Launch your Daughter into Girl Scouting!
    May 1st

    Launch your Daughter into Girl Scouting!

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    8699 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410

    We know this is an exciting time of transition as your current Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergartener approaches another big milestone in her life.

    NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
    May 2nd

    NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Community Resource Center | Upper Room

    We have reserved the upper room at the Community Resource Center in Kankakee, so please put this on your calendar and plan on joining us for this night of

    Launch your Daughter into Girl Scouting!
    May 3rd

    Launch your Daughter into Girl Scouting!

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Vernon Hills, Joliet & Homewood IL

    We know this is an exciting time of transition as your current Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergartener approaches another big milestone in her life.

    Mental Health Awareness Fair and Ice Cream Social
    May 3rd

    Mental Health Awareness Fair and Ice Cream Social

    10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Riverside Medical Center - South Lobby | 350 N. Wall Street, Kankakee

    Join us to learn about the importance of Mental Health, services in our area and to enjoy a summer treat!

    Launch your Daughter into Girl Scouting!
    May 4th

    Launch your Daughter into Girl Scouting!

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Naperville & Chicago IL

    We know this is an exciting time of transition as your current Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergartener approaches another big milestone in her life. With so many new

    Saturday Night Cruis'n the Square
    May 4th

    Saturday Night Cruis'n the Square

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Harold and Jean Miner Festival Square (Depot)

    Wedneday Wheels has changed!

    Come out this saturday and enjoy the car show revamped!

    World Trade Center Memorial Quilt Project
    May 7th

    World Trade Center Memorial Quilt Project

    9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Kankakee County Fairgrounds | 213 W. 4000 S. Rd. Kankakee

    Over 300 quilts representing the people that perished during the attack on the World Trade Center.

    Kankakee's Got Talent
    May 8th

    Kankakee's Got Talent

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Kankakee High School Auditorium

    Kankakee High School Class of 2021 presents: Kankakee’s Got Talent

    Build A Bloom | All About the MOMS
    May 8th

    Build A Bloom | All About the MOMS

    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Grapes & Hops | 251 S. Schuyler Ave. Kankakee

    Welcome to Build A Bloom! What is that? We take you into the world of a floral designer but way more fun. You will get expert instruction on making your very own

    Adult Softball League - Summer League Deadline
    May 10th

    Adult Softball League - Summer League Deadline

    4:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Kankakee Valley Park District | 893 W Station St. Kankakee

    Summer and Fall Leagues

    Friday Night Date Night with the Mayor
    May 10th

    Friday Night Date Night with the Mayor

    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    TBD

    Join the Mayor and her husband for a date night to engage in a casual atmosphere and fellowship during a meal.

    Boost Your Mood
    May 10th

    Boost Your Mood

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Riverside Medical Center - South Lobby | 350 N. Wall Street, Kankakee

    Stop by for tips on self-care and ways to support positive mental health with Emily Lavoie, CertifiedEasting Psychology Coach at Riverside Fitness Center; Kula

    Nurse in the Library
    May 10th

    Nurse in the Library

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Kankakee Public Library

    For the first time ever, AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital and the Kankakee Public Library are embedding a Registered Nurse (RN) right here inside the library.

    Mingle with the Mayor
    May 11th

    Mingle with the Mayor

    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Linman Family McDonald's | 1780 E Court St

    Please consider joining us to ask questions, share ideas, and get to know your Mayor. We hope to see you there!

    Cornerstone Mother's Day Plant Sale
    May 11th

    Cornerstone Mother's Day Plant Sale

    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Kankakee Farmers' Market | 200 S Schuyler Ave, Kankakee

    Beautiful plants on sale! Grown at the Cornerstone Greenhouse at Shapiro Center! Support people with disabilities in Kankakee this spring.

    Healthy Children = Healthy Community
    May 13th

    Healthy Children = Healthy Community

    8:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Riverside Medical Center - Johnson Lecture Hall | 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee

    ChildPsychiatrists, Raunak Khisty, MD, MPH and Khalid Arshad, MD will discuss child and adolescent MentalHealth needs and treatment.

    Schuyler Avenue Streetscape Plan Meetings
    May 16th

    Schuyler Avenue Streetscape Plan Meetings

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    The Depot

    You are invited to participate in upcoming coordination meetings. The City’s design consultant will be present to address questions and share information about

    Opportunity Zone Basics
    May 16th

    Opportunity Zone Basics

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor | 201 E Merchant St, Kankakee

    Learn how the new tax incentive can support projects both small and large - startup incubators, single-family rentals, business expansions, downtown apartments

    Sip & Self-Care
    May 16th

    Sip & Self-Care

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Grapes & Hops | Kankakee

    A fundraiser for the Kankakee Mental Health Council

    Kankakee Area Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
    May 16th

    Kankakee Area Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kankakee County Court House South Lawn

    The Keynote Speaker is Bridget Bertrand-Essington. Mrs. Bertrand-Essington is a Retired Major from the Illinois State Police and current Professor at Kankakee

    Pause for Patriotism
    May 18th

    Pause for Patriotism

    11:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Greater Kankakee Airport

    A portion of the proceeds are donated to Veterans Assistance Commission of Kankakee County.

    Sensory Sundays
    May 19th

    Sensory Sundays

    9:30 am - 11:00 am
    pin Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena | 1601 River Rd, Kankakee

    Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena will be open select Sundays from 9:30-11:00 am specifically for a skating time for those with autism and other special needs.

    29th Annual Rhubarb Festival
    May 19th

    29th Annual Rhubarb Festival

    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Kankakee County Museum | 801 South 8th Avenue, Kankakee

    The Kankakee County Museum presents the 29th Annual Rhubarb Festival! On Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, join us as we celebrate the pie plant!

    Stand Against Racism
    May 23rd

    Stand Against Racism

    11:45 am - 1:30 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor Auditorium | 200 East Merchant Kankakee

    Join the YWCA in taking a stand against racism.

    Join us on Thursday, May 23, 2019 and take a stand for peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

    Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness Red Nose Day
    May 23rd

    Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness Red Nose Day

    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Parking Lot of Farmers Market | 250 S Schuyler Ave. Kankakee

    FREE ADMISSION! FREE FOOD, GAMES & GIVEAWAYS!

    Nurse in the Library
    May 24th

    Nurse in the Library

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Kankakee Public Library

    For the first time ever, AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital and the Kankakee Public Library are embedding a Registered Nurse (RN) right here inside the library.

    Fightin' Irish 5K Ken Klipp Classic
    May 27th

    Fightin' Irish 5K Ken Klipp Classic

    8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Bishop McNamara Catholic School | 550 W Brookmont Blvd, Kankakee

    Join us for our annual 5K run and 2-mile walk! The race starts at the Bishop McNamara Kankakee Site and runs through the Village of Bradley.

    Children’s Behavioral Health Community Summit
    May 28th

    Children’s Behavioral Health Community Summit

    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Gathering Point Church | Bourbonnais

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED by MAY 24

    WVLI-Mayor's Monthly Radio Broadcast
    May 29th

    WVLI-Mayor's Monthly Radio Broadcast

    7:40 am - 8:00 am
    WVLI -- 292 N. Convert Bourbonnais
    Children’s Behavioral Health Community Summit
    May 29th

    Children’s Behavioral Health Community Summit

    8:00 am - 3:30 pm
    GatheringPoint Church | Bourbonnais

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED by MAY 24

    Kankakee Chats
    May 30th

    Kankakee Chats

    7:30 pm - 8:10 pm
    Live Stream | Channel 4 & Website

    Enjoy Kankakee Chats, a place you can watch live video with Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong

    Shadow + Light Art Exhibit with Stories and Panel
    May 31st

    Shadow + Light Art Exhibit with Stories and Panel

    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Riverside Medical Center - Cafeteria | 350 N. Wall St., Kankakee

    Come experience Mental Health related artwork with Nelly Jimenez, Riverside Art Therapist, through the showcase of artwork completed by clients the entire day in

    Nurse in the Library
    May 31st

    Nurse in the Library

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Kankakee Public Library

    For the first time ever, AMITA Health St. Mary’s Hospital and the Kankakee Public Library are embedding a Registered Nurse (RN) right here inside the library.

    The Free Christian Center 2nd Annual Community Play Auditions
    May 31st

    The Free Christian Center 2nd Annual Community Play Auditions

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Free Christian Center | 111 E. Oak St. Kankakee

    No prior acting experience necessary. This is a faith based comedy and there are also parts with no lines. Please support the great talents within Kankakee