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The Weekender: July 22nd - 24th in Chicago Southland

There is something to do for all interests this weekend in Chicago Southland. Whether you’re looking for concerts, family fun or outdoor events, you will find it Just Beyond the City Limits.


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Concerts


Friday, July 22nd
COMCAST PRESENTS: SUMMER CONCERT AT VICTORY
Victory Apostolic Church
20801 Matteson Avenue, Matteson
(708) 283-4777
The Concert at Victory will feature the band Stellar and Dove, as well as award-winning gospel artist Brian Courtney Wilson and Grammy award-winning inspirational and R&B artist Ann Nesby. Admission $10-$25
7-10PM

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DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park
(312) 559-1212
"Rich Girl", "Kiss on My List", "Private Eyes", "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)", "Maneater", "One on One", "Out of Touch"…and this hit list could just go on and on… The depth and breadth of Daryl Hall and John Oates' song catalog is more than enough to fill a full concert set-list. Hence, let this be a warning: once the music starts, you'll never stop singing, your feet will never stop dancing, your head will keep on bobbing to their infectious rhythms and catchy harmonies.
7PM

Saturday, July 23rd
VANS WARPED TOUR PRESENTED BY JOURNEYS
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park
(312) 559-1212
Let your freak flag fly to the sound of world famous punk rock acts at North America's maddest and longest running touring music festival!!! This year's bands include: Falling in Reverse, Four Year Strong, Less Than Jake, New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Yellowcard and many more!!!
11AM

Saturday, July 23rd
DOWNTOWN TINLEY PARK MUSIC IN THE PLAZA
Zabrocki Plaza
17375 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park (adjacent to the Oak Park Avenue Metra Station)
The Smiley Tillmon Band will be playing all your favorite blues music. Food and drinks will be available! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments. Admission is Free. No pets allowed.
7-10PM

Sunday, July 24th
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES - FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
Village Green
9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn
(708) 499-7837
Come out to hear the Five Guys Named Moe! Free Admission! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments
7-9:30PM

Sunday, July 24th
GLENWOODIE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Glenwoodie Golf Club
19301 South State Street, Glenwood
(708) 757-2318
Glenwoodie's annual Concert Series will kick off at the Glenwoodie Gazebo. An outdoor concert with dancing for the whole family to enjoy. (Rain date: 7/31)
2-4:30PM

Sunday, July 24th
COUNTRY CLUB HILLS THEATER CONCERT SERIES
Country Club Hills Theater
4116 West 183rd Street, Country Club Hills
(708) 798-2616
Jazz Funk Explosion * Brian Culbertson * Tower of Power
5:15PM

Sunday, July 24th
CONCERTS ON THE GREEN : WILD DAISY (COUNTRY)
Breidert Green
Corner of White and Kansas Streets, Frankfort
(312) 559-1212
Country music band "Wild Daisy" will perform on Breidert's Green in the center of Frankfort's Historic District. Public parking is available at White and Elwood Streets. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at the Frankfort Park District Founders Center. Bring Blankets, lawn chairs, picnic baskets and your family and friends.
6:30PM

Explore Nature


 

Saturday, July 23rdreptile show
TRAVELING WORLD OF REPTILES
Odyssey Fun World
19111 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park
(708) 429-3800
Come see the 12 to 15 foot python, 3 to 5 foot alligator, 75lb tortoise, 4 foot iguana, 5 foot monitor lizard, tarantula & more!
4-6PM

 

Farmers Markets


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Family Fun


Friday, July 22nd
MOVIES ON THE GREEN - THE GOOD DINOSAUR
Village Green
9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn
(708) 499-7837
Movies on the green is a family free event. Bring your blankets, chairs and refreshments. Movie starts at dusk (between 8-8:30).
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Friday, July 22nd
MOVIES ON THE GREEN
Odyssey Fun World
19111 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park
(708) 429-3800
Shown on a giant inflatable screen in our beautiful outdoor park. No outside food or drink please, refreshments will be available. You may wish to bring chairs and bug spray as this is an outdoor event. The feature movie will be The Good Dinosaur. Free
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Saturday, July 23rd
SOUTH HOLLAND MOVIE IN THE PARK
Veterans Memorial Park
500 East 160th Place, South Holland
(708) 210-2904
Family-oriented movies on the big screen at South Holland's premier park, Veterans Memorial Park. The feature movie is Inside Out. Full concession will be available at Home Plate Grill.
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Sunday, July 24th
SUNDAY AFTERNOON STORY TIME
Paperback Trading Co.
8825 South Ridgeland Avenue, Oak Lawn
(708) 598-8442
Sunday Afternoon Story Time with the story OH, SAY CAN YOU SAY DI-NO-SAUR? and a related craft and activity. FREE
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Sunday, July 24th
PRINCESS IN THE PARK
Odyssey Fun World
19111 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park
(708) 429-3800
Visit with 6 of your favorite princesses in our beautiful outdoor park! Photo ops & performances.
5-7PM


Exercise!


Friday, July 22ndLOOP Ride
THE LOOP! (LANSING OVERNIGHT ON PEDALS)
Park Plaza in Downtown Lansing
Ridge Road & Henry Street, Lansing
(708) 474-4170
Bring your family and friends to the Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce LOOP bicycle night ride.
6PM - 11PM

Learn Something New


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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: SELF MADE IN AMERICA2014_0728_Roadshow_CSCVB_015
Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis
700 East Tri-State Tollway, South Holland
(708) 596-8300
Last year the exhibit,"Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America" came to the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis. The traveling exhibit was created by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth. The exhibit features eight kiosks and covers Lincoln's childhood, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, the 1860 Presidential election, the Civil War, the 13th Amendment and Emancipation Proclamation, his assassination and other important periods and events in his life. This is a temporary exhibit, so don't miss the opportunity to learn about a famous part of America's history!
Open 7 days a week


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Shopping for Deals


Saturday, July 23rd
PEOTONE COUNTRY FLEA MARKET
Will County Fairgrounds
710 West Street, Peotone
(708) 997-0245
This is the last Peotone Country Flea Market for the 2016 season. Free admission.
6AM-2PM

Sports


Friday, July 22nd-Sunday, July 24th
2016 LITTLE LEAGUE JUNIOR LEAGUE GIRLS SOFTBALL REGIONAL TOURNAMENT
Veterans Memorial Park
500 East 160th Place, South Holland
(708) 210-2904
Stop by and cheer on some great softball players. Times of tournaments are listed on the website.

Friday, July 22nd - Sunday, July 24th
WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS VS. GATEWAY GRIZZLIES
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14011 South Kenton Avenue, Crestwood
(708) 489-2255
New for 2016 is the “Late Night Friday” presented by JULIE, Inc. where the ThunderBolts will have live music entertainment after the game! July 22nd will feature Dueling Pianos. Saturday is a big game celebrating "Christmas in July" featuring a pre-game concert by the "Beverly All-Stars." Santa will be in attendance to throw out the first pitch and take early Christmas gift requests from all the girls and boys. Get in the Christmas spirit and make a lot of kids smile because when you bring in used baseball or softball gear to the game to help out Turn 2 for Youth, you'll receive two free ticket vouchers to another TBolts game! Saturday is also one of their two Church Nights. All places of faith can get $5 advance tickets to this game. Tickets are going fast! Call (708) 489-2255 to reserve your seats today! Then stay after the game for the fabulous fireworks show! Every Sunday is Standard Bank Family Day! Bring your family out to the ballpark at a great low price! 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas just for $30! Also after every Sunday game the ThunderBolts will sign autographs and all fans are allowed on to the field to play catch in the outfield. As always kids run the bases after every non-fireworks home game sponsored by Andy’s Frozen Custard.
F 7:05PM; Sa 6:05PM; Su 5:05PM

Friday, July 22nd - Sunday, July 24thsox greek heritage night
CHICAGO WHITE SOX VS DETROIT TIGERS
U.S. Cellular Field
333 West 35th Street, Chicago
(312) 674-1000
Let's Go! Go! Go! White Sox! Friday night is is Greek Heritage Night and the White Sox would like to offer specially priced tickets to all Greeks and their families & friends. Saturday celebrateds Christmas in July. This ticket package includes a game ticket and a special White Sox Santa hat. Christmas themed events will take place throughout the ballpark during the game. Take photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus as well as Frozen characters who will be roaming the concourse. Visit the inflatable snow globe on the FUNdamentals Deck in left field. Head over to the Xfinity Zone behind Sections 112/113 and eat the leftover Christmas dinner sandwich or enjoy a specialty Christmas cocktail. Sunday is Family Day with balloonist, caricature artists, face painting and more.
F 7:10PM; Sa 6:10PM; Su 1:10PM

Saturday, July 23rd
CHICAGO RED STARS SOCCER VS. HOUSTON DASH
TOYOTA PARK
7000 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview
(773) 697-8699
The Chicago Red Stars return home to Toyota Park on Saturday, July 23rd to take on the Houston Dash. In this match, the Red Stars will be led by 2015 National Women’s Soccer League Rookie of the Year Danielle Colaprico, Chicagoland natives Vanessa DiBernardo, Michelle Dalton and Casey Short as well as 2nd year forward Sofia Huerta as they look to remain undefeated at Toyota Park in 2016. As with all Chicago Red Stars home matches, more than 50% of the tickets are $25 or less and PARKING IS FREE for all. Parking lots open at 4PM, gates open at 6PM and kick off is at 7PM. Saturday is also when the Red Stars are celebrating Pride Night at this match providing the opportunity for all fans to support the local LGBTQ community by joining in to bid on autographed Warm-up Tops!
7PM

SPORTS COLLECTIBLE SHOW
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park
(708) 423-1758
Sports Collectible Show. Sports Cards, NASCAR, Toys, Comic Books, Collectable cards and other collectible items.
9AM-1PM

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