Updated: December 23, 2012 6:16AM
All of the events listed are open to the public on Triton’s River Grove campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., however, registration is required. Call the (708) 456-0300 and the extension in the listing.
From 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26-Dec. 3 inside the library in the A-Building. A variety of books at reasonable prices. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3478; triton.edu/new-at-the-library.
From Nov. 28-Dec. 12 in Triton College Art Gallery in the Fine Arts Building (J-Building). See the artwork of Triton College’s students in its drawing, painting, ceramics, design, photography and graphic design classes. Some of the artwork will be available for purchase. Closing reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 12 in the gallery. Light refreshments. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3589; triton.edu/.
From 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 5, in Café 64, on the second floor of the B-Building. Students and faculty of hospitality program will serve a holiday-inspired menu in the newly remodeled Café 64. Menu items are no more than $10. Call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3387 to make a reservation.
and Space Center
Public shows at Triton College, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. Through Nov. 25 an array of shows to inform and entertain families on astronomy at the planetarium. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays. Show admission ranges from $8 to $10 for adults and $4 to $5 for children and senior citizens 55+. For a schedule of shows, visit triton.edu/cernan; (708) 583-3100 or (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3372.
At 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22. Tour the night time sky. Presentation on the latest news from NASA in the space center’s dome theater and outdoor skygazing with telescopes focused on the waxing crescent moon. Admission: $8 adults; $4 children ages 2-12 and senior citizens ages 55+. Outdoor telescope session free.
Nuevos Horizontes Events
Exhibition & Sale
From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 15 at 1708 Main St., Melrose Park. Floral arranging and cake decorating classes will showcase their creations and offer them for sale just in time for the holidays. They will also demonstrate how their creations are made throughout the day. For more information, call (708) 649-2101.~.