Updated: February 13, 2013 1:40AM
Reconciliation: St. Raphael The Archangel Catholic Church invites members of the community to an Advent Reconciliation with Confessions Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. at the church, Route 173, one-half mile east of Route 45. For more information, call (847) 395-3474 or visit www.straphaelcatholic.org.
Celebration: Brass From The Past will hold its Holiday Celebration Dec. 21 at 8:30 p.m. at The Alley in Highwood, 210 Green Bay Road. Enjoy some great tunes of the ’60s and ’70s, such as O’Jays, Johnny Taylor, Sly and the Family Stone, Jackie Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Al Jarreau and more. Cost is $8. Details, (847) 433-0304 or visit www.brassfromthepast.com/page3.php.
Fund-raiser: The Mundelein Police Academy Alumni Association held its annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction fund-raiser recently at the Mundelein Police Department. Over 250 people attended and the Association raised approximately $2,242. The Alumni Association assists the Police Department with many events throughout the year and has donated equipment such as portable breath testers for the department’s use and money for the Shop with a Cop event.
Christmas celebration: A Christmas celebration will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Lake County Jail, 20 S. County St., Waukegan, on Saturday, Dec. 22. Organized by Mary’s Mission in conjunction with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, the event will include a Toys for Tots distribution by Santa and Mrs. Claus. For more information, contact Mary’s Mission at (847) 623-2136.