Fun in Downtown Skokie This Week!

Dust off Grandma's dancing shoes, pack up the baby and get everyone ready to tap their feet and clap their hands at tonight's Wednesdays on the Green featuring the Chitown Dixie Stompers, the best Dixieland band around! The fun takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the Village Green at 5155 Oakton Street between Skokie Village Hall and the Skokie Public Library. Tonight's featured restaurants offering a 20 percent discount are Al-Watan Grill, 8335 Skokie Boulevard and Kabul House, 4949 Oakton Street. Click here for more information and to download the discount coupon.

The fun in beautiful Downtown Skokie continues on Friday, July 31 with Friday Night Car Tunes at the Gazebo at Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street. This week, "Skokie Idol" winner Tyrell Brown will perform jazz, rhythm and blues tunes from 6 to 8 p.m. For more details, click here.

Last Call! Skokie Photo Exhibit

Your last chance to submit a photo in the Skokie Fine Arts Commission’s second annual Skokie through the Lens 2015 Community Photography Exhibit is July 31. The theme for this year’s exhibit is Skokie at Leisure. Images should reflect residents and visitors enjoying their time in the community throughout 2015, from neighbors playing games at a block party, children enjoying the snow, people walking their dogs at the Northshore Sculpture Park or many other ideas... let your creative energy flow.

Please click here for submission guidelines.

COPS Vehicle Out in Community

This week, the COPS vehicle will be located at Kirk and Lamon on Saturday, August 1 from 11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. This schedule is subject to change based on public safety activity.  Come on out, meet your neighbors and talk to Skokie Police officers and volunteers about crime prevention, Neighborhood Watch, the new Many Cultures, One Community - Keeping Skokie Safe campaign and other happenings in the community.

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