Our Mayor / John Mahoney
A Word from the Mayor
As the Village of Palos Park anticipates the arrival of the Spring of 2015, plans are underway for a host of community events in the coming months. These events are a great opportunity to bring folks together to enjoy time with family and friends.
It’s Chili in The Park is being held on Saturday, February 7th beginning at 12:30 PM inside the Recreation Center. This event is sanctioned by the Illinois Chili Society (ICS) and the Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI). En-joy an afternoon of live music by Blue Willie T & da Mid-Nite Lovers and sample a variety of chili for a $5.00 entry fee, public tasting begins at 1:15 PM.
On March 10th from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, The Palos Park Library will host an evening of music from the American Civil War era as the Battlefield Balladeers perform patriotic songs from this time in American history. This program is scheduled in conjunction with ‘not to be missed’ Civil War Exhibit at the McCord Gallery and Cultural Center from March 11-15.
Save a spot on your calendar for the Spring Run in The Park on Saturday, April 18th, kid’s one-mile run and 5K main event. Walkers and runners of all skill levels are encouraged to partici-pate. There will also be kid’s activities in the park during the 5K run.
Join members of the Beautification Committee and other community groups as they participate in the annual Village spring cleanup, a.k.a. Rid Litter Day on Saturday, April 25th. If you can-not participate in this event, we encourage all residents to keep the area around their proper-ties, Clean, Green, Beautiful and Litter Free.
A list of scheduled Village events can be found in this newsletter. More information and up-dates on upcoming events can be viewed regularly by adding your ‘like’ to our Facebook page, ‘Village of Palos Park’.
Palos Park is a great place to live and raise a family in beautiful natural surroundings. A place where people of all ages can lead full, healthy and active lives. Enjoy the beauty of springtime in Palos Park!
Mayor John Mahoney