No Sew Autumnal Wall Hanging

Make a seasonal, autumn wall display that requires no sewing (well may be a couple buttons) but will show you an easy technique to create seasonal and holiday decorations from those fabric scraps we all seem to have around the house. All materials will be provided.
Event Date: 
Wed, 09/26/2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Genealogy Interest Group

During the 19th century, nearly six million Germans left their homes for other lands, and most would never see Germany again. German Emigration Historian Astrid Adler discusses why German descendants emmigrated from the Grand Duchy area in Germany. Learn about their hardships, the emigration process and journey, their new life and much more. From Tiefenort, Germany, Ms. Astrid specializes in emmigration to America during the 19th century. She is the author of two books “Our Ancestors Were German” and “Goodbye Forever – Life Beyond Germany.”
Event Date: 
Mon, 10/22/2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Louisa May Alcott celebrates 150 anniversary of Little Women

Join Leslie Goddard as Louis May Alcott in this dramatic portrayal as she celebrates the author who created the beloved classic Little Women. Registration is required. NOTE: This program replaces the July Senior Book Discussion session and is open to the general public.
Event Date: 
Mon, 07/23/2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am

When and How to Prune Your Trees

Pruning improves a trees strength and resistance to disease as well as its aesthetics and late fall and winter are the perfect time to prune your trees. Join Ancient Oaks Foundation Board member and Certified Arborist, Shannon Westphal as she explains the principles and demonstrates this important task. Know when it’s a DIY job or when you should call in a professional. A $25 gift certificate towards services by Care of Trees will be raffled. Free and open to the public. Adults. Sponsored by the Ancient Oaks Foundation.
Event Date: 
Mon, 10/29/2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Yeast Breads

There is absolutely nothing better than the smell of freshly baked bread! Chef Cherise Slattery will guide you through the twelve steps of yeast bread production and give you tips and tricks to make bread baking your new favorite hobby. Enjoy samples of Italian Batard and Walnut Wheat Bread, plus the recipes and methods to make these at home.
Event Date: 
Wed, 10/10/2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Rolling Down Memory Lane: Chicago Roller Skating History

Did you know that people have been roller skating in Chicago since 1880 and are still doing it today? Many people don’t. In this one-hour, interactive presentation, you’re going to learn about the people, places and events that make Chicago the greatest roller skating city in the United States.
Event Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm


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