• Looking for an amazing workout before heading to work? Come join the YMCA at the group's Outdoor Bootcamp held on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Includes equal parts cardio, strength and ab work.
    • 2014-07-28T05:15:00Z
    • Memorial Park
      La Grange Road and Woodlawn Avenue
      La Grange Park
      IL
      60526
    • Open 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Available for TVs, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, computers, video game consoles and more.
    • 2014-07-28T07:00:00Z
    • Northlake Public Works Department
      100 W. Palmer Ave.
      Northlake
      IL
      60164
    • Meets at 8:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at the large rock (The Pillow) on the east side of Austin Gardens.
    • 2014-07-28T08:30:00Z
    • Austin Gardens
      Forest Avenue and Ontario Street
      Oak Park
      IL
      60302
    • Top-notch fitness instructors teach classes that cover a variety of movements including stretching, strength training and floor exercise. For ages 55 and older each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. An additional class begins at 10:30 a.m.
    • 2014-07-28T09:00:00Z
    • Park Ridge Senior Center
      100 S. Western Ave.
      Park Ridge
      IL
      60068
      847-692-3597
    • The La Grange Newcomers and Neighbors' play group meets Mondays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Parents or caregivers of little ones can enjoy some fun with friends in two toy-filled rooms. Drop in.
    • 2014-07-28T09:30:00Z
    • First Presbyterian Church of La Grange
      150 S. Ashland Ave.
      La Grange
      IL
      60525
      708-354-0771
    • Stroller Strides is a stroller-based fitness class designed for moms. Classes are appropriate for all fitness levels and are taught by certified instructors who are also moms. The 60-minute classes include power walking/jogging, strength and body toning intervals that incorporate the stroller and end with abs and stretching. Kids ages 6 weeks and up are welcome. Register online at http://bit.ly/H9jWeW and get two free classes Oct. 28 and 30.
    • 2014-07-28T09:30:00Z
    • The Max - McCook Athletic & Exposition Center
      4750 Vernon Ave.
      McCook
      IL
      60525
    • Laura Lein-Svencner will demonstrate how she uses handmade paper made from plants in her backyard, plus found papers to create a collage. She may crinkle, sand and repurpose her papers to produce textures with gesso and molding paste. This will be a one hour and 45 minute demonstration.
    • 2014-07-28T10:00:00Z
    • Elmhurst Presbyterian Church
      367 Spring Road
      Elmhurst
      IL
      60126
    • For people with Parkinson's, as well as their caregivers and families.
    • 2014-07-28T10:00:00Z
    • Covenant Village of Northbrook
      2625 Techny Road
      Northbrook
      IL
      60062
      847-480-6380
    • Babies ages 6 to 24 months can come with their favorite adult to play, read and sing with Miss Bonnie. Register at 630-766-4642. The class meets each Monday.
    • 2014-07-28T10:30:00Z
    • Bensenville Community Library
      200 S. Church Road
      Bensenville
      IL
      60106
      630-766-4642
    • Bingo begins at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon for this weekly meeting, sponsored by the Barrington Council on Aging. Cost is $5; registration and prepayment are required by calling 847-381-5030.
    • 2014-07-28T10:30:00Z
    • Barrington Park District
      235 Lions Drive
      Barrington
      IL
      60010
      847-381-0687
    • Drop-in play time for preschoolers with a parent or caregiver to introduce young children to the library in a low-key, unstructured session. Call 847-929-5102 or visit www.mgpl.org for more information.
    • 2014-07-28T10:30:00Z
    • Morton Grove Public Library
      6140 Lincoln Ave.
      Morton Grove
      IL
      60053
      847-965-4220
    • Meets for lunch, guest speakers and presentations.
    • 2014-07-28T11:30:00Z
    • Highland Park Country Club
      1201 Park Ave. West
      Highland Park
      IL
      60035
      847-433-4000
    • Held in the Fellowship Hall every Monday.
    • 2014-07-28T12:00:00Z
    • Second Baptist Church
      1717 Benson Ave.
      Evanston
      IL
      60201
      847-869-6955
    • Offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week. Cost is $5 and includes coffee and dessert. Reservations are due to the center, 847-247-7659, at least three days in advance.
    • 2014-07-28T12:00:00Z
    • Libertyville Senior Center
      135 W. Church St.
      Libertyville
      IL
      60048
      847-247-7659
    • Kids ages 1-5 are invited to attend story time with their parents. Parents or caregivers must be present.
    • 2014-07-28T12:00:00Z
    • North Hoffman Palatine Library Branch
      3600 Lexington Drive
      Hoffman Estates
      IL
      60192
      847-934-0220
    • This weekly support group addresses the issues facing gay, bisexual and transgender men as they age. Email bshaeffer@centeronhalsted.org for more information.
    • 2014-07-28T12:00:00Z
    • Center on Halsted
      3656 N. Halsted St.
      Chicago
      IL
      60613
      773-472-6469
    • Sponsored by the Oak Brook Toastmasters, this event is open to the public and people of all speaking levels.
    • 2014-07-28T12:00:00Z
    • McDonald's World Headquarters
      2111 Midwest Road
      Oak Brook
      IL
      60523
      630-623-3000
    • Take your accumulated life experience, knowledge and wisdom; add the techniques of fictional narrative and season generously with your unique writing voice. In this five-week workshop, learn how to combine these ingredients into an unforgettable story. Runs through Aug. 25.
    • 2014-07-28T12:30:00Z
    • Moser Center
      1832 Centre Point Circle
      Naperville
      IL
      60563
    • Bring in your plants each Monday with questions or if you want a specific diagnosis for any disease. A potting service is also available.
    • 2014-07-28T14:00:00Z
    • Oak Park Conservatory
      615 Garfield St.
      Oak Park
      IL
      60304
      708-386-4700
    • Work through knitting projects and socialize with fellow knitters. Expert knitters can show you how to solve knitting challenges. Call 847-929-5101 or visit www.mgpl.org for more information.
    • 2014-07-28T14:30:00Z
    • Morton Grove Public Library
      6140 Lincoln Ave.
      Morton Grove
      IL
      60053
      847-965-4220