community events

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Living History Demonstration" 
Sunday, October 7, 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.


Senior Information Speaker Series with State Representative Natalie Manley
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Romeoville Village Hall, 1050 W. Romeo Rd.

Presented by retired fire fighter George Bode. Learn personal safety skills that will help you in the winter months. RSVP is required. To RSVP, please call (815) 725-2741 or email repmanley@gmail.com


White Oak Library presents "Trash or Treasure" with Rex Newell
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.

You've cleaned out your attic, and emptied out your crawl space. Now...is it Trash or Treasure? Professional appraiser Rex Newell of Rex's Antiques will take a look at your collectibles and let you know what they're worth. The first 40 registrants to sign up will have one (1) hand-held item appraised; only one (1) item per household. Please note that Rex cannot appraise Native American or Asian art or artifacts. Please do not bring weapons of any kind. Seating is limited, please call early to register for this program due to limited space. If you are not able to attend, please inform us 24 hours in advance so we can offer your spot to someone else. No shows may be wait listed for future programs. To register, click here. For more information, email dbroz@whiteoaklibrary.org or call (815) 552-4230.


Citizens Against Abuse 20th Annual Rally & March Against Abuse
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
DuPage Township - Levy Center, 251 Canterbury Ln., Bolingbrook, IL
For more information, click here.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Plastic-Free Living"
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.

In the United States, more than 500 million plastic straws are thrown away daily and around 100 billion plastic bags are purchased annually. In a world full of plastic, how does the environment stand a chance? The answer is YOU. Join in on a presentation about how to live plastic-free and make small lifestyle changes that have huge benefits for the natural world. After the presentation, participants will grab gloves and bags and venture out into Isle a la Cache preserve to help remove litter and waste. Free. Age: Ages 13 or older; Ages 17 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required by Thursday, October 11th to (815) 886-1467. To register, click here.


Satellite Office Hours for State Representative Natalie Manley
Monday, October 15, 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!

White Oak Library presents "Alzheimer's Community Forum : Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and Memory Loss"
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.

Learn about Alzhemer's, dementia, and memory loss. Bring a friend who has been affected by the disease. Share your thoughts about how we can help people in your community. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required by calling
(800) 272-3900. If you have questions, please contact Hadi Finerty at  hfinerty@alz.org


Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Busy Beaver's Craft Club"
Saturday, October 20, 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 October, make a bat-themed craft to take home. No registration required.


Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
Wednesday, October 24, 2019, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Fat Ricky's Restaurant, 646 Independence Blvd.

The Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them for Business After Hours. Business After Hours is our monthly gathering that introduces new business relationships and renews existing bonds. This free event is an  excellent opportunity to complete the business day in the company of fellow Chamber Members and enhance your circle of new contacts. October is hosted by Fat Ricky's Restaurant. No registration needed.


Romeoville Art Society Monthly Meeting
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Creative Arts Center at Highpoint, 174 S. Highpoint Dr., Room 109

For more information, contact Info@romeovilleartsociety.org, call (224) 216-2447 or click here.


White Oak Library presents "A Night of Music" (Live Band & Dancing @ this month's Dating Over 50 Program)
Friday, October 26, 2018, 5:50 to 7:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.

Join the Pharlis James Quartet for a night of music and dancing. We are taking a break from our monthly Dating Over 50 program to bring you a night of great music, laughter, and fun. For more information, contact: twilliams@whiteoaklibrary.org or call (815) 552-4247. To register, click here.


White Oak Library presents "One Hundred Global - Meet and Greet"
Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.

Learn how you can become more active in your community and gather valuable information from a variety of service organizations. Enjoy light refreshments and take a chance on a free raffle prize. For more information, contact: lilliearmstrong@sbcglobal.net or call (630) 229-1386. To register, click here.


White Oak Library’s Halloween Party
Thursday, October 30, 2018, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 Normantown Road

Calling all little witches, ghosts and anyone who loves to share tricks and treats. Come to the library for a frightfully good time during our annual Halloween Party. There will be spooky games, a craft and other creepily fun activities. Costumes are encouraged and all ages are welcome to attend. Please register online, in person, or by phone. Contact Jessica Smith at (815) 552-4210 or email jsmith@whiteoaklibrary.org


Canlan Ice Sports 1st Annual Halloween Bash
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Canlan Ice Sports Romeoville, 1581 W. Normantown Rd.

This free indoor event is great for families and kids of all ages! Come trick-or-treat with us! There will be several businesses handing out candy, coupons and other fun prizes. Dress in your best costume for a chance at winning our first ever costume contest. Come in costume and receive a half-price admission for our spooky skate. Hot chocolate and popcorn available to purchase for $1.00.


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.

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.




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