Thursday – Saturday, March 10-12:  Winter Stage Presents: ‘Matilda’ at Prisco Community Center

More than 60 cast members collaborate to tell the story of young genius Matilda Wormwood, who’s forced to put up with crude and distant parents and a strict bully of a school principal. Through the power of telekinesis, Matilda begins to fight back against her unkind parents and defend her friends from the bully principal. Purchase tickets and reserve your spots today!

Saturday, March 12: Fox Valley Park District Job Fair at Cole Administrative Center

Join our job fair to find the perfect fit for you at the park district! Opportunities available include parks and grounds, recreation, camps, aquatics, and much more. Apply for a job in person at the Cole Center Administrative Office and you’ll leave with a $10 gift card toward lunch. Pre-registration is preferred by not required. More details.

Wednesday, March 16: Wine & Canvas at Blackberry Farm

No matter if you’re an absolute beginner or advanced enthusiast, this lively social evening at Blackberry Farm is fun for all. Bring your favorite bottle of wine, a few snacks and a friend as an instructor guides you through your own canvas creation. Paintings are posted on Blackberry’s Facebook page, so like and follow us today! More details.

Thursdays in March: The Friendly Center Club at Prisco Community Center

Our Friendly Center at Prisco Community Center happily welcomes new members each month! The active-adult club (55+) meets from 10 a.m. to Noon on Thursdays and enjoys various activities, such as themed parties, Bingo, special guest speakers, and an end-of-month luncheon. For more info, contact Jennifer Rackmyer at or (630) 859-8606.

March 19 & 20: Maple Fest at Red Oak Nature Center

Join the annual spring tradition of learning how Maple tree sap becomes maple syrup. A short indoor presentation is followed by an outdoor hike to see tapped trees and, of course, a tasting of the finished product. Purchase tickets online.

Announcing: Parker’s Foundation Grant Program

Through Parker’s Foundation Grant Program, residents may apply for funds to help cover fees of our core programs, such as Preschool, Before and After School Care, and Summer Camps.  All 2022 applications must be submitted by March 31. More details.