2255 173rd St
Lansing, IL 60438
Phone: (708) 418-3700
Fax: (708) 418-4330
A plethora of books belonging to diverse genres await your arrival at the Calumet City Public Library. The library has a warm and welcoming interior where you can pick your favorite read and stay put for long hours. The community room at the Calumet City Public Library features classic movies and it is also available on rent for local and private events. The place undertakes a variety of programs for adults as well as for teens, and organizes various events on occasions such as Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Spread over 137 acres, the Prairie State College is one of the 39 community colleges in Illinois and a part of the North Central Association. Besides it is affiliated with a number of high schools from where students are admitted for further studies. The school features a book store, library, health and fitness center and a Business and Community Education Center, which is available on rental basis for events, meetings, conferences etc.
A charming American town, Homewood is located about 28 miles (45 kilometers) from Chicago. Incorporated as a town in 1893, Homewood saw its first settlers as early as 1834. The town flourished at first as a farming town, because of the excellent topsoil, but later found prosperity with the advent of railroads and the town became an important cargo and commuter stop. Today, Homewood is one of the several suburban towns in the region. It is known for its cultural events like the Block Part, Homewood Rail Days, Dog Days of Summer, and Chocolate Fest. See the website for more information.
A public school in Illinois, it was established in the year 1900. The structure portrays six historic fresco murals, two limestone sculptures, a Trojan Head plaque and other artistic additions. The artistic structure of the school building got it to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1982. The school is home to the Blazing Trojans sports teams and has quite a few notable alumni, especially famous in various sports fields. The school is significantly a distinctive part of Chicago Heights, Illinois.
This Sports Center is named after the renowned Chicago business tycoon, Jacoby D. Dickens. Completely equipped with all the sports facilities like the gymnasium,basketball and volleyball courts,training and locker rooms; the center has 2500 seats for the spectators. Much more advanced facilities are added to make the place yet better for the sports people. So do check out for the latest match lined up here.
Trinity United Church of Christ is the largest United Church of Christ congregation in the United States. The church has a long and interesting history and is clearly influenced and follows worship service and ministries for the African-American community from the nature of the sermons to the cultural expression and method of worship, and is firmly rooted in a particular religious experience and its African roots. Sermons are lively, uplifting affairs featuring heavily on the gospel and worship through music and song. The church has a number of outreach programs and ministries, social welfare being a major aspect of community and church life of the congregation.
This really is a truly massive venue. Boasting itself as the largest amphitheater in the Chicago area, this 400,000-seat arena can accommodate any and all sporting, music, or organizational events. Throughout the venue, there are different types of seating from floor, front row, stadium, and the ever-popular lawn area. Check out the events that are happening so you can experience this enormous venue for yourself.
This hospital offers primary care and outpatient services. Same day and minor surgery, emergency medicine, respiratory care, dental, pediatric, nuclear medicine and HIV/AIDS services are also offered.
All-round development is what Saint Xavier University strives for, and being one of the good Universities in Chicago, it does just that. Apart from offering various undergraduate and graduate courses, the university also emphasizes on co-curricular activities that include sports and various art forms. In order to accentuate this fact, the university also runs The Shannon Center. On campus bookstore, health-care and many such facilities are made available for resident students and staff. Great atmosphere and liberal teaching techniques result in productive learning.
Located within Saint Xavier University, the Shannon Center mainly looks after co-curricular activities of students. By offering facilities like gyms, bookstore, meeting rooms, refreshment corner among a few, this center strives for student convenience. Apart from that events such as athletic meets, concerts and seminars are organized. Though these events are held primarily for the campus students and staff, these are at times open for public too.
Moraine Valley Church is a community church that serves as a spiritual haven, place of worship as well as a place for people to gather together and work together through the various ministries and outreach programs. Believing in the transformative power of God, the church aims at reaching out to the community and making a difference through its programs and ministries like the children's ministries, prayer, sports, women's worship, care and compassion and more with events, programs, classes and support groups making it an integral part of the community it serves. With outreach missions to inner city neighborhoods, rural and urban programs for at risk youth as well as relief missions to Mexico, Moraine Valley Church believes in reaching as many people as possible. Weekly and Sunday worship services are held at 9.30am and Pathways classes commence at 11.15am. The church has an in-house cafe, He Brews Cafe, where church goers can socialize and enjoy a refreshment before service times.
Apostolic Church of God was founded in 1931 with just a handful of members and operated from a rented space. To fulfil the needs of the growing congregation over time, a new church building was established in 1977, and there have been regular changes to the structure since, including a 3000-seat sanctuary in 1992 and a banquet hall in 1998. The church is actively involved in community activities and even has a Family Center.