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Island Lake Concert in the Park – 7pm, June 29th – Brass from the Past

Concerts in the Park – Summer 2012 Series – 7pmJune 29th – Brass from the Past Come join us Friday, June 29th for our kickoff … Read more ›


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 ›

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Fashion Show Featuring Nationally-known and Emerging Designers

Couture 360 is once again giving back in style! This summer’s gala event—LaTeaDa, Fashion & Trunk Show—will be held at Wynstone Golf Club in North … 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 ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

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 ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

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 ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

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 ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

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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2nd Annual Converse Park Spring Craft Faire in Island Lake

The Island Lake Parks and Recreation Department is holding its 2nd Annual Converse Park Spring Craft Faire, Saturday, May 5, 2012 10AM to 3PM at … Read more ›