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  • Free fun at Everglades National Park on Martin Luther King Day

    Free fun at Everglades National Park on Martin Luther King Day
    If you're looking for fun things to do on Monday, Jan. 19, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park as the U.S. National Parks service waives fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day. There are lots of fun, free, things to do in the 1.5-million-...
  • New Trier renovations might mean longer summer breaks, fewer holidays

    New Trier renovations might mean longer summer breaks, fewer holidays
    New Trier High School students will likely be enjoying longer summer vacations for the next few years, with officials proposing a revised calendar they say is needed to ensure that the $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus is finished by the...
  • New Trier calendar keeps school in session on some holidays

    New Trier calendar keeps school in session on some holidays
    Determined to ensure that the $100 million renovation of New Trier High School's Winnetka campus is completed on time and within budget, officials voted to approve a calendar for the next three school years that includes holding classes on holidays...
  • MLK Day Celebration Scheduled

    MLK Day Celebration Scheduled
    The Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor its annual community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Windsor Town Hall's council chambers, 275 Broad St. The Rev. William Campbell, newly appointed pastor of...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week
    Looking for free stuff to do this week? Here are a few things to entertain you.   Freebie Spotlight: Students can get free tickets to see "Selma."  Get the details here: thesent.nl/1sE2d5D   Woof!   Tomorrow morning, Jan. 17,  the first 20...
  • Deerfield plans events for Martin Luther King day of service

    Ideas to develop a day of community service around the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in Deerfield have been percolating for more than a year and are coming to fruition. Both the village and Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE) will be...
  • With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help

    With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help
    Last year, the Enroll Lake County program headed up an all-out informational blitz to help uninsured Lake County residents become insured through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. While almost 13,000 residents were enrolled in Lake County last...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Jan. 19. Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash Regular...
  • Aurora King Day celebration to feature 'Hero of the Year'

    Educational leader and Northwestern University professor Tim King will headline Aurora’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Waubonsie Valley High School, 2950 Ogden Ave. Named by People Magazine as “Hero of the Year&...
  • Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message

    Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message
    I have a dream ... Of a better night's sleep. One of my friends heard that line last week in a radio promo for a Martin Luther King Day mattress sale. Dream. Mattress. Get it? This friend — a Chicagoan who recently moved to California,...
  • No better day, no better time

    No better day, no better time
    The recent spate of shooting deaths in Miami's Liberty City are deeply disturbing and, unfortunately, almost seen as part of the norm of urban America. Turning the tide against crime, poverty and a growing sense of hopelessness is never easy. If ever...