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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.

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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  708-407-8800

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 10
Prime Time
7750 W 95th St  Hickory Hills
Dinner 6:30PM
Contact for reservation:
Joyce  708-423-5526

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 14
Jitterbug Club
Puttin on the Ritz
Glendora House
Watch for more information

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
Location TBD

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

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.

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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.

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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

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Here are the events for September 29 to November 28, 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)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29
Karaoke at Traverso’s
Costume contest
Must be in costume to sing!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Good Time Charley Single Dance
Glendora House
104th & Harlem
$7 before 8:15 $9 after
HALLOWEEN CUSTUME CONTEST

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Croation Cultural Club
1503 Clement St
Joliet
Claremont Drive Band
8:00PM
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Meteors Band
8:00PM
$5/cover

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Hope you didn’t forget to
turn your clocks back!

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Outcast Band
7:00PM dinner/8:30PM music
No cover

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Karaoke at Traverso’s

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
10225 Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
104th & Harlem
$7 before 8:15 $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
                 OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
The Calumet Band
(Electric Rock & Soul)
8:00PM   $5/cover
               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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
USO Honoring Vets
               OR
Mama Vesuvio’s
Rt 83 just East of Ridgeland
The Good Time Charlies Band
7:00PM dinner – Music 8:30PM
Contact:  Carol 708-460-0697 to
Reserve for dinner
                OR
The Irish Patriot
9875 W 143rd St  OP
Acoustiholics  (acoustic act)
9:00PM

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Bears  vs  Green Bay
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
7:30PM
Free half-time buffet

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Karaoke at Traverso’s

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Winter Wonderland 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 Township Office.
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
TBD
                  OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Soul Motion (R&B, Blues, Motown)
8:00PM  $5/cover

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Shindig (60’s music)
8:00PM  $5/cover

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Bears vs Vikings
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet`

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Dinner at Mama Luigi’s
7500 S Harlem
Bridgeview, IL
6:30PM
Will do separate checks
Contact:  Joyce   708-423-5526

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
12:00-3:00PM
Contact Ruth 708-873-1005 or rkorkus@qmail.com
          AND
Karaoke at Traverso’s
7:00PM dinner/8:00PM Karaoke

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
10225 Harlem Ave.
$7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
The Jimmy Kaszmarek Jazz Band
8:00PM  $5/cove

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL
8:00PM-11:30PM
$5 members/$10 non-members
                    OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Charles & Company
8:00PM  $5/cover

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23
Bears vs Buccaneers
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24
Red Balloon Planning Meeting
Orland Park Public Library
14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
7:00PM
Papa Joe's after

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Game Day
Chicago South Elks Lodge
4428 W Midlothian Turnpike
12:00-3:00PM
Contact Ruth 708-873-1005 or rkorkus@qmail.com
          AND/OR
Karaoke at Traverso’s
7:00PM dinner/8:00PM Karaoke

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

FRIDAY,  NOVEMBER 28
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 S Archer
$7.00 before 8:15 $9.00 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
                OR
Glendora House                        NEW EVENT
10225 Harlem Ave
The Polka Family Band
6:00PM    $15.00
Contact:  Don Borus 708-305-0765
or donaldborus@comcast.net

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30    NEW EVENT
Glendora House
10225 S. Harlem Ave
Patrick Henry presents 2 great bands
The I.P,A. Tribute Band and Polka Pak
1:00-6:00PM  $12
Contact:   Don Borus  708-305-0765
or donaldborus@comcast.net

MARK THE DATE

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                           NEW EVENT
Southwest Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Memories Concert!
St Michael's Church
14327 Highland Ave
Orland Park
7:30pm
Tickets - $16
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS PLEASE CONTACT:
Carole Scheid-Kalebich     708-974-0674

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6                      NEW EVENT
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
Christmas Trolley
Tour of downtown Chicago:
State Street, Michigan Ave,
Lincoln Park Zoo and Kris Kringle Market
at The Daley Center
Leave Orland at 5:00PM
Departure location to be determined.
$20/per person  DUE BY 11/10
Limited to 32 people
We may bring food and drink on the Trolley.
Contact:  Ruth   708-873-1005

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
Carpool from location to be determined
Regular Zoo parking and 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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11
Murder Mystery Dinner
Bennett-Curtis House
Grant Park, IL
More information will be provided at the meeting

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Here are the events for September 26 to October 27, 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
Orland Township Bldg
14807 S Ravinia Ave,
12:00-3:00pm
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)

RESUMING SUNDAY, OCT 12
BOCCE BALL
MAMA VESUVIO’S
RT 83 JUST EAST OF RIDGELAND
1:00PM…FREE TO PLAY, DINE AFTER

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
103 & Harlem
8:00pm   $7 before 8:15, $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Cadillac Groove  (Blues/R&B)
8:00pm $5/cover

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Red Balloon Fall Picnic
Tampier Lake
131st & Wolf Rd
12 noon
Please bring, tables, your
own chair, your own main dish,
a dish to share and your own 
drink (no alcohol)  Games, egg toss, etc!
Contact:  Janet  708-525-4352 or jalmen@comcast.net
NO PAPER PLATES NEEDED
   AND
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8:00-11:30
$5 members/$10 non-members
TEAM JERSEY NITE
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Five Guys Named Moe (R&B, Hard Rock, Blues)
8:00pm   $5/cover
   OR
Mister Moe’s
7214 College Dr
8:00pm - Claremont Drive
   OR
Mama Vesuvio’s
Rt 83 just East of Ridgeland
6:00pm - Chi Town Band – patio

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Bears vs  Packers
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet
   AND/OR
Mama Vesuvio’s
Rt 83 just east of Ridgeland
Jimmy O & Rhonda
5:00pm
Reservations suggested


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Southwest Symphony Orchestra
Trinity Christian College
6601 W College Drive
1:00pm
$12/ticket - discounted price

Please contact Carole Scheid-Kalebich for information   708-974-0674

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Papa Joe’s
14459 S La Grange Rd
Orland Park
Travel Meeting
6:30
For information and to reserve:
Ruth  708-873-1005

WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER 1
Karaoke at Traverso’s

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3
Good Time Charley Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 South Archer
8:00pm   $7 before 8:15, $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Bengtson’s Farm and Pizza
13341 W 151st St (3/4 mile west of Bell Rd)
Meet Kathy, and Marline at the main entrance at 5:00PM
They will give you your admission ticket for entry.
Once inside, 5:30 – 8:00pm  meet at the Pig Races
When we've had enough fun, we go to
Chesdan’s for pizza (separate checks)
15764 S Bell Rd
Tickets for hay ride are no longer available
but  you can join us for Pizza…please call
Kathy  -  708-403-4225 or
Marline – 708-479-7753
   OR
Garden Gallery & Studio
17459 S Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park
7:00-9:00pm 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
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
The Calumet Band (Eclectric Rock & Soul)
8:00pm  $5/cover

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Nightlife (Rock & Roll)
8:00pm   $5/cover

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5
Bears vs  Carolina
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Outcast Band
7:00pm dinner  8:30 dancing

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8
Karaoke at Traverso’s

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9
Dancing with the Senior Stars
Georgio’s Banquets
8800 W 159th St
5:00pm
$30 – tickets available at the Orland Township Building
OR  you can purchase them at the Roaring 20’s Dance
Cash or check only
Ask to be seated at one of the following tables:
#57, 70, 71, 72 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
103rd & Harlem
8:00pm   $7 before 8:15, $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Full Circle (classic rock)
8:00pm  $5/cover

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8:00-11:30
$5 members/$10 non-members
Pizza Party
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Strung Out (Rock w/strings)
8:00pm   $5/cover

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12
Bears  vs  Atlanta
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13 - SECOND TRAVEL MEETING
Papa Joe’s
14459 S La Grange Rd
Orland Park
6:30

Contact:  Ruth 708-873-1005 or rkorkus@gmail.com

Jitterbug's Jive at Five                         A REMINDER
Those of you who have sent in your money for the Jitterbug's Jive at Five you will not receive a ticket
just give your name at the door.   Money was due October 8th.   If you didn't purchase a ticket through me you will have to check with Barbara at 630-257-6479 to see if you can still attend.  There are still seats at the Red Balloon tables.....

Chef Klaus' Octoberfest                        A REMINDER
Make sure you contact Bob Kurth and make a reservation if you plan to go to Chef Klaus' on Friday,
October 24.....reservation is limited to 30 people


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15
Karaoke at Traverso’s


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16                         Canceled until further notice
Township will be offering a set of dance classes
5 weeks - $25/resident, $35 non-resident
5:30PM-6:30PM
Orland Township Building
148th & Ravinia
Sign up at the Township building

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
103rd & Harlem
8:00pm   $7 before 8:15, $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
   OR
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
The Jim Kaszmark Jazz Combo
8:00pm  $5/cover

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18
The Lexington House
7717 W 95th St
11:00am – dinner at noon
To Heaven….and Back
Tribute to Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Luther Perkins
$39 includes Show, Dinner, and Parking
Contact:  Carl   773-582-9516
   AND
Hackney’s
123rd & LaGrange
Charles & Company (Motown, RB)
8:00pm  $5/cover

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19
Bears vs  Dolphins
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet
   AND
Chicago Jitterbug Club
Jive at Five
Garden Chalet
11000 S Ridgeland
5:00-10:00pm
Family-style dinner at 6pm, cash bar
Dancing until 10:00pm
$25/member
$30/guest
Please call Barbara at 630-257-6479 for tickets
so we can reserve tables for our group.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22
Karaoke at Traverso’s

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23
Game Night – Halloween Party
Orland Township Building
148th & Ravinia
6:30pm
Pizza will be ordered (everyone to
contribute) bring a snack/dessert to
share if you wish, your own drink,
(no alcohol) and a donation to the
food pantry.
Don’t forget a game!!!! 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24
Chef Klaus’ Bier Stube
German fest
20827 S LaGrange Rd
Frankfort
5:00pm – dinner
Not full menu – you will have
a choice of 1 of 2 entrees 
includes sides.
Band begins at 5:30
MUST RESERVE  
Bob Kurth  708-636-3210
   OR
Good Time Charley Dance
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 South Archer
8:00pm   $7 before 8:15, $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25
Jitterbug Club Dance
Elks Club
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
8:00-11:30
$5 members/$10 non-members
Halloween Party – free admission if
in full costume!
   OR
The McCord Gallery & Cultural Center
Let’s Twist Again fund raiser
Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 South Archer 
6:00pm open bar
7:00pm dinner and dancing
$100/person
The Meteors Band
Attire:  50’s 60’s optional
Info:  McCord Gallery - 708-671-0648

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26
Bears vs  New England
Zante’s
8888 W 159th St
Noon
Free half-time buffet
   OR
13TH Annual Pasta Dinner
Order Sons of Italy
Leone D’Oro Lodge #2700
Tinley Park High School
6111 W 175th St
1:00-5:00pm
Tickets:  $10 advance  $11 at door
Food, entertainment, raffle, door prizes,
sweet table…..
Tickets:  Connie Logan 708-349-4029
   AND
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26
Ghoul’s Nite Out
W.O.W. Fall Fundraiser
Orland Chateau
145th & LaGrange
Doors open at 5:00pm
Dinner at 6:00pm
Family style dinner, cash bar, raffle,
door prizes, DJ
Costumes Optional
Purchase tickets by October 19
Contact:  Harry Hollendoner
708-597-3577
Make check payable to 
W.O.W
Mail to Harry Hollendoner
4851 W 121st Pl
Alsip, IL  60803

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27
Planning Meeting
Orland Park Library
7:00pm
Please bring your events!
Papa Joe’s after
14459 S La Grange Rd

MARK THE DATE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31
Good Time Charley Singles Dance
Glendora House
103rd & Harlem
8:00pm   $7 before 8:15, $9 after
No jeans or tennis shoes
HALLOWEEN COSTUME DANCE

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13    (NEW EVENT)
Winter Wonderland Dinner/Dance
Orland Chateau
5:00-10:00PM
$17 resident  $22 non resident
Tickets are available at the Township Office.  
Ask to be seated at the Red Balloon Tables

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4
Drury Lane
Camelot
Departs at 10:30 from St Stephen’s parking lot
$70 – includes show, motor coach
transportation, lunch (soup, choice
of Salmon Filet or Chicken Marsala,
dessert & beverage)
Contact:   Joan Kapala   815-534-5111

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
Red Balloon Christmas Party
Silver Lakes Country Club
Family Style – Prime Rib/Sautéed Chicken
Time TBD
Music by The Cruisers
$40/per person
Contact:   Mariann  815-545-7820 or
mbuczyna13@gmail.com