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Get Out: Candidate Forum, Make It, Bake It Auction And More

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It's Thursday and you have no idea what you're going to do this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. Check out our picks for the activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.

Sustainability Forum - Grayslake & 10th Congressional District Candidates

  • When:  Friday, February 24, 6:30 pm
  • Where: 1561 Jones Point Rd, Grayslake
  • Why Go?: Current elected officials who are running for re-election will participate in two environmental/sustainability round table discussions.  The first will feature Grayslake area elected officials,including Melinda Bush, Pat Carey, Ann Maine, Steve Carlson, Sandy Cole, Jim Newton, Jeff Werfel, and Sam Yingling. The second will feature candidates for the newly redistricted Illinois 10th Congressional District. This includes Ilya Sheyman, John Tree, and a representative for Brad Schneider. In addition, a presentation regarding environmental issues surrounding the proposed Rt. 53 extension will be given by Mike Sands and Evan Craig.
  • Pricing: Free

 

Make it, Bake it, Sew it, Grow it, Buy it Auction

  • When: Friday, February 24, 6:00 pm
  • Where: State Bank of the Lakes50 Commerce Dr, Grayslake
  • Why Go?: Appetizers begin at 6 with the auction beginning promptly at 7. It will be held in the State Bank of the Lakes banquet room in Grayslake and the auction is open to the public!  All guests are asked to bring an item to be auctioned off as their admission.
  • Pricing: Free

 

Family Event: Engineer Week Expo

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 10:30 am
  • Where: 201 E Loop Rd, Wheaton
  • Why Go?: Enjoy a fun, free, family interactive event providing children & adults the opportunity to experience & explore the many fields of science & engineering through displays & presentations. The 28th Annual DuPage Area Engineers Week Expo is geared toward children in K-8th grade, however, all ages will enjoy this event!
  • Pricing: Free

 

Free Group Fitness Demos at Vernon Hills Y Feb. 25

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am
  • Where: 700 Lakeview Pky, Vernon Hills
  • Why Go?: Discover the time-saving advantages of two new two-in-one workouts being added to the spring schedule of group fitness classes at Central Lake YMCA by participating in free demonstrations on Saturday, Feb. 25.
  • Pricing: Free

 

First Communion Attire Open House

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am
  • Where: Christine Anne Couture324 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
  • Why Go?: Spring is just around the corner. Soon many young ladies will be celebrating their First Communion. So, we would like to invite you to our annual Communion Attire Open House, Saturday February 25th, 2012. We will be offering a special selection of custom made and ready to wear First Communion dresses, veils and headpieces. Order you custom dress during the open house and receive 20% off and a free veil with the purchase of dress and headpiece.
  • Pricing: Free

 

Health and Wellness Screening at Vernon Hills Jamba Juice

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 11:00 am
  • Where: 700 N Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills
  • Why Go?: Stop by Jamba Juice in Vernon Hills to get a tasty beverage and a free Health and Wellness screening provided by Burlison Family Wellness.
  • Pricing: Free

 

Not Ready for Crime Time Players Present "The Fifth Gospel"

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 5:00 pm
  • Where: Grace United Methodist Church244 E Center Ave, Lake Bluff
  • Why Go?: “The Fifth Gospel”, a funny and rather irreverent look at what happens when a revered archeologist asserts he has “uncovered” a Fifth Gospel that tells the world Jesus' cousin Vinnie, actually performed all the miracles in the Bible.
  • Pricing: $20

 

Improv Playhouse Comedy Troupe "Lost Not Stolen" Show

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 7:30 pm
  • 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".
  • Pricing: $7

 

JUF Book Buddies

  • When: Sunday, February 26, 10:30 am
  • Where: 720 Hawthorn Ctr, Vernon Hills
  • Why Go?: JUF Book Buddies brings families together one Sunday a month to celebrate the Jewish holidays, meet new friends and build community.
  • Pricing: Free

 

Lake Forest Caucus Annual Cocktail Party

 

“Who’s Got Talent? Faculty Review 2012”

  • When: Friday, February 24, 7:00 pm
  • Where: Deer Path Middle School95 W Deerpath, Lake Forest
  • Why Go?: The Spirit of 67 Foundation presents “Who’s Got Talent? Faculty Review 2012” at 4 and 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 24) at Deer Path Middle School. District 67 faculty members will sing, dance, perform and more. Proceeds benefit the Spirit of 67 Foundation. The student show is after school at 4 p.m. while the whole family can attend at 7 p.m.
  • Pricing: $10

 

February is Patient Appreciation Month

  • When: Friday, February 24, 7:00 am
  • Where: 100 E Scranton Ave, Lake Bluff
  • Why Go?: The entire month of February is Patient Appreciation Month at North Shore Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation.  We are celebrating our wonderful patients - past, present and future - by offering free or discounted services.
  • Pricing: Free

 

Citadel Theatre Presents, 'Sirens'

  • When: Friday, February 24, 8:00 pm
  • Where: Citadel Theatre Company300 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest
  • Why Go?: Citadel Theatre offers the romantic comedy Sirens in its Chicago-area debut, starring the husband-and-wife team of Ellen and Scott Phelps, playing the husband-and-wife team of Rose and Sam Abrams.
  • Pricing: $35

 

Manners, Please

  • When: Saturday, February 25, 10:30 am
  • Where: Gorton Community Center of Lake Forest400 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest.
  • Why Go?: Learn the rules of table manners: the proper way to set the table, which fork to use and what to do if you drop it on the floor?  After attending the Manners, Please Workshop and Dining Tutorial your children will know the answer to these and other questions about manners and common courtesy.  Also included:  Introductions, Thank-you Notes, Accepting and Declining Invitations, and Telephone Etiquette.
  • Pricing: $85

 

Musical Fun with Super Stolie!

 

Day of DANCE In-Studio Convention at LoMastro Performing Arts Academy

 

Lake Forest Lyrica: Quintet Attacca

  • When: Sunday, February 26, 3:00 pm
  • Where: Lake Forest College555 N Sheridan Rd, Lake Forest,
  • Why Go?: Founded in 1999, Quintet Attacca is one of Chicago’s most dynamic chamber music ensembles. The ensembles will perform works by Joseph Jongen, Anton Reicha, Jacques Ibert, and George Gershwin and a world premiere by Rami Levin.
  • Pricing: $15

 

Red Rose Ragtime Jazz Band

  • When: Sunday, February 26, 4:00 pm
  • Where: 400 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest
  • Why Go?: The Red Rose Band returns to Gorton Community Center to perform its exuberant and historically accurate repertoire of ragtime, early jazz, Dixieland and more! BYOB: ice, water and cups provided.
  • Pricing: $25

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