Back to School Movie

Kate Star Kellogg Elementary School, 9241 S. Leavitt St., will host a back-to-school movie night on Friday, Sept. 6, at dusk.

To celebrate the start of school, “The Secret Life of Pets 2"” will be screened on the Kellogg field. Everyone is welcome to attend. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase.

The event is being co-sponsored by the Beverly Improvement Association and Christ the King Elementary School.

Walker Branch Library

Kim Mayo-Berger, ACE-certified group fitness instructor, will lead a fun agility and cardio class, designed to help boost coordination, balance, flexibility and speed, on Fridays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, at 1 p.m., at the Walker branch library, 11071 S. Hoyne Ave.

Space is limited. Register by calling (312) 747-1920 or visit the website at

Center for the Arts

Classes on creating stained glass will be held six Wednesdays beginning Sept. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Log Cabin Center for the Arts, 12700 Southwest Hwy., in Palos Park.

Instructor Harry Meneghini will help students create stained-glass pieces by learning the principles of glass design and color and the techniques of cutting and soldering. The group will start with simple projects, then design individual windows, pictures and lamps.

Class fee is $120.

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Knitting 101 will be held six Mondays beginning Sept. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m., or six Fridays beginning Sept. 13, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Instructor Georgann Ring will teach beginners knitting basics, correcting mistakes, making a yarn chart and locating yarn and pattern sources to make a spa cloth, then a project from a suggested collection.

These students should bring a ball of “sugar ’n’ cream” yarn and a pair of 10-inch, size 8 (5mm) knitting needles.

Experienced knitters will choose their own projects and learn advanced techniques through class discussions and demonstrations.

Class fee is $105.

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Weaving classes will be held for six Wednesdays beginning Sept. 11, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Instructor Georgann Ring will help new weavers learn to create a scarf on a rigid heddle loom, then explore intermediate techniques on the loom while weaving a sampler or set of coasters.

Class fee is $105.

For more information or to register, call (708) 361-3650.