LEGO MANIA Spring Event

Sunday, April 3rd from 1pm – 5pm

Join us at the Joliet Area Historical Museum for a family fun day filled with Lego Building, Lego Video Games, Lego Exhibits, Demonstrations, Candy Bar, Race Car Derby, Raffles, Full Buffet Lunch, Give-A-Ways, a Lego Stage Performance and Much More!  There will be Lego-related kid’s games throughout the Museum where kids interact and win prizes, compete in the Lego Race Car Derby, and watch special performances on the Auditorium Stage, and more.

A full buffet lunch will be served from 1:30pm – 3:30pm.

Only $25 for kids (Ages 3-14) and $35 for Adults.  For more info or to register please call Liz at (8150 723-5201 ext.221. You can also REGISTER NOW

SISTER B’s BINGO BONANZA

Saturday, February 27th at 2:00pm

Sister B had the hottest bingo game in town until she discovers her bingo board mysteriously broken. Never losing hope she enlists Father Martini and Sister Cherisse to help organize a traveling bingo game…and so begins this delightful disaster!!

Come join us for this interactive comedic play, get your own bingo card and get ready to laugh and have fun at the Joliet Area Historical Museum, 204 Ottawa St. Joliet, IL 60432.

Raffles ● Complimentary Snacks ● Beverage Bar ● Bingo Cards

  • $14 Joliet Area Historical Museum Members
  • $16 Joliet Area Historical Museum Non-Members
  • $20 Pay at Door

Info & Register: 815-723-5201 x.222 or REGISTER NOW.

Register for Citizens Police Academy

Taught by the Romeoville Police Department, this 12-week course gives citizens of the community a working knowledge of the Romeoville Police Department. Get to know the members of the Police Department and better understand how and why officers make the decisions they do.

A different topic is taught each week:

  • Gang awareness
  • Law (criminal/traffic)
  • Traffic Stops/Radar (hands on)
  • Firearm safety
  • K-9 procedure
  • And an opportunity for a patrol ride-a-long

Applicants must be 18 years of age. Applications are due by Friday, February 26, 2016. The first class begins March 15, 2016 and meets each subsequent Tuesday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for 12 weeks. Click here for more information.

Applications can be picked up/dropped off at the Romeoville Police Department, 1050 W. Romeo Rd. or mailed. Applications are also available by clicking here.

Residents Emergency Preparedness Course

Romeoville Emergency Management Offers Residents Emergency Preparedness Course

Romeoville Emergency Management Agency (R.E.M.A.) is offering a free CERT program to Romeoville area residents who want to learn how to be better prepared before, during, and  after an emergency.

CERT Basic Training is designed to prepare you to help yourself and to help others in the event of a catastrophic disaster. Because emergency services personnel will not be able to help everyone immediately, you can make a difference by using your CERT training to save lives and protect property.

The course consists of eight different modules. Each module is three hours long, for a total of 24 hours of training over four weeks. Course will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from March 8, 2016 to April 2, 2016 at Romeoville Emergency Management Agency, 195 South Budler Road, Romeoville. See course schedule below.
Participants must be 16 years of age. If students are between 16-18 years old, a parent or guardian must accompany them during all classes.

There are no pre-requisites to attend the course, but please consider that some physical activities, such as lifting and carrying, which should be considered before attending.
There is a minimum class size of 8 participants. Course is subject to cancellation if size is not reached. Max course size is 25. Sign up early to ensure entry to this course. To register for the CERT Basic Training course, please contact Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Littrell at mlittrell@romeoville.org

 

CERT Course Module Dates:

  • Introduction/Disaster Preparedness         Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Fire Safety & Utility Controls                    Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Disaster Medical Operations Part 1           Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Disaster Medical Operations Part 2           Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Light Search & Rescue Operations             Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • CERT Organization                                     Thursday, March 24, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Disaster Psychology                                    Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Terrorism & CERT                                      Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6-9 p.m.
  • Review & Disaster Drill                              Tuesday, April 2, 2016, 6-9 p.m.

Village of Romeoville

1050 West Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-7200
www.romeoville.org

DuPage River Watershed Poster Contest

LowerDuPageRiverWatershedThe Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition works to improve and protect the health of the DuPage River. Students – They need your help to get the word out about what residents can do to clean up the river! Put on your thinking caps and start dreaming up advertisements that promote the health of our river! Turn your ideas into a poster or video for the Coalition’s contest. Entries are due by March 1 and prizes will be awarded. Check out the contest details at www.dupagerivers.org. Contest Flyer.

Volunteer Fair

community_fairYou can make a difference in your community when you become a volunteer! On Saturday, February 6, during the Plainfield Library’s Volunteer Fair, you can gather information and talk with representatives from 20+ organizations that need your help. The fair runs from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information, visit plainfieldpubliclibrary.org.

TONIGHT: Will County Transportation Open House

Will County Transportation Open House January 27th BEGINS AT 4:00P.M.

Shaping the Future of Transportation in Will County

Will Connects 2040 is the County’s Long Range Transportation Plan that will help establish a strategic direction and set priorities for future transportation investments to ensure Will County remains a great place to live, work, and do business.

Throughout the Will Connects 2040 planning process, valuable input has been collected through a variety of activities including online surveys and in-person Open Houses. Join us at the next Open House:

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 4-7 p.m.          

Romeoville Village Hall         

Board Room                          

1050 West Romeo Rd.         

Romeoville, IL 60446            

You may also engage in the planning process through a new survey. Whether you walk, bike, drive, or take public transit, your input on what Will County’s future transportation is important. Take the survey by clicking here, now through April 2015.

For more information, click here.

State of the Naperville Park District Address


You are cordially invited to attend the sixth annual “State of the Park District” address. This free event will be held in Community Hall at the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center on Saturday, February 6. A light breakfast and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m. The presentation will start at 8:30 a.m.

The “State of the Park District” address is one of the many ways in which the Park District communicates both formally and informally with the community.

Attendees at the” State of the Park District” address will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to win a 2016 Centennial Beach season membership or a round of golf for two at either Springbrook or Naperbrook Golf Course.

If you plan on attending, please send an e-mail to rsvp@napervilleparks.org by Monday, February 1.

The Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center is located at 305 W. Jackson Avenue between Mill Street and Eagle Street. Community Hall is on the second floor, with parking on the north side of the building.