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Weekend picks: Erin Jackson conquers comedy at Zanies

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Comedian Erin Jackson brings the laughs to Zanies at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.

Belgian artist Charles Szymkowicz's "Abraham Lincoln" is part of his exhibit "Faces Behind the Truth: The Mirrors of Charles Szymkowicz" at Oakton Community College's Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines.

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Bird walks are part of the fun at the International Migratory Bird Day Celebration at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn.

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The Palatine Park District hosts its annual catch-and-release Fishing Derby for all ages from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11.

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Hubbard Street 2 dancers Emilie Leriche, Andrew Wright and Alicia Delgadillo perform in Penny Saunders' "Bonobo." The troupe performs Saturday at Fermilab in Batavia.

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Comedian Lewis Black is set to perform at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan on Saturday, May 11.

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Mothers and grandmothers can hop on a trolley for a free Mother's Day trolley ride at the Fox River Trolley Museum in South Elgin.

See a screech owl and other birds as part of a Mother's Day with Birds of Prey event this Sunday at the Stillman Nature Center in South Barrington.

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Comedian Erin Jackson takes on matters of love, friendship and modern technology in her standup routine at Zanies at Pheasant Run in St. Charles. Take the family to the annual catch-and-release Fishing Derby at the Plum Grove Reservoir in Palatine Saturday. Classic pop fans are in luck: The Buckinghams and the Grass Roots perform on a double-bill Saturday at the Arcada in St. Charles.
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    • Comedian Erin Jackson brings the laughs to Zanies at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.
    • Belgian artist Charles Szymkowicz’s “Abraham Lincoln” is part of his exhibit “Faces Behind the Truth: The Mirrors of Charles Szymkowicz” at Oakton Community College’s Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines.
    •  Bird walks are part of the fun at the International Migratory Bird Day Celebration at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn.
    •  The Palatine Park District hosts its annual catch-and-release Fishing Derby for all ages from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11.
    •  Hubbard Street 2 dancers Emilie Leriche, Andrew Wright and Alicia Delgadillo perform in Penny Saunders’ “Bonobo.” The troupe performs Saturday at Fermilab in Batavia.
    • Comedian Lewis Black is set to perform at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan on Saturday, May 11.
    • Mothers and grandmothers can hop on a trolley for a free Mother's Day trolley ride at the Fox River Trolley Museum in South Elgin.
    •  See a screech owl and other birds as part of a Mother’s Day with Birds of Prey event this Sunday at the Stillman Nature Center in South Barrington.
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