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Sunday picks: Art in the park in Bartlett

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  • The work of Bala Thiagarajan is featured in the 12th Annual Arts Festival in Bartlett.

      The work of Bala Thiagarajan is featured in the 12th Annual Arts Festival in Bartlett.

  • The glasswork of artist Retta Henstschel is featured in the 12th Annual Arts Festival in Bartlett.

      The glasswork of artist Retta Henstschel is featured in the 12th Annual Arts Festival in Bartlett.

  • Comedian Orny Adams of "Teen Wolf" will make an appearance at the Days of the Wolf Fan Convention in Rosemont.

      Comedian Orny Adams of "Teen Wolf" will make an appearance at the Days of the Wolf Fan Convention in Rosemont.
    Courtesy of Dan Dion

  • See a screening of the 1981 action film "Superman II," starringn Christopher Reeve, pictured, at  the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. Admission is $1 per person.

      See a screening of the 1981 action film "Superman II," starringn Christopher Reeve, pictured, at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. Admission is $1 per person.
    AP file photo

 
 

Art in the park: More than 50 juried artists display and sell their work for the 12th Annual Arts Festival this weekend at Bartlett Park, Oak and North Avenues, Bartlett. No admission charge. (630) 372-4152 or artsinbartlett.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 29

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Pioneer Day: St. John United Church of Christ, at 1475 W. Algonquin Road, Palatine, invites the public to help celebrate the church's founding 168 years ago with its Pioneer Day. The day begins with an authentic 1846 church service at 9:30 a.m. Other highlights include demonstrations on candle making, weaving, blacksmithing, soap making and more. Kids hayrides, music, bake sale, raffles are also featured. Free; but a $2 per car parking donation is appreciated. Visit stjohnpalatine.org. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29

Wolf pack: Stars from MTV's popular series "Teen Wolf" -- including Tyler Hoechlin and Orny Adams -- will make appearances at The Days of the Wolf Fan Convention this weekend at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, 9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont. $20 on Saturday; $30 on Sunday. (847) 696-1234 or (919) 409-0960 or creationent.com. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 29

Lake Count-I-Con: See comics, tabletop gaming items, art, retro toys and more at the Lake Count-I-Con pop-culture expo at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, 2007 Civic Center Way, Round Lake Beach. The expo features 8,000 square feet of activities, including workshops, a costume contest, gaming tournaments, comic book artist appearances and more. Admission is $5. Active duty military and children under age 12 are free. Visit counticon.com. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 29

Independence Day of long ago: Kline Creek Farm takes guests back in time to celebrate Independence Day in the late 1800s at Celebrating the Fourth, 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago. Experience 1890s games, music and speeches, including the reading of the Declaration of Independence. Free. Visit dupageforest.com. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. p.m. Sunday, June 29

Suburban blues: The Long Grove Arts & Music Council Summer Concert Series launches today with famed and longtime Chicago bluesmen Corky Siegel & Howard Levy at Fountain Square, Old McHenry and Robert Parker Coffin Roads. No admission charge. (847) 634-0888 or lgamc.org. 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29

Throwback tunes-day: The band Lance Lipinsky and The Lovers specializes in pop hits of the 1950s and '60s. See them today as part of the National Piano Conference at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. $41-$47. (815) 356-9212 or rauecenter.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, June 29

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