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Get Out: Sailing, Coupon Tips, Free Grilling Tools for Dads, More

Des Plaines Patch’s community event calendar lists tons of stuff to do.

When/Where: Friday, June 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the , 1501 Ellinwood Ave.

Why Go: View the acclaimed drama/thriller independent film Take Shelter (2011) about a father and husband who struggles with mental illness and protecting his family.

Pricing: Free.

When/Where: Saturday, June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at , 515 E Thacker St, in Des Plaines.

Why Go: The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 39-02, based in Des Plaines, will teach this class about reading nautical charts. Charts contain information on dangerous areas, aids to navigation, harbors, wrecks, water depth, bottom type and magnetic variations affecting the compass.

This course will provide the recreational boater with the knowledge to interpret the chart’s contents in order to operate the boat safely. Text and training chart are included. .

Pricing: $45.

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When/Where: Saturday, June 16 from 9-11 a.m. at , 515 E Thacker St, in Des Plaines.

Why Go: If you need a new way to save money, this class is for you. This workshop will teach you tips and tricks couponers use to score groceries and household items at a 60 to 80 percent savings or more.

There’s no need to spend hours a week clipping coupons anymore. This class will teach you everything you need to know to save you time and money where it really matters.

Pricing: $19.

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When/Where: Saturday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the , 1015 Howard Ave. in Des Plaines.

Why Go: You can take a short boat ride with an experienced sailor, view the variety of boats on display and and talk to their owners. Be prepared to get wet on the ride. Find out the answers to all your sailing questions including: What does it really take to own a boat?, How much does it cost?, Does it take a lot of time? and What if I have never sailed before?

Pricing: Free.

When/Where: Sunday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at .

Why Go: Rivers Casino will have a special Father’s Day buffet, as well as a special giveaway of a Weber grill tool set for the first 500 Dads to enter the buffet. The special Canopy Buffet menu will include BBQ beef brisket, pulled pork, tri-colored tortellini Alfredo, Guinness brats, 6 oz. bone-in pork chops,
blackened salmon,
chicken Caesar salad, and
 8 oz. rib eye steaks.

Pricing: Admission to the casino is free.

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