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.

Lip Sync Showdown Tonight!

Attention District 202 Middle and High School students: the Plainfield Public Library is hosting a Lip Sync Showdown. Please call Teen Services Librarian Joe Marcantonio at (815) 439-2877 for more information.

Monday, January 18 7:00-8:30 pm

Pick your favorite song, warm up your lips and put on your best lip sync performance. Your may perform solo or in groups (maximum of 5 to a group). Please register each individual performer or one person per group. Song choices are subject to approval prior to performance.

Selling Soon? Declutter Before you sell!!

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Declutter Your Home Before Selling

An uncluttered home gives a spacious appearance

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You’ve been thinking about it, worrying about it and losing sleep over it. But finally you have made the decision. You are going to sell your home. It doesn’t matter what the reason is, selling your home is a big step. Besides the emotional element of parting from a home perhaps filled with memories, the physical stamina required to get the house in order can be daunting. But if done correctly and enthusiastically, ridding yourself of the clutter in your home can actually be enjoyable. Decluttering in preparation for its sale calls for organization, foresight and patience.
You need discipline and a game plan. The best way to declutter your home and get organized is to be systematic. Do one room at a time so the whole process doesn’t become too overwhelming. Stay with each room until it is complete. But don’t spend days on end cleaning out closets. Devote several hours each day to the task and it will get done in a timely fashion.
Work systematically room by room
Begin by tackling storage areas. Once they are cleared out, you will have room to store
those boxes you deem utterly necessary to keep. Be brutal on yourself. Is it necessary to keep it? Will it ever be used again? If it hasn’t been used or displayed in several years, it probably has little meaning to you and should be sold or donated to a good cause. If you haven’t worn that dress for four seasons, out it goes. If an item is meaningful to you, store it now to display in your new home. If you have items of sentimental value only for yourself like old baby items, sports trophies and family photographs, set aside boxes where you can save them.
Donate unwanted items to charity. Clothes, kitchen utensils, collections of any sort may have lost their value long ago but could be useful for needy adults and children. There is also a tax deduction for donations so get a bona fide receipt.
Prepare closet space
When cleaning out your closets, sort the clothes you wear the most from the ones you wish to keep for special occasions. Dresses and other attire that are out of season can be stored separately in a plastic vacuum-packed bag for future use. Those old-fashioned cedar wood blocks and cedar wood hangers are still useful today to prevent moths from eating away at your precious outfits.
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To make your rooms look larger, remove some of the furniture. Small tables that just collect dust or old cabinets with books that haven’t been read in years should be stored or given away. Organize bookshelves in an orderly fashion”small books on one shelf, larger ones on another. CDs and DVDs should be lined up accordingly. The less “stuff” in your home, the more spacious it will seem. Space is always at a premium so take advantage of what you have.
The kitchen is key
The kitchen is a story unto itself and it is important that you give it a clean, tidy appearance. Take everything out of the cupboards and throw away any outdated food items. Throw away storage containers that have no lids.
We all have a varied collection of kitchen gadgets that just use up space in a drawer.
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Get rid of the ones you don’t use. Hide small appliances like toasters and mixers inside your cabinets.
An uncluttered countertop gives a feeling of space. Remove personal pictures and magnets from your refrigerator and wipe down the exterior till it shines. Rearrange the pantry by food types”canned goods on one shelf, pastas on another, and so on.
Less stuff, less hassle for you
Remember that the less stuff there is in your home when you start painting and staging it, the less hassle there will be and the cleaner and more spacious your home will appear.
By Cina Coren

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Village of Romeoville Press Release
I-55 at Weber Road
Construction Begins

In preparation for the interchange reconstruction project of I-55 at Weber Road, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be closing a lane on Weber Road northbound in advance of the traffic signals for the inbound I-55 ramps.

The closure will be in place from 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. beginning Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The closure will be set-up throughout this week and possibly a night or two next week, weather permitting. Please expect delays.

The project will include widening Weber Road to six lanes between 119th and 135th streets and building a new “diverging diamond” interchange with interstate 55 that will allow motorists faster access to and from the Interstate.

Village of Romeoville

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

Mayor
John D. Noak

Village Clerk
Dr. Bernice E. Holloway

Trustees
Linda Palmiter
Jose (Joe) Chavez
Brian A. Clancy Sr.
Dave Richards
Sue A. Micklevitz
Ken Griffin

GO BENGALS!! PLAYOFFS!!

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Home advantage for

Varsity Plainfield East Football! 

Friday Oct. 31

Time (TBD) 

East Vs. St.Rita

 

CONGRATULATIONS TEAM!!

Well Played Year! 

The “Ville” Prepares for Snow and Ice!

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Village of Romeoville Press Release
Romeoville Prepares for Winter
Village officials approved the purchase and installation of anti-icing equipment and a ground storage tank with pump assembly for an existing Public Works truck.
“This equipment will be a great feature to have, saving Public Works time and money because anti-icing reduces the amount of time required to restore the roads to a clear, dry state,” said Mayor Noak. “Anti-icing is generally the most effective approach to prevent icy and snow-compacted roads, ultimately keeping the roads dry and safe for the residents and visitors driving through town,” Noak added.
Anti-icing is a pro-active approach to winter road maintenance involving applying anti-icing products to the roadway before a winter storm. It forms a bond-breaker between the pavement surface and the snow and ice layer which melts snow more quickly and reduces the chance that ice will form and bond to the surface, similar to how cooking oil prevents food from sticking to the frying pan. “The equipment will allow Public Works to concentrate on pre-treating areas that typically are the first to become icy, such as bridge decks, and reduce the amount of salt used,” said Public Works Director Eric Bjork.
Village of Romeoville

1050 West Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
(815) 886-7200
www.romeoville.org
Village BoardMayor
John D. Noak

Village Clerk
Dr. Bernice E. Holloway

Trustees
Linda Palmiter
Jose (Joe) Chavez
Brian A. Clancy Sr.
Dave Richards
Sue A. Micklevitz
Ken Griffin

Free Entry 1st Responders weekend Sept 27-28, 2014

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Crest Hill – Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm continues tradition and is proud to pay tribute to America’s military and First Responders over the opening weekends of Pumpkin Fest 2014. The Siegel’s family welcomes all military and 1st responders to come to the farm and harvest some memories.

Military weekend Sept 20-21, 2014 — All military personnel along with their spouse, and children will receive free admission with a valid military ID. Bring your cameras for special guest appearances by the characters “Frozen” (Sat 1-3 p.m.) and Svengoolie (Sun 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.).

1st Responders weekend Sept 27-28, 2014 — All firefighters, police officers and EMT’s along with their spouses and children will receive free admission. Photo opportunities with and autographs from Rapunzel, Sophie the First, and Jake the Pirate (Sat 1-3 p.m.) and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Donatello, Raphael and Michael Angelo (Sun 1-3 p.m.) will be available.

General admission tickets includes over 20 attractions including:

  • Farm animals to pet and feed
  • Hayrack ride to the pumpkin field
  • Train rides and slides
  • Two cornfield mazes featuring Cubs’ Wrigley Field 100th Anniversary and Spookly the Square Pumpkin

Pony rides, Zombie Paintball Ride, Jumpin Blob Jamboree, Gem Mining, Climbing Wall and Spooky Spiral are available for a small additional fee. An array of food will be available from smoked turkey legs to apply cider doughnuts to homemade pie slices.

Pumpkin Fest is open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. including Columbus Day, Sept 20th thru Nov 1st.

For more information contact:

Kaity Siegel At 815-741-2693, via email at kaity@siegelsfarm.com or by visiting the website at http://www.ourpupmpkinfarm.com.

Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm is located at 17250 S. Weber Road, Lockport, IL.

Daily Event Bolingbrook Mark your Calendar!

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Here is a list of

Specials, Discounts,

Things to do!

Mark your calendars! 

 

If you know of an event that I missed,

feel free to add here! 

Get out and Enjoy Life!!

Bolingbrook has so MUCH TO OFFER! 

 

September 22, 2014

$6 Halftime Buffet during Bears Games

½ off loafer sandwich & ½ off meatloaf dinner

Domestic Beer Buckets (5 bottles) – $10

Bloody Marys & Screwdrivers $4.25

Try cardio and plyometric drills with intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training….  More

Includes a variety of activities. This fast-paced class is designed to combine aerobic conditioning…  More

All age groups are welcome to join in this spunky mid morning exercise program. Light cardio…  More

It’s a Latin Dance Fitness Party! Zumba combines fast & slow rhythms to tone and sculpt your…  More

Endurance and strength rides combine for a vigorous workout burning calories and keeping your…  More

De-stress and increase your energy in this low impact water based Tai Chi program created in…  More

Firm and strengthen your body using your own body resistance, weights and bands. Add muscle and…  More

An easy-to-follow class that lets you move to the beat at your own speed. It’s an invigorating,…  More

Sunday – Thursday

Ages 10 years and under

(1 adult per 1 free child after 3:00…  More

The original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute Les Mills workout…  More

It’s a Latin Dance Fitness Party! Zumba combines fast & slow rhythms to tone and sculpt your…  More

A full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The…  More

Combine Zumba Dance and Zumba Toning with both fast and slow rhythms that sculpt your body while…  More

Endurance and strength rides combine for a vigorous workout burning calories and keeping your…  More

CX WORX is a 30 minutes Les Mills workout that targets your core with various exercises using…  More

September 23, 2014

Tacos – $1.00

Pub Burger Baskets – $5.50

A full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The…  More

For Full view Details click here: http://www.bolingbrookparks.org/en/whats-happening/calendar/?category=all&date=09/22/2014

Home Available for Purchase

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Offered at $129,900

21265 Legion Lake Ct , Crest Hill, Illinois 60403

Welcome Home! Ranch Style living is complete move in condition. Kitchen offers Maple cabinets, corian counters, eat in kitchen area with back yard access to over sized patio! Large master suite with walk in closet. All custom drapery and all appliances stay. Nice Mahagony floors/Fireplace skylights, so much here. Come see, you won’t be disappointed. Country Club Living in Adult 55+ Community. Great location!

 

 

 

 

 

GEAR Grinders Car Show

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Are you going to this car show?

 

Do you have a car that will be parked?

 

If so, What kind of car?

 

Please share, we will see you there!! 

 

Post a picture of your car here!

We all LOVE TO SEE AWESOME CARS!! 

 

The Promenade

MIDWEST GEAR GRINDERS CAR SHOW

June 28th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday, June 28th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Midwest Gear Grinders Car Show

Who is going? 

Do you have a car that will be parked?

If so, What kind of car?

Please share, we will see you there!! 

Post a picture of your car here! We all LOVE TO SEE AWESOME CARS!!