Bolingbrook, Romeoville Community Calendar

See what’s happening this weekend and plan your upcoming week. Email sweditor@buglenewspapers.com to submit your event.

JANUARY 30

So You Have a Story to Tell…My Journey From Page to Publishing. 1 to 2:30 p.m. at White Oak Library Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. Are you longing to become a published writer? Successful author Johanna Shapard, writing as Annalisa Russo, shares her writing process and how to take a manuscript from inception to publication. Shapard is the author of the popular Cavelli Angel Saga. There will be a question and answer period, and giveaways for attendees.

 

JANUARY 31

Space: The Final Frontier. 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St. Joliet.  An “Out Of This World” Special Exhibit that explores the relationship between Science and Science Fiction. Michael C. Phifer “The Collector” will conduct a Special Talk & Tour of the new Special Exhibit,which includes much of his own artwork and collectibles. There is something for all ages, Sci-Fi fans, Trekkies, Star Wars fans and everyone in between!  This special program is FREE for Museum members and $6 for general public. Proceeds from this event benefit the Museum’s Educational & Exhibits Departments.

 

FEBRUARY 1

“Have You Heard?  Hearing Health Workshop.” 2 to 3 p.m. at White Oak Library Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. In this workshop, presented by Connect Hearing, Inc. from Lisle, we’ll learn how we hear, what hearing loss is, and how hearing loss affects everyone. Come and discover skills for hearing in our noisy world. For further information on this program, please contact Van McGary at the Romeoville Branch at 815-552-4230, vmcgary@whiteoaklibrary.org or check the website under Events & Activities at http://www.whiteoaklibrary.org.

 

FEBRUARY 4

An Evening with Thoreau. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Road. The evening features a hike around the preserve’s lagoon, warm drinks inside the Museum and lively discussion on a chapter titled “Economy” from Thoreau’s master work, “Walden.” The chapter can be accessed at www.archive.org. The free program is for ages 16 and older. Registration is required by Feb. 2; call 815-886-1467.

 

FEBRUARY 6

Lolita Fashion Show & Tea Party. 2 p.m. at Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Have a spot of tea and some sweet treats while entering the exciting and adorable world of Lolita Fashion! Light refreshments will be served. At the end of the fashion show, enjoy a prize drawing provided by Dream Princess.

 

FEBRUARY 9

100+ Women Who Care of Will County Meeting. 5:30 to 6:30 at Mullets, 14903 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen. 100+ Women, 1 Hour, equals $10,000 to a local charity. Join in giving to local charities in our own backyard. Come learn more about the impact we can make together.

 

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