Big Week (April 24 – May 1)

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

There’s a lot to do this week in Proviso Township. Here is just a small sampling of events available for you and the family:

Hear Robert Renteria

On Thursday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Mi Tierra en la Villita, 2528 S. Kedzie Ave. in Chicago, the Maywood-Proviso Rotary Club will host Dr. Robert Renteria, author of From the Barrio to the Boardroom. Dinner: $25 (Rotary members). $40 (non-members).

For reservations and info, contact Bob Libka at or Leonor Sanchez at

Attend a town hall

On Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, the village of Maywood will host its regular Town Hall.

Take advantage of Jesse White’s mobile unit

On Friday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Bellwood Village Hall, 3200 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood, Secretary of State Jesse White, along with the village of Bellwood, will offer area drivers a chance to renew their driver’s license or ID card, and receive a duplicate or corrected ID card or license during White’s mobile unit.

To find out what documents are considered acceptable identification, please call (217) 782-7044 or visit the Illinois Secretary of States website here

Have fun at Village Wide, Village Pride

On Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., starting at the Maywood Gazebo, located just behind the Maywood Police Station at 121 S. 5th Ave. (in the park along Oak Street, between 1st and 5th Avenues), hundreds of volunteers will descend on the village for the annual Village Wide, Village Pride cleanup.

Visit to pre-register for Village Pride, Village Wide. Organizers are asking participants to pre-register by April 19. For more info, contact Brown at or Mary D’Anza Mora at

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