In case you did not make it to one of our 5 public meetings earlier this summer, your voice can still be heard by completing a brief online survey. Click here for English http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2XR5VQG. For Spanish click here https://es.surveymonkey.com/s/KHLMW3F .
The Waukegan History Museum has a new temporary exhibit titled "Waukegan: Then & Now." This photography exhibit analyzes 12 historic sites and shows the changes, if any that have occurred over the years. The exhibit will close September 30. Entrance to the Waukegan History Museum as well as the exhibit "Waukegan: Then & Now" is free and is also available in Spanish. Please call the Waukegan History Museum for more information, (847) 336-1859.
A free, guided walking tour titled "Discover Bowen Park" will be on Saturday, August 9 at 10am. This tour will be led by Cultural Arts Museum Supervisor, Ty Rohrer and will start outside of the Waukegan History Museum in Bowen Park and conclude with a tour of Lilac Cottage.
The first free guided walking tour conducted in Spanish, themed "History of Waukegan" with a focus on some of Waukegan’s wonderful historic downtown monuments and buildings. The tour will take place on Saturday, August 16 at 10am. This tour in Spanish will be led by the Waukegan Park District’s Arts and Culture Intern, Maritza Borjon. The tour starts at the Veterans Memorial Plaza which is at the corner of Washington Street and West Street and will last approximately 1.5 hours. Please call the Jack Benny Center for the Arts for more information, (847) 360-4740.
Hosted by the Waukegan Park District's Cultural Arts Division and local blues
band, THE ROCKIN' ACES. The event will take place on the third Wednesday of each month at the
Morrison Picnic Center, Bowen Park or if the weather doesn't cooperate, in Jack
Benny Center, Call (847) 360-4740 for updates. The music will start at 7pm. Join us on Wednesday, August 12. Click here for flyer.
The Cultural Arts van will bring an art project to neighborhood parks
throughout Waukegan. In the event of rain, this activity will be cancelled. Call
847-360-4740 for further information. Please click here for flyer.
Come to Bonnie Brook for buffet-style dining at the clubhouse on the last Sunday of each month. Reservations suggested, please call (847) 360-4734 for more information.
Belvidere Recreation Center: 847-360-4700
Field House Sports & Fitness Center 847-782-3300
Jack Benny Center for the Arts: 847-360-4740
Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County-Waukegan Office 847-360-4760