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Study Lounge: DIY Taco Dips & Chips (HS ONLY)

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eSKILLS: Handlettering w/ Jenna

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Project Serve: Christmas Caroling w/ Smith Crossing

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Study Lounge: Coffee & Hot Chocolate Station (HS ONLY)

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eSKILLS: Food Plating & Photography w/ Anna

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Study Lounge: Popcorn Bar (HS ONLY)

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Project Serve: Thrift Store

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Ice Skating

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Christmas Pajama Party & Karaoke/Open Mic Night w/ Dunkin Donuts

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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 Books & Movies

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Project Serve: Thrift Store Fashion Day

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Karaoke/Open Mic Night w/ City BBQ

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Culinary: Mexican Burritos w/ Chuy's

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New Year Vision Boards

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Sound Engineering

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Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory & Sugar Rush Relay Races w/ Gorillaz of Chicago (Alternative Pop) & Culver's

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Thriftastic Student Service Program

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Fencing w/ H-F Fencing Club

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Wood Photo Transfers

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DIY Self Care Box

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Wood Photo Transfers

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Apple: Coding

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Classic Arcade Game Night w/ MG Bailey (One Man Band) & White Castle

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Family Service Project: MLK Day

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Wood Laser Etching w/ Rockler Woodworking

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Understanding Diversity

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Culinary: Crostini Party Appetizers

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Soul Cafe: Calming Anxious Thoughts w/ Hope Enrichment Center

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Electrical House Wiring w/ IBEW-NECA Technical Institute

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Gizmo's Fun Factory

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Brain Freeze & Clever Pun Contest w/ DJ Streetphaze & TurGurt

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Drawing Hands

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Culinary: Feed The Heart

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#SKILLS Sports: Roller Skating

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Archery w/ BowDoc Archery

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Chalkboard Canvas Painting w/ UR The Artist

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Cereal Super Bowl Fan Night & Football Fire Toss w/ Meijer & Oberweis

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Eating With The Seasons: Citrus Fruits w/ Chef Karla Temple, RDN

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Electronics and Programming

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Cardio Boxing w/ Southside Knockout

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Soul Cafe: 10 Happiness Game Changers w/ Lara Postma, Teen Life Coach

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Battle of the Bands & Album Cover Art Competition w/ Burger 21

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Thriftastic Student Service Program

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Sew a Tote Bag w/ MadeSewHappy

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Healthy Relationships

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Behind the Scenes: Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

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Sew a Tote Bag w/ MadeSewHappy

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Micro Photography w/ Picture Sandy Photography

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Karaoke: Cheesy Love Songs w/ Buca di Beppo

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Rock Climbing w/ Trinity Christian College

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Acoustic Guitar

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Lattes from Start to Finish w/ On The Go Jo

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Advanced Writing: Write Like Your Favorite Author

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Art Studio Painting Party w/ Art-a-la-Carte, Andy & Makayla (Acoustic) & Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

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Stretch a Custom Canvas

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Career Planning w/ Junior Achievement

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Beginning Piano

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Rescue Dogs w/ Guardians of the Green Mile Rescue

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Soul Cafe: Overcoming Winter Blues w/ Midwest Center for Hope & Healing

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Board Game Mania & Connect 4 Tournament w/ Ocean Candy (Pop) & Burger 21

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Culinary: Chocolate Truffles w/ Madeline and the Traveling Bakeshop

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Project Serve: Coffee Stirrers

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Worm Composting w/ University of Illinois Extension

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Cartoon & Disney Trivia Night & " A Whole New World" Carpet Race w/ Best Foot Back (Happy Punk Rock) & Dunkin Donuts

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Thriftastic Student Service Program

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Sky Zone

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Arm Knitting

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Handyman: How to Lay Flooring w/ Operation Nehemiah

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Clay Art Keychains

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What It's Like To Be: ER Doctor

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SAT Prep w/ Intellect Learning Center

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Luck of the Irish w/ Art Studio: DIY Slime & TruGurt

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Harry Potter Galaxy Painting w/ Art-a-la-Carte

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Boost Your Focus & Concentration

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Card Games & Nachos

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Apple: Music Recording w/ Garage Band

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Advanced Writing: How to Co-Write A Short Story

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Strobe Light Air Hockey Tournament w/ DJ Crestline & Red Lobster

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Culinary: New Orleans Jambalaya w/ Miller's Alehouse

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Crochet Butterflies

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#SKILLS Sports: Volleyball

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Crochet Butterflies

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Karaoke/Open Mic & Bananarama w/ Chili's

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Letter Metal Stamping

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Culinary: Chicken Piccata w/ Cooper's Hawk

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Project Serve: Quality Time With Seniors w/ Brementowne Manor

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Backyard Carnival Games w/ School of Rock Band (Classic & Modern Rock) & Smallcakes

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Advanced Writing: Adventure Writing

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Culinary: Eating With The Seasons: Avocados & Herbs w/ Chef Karla Temple, RDN

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Mosaic Art w/ Peace of Art Studio

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Mosaic Art w/ Peace of Art Studio

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Scavenger Hunt & Food Battle: Scrambled Eggs w/ LYNX (Electro Pop) & Buca di Beppo

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Thriftastic Student Service Program

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Culinary: Mini Geode Cakes w/ Wilton

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CNC Machines & Metalworking w/ Donson Machine

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Around the World: French Cooking

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Personal Fashion Styling w/ Generation Bliss

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Create Mini Eco Roofs w/ American Hydrotech

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Apple: Video Editing w/ iMovie

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CLOSED for Good Friday

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

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Soul Cafe: Forming Good Habits w/ Michelle Krepps, LCSW

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Culinary: Roll Your Own Sushi w/ Joliet Junior College Culinary Arts

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Creative Painting w/ Saulena Anatnaviciene, LCPC

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Native Wildlife Appreciation

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What It's Like To Be: Pilot w/ Women in Aviation

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Kazoo Karaoke/Open Mic & Thumb Wrestling Tourney w/ Freddy's Frozen Custard

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Handyman: Build a Shelving Unit w/ American Beam & Steel

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Audio Engineering

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Around the World: Amazon Fruit Power Bowls w/ Amafruits

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Natural Skin Care w/ Aesthetica Day Spa

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Beat Exam Stress w/ Sylvan Learning Center

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Thrift Store Shopping & Fanny Pack Bring Back w/ Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

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Wildflower Photography w/ Trinity Christian College

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STEM: Lego Robotics (GIRLS ONLY) w/ Cyber Action Solutions

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STEM: Lego Robotics (GUYS ONLY) w/ Cyber Action Solutions

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Create A Personalized Mug

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Gearheads: Change The Oil & Rotate A Tire w/ Bettenhausen Auto

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What It's Like To Be: Roller Coaster Expert w/ Aaron, Bridge Staffer

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Doubles Competition & Speed Friending w/ As We Are (Indie/Alternative) & PDQ

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Thriftastic Student Service Program

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Plant The Bridge Garden w/ Priscilla, BTC Founder

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Violin w/ Jenna, Bridge Staffer

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Welding (GIRLS ONLY) w/ Moraine Valley Community College

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Welding (GUYS ONLY) w/ Moraine Valley Community College

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#SKILLS Sports: Golf Swing w/ Silver Lake Country Club

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Karaoke/Open Mic Night & LEGO Speed Building w/ White Castle

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Project Serve: Litter Pick

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Selfie Grime Art (MS ONLY) w/ Trinity Christian College

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Selfie Grime Art (HS ONLY) w/ Trinity Christian College

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Eating With The Seasons: Cherries w/ Chef Karla Temple, RDN

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CLOSED for Memorial Day

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Beaded Embroidery & Bracelets w/ Anna, Bridge Staffer

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Catch Phrase & Cookies w/ Mandi, Bridge Staffer

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Summer Kickoff & Bean Bag Toss w/ School of Rock Band (Classic & Modern Rock) w/ Texas Roadhouse

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