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Mom’s Club of New Lenox

Social Meeting

10 a.m. Friday, June 14,

Firefighter Park, 1 Manor

Drive. Join the Mom’s

Club of New Lenox for

their monthly social meeting.

It is for all ages, free

admission and visitors are

welcome. Bring the kiddos

as we will be doing a ninja

warriors obstacle course,

face painter and many

more fun activities. A fun

way for moms to meet other

moms in the area. Visit

or or contact

momsclubnewlenox@ for more information.

Fridays After Five

5:30-9 p.m. Friday,

June 14, New Lenox Village

Commons, 101 Veterans

Parkway. Fridays

After Five will bring food

trucks and live music to

the Village Commons on

select Fridays throughout

the summer. The event is

free to attend, with plenty

of fantastic food options

available for sale.

L-Way Rock Orchestra


6 p.m. Friday, June 14,

Lincoln-Way Central High

School, 1801 E. Lincoln

Highway. Over 80 young

string musicians from the

surrounding communities

will perform hits from the

70’s to now, orchestra style.

Songs from BonJovi, AC/

DC, Def Leppard, Guns n’

Roses, Coldplay, Cake, Metallica,

Goo Goo Dolls, The

Police, Heart, Fleetwood

Mac, Eurhythmics and

more. These talented kids

(from 6th grade through

high school) rehearse every

evening for two weeks

at “summer rock orchestra

camp” and then put on an

awesome show. For more

information or to hear some

songs from previous concerts,

visit their Facebook

page: Lincoln-Way Rock



Family Fishing Derby

9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday,

June 15, Freedom

Park, 300 Charleston Drive.

The New Lenox Park District

is hosting its annual

Fishing Derby at a new location

this year, and have

even added an age group

for adults. You could win

prizes in categories such as

most fish, longest fish and

first fish caught. Bait will

be available for purchase.

Check-in begins at 8:30

a.m. Registration deadline

is Wednesday, June

12. For more information,

visit https://www.newlenox

Flag Retirement Ceremony

11 a.m. Saturday, June 15,

American Legion Thomas

Hartung Post 1977, 14414

Ford Drive. Bring your old,

torn, tattered flags to have

them properly retired. Public

is welcome.


Village Board Meeting

7 p.m. Mondays, Village

Hall, 1 Veterans Parkway,

New Lenox. The New

Lenox Village Board meets

the second and fourth Monday

of each month. Meetings

are open to the public

and all citizens are invited

to attend. For more information

and meeting agendas,

visit www.newlenox.



Movie Night

8:30 p.m. Wednesday,

June 19, New Lenox Village

Commons, 101 Veterans

Parkway. Come out and

watch Ralph Breaks the Internet

(PG) as part of the

Wednesday Night Movie

series in the Commons.


Teen After Hours ‘80s


5-7 p.m. Saturday, June

22, New Lenox Public

Library, 120 Veterans

Parkway. Hey teens and

tweens. Come hang out

at the library after hours

for a totally tubular ‘80s

extravaganza. This is going

to be like so gnarly.

Music, glow-in-the-dark

games, snacks, and everything

‘80s are included.

Come dressed in your

most righteous ‘80s attire.

There will be a costume

contest and cool prizes

awarded to the winner.

Permission form packets

are available at the library

and must be filled out in

full by your parent/guardian.

You must come in to

the library and pick up a

registration form in order

to register for this event,

or you may print out a

registration packet and

bring the completed form

back to the Adult Services

desk. The link to the registration

packet can be

found on our Teen page,

as well as on the calendar.

Registration is required

ends June 15. No exceptions.

Cruise the Commons

5-9 p.m. Tuesday, June

25, New Lenox Village

Commons, 101 Veterans

Parkway. These cruise

night events will offer residents

and visitors the opportunity

bring their cars,

trucks, Jeeps, and bikes and

put them on display in the

Village Commons. Cruise

the Commons will take

place on the last Tuesday

of the month throughout

the summer. Admission is

free. Details for those who

wish to bring their vehicles

to display at this event will

be available shortly.

The Beatles: Their History

in One Hour

As a musical entity, the

Beatles has not existed for

over 45 years, yet their story,

their personalities and

most importantly their music

continues to influence

our culture and our expectations

of popular music.

With the use of audio and

visual content, participants

will learn the arc of the

Beatles career from their

development in Liverpool,

through Beatlemania into

their psychedelic phase

and finally their dissolution.

Participants will have

a deep appreciation for the

Beatles incredible productivity,

their musical and

lyrical maturity and their

cultural impact. Questions

and participation are

encouraged. For more information,

visit newlenox.

Movie Night

8:30 p.m. Wednesday,

June 26, New Lenox Village

Commons, 101 Veterans

Parkway. Come out and

watch The Little Mermaid

(G) as part of the Wednesday

Night Movie series in


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the Commons. There will

be special activities before

the movie.


VFW Events

The New Lenox VFW

Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory

Road, New Lenox, hosts

Bingo every Tuesday night

at 5 p.m., horseshoes every

night at 6:30 p.m. (sign-up

starts at 6 p.m.) and a fish

fry every Friday from 5-8

p.m. Video slots and poker

are offered each night and

a DJ provides entertainment

on Fridays. The post

also offers football-watching

parties on Thursdays

and various drink specials

throughout the week. For

weekly drink specials or

more information, visit vf


7:30 p.m.-midnight, every

Friday, New Lenox

American Legion, 14414

West Ford Drive. Karaoke

with Chad every Friday.

Come sing the night away.

New Lenox Toastmasters

This group meets on the

second and fourth Saturday

of the month at New

Lenox New Life Church

(media room), 500 S. Gougar

Road, New Lenox. The

club’s mission is to help

members improve their

speaking, communication

and leadership skills. For

meeting times or more information,

email jrselbor@

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