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5 things to do in and around Minooka, Channahon & Shorewood

MINI MONETS

WHEN: 4 p.m. Nov. 16

WHERE: Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood

COST & INFO: For age 3 to 6-year-olds who love glue, glitter, crayons and more. For registration and information, call 815-725-4368 or visit www.shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

KIDZ' MOVIE NIGHT/PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17

WHERE: Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames St., Channahon

COST & INFO: Kids will enjoy a move with a snack, refreshments and a craft. Ages preschool through 12th grade. For information, call 815-467-5275 or visit www.channahonumc.org.

CHARITY BINGO NIGHT

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 18

WHERE: Minooka Community Room, 121 E. McEvilly Road, Minooka

COST & INFO: Individual bingo cards for $1. Bake sale. Benefits 10 senior students' mission trip to Swaziland, Africa during spring break 2018. For information, call Lillian at 815-691-9109.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES

WHEN: 10 a.m. Nov. 19

WHERE: Pathway Christian Fellowship, 19554 NW Frontage Road, Shorewood

COST & INFO: Pack a shoebox for a child in need around the world and bring it to the church by Nov. 19. Information labels and free shoeboxes are available in the lobby, or you can supply your own shoebox. Be part of helping PCF reach the goal of 100 shoeboxes. For information, call 815-744-0447 or visit pathwayshorewood.com.

ACCORDIONIST RICH STANLEY

WHEN: 3 p.m. Nov. 19

WHERE: Timbers of Shorewood piano lounge, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood

COST & INFO: Stanley started playing the accordion at age 10, and during high school, he played in wedding bands. He joined the Navy and played in the Navy Unit Band for four years as an accordionist. Following the Navy, Stanley received a bachelor’s degree from Chicago State University and a master’s degree in music education from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. He taught music in the Somonauk and Lockport school districts for a total of 34 years, retiring in 2006. For information, call 815-609-0669 or visit www.timbersofshorewood.com.

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