Thursday, Oct. 19

Job Fair at the library

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., put your job-seeking skills to use and attend a Job Fair at the Addison Public Library. Meet employers looking to fill a variety of positions. Intended for ages 18 and up. Info: call 630-458-3320 or visit addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Thursday, Oct. 19

Historical Society to meet

At 7: 30 p.m. the Addison Historical Society will host its monthly meeting featuring “Preserving Your Family Heirlooms.”  Addison Historical Museum Susan English will discuss the natural and man-made factors which cause old objects and documents to deteriorate and suggest ways you can slow down the process. This free public program will be held in Room 1301 at Addison Village Hall, 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison.  For more information, contact the museum at (630) 628-1433 or email museum@addison-il.org.

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 19-21

ATHS will perform Peter Pan

The Addison Trail Theatre Dept. will perform Peter Pan each evening at 7 p.m. There will also be a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Oct. 21. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students, $3 with an Ac-tivity Pass and are free with a District 88 Senior Gold Card. To buy tickets, call 630-628-3365, or e-mail at.theatre88@gmail.com.

Sunday, Oct. 22

Office Skills: Powerpoint

From 3-4:30 p.m., learn basic functions of using Mi-crosoft’s presentation pro-gram at the Addison Public Library. Functions include how-to add graphics, format slides, create transitions, and more. Info: call 630-458-3354 or vis-it addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Monday, Oct. 23

  • Author SonaliDev talk and book signing

From 7-8 p.m., join award-winning local romance fiction writer, SonaliDev at the Addison Public Library. Dev will be speaking and signing copies of her books. Intended for ages 18 and up. Info: call 630-458-3320 or vis-it addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

  • Glass etching with the vinyl cutter

From 7-8:30 p.m., join us in the Creative Studio at the Addison Public Library to learn how to use the library’s Cameo vinyl cutter for glass etching. The library will sup-ply the materials. Info: call 630-458-3354 or visit addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Wednesday, Oct. 25

DIY Halloween Costume Marking at the library

From 4-6 p.m., get ready for Halloween at the Addison Public Library, 4 Friendship Plaza. We’ll supply all mate-rials and crafting supplies needed to make your own costume! Everyone is wel-come. Info: Call 630-458-3334 or vis-itaddisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Thursday, Oct. 26

Multi-Chamber of Commerce luncheon

The Chambers of Com-merce of Addison, Glendale Heights and Wood Dale will hold a luncheon meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn, 551 N. Swift Road, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be Joe Bogdan, associate professor at Columbia Col-lege in Chicago, who will present “How to Get Loans and Investments, or Sell Your Business.” Tickets: $25/Chamber members, $30/non-members.Reserva-tions required by no later than Wednesday, Oct. 18 to the Chamber office. Call 630-543-4300 or send an email to: addisoncham-ber@sbcglobal.net.

Friday, Oct. 27

Free early dismissal lunch

From 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., school’s out early and the Addison Public Library is serving a free lunch for all students under 18. Join us after the lunch for gaming and crafts. Info: Call 630-458-3317 or vis-it addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Sunday, Oct. 29

Day of the Dead at the library

From 2-4 p.m., celebrate Day of the Dead with crafts, face painting, and snacks.. Info: call 630-458-3334 or visit addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Monday, Oct. 30

Office skills: files and folders

Having trouble with basic computer tasks? At Addison Public Library from 7-8:30 p.m., we’ll go over saving and finding files on a com-puter and flash drive. Also, we’ll practice making folders and moving files around. Info: call 630-458-3354 or vis-it addisonlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/events

Ongoing events …

  • ACA presents artworks of Wesley R. Baker

The Addison Center for the Arts welcomes abstract representational artist Wesley R. Baker and his traveling exhibit, “American Images”. The exhibit will be on display now through Oct. 28.

  • Get your high school di-ploma

The Addison Public Li-brary is now offering adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school di-ploma and career certificate online through a new pro-gram, Career Online High School (COHS). The library is providing a limited number of free scholarships to quali-fied adult learners who are looking to advance their ca-reers, prepare for workforce entry, or continue their edu-cation. You must live in Ad-dison and be 21 or older. Call 630-458-3334 or vis-it addisonlibrary.org

  • Widows or Widowers (W.O.W.) meet each month

Widows or Widowers (W.O.W.) of the Western Suburbs will meet on the third Thursday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 537 S. York Road, Elmhurst, starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $5. Info: (630) 620-4060 or wow.cfsites.org.

  • Fresh + Fit Story Time at the library

On Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. through Oct. 25, Regis-tration now open. Join us at the Addison Public Library for healthy snacks, fun crafts, and fitness! Nursing students from Benedictine University will run healthy activities for kids age 2-5. Info: Call 630-458-3338.

  • Active Adults Senior Club

Adults, ages 55 or better, are invited to Park District’s Active Adults Senior Club on Tuesdays from noon-2 p.m. at Community Rec Center, 120 E. Oak Street. For more information, contact Teresa Grodsky at (630) 233-7275, option #2.

  • TOPS meetings held on Thursday evenings, Friday mornings

Remember TOPS? Take Off Pounds Sensibly is still here helping and supporting people to lose weight.  Meet-ings are held on Thursday evenings at the Addison Park District building at 120 E. Oak St. Weigh in from 6-6:30 p.m., and then meet from 6:30-7:15 p.m. Or there is a weight-in Friday morn-ings at 9:30 a.m. followed by a meeting from 10-11 a.m. Info: for Thursday meetings, email Sandy at sand.smithandcats@yahoo.com; for Friday meetings, email Millie at johnreiter@sbcglobal.net

Clubs and organizations are welcome to send entries for this column to: Independ-ent@rvpublishing.com. Please include a phone num-ber or e-mail address to con-tact for information.

 

 

 

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