Catch the Easter Bunny this weekend at Stoney Creek Golf Course (Sat.) and the Oak Lawn Ice Arena (Sun.).
Oak Lawn Park District
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Oak Lawn Park District has three family-friendly Easter events coming up through the end of March.
If your kids are getting antsy about Easter, the Oak Lawn Park District has more to offer than they’ll know what to do with. Through the end of the month, the Easter Bunny will be making some special appearances at several Easter themed events. Here’s a list of them: Check the Oak Lawn Park District site for more activities
Monday, March 18, 2013
The nostalgic rocket slide is just one of several upgrades planned for Oak Lawn Parks, including a new park at 52nd Avenue and 89th Place.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
A $4 million state grant is helping fund a couple major park overhauls--including the return of the "Rocket Slide"--and a brand new park in Oak Lawn.
The Oak Lawn Park District has big plans in store for several existing parks and one brand new park, Sun-Times Media reports. A $4 million state grant will help fund a series of new projects proposed by the park district. Here’s a look at some of their plans: Get the rest of the story by the Sun-Times Media
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Oak Lawn Community Theatre performs 'Big River," March 15-17, and March 22-24, at the Oak View Center. Tickets are on sale now.
Monday, March 4, 2013
What do the people responsible for overseeing the parks, coaching your children and running special recreation programs make in a year?
In the spirit of transparency, Patch filed a freedom of information act request for Oak Lawn Park District employees’ annual salries for 2012. Sign up for Oak Lawn Patch breaking news alerts and follow us on Facebook. The park district does not post employee salaries on its website, then again, it still doesn’t offer online registration to residents either for classes and activities. While not posted on the park district’s website (the park district still lags behind other nearby communities by not offering online registration for classes and programs) salaries are available for viewing at the administration building at 9400 S. Kenton Ave. After some gentle prodding, we received the pdf (click on the right) showing all park district’s …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Oak Lawn Park District's Junior Jordans and Eagles stage play inter-squad games in front of family and friends on Jan. 19.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Candidates trickle in to run for school, library and park board races in April 2013 election; some vacancies still remain.
Oak Lawn residents appear satisfied with how the public schools, parks and library are being run in the village. All of the local races in the upcoming consolidated election on April 9, 2013 are uncontested. “I tend to look at it that people are okay and happy,” Dist. 229 Superintendent Dr. Michael Riordan said. “Usually when things are in turmoil, that’s when people jump in.” The deadline for filing nominating petitions for all local races was at 5 p.m. Dec. 26. The last chance to file a challenge against a candidate's filing petitions is Jan. 3. The Oak Lawn Village Board offers the only contested races, with ten candidates filing petitions for village trustee seats in Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6. The mayoral and village clerk seats are also…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
What are the odds? Two local golfers hit holes-in-one in Fall Scramble at Stony Creek Golf Course.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Oak Lawn Park District's third annual Woofstock doggie fest was a howling success. See the photo gallery and video.
More than 100 two-legged and four-legged revelers showed up at Bailey's Crossing Dog Park for Woofstock. Follow Oak Lawn Patch on Facebook. The third annual party in the park for people and dogs was hosted by the Oak Lawn Park District on Saturday. Dogs and their peeps visited with each and checked out the vendors. There were doggie dashes, an owner-dog look-alike contest, and competitions to see who could do the most tricks in 30 seconds. Check out the gallery and video. Please add your own photos and video.