01, to December 15. 2014 with a look at events beyond.  Some events require coordinating, reservations, or tickets.  Please contact the person listed so you don't miss out, especially if tickets are required.

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EVERY WEDNESDAY
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, IL
12:00PM-3:00PM
contact Ruth
708-873-1005
   or
rkorkus@gmail.com

EVERY WEDNESDAY
KARAOKE AT TRAVERSO’S
15601 HARLEM AVE
7:00PM DINNER, 8:00PM KARAOKE
(LOOK FOR THE RED BALLOON ON THE TABLE)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 1
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Outcast Band
7:00PM dinner/8:30PM music
No cover

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3
Karaoke at Traverso’s

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4
Orland Township Christmas Luncheon
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
11:30AM-2:30PM
$17/residents
$22/non-residents
Tickets may be purchased at the Township
Ask to be seated at Red Balloon table

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
$7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
Annual Holiday Red & Green Dance
Cash prizes for best red & green Dress, outfit or costume
                 OR
Garden Gallery & Studio
17459 S Oak Park Ave, TP
7:00PM-9:00PM Open house
This is a free event that features
local artists work available for purchase,
live music, refreshments.
For more info:  708-407-8666
               OR
Southwest Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Memories Concert!
St Michael's Church
14327 Highland Ave
Orland Park
7:30pm
Tickets - $16.000
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS PLEASE CONTACT:
Carole Scheid-Kalebich     708-974-0674

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8-11:30
$5 members/$10 non-members
Dance and Toy/Coat Drive
                 OR
The Good Time Charlie’s Band
Grand Tavern
3733 Grand Ave, Brookfield
8:30pm
                 OR
Dinner and Billiards
Bonnie's Billiards
8442 Archer Ave, Willow Springs
Roast Beef dinner with all the trimmings
and several hours of playing and learning pool
$30.00/person
Contact:  Don Borus  708-305-0765
or donaldborus@comcast.net
Or mail check to
Don Borus
48B Dogwood St
Park Forest, IL   60466

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7
Sons of Italy 
Leone D'Oro Lodge Christmas Dance
Orland Chateau
4:00-5:00PM cocktails 5:00PM dinner, dancing 
$45/person     Door prizes
Jimmy O and Rhonda Lee performing
Contact: Connie 708-349-4029
               OR   
Christmas Trolley – (sold out)
Trolley leaving the Township Bldg 
Parking lot at 5:00PM.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10
Karaoke at Traverso’s

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11
Dao Restaurant (Asian/American)
15200 S 94th Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
6:30 Dinner
Dance to Jimmy O & Rhonda  
Contact:   Janet  708-525-4352
or jalmen@comcast.net

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
Red Balloon Christmas Party
Silver Lakes Country Club
Family Style – Prime Rib/Sautéed Chicken
Time:  6:00PM,
7:00PM Dinner
8:30-11:30 music
Music by The Cruisers
$40/per person due by 12/5
Contact:   Mariann  708-478-4614 or
mbuczyna13@gmail.com
Or mail a check payable to
Mariann Buczyna
17847 Columbus
Orland Park, IL  60467

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14
Holiday Magic Brookfield Zoo
Depart Orland Park at 4:00PM 
from the Township Office parking lot
We will carpool
Regular Zoo parking/ Admission apply
Contact:  Carol  708-460-0697 or
caw0106@aol.com
                  OR
Southwest Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Memories Concert!
St Francis of Assisi
15050 S Wolf Road
Orland Park
4:00PM
Tickets - $16
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS PLEASE CONTACT:
Carole Scheid-Kalebich     708-974-0674
                OR
Musichorale at Trinity College
It’s Snow Time!
3:20PM
Ozinga  Auditorium
6601 College Dr
Palos Heights
$14/advance - $15/door

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15
Planning meeting
PAPA JOE’S
7:00PM
Bring your activities and
stay for social hour!

MARK THE DATE

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30
Orland Township's New Year's Eve Eve Dinner/Dance
Orland Chateau
14500 S. LaGrange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462
5:00-10:00PM
$17.00/residents  $22.00/non residents
Residents tickets on sale 11/20, Non-resident tickets on sale 11/25
Tickets may be bought at the Township office on Ravinia

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31  (NYE)
DiNolfo’s Banquets of Mokena
9425 W 191st St
7:30PM–1:00AM
$90/person includes tax
Hot & Cold Hors D’oeuvres
Main Course – Filet Mignon & Chicken Breast
Soup, salad, sweet table, fruit table, open bar
Champaign toast at Midnight, photo booth,
party favors, DJ
Money due not later than 12/15
Contact:  Carol   708-460-0697 caw0106@aol.com
Or mail check payable to Carol White,
9352 Sunrise Lane
Orland Park, IL 60462
                   OR
Jitterbug Club NYE Celebration
Lexington House
7717 W 95th St
7:30-12:30
$55 members/$65 non-members
before 12/1 - $60/$70 after
Pre-Gala Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails
Plated dinner, wine, dessert, coffee, tea
Open bar (4 hours) Champaign toast at
Midnight.
Reserved seating – tables of 8
Contact:  Connie  708-349-4029
Or mail check to Connie Logan
8844 Lorie Lane
Orland Park   60462

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7
Dance Lessons – Orland Township
$50 residents, $60 non-residents
10 classes
Wednesdays   5:30PM-6:30PM
Must register at the Township

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11
Murder Mystery Dinner
Bennett-Curtis House
Grant Park, IL
4:00PM
Appetizer, soup, salad, entrée (pork filet,
chicken, Orange roughy or veg pasta primavera) 
dessert, coffee, tea, tax & gratuity
$55.00/person     Due no later than 12/15
Contact:  Tom Lyons   708-227-8544
to reserve and mail check payable 
to Tom within 3 days of calling 
7041 170th St, Tinley Park, 60477
Limited to 40 people
Plan to carpool

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Tommy Guns Garage
Interactive Dinner/Show
St Valentine’s Day Massacre
2114 S Wabash, Chicago
5:30PM
Dinner, show, tax and gratuity 
$65/person (alcohol not included)
Money due in no later than 12/31
Contact:  Tom Lyons   708-227-8544
to reserve and mail check payable
to Tom within 3 days of calling 
7041 170th St, Tinley Park, 60477
Limited to 40 people
Plan to carpool