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  1. Rummage Sale at St. Dismas Church-Little Flower Parish

    September 24, 2021, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM @

    St Dismas Church - Little Flower Parish

    A little of everything on sale. From furniture, tools, and crafts to knickknacks, jewelry, clothing, small home appliances, and toys.

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  2. CAP of Lake County Curbside Food Distribution

    September 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @

    Parking Lot 

    Community Action Partnership of Lake County will have curbside food distribution every other Friday near their 213 Water Street location. Fresh produce, non-perishables and more available.

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  3. FDIC Money Smart Workshops - Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets

    September 24, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @

    Waukegan Public Library

    Join the Waukegan Public Library this fall for their upcoming Money Smart workshops running until Friday, October 1st. In this workshop you will learn ways to recognize, respond to, and reduce the risks of identity theft, along with strategies for protecting other assets.

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  4. Karaoke with Ernie at Green Town on the Rocks

    September 24, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    Green Town on the Rocks

    Join Ernie for karaoke outside in the nice fall weather. Singing loud and good drinks, what will the neighbors say?

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  5. SWALCO Household Chemical Waste Event

    September 25, 2021, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM @

    Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO)

    SWALCO is hosting household chemical waste events by appointment only. Items collected include: CFL bulbs, unwanted prescription, over-the-counter medicines and supplements (people and pet), household cleaners, gasoline, garden chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints (NO LATEX) and varnishes, as well as other household chemicals. Appointments are REQUIRED and book well in advance! See a detailed list of what is accepted at: www.swalco.org

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  6. Paper Tiger Shred Fest

    September 25, 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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  7. Rummage Sale at St. Dismas Church-Little Flower Parish

    September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @

    St Dismas Church - Little Flower Parish

    A little of everything on sale. From furniture, tools, and crafts to knickknacks, jewelry, clothing, small home appliances, and toys.

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  8. The Waukegan Ripper

    September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Various location throughout the City

    hink you have what it takes to catch a serial killer? CluedUpp is an exciting, outdoor detective adventure - and it’s coming to Waukegan, IL on Saturday the 25th September 2021. The name of Jack The Ripper strikes fear into the heart of detectives across the world. Now it seems that a new Ripper is on the loose in Waukegan and only you can put an end to the terror. Can your team of detectives scramble across town, solve the clues and crack the case before The Ripper strikes again? CluedUpp murder-mysteries have been played by half a million detectives in more than 40 countries worldwide. Tickets sell out fast so grab your team place today and find The Ripper, before The Ripper finds you....

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  9. Youth Fishing Derby with IDNR

    September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @

    Shiloh Park Pond

    Enjoy a day of fishing with family, food, and prizes! The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Zion Park District welcomed all ages and skill levels to attend this FREE family-friendly event. During this fun day, prizes will be awarded to youth by age group while everyone enjoys the free food prepared by C&J Gourmet Sandwiches. Fishing poles will be available to those in need, and ALL youth participants will have an opportunity to win raffle prizes and other giveaways. Lake County Health Department will be on-site with free Covid-19 vaccines for those ages12+ years, and thanks to 7-Eleven Franchise Owner Saeed Rahman, free rapid Covid-19 rapid tests, hand sanitizers and masks will be available as well! Registration is required as space is limited. If you have any questions, contact IDNR Director of Community Outreach Ted Penesis at 847-608-3108.

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  10. 9th Annual Walk for Awareness and Suicide Prevention

    September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @

    Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force
    Virtual

    The Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force 9th Annual 5K Walk for Awareness and Suicide Prevention will virtual to make participants stay safe while supporting this cause. Walk wherever you feel comfortable, whether that is in your local downtown, forest preserve, neighborhood or even on your treadmill! They will host a Facebook Live event on Saturday the 25th, with a small group of task force members starting at 9am. Join them online during this live event, but feel free to walk when is best for you! Take as many videos and photos and share them to let Lake County know We Are All In This Together! Together we can all educate and support ourselves, loved ones, the community and fight to end the STIGMA! There will be a t-shirt event on Saturday the 18th from 9am -1pm at Lake County Health Department, 3010 Grand Ave. Drive thru and pick up your walk shirts and resource bags. T-shirts are limited in sizes.

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  11. Parks for Pollinators Bio Blitz

    September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @

    Bevier Park

    Join the Waukegan Park District in their Parks for Pollinators Bio Blitz at Bevier! Activities for all ages, along with milkweed and pollinator seed giveaways.

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  12. 26th Annual Oakwood Cemetery Walk - Stories of the Waukegan Carnegie Library

    September 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @

    Shuttles from Lilac Cottage

    Experience many stories relating to the Historic Waukegan Carnegie Library including the story of its construction, the early years prior to the library, as well as the years while it was open. The Oakwood Cemetery Walk is an annual “living history” event showcasing the rich history of Waukegan using costumed actors to portray local historic figures with connections to the cemetery and Waukegan. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Jack Benny Center for the Arts located at 39 Jack Benny Drive in Bowen Park, the Belvidere Rec Center at 412 S. Lewis Avenue in Rose Park, the Field House at 800 Baldwin Avenue in Hinkston Park and online. Tours: Each tour will run approximately 1.5 hours and will include walking on uneven ground. The last tour will start at 2:45pm. The Cemetery Walk is held rain or shine.

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  13. Mother Daughter Spa Party

    September 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @

    Belvidere Recreation Center

    Join the Waukegan Park District's Mother Daughter Spa Party! Relax and enjoy time making jewelry, painting nails, and doing a special craft!

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  14. Blippi the Musical

    September 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Genesee Theatre

    Blippi the Musical brings the energetic, loveable Blippi character off the screen and onto the stage with world-class production, audience engagement and amazing music. Children ages 2 to 7 from around the world have quickly taken a liking to Blippi's charismatic personality and innovative lessons. In this live show, they'll continue to learn about the world around them while singing and dancing to fun, interactive music performed by dynamic stage entertainers. Bring your whole family to this one-of-a-kind performance!

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  15. Oktoberfest at ZümBier

    September 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM @

    ZümBier

    Kick off Oktoberfest in style at ZümBier! Enjoy good food from Grub-n-Go, good music thanks to Michail of the Internationals (7 - 8:30pm), and good bier. Maybe even a Lenny sighting!

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  16. Talkin' Trash at Green Town on the Rocks

    September 25, 2021, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Green Town on the Rocks

    Live music by one of the premier party bands in the area - Talkin' Trash! Enjoy the music, views of the lake and being outdoors!

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  17. Crossroads at TR's

    September 25, 2021, 8:30 PM @

    TR's Front Row

    Crossroads is happy to be back live at TR's! Crossroads is one of the best rock/blues bands in Lake County, playing a driving mix of classic rock, blues, and southern rock tunes.

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  18. COVID Vaccine at Puerto Rican Society

    September 26, 2021, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @

    Puerto Rican Society

    No appointments are necessary for this mobile vaccination clinic. Anyone 12+ may come for their shot.

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  19. Epoxy Resin Workshop - Jewelry

    September 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @

    Dandelion Gallery & Studio

    Artist Sunny Corba introduction on resin jewelry. Students will learn the basic method, process, tips and tricks of making resin jewelry. Students will get a chance to mix the resin, mix the paint into the resin, pour/lay resin/design their choice of either two pairs of earrings or two pendants. At the beginning of the workshop, the participant will choose which design and colors to be guided on making their own. All materials are provided. Refreshments included! Masks are required. ** Warning ** Resin chemical and tools are used in this workshop. Students must be 16 years and up.

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  20. UMMA Hope Food Pantry

    September 27, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @

    UMMA

    Come to the Hope Food Pantry at UMMA and receive a special item every week, as well as a WHOLE bag of groceries! Hope Food Pantry is open Mondays 1pm-3pm and Wednesdays 11am-1pm. Registration is required and you may do it in person on either day.

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  21. Cake Decorating Intermediate Class - two days

    September 27, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @

    Voba's Baking Supply

    This class is for individuals who have taken the Beginners class and/or know how to cut, how to fill, and how to cover a cake smoothly. The class will be taught in English with Spanish assistance. Call (847) 672-8403 to register.

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  22. The Connecting Routes Project and Kerfuffle: The Conductors

    September 27, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @

    Waukegan Public Library

    All aboard the magic train! Where should we go? Who shall we visit? Join The Conductors as they explore community and connection along the railroad lines. Featuring live music and playful audience participation, this is a silly, joyful, and engaging first theatre experience for children ages 2-6 and their families. Performance is approximately 45 minutes. Masks required for audience members over the age of 2.

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  23. The Connecting Routes Project and Kerfuffle: The Conductors

    September 28, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @

    Waukegan Public Library

    All aboard the magic train! Where should we go? Who shall we visit? Join The Conductors as they explore community and connection along the railroad lines. Featuring live music and playful audience participation, this is a silly, joyful, and engaging first theatre experience for children ages 2-6 and their families. Performance is approximately 45 minutes. Masks required for audience members over the age of 2.

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  24. Cake Decorating Intermediate Class - two days

    September 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @

    Voba's Baking Supply

    This class is for individuals who have taken the Beginners class and/or know how to cut, how to fill, and how to cover a cake smoothly. The class will be taught in English with Spanish assistance. Call (847) 672-8403 to register.

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  25. Chillin' & Grillin' at Bonnie Brook

    September 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @

    Bonnie Brook Golf Course, Dining and Banquets

    Come on out for LUDY's last round of the season at Bonnie Brook Golf Course! Let's welcome the Fall with style! Chillin' & Grillin' one more time!

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  26. DeLa Tuesday!

    September 28, 2021, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Green Town on the Rocks

    Hey party peepers, Green Town On The Rocks serves ya DeLa Tuesday every Tuesday! They open at 3pm and the music starts at 5ish. Special guest ALBY from D.F.I. on the drums. Rain or shine.

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  27. Green Youth Farm, Fresh Produce Market

    September 29, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @

    Greenbelt Cultural Center

    Fresh organic produce is grown and sold by high school students employed at a 1.25-acre sustainable farm located within Greenbelt Forest Preserve. Herbs, honey, flowers, fresh vegetables and fruit are available for purchase Wednesdays at the farm stand from 9am to 1pm through October 14th. Head out there today! The farm stand is at the Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 N. Green Bay Road.

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  28. UMMA Hope Food Pantry

    September 29, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @

    UMMA

    Come to the Hope Food Pantry at UMMA and receive a special item every week, as well as a WHOLE bag of groceries! Hope Food Pantry is open Mondays 1pm-3pm and Wednesdays 11am-1pm. Registration is required and you may do it in person on either day.

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  29. Black Parent Network Initial Meeting

    September 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @

    Waukegan High School - Brookside Campus
    Library

    The Waukegan Public School District announces the establishment of the Black Parent Network (BPN). The intention is to help stakeholders build rapport with Black and African American families to encourage trust and relationships with the goal of fostering school success from PreK to graduation. All community members are encouraged to come help build this network and learn more about the BPN's mission and resources.

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  30. Jazz Night at A Cuban Experience

    September 29, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ A Cuban Experience

    Trombone Dave and the Lawn Clippings will be performing at Waukegan's premium cigar lounge, A Cuban Experience, on Wednesday nights! Swing by for some cool jazz and hot smokes.

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  31. CLC Lakeshore Campus Vaccination Site

    September 30, 2021, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM @

    College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus
    Student Life Area

    Still need a vaccine? CLC Lakeshore Campus has you covered. Walk-ins are welcome for eligible individuals who need a first dose of the COVID vaccine.

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  32. Forum on Police Use of Force

    September 30, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @

    Black Lives Matter Lake County

    Join Black Lives Matter and the Waukegan Police Department for the second Forum on Police Use of Force. For more information, call 224-656-5595.

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  33. ZümBier Live Trivia

    September 30, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ ZümBier

    Play Thursday Trivia live and enjoy a good night out with friends. Sure Happy It's Thursday!

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