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  •  Theresa Zagnoli and her son, Joe, 10, mix spices for shrimp that will top their arugula salad.

    Cook of the Week: Banockburn mom incorporates Italian favorites into modern mealsJan 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    Living a block away from her Italian grandmother, Theresa Zagnoli remembers that whenever anyone came to visit the greeting was rarely, “how are you?” Rather visitors were more likely to hear, “What do you want to eat?” As the only grandchild in town, Theresa spent many hours with her grandmother in the kitchen, garden and cellar.

     
  • CLC announces dates for international film screenings Jan 29, 2014 12:00 AM
    Four international films will be presented for free on Fridays this spring by the College of Lake County Center for International Education. The films begin at 7 p.m. in Room A162 (Anderson lecture hall) on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.

     
  • Dr. Edward Marut of Fertility Centers of Illinois shares tips to help couples conceive in the New Year.

    10 Bad Habits to Break in 2014 to Boost FertilityJan 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dr. Edward Marut of Fertility Centers of Illinois shares tips to help couples conceive in the New Year.

     
  • Free Event Set in Observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness DayJan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    The public is invited to join the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center for the 14th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) on Friday, February 7.

     
  • Bartlett Festival of the Arts

    CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2014 Bartlett Festival of the ArtsJan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    This is a juried fine arts and fine crafts fair. All work must be original by the artist, who must be 18 or older. No molds, manufactured or kit art permitted. Commercial reproductions (editions of 300 or less) may be included in your exhibit if they do not exceed 50% of the total display and if they are clearly marked as reproductions. Final interpretation of commercial status will be made by jurors.

     
  • Health Department Offers Free Screenings and Other Activities in ObservanceJan 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    The public is invited to join the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center for the 14th annual observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) on Friday, February 7.

     
  • Career in teaching: Jan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County hosts an information session for anyone considering a career in teaching on Thursday, Feb. 20.

     
  • Causes of ADHD

    Did You Inherit ADHD from Your Kid?Jan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Support Group for Adults with ADHD.

     
  • This top-of-the-line kitchen is featured in the $1.6 million Chicago Dream House Raffle home to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families.

    Hope Institute for Children and Families raffles off $1.6 million dream houseJan 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Some lucky person with a $150 raffle ticket will win a magnificent $1.6 million Chicago dream home or $1.3 million in cash in the 3rd Annual Chicago Dream House Raffle to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families. Starting January 20, individuals can purchase $150 raffle tickets for a chance at the dream house, along with other prizes, including cars and vacations. Over 550 prizes will be awarded making the odds of winning a prize 1 in 90.

     
  • The Puterbaugh Sisters will appear at the Park West on Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the More Bang for Your Buck Valentine's Day Rockin' Variety Show.

    MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK VALENTINE’S DAY ROCKIN’ VARIETY SHOW COMES TO THE PARK WESTJan 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Chicago comedy groups the Puterbaugh Sisters, Think Tank and Platcow and Friends have joined forces to present More BANG for Your Buck, a Valentine’s Day rockin’ variety show Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Park West.

     
  • Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart students Elizabeth (left) and Laura Bartusiak of Lake Forest were among the volunteers who packed meals at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville recently.

    Woodlands Academy Students Help Feed Starving Children Jan 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Nearly 30 Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart students volunteered their time recently to help prepare food packets at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville.

     
  • Guests will swirl, sniff, and sip their way through 60 delightful wines at the 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting on February 22, 2014.

    Wine Country Comes To YouJan 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Spend an evening in Napa with Clearbrook at the 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting on Saturday, February 22, 2014.

     
  • Lulla Smith couture baby linens, popular with celebrities and royalty, are available at Belle + Beau in Park Ridge. The baby boutique is one of only two Chicago-area sources for Lulla Smith.

    Luxury Baby Linens Attract Shoppers to New Belle + Beau Baby Boutique, Park Ridge Jan 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Belle + Beau baby boutique in Park Ridge has added a high-end line of custom linens for bassinets, cradles, cribs, Moses baskets and nursery accessories.

     
  • ‘A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’ at College of Lake County Jan 22, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fans of Ella Fitzgerald and her amazing jazz vocal abilities will not want to miss the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra’s “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald,” presented at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County.

     
  •  College of Lake County will host a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at its flagship Grayslake campus at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31. She is shown here in 1992.

    Ella Fitzgerald tribute coming to College of Lake County Jan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of Lake County will present an Ella Fitzgerald tribute at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.

     
  • Suche Sweete Melodie features Lindey Adams, one of the Midwest's most sought-after vocalists; Alice Culin-Ellison, Baroque violinist; and a 17th continuo band including theorbo, lute, violone, Baroque guitar, lirone, and an original 1590 Italian virginal.

    17th Century Music Performance at the Byron Colby BarnJan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    A hundred years before Vivaldi and Telemann, European composers were creating the music that ushered in the Baroque and Classical periods. Such Sweete Melodie explores this intoxicating 17th century music at 4 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 9 at the Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake. Admission is $18 for adults, and is available at the door only (cash or check). Children under 16 are admitted free. The Byron Colby Barn is located at 1561 Jones Point Road in Grayslake, inside the Prairie Crossing conservation community. From I-94, exit Route 120 west, turn south at Route 45, then right at Jones Point Road. Ample free parking is located adjacent to the Barn. Information about all upcoming events at the Byron Colby Barn is at www.prairiecrossing.com/bcbarn.

     
  • CLC to offer firearm concealed carry license training Jan 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Concealed carry license training will be offered by Continuing Professional Development at the College of Lake County from Feb. 4-7. The CLC class runs from 6-10 p.m. at the Grayslake campus, with the final class held at a local shooting range. Future sessions will be held in March and April.

     
  • Estate and Tax Planning for 2014Jan 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    The United States tax code and regulations are absurdly complicated. In 1939, the entire tax law was contained in 504 pages. The current tax law is nearly 74,000 pages in length!

     
  •  William Strauss, senior economist and economic adviser for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, explains his 2014 outlook at Friday’s 7th annual Economic Forecast Lake County luncheon at the University Center at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

    Economy will continue to grow, though not significantly, expert says Jan 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The economy and job prospects are expected to improve the next two years, a group of Lake County business and community leaders learned Friday. William A. Strauss, an economist and economic advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, said manufacturing is expected to be strong.

     
  • Kim Nazarian and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra present “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” at CLC on Jan. 31.

    Jan. 31: Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra presents ‘A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’ at College of Lake CountyJan 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra presents “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald,” presented at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County.

     
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