Cantonese Cooking, Hoppy Beerday, Hockey - Get Out There

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Libertyville, Grayslake, Lake Forest

  • When: Friday, March 23, 7-9 p.m.
  • Where: , 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake
  • Why Go: Dim Sum means “dot your heart” in Cantonese. It is often served for breakfast or lunch and includes small dishes of various foods. Learn step-by-step how to make delicious wonton soup, steamed shaomai (dumplings), and sesame stick rice balls accompanied by some good tea. Generous samples and take- home recipes are all included in the class fee.
  • Fee: $39
  • Info: http://www.clcillinois.edu/noncredit/index.asp


  • When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 23-24
  • Where: 275 S. Lake St., Grayslake,
  • Why Go: The high school students will perform Joseph Kesselring's classic dark comedy. Open to the public.
  • Fee: Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door.
  • Info: http://­westla­kechristian.­org


  • When: Saturday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: 735 N. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville,
  • Why Go: This is a family friendly sketch and games based show in the style of "Whose Line..." and Chicago Improv featuring the hilarious Improv Comedy Troupe "Lost Not Stolen".
  • Fee: $7 for general admission at the door; $5 for Improv Playhouse student
  • Info: http://­www.­impro­vplayhouse.­com


Hoppy Beerday, LBBC

  • When: 6 p.m. Friday, March 23
  • Where: , 16 E. Scranton Ave., Lake Bluff
  • Why Go: It's Lake Bluff Brewing Company's 1st birthday! Come out and celebrate with good friends and great beer!
  • Fee: Free
  • Info: http://­www.­lbbrew.­com


CenterStage Presents: Twelve Angry Men

  • When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25
  • Where:, 400 E. Illinois Road
  • Why Go: Twelve strangers hold the life of a 19-year-old boy in their hands. They are jurors in a first-degree murder case who must decide whether the boy is guilty or not guilty of stabbing his father to death. Re-examining evidence presented at the trial leads to personal confrontations and revelations that enable this cross-section of American society not only to come finally to a consensus verdict in this riveting courtroom drama, but also to learn more about themselves and grow as individuals.
  • Fee: $15 in advance, $25 at the door
  • Info:http://­www.­Cente­rStageLake­Forest.­org


Illinois State High School Hockey Championships

  • When: 4 p.m. Friday, March 23
  • Where: 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago
  • Why Go: Lake Forest High School's girls' hockey team faces New Trier in the state championship game. The Scouts are the defending state champs after beating Loyola last year.
  • Fee: General admission tickets for the event, which include parking, are available for $5 online at chicagoblackhawks.com, in person at the United Center Box Office or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
  • Info: Chicago Blackhawks Ticket Office at (312) 455-7000.


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