Events

  1. Storytelling for Job Seekers

    14 Nov, 2019 06:30:00 PM

     The purpose of this class is to prepare prospective candidates for employment by using narratives. These techniques will allow job seekers to answer the perpetual questions that are always asked in the respective interviews by employing scenarios from their own experiences. When students complete the course, they will be well equipped to answer any and all questions posed to them during the interview process.

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  2. Senior Social Hour: Environment & Sustainability Presentation

    13 Nov, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Want to save money on your utility bills? Join Cook County’s Department of Environment and Sustainability, Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Elevate Energy to learn about ways to save money and energy with your smart meter, home weatherization and energy efficiency programs. Experts will discuss rebated and free in-home devices and appliances. You will receive a free energy-efficient light bulb. Please come with any questions you may have about your utility bills.

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  3. All About Credit

    09 Nov, 2019 11:00:00 AM

     This workshop is designed to help you understand credit, why it is important, and how credit scoring works. In the end it will help educate you on how to make sound financial decisions. Hosted by Financial Educator, Rachel McClinton, MBA of Freddie Mac.

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  4. Storytelling for Job Seekers

    07 Nov, 2019 06:30:00 PM

     The purpose of this class is to prepare prospective candidates for employment by using narratives. These techniques will allow job seekers to answer the perpetual questions that are always asked in the respective interviews by employing scenarios from their own experiences. When students complete the course, they will be well equipped to answer any and all questions posed to them during the interview process.

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  5. Senior Tech Cafe

    06 Nov, 2019 02:00:00 PM

    Bring your laptop, phone, or tablet during this Senior Technology Café. Share and explore with other people your own age in a relaxed, fun learning environment. Staff will be available to answer your technology questions. Coffee provided.

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  6. Genealogy Research: What is it? How do I begin?

    02 Nov, 2019 01:00:00 PM

     Would you like to begin researching your family history? Your public library is the place to start. Suz Bates, a local, genealogist will present the basics of genealogy research so you can begin today. You will learn how to keep track of what you find and discover hints for continuing your research at home and in the library. There will be plenty of time for questions.

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  7. Senior Craft: Paint by Sticker

    30 Oct, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Paint by sticker is a fun activity for crafters and artists, doodlers and colorers of all ages. Find the sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Add the next, and the next, and the next—it’s an activity that’s utterly absorbing, both in the pleasure of peeling and sticking and the growing satisfaction of watching a “painting” come to life!

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  8. One Book, One Proviso Book Discussion

    24 Oct, 2019 07:00:00 PM

     Join community Activist Dr. Quincy Johnson for a lively discussion of authors Joshua Bloom and Waldo Martin Jr.'s Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, this year's One Book, One Proviso selection. Join us as the group examines the irresistibly fascinating history of the Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement.

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  9. Senior Tech Cafe

    23 Oct, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Bring your laptop, phone, or tablet during this Senior Technology Café. Share and explore with other people your own age in a relaxed, fun learning environment. Staff will be available to answer your technology questions. Coffee provided.

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  10. Keep Calm and Hobby On!

    21 Oct, 2019 06:30:00 PM

    Do you want time to play board games and tabletop games? Let’s have a little fun, doing fun activities, such as coloring, crafting, and gaming. Time to hang out and enjoy your favorite hobby while socializing! Bring your own hobby supplies or use some of ours.

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  11. Accidental Crafter: nailed it or failed it!

    19 Oct, 2019 01:30:00 PM

     Adults!!! Are you artistically inclined? Are you crafty? Perhaps you are both? Join us for a fun, free project that will challenge the right-side of your brain and satisfy your creative tendencies.Come try a Pinterest inspired maker activity. We provide all the supplies; you provide the DIY creativity. Different projects each month:

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  12. Interviewing Skills

    17 Oct, 2019 06:30:00 PM

     This class is designed to help job hunters sharpen their interview skills to meet the needs of the employer. We will look at the top interview questions, how to prepare for the interview including what not to wear, and what to do after the interview.

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