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Posted on: April 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Niles Teen Center- Week of April 13

Please find below information on events and activities taking place at or with the Niles Teen Center in the next couple of weeks.

1) Speaker Series- Thursday, April 16- 5:30- 6:30pm
Wright Way Animal Rescue
Learn about animal rescue and the adoption process. We may even have a visit from some of the adoptable animals.

2) New Furniture Donation- Restaurant Booths & Tables
The Teen Center recently accepted the donation of 6 commercial grade restaurant booths and tables. This will make for a nice upgrade in “sturdy” furniture for teen usage. It may take us a couple of weeks to get these in place and dispose of some of the “worn and damage” furniture. Please be patient as you may not have as much space until all of the old furniture is removed.

3) Top Golf Trip- Deadline Thurs. April 30- $40
Top Golf is the new game in golf that everyone can play! Revolutionary technology allows players to hit balls at targets in the playing field and receive instant feedback about distance and point value. Play against your friends or shoot for a high score! It might be chilly, but Top Golf has heated bays to keep us warm! No experience necessary and clubs are available for free rental. Fee includes a short lesson from an instructor, 3 games of Top Golf, a dinner of a hot dog, chips and unlimited soft drinks.
Date: Friday, May 8 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $40 (games, lunch, transportation, supervision)

4) “Girl Talk” Continues on Wednesday, April 22- 4:30-5:30 pm
Girls, join Natalie and Ally in the computer room every other Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 to have girl talk. This group is open to all girls who want to discuss topics like girl drama, self-esteem, or other issues that you might find interesting.
This will be Ally’s last Day with some kind a going away treat and we welcome Nicole Espinosa

“Girl Talk” Continues on Wednesday, April 29- 4:30-5:30 pm
This will be Natalie’s last day with some kind of going away treat. We will be looking to Nicole to possibly continue this group into the summer.

5) Arts and Crafts with Lindsey- Thurs. April 23- 4:30- 6:00 pm
This will be Lindsey’s last day, so let’s say good-bye in style!!

6) National Day Calendar.
As a Christmas Gift, Mark received a National Day Calendar from his brother-in-law who is a rather unconventional thinker. This calendar does not list the any national, local or state holidays. But instead it is a calendar of fun and random holidays like “Hug a Plumber Day” and “Ice Cream Day”. In the spirit of fun, Mark will be providing these “holidays” each week as random and fun facts for teens and parents to enjoy and potentially use in their social media posts.

Mon. April 13- Scrabble Day/ Thomas Jefferson Day
Tues. April 14- Reach As High As You Can Day/ Pecan Day
Wed. April 15- Take A Wild Guess Day/ Tax Day/ Titanic Remembrance Day/ Library Worker’s Day
Thurs. April 16- High Five Day/ Support Teen Literature Day/ Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day
Fri. April 17- Ellis Island Family History Day/ Day of Silence/ Bat Appreciation Day/ Haiku Poetry Day
Sat. April 18- Paul Revere Day/ Animal Crackers Day
Sun. April 19- Hang Out Day
Mon. April 20- Look Alike Day

Please “like” the Niles Teen Center on Facebook to get program updates and see photos and video.

Also, you can follow us on Instagram @TheNilesTeenCenter-

WE ARE NOW ON SNAPCHAT!!!- look us up @NilesTeenCenter
Ann and Halley will be working on snaps throughout our regular teen center programming.

8) Removal- If you want to be removed from this distribution list, please reply with the word “remove”, the teen center member’s name, and the email address to be removed.

Mark Williams
Niles Teen Center Director
Niles Teen Center
373 Golf Mill Center
Niles, IL 60714
847-375-8949- office
847-408-0585- cell

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