Dec
11
Mon
Pop Rock and Soul at Starved Rock @ Starved Rock
Dec 11 @ 11:30 am

Join in the fun of Christmas songs made famous across the decades. Michael Bruccoleri will make you smile with the likes of Elvis, Dean Martin, as well as Sinatra. Mary Pfeifer brings you Karen Carpentar, Brenda Lee, a little Eartha Kitt., and many more, covering all your Christmas favorites, their voices blend in beautiful harmonies as they sing pop, rock and soul.

Call 815-220-7386 to reserve your seats today!

Dec
12
Tue
Handel’s Messiah—5th Annual DIY @ St. John Brebeuf Church
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm
Handel’s Messiah—5th Annual DIY @ St. John Brebeuf Church

Handel’s Messiah—5th Annual DIY will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. by the Niles Metropolitan chorus and the Musica Lumina Orchestra conducted by Marek Rachelski, featuring Mishelle Cipriani, soprano; Judy Marth, soprano; Megan Wilhelm, mezzo soprano; J. Alfredo Jimenez-Jimenez, tenor; Mason Cooper, baritone; and Brandon Sokol, baritone.

The community is invited to come to listen, sing and celebrate at the second of three commemorative concerts given in honor of the legacy of the Rev. Stanley Rudcki, the former chair of the Niles College Department of Fine Arts who founded the Niles Concert Choir and Niles Symphony Orchestra in the 1960s. Scores are available at the door or you can bring your own.

Dec
16
Sat
“Breakfast with Santa” at Starved Rock @ Starved Rock State Park
Dec 16 @ 8:30 am

Join the jolliest man himself as well as the Mrs for a breakfast buffet right here at Starved Rock Lodge! Following breakfast, you’ll be treated to a magic show! Also attending will be “Grace”, a white tailed deer from the Furry Friends! Children can take turns sitting on Santa’s lap to tell him their Christmas wishes and receive a chocolate treat! Adults are $13.50 and Children 10 and under are $9.95.

Call 815-220-7386 to reserve your spot today!

Breakfast with Santa at the Plainfield Park District! @ Plainfield Township Community Center
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Breakfast with Santa at the Plainfield Park District! @ Plainfield Township Community Center

Santa is stopping by the Plainfield Park District to have breakfast with all the good girls and boys! Join us on December 16 from 9-10:30a at the Plainfield Township Community Center for a family breakfast full of holiday magic. Photo opportunities will be available from 9-10a. Parents, this is a great time to take tons of pictures! Holiday crafts and games will also be available. Registration is $12 for residents and $15 for nonresidents (Program #46411). Children under age 1 do not need to register. For more information on any Plainfield Park District programs, events or gift card purchases, visit www.plfdparks.org, sign-up for our e-news updates, like us on Facebook and/or follow us on Twitter, or call (815) 436-8812.

Dec
17
Sun
The Lira Singers: Christmas in Poland at St. John Brebeuf @ St. John Brebeuf
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm
The Lira Singers: Christmas in Poland at St. John Brebeuf @ St. John Brebeuf

The Musica Lumina 2017-18 concert series continues at St. John Brebeuf Church Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3 p.m. with The Lira Singers: Christmas in Poland.  Presenting a program of Polish and American carols, The Lira Ensemble is the nation’s only professional performing arts company specializing in Polish music, song and dance. Tickets at $30 and $35 are available by calling (773) 508-7040 or at the door. Admission is free for youth to age 16.

Dec
21
Thu
The Longest Night: Homeless Persons Memorial Service @ MorningStar Mission Ministries Drop In Center
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Paraclete Ministries and MorningStar Mission Ministries

Please join us for a few moments to remember those who have died from homelessness.

Gift bags and cards will be available for the unsheltered homeless.

Feb
23
Fri
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers
Feb 23 @ 2:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers
First pitch: 2:05:00 PM CST
Maryvale Baseball Park, Phoenix

Buy Tickets: http://mlb.mlb.com/ticketing/index.jsp?c_id=mil&affiliateId=iCal-SGT-chc

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Feb
24
Sat
Texas Rangers vs. Chicago Cubs
Feb 24 @ 2:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Texas Rangers vs. Chicago Cubs
First pitch: 2:05:00 PM CST
Sloan Park, Mesa

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Feb
25
Sun
Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants
Feb 25 @ 2:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants
First pitch: 12:05:00 PM PST
Scottsdale Stadium, Scottsdale

Buy Tickets: http://mlb.mlb.com/ticketing/index.jsp?c_id=sf&affiliateId=iCal-SGT-chc

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Feb
26
Mon
Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago Cubs
Feb 26 @ 2:05 pm – 5:05 pm

Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago Cubs
First pitch: 2:05:00 PM CST
Sloan Park, Mesa

Buy Tickets: http://mlb.mlb.com/ticketing/index.jsp?c_id=chc&affiliateId=iCal-SGT-chc

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