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Your Medicare Questions Answered
Mondays, June 3, July 8, August 5 from 11am-12pm
Do you have questions about your (or your loved one’s) current Medicare coverage or coverage changes? Sakeena Gilbert from GLS Consultants will be available to answer your Medicare questions regarding prescription coverage, Medicare supplement plans, and more.
Retirement Plans – CANCELLED due to low registration
Saturday, September 7 from 10-11:30am
Learn about personal retirement goals, risks during retirement, and the next steps to discovering how to meet those goals from financial representative and licensed insurance agent (IL, IN, SC) Felicia D. Brown.
Your Medicare Questions Answered
Mondays: Sept 9, Oct 7 and Nov 4 from 11am-12pm
Do you have questions about your (or a loved one’s) current Medicare coverage or coverage changes? Sakeena Gilbert from GLS Consultants will be available to answer your Medicare questions regarding prescription coverage, Medicare supplement plans, and more.
Monday Movie Madness
2nd Monday of Each Month from 1-3pm
Join us to see box office releases you may have missed at the theater!
Sept 9 Little
Oct 14 Madea Family Funeral
Nov 11 The Public
Meditation For Stress Relief
Thursday, September 12 from 7-8pm
Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW psychotherapist, as she discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium.
Saturdays: Sept 14 from 2-3pm, Oct 19 & Nov 9 from 2-4pm
Are you interested in learning how to knit or crochet? Have a project you’re working on or looking for new patterns? All skill levels are welcome. Come for the conversation and work on projects. Ages 16 and up.
Health Benefits of Tea & Herbal Supplements
Saturday, September 14 from 3-4pm
Following the Crochet Corner, Blanca Delgado will discuss the healing benefits of herbal tea and supplements and how to incorporate them into a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Plant Based Eating
Monday, September 23 from 7-8:30pm
Vegging Out & members of PlantPure Communities will help you explore the power of a whole food, plant-based diet to prevent and reverse heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. Become inspired to implement into your diet a rich amount of vegetables, fruits, legumes and whole grains.
You Can Make What in an Air Fryer?
Wednesday, September 25 from 7-8pm
Air fryer recipes abound! Learn why air fryer recipes are so popular and how to make quick and healthy takes on foods you already know and love. Samples will be served.
Thursdays: Sept 26-Oct 17 from 11am-12pm
Perfect for mature adults who are looking for a modified Zumba Class that recreates the original moves you love at low intensity. This 4 week class is designed to introduce stress-free, easy-to-follow Zumba-Choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat and simply to have fun. Limit 20.
Senior Lunch and Learn Series
Last Friday of the Month from 11am-12pm
Seniors! Join us every last Friday of the month for our free Lunch and Learn series. Each month we will focus on a different topic. Limit 20.
Sept 27 Long Term Insurance
Oct 25 NICOR Energy Assessment & Assistance Info
Nov 22 Bloom Township Services
Endowment Scholarship Program
Saturday, September 28 from 11am-1pm
Personal Finance Coach and Insurance Agent Stacie L. Daniel of Financial Motivations will show you how to access funds (30k-300k) donated by alumni so that students can attend colleges debt free. Ages 14 to Adult.
Identity Theft Workshop
Monday, September 30 from 7-8pm
After the Equifax and Capital One Credit breaches, are you concerned about the safety of your information online? Learn the definition and types of identity theft and how to better protect your personal information. Presented by Uletta Butler of Harvard Risk Management.
Soul Line Dancing
Every Thursday In October from 6:30-7:30pm
Linda from Dawn the Dancin’ Deeva is back! Get your move on while you combine exercise with R&B music. Bring a water bottle and dress comfortably for this fun-filled class. Registration is 30 minutes before the start of each class. Limit 25 per class.
Personalized Fall Pumpkins
Saturday, October 5 from 3-4:30pm
Add some flair to your front porch, home, or office by creating personalized pumpkins! Bring your favorite pumpkin (real only) and we will paint and add decals, adding your personal touch. When registering, select the decal you would like to put on your pumpkin. Limit 12.
Sarcasm Tote Bags
Monday, October 7 from 6-7:30pm
Select your sarcastic saying and make a tote bag in preparation for National Sarcasm Awareness Month in October. Limit 12.
DIY Fall Doormat
Wednesday, October 9 from 6:30-8pm
Ready to spruce up your front porch for fall? Get creative with this DIY stenciled doormat that’s easy and fun to make. Limit 15. $5 fee due at time of registration and must be paid 1 week prior to class.
Living Well Financially Free
Saturday, October 12 from 11:30am-12:30pm
Joseph Henley, a licensed representative in the financial services industry, and his team will host a briefing on building your financial house. This will include concepts on how to lay the proper foundation, protect your income, build an emergency fund, eliminate debt, retire well, and fund your other goals and dreams.
3D Needle Art
Thursday, October 17 from 3-4:30pm
Enjoy this harvest craft as we make 3D pumpkins with embroidery floss and straight pins! Limit 10.
Fall Winery Tour
Saturday, October 26 from 7am-6pm
Enjoy nature’s fall colors as we visit vineyards and wineries on Michigan’s Wine Trail – we’ll also stop by an Indiana winery along the way! NEW THIS YEAR, visit and shop the Chesteron’s European Market (featuring local artisans, crafters, and food vendors). Some wineries have added attraction like vodka tastings, beer barns, local produce for purchase & gift shops. Lunch will be on your own at Round Barn Vineyard’s food truck, the European Market, or pack your own lunch. $75 per person is due at time of registration. Registration deadline is October 11 (or until sold out). MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE TO ATTEND. NO REFUNDS. Limit 23.
Social Security Benefits: Are You Missing Money You’re Entitled To?
Saturday, October 26 from 10-11:30am
Learn how work affects Social Security Benefit – when a worker dies, are the benefits no longer payable? Find out more from financial representative and licensed insurance agent (IL, IN, SC) Felicia D. Brown.
Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living
Saturdays: Oct 26 & Nov 23 from 1-3pm
Join the women of From Our Ashes/Women of Worship Sorority for a thought provoking invitation to a new way of living—full of grace, space, and connection. Pick up a copy of the book by New York Times best-selling author, Shana Norquist at the Reference Desk in September and come out for a video/discussion during the October and November sessions. This is a two part series.
DIY Fall Scented Candle
Friday, November 1 from 2-3pm
Bring the scents of the season indoors! Learn how to create your very own seasonal scented candle using natural ingredients that will leave you craving sweater weather and all things cozy! Limit 15.
AARP Driver Safety Course
Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov 5 & 6 from 9:30am-1:30pm
Take the AARP Smart Driver classroom course and save money on your car insurance! In this 2 day course you will refresh your driving skills, rules of the road knowledge, and learn the techniques and methods to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members (cash only) payable at registration.
Making the Most Out of Your Instant Pot
Tuesday, November 5 from 6:30-7:30pm
Whether you’re still considering if a pressure cooker belongs in your kitchen or you’ve been using an Instant Pot for years, you’ll find something helpful in this demo. We’ll be making Beef Stroganoff, a Chicken dish, and Apple Crisp. Limit 20.
Term vs. Whole Life Insurance
Saturday, November 9 from 10-11:30am
Learn the value of and differences between term and whole life (permanent) insurance from financial representative and licensed insurance agent (IL, IN, SC) Felicia D. Brown. You can’t afford to miss this valuable workshop!
Wednesday, November 13 from 7-8pm
With the holidays right around the corner, now is a good time to learn how to make cooking for holiday feasts simpler. Get easy recipes to make your holiday cooking a breeze in your crockpot.
Save the Date
10th Annual Holiday Spectacular
Wednesday, December 4 from 6:30-8pm
Ring in the 2019 holiday season at the 10th Annual Holiday Spectacular! There will be Christmas carols by The Hickory Bend Sensational Singers, refreshments, and a special visit by the jolly one himself! Parents must bring their own camera for holiday photos.