Lake County briefs

Published: 4/22/2009 12:01 AM

Park to be dedicated:

Fremont Township officials will dedicate Behm Homestead Park, 22222 W. Peterson Road, Grayslake, at 7 p.m. May 12. The park has football, baseball, softball and lacrosse fields; shuffle board and horseshoes; a walking path; and a centrally located playground. The township purchased the 29-acre site in 2005. All of the park's amenities should be ready for the public this fall.

Spring play set:

Libertyville High School students will present the classic "Pride and Prejudice" as their spring play. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25. Tickets are $5 adults or $4 for students. The school is at 708 W. Park Ave.

Electronics recycled:

An electronics recycling and environmental education event is set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 25, at the Buffalo Grove Public Works facility, 51 Raupp Blvd., on the corner of Raupp and Lake-Cook Road. Officials will collect computers, monitors, keyboards, speakers, printers and scanners. Unusable equipment is responsibly recycled and all hard drives will be wiped clean. They will accept Sony, Zenith, Goldstar and LG televisions; there will be a $10 disposal fee for other brands. They will collect small electronics such as cell phones, digital cameras, MP3 players, laptops, gaming consoles and games. There will also be recycling areas for athletic shoes and CFL light bulbs, as well as a mercury thermometer exchange. The event was organized by the Buffalo Grove Environmental Action Team, a committee of the Buffalo Grove Park District, which is working with groups that will recycle usable items for use by not-for-profit agencies. For information, call (847) 850-2133 or visit