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March Events

3/1/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 7:00P
FREE event. Writing Club @ Kankakee Public Library, first floor conference room, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. Meets at 7 p.m. every other Wednesday. New members welcome anytime. Information at meetup.com/kankakeelibrarywritingmeetup. Bring work you would like to share, and meet novelists and poets who share information and support one another, while also having a good time. For info: meetup.com/kankakeelibrarywritingmeetup.

3/1/2017 Riverside Medical Center - 7:00P
FREE event. Overeaters Anonymous @ Riverside Medical Center 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee, 815.932.9209. Meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Medical Center in Room C across from the cafeteria. A 12-step support group for those who want to abstain from compulsive overeating and compulsive food behaviors. Donations accepted, but there are no dues or fees. For info: 815.932.9209.

3/1/2017 Barefoot Yoga Loft - 8:00am
The “Om’ie” Challenge @ Barefoot Yoga Loft, 200 N. Washington Avenue, Bradley. The "Om'ie" Challenge is all about consistency & commitment. Do the Uno Challenge alone or team up with a friend for the Duo Challenge. Workshops count as 2 classes towards your goal (even for Duos)! The Om'ie challenge starts March 1st and ends March 31st. Uno Challenge (on your own)- 31 classes- 31 days Duo Challenge (you & a friend- aka your Om'ie)- 44 classes- 31 days. Members- the challenge is free for you! Workshops are an additional fee. Non-members- $30 of unlimited yoga & barre for the 31 days of the challenge. Workshops are an additional fee. For info: 815.954.3520.

3/3/2017 Kankakee County Farm Bureau -
Deadline for tickets: The 105th annual meeting of the Kankakee County Farm Bureau @ Quality Inn & Suites 800 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.932.7471. Meeting will feature a program on the first months of President Donald Trump's administration, to be presented by Chuck Spencer, executive director of corporate and government relations for Growmark, the Farm Bureau-affiliated cooperative. Social hour at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm, followed by a short business meeting and election of directors. Spencer's speech will follow and also will address the political and regulatory scene as it relates to agriculture. Dinner consists of marinated and grilled pork tenderloin. Cost: $15 for Farm Bureau members and $30 for others; purchase tickets by March 3 at the Farm Bureau office at 1605 W. Court St., Kankakee, by calling 815-932-7471 or from your local FB board director.

3/3/2017 Redeeming Life Ministries - 6:45pm
FREE event. Transformed Life Recovery Group @ Redeeming Life Ministries basement, 1284 S. Jeffrey St., Kankakee.815.408.1262. Reading inspiration, snacks, coffee and fellowship. Meets each Friday. For info: 815.408.1262.

3/4/2017 Michaels Arts & Crafts Store - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids Club Craft (ages 3 and up) @ Michaels, 1515 N. State Route 50, Bourbonnais. 815.936.9020. Drop in, take home a completed project. 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Cost: $2.00 per child. For info and to confirm times: 815.936.9020, http://www.michaels.com/classes-and-events/classesandevents; https://www.facebook.com/Michaels-174452849279846/

3/4/2017 Polar Plunge - 2:00pm
2017 Polar Plunge @ Manteno Sportsmen’s Club, 851 N. Main Street, Manteno. Join the coolest event of the winter and plunge into the frigid waters to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois! All participants receive a sweatshirt and cn earn additional incentives. Register today at: www.plungeillinois.com.

3/4/2017 Kankakee Valley Theatre Association - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A Royal Wedding hosted by Kankakee Valley Theatre Association @ Asbury United Methodist Church, 196 South Harrison Ave, Kankakee. You are cordially invited to attend the Royal Wedding of Cinderella and Prince Charming. Several of your other favorite princes and princesses will also be a part of the wedding party. Cost: $20.00 per person. Participation in wedding as junior attendant: $40 per child; $20.00 per adult. Reservations required; register through February 4. For details: https://www.kvta.org/royal-wedding-2017

3/5/2017 Old Courthouse Museum - Watseka - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
FREE event. Open House @ Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry Street, Watseka. 815.432.2215. See the guest artist's photographs, as well as the quilts on display. For info: 815.432.2215, http://www.iroquoiscountyhistoricalsociety.com/

3/5/2017 Wat-Cha-Kee Coin Club Annual Show - 8:00am - 3:00pm
FREE event. Wat-Cha-Kee Coin Club Annual Show, Celebrations on the Corner @ North Second and West Oak streets, Watseka. 815.471.6439. Fee door prizes and a free youth auction (ages 1-16 can participate) at 1 p.m. Dealers with coins, paper money, jewelry and sports cards. Lunch available on site. For info: 815.471.6439

3/6/2017 Community Arts Council of Kankakee County - 5:30pm
FREE event. Arts in Action meeting @ Wright in Kankakee, 701 S. Harrison Avenue, Kankakee. Join the Community Arts Council of Kankakee County at their monthly Arts in Action meeting. Michael O’Brien will discuss the proposed project with ArtSpace. Refreshments will be served. For info: bstbrewer@hotmail.com.

3/6/2017 City of Momence - 7:30pm
FREE event. City Council meeting @ City of Momence, City Hall, 105 W. Washington Street, Momence. 815.472.2001. City Council meetings are held at 7:30pm on the first and third Monday at City Hall. For info: 815.472.2001, https://cityofmomence.com/minutes.aspx

3/7/2017 POWER-OUTRAGE meeting - 5:30pm
FREE event. POWER-OUTRAGE meeting @ Paul's Place, 500 S. Washington Ave., Kankakee. 815.258.2758. Protecting Our Water Environment & River (POWER), a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the Kankakee River Watershed (K3power.org), and OUTRAGE, a general nonprofit dedicated to citizen involvement in local issues (Outragenews.org). Discussing local proposals with environmental impacts, including the county landfill moratorium, and the county April sales tax increase referendum. All welcome.

3/8/2017 Riverside Medical Center - 7:00P
FREE event. Overeaters Anonymous @ Riverside Medical Center 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee, 815.932.9209. Meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Medical Center in Room C across from the cafeteria. A 12-step support group for those who want to abstain from compulsive overeating and compulsive food behaviors. Donations accepted, but there are no dues or fees. For info: 815.932.9209.

3/8/2017 Bradley Police Department - 9:00am - 11:00am
FREE event. Citizen’s Police Academy with Bradley Police Department @ Northfield Square Mall, Bourbonnais. 815.933.3315. The Academy consists of a series of classes, discussions and demonstrations drafted to provide citizens an in-depth view on various areas of law enforcement. Orientation and registration will be conducted on March 8, with six additional sessions on March 8, March 15, March 22, March 29, April 5, April 12 from 9:00am – 11:00am. Optional ride-along. Sessions will be held at Northfield Square Mall, Location 424B (across from Victoria’s Secret). For info: 815.933.3315, pjtrudeau@bradleyil.org

3/9/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
FREE event. Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100; or Jeannie at 815.929.4581.

3/9/2017 Pembroke Public Library District - 4:30pm
Board of Library Trustees Meeting @ Pembroke Public Library District, 13130 E. Central Avenue, Pembroke. 815.944.8609 Discussions on summer reading projects. For info: 815.944.8609

3/9/2017 Kankakee County Farm Bureau - 5:30pm
The 105th annual meeting of the Kankakee County Farm Bureau @ Quality Inn & Suites 800 N. Kinzie Avenue, Bradley. 815.932.7471. Meeting will feature a program on the first months of President Donald Trump's administration, to be presented by Chuck Spencer, executive director of corporate and government relations for Growmark, the Farm Bureau-affiliated cooperative. Social hour at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:30pm, followed by a short business meeting and election of directors. Spencer's speech will follow and also will address the political and regulatory scene as it relates to agriculture. Dinner consists of marinated and grilled pork tenderloin. Cost: $15 for Farm Bureau members and $30 for others; purchase tickets by March 3 at the Farm Bureau office at 1605 W. Court St., Kankakee, by calling 815-932-7471 or from your local FB board director.

3/9/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 6:00pm
FREE event. Personal Finance Workshops entirely in Spanish @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. March 9, 30, April 6, 20. Learn about money management, credit and owning a home. For info: 815.939.4564, lions-online.org, www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary

3/10/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/10/2017 Redeeming Life Ministries - 6:45pm
FREE event. Transformed Life Recovery Group @ Redeeming Life Ministries basement, 1284 S. Jeffrey St., Kankakee.815.408.1262. Reading inspiration, snacks, coffee and fellowship. Meets each Friday. For info: 815.408.1262.

3/11/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/11/2017 Michaels Arts & Crafts Store - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids Club Craft (ages 3 and up) @ Michaels, 1515 N. State Route 50, Bourbonnais. 815.936.9020. Drop in, take home a completed project. 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Cost: $2.00 per child. For info and to confirm times: 815.936.9020, http://www.michaels.com/classes-and-events/classesandevents; https://www.facebook.com/Michaels-174452849279846/

3/12/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/12/2017 Align Yoga Studio - 10:45am
What is this Yoga Thing? @ Align Yoga Studio, 255 S. Schuyler Avenue, Kankakee. Free 4 week beginner yoga class offered by Marissa Platt. Come slow down and learn some yoga cues and proper alignment. Meditation will be included in each class. This is the perfect series for a beginner or an advanced student who wants to just slow down. Everyone can benefit. Sign up online soon!!! For info: 630.918.5706, https://www.alignyogastudio.com/, https:/www.facebook.com/AlignYogaStudio.k3/

3/13/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/13/2017 Bourbonnais Public Library - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
FREE event. First Aid and CPR Certification Classes @ Bourbonnais Public Library, 250 W. John Casey Road, Bourbonnais. 815.933.1727. For ages 12 & up, 2 year certification, 2 day class – March 13 and 14. Must attend both days for certification. Registration required. For info: 815.933.1727, https://www.facebook.com/Bourbonnais-Public-Library-261903850649515/, http://bourbonnaislibrary.org/

3/14/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/15/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/15/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 7:00P
FREE event. Writing Club @ Kankakee Public Library, first floor conference room, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. Meets at 7 p.m. every other Wednesday. New members welcome anytime. Information at meetup.com/kankakeelibrarywritingmeetup. Bring work you would like to share, and meet novelists and poets who share information and support one another, while also having a good time. For info: meetup.com/kankakeelibrarywritingmeetup.

3/15/2017 Riverside Medical Center - 7:00P
FREE event. Overeaters Anonymous @ Riverside Medical Center 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee, 815.932.9209. Meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Medical Center in Room C across from the cafeteria. A 12-step support group for those who want to abstain from compulsive overeating and compulsive food behaviors. Donations accepted, but there are no dues or fees. For info: 815.932.9209.

3/15/2017 Bradley Police Department - 9:00am - 11:00am
FREE event; 03/08 registration required. Citizen’s Police Academy with Bradley Police Department @ Northfield Square Mall, Bourbonnais. 815.933.3315. Second session. For info: 815.933.3315, pjtrudeau@bradleyil.org

3/16/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/17/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/17/2017 Gravina 801 -
St. Patrick’s Day Specials @ Gravina 801, 801 W. Broadway, Bradley. 815.937.1801. For info: 815.937.1801; www.801gravina801.com; https://www.facebook.com/Gravina801/

3/17/2017 Redeeming Life Ministries - 6:45pm
FREE event. Transformed Life Recovery Group @ Redeeming Life Ministries basement, 1284 S. Jeffrey St., Kankakee.815.408.1262. Reading inspiration, snacks, coffee and fellowship. Meets each Friday. For info: 815.408.1262.

3/18/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/18/2017 Align Yoga Studio - 10:00am
Align Gives – Sam Myers Foundation @ Align Yoga Studio, 255 S. Schuyler Avenue, Kankakee. We are so excited to host this event!!! We will have a basket at the studio starting in March for donations! The mission of the foundation is to encourage and support Suicide and Mental awareness, training, and education among public sector employees. 630.918.5706, https://www.alignyogastudio.com/, https:/www.facebook.com/AlignYogaStudio.k3/

3/18/2017 Align Yoga Studio - 10:00am
Align Gives – Sam Myers Foundation @ Align Yoga Studio, 255 S. Schuyler Avenue, Kankakee. We are so excited to host this event!!! We will have a basket at the studio starting in March for donations! The mission of the foundation is to encourage and support Suicide and Mental awareness, training, and education among public sector employees. For info: 630.918.5706, https://www.alignyogastudio.com/, https://www.facebook.com/AlignYogaStudio.k3/

3/18/2017 Michaels Arts & Crafts Store - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids Club Craft (ages 3 and up) @ Michaels, 1515 N. State Route 50, Bourbonnais. 815.936.9020. Drop in, take home a completed project. 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Cost: $2.00 per child. For info and to confirm times: 815.936.9020, http://www.michaels.com/classes-and-events/classesandevents; https://www.facebook.com/Michaels-174452849279846/

3/18/2017 Bradley Lions Junior Football - 10:00am - 2:00pm
2017 Football and Cheerleading Signups (returning players/cheer and New Dynamites) @ Bradley Lions Jr. Football. 815.932.4542. Bradley Lions Junior Football is a youth football & cheer organization open to all area children that will be entering Kindergarten thru 8th grade in the Fall 2017. Registration for returning players/cheer and new Dynamites will be held on Saturday, March 18th from 10am - 2pm. Registration for new or returning players/cheer will be held on Saturday, April 8th from 10am - 2pm. Cost: Registration fees are as follows: *Dynamite Cheer $40 + $25 Volunteer Fee; *Superlights - Varsity Cheer $100 + $25 Volunteer Fee; *Dynamite Football $80 + $25 Volunteer Fee; *Superlight - Varsity Football $150 + $25 Volunteer Fee; *Family Max - $375 Registration + $25 Volunteer Fee; Cash or Credit/debit cards will be accepted (No checks). No equipment deposits required. Please bring enrolling children and their birth certificates. For info: https://www.facebook.com/bradleylionsjuniorfootball/ 815.932.4542.

3/18/2017 Community Prayer Breakfast - 8:00am
Community Prayer Breakfast @ Chalfant Hall, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais. 815.933.1131. Cost: $12.00 per person, available at the door but reservations appreciated @ 815.933.1131

3/19/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/19/2017 Align Yoga Studio - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Pre-Natal Yoga Workshop @ Align Yoga Studio, 255 S. Schuyler Avenue, Kankakee. Join us for a workshop specifically tailored for you and your baby. You will learn ways to build strength in your body to prepare for the birth of your precious baby. You will also be guided through Restorative poses to help you fully relax and connect with your baby. No yoga experience is required, however advanced yogis are welcome. All trimesters are welcome. ***Please consult with your doctor before the workshop*** $20 for Members; $25 non-members Financial Hardships will be considered by contacting the teacher – Tami Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. For info: 630.918.5706, https://www.alignyogastudio.com/, https:/www.facebook.com/AlignYogaStudio.k3/

3/20/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/20/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
FREE event. The Poet’s Arrow @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. The Poet's arrow is open for spoken word artists to hone their craft. Follow the arrow from words to minds to hearts with host David J. Lythberg For info: 815.939.4564, http://lions-online.org/, https://www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary/

3/20/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
FREE event. Chess Club @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. All playing levels and ages are welcome to come and play chess with us in the Third Floor Meeting Room. Check it! For info: 815.939.4564, http://lions-online.org/, https://www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary/

3/20/2017 City of Momence - 7:30pm
FREE event. City Council meeting @ City of Momence, City Hall, 105 W. Washington Street, Momence. 815.472.2001. City Council meetings are held at 7:30pm on the first and third Monday at City Hall. For info: 815.472.2001, https://cityofmomence.com/minutes.aspx

3/21/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/21/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
FREE event. NAACP School Board & Mayoral Forum. @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Fourth Floor Auditorium, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. Come out and learn more about your local candidates for Kankakee School Board and Mayor as they debate the issues. For info: 815.939.4564, lions-online.org, www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary

3/21/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 5:15pm - 8:00pm
FREE event. City of Kankakee Mayoral and KSD School Board Candidates Forum @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. 5:15PM: Kankakee School District School Board with: Mary L. Archie, John Coghlan, Jess C. Gathing, Joseph W. Lightfoot, Patricia Santoyo-Marin, Darrell Williams 6:45PM: City of Kankakee Mayoral Candidate Forum with: Nina Epstein, Chasity Wells-Armstrong. For info: 815.939.4564, https://www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary/, http://lions-online.org/

3/22/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/22/2017 Riverside Medical Center - 7:00P
FREE event. Overeaters Anonymous @ Riverside Medical Center 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee, 815.932.9209. Meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Medical Center in Room C across from the cafeteria. A 12-step support group for those who want to abstain from compulsive overeating and compulsive food behaviors. Donations accepted, but there are no dues or fees. For info: 815.932.9209.

3/22/2017 Bradley Police Department - 9:00am - 11:00am
FREE event; 03/08 registration required. Citizen’s Police Academy with Bradley Police Department @ Northfield Square Mall, Bourbonnais. 815.933.3315. Third session. For info: 815.933.3315, pjtrudeau@bradleyil.org

3/23/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/23/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
FREE event. Soul Collections Book Discussion @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Third Floor Meeting Room, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. Soul Collections is a monthly book discussion group that focuses on African-American authors and themes. This month's selection is Stormy Weather a biography of Lena Horne. Soul Collections is free, open to the public, and always happy to welcome new members. For info: 815.939.4564, lions-online.org, www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary

3/24/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/24/2017 Redeeming Life Ministries - 6:45pm
FREE event. Transformed Life Recovery Group @ Redeeming Life Ministries basement, 1284 S. Jeffrey St., Kankakee.815.408.1262. Reading inspiration, snacks, coffee and fellowship. Meets each Friday. For info: 815.408.1262.

3/25/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/25/2017 Michaels Arts & Crafts Store - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kids Club Craft (ages 3 and up) @ Michaels, 1515 N. State Route 50, Bourbonnais. 815.936.9020. Drop in, take home a completed project. 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Cost: $2.00 per child. For info and to confirm times: 815.936.9020, http://www.michaels.com/classes-and-events/classesandevents; https://www.facebook.com/Michaels-174452849279846/

3/26/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/27/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/27/2017 Flight 102 Wine Bar - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Wine & Art with Easy Peasy Canvas Canvas @ Flight 102 Wine Bar, 565 Main Street, NW, Bourbonnais. 815.523.7470. Hey Ladies ~ You asked and we answered! Check out the awesome whimsical painting that we will create on March 27th just in time for spring wishes! January's Wine & Art with Tracey of Easy Peasy Canvas was such a good time that we've got her back again! Oh and did we mention Jim our fabulous bartender will be here as well? We'll have the tunes rocking, the wine flowing, the kitchen cooking and the paint brushes rockin'! Cost: $35.00, must be prepaid and includes instruction, all art supplies and media. Spaces are limited so make sure you sign up in house or Click on this https://www.paypal.me/easypeasyartclass/35. Our full food and wine menu is available for purchase on painting day as well! Doors open at 5 pm so you can enjoy dinner and a glass (or a bottle :) of wine even before you start painting at 6 pm! Tell your friends!! Cheers! For info: 815.523.7470; https://www.facebook.com/Flight-102-Wine-Bar-309188062508018/

3/28/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/28/2017 Bourbonnais Public Library - 6:00pm
Essential Oils 101 @ Bourbonnais Public Library, 250 W. John Casey Road, Bourbonnais. 815.933.1727. Learn the basics of essential oils. Registration required. For info: 815.933.1727, https://www.facebook.com/Bourbonnais-Public-Library-261903850649515/, http://bourbonnaislibrary.org/

3/29/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/29/2017 Bourbonnais Public Library - 6:30pm
Wildflower Painting with Kathi Eastman @ Bourbonnais Public Library, 250 W. John Casey Road, Bourbonnais. 815.933.1727. Attendees must be age 12 or older. Registration required. Cost: $10.00 for non-members, $5.00 for Friends of the Library members. For info: 815.933.1727, http://bourbonnaislibrary.org/, https://www.facebook.com/Bourbonnais-Public-Library-261903850649515/

3/29/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 7:00P
FREE event. Writing Club @ Kankakee Public Library, first floor conference room, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. Meets at 7 p.m. every other Wednesday. New members welcome anytime. Information at meetup.com/kankakeelibrarywritingmeetup. Bring work you would like to share, and meet novelists and poets who share information and support one another, while also having a good time. For info: meetup.com/kankakeelibrarywritingmeetup.

3/29/2017 Riverside Medical Center - 7:00P
FREE event. Overeaters Anonymous @ Riverside Medical Center 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee, 815.932.9209. Meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Medical Center in Room C across from the cafeteria. A 12-step support group for those who want to abstain from compulsive overeating and compulsive food behaviors. Donations accepted, but there are no dues or fees. For info: 815.932.9209.

3/29/2017 Bradley Police Department - 9:00am - 11:00am
FREE event; 03/08 registration required. Citizen’s Police Academy with Bradley Police Department @ Northfield Square Mall, Bourbonnais. 815.933.3315. Fourth session. For info: 815.933.3315, pjtrudeau@bradleyil.org

3/30/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/30/2017 Kankakee Public Library - 6:00pm
FREE event. Personal Finance Workshops entirely in Spanish @ Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, Kankakee. 815.939.4564. March 9, 30, April 6, 20. Learn about money management, credit and owning a home. For info: 815.939.4564, lions-online.org, www.facebook.com/KankakeePublicLibrary

3/31/2017 Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53 -
Free Developmental Screening on April 10, 11 and 12 (for children ages birth – 5) @ Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53. Children will be screened for: speech/language, cognitive hearing/vision, fine/gross motor and emotional development. Open to any resident of Bourbonnais School District #53. All screenings are by appointment; no walk-ins allowed. For info: Jeannie at 815.929.4581 or between March 27 – April 3rd call 815.929.5100.

3/31/2017 Redeeming Life Ministries - 6:45pm
FREE event. Transformed Life Recovery Group @ Redeeming Life Ministries basement, 1284 S. Jeffrey St., Kankakee.815.408.1262. Reading inspiration, snacks, coffee and fellowship. Meets each Friday. For info: 815.408.1262.