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What's Happening for Nov. 3, 2018

HINCKLEY

Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper

4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at St. Paul’s UCC, 324 W. McKinley St. Side dishes include boiled potatoes, cooked carrots, beet relish, rolls and desserts and pies. Eat at the church in the Fellowship Hall, or take carryout from the View Street entrance. Advance tickets are not required. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for ages 6 to 12. For information, call 815-286-3391.

MILLINGTON

Second Chance Rummage Sale

9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, at  Millington United Methodist Church, 200 Orleans St. A lot of quality rummage is still available.  For information, call 815-695-5384, 815-695-5724 or 815-695-5656. 

NEWARK

Torsk Dinner

4:30 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Newark Fire House, 101 E. Main St. Hosted by the Fern Dell Historic Association. The menu includes boiled cod, red potatoes, green beans or corn, coleslaw, dinner roll, beverage and homemade dessert. The one-piece dinner is $11, the two-piece dinner is $13. Tickets are advance sales only. Tickets are available at Heartland Bank, Newark, or by calling 815-736-6190.

PLANO

Quarter Auction

2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Plano American Legion Post 395, 510 E. Dearborn St. Attendees can purchase a bid paddle for $5 or three for $10. Players are encouraged to pre-shop the participating businesses and bring at least one to two rolls of quarters to bid with. There will be light refreshments and a cash bar. The event supports the Plano American Legion Auxiliary projects. For details, search “Quarter Auction” on Facebook.

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 Nov. 12 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 Nov. 12 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.

Starting a Small Business

6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Waubonsee Community College’s Small Business Development Center will present essential information on starting a small business. No registration required.

Me & My Grown-Up Storytime

10:30 to 11:10 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 13 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 Nov. 13 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.

Pizza & Pages

4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, and 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Students in grades 3-5 will all read the same book before the meeting, talk about it and have some pizza. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

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 Nov. 14 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.

American Legion Auxiliary Membership Meeting

6 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month – next, Nov. 7 – at the American Legion Post 395, 510 E. Dearborn St. For information, email Lori Minick at lorileemini@gmail.com.

Pizza & Pages for Grades 9 & 10

7 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Students will all read the same book before the meeting, talk about it and have some pizza. Call 630-552-2025 to register.

PHS Blood Drive

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Plano High School Auxiliary Gym. Conducted by Plano High School Student Council. Community members should enter the gym through the athletic doors (Door 6) near the tennis courts. Sixteen-year-old donors must bring a Heartland permission slip signed in ink by a parent/guardian. Slips are available at sign-ups or online at www.heartlandbc.org. Community members should sign up online at www.heartlandbc.org. Photo ID is required from all donors.

Mothers Offering Mutual Support (MOMS)

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month – next, Nov. 8 – 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.​

Rhyme Time

10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Nov. 15 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.

Turkey Supper

5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Plano United Methodist Church, Hale and Clark streets. Menu includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry salad, green beans, dinner roll and homemade pie. Carry-outs available starting at 4:30 p.m. Free-will donations will benefit the Kendall County Community Food Pantry, Mutual Ground and Plano Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” project. Call 630-552-3700 or Cindy at 630-552-1191 for reservations.

Writers’ Group

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

SANDWICH

Friends of the Library

10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 in the public meeting room at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Informational meeting for group that is restarting. Coffee, juice and breakfast treats will be served. For questions, contact library director Amy Girmscheid at 815-786-8308 or girmscheida@sandwichpld.org.

A Sandwich in Sandwich

11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Celebrate National Sandwich Day at the library by making a complimentary sandwich and enjoy a family-friendly movie. All materials provided.

Turkey Dinner

4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at VFW Post 1486, 713 S. Main St. Tickets cost $10. Menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, dressing, corn, dinner roll and dessert. Carryout available, open to the public. All proceeds go to help veterans.

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.

Preschool Story Time

10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. For ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old.

Cornerstone Church Food Pantry

12:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month – next, Nov. 6 – at Cornerstone Church, 17347 Pratt Road. Cornerstone provides food for families in Sandwich, Somonauk, Plano and Sheridan. Identification and proof of residency, such as a utility bill, are required.

The Reading Pros

4 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month – next, Nov. 6 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. For students in grades 3 through 5.

Creative Yarns

6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Bring your hooks and needles for a fun evening of knit and crochet. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own materials. Registration is not required.

Adult Craft Night

7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month – next, Nov. 6 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. This month the group will make cork pumpkins. Materials will be provided. For ages 18 and older. Registration is required; call 815-786-8308. There are only 10 open spots due to material provision restraints. Those interested can be added to a wait list.

Big Kids Story Time

4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. For children in grades K through 2.

Family Lego Night

5 p.m. the second Thursday of each month – next, Nov. 8 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. No registration required.

Little Movers

10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month – next, Nov. 9 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Story and play time for toddlers.

Graffiti Glow Party

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Sandwich Park District, 1001 N. Latham St. Get under the black light and shine. Kids ages 7 to 13 will receive a white T-shirt and have friends sign and draw graffiti on it. Music, drinks, snacks, highlighters, face paint and glow jewelry will be provided. Cost is $10. For information, call 815-786-8044.

SHERIDAN

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, hushpuppies and a complete salad bar for $9. Carry-outs are available by calling 815-496-2380.

The Nov. 9 special is meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy and creamed peas and includes the salad bar.

SOMONAUK

November Book, Bake and Jewelry Fundraiser

5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. Hosted by the Friends of the Somonauk Public Library.

Thursday Night Book Club

7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month – next, Nov. 8 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St.

YORKVILLE

Australia program

10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Kendall County University of Illinois Extension office, 7775 Route 47. Hosted by the Kendall County Association for Home and Community Education, the program will include history, culture, geography and foods of the country. A light lunch of the foods of Australia will be served, with donations appreciated. For information, call Marge Vollman at 630-554-2671.

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