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Vernon Hills Food Drive

Please help those in need by donating non-perishable food products, household and personal items to the Vernon/Libertyville Township Food Pantry


DROP OFF LOCATIONS  
Vernon Hills Village Hall
Vernon Hills Police Department
Vernon Hills Public Works


If your organization would like to have a food drive and need a way to transport the collection items to the Township, please call Lisa at 847-918-3562 and we will arrange a pick up. 


July 4th

2019 PARADE REGISTRATION

Register now for the Vernon Hills July 4th Parade.  

Volunteers are always need to assist on the 4th with the staging of the parade.  If you are interested or would like more information, contact LisaF@vhills.org or call 847-918-3562.


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HHCW

Bunny Rock 5K and Egg Hunt

April 13, 2019 and the Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills and the 5K race starts at 8:30 a.m.  Participants receive bunny ears, neon sunglasses and a dri-fit t-shirt.  The Egg Hunt is for ages 2-10 and begins at 9:45 a.m.  There will be 3000 candy filled eggs along the course, a live petting zoo with over 20 animals and opportunities to have your child's picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  Children will receive baskets for their eggs, bunny ears and sunglasses.

Awards: Specialized medals will be handed out to the top 3 male and female finishers in all age groups.  The overall top 3 male and female finishers will also receive a Bunny Rock mug.
Charity: Proceeds from the race will benefit Reach Rescue, Inc., a local no-kill animal shelter whose mission is fostering, rescuing and sheltering homeless animals.

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CLC News


 April 15: Tour CLC’s Baxter Innovation Lab, learn about engineering transfer programs
The College of Lake County will host an open house for its Baxter Innovation Lab from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 15 in Room T120 on the Grayslake Campus. The event, which is open to all age groups, precedes the information session for engineering transfer students from 7-8 p.m. in the same location. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/y3pep22a.
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April 22-26: CLC celebrates Earth Week with free presentations and events
From learning about air pollution in Lake County to bee conservation and environmental careers, learn what you can do at home to help make our world more sustainable during the College of Lake County’s Earth Week events April 22-26. The activities are free and open to the public. For details, visit
http://tinyurl.com/y6kq6n7p.

Township Skunk Program

The Old Man and the Moon
Performances: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 11 through April 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Vernon Hills High School Auditorium

Tickets are $5/$4


The Old Man has kept his post as the sole caretaker of the moon for as long as he can remember. When his wife, The Old Woman is drawn away by a mysterious melody sparking memories of their shared past, The Old Man must decide between duty (and routine) and love (and adventure). Luckily for audiences everywhere, he chooses the latter, and what follows is an imaginative sea-faring epic, encompassing apocalyptic storms, civil wars, leviathans of the deep, and cantankerous ghosts, as well as the fiercest obstacle of all: change. Join the cast as they perform this original book, music, and lyrics by PigPen Theatre Company.
 
One of the PigPen founding members is VHHS Alumni, Matt Nuernberger,VHHS Class of 2007. Matt was active in all areas of performing arts while he attended Vernon Hills High School, holding lead roles in numerous musical and theatrical productions including The Music Man, Amadeus, Noises Off, and Story Theatre. He appeared in two All-State Productions was named a VHHS Honored Alumni in 2014. After graduating from VHHS, he attended Carnegie Mellon University. While at Carnegie Mellon, he met and became friends with six classmates who would ultimately join him in founding the theatre troupe and band, PigPen Theatre Company.
 
Tickets are $5/$4 and go on sale on at http://www.seatyourself.biz/vhhscougars/
Stacey Kruczek is the Publicity Chairperson for Vernon Hills High School CAST - Cougar Arts Support Team.

Vernon Township Free Shredding Event

Vernon Township Highway Department will be hosting a shredding event on Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Vernon Administration Office, 3050 N. Main St., Buffalo Grove. Shredding will be from 12:00p.m.- 2:30p.m.

Shred your canceled or unused checks, old insurance policies, old bills, old medical records and invoices. PLEASE NO MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, MANILA FOLDERS, OR BINDERS!

This an on-site shredding event, however, if the truck fills up there will be locked containers on-site where you will be able to safely put your documents. Shredding services will be provided by Opportunity Secure Data Destruction.

Residents are limited to three medium sized boxes. If you have any questions please call Tracy at (847) 634-4600.

Back by Popular Demand

VERNON TOWNSHIP’S 11TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
WHEN: Saturday, June 8, 2019 (Rain or Shine)
TIME: 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. - (Set-up starts at 7:00 a.m.)
Vernon Township will be hosting the 11th Annual Community Garage Sale in the west parking lot of the Prairie View Train Station. The township will be selling spaces (16 ft x 17 ft) for $25.00. The proceeds from the sale of spaces benefit the Vernon Township Food Pantry Inc. Crafters are welcome to participate.
Applications are available at the Vernon Township Administration Building or online at www.vernontownship.com. Spaces are available on a first come first serve basis. Spaces may be reserved in person at the township office or, if mailing the application, spaces will be assigned by the township. Everyone is invited to participate, however space is limited so reserve your spaces early. Deadline for reserving a space is May 24th. You will need to bring your own supplies such as tables, chairs, clothes racks and shade screens. Clean up is the responsibility of the space holder at the end of the sale.
For further information please call Vernon Township at (847) 634-4600.
blood drive

The VH Lions will be hosting a blood drive at the Sullivan Center on Saturday April 13th from 9am-3pm


Garage Sale Central

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VHHS Orchesis Dance Company Presents... Awaken
Performances: Thursday and Friday, April 25th and 26th, at 7:00 p.m.
VHHS Auditorium
Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students
Tickets on Sale Now


Orchesis Dance Company's Awaken features twenty-seven student choreographed pieces,  as well as two original works by Orchesis alumni choreographers: Discover. Distinguish. Display. by Beth Winegardner of Inaside Chicago Dance and Hijacked by Samantha Phillips.  The concert also features an original piece choreographed and performed by the Dance III class.

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