Community events

Coffee & Conversation with State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 9 to 10 a.m.
Romeoville Village Hall, 1050 W. Romeo Rd.

Senator Bertino-Tarrant hopes area residents will take advantage of the casual environment to discuss questions and concerns on important legislative matters. If you have additional questions regarding coffee and conversation, please contact Senator Bertino-Tarrant’s district office at (815) 254-4211.

Barra & Associates presents "Medicare and You" Education Workshop
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10 to 11 a.m.
Romeoville Village Hall Training Room, 1050 W. Romeo Rd.
Learn about Medicare Benefits. Call (815) 740-4203 to register for the FREE workshop. For more information, email

Irene King PTO 1st Annual Vendor/Crafter Fair
Friday, November 17, 2017, 5 to 7 p.m.
Irene King Elementary School, 301 Eaton Ave.
The Fair is designed for the community and families of Irene King to support local entrepreneur parents and guardians, crafters & small businesses to help the community build and grow. This event is to help raise funds for the school and the kids educational assemblies and field trips. 

White Oak Library presents "Dating Over 50: Have Fun & Be Safe"
Friday, November 17, 2017, 5 to 7 p.m.
White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd.
Dating at any age can be daunting, but even more so for those over 50. We will share tips on dating, dating apps, and safety tips while enjoying wine, appetizers, and conversation. Maybe you'll meet your next date at our event! Free program. Free prizes. Must be at least 50 years old to attend. Registration required, click here. For questions, call (815) 552-4247. 

Northern Will County's 24th Annual Harvest Saturday Food Drive
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sponsored by St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, Community Christian Church, United Presbyterian Church and The Rock Church. Please place your food donation in plastic bags outside your front door by 11:00 a.m. Pick-up is from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Or feel free to bring it to the drop off at St. Andrew the Apostle on the Corner of Kingston and Arlington in Romeoville. For a list of accepted items, click here. If you would like to donate items, but won't be home that day, drop boxes will be located in the church hallway, and the following locations: Romeoville Village Hall, 1050 W. Romeo Rd.; Romeoville Fire Department Station #1, 18 Montrose Dr.; Romeoville Fire Department Station #3, 698 N. Birch Lane and Romeoville Recreation Department, 900 W. Romeo Rd. from 11/12-11/20. If you have questions or would like to come and help, call Bernadette Sedlacek, Mon-Fri at (815) 886-4145, ext. 303 or email

Romeoville American Legion Post 52 & The Romeoville Veterans Commission presents "Thanks for Giving" Event for Veterans
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 1 to 3 p.m.
Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center, 55 Phelps Ave.
Every Veteran (plus one) is cordially invited to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by the Romeoville American Legion Post 52 and the Romeoville Veterans Commission. Come join your fellow Veterans for this FREE annual event. Please RSVP no later than Nov. 13th to or call/text: (815) 651-9621 (please spell name if leaving a message.)

Satellite Office Hours for State Representative Natalie Manley
Monday, November 20, 2017, 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 Art Society Monthly Community Poetry & Image Competition: December Theme is Hidden
Deadline: Monday, November 20, 2017 
How to enter: 

• One poem and/or Image entry per person per month. 
• Images include photography or a photo/scan of your original painting. drawing, 
  sculpture or hand made art. Be Creative!
• E-Mail your poetry or image entries by the due date 
• Include the Title or the Piece,Your Name and Contact info.
• Upload options for image files: JPEG ONLY and file size may not exceed 5 MB.
• Winner(s) determined by public popular vote
• Each month’s entrants’ and voter’s names are entered for a chance to win a
  monthly prize from local businesses and sponsors 

Make sure to VOTE each month for your favorite image and poem for a chance to win monthly prizes! Voting box is located at White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Rd. Romeoville, IL 60446. 

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Romeoville Humane Society Santa Paws Craft/Vendor Fair

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Friendship Centre at Highpoint, 175 Highpoint Dr.
Admission is free! Have your pet's photo taken with Santa for only $10. There will be over 25 vendors and crafters available to start your holiday shopping. Goodie bags will be given to the first 50 adult guests. Lots of raffles! All proceeds will benefit the Romeoville Humane Society. Any questions or to be a vendor need to contact 

Chris Weck Benefit at Spanky's
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 5 p.m. to Midnight
Spanky's Bar & Grill, 201 E. Romeo Rd.

Benefit for Chris Weck, a lifelong resident of Lemont who works at the Citgo Refinery.
Cost is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for kids under 12 (this is open to all ages.) Food and drink are offered at your expense. Visit the organization's Facebook event here. For more information, call (815) 919-7870.

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