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Local art and entertainment: April 22 through April 29

April 22

• Woodworking Club – 9 to noon., also 1 to 3 p.m.; also Thursdays and April 29, 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 29, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Experienced dancer session. No partner required. Visit or call 815-723-9713.

Local Music Monday #3 – 6:30 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet.
Featuring The Tim Placher All-Stars. $20. Visit or call 815-726-6600.

• Archery 101 registration deadline – 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays, May 7 to May 28, BowDoc Archery Range, Mokena. Ages 8 to 17. For information and registration, call 708-390-2401 or visit

• Intermediate Line Dancing registration deadline – Event is 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesdays, May 1, through June 26, The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center, 10847 W. La Porte Road, Mokena. Ages 18 and up. Register at 708-390-2401 or

April 24

• Straight No Chaser – 7:30 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. A cappella. For tickets, visit or call 815-726-6600.

April 25

• Poetry Jam – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Three Rivers Public Library District, 25207 W Channon Drive, Channahon. All poets, writers, rhymers and spoken word lovers ages 10 and up. Poetry must be school-appropriate. Register at 815-467-6200 or

Romeoville Art Society Monthly Meeting – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Creative Arts Center at Highpoint, Room 109, 174 S. Highpoint Dr., Romeoville. Email or call 224-216-2447.

• "I Hate Shakespeare!" – 7 p.m April 26 and April 27; and 3 p.m., April 28, Lockport Township Government Center, 1463 S. Farrell Road, Lockport. Hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare with a modern twist. Tickets at door or

• "Rudy" – 7 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago ST., Joliet. $5. Visit, or call 815-726-6600.

April 26

"Dating Over 50 Program - Have Fun, Be Safe" – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. To register, visit

• The Jib Brothers – 7 p.m., River Hawk Brewing 24735 W. Eames St., Channahon. Country, bluegrass and folk music. Happy Belly Chefs serving from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 815-255-2202 or visit

• "Brighton Beach Memoirs" – 7:30 p.m. April 26, April 27, May 3 and May 4; and 3 p.m. April 28 and May 5, Bicentennial Park Theater, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. The first work in Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical series. For tickets, visit

• Adult Egg Hunt – 8 p.m., Tully Monster Pub and Grill, 104 Liberty St., Morris. Adult hunt. Rock music by Craig William Brown. No RSVP necessary. For information, call 815-941-5098.

April 27

Manhattan-Elwood Quilt Group "Rescue ME" Crafters' Resale – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Manhattan Township Office, 230 Wabash St., Manhattan. Quilting, sewing and needlework supplies. Vintage quilts and sewing machines available for purchase. Benefits Quilting for ME - children's project, Operation Care and other projects.

Plainfield Parks Spring Fishing Derby – 9 to 10:30 a.m., Van Horn Woods East pond, 17200 S. Frontage Road, Plainfield. Ages 3 to 13 with an adult. Prizes. $7 at event or in advance at

• Pilcher Park Illinois Nature Preserve Dedication Celebration – 10:30 a.m., Pilcher Park Nature Center, Joliet. Funds for the celebration, planned benches and an interpretive sign to be located near the stone arch have been provided by a grant through the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation. 

• Fandom Fest – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Plainfield Public Library District, Plainfield, Crafts, games, giveaways. Costumes encouraged. All ages.

• "Tie the Knot" Bridal Open House – Noon to 5 p.m., Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 N. Ottawa St., Joliet. More than 20 local professionals, bridal Bingo, door prizes, cash bar. Free admission. Visit or call 815-723-5201 ex. 7212.

• Monty Python's "Spamalot" auditions – 1 to 3 p.m.; and 7 to 9 .m., April 28, Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park and Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Men and Women high school age and older. Prepare 16 bars of an upbeat or comedic Broadway song. There will be movement/dance and cold readings. For video, submit a clip of movement, song and comedic monologue. Casting all roles. For information, call Lori Carmine at 815-724-3763.

April 28

43rd Annual Indoor Corvette Show & G.M. Parts Swap – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hawk Chevrolet, 2001 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Corvettes from every generation will be on display. $5 admission. 12 and under are free.

• Portraits of American Song – 1:30 p.m., The Levy Center, 251 Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook. Presented by the Bolingbrook Community Chorus. Visit

• Lockport Township Park District Travel Trip Information Meeting registration deadline – Event is 5 to 6 p.m., April 29, Dellwood Park Community Center, 1811 S. Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Call 815-838-1183 ext. 201.

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