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Community Calendar: Dec. 26, 2018

December 27, 2018

Thursday, Dec. 27

Sit and Be Fit, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Bradley Public Library. This is a free, low-impact exercise class with the use of a chair. As with any exercise program, always check with your doctor before beginning.

Bingo, 4 p.m. Manteno Sportsmen’s Club, 851 N. Main St. No need to be a club member. Food and drink available, raffles and pull tabs; proceeds help the Women’s Auxiliary Club yearly donations.

Code Club, Bradley Public Library. Free. For students grades 6 and older. Learn the latest craze in coding. Participants will learn HTML, Java and more. Learn to make a website, game or app through a continuing program, step by step. Some computers are available, but if you have your own laptop, please bring it along. Not suitable for tablets or phones, as these programs require a lot of typing.

Happy Noon Year, 11 a.m., Bradley Public Library. A celebration for the little ones who can never make it until midnight. This event will be filled with crafts, stories and fun. Signup required at the library.

Booked for Middle School, 4:30 p.m., Bradley Public Library. Not your typical book club. Games, activities and no boring teacher. For middle-school students and their friends. Fourth Thursday of each month.

Friday, Dec. 28

Nerf wars at the Bradley Public Library, 6 p.m. Played after hours and for youth 10 years old and older. Bring your Nerf gun with you.

Saturday, Dec. 29

Saving Santa event for ages 12 and older, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bradley Public Library. Can your group of 10 or less save Santa? This escape room event is designed for adults and youth 12 years old and older. Sign your group up at the Bradley library to ensure a chance of escaping and saving Santa.

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.

Sunday, Dec. 30

Pajama Service, come as you wake up, hot chocolate and pastries will be served. 8:45 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Momence.

Monday, Dec. 31

Bilingual New Year’s Eve Service, 10:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Momence. Bilingual New Year’s Eve Service, a light potluck will be served.

Wednesday, Jan. 2

Kankakee Valley Civil War Roundtable, 6:30 p.m., Kankakee Public Library gallery on fourth floor. Program on legality of secession. Debate between a history professor and an attorney. Info. 815-936-0366.

Thursday, Jan. 3

Sit and Be Fit, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Bradley Public Library. This is a free, low-impact exercise class with the use of a chair. As with any exercise program, always check with your doctor before beginning.

Bingo, 4 p.m. Manteno Sportsmen’s Club, 851 N. Main St. No need to be a club member. Food and drink available, raffles and pull tabs; proceeds help the Women’s Auxiliary Club yearly donations.

Code Club, Bradley Public Library. Free. For students grade 6 and older. Learn the latest craze in coding. Participants will learn HTML, Java and more. Learn to make a website, game or app through a continuing program, step by step. Some computers are available, but if you have your own laptop, please bring it along. Not suitable for tablets or phones, as these programs require a lot of typing.

Morning Light Qigong, 9 a.m., One Heart One Soul Spirituality Center, 2041 W. State Route 113 (lower level), Kankakee. A contemporary adaptation of ancient techniques to loosen the joints, gently stretch the muscles and greet the day with increased energy. Routine of simple and gentle movements are appropriate for people of all ages and abilities.

Friday, Jan. 4

Free Job Readiness Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, Bourbonnais Public Library. Information on being prepared for your interview, resume creation, requesting accommodations and mock interviews available. Contact Options Center for Independent Living to reserve a seat, 815-936-0100, ext. 224. If you need accommodations, please request at the time of reservation.

Saturday, Jan. 5

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.

Sunday, Jan. 6

Open House for Steve Bolatto, noon to 4 p.m., Reed Township Hall, 440 North Division St., Braidwood. Celebration of his 85th birthday. Info. 815-405-0982.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Drama at the Library, 6 p.m. The world is your stage, the Bradley Public Library being no exception. Learn and show of the skills of theater. At the end of the year, you’ll perform a grand show. For fifth grade and older.

Tuesday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m., Kankakee Public Library. Meets every second Tuesday in third-floor meeting room. The book for January, “The Snow Child” by Eowyn Ivey. Books available on first floor of library. Snacks and refreshments provided.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

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.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Teen Book Club, 4:30 p.m., Bradley Public Library, free. A book discussion of award-winning and honor books for teens. All students grades 9 to 12 welcome.

Code Club, Bradley Public Library. Free. For students grade 6 and older. Learn the latest craze in coding. Participants will learn HTML, Java and more. Learn to make a website, game or app through a continuing program, step by step. Some computers are available, but if you have your own laptop, please bring it along. Not suitable for tablets or phones as these programs require a lot of typing.

Saturday, Jan. 12

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.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

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.

Sunday, Jan. 27

Watseka FFA Alumni Auction, 1:30 p.m. dinner, 2 p.m. auction, Watseka High School, 138 S. Belmont Ave., Watseka. Proceeds help the FFA with conferences, education, materials, convention trips and other educational items. Info. 815-386-4446.

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