1. The Youth Center in Hinsdale, 229 Symonds Dr., is hosting an American Red Cross babysitter's certification course Thursday at 10 a.m. "This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism; safety and safe play; and first aid," reads. "The course will combine video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience." See the listing for more info.
2. Skies will be mostly sunny Thursday and the high will approach 90 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday night, partly cloudy skies and a low of 72 degrees are expected.
3. Tonight's Uniquely Thursday concert in features the music of Trippin' Billies, a Dave Matthews Band cover group. The music gets going at 6:30 p.m. for more info.
4. ' Back to School Shoe Sale is underway at 14 W. 1st St. in Hinsdale. The sale runs through Aug. 31. "Come join us for the biggest event of the year," reads. See that listing for more info.
5. This morning on Patch is , for all you rockers out here in Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills.