Looking for something to do? Here are some events happening the week of June 10-16 in suburban Chicago and northwest Indiana. Events are current at press time; please check websites for updated information and COVID-19 restrictions.
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Lego Ninjago Event
Kids can join Team Ninja at Ninja Training Camp from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through June 27 at the Legoland Discovery Center Chicago in Schaumburg . Kids will earn a Ninja Certificate, Ninja Headband, and a virtual gift from Master Wu. At 601 N. Martingale Road. Tickets cost between $24.99 and $39.99. Go to legolanddiscoverycenter.com.
Carnival “Grads & Grease”
Kick off summer and celebrate the end of the school year with a “Grease” themed carnival from 5-10 p.m. June 9-10, 1-10 p.m. June 11, and 1-9 p.m. on June 12 in the parking lot of the Downtown Highwood Metra station. Tickets are $30 to $35; Class of 2022 graduates of all ages receive $5 off their Unlimited Ride wristband. At 406 Sheridan Road. Go to celebrationhighwood.org/summer-grads-and-grease-carnival.
Genesis Tribute Show
Genesis tribute band The Music Box perform the legendary rock opera “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” at 8:30 p.m. June 10 at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles. Tickets are $49. At 105 E. Main St. Go to arcadalive.com.
She’s got the blues
Waukegan blues musician Ivy Ford performs at 9 p.m. June 11 on the Hard Rock Café stage at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana in Gary. At 5400 W. 29th Ave. Tickets are free. Go to hardrockcasinonorthernindiana.com.
The chicks on tour
13-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum country band The Chicks will perform at 7:30 p.m. on June 15 at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Tinley Park. Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Patty Griffin opens the concert. At 19100 Ridgeland Ave. Tickets cost between $36 and $60. Go to tinleyparkamphitheatre.com.
Annie Alleman is a freelance journalist for the Beacon-News.