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February Events

2/1/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate Our New Hours @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. Things are changing at Uptown Grille and we want to celebrate that we will now be open longer!!! The Dining Room & Lounge will now both be open at 2pm daily. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday & Tuesday. Half price on most Lounge drinks from 2pm to 4pm will be an EVERYDAY thing now as well!!! To celebrate these extra two hours we want to kick off this whole next week by taking $2 off many of our menu items... $2 OFF house made sangria $2 OFF house wines by the glass $2 OFF any dessert $2 OFF any appetizer $2 OFF any pizza All you have to do is mention that you saw this event! There is no limit to how many $2 off you can take except that you can't combine it with other offers. Look for our new updated menu coming soon with many new things to try!!! Wednesdays will also offer massive savings on your dining experience including HALF PRICE PIZZA, our famous Unlimited Shrimp and many BOGO offers on pastas and wines!!! For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/1/2018 3 Winds Eatery - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Evil Horse Brewing @ 3 Winds Eatery, 1230 S. East Avenue, Kankakee. 815.401.7870. Come and join us at 3 Winds Eatery and help decide our next beer. Every purchased ticket includes a complimentary 5oz tasting glass and 6 beer tastings from Evil Horse. The Evil Horse Brewmaster will be on hand walking everyone through each tasting. Bottle and drafts are the two categories and you'll get a chance to help choose the top of each category and the winning beer will be added to our beer menu. Purchase your ticket for an evening of fun, free give aways from Evil Horse, and light appetizers are included with purchase of ticket. Tickets are limited. Tickets available via Facebook page. For info: 815.401.7870; https://www.facebook.com/3windseatery/

2/2/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Celebrate Our New Hours @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. Things are changing at Uptown Grille and we want to celebrate that we will now be open longer!!! The Dining Room & Lounge will now both be open at 2pm daily. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday & Tuesday. Half price on most Lounge drinks from 2pm to 4pm will be an EVERYDAY thing now as well!!! To celebrate these extra two hours we want to kick off this whole next week by taking $2 off many of our menu items... $2 OFF house made sangria $2 OFF house wines by the glass $2 OFF any dessert $2 OFF any appetizer $2 OFF any pizza All you have to do is mention that you saw this event! There is no limit to how many $2 off you can take except that you can't combine it with other offers. Look for our new updated menu coming soon with many new things to try!!! Wednesdays will also offer massive savings on your dining experience including HALF PRICE PIZZA, our famous Unlimited Shrimp and many BOGO offers on pastas and wines!!! For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/3/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Celebrate Our New Hours @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. Things are changing at Uptown Grille and we want to celebrate that we will now be open longer!!! The Dining Room & Lounge will now both be open at 2pm daily. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday & Tuesday. Half price on most Lounge drinks from 2pm to 4pm will be an EVERYDAY thing now as well!!! To celebrate these extra two hours we want to kick off this whole next week by taking $2 off many of our menu items... $2 OFF house made sangria $2 OFF house wines by the glass $2 OFF any dessert $2 OFF any appetizer $2 OFF any pizza All you have to do is mention that you saw this event! There is no limit to how many $2 off you can take except that you can't combine it with other offers. Look for our new updated menu coming soon with many new things to try!!! Wednesdays will also offer massive savings on your dining experience including HALF PRICE PIZZA, our famous Unlimited Shrimp and many BOGO offers on pastas and wines!!! For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/3/2018 Asbury United Methodist Church - 8:00am - 1:00pm
February 3 Pancake Day @ Asbury United Methodist Church, 196 S. Harrison, Kankakee. 815.933.4408. Plain and blueberry pancakes includes sausage, applecause, juice and a drink. Donation: $6.00 – adults, $3.00 – children through age 6. For info: 815.933.4408.

2/4/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate Our New Hours @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. Things are changing at Uptown Grille and we want to celebrate that we will now be open longer!!! The Dining Room & Lounge will now both be open at 2pm daily. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday and closed Monday & Tuesday. Half price on most Lounge drinks from 2pm to 4pm will be an EVERYDAY thing now as well!!! To celebrate these extra two hours we want to kick off this whole next week by taking $2 off many of our menu items... $2 OFF house made sangria $2 OFF house wines by the glass $2 OFF any dessert $2 OFF any appetizer $2 OFF any pizza All you have to do is mention that you saw this event! There is no limit to how many $2 off you can take except that you can't combine it with other offers. Look for our new updated menu coming soon with many new things to try!!! Wednesdays will also offer massive savings on your dining experience including HALF PRICE PIZZA, our famous Unlimited Shrimp and many BOGO offers on pastas and wines!!! For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/4/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Super Bowl Deals @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. Super Bowl offers for Lounge drinkers and diners as well as carry out orders... Let us feed you on game day! $5 OFF ALL LARGE PIZZAS 70 CENT BONELESS WINGS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! FULL AND HALF SLAB RIBS BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE ON TOMATO BREAD AND GARLIC BREADSTICKS $1.50 DOMESTIC BOTTLES AND CANS $3.50 DRAFT PINTS For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/6/2018 St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church - 10:00am - 12;00pm
FREE event. A Matter of Balance @ St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 410 N. Main Street, Herscher. 815.523.9918. Classes for people over 60 years of age are being offered through Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls, will be held from 10:00am – noon on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn to: view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength and balance. Who should attend: anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; and anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns. Class is free to anyone age 60 or older. For info or to register: 815.523.9918.

2/6/2018 Edward Chipman Library - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
FREE event. Needlework Group @ Edward Chipman Public Library, 126 N. Locust Street, Momence. Our weekly Needlework Group (aka knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc.) is every Tuesday at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! This has become a huge gathering of all different types of crafting with women, men, and children joining us. Drop in to make some new friends and learn a new handicraft. For info: 815.472.2581; https://www.facebook.com/edwardchipmanpl/

2/6/2018 Kankakee Workforce Services - 1:00pm - 3:0pm
FREE event. Resume Review @ Kankakee Community College, 450 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.802.8963 Not sure if your resume is as polished as it should be? Stop by and have it reviewed. No Appointment Necessary. For info: 815.802.8963; https://www.facebook.com/KankakeeCommunityCollegeWorkforceServices/

2/6/2018 3 Winds Eatery - 6:30pm
An Evening with the Lovebirds @ 3 Winds Eatery, 1230 S. East Avenue, Kankakee. 815.401.7870. Come to 3 Winds Eatery on February 6th, 2018 for a night of painting and love. An Evening with the Lovebirds, led by beloved local art studio, Tipsy Gypsy. Guys, looking to take your girl on a date she loves, this would be it. Limited quantity available. Tickets available via Facebook page. For info: 815.401.7870; https://www.facebook.com/3windseatery/

2/8/2018 Riverside Senior Life Communities - 2:00pm
The Basics of Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease hosted by Riverside Senior Life Communities @ the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer's disease or dementia, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, disease stages, treatment, and much more. For info or to register: 815.744.0804.

2/13/2018 St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church - 10:00am - 12;00pm
FREE event. A Matter of Balance @ St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 410 N. Main Street, Herscher. 815.523.9918. Classes for people over 60 years of age are being offered through Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls, will be held from 10:00am – noon on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn to: view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength and balance. Who should attend: anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; and anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns. Class is free to anyone age 60 or older. For info or to register: 815.523.9918.

2/13/2018 Edward Chipman Library - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
FREE event. Needlework Group @ Edward Chipman Public Library, 126 N. Locust Street, Momence. Our weekly Needlework Group (aka knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc.) is every Tuesday at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! This has become a huge gathering of all different types of crafting with women, men, and children joining us. Drop in to make some new friends and learn a new handicraft. For info: 815.472.2581; https://www.facebook.com/edwardchipmanpl/

2/13/2018 Kankakee Workforce Services - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
FREE event. Resume Review @ Kankakee Community College, 450 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.802.8963 Not sure if your resume is as polished as it should be? Stop by and have it reviewed. No Appointment Necessary. For info: 815.802.8963; https://www.facebook.com/KankakeeCommunityCollegeWorkforceServices/

2/14/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Amore Italiano @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. At Uptown Grille, you don't have to travel far to be taken on a journey. Spend the evening in Italy with someone you care about this Valentine's Day. Reservations are encouraged but not required. For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/18/2018 Uptown Grille - 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Perfect Pairings: focus on risotti & wine @ Uptown Grille, 141 S. Chestnut Street, Chebanse. 815.697.9710. Join us as we open the dining room doors early for this special pop up event! Your dining experience will center on three flawlessly crafted petite risotto plates perfectly paired with three half glasses of wine. The menu is posted within this event's discussion. The price will be $25 per person for guests ages 21 and over. Other menu items will also be available to complete your dining experience. Reservations are encouraged but not required. For info: 815.697.9710; https://www.facebook.com/Uptown-Grille-617278274954174/

2/20/2018 St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church - 10:00am - 12;00pm
FREE event. A Matter of Balance @ St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 410 N. Main Street, Herscher. 815.523.9918. Classes for people over 60 years of age are being offered through Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls, will be held from 10:00am – noon on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn to: view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength and balance. Who should attend: anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; and anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns. Class is free to anyone age 60 or older. For info or to register: 815.523.9918.

2/20/2018 Edward Chipman Library - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
FREE event. Needlework Group @ Edward Chipman Public Library, 126 N. Locust Street, Momence. Our weekly Needlework Group (aka knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc.) is every Tuesday at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! This has become a huge gathering of all different types of crafting with women, men, and children joining us. Drop in to make some new friends and learn a new handicraft. For info: 815.472.2581; https://www.facebook.com/edwardchipmanpl/

2/20/2018 Kankakee Workforce Services - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
FREE event. Resume Review @ Kankakee Community College, 450 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.802.8963 Not sure if your resume is as polished as it should be? Stop by and have it reviewed. No Appointment Necessary. For info: 815.802.8963; https://www.facebook.com/KankakeeCommunityCollegeWorkforceServices/

2/20/2018 Riverside Senior Life Communities - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Crunch for a Cause hosted by Riverside Senior Life Communities @ Subway, 646 S. Main Street, Bourbonnais. Join Riverside Senior Life as we raise money for "The Longest Day" - an event that helps bring awareness to Alzheimer's Disease. 50% of your purchase will go towards "The Longest Day" fundraiser. All you have to do to participate is mention "Riverside Senior Life" to the cashier. . For info or to RSVP: 815-935-3273; https://www.facebook.com/riversideseniorlife/

2/22/2018 Kankakee Workforce Services - 9:00am - 12:00pm
FREE event. IDES and Kankakee Workforce Services Hiring Event @ Kankakee Community College, 450 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.802.8963. IDES and Kankakee Workforce Services will be hosting a hiring event with different employers from the area. Please make sure that you are registered with IllinoisJoblink and dressed appropriately. For info: 815.802.8963; https://www.facebook.com/KankakeeCommunityCollegeWorkforceServices/

2/27/2018 St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church - 10:00am - 12;00pm
FREE event. A Matter of Balance @ St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 410 N. Main Street, Herscher. 815.523.9918. Classes for people over 60 years of age are being offered through Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet. A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls, will be held from 10:00am – noon on Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn to: view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength and balance. Who should attend: anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; and anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns. Class is free to anyone age 60 or older. For info or to register: 815.523.9918.

2/27/2018 Edward Chipman Library - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
FREE event. Needlework Group @ Edward Chipman Public Library, 126 N. Locust Street, Momence. Our weekly Needlework Group (aka knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc.) is every Tuesday at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! This has become a huge gathering of all different types of crafting with women, men, and children joining us. Drop in to make some new friends and learn a new handicraft. For info: 815.472.2581; https://www.facebook.com/edwardchipmanpl/

2/27/2018 Kankakee Workforce Services - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
FREE event. Resume Review @ Kankakee Community College, 450 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.802.8963 Not sure if your resume is as polished as it should be? Stop by and have it reviewed. No Appointment Necessary. For info: 815.802.8963; https://www.facebook.com/KankakeeCommunityCollegeWorkforceServices/

2/28/2018 Kankakee County Health Department - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
FREE event. Resilience Screening hosted by the Kankakee County Health Department @ the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.802.9400. Join us for a screening of "Resilience: The biology of stress and the science of hope." This documentary delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. *Please plan to arrive early, seating is limited* For info: 815.802.9400; https://www.facebook.com/kankakeehealth/