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Friday, February 24, 2017

Adults

Friday, February 24

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us for a free lunch for seniors 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 - 3:30 pm

Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl living in the slums of Kate, learns to play chess. Against all odds, she becomes a chess champion. Adapted from the book The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's ...

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Rescheduled from 2/3. MOOCs (massive open online courses) allow anyone with an Internet connection and computer to take free classes on virtually any subject from elite universities. This presentation introduces the top MOOCs and other great sources ...

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3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to manipulate and combine multiple images to create a unique photo. Photos will be provided. Suitable for beginner to intermediate skill levels. This hands-on class is taught on Apple computers. Limited to five participants.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Take a closer look at the recent executive order about immigration and refugees by comparing it with the 1942 executive order that led to the incarceration of Japanese Americans.

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

Canceled because of low registration. TED Talks feature leading professionals who share insights and research about technology, education, and design. Tonight, we’ll view "A Futuristic Vision of the Age of Holograms," where Alex Kipman demonstrates his vision ...

Saturday, February 25

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Converting VHS to DVD

Computer Class

This hands-on class will show you how to convert your VHS tapes to DVD. Class is taught on Apple computers and is limited to five participants. The instructor will use library materials. Limited to five participants.

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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We talk a lot about safeguards on the Internet, but what about the joy in creating an online identity? Learn how you can boost your online presence, highlight your best work, and meet new people in your industry by understanding ...

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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Experience rapid prototyping by designing, building, and testing an unsinkable watercraft with limited supplies and time. For grades K-5 with an adult.

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Sunday, February 26

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Evanston Dance Ensemble previews an entirely new show of original dances set to the music of the Fab Four. Enjoy a variety of dance styles as the polished performers present a taste of this entirely new show.

Monday, February 27

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This hands-on class is an introduction to the essentials of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016: tabs, layouts, themes, background, bullets, animations, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Local aspiring and published authors looking to perfect their skills are invited to gather and workshop their writing. Adult or teen, novice or experienced, all writers are welcome. Drop-in event.

Tuesday, February 28

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 newest projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project. Please bring your own needles ...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn to use the tricky mail-merge functionality in Microsoft Office 2016. This function is useful to anyone who needs to send mail for wedding invitations, business, and many other uses. We recommend that you take the beginning Microsoft Word 2016 ...

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Wednesday, March 1

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.

Friday, March 3

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

It's 1927, and movies are changing from silence to sound. Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) is a successful actor ready to make the transition when he realizes that his frequent costar doesn't have quite the voice to make a talking picture ...

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.

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