The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Lansing Historical Society will present actor Terry Lynch at its meeting Monday, November 24th at 6:00 pm.
Dressed as the English Father Christmas, Terry will tell the origins of St. Nicholas characters in various countries, popular Christmas symbols, and worldwide Christmas traditions. This program is for the whole family. (No important secrets revealed!)
This evening will also be the gala opening of the annual Festival of Lights exhibit in the Lansing Historical Museum. More than 30 Christmas trees and displays will depict holiday celebrations from around the world and here in town.
The meeting will be held in the Community Room of the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., Lansing, IL 60438.

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Historic Gems of the South/Southwest Suburbs

The Lansing Historical Society will hold its next meeting on Monday, October 27th with a program entitled “Historic Gems of the South/Southwest Suburbs.”

Have you ever noticed how we travel great distances to see historic places and ignore what we have at home? This will be your chance to find out about the interesting sites hidden in our own backyard in the 62 South and Southwest suburbs. The program will feature Scott Bort of the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., Lansing, IL 60438. For more information, call Barb Dust, 708-474-7497.

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September meeting: “The Origins of LARC”

The Lansing Historical Society will kick off its 2014-15 season of meetings with a presentation on “The Origins of LARC.” on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the Community Room of the Lansing Public library, 2750 Indiana Ave, Lansing. LARC is the non-profit organization that provides services and employment for the developmentally disabled individuals of the area. Some have called it Lansing’s finest accomplishment. Come here how the organization got its start and the terrific array of services it provides today.

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