Sat., Feb. 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Frozen Film Festival Westmont
Hollywood Blvd Cinema 1001 West 75th St., Woodridge
Frozen Film Festival ages: 10+ The Progressive Village Performing Network theatre group and the Westmont Park District are ecstatic to offer our 4th annual film festival to the community. Join us as we discover filmmaking’s newest talents as we screen their films. Panel discussions of each movie will follow after the conclusion of the film and snacks will be available to purchase for all the festival goers. Judging will take place at the conclusion of the Frozen Film Festival on February 20. Awards will be given out in different categories and participants have the chance to win in multiple categories. We will judge the films in multiple categories: Comedic, Drama, Animation, Documentaries and Jr. Filmmaker. Spielberg, Cameron….could the next great filmmakers be at this festival? All of the great directors had to start somewhere! FREE
Sat., Feb. 20, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
GPS Explorers Waterfall Glen Nature Preserve
Waterfall Glen County Forest Preserve, Lemont
Join a GPS-based adventure using clues and coordinates and learn about the preserve’s resident plants and animals. Equipment provided. Ages 8 and up; under 16 with an adult. $10 per person. Register online or at (630) 933-7248.
Sat., Feb. 20 from 7-11 p.m.
Rock the Barn for Rescue Dogs
The Dog District of Darien will be hosting a fundraising barn dance at Arabian Knights Farm at Arabian Knights Farm, 6526 Clarendon Hills Road in Willowbrook. The goal is to help bully breeds find their rightful place in the world. As part of this work, we are going to Rock The Barn for Rescue Dogs to help offset the cost of rescuing, feeding, training, socializing and marketing these dogs in need. Entertainment provided by Hind Sight. Cost is $30 – $50 includes a Rock the Barn T-shirt (to be redeemed at event) Register online at www.dogdistrictdarien.com.
Sat., Feb. 27, 4–6 p.m.
Cross-Country Skiing After Dark : Fullersburg Woods, Oak Brook
Fullersburg County Forest Preserve, 3609 Spring Rd, Oak Brook
Bring your skis and join a moonlit ranger-led tour as you learn about the forest preserve’s resident plants and animals. Ages 10 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register online or at (630) 933-7248.
Sat., Feb. 27 at Ashton Place from 7-11:30 p.m.
Hinsdale South Boosters Club “Casino Night”
Join us for a casual evening of Food, Music, Casino Tables and Auction Items!
Ticket price is $50 and includes open bar & hors d’oeuvres buffet. Proceeds help support student education and activities at Hinsdale South High School. For more information visit www.hinsdalesouthboosters.org or Mary at (630) 606-8664.
Sun., Feb. 28 from 1-5 p.m.
Eisenhower Jr. High Spaghetti Dinner
The Eisenhower Jr High Band Annual Family Spaghetti Dinner will be at Eisenhower Jr High located at 1410 75th Street in Darien. Bring the whole family to enjoy pasta, salad, bread, cake, raffles, split the pot and live music performed by the EJH Jazz Band and musical ensembles! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for advanced tickets. Advanced ticket prices are Adults $6, 1-8th grades and alumni are $3. Tickets at the door are $7 and $4. Kindergarten and younger are FREE!
Tues., March 1 from 5-7 p.m.
Cub Scout Pack 97 “BBQ in the Snow”
Give yourself a night off of cooking! Tickets are $12.00 each and the dinner includes 1/2 lb. pork chop, 1/4 chicken, baked potato, apple sauce and a bread roll. Pick up your dinner drive-thru style at Concord Elementary School (1019 Concord Place, Darien) between the times of 5-7 p.m. on March 1 and enjoy a hot meal that’s ready to eat. One meal typically feeds 2 people and all proceeds benefit Darien Cub Scouts Pack 97. To buy tickets or ask questions, please contact Margaret at email@example.com or call 630-885-9672.
Sat., March 5, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Darien Indoor Flea Market
Darien Park District Community Center, 7301 Fairview Avenue, Darien
Clean out those closets, attic, garage and make a little spending money for yourself. We provide one table and 2 chairs per space. You’ll need to pre-register to reserve a spot. Space is limited. So bring out your hard-to-part-with treasures and get ready to wheel-n-deal. All sellers must be set-up by 8:30 a.m. Any sellers not on-site by 8:30 a.m. will forfeit their space.
Sat., March 5, 1-5 p.m.
Lemont St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Downtown Lemont, Illinois
Parade Route: Stephen Street to Main Street, West on Main Street to Lemont VFW Hall
Sat., March 19 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Darien Woman’s Club Children’s Clothing Resale
Lace School, 7414 S. Cass Ave., Darien.
Spring/summer boys and girls (infant – size 16) clothing, uniforms, swim wear/accessories, spring/summer outerwear, shoes/sandals/athletic shoes/apparel – no gym shoes, baby/child equipment and outdoor play items; no car seats, bathing or toileting equipment. Visit www.darienwomansclub.org for information or to download registration forms/procedures. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions: Call or text Joanna 630-689-6754 or Debbie 630-215-4942