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Upcoming Events

Posted on: September 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 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.

Turtle Party for Reptile Awareness
Friday, October 21, 2022
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Musuem
501 E. Romeo Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446
It’s National Reptile Awareness Day! Come out to Isle a la Cache to not only learn about our resident Blanding’s turtles but also to celebrate them! We will celebrate the day with music, turtle games and crafts and a special tasty treat for our turtles.

Registration required by Wednesday, Oct. 19: 815-886-1467 or by clicking here. 

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, October 22, 2022
8:00-11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve
524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, IL 60446
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)

Museum Campus Exploration Day
Saturday, October 22, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Musuem
501 E. Romeo Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446
Mark your calendar to visit Isle a la Cache Museum on the fourth Saturday of the month! Have you ever wondered what’s going on in our 18th-century Traders Cabin or wanted to peek inside the Native American longhouse above the pollinator garden? This is your chance to explore all the buildings at Isle a la Cache Museum and learn about the French fur traders and Potawatomi who once called this area home. Drop in for self-guided exploration during normal operating hours. No registration required.

Tree ID Hike
Sunday, October 23, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Musuem
501 E. Romeo Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446
Join a naturalist for a beginner-friendly hike and tree discussion. Learn about the trees found around the island and how to identify the different species, plus enjoy autumn leaf peeping. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes as we might be getting into brush. 

Fee: Free!
Age: Ages 10 or older. (Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.)
Registration required by Friday, Oct. 21: 815-886-1467 or by clicking here.

Job Fair
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Romeoville Athletic and Event Center
55 Phelps Ave., Romeoville, IL 60446
Looking for a job? Participate in the Job Fair presented by Workforce Center of Will County, the Romeoville Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Romeoville. Bring your resume and meet with businesses that are hiring. For more information, click here.

Halloween Haunted House & Trunk or Treat at White Oak Library
Thursday, October 27, 2022
5:00-8:00 p.m.
White Oak Library

201 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446 
Visit our Halloween Haunted House and "trunk or treat" for a frightfully good time. Come show off your costumes, play games, make crafts and grab some treats. This event is for ALL AGES.  No sign-up required.

HalloSCENE - Scene75's Free Indoor Trick-Or-Treat
Thursday, October 27, 2022
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Scene75
460 S. Weber Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446
Calling all ghosts goblins princes and fairies! Check out Scene75’s FREE indoor trick or treat event! A night full of treats and no scaries! We are looking forward to seeing all of the families and smiling faces. Join us for a warm fun & FREE trick-or-treat event! Located throughout our facility there will be multiple stations welcoming costumed children 12 & under to say “trick-or-treat” in exchange for a handful of candy and the occasional toy! Bring your costume & a candy bag! Scene75 is an indoor facility so no need to worry for rain or cold weather spoiling the fun! Game cards will be available for purchase if you want to play any of our 150+ arcade games or ride any of our world-class attractions like go-karts laser tag mini-golf and more! Please no full-head covering masks and toy or fake weapons are allowed.

Catapult a Pumpkin 2022 - Shred Documents & Recycle Electronics
Saturday, November 05, 2022
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Lewis University - Parking Lot South of the main entrance
1 University Pkwy., Romeoville, IL, 60446
Will County and Lewis University have partnered to offer the 7th annual Will County collection of pumpkins for recycling. From 9am to Noon on Saturday, Nov. 5, students, parents, and residents are encouraged to bring their pumpkins and gourds! Lewis Physics Club will be operating Catapults! The Farm Bureau and Unv of IL Ext office will be offering composting info and Document Destruction service will also be offered. Electronics recycling will also be offered. For more info., click here.

O'Hara Woods Volunteer Workday
Saturday, November 19, 2022
8:00-11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve
524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, IL 60446
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 17, 2022
8:00-11:00 a.m.
O'Hara Woods Nature Preserve
524 Belmont Dr., Romeoville, IL 60446
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)

12th Annual Thanks for Giving Luncheon - Sponsored by The American Legion Post 52 Family and the Romeoville Veterans Commission
Saturday, November 19, 2022
12:30-3:00 p.m.
Romeoville High School
100 N. Independence Blvd.
SPONSORED BY: The American Legion Post 52 Family and the Romeoville Veterans Commission.All Romeoville Veterans (plus one) are cordially invited to a FREE traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Please RSVP by Nov. 9th to ralpost52@gmail.com or call/text: (815) 905-1202.Romeoville MCJROTC will post the colors and perform a Drill team exhibition. Will County Veterans Assistance Commission and other agencies will be on hand to answer your Veterans benefits questions and initiate claims. Special Performance by: The Sweet Reminders

Museum Campus Exploration Day
Thursday, December 29, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Musuem
501 E. Romeo Rd., Romeoville, IL 60446
Mark your calendar to visit Isle a la Cache Museum on the fourth Saturday of the month! Have you ever wondered what’s going on in our 18th-century Traders Cabin or wanted to peek inside the Native American longhouse above the pollinator garden? This is your chance to explore all the buildings at Isle a la Cache Museum and learn about the French fur traders and Potawatomi who once called this area home. Drop in for self-guided exploration during normal operating hours. No registration required.

BLOOD DRIVES
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). 

  • Thursday, October 20, 2022
    12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway 
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022
    1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
  • Monday, October 31, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Rd.
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway 
  • Friday, November 25, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway 
  • Monday, November 28, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Rd.
  • Monday, December 5, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Rd. 
  • Sunday, December 11, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Rd.
  • Friday, December 23, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
  • Friday, December 30, 2022
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
  • Friday, January 6, 2023
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
  • Friday, January 20, 2023
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
  • Thursday, February 2, 2023
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023
    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    American Red Cross, 1293 Windham Parkway  

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