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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 ...

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

BIG BUDGET FILMS It Comes at Night (R for profanity, violence and disturbing images) Post-apocalyptic suspense thriller about a couple (Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo) with a son (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) who successfully evade the deadly plague terrorizing the planet ...

JJC farmer’s market now open

Joliet Junior College recently held the grand opening for the fifth season of summer farmers market. The market is open on Thursdays from 2 to 6 p.m. near the main campus greenhouse facility, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet, until September ...

96 Souls in select theaters and on VOD

dcasimere@thetimesweekly.com What if you could see people's inner souls and discern their true thoughts and intentions? That's exactly the premise of winter/director Stanley Jacob's 96 Souls now playing in selected theaters around the country and available on all VOD platforms ...

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

BIG BUDGET FILMS Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (PG for pervasive, mildly rude humor) Ed Helms supplies the voice of the title character in this screen version of the animated TV series about a couple of fourth grade pranksters ...

National Restaurant Show 2017

Chicago - The 2017 edition of the National Restaurant Show just concluded at Chicago's McCormick Place and early estimates are that it is had the largest attendance of any show in recent history. More than 45,000 food service buyers perused ...

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

BIG BUDGET FILMS Baywatch (R for crude humor, graphic sexuality, frontal nudity and pervasive profanity) Screen adaptation of the long-running TV series (1989-2001) as an unlikely-buddies action comedy about a veteran lifeguard (Dwayne Johnson) and a rebellious recruit (Zac Efron) ...

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

BIG BUDGET FILMS Alien: Covenant (R for violence, profanity, sexuality, nudity and bloody images) Sixth installment in the sci-fi franchise revolves around a spaceship crew which finds more than it bargained for when it lands on an uncharted planet from ...

Goodman Theatre World Premiere Objects In The Mirror

If someone told you the harrowing story of African-born actor Shedrick Yarkpai, you would probably not believe it. Yet, here it is as the subject of a fully staged World Premiere production at Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Objects In The Mirror, ...

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