YPAC PRESENTS BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR.
WHEN: May 18, 19
WHERE: Community Christian Church, 24035 Riverwalk Court, Plainfield
COST & INFO: Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 3-12. The shows features youth, ages 5 to 16, representing several communities, including Yorkville, Sugar Grove, Plainfield, Plano, Montgomery, Newark, North Aurora, Oswego, Somonauk, Aurora, Naperville, Joliet, Lockport, Romeoville, Crest Hill, and Channahon. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on May 18 and at noon, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 19. Tickets can be purchased online at tututix.com/client/yorkvilleperformingartscenter; they also will be available at the door for additional fee.
MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19
WHERE: University of Illinois Extension office, 7775B Illinois Route 47, Yorkville
COST & INFO: Free. Pick out prime plants and pick up helpful hints for your garden at the annual Kendall County Master Gardener Plant Sale. Master Gardeners will provide free presentations and demonstrations at 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The sale portion will include native, perennial, and vegetable plants. Payments may be made by cash or check.
THE MAKING OF PLANO'S HISTORY BOOK
WHEN: 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20
WHERE: Chapel on the Green, 107 W. Center St., Yorkville
COST & INFO: Free. Anne Sears and Jeanne Valentine, authors of the Plano History Book, will tell about the planning and publishing of the book. Learn what it is like to self-publish a book along with some stories (some a bit scandalous) about the Plano Harvester Works. For information, contact Howard Manthei at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YORKVILLE BIG BAND
WHEN: Sunday, May 20
WHERE: Yorkville American Legion, 9054 E. Veterans Parkway, Yorkville
COST & INFO: $10; $5 for attendees 18 and under. After 25 years, join Rick and Carol Falato for their final dance with the Yorkville Big Band. Swing dance lessons from Patricia Ray begin at 6 p.m. Then, put your skills to the test with live music from the 21-piece Yorkville Big Band from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit yorkvillebigband.com.