What's Happening

What's Happening for Sept. 22, 2018

LELAND

Movie Night

7 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month – next, Sept. 26 – at American Legion Post 570, 168 N. Main St. Take commander’s choice or bring your own DVD.

MILLBROOK

Men’s Breakfast

7:30 a.m. the fourth Sunday of the month – next, Sept. 23 – at Millbrook United Methodist Church, 8360 Fox River Road. Each month includes a speaker who presents on topics of interest to the community. Past topics have included taxes, senior citizen programs, political perspectives and conservation issues. Admission is free. For information, call 815-786-4106.

PLANO

Independent Storytime
for 3’s, 4’s and 5’s

10:30 to 11:10 a.m. or 1 to 1:40 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 1 at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For independent 3- to 5-year-olds, without an adult. Features simple stories, music, movement activities and a simple craft. Parents must remain in the Kids’ Library during storytime. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Me & My Grown-Up Storytime

6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 1 at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For 3- and 4-year-olds with their grown-up. Features simple stories, rhymes, movement activities, songs and art experiences. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Me & My Grown-Up Storytime

10:30 to 11:10 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 2 at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For 3- and 4-year-olds with their grown-up. Features simple stories, rhymes, movement activities, songs and art experiences. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Independent Storytime
for 4’s and 5’s

1 to 1:40 p.m. or 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 2 at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For independent 4- and 5-year-olds, without an adult. Features simple stories, music, movement activities and a simple craft. Parents must remain in the Kids’ Library during storytime. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Walk-in Blood Pressure Clinics

9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at KishHealth System Physician Group, 12700 Route 34 in Plano, and Valley West Hospital, 1302 N. Main St. in Sandwich. For information, call 815-786-3962 or visit www.kishprograms.org.​

Rhyme Time

10:30 to 11 a.m. or 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. or 6 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 3 at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For babies to age 3 accompanied by an adult. This lap sit storytime features action rhymes, finger plays, songs, movement activities, a simple story, and parent-child reading time. Active adult participation is an integral part of this program. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Mothers Offering Mutual Support (MOMS)

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month – next, Sept. 27 – through May at Plano Bible Church, 1111 W. South St. Find support and encouragement from other moms. Child care and breakfast provided. www.planobiblechurch.org.​

Knit and Crochet Group

10 a.m. to noon Thursdays at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarns and helps each other with new or tricky patterns. Bring your own supplies.

Rhyme Time

10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Oct. 4 at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. For babies to age 3 accompanied by an adult. This lap sit storytime features action rhymes, finger plays, songs, movement activities, a simple story, and parent-child reading time. Active adult participation is an integral part of this program. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

Writers’ Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month – next, Sept. 27 – at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Adults and high school students are invited to share their work with other writers.

SANDWICH

Hero day

10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Visit with heroes from the community, as well as a special visit from your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Registration is required.

Indian Valley Community Band

6 to 7:20 p.m. Mondays in the Sandwich Middle School band room, 600 S. Wells St. This community band is made up of anyone who has ever played an instrument. Stop in to see what rehearsal is like. For information, call 815-786-6752 and leave a message or visit the Facebook page.

Home Energy Savings Workshop

7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Learn how you can reduce the cost of your utility bills with a representative from the Citizens Utility Board.

Genealogy Basics Series 1

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Join professional genealogist Laura Chaplin for a new series. The first class will cover the basics of genealogy and a general overview of the practice.

Under the Big Top craft show

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, on Railroad Street in downtown Sandwich. For information, call Sharon Maroo at 630-707-7189.

Help for Seniors
and People with Disabilities

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month – next, Sept. 27 – at the Wildwood Community Center. Beverly Dunfrund of Mendota Area Senior Services will help anyone older than 60 or younger than 60 with a disability to obtain access to services, apply to programs or gather information. No appointments are necessary. For information, call 815-539-9673, 815-539-7700 or 800-535-5970.

Fall Salad Luncheon

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 2465 W. Sandwich Road. All tickets cost $10 at the door. A large assortment of homemade salads and desserts will be offered.

Mo Willems Story Time Party

5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Event includes books, snacks and fun. For ages 3 and older

Little Movers

10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month – next, Sept. 28 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Story and play time for toddlers.

“Best Christmas Pageant Ever”
Auditions

2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the Community Room at the Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. There are 27 speaking roles, 10 for adults and 17 for school-aged actors. There also will be a choir of youngsters singing throughout the show. The show runs Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, and is a benefit supporting the Gil Morrison Memorial Scholarship. For information, Corinne Holloway at rinne.holloway@gmail.com or Jaye Morrison at jaye_morrison@yahoo.com.

SHERIDAN

Fall Rummage and Bake Sale

8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 22, at the American Legion, 100 E. Si Johnson Ave. Hosted by the Sheridan United Methodist Women. For information, call 815-496-2225 or 815-343-3117.

Fourth Tuesday Community Feast

4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 340 W. Arnold St. Everyone is invited to this free dinner presented by the Sandwich-Somonauk Ministerial Alliance. For information, call 815-498-2312.

Help for Seniors
and People with Disabilities

1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month – next, Sept. 26 – at the Sheridan Library, 120 E. Si Johnson Ave. Jill Hartley of Mendota Area Senior Services will help anyone older than 60 or younger than 60 with a disability to obtain access to services, apply to programs or gather information. No appointments are necessary. For information, call 815-539-9673, 815-539-7700 or 800-535-5970.

American Legion Fish Fries

5 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the Sheridan American Legion Post 729, 300 W. Si Johnson Ave. The fish fry includes a choice of catfish or cod, fried or poached, with fries, hush puppies and a complete salad bar for $9. Carryouts are available by calling 815-496-2380. The Sept. 28 special is salmon patties and mac & cheese and includes the salad bar.

SOMONAUK

Pre-Owned Jewelry Fundraiser

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. For information, email braidedlady@gmail.com.

Lego Mania

4 p.m. the last Monday of the month – next, Sept. 24 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Open to all children.

Genealogy Group

6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month – next, Sept. 24 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Registration preferred. Call the library at 815-498-2440 for information.

Men’s Group

10 a.m. the last Tuesday of each month – next, Sept. 25 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St.

Teen Activity

4 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month – next, Sept. 25 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Sign-up required.

College – Getting There
from Here

7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. College savings presentation given by Justin Gifford of Edwards Jones. No registration required.

Help for Seniors
and People with Disabilities

10 a.m. to noon the fourth Wednesday of every month – next, Sept. 26 – at the Somonauk Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Beverly Dunfrund of Mendota Area Senior Services will help anyone older than 60 or younger than 60 with a disability to obtain access to services, apply to programs or gather information. No appointments are necessary. For information, call 815-539-9673, 815-539-7700 or 800-535-5970.

Adult Craft

4 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month – next, Sept. 26 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Registration required; limit of 10 people. Call 815-498-2440.

Abraham Lincoln by Kevin Wood

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, p.m. at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Kevin Wood will portray President Abraham Lincoln in “From Obscurity to Greatness,” Illinois and Lincoln, 1830-1862. No registration required.

PJ Tales

6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month – next, Sept. 27 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. Lasalle St. Open to all children.

YORKVILLE

Kendall Arts Guild

7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the lower-level community room of the office building at 215 Hillcrest Ave., at the corner of Route 34 and Center Parkway. A short business meeting will be followed by a demonstration by oil pastel artist Deann Allman of Batavia. KAG is planning to change the Kendall County Courthouse art gallery display on Sept. 27. For information, contact Joan at 630-567-6407 or mcskikat@gmx.com.

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