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Things to do in Lansing this week – March 11 edition

LANSING, Ill. (March 11, 2024) – The items listed below are public events compiled from a variety of community sources. They represent a diversity of ways to be involved this week.


Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Coffee Break

Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Adult Department), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Made with our French press, enjoy the freshest coffee around for free. Join us for a chat or grab and go!”

Lansing Garden Club

Time: 6 – 7:15 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Members meet for education and sharing of information.”

Queen of Hearts @ Pour on Roy

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Pour On Roy, 18155 Roy Street, Lansing

Drawings will take place every Tuesday until the queen is found.

Thornton Township Board meeting

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Thornton Township headquarters, 333 E. 162nd Street, South Holland

When available, an agenda is be posted here.


Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Pop-up pantry

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: Mt. Zion UFL Center, 2340 177th Street, Lansing (708-394-3555)

Mt. Zion UFL Center partners with Illinois Partners In Hope to distribute a variety of donated food once or twice a week. These pop-up pantries are open to anyone, and no ID is required.

Free ‘n Fun Bingo at Kasey’s

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing

Bingo happens every Wednesday night at 6 p.m.

Open Jam Night at Bottoms Up

Time: 7 – 10 p.m.

Location: 1696 Thornton Lansing Road, Lansing

“Open Jam Night with Kerry Mott, Kevin Benda, & Al Gallegos from Soulfinger every Wednesday.”


Thursday, March 14, 2024

Lansing Area Spelling Bee

Time: 6 –  8 p.m.

Location: Coolidge Elementary School, 17845 Henry Street

Come and see students from schools around Lansing compete in a spelling bee!

Senior Medicare Patrol

Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Learn more about Medicare fraud by playing BINGO! Identifying the most common scams and how you can protect yourself! – Provided by AgeOptions”

Pi(e) Day

Time: 6 – 7 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Teen Island), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

For ages 2–5, with an accompanying adult. “Make a pi day craft and have a slice of pie to celebrate the power of math.” Register here.

National Financial Literacy Campaign: Your Health & Wealth

Time:  6 – 7 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Learn how to build wealth during this 6-course class! – Provided by World System Builder” This event is part of a series. Register here.

Bags in the Banquet Hall

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing

Come and enjoy a couple of rounds of bags for free in the Kasey’s Banquet Hall!


Friday, March 15, 2024

Bingo

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.

Location: Lansing Public Library (Community Room), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing

“Love to play bingo? Like to win stuff too? This is the perfect opportunity for you to win some interesting prizes!” This event is for seniors.

Trivia and Karaoke at Kasey’s

Time: Trivia from 6 – 8 p.m. and Karaoke from 8 p.m. – midnight.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing


Saturday, March 16, 2024

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing


Sunday, March 17, 2024

St. Patrick’s Day

Weekend Mass at All Souls Catholic Parish at St. Ann

Time: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.

Location: 3010 Ridge Road, Lansing

Bunco

Time: 12 p.m.

Location: American Legion, 18255 Grant Street

“This is co-ed Bunco – not just for the ladies. Auxiliary is hosting Bunco on March 17, 2024 from 1:00 – 3:30. Doors will open at 12:00p.m. We will have Bunco College before the games for anyone who does not know how to play or needs a refresher course. Bunco is a really fun and easy game to play. Price is $20.00 per player. Come alone or get your friends together for some fun, food , raffles and prizes! Soft drinks provided, cash bar.”

Windy City Dueling Pianos

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: J.J. Kelley’s, 2455 Bernice Road, Lansing

“Windy City Dueling Pianos entertains at JJ Kelley’s in Lansing, IL on St. Patrick’s Day at noon!”

St. Patrick’s Day with St. James Gate

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: J.J. Kelley’s, 2455 Bernice Road, Lansing

“Traditional Irish music for St. Patrick’s Day!”

Kasey’s St. Patrick’s Day Party

Time: 4 – 9 p.m.

Location: Kasey’s Banquet Hall and Lounge, 17800 Lorenz Avenue, Lansing

“Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Kasey’s. A $40 ticket includes an all-you-can-eat buffet with corned beef and cabbage, carrots, roasted potatoes, Fried Chicken, Italian beef and salad. A 5-hour open bar with all your favorite Irish whiskeys, beer, wine and mixed cocktails. For entertainment, we will feature the band “I’m With Frank”. All this for just $40 per person. Get your tickets today by stopping in Kasey’s Lounge.”



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Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.