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SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS


ATTENTION WILL CO. RESIDENTS:
SPAY/NEUTER $40 DISCOUNT for your pets
Sept. 1 thru Sept. 30  Confirm if your vet is participating
Or:  Spay Illinois Pet Well Clinic, Lisle  877-475-7729


Homebound New Program

Homebound Library Delivery Service
Details: www.newlenoxlibrary.org   or
815-485-2605 (ext. 134)

Veterans
VAC   
Veterans Assistance Commission
3rd Wednesdays, Monthly:  Noon - 7 pm
All types of assistance available
@ 440 Quadrangle Dr. Suite C, Bolingbrook
815-740-8389

Free Smoke Alarms:
NL Fire District will install free
For Village & Township Residents
Schedule appointment:  815-463-4500  
or email  info@nlFire.com

Job Seekers:  Weekly Job Fair  (day & time vary)
@ Workforce Center, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Suite 100
815-727-4444  or  www.will.works "Calendar of Events"
Mobile Workforce Center -- wwwjobs4people.org
 
Police Cadets:   Age 14 - 21
Explore the field of law enforcement.  
Contact:  Detective Etchison: 
eetchison@newlenox.net or 815-462-6171

HELP  Treatment for Opioid Addiction
Health Center offers Medically-assisted help at
Riverside Community Health Center at (815) 476-5210


Help: For those whose loved ones struggle with addiction.
Tuesdays 7pm: "HERO" FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP  

@ Lincolnway Christian, 690 E. Illinois Hwy.  7-8:30
Child care available.  jDombrowski@lincolnway.org

Help: OPIATE Recovery Group
Tuesdays 7 pm @ Peace Lutheran, 1900 E. Lincoln Hwy.    

@ http://www.amirf.org

Help: For those who lost a loved one due to substance overdose
Grief Support Group - 1st & 3rd Tuesday Monthly 7pm-8:30pm
@ Calvary Church, 16100 S. 104th Ave. Orland Park

Old Campground Flea Market
SEEKING VENDERS  (SEE SEPT. 21 BELOW)

United Methodist Welcomes All to Sunday Worship
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)

United Methodist Welcomes All - 12 week course
Meet your inner creative artist - begins Sept.8.




SEPTEMBER 2019


MONDAY  SEPT. 16
TUESDAY  SEPT. 17
WEDNESDAY  SEPT. 18


THURSDAY  SEPT. 19
9/19 Adult Grief: Ongoing Support Group
Meets 3rd Thursday, Monthly  6:00-7:30 pm
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice 
250 Water Stone Circle  815-740-4104
(next: 10/17)


9/19 Senior Healthy Aging Fair   9 - 11:30 am
@ VFW:  Free continental breakfast, door prizes,
ful & pneumonia shots, blood pressure check,
medication reviews, hearing screenings,
balance screenings & more.



FRIDAY   SEPT. 20
9/20 Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Breastfeeding    10:30 am   (next:  10/4&18)

9/20  NAMI Support Groups   6 pm @ St. Joe's
Hospital, Joliet.  Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Sundays
NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Group 1:  for adults with mental illness
Group 2:  for family, caregivers & friends
815-409-7917  (next: 11/3&17)



SATURDAY  SEPT. 21
9/21 United Methodist Seeking Venders For
Old Campground Flea Market, Antiques, Collectibles
9 am - 3 pm @ 339 W. Haven  Spaces available $30
815-485-8271  or  UMCNL.com


SUNDAY  SEPT. 22
9/22  United Methodist Worship Services
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)


MONDAY  SEPT. 23
9/23  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Breastfeeding  6:00 pm  (next:10/14, 10/28)


TUESDAY  SEPT. 24


WEDNESDAY  SEPT. 25
Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
9/25  STROKE  4:00 pm   (next:10/9&23)

9/25  ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLE 
@ NL Township Bldg.  1100 S. Cedar
Drop off 2nd or 4th Wednesdays
5 pm - 7 pm only   (next: 10/9,10/23)



THURSDAY  SEPT. 26
9/26  TRIAD (adults 50+)  1:30 pm
Meets 4th Thursday, Monthly.
9/26 topic:  FALL PREVENTION
@ NL Police Dept.
(November @ Manhattan)



FRIDAY   SEPT. 27


SATURDAY  SEPT. 28
9/28  New Lenox Toastmaster Club 8:30-10:15 am
Walk-ins welcome!  @ New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar
Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays (next: 10/12 & 10/26)


9/28  Big Run Wolf Ranch Family Day $7
10-4 pm.  Special guests:  Jim Nesci's
Cold Blooded Creatures
Park at Lockport WalMart SWCorner.
Take free bus to ranch.  Handicapped part 
at ranch.  (next: 10/19 & 11/30)
www.bigrunwolfranch.org


SUNDAY  SEPT. 29
9/29  United Methodist Worship Services
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)


MONDAY  SEPT. 30


 


SAVE THE DATES
THURSDAY  OCT. 3
10/3  Spousal Loss Ongoing Grief Support Group
Meets 1st Thurs. Monthly  6-7:30 pm  (next: 11/7)
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Circle
Info:  815-740-4104


SUNDAY  OCTOBER 6
10/6 NAMI Support Groups   6 pm @ St. Joe's
Hospital, Joliet.  Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Sundays
NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Group 1:  for adults with mental illness
Group 2:  for family, caregivers & friends
815-409-7917    (next: 11/3&17)

10/6  United Methodist Worship Services
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)

WEDNESDAY  OCTOBER 9
10/9  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
STROKE  4:00 pm   (next: 10/9 & 23)


10/9  Caregiver Coping - Ongoing Support Group
Meets 2nd Wed. Monthly  1:00 - 2:30 pm
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice  815-740-4104
250 Water Stone Circle  (next: 11/13)

THURSDAY  OCTOBER 10
10/10  
Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Baby Bereavement   7 pm   (next: 10/10)

FRIDAY  OCTOBER 11
10/11 Adult Grief: Ongoing Grief Support Group
Meets 2nd Fri. Monthly  1:30 - 3 pm
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice 250 WaterStoneCircle
815-740-4104  (next: 11/8)


SATURDAY  OCTOBER 12
10/12  New Lenox Toastmaster Club 8:30-10:15 am
Walk-ins welcome!  @ New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar
Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays  (next: 10/26; 11/9&23)


SUNDAY  OCTOBER 13  

10/13  United Methodist Worship Services
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)

MONDAY  OCTOBER 14  

10/14 Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
@ United Methodist, 339 W. Haven
Meets 2nd Monday, monthly
815-485-8271  (next:11/11)

10/19  Big Run Wolf Ranch Family Day $7
10-4 pm.  Special guests:
Crosstown Exotics
Park at Lockport WalMart SWCorner.
Take free bus to ranch.  Handicapped part 
at ranch.  (next: 11/30)


SUNDAY OCTOBER 27 
10/27  Military History & Collectibles Show ...$5
9 am - 1 pm @ VFW.  Educational for families & children. 
Why we fight for freedom.  Living Veterans testimonials.
Midwest Militaria; Tables $30; Info 815-641-6411
Buy, Sell, Trade, Free Appraisals
(Next: 11/17)

10/27 Play 18 Holes Mini Golf in the Library
"GHOULS and HOLF"   11 AM - 4 PM
Sponsorships filled on a first-come, first-served
basis.  Application: LWetmore@newlenoxlibrary.org

TUESDAY  NOVEMBER 12
9/10  100+ Women Who Care of Will Co.
Charity Giving - Meets 2nd Tuesday
Feb. Apr. Sept. Nov.    6 - 7 pm
@ Prairie Bluff Golf Club in Mulligan's
Restaurant, 19433 Renwick Rd. Crest Hill
Nominate -- Vote -- Donate
100% to Will Co. Non-Profit
Avoids event planning, no volunteering!
maribeth@wwc-will.org    www.100wwc-will.org

THURSDAY  DECEMBER 12
12/12  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Pulmonary    10:00 am   (next:  Dec.12)



 

Announcements


Will County  
9-1-1 Text Messages now accepted in Will County.
"9-1-1:  Call if you can, text if you can't"    

TEEN CLINIC, Age 12-21 - Free & Confidential Services, Mondays, 3 pm - 6 pm
@ Will Co. Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Ave., Joliet   815-685-2178

TRAVEL VACCINATIONS -- Planning to travel out of the country?
Call Will County Health Dept. for immunizations at 815-740-8143

 
Village of New Lenox      815-462-6400  or  newlenox.net
Village Hall Hours,  M - F  8:30 am - 5 pm
 
 
New Lenox Police Department      815-485-2500  or  newlenox.net
Crime Tip Hotline:  815-462-6111

Phone solicitations:
The NL Police Dept. does not solicit monetary donations.
Any donations made will not benefit the operations of the New Lenox Police Dept.

 
New Lenox Township, 1100 S. Cedar  815-485-6431  or  www.newlenox.org
Food Pantry Hours:  Mon. - Fri.  9:30 - 11:30 and 1:30 - 3:30

Recycle: Traditional Items Only @ 1100 S. Cedar
M-F 1:00 - 3:30 pm & 4th Sat. monthly, 8 am-12 pm
  Traditional items only: 
paper, plastic, glass, aluminum,
   tin, cardboard. 
Hazardous waste:  used motor oil,
   anti-freeze, car batteries, and 
BBQ grill type
   propane tanks w/cylinders. (No Electronic Waste)

Electronic Waste Recycle:  2nd & 4th Wed. Monthly
5 pm - 7 pm  
@ NL Township Building, 1100 S. Cedar

 
New Lenox Fire Protection District      http://nlfire.com
Authorized American Heart Association Training Center
Providing courses:  
Heartsaver CPR with AED

Recycle: used motor oil @ All Four Fire Stations

Fire Dept. Monthly Pancake Breakfast  @ Station One, 261 E. Maple St.
Watch for the return of breakfast.
 
 
New Lenox Public Library    NewLenoxLibrary.org   815-485-2605
Recycle: Drop off used eyeglasses, cell phones, rechargeable batteries.
Drop donations in the collection boxes located on the library upper level.

Watch.  Listen.  Practice.  Learn at Lynda.com through Library.
FREE 3,000 online tutorials.  Pay no more monthly charges.
You can access Lynda.com at the Library or at your home.

Need assistance on technology topic?  A sewing machine?  
Knit or crochet?       Schedule a one-on-one appointment.

eReaders available to check out at the library.

Download Digital Books, Audiobooks, Music & Magazines onto your
mobile device for free.  www.NewLenoxLibrary.org/books-and-more/downloadables

 
New Lenox Community Park District     815-485-3584  or  newlenoxparks.org 

Facility Rentals Available at the Park Dist. Lions Community Center.
Banquet Rooms and a Meeting Room:    newlenoxparks.org/?page_id=694
 
 
New Lenox School District 122 Foundation    www.nlsd122foundation.org

 
Big Run Wolf Ranch      (815) 588-0044   www.bigrunwolfranch.org
(501©(3) non-profit, wildlife education facility featuring rescued North American wildlife.

Big Run is seeking donations for a new tiger enclosure for 
"Shere Khan."   Please make donations at GoFundMe.com/scn9hzw

Come see "Shere Khan" the Siberian tiger, "Kuma" the black bear, 
Cougar "Charlie," 10 wolves, coyotes, raccoons, porcupines,
horses, and
many other wild & domestic animals.

Yearly season passes & adoptions available.
Schedule Camping, Birthday Parties, Field Trips
 
 
United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven    www.UMCnl.com
UMC "Kids & Company Preschool"    Information:  815-485-9504
Now accepting 2018/19 registrations for 2 yr. thru 5 yr. olds.

Share Your Talents Adults, Teens, & Children @ UMC
Vocal & Bell Choirs:  contact Musical47@hotmail.com
Praise Team: Contemporary musicians and vocalists:
T.Burns1952@me.com    
or  815-485-8271


Silver Cross Hospital
Encore Resale Shop @ Silver Cross
Tu, W, F & first Sat. of month 10 am - 3 pm
The Shop has been operated by a volunteer group
of women for 50 yrs.   
Donations can be dropped off
at the Shop or in the collection bin on the south 
side of the hospital.
 
 
VFW Program 
D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly, 8:30 - 11:30 am.
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed

Banquet Hall Rental - Large or Small Hall
http://vfwpost9545.org/hall-rental


American Legion Program 
Banguet Hall Rental - Seats 250 
http://www.legion.topqualitytestserver.com/friday-menu/

 
Providence Catholic High School and Children's Academy
Providence Children's Academy Accepting Registrations
Four Programs for Age 30 months thru 5 years.
Full Details providencecatholic.org      815-485-7129
 
 
CASA:  Court Appointed Special Advocate program   http://casaofwillcounty.org
2018 Volunteer Training, 6 Sessions, watch for the 2018 training dates.
 
 

 
Recurring Programs

County Wide Help Programs
CASA = Court Appointed Special Advocate  http://casaofwillcounty.org
Check for volunteer training dates.

G.R.A.S.P. = Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing
There is no longer a Joliet Chapter.  See GRASP Facebook page for
other chapter locations: Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Crete, Chicago.
 
N.A.M.I. = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Support groups: 1) family & caregivers  2) adults with mental illness
Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays monthly at St. Joe's Hospital 333 N. Madison, Joliet
Details:  FB  /  815-731-9103  /  NAMIwillgrundy.org
NAMI offers:  "NAMI Basics" free classes
Register: Marketing@namiwillgrundy.org
NAMI offers:  Free 12-Week Education for Family & Friends of People
Living With Mental Illness - to improve coping & problem-solving.
Info / registration email:  info@namiWillGrundy.org   or  815-731-9103
 

Alzheimer's General Caregiving
24/7 HELPLINE - 1-800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Monthly Support Groups in Joliet
• 3rd Tuesday 10:30am, St. Edwards Episcopal Church, 206 N. Midland Ave
• 3rd Saturday 11am, Victory Centre, 29 N. Broadway St.

Opiate Recovery Group, "From Dope to Hope"
Tuesday nights, 7-8:30 pm  
For both users & their loved ones  
@ Peace Lutheran Church, 1900 Lincoln Hwy, NL
AMIRF.org  /  tryan@armirf.org  /  844-611-HOPE  /  Facebook
 
For Those Whose Loved Ones Struggle with Addiction:
Family Support Group - HERO welcomes community.
Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm  @  Lincolnway Christian Church, 690 E. Illinois Hwy.
Childcare available.   Info: jDombrowski@lincolnway.org

For Those Who Lost a Loved One Due to Substance Addiction
HERO Grief Support Group @ Calvary Church, 16100 S. 104th Ave.,
Orland Park.    
1st & 3rd Tuesday Monthly 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Ongoing Grief Support Groups @ Joliet Area
Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle.
Spousal Loss: 1st Thurs. Monthly 6-7:30 pm
Adult Grief:  2nd Fri. Monthly  1:30-3 pm
Adult Grief:  3rd Thurs. Monthly  6-7:30 pm
Caregiver Coping:  2nd Wed. Monthly  6-7:30 pm
Info:  815-740-4104

 
Will County Events and Programs
Age 50 & UP:  Manhattan / New Lenox T.R.I.A.D. Programs
Meets Monthly, 4th Thursday, 1:30 pm  @ NL Police Station    
Note:  Apr. 27,  June 22 and November 16 to be held at the Village of
Manhattan, 260 Market Place.

Mobile Workforce Center
Location for New Lenox 
area every Friday
Frankfort Library:  Fridays, 9:30-noon, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd;  
Mokena Library:   Fridays, 1:30-3:30pm, 11327 W. 195th St.
Monday thru Thursday other locations:  wwwjobs4people.org

Weekly Job Fair for Job Seekers:   
@ Workforce Center of Will, 2400 Glenwood, Suite 100
Day and time vary every week:  815-727-4444
http://www.jobs4people.org/job-seekers/job-fairs.aspx 

(other Workforce information: www.will.works)
 


New Lenox Toastmasters
NL Toastmaster Club - Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays
8:30 am - 10:15 am   @  New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar

Walk-ins welcome!

 
 
New Lenox Safe Communities of America Coalition
https://www.facebook.com/safenewlenox
A Matter of Balance: Free 8 Week Class, Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Next class: Contact Daniel Martin 815-462-6128  or  dMartin@newLenox.net

FREE 20-Hour Basic CERT Classes
If interested in taking the class or need additional information about
the CERT program contact Daniel Martin, Public Safety Division Chief
at the New Lenox Police Department, (815) 462-6128 or
dMartin@newLenox.net
 
 
 
New Lenox Public Library Adult Programs  NewLenoxLibrary.org   815-485-2605
Senior Center Coffee & Treats  (Age 55+)   1st Thurs. Monthly, 10:30 am.

Adult Board Games Club:  3rd Tues. Monthly, 5:30 pm

Adult Book Club:  2nd Wed. Monthly, 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Mystery Book Club:  3rd Tues. Monthly, 1:30 - 2:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Fiber Arts Informal Exchange:  1st & 3rd Thurs. Monthly, 6 pm
Knit, crochet - beginners welcome!

Writers Group:  1st & 3rd Wed. Monthly, 6 - 7:45 pm
Discuss your writing with others.  New members always welcome.

 

Genealogy Club: 2nd Tues. Monthly,   6 - 7:30 pm 
Learn how to break through "brick walls" to obtain vital records.

Sewing Skills Open Practice:  Tues. Monthly,   6 - 7:30 pm 
June 5,  July 3,  Aug. 7   Must Register  (Teens, Adults, Seniors)

Need assistance on technology topic?
Sewing machine basics?  
Knit or crochet?     
Schedule a one-on-one appointment.


New Lenox Community Park District Program

815-485-3584  or  newlenoxparks.org


United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven   umcnl.com

Small Group Bible Studies - Community Welcome

http://umcnl.com/ministries/adult-ministries/bible-study/

 

 

Silver Cross Hospital Programs
Register:  888-660-HEAL  or  silvercross.org
 
Free Health Education Classes     Register:  888-660-HEAL  or  silvercross.org
   • Is weight loss surgery right for you?   Wednesdays, 5:45 pm
 
Free Support Groups    Register:  888-660-HEAL  or  silvercross.org

SEPTEMBER

Breastfeeding  ——09/09   6:00 pm
Stroke  ————-—09/11   4:00 pm
Pulmonary  ----------09/12 10:00 am
BabyBereavement_09/12   7:00 pm

Breastfeeding ----—09/20 10:30 am

Stroke  ————-—09/25   4:00 pm

Breastfeeding ——-09/23   6:00 pm
Breast Cancer ——-09/24   6:30 pm

OCTOBER
Breastfeeding  ——10/04 10:30 am


 

Free Screenings @ Silver Cross - Homer Glen
      Women post-delivery (6 wks-1 yr) with pelvic problems
    Appointment: 815-300-6288

   Scoliosis Screening, Adults & Children
   Fridays 9 am - 3 pm    By appointment:  877-694-7722

   Blood Pressure Checks - daily 10 am - 2 pm - walk-ins welcome.
   @ Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen

    Balance Enhancement Assessment & Fall Prevention
    by appointment:  815-300-6580

    Colon Cancer Screening Kits  888-660-HEAL

    Following Covered by Medicare & Most Insurance Plans:
        Lung Cancer CT Low Dose Screening
      Recommended annually for former smokers, age 55-77 yr.

 
Free Online Screenings @ Silver Cross
   Sleep Disorders Assessment  www.silvercross.org/sleepdisorderscenter
   Stroke Risk Assessment   www.silvercross.org/neuro
   Incontinence Risk Assessment   short quiz

Childbirth Education Classes @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
   Postnatal Pilates, Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding Classes, Baby Basics
   Full Details:  888-660-HEAL  or  www.silvercross.org/specialdeliveries   or
                              Women and Infant Services Birthing Center.
    
Free Birthing Center Tours @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
    Saturdays 1:30 pm;  Sundays 1:30 and 4 pm 
    (call for Tuesday tour times)
 
 
Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545    VFW Website

Friday Night Fish Fry, Year-round,  5 - 8 pm 
Includes:  Icelandic cod, shrimp, chicken.  (dinners $8 to $12)
 
Tuesday Night Bingo   Doors Open at 5pm;  Games Start 6:45 pm
Games, Pull Tabs, Lightening Game.  Food Available.

Thursday Night Horseshoes - starts Apr. thru Nov.
6 pm sign up, start time 6:30 pm.

D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed  8:30 - 11:30 am
 
 

Thomas E. Hartung American Legion Post 1977
http://americanlegionnewlenox.com
 
Bags 'N Beer Tournaments $5  every Wednesday.  
Everyone Welcome to participate!
6:30 pm sign in;  6:45 pm teams drawn;  7 pm game starts
Prizes awarded - 100% payout.

Queen of Hearts Raffle, every Friday night, 7 pm

Karaoke with Chad every Friday, 7 pm to midnight

Dog Tag Drink Specials:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
Veterans, show your dog tags, receive 50¢ off any drink.
 
Purchase an "Honor Brick"   $50
Honor your loved ones, past & present with a commemorative brick.
To be installed in the walk of honor around the Patton Tank
@ American Legion,  14414 Ford Drive  (off Cedar Rd.)

Banquet Hall Rental - seats 250
http://www.legion.topqualitytestserver.com/friday-menu/
 

 
 



















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      1 Veterans Parkway
      New Lenox, Illinois 60451
      Phone: (815) 462-6400
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