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New Life Church
$15

Send your kids, ages 3 (potty-trained) through entering grade 5, on an epic African adventure that will engage the whole herd at New Life Church!  From July 15 – 19, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, kids will celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life by playing exciting games, h…

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
New Life Church
$15

Send your kids, ages 3 (potty-trained) through entering grade 5, on an epic African adventure that will engage the whole herd at New Life Church!  From July 15 – 19, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, kids will celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life by playing exciting games, h…

Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Thursday, July 18, 2019
New Life Church
$15

Send your kids, ages 3 (potty-trained) through entering grade 5, on an epic African adventure that will engage the whole herd at New Life Church!  From July 15 – 19, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, kids will celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life by playing exciting games, h…

Friday, July 19, 2019
New Life Church
$15

Send your kids, ages 3 (potty-trained) through entering grade 5, on an epic African adventure that will engage the whole herd at New Life Church!  From July 15 – 19, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, kids will celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life by playing exciting games, h…

Saturday, July 20, 2019
$10.00

There is a new event coming to the Village of Somonauk. JUNK in the TRUNK. This is an opportunity to get rid of your junk without having to go far and without having to clean out your garage.

Church of the Good Shepherd, Oswego, IL
$199.00

Looking for a great STEM/STEAM experience for your 7-14 year old this summer? Take a look at our robotics program that starts in May.

Yorkville Public Library
Free

The Yorkville Public Library invites the public to a one-man musical comedy performance by actor, director, writer, teacher and filmmaker—    Duffy Hudson. Hudson will tell stories, sing songs and talk about the entertainer’s life. George Burns was 100 when he died in 1996. Sponsored by the …

Monday, July 22, 2019
Sandwich Public Library District
Free

"It's Showtime!" Come to the library to experience classic and new musicals as a part of our Summer Reading Theme! Light refreshments will be provided.

Somonauk Public Library
$5.00

Introduction to MS Word at Somonauk Library will be Monday, July 22 and July 29 from 6-8 p.m. Pre-requisite: Basic compete skills. Limited to 9 people and registration required at Patron Services Desk at the library. $5 fee for the two sessions.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Sandwich Public Library District
Free

Join Chicago Tribune’s Chief Theatre Critic, Chris Jones, to learn about Chicago’s history of musical theater with a special note on the currently famous musical play, Hamilton! 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital

The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a Shoe Roads Production Sale. Quality shoes plus Vera Bradley purses and bags will be on display for sale. Proceeds benefit the Valley West Hospital Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Program. 

Somonauk Public Library
Free

Read the Book-Watch the Movie Thursday, July 25, 4 p.m. at Somonauk Public Library. Compare & contrast "Pet Sematary" by Stephen King. Discuss the book and watch the movie, enjoy light refreshments. Order your copy at The Patrons Services Desk. Registration required please.

Friday, July 26, 2019
Hinckley Public Library District
Free

The Crosstown Exotics Bug Show dives into the creepy crawly world of insects and arachnids. Learn about the importance of creatures like the giant centipede, Asian mantis, vinegaroon, Madagascar hissing cockroach, and Goliath bird-eating tarantula. Yes, it's an interactive show. Please regis…

Saturday, July 27, 2019
Church of the Good Shepherd, Oswego, IL
$199.00

Looking for a great STEM/STEAM experience for your 7-14 year old this summer? Take a look at our robotics program that starts in May.

Sunday, July 28, 2019
Cantigny Park
$10 - $35 (See Below)

Join us for the Illinois Region - Antique Automobile Club of America's 68th Annual Vintage Car Show on the wonderful grounds of Cantigny Park, the wonderful grounds of the Robert R. McCormick Mansion and museums.

Monday, July 29, 2019
Sandwich Public Library District
Free

"It's Showtime!" Come to the library to experience classic and new musicals as a part of our Summer Reading Theme! Light refreshments will be provided.

Yorkville Public Library
Free

The last Monday of each month the Yorkville Public Library will show a feature film with refreshments for adults 18 and older. The July movie is about a working-class Italian American bouncer who becomes the driver for an African American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 196…

Somonauk Public Library
$5.00

Introduction to MS Word at Somonauk Library will be Monday, July 22 and July 29 from 6-8 p.m. Pre-requisite: Basic compete skills. Limited to 9 people and registration required at Patron Services Desk at the library. $5 fee for the two sessions.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Friday, August 02, 2019
Senior Services Associates

Do you enjoy playing bingo?  Well, this might be a game for you!!  This game is played with a deck of playing cards.  You will need 20 dimes and 4 quarters to play.

Saturday, August 03, 2019
Church of the Good Shepherd, Oswego, IL
$199.00

Looking for a great STEM/STEAM experience for your 7-14 year old this summer? Take a look at our robotics program that starts in May.

Sunday, August 04, 2019
Plowman's Park
$2 to $10

Everyone is welcome to join us for our Annual Community Picnic sponsored by the English Congregational United Church of Christ.  Join us at 10:30am at Plowman's Park in Big Rock for our Worship Service followed by a roast pork luncheon, raffles, games and fellowship. 

St John's Lutheran Church
Free

Meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Neighborhood Festival at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 235 S. Green Street in Somonauk on August 4th between 5 PM and 8 PM.  There will be free food including hot dogs, chips, baked beans, freshly baked desserts and ice cream; games, face paintin…

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Friday, August 09, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Church of the Good Shepherd, Oswego, IL
$199.00

Looking for a great STEM/STEAM experience for your 7-14 year old this summer? Take a look at our robotics program that starts in May.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Friday, August 16, 2019
Saturday, August 17, 2019
$10.00

There is a new event coming to the Village of Somonauk. JUNK in the TRUNK. This is an opportunity to get rid of your junk without having to go far and without having to clean out your garage.

Sandwich Opera House
$30

Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm Chi-Town Transit Authority kickstarts the Sandwich Opera House Season.  This Atlanta based group, plays Chicago's music in their original keys, with horns out-front without music stands, and soulful, clear vocals.  The show has impressed audiences across …

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Friday, August 23, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Veteran's Park
Free

Join us every Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the Gazebo in Veteran's Park, downtown Sandwich for "Music in the Park"! Each week will feature a different band / style of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There is a free Kid Zone with free face painting, games & more! Family…

Friday, August 30, 2019
Friday, September 06, 2019
Senior Services Associates

Do you enjoy playing bingo?  Well, this might be a game for you!!  This game is played with a deck of playing cards.  You will need 20 dimes and 4 quarters to play.

Friday, September 13, 2019