Get Your Flu Shots Today At Locations Listed Below

flu-copyThe following Melrose Park locations are offering flu shots: Walgreens, Jewel/Osco, Meijer, CVS, Target, Costco (members only), and Gottlieb Hospital. While you are there ask the pharmacist if you need a shingles and pneumonia shot. Don’t spread the flu to your family, friends, and co-workers… get your flu shot today!

Melrose Park Library & Brookfield Zoo Bringing ZAP Program to Town

e4dbfdcf-9de6-418e-8165-34e353d06222 (2)ZAP! is a FREE after-school and weekend program for families with children ages 3 through 12. Monthly programs, in partnership with the Melrose Park Library, encourage families to learn about and explore the natural world. Brookfield Zoo educators focus ZAP! on the world’s diverse plants, animals, and cultures through games, crafts, field trips, and other activities. When participants attend three or more ZAP! programs, they are invited to a ZAP! Family Day at Brookfield Zoo where they can apply their ZAP! knowledge to the zoo’s exhibits and enjoy the zoo with their families. Other excursions are part of the programs, and transportation is provided to and from the public library and is FREE to families.  Please contact the Outreach Program Manager at 708-688-8362

St. Paul Lutheran Care Giver Luncheon October 8th

caregiversSaturday, October 8th  St. Paul Lutheran will host their Care-Giver Café! Care-Giver Café is an outlet for care givers to meet with others who understand the time and effort that care-giving takes. The café is a place where you can share your story, find encouragement, and obtain resources for additional help.  Care-Giver Café meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00 am until 11:00 am.  You are welcome to bring the person for whom you provide care. Refreshments will be provided and there is no fee to attend Care-Giver Café.  Join us at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 1025 W. Lake St. Melrose Park.  Please use the entrance behind the church by  9th Ave. and Superior St. For more information call St. Paul Lutheran at 708-343-1000 or email

St. Anthony Society’s Breakfast Buffet at Mt. Carmel on October 9th

30557114-1-copyThe St. Anthony Society of the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel will hold its annual old-fashioned breakfast buffet on Sunday, October 9th from 8:30am until 1 pm in Carmel Hall located next to Mt. Carmel Church at 22nd and Augusta.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased from any St.Anthony member or in the church rectory. For more information call the rectory at 708-344-4140.