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A & E

Local arts and entertainment: Jan. 14 through Jan. 21

Jan. 14

• Woodworking Club – 9 to noon., also 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 21, also Thursday, Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N. Center St., Joliet. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Line Dancing: Advanced – 10 to 10:30 a.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Experienced dancer session. No partner required. Visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Phase 10 card game – Noon to 3 p.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Experienced dancer session. No partner required. Visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

Jan. 15

• Golden Agers – Noon to 4 p.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N. Center St., Joliet. Play cards and dice. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Adult Coloring Day – 10 to 10:30 a.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Free. Visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Crochet/Knitting Group – 1 to 4 p.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Chicago Auto Show History Highlights – 6 to 7 p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Fast-paced 50-minute video cruise through the annual Windy City event, from 1901 to the 2018. Rare photos, film footage and sound recordings. Also, samples of Ryba fudge, the official confection of the show since 1959. Ticket giveway. To register, and for more information, call 815-725-1715 or visit www.shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

• Lockport Swing Thing – 6 to 9 p.m. One-hour lesson followed by open dance. Free, family-friendly. May dance or watch. For more information, visit www.thelockportswingthing.org

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

Jan. 16

• Craft Corner – 1 to 3 p.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Mixed media. Materials provided. Visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• Board Game Blast – 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Grades three to eight. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

Jan. 17

• Ricky Lindy & The Wild Ones – 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Prairie Bluff Golf Club, Lockport. Fee includes a three-course plated lunch with choice of entrée. To register and for more information, call 815-838-3621, ext. 0.or visit www.lockportpark.org.

• Throw Blanket Class – 6 p.m., Coal City Public Library District, 85 N. Garfield St., Coal City Hand-knit a chunky chenille throw blanket. Select a color option (black, gray, pale gray, sky blue, teal, and vintage white) when registering. Grades six to 12. Contact Danielle Diamond at 815-634-4552 ext. 112 or Danielle@ccpld.org

• WriteOn Joliet – 6 to 8:30 p.m., Joliet Public Library, 3395 Black Road, Joliet. Critique group. Guests, new members and all genres welcome. For more information, visit www.writeonjoliet.com.

• 'The Blues Brothers" –  Doors open 6 p.m. Free organ concert at 6:30 p.m. Movie at 7 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. $5 at box office. Concessions available. For information visit rialtosquare.com or call 800-745-3000.

• Yoga and Wine – 7 to 10 p.m., Chapins, 502 Twin Rail Drive, Minooka. Enjoy appetizers and wine after the yoga. $25. Purchase at Eventbrite.com.

Jan. 18

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

• Line Dancing: Advanced – 10 to 11:30 a.m., Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Experienced dancer session. No partner required. Visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• 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.

• Pajama Party — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E McArdle Road, Coal City. Pajamas or cozy clothes are strongly encouraged. Pillows, blankets, and stuffed animals welcomed. Concessions served throughout the film and movie viewing while you snack. Free. For information, call 815-634-8670 or visit www.coalcityum.org.

• Todd Beebe & 3rd Degree – 8 p.m., Carson Tap House, 823 Liberty St., Morris,
Rock, blues and acoustic originals, from the 1950s to the present. For more information, visit toddbeebemusic.com.

Jan. 19

• Cards Against Humanity Experience – 9 a.m., Griffin's Pint, 119 W. Washington St., Morris. To join the fun, call 815-941-2603 or visit this "Cards Against Humanity Experience on Facebook.

• Busy Beaver Craft Club – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. Romeo Road, Romeoville. Free. Ages 12 and under. Registration not required. For information, visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

• Historic Manhattan Displays – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Manhattan Historical Museum at 255 S. State, Manhattan. Five exhibit rooms. Share stories with docents. 130 years of Manhattan Village history, local business memorabilia and historic photos. Free informational booklets and latest edition of Manhattan Memories is still available. For more information, email ManhattanHistorical@yahoo.com.

• Snow Day Festival – Noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 20, Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Part of World Snow Day weekend. Meet Elsa and Anna from "Frozen" and watch the movie, sled down a 40-foot hill, try out snowshoes, snowball fight, arts and crafts. Free. All ages. For information, visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

• Winter on the Green: Winter Carnival – Noon to 2 p.m., Breidert Green, Downtown Frankfort. DJ music, kid-friendly carnival games, crafts. For information, visit www.villageoffrankfort.com/calendar.

• Randy Walker's Country and Western Show – 1 to 3 p.m., Mokena Community Public Library District, 11327 W 195th St., Mokena. Hits from the 1930s through the 1970s. Free. To register, call 708-479-9663 or visit the events calendar at www.mokenalibrary.org.

• Blu Vision – 8 p.m., River Hawk Brewing, 24735 W Eames St, Channahon. Rock, rock n' roll, blues, funk, soul, alternative, garage rock, country, as well as craft beer and wine. For information, visit riverhawkbrewing.com or Blu Vision on Facebook.

• Righteous Hillbillies – 9 p.m., Gippers II Sports Club & Restaurante, 8455 E Pine Bluff Road, Coal City. Rock ‘n’ roll band launching a revival of the Southern spirit of blues boogie, and soul groove. For more information, visit www.righteoushillbillies.com.

Jan. 20

• Crafternoon – 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 20,Three Rivers Library in Minooka. Bring own project supplies to paint, knit, color, whatever you like. Light snacks and beverages. No registration is required. For information, call 815-467-1600 or visit www.trpld.org.

• Vortex Open Video Game Play – 3 to 5 p.m.; also Oct. 21, Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

Jan. 21

• Royal Trivia – 6 to 7 p.m. White Oak Public Library District, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville. Teens and adults To register or for more information, contact Cindy Shutts at 815-886-2030 or cshutts@whiteoaklibrary.org or visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Teen A/V club – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. White Oak Public Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill.Learn techniques for recording video and audio. Grades seven to 12. Contact Nic Mitchel at 815-552-4296 or nmitchel@whiteoaklibrary.org or visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org.

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