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Local art and entertainment: April 8 through April 15

The Joliet American Legion Band will host its spring concert on April 13 at Crossroads Christian Church in Joliet.
The Joliet American Legion Band will host its spring concert on April 13 at Crossroads Christian Church in Joliet.

April 8

• Woodworking Club – 9 to noon., also 1 to 3 p.m.; also Thursdays and April 15, 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 April 15 Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Experienced dancer session. No partner required. Visit or call 815-723-9713

.• Bingo Night – 6:30 to 8 p.m.; also April 15, Cantigny Post 367 VFW, 826 Horseshoe Drive, Joliet.

• Little Explorers registration deadline – Event is 10 to 11:30 a.m., Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Channahon. April's theme: eggs. Hands-on activities. Ages 3 to 5. Free. Register at or call 815-722-9470.

• Young Artists registration deadline – Event is 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., April 22 to June 3, Program Center, 10925 W. La Porte Road, Mokena. Ages 8 to12. Register at 708- 390-2401 or

April 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.

• Creative Writers Group for Adults – 7 to 8 p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Will meet second Tuesday of each month. Visit or call 815-725-1715.

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

April 10

• Family Trivia Night – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Mokena Community Public Library District, 11327 W 195th St., Mokena. Up to six players per team, must include one child and one adult. Snacks provided. Register at 708-479-9663 or

April 11

• 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 or call 815-723-9713.

• "The Addams Family" – 7 p.m., Plainfield High School-Central Campus, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield. Contact Nathan Rantacore at 815-436-3200 or

April 12

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

• "Mamma Mia" – 7 p.m.; also 1 and 7 p.m. April 13; and 3 p.m., April 14, Lincoln-Way East High School. For tickets, visit

• "The Heroes Of Rock!" – 7:30 to 9 p.m.,Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. Featuring singer, guitarist, comedian and impressionist Skip Griparis. To register, call 815-723-5201 or visit

• Flashlight Egg Hunt – 8 and 8:30 p.m., Clow Stephens Park, 16650 S. Lily Cache Road, Plainfield. Ages 79 to 9 and 10 to 12. Must register in advance at

• Junkyard Dawgs – 8 p.m., Ingalls Park Athletic and Social Club, 20 N. Park Road, Joliet. Free. Call 815-727-7217.

• 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.

• Bingo – Doors open at 4 p.m. Cards begin at 6 p.m., St. Mary Nativity School,
702 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Must be 18 to play.

• Easter Event – 6:30 to 8 p.m.,C.W. Avery Family YMCA, 15120 Wallin Drive, Plainfield: Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, games and photos with the Easter Bunny. Free. Contact Shannon Stawikowski at or 815-267-8600.

• Egg-Streme H2O Adventure – 7 p.m., Challenge Fitness pool, Lockport. Photos with the Easter Bunny, music, treats, games, gathering eggs. To register, call 815-838-1183 ext. 323.

• "Sister Act" – 7 p.m.; also April 13; and 2 p.m., April 14, Joliet Central High School Auditorium, 201 E. Jefferson St., Joliet. $8 at the door.

• Flashlight Egg Hunt – 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Community Park, Channahon. Grades five to eight. Bring own flashlights. $10. To register and for more information, visit

April 13

• 15th Annual Kids Expocan – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ; also 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 14, Roma Sports Club, 9115 Roma Ct, Frankfort, Exhibition hall, entertainment, giveaways. $9
(adults) and $6 (Ages 12 and under). Purchase tickets at or at the door. For more information, visit

• Craft Fair – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Minooka Elementary School, 400 Coady Drive, Minooka. Food, raffles. Goody bags to first 100 visitors. Admission is $2 (adults) and $1 (seniors).

• Easter Egg Hunt – Special needs hunt at 9:30 a.m., Ages 0 to 3 at 10 a.m., ages 4 to 7 at 10:10 a.m., Age 8 and up at 10:20 a.m, Grace Bible Church 748 Jones Road, Minooka.

•Will/Grundy Genealogical Society – 10 a.m., Coal City Public Library, 85 N. Garfield St., Coal City. Speaker: Michelle Micetich, a WGGS member and operator of the Carbon Hill Museum in Carbon Hill. Topic: value of maps in the research of genealogy. Guests welcome. Refreshments.

• Egg Scramble – 10:15 a.m., Central Park, 24856 W. Eames St., Channahon. Easter Bunny available for photos. For more information, visit

• Easter Egg Safari – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tyson Motor, 1 SW Frontage Road, Shorewood. Three Easter Egg Safaris, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, picnic-styled lunch. Free. Check Tyson Motor's Facebook Events page for more information.

• "Hop into Easter" event – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m ., Galowich Family YMCA, 749 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Games, crafts, Easter Egg Hunt. Free. Contact Stephen Franklin or 815-782-0808.

• Build with LEGOS – 2 to 3 p.m., Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St., Morris. Exercise creativity and engineering. Call 815-942-6880 or visit

• Trivia Night – 6 to 10 p.m., Morris Moose Lodge 967 385 N. St. Rt. 47 Morris. Ten rounds of trivia, prizes. $20 a person or $200 for a 10-person table. Contact Hannah Wehrle at 815-705-7021 or

• "Beauty and the Beast" auditions – 6 to 9 p.m; also 3 to 6 p.m., April 14, Gladys Fox Museum, 231 E 9th St., Lockport. Show dates are June 27 to June 30. Hosted by Dellwood Park Community Theater. For more information, call Andrea at 309-706-1761.

• Spring Concert – 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Christian Church 2312 Essington Road, Joliet. Joliet American Legion Band under the direction of interim conductor Michael Fiske. Alsop associate directors Jim Kreuz and Jillian Lagerstrom and director emeritus Tom Drake. Raffles, light refreshment. Free will donations benefit JALB.

• Joe Messineo – 7 p.m., River Hawk Brewing, 24735 W. Eames St., Channahon. Rocking RHB with music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Call 815-255-2202 or visit

• Strike Out Alzheimer’s – 9:30 p.m., Town and Country Lanes, 2231 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Scotch Doubles fundraiser. Proceeds directed to Senior Star at Weber Place’s 2019 team for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Will County. $25 per bowler or $50 per couple. Includes shoes, three games of bowling and food are included in the fee. RSVP at 630-202-6927.

April 14

• Afternoon with the Easter Bunny – Noon to 2 p.m., Morris Community YMCA, 320 Wauponsee St., Morris. Easter-themed activities, Easter Egg Hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny. Free. Contact Sarah Porzel at or 815-513-8201.

April 15

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