Get Out: Boo Bash, Fair Trade Craft Fair, Monte Carlo Charity Event And More
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It's Thursday and if you have no idea what you're going to do this weekend, Patch is coming to your rescue. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.
Why Go?: Find books at a discount and benefit the Grayslake Library.
Why Go?: Kids ages three to six can enjoy Halloween games, craft, stories and dress up in their costumes at this party. There will be a candy-filled pinata too.
Why Go?: The training provides the information and skills necessary for babysitters to provide safe and responsible care for infants and school-age children. This class is for kids ages 11 years old and older and is taught by a Certified Red Cross Instructor. Bring a doll along with a sack lunch and drink.
Why Go?: Kids in grades 3 through 6 are invited to come to the library for a surprise craft. You won't find out what you are making until you get to the library. the library.
Registration is required along with 24-hour cancellation notice if unable to attend.
Why Go?: Kids ages seven to 12-years-old will learn simple rules for responsible self-care. They will be taught how to use a house key, how to properly answer the phone and the door and how to use the phone in an emergency. Kids will also learn safety precautions that will help to prevent fires. A Home Alone Activity Book and Certificate of Completion will be given to each participant.
Why Go?: The Rev. Kenneth Rodgers of New York will sing spirituals, songs and Oratorio Arias in a solo recital accompanied by Gwendolyn Manter at the piano at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church.
Why Go?: Explore cultures of the world through games, and surprising facts while "travelling" to a new country. This event is for children in grades 1 - 4. Advance registration is required.
Why Go?: The David Adler Music and Arts Center in Libertyville hosts an evening of student performances.
Where/When: 135 W. Church St., Libertyville, Saturday, October 22, 09:00 a.m.
Why Go?: Ten Thousand Villages is coming to the Libertyville Civic Center with holiday crafts, ornaments, nativity scenes, alpaca knits, jewelry, scarves, musical instruments, and personal accessories.
Where/When: 960 Corporate Woods Pkwy., Vernon Hills, Saturday, October 22, 09:00 a.m.
Why Go?: The event will feature products from area artisans and crafters as well as in-home sales favorites such as Scenty and Tastefully Simple. All proceeds benefit the men and women served by Riverside Developmental Services.
Where/When: Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society, 361 E Westminster, Lake Forest, Saturday, October 22, 02:00 p.m.
Why Go?: Adam Reed Tucker, LEGO artist and architect will discuss his work designing LEGO kits of the world's most renowned buildings. He will also have some of his larger LEGO models on hand. Children are invited to bring in their own LEGO structures and compete for the most original, most complex and tallest structure.
Why Go?: Shop for unique Christmas items while enjoying complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres. More than 25 vendors will donate 20 percent of their proceeds to charity.
Why Go?: Enjoy a night of entertainment, music and gambling while you're elbow to elbow with hockey legends, Maseratis and Aston Martins. Complimentary food and wine provided by Southgate, Lovells, Philly G's, Coopers Hawk and others. Music by the Buckinghams.
Why Go?: Community Capers is an evening of humor, music and dance featuring local talent performing original sketches . The show provides an entertaining perspective on life in our community.
Why Go?: Citadel Theatre and Lake Forest Open Lands are again joining forces on a theatre trek for the whole family, staging the romantic true-life story of Edgar Allan Poe amidst the gorgeous fall backdrop of Lake Forest Open Lands’ Mellody Farm Nature Preserve.
Where/When: 906 Muir Ave., Lake Bluff, Sunday, October 23, 08:00 a.m.
Why Go?: Proceeds benefit The 100 Club of Lake County, an organization that assists families of fire and law enforcement personnel who die in the line of duty. Registration is available online at www.knollwoodneighbors.org/5K-registration, or in person on race day. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rick Young at 847-917-2894.