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Posted on: September 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Niles Teen Center- Week of September 14

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

1) Tues. Sept 15- FOOSBALL Tournament- 4:00 pm
Most Tuesdays at 4:00p.m., Nick will set up tournaments for video games and table games like Foosball, Air Hockey, Darts, NBA2K15 or Call of Duty 3. Prizes may be awarded to winners.

2) “Girl Talk” Continues on Wednesday, Sept. 16- 4:00-5:00 pm
Girl Talk is a group designed to meet the social emotional needs of teen girls. This group focuses on improving self-esteem, self-image, communication skills, conflict resolution, reducing stressors and addressing other issues teen girls face.

3) Thursday Sept. 17- Speaker Series- U.S. Marine Corps.- 5:30-6:30 pm
All Teen Center members are invited to attend these educational programs by speakers from the local community.
Sgt. Larry Lechuga will offer a presentation about the history of the Marines and possible future careers in the military.

4) Shim’s Martial Arts - Free Class Trip- Deadline Friday, Sept. 18
Join Teen Center staff as we take a quick walk down to Shim’s (inside Golf Mill Mall) for a free class. Learn some basic taekwondo techniques as Master Shim talks to you about the benefits of self-discipline.
Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 4:00p.m. to 5:15p.m.
Cost: Free

5) Niles Public Library- Teen Events and Programs
Sept. 19/20- Grand Opening of Creative Studio!!!! Includes 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machines, video and still cameras and a studio with green screen

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago will begin leading a series of monthly acting/presentation skills workshops, called Brush Up Your Shakespeare, beginning on October 12.

The second-annual Fandom Fest takes place November 21. Teens are encouraged to come in costume and bring their fan art for display.

Check Out the Attached Library Flyer for details about all of their great programs!!!

6) Golf Mill Mall- Event/Marketing Internship
PAID POSITION!!! for High School/ College Students
If you are interested in the event marketing field and enjoy working with people then Golf Mill Shopping Center has an opportunity for you! The marketing and events team is currently looking for interns to assist with marketing events. Interns would get hands on experience in the event marketing field from preparation to execution of events. These opportunities are perfect for students and those fresh out of college to begin building their resume. This is a paid position and will require a minimum of 8 hours per week. We will also gladly provide letters of recommendation in exchange for your time and effort not to mention various other perks along the way.

To apply to work with our marketing team, please send resume and cover letter to:

Kyle Burcar
Marketing and Events Manager
Sterling Retail Services, Inc.
239 Golf Mill Center Niles, IL 60714

7) Halloween Social Dance Party at Interclub Academy of Dance
Friday, October 23
Interclub Academy of Dance would like to invite you to our Halloween Social Dance Party. The party will take place at Interclub Academy of Dance on October 23rd from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm at 7350 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Niles. The Halloween Social is your opportunity to dance the night away with other students!

The dance party will include:
* a group lesson,
* dance performances by students and teachers,
* games and mixers,
* best Halloween costume contest,
* raffle drawing,
* lots of social dancing,
* snacks and beverages,
Admission tickets purchased in advance are $15 per person. Tickets at the door will be $20 per person.
For more information please call 847-600-0088

8) New Phone Number for Niles Teen Center- 847-588-6900
The Village of Niles has upgraded the phone system for all village buildings and employees. The Teen Center has now been incorporated into that system.
- The Teen Center will now have a new general phone number of 847-588-6900.
- There is a new voicemail system. There are voicemail boxes for general teen center messages and a separate voicemail box for Mark. All voicemail messages will also be delivered to staff via email, which may allow for a more prompt response. If you have a question or concern, always leave a message, we will call you back.
- If there is an emergency, there will be an option on the main line voicemail to be directly connected to Mark or another on-duty staff member.
- The current emergency cell phone of 847-408-0585 will only be used for trips. Please do not call or text this number any longer.
- We now have a phone mounted in the kitchen specifically for teens to receive and make calls to their parents. If a parent calls to talk to their child, the call will be transferred to the kitchen and the child asked to go pick it up.
- The current phone number of 847-375-8949 will be forwarded to the new system for approximately the next 3 months.

9) If you are new to the Teen Center and are enjoying your time with us, PLEASE ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS TO JOIN TOO!!!

Please “like” the Niles Teen Center on Facebook to get program updates and see photos and video.

Also, you can follow us on Instagram @TheNilesTeenCenter-

WE ARE ON SNAPCHAT!!!- look us up @NilesTeenCenter
Ann and Halley will be working on snaps throughout our regular teen center programming.

11) Removal- If you want to be removed from this distribution list, please reply with the word “remove”, the teen center member’s name, and the email address to be removed.
Mark Williams
Niles Teen Center Director
Niles Teen Center
373 Golf Mill Center
Niles, IL 60714
847-588-6900- office

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