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Back to the 90’s!: Retro Morning Cartoons

This is going to be all that and a bag of chips! Join us for some retro 90’s Saturday morning cartoon fun! We’ll be watching “The Magic School Bus”, “Pokemon”, “Rugrats”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, and “X-Men: The Animated Series”. We’ll also have fun 90s themed crafts and treats!
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Chess Club

Are you a beginner or a pro at chess? Whatever your level, enjoy playing one of the oldest games in the world with your peers. A limited number of chess boards and pieces will be provided. We recommend you bring your own chess board and pieces.
2023 Winter Meeting Dates: January 9, February 13 and March 13.
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Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Are you ready to unleash the power of your imagination and jump into a game that’s like no other? In this classic role-playing game, you create your character, choose how they interact with the story, and use dice to decide the outcomes of your actions. This program is perfect for beginners. We will introduce you to the game and its rules while you play! You do not need to attend every meeting to play. 2023 Winter Meeting Dates: January 10, February 14 & March 14.
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Anime Club

Do you love anime? Join us on the second Thursday of each month for anime screenings. Anime titles are listed below. We will watch the first three episodes of the first season. Snacks and refreshments provided.2023 Winter Meeting Dates and Titles: January 12: Cells at Work!; February 9: Assassination Classroom; March 9: One Piece.
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Teen Video Game Tournament

Join us on the third Wednesday of each month from 2:45-4pm for Teen Video Game Tournament! One game will be chosen to play for each tournament, and players will be able to experience fun yet competitive play. Registration is required. This is for ages 13-18.
2023 Winter Meeting Dates: January 18, February 15, March 15.
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Samurai!

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.

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.

Love Letters

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney is a delightful comedy/drama that centers on two longtime friends, Melissa and Andrew, who meet in second grade.  Over the next 50 years, they share their life experiences with one another through a series of letters.  They ride an emotional roller coaster of ups and downs that will touch the heartstrings of every audience member.  You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll connect with these lovers whose entire lifetimes are told through their letters.
Paddy and Jon Lynn have been married for over thirty-five years, and love sharing this Pulitzer Prize nominated play with audiences of all ages.

Crete Country Christmas

It’s that time again! The most magical weekend in Crete. Check out the Crete Country Christmas Website for details on activities for all ages. The fun does not end!

Crete Country Christmas

It’s that time again! The most magical weekend in Crete. Check out the Crete Country Christmas Website for details on activities for all ages.

Crete Country Christmas

It’s that time again! The most magical weekend in Crete. Check out the Crete Country Christmas Website for details on activities for all ages.