community events

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Island Rendezvous"
Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Rendezvous was a time when fur traders met to celebrate a successful season.
Join us as we update the 18th-century rendezvous for today’s families. Experience the connection between the past and present with activities, games and crafts. Feel what it’s like to pull back a bow and shoot an arrow. Try to start a fire with nothing but wood. See live birds of prey and celebrate historic farms with a petting zoo. When you’ve had your fill of fun outdoors, relax in the air conditioned bliss of the museum while exploring our new exhibits. Food and gifts will be available for purchase. No registration is required for this program.

Relay for Life of North Will County
Saturday, June 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Romeoville Village Hall, 1050 W. Romeo Rd.
Help us attack Cancer from every angle! Form a team, join a team, survivor celebration, luminaria ceremony at dusk, music, entertainment, food – and more! For more information, click here. 

47th Annual Pancake Breakfast sponsored by EAA Chapter 15
Sunday, June 10, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lewis University Airport, #1 Executive Terminal, George Michas Dr., Romeoville
Join the EAA Chapter 15 for their 47th Annual "All you can eat" Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds from the event will help fund scholarships and youth programs sponsored by EAA Chapter 15 and the Jaycor Foundation. Also at the airport is "Wings Over Wheels" Fly-in/Car Show. Free admission. Plane rides, displays and vendors. Show car entry $20 (1 Free meal ticket included). Full meal (breakfast or lunch) Adults $8 and Kids $4. For questions, contact:

Romeoville Chamber of Commerce presents “Safe Communities are Good for Business”
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Mistwood Golf Club, 1700 W. Renwick Rd.
Guest Speaker: Will County State’s Attorney James W. Glasgow 

$25 Members and $35 Non-members. To RSVP to this event, call the Chamber office at (815) 886-2076 or click here.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Discovery Isle"
Wednesdays, June 13, 20 and 27, 2018,  1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
oin us every Wednesday of the month for different activities or demonstrations that focus on natural or cultural history. We’ll do some nature myth busting, use natural items for 3-D art and create a nature activity book. The possibilities and fun are as great as your ability to discover. No registration is required for this program. Depending on topic and weather, programs may be held indoors or outside. Drop in anytime between the program hours of 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Romeoville Art Society presents "Art Outside the Box,"  a Cigar Box Decoupage 2-session Workshop
Saturdays, June 16 & 23, 2018, 9:00-11:30 a.m.
Creative Arts Centre at HighPoint, 174 HighPoint Dr.
Cigar boxes are perfect for re-purposing to create one-of-a-kind treasure or keepsake boxes, purses, dioramas, button boxes, or storage for all the artists’ trading cards we’ll make in July! In this two-day workshop, we’ll teach you how to decoupage a cigar box and make it your own. We’ll provide the cigar boxes, Mod Podge and Liquitex gel medium and an assortment of charms and doodads for embellishing. You provide the inspiration, papers and decorative items for your project. Decoupage them—embellish them—and think OUTSIDE THE BOX! Cost: $15 per person. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Register by 6/8, adults only. To register or for more information, email Barbara Berney at Class size limited to 10. Attendees will receive an information sheet the week preceding the workshop.

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Busy Beaver's Craft Club"
Saturday, June 16, 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.” Each month we will have a different craft set up in the museum for you to make and take home. No registration required.

Satellite Office Hours for State Representative Natalie Manley
Monday, June 18, 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!

Isle a la Cache Museum presents "Zombie Apocalypse" for ages 13-17
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Rd.
Join an experienced naturalist who will teach you what you need to know to prepare yourself for any disaster, whether it's a natural catastrophe or a zombie apocalypse. With our hands-on program, teens will learn and practice skills like primitive fire-starting, safe water collection, shelter building, emergency signaling, using primitive tools and more. This program begins in an accessible building and continues outside over uneven terrain. FREE. Registration is required by calling 815-886-1467 by Sunday, June 10 by clicking here.

Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 5-7 p.m.
The Creative Arts Centre at HighPoint. 174 S HighPoint Dr.
Business After Hours is our monthly gathering that introduces new business relationships and renews existing bonds. This FREE to attend event is an excellent opportunity to complete the business day in the company of fellow Chamber Members and enhance your circle of new contacts. It is hosted by Studio 20 Dance Academy. For more information, call the Chamber office at (815) 886-2076 or email

White Oak Library presents "Dating Over 50: Have Fun - Be Safe"
Friday, June 29, 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 6-month series. 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

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



24th Phil Kosin Illinois Women's Open
July 16, 2018 - July 18, 2018 
Mistwood Golf Course, 1700 W. Renwick Rd.
Cost: $300.00 Click here to register.

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