‘Tendu, Plié, Voilà!’ Alvin Ailey Dancer Leads Maywood Fine Arts’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Rehearsals
Arts & Culture / Community Notebook / Events

‘Tendu, Plié, Voilà!’ Alvin Ailey Dancer Leads Maywood Fine Arts’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Rehearsals

Christopher Jackson and Maywood Fine Arts dancers during a rehearsal for ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on Saturday inside of Stairway of the Stars in Maywood. |  William Camargo/Wednesday Journal  March 20, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Alvin Ailey instructor and Chicago native Christopher Jackson guided Maywood Fine Arts dancers through a rehearsal of “Sleeping Beauty’s” … Continue reading

A Pop-Up Town Hall on Education in Proviso Township High Schools March 21, 7 PM
Education / Events

A Pop-Up Town Hall on Education in Proviso Township High Schools March 21, 7 PM

Sunday, March 19, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/20/17 The Village Free Press, the Forest Park Review and Wednesday Journal, Inc. will co-host a Pop-Up Town Hall on Education in Proviso Township on Tuesday, March 21, 7 p.m., at Mariella’s Banquet Hall, 134 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Candidates for District … Continue reading

D89 Ends Black History Month With a Bang, Maywood Bookstore to Host Author of ‘From Colored to Black’
Community Notebook / Education / Events

D89 Ends Black History Month With a Bang, Maywood Bookstore to Host Author of ‘From Colored to Black’

Students, staff and teachers of District 89 celebrate a district-wide Black History Month event on Feb. 28. | Photos submitted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews District 89 ended Black History Month with a district-wide celebration on Feb. 28 at Jane Addams Elementary School, 910 Division St., in Melrose Park. According to … Continue reading

Stairway of the Stars and Maywood Fine Arts Present ‘Sleeping Beauty’
Arts / Events

Stairway of the Stars and Maywood Fine Arts Present ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Thursday, March 2, 2017 || By Community Editor || PAID POSTING It’s one of the most famous classical ballets in the world. First performed in Russia in 1890, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ has been exciting audiences the world over ever since. This month, it touches down in your area. Stairway of the Stars & Maywood Fine Arts present Classical … Continue reading

Registration Starts for Village-Wide Cleanup | Maywood Commission Seeking Members, Volunteers
Community Development / Events / Government / Noted

Registration Starts for Village-Wide Cleanup | Maywood Commission Seeking Members, Volunteers

Participants at last year’s Village Pride-Village Wide event. | File Wednesday, February 22, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Organizers of the third annual Village Pride-Village Wide cleanup event, held each spring in Maywood, are looking for sponsors and volunteers ahead of this year’s event, which is set for April 22, 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

Don’t Miss: Facebook Live Townhall & Maywood Resource Fair on Feb. 22
Events / Government / Jobs

Don’t Miss: Facebook Live Townhall & Maywood Resource Fair on Feb. 22

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) will host his first Facebook Live Townhall Meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. Welch will be streaming from Springfield. Anyone with questions can leave them here:http://bit.do/AskRepWelch. “If we don’t get to your question, I will be sure … Continue reading