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Below are the next 30 upcoming events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.

First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
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May 1, 2015-May 31, 2015 - CHICAGO WHITE SOX BASEBALL
Chicago White Sox
US Cellular Field, 333 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL
The Chicago White Sox play spectacular Major League baseball providing great entertainment for families from April through September.
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May 1, 2015-May 31, 2015 - PICK. AT GARDEN PATCH FARMS
Pick. at Garden Patch Farms
14158 West 159th Street, Homer Glen, IL
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May 2, 2015-May 30, 2015 - OPEN-AIR MARKET-MOKENA
Front Street Metra Parking Lot
Front & Mokena Streets, Mokena, IL
Open-air market featuring traditional farmers market vendors and artisan crafters.
Sa 8:30AM-12:30PM
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May 2, 2015-May 30, 2015 - VILLAGE OF ROBBINS - OPEN AIR MARKET
13900 Claire Boulevard
, Robbins, IL
Thinking of going into business? Let us be your testing ground. Become a vendor/or shop till you drop. We have new and used merchandise.
Tu,Th & Sa 6AM-3:30PM
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May 2, 2015-May 30, 2015 - MIGRATORY BIRD HIKES
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
12545 West 111th Street, Lemont, IL
Join a naturalist to observe resident and migratory birds at Sagawau. Learn to identify birds by field marks, behavior, sound and habitat. Binoculars available for loan. Weekday hikes will be followed by optional off-site birding trip.
Sa 7:30AM
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May 2, 2015-May 30, 2015 - CANYON TOURS
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
12545 West 111th Street, Lemont, IL
The Sagawau Canyon is the only natural exposure of bedrock in Cook County. Join naturalists for a hike down the canyon to learn how it was formed and what lives there. Be prepared to wade through the stream; footing is unstable.
1PM Sundays in May (plus Saturdays May 2, 16 & 30)
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May 2, 2015-May 31, 2015 - SWAP O RAMA FLEA MARKET
4350 West 129th Street
, Alsip, IL
Chicagoland's finest-most modern indoor/outdoor permanent flea market. Over 800 individual booths of merchandise at bargain prices - every weekend.
W 7AM-2PM; Sa & Su 7AM-4PM
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May 2, 2015-May 31, 2015 - LIVE HARNESS RACING
Balmoral Park Race Track
26435 South Dixie Highway, Crete, IL
View Live Harness racing, simulcast harness and thoroughbred racing from this newly remodeled rustic themed venue. No live racing on Super Bowl Sunday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
W, Sa-Su 7:10PM
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May 3, 2015-May 31, 2015 - COUNTRY MARKETS - FRANKFORT
Village Green
Oak & Kansas Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177 x243
Enjoy local produce, homemade prepared foods, plants in an outdoor farmer's market. Special events throughout the year. Every Sunday in downtown Frankfort.
Su 10AM-2PM
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May 6, 2015-May 27, 2015 - KIWANIS BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL
W 6-9:30PM
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May 6, 2015-May 27, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - PALOS HEIGHTS
City of Palos Heights
Municipal Parking Lot, 12217 South Harlem Avenue, Palos Heights, IL
Great locally grown produce and food products, along with food related vendors. Many community groups also participate. Weekly recipes available.
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May 7, 2015-May 28, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - EVERGREEN PARK
Yukich Field
90th Street & Kedzie Avenue, Evergreen Park, IL
Fruit, vegetables, breads, bagels, dry cooking mixes, flavored oils, herbs, spices, nuts, home baked goods, homemade soaps and flowers will be sold.
Th 7AM-1PM
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May 7, 2015-May 28, 2015 - SOUTH SUBURBAN DRUM CIRCLE
Chuck's Haven Banquet Hall
14844 Chicago Road, Dolton, IL
Thursday nights Adult Drumming Circle ALL skill levels welcome. BYO Beverage. Parents can Call to register their son/daughter for Saturday Youth drum classes limited seating available.
Th 7-9PM
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May 7, 2015-May 28, 2015 - ZUMBA FITNESS CLASS
Chuck's Haven Banquet Hall
14844 Chicago Road, Dolton, IL
Classes are a mix of Zumba and Zumba toning
Th 6:50-7:50PM
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May 7, 2015-May 31, 2015 - BENCHES ON THE AVENUE
Along Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th
, Tinley Park, IL
This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. The theme for 2015 is "Heroes and Villains".
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May 15, 2015-May 29, 2015 - INFANT MASSAGE CLASS FOR PARENTS
BDI Playhouse Children's Therapy
11411 West 183rd Street, Suite B, Orland Park, IL
Parents will learn how to massage their baby from licensed therapists. Massage allows parents to bond with their baby, encourages relaxation, promotes better sleep, and many more! Please call to sign up for this 3 week free course!
F 9-10AM
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May 16, 2015-May 30, 2015 - EUROPEAN MARKET - CRETE
Exchange & Main Streets
, Crete, IL
The European Market hosts locally grown fresh produce, flowers and other seasonal and specialty items.
Sa 8AM-1PM
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May 21, 2015-May 28, 2015 - CRUISIN' FRANKFORT
Municipal Lot in Downtown Frankfort
Kansas & White Streets, Frankfort, IL
The Frankfort Car Club is host to one of the best Cruise Nights in the Chicago area. Cruisers and spectators are all welcome.
Th 5-9PM
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May 22, 2015-May 25, 2015 - GAELIC PARK IRISH FEST
Chicago Gaelic Park
6119 West 147th Street, Oak Forest, IL
Irish Fest brings together the best in Irish music from America, Canada and Europe. In addition to all of the music, there will be Irish sports, dancing, theatre & story-telling, a petting zoo, Irish dogs and ponies, Irish import stores. For the little people there are magicians, puppets, jugglers, clowns and most importantly, unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price. Free parking on site.
F 4-11PM; Sa-Su 2-11PM; M 1-8PM
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May 23, 2015-May 30, 2015 - FARMERS MARKET - HOMEWOOD
Village Hall
2020 Chestnut Road, Homewood, IL
Shop HomewoodÂ’s Farmers Market. A wide variety of vendors with the freshest produce, cheeses, breads, pastries and more!
Sa 8AM-1PM
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May 23, 2015-May 31, 2015 - CENTENNIAL WATER PARK
Centennial Water Park
15600 West Avenue, Orland Park, IL
708-349-4FUN (4386)
Come enjoy the lazy river, body flume slide, tube slides, platform jump, zero depth pool with kiddie play structures and lap lanes. Daily fees apply.
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May 24, 2015-May 24, 2015 - SPORTS COLLECTIBLE SHOW
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL
Sports Collectable Show. All sports cards, toys, NASCAR, and other collectable cards and products. New vendors welcome, contact John Leary, 708-423-1758.
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May 24, 2015-May 24, 2015 - OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET
Oak East Field
10847 LaPorte Road, Mokena, IL
Sell your old and new wares at this annual flea market. We welcome fresh produce, new and used crafts, clothing, tools, etc. Spend a morning of selling and swapping.
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May 25, 2015-May 25, 2015 - POND EXPLORERS
Little Red Schoolhouse
9800 Willow Springs Road, Willow Springs, IL
Have you ever wondered what lives under the water of the Farm Pond? Find out what aquatic animals thrive here. Ages 7-9. Limit 15, registration required.
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South Park Avenue
North from 170th Street to Veterans Park, South Holland, IL
South Holland's annual Memorial Day Parade features local school bands, patriotic floats, equestrian group, sports mascots and more.
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May 25, 2015-May 25, 2015 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Matteson School District 162
3625 West 215th Street, Matteson, IL
The American Legion Rehfeldt-Meyer Post 474 and the Village of Matteson are sponsoring the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25, 2015 from 10am-2pm. The Legion units will assemble at the Matteson School District 162, 3625 W. 215th Street, where the Historical Society, American Legion and Village President, Andre B. Ashmore will have a short service. All Parade units will assemble and march east on Main Street, south to 216th Street, west to Maple and north to Memorial Park. There, services will be held and refreshments will be served. For further information or to have your group, club or organization participate please call Rick Sobczak at the American Legion @ 708-748-9643.
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May 25, 2015-May 25, 2015 - MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY
Village Green
Oak & Kansas Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177 x243
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May 25, 2015-May 25, 2015 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Village of Thornton
712 North Chicago Road to 115 East Margaret Street, Thornton, IL
Parade begins at the Methodist Church and ends at the Village Hall. After a Holiday ceremony honoring our veterans, everyone is invited to the Fire Department for hot dogs, chips, pop and a lot of camaraderie.
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Standard Bank Stadium
14011 South Kenton Avenue, Crestwood, IL
The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today!
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