monthly events

American Legion Post 52 "Queen of Hearts" Raffle
Every Wednesday, Ticket sales 4:30 p.m.to 6:50 p.m., Drawing at 7:00 p.m.
Lost Acre Lounge, 7 Alexander Circle
Tickets 6 for $5.00.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Discovery Isle"
Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Join us every Wednesday of the month for different activities that focus on natural or cultural history. August sessions will focus on ladybugs, frogs and turtles, native American containers, a.k.a. makuks, and monarch butterflies. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. Depending on topic and weather, programs may be held indoors or outside. Drop in anytime – it’s an open house format. No registration is required for this program.

Isle a la Cache Museum "Happy Hoppers and Harpers" for Ages 5+
Saturday, August 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to Noon
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Join us as we try to keep up with grasshoppers, crickets and cicadas, oh my! We’ll jump into their differences, sing their similarities and hopefully meet a few of our insect friends along the way. The program may include hiking less than 0.5 mile on preserve trails over uneven terrain. Please dress for the weather. Free, for ages 5+. Registration required by Thursday, August 2nd by clicking here.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Living History Demonstration" 
Sunday, August 5, 2018, Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Free, all ages. Experience history up close and personal. On these Sundays you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. The Isle a la Cache Brigade is a volunteer group of re-enactors presenting a sample of the 18th-century fur trading life. No registration is required for this event.

White Oak Library presents "Habits of Happy People"
Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
Happiness...we chase it our entire lives, but it can sure be elusive. We know that happy people have different habits and think differently than those folks who just seem miserable. Learn to recognize that desired emotions come from within and develop your own path to happiness. To register, click here.

Isle a la Cache Museum "Turtle Time Play Date" for Ages 5 and younger
Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to Noon
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Turtles are some of our favorite animals to see in the forest preserves! Toddle on over to Isle a la Cache Museum to take part in a play date that includes a turtle craft, story and hike. We will make our own turtles, read a reptile book and hike along the riverside searching for our shelled friends. Free. Registration required by Tuesday, August 7 by clicking here.

White Oak Library presents "Managing Your Money Wisely"
Thursday, August 9, 2018, 6-7:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
Who doesn't want to have a budget that works for them and how to make the most of credit opportunities? This free seminar will touch on the do's and don't of budgeting and using credit wisely. Register by clicking here.

St. Andrew the Apostle School BINGO Night
Saturday, August 11, 2018, Doors open at 5:00 p.m., First round of 6 games at 5:30 p.m.; Second round of 6 games at 6:45 p.m.
St. Andrew Hall, 505 Kingston Dr.

State Representative John Connor & Will Co. Assessor Rhonda R. Novak presents a "Property Tax Forum"
Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
Join State Representative John Connor and Will County Assessor Rhonda R. Novak for a discussion on property taxes. We will review the assessment process, tax bill calculations, property tax exemptions and assessment appeals. We'll also have a question and answer session. To register, click here.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Busy Beaver's Craft Club"
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Ages 12 or younger, join us for a FREE “Busy Beavers Craft Club.” In August, design a snail craft. No registration required.

Satellite Office Hours for State Representative Natalie Manley
Monday, August 20, 2018, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Romeoville Village Hall, 1050 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville
These monthly meetings will be held the third Monday of each month at Romeoville Village Hall. Representative Manley encourages constituents to come meet her and discuss ongoing legislation and issues such as: 

•  State Services
•  Consumer Protection
•  Finances
•  Health and Safety
•  and more!

Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce August Breakfast 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Bee Brothers Restaurant, 472 N. Weber Rd.
This month, we'll be joining with the Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce for breakfast. Together, we'll welcome Randy Blankenhorn, Secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation. He'll speak on the I55/Weber road project. We kindly ask that you register prior to August 20. Members: $25, Non-members: $30. To RSVP to this event, click here.

White Oak Library presents "Quick & Healthy Meals"

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
Get ready for Fall with some quick and healthy meal ideas!  A Pampered Chef consultant will bring fresh ideas for nutritious meals and snacks. She will will demonstrate products, share kitchen and cooking tips, and even have some food samples to try! To register, click here. 

White Oak Library presents "How to Pay for College Without Going Broke"
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
This unique workshop covers little known strategies not covered in regular college planning workshops. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn new strategies available to families for planning, saving, or paying for college—strategies that can save you thousands of dollars while finding the best-fit college for your child. Includes new material about important changes in higher education and how they affect college families. Both parents are encouraged to attend this free, 60-minute seminar presented by My College Planning Team. To register, click here.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Fishing Will County Preserves" for ages 10+
Thursday, August 30, 2018, 7-8:30 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Have you ever wondered where the best preserves are to go fishing or what kind of fish you can catch in this area? Join a naturalist for this program to find fishing hot spots and learn about common sport fish of Will County. This free program will highlight many of the lakes, streams and rivers of the Forest Preserve District. Learn more about local fishing ordinances and join the discussion with some local fish stories of your own. Registration required by Tuesday, August 28 by clicking here.

White Oak Library presents "Dating Over 50: Have Fun - Be Safe"
Friday, August 31, 2018, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
Join us on the last Friday of every month for a fun-filled night. Dating at any age can be daunting, but even more so for those of us over 50. We will share tips on dating, dating apps, and safety tips while enjoying a glass of wine (or coffee) and conversation. Maybe you'll meet your next date at our event! The group will continue the conversation at a local restaurant following the event. For more information, call (815) 552-4247 or email twilliams@whiteoaklibrary.org.

The Lockport Township Park District Classes & Trips
A variety of classes are offered for children, adults and seniors, including swimming, dance, child development and much more! Also check out the trip opportunities we offer. For more info. visit www.lockportpark.org or call (815) 838-3621, ext. 0.

Little Explorers Christian Montessori 2018-19 School Year Registration is Open
175 High Point Drive
The Little Explorers 2018-19 School Year Registration is open for all current and prospective families for Preschool through 3rd grade. To learn more about our programs and schedule a tour, please call (815) 886-4898 or email Sherry@Little-Explorers.com. 

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