Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The meeting will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lemont Township Community Center.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County will host an open house in Lemont on Tuesday to discuss the Veterans Memorial Trail. The meeting will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. The proposed Veterans Memorial Trail has two components; the East-West component will run along 135th Street in southern Cook and northern Will counties and will connect the Centennial Trail to the project’s North-South component within the right-of-way of I-355. The North-South component will run from 127th Street in Lemont to Route 6 in New Lenox. At the meetings, the public can view and discuss the trail’s alignment with Forest Preserve District staff. Participants can also provide public comment regarding …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Facility features spacious multi-purpose room, catering kitchen and outdoor patio.
Whether you're planning a wedding, bridal or baby shower, anniversary or birthday party – or even a corporate conference – the Lemont Township Community Center may be the perfect spot for you. The 5,300-square-foot community center, conveniently located just off I-355, one block northwest of Timberline Drive and 127th Street, offers a 3,000 square-foot multi-purpose room available to rent for public and private events. The room comfortably seats 400 people auditorium style, and has a capacity of 200 for banquet or conference-style seating. The facility’s roomy catering kitchen is equipped with a six-burner commercial stove/oven and 25-cubic-foot combination refrigerator/freezer. And, once the weather turns warm, the hall opens out to a 25-…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Dark skies, rain, wind and hail didn’t appear to dampen shoppers’ spirits Saturday at the township’s annual market to benefit Lemont families in need.
Mother Nature may have brought dark skies, rain, wind and hail to Lemont Saturday – but shoppers appeared unfazed as they browsed the products from more than 30 vendors and crafters at the Neighbor the Neighbor Vendor and Crafters’ Market at the Lemont Township Community Center. Organizer Terri O’Neill-Borders started the market so stay-at-home moms and other crafters and vendors who were trying to supplement their incomes could gather in one place, make more contacts and have a chance to sell some of their wares. The market featured a variety of items made by local crafters such as knitted scarves and crocheted necklaces, ribbon creations, baked goods, painted prints, Christmas stockings and crafts, jewelry, bath salts, candles and dog …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Shoppers can purchase unique finds from more than 30 vendors and crafters at the Lemont Township Community Center.
Lemont Township will host its fifth Neighbor to Neighbor Vendor and Crafters' Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at the Lemont Township Community Center at 16300 Alba St. At the market, visitors will find a unique gathering of independent business owners from their very own neighborhoods – as well as a chance to browse, connect and purchase unique finds from more than 30 vendors and crafters – such as designer jeans, candles, baked goods, artwork, makeup, purses and more. Organizer Terri O’Neill-Borders said she started the market so stay-at-home moms and other crafters and vendors who were trying to supplement their incomes could gather in one place, make more contacts and have a chance to sell some of their wares. “I also felt (the …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Neighbor to Neighbor Vendor and Crafter’s Market will take place Nov. 10 at the Lemont Township Community Center.
Attention Vendors and crafters: the deadline is Friday, Nov. 2, to reserve your spot for the Neighbor to Neighbor Vendor and Crafters Market. Slated for 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lemont Township Community Center at 16300 Alba St., the one-day event will give community members the opportunity to shop a wide variety of products offered by independent vendors and crafters, just like you. At the market, visitors will find a unique gathering of independent business owners from their very own neighborhoods – as well as a chance to browse, connect and purchase unique finds – such as free-trade and specialty items, jewelry, cosmetics, health food, purses and accessories and more. All vendor reservation fees and any donations …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
We invite you to join us at a free Presidential debate viewing party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Lemont Township Community Center. We'll supply the pizza and pop!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Be part of an informal, non-partisan screening of the first debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney. We'll bring pizza and pop, you bring the conversation.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Join Patch and the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St., on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for a presidential debate viewing party. You will have the chance to share your views on how the candidates' remarks addressed the issues you care about. RSVP by using the form on this page or email Patch Editor Amanda Luevano at email@example.com to hold a spot. We're seeking Democrats and Republicans, undecided voters, small business owners, civic-minded citizens and those interested in the political process. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are scheduled to debate from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (CST), and afterward Patch editors will talk with groups of attendees regarding their impression of the debate. We'll be serving …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Family-friendly event will benefit the Lemont Township Family Assistance Fund.
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Monday, September 17, 2012
Fall is in the air – so it’s the perfect time for Lemont Township’s Oktoberfest, planned for noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lemont Township Community Center at 16300 Alba Street. This is the second year for the family-friendly event, where fest-goers can purchase tasty food and refreshing drinks from Three Corners Grill & Tap, and buy a pumpkin to take home from Puckerville Farms. And, new this year – residents can get into the spirit of Oktoberfest by entering their own home-baked treats in the fall homemade dessert competition. Amateur cooks and bakers can drop off their best pumpkin bars, apple cobblers or other fall desserts by 3 p.m. – and for a $2 donation, fest-goers will earn a chance to taste and vote for their favorite …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The auction will be held Aug. 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St.
A charity art auction will be held in Lemont next month to benefit a massive, two-day philanthropic project for starving children. For the second year in a row, Feed My Starving Children—a Christian organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger throughout the world—will bring a MobilePack event to Lemont in hopes of making 218,000 meals. The event will run Oct. 12-13 at First Church of the Nazarene, 12725 Bell Road. To raise money for the MobilePack, Lemont resident Peggy Magdziarz has organized a charity art auction for Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St. The auction will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., featuring a wide collection of fine art from talented regional artists. The event will also …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
More than 125 girls commemorated the event with crafts, games, guest speakers and an indoor Promise Circle at the Lemont Township Community Center.
More than 125 Lemont Girl Scouts packed the Lemont Township Community Center on Monday to celebrate the 100th birthday of Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Troop 931 Leader Jodi Stood said nine fifth-graders from Old Quarry Middle School took on much of the responsibility for planning the event. The program began with a flag ceremony and opening statements from the girls, and continued with outdoor and indoor games, sing-alongs and a 100-year craft. The girls also heard from guest speakers Maureen Orlando and Geri Pocilujko, past volunteers with the Lemont service unit, and Laura Petruzzelli, a 100-year-old great-grandmother of a Lemont Girl Scout. At 7:12 p.m. (19:12 in military time), the Lemont Girl Scouts joined an …