Get up and go!
June 15, 2012 3:46PM
Updated: July 18, 2012 6:20AM
Firecracker 5K Run/ Walk: The Firecracker 5K Run/Noncompetitive Walk begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at Omni Health & Fitness, 810 Michael Drive. Race-day registration begins at 6 a.m. Participants must complete a waiver on race day if not completed in advance; arrive early to complete waivers on race day. Registered runners can stop by Omni Health & Fitness to complete waivers in advance. Call 983-9832, Ext. 278.
Magic for kids at the library: Kids signed up for the library’s “Dream Big: Read!” summer reading program won’t want to miss the fun provided by magician Chris Kocek at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the DeMotte branch of the Jasper County Public Library, 901 Birch St. SW. The event is open to children age 4 through fourth grade and their parents. Call 987-2221.
Creature crafts at the library: Adults are invited to Gabe’s World of unusual creature crafts from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Thomas branch of the Westchester Public Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave. Registration is required for this free program; call 926-7696.