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Grayslake Heritage Center to Host Program about the Lusitania and World War I
Actor R. J. Lindsey will portray Carr Van Anda, Managing Editor of the New York Times during World War I, on Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. Van Anda will recall the sinking of the Lusitania and World War I, as well as other events from his storied career. Read on...
Grayslake Heritage Center to Host SummershotZ Photography Exhibit
The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum is pleased to host the SummershotZ Photography Exhibit on Sunday, April 2 from 1-5 p.m. Support our local young artists from Grayslake and neighboring communities. The museum galleries will be open as well. Read on...
Chelsti Winds Woodwind Quintet at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum is pleased to welcome back the Chelesti Winds woodwind quintet for a concert in the museum's community room on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. Enjoy music from classical to contemporary. The galleries will be open. Read on...
Grayslake Historical Society Annual Meeting
Join us on Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. for the Grayslake Historical Society's Annual Meeting. Following the election of officers and directors, the evening's program will feature six local residents sharing a family heirloom and telling its story. Read on...
Lake County Civil War Roundtable
On Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m., David Noe will discuss the Pennsylvania Home Guard, who were the first to confront the Army of Northern Virginia in July of 1863. Read on...
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April 1
The museum is pleased to welcome actor and historian R. J. Lindsey on Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. for a detailed photo story of the Lusitania and World War I, with selected Western Front battles including American victories. Lindsey will portray Carr Van Anda, Managing Editor of the New York Times during World War I. In addition, to the Lusitania and World War I, Van Anda recalls other major events during his storied career, including the Russo-Japanese War, the Cubs 1908 World Series victory, and the sinking of the Titanic. This program is held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. The museum's galleries will be open before and after the program. Attendees are also encouraged to visit Millennium Plaza at the corner of Seymour and Center Streets to view a special display about Grayslake's participation in the Great War.

April 2
The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum is pleased to host the SummershotZ Photography Exhibit on Sunday, April 2 from 1-5 p.m. Come support our local young artists! Student photographers from Grayslake and neighboring communities have put together a photography exhibit featuring their best work. The artists themselves will be there to talk about their work and chat over hors d'oeuvres. Admission is free. The museum galleries will be open as well.

April 5
Join the Grayslake Historical Society and local genealogists in the museum’s Archives on the first Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. for a lively discussion on researching family history. Share your own stories or come for advice from other genealogists.

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