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Events: Gift of Adoption Fund Illinois Cruise for a Cause

When: Saturday September 14, 2013. Boarding 6:30 pm, Cruising 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Where: Mystic Blue Cruise Ship, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago

You are invited to join the Gift of Adoption Fund Illinois aboard the Mystic Blue Cruise Ship. Dining, dancing, and drinking with friends will raise money towards the adoption of Yoseph and Lydia, two Ethiopian orphan siblings. Included are appetizers, dinner and dessert; DJ and dancing; wine, beer and soda. Cash bar will be available for those 21 and over.

Single ticket $135.00, couples ticket $250.00. The fair market value of goods and services received per ticket is $75. RSVP online or contact Gift of Adoption Fund Illinois Chapter Junior Board, Gift of Adoption Fund, at 847-205-2784 or by email.

Events: Annual Des Plaines River Clean Up Day in Cook and Lake Counties

When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:30 am

Where: Allison Woods, Ryerson Woods, Des Plaines River (meeting locations below)

What: Illinois Water TrailKeepers is holding the 3rd Annual Clean Up of Des Plaines River to clear waterways and clean up trash found in and along the shoreline. Breakfast, snacks and all supplies are provided.

Locations are Allison Woods, Forest Preserve District of Cook County, west side of Milwaukee Ave., between Lake Ave. and Palatine Rd., Northbrook; On-water clean-up for Paddling Club members and other highly experienced paddlers; and Ryerson Woods to Cahokia Woods, Forest Preserve District of Lake County, meet at Riverwoods Village Hall, 300 Portwine Rd.

Participants are requested to register in advance. Contact Tom Eckels by email or at 224-643-7692. More details on each location here.

Events: Have a Yuengling with Yingling!

When: Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: Cacao Sweets and Treats, 122 Center St., Grayslake

What: Join State Representative Sam Yingling and friends to help kick off Sam’s reelection campaign at the Second Annual Have a Yuengling with Yingling! Tickets are $25, include 2 beers and food.

RSVP on Facebook, send an email, or contact 847-525-1404.

Events: Waukegan Township 2013 Walk for Seniors

When: Saturday, September 14, 2013. Registration 9:00 am, Walk Begins 10:00 am

Where: Starting point is corner of 13th and Sheridan, North Chicago

What: The 14th Annual Waukegan Township Walk for Seniors invites you to walk, bike or run. Participants raising $25 or more in pledges will receive a commemmorative Walk for Seniors T-Shirt. At the close of the race, the victory celebration will be in Victory Memorial Park with awards to Oldest, Youngest, and First-place runners.

For more information, call 847-244-9242 or visit the website. To register, print the pledge sheet from the website and mail it in before the race or bring it to the event. Walk for Seniors Headquarters is at 414 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan.