Program to explore ‘fracking’
February 7, 2013 8:08PM
Updated: March 9, 2013 6:04AM
PLAINFIELD — Is “fracking” a breakthrough technology that will help our country achieve energy independence or is it a highly destructive practice with severe, long-term environmental consequences?
The Green Village Lecture Series will offer a free screening of the documentary “Gasland” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Plainfield Public Library.
Hydraulic fracturing — commonly referred to as “fracking” — is the practice of injecting fluid into underground rock formations to open up cracks in the formations to allow more oil and gas to be recovered.
To register, visit http://Plainfield.lib.il.us/evanced/eventcalendar.asp.
Pioneer PTO Family Fun Fair
BOLINGBROOK — The PTO Family Fun Fair will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Pioneer Elementary School, 1470 Raven Drive.
Visitors will be treated to a bounce house, face painting and carnival games as well as pizza and cotton candy plus a silent auction.
Tickets will cost 50 cents. An unlimited play wristband will be available for $10.
Each child must have parent or other adult supervision.
Calling 312-656-5859 or emailing Kristin.email@example.com.