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Posted on: January 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Niles Teen Center- Week of January 21

Please find below information on events and activities taking place at or with the Niles Teen Center in the next couple of weeks.


Project with Social Work Interns- Tues. Jan. 22- Cupcake Decorating- 4:00-5:30 pm

Join Jackie and Lacey in making some yummy cupcakes and then decorating them with frosting and sprinkles. 


Game Tournament- Wed. Jan. 23- Gang Beasts- 4:30-6:00 pm
Most Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m., the Teen Center staff will set up tournaments for video games and table games like Foosball, Air Hockey, Darts, NBA2K16 or Call of Duty 3. Prizes may be awarded to winners.


Teen Speaker Series- Thursday, January 24- 5:00-6:00 pm

Wright-Way Animal Rescue

Wright-Way Rescue, a no-kill animal rescue, will discuss the importance of pet adoption and spaying and neutering pets. The organization will also discuss how to properly care for pets, as well as the responsibilities that come along with pet ownership. If you're interested in volunteering, you can learn how to help their lifesaving mission.

Open early for D63 Early Dismissal Days- Wednesday January 30 at 11:45 am

Approximately once a month, D63 has an early dismissal for students for teacher in-service training.  On these days, the Teen Center will be open at 11:45 am. 

Teen Movie “Night OUT”- Friday, February 1- 7:00-9:30 pm

Exclusive offer for Teen Center members! Are you looking for something fun to do on Friday nights? We’ve got the answer for you: Teen Movie Theater Nights. Enjoy a movie at AMC Theater - Golf Mill for $9 (price subject to change). Please bring extra money for snacks during the movie. Pre-registration is not required.

Movie Choice will be decided by Wed. January 30

Project with Social Work Interns- Thurs. Jan. 31- Monster Cookie Bites- 4:00-5:30 pm

Join Shelby in making some awesome cookies.  Yummy!!!

Friday, February 8- Bring a Friend Friday
On a selected Friday each month, if a current member brings a friend as a guest, both teens will receive a free soda and bag of chips.  If the guest, purchases a membership, the current member and new member will receive a $5 gift certificate for a local store (like Subway or Gloria Jeans Coffee)

Valentine’s Dance Coming Soon!!

Bring your friends to dance to the latest music and meet new people! Come to the Niles Family Fitness Center gym for music and dancing by Pro-Mix Audio and Lighting.  There will be no entry after 8:00 p.m. and if you leave the dance, you may not re-enter.  No shoes allowed in the gym.  No backpacks, purses or hats!!  We are not responsible for lost or stolen property.  Open to 6th through 8th grades ONLY.

Date: Saturday, February 9

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person (includes 4 tickets for drinks and snacks)

Location: Niles Family Fitness Center- 987 Civic Center Drive

Niles-Maine District Library- upcoming teen programs
Teen Winter Reading- Saturday, December 1 through Thursday, February 28-Grades 7-12

Pick up a log in the Teen Underground to join, and we’ll give you candy as a bonus! Complete the log and turn it in for a super sweet lanyard. You’ll also qualify for weekly Starbucks drawings, and a final drawing for Target. Complete multiple logs, as many as one a week, to earn multiple drawing entries as well as button flair for your lanyard.

Tweet Creatively- Friday, January 25, 4-5 p.m.- Grades 7-12
Join us in the Teen Underground to engage in creative exercises designed around the writing parameters on Twitter. We'll guide the writing exercises, share and constructively critique each other's work, and even demonstrate how to set up a Twitter account if you don't already have one.

Dungeons & Dragons Free Play- February 16, 1-4 p.m.-Grades 7-12
Dive into the story-building world of Dungeons & Dragons in this monthly gaming meet-up. Bring a character you've already created, or play one provided by our local Dungeon Master.


Prior Registration Required at or by calling 847-663-6640.


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Follow these simple steps to activate your account

Stop by the Teen Center or call 847-588-6900 to verify your Teen Center account email

Go to  Click Online Registration (left side of page)

Click Login (top right of page)

Click forgot password

Type in the email you verified with the Teen Center

You will be sent an email with a link to reset your password.  Type your password, verify your password and click submit.

Click Login to access your account

Click on My Account

You are now able to enter all Family Account Information

With your online account, you will be able to register and pay online for events and activities like movie night and trips.  However, you will not be able to renew your membership.  Memberships must be renewed in person through the Teen Center office.Ant

Policy and Procedure Manual
Teen Center staff has developed a policy and procedure manual.  The information included is intended for teens and parents, as well as staff, explaining our standard procedures of operation and explaining behavior expectations and consequences for teen participants.
Parents, please review this document with your teen participant.  Thanks!

ID cards REQUIRED for TC Attendance
Remember, ALL Teens are REQUIRED to have and USE their teen center ID cards to CHECK-IN to the facility.  Any need for a reprinted ID will be $5 each.  If you don’t have your ID, you will create more work for Mark and he will have to manually check you in.  The new MaxGalaxy software does not allow members to bypass the ID scanner, therefore ALL TEENS MUST USE THEIR ID CARDS TO CHECK-IN.  Thanks!


Mark Williams                        
Niles Teen Center Director

Niles Teen Center       
373 Golf Mill Center
Niles, IL 60714
847-588-6900- office

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