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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.


September 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Marian Village

Put on your lederhosen and join us for our annual Oktoberfest featuring Eddie Korosa and the Boy & Girl from Illinois! Enjoy the music and atmosphere as well as a German meal complete with a brat on a pretzel bun, sauerkraut, potato salad and dessert....

Welcome Home Wednesdays

September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Franciscan Village

Fall is almost here. Celebrate the change in seasons at Franciscan Village. We invite you to mingle with the community and meet the team that makes Franciscan Village such a great place to live. While you’re here, take a tour of our Independent Living –...

Making Sense of Medicare Presented By Pathlights

October 6, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - ; Marian Village

Medicare A, B, C, D! Who can make sense of it? Pathlights Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselors will guide those approaching Medicare, current enrollees, and caregivers of enrollees through Medicare basics. Attendees will get a thorough overview of Medicare and better understand how SHIP...

Lunch and Learn: What role will Medicare play during your retirement?

October 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am - ; Franciscan Village

The increasing cost of health care is a growing concern for current and future retirees. In fact, 30 years ago, retirees spent almost twice as much on food as on health care; now the amounts are nearly equal. Join us for our presentation, Health Care...

Amelia Earhart: A First-Person Portrayal By Leslie Goddard

October 12, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm; University Place

Amelia Earhart’s courageous exploits and spirited personality made her an international celebrity in the early twentieth century. In this lively living-history program, meet Amelia and learn about her experiences as the first woman to cross the Atlantic by airplane (1928) and the first woman to...

Fall Bingo Bonanza

October 15, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - ; Marian Village

DON’T MISS THE LAST BINGO BONANZA OF 2023! Bring your friends and visit Marian Village for an afternoon of Bingo with prizes. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15 Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Bingo begins at 3 p.m. $5 PER PERSON Includes bingo cards and a baked potato...

The Time to Sell is Now!

October 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am; Addolorata Villa

Join Addolorata Villa for an informative presentation that provides an overview of why today’s market has created the best opportunity for home owners in decades. Plus, you’ll discover what you need to sell your home and why the high demand from buyers is leading to...

Daniel Boone: American Pioneer and Frontiersman

October 24, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm; University Place

Portrayed by Danny Russel, actor and dynamic storyteller, Daniel Boone shares dangerous defenses and deadly rescues. He tells his story of losing two sons and a brother settling “the dark and bloody ground” of Kentucky. Boone discovered caverns in southern Indiana, saved his kidnapped daughter,...

Unwined at Marian Village

Friday: June 30 | July 28 | August 25 | September 29 | October 27 | December 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm; Marian Village

Relax and UnWined with the residents of Marian Village. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while connecting with residents of our community. RSVP to Ailish Doherty at 708.226.3786 or There is no cost for this event but seating is limited.

American Legion Post 2011

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