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Church Corner from 10-2-14

Chicago

CHOIRS TO BE IN CONCERT IN MORGAN PARK
  The Fall Festival of Choirs Concert will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, at Morgan Park Presbyterian Church, 2017 W. 110th Pl., Chicago.

HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION COMING IN NOVEMBER
  The Green Sanctuary Group of Beverly Unitarian Church is sponsoring an electronic/hazardous waste collection from 8:30 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, in the church parking lot located at northwest corner of 103rd Street and Seeley Avenue.
  The following items will be accepted: computers, laptops, printers, monitors, stereo equipment, boom boxes, mercury-florescent lamps and bulbs, televisions, cell and land line phones, small microwaves, eyeglasses, non-controlled expired prescription drugs, and textbooks.
  The following hazardous items will be accepted if properly sealed: antifreeze, used motor oil, old gasoline, oil-based paints, paint thinners, aerosol paints, car batteries, reusable batteries, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, lawn chemicals, solvents, drain cleaners, pool chemicals, and hobby chemicals.
  The group cannot accept: latex, acrylic or water based paints, Freon, incandescent bulbs, products needing water cleanup only, bio-hazardous material or needles. Also, no athletic shoes will be collected at this event.
  This collection is a service offered to local residents. Modest donations to offset costs are appreciated. The Green Sanctuary Group thanks Beverly Bank and Trust and Com2 for their ongoing support of this community service.
  To volunteer, or for more information, contact Eileen Klees at, [email protected], or call (773) 968-3396, or Fran Sowa at, [email protected], or call (708) 423-6392.

Willow Springs

GRACE EVANGELICAL CHURCH TO SERVE SPAGHETTI DINNER

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 212 S. Nolton Ave., Willow Springs, will be serving up spaghetti and sides from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The tab is $8 for adults and $3 for children 3 to 9 years old. Children younger than 3, eat free. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread and butter, beverages, and dessert. Take-outs will be available. Parking is available at the upper and lower level.

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