Posts tagged "arlington heights"

Is It Really The End Of The World???

Is It Really The End Of The World???
If you are looking for scientific answers, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library has a program for you to attend! Supposedly the next “Doomsday” is a few days away…December 21, 2012. Who really can explain why? Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium will explain the science – and pseudo-science – behind the headlines, including the history... Read more »

Got Classic Sports Items In Your Closet?

Got Classic Sports Items In Your Closet?
The Arlington Heights Memorial Library has a cool upcoming event on Saturday, November 17th at 1pm featuring Sports memorabilia expert Michael Osacky. He’ll be discussing collecting vintage sports memorabilia and talk about items from his collection. If you have an item in your collection that you’d like some information on, email a picture and the... Read more »

"Voting in the Heights" 2012 Edition

With the 2012 election evening upon us, what are you going to be doing? To be completely honest, I didn’t vote this year and for no good reason other than I hadn’t followed the candidates or issues very closely (and being that Obama is most likely going to win Illinois big), so I didn’t want... Read more »
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Turn Back The Clock...Jewel-Osco on Vail Avenue in 1965

Turn Back The Clock...Jewel-Osco on Vail Avenue in 1965
As many of us have shopped at the modernized Jewel-Osco on Vail Avenue, across from the train station, over the years…but I’m not sure many of us remember what it used to look like almost 40 years ago in 1965. 2012 marks the 75th anniversary of Osco Drug.  Today, there are three Jewel-Osco stores located in... Read more »

Ping Pong Show & Table Tennis Training @ the Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Ping Pong Show & Table Tennis Training @ the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Looking for a way to stay cool and learn some ping pong? Members of the Chicago Slam Table Tennis Club will perform a ping pong show and then provide hands-on table tennis lessons. Please note that due to room capacity, participants will be divided into two groups for the lessons spread out during the two-and-one-half-hour... Read more »

6th Annual Teen Film Fest @ Arlington Heights Memorial Library

6th Annual Teen Film Fest @ Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Teens ages 12–18 are invited to enter a film in the A.H. Teen Film Fest presented by the library, the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission. Make a ridiculous comedy, a music video, a blistering action short or a documentary film about your life or even a freaky horror movie …... Read more »
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Opening Day @ Arlington Park

Opening Day @ Arlington Park
Later this morning at 11:15 am, the gates to Arlington Park opening for another season with a lot of fun and excitement taking place to celebrate. General admission is FREE and for the first 5,000 people through the gates, they’ll get a coupon for a hot dog/beer or soda combo for only 50 cents. Carmen,... Read more »

Support The Buddy Foundation in Arlington Heights

Support The Buddy Foundation in Arlington Heights
A friend that unconditionally loves you day in and day out and if you were to ask my wife, our 5yr old boy, Lucky, is as close to a child that we are going to get for a few years. He follows me from the second I wake up until the second I fall asleep,... Read more »

New "Heights" Froyo Shop To Open In May

Berry Yo, a new self-serve frozen yogurt shop, located next to Armand’s Pizzeria on Vail Street with the hopes of opening at the end of May is the talk of downtown Arlington Heights. The store will serve 16 flavors and 30 to 40 toppings, from Oreos and Gummi bears to granola and fresh fruit. Customers... Read more »
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"Rock of Love" Star Comes To Arlington Heights

"Rock of Love" Star Comes To Arlington Heights
Former VH1 reality show “Rock of Love” star and Poison lead singer Bret Michaels is bringing his solo act to a local concert venue. Starting at 8 p.m. March 13, at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., there is also a chance to win a meet-and-greet with the star for four people. Tickets... Read more »