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Community Calendar: May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018

Friday, June 1

Free Movie in the Park: “Ferdinand,” 7:30 p.m., Legacy Park Burke Amphitheater, William Avenue, Manteno. villageofmanteno.com.

Free Movie: “Coco,” 1 p.m., Bourbonnais Public Library, bourbonnaislibrary.org.

Saturday, June 2

Paxton citywide garage sales, all day and throughout the community.

Free Movie in the Park: “Ferdinand,” 7:30 p.m., Legacy Park Burke Amphitheater, William Avenue, Manteno. villageofmanteno.com.

L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Christian recovery program for healing from sexual brokenness, 7:15 to 8:30 a.m., meets each Saturday, College Church of Nazarene, Building Room 204 University Ave., Bourbonnais (Olivet’s campus). 815-214-7063 or freedomeveryday.org.

Movie Matinee, free, Ichi Anime Worx (IAW), 11 a.m., Pembroke Public Library, IAW provides access to animation books, animated movies and TV shows. IAW wants to share this space. 815-944-8609.

Crochet Club, noon, Pembroke Library. Clear out that closet and utilize everything in a crafty junk drawer. Make something tailored to your tastes. Learn a new fabric art. Project materials provided.

FantasyCon celebration of comics, fantasy and sci-fi, free, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kankakee Public Library. Celebration of comics, fantasy and sci-fi. Comic lovers of all ages can chat with artists and authors while browsing selections of comic books, memorabilia and crafts. Wide range of events, board games, video games, superhero face painting. 815-939-4564.

Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society meeting, 1 p.m. Kankakee Public Library. Free. This event is dedicated to getting the one-on-one help needed to begin genealogical research. Short business meeting to follow. 815-939-4564.

Book Sale, Limestone Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., $1 hard covers, 25 cents paperbacks and children’s books. Now through June 5. 815-939-1696.

Summer Reading Launch Party, free, Kankakee Public Library, 11 a.m. Sign up, collect all necessary tools and information, and check out all of the programs coming in the summer., lions-online.org.

Sunday, June 3

Three Illinois Women in the Civil War, free, 2 p.m., Old Courthouse Museum, Watseka. Betty Kay, Illinois Humanities Council road scholar, talks about three Illinois’ women’s roles in the Civil War. The Old Courthouse Museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. for viewing the exhibits.

St. George Parish Golf Outing, 11:30 a.m. registration, shotgun start 1 p.m. Manteno Golf Club, $75 golf and dinner, $25 dinner only. Goes to Bishop McNamara scholarship. 815-955-2497 or 815-939-1851.

Monday, June 4

Chess Club, Kankakee Public Library. 6 to 8 p.m. Join a chess club, compete or come to learn to play this tactical game. Free. First and third Mondays of each month. All levels and ages welcome. Please bring any extra chessboards so more players can learn.

Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5

Book Sale, Limestone Library, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., $1 hard covers, 25 cents paperbacks and children’s books. Now through June 5. 815-939-1696.

Tuesday, June 5 —Friday June 8

Rummage Sale to benefit Illinois Veterans Home, Manteno. Sale is at Bradley American Legion, 835 W. Broadway St., Bradley. 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day except Friday when sale ends at noon.

Wednesday, June 6

Armstrong retirees, 1 p.m. Family House Restaurant, Bradley.

Overeaters Anonymous, Riverside Medical Center, 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee. 7 p.m. A 12-step support group for compulsive eating and problems with food. 815-932-9209.

Payment due for Shipshewana, Ind., overnight trip, a KCCSI event, that takes place June 20-21. Departs the old Ultra Foods parking lot 8:15 a.m. sharp, returns 8 p.m. Thursday. $195 for Club Boomer members (two in a room) and $200 for nonmembers younger than 60. Amish country, flea market, many restaurant choices, wagon ride, make-and-take cooking activity, documentary film, house and farm walking tour, “Mamma Mia!” performance. Register 815-933-7883, ext. 268.

Thursday, June 7

Mandala Meditation, One Heart One Soul Spirituality Center (lower level), 2041 W. Illinois Route 113, Kankakee. Time of prayer. Many civilizations have used mandalas as a focus in meditation. Often the process leads to constructive healing and insight into us and our lives. 815-935-0800.

Limestone Summer Reading Registration, open until June 9. Program starts June 11, limestonelibrary.org.

Kankakee Chapter of Toastmasters International, Key City, meets first and third Thursday each month. 6:30 p.m. Kankakee Public Library, first floor, room A, Kankakee. 815-935-1482 or czetta1@sbcglobal.net.

Friday, June 8

Safe Summer Festival, noon to 8 p.m., at Safe Haven, 101 S. Division St., Aroma Park. Free, all ages. Inflatables, video game truck, gospel concert starts at 6 p.m., DJ, raffles. Call Garden of Prayer Youth Center at 815-933-2493.

NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees), monthly meeting at Village Grill Restaurant, 135 S. Schuyler Ave., Bradley. Noon lunch, 1 p.m. meeting. All welcome to come and participate. Discussion on chapter closing 815-929-3724.

Bingo with the Books, 10 a.m. to noon every second Friday, Kankakee Public Library, fourth floor. Prizes, snacks available. Info. 815-939-4564.

Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9

Indoor garage sale, Zion Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 540 Oak Park Ave., Beecher, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, $3 lunch 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. includes barbecue sandwich or hot dog, chips, dessert, coffee or lemonade. 708-946-2271.

Saturday, June 9

Flag Day Cookout, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Legion, Manteno. The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 755 Manteno, will be selling American flags for Flag Day on its patio behind the Legion. Old flags will be disposed of. Food available for purchase, including hamburgers and hot dogs. Fifty-fifty drawing at 3 p.m. Winner need not be present.

Momence Heritage Day, all events are free, noon at Edward Chipman Public Library, 126 N. Locust St., Momence. Momence Honor Guard flag ceremony, sign dedication, family-friendly activities throughout historic Momence until 5:30 p.m., including: “Mrs. Lincoln” at the schoolhouse, photo booth at Graham House, silhouette artist at the library, 1940s musical tribute at Farm Museum and a Civil War living history group encampment. City Hall becomes “Heritage Hall,” with local historians’ booths, photographs, books and stories. Living history actors throughout the community. All activities are free. visitmomencemuseums.com.

BBQ hosted by Whole Truth Temple, noon to 7 p.m. Event will be at Pioneer Park, Kankakee. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, water. Activities include kickball, basketball and volleyball. 815-216-6911.

Picnic at Manteno Fire Department/Fire District History Day, free, 9 to 10 a.m., Manteno Fire Department, 13 S. Walnut St., Manteno. Education and food. villageofmanteno.com.

L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Christian recovery program for healing from sexual brokenness, 7:15 to 8:30 a.m., meets each Saturday, College Church of Nazarene, Building Room 204 University Ave., Bourbonnais (Olivet’s campus). 815-214-7063 or online freedomeveryday.org.

Crochet Club, noon, Pembroke Library. Clear out that closet and utilize everything in a crafty junk drawer. Make something tailored to your tastes. Learn a new fabric art. Project materials provided.

IAW Make-a-Movie Project, 2 p.m. Pembroke Library. Project walks you through the R and D process of making visual performances, vlogs and shorts for the digital screen. Use various simple materials to put on a show. Storytelling at its finest. Five positions available for children ages 6-12. No limit on participants 13 years and older.

Tuesday, June 12

Manteno Farmers’ Market, The Square on Second, 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 12 to Oct. 16. villageofmanteno.com.

Read Between the Lines Book Club, 10 a.m. Bourbonnais Public Library. Fiction book club for adults, including discussion on “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng. Registration not required. Obtain a copy at the library or bring your own.

Wednesday, June 13

Vintage Squadron Breakfast, Coyote Canyon, 1359 N. Locke Drive, Bradley. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 7:30 a.m. $7 plus tip. A breakfast buffet with fellow veterans. All welcome. No dues or memberships required, just a friendly gathering. 815-936-0120.

Overeaters Anonymous, Riverside Medical Center, 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee. 7 p.m. A 12-step support group for compulsive eating and problems with food. 815-932-9209.

Tabletop at Bourbonnais Public Library, free event for all ages. 6-7 p.m. White Oak Room. Board games, snacks. Learn about new games and try them out, bourbonnaislibrary.org.

Thursday, June 14

Child Network’s Charity Golf Classic for female golfers of all skill levels. Kankakee Elks Country Club. Registration, continental breakfast 7:45 a.m., shotgun start at 8:30 a.m., lunch, raffles follow. $85 per person. Child Network is a United Way agency advocating for abused and neglected children in Kankakee and Iroquois counties. 815-936-7372, info@childnetwork.org.

Friday, June 15

Senior Citizens’ Safety Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Quality Inn & Suites, Bradley. Free. Lunch provided, but preregistration required, call 815-936-5813 or email eoverton@k3county.net. Door prizes, vendors, workshops, chair massages, blood pressure and blood sugar testing, vision screenings, prescription medication disposal and document shredding.

Saturday, June 16

L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Christian recovery program for healing from sexual brokenness, 7:15-8:30 a.m., meets each Saturday, College Church of Nazarene, Building Room 204 University Ave., Bourbonnais (Olivet’s campus). 815-214-7063 or online freedomeveryday.org.

Crochet Club, noon, Pembroke Library. Clear out that closet and utilize everything in a crafty junk drawer. Make something tailored to your tastes. Learn a new fabric art. Project materials provided.

Monday, June 18

Chess Club, Kankakee Public Library. 6-8 p.m. Join a chess club, compete or come to learn to play this tactical game. Free. First and third Mondays of each month. All levels and ages welcome. Please bring any extra chessboards so more players can learn.

Tuesday, June 19

Manteno Farmers’ Market, The Square on Second, 4-7 p.m. on Tuesdays until Oct. 16. villageofmanteno.com.

Wednesday, June 20

Overeaters Anonymous, Riverside Medical Center, 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee. 7 p.m. A 12-step support group for compulsive eating and problems with food. 815-932-9209.

Saturday, June 23

L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Christian recovery program for healing from sexual brokenness, 7:15-8:30 a.m., meets each Saturday, College Church of Nazarene, Building Room 204 University Ave., Bourbonnais (Olivet’s campus). 815-214-7063 or online freedomeveryday.org.

Crochet Club, noon, Pembroke Library. Clear out that closet and utilize everything in a crafty junk drawer. Make something tailored to your tastes. Learn a new fabric art. Project materials provided.

Tuesday, June 26

Manteno Farmers’ Market, The Square on Second, 4-7 p.m. on Tuesdays from June 12-Oct. 16. villageofmanteno.com.

Wednesday, June 27

Vintage Squadron Breakfast, Coyote Canyon, 1359 N. Locke Drive, Bradley. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 7:30 a.m. $7 plus tip. A breakfast buffet with fellow veterans. All welcome. No dues or memberships required, just a friendly gathering. 815-936-0120.

Overeaters Anonymous, Riverside Medical Center, 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee. 7 p.m. A 12-step support group for compulsive eating and problems with food. 815-932-9209.

Saturday, June 30

L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Christian recovery program for healing from sexual brokenness, 7:15-8:30 a.m., meets each Saturday, College Church of Nazarene, Building Room 204 University Ave., Bourbonnais (Olivet’s campus). 815-214-7063 or online freedomeveryday.org.

Crochet Club, noon, Pembroke Library. Clear out that closet and utilize everything in a crafty junk drawer. Make something tailored to your tastes. Learn a new fabric art. Project materials provided.

Sunday, July 8

Parish homecoming at St. John the Baptist Church, L’Erable, noon-6 p.m. $10 dinner includes half chicken or two pork chops. $8 dinner includes fourth chicken or one pork chop. Each includes potato, slaw, apple sauce, roll, dessert, drink. Kiddie tractor pull and other games, tractor pull demonstration, raffles, snacks, craft vendors. 815-428-7491.