Mayor Rhett Taylor is inviting residents to join him for coffee from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 17. He'll be available to chat or ask questions at the Grayslake Heritage Center and Museum.
"Crossing for Kids"
Jodi Heller of Wildwood will swim across Gages Lake at 9 a.m. Aug. 17 to celebrate her 40th birthday and to raise money for the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Let's all cheer Jodi on!
Battle of the Bands
The Lali-Palooza Battle of the Bands will be held at the Lake County Fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Aug. 17. The event serves as a fundraiser and helps raise awareness of the prescription pill/heroin addiction issue. The event is held in memory of Alex N. Laliberte, a Buffalo Grove resident and Stevenson High School grad who died of a heroin overdose at age 20.
Back to School in Style
Gurnee Mills will host a "Back At It" event from 3-5 p.m. Aug. 17, featuring giveaways, a back-to-school runway show and more. The event will take place in the mall's new full-price wing, which features a full-line Macy's department store.