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July 25: Celebrate college’s 50th anniversary with live music, fireworks

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Jul 09, 2019

Help celebrate the College of Lake County’s 50th Anniversary with live music, fireworks, games, snack vendors and more at the CLC Community 50 Fest, which takes place from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25 on the Technology Building’s north lawn at the Grayslake Campus.

The event, which takes place rain or shine, will include a giant slide, carnival games, bouncy houses and obstacle courses. Attendees also can enjoy balloon twisting, face painting, photo ops, a baggo tournament and a car show organized by CLC Logo for College of Lake County's 50th Anniversaryautomotive faculty. Free and low-cost snacks, desserts and beverages will be available. Music will be provided by The Mojo Daddies, a rock, blues and pop band. For details on the band, visit or

Fireworks will begin at dusk.

Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs and a non-perishable food or cash donation to “stuff the bus” for the CLC SHARE pantry. Wear CLC gear from any year to be entered into a raffle.

The 50 Fest is part of more than 50 free events celebrating the college’s 50th Anniversary. For updates and information on other events, as well as 50th Anniversary products and apparel, visit Join in the social media conversation with #CLC50th or on Facebook at

Fall classes begin Aug. 19. For information about courses and how to apply and enroll, visit


About College of Lake County:

College of Lake County is an innovative community college in Lake County, Ill. that transforms lives with its variety of accessible, quality education options. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, College of Lake County provides affordable options in a state-of-the-art setting close to home. A large student network, with small class sizes, provides advantages to our students on a career-related program or a path toward a transfer degree. We’re proud to serve the diverse needs of our community and student body. Connect to your future today at College of Lake County.