If you like to babysit and want to advertise your services, call the Manhattan Park District office at 815-478-3324 and ask to have your name placed on our list. If you are looking for a babysitter call our office to request a list. Please note that the Manhattan Park District does not make recommendations, parents are solely responsible for interviewing and choosing an appropriate babysitter.
MANHATTAN NEIGHBORHOOD FOOD PANTRY
Established in the fall of 1997 to assist those in need in the Manhattan area, the Food Pantry is open on the first and third Mondays of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm (with some exceptions). The Food Pantry is located at the Township Hall on the northeast corner of Eastern and Smith Streets. Food Pantry donation bins are located at Berkot’s Foods and at the Village Hall. For questions call 815-478-5118 or 815-478-5165.
MANHATTAN WOMAN’S CLUB
PO Box 571, Manhattan, IL 60442
Stacy Prindeville, President
Barb Daugherty, Membership Chairman
General meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month, location varies. Call Barb at 815-478-3913 for meeting location, guest reservation, or general information.
CURTAIN CALL COMMUNITY THEATRE
Register now for Emily McCabe Musical Theatre Program. Each camp has two sessions: Morning (9:00-12:30) Afternoon (1:00-4:30). Camps begin June 11 at St. Mary School, Mokena. Students currently in grades 4-8 will perform Seussical Jr. July 13-25. Students currently in grades 1-3 will perform Lemonade, July 5. Performances are at Lincoln-Way Central High School. Registration forms for both camps are available at www.ccctheatre.com.
COUNTY WILL MORRIGANS RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB
The County Will Morrigans, a Manhattan Womens Rugby Club, is always looking for additional members. Ages high school graduate and up. For more information contact Nicole Edgcomb at (815)762-2809.
LINCOLN-WAY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 210 AQUATIC FACILITIES
Lincoln-Way District #210 residents are encouraged to use the swimming pools at any of the 4 Lincoln-Way High Schools. Registration for programs is available at any school. Each campus offers instructional programs for ages 3 months to 12 years of age to all Lincoln-Way High School families and adult lap swimming for those 18 years and older. The Swim Brochure for the 2012-13 school year is available at lw210.org under the Community tab. Swim brochures will no longer be mailed to district homes and are available online only. Registration accepted and classes filled on a lottery basis until classes are full. Class size is limited. Please contact any Aquatic Center for further information.
Central High School 815-462-2326
North High School 815-534-3025
East High School 815-464-4175
West High School 815-717-3526
GIRL SCOUTS OF GREATER CHICAGO AND NORTHWEST INDIANA COUNCIL
Manhattan Service Unit 716. Charlotte Wilkins, 630-544-5924. www.girlscoutsgcnwi.org
LINCOLN-WAY WEST & CENTRAL WALKING PASSES
Walking passes are available for Lincoln-Way High School District 210 residents 16 years and older only. Registration is taken at Lincoln-Way West and Central, Monday through Friday 7:30 am-3 pm. Walking schedule is Monday through Friday 6 am-3 pm & 7-9 pm. Please enter through Aquatic Center doors.
MANHATTAN-ELWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
240 Whitson St., P O Box 53, Manhattan
Serving Jackson and Manhattan Townships
Phone 478-3987 Fax 478-3988
Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 am-9 pm
Friday 9 am-5 pm
Saturday 9 am-3 pm
Programs include Baby Time, Terrific Twos, Story Time, Saturday Movie Matinee, Young Adult (YA) Chat Room, YA Movie Night, Women Watching Movies, Adult Reading Drawing, Adult Book Discussions, Coffee and… Summer Reading Program, WiFi, and household battery recycling. Visit www.mpld.org for current program information.
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