What's Happening

What's Happening for April 20, 2019

LELAND

Movie Night

7 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month – next, April 24 – at American Legion Post 570, 168 N. Main St. Take commander’s choice or bring your own DVD.

MILLBROOK

Easter Egg Hunt

Noon Saturday, April 20, at the Fox Township Building, 8495 Fox River Drive. The Egg Hunt will be followed by hot dogs, chips, drinks and treats for all.

Bluegrass Jam Session

6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Millbrook United Methodist Church, 8360 Fox River Road. Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music performed by local performers on banjo, guitar, violin, mandolin and bass cello, both solo and in small groups. Refreshments available.

PLANO

All-You-Can-Eat Easter Buffet

8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21, at American Legion Post 395, 510 E. Dearborn St. Menu items include scrambled eggs, egg casserole, potatoes, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, waffles, made-to-order omelets and more. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for children younger than 11.

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 April 22, 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.

Movie Night

6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. “The Old Man and the Gun (2018),” rated PG-13, will be screened. Refreshments served.

Me & My Grown-Up Storytime

6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Mondays through April 22, or 10:30 to 11:10 a.m. Tuesdays through April 23, 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 April 23, 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.

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 April 24 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.

Rhyme Time

10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, through April 25, 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, April 25 – 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.​

Writers’ Group

6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month – next, April 25 – at the Plano Community Library, 15 W. North St. Adults and high school students are invited to share their work with other writers.

College/Career Night

6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Plano High School, 704 W. Abe St. This event is open to all Plano students/parents as well as students/parents from surrounding communities. Attendees can meet with community colleges, state universities, military personnel and unions and trades. There will be raffle prizes given away throughout the evening. For information, contact Student Services at 630-552-3178.

SANDWICH

Filmology

1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month – next, April 20 – and 6:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month – next, April 25 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. The new movie club will meet to watch the movie on Saturday and discuss it on Thursday. Copies also will be available at the circulation desk for checkout.

Essential Oils 101

6:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Lynette Wade and Nicole Kotalik, representatives from the doTerra Essential Oils brand, will discuss what essential oils are, why to consider using them, and how they can benefit your health

Money Coaching: Debt Reduction

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Join Rich Ryder from Primerica and learn how to reduce your debt for a financially stable life.

Help for Seniors and People
with Disabilities

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month – next, April 25 – 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.

ALR Meeting

6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Sandwich VFW, 713 S. Main St. Learn about the American Legion Riders from Sandwich Post 181. Agenda items include group rides, Armed Forces Run and upcoming events. For information, call Bob at 815-786-8334.

Basement Sale

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 26, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Federated Church of Sandwich, 403 N. Main St. Benefits Open Door of Sandwich. Donations will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Eco-Fest

10 a.m. to noon Friday, April 26, at the Harvey Creek Conservation Park, 1025 Lions Road. The library is partnering with the Sandwich Park District to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day. Activities include a tree planting, learning about the environment, nature crafts, and more. For more information, call the Sandwich Park District at 815-786-8044.

Little Movers

10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month – next, April 26 – at the Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St. Story and play time for toddlers.

SHERIDAN

Help for Seniors and People
with Disabilities

1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of every month – next, April 24 – 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, hushpuppies and a complete salad bar for $9. Carry-outs are available by calling 815-496-2380.

The April 26 special is goulash and garlic bread, and includes the salad bar.

SOMONAUK

Easter Egg Hunt

11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Somonauk Community Park. The GFWC Illinois Somonauk Junior Woman’s Club will host an Easter Egg Hunt with the Bunny for children in third grade and younger. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. There will be games, prizes and crafts. Participants should bring a basket.

No School Earth Day

1 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. Terrarium planting craft. Register to attend.

Adult & Teens Coloring

2 to 4 p.m. Mondays and 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. Features cookies and soft music.

Genealogy Group

6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month – next, April 22 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. Registration preferred. Call the library at 815-498-2440 for information.

STEM Activity

4 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. For ages 10-13. Register to attend.

Fourth Tuesday Community Feast

4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Somonauk Baptist Church, 315 E. North 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

10 a.m. to noon the fourth Wednesday of every month – next, April 24 – 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, April 24 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. Registration required; limit of 10 people. Call 815-498-2440.

Paws for Reading

4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. For students in grades 1-5. Registration required.

PJ Tales

6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of the month – next, April 25 – at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St. Open to all children.

Spring Rummage Sale

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 26, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 130 W. LaSalle St. Donations can be dropped off between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 24 and 25. No exercise equipment, computers, dehumidifiers or TVs will be accepted.

Friends of the Library Book
and Bake Sale

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 26, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St.

YORKVILLE

Kendall Arts Guild

7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in the lower-level community room of the office building at 215 Hillcrest Ave. The program will feature a presentation by Suzanne Zobel, a former educator who worked in Africa for 16 years. For information, contact Joan at 630-567-6407.

Chapel on the Green
Annual Meeting

6:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Chapel on the Green, 107 W. Center St. After a short business meeting, member Thomas Milschewski will present a program on his upcoming history book, “Yorkville Then and Now”. Refreshments will be served. Public is invited. For information, call 630-553-6287.

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