Hosting a Medieval-themed party? Stop by for recipes, costume and DIY decorating ideas. Take a trivia party quiz and vote for your favorite character. Ages 18 and up.
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Kids in grades K-8 can drop in and learn chess or improve your skills in this fun after school activity. Mr. Chris will help you learn everything from the names of the pieces to winning strategies. Caregivers need to stay in the room with children through grade 2.
Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.
Learn the benefits of the state's 529 prepaid tuition program. The nonprofit Illinois Student Assistance Commission offers this educational presentation about college funding and saving to students, parents and grandparents. Ample time for questions will follow.
Rush, Rated R, 123 min. - Set against the golden age of Formula One racing in the 1970s, this is based on the true story of a sporting rivalry between English playboy James Hunt, and his structured, intelligent opponent, Austrian driver Niki Lauda.
Gravity, Rated PG-13, 91 min. - Scientist Dr. Ryan Stone finds herself adrift in space after an accident on the shuttle. Along with a veteran astronaut, they both have to find a way to get back to safety instead of the alternative of floating into the nether reaches of space.
Genealogist and author Steve Szabados, discusses where one's ancestors were naturalized as the key to finding their records, covering traditional and online sources.
Chicago research journalist Kari Lydersen presents a slide-lecture based on based on her latest book, appraising the combative mayor and his agenda.
New Release Movie - 42, Rated PG-13, 128 min. - History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era.