Things To Do
Catch rising theater talent at Play On, a Chicago-based playwriting festival, July 29 – 31, at Oakton Community College’s Studio One.
In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
Stevenson senior Sophia Way is not on any list of Illinois’s highest-ranked girls basketball players.
July 24 4:44 p.m. |
Going green, using less paper, only printing copies when you have to… everyone is on board with protecting our environment, right? Well, have you looked at your last cash register receipt? Chances are you can’t miss it.
Arts & Entertainment
July 24 2:30 p.m. |
The three ladies of Harpeth Rising will be back in the Fountain Square on Sunday, playing their Appalachian, bluegrass and folk music during the Long Grove Arts & Music Council’s Summer Concert Series.
From the Community
July 24 12:28 p.m. |
Hi, my name is Alana. I attend school in the Hawthorn District. I am doing a community service project collecting new school supplies and gently used backpacks with working zippers. All of the supplies will go to Lake County area schools.
In an era day when Congressional gridlock makes passage of legislation difficult, Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) saw a unanimous vote on the second bill he has authored since he took office in 2013.
July 23 5:03 p.m. |
The athletics group, comprised of 14 Lake County high schools, is currently split into two seven-team divisions — Lake and Prairie.
July 22 11:21 a.m. |
A year from now, two local schools’ track teams might be running on something they have never had before: tracks.
July 22 9:33 a.m. |
In my early days as a journalist, Theodore H. White was required reading. If you don’t recall Teddy White, think of him as the father of modern political reporting.
July 22 8:41 a.m. |