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Holly Jolly Baby Program and Tinley Park Library, December 15

We bet your older kids are getting pretty pumped up for the holidays – what, with all these Scoops regarding super fun holiday activities and all! The holiday fun isn’t just for them though! Swing by the Tinley Park Public Library for the Holly Jolly Baby program. Your littlest ones will love the holiday songs and the special stories. Click here for more information.
Where: Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Drive, Tinley Park.
When:  6:30-6:50 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15.

December 14, 2011 at 1:36 am Leave a comment

Frankie’s Ristorante – Holiday Shoppe – November 8th, 630-9

Frankie’s Ristorante
Tinley Park

Annual Holiday Shoppe
Tuesday, November 8th 630-9pm
Enjoy $5 Pomegranate Martinis and $5 Select Wine while shopping for great holiday gifts!

October 13, 2011 at 7:06 pm Leave a comment

Haunted Houses!!! Find them here!

Happy Halloween!  Check out one of the many haunted houses in the area…

Orland Park Lions Club Haunted Woods Presents Forest of Fears 14800 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park

Scaring Orland Park since 1988.

  • When: Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-22, Oct. 27-29, from 7-11 p.m.
  • Admission: $10 for ages 6 and older ($2 discount with donation for food pantry)
  • Information:

Haunted Hayrides Forest View Farms, 16717 Lockwood Ave., Tinley Park

A Halloween ride through haunted forest preserve takes about 20-30 minutes. A fall tradition for at least 15 years.

  • When: Oct. 8-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 27-29, from 6-7 p.m. a less scary version for kids, from 7 p.m. to close a full effects show.
  • Admission: $10 ($9 if you book a whole wagon, which seats 20).
  • Information: 708-560-0306 or online at

Frankfort Area Jaycees Haunted House Harlem Crossings Shopping Center, 198th Street and Harlem Avenue, Frankfort

Scaring Frankfort for the past 15 years

Haunted Hollow at Toyota Park in Bridgeview

Haunted Hollow returns to Bridgeview’s Toyota Park with a new fright fest called Carn-Evil Midway.

  • When: Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21, Oct. 23 and Oct. 28-31, from 7-11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 7-10 p.m. on Sunday and Halloween.
  • Admission: $10 for ages 7 and older. RIP passes are an additional $5.
  • Information:, or see Haunted Hallow’s Facebook page or Twitter feed.

Frightmare Haunted House at Haunted Trails 7759 S. Harlem Ave., Burbank

A two-story haunted house and scary maze featuring scenes from famous horror films.

  • When: Daily from Oct. 7 to Halloween, 6-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6-11 p.m. Fridays; 3-11 p.m. Saturdays; 3-10 p.m. Sundays.
  • Admission: $10 (discount coupons on website) but only 99 cents on 20th anniversary days Oct. 10-13 and Oct. 17-20. 6-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday,
  • Information:

Haunted Hayride 10801 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills

Sweet Dreams Haunted House 11901 S. Cicero Ave. Alsip, inside the Funtime Square

In its seventh year of operation, Sweet Dreams Haunted House is located inside Funtime Square in Alsip, which has the largest haunted cemetery count, according to Haunted Places of Illinois.

  • When: Oct. 12, Oct. 7-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 26-31, from 7-10 p.m.  Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
  • Admission: $10
  • Information:

3rd Annual Nightmare at the Terrace Haunted House 11500 Beloit Ave., Worth

The Worth Park District will once again be turning the Terrace Centre into a place full of scares, thrills and chills for the 3rd annual “Nightmare at the Terrace” Haunted House. If you dare, take your chances and walk through a 700-foot path and 15-room maze.

  • When: Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 27-30, from 6-10 p.m.
  • Admission: $8 for 8 and older. A Lights on for Kids version will be Oct. 20 from 4-6 p.m. and Oct. 29 from 2-5 p.m. for $2.
  • Information: 708-448-7080 or online at

Spirits of the Oaks Haunted Trail Irons Oaks in Olympia Fields

It’s the time of year when the darkness lengthens and the Spirits of the Oaks become restless. Are you brave enough to walk amongst them? Visit our haunted trail that is sure to scare even the bravest soul.

  • When: Oct. 14-15, from 7-10 p.m. for ages 12 and older
  • Admission: $7 ($5 in groups of 5 or more)
  • Information:

Doorway to Doom Pick-Ups Bar, 21000 Torrence Ave., Lynwood

The Doorway to Doom began as a simple yard haunt in a quiet little town south of Chicago. Soon, the Haunt grew and the Doorway threatened to consume the sleepy little suburb. It is said, that a vortex opens up beyond the Doorway and those unlucky enough to be in the Mausoleum when this happens are swept away to a world of unspeakable terrors!

  • When: Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 26-31, from 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 6-0 p.m. on Halloween night.
  • Admission: $13
  • Information:

Abyss Haunted House Presented by Dollinger Farms, 7502 E. Hansel Road, Channahon

A darkness, long forgotten, has been unleashed deep within the bowels of the earth, beneath the old McClindon place in unsuspecting Channahon. An unspeakable portal to horror so deep and black, it is known only as … ABYSS.

  • When: Oct. 7-8, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 27-30, from 7-10 p.m. Sundays and Thursdays,  7-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Admission: $17
  • Information: 815-467-6788 or online at

Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead, Crest Hill

Enter Statesville Haunted Prison at your own peril. When you do, the Warden the Demon of Darkness and his Zombies will quickly take control of you like everything else inside the ancient walls of pure evil!

  • When: Oct. 6-9, Oct. 13-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 25-31, Nov. 4-5, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Admission: $30, VIP $40
  • Information:

Haunted Mansion and Asylum 13 Ditka’s Sports Dome, 730 N. Bolingbrook Dr. in Bolingbrook

  • When: Oct. 7-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 26-31, 6-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Admission: $20
  • Information:

Six Flags Fright Fest, Gurnee

  • When: Oct. 7-10, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 21-23, Oct. 28-30, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays, 5-11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Columbus Day
  • Admission: $59.99 for adults, $39.99 for children under 48-inches, free for children 2 and younger. Additional fee required for some haunted attractions.
  • Information:

October 7, 2011 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

Tinley Park Library Back-to-School Savings! $5!

The Friends of the Libraryare currently holding a bag sale while supplies last (originally posted Thursday at 12pm).  Fill one of the bags located within the store with books that are for sale in the store and purchase that bag of books for just $5!


August 19, 2011 at 12:40 am Leave a comment

Medieval Faire – Tinley Park Library 7/30, 6-8pm

Don’t forget to come to our Medieval Faire Tomorrow…Sat., 7/30 @ 6-8pm!!
There will be a falconer, strolling musicians, a court jester, juggling, & more!

July 30, 2011 at 1:36 am Leave a comment

Caribbean Beach Block Party, Saturday, July 17th

Caribbean Beach Block Party
Sunday, July 17th
Along Oak Park Avenue from 171st Street to Hickory Street
Tinley Park

Come and enjoy live music on two stages, family fun for all and a mini-taste of Tinley Park

July 12, 2011 at 4:15 pm Leave a comment

Outdoor Concerts


Concerts on the Green

630pm Sundays June 19 through August 28

Breidert Green Stage


Free Concerts in the Park

KO Bossy 7-9pm June 12

Three Men in Kilts 7-9pm July 10


New Lenox

Concerts in the Commons

7pm every other Sunday June 12 through August 28

Village of New Lenox Commons, Veterans Parkway for more info

Orland Park

Concerts in the Park

Encore Concert Band, 7-830pm Sunday June 19

Rockin Fenderskirts, 7-830pm Sunday July 17

Cresecent Park

142nd and Main Streets, Orland Park

Concessions sold

If it rains, shows at Cultural Arts Center Exhibit Hall, 14760 Park Lane, Orland Park

Tinley Park

Music in the Plaza

The Oak Park Avenue train station, 173rd Street and Oak Park Avenue, will be buzzing with live music on the 2nd and 4th Saturday’s of  each month. The rock cover band Eleventh Hour will kick off series on June 25.  the rock bandk Reckless will conclude concert series on August 29


June 22, 2011 at 11:02 pm Leave a comment

4th of July Celebrations!


5pm July 4

Main Park

Festivities include inflatables, kid entertainment, carnival games, tattoos, popcorn wagon, cotton candy, bean bag tournament, refreshments and fireworks at dusk.  Wristbands for kids are $10. Adult is free.


845pm July 3. Festivities held at Dellwood Park, Route 171 and Woods Drive. Call 815.838.1183 for more info


10am Parade! Travel down Wolf Road from LaPorte Road to Granite Drive

For more information visit 708.479.2468

New Lenox

7-930pm July 4

New Lenox Village Commons, Vetrans Parkway, New Lenox

Valid Proof will perform at 7pm

830pm Lions Club has raffle drawing and Joliet American Legion Band will perform

Fireworks begin at 930pm

More info 815.462.6400

Orland Park

715pm Centennial Park, 15600 West Ave

Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band will entertain.  At 915pm there will be a presentation of colors and firworks at 920pm

More info 708.406.7275

Tinley Park

July 4

8am with Stars & Stripes 5k run/walk at McCarthy Park, 16801 S. 80th Ave

4pm food and beer tents will open.  Lie bands will perform from 415-9pm

Fireworks begin 915pm.

All activities will take place at McCarthy Park.  Call 708.342.4200

June 22, 2011 at 10:56 pm Leave a comment

Movies Under the Stars

Frankfort: Movies on the Green

830pm Wednesdays

June 8, July 6 and August 3 on Breider Green at Kansas and Ash streets in downtown Frankfort

Lockport: Movies in the Square

730-10pm on Friday’s

June 17 is the Sandlot, July 15 is Shark Tale, August 19 is School of Rock at Central Square, 222 E. Nineth St in the lawn.

Mokena: Movies in the Park

Main Park 10925 LaPorte Road in Mokena

Wizard of Oz on June 24 and Megamind on July 29

Both movies begin at 845 (approx)

New Lenox: Summer Movie Series

8pm (dusk) on Wednesdays, June 8 – August 17

Visit for movie line up

Village Commons, Veterans Parkway

Orland Park: Saturday Cinema

830pm (dusk) Saturday, August 20th, Village Green, 14700 S. Ravinia Ave, Orland Park,  Return to Witch Mountain.  Rain site is the cultural Center, 14760 Park Lane

Tinley Park: Movies in the Plaza

August 27 for Air Bud at the Oak Park Avenue Train Station.  Preshow activities before sun sets. Visit for more information

June 22, 2011 at 10:51 pm Leave a comment

Cruise Nights


6-9pm Thursdays through August 25 on Breidert Green at Kansas and Ash streets in downtown Frankfort.


630-830pm Mondays through August 29th in the Central Square, 222 E. Ninth Street and First Midwest Bank parking lots in downtown Lockport


5-9pm Sundays through September 4 at Stoney Point Grill Parking lot, 19031 Old LaGrange Road, Mokena

New Lenox

6-9pm Mondays June 13, July 11, August 8 at Laraway Lanes, 1009 W. Laraway Road, New Lenox.

Orland Park

9am Sunday through August 21, Hoosters, 15300 S. LaGrange Road, Orland Park,

Tinley Park

5-9pm Tuesdays along Oak Park Avenue.

June 22, 2011 at 10:45 pm Leave a comment

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