June 1, 2012 3:24PM
Updated: July 6, 2012 8:39AM
Wine tasting on tap
JOLIET — The Cathedral Area Preservation Association will host its first wine tasting event, “CAPA Valley,” from 2-5 p.m. June 10. Wines from Italy, Spain, South America and California will be featured, and light snacks will be provided.
Tickets cost $35 and may be reserved by calling 815-723-7603. All attendees must be at least 21 years old.
The wines will be provided by Peterson Spirits and Fine Wines from Naperville, and visitors will be able to order bottles of the featured wines to be delivered.
Summer reading program
JOLIET — From June through July 28, the public is invited to read books for fun, attend free programs and submit reading logs for a chance to receive prizes that include coupons, books, gift cards, gift baskets and electronics at the Joliet Public Library.
Children from birth to sixth grade must fill out and turn in a reading log beginning June 4 to be registered. Children who turn in at least one log before June 20 will receive tickets to attend the Hawaiian Block Party. Children who turn in four or more logs will receive a free paperback book and tickets to a private Splash Station party.
Students in grades 6-12 can register for the Teen Summer Reading Program by visiting www.tinyurl.com/jplsummer.
Adults can register by reading three books then filling out and turning in a reading log at the circulation desk. Readers will be automatically entered in a bi-weekly drawing for prize baskets valued at $50.
Logs for all three groups can be picked up and turned in at the appropriate department at either the Main Library, 150 N. Ottawa St., or the Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Road.
For information, call 815-740-2660 or visit www.jolietlibrary.org.
PLAINFIELD — Plainfield Art League’s April Demo will be on Raku Pottery with instructors from Neuqua Valley High School. Participants will create their own pottery, which will be fired at the school and returned to participants at a future event.
The demo will be 7-9 p.m. June 13 at Neuqua Valley High School. Visit www.plainfieldartleague.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-556-9278 for directions.