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Local arts and entertainment: July 8 through July 15

July 8

•Woodworking Club – 9 to noon., also July 15; and 1 to 3 p.m., Thursdays, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N. Center St., Joliet. For information, visit or call 815-723-9713.

• Line Dancing: Advanced – 10 to 11:30 a.m.; also Fridays and July 15, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. No partner required. Visit or call 815-723-9713.

Cricut Stencil Design Class – 1 to 2 p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. 18 and up. Visit website for design choices. Call 815-725-1715 or visit

• Monday Creative Creations – 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville. All ages. Contact Jessica Smith at 815-552-4210 or or visit

• “Little Explorers" registration deadline – Event is 10 to 11:30 a.m., Jan. 9, Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Channahon, Nature-themed activities. Geared to ages 3 to 5. Younger children welcome. Register at or call 815-722-9470.

July 9

• Golden Agers – Noon to 4 p.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N. Center St., Joliet. Play cards and dice. Visit or call 815-723-9713.

• Cycle Gear's Bike Night – 5 to 8 p.m., Promenade Bolingbrook, Bolingbrook. Food, raffles.

• Midwest Crossroad Chorus of Sweet Adelines International – 7 p.m., Trinity Christian School, 901 Shorewood Drive, Shorewood. Call 866-588-7464 or visit

• Movie on the Green – 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., Downtown Frankfort. Visit

July 10

• Prairie Stories Chalk Art –10 a.m. to noon, Noon,Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Iron Bridge Trailhead, Wilmington. Draw a bison in chalk, hear tales about animals that live on the prairie, share animal stories, create chalk art on the sidewalks in the Welcome Center gardens. Ages 5 to 10. Call 815-423-6370.

July 11

• Wii Bowling – 11:30 a.m. to noon, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Visit or call 815-723-9713.

• Cruisin’ Frankfort – 5 to 8 p.m., Kansas & Oak Streets, downtown Frankfort. Classic cars. Visit

• Concert on the Hill – 6:30 p.m., Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Featuring Cloggin’ Craze & Kidz Clog. Call 815-724-3760 or visit

• Rockin' Rock Bottom Concert Series – 6 to 9 p.m., The Promenade Bolingbrook, Bolingbrook. Featuring The Four C-Notes (Franki Valli and the Four Seasons Tribute). Food and beverages for sale. No alcohol.

July 12

• Fridays on the Green – 10 to 11 a.m., Downtown Frankfort. Entertainment for kids. Visit

• Bolingbrook Police 3rd Annual Squad Car Night – 5 to 8 p.m., The Promenade, Bolingbrook. In Memory of Officer Stephen Alexander. Parade of Lights, "Dunk-a-Cop," tike train, kids' rock climbing wall, food, bagpipes and drums.

• Open Mic – 5 to 8 p.m., Jitters, Joliet.

• An Evening with Kristina Kuzmic: The Hope and Humor Tour – 8 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. For tickets, visit or call 800-745-3000.

• Ralph Breaks The Internet – 8:30 p.m., Settlers Park, Richard A. Rock Amphitheater, Lockport Street and Van Dyke Road, Plainfield. PG. Concessions available. If inclement weather is forecast, the movie will be cancelled. For updates, visit or call 815-609-6124.

July 13

• Bluegrass Festival – 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; also 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., July 14, Downtown Frankfort. Chris Jones of Chris Jones & The Night Drivers and others will perform. Visit

• Free Movie – 10:30 a.m., Mar Theatre, Wilmington. Includes small popcorn and small drink. To obtain the free tickets, call 815-463-5800 or "like" the Kevin Molloy State Farm Facebook page and and then message Kevin Molloy State Farm.

• Support the Joliet Central Band NYC 2020 Band Trip Benefit Night – 5 to 7 p.m., Kuchies on Houbolt. $20 at door. Age 21 and up. Benefits the Joliet Central Band in support of their New York City/Lincoln Center Invitational Performance.

• Great Moments In Vinyl plays tribute to The Rolling Stones and its best selling album, "Hot Rocks!" – 7:30 p.m., Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. To register for shows, visit or call 815-723- 5201.

July 14

Bison Hikes – 11 a.m., Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Iron Bridge Trailhead, Wilmington. Ranger-guided hike to look for the bison. Learn about Midewin’s unique past, present and future in a fun and interactive way. Call 815-423-6370.

• Pet Fest & Car Show – Noon to 9 p.m., 700 Theodore St., Joliet. Many animal rescues, silent auction and 50/50, animal product vendors, low cost vaccine clinic, car show, food, beer garden, raffles, kids section with face painting and cold blooded creatures, DJ and bands. Visit this event on Facebook.

July 15

• Home Run Inn Fundraising Day – 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Home Run Inn Pizza, 1280 W Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Dine-in or carryout. Mention Hopeful Tails and 20% is donated back to the rescue. Visit this event on Facebook.

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