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D’Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic

Joliet - Route 66 Raceway welcomes the return of the D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic on August 19. While in its seventh year, the event has been reimagined and loaded with an level of content that will not only ...

Irish heritage celebrated at Joliet’s Will County Celtic Fest

Joliet - Families will celebrate Irish music, culture and heritage Aug. 26, 2016 when the annual Will County Celtic Fest is held in Joliet, Illinois, USA. Tickets are just $5/adult, 12 & under are free with an adult. The 10-hour ...

Community invited to view Solar Eclipse

If you're looking for a special spot to view the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, head over to the Forest Preserve's Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon. A "Drop-in Solar Eclipse" program is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. ...

Settlers’ park concert series

Plainfield -- The 2017 Settlers’ Park Concert Series, presented by Greg and Dorothy Chapman, concludes Thursday, August 3, at 7 p.m. Enjoy an evening of music in the park with The Neverly Brothers, sponsored by Aerotek Design Labs, LLC. The ...

New safety wristbands for forest preserve visitors

Thetimesweekly.com The Forest Preserve District of Will County has launched a wristband campaign to help people remember the telephone number they should call if they need police assistance in a preserve or on a trail. The colorful wristbands come in ...

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra auditions

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will hold auditions for their 2017-2018 season on Wednesday, August 23 and Wednesday, August 30 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Auditions will be held at the Oremus Fine Arts Center on the Lewis University main ...

Leading Lockport to laughter

Lockport - Ha Ha Men, founded in 2013, focuses on clean, engaging, family-friendly comedy that unites people in laughter. Specializing in improv games similar to those seen on hit television show Whose Line is it Anyway?, the comedy team will ...

Joliet Drama Guild Presents: Hairspray

Hairspray

Will-Grundy Medical Clinic hosting Autobahn fundraiser benefit

The Will-Grundy Medical Clinic will host a benefit on August 5 at the Autobahn Country Club, 3795 Centerpoint Way in Joliet. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the community medical clinic and the programs it offers for low-income residents. The ...

Plainfield Fest

Plainfield - Plainfield Fest, the community-wide celebration in the village’s downtown will kick off this Friday, July 14 and run through Sunday, July 16. The event is organized by the village and The Plainfield Riverfront Foundation. Events for the weekend ...

Film Review: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story

The job of a good documentary is to probe, uncover and get answers to tough questions. The job of a promotional reel is to exalt its subject. This non-fiction film lays squarely in-between. On some levels it’s revealing. On others, ...

Forest Preserve happenings painting, canoeing and reptile

Romeoville – “Cork and Craft,” 1-3 p.m., Saturday, July 22, Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. 135th St. Professional artist Catherine Game will explain her “Backyard Birds” exhibit, which is on display at the museum, and lead attendees through ...

Joliet’s Gallery Seven turns 10

Thetimesweekly.com Happy birthday! Ten years ago Gallery Seven opened its doors at 7 Van Buren Street and welcomed visitors to view work from local artists. Today at 116 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, they are still at it. Works on display ...

Summer local events, Fireworks, Joliet Taste to Farmer’s Markets

Celebrate Independence Day this year with one of the many events occurring along the Heritage Corridor. Head on over to Bolingbrook’s “All- American Celebration” at the Bolingbrook Golf Club, on July 4th. Festivities begin at 2:00 p.m., where there will ...

Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

BIG BUDGET FILMS 47 Meters Down (PG-13 for bloody images, intense peril and brief profanity) Harrowing tale of survival revolving around two sisters (Mandy Moore and Claire Holt) vacationing in Mexico whose scuba diving adventure turns into a desperate fight ...

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