Community Briefs: March 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

Kankakee Valley Garden Club to meet

The Kankakee Valley Garden Club will be meeting for a tour from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Woldhuis Farms Sunrise Greenhouse in Grant Park. Melody Orth and Donna Tanner are the hostesses.

Members are asked to arrive at the garden center by 1:45 p.m. For more information, call Teri Doehring at 815-939-0314 or Donna Tanner at 815-426-2918.Civil War Roundable plans meeting

The Kankakee Valley Civil War Roundtable will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 3 at the Bradley Public Library. Bruce Allardice, professor of history at South Suburban College, will cover the diary of Charles Gunther, of Chicago candy fame, while he was trapped in the Confederacy.

The Roundtable is a history group offering programs and discussions the first Wednesday of every month. For more information, call 815-936-0366.Kankakee Public Library to host event

The Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant St., Kankakee, will host Soul Collections at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. This group reviews a book that specifically spotlights African-American authors and themes. March’s selection is “Sunday Brunch,” written by Norma L. Jarett. All books reviewed can be checked out at the circulation department. For more information, call 815-939-4564.Limestone Public Library to host events

The Limestone Township Library District, 2701 W. Tower Road, Kankakee, is hosting the following events:

• Family movie-dinner night: 4:15 p.m. Friday. A fun night out with the family and join the library for a movie and dinner. “Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse” is being shown. There is no fee for this program.

• Optical illusion art: 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday. Led by Elena Turrell, children in third through eighth grade can learn new tricks with their pencils and paper. There is no fee for this program, and all supplies are provided.

For more information, call 815-939-1696.