Monday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Throughout Illinois there are monuments dedicated to national figures as well as lesser-known heroes. For example, Abraham Lincoln served in the Illinois Militia as a captain during the Black Hawk Wars, and on April 11, 1930, the State of Illinois dedicated a monument in Dixon in honor of his service. Join author and historian Major Lorenzo A. Fiorentino (Ret.) and learn about some of Illinois most important military monuments.
Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Leslie K. Best as she gives us a brief but comprehensive history of the South Side of Chicago, which will touch on the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition, the 1919 Race Riot, the transformation of various communities, and a glimpse into the sights, sounds, and social venues of the 1950’s and 1960’s.
May 1—31, 2020
All month long bring in your new or gently used children’s clothes to the Youth Services Department! Our Teen Justice League will package and donate these to local charities that supply clothing to children in need.
Get your name on the “Wall of Fame” for every item donated, a $20 gift card prize will be awarded to the person who donates the most items!
New items ONLY accepted for socks and underwear, gently used items accepted for shirts, pants, and sweaters in children’s’ sizes 2T to 10. All items must be in good condition; items with holes or tears will not be accepted.