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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Upcoming Community Events

Community Events

Don't miss the upcoming events being held in the community!

The following events are located in Romeoville, but are not sponsored by the Village of Romeoville. If you have any questions regarding the events, please contact the organization that is hosting the event.

White Oak Library presents an Overview on Online Dating: What It's All About for Older Adults
Monday, February 9, 2023
6:30 - 8:15 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road

White Oak Library presents Alzheimer's Support Group & Book Club
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
11:00 a.m. - Noon
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
The Alzheimer's Association Support Group and Book Club will meet for one hour every first Tuesday of the month. A new book will be given out and discussed over a 2-3 month period, depending on the topic. Tina Williams, White Oak Library Outreach Services, will moderate the group.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents Galentine’s Day Mocktails at the Museum
Thursday, February 9, 2023
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
$5 per person. Ages 18 or older
What is Galentine’s Day? Only the best day of the year! Grab your sisters, girlfriends or best gal pals and join a naturalist as we make botanical-inspired mocktails. During this program, guests will make a few different mocktails, learn alternate botanical substitutions and explore the museum after hours. Light snacks will be served. Registration required by Sunday, Feb. 5:  815-886-1467.

White Oak Library presents Online Dating: What It's All About for Older Adults
Thursday, February 9, 2023
6:30 - 8:15 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
Pick One, Profiles, Photos

Isle a la Cache Museum presents Snowshoe With You
Saturday, February 11, 2023
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Free! Ages 16 or older.
Bring on the snow for a fun outdoor date with a significant other or friend! Learn a little about snowshoes – their history, science and background — then strap on a pair to play a few games and go on a hike. We will end around a cozy fire. In the event of no snow, the program will still run with alternative activities.
Registration required by Thursday, Feb. 9: 815-886-1467.

White Oak Library presents a Valentine's Celebration
Monday, February 13, 2023
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
Let's party! Enjoy a variety of games, snacks, crafts, & activities all in the name of love! Register here.

BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway 

Please consider giving blood. Spots fill up quickly! If you are healthy, feeling well and eligible to give blood or platelets, please make an appointment to donate as soon as possible by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). 

Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon - How to Avoid Burnout
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mistwood Golf Club, 1700 W. Renwick Rd
Guest Speaker: Michelle Smith
Presented by: Z&B Consulting and DUCAP
Cost: $25 Members & $35 Non-members
Businesses today are facig so many challenges from shortened staff to increased safety protocols to rising expenses, the list goes on and on. For many workers, the challenges continue once they leave work and head to the homefront. With increased pressure coming from all directions, the risk of burnout is high. Take a break from your day to join us to learn ways you can avoid burnout.

White Oak Library presents Books & Beer: "My Lovely Wife" by Samantha Downing
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
Join us at the Romeoville Branch Library on the second Tuesday evening of each month for a lively book discussion, beer/wine and other beverages and snacks. This month's book is My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing. For this months books and beer pick were diving into a thriller that will leave you guessing from chapter to chapter. My Lovely Wife is about a couple who after years of marriage decide to spice up their relationship by following the idea "couples who slay together stay together". This book will be available one month prior to the discussion and can be picked up at the Romeoville Branch Library's Adult Services Desk and will be due back one week after the book club date. Registration is required by clicking here. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

White Oak Library presents Teen Service Day
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
Teens will help the library out and earn in-person volunteer hours. For Volunteers Grade 7-12. Register here.

White Oak Library presents Resume & Interview Computer Class
Friday, February 17, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
In this class, we will cover useful tools that can help jump start your resume writing process. We will also go over some best practices for resume writing and interview preparation. You are welcome to bring a digital copy of a current or draft resume, as there may be time for limited assistance in a small-group setting. Register here. 

Isle a la Cache Museum presents Journey Stories: Quest: A Joliet and Marquette Adventure for Adults
Saturday, February 18, 2023
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Free! Ages 16 or older.
Strap up for a grand expedition – from the safety of Isle a la Cache Museum! In 1673, Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet set out for a voyage by canoe that took them thousands of miles into the heart of North America. They faced challenges from weather, illness, unknown peoples and even river monsters. What choices would you make in their shoes? Whether you’re a solo traveler or you bring a canoe full, come out for this fun, choose-your-own-adventure, trivia-style game to see who comes out on top. Refreshments will be served. Registration required by Thursday, Feb. 16: 815-886-1467.

Multi-Chamber Virtual Progressive Networking Event
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Join us for this progressive networking event where each guest will randomly move through 3 breakout rooms and network with up to 7 other business professionals in each room. This is a great way to meet a lot of people and get to know them just beyond an introduction. This is a multi-Chamber event so space is limited. $10 members, $15 non-members. Register here.

White Oak Library presents Pottery Demonstration with Artist Joe Hadamik
Thursday, February 23, 2023
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road 
Join us for the first in a series of Romeoville Art Society "Artist Spotlight" programs at the Romeoville Branch library! Adults and teens welcome! Sit back and enjoy watching local artist, Joe Hadamik as he demonstrates how to create wheel-thrown and hand-built pottery. Joe’s primary focus is producing functional pieces that are used in the home, but he also makes sculptural pieces out of clay which sometimes incorporate other media. Register here.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents Stories by the Fire
Friday, February 24, 2023
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Free! All ages. (Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.)
Cozy up around a fire in the Trader’s Cabin to listen to stories from Illinois Country: French folktales, Potawatomi legends and more! After the storyteller is finished, enjoy the warmth of the flames, the company of others and a tasty treat. Registration required by Wednesday, Feb. 22: 815-886-1467.

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, February 25, 2023
9:00-11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini) 

Isle a la Cache Museum presents Journey Stories: Journaling Journeys
Saturday, February 25, 2023
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Free! Ages 8 or older. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)
For centuries, travelers of all kinds were also historians. Thoughts recorded in personal journals carried across land, ocean and time helped document historical events. Now it’s your turn! Join an interpretive naturalist and learn how to document your own historic journeys! Participants will learn how to sign their name in cursive, make and decorate their own journals and try writing with a quill and ink. The program will conclude with a journal-worthy short hike. Registration required by Wednesday, Feb. 22: 815-886-1467.

BLOOD DRIVE
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  

Please consider giving blood. Spots fill up quickly! If you are healthy, feeling well and eligible to give blood or platelets, please make an appointment to donate as soon as possible by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). 

White Oak Library presents Starting Your Gardening Year off Right! University of Illinois Extension
Monday, March 13, 2023
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road 
Click here to register.

White Oak Library presents Books & Beer: "Migrations" by Charlotte McConaghy
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road 
Join us at the Romeoville Branch Library on the second Tuesday evening of each month for a lively book discussion, beer/wine and other beverages and snacks. This month's book is Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy. Migrations takes place in an environmental dystopia, where researcher Franny Stone makes a voyage to Antarctica to observe the last migration of an endangered species. During this journey, Franny makes a number of important realizations about her dark past and her true motivations for making the trip. This novel is an deep and emotional look at topics such as conservation, grief, and our own personal nature. This book will be available one month prior to the discussion and can be picked up at the Romeoville Branch Library's Adult Services Desk and will be due back one week after the book club date. Registration is required by clicking here. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

BLOOD DRIVE
Friday, March 24, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  

Please consider giving blood. Spots fill up quickly! If you are healthy, feeling well and eligible to give blood or platelets, please make an appointment to donate as soon as possible by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). 

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, March 25, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)  

White Oak Library presents Women's Empowerment Luncheon: Coffee, Croissants & Conversation
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road 
Join us for coffee, croissants, and conversation as we celebrate Women’s History Month by discussing the importance of connection and empowerment, and how these two actions play a critical role in community development. Meet other women in the community while enjoying light refreshments, share your own inspiring stories of challenges you’ve faced in reaching your personal and professional goals, and celebrate being you! If you are interested in contributing a food item to our luncheon, please call us at 815-552-4230 or email Frida at fguerrero@whiteoaklib.org. Register here.

BLOOD DRIVE
Friday, March 31, 2023
1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
Please consider giving blood. Spots fill up quickly! If you are healthy, feeling well and eligible to give blood or platelets, please make an appointment to donate as soon as possible by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, go to www.RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). 

White Oak Library presents Alzheimer's Support Group & Book Club
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
11:00 a.m. - Noon
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
The Alzheimer's Association Support Group and Book Club will meet for one hour every first Tuesday of the month. A new book will be given out and discussed over a 2-3 month period, depending on the topic. Tina Williams, White Oak Library Outreach Services, will moderate the group.

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, April 22, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)  

White Oak Library presents Platonic Parlay: Older Adults Making Friends
Monday, May 1, 2023
6:15 - 8:15 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road
Join us for a fun time meeting new people! You’ll be paired up with a series of other people to discuss a variety of topics and get to know each other. Think speed dating, but for friends. Registration requested, but not mandatory. Meet new people. Enjoy the opportunity. Have a glass of wine. Win a prize!

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, June 24, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)  

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, July 22, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)  

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, August 26, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)   

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, September 23, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)   

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, October 28, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)   

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, November 18, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)   

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, December 16, 2023
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve, 524 Belmont Dr.
We plan to continue removing brush from the woodland edge to open the view and improve conditions for our native plants. We would love to see you out there! No prior experience is required. The address to O'Hara Woods is 524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, and we will be meeting in the parking lot off of Beverly J Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini). If you plan to attend, please bring a water bottle, a pair of work gloves (we will have extra), and dress for the weather. Loppers and all other equipment will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off of Beverly J. Griffin Dr. (to the southwest of Lake Strini)   


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