5 Things You Should Know for Monday, July 18—Dangerous Temperatures, Free Movie for Teens, A Hero's Welcome Home

If you're interested in volunteering for a worthy cause to help the children of Kane County, you might want to attend a special information session today.

There's no way around it, Mother Nature has opened up her blast furnace and now we're all going to suffer. You might want to cool off today at one of Geneva's splash parks or Sunset Pool. 

And, bored teenagers can get out of the house for a free movie matinee, complete with refreshments, at The Geneva Public Library. 

Plus, a hero will be welcomed home tonight during the City Council meeting. 

Here are five things happening in Geneva today:

1. The WeatherChannel.com is reporting a high temperature of 95 degrees, with an overnight low of 76. Please make sure to take proper . 

Also, take a moment today to check on the welfare of older people and pets; they may need some help keeping cool in the extreme heat. 

2. Teens can enjoy a , complete with refreshments, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at . The movie is based on the science fiction novel, I am Number Four, by Pittacus Lore.

I am Number Four details the life of 15 year-old John Smith, an alien from the planet Lorien and his guardian, Henri, while they are on the run from another race of enemy aliens. 

3. The city of Geneva will hold a at 7 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found at http://www.geneva.il.us/agendas/cc.htm

Tonight's meeting will include a special welcome-home recognition for United States Army Staff Sgt. Ryan DiBenedetto. 

4. The Geneva District 304 School Board will meet at 7 p.m. in the at 1113 Peyton St. A broadcast of the meeting will be shown daily at 4 p.m. on the city's government and education television channel 10. 

A to School District 304’s policy on staff and student use of electronic communications will be discussed. This measure would formally prohibit teachers from contacting students through social media sites. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found by clicking here.

5. CASA Kane County will hold a  for prospective  from 11 a.m. to noon at their office in the Kane County Courthouse, 100 S. Third St., suite 460, Geneva. 

CASA Kane County provides support to children who have become involved in the juvenile court system. Their volunteers are everyday people appointed by a judge to look out for the best interests of the more than 500 children in Kane County who have suffered parental abuse and neglect. 


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