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5 things to do

Updated: May 29, 2013 6:58AM

1. Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with at the Live Green Festival April 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bowen Park, 1800 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan. Participate in fun nature-based and volunteer activities such as nature walks, storytelling, a reptile exhibit, gardening, park clean-up, recycling, camping demonstrations and more. Details, (847) 360-4700 or

2. Block Party

Multi-Chamber Extreme Block Party will be held April 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Libertyville Sports Complex, 1950 N. Highway 45. There will be vendors, entertainment, games, food, raffles and more. Details, (847) 223-6688 or

3. Arbor Day

Antioch will hold its Arbor Day Celebration April 27. This year’s project begin at 9 a.m. and runs through noon and will focus on Centennial Park, 601 Anita. The main objective is to revitalize the park’s entry beds, tree rings, and remove any trash located around the facility. The event will coincide with The Environmental Commission’s EcoFair from 10 to 2 p.m. at Antioch Elementary School, 817 Main St., where many green technologies and services will be present. Details, (847) 395-2160 or

4. Concert

Icarus The Owl has released a brand new track called “Jaguar Shark.” The band, along with DeathShark and The Manchurian Incident, will perform April 27 at 6 p.m. at the Oasis, 151 Hawley St., Grayslake. Admission is $5. For more information, call (847) 986-2799.

5. Comedy

PM&L Theatre presents “20th Century,” a free readers’ theater comedy play, April 28 at 2:30 p.m., 877 N. Main St., Antioch. This hilarious comedy is set in three train cars of the Twentieth Century Limited, traveling from Chicago to New York’s Grand Central Terminal. For more information, call (847) 395-3055 or visit

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