Give JOY today, restore HOPE for tomorrow! Jump in for Wishes at the Make a Wish Illinois Penguin Plunge! This crazy fun winter fundraiser supports wish granting for local children with critical illnesses. Grab a team & pick a theme, or join as an individual plunger. All
Hike, dine and drink your way through Camp Aramoni’s historic 96-acre property at our upcoming Hike and Dine Experience! This enhanced culinary tour is the culmination of many wonderful things including delicious food, upscale drink pairings, gorgeous hiking trails and live music. Celebrate the winter season in
Eagle Watch Weekend is a two-day, family-friendly event (9am to 4pm both days). Open to the public - Free admission. Events take place at several locations in the Starved Rock area.
Sip and Shop your way through Downtown Lemont during the Lemont Wine Walk! This self-guided tour features different wine samples thoughtfully curated by BTB Wines.
Winter weather got you feeling a bit gloomy? Looking to connect with nature and people, but wanting to stay warm and comfortable? Come on out to Sugar Creek for an afternoon of nature connection with indoor recreational activities sure to sweep away the chills. Participants will
The trails may be snowy and cold, but the birds will be out. Join other birders as we learn, explore and search for winter residents in the preserve. This hike will highlight birds that spend their winters in Hickory Creek Preserve. Winter is a great time for
Today is National Soup Day! Let's celebrate by learning all about this delicious, slurpy meal. Join us in this short virtual program where we will briefly discuss soup — from its origins to becoming a household staple in everyone's pantry. Open a can of Campbell's and curl
February isn't only the month of Abraham Lincoln's birthday but the 4th happens to be a great day to venture to the park and take in a living history performance and presentation of Lincoln and his involvement with the Illinois and Michigan Canal which happens to flow
Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he's just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive
Gary Sullivan, Ph.D., Senior Ecologist, The Wetlands Initiative Jason Pettit, Prairie Glacial Plains Project Manager, The Wetlands Initiative In 2016, we embarked on a journey in partnership with U.S. Forest Service at Midewin and the National Forest Foundation to restore nearly 2,000 acres of highly altered and degraded
This is the Zonta Club of the Joliet Area's annual event in which we raise funds to support local non-profit organizations and young women via scholarships while also supporting Zonta International's global initiatives. At this year's event, enjoy a lovely evening with Creole cuisine, fun New Orleans
“SPECIAL DELIVERY” Concert by TAKE NOTICE Band Indoor theatre concert. Free admission. 7:00 pm show (6:00 pm lobby & cash bar opens) Come celebrate February’s Black History Month with “STAMPED INTO HISTORY” – a 3-day celebration featuring music, dance, live theatre a musical praise service! Be moved
Wellness event for all ages! Free Admission Complimentary Breakfast, Lunch & Childcare Keynote speaker, breakout sessions and exhibitors hall. Breakout Session Topics: Teen-Focused Q&A Panel Yoga Internet & Social Media Safety Healthy Relationships Stress & Anxiety Management CPR Training Comfort Dogs & Equine Therapy Family Communication Art
Live theatrical musical, dance and oratorical look at Black history through United States postage stamps. If you saw last years, you’ll enjoy this new line-up of important figures. There are so many! Free admission 2:00 pm show (lobby opens at 1:00 pm) 7:00 pm show (lobby opens