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Nuncrackers Coming To East  Leyden High School on December 3, 2016

Nuncrackers Coming To East Leyden High School on December 3, 2016

Here’s an audio interview I conducted with Judy Sheehan of Rising Stars Theatre Company.  Nuncrackers opens on December 3rd at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park and runs for two weekends.  

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Franklin Park Public Library’s 5th Annual Holiday Open House

Join us for our annual holiday extravaganza on Saturday, December 10 @ 1:00-4:00pm. This will be an afternoon of fun for all ages! Join a mini-session of our Knit & Crochet Group, Adult Coloring Club, or Library Quilt & Sew Club. Do you know a teen that’s into anime or manga? Tell him or her […]

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December @ the Franklin Park Public Library

We are located at 10311 Grand Avenue in Franklin Park, IL and offer a range of services and programs for children, teens, and adults.  Further information is available at www.fppld.org or by calling 847-455-6016. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for ALL library programs. Hours of Service: Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 9 PM     Saturday: 9 AM – 5 […]

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In Case You Missed It

Cubs Rally After World Series Win

Cubs Rally After World Series Win

Well, I didn’t go downtown to see the Cubs Parade and Rally because I watched it on WGN Television from the comfort of my living room couch.  I had four friends who I grew up with from the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the north side of the city who ventured out and here are some […]

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Cubs  Win The World Series!!

Cubs Win The World Series!!

Need I say more, our beloved Cubs won the World Series in the 10th inning against the Cleveland Indians with a score of 8 to 7.  

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Triton College Family Fall Fest

Triton College Family Fall Fest

Many families were in attendance on a very nice fall day for Triton’s Annual Family Fall Fest.  There was a corn maze, pumpkin patch and much, much more at this fun filled event.  Here are a few photos from this event.

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HOBBY LOBBY

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Find a job and career with HOBBY LOBBY … HOBBY LOBBY In 1970, entrepreneurs David and Barbara Green, along with their young family, began making miniature picture frames in their garage. A few years later, on August 3, 1972, the Green family opened the first Hobby Lobby store with a mere 300 square feet of […]

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60 Anniversary Showing of The Searchers

60 Anniversary Showing of The Searchers

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 15th I went to the Pickwick Theater in Park Ridge to see the 60th anniversary showing of the John Wayne classic The Searchers.  One of the stars of that movie, Lana Wood was there to talk about the movie.  Lana played the role of young  Debbie who was captured by the Comanche Indians […]

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Taste of Saint Gertrudes

Taste of Saint Gertrudes

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

I attended The Taste of Saint Gertrudes this past August and finally after going through all the photos they are here for you to view.  There was a variety of food, entertainment and games for young and old.  Fun was had by all that attended.  

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Wizard World 2016

Wizard World 2016

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here are some pictures that I took at Wizard World.  It was held at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

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Career Fair and Business Expo

Career Fair and Business Expo

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leyden High School District 212 and The Chamber by O’Hare are sponsoring a Career Fair  and Business Expo at West Leyden High School’s Field House from 11:15 am to 3:00 pm on November 2, 2016.  For more information visit the  following site:  www.LeydenCTE.com

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