Teen Decompression Sessions: End of Semester Game Day
Fox Lake District Library, 255 E. Grand Ave., Fox Lake
In this fourth and final installment of the Teen Decompression Sessions, teens can play a variety of games to celebrate the end of the 2017-18 school year. Pizza will be provided. To sign up, and for more information, call 847-587-0198 or visit www2.youseemore.com.
Billiards Time for Adults
River East Public Library, 813 W. Route 120, Lakemoor
Adults (ages 18 and up) can get together with friends to play some pool downstairs at the library. A PS4 system and games also are available. For more information, call 815-385-6303 or visit www.rivereastlibrary.org.
SLC Open Mic Night
Stage Left Cafe, 125 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock
This open microphone event, presented by Off Square Music on the second and fourth Friday of every month, features performers in 15-minute time slots. A featured artist will perform from 8:30-9 p.m. To sign up for a time slot, contact Keith Johnson at 815-338-5164. For more information, call 815-337-1395 or visit www.woodstockoperahouse.com.
An Evening of Natural Music
Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake
$15 (residents), $20 (non-residents)
Attend this McHenry County Conservation District Just for Adults (ages 21 and up) event to learn about the earliest instruments made from natural materials, dating back to prehistoric times. The program also includes a combination of flute circle, drum circle and “natural music,” both live and recorded. Attendees will also hear a Native American legend of the origin of music. The fee includes two drink tickets for a variety of soft drinks, wine or beer (with valid ID). To register, and for more information, call 815-338-6223 or visit www.mccdistrict.org.
Sideouts’ 25th Anniversary Party
Sideouts Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake
Enjoy this special outdoor concert in Sideouts’ parking lot to celebrate the popular eatery and live music venue’s 25th anniversary. The lineup includes renowned cover band 7th Heaven, special guest Hello Weekend and DJ Mach 1. Doors open at 5 p.m. (ages 21 and up only). For more information, call 847-526-7174 or visit www.sideouts.com.
Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
Bring the family to enjoy a screening of the classic 1985 comedy adventure film, “The Goonies” (rated PG). This special presentation is free and open to all ages. For more information, call 815-356-9212 or visit www.rauecenter.org.
Endless Summer Concert Series
Broken Oar Marina Bar & Grill, 614 Rawson Bridge Road, Port Barrington
Spend Memorial Day at Broken Oar and enjoy an afternoon performance by 97Nine, a classic rock cover band featuring acclaimed area guitarist Dave Uhrich. For more information, call 847-639-9468 or visit www.brokenoar.com.
Nature Photography Workshop
Cary Area Public Library, 1606 Three Oaks Road, Cary
Join The Land Conservancy (TLC) of McHenry County and local photographer Jim Cudney to learn about different techniques related to nature photography, including location, composition, lighting and various other ways to capture the perfect outdoor shot outside. The workshop coincides with TLC’s 2018 display at the library, and the 2018 Art of the Land Amateur Photography Contest. Admission is free for participants registered in the photo contest. To register for the workshop, and for more information, call 847-639-4210 or visit www.caryarealibrary.org.
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley
Bring the family to enjoy a screening of the 2016 documentary adventure film, “The Eagle Huntress” (rated G). No snacks, please. To register, and for more information, call 847-669-5386 or visit www.huntleylibrary.org.
–McHenry County Calendar of Events May 23 – May 31–