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Chicago Ridge
  Ongoing: The Chicago Ridge Park District is taking team registration for 4th through 8th grade boys basketball and girls volleyball leagues. For registration information, please call 708-423-3959 or visit our website
Evergreen Park
  The Evergreen Park Recreation Department is headquartered at the Village Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St., but holds programs in various locations throughout the village. For more information, or to register for a class, call 229-3373.
  Jan. 17: Girls Night Out for girls in second through fifth grades will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center. The evening will feature winter themed activities including crafts, games, snacks, and more. The fee is $15.
  Jan. 23: The Evergreen Park Recreation Department Preschool will host a preschool open house for new students from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The preschool staff will be on hand to greet parents and children and answer questions. Parents will be able to tour the three preschool rooms and discuss curriculum with the teachers. Parents will be able to register for the fall session the same evening. Registration continues until classes are filled, or the session begins. Children who attend must be 3 years old, and fully toilet trained by the first day of school. Classes will begin the week of Aug. 25. To register for preschool, parents must provide the following items: the child’s birth certificate, proof of residency, and a $35 non-refundable deposit, which will be applied to the first preschool payment. Preschool classes are offered from 9 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:15 to 2:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. There is also a five day preschool class offered from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, but children must be entering kindergarten the following year to participate in this class.
  Jan. 25: to March 15: Group swim lessons for boys and girls ages 4 years and older will be held on Saturdays from 11 to 11:45 a.m., or from noon to 12:45 p.m. The fee for eight weeks is $75 for residents and $85 for non-residents. Swim lessons are held at the Evergreen Park High School pool, 99th Street and Kedzie Ave.

Oak Lawn
  Ongoing: Duplicate bridge will be held at 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Oak View Center. Cost is $7 per person and includes a light lunch. For more information, call 857-2200.

  Headquarters for the Worth Park District is located at the Terrace Centre, 11500 S. Beloit Ave. For more information, or to register, call 448-7080. The Winter/Spring Worth Park District program guide has arrived and registration has begun.
  Ongoing: Pickle Ball will be at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday. Pickle Ball is a cross between tennis and ping-pong and involves strategies such as lobbing, drive shots and overhead slams. Cost is $1.
  Ongoing: Open gym basketball is offered at the Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $1.
  Ongoing: The Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., has an indoor playground featuring slides, a climbing wall, tree house and more for children who can walk through 4 years old. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fee is $1 for residents, $2 for non-residents. For more information call 448-7080 or visit