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Honorary street to be named in memory of community activist

A former community activist is getting a street renamed in honor of the life she led. The Joliet City Council approved a request to rename a portion of Eastern Avenue as Margaret Delores Graves Way. Margaret Delores Graves, who lived ...

Sharefest Recyclepalooza a success

Thetimesweekly.com More than 1,000 households participated in the 2018 Sharefest Recyclepalooza in New Lenox on Sept. 8. The annual Sharefest Recyclepalooza is the County’s largest annual event with more than 1,000 homes bringing all sorts of items from computers and ...

Cosby spokesman salutes Geoffrey Owens; Slams Hollywood

Hollywood’s biggest names, including Tyler Perry, Halle Berry and Patton Oswalt, have all joined a growing list of celebrities speaking up for former Cosby Show actor Geoffrey Owens who was shamed on social media for working at a Trader Joe’s ...

‘BlacKkKlansman’ Delivers Critical and Powerful Message

Even though “BlacKkKlansman” is set in the 1970s, the themes in the film are just as relevant today as they were back then, Anita Bennett, the managing editor and creator of Urban Hollywood 411, told NNPA Newswire. “We have a ...

Free fun at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park’s Oktoberfest

Start a new tradition with us! From tapping-of-the-keg to hammerschlagen to weiner dog racing, don’t miss the free festivities for all ages on Saturday, September 15 from 2:00-10:00 p.m. at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park (201 West Jefferson Street, Joliet). Bring ...

Serena Williams Breezes Past Venus

Flushing, NY--If Serena William's victory over her sister in last week's match at the US Open, she is well on her way to her 10th straight US Open quarterfinal. That fact was confirmed by her defeat of Estonian Kaia Kanepi ...

Volunteers sought for Forest Preserve

If you've been thinking about joining a Forest Preserve District of Will County volunteer workday, now is the perfect time to give it a try. Fall and winter's cooler temperatures make outdoor work more pleasant, and the changing leaves will ...

Bolingbrook Joyfest aims to entertain

From LXW Chicago and Zacardi Cortez to James Fortune, the Bolingbrook music scene will move crowds to lift up their voices and sing next month. Bolingbrook Joyfest returns Sept. 8 to the Bolingbrook Performing Arts Festival in Bolingbrook. “The community ...

Substance abuse prevention focus of parent, youth forum

The Will County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition will host its second annual parent and youth forum Aug. 29 at Lincoln-Way West High School in New Lenox. The event, by design, aims to move the dialogue forward on substance abuse and ...

CAPA Housewalk tickets on sale now

The Cathedral Area Preservation Association (CAPA) will hold its "This Olde Housewalk" event on September 9th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets for the event are on sale now and can be purchased online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/this-olde-housewalk-2018-tickets. A Facebook event ...

Plainfield trees beat the beetles

Neighborhoods stripped of trees caused by the emerald ash borer infestation the last several years will finally see a greener future. The Plainfield Village Board approved the purchase of additional 800 parkway trees from the Suburban Tree Consortium at a ...

Your table is ready debuts at Bicentennial Theatre

Thetimesweekly.com Joliet - KDG GREATER Entertainment will debut Your Table Is Ready, an original production, at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theater, 201 W. Jefferson St. on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Tickets are $5 and ...

Irish Heritage at Joliet’s Will County Celtic Fest

Families will celebrate Irish music, culture and heritage Saturday, August 25, 2018 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 festival ...

Route 66 Raceway to offer the ultimate trip down memory lane

The D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic on August 18, 2018 will once again pay homage to the early drag racing and hot rod culture while presenting the ultimate trip down memory lane. Fans will be treated to a blast ...

Joliet Unity Movement is pleased to announce the 5th ANNUAL 815 YOUTH WEEKEND

We invite the entire community to join us as we celebrate our youth and showcase their many talents throughout the day. With our 5th year upon us, we have great pride in our message that has resonated with youth and ...

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