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Shedd Aquarium offers free admission week for Illinois residents

One of Chicago’s top tourist attractions is offering a free week for Illinois residents. The Shedd Aquarium has free general admission through Friday (EDITOR’S NOTE … Read more ›

Mark Dvorak, who has been a member of the Lake County Folk Club since soon after it opened,  headlined the club's 20th anniversary party Oct. 30, 2011.  (Photos by Jim Robinson)

Volunteers keep the beat going at The Lake County Folk Music Club

A child of the 1960s, Jim Robinson remembers thinking  the Kingston Trio folk music records in his stepfather’s collection were “square.” “I grew up with … Read more ›

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Concert to Benefit DuPage Habitat for Humanity’s First Ever Women Build Initiative DuPage Habitat for Humanity, a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, will … Read more ›

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Jeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a … Read more ›

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Come explore the Northern Illinois Wine Trail

For Midwesterners, arriving in wine country means hopping a plane or driving for days. Or does it? In the last two decades, wineries have sprung … Read more ›

Chicago Journalist Lisa Barr debuts her award-winning novel FUGITIVE COLORS on Amazon.com.
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Award-Winning Novel FUGITIVE COLORS Debuts on Amazon.com Author Lisa Barr simultaneously launches “GIRLilla Warfare: A Mom’s Guide to Surviving the Suburban Jungle” www.girlillawarfare.com

Journalist Lisa Barr debuted her award-winning novel FUGITIVE COLORS on Amazon.com, and launched this week her website “GIRLilla Warfare: A Mom’s Guide to Surviving the … Read more ›

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Stamp Out Hunger Letter Carriers’ Food Drive The Naperville chapter of the National Association of Letter Carriers will participate in the 20th annual Stamp Out … Read more ›

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Buffalo Grove Hadassah meets Erma Bombeck

Buffalo Grove Afternoon Hadassah invites you to join them for a fun-filled afternoon on Monday, June 18 in the Hadassah North Shore Office, 3000 Dundee … Read more ›

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Flying 4 Kids: Kite Fly and Family Picnic Be a part of Flying 4 Kids, a statewide kite fly. Park districts all over Illinois will … Read more ›

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Harper College Astronomy Day Harper College will host an Astronomy show from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Harper College Building Z, 1200 … Read more ›