Summer Film Series: Movies, Music & Meals
6 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (movie)
Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan
$6 (movie only), $15 (meal and movie, in advance), $20 (meal and movie, day of show)
Enjoy a meal catered by local restaurant La Casa de Samuel, followed by a screening of the 1997 biographical musical drama, “Selena” — or just come for the show. To purchase tickets, stop by or call the box office at 847-263-6300. For more information, visit www.geneseetheatre.com.
Coming Back from a Career Break
Lake Bluff Public Library, 123 E. Scranton Ave., Lake Bluff
In this program, featuring presenter Mary Beth Barrett-Newman (founder of 2nd Career Consulting and a career adviser at Career Resource Center), adults seeking to rejoin the professional workforce after a career break of 5, 10 or 15 years can learn the do’s and don’ts of a planning a successful search, including the significance of using technology and social media, networking and other vital tools. Registration is recommended. To sign up, and for more information, call 847-234-2540 or visit www.lakeblufflibrary.org.
Lunch in the Park
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cook Memorial Park, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville
Choose lunch from among eight local food vendors and enjoy a live performance in the park by rock/blues/pop band The Mojo Daddies. Stop by the MainStreet tent to enter a raffle for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate. Families can visit the Children’s Entertainment Tent for various kids’ activities. For more information, call 847-680-0336 or visit www.mainstreetlibertyville.org.
Family Fun Night
Fox River Grove Memorial Library, 407 Lincoln Ave., Fox River Grove
In this Family Fun Night program, young and old alike will be entertained by tight rope walkers, trapeze artists, jugglers, acrobats, a roller-skating baby dragon and more as Dave Herzog’s Marionettes presents, “Dragon Days and Knight Time,” a show celebrating Merry Olde England. Registration is required. To sign up, and for more information, call 847-639-2274 or visit www.frgml.org.
Broken Oar Marina Bar & Grill, 614 Rawson Bridge Road, Port Barrington
See Chicago-based country cover band Gone Country in this session of the ongoing Endless Summer Outdoor Concert Series. For more information, call 847-639-9468 or visit www.brokenoar.com.
Movie By The Lake
Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd., Fox Lake
Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a screening of the 2017 action-adventure film, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (rated PG-13) — or watch from your boat. Hot dogs, popcorn and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. No coolers will be allowed on-site. For more information, call 224-225-1405 or visit www.foxlake.org.
Sideouts Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake
See local reggae band Vibration Foundation perform in concert at this popular area bar and live music venue. For more information, call 847-526-7174 or visit www.sideouts.com.
Art in Nature: Beyond the Basic Coloring Book
Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills
In this Art in Nature program, artist Lori Boxer will share tips and techniques on how to get more out of coloring projects. The program is intended for ages 16 and up. Registration is required. To sign up, and for more information, call 847-381-6592 or visit www.fpdcc.com.
Sunday Concerts in the Park
Kracklauer Park Gazebo, 100 N. Seymour Ave., Mundelein
Head to the park to enjoy a performance by modern and classic rock cover band The Millennials in this edition of the Mundelein Park District’s 2018 Sunday Concerts in the Park series. For more information, call 847-388-5460 or visit www.mundeleinparks.org.
River East Public Library, 813 W. Route 120, Lakemoor
In this session of a recurring program, tweens (ages 10-12) will work on a T-shirt art project. Register at the front desk. For more information, call 815-385-6303 or visit www.rivereastlibrary.org.
–Lake County Calendar of Events July 11 – July 18–