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Upcoming Events at Franciscan Ministries

There is a lot going on at our Franciscan Ministries communities! Take a look the events below.

Arla Vox & The String Shredders

February 25, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Victory Lakes

Join us in our Prarie dining room for the musical performance of vocalist Arla Vox and the String Shedders, Ron Steta and Edgar Gabriel. They will be performing songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s! Seating is limited, RSVP required by February 23. RSVP by...

Flying High: Betty the Pan Am Stewardess

February 27, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - ; Franciscan Village

Join Us for a Tour Following the Program! Fasten your uniform buttons and get ready to travel back to the Golden Age of Air Travel. In the 1960s, when airliners were new, the stewardess was an all-American fantasy: hostess, nurse, cook, therapist and even sex...

Irish Legends of the Wee Folk

March 12, 2024 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm; University Place

Join us for folktales from the Emerald Isle that bring to life the traditions of fairies, banshees, and leprechauns. Nationally known actor, Terry Lynch will give a first person perspective on the people and events that make up Irish history and culture through a one-man...

Mollie’s War: Book Presentation

March 18, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - ; Victory Lakes

Why did an average American woman become a WAC during World War II and place herself in peril? This book describes the life of a WAC enlistee, Mollie Weinstein (now Schaffer), who joined the military to serve our country and journey to Europe to labor...

A Historical Presentation: Jane Addams

March 26, 2024 @ 1:30 pm - ; Franciscan Village

In an age where heroes can be hard to come by Illinois can be proud of Jane Addams: reformer, philosopher, founder of Hull House, and Nobel Prize winner. Joyce Haworth will trace her unique story: her unhappy years as a young woman, her banding together...

American Legion Post 2011

Second Monday of the Month @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm; Marian Village