Big Week (June 20 – 27)

Thursday, June 21, 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:

Rotary invites you to its new officers’ installation ceremony

On Friday, June 22, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Caffe DeLuca, 7427 W. Madison St. in Forest Park, the Maywood/Proviso Rotary Club of Rotary International will hold an installation ceremony for new officers. Cost is $20. For reservations and info, please contact: garywoll@comcast.net.

Enjoy a car show

On Saturday, June 23, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Melrose Park, 2114 Main St. in Melrose Park, the church will hold its 6th Annual Car & Bike Show. The event is free and trophies will be awarded in various categories. Food, games and other offerings. For more information, contact Troy at (708) 785-1013.

Take a yoga class

On Saturday, June 23, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., at Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, fitness specialist and exercise physiologist Rhonda Fentry, owner of Rhythms Dance and Yoga, will be instructing a class on African Dance Fusion.

Walk and talk with a Maywood trustee 

Every Wednesday in June, 7 p.m., at 21st and Washington, Maywood Trustee Kimyada Wellington will host “Walking with Wellington,” so that residents can have an opportunity to dialogue with a trustee. Community members will walk from 21st and Washington to 1st and Washington.

Free food during the summer

PLCCA’s Summer Food Service Program runs until Aug. 10, Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. (open site only) while lunch is served from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more info and to locate a meal site nearest you, call (708) 865-0605 (ex. 325). No registration required.

Look ahead to ‘Music in the Park’

Prepare yourselves for ‘Music in the Park,’ which takes place on June 29, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Veterans Memorial Park, at the corner of 3rd and Oak St. in Maywood. For more info on this Free event, which is sponsored by the Maywood Safe Summer Committee, contact Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon at (708) 261-9217.

RSVP to see Hermene Hartman in Maywood

Register now to see Hermene Hartman, the founder and publisher of N’Digo Magazine. Hartman will be the guest of the Rotary Club of Maywood/Proviso on June 29, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Francesca’s Restaurant, 7407 W. Madison St. in Forest Park.

This event, which is $20 for non-Rotary members, provides a networking opportunity for professionals, neighbors, friends, problem-solvers and leaders. For more info or to RSVP, contact Gary Woll at garywoll@comcast.net. VFP 

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