• Live Nativity Service – 4 p.m., St. Edward’s and Christ Church’s Christ Campus, 2800 Grove Road, Joliet, five miles south east of Yorkville. Theme: “He Was Born in A Manger; Come Worship Him in A Barn.” Candlelit service with live creche featuring congregation members and live farm animals including sheep, goats and a donkey. Come early, bring folding chairs. For information, call 815-725-6800.
• Critters Classes registration deadline – Event is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 through Jan. 29, Program Center, 10925 La Porte Road, Mokena. Classes taught by Crosstown Exotics. No open-toed shoes. Ages 6 to 12. After Dec. 25 extra fees apply. For registration and information, call 708-390-2401 or visit www.mokenapark.com.
• Cat adoption – 5 to 7 p.m., Bolingbrook PetSmart, Weber Road. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 for information or an appointment. Cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, FeLV/FIV tested and have their distemper and rabies shots.
• March of the Penguins – Coal City Public Library District, 85 N. Garfield St., Coal City. Ages 3 through fifth grade. Popped corn and lemonde served. For information, contact Rene Norris at 815-634-4552, ext. 110, or Rene@ccpld.org or visit www.ccpld.org.