Updated: February 20, 2013 6:08AM
College of Lake County
Welcome week: Spring semester classes begin Jan. 22. Welcome Week events at the Grayslake and Southlake campuses will include Grayslake Welcome Week events Jan. 22-24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. A variety of fun events with the theme “winter picnic” will be offered outside the library. Stop by to enjoy free food and entertainment. Also, Welcome Week will be held Jan. 23-24 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. with snacks and a caricature artist at the Southlake Campus, 1120 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills. Details, (847) 543-2581.
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha
Celebration: “The Journey and The Dream” of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be celebrated Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Featured will be musical performances, words of inspiration and the presentation of awards to student and community leaders. Admission is free. Students Sandra Gomez and Devin Cook will host the evening’s festivities. They will be joined on stage by fellow students and entertainers Shar’mane Martin, Valencia Williamson and Andre Holland. A highlight of the program is the announcement of the 2013 Community Service Award recipient. Details, (262) 595-2731.