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A & E

Local arts and entertainment: March 25 through April 1

John V. Hanson will present “Blacksmithing Tools and Techniques" on March 26, at the Grundy County Historical Museum in Morris.  He will explain, demonstrate and describe uses of the various tools at the tool shed in the museum.
John V. Hanson will present “Blacksmithing Tools and Techniques" on March 26, at the Grundy County Historical Museum in Morris.  He will explain, demonstrate and describe uses of the various tools at the tool shed in the museum.

March 25

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

• Line Dancing: Advanced – 10 to 11:30 a.m.; also Fridays, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Experienced dancer session. No partner required. Visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

Bingo Night – 6:30 to 8 p.m.; also April 1, Cantigny Post 367 VFW, 826 Horseshoe Drive, Joliet

March 26

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

• Creative Writing Workshop for Teens – 6 to 7p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Grades seven and up. Call 815-725-1715 or visit shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

• “Dating Over 50: Have Fun - Be Safe” – 6 to 8 p.m., White Oak Library, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. For more information, call 815-552-4247 or email twilliams@whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Blacksmithing Tools and Techniques – 7 p.m., Grundy County Historical Museum, 510 W.Illinois Ave., Morris. Presenter: Local attorney and blacksmither John V. Hanson. Free and open to the public.

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

March 27

Aaron Lewis – 7:30 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 201 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Country music. For tickets and information, call  800-745-3000 or visit RialtoSquare.com.

March 28

• Line Dancing: Beginning – 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (beginners-plus), Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Teen Writing Group – 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St. Morris. Call 815- 942-6880 or visit morrislibrary.com.

• Romeoville Art Society Monthly Meeting – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Creative Arts Center at Highpoint, 174 S. Highpoint Dr., Room 109, Romeoville. Poetry & Image Competition:
March theme is "nature." Deadline is March 31. Contact Info@romeovilleartsociety.org or call 224-216-2447.

• "Fan-a-See Floral Design Show – 7 to 9 p.m., Wilson School, Manhattan. Floral demonstration. $5 (advance) or $6 (door). Benefits scholarships for graduating seniors. Call 815-351-5165.

• Trivia Night – 7 p.m., Carson Tap House, 823 Liberty St. Morris. Chance to win prizes (gift certificates) provided by the establishment. For information, call 815-513-3924 or visit www.carsontaphouse.com.

March 29

• Painter's Group – 8 a.m. to noon, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or 815-723-9713.

• Morris Watercolor Guild – 1 to 3 p.m., United Methodist Church, 118 W. Jackson St., Morris. Meets Friday afternoons. Monthly workshops. Occasional field trips. New members welcome. Call Kathy Skoza at 815-685-1046.

South Side Exiles – 7:30 to 10 p.m., Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. Classic American style of the 1970s rock. Visit jolietmuseum.org or call 815-723-5201.

March 30

15th Annual Springtide Craft Show – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Road, Romeoville. For information, visit romeoville.org.

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Over 30 crafters/vendors. Prize drawings, café available for food purchases. $2 admission. Proceeds benefit First Pres. Stephen Ministry and women’s retreat ministries.  Call 815-727-9259 or visit firstpresjoliet.org.

• Semi-Annual Model Railroad Swap Meet – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stone City VFW Post 2199,124 Stone City Drive, Joliet. $4. Kids under 12 free.Sponsored by the Will County Model Railroad Association.Call Len at 815-485-8977 or visit www.wcmrra.org.

• Free Model Railroad Club Open House – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.9 W. Cass St., Joliet. Sponsored by the Will County Model Railroad Association. Members available to answer questions. Call Len at 815-485-8977 or visit www.wcmrra.org.

• Pencil Day – 3 to 3:30 p.m., Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St. Morris. Make pencil toppers to celebrate National Pencil Day. Call 815-942-6880 or visit morrislibrary.com.

March 31

• Vintage Faire – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 502 Twin Rail Drive, Minooka. Vendors will sell handcrafted, refurbished, repurposed, vintage, retro, salvage, new, used, teas, soaps, lotions and clothes. $4 entry free. Ages 13 and under admitted free. Early bird shopping is 8 to 9 a.m. for $5 fee. For information, email vintage.morris@yahoo.com or call 815-790-7032.

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