Open Mic, ‘Bevs and Bites,’ GOP and Elvis Top the Week Ahead

A quick look at some local events happening this week.

Old freaks playing the blues at SIP Appetizer Grill in Oak Lawn.
Old freaks playing the blues at SIP Appetizer Grill in Oak Lawn.

Do you sing or play an instrument? Tell jokes? Write poetry or fiction? Musicians, comedians and writers are invited to bring their talent to the stage at SIP Appetizer Bar at 4911 W. 95th St., from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 16. Enjoy great appetizers and drink specials while cheering for your friends on the stage. Open mic night at SIP happens every Thursday evening. Free parking is available behind the bar.

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GOP Meet and Greet

The Worth Township Regular Republican Organization is hosting a candidate’s forum for Republicans running in the upcoming Illinois primary starting at 7 p.m. at Johnson-Phelps VFW Post 5220, 9514 S. 54nd Ave., in Oak Lawn. Confirmed candidates are Jim Oberweiss, Senator Bill Brady, Bruce Rauner, Doug Truax, Paul Schimpf, Bob Grogan and Tom Cross.  Come on out and meet or show your support for these concerned candidates.

also on Monday ...

“There’s An ‘App” for That,” Oak Lawn Library

Junior Friends of the Library, Ages 11-15, Oak Lawn Library

SAT Webinar for Parents


Jammie Storytime (All Ages)

Wear your favorite jammies and listen to stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and then get to bed. Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., 6:30 to 7 p.m. FREE.

Oak Lawn Village Board Meeting

Your village government kicks off the first regular board meeting of the 2014 at Village Hall. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Oak Lawn Village Hall, 9466 S. Raymond Ave.

also on Tuesday ...

Chicagoland Southland Job Hunters Network


St. Paul ‘Bevs and Bites’ Benefit

St. Paul Lutheran Church and School PTL cordially invite community members to an evening of Amazing Appetizers and Luscious Libations prepared with quality kitchen tools from The Pampered Chef. Free Pampered Chef products will be raffled off and a movie will be shown for the kids if you cannot find a babysitter. 7 p.m., FREE. To RSVP or for information on placing an online order, call 708-423-1058.

also on Thursday ...

College Planning - Chicago Ridge Library

Open Mic Night - SIP


Joe ‘Elvis’ Tirrito at Stony Creek

Corrected: Nobody loves Elvis more than Joe Tirrito. Joe brings his amazing tribute show to Stony Creek Clubhouse at 5850 W. 103rd St. Bar and restaurant are open. $12, includes $6 drink and food voucher. 7 p.m.


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