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Krista Stevenson, SNAP Outreach Coordinator for the Northern Illinois Food Bank, will assist people with filling out applications for the Illinois Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps or Link Card.
Drop-in. First come, first served. Sign in upon arrival.
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Join us for an introduction to the fascinating world of Japanese sword art. Basics, techniques, and formal exercises will be demonstrated by members of the Flowering Dogwood Martial Arts Way. Presented by Rob Dillon.
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Dazzling Dream Cars

Chicago Auto Show historian Mitch Frumkin will highlight futuristic prototypes, dream cars, and concept vehicles that have captivated crowds for more than 80 years.

What is the Blues?

Enjoy an evening of traditional acoustic blues with musician, author, storyteller, and oral historian Fruteland Jackson.
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Mardi Gras

Transport yourself to New Orleans! We’re transforming our kitchens into the best
Mardi Gras party at home complete with three traditional Creole recipes!
In this LIVE class on Zoom, presenter Kristyn Slick will guide you,  starting from prepping ingredients and cooking each step until the dishes are completed and plated. She will be cooking alongside you, sharing instructions, tips and tricks throughout the class. Note: cooking is not required, it’s fine if you wish to watch only.
How to prepare: Purchase ingredients and gather your kitchen equipment from the provided recipes which will be emailed to registered participants ahead of time.  If there are any ingredients featured in a recipe that are not your favorite or not available at the store, you can make substitutions or simply use what you were able to find.