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Thursday, April 27, 2017


Thursday, April 27

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you newly retired or just interested in meeting other adults in the community? You will meet new people, learn new things, and maybe create something to take home. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Grownups, while your preschooler is in storytime, relax and socialize with fellow caregivers. We will share parenting resources and tips and provide coffee and cookies. Drop-in event for caregivers of children ages 3-5.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to make a monthly household budget using Excel in this hands-on class. We will also talk about loan and investment formulas. General computer proficiency and previous Excel experience are required. Limited to 13 participants.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Digitize All the Things

Computer Class

Do you have vinyl records, 35mm slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these irreplaceable mementos by producing digital copies. Class is taught on Apple computers. ...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

How do you manage when money is tight? Tools to help you budget, save, manage credit, and get on the path to financial security will be covered in this workshop presented by the YWCA Evanston/North Shore.


Friday, April 28

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Show the world that Skokie is helping to eliminate racism. Sign up to help line Oakton Street to help demonstrate that racism can no longer be ignored or tolerated. Make a sign if you'd like to, and be heard. Afterward, ...

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Understand the Cloud

Computer Class

Learn what the cloud is, how it works, and how you can use it (or already are using it). This class will define the cloud and discuss advantages of using it. Free resources you can use to get in the ...

Online registration is closed.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This free lunch for seniors is followed by ice breakers and board games. Sponsored by Mather LifeWays, a local nonprofit that enhances the lives of older adults by creating ways to age well through programs, places, and residences.

1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Richard (Joel Edgerton), a white construction worker in Virginia, falls in love with a local black woman, Mildred Jeter (Ruth Negga). Upon realizing that Mildred is pregnant, the pair decide to marry and travel to Washington, D.C. to obtain a ...

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Citizenship Education Class

Literacy and Citizenship

Learn about U.S. history and government to prepare for the citizenship test. To register or for more information, call Oakton Community College at 847-635-1426.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday Night with TED Canceled

Science and Technology

This program is canceled due to low registration. TED Talks feature leading professionals who share insights and research about technology, education, and design. Tonight, we’ll view Catherine Mohr's "The Tradeoffs of Building Green" presentation, in which she shares ...

Sunday, April 30

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Jazz pianist Ron Surace leads the In Full Swing Jazz Orchestra in an afternoon celebrating the the music of Count Basie. In Full Swing is a favorite at Skokie Public Library. The orchestra also performs throughout the chicago area in ...

Monday, May 1

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl who belongs to a group of nomads, spends her summers in a yurt near the Altai Mountains. Following in the footsteps of her father and generations before him, Aisholpan trains to become an eagle hunter, ...

Tuesday, May 2

10:00 am - 11:15 am

Adults with disabilities are invited to join our Next Chapter Book Club, which meets every other week to read and discuss a book selected by group members. This program is a partnership with the Douglas Center, a local nonprofit that ...

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Whether you're new to knitting and crochet or have lots of experience, join us to work on your latest projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project. Please bring your own needles ...

Wednesday, May 3

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Constituent advocates will be available to meet with constituents about problems with immigration, visas, the Post Office, Social Security, Medicare, Veteran's Administration, or any other federal agency or issue, as well as issues related to the State of Illinois.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

ESL Cafe

Literacy and Citizenship

Join us for conversation with members of the community. Tutors from the Niles Township Schools' ELL Parent Center will be on hand help with conversations and answer questions. Drop-in event.

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