Banquet Hall, War Room, and Outdoor Pavilion are all available for rent.

Video Gaming • 8 Big Screen TVs • Surround Sound • Hi Tech Juke Box

Welcome to the The New Lenox American Legion – Thomas E. Hartung Post 1977

The New Lenox American Legion is a service organization for veterans and committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship programs in New Lenox and surrounding communities. The Legion is located at 14414 W. Ford Drive in New Lenox, Illinois.

The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. Our New Lenox organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives.

We offer many different services and opportunities to New Lenox and the surrounding communities

News and Events at the New Lenox American Legion

Volunteer Needed

Do you have experience with Constant Contact (or are willing to learn)? Are you willing to volunteer a few hours each month to help out the New Lenox American Legion Post 1977? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us via the Contact page on this website. (Select “Other”). Your help would be greatly appreciated.


Party in the Pavilion Sunday evening May 29th 7pm – ?

Join us Sunday May 29th at 7pm for a party in the Pavilion featuring the band Unplugged! We will have drink specials, horseshoes and bean bag tossing.


Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving our great Country.

Please join the American Legion Post 1977 and New Lenox VFW Post 9545 on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00 am for a Memorial Day Ceremony at Maplewood Cemetery at 100 Oak Drive in New Lenox (off West Haven Avenue).

A time to reflect and silently thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend.


Memorial Day Picnic 12pm – ?

Following events at the cemetery everyone is invited to the Post for a picnic. We will be providing free hamburgers and hotdogs plus you are invited to bring a dish to share. There is a sign up sheet for dishes in the Canteen. (Sign up NOT required.)

Welcome new Sons of the American Legion Officers!

The Post 1977 Squadron of the Sons of the American Legion has elected and sworn in this year’s Officers. Their webpage (under “About Us”) has been updated.

Bags ‘n Beer is Back!

Join us each Wednesday evening for Bags ‘n Beer! Please sign in by 6:30 so that the games can begin promptly at 7pm. Teams are by draw. Only $5.00! 100% paid out in prizes. Don’t forget. We also have free horseshoes and bocce ball available.


Our kitchen is temporarily closed.

Sorry for any inconvenience

Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox and Cubs in High Definition!

We have 8 big high definition LED TVs to put you where your favorite team is playing. If you are a Nascar fan, nothing can beat a race on a large screen TV. Ask the bartender to watch your preferred programming.

Queen of Hearts Raffle

Every Friday Night at 7:00 pm. Tickets on sale during business hours.

Karaoke with Chad

Every Friday from 7:00pm to midnight.

Dog Tag Drink Specials

Veterans, show your dog tags and get .50¢ off any drink on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The New Lenox American Legion offers a beautiful banquet hall facility for the following communities: New Lenox, Mokena, Orland Park, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Tinley Park, Joliet, Lockport, Crest Hill, Lemont, Romeoville, Shorewood, as well as other areas. Host your Wedding Banquet, Corporate Banquet, Awards Banquet, Bridal Shower, Anniversary Party, Baby Shower, Birthday Party, Business Meeting, Holiday Party, Family Reunion, Funeral Banquet, Retirement Party, or any Special Event at the New Lenox American Legion!  Click here to learn more about our facilities.


Please bring your worn and tattered American flags to the New Lenox American Legion for proper and honorable disposal. (View “Retiring Old Glory 2015” on our VIDEOS page.) New 3×5 American flags are available for purchase at the American Legion for $20. Simply stop by the Canteen and ask the bartender. Click here for more items available for purchase.

Thank You For Your Support!