Museum Family Crafts: Civil War
Bess Dower Dunn Museum, 1899 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville
In this Lake County Forest Preserves program, families with children ages 12 and under can discover what life was like in America during the Civil War by making crafts and playing games. Adult supervision is required. To register, and for more information, call 847-968-3521 or visit www.lcfpd.org.
Cinema in the Sand
Rosewood Beach, 883 Sheridan Road, Highland Park
$5 (suggested donation)
Gather the family, bring a picnic dinner and settle into the sand to enjoy a screening of the 2017 drama film, “Wonder” (rated PG). All parking, beach usage and swimming restrictions apply. Alcohol is strictly prohibited. Donations will benefit the SMILE Grant-in-Aid program. For more information, call the Park District of Highland Park at 847-831-3810 or visit www.pdhp.org.
Concert on the Green
Community Garden Green, 17 E. School Court, Fox Lake
See acclaimed acoustic guitarist/songwriter Jim Green, named one of the “Best Independent Artists of the Midwest” by Billboard Magazine, perform in concert as part of the Fox Lake Summer Art Series. For more information, call 847-587-2151 or visit www.foxlake.org.
Splash & Glow Party
Oak Ridge Park Splash Pad, 600 Independence Blvd., Lindenhurst
$15 (residents), $20 (non-residents)
All ages are welcome to attend this after-hours party at the Splash Pad. The event includes a glow kit, food, music, games and more. Families must pre-register. To sign up, and for more information, call Lindenhurst Park District at 847-356-6011 or visit www.lindenhurstparks.org.
Parking Lot Jam
Sideouts Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake
$10 (in advance), $15 (at the door)
See headliners Mungion with special guests Chachuba and The Good Batch in this outdoor jam band show at Sideouts. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 847-526-7174 or visit www.sideouts.com.
Saturday Kids! Butterflies
Grayslake Heritage Center & History Museum, 164 Hawley St., Grayslake
In this Saturday Kids! program, attendees will learn about the transformation of caterpillars into butterflies, make butterfly art and explore the Monarch butterfly, the official state insect of Illinois. For more information, call 847-543-1745 or visit www.villageofgrayslake.com.
Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills
Learn to identify frogs by their croak, and then search for the different types of frogs that reside in the area surrounding the Crabtree Nature Center. For more information, call 847-381-6592 or visit www.fpdcc.com.
Star Wars Crafts
River East Public Library, 813 W. Route 120, Lakemoor
Fans of “Star Wars” (ages 10 and up) can work on a project related to the long-running series of iconic science fiction films in this session of a recurring program. Registration is required. To sign up, and for more information, call 815-385-6303 or visit www.rivereastlibrary.org.
Remembering the Romanovs
Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein
Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the lives of the Royal Russian Imperial Romanov family and the events leading to the tragic deaths of Tsar Nicholas II, his wife, Alexandra, and their children in 1918, as well as the disappearance of Princess Anastasia. To register, and for more information, call 847-566-8702 or visit www.fremontlibrary.org.
Summer Film Series: Movies, Music and Meals
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 Papa Marcos, followed by a screening of the Academy Award-winning musical, “Chicago” (rated PG-13) — or just enjoy the film. To purchase tickets, stop by or call the box office at 847-263-6300. For more information, visit www.geneseetheatre.com.
–Lake County Calendar of Events June 6 – June 14–