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Calendar of Events



NEW   Help: UMC Divorce Care classes, (see Oct.8)
NEW   UMC Trunk or Treat (see Oct.26)
NEW   Help: Be a United Methodist - 4 classes (see Oct.27)
NEW   UMC Potato Bar & Bazaar (see Nov.1)

Homebound New Program

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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)

New   Waste TIRE Collection Event
Will County Residents only.  See Nov. 9 

 New   Two Adult Basic Welding Classes
See below: Nov. 12 and Jan. 9  (Class fills up quickly)

Help: Donate for Wreaths Across America to
Help our Fire Dept. Honor our Veterans
@ Abe Lincoln Cemetery.

National WAA Day will be on Dec. 14.
Make check to "Wreaths for Veterans"
Mail to 261 E. Maple, New Lenox or drop
at most any business in town.


11/7  Spousal Loss Ongoing Grief Support Group
Meets 1st Thurs. Monthly  6-7:30 pm  (next: 12/5)
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Circle
Info:  815-740-4104

11/8 Adult Grief: Ongoing Grief Support Group
Meets 2nd Fri. Monthly  1:30 - 3 pm
@ Joliet Area Community Hospice 250 WaterStoneCircle
815-740-4104  (next: 12/13)

11/9  Waste TIRE Collection Event  8 am - 3 pm
@ Will Co. Fairgrounds, Peotone, 710 S. West St.
ONLY car, tractor and small truck tires. 
Must unload your own and 100 tire limit per resident.
NO heavily soiled tires.  NO off road tires.
NO business tires.   NO industrial tires.  815-727-8834

11/9  New Lenox Toastmaster Club 8:30-10:15 am

Walk-ins welcome!  @ New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar
Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays  (next:11/23)

11/10  United Methodist Sunday Worship
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)

11/11 Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
@ United Methodist, 339 W. Haven
Meets 2nd Monday, monthly
815-485-8271  (next:12/9)

11/11  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Breastfeeding  6:00 pm  (next:11/25;12/9;12/23)

11/12  Adult Basic Welding Class 18 & older
Nov. 12,19, Dec. 3,10,17.  $150+$25
@ L-Way East.  Register or information:  or  815-464-4239

11/12  100+ Women Who Care of Will Co.

Local 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!

11/12  Divorce Care - Tuesdays, 13 weeks
6:00 pm @ United Methodist, 339 Haven  
Open to anyone struggling with divorce.
Community welcome, male or female.
Info:  815-485-8271  
(next:11/19,26; 12/3,10,17,24,31)


11/13  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: 12/11)

  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
STROKE  4:00 pm   (next:11/27)

@ NL Township Bldg.  1100 S. Cedar
Drop off 2nd or 4th Wednesdays
5 pm - 7 pm only    (next:11/27)

11/14  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Baby Bereavement   7 pm   (next:12/12)

11/15 Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
Breastfeeding    10:30 am   (next:12/6,20)

11/17  United Methodist Sunday Worship
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)

11/17  "Silver Sounds of the Season"  3 pm
by Lincoln-Way Area Chorale Holiday Concert
@ L-Way EAST   Tickets $18 & $16 Seniors & Students

11/17  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:12/1&15)

11/17 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

11/21 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: 11/21 & 12/19)

11/21  TRIAD (adults 50+)  1:30 pm
Meets 4th Thursday, Monthly.
11/21 topic:  Veterans Topics
@ Manhattan  
Next: 12/12 Holiday Party & 
Cookie Exchange @ NL VFW

11/23  New Lenox Toastmaster Club 8:30-10:15 am
Walk-ins welcome!  @ New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar
Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays  (next:12/14;12/28)

11/24  United Methodist Worship Services
9:00 am     Traditional Service
10:45 am   Traditional Service
5:00 pm     Contemporary Service (light dinner after)

11/27  Silver Cross Free Support Group 888-660-HEAL
STROKE  4:00 pm   (next:11/27)

@ NL Township Bldg.  1100 S. Cedar
Drop off 2nd or 4th Wednesdays
5 pm - 7 pm only    

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

12/7  "Snowflakes and Icicles" Character 
Breakfast - to 
Benefit Hospice Pediatric Program
@ Morris Country Club, Morris, IL
Cost: Adult $20; Age 2-12 $15
Breakfast, sing w/ the Ice Princess, make a
craft, take pictures.  Register at at EVENTS or call
815-740-4104 ext 257

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

12/12  TRIAD (adults 50+)  1:30 pm
Meets 4th Thursday, Monthly.
Holiday Party & 
Cookie Exchange
@ New Lenox VFW

12/14  New Lenox Toastmaster Club 8:30-10:15 am
Walk-ins welcome!  @ New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar
Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays  (next:12/14;12/28)

12/28  New Lenox Toastmaster Club 8:30-10:15 am
Walk-ins welcome!  @ New Life Church, 500 S. Gougar
Meets 2nd & 4th Saturdays  (next:1/11/20;1/25/20)


11/12  Adult Basic Welding Class 18 & older
Jan. 9,16,23,30, Feb. 6.  $150+$25
@ L-Way East.  Register or information:  or  815-464-4239



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
Village Hall Hours,  M - F  8:30 am - 5 pm
New Lenox Police Department      815-485-2500  or
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
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
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   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 through Library.
FREE 3,000 online tutorials.  Pay no more monthly charges.
You can access 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.

New Lenox Community Park District     815-485-3584  or 

Facility Rentals Available at the Park Dist. Lions Community Center.
Banquet Rooms and a Meeting Room:
New Lenox School District 122 Foundation

Big Run Wolf Ranch      (815) 588-0044
(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

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
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
Praise Team: Contemporary musicians and vocalists:    
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

American Legion Program 
Banguet Hall Rental - Seats 250

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      815-485-7129
CASA:  Court Appointed Special Advocate program
2018 Volunteer Training, 6 Sessions, watch for the 2018 training dates.

Recurring Programs

County Wide Help Programs
CASA = Court Appointed Special Advocate
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  /
NAMI offers:  "NAMI Basics" free classes
NAMI offers:  Free 12-Week Education for Family & Friends of People
Living With Mental Illness - to improve coping & problem-solving.
Info / registration email:   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  /  /  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:

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:

Weekly Job Fair for Job Seekers:   
@ Workforce Center of Will, 2400 Glenwood, Suite 100
Day and time vary every week:  815-727-4444 

(other Workforce information:

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
A Matter of Balance: Free 8 Week Class, Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Next class: Contact Daniel Martin 815-462-6128  or

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
New Lenox Public Library Adult Programs   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

United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven

Small Group Bible Studies - Community Welcome



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


Breastfeeding  ——11/01 10:30 am
Breastfeeding  ——11/11   6:00 pm
Stroke  ————-—11/13   4:00 pm
BabyBereavement_11/14   7:00 pm

Breastfeeding ----—11/15 10:30 am
Breastfeeding ——-11/25   6:00 pm

Stroke  ————-—11/27   4:00 pm


Pulmonary  ----------12/12 11:00 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
   Stroke Risk Assessment
   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   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
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


      New Lenox Community Park District
      Calendar of Events

      New Lenox Public Library
      Program Calendar

      Contact Us
      Village of New Lenox
      1 Veterans Parkway
      New Lenox, Illinois 60451
      Phone: (815) 462-6400
      Village Hall Hours:
      Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
      Home of Proud Americans