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  1. Catholic Charities Meal Distribution - last day to register

    May 14, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Foss Park Park District

    TO-GO meals available for all Lake County seniors ages 60+, thanks to Catholic Charities! Seniors must be registered with Catholic Charities and can complete this over the phone at 847-782-4170, Pick up is Wednesday, May 19th at 11am. When calling, spell your first and your last name, give your phone number, indicate the pickup date and which meal you would like, and include name of each recipient.

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  2. Community Action Partnership Food Distribution

    May 14, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Community Action Partnership of Lake County

    Community Action Partnership of Lake County in partnership with Northern Illinois Food Bank will have free curbside food distribution weekly. Stay in your vehicle and a volunteer will put the food in the truck or seat. All are welcome.

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  3. Midwest Veterans Closet - Armed Forces Day Groceries

    May 14, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Midwest Veterans Closet

    All veterans and active military are welcome to get free groceries today, thanks to Northern Illinois Food Bank and Nielsen-Massey Fine Vanillas and Flavors! A volunteer wearing protective gear will put the groceries in your vehicle.

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  4. Waukegan to College Children's Meal Kits

    May 14, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Christ Episcopal Church

    Waukegan to College (W2C) will have meal kits available for children 18 years old and younger every Friday. All families with children are welcome. Distribution of the meal kits is on a first come, first served basis.

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  5. Xeno and Joe: A Classic Rock Experience

    May 14, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Green Town on the Rocks

    Check out Xeno and Joe: A Classic Rock Experience on a Friday evening! Great music, great views, great folks!

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  6. Waukegan Friends Yard Sale

    May 15, 2021, All Day @ TBA

    Save The Date for the Waukegan Friends annual Yard Sale on May 15th! Want to donate items? Doing drop-off and pick-ups will be the Saturdays of April 17th, May 1st, and May 8th from 10am-1pm. Send a message through Facebook, or email Events@WaukeganFriends.Org for more details. Your donations are tax deductible.

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  7. Drill or Die Competition

    May 15, 2021, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gurnee Holiday Inn

    The Elite Striders Drill or Die competition is high powered, high energy, high action - and amazing! See teams from all over the United States in this high level competition.

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  8. The Buzz about Bees

    May 15, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bevier Park

    Learn about the most important insect in our ecosystems with the Waukegan Park District. Each of the three sessions will focus on different benefits bees bring and how we can help keep their population stable.

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  9. ArtWauk

    May 15, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Downtown Waukegan

    ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts in downtown Waukegan. Each month is a unique experience as the art exhibits, musicians and featured performances vary from one month to the next. Come downtown, grab dinner and enjoy the tactical application of the arts.

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  10. The Rough Cut and Mac & More at ZümBier

    May 15, 2021, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ ZümBier

    The Rough Cut return to ZümBier for a night of amazing beers, songs and some of the nicest people anywhere! Come early and enjoy Mac & More LOBSTER MAC - they start serving at 4pm.

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  11. Talkin' Trash at Club Tiki

    May 15, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Club Tiki

    Live music by one of the premier party bands in the area - Talkin' Trash! As they say, "Ain't no party like a Talkin' Trash party!"

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  12. HOTC College Soccer ID Event

    May 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Waukegan SportsPark

    Hosted by Heart of the City, here's an excellent opportunity for Lake County IL high school boys and girls to get recruited to play college soccer. Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors, you'll play a scrimmage/game, have Q&A time and learn about the recruitment process. Register by 3/19. Colleges confirmed by 3/23.

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  13. UMMA Food Pantry

    May 17, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ UMMA Center

    The UMMA BASIC NEEDS program provides food, toiletries, clothing and household supplies like toilet paper and paper towels to families in need. Each week, they hand out 50-100 BASIC NEEDS bags to anyone, including seniors, unemployed and undocumented individuals. Registration is required unless otherwise stated and may be done in person.

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  14. Waukegan City Council Meeting

    May 17, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Waukegan City Hall YouTube

    The Waukegan City Council meets the first and third Monday of every month, except when holidays are observed on those days. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting and welcome to address City Council by signing up at the back of the Council Chambers - or, while Council meetings are still virtual, by submitting written, audio or video comments by 4pm the day of the meeting. The public is also invited to all committee meetings scheduled prior to the Council meeting. See agenda information at https://www.waukeganil.gov/682/Agenda-Center

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  15. Food Distribution at St. Paul's Lutheran

    May 18, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ St. Paul's Lutheran Church

    Stop by St. Paul's Lutheran Church's rear parking lot on Tuesdays at 11:30am for food distribution. Volunteers will load the food in your vehicle. All are welcome.

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  16. Your Personal Brand & Resumes

    May 18, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Job Center of Lake County Zoom

    Are you seeking a job or changing careers? Regardless of your job title or field, you have a personal brand. Learn how to customize your resume and other written tools to help you land a great job!

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  17. DIY Herb Planter Workshop

    May 18, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cool Learning Experience Zoom

    Learn how to grow herbs easily in your own home in everyday containers like up-cycled jars and cans! Fresh herbs are easy to grow in any kind of space and add a special touch to any meal! Materials can be provided by Cool Learning Experience - or use what you have around the house.

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  18. Park Place Reopening Drive-Thru Celebration

    May 19, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Park Place

    Park Place reopens with a Drive-Thru Celebration! FREE Goody Bag Giveaway! Meet the newly elected Township Officials. Supervisor Marc Jones looks forward to greeting all the seniors who come to celebrate!

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  19. UMMA Food Pantry

    May 19, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ UMMA Center

    The UMMA BASIC NEEDS program provides food, toiletries, clothing and household supplies like toilet paper and paper towels to families in need. Each week, they hand out 50-100 BASIC NEEDS bags to anyone, including seniors, unemployed and undocumented individuals. Registration is required unless otherwise stated and may be done in person.

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  20. Gentle Flow Yoga - Lunchtime

    May 19, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Natural Balance Massage Therapy

    This class will focus on foundational yoga poses, tuning into the alignment of postures with the connection of movement and breath. Perfect for beginners or anyone looking for gentle and balanced practice. Take your practice a bit deeper if you have a more experienced practice or just enjoy the flow if you are newer to your practice. Space is limited, no walk-ins. Registration required 90 minutes prior to the start of class.

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  21. Moline Health Care Food Distribution at Christ Episcopal

    May 19, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Christ Episcopal Church

    Molina Health Care is partnering with BellaRu Cartering to provide 200 bags of fresh groceries to the Christ Episcopal community. This is a first come, first served drive-thru event. Stay in your vehicle and a masked, gloved volunteer handle the groceries for you.

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  22. Redistricting Northeast Lake County

    May 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Lake County Board Zoom

    Join the Lake County, IL Government to learn about what redistricting means for our community and share input on the process. Under state law, every 10 years all Illinois counties are required to use Census data to go through a redistricting process--known as reapportionment--to ensure that each district includes approximately the same number of residents. Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart will host a northeast Lake County virtual public meeting to discuss the reapportionment process and to gather input from residents.

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  23. Growing Your Garden: With Pastor Reshorna Fitzpatrick

    May 20, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Faith in Place Zoom

    Join Faith in Place Board member, Pastor Reshorna Fitzpatrick, gardener extraordinaire from the Stone Temple Peace Heritage Garden, for this hour of gardening tips and resources – just in time for summer!

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  24. Nacho Average Chamber Party

    May 20, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wild West Grill

    The City of Waukegan Chamber of Commerce monthly Business After Hours will be held at Wild West Grill! Wild West Grill knows how to throw a party, the Chamber knows how to throw a party, you know how to enjoy a party... it’s Nacho Average networking event!

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  25. Gentle Flow Yoga - Evening

    May 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Natural Balance Massage Therapy

    This class will focus on foundational yoga poses, tuning into the alignment of postures with the connection of movement and breath. Perfect for beginners or anyone looking for gentle and balanced practice. Take your practice a bit deeper if you have a more experienced practice or just enjoy the flow if you are newer to your practice. Space is limited, no walk-ins. Registration required 90 minutes prior to the start of class.

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  26. Empowering Mothers across Lake County!

    May 20, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ TRiO/You Matter University Zoom

    Empowering mothers across Lake County! If you are mother of a middle school or high school student in Lake County, join TRiO ETS for an interactive workshop. Envision your future while supporting your teen’s college and career goals! Register by scanning the QR code, clicking the link or emailing acullenwilliams@clcillinois.edu to reserve your seat. All materials will be mailed out and the Zoom link sent.

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  27. Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

    May 20, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall Council Chambers

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  28. Community Action Partnership Food Distribution

    May 21, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Community Action Partnership of Lake County

    Community Action Partnership of Lake County in partnership with Northern Illinois Food Bank will have free curbside food distribution weekly. Stay in your vehicle and a volunteer will put the food in the truck or seat. All are welcome.

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  29. Waukegan to College Children's Meal Kits

    May 21, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Christ Episcopal Church

    Waukegan to College (W2C) will have meal kits available for children 18 years old and younger every Friday. All families with children are welcome. Distribution of the meal kits is on a first come, first served basis.

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  30. Paint & Sip with CAP Catering Services

    May 21, 2021, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ CAP Catering

    Bring your friends, family, or colleagues and make this a fun night! Friends in groups of five or less will paint together. Art supplies, blank 16"x20" canvas, and sample landscape will be provided with registration fee. Plus, two complimentary beverage tickets to be redeemed at the bar in the main room. Light snacks and additional beverages are available for purchase. Professional artists from Express Your Brush will provide step-by-step guidance in creating your own masterpiece. Adults 21+ only. Art instructor will begin promptly at 6pm. COVID-19 Protocols will be followed.

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  31. Paper Tiger Shred Fest

    May 22, 2021, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Paper Tiger Document Solutions

    Paper Tiger offers special shredding hours on select Saturdays! Bring your documents to their facility and watch as your documents are securely shredded, or 'drop and go'. Only $3 per standard banker’s box (approximately 16? long, 12? wide, and 10? deep.) Take part in the OUTDOOR Shred Fest - drive up and they'll remove the box from your car for no-contact shredding.

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  32. The Buzz about Bees

    May 22, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bevier Park

    Learn about the most important insect in our ecosystems with the Waukegan Park District. Each of the three sessions will focus on different benefits bees bring and how we can help keep their population stable.

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  33. What You Need To Know For ADULTHOOD - Teen Girls Group

    May 22, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Black Lives Matter Lake County

    School is cool... but it doesn't cover everything. This is a new group for teen girls 16 to 19 years old, created to cover topics and issues not addressed not high school- the place where girls & boys become ADULTS. Subjects and activities will include: Business and personal finance, Yoga and wellness, Law, Online and personal safety, Current event analysis with critical thinking, and more. Register by May 19th.

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  34. Ring in the Summer with Glen Flora Tap

    May 22, 2021, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Glen Flora Tap & Grill

    Join the fine folks at Glen Flora Tap & Grill and Ring in the Summer after a long year of shutdowns and more. Musical entertainment by Matt Meyer, food and drink specials and more! Grab your sunglasses and come over!

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  35. Jazz Wave Big Band

    May 23, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Nightshade and Dark Pandemonium Brewing

    Jazz Wave Big Band plays a free show (bit tips are strongly encouraged). In the street weather permitting, or eventually indoors plague permitting and weather requiring.

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  36. UMMA Food Pantry

    May 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ UMMA Center

    The UMMA BASIC NEEDS program provides food, toiletries, clothing and household supplies like toilet paper and paper towels to families in need. Each week, they hand out 50-100 BASIC NEEDS bags to anyone, including seniors, unemployed and undocumented individuals. Registration is required unless otherwise stated and may be done in person.

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  37. Food Distribution at St. Paul's Lutheran

    May 25, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ St. Paul's Lutheran Church

    Stop by St. Paul's Lutheran Church's rear parking lot on Tuesdays at 11:30am for food distribution. Volunteers will load the food in your vehicle. All are welcome.

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  38. Mastering the Virtual Interview (virtual)

    May 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Job Center of Lake County Zoom

    Virtual interviews are becoming a staple of the candidate recruiting process. Learn the necessary tips and tricks to successfully interview online and land your next job!

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  39. Blues Family Robinson LIVE at Bonnie Brook

    May 25, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bonnie Brook Golf Course Clubhouse

    The Blues Family Robinson is back rockin' Bonnie Brook! Good music, good food, good times.

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  40. Learning about Filipino Culture for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    May 25, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Waukegan Public Library

    Join the Library with Cindy M. D. Nunag, RN, BSN, as she talks about foundational Philippine history, Filipino customs and traditions, and her own personal experiences growing up as a Filipina-American.

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  41. UMMA Food Pantry

    May 26, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ UMMA Center

    The UMMA BASIC NEEDS program provides food, toiletries, clothing and household supplies like toilet paper and paper towels to families in need. Each week, they hand out 50-100 BASIC NEEDS bags to anyone, including seniors, unemployed and undocumented individuals. Registration is required unless otherwise stated and may be done in person.

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  42. Gentle Flow Yoga - Lunchtime

    May 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Natural Balance Massage Therapy

    This class will focus on foundational yoga poses, tuning into the alignment of postures with the connection of movement and breath. Perfect for beginners or anyone looking for gentle and balanced practice. Take your practice a bit deeper if you have a more experienced practice or just enjoy the flow if you are newer to your practice. Space is limited, no walk-ins. Registration required 90 minutes prior to the start of class.

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  43. May Story Circle with Marilea White

    May 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Faith in Place Zoom

    Join Faith in Place for May's Story Circle with Marilea White sharing about her eventful history championing justice.

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  44. Beginner Cake Decorating Class

    May 26, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Voba's Baking Supplies

    Voba's Baking Supplies is offering a beginner class in cake decorating over two evenings in May. Understand the basics, then be guided by their experts in beautifully decorating a cake! Cake Voba's at 847-672-8403 to register.

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  45. Beginner Cake Decorating Class

    May 27, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Voba's Baking Supplies

    Voba's Baking Supplies is offering a beginner class in cake decorating over two evenings in May. Understand the basics, then be guided by their experts in beautifully decorating a cake! Cake Voba's at 847-672-8403 to register.

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  46. Gentle Flow Yoga - Evening

    May 27, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Natural Balance Massage Therapy

    This class will focus on foundational yoga poses, tuning into the alignment of postures with the connection of movement and breath. Perfect for beginners or anyone looking for gentle and balanced practice. Take your practice a bit deeper if you have a more experienced practice or just enjoy the flow if you are newer to your practice. Space is limited, no walk-ins. Registration required 90 minutes prior to the start of class.

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  47. Community Action Partnership Food Distribution

    May 28, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Community Action Partnership of Lake County

    Community Action Partnership of Lake County in partnership with Northern Illinois Food Bank will have free curbside food distribution weekly. Stay in your vehicle and a volunteer will put the food in the truck or seat. All are welcome.

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  48. Waukegan to College Children's Meal Kits

    May 28, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Christ Episcopal Church

    Waukegan to College (W2C) will have meal kits available for children 18 years old and younger every Friday. All families with children are welcome. Distribution of the meal kits is on a first come, first served basis.

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  49. Benefit Concert for Adam Sivia

    May 30, 2021, 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Green Town on the Rocks

    Check out the lineup for the Sivia Strong, Benefit Concert for Adam Sivia: Talkin Trash, The Blues Family Robinson, Midnight Rider Band, and CL/RK! Donation of $20 to get in. Drawings, prizes, food trucks and more!

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  50. UMMA Food Pantry

    May 31, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ UMMA Center

    The UMMA BASIC NEEDS program provides food, toiletries, clothing and household supplies like toilet paper and paper towels to families in need. Each week, they hand out 50-100 BASIC NEEDS bags to anyone, including seniors, unemployed and undocumented individuals. Registration is required unless otherwise stated and may be done in person.

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