Big Week (Jan. 26 – 31)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

There’s a lot happening in the Proviso Township area this week. Here are just a sampling of the big events going on near you.

Get free tax prep

On Saturday, Jan. 27, Proviso Township High Schools District 209 and the Center for Economic Progress will bring a day of free tax prep services to people in Proviso who make less than $30,000 and households of two or more people that bring in less than $55,000.

A 40-foot mobile financial center will offer the services outside of the Proviso Township High Schools District Office, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road, in Forest Park, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Other dates include: Feb. 24, March 31 and April 14 (all 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

Sign your child up for free tutoring

Nate Comic, Inc., will offer free tutoring for students needing extra help every Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., for children ages 8 to 16, at Eisenhower Tower, 1701 S. 1st Ave. (Suite 404-C), in Maywood. Snacks will be served.

For more info on when the program will start and to reserve a space, contact (708) 345-6342 or email

Audition for a dance troupe

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the Wishing Star Dance Troupe will hold a dance audition for male and female young people, ages 12 to 17, at Bellwood Public Library, 600 Bohland Ave., in Bellwood.

Please bring a 1-minute dance routine with your own music. Come in attire and shoes that are comfortable to dance in.

The Wishing Star Dance Troup is a hip hop dance troupe that performs for the sick, shut-in, disabled and others, and is a part of the Community Support Alliance. For more info, contact (847) 901-3274. VFP 

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