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Events for October 2014:

October 3
Special Events

All Ages


5 pm - 9 pm

Oktoberfest Food Pantry Fundraiser
Hanover Township invites you to a special celebration that benefits families in need. Enjoy German food and live German music. Seasonal beverages available for purchase. Tickets are $30 per person or $50 per couple in advance. Tickets are $35 at the door.
Contact 630-540-9085 for ticket information or stop by the Hanover Township Food Pantry, 7431 Astor in Hanover Park.
Bartlett Fire Barn-2014-10-03 00:00:00.0,
218 S. Main Street, Bartlett IL
630-540-9085
Sponsored by Hanover Township

October 4
Special Events

All Ages


7 am - 6 pm

LifeCenter Open House
Bartlett Park District invites you to try out LIFECENTER and some specific fitness programming for free. The entire day is open for members and nonmembers to utilize the fitness club, group fitness flex pass classes and babysitting without charge. The day will also include several raffles. Participants must be at least 14 years old and sign a waiver.

Bartlett Community Center-2014-10-04 00:00:00.0,
700 S. Bartlett Rd, Bartlett IL
*******
Sponsored by Bartlett Park District

October 4
Special Events

All Ages


8:30 a.m.

5K to Benefit Food Pantry
The Knights of Columbus Marys Millennium Council #12801 of Streamwood will hold the 'Knights Challenge' 5K Run/1 Mile Walk to benefit the Hanover Township Food Pantry. Registration for runners is $30 per person, walkers $15 per person. For more information concerning the run/walk, for directions to the race, or to register, please call 630-837-6500 or visit http://kofc12801.org.

St. John the Evangelist campus-2014-10-04 00:00:00.0,
Streamwood IL
630-837-6500
kofc12801.org
Sponsored by Hanover Township with the Knights of Columbus

October 4
Literary

All Ages


10 a.m. - noon

'Little Read' Literacy
Babies through second graders and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Library for the first-ever 'Little Read' event. Children will join small groups to listen to guest readers from the Bartlett Rotary Club. Each participant will receive a book, compliments of the Rotary. A craft, social time and entertainment will follow.
Register at 630-837-3348 or at the Youth Services Desk
Bartlett Library-2014-10-04 00:00:00.0,
800 S. Bartlett Road
630-837-3348
Sponsored by Bartlett Public Library District

October 7
Special Events

All Ages


7 pm

Bartlett Woman's Club Meeting
All women are invited to come to the monthly Bartlett Woman's Club meeting. There will be a social, followed at 7:30 p.m. with fashion accessorizing tips from Martha Katselis of The Closet Boutique in Geneva. The general meeting ends the evening. The Bartlett Woman's Club is for women 18 and older. The club sponsors many social & philanthropic events for the community. For membership information, visit www.bartlettwomansclub.org.

Bartlett Park Log Cabin-2014-10-07 00:00:00.0,
102 N. Eastern Ave., Bartlett IL
*******
www.bartlettwomansclub.org
Sponsored by Bartlett Woman's Club

October 7
Special Events

All Ages


3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Heartland Blood Drive
Resolve to make donating blood a regular habit; this random act of kindness can make the difference between life and death. You must have a photo ID, be 17 or older, and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds.
Call the LifeCenter at 630-540-4848 to schedule your appointment
Bartlett Community Center-2014-10-07 00:00:00.0,
700 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL
630-540-4848
Sponsored by Bartlett Park District with Heartland Blood

October 9
Literary

All Ages


7 pm - 8:30 pm

Writing Workshop - Author William Hazelgrove
Meet the local author of The Pitcher and participate in a writing workshop.
Seventh through 12th graders should register at 630-837-3348 or at www.bartlettlibrary.org.
Bartlett Public Library-2014-10-09 00:00:00.0,
800 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL
630-837-3348
www.bartlettlibrary.org
Sponsored by Bartlett Public Library District

October 11
Special Events

All Ages


01:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Harvest Hoedown
Lasso a bull, milk a cow, and pan for gold at the festive, wild western Harvest Hoedown on the north lawn of the Bartlett Public Library. The whole family is invited to enjoy an afternoon of live music and free western-themed crafts and activities. The Hoedown will take place, rain or shine, at the Bartlett Public Library. Rain location: Library Meeting Room. For more information, contact Mary Beth Smith, 630-213-5041.
Free Event!
Bartlett Public Library-2014-10-11 00:00:00.0,
800 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL
630-837-2855
msmith@bartlettlibrary.org
www.bartlettlibrary.org
Sponsored by Bartlett Public Library District

October 15
Special Events

All Ages


7 pm - 9 pm

Learn Zombie Makeup
Bartlett Park District invites you to learn the basics of special effects makeup and how to create masks, scars, and zombie skin. After taking this workshop you will be ready to create the ultimate Halloween look. This workshop is open to ages 8 through adult for a $10 fee.
Advance registration required.
Bartlett Nature Center in James Pate Philip Park-2014-10-15 00:00:00.0,
2054 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett IL
*******
www.bartlettparks.org/
Sponsored by Bartlett Park District

October 16
Health & Safety

All Ages


9:00 am - noon

Senior Resource Fair
Senator Tom Cullerton, along with several state agencies and local organizations, is hosting a FREE Senior Resource Fair. The goal is to bring all vital and important senior resources into one location. At the fair, you can... *Renew your drivers license or get a new state ID from the secretary of state's office. *Discover if you have any unclaimed money or property from the State Treasurers Office I-Cash Program. *Receive warnings on senior scams from the attorney general's office. *Take advantage of screenings and services provided by Walgreens. If you are interested in getting a flu shot please bring your Medicare or insurance card. *Receive current information on senior programming and benefits from the AARP. *AND MORE!
Free admission for vendors and seniors
Bartlett Community Center-2014-10-16 00:00:00.0,
700 South Bartlett Road, Bartlett, Illinois
630-903-6662
www.SenatorTomCullerton.com
Sponsored by State Senator Tom Cullerton

October 17
Special Events

All Ages


7 pm - 10 pm

Zombie Fashion Show & Dance
Come dressed as your best zombie complete with a back story. Dress individually or as a group. The Bartlett Park District MC will read how you came to be one of the 'undead' as you walk down the aisle. Prizes awarded for best zombie. Dancing & feasting will follow the fashion show.
Email your back story no later than 10/15 to mitchell@bartlettparks.org or drop off at Bartlett Nature Center. This event is open to ages 12 through adult at $10 per zombie.
Bartlett Nature Center in James Pate Philip Park-2014-10-17 00:00:00.0,
2054 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett IL
*******
mitchell@bartlettparks.org
www.bartlettparks.org/
Sponsored by Bartlett Park District

October 18
Special Events

All Ages


5 pm - 8:30 pm

Halloween Bash
Families are invited to come in costume and have a ghoulishly good time rattling and rolling around the Nature Center and having some trick or treat fun. Halloween activities include games, arts & crafts, and creating eerie delights.
This party is for all ages for $5 per person.
Bartlett Nature Center in James Pate Philip Park-2014-10-18 00:00:00.0,
2054 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett IL
*******
www.bartlettparks.org/
Sponsored by Bartlett Park District

October 18
Special Events

All Ages


1 pm

Young Explorers
Three through 5-year-olds are invited to bring a parent or caregiver to enjoy stories and to explore hands-on work stations that investigate and element of STEM.
Register at 630-837-3348 or at www.bartlettlibrary.org.
Bartlett Public Library-2014-10-18 00:00:00.0,
800 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL
630-837-3348
www.bartlettlibrary.org
Sponsored by Bartlett Public Library District

October 18
Special Events

All Ages


3 pm

Medicare Made Clear
Whether you are on Medicare or moving from your Group coverage to Medicare, learn about the 2015 changes and options for enrolling or making changes to your current plan. Donna Spigolon, Medicare Solutions Specialist, will help you understand Medicare Advantage, Part D Prescription Drug plans and Medicare Supplements, as well as the timelines for planning, guarantee issue periods, avoiding the drug penalty and more.

Bartlett Public Library-2014-10-18 00:00:00.0,
800 S. Bartlett Road, Bartlett IL
*******
www.bartlettlibrary.org
Sponsored by Bartlett Public Library District

October 20
Special Events

All Ages


10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wayne Township Job Fair
Join Wayne Township for its 7th annual Job Fair! 25 plus ready-to-hire employers on site. Visit the township website for a list of participating companies.
FREE
Wayne Township Senior Center-2014-10-20 00:00:00.0,
27W031 North Avenue, West Chicago 60185
630-231-7140
czydowsky@waynetwp-il.org
www.waynetwp-il.org
Sponsored by Wayne Township


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