Articles filed under Waukegan Park District

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  • Learn about bats Oct. 31 in Waukegan Oct 22, 2014 1:12 PM
    Learn about bats at a free family event on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6-7:30pm at the Waukegan Park District Belvidere Recreation Center.

  • Waukegan teachers strike over pay, other issues, idling 17,000 students Oct 2, 2014 4:26 PM
    A teachers strike that began Thursday in Waukegan is expected to continue into next week, a union representative said. Teachers picketed outside the Waukegan Unit District 60 schools on the first day of the walkout over pay and other issues. The strike leaves an estimated 17,000 students locked out of school.

  • Waukegan movie walking tour: Aug 13, 2014 8:08 PM
    The Waukegan History Museum of the Waukegan Park District and the Waukegan Historical Society have a free guided walking tour titled “Waukegan and the Movies” on Friday, Aug. 15 at 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m.

  • Waukegan Park District to host soccer tournament Jul 16, 2014 6:11 PM
    The Waukegan Park District hosts the inaugural Mayor’s Cup Men’s Soccer Tournament on Sunday, July 20, at the Waukegan SportsPark, 3391 West Beach Road.

  • Waukegan celebrates Christmas in July Jul 15, 2014 5:57 PM
    The Waukegan Park District, the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance of Chicago, and the Puerto Rican Society of Waukegan will celebrate Christmas in July on Saturday, July 19, 1 to 8 p.m. at Bowen Park.

  • Waukegan History Museum opens photo exhibit Jul 1, 2014 5:41 PM
    The Waukegan History Museum, of the Waukegan Park District and the Waukegan Historical Society, has a new temporary exhibit titled “Waukegan: Then & Now.”

  • Waukegan fishing derby: Jun 5, 2014 5:40 PM
    The Waukegan Park District’s annual fishing derby will be held Saturday, June 7, at the pond in Bevier Park, 2255 Yorkhouse Road.

  • Motley named parade grand marshal Jun 1, 2014 4:18 PM
    The Waukegan Park District announced it has selected Waukegan Mayor Wayne Motley as the grand marshal for the American Independence Parade.

  • Warrant issued for man accused of hiding camera Apr 18, 2014 5:03 PM
    A child pornography arrest warrant has been issued in Illinois for a Waukegan man now jailed in Wisconsin on accusations that he hid a video camera in a female locker room.

  • Waukegan Park District hosts Young People’s Concert Feb 17, 2014 8:38 AM
    The Waukegan Park District – Cultural Arts Division invites children of all ages to the annual Young People’s Concert on Saturday, Feb. 22.

  • Participants needed for Waukegan’s ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ on New Year’s Day Dec 30, 2013 12:58 PM
    Start the New Year off by supporting individuals with a disability by registering for the Polar Bear Plunge into Lake Michigan on New Year’s morning.

  • Run a race, win a turkey in Waukegan Nov 17, 2013 1:18 AM
    The Waukegan Park District hosted its annual Turkey Trot on Saturday at Belvidere Park. The registration fee was two cans of nonperishable food items, with all the food collected to be donated to a local food bank.

  • Waukegan Park District hosts its annual holiday pet food drive Nov 15, 2013 8:29 PM
    The Waukegan Park District is hosting the third annual Food for Paws Holiday Pet Food Drive now through Dec. 13.

  • Democrat Kilkelly running for Lake County clerk Nov 4, 2013 12:54 PM
    Democrat Janet Kilkelly, president of the Waukegan Park District board, has announced she’ll run for Lake County clerk in 2014. Kilkelly is the first candidate to step forward for the Democratic Party primary, which is in March. Carla N. Wyckoff is seeking the Republican Party nomination.

  • Waukegan Park District wins national award Oct 19, 2013 12:02 AM
    The National Recreation and Park Association awarded the Waukegan Park District its highest honor, the 2013 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, at its Annual Congress and Exposition in Houston, Texas.

  • Waukegan Park District to host fishing derby Jun 5, 2013 7:15 PM
    The Waukegan Park District’s annual fishing derby is Saturday, June 8, at Bevier Park.

  • Waukegan Arbor Day event: Apr 11, 2013 6:05 PM
    The Waukegan Park District will observe Arbor Day on Friday, April 26, by planting several new willow trees in Bevier Park to replace those damaged by a series of storms in July 2011. The ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. in Bevier Park, 2255 Yorkhouse Road in Waukegan.

  • Waukegan park permits: Feb 27, 2013 4:21 PM
    The Waukegan Park District is offering park use permits to accommodate groups for outdoor get-togethers at park district facilities.

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