Open Space Celebration—Stop the Rt. 53 Tax Hike
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This free event is designed to encourage families to enjoy and preserve the region’s natural recreational resources, including open spaces now threatened by the proposed Rt. 53/120 tollway extension in Lake County. The event features live music, fun and educational activities for children, and a hike along the proposed tollway corridor. Aaron Mair, the first African American to be elected national president of the Sierra Club, gives a short speech. Former Bears running back Mark Green signs autographs.