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February 13, 2020

Shepard Students Take 5th for Team USA in Synchronized Skating

Wrapped in the American flag, Shepard High School students Jenna Bader and Gia Swanson and their Teams Elite teammates celebrated success in Europe for the second year in a row recently.

Teams Elite, representing Team USA in the Juniors Division of the French Cup, took fifth place in synchronized skating against some of the best competition the world can offer. So proud, they posed with the flag afterward in the stands.

Last year Bader, Swanson and their teammates won the gold medal at the Spring Cup in Milan, Italy.

Full story available in the Worth Citizen


FEBRUARY 6, 2020

6th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale

The Worth Fraternal Order of Police #143 will be hosting their 6th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale on Sunday, February 9 from 7 a.m. to noon at Marrs-Meyer American Legion Post #991, 11001 S. Depot St. It is $5 per person and children under 4 are free. 

All proceeds for the event will be donated to South West Special Recreation Association (SWSRA)—a special recreation comprised of multiple local park districts, including Worth Park District.  

Full story available in the Worth Citizen


January 30, 2020

Learn What’s Cooking with the Park District

Sign up your future chef for this yummy class. Beginner chefs will make their own treats by following recipes and cooking with the proper instruction. All participants will go home with plenty to share “What’s Cooking” classes will be held every Tuesday from February 4 through March 25, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Terrace Centre, 11500 S. Beloit Ave.

Designed for children 6 to 10 years old. To register call 708-448-7080, visit, or stop by the Terrace Centre. Be sure to list any food allergies upon registration.

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January 23, 2020

Daddy & Daughter Night “Princess Ball”

It’s every little girl’s dream to dress up like a fairy tale princess and attend the ball with her Prince Charming. So come out to Worth Park District’s Terrace Centre, 11500 S. Beloit Ave., on Friday, February 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and enjoy music, food, a face painter, and each couple will be able to take a professional photo together to remember the night. 

Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door, so be sure to register by February 14th to reserve your spot! Space is limited. The cost is $35 per couple for residents, and $45 per couple for non-residents. An additional $10 for resident and $15 for non-residents applies for each additional girl.

To register call 708-448-7080 or stop by the Terrace Centre. 

Full story available in the Worth Citizen