New Year’s Eve Party

Come ring in the New Year with old and new friends! We are hosting the 12th annual New Year’s Party, so grab a friend, dress to the nines, and prepare to have a spectacular time. You won’t go home hungry because we will have lunch served to you by local businessman. After lunch we will enjoy some light entertainment. Dancing encouraged. Registration will be taken at the Wauconda Park District or the Wauconda Township. Please pre-register by December 21.

Location:  Community Center, 600 North Main Street

Fee: $6 Pre-Registration/$10 Day of Registration at the Door

Limit: 5/35

Code Day Date Time
3810 Fri 12/27 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Memoir Writing

This time of year, may bring up stories and memories that you want to share with your friends and family. What better way to share these, than by writing them down in a memoir?  Learn more about what a memoir is and get tips on how to capture those moments you want to share. During the second meeting, you will be able to share a short piece of your work to get feedback.

Location:  Wauconda Township, 555 Bonner Road

Fee: $4

Limit: 6/14

Code Day Date(s) Time
3822 Wed 12/4 and 12/11 10:00 am -11:00 am

Ship/Shap Open enrollment, Wauconda IL

Open enrollment is coming are you ready?  Do you know all the benefits that you may be eligible for?  Join us as catholic charities provides information about these benefits.

Location:  Wauconda Township, 505 Bonner Road
Fee: Free
Limit: 6/14

Code Day Date(s) Time
1813 Thu 1/9 7:00-9:00pm

Pickleball Open Gym

Now you and your friends can join many other people who are playing this net court game.  This min-tennis game is played by 2 or 4 people on a badminton-sized court using paddle racquets and a plastic, poly baseball with holes.  Pickleball is a combination of Ping-Pong, tennis, and badminton and has been enjoyed for over 25 years by people of all ages.  No class 2/13 and 3/24.

Location:  Community Center Gym
Fee: $2 Check in at front desk

Day Date(s) Time
Thu 1/30 – 5/7 11:00am-1:00pm

Valentine Sock Hop, Wauconda, IL (Active Adult)

Grab those poodle skirts and pedal pushers and head over to the Wauconda Township for our Valentine’s sock hop.  Relive your yester-years and join us for a sing along karaoke style music, light refreshments and of course chocolate as we take a trip down memory lane.  This program is brought to you by the Wauconda Park District and Wauconda Township.  Minimal walking.  Pre-registration required and being accepted at the Park District or Township by February 4.

Location:  Township Hall
Fee: $4
Limit: 15/50

Code Day Date(s) Time
1804 Mon 2/10 1:00-2:30pm

Financial IQ

Learn tricks and habits to boost your financial IQ.  Join a financial planner to learn the importance of planning for your financial future.  Learn tricks on how to make smart money decisions and how to spend and save according to your plan.

Location:  Community Center
Fee: Free
Limit: 15/50

Code Day Date(s) Time
1815 Tue 2/11 1:30-3:30pm

Heard the Buzz

Have you heard the buzz?  Lake County Master Gardeners will present on who are the pollinators.  Birds, bats, butterflies, moths, beetles, bees and wasps are all important in moving within the flowers to fertilize and successfully assist with seed in fruit production.

Location:  Community Center
Fee: $4
Limit: 15/50

Code Day Date(s) Time
1814 Thu 3/19 10:00-11:30am

CUB Knowledge

A representative from CUB (Citizen Utility Board) will be here to teach you how to spot unnecessary charges on electric, natural gas and phone bills.  How to advocate for yourself as the consumer.  Which energy efficiency programs in rebates can help.  What to watch for when shopping around the energy market?  Bring current copies of your gas, electric, cable and phone bills for free analysis from our experts.

Location:  Wauconda Township, 505 Bonner Road
Fee: Free
Limit: 15/50

Code Day Date(s) Time
1811 Mon 3/30 7:00-9:00pm

Seniors Got Talent

Announcing an upcoming spring event!  Do you have a talent that you want to showcase and show off?  Are you over 55?  Then this is the event for you!  Bring your friends and family to support you as you share your talent. Call Sara at 847/526-3610 or Lisa at 847/526-1800 for more information or to put your name on the list of exhibitionists.

Location:  Community Center, 600 North Main Street
Fee: $1
Limit: 6/14

Code Day Date Time
3823 Thu 4/23 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Making Merry May Day Baskets

May Baskets is a curious custom from yesterday.  As the month of April rolls to an end, we will gather to put together baskets loaded with flowers, candies and other goodies.  Take your basket and hang it on the door of friends, neighbors or loved ones on May 1.  What a great way to bring a little joy to those that you cherish.  All supplies will be supplied.

Location:  Liberty Arms
Fee: $4
Limit: 15/50

Code Day Date Time
1809 Fri 5/1 10:00-11:30am

Painting in the Park

Join us for a relaxing afternoon in the park as you explore your creativity.  Our instructor will give you step-by-step instructions.  At the end of the afternoon you will have made a one of a kind masterpiece using your creativity.

Location:  Cook Park, Accessible Fishing Pier
Fee: $8
Limit: 15/50

Code Day Date Time
1812 Wed 6/10 10:00-11:30am

The programs on this page are a partnership between Wauconda Park District, Wauconda Township and a Catholic Charities Community Connections grant.