Hawthorne adds wager twists to thoroughbred racing; Rocktoberfest nears

When live racing returns Friday, Oct. 3, new wagers and wagering minimums will be offered at Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney. Hawthorne opens the fall thoroughbred meet Friday with a 1:45 p.m. post. A special 5 p.m. post Saturday, Oct. 4, starts off a Rocktoberfest celebration with $1 craft beer samples, barbecue and live music.

Turkish center to teach cooking class in Wheaton

Feel like expanding your culinary horizon? Check out the latest "Discover Turkish Taste" cooking class from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, i ...

Theatre of Western Springs presents ‘Time Stands Still’

Straight from the headlines, the Theatre of Western Springs presents its first Forum play of the 86th season, “Time Stands Still,” written b ...

Wild Monk gastropub plans BrickStone beer dinner in La Grange

Wild Monk – the gastropub sibling of award-winning prasino La Grange – will celebrate autumn with an Early Harvest Beer Dinner with BrickSto ...

Check out select events in Planit 5

Looking for something to do this week? We have suggestions ranging from a craft beer festival at Morton Arboretum to art exhibits and classe ...

Leading romance writer to visit Anderson's Bookshop

Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove will present New York Times bestselling romance writer Kristan Higgins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Book lovers can stock their shelves at library's sale in Western Springs

Bargains will abound for book lovers at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library in Western Springs, when its Friends of the Library  group puts on ...

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