Community News
It's holiday time, and there are plenty of festivities for you and your family to enjoy in
Lake County!
Holiday Concerts & Spaghetti Dinner
Lake Forest High School
Starts at 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
LFHS East Campus
3:00 p.m. Instrumental Concert
4:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Cafeteria/ Spaghetti Dinner Commons
7:00 p.m. Choral Concert

Chicago Holiday Traditions
Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy local history and art while reveling in this most wonderful time of year.   For more information ...

Breakfast With Santa at Lambs Farm
'Tis the season for family fun! For more information...
Magnolia Cafe at Lambs Farm
14245 W. Rockland Road
Libertyville, IL 60048 
Saturday & Sunday: Seatings 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 12 p.m.

33rd Annual North Chicago Senior Citizen Breakfast
Thursday, December 13, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
North Chicago Community High School Cafeteria
1717 17th Street, North Chicago

Chicago Botanic Garden
Wonderland Express
Express, an annual holiday extravaganza featuring magnificent model trains, magical and glittering indoor snow, and meticulously crafted Chicago landmarks in miniature. Plus, see intricate ice carvings and hear beautiful music from carolers. For more information...
November 23 – December 21, 2018
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 22, 2018 – January 6, 2019
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday and Sunday, December 15 & 16, 2018
8, 9, 10, and 11 a.m.

Six Flags Holiday in the Park
NEW THIS YEAR! Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m.

Dinner with Santa at Northcroft Park Pavilion
Saturday, December 8, 2018 4:00 p.m. - Sunday, December 9, 2018 5:30 p.m. This will truly be a night to remember and will build lasting memories for years to come! For more information...

Do It Yourself Messiah
December 15, 2018 7:00 p.m.
The 14th Annual Joseph A Favero Memorial Do It Yourself Messiah and Carol Sing Along Handel's Messiah Waukegan Symphony Orchestra and Concert Chorus Combined Holiday Concert
First United Methodist Church of Waukegan, 
128 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Waukegan

Artesian Park, Open 24/7 located in Lake Bluff, IL 60044. For more information...

W est Park, located in West Park, Des Plaines, IL 60016. For more information...

Centenial Park, located in 3100 Trail Way, Highland Park, IL 60035 from 9AM-5PM. For more information...


Blair Park, located in Lake Bluff, IL 60044.

Deerpath Golf Course, located in 500 West Deerpath Rd. For more information...
Community Service
Our Services
Passport hours:
M-Th 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
F 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Passport photos are available for $12. No appointment necessary.
Fees go to aid our neighbors in need. Get complete information
Y ou can register at the Shields Township office for this curb-to-curb service that takes the elderly or disabled where they need to go. Once you are registered and have made a reservation, you will need $3 for a one way trip and $6 for a round trip.
Property Tax Relief
Illinois law provides homeowners with homestead exemptions that may lower the amount of property tax you owe. Our office can assist you with filing your exemptions. Call us at 847-234-3485  for more information .
Opportunities to Give Back
Help your neighbors in need by donating to our Food Pantry. Hours are 9 am to 4 pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the township office. Contact Heather Kerr at 847-579-9739 or to organize a food drive.
Thank You for Subscribing
Terry Darraugh, Township Supervisor
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Your Shields Township Officials
Supervisor: Terry Darraugh,
Highway Commissioner: Scott Anderson,
Assessor: Scott Helton,
Clerk: Joy Gayter,
847-234-0802 []