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This Week

Downton Abbey
dramatic review

A dramatic book review of Lady Armina from Downton Abbey will be held on Tuesday, May 27 at 1 p.m., at The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway in Palos Park.
Actress Lynn Rymarz will portray Lady Armina in the form of a historical book review, revealing the real lady Armina of Britain’s Highclere Castle and her family and staff and the events that really took place there.
Rymarz is a popular performer and the Downton Abbey series an extremely popular television show. The noon luncheon which precedes the program is already filled, but guests may call in a reservation for the 1 p.m. program which costs $10. Call The Center: 361-3650.

The Bridge Teen
Center programs

Build Your Own Computer — 4 to 6 p.m. today (Thursday), The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will hold a program that will teach students the different parts of a computer and how they work.Trail Mix and Hiking — 4 to 6 p.m. May 27, a hiking program in which students can make their own trail mix before heading out for a hike in a local forest preserve.

Journal Through Art - 4:30 to 6 p.m. May 28, art program for students to express their thoughts through various artistic mediums.

Game Day — 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 29, The Bridge Teen Center will host a game day to celebrate the arrival of summer. These free events are for teens in 7th through 12th grade.
For information on any program, call 532-0500.

New Spirituality
DVD discussions

Brian Swimme’s Powers of the Universe DVD series will be shown and discussed for 12 weeks beginning Tuesday, May 27, at 6:30 p.m., and Thursday, May 29, at 10 a.m., at The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park.
In the DVDs, Brian Swimme explores the powers coursing through the Universe since the beginning of time. The Rev. Chris Hopkins will lead the discussions following the films and welcomes all to participate.
The cost of participation is $5 per week. Pre-registration is required. Call 361-3650.


The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, Palos Park, will host its monthly Womantalk coffee hour and discussion on Tuesday, May 27, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. 
Led by MaryAnn Grzych, ladies are invited to join the discussion of Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach or other inspirational readings that participants wish to bring. There is no cost, but advance reservations are required. Call The Center at 361-3650.

Family art tie-dye workshop

A tie-dyeing art workshop for families will be hosted at the Log Cabin Center for the Arts on Wednesday, May 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Log Cabin is located at 12700 Southwest Highway in Palos Park.
Families with children of any age are invited to tie dye t-shirts in brightly colored swirls, stripes, and splotches. Family art teacher Heather Young invites participants to bring socks, pillowcases, or other articles to dye in addition to the t-shirts which are provided. The class fee is $10 per person.
Reservations are required, and families will be asked to indicate youth and adult T-shirt sizes upon registration. Call The Center at 361-3650.

Papercraft workshop

The Log Cabin Center for the Arts, 12700 Southwest Highway in Palos Park, will offer a papercraft workshop on Tuesday, May 27, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Ann Fowler will teach students to make greeting cards with a “Make You Smile” theme. The workshop costs $18, plus a $6 materials fee. Registration is required. For further information, call The Center at 361-3650.