Big Week (July 11 – July 18)

Thursday, July 12, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

There’s a lot happening in Proviso Township this week. Below is just a sampling of things to do in the area for you and your family:

Get healthy while having fun

On Saturday, July 14, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Beverly Center, 3031 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson and the Broadview Park District will host a Health & Wellness Fair 2018. Free screenings, yoga, Zumba, kids ID fingerprinting, face painting, safety and nutrition games, and more. Keynote speaker: Dr. Lena Hatchett. For more info, contact the mayor’s office at (708) 681-3600.

Experience Maywood’s rich housing stock

On Sunday, July 15, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Maywood Historic Homes Housework & Trolley Tour will be held, allowing participants to explore some of the village’s most architecturally significant homes. The trolley will depart from the Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Tickets are $20. For more info or to purchase a ticket, visit

Learn about Roosevelt Road

On Wednesday, July 18, 12 p.m., at Broadview Village Chambers, 2350 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, Intrust Bank will sponsor a Broadview Roosevelt Road Business Luncheon. For more info, call Lily at (708) 681-3600.

Small business or contractor looking for margins? Go outside the burbs

On Thursday, July 12, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m, at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., the Government Procurement Compliance Forum will host a vendor fair to allow vendors to learn about contracting opportunities with the city of Chicago, along with county, state and federal agencies. Parking available for $10. 1029 S. Morgan Ave. (Lot 5). For more info, visit

On Tuesday, July 17, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 300 E. Randolph St., the Chicago Sky will host a 6th Annual Veteran and Diversity Hiring Expo. Some entities represented will include AARP, Blue Cros and Blue Shield and Health Care Service Corporations. For more info or to register, contact Dede Coleman at or call (312) 994-5961.

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