We Could Use Your Help! Looking for Volunteer Assistance in Norridge

If you are interested in any of the following volunteer opportunities, call the RSVP office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3835 or 3603.

The RSVP of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties is looking for volunteer assistance with a partner in Norridge.

 The Senior Assistance Center, located at 7774 W. Irving Park Road in Norridge, needs assistance with the following volunteer opportunities:

 Home Delivered Meals Program: Hot, nutritious meals are delivered Mondays through Fridays to homebound seniors. Volunteers pick up the prepared hot meals and deliver them following a route within the communities the center serves. The time commitment is a couple of hours per week.

 Friendly Visitor Program: Volunteers are needed to offer companionship to lonely seniors in the community. Volunteers may read aloud, have coffee or tea with a senior, play a game, do some crafts, or go on an occasional outing.

 Telephone Reassurance Program: Volunteers are needed to call seniors 60 years and older who wish to receive well-being calls. Volunteers make telephone calls between 9 a.m. and noon.

 Volunteer Office Support: The center is in need of volunteer assistance answering phones, greeting clients, making copies, or doing other general clerical activities. Computer skills are helpful for data entry. Volunteers are needed to help out 9 a.m. to noon or noon to 4 p.m.

 Advisory Council Members: The Seniors Assistance Center is looking for caring people who are actively involved in the community to gain input into the needs, reactions and desires of the senior community, to speak about and promote the center’s available services. The Advisory Council meets four times a year on the fourth Thursday of January, April, July and October at 9:30 a.m. at the Seniors Assistance Center.

Calling all Actors: Auditions for Triton College Plays Dec. 18-21

comedyTriton Presents “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” and “The Tritonysia Play Festival” this Spring.

You’ll have two chances to put your acting and other talents on display this spring as Triton College’s Visual, Performing and Communication Arts Department begins production on two exciting new theatrical performances.

Dec. 18 – 21, from 6-10 p.m.
in the Cox Auditorium (Room J-108)
 of the Fine Arts Building,
located on the west side of Triton’s campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove.

A variety of roles are available for actors, musicians and dancers of all ages, ethnicities, shapes and abilities. Auditions are open to Triton students, faculty, staff and community members. There is no need to prepare any material in advance. Callback auditions will be scheduled at a later date.

 For audition information and appointments, contact Andrew Gallant, andrewgallant@triton.edu

“The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs”

Directed by Andrew Gallant

Feb. 24-26 and March 3-5, 2017


Called the ‘most notorious and controversial play of the decade,’ this unique look into the life of the man behind one of the most iconic brands of our generation is part gonzo journalism and part autobiography. Hilarious and razor sharp, writer Mike Daisey tells the story of his personal odyssey to the site of Apple’s factory in China, a captivating journey into the heart of technology and consumerism.

“The Tritonysia Play Festival”

Directed by Sommer Austin

May 5-7 and 12-14, 2017 

 The Tritonysia is Triton’s first annual short play festival, inspired by the ancient Greek festival the Dionysia, which honored the god Dionysus in many ways, including with a stage play contest. The Tritonysia closes out the VPC season with exciting new work, during which you will enjoy world premiere 10-minute pieces written by Triton College students, faculty and artists from the surrounding community. This will be a fun festival for fans of theatre, performance and creativity!

Submit a play for consideration! 

Triton students, faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to submit a play to be considered for the festival.

In order to submit a play for consideration, please adhere to the following guidelines:

Plays must be no more than 10 pages long (double-spaced), must have no more than four characters, and the only furniture pieces available are a table and four chairs.

Please email your play as a Word or PDF document to Sommer Austin at sommeraustin@triton.edu

Performances of both “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” and “The Tritonysia Play Festival”  Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, 2 p.m., in the Cox Auditorium, Fine Arts Building, Room J-108.