June 24, 2024 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Around town April 10-14

APRIL 10
Free Movie Matinee: Green Book
Homer Library
1 p.m.

In this Oscar Award winning movie, a working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.
Rated PG-13                 Runs 2 hrs 10 mins

Summer Camp Registration
All Day

Registration for summer camps at Homer Lake and Lake of the Woods Forest Preserves opened March 1. Sign up today for these popular programs! For ages 3-12 years old. Visit ccfpd.org for more info and to register.

Adult Coloring
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

6 p.m.
The library is holding adult coloring time. The library provides the picture and the coloring supplies. For more information, please contact the library at 217-469-2159 or stjosephtownshiplibrary@gmail.com.

April 11
Frog Call Survey: Field Training
Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve
6:30 p.m.

This optional training session is intended for those who attended the first Frog Call Survey training session in February, and are looking to get some field experience. One of the best times to listen for frogs is at dusk, and many species are just beginning to become active at this time in early spring. This is a perfect opportunity to get an idea of what to listen for during frog call monitoring. We will begin with a brief indoor review, and then head outside to practice our frog call monitoring skills. FREE. Register by April 10 at ccfpd.org; For more info: (217) 896-2455 or jwick@ccfpd.org

Quilting Group
10 a.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

Bring your quilting project and join the quilting ladies at the library to work on your projects..


APRIL 13
Worms!
Homer Library
10 a.m      
   
Join us while we build a worm habitat and learn about different kinds of worms and why they are good for our environment.  Starting at 10 a.m, activities will be available all day

Discover the Night Sky
Activity Center, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
7:30 p.m.

Join us in celebrating the wondrous night sky at one of the darkest locations in the county! The International Dark Sky Association is a worldwide organization that works to protect our dark skies. They draw attention to the problems associated with light pollution and promote simple solutions available to mitigate it. Join us in protecting the night! Learn about the night sky & lighting pollution, participate in hands-on activities, create & take home special crafts, speak with astronomy experts, and peer through a few telescopes! FREE. Drop-in. No registration required.  All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more info: (217) 586-2612 or pcain@ccfpd.org.


 

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