Community Calendar: Jan. 9, 2019
Thursday, Jan. 10
Teen Book Club, 4:30 p.m., Bradley Public Library, free. A book discussion of award-winning and honor books for teens. All students grades 9 to 12 welcome.
Code Club, Bradley Public Library. Free. For students grade 6 and older. Learn the latest craze in coding. Participants will learn HTML, Java and more. Learn to make a website, game or app through a continuing program, step by step. Some computers are available, but if you have your own laptop, please bring it along. Not suitable for tablets or phones as these programs require a lot of typing.
Adult Zentangle, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Limestone Library. Adults can participate in fun and easy drawing with patterns. Learn how to draw animals or landscapes and fill them with patterns. Free, all supplies provided.
Friday, Jan. 11
Bingo with the Books, 10 a.m. to noon every second Friday, Kankakee Library, fourth floor. Prizes, snacks available. 815-939-4564.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) meeting, noon, Village Grill in Bradley. Meets second Friday of each month.
Saturday, Jan. 12
L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Christian recovery program for healing from sexual brokenness, 7:15 to 8:30 a.m., meets each Saturday, College Church of Nazarene, Building Room 204, University Ave., Bourbonnais (Olivet’s campus). 815-214-7063 or online freedomeveryday.org.
Monday, Jan. 14
Ukulele Class, 7 p.m. Kankakee Public Library. Free. Regular classes each second and fourth Monday. Ukuleles for use are very limited. If you are interested in participating, we encourage you to bring your own ukulele.
Homework Cafe, 3:30 to 7 p.m., Limestone Library. For sixth-graders through seniors. Groups study in the meeting room and use the library’s resources for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
Evening Storytime, 6:15 to 7 p.m., Limestone Library. Pajamas are encouraged for the bedtime storytime event for children ages 6 months to 5 years (and their parents and guardians). Event includes crafts, stories and music to help young children develop a love for reading.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
Financial aid information night, 6 to 7 p.m., Peotone High School, 605 W. North St. Illinois Student Assistance Commission will have a representative and information table at Peotone High School. ISAC representatives strive to make college affordable and accessible to everyone. Info. studentportal.isac.org/events.
Saturday, Jan. 19
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kankakee Public Library. Open house, including games, free movie (“Black Panther”), refreshments, storytime, coloring contest and a visit by super heroes.
Pizza Making Workshop, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Limestone Library. Children in grades 1-6 get to learn how to make pizza. Free, all supplies provided.
Sunday, Jan. 20
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event, Gospel Tribute, 4 p.m., Greater New Hope Baptist Church, 1591 East Cedar St., Kankakee. David Richardson will receive the Coretta Scott King Music Award.
Monday, Jan. 21
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event, Ecumenical Service, 10 a.m. Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 7376 E. Illinois St., Sun River Terrace. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. K. Edward Copeland. Judge J. Imani Drew will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Wednesday, Jan. 23
Vintage Squadron Breakfast, Coyote Canyon, 1359 N. Locke Drive, Bradley. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 7:30 a.m. $7 plus tip. A breakfast buffet with fellow veterans. All welcome. No dues or memberships required, just a friendly gathering. 815-936-0120.
Sunday, Jan. 27
Watseka FFA Alumni Auction, 1:30 p.m. dinner, 2 p.m. auction, Watseka High School, 138 S. Belmont Ave. Proceeds help the FFA with conferences, education, materials, convention trips and other educational items. Info. 815-386-4446.