Tag Archives: Orland Park

Cafe Gaston Grand Re-Opening This Wednesday!

Cafe Gaston will be hosting a Grand Re-opening event on Wednedsay, October 26th from 5-7pm!  Besides the obvious reasons to go to Cafe Gaston like spectacular food and amazing service, they are holding a ribbon cutting ceremony and will be … Continue reading

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Ross Dress For Less Grand Opening Saturday!

Orland Park Mom was invited to a VIP Sneak Preview of the brand spankin’ new Ross Dress For Less tonight.  Of course I accepted and was excited to see what all the buzz was about.  I was told I could … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Free at Francesca’s!

Loyal OP Mom subscriber, Carrie, has clued me in to another local kids eat free option.  Francesca’s, located at 12960 S. LaGrange Rd. in Palos Park, offers a kids eat free discount on Mondays.  One child age 12 an under … Continue reading

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Jayhawks Descend on Marist

Even the rain didn’t deter the marching Jayhawks when they were invited, along with a handful of other area middle schools, to join the Marist marching band for the half-time performance on Friday, September 23rd.

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September 11, 2011

The entire school student body and staff of Jerling Jr. High paid tribute to their country by forming an American flag.  It was a very moving and touching display of patriotism that followed their 9/11 Remembrance Assembly on Friday.  Great … Continue reading

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Teacher Requests, Too Intrusive or Justified?

The new school year is approaching fast and soon teacher assignments will be mailed home here in Orland Park. 

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For Tala

Before meeting the Albakri family, I had never heard of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).  It turns out I’m not alone.  Most people are completely unaware of its existance.  The family, joining efforts with the FSMA foundation, are hoping to change that. 

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For Julie

As a mother, I cannot fathom what it must be like to lose a child.  I hope and pray that no one ever experiences such a loss and am saddened when I hear of those who have.  Orland Park resident Julianne … Continue reading

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Top 5 Family Friendly Things To Do In Orland Park This Summer

  Looking for something family friendly to do with the kids this summer? You do not need to look far as Orland Park has so much to offer right here in town.  

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Cars 2 Fundraiser This Saturday 6/25 at 10am

Many of us with little ones at home are planning to take them to see the new Cars 2 movie that opens this weekend.   Not only am I going on Saturday morning, but by doing so, I am donating to a wonderful … Continue reading

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