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  1. Happy Time Breakfast

    February 22, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Green Town Tavern

    Tired of the same old Bloody Marys and cable news softly humming in the background as your corned beef hash steadily drips off the edge of your spoon? Oh yeah, there's a cure for that. You take it once a week on Saturday mornings at Green Town Tavern.

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  2. Seminar Series: Art of Anchoring and How to Inspect Your Mast

    February 22, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Larsen Marine

    10:30 - Art of anchoring - parking brake presentation by Brian Earl of Sea Safaris Sailing School. 11:30 - Lunch. 12 - How to Inspect Your Mast presentation by Jim Hilliard of Larsen Marine.

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  3. Waukegan Symphony Free Family Concert: Storytelling & Music

    February 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Waukegan Public Library

    Two of the most famous works for narrator and orchestra, Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait" and Serge Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf" cover the range from the mid-century Soviet Union to the Civil War. The bookends to this delightful, one-hour program will be shorter works of the same two composers, in a far more jovial mood: a Russian sleigh-ride, and and old-fashioned cowboy Hoe-Down!

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  4. Winter Soccer Academy at Libertyville Sports Complex

    February 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Libertyville Sports Complex

    Heart of the City invites boys and girls born in 2008-2013 to participate in Winter Soccer Academy, a six-week coed program with a focus on player development. Heart of the City is excited to share the game of soccer with kids throughout Lake County who want to learn the game, make friends and have fun while being active. Each week’s training will focus on a specific topic, such as: ball mastery, 1v1 attacking & defending, shooting, etc. There will also be a weekly round-robin tournament to end every session for kids to implement the learned skills during game play. The program is led by Heart of the City’s licensed professional coaches and HOTC Elite travel club high school athletes. Limited spots available! Register by Jan. 9 to reserve your player’s spot.

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  5. Reparations Town Hall

    February 22, 2020, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Waukegan Public Library

    Join the Reparations Town Hall meeting hosted by Black Lives Matter. Here the latest information from those in the forefront on the state level.

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  6. A Midsummer Night's Dream presented by WHS

    February 22, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Waukegan High School Trapp Auditorium

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are available at the bookstore for $5, and $7 at the door day of the show.

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  7. Boeing Boeing

    February 22, 2020, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Three Brothers Theatre Stage 221

    This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.

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  8. Deep Space Comedy in Waukegan!

    February 22, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Three Brothers Theatre Stage 115

    Deep Space is a comedy show featuring stand-up, sketch and improv! At Deep Space anything can happen, and surprises are always in store in the ever-changing atmosphere of live comedy. Deep Space is produced by three veterans of the Milwaukee comedy scene: Ryan Mason, J Tyler Menz, and Tim Higgins. Get your laughs on!

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  9. Wilder vs Fury II LIVE PPV

    February 22, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:45 PM @ Booners Place

    Join the fine folks at Booners for the PPV World Heavyweight Championship! All pugilist enthusiasts welcome! Come early as they expect a full house!

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  10. Old Junk at TR's

    February 22, 2020, 8:30 PM - 11:45 PM @ TR's Front Row on Greenwood

    Stop by TR’s to enjoy LIVE music by Old Junk. Bring your crew for some food, drinks, and a great time!

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  11. Mardi Gras at Stretch's

    February 22, 2020, 9:00 PM - February 23, 2020, 2:00 AM @ Stretch's Sports Bar and Grill

    Swing by Stretch's for music by DJ L Jammin D, food and fun to celebrate Mardi Gras! Laissez les bon temps rouler! 27+ only

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  12. Tamal and Atole Fair/Feria Tamel y el Atole

    February 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Belvidere Discount Mall

    The Tamale and the Atole Fair returns to Waukegan, celebrating its 8th anniversary! Come with the whole family to enjoy a wide variety of Tamales and Atoles as well as other Mexican snacks. Also enjoy, live music, contests, activities for the kids and more! Free entry and parking. Or, be a vendor by registering your business by calling 708-369-8424.

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  13. Free Movie Sundays: Frozen II

    February 23, 2020, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Waukegan Public Library

    Families looking for something free to enjoy on Sunday afternoons can stop by the Waukegan Public Library for a movie and munch on popcorn. The feature today is Frozen II!

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  14. A Midsummer Night's Dream presented by WHS

    February 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Waukegan High School Trapp Auditorium

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of Theseus, the Duke of Athens, to Hippolyta. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are available at the bookstore for $5, and $7 at the door day of the show.

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  15. Breaking Bread Community Meal

    February 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Waukegan Public Library Classroom AB

    WPL's third annual community meal will work to increase community engagement and advocacy through authentic conversations about lived experiences, leadership, activism and racial politics. Inspired by Black Voters Matter, let's brainstorm tangible ways to make freedom realistic for generations to achieve. Facilitated by Ashley Cullen-Williams, LPC, NCC. Lunch catered by Chef Williams. The Community Meal is offered as part of the Black History Month programming.

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  16. Yulia Lipmanovich Concert

    February 23, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Family Piano Riverside Room

    Dr. Yulia Lipmanovich is a Russian-born concert pianist and distinguished piano teacher with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from the Juilliard School of Music. As a young child, Dr. Yulia studied with her mother, Madame Luba Lipmanovich-Yackobishvili, who was an outstanding pianist and a great teacher. Later she studied with well-known Russian pianist Tatiana Nickolayeva in Moscow Tchaickovsky Pre-Conservatory.

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  17. Day Of The Dead Canvas an' Cocktails

    February 24, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Anastasia's Restaurant & Sports Lounge

    Paint Day of The Dead at Anastasia in Waukegan. Come for fun and paint along with your instructor with the pre-stenciled 16 x 20 canvas. Supplies and guidance are provided and you give it your own flair and artistic impression.

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  18. Trombone Dave & the Lawn Clippings

    February 26, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ A Cuban Experience

    Enjoy music, comfy chairs and premium cigars on Wednesday nights when Trombone Dave & the Lawn Clippings master the groove at A Cuban Experience!

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  19. Wednesday Night Karaoke

    February 26, 2020, 9:00 PM - 11:45 PM @ Stretch's Sports Bar & Grill

    It's Hump Day! The perfect time to go out and vocalize. Bring your talents and friends to Wednesday Night Karaoke at Stretch's and let it all out. Kitchen is open until midnight, too!

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  20. Pub Trivia (ages 21+)

    February 27, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Nightshade and Dark Pandemonium Brewing

    Join the Waukegan Public Library for trivia, every Thursday night at Nightshade & Darks Pandemonium Brewing Co.! This program is for adults ages 21+

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  21. Thursday Live Trivia at ZümBier

    February 27, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ ZümBier

    Every Thursday at 6:30pm ZümBier heats up your night with live trivia. Fun! Prizes! Pizza by the slice By Armory Pizzeria and Grill. Enjoy a no pressure evening and follow ZümBier on FB for one free answer every week!

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  22. Outback Presents Nate Bargatze: Good Problem to Have

    February 27, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Genesee Theatre

    Comic Nate Bargatze is selling out shows across the country, thanks to his Comedy Central and Netflix specials. Being funny doesn't hurt, either. With two hit comedy albums under his belt and a TV show in the works, you're going to want to catch this rising star before he really takes off. And for this hot comedian, that's a good problem to have.

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  23. Open Mic Night at Green Town

    February 27, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:45 PM @ Green Town Tavern

    Come on out and play every Thursday Night at Green Town! All forms of talent and creativity welcome! Acoustic guitar available for use. Sign up starts at 7:30.

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  24. Next Level Youth Leadership 3-Point Challenge

    February 28, 2020, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Waukegan High School Main Gym

    Join the Next Level Youth Leadership Community Sports Contest - Free Event. Keynote speakers, game time and prizes.

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  25. Paint & Sip event benefiting Heart of the City

    February 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Nightshade and Dark Pandemonium Brewing

    Heart of the City is partnering with Nightshade and Dark's Pandemonium Brewing Company and Oppidan Spirits to host another Paint & Sip community event. All proceeds will go toward Heart of the City's youth development programs. Last year's event sold out, so don't wait to purchase your tickets! Must be 21+ to participate. Let's forget all about the snow and the cold with this lovely summer painting of a beach and sunset. Ticket price includes appetizers, painting supplies and step-by-step instruction, Beer and cocktails available for purchase.

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  26. Chris Angelos LIVE

    February 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Win Win Restaurant & Bar

    Come and listen to the talented Chris Angelos while enjoying a good meal! Chris is a local favorite who covers all genres of music.

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  27. Boeing Boeing

    February 28, 2020, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Three Brothers Theatre Stage 221

    This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.

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  28. Friday Night Karaoke

    February 28, 2020, 9:00 PM - 11:45 PM @ 17 North

    Bust out of the workweek blues and let your vocal prowess rock the weekend! 17 North presents Friday night Karaoke for the great, good, brave, and peer-pressured. Bring your friends and enjoy!

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  29. Happy Time Breakfast

    February 29, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Green Town Tavern

    Tired of the same old Bloody Marys and cable news softly humming in the background as your corned beef hash steadily drips off the edge of your spoon? Oh yeah, there's a cure for that. You take it once a week on Saturday mornings at Green Town Tavern.

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  30. Flagger and Work Zone Training

    February 29, 2020, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Cristo Rey St. Martin

    HACIA is offering Free Flagger & Work Zone Certification Training! Flaggers are the people on construction sites who control traffic. They are the men and women along roads and highways who help traffic keep flowing through a construction zone, despite a shutdown of lanes. Upon completion of the course you will receive your ATSSA Certification. 25 slots open, first come first served. RSVP at iramirez@haciaworks.org.

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  31. Underground Railroad Quilt Symbols

    February 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Jack Benny Center for the Arts

    Learn the history behind secret symbols used during the Underground Railroad in this family program. You and your little ones will try to figure out what each symbol means, while also drawing your own. Underground Railroad stories connected to Waukegan will also be shared. Pre-registration is not required.

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  32. Seminar Series: Life Jacket and Safety Equipment

    February 29, 2020, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Larsen Marine

    10:30 - Life jacket - conventional versus inflatable presentation by Barry Bernstein of Great Lakes Sailing. 11:30 - Lunch. 12 - Safety equipment and USCGA inspections presentation by Curt Schumacher, USCGA.

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  33. Game Crashers! eSports Competition

    February 29, 2020, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Belvidere Recreation Center

    The Waukegan Park District is going head-to-head against the Park District of Oak Park in a pop-up competition! Our Park District will drive participants to Ignite Gaming Lounge and enjoy an evening of eSports fun! Pre-registration is required by Friday, February 21 for $51/$61 per person. Register for Program #20611202-4A at waukeganparks.org/valentines. For more information, contact Javi at (847) 360-4706 or jmartinez@waukeganparks.org

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  34. 1st Black Excellence Awards Gala

    February 29, 2020, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Dandelion Gallery

    The 1st Black Excellence Awards Gala is presented by LEAP Design & Print Co., whose clientele is primarily comprised of Black Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs. This is the first time awards will be honor African American individuals/organizations in Arts, Media, Outreach, Education, Business, Entrepreneurial, Politics and Food Service.

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  35. 36th Annual Salute to Gospel Music Concert

    February 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Genesee Theatre

    Bishop Hezekiah Walker is the multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning, newly inducted Gospel Music Hall of Famer and the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir who continues to uplift the masses from far and wide with inspirational songs that focus on maintaining faith and overcoming life’s daunting moments. The concert will also include the first "Reunion Choir" in CLC's 50-year history, led by three former Gospel Choir conductors. If you have sung in the choir within the last 50 years and would like to participate, contact Cotton-Wilson at (847) 543-2112. In addition to the concert, CLC’s Black Student Union, one of the college’s oldest clubs, will celebrate its 50 years by hosting a pre-show reception to honor the winners of an essay contest. More details on the contest will follow in the next few weeks. Special CLC 50th Anniversary Sale: Starting Dec. 10, buy 5 tickets for only $50 by Feb. 27 to enjoy a discount of more than 50 percent of regular price.

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  36. W2C Trivia Night

    February 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Christ Episcopal Church

    Join Waukegan to College (W2C) for their first-ever Pub Trivia Fundraiser, Risky Quizness! Spend your bonus day in 2020 with W2C. It’s not everyday you can have a blast with friends, engage in intellectual competition and support a group of EXCEPTIONAL students. Bring along up to 6 friends or fly solo and be paired with great teammates. This is a BYOBeverage event. Delicious snacks will be provided. Invite your friends and start brushing up on your trivia knowledge! Fabulous Prizes! Fabulous fun! If your team wins, you will be awarded an exclusive experience guaranteed to change your life. A W2C Taco CollectiveTM, Tacopalooza Taco Tour,TM! The authority in the Waukegan taco scene will host you and your friends on a culinary tour of the best taco spots in the city. And even better, you can decide how to experience this culinary taste sensation - you can be brought to the tacos - or the tacos can be brought to you! This experience will truly be, somethin' to taco 'bout.

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  37. Boeing Boeing

    February 29, 2020, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Three Brothers Theatre Stage 221

    This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.

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  38. Rockin' Aces at TR's

    February 29, 2020, 8:30 PM - 11:45 PM @ TR's Front Row on Greenwood

    Stop by TR’s to enjoy some Blues, and a little funk and soul music by Rockin' Aces. Bring your crew for some food, drinks, and a great time!

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