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posted: 7/14/2010 12:01 AM

Out & About: Worth checking out in Lake County

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Film Acting Workshops: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, Improv Playhouse, 735 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville. A casting coach will hold a film acting intensive for adults. Optional Combined Age Group training will take place from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 15, and an agent invited showcase and Q&A session will be 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 16. For information and prices, call Improv Playhouse, at (847) 968-4529 or visit

Frank Lloyd Wright - Genius and Egoist: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. A slide presentation highlighting the three major eras of the great American architect and his life. Bring a lunch; beverage and dessert will be provided. Register at (847) 356-7711 or

Wednesday Night Blockbuster: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein. "Invictus," starring Morgan Freeman, will be shown on the big screen. The film runs 133 minutes and is rated "PG-13." Registration is not required. Call (847) 918-3225 or visit

Meditation with Om Johari: 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays, July 14 and 21, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Learn relaxation techniques and breathing tips. No registration required. Call (847) 459-4100 or visit

Grilling Ribs: 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 S. Schoenbeck Road, Wheeling. Stoney River Legendary Steaks executive chef Mark Luebker will grill ribs. A tasting will follow the demonstration. Registration required; call (847) 459-4100 or visit