Community Calendar: March 27, 2019
Thursday, March 28
Sit and Be Fit is a low impact exercise class with the use of a chair, 9:30 a.m., Bradley Public Library. As with any exercise program, always check with your doctor before beginning.
Booked for Middle School, 4:30 p.m. Bradley Library. Described as “not your typical book club. Games, activities and no boring teacher.” Middle school students can join their friends and read the best books for teens. Fourth Thursday of each month.
Soul Collections Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m., Kankakee Public Library, third-floor meeting room. Group meets last Thursday of each month. The current selection for March is “Sunday Brunch” by Norma L. Jarrett. All books reviewed can be checked out at the circulation department of the Kankakee Public Library.
Code Club, 6 p.m., Bradley Library. 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.
Friday, March 29
Lifelong Learning Institute Spring Kickoff, 10 a.m. to noon, Iroquois Room, Kankakee Community College. Micheal Boyd is the keynote speaker, and instructors will talk about the more than 30 classes available. Info. kcc.edu/lli.
Family Movie and Dinner Night, 4:15 p.m., Limestone Library, free, includes the movie, “Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse” and taco dinner.
Saturday, March 30
Optical Illusion Art workshop, 1 p.m. Limestone Library. For students in grades 3-8. Free, all supplies included. Learn new tricks with pencils and paper. Info. 815-939-1696.
“Let Him Sleep ’Till It’s Time for His Funeral,” comedy play performance by the Tri-County Players, Paxton Market Street Theatre, plays the last weekend in March and first weekend in April. Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Everything turns from bad to awful. John is anxious about turning 60 and having done nothing with his life. His loving wife, Marianne, decides to show him he’s wrong by hosting a surprise funeral instead of a birthday party. She wants him to know how much he’s loved. Some interesting mix-ups make this a wacky show.
Wednesday, April 3
Armstrong retirees meet, 1 p.m., Family House Restaurant, Bradley.
Sunday, April 14
“In The Arms of An Angel,” benefit program for Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Foundation and Project Michelangelo; 2 p.m. meet and greet, 3 p.m. lunch, 4 p.m. fashion show. Quality Inn & Suites, Bradley. $50 includes dinner and show. Info. 815-936-1992 or 815-685-9220.
Saturday, April 20
Easter Egg Hunt, Village Park, Clifton, 10 a.m. For ages 0 to 11. Please bring your own basket.