.• “The True Cost: Stories of Human Trafficking” – 2 to 4 p.m., University of St Francis - Joliet, 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Written by Jenny Magnus. Performed by Still Point Theatre Collective. Sponsored by Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking in partnership with Jewish Community Against Human Trafficking (JCAST) Chicago, the USF Office of Institutional Diversity, N.I. Synod ELCA, and Lutheran Women’s Organization. Free will offering. Call sister Peggy Quinn at 815-735-5938.
.• “Desire Lines: Daring to Follow Trickster Coyotes and Rambling Bison” – Lectures begin at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Midewin Welcome Center is located at 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington. Dr. Gavin Van Horn, director of Cultures of Conservation at the Venter for Humans and Nature will share readings and reflections from his recent book, "The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds." Free. To register, call 815-423-6370 or e-mail SM.FS.Midewin_RSVP@usda.gov.
.• “Leap into Sustainability" registration deadline – Event is 9 to 11 a.m., Feb. 1, Feb. 15, Feb. 29. Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Channahon. Series for lifestyle change. 18 and up. Register at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-722-9470.