Skokie Backlot Bash 2015
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The 2015 Skokie Backlot Bash will be hosted in Downtown Skokie on Friday, August 28 from 6 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, August 29 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, August 30, from noon to 8 p.m. The Backlot Bash features activities for all ages to enjoy, including live music, carnival rides, classic auto show, business expo, 5k run on Saturday, bingo, pancake breakfast on Sunday from 8 to 11 a.m. and an outdoor sidewalk sale.


Last Call for Vehicle Stickers

Village of Skokie 2015 vehicle stickers are available for purchase and must be displayed on windshields by Monday, August 31.  The stickers are available for purchase at Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street or online by clicking here.


Coming Soon: Rain Barrels

Did you know that rain barrels will soon be available to residents of Skokie, free of charge, through the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District? Rain barrels capture rainwater from your roof, saving it for when you need it, rather than sending it straight into the sewer system (thereby lessening sewer overflows and flooding) and are an easy way you can help Skokie go green.

Want to learn more about the program? Interested in signing up for a rain barrel of your own? Just contact the Skokie Engineering Division at 847/933-8231. You can also learn more about rain barrels, including how to install, use, maintain and paint your barrel by going to the MWRD’s Rain Barrel page, online at

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