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Drop-In: Study Lounge w/ Grilled Cheese Station (HS ONLY)

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Ice Skating

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Christmas Karaoke & Ugliest X-mas Sweater Contest w/ Corner Bakery Café

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Drop-In: Study Lounge w/ DIY Belgian Waffles (HS ONLY)

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Graphic Design: Custom Smartphone Background w/ Rachel

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Drop-In: Study Lounge w/ Nutella & Fruit Bar (HS ONLY)

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Christmas Cookies & Crafts

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Holiday Movie: You Pick!

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Homemade Candles

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Food Battle: Hot Chocolate w/ Ammunition and Adriel Rivera and White Castle

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Help Decorate for NYE Party!

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CLOSED To Prepare For New Year's Eve Celebration!

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New Year's Eve Party (RSVP Required)

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Project Serve: Thrift Store

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Watercolor Techniques w/ Lyndsey

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Create a Wooden Candle Holder w/ Rockler Woodworking

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Belgian Waffles & Trivia

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Cheese vs. Chocolate Showdown w/ The Long Lost and Berkot's

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Culinary: Rustic Apple Cranberry Galette

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Fighting Procrastination w/ Huntington Learning Center

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Racquetball w/ Silver Lake Country Club

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Soul Cafe: How to Deal With Negativity w/ Former Mrs. Illinois International

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Doubles Pool Tournament & Karaoke/Open Mic w/ MOD Pizza

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Family Service Project: MLK Day

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Chips & Checkers

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Fashion Merchandising

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Printmaking

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Sky Zone Experience (HS ONLY)

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Culinary: Popcorn Flavors w/ Mandi

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What It's Like To Be: ER Nurse w/ Advocate Children's Hospital

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Secret Monopoly Strategies

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Flannels & Frost w/ LNYX & Life of Carter and Culver's

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Monet Painting

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Turn Your Passion Into A Career

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Go Karts & Games w/ Gizmo's Fun Factory

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Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

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Culinary: Mac & Cheese Competition w/ Chef Jesus Rodriguez

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Classic Game Show Night w/ 3 Below Green and White Castle

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Pointillism Art

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Dance Strength & Stretch w/ Elite Dance Academy

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Crocheting

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Creative Painting w/ Saulena Anatanavi, LCPC

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Human Computer Interfacing

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Crocheting

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Superbowl Fan Fest & Food Battle Game Day Nachos w/ As We Are and Which Wich?

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Around The World: Cheese w/ Whole Foods

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Sky Zone Experience (MS ONLY)

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Sewing 101

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Magnetic Slime

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Songwriting

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"Will It Bowl?" Bowling Bonanza w/ The Magnifiers and Burger 21

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Painting Vintage Signs w/ Evilena's Red Dresser

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DIY Beauty: Benefits of Coconut Oil

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Project Serve: Quality Time With Seniors

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The Science of Chocolate

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Brownie Bar & Pictionary

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Soul Cafe: Choose to Care (GIRLS ONLY) w/ Michelle Krepps, LCSW

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Bridge Winter Olympics & Rep Team USA w/ Danger Scene and Dunkin' Donuts

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Archery w/ BowDoc Archery

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Harmonica w/ MG Bailey

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Study Hacks

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Mini Clay Pots

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Understanding Hidden Medical Conditions

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Culinary: Pan-Seared Salmon & Harvest Veggies w/ Robert Morris University Culinary

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Advanced Writing: Creating Heroic Characters

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Battle of the Bands & Art Studio: Vinyl Record Painting w/ Legendary Baking

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Drawing The Human Face

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Culinary: Natural Sports Drinks w/ Jewel

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Culinary: Breakfast Casserole Muffins

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Around the World: Shibori Tie-Dyed Pillows

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"Who Wore It Best?" Thrift Shop Edition w/ Andy & Makayla and Panera Bread

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Live Mannequin Fashion Show w/ The Leading Image

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Knockout & Nachos

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#SKILLS: Professionalism

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DIY Gemstone Jewelry

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Record Painting

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Chefs' Auction Fundraiser at Silver Lake Country Club

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March Madness Pick 'Em & NBA 2k Tournament w/ Selfie & the Photobombs and Jimmy John's

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Game of Life (HS ONLY) w/ First Midwest Bank

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Homemade Stress Squishes w/ Hope Enrichment Center

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Culinary: Pasta Portions

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Project Serve: Understanding Homelessness w/ South Suburban PADS

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#SKILLS: Small Talk

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3D Printing (MS ONLY)

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"Staff vs. Students" Luck o' the Irish Game Night w/ At The Wayside and Burger 21

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"Just Keep Swimming" w/ Lara Postma,Certified Teen Life Coach

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Behind The Scenes: Creative Cakes

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Photoshop Tools

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Dog Grooming w/ Pawsome

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Eggstravaganza/Egg the Staff & DJ Night w/ Dunkin' Donuts

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Around The World: Ukrainian Easter Eggs

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Culinary: Shrimp & Chicken Gumbo w/ The Cheesecake Factory

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Knitting Basics

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CLOSED for Good Friday

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Acoustic Guitar w/ Down Home Guitars

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Reboot Your Tired Brain w/ Sylvan Learning Center

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Chocolate & Charades

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DIY Worry Boxes w/ Barb Smurzynski, LCPC

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Weaving w/ Yarns To Dye For

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Culinary: Idaho Nachos & Caesar Salad w/ Granite City

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Creative Building Contests w/ Logan Miller and Peppo's

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Acoustic Guitar w/ Down Home Guitars

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#RelationshipGoals

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Culinary: Baked Alaska Cake w/ Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts

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3D Printing (HS ONLY)

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Around the World: French Cooking

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Weaving w/ Yarns To Dye For

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Camping Night - The Great Indoors w/ The Wanderers and Chili's

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Hang a Picture Frame Gallery w/ Justin

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Military Communications

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Project Give: Thank You Cards & Baked Cookies

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What It's Like To Be: Roller Derby League

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Unplugged Nature Hike

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Culinary: Pizza Cakes w/ Wilton

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Donut Palooza w/ Safekept and Dunkin' Donuts

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Shoot a Music Video w/ Lazzara Productions

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Discover Your Hidden Talents

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Culinary: Signature Spaghetti & Housemade Meatballs (HS ONLY) w/ Cooper's Hawk

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Shoot a Music Video w/ Lazzara Productions

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DIY Jewelry Holder

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Art of Growing Roses w/ Sauk Trail Rose Society

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Karaoke Craziness & "Can You Beat Shazam?" w/ Chick-fil-A

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Behind the Scenes: Forest Preserve w/ Ducks Unlimited

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Hershey's Sweet Success (HS ONLY) w/ The Hershey Company

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Honey Bees w/ University of Illinois Extension

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How To Mix Paints w/ Art-a-la-Carte

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Trail Biking w/ Performance Bike

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DIY Barnwood Chalkboard w/ Lunsford Construction

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Star Wars Trivia Night & Art Studio: Galaxy Paintings w/ TruGurt

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Project Serve: Read to Children

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Project Give: Thank You Teachers

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Spray Paint String Art

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Advanced Writing: Created a World for Your Story

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Culinary: Specialty Pizzas w/ Trader Joe's

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#SKILLS SPORTS: Tennis Serve

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Game Triathlon & Karaoke/Open Mic Night w/ White Castle

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Resin Crafts w/ Lyndsey

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Soul Cafe: How To Stop Overthinking w/ Midwest Center for Hope & Healing

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Photography Tips & Tricks

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"Something's Fishy" Mystery Night w/ Glass Pony & Ardent Life and Red Lobster

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Culinary: Fresh-Squeezed Watermelon Lemonade w/ Anna

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Drop-In: Study Lounge w/ Fruit Skewers

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Open Art Studio

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Drop-In: Study Lounge w/ Chicken Nuggets & Sauce Bar

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#SKILLS SPORTS: Softball Pitch w/ Morgan

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Drop-In: Study Lounge w/ Popcorn Bar

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Ping Pong & Pies

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Wool Needle-Felting w/ Anna

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Dudes & Donuts (GUYS ONLY) w/ Justin

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