Find St. Baldrick's Day Events in the Southland

If you're feeling braver with each bald photo you see, maybe you can fit one of these into your schedule.

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It's happened. Your Facebook and Instagram feeds are flooded with photos of people shaving it all off for a good cause. 

St. Baldrick's Day, a volunteer-driven charity that raises funds to help find cures for childhood cancers is in full swing. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a national non-profit organization that raises money for childhood cancer research. Volunteers with the organization typically host special events in which they shave their heads in solidarity with children who lost their hair during cancer treatment.

Think bald will look good on you? If you're feeling emboldened by your friends' pictorial triumphs in fundraising, we've put together a list of area St. Baldrick's Day events that you can still attend. Call ahead to ensure they'll accept walk-ins.


Bolingbrook 4 Kids, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Bolingbrook Golf Club 
2001 Rodeo Drive

Cassell Elementary School, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
11314 South Spaulding, Chicago.


Joliet Catholic Academy
1200 N. Larkin Ave., Joliet


Arctic Ice Arena, 5 p.m.
10700 160th St., Orland Park

H.L. Richards High School, 2 p.m.
10601 S. Central Ave., Oak Lawn

American Legion Post 1977
14414 Ford Dr., New Lenox


Blarney Stone Pub, 2 to 6 p.m. 
15400 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest


Chieftain Pub,
6906 W. 111th St., Worth
'Get Buzzed for Emily', 
fundraiser for Emily Dziedzic
Admission is $10


Tom Kelly's Pub, 8 p.m.
495 Degroate Rd., New Lenox

DID WE MISS ONE? Tell us and we'll add it to the list.

CM March 14, 2014 at 07:54 AM
Get Buzzed for Emily, a fundraiser for Emily Dziedzic, will be on Sunday March 23rd at Chieftain Irish Pub. All proceeds will go to Emily as she battles Leukemia. For information, please visit getbuzzedforemily.com Admission is $10. Chieftain is located at 6906 w 111th Street in Worth.
MDP March 14, 2014 at 08:36 AM
Balmoral in Crete is having a big event Saturday
scouter March 14, 2014 at 02:19 PM
http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/4227/2014 H.L. Richards High School on March 21st.
Joliet Catholic Academy March 14, 2014 at 03:33 PM
Please Joliet Catholic Academy to the list of events. Our event is Monday March 17th. http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/895/2014
Melanie Killham Johnson March 15, 2014 at 09:39 AM
Five Guys Named Moe appearing at New Lenox March 21st event! http://www.stbaldricks.org/events/mypage/4102/2014 no cover charge, food, drinks, raffle prizes and more


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