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Trick or Treat Hours

Wauconda - Fri., Oct. 31st     4 - 8 PM

Island Lake - Fri., Oct. 31st     4 - 8 PM

Lakemoor - Fri., Oct. 31st     4 - 8 PM

Lake Barrington - Fri., Oct. 31st     3 - 8 PM

Port Barrington - Sun., Oct. 26th     1 - 3 PM

Volo - Fri., Oct. 31st     4 - 7 PM


Wauconda's Fall 2014 Brush Pick-Up Schedule

This year's fall brush pick-up is scheduled for the week of October 27th - October 31st.  All brush should be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Monday of that week.

General Brush Pick-Up Guidelines:

Twigs and branches must be no larger than 4 inches in diameter.

All brush must be stacked in the same direction when placed curbside.   

Bundles should not be bagged or tied.

Brush must be placed at the curb no later than 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 27th for the October collection.







10/19 - Complaint Free World Book Discussion - 2:00 pm - Bliss Wine & Gifts


10/19 - "Yarn Bomb" Installation on Main Street - Sponsored by Unraveled Yarn Shop


10/27 - Will Bowen arrives in Wauconda!


10/28 - Complaint Free Community Day Celebration/Welcome Will Bowen Party at Bliss Wine & Gifts - 7 am


10/28 - Complaint Free School Presentation for Grades 4-6 9:45 am - Wauconda High School


10/28 - Complaint Free School Presentation for WHS Freshman 1:30 pm - Wauconda High School


10/28 - Complaint Free Living featuring Will Bowen - open to the public 7:00 pm - Wauconda High


School Tickets available at Wauconda Area Library, Bliss Wine and Gifts and Unraveled Yarn Shop


10/29 - Friends of the Library Evening with Will Bowen - for Friends members only - become a Friend and attend this once in a lifetime event! Wauconda Area Library 7 pm


10/30 - Complaint Free World Book Discussion 7:00 pm - Wauconda Area Library


*For questions or more info contact Terri Suda at Wauconda Area Library at 847-526-6225 ext. 218


The Friends of the Wauconda Area Library are proud to sponsor the Complaint Free Community Initiative, including a visit from bestselling author Will Bowen. Mr. Bowen’s first book, A Complaint Free World, is the inspiration for our 21-day complaint-free challenge, beginning October 1.


We invite everyone to “go purple” while striving to eliminate complaint – at least for a few weeks. Beautiful things can happen when we distance ourselves from negativity. Give it a try! You’ll be amazed at the results. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the library and for purchase throughout the community. in the coming weeks, visit the library’s website for more information about the Initiative, including dates/locations of book discussions and when/ where you will be able to get the purple “Complaint Free World” bracelets.


Will Bowen @ Wauconda High School
Tuesday, October 28
at 7 p.m.

This event is open to the public, but tickets will be required. Tickets can be obtained at the library and Bliss Wine & Gifts. We are asking for donations of school supplies instead of charging for tickets. Supply lists will be available on the library’s website.  www.wauclib.org/complaintfreeworld.asp

Wauconda Care Day

Saturday, November 8, 2014
8 AM until Noon

Wauconda Care Day is the day to help our seniors and disabled neighbors with yard work and easy clean ups. We will gather at the Township Hall at 8a.m. to prepare for a morning of giving back to our community. Please bring gloves, rakes, gardening tools, etc.


Pizza lunch will be provided!


RSVP to Lisa Knight at 847-526-1800 to volunteer

(Event sponsored by Wauconda Township and United Partnership for a Better Community)

" Top Hat Affair"

Wauconda Woman's Club's

Annual Fundraiser

Calcutta Game & Luncheon

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Cash Bar: 11 AM    Luncheon: 12 PM     Calcutta: 1 PM
Place:  Westridge Banquets, Island Lake, IL
(Rte. 176 West, 1st light west of Darrel Road)

Come join us for Prizes, Cash, & Good Food!

Menu: Pork Tenderloin or Salmon
With soup, salad, twice baked potato, vegetable, rolls, dessert and beverage

Calcutta Tickets: $20     Luncheon Tickets:  $20

RSVP by November 9th
Call Lisa Farner for tickets 847-526-4243

Wauconda has partnered with the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County to provide more recycling opportunities. The Wauconda Textile Recycling Bin was delivered on Friday, April 18th.  The bin is located at Public Works adjacent to the electronics recycling bin.  


It is estimated that nearly 85% of all clothing and textiles end up in landfills in the U.S. today. Textile and clothing waste is a significant problem in our country. It is estimated that anywhere from 5-10% of all waste that is sent to municipal landfills is comprised of textiles. Let's do our part to recycle these clothing items and save our landfill space.


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