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February 2018
$15

Detecting and Responding to Elder Abuse Seminar

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The Lake County state’s attorney’s office is hosting a training seminar titled “Detecting and Responding to Elder Abuse” at the Genesee Theater. The speakers include elder abuse expert Paul Greenwood of California. The seminar is for health care providers, social workers, first responders, nursing home administrators, attorneys, and anyone concerned about society’s eldest members. To register, contact Dawn Patch at (847) 377-3214 or dpatch@lakecountyil.gov.

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Free

Kohl Children’s Museum Pop-Up Family Hours

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Urban Edge,
220 Clayton St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Bring the family to Urban Edge in downtown Waukegan for the Kohl Children’s Museum Pop-Up FREE, Family fun on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of February.  The Pop-up allows children to experience the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) stations and Chagall for Children art projects.

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$38 - 123

Frank Caliendo

February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Comedian, actor and impressionist Frank Caliendo has been making people laugh his entire career. The master impressionist imitates celebrities, politicians and sports figures with spot-on accuracy and sidesplitting humor. Whether it’s John Madden, Dr. Phil, Jon Gruden or Jay Leno, he captures every nuance of the people he impersonates. Some say he does a better Morgan Freeman than Morgan Freeman himself! Born in Chicago and raised in Waukesha, WI, he started performing stand-up comedy at local nightclubs before graduating from…

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$25

Hairball

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Hairball recreates your favorite ’80s arena rock songs for a night of spectacular hair metal bliss! It’s not a tribute show but a re-enactment of some of the greatest hair bands of that opulent decade, complete with make-up and costume changes, confetti and pyrotechnics, smoke machines and props galore. These guys are legit; over the past 17 years, they’ve been joined on stage by the likes of Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil and Dee Snider. And they’ve performed everywhere…

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$5 adults 19+, free 18 & younger

Waukegan Symphony Orchestra Young People’s Concert

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
WHS Trapp Auditorium,
2325 Brookside, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The Concert should be done by about 12noon. Immediately afterwards the audience is invited on stage to meet the musicians and their instruments. Waukegan Symphony Orchestra’s Young People’s Concert is a musical tour with some glimpses into the world of music-making. Tickets are available at the Jack Benny Center for the Arts, at the door, or online.

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Free

2nd Annual Uno Tournament

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GWDC/Lake County Tech Hub,
13 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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DRAW 4! It’s that time again come join Gamers Glorified at their second Uno Tournament. New house rules this time to keep it spicy from the last event. Will the reigning champ win it again? Free entry – other gaming will be going on and other gaming is welcome from consoles to DnD and Dice games. They have the space, so come play!

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Free

Kohl Children’s Museum Pop-Up Family Hours

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until February 25, 2018
Urban Edge,
220 Clayton St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Bring the family to Urban Edge in downtown Waukegan for the Kohl Children’s Museum Pop-Up FREE, Family fun on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of February.  The Pop-up allows children to experience the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) stations and Chagall for Children art projects.

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$26 - 33

College of Lake County’s 34th Salute to Gospel Music

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Enjoy an uplifting evening as the College of Lake County presents its 34th Annual Salute to Gospel Music, starring Grammy® Award nominee and International Gospel Hall of Fame inductee Pastor John P. Kee and the New Life Community Choir. Special guests include Walt Whitman’s Soul Children of Chicago, First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church Choir and the CLC Gospel Choir.

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Free

Kohl Children’s Museum Pop-Up Family Hours

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until February 25, 2018
Urban Edge,
220 Clayton St., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Bring the family to Urban Edge in downtown Waukegan for the Kohl Children’s Museum Pop-Up FREE, Family fun on Saturdays and Sundays through the end of February.  The Pop-up allows children to experience the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) stations and Chagall for Children art projects.

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Free

Black History Month – Breaking Bread

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Waukegan Public Library,
128 North County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join us for a community meal, where we’ll discuss current culture, student engagement, and success strategies for future generations over family-style food catered by Chef Williams of Wauk-In.

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Free

Jazz Wave

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Three Brothers Theatre,
115 N Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Discover (or re-discover) the best kept music secret in Lake County: JAZZ WAVE! They are 17 great jazz musicians playing big band jazz for two hours. Casual atmosphere, serious musicians. Watch out, these guys blow the roof off the joint!

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$25 members before Feb 23rd/$30 non-members and members after 23rd

Wake Up with Waukegan

February 27 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Bonnie Brook Clubhouse,
2800 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Network with business leaders from one of the best views in town. The Chamber’s Wake Up with Waukegan breakfast series showcase important topics to the local Waukegan community.  This month, the Chamber welcomes Waukegan Fire Department Chief George Bridges and Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor as keynote speakers. Doors open at 7 AM for registration. Program begins at 7:30 AM. Members registered before 2/23/18 receive a $5 Discount!

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Free

Black History Trivia

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus,
111 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Students from College of Lake County’s Black Student Union will present Black History Trivia at CLC’s Lakeshore Campus building at 33 N. Genesee Street. Light refreshments will be served.

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March 2018
Free

Black History Month – Open Mic

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library,
128 North County Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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High school leaders serving on the Library’s Young Adult Leadership Council will share their talents in a poetry/freestyle jam session inspired by the themes explored during our Black History Month programming.

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$35

ART Workshop: Make an Accordion Book

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dandelion Gallery,
109 South Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Join watercolor and collage artist Lezlie Lenz for an interactive evening of paper-folding and cutting to create your own personalized 26-page accordion book that you can start to embellish now and then work on all year long. All supplies are included. Open to all artists of all levels.Paste, draw, cut, color, collage, paint, and design the night away as you create an individual and personal keepsake for your creative endeavors. To RSVP, click on “Going” in the Event notice.

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$20 adults/$15 seniors and students

Harvey by Mary Chase

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until March 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage,
221 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Three Brothers invites you into the world of Elwood P. Dowd, a perfectly kind gentleman, and his best friend Harvey … a giant invisible rabbit. All’s well until Elwood starts introducing Harvey to everyone around town, which rankles his sister, Veta Louise, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae who is trying to find a suitor. Running March 2nd – 24th, Three Brothers proudly brings this classic piece of theatre to downtown Waukegan. Famously adapted for film starring Jimmy Stewart, Harvey was…

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Free

Landlord Training Program

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waukegan Police Department,
101 West Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The Waukegan Police Department is hosting a FREE Landlord Training Program for Landlords who own property within the City of Waukegan. The program provides a practical guide for landlords to keep illegal activities out of your rental property. Topics include: Applicant screening Eviction process Section 8 rules Court process   Neighborhood Watch For further detail and to register contact Sgt. Neal at 847-596-5472.

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$40

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Class – About Boat Safety

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Operations Center Flotilla 41-5 Classroom,
9 N. Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The US Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed volunteer component of the US Coast Guard. Their mission is to promote and improve Recreational Boating Safety, to provide trained crews and facilities to augment the Coast Guard and to enhance safety and security of our ports, waterways, and coastal regions, To support Coast Guard operational, administrative, and logistical requirements. The Waukegan Coast Guard Auxiliary was started fifty years ago and are always looking for new volunteers.

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$40

Wine and Warhol PlayShop

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Artpie Studio – Gallery – School of Art,
608 North Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Get a seat at the next Wine & Warhol at Artpie! It’s a fun way to support kids’ creative workshops AND you create your very own Warhol artwork! Well, probably, minus the million dollar value! Absolutely no painting experience required. Fun for all. Invite your friends and support art for the next generation!

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$20 adults/$15 seniors and students

Harvey by Mary Chase

March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until March 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage,
221 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Three Brothers invites you into the world of Elwood P. Dowd, a perfectly kind gentleman, and his best friend Harvey … a giant invisible rabbit. All’s well until Elwood starts introducing Harvey to everyone around town, which rankles his sister, Veta Louise, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae who is trying to find a suitor. Running March 2nd – 24th, Three Brothers proudly brings this classic piece of theatre to downtown Waukegan. Famously adapted for film starring Jimmy Stewart, Harvey was…

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Bridal EXPO at Dandelion Gallery

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dandelion Gallery,
109 South Genesee, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Dandelion Gallery is having a Bridal Expo! They will host a variety of vendors to help couples plan their special day. They will also show how the gallery is the perfect venue for a beautiful wedding and reception that is affordable, unique, romantic, and memorable. Runway show, too!Tell all your bride-to-be friends!

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Waukegan Township Scholarship & HBCU Tour Fundraiser

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Genesee Theatre,
203 North Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The Artis Yancey HBCU Scholarship and Tour Fundraiser invites you to an elegant evening of investing in our youth. Live Entertainment, Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails. To travel across country to visit Historically Black Colleges and Universities for seven days/six nights costs approximately $2,000 per student. This cost consists of six nights of lodging, travel, five attractions, seven uniform shirts, one backpack, one jacket, and three meals per day.

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Free

Waukegan to College Information Session

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Christ Episcopal Church,
410 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Waukegan to College is accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year.  If you are a hard-working student who will be in the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th or 10th grade for the 2018-2019 academic year then you should apply to Waukegan to College (W2C) this year! Attend our information session to learn more about the program.

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$20 adults/$15 seniors and students

Harvey by Mary Chase

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday and Saturday until March 24, 2018
Three Brothers Theatre Upstage,
221 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Three Brothers invites you into the world of Elwood P. Dowd, a perfectly kind gentleman, and his best friend Harvey … a giant invisible rabbit. All’s well until Elwood starts introducing Harvey to everyone around town, which rankles his sister, Veta Louise, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae who is trying to find a suitor. Running March 2nd – 24th, Three Brothers proudly brings this classic piece of theatre to downtown Waukegan. Famously adapted for film starring Jimmy Stewart, Harvey was…

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$65

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Class – Sailing Skills and Seamanship

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until March 17, 2018
Larsen Marine,
625 E. Seahorse Dr, Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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The US Coast Guard Auxiliary is the uniformed volunteer component of the US Coast Guard. Their mission is to promote and improve Recreational Boating Safety, to provide trained crews and facilities to augment the Coast Guard and to enhance safety and security of our ports, waterways, and coastal regions, To support Coast Guard operational, administrative, and logistical requirements. The Waukegan Coast Guard Auxiliary was started fifty years ago and are always looking for new volunteers. This course is two consecutive…

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