Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 | Time: 2:00

QUIZ SHOW (1994), 133 min., Rated PG-13. Engrossing story of the TV quiz show scandal of the late 1950s, focusing on a hotheaded sore loser (John Turturro, in a sensational performance) and his successor on “Twenty One,” instant hero Charles Van Doren (Ralph Fiennes), scion of a socially prominent, intellectual family.  (Description taken from Leonard […]

Those Wacky Game Shows

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | Time: 6:30

Enjoy hilarious clips of old game shows we all remember such as “What’s My Line,” “I’ve Got a Secret,” “Name That Tune,” “The $64,000 Question,” “Password,” “Hollywood Squares,” “The Gong Show,” “Make Me Laugh,” and many others. See some of your favorite celebrities who appeared such as Mickey Rooney, Liberace, Jack Benny, Groucho Marx, Betty […]

Book Lover’s Book Buzz

Friday, September 25, 2015 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Want to learn about future bestsellers before they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books before they’re published? Penguin Random House representative Robert Haddock will buzz or talk about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on Fall, 2015 titles. Excerpt book samplers, book catalogs, and “Keep Calm and Read On” tote […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | Time: 2:00

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (1944), 118 min., Not Rated.   An easygoing drama critic (Cary Grant) discovers that his kind and gentle Aunts Abby and Martha have a bizarre habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar. Based on the classic Joseph Kesselring stage comedy and directed by Frank Capra. Drop-in only.  Refreshments […]

Supernatural Cemetery Safari

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | Time: 6:30

  In this family friendly slide show, you’ll tour Chicagoland and Illinois’ cemeteries, gravesites and headstones that have supernatural stories associated with them. For example, you’ll hear about Diana of the Dunes, the Devil’s Chair, the Alton Mummy, and much more! This presentation is given by Jim and Paula Hantak who do several programs about […]

Star Wars Sundays

Multiple dates, begins Sunday, November 01, 2015 | Time: 12:15 p.m.

Join us in November for Star Wars double features as we prepare for the December release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens.  Movies will start at 12:15 p.m.  Refreshments will be provided.  For all ages!  (Children under age 10 with an adult.) November 1:  Episode I: The Phantom Menace.  Episode II: Attack of the Clones. […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 | Time: 2:00

MISTER ROBERTS (1955), 123 min., Not Rated.   A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain (James Cagney) and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer (Henry Fonda) whose continuous efforts to […]

The Andrews Sisters Musical Revue

Saturday, November 14, 2015 | Time: 2:00

The Legacy Girls perform the toe-tapping hits of the famous Andrews Sisters with tight three part harmonies, costumes, synchronized choreography, and comedic flair! They’ll sing the hits, “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree,” “Rum and Coca-Cola,” “Apple Blossom Time,” and, of course, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” and many others. Sign up early for this sure-to-be […]