Sunday, December 16, 2012
Our Patch Elf on the Shelf has gotten ahold of our computer and now wants to know what his buddy elves are up to. Share your photos here!
Hi friends! I'm the Patch Elf on the Shelf. Call me Patchy. I've heard about more of my friends hanging around the area lately, and I wondered what they were up to. Could their families post pictures here on Patch to show me? I'd love to catch up with them. We all go back to Santa on Christmas Eve, but in the meantime, we'll be watching you! Cheers, Patchy the Elf
Monday, December 3, 2012
Hundreds of residents turned out in shirt sleeves and light wight jackets for a balmy Christmas celebration with Santa, carolers and more.
The Village of New Lenox held its annual "Christmas in the Commons" Sunday, celebrating with Santa, carriage rides, tree decorating and more. Christmas carols filled the commons and music was performed by numerous school choral groups, including Medieval-dressed Madrigal Singers from Lincoln-Way West High School along with youngsters from Martino and Liberty Junior High Schools. Meanwhile, parents and children decked out a field of evergreen trees and many enjoyed a horse-drawn, snow-less sleigh ride. Check our Holiday Guide for more Christmas Activities. Santa was kept quite busy listening to starry-eyed children rattle off a list of toys they'd like to find under the Christmas tree, and a host of venders sold everything from hand-…
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Want to take your kids to see Santa? Check out the map we put together of all the spots he'll hit in Frankfort, Mokena and New Lenox.
What's more exciting and/or terrifying for a kid than meeting Santa Claus? If you want to get a photo you'll cherish or give your child a shot to tell Santa what he or she wants for Christmas, here's where you can find the big guy around the Lincoln-Way area. Hover over a snowflake on the map to see Santa's location, and click on the snowflake for more event details. Breidert Green, Frankfort: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Annual holiday tree lighting with refreshments and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. More info. Lincoln-Way East, Frankfort: Dec. 3, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. $5 ticket for breakfast with Santa. More info. Lincolnway Community Bank, New Lenox: 9 a.m. to noon. Take a photo with Santa and get a free digital copy. More info. Tucker’s …
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Patch has the scoop on the Southland. Take a peek at what's going on in the neighborhoods around you!
Our New Year's resolution at New Lenox Patch is to serve you better. So we want to make sure you know about all of the local Patches that can help keep you connected to the people and places that matter most to you. A dozen Patches now serve the Chicago Southland, delivering news, features, sports and video every day! From the news that may affect your morning commute to weekend events and business listings for shops and restaurants, Patch is looking out for you. Check out what's been happening lately in the Patches of the south suburbs. Looking for news in other communities not listed above? Visit patch.com to view all of the towns we're covering across the nation—our 750th site went live on Wednesday—with more to come in 2011! Happy …