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New Release Movie - THE BEST OF ME

The Best of Me, Rated PG-13, 118 min., The story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Travel Savvy with Cynthia Clampitt

Travel broadens one’s horizons, but it brings with it risks, costs, hassles, health issues, and other considerations. Learn travel tricks, products, guidelines, and resources from veteran international traveler, author, and photographer Cynthia Clampitt. Sprinkled with tales of adventures from Paris to Mongolia, “Travel Savvy” offers ways to save money, cut risks, reduce hassles, and enjoy the road.

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Dr. Prodromos Talks About Medical Alternatives to Joint Replacement

Dr. C. Prodromos, from Illinois Sportsmedicine & Orthopaedic Center in Glenview, will talk about PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma),Stem Cell Injections and supplements as an alternative to joint replacement and for the treatment of arthritis and sports injuries. These are new cutting edge alternatives that use your body's own cells and healing abilities to treat joint problems. Dr. Prodromos is Assistant Prpfessor at Rush University Medical Center.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

CJE SeniorLife Resource Counseling

Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports?
Take advantage of a private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.
Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more.

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Citizenship Class

In-person Registration: 9/8 (Held in Lower Level Meeting Room)
Class: 9/14-11/16 Mondays (Held in Board Room, third floor)
No class: 10/12
Attendance at all classes is recommended. Call Diana Allen at 847- 376-7683 with questions.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Steve Dawson's Songwriting Workshop

Registration required. Using his own songs as examples Dawson will explore inspiration, follow-through, crafting, editing and arranging and look at the building blocks of all songs: chords, melody, harmony, rhythm and lyrics. He has taught songwriting classes for 10 years at Chicago’s legendary Old Town School of Folk Music. Questions are encouraged. Bring a notebook and something to write with.

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

15 Minute Arrangements for Summer Entertaining

Registration Req. Barb Ottolino, The Cultivated Choice demonstrates quick and easy, yet stunningly inexpensive arrangements for summer celebrations. Using surprising plant material from the grocer and cut from the yard, learn which plants are safe with food, how to integrate herbs, flowers, foliage and fresh garden produce into arrangements, and ways to use recycled containers for stunning "give-aways" for friends and neighbors. Several lucky attendees will leave with arrangements, but everyone gets Barb’s list of resources and quick reference sheets.

Event Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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