• Lake County Events

    Lake County Events

    August 24  Sixth Annual Garlic Fest  4-9 p.m.  Everts Park, 130 Highwood Ave., Highwood  Free  Sample a variety of garlic creations, ranging from out-of-the-ordinary garlic ice…

  • Woodford County Events

    Woodford County Events

    AUG.  24-29   Never Forget Mobile Exhibit Open daily noon – 7 p.m. Par-a-Dice Hotel Parking Lot, 21 Blackjack Blvd., East Peoria Free The 911 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit…

  • Peoria County Events

    Peoria County Events

    AUG. 24-29   Never Forget Mobile Exhibit Open daily noon – 7 p.m. Par-a-Dice Hotel Parking Lot, 21 Blackjack Blvd., East Peoria Free The 911 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit offers…

  • Metro East Events

    Metro East Events

    AUG. 26   Afterwords Book Club Friday, 7-9 p.m. Afterwords Books, 454 E. Vandalia St., Edwardsville Free Get together with other book lovers to discuss the best in contemporary…

  • McHenry County Events

      August 25  Summer Concerts  7:30-9 p.m.  Riverfront Park, 201 N. Harrison St., Algonquin  Free  See Rebel Souls, an area band that covers classic rock to current favorites,…

  • Kendall County Events

    Kendall County Events

    Aug. 24 Learn About Motion in Physics 4:30-6 p.m. Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora $30(R) / $45(N) In this very “energetic” class, you will learn about basic…

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