St. John’s Lutheran Church, 235 S. Green St. in Somonauk, will hold an Advent & Christmas Decoration Making Party 10 a.m. to noon. Saturday, Nov. 18. The community is invited to participate. There will be Advent wreaths and crafts for activities to do throughout Advent (Dec. 1-24), which can be customized. Other available crafts include Christmas ornaments and small decorations. The crafts will be tailored for different ability levels: preschoolers, school-age children and teens, as well as adults. The event is free.