Joliet, Shorewood, Crest Hill, Lockport Community Calendar

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Who was Aldo Leopold? 2 to 4 p.m. at the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Road, Romeoville. The program will highlight the environmental advocate who founded The Wilderness Society. Hike around the preserve while sharing quotes from Leopold’s “A Sand County Almanac.” Afterward, return to the museum for a screening of “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time.” The free program is for ages 10 and older. Registration is required by March 3; call 815-886-1467.



Egg-Streme Night Hunt. 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Prairie Bluff Golf Club, 19433 Renwick Road, Crest Hill. The night includes a family entertainer, pizza and an egg hunt. Bring your flashlights as the Easter Egg Hunt is outside in the dark. In case of inclement weather, the hunt will be held inside. Fee: $7/resident, $9/non-resident. Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, call 815-838-1183, ext. 208.



Author Visit & Presentation – D. Henderson. 1 to 3 p.m. at Joliet Public Library-Main Branch, 150 N. Ottawa. Adults, registration required. After spending nearly 15 years in some of the America’s roughest prisons, D. Henderson emerged inspired to write The Career Criminal Series, a raw and uncut look at crime and the consequences that come with it. Hear Henderson speak about his experiences and his debut novel, Career Criminal. For more information, visit


Make It, Take It – Lip Scrub & Balm. 2 to 3 p.m. at White Oak Library, Crest Hill Branch. Use coconut oil, coffee grounds, cocoa powder, sugar, and essential oils to make these yummy-smelling treats for your lips.
Will-Grundy Genealogical Society meeting. 10 a.m. at the Coal City Public Library, 85 N. Garfield St., Coal City. The program will be presented by the Midewin Thespians, a volunteer dramatic group, who will recreate scenes and stories of early life on the Midwestern prairie. The group of seven actors, in period dress, will portray what our ancestors experienced in their “Life on the Prairie Past.” The public is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served.


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