Looking Forward for May 20, 2013

“Fast & Furious 6,” starring Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel, opens in theaters.
“Fast & Furious 6,” starring Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel, opens in theaters.


Program to offer tips for business startups

A National Small Business Week Program, “Business Start-up Resources,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday at the Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 Paddock St.

Thinking about starting a business? The library has many resources to assist. Attendees will learn about books, databases and other information sources. They also will find out about local agencies for free or low-cost guidance.

Registration is required in person, by calling 815-459-1687 or online at www.clpl.org. 


Baseball cards to be subject of session

“Baseball Cards in Your Attic?” will be presented from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the McHenry Public Library, 809 N. Front St.

Ever wondered how much that dusty shoebox filled with old baseball or football cards is worth? Vintage sports card memorabilia expert Michael Osacky will explain what to look for when valuing cards and memorabilia.

Attendees may bring their pre-1970 items for a free appraisal.

Registration is required in person, by calling 815-385-0036 or online at www.mchenrylibrary.org.

Genealogy program to offer tips in Algonquin

“Using a Digital Camera and Scanner in Genealogical Research” will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Algonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive.

Jane Halderman will instruct on scanning photos, documents, the use of digital images. She will demystify technical terms and explain the importance of a camera on a genealogy trip.

Registration is required in person or online at www.aapld.org.

Children can learn art technique at Cary library

“One Point Perspective” will run from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Cary Area Public Library, 1606 Three Oaks Road.

During this session for children in fourth and fifth grades, kids can learn about one-point perspective drawing. They then will drawn and paint a city or country street using this viewpoint.

Registration is required in person, by phone at 847-669-4210 or online at www.caryarealibrary.info.

‘Welcome to College’ to be featured at Huntley library

“Welcome to College” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road.

Karen Macella of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will share tips and information for college-bound students. Topics include academics, social life, community, safety and more.

This program is for high school students and their parents.

Registration is required by calling 847-669-5386, ext. 21.


Crystal Lake library to show ‘Les Misérables’

The Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 Paddock St., will show “Les Misérables” at noon Wednesday. The film is rated PG-13.

Attendees may bring their own lunch.

Algonquin library to offer session for gardeners

“The Lazy Gardener” Efficiency in the Garden” will be offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Algonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive.

Good gardening practices and time-saving gadgets help gardeners work more efficiently.

Registration is required in person or online at www.aapld.org.


Third “The Hangover” opens in theaters

“The Hangover Part III,” starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, opens in theaters.

This time, there’s no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.

The movie is rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, some violence and drug content, and brief graphic nudity.


“Fast & Furious 6” rides into theaters

“Fast & Furious 6,” starring Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker, opens in theaters.

Agent Luke Hobbs enlists Dominic Toretto and his team to bring down former Special Ops soldier Owen Shaw, leader of a unit specializing in vehicular warfare.

The movie is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action and mayhem throughout, some sexuality and language.

Animated ‘Epic’ arrives in theaters

“Epic,” starring the voices of Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson and Beyoncé Knowles, opens in theaters.

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world – and ours.

The movie is rated PG for mild action, some scary images and brief rude language.


Free plane rides for children offered

Free airplane rides for children will be from 9 a.m. to noon May 25 at Lake in the Hills Airport, 8407 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills.

This is a Young Eagle Rally event sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 790. Flights are for children ages 8-17.

For information: call 847-226-0074 or email n9921e@sbcglobal.net.


Weekend coin show features rarities

A Memorial Weekend Coin Show takes place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 26 at Holiday Inn, 495 Airport Road, Elgin.

The event will feature U.S. and foreign coins, gold and silver bullion, U.S. and foreign paper money. Guests can buy, sell and trade. The event is sponsored by the Crystal Lake Coin Club. All ages welcome. Admission is free.

For information, call 815-814-1255.

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