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FREE Smoke Alarms:  NL Fire District will install free for Village & Township Residents
Schedule appointment:  815-463-4500  or email

JOB SEEKERS:  Weekly Job Fair  (day & time vary)
@ Workforce Center, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Suite 100 
Mobile Workforce Center --

Help New Lenox's 3 yr. old Jase Snevely fight stage-4 cancer.
Donations to Help Jase!,shoes,books,linens,small household items.
Drop off donations: 1625 Carlton Ct., NL. or call for
pick-up 815-999-2030.
Online donations:
NL Police Cadets --- Age 14 - 21 ---  Explore the field of law enforcement.
Contact:  Detective Etchison: or 815-462-6171

Happy 200th Birthday State of Illinois
Join the 365-day Bicentennial Celebration
Illinois was the 21st State in the Union: Dec. 3, 1818

Opioid HELP Health Center offers Medically-assisted
Treatment for Opioid Addiction  -  Contact
Riverside Community Health Center at (815) 476-5210

EARN $150 Recruiting Election Judges Nov. 6, 2018
For General Election. Info 815-740-4625

see Sept. 15  Old Campground Flea Market

see Oct. 10  Oktoberfest German Dinner


SATURDAY    Sept. 15
Collectibles, Craft Avenue - 100+ booths
9 am - 3 pm  @ United Methodist, 339 W. Haven
($30 15x20 Spaces  815-485-8271
RAIN DATE:  Sept. 16,  1-5 pm

SUNDAY    Sept. 16
9/16  NAMI Support Groups 6 pm @ St. Joe's
Hospital, Joliet.  Meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Sunday.
NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Group 1 for adults with mental illness
Group 2 for family, caregivers & friends
815-409-7917    (next: 10/7, 10/21)

9/16  Military History &  Collectables Show
"Midwest Militaria"  9am - 1 pm  $5  @ VFW
Buy, sell, trade, free appraisals
Educational for families & children:  Why
We fight for freedon. 
Living veterans testimonials. 
Interested dealers:  $20

MONDAY    Sept. 17
9/17  "Healing Hearts" Support Group
Survivors of Suicide  7 - 8:30 pm  @ Village Hall
Meets 3rd Mon. monthly 

TUESDAY    Sept. 18

WEDNESDAY    Sept. 19
9/19  Adult Writers Group   @ Library
1st & 3rd Wednesday, Monthly  6-7:45 pm
(next 10/3, 10/17)

9/19  Adults:  COLORING CLUB  1:00-2:30 PM
1st & 3rd Wednesday at Park Dist. (next 10/3, 10/17) or 815-485-3584

THURSDAY    Sept. 20
9/20  Fiber Arts @ NL Library  6-7:30 pm
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays Monthly
(next: 10/4; 10/18)

FRIDAY    Sept. 21
9/21  Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
Breastfeeding  10:30 am

SATURDAY    Sept. 22
9/22  Big Run Wolf Ranch Family Day  $6
10 - 4 pm  Meet Lenny, Squiggy & Oscar
Special guests at noon:  Jim Nesci's
Cold Blooded Creatures, Alligator Bubba & more

Park at SWC Lockport Walmart, take free bus
to ranch.  Handicapped park at ranch.

SUNDAY    Sept. 23

MONDAY    Sept. 24
9/24  Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
        Breastfeeding  6 pm

9/24  Teens, Adults, Seniors Program @ Library
"Crafting With the Cameo"  (4th Mon. monthly)
Paper, vinylm iron-0ns & more with the 
Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutter
Must Register: 815-485-2605  or

TUESDAY    Sept. 25
Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
BIPOLAR  6:30 am 
(Next 10/9;  10/23)

WEDNESDAY    Sept. 26
9/26  Electronic Waste Recycle @ NL Township Bldg.
1100 S. Cedar.  Drop 2nd or 4th Wednesdays 5pm-7pm only

9/26  Free Support Group at Silver Cross
STROKE  4 pm  (next 10/10; 10/24)

THURSDAY    Sept. 27
FRIDAY    Sept. 28
SATURDAY    Sept. 29
SUNDAY    Sept. 30

10/2  Teens, Adults, Seniors  @ LIBRARY
Sewing Club  6-7:30 PM  1st Tues. Monthly
(Next: Nov. 6)

10/3  Adult Writers Group   @ Library
1st & 3rd Wednesday, Monthly  6-7:45 pm

10/3  Adults:  COLORING CLUB  1:00-2:30 PM
1st & 3rd Wednesday at Park Dist. (next 10/3; 10/17) or 815-485-3584

THURSDAY    Oct. 4
10/4  Adults 55+ Senior Center Coffee & Treats
@ Library  1st Thurs. Monthly  10:30- 11:30 am

10/4  Fiber Arts @ NL Library  6-7:30 pm
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays Monthly

FRIDAY    Oct. 5
Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
Breastfeeding  10:30 am

MONDAY    Oct. 8
10/8 Cancer Support Group  6:30pm @ United Methodist
339 W. Haven, meets 2nd Monday, monthly
815-485-8271   (next 11/12;  12/10)

10/8  Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
Breastfeeding  6 pm

10/9  Adults:  Genealogy Club @ Library
6-7:30pm  Meets 2nd Tues. Monthly (next:11/13)

10/9  Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
BIPOLAR  6:30 am 

WEDNESDAY    Oct. 10
10/10  NL Area Historical Society Fundraiser
Oktoberfest German Dinner @ VFW
4 - 8 pm  Tickets at door or 815-485-5576

10/10  Electronic Waste Recycle @ NL Township Bldg.
1100 S. Cedar.  Drop 2nd or 4th Wednesdays 5pm-7pm only

10/10  Adult Book Club @ Library  6:30 pm
Meets 2nd Wednesday, monthly. (next 11/14)

THURSDAY    Oct. 11

10/11  Free Support Group at Silver Cross
BABY BEREAVEMENT  7 pm   (next:11/8)   

WEDNESDAY    Oct. 17
10/17  Adult Writers Group   @ Library
1st & 3rd Wednesday, Monthly  6-7:45 pm
(next 11/7, 11/21)

THURSDAY    Oct. 18
10/18  Fiber Arts @ NL Library  6-7:30 pm
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays Monthly
(next: 11/1; 11/15)

FRIDAY    Oct. 19
Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
Breastfeeding  10:30 am

TUESDAY    Oct. 23
10/23  Free Support Group @ Silver Cross
BIPOLAR  6:30 am 
 (Next 11/13 & 11/27)

10/24  Electronic Waste Recycle @ NL Township Bldg.
1100 S. Cedar.  Drop 2nd or 4th Wednesdays 5pm-7pm only
(next: 11/14; 11/28)


Will County  
9-1-1 Text Messages now accepted in Will County.
"9-1-1:  Call if you can, text if you can't"    

TEEN CLINIC, Age 12-21 - Free & Confidential Services, Mondays, 3 pm - 6 pm
@ Will Co. Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Ave., Joliet   815-685-2178

TRAVEL VACCINATIONS -- Planning to travel out of the country?
Call Will County Health Dept. for immunizations at 815-740-8143

Village of New Lenox      815-462-6400  or
Village Hall Hours,  M - F  8:30 am - 5 pm
New Lenox Police Department      815-485-2500  or
Crime Tip Hotline:  815-462-6111

Phone solicitations:
The NL Police Dept. does not solicit monetary donations.
Any donations made will not benefit the operations of the New Lenox Police Dept.

New Lenox Township, 1100 S. Cedar  815-485-6431  or
Food Pantry Hours:  Mon. - Fri.  9:30 - 11:30 and 1:30 - 3:30

Recycle: Traditional Items Only @ 1100 S. Cedar
M-F 1:00 - 3:30 pm  & 4th Sat. monthly, 8 am-12 pm  (No Electronic Waste)
Traditional items:  paper, plastic, glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard.
Hazardous waste:  used motor oil, anti-freeze, car batteries, and
BBQ grill type propane tanks w/cylinders

Electronic Waste Recycle:  2nd & 4th Wed. Monthly, 5 pm - 7 pm
@ NL Township Building, 1100 S. Cedar

New Lenox Fire Protection District
Authorized American Heart Association Training Center
Providing courses:  
Heartsaver CPR with AED

Recycle: used motor oil @ All Four Fire Stations

Fire Dept. Monthly Pancake Breakfast  @ Station One, 261 E. Maple St.
Watch for the return of breakfast in the fall.
New Lenox Public Library   815-485-2605
Recycle:  Drop off used eyeglasses, cell phones, rechargeable batteries.
Drop donations in the collection boxes located on the library upper level.

Watch.  Listen.  Practice.  Learn at through Library.
FREE 3,000 online tutorials.  Pay no more monthly charges.
You can access at the Library or at your home.

Need assistance on technology topic?  A sewing machine?  
Knit or crochet?       Schedule a one-on-one appointment.

eReaders available to check out at the library.

Download Digital Books, Audiobooks, Music & Magazines onto your
mobile device for free.

New Lenox Community Park District     815-485-3584  or 

Facility Rentals Available at the Park Dist. Lions Community Center.
Banquet Rooms and a Meeting Room:
New Lenox School District 122 Foundation

Big Run Wolf Ranch      (815) 588-0044
(501©(3) non-profit, wildlife education facility featuring rescued North American wildlife.

Big Run is seeking donations for a new tiger enclosure for 
"Shere Khan."   Please make donations at

Come see "Shere Khan" the Siberian tiger, "Kuma" the black bear, 
Cougar "Charlie," 10 wolves, coyotes, raccoons, porcupines,
horses, and
many other wild & domestic animals.

Yearly season passes & adoptions available.
Schedule Camping, Birthday Parties, Field Trips
United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven
UMC "Kids & Company Preschool"    Information:  815-485-9504
Now accepting 2018/19 registrations for 2 yr. thru 5 yr. olds.

Share Your Talents Adults, Teens, & Children @ UMC
Vocal & Bell Choirs:  contact
Praise Team: Contemporary musicians and vocalists:    
or  815-485-8271

Silver Cross Hospital
Encore Resale Shop @ Silver Cross
Tu, W, F & first Sat. of month 10 am - 3 pm
The Shop has been operated by a volunteer group
of women for 50 yrs.   
Donations can be dropped off
at the Shop or in the collection bin on the south 
side of the hospital.
VFW Program 
D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly, 8:30 - 11:30 am.
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed

Banquet Hall Rental - Large or Small Hall

American Legion Program 
Banguet Hall Rental - Seats 250

Providence Catholic High School and Children's Academy
Providence Children's Academy Accepting Registrations
Four Programs for Age 30 months thru 5 years.
Full Details      815-485-7129
CASA:  Court Appointed Special Advocate program
2018 Volunteer Training, 6 Sessions, watch for the 2018 training dates.

Recurring Programs

County Wide Programs
CASA = Court Appointed Special Advocate
2018 Volunteer Training, 6 Sessions, watch for the 2018 training dates.

G.R.A.S.P. = Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing
There is no longer a Joliet Chapter.  See GRASP Facebook page for
other chapter locations: Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Crete, Chicago.
N.A.M.I. = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Support groups: 1) family & caregivers  2) adults with mental illness
Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays monthly at St. Joe's Hospital 333 N. Madison, Joliet
Details:  FB  /  815-731-9103  /
NAMI offers:  "NAMI Basics" free classes
NAMI offers:  Free 12-Week Education for Family & Friends of People
Living With Mental Illness - to improve coping & problem-solving.
Info / registration email:   or  815-731-9103
"Healing Hearts" Survivors of Suicide Support Group
Meets monthly, 3rd Monday  7 - 8:30 pm  @ NL Village Hall
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Alzheimer's General Caregiving
24/7 HELPLINE - 1-800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Support Groups in Joliet
• 3rd Tuesday 10:30am, St. Edwards Episcopal Church, 206 N. Midland Ave
• 3rd Saturday 11am, Victory Centre, 29 N. Broadway St.

Opiate Recovery Group, "From Dope to Hope"
Tuesday nights, 7-8:30 pm  
For both users & their loved ones  
@ Peace Lutheran Church, 1900 Lincoln Hwy, NL  /  /  844-611-HOPE  /  Facebook
Family Support Group - HERO welcomes community.
Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm  @  Lincolnway Christian Church, 690 E. Illinois Hwy.
For those whose loved ones struggle with addiction.  Childcare available.

Will County Events and Programs
Age 50 & UP:  Manhattan / New Lenox T.R.I.A.D. Programs
Meets Monthly, 4th Thursday, 1:30 pm  @ NL Police Station    
Note:  Apr. 27,  June 22 and November 16 to be held at the Village of
Manhattan, 260 Market Place.

Mobile Workforce Center
Location for New Lenox 
area every Friday
Frankfort Library:  Fridays, 9:30-noon, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd;  
Mokena Library:   Fridays, 1:30-3:30pm, 11327 W. 195th St.
Monday thru Thursday other locations:

Weekly Job Fair for Job Seekers:   
@ Workforce Center of Will, 2400 Glenwood, Suite 100
Day and time vary every week:  815-727-4444 

(other Workforce information:


Lincoln-Way Toastmasters

Enhance Your Communication Skills - No cost

Meets monthly, first & third Thursdays, 7:30 - 9:30 pm  @  L-Way East

Use entry door by flag poles.  815-474-9580 

New Lenox Safe Communities of America Coalition
A Matter of Balance: Free 8 Week Class, Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Next class: Contact Daniel Martin 815-462-6128  /

FREE 20-Hour Basic CERT Classes
If interested in taking the class or need additional information about
the CERT program contact Daniel Martin, Public Safety Division Chief
at the New Lenox Police Department, (815) 462-6128 or

"Healing Hearts - Survivors of Suicide Support Group"
Meets monthly the third Monday  7 - 8:30 pm @ NL Police Dept.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)
New Lenox Public Library Adult Programs   815-485-2605
Senior Center Coffee & Treats  (Age 55+)   1st Thurs. Monthly, 10:30 am.

Adult Board Games Club:  3rd Tues. Monthly, 5:30 pm

Adult Book Club:  2nd Wed. Monthly, 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Mystery Book Club:  3rd Tues. Monthly, 1:30 - 2:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Fiber Arts Informal Exchange:  1st & 3rd Thurs. Monthly, 6 pm
Knit, crochet - beginners welcome!

Writers Group:  1st & 3rd Wed. Monthly, 6 - 7:45 pm
Discuss your writing with others.  New members always welcome.


Genealogy Club: 2nd Tues. Monthly,   6 - 7:30 pm 
Learn how to break through "brick walls" to obtain vital records.

Sewing Skills Open Practice:  Tues. Monthly,   6 - 7:30 pm 
June 5,  July 3,  Aug. 7   Must Register  (Teens, Adults, Seniors)

Need assistance on technology topic?
Sewing machine basics?  
Knit or crochet?     
Schedule a one-on-one appointment.

New Lenox Community Park District Program

815-485-3584  or

United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven

Small Group Bible Studies - Community Welcome



Silver Cross Hospital Programs
Register:  888-660-HEAL  or
Free Health Education Classes     Register:  888-660-HEAL  or
   • Is weight loss surgery right for you?   Wednesdays, 5:45 pm
Free Support Groups    Register:  888-660-HEAL  or


Breastfeeding  ———9/21 10:30 am

Breastfeeding ——-—9/24   6:00 pm

Breast Cancer ——-—9/25  6:30 pm

Bipolar   ——————9/25   6:30 pm

Stroke  —————— 9/26   4:00 pm
Breastfeeding  ——10/05 10:30 am
Breastfeeding  ——10/08   6:00 pm
Bipolar  —————10/09   6:30 pm
Stroke  ————-—10/10   4:00 pm
BabyBereavement_10/11   7:00 pm

Breastfeeding —— 10/19 10:30 am

Breastfeeding ——-10/22   6:00 pm
Breast Cancer ——-10/23  6:30 pm

Bipolar  —————10/23   6:30 pm
Stroke  ————-—10/24   4:00 pm




Free Screenings @ Silver Cross - Homer Glen

      Women post-delivery (6 wks-1 yr) with pelvic problems
    Appointment: 815-300-6288

   Scoliosis Screening, Adults & Children
   Fridays 9 am - 3 pm    By appointment:  877-694-7722

   Blood Pressure Checks - daily 10 am - 2 pm - walk-ins welcome.
   @ Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen

    Balance Enhancement Assessment & Fall Prevention
    by appointment:  815-300-6580

    Colon Cancer Screening Kits  888-660-HEAL

    Following Covered by Medicare & Most Insurance Plans:
        Lung Cancer CT Low Dose Screening
      Recommended annually for former smokers, age 55-77 yr.

Free Online Screenings @ Silver Cross
   Sleep Disorders Assessment
   Stroke Risk Assessment
   Incontinence Risk Assessment   short quiz

Childbirth Education Classes @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
   Postnatal Pilates, Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding Classes, Baby Basics
   Full Details:  888-660-HEAL  or   or
                              Women and Infant Services Birthing Center.
Free Birthing Center Tours @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
    Saturdays 1:30 pm;  Sundays 1:30 and 4 pm 
    (call for Tuesday tour times)
Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545    VFW Website

Friday Night Fish Fry, Year-round,  5 - 8 pm 
Includes:  Icelandic cod, shrimp, chicken.  (dinners $8 to $12)
Tuesday Night Bingo   Doors Open at 5pm;  Games Start 6:45 pm
Games, Pull Tabs, Lightening Game.  Food Available.

Thursday Night Horseshoes - starts Apr. thru Nov.
6 pm sign up, start time 6:30 pm.

D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed  8:30 - 11:30 am

Thomas E. Hartung American Legion Post 1977
Bags 'N Beer Tournaments $5  every Wednesday.  
Everyone Welcome to participate!
6:30 pm sign in;  6:45 pm teams drawn;  7 pm game starts
Prizes awarded - 100% payout.

Queen of Hearts Raffle, every Friday night, 7 pm

Karaoke with Chad every Friday, 7 pm to midnight

Dog Tag Drink Specials:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
Veterans, show your dog tags, receive 50¢ off any drink.
Purchase an "Honor Brick"   $50
Honor your loved ones, past & present with a commemorative brick.
To be installed in the walk of honor around the Patton Tank
@ American Legion,  14414 Ford Drive  (off Cedar Rd.)

Banquet Hall Rental - seats 250


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      Contact Us
      Village of New Lenox
      1 Veterans Parkway
      New Lenox, Illinois 60451
      Phone: (815) 462-6400
      Village Hall Hours:
      Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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