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Disability Fair

10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 11,

Lincolnway Special Recreation

Association, 1900

Heather Glen Drive in

New Lenox. Join for a one

stop spot to learn about

disability services in the

Lincoln-Way area. This

free resource fair is open

to parents, guardians, family

members, teachers and

therapists looking for disability

services in the Lincoln-Way

area. For more

information, visit lwsra.


Mother’s Day Tea

10:30 a.m.-noon May

11, Yunker Park, Mokena.

Spend a memorable day

enjoying tea & crumpets

with your Mom. Each

registrant will get to enjoy

mini sandwiches’,

crumpets and cakes while

we play games and enjoy

some fun crafts. Each

person will get to decorate

their very own hat

for the tea party and you

will even get to paint a

flower pot to take home

to your garden. Cost is

$20 for residents, $23 for

nonresidents. For more

information, call Mokena

Community Park District

at (708) 390-2401, or visit

The Legends of Rock &


1-2 p.m. May 11, Mokena

Community Public

Library District, 11327

W. 195th St. in Mokena.

Join the Mokena Community

Public Library

District and Mike Valentine

in a Vegas style musical

tribute. The “Legends

Of Rock & Roll”

show is a musical variety

of song and dance with

music from the crooners

of the late 1940s and the

early 1950s to the very

birth of the rock & roll

era in 1954, continuing

to the music of the popular

1960s and 1970s rock

& roll groups, and even

music into the 2000s. To

register, call (708) 479-

9663 or register on our

events calendar at


Spring Free Senior


10:30 a.m. May 13. Fire

Station No. 1, 19853 S.

Wolf Road. Learn helpful

tips regarding fall injury

prevention. Call (708)

479-5371 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

M-F, or register online at Seating is


Village Board Meeting

7 p.m. May 13. Mokena

Village Board of Trustees

meeting, Mokena Village

Hall, 11004 Carpenter St.

in Mokena.


Dizziness and Balance


6:30-8:30 p.m. May

14, Mokena Community

Public Library District,

11327 W. 195th St. in

Mokena. Has dizziness

and vertigo affected your

favorite activities? Join

the Mokena Community

Public Library District

and Good Life Physical

Therapy as their educational

workshop reveals

the Top 3 causes of vertigo

and dizziness, and

what scientific treatments

help with recovery. Many

people suffer from dizziness,

the spins, vertigo

and falls. The intense

sensations can lead to

fear, avoidance and decreased

function. Take

back your life from imbalance.

To register, call

(708) 479-9663 or register

on our events calendar

at mokenalibrary



D210 Board of Education


7 p.m. Thursday, May

16, Lincoln-Way Central

High School, 1801 E.

Lincoln Highway, New

Lenox. Meetings are held

on the third Thursday of

every month at the Knights

of the Roundtable at LWC.

Brewga =


9:30-11 a.m. May 18,

Tribes Beer Company,

11120 Front St. in Mokena.

Join us for our first

collaboration with yoga

teacher Marti LaHood,

Tribes Beer Company on

Front Street and the Mokena

Public Library for a

fun all-levels yoga class.

After class join us for a social

hour. Relax and enjoy

a delicious beer or wine

within an awesome community.

Doors open at 9

a.m., get there early to get

your spot because class

starts promptly at 10 a.m.

Must be 21 to participate

so please your bring identification.

Tickets must be

purchased in advanced.

Tickets will not be available

at the door. Get your

tickets at tribesbrewga.

Family Fun Day

Noon-2 p.m. June 8,

Fire Station No. 1, 19853

S. Wolf Road in Mokena.

This event will include lots

of fun and educational activities,

including: Dress

the Firefighter, Play Water

Ball, Touch a Truck, and

more. In addition to these

activities, a free lunch will

be served.


Community Wide Garage


May 16-19, and Aug.

8-11. Applications at

11020 Front St. Unit A,

Mokena. Call (708) 478-

6182 or (708) 479-9619

8-4 p.m. M-F. Sign up

ends at 4 p.m. May 10.

Citizens Police Academy

Thursdays, ongoing

from March 7 through

May 23. Will County

Sheriff’s Building, 16911

W. Laraway Road, Joliet.

Some topics covered in

this hands-on academy

include: active shooter

response training, traffic

stops, a K-9 demonstration,

a tour of Will County

Jail and more. All participants

must be 18 years of

age and completed an application

returned to the

Mokena Police Department.

Contact Officer

Dennis Boardman at (708)

479-3912 for more information.

Kindergarten Registration


8 a.m.-4 p.m. Ongoing.

District Administrative

Center, 20100 South

Spruce Drive in Frankfort.

Summit Hill School


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*Deadline for print is 5 p.m. the Thursday prior to publication.

District’s 2019-20 kindergarten

registration drive

continues. Parents may

access studentregistration.

org to review the checklist

of documents needed

for registration. Parents

have the option of enrolling

their kindergartener in

the extended day program

or the half-day program.

Registration fee for extended

day is $150. Registration

fee for half day is

$125. Payment options are


Mokena Fire Protection

CPR Class

6-9:30 p.m. Ongoing.

Mokena Fire Station

1, 19853 S. Wolf Road,

Moknea. The Mokena Fire

Protection District offers

monthly CPR classes for

the public. Students are instructed

in adult, child and

infant CPR and AED. The

cost of the class is $35 for

Community CPR and $40

Healthcare CPR. Register

for specific dates at moke

Lincoln-Way Toastmasters

7:30 p.m. Thursdays,

Frankfort Village Hall, 432

Nebraska Street, Frankfort.

Meets the 1st and 3rd

Thursday of each month.

Toastmasters is a community

based organization

whose primarily goal is

to help people overcome

their fear of public speaking

while also developing

leadership skills.

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