Planit 10: Things to do Jan. 9 to Jan. 15
Looking for something to do this weekend? We have 10 suggestions.
HEALTH, FITNESS & NUTRITION EXPO
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12
WHERE: Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Visit vendor booths and exhibits showcasing local health, fitness and nutrition businesses and organizations during this second annual show. Sponsored by the Crystal Lake Park District. Free admission. Information: 815-459-0680 or www.crystallakeparks.org.
WOODSTOCK SQUARES DANCE CLUB
WHEN: 8 p.m. Jan. 10
WHERE: McHenry Township Senior Center, 3519 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg
COST & INFO: Caller will be Barry Johnson and cuer will be Ray and Cindy Bishop. The theme will be “soup night.” Admission: $6. Information: 815-385-4503; 815-385-2853 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
16TH ANNUAL McHENRY COUNTY CRUISE, TOUR & HONEYMOON TRAVEL SHOW
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 12
WHERE: Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Featuring a showcase of more than 30 travel vendors, seminars, giveaways and more. Free. Information: 847-639-3300 or www.carytravelexpress.com.
“MEN ARE DOGS”
WHEN: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Jan. 10-26
WHERE: Kimball Street Theater, 261 Dundee Ave., Elgin.
COST & INFO: Join Cecelia, a successful psychologist who, among many sessions, runs a support group for single and divorced women. But, she’s got troubles of her own. Tickets: $15 adults, $12 seniors and youth. Tickets and information: 847-741-0532 or www.elgin-theatre.org.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Jan. 9; 8 & 9:45 p.m. Jan. 10; 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Jan. 11
WHERE: Zanies Comedy Club, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles
COST & INFO: Comedian has appeared on Comedy Central and NBC’s “Chicago Fire.” Tickets: $23 plus a two-item minimum. Tickets and information: 630-584-6342 or www.stcharles.zanies.com.
DON “DOC” BROWN
WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 11
WHERE: Driftwood Restaurant, 25 Lance Drive., Twin Lakes, Wis.
COST & INFO: Brown will play his “Music We Know” program of favorites from the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s and beyond in a variety of styles in jazz, rock, blues, country and pop. Information: email@example.com or www.facebook.com/docbrownmusic.
WHEN: Noon Jan. 15
WHERE: GiGi’s Playhouse, 5404 W. Elm St., McHenry
COST & INFO: Play bingo and help support the Playhouse, a Down syndrome achievement center. Information: 815-385-7529 or www.gigisplayhouse.org.
ANIMANGIACS: ANIME/MANGA DISCUSSION GROUP
WHEN: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 14
WHERE: Algonquin Area Public Library District, Eastgate Branch, 115 Eastgate Drive, Algonquin
COST & INFO: For fans out of high school who enjoy anime and the comic culture. Registration and information: 847-458-6060 or www.aapld.org.
MCC ALUMNI SERIES EXHIBIT
WHEN: Hours: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 13 through Feb. 20
WHERE: McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: Featuring paintings by Bethany Kepler in the Epping Gallery. Information: 815-455-8785 or www.mchenry.edu/artgallery.
THIRD ANNUAL ZUMBATHON
WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 11
WHERE: Johnsburg High School, 2002 W. Ringwood Road, Johnsburg
COST & INFO: A night of fitness to raise funds for a post-prom event for Johnsburg High School students. All proceeds go to the Post Prom Committee to help provide the post-prom event. Raffles, prizes for everyone. Raffle tickets: $1 each, $5 for six, $10 for 15, $20 arm’s length. Admission: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Information: 847-338-9351 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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