CAC Calendar

Jun
3
Thu
Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Free Concerts in the Park
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun
4
Fri
Summer in Manteno
Jun 4 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Movies in the Park: Disney’s Zombies
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movies in the Park: Disney's Zombies

Movies in the Park: Disney’s Zombies

June 4th @ 8:00pm
Legacy Park

More Info:Β https://www.facebook.com/events/297917281804790/

Jun
6
Sun
Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Jun
7
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
9
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
10
Thu
Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Free Concerts in the Park
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun
12
Sat
Cruis’n the Square
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jun
13
Sun
Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Food Glorious Food! presented by the CAC
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art bench Fundraiser
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jun
14
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
16
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
17
Thu
Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Free Concerts in the Park
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun
18
Fri
Summer in Manteno
Jun 18 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Jun
20
Sun
Run for Autism 2021
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Jun
21
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
22
Tue
Artist Marketing: In Print
Jun 22 @ 8:08 am – 9:08 am
Jun
23
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
24
Thu
Kankakee Kultivators Garden Club
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Free Concerts in the Park
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun
25
Fri
3D Digital Sculpting
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jun
27
Sun
Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Guided House Tours | Wright in Kankakee

 

Explore what may be in your own “backyard” and jump on over to the Wright in Kankakee website to book your next tour! 🏑
Reserve online for an in-depth tour on Thursdays at 10:00AM & 1:30PM or a standard tour on Sundays at 12:30PM & 1:30PM.
Limiting tours to a family or social group consisting of no more than nine (9) members. Face masks are required and a statement of good health will be documented.
Jun
28
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jun
29
Tue
Artist Marketing: In Print
Jun 29 @ 8:08 am – 9:08 am
Jun
30
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jul
1
Thu
Free Concerts in the Park
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jul
2
Fri
Summer in Manteno
Jul 2 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Jul
4
Sun
Les Artisans Arts & Crafts Fair
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jul
5
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
KVTA’s Youth Summer Theatre Camp
Jul 5 @ 12:30 pm – Jul 17 @ 3:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE! KVTA’s Youth Summer Theatre Camp is BACK! Registrations begin May 15. More information on how to register is coming soon. We can’t wait to see you!

Jul
6
Tue
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Comic Jams
Jul 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
All About Everything Trivia for Kids
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jul
7
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jul
8
Thu
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Free Concerts in the Park
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jul
9
Fri
Relaxing Rhythms Drum Circle
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jul
10
Sat
Summer in Manteno
Jul 10 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Artists for Art
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Yoga in the Square
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cruis’n the Square
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jul
12
Mon
Weekly Giveaway – 07.12.21 @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 12 @ 8:00 am – Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm
Comment with your answer to this week’s question and share this post to be entered for a chance to win a $25 Gift Card from Circle K! Winner will be picked 7/16.
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Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
All About Everything Trivia for Kids
Jul 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All About Everything Trivia for Kids

July 12th @ 6:30 pm

Event byΒ Bourbonnais Public Library District

More Information

Jul
13
Tue
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

French Heritage Camp
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm
Comic Jams
Jul 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Jul
14
Wed
Grab and Go Kit – Shrinky Dinks @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm

Shrinky Dinks are a special paper which allows you to design keychains, jewelry, tags, and a bunch of other cool things! These kits are for kids and teens 9 and up and include accessories for your Shrinky Dink creations. Email rparilac@bourbonnaislibrary.org to get your kit now!

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Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Jul
15
Thu
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Game Zone Experience
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Our trusty Teen Zone staff have begun building a recreational section to add to our collection. Stop in this Thursday to try out some of our new games including board, online, and even arcade games!

Free Concerts in the Park
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jul
16
Fri
Summer in Manteno
Jul 16 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Storytime Fridays with Ms. Karyn @ Online
Jul 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Jul
19
Mon
Story Hour
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Mondays, July 19 and 26, 10:00am – 10:30am,
Second Floor

Geared toward our pre-K kiddos, this is a lowkey story time with a couple of stories, coloring pages, and a small snack.

Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Art Party
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday, July 19,
1:00pm – 2:00pmΒ  and Wednesday, July 21 10:00am – 10:30am, Second Floor

Contact our Youth Services Department for more details at 815.939.6960

Teen Graphic Novel Club @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Graphic novels have gotten cooler and coolerβ€”let’s read The Oracle Code by Manuel Preitano together and chat about it and other books we love. Snacks are provided! Register by emailing Raegan at rzelaya@bourbonnaislibrary.org. This program will be held outside and our rain date is Thursday, July 22.

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Jul
20
Tue
Kankakee Art League Welcomes You!
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Comic Jams
Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Jul
21
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Art Party
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday, July 19,
1:00pm – 2:00pmΒ  and Wednesday, July 21 10:00am – 10:30am, Second Floor

Contact our Youth Services Department for more details at 815.939.6960

Jul
22
Thu
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Soul Collections Book Discussion
Jul 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Thursday, July 22, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Third Floor Meeting Room
Soul Collections is a book discussion devoted to Black authors and topics. This month we delve intoΒ Let Love Have the Last WordΒ by award-winning musician, actor, and activist, Common. This follow-up to his bestselling memoir is anΒ Β inspiring exploration of how love and mindfulness can build communities and allow you to take better control of your life through actions and words

Free Concerts in the Park
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jul
24
Sat
Summer in Manteno
Jul 24 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Grab & Go Crafts
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturdays, July 24 and 31, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
Stop by and pick up all you need to make a fun craft at home.

Yoga in the Square
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jul
26
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Comic Book Party
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday, July 26, 1:00pm and Wednesday, July 28, 10:00am, Second Floor
For further details please contact our Youth Services department at 815.690.6961

Jul
27
Tue
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Summer Concerts 2021
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Cobb Park, 1002 Cobb Blvd. β€’ Kankakee, IL

  • Concert dates:Β June 27, July 25, August 8 and August 29
  • Performance times:Β 2 PM and 3:30 PM
  • Quartet or Quintet
  • Rain or shine
  • Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket – make it a picnic!
  • There will be no admission fee, but donations are gratefully accepted.
  • Appropriate COVID regulations will be in place.

Sponsored by:

  • Deuschle-Gilmore Insurance
  • Dustin Kooy
  • A. N. Webber, Inc.
  • David M. Jaffe
  • Don and Melissa Palmer
  • Ray and Pat Eads
  • Jim Adams

COVID-19 Pandemic Update

Virtual Robotics Demonstration @ Bourbonnais Public Library District
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Virtual Robotics Demonstration @ Bourbonnais Public Library District

Join us for an awesome online demonstration of robotics presented by the Rounded Cube Robotics Teamβ€”and meet Sonic the Robot! Register by emailing Rory at rparilac@bourbonnaislibrary.org for the Zoom link.

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/277188597400244

Jul
28
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Comic Book Party
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday, July 26, 1:00pm and Wednesday, July 28, 10:00am, Second Floor
For further details please contact our Youth Services department at 815.690.6961

Jul
29
Thu
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesdays – Thursdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we are providing free lunches all summer long. Just come in during the times listed above.

Free Concerts in the Park
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jul
30
Fri
Merchant Street MusicFest
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Friday, July 30, 5:00pm – 11:00pm, and Saturday, July 31, 2:00pm – 11:00pmΒ 
Merchant Street MusicFest is a two-day music and arts festival at the historic downtown Train Depot, Harold and Jean Miner Festival Square, located at 199 South East Avenue in Kankakee, IL. This year’s festival will be held on July 30 and 31, 2021. The event is a community celebration featuring local, regional, and national musical talent on three stages, art vendors, and great food and drink.

Jul
31
Sat
Grab & Go Crafts
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturdays, July 24 and 31, 11:00am – 2:00pm, Second Floor
Stop by and pick up all you need to make a fun craft at home.

Happee Birthdae Harry Celebration
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Merchant Street MusicFest
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Friday, July 30, 5:00pm – 11:00pm, and Saturday, July 31, 2:00pm – 11:00pmΒ 
Merchant Street MusicFest is a two-day music and arts festival at the historic downtown Train Depot, Harold and Jean Miner Festival Square, located at 199 South East Avenue in Kankakee, IL. This year’s festival will be held on July 30 and 31, 2021. The event is a community celebration featuring local, regional, and national musical talent on three stages, art vendors, and great food and drink.

Aug
2
Mon
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Cultivating Culture Discussion Group
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, August 2, 6:00pn – 7:30pm, Fourth Floor Auditorium
This is a new group geared towards topics affecting people of color in our world today. The aim is to offer a safe place where awareness can be brought to issues that are at the forefront of our community. A different topic will be chosen each month beginning with Safe Places for People of Color.

Toastmasters
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Monday, August 2, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, via Zoom

Communication happens every day in many ways. Whether verbal, non-verbal, face-to-face, or online, you can practice honing your skills withΒ Toastmasters. Learn how to better communicate in all types of settings by joining a free meeting currently taking place via Zoom. ContactΒ williams1529@sbcglobal.netΒ for a link to the next Zoom meeting.

Aug
4
Wed
Family Storytimes in the Garden @ Bourbonnais Public Library
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Aug
5
Thu
Free Concerts in the Park
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Aug
6
Fri
Summer in Manteno
Aug 6 @ 5:08 am – 6:08 am

Ghost Light Cabaret
Aug 6 @ 12:46 pm – Aug 7 @ 1:46 pm
Aug
7
Sat
King Music Sidewalk Sale
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join Us At King Music Sidewalk Sale Saturday August 7th
Save Huge On All In Stock Items

https://www.facebook.com/events/2222278921242862/

Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Saturday, August 7, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Third Floor Meeting Room
This meeting of the Kankakee Valley Genealogical Society will be a β€œwork in the collection” meeting for filing, shelf reading and general maintenance of the collection. Β A short business meeting of the Society will be at approximately 2:30 pm.Β  This is a free event that is open to the public.Β Β Any inquiries can be directed to the Kankakee Public Library at 815-939-4564.

Cruis’n the Square
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Aug
8
Sun
Summer Concerts 2021
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Cobb Park, 1002 Cobb Blvd. β€’ Kankakee, IL

  • Concert dates:Β June 27, July 25, August 8 and August 29
  • Performance times:Β 2 PM and 3:30 PM
  • Quartet or Quintet
  • Rain or shine
  • Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket – make it a picnic!
  • There will be no admission fee, but donations are gratefully accepted.
  • Appropriate COVID regulations will be in place.

Sponsored by:

  • Deuschle-Gilmore Insurance
  • Dustin Kooy
  • A. N. Webber, Inc.
  • David M. Jaffe
  • Don and Melissa Palmer
  • Ray and Pat Eads
  • Jim Adams

COVID-19 Pandemic Update