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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Adults

Thursday, March 30

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.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

3D Prints for the Home

Computer Class

If you’ve dismissed 3D printing as a silly fad, come see all the practical things you can make for around your home. From sink drainers to coasters to soap dishes, the possibilities are endless. We'll go over how prints are ...

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Spice up Your Baking

Presentation

The smells of baking in the oven are some of a kitchen's most tempting aromas. Join author and chef Malika Ameen as she demonstrates how to make luscious pineapple and honey squares from her debut book Sweet Sugar, Sultry Spice: ...

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Friday, March 31

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) analyzes the language of aliens who have arrived on Earth in 12 mysterious spacecraft. As she investigates their strange language, she also experiences vivid dreams of her daughter and a life that is neither past ...

Saturday, April 1

10:30 am - 11:30 am

This hands-on class is an introduction to the essentials of Microsoft Excel 2016: tabs, rows, columns, functions, formulas, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Use a variety of materials and tools to create a collage family portrait. For grades K-5 with an adult.

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Sunday, April 2

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Ellis Cho is a junior at Glenbrook North High School and studies cello under the instruction of Chris Wild. He has won awards in numerous music competitions, including the Music Festival in Honor of Confucius and the Society of American ...

Monday, April 3

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It's the hottest day of the year in Oslo, Norway as the paths of several strangers intersect. "Hawaii" is a local bar where long-lost lovers meet, a state of mind for escape, and a landmark for absolution. A faded pop ...

Tuesday, April 4

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

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

QuickBooks helps manage payroll, track customers and vendors, monitor inventory and sales, set up budgets, and provide estimates and invoices for jobs. Learn about using QuickBooks to manage your small business from Pam Colovos, accounting software specialist at BusinessEase.

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about four key periods or themes from the history of design in this five-week MOOC (massive open online course) on coursera.org. Together we’ll trace the emergence of design as a recognized practice, explore why things look the way they ...

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Life presents many challenging situations that create stress. Mindfulness is a set of practices that help us become more aware of the present so we can act with intention and become more compassionate. Instructor Claire Seryak demonstrates mindfulness techniques and ...

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Wednesday, April 5

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.

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 keyboard skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

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Thursday, April 6

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.

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the basics of navigating an Apple computer in this hands-on class taught by an Apple Store staff member.

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