Mark your calendar

  • Enjoy Lake Michigan with a fun family flick at Winnetka's Beach Movie Night featuring "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" Thursday, Aug. 26.

    Enjoy Lake Michigan with a fun family flick at Winnetka's Beach Movie Night featuring "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" Thursday, Aug. 26. Courtesy of Universal Pictures

  • Give square dancing a whirl at the Let's Dance Square Dancing event outside the Morton Grove Public Library Friday, Aug. 27.

    Give square dancing a whirl at the Let's Dance Square Dancing event outside the Morton Grove Public Library Friday, Aug. 27. Daily Herald file photo

  • The Northbrook Park District runs a series of outdoor fitness classes, including strength, cardio and yoga activities.

    The Northbrook Park District runs a series of outdoor fitness classes, including strength, cardio and yoga activities. Courtesy of Northbrook Park District

 
Updated 8/26/2021 1:24 AM

Submit your event listing at www.dailyherald.com/share; deadline is two weeks prior to event date or registration deadline.

Ongoing

 

'Shipwrecked' -- The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont: Through Aug. 29, St. David's Episcopal Church, 2410 Glenview Road, Glenview. Oil Lamp Theater presents this production based on the true story of a Swiss explorer who claimed to have daring adventures in the Asian-Pacific. For information, OilLampTheater.org.

Botanical Art Exhibit: Library hours through Sept. 14, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. See the Art in the Library exhibit "farmers market" in the library lobby by Reed-Turner Botanical Artists Circle, which meets monthly on Zoom and is affiliated with American Society of Botanical Artists. For information, www.glenviewpl.org/programs/art-in-the-library.

Aug. 26

Pajama Storytime: Virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Glenview Public Library. Get in your PJs and snuggle up with a favorite stuffed animal and share stories, songs and rhymes just before bedtime. The program is presented virtually via Zoom. Register at http://bit.ly/GPL-pajama.

PowerPoint Basics: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn how to create simple presentations by adding text, images, and more to your slideshows. A limited number of seats are available for this in-person program. If you would like to watch this program virtually on Zoom, please visit the library's website. Register at https://bit.ly/GPL-powerpoint.

by signing up you agree to our terms of service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Blood Drive: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook. Red Cross Blood Drive for both blood and Power Red donations. Sign up at redcrossblood.org.

Outdoor Fitness -- WERQ: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Techny Prairie Activity Center, 180 Anets Drive, Northbrook. This cardio dance class is based on the hottest pop and hip-hop music. The workout is nonstop with repetitive athletic moves and fresh dance steps. Class meets in the parking lot at Techny Prairie Activity Center. Free for members; nonmembers $7 per class or save with a five class pack available for $30 (only redeemable for outdoor classes). Fees are paid at the TPAC front desk; admission ticket is submitted to instructor. For information, nbparks.org.

Outdoor Fitness -- Yoga Tune-Up: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Techny Prairie Park and Fields, 1700 Techny Road, Northbrook. Enjoy a morning of yoga on the turf field at Techny Prairie Park and Fields. Free for members; nonmembers $7 per class or save with a five class pack available for $30 (only redeemable for outdoor classes). Fees are paid at the TPAC front desk; admission ticket is submitted to instructor. For information, nbparks.org.

Summer Nights with Northlight: 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Each event takes place at the outdoor area of a different restaurant, with a dynamic featured performance. On Aug. 26, expect Heidi Kettenring at Peckish Pig, 623 W. Howard, Evanston. Ticket price includes light dinner and select drinks. Contact Kelly with questions at kcosgrove@northlight.org. $60. For information, northlight.org/events/summer-nights.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Beach Movie Night: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Tower Road Beach, 899 Sheridan Road, Winnetka. Enjoy the movie, "Lorax," on the beach. All ages. A season beach pass is required to attend this event. All patrons must register in advance. For information, www.winpark.org/event/beach-movie-night.

Aug. 27

Family Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, Glenview Public Library. Join for a weekly live storytime with Youth Services librarians. For children of all ages with adult. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the webinar. Register at bit.ly/storytime-summer.

Live Music Summer Nights: 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, Johnny's Kitchen & Tap, 1740 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview. Join for Live Music Summer Nights at Johnny's Kitchen & Tap. Featuring: Saturday, Aug 28: Andrew Collins; Friday, Sept 3: Bonnie Bridges. For information, www.facebook.com/events/johnnys-kitchen-tap/live-music-summer-nights/210887814248276.

Outdoor Family Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Celebrate stories through songs and movement activities outdoors. Please bring a blanket for your household to sit on, and register once per household. Meet on the library's north lawn. Register at http://bit.ly/outdoor-story3.

Dog Days Bingo: 2-3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, Village Green Center, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. Stay cool, play bingo with friends and have a chance to win prizes. Individually wrapped treats and bottled beverages are provided. Everyone receives an extra bingo card if it's hotter than 85 degrees. This event is sponsored by Avidor Glenview. For information, nbparks.org/events/dog-days-bingo.

Square dancing: Give the most American of folk dances a whirl with caller James Cha of the Glenview Squares at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, in the Morton Grove Public Library parking lot, 6140 Lincoln Ave. No experience, partners or registration necessary. This is an after-hours event; the library closes at 6 p.m. Visit mgpl.org.

Music Theater Works -- 'Mamma Mia!!': Aug. 27-29, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island. $56-$92. For information, northshorecenter.org.

Aug. 28

Winnetka Farmers Market: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, Winnetka Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. Rain or shine. Local vendors offer produce, knife sharpening, crafts, juices, baked goods, unique services and more. Free admission, call (847) 446-4451; email farmersmarket@winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com; or visit wngchamber.com/farmersmarket.

Wilmette French Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Wilmette Metra, 722 Green Bay Road, Wilmette. A French-styled open-air market featuring fresh produce, baked goods, local retail businesses and community groups. For information, wilmette.com/visitors/french-market.

Blue Stay Memorial Woods Nature Walk: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, Blue Star Memorial Woods, E. Lake Ave, east of Wagner Road, in Glenview. Explore a piece of Glenview and take a walk through the Blue Star Memorial Woods. Derek Ziomber of the Friends of the Forest Preserves shows you the sights and talks about the history of the area and current volunteer efforts. Parking is available off E. Lake Ave, west of Harms Road. Meet at the north end of the parking lot. Hiking shoes/ boots are recommended. Register at https://bit.ly/GPL-naturewalk.

Family Cooking Class -- Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce: Virtually at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, Glenview Public Library. With interactive instruction from the Kids' Table, young chefs chop, mix and roll their way to a different delicious dish in each class -- with enough to share. Each lesson will be paired with a book read by the librarian while the food is prepared. Ingredients not provided. A list of ingredients for purchase will be emailed upon registration. One registration per family/group. Register at https://bit.ly/cooking-pasta.

Terra Sans Pave: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, Terra Sans Pave, 6308 Dempster St., Morton Grove. Prepare for primordial running, through forested trail and over green fields, full of fun and adventure but void of pavement. Terra Sans Pave is ideal for first-time trail runners, and those experienced runners looking to post a fast time for "not too technical" trail racing. A variety of surfaces make up the racecourse for Terra Sans Pave. Fee. Visit trailrunner.com/event/terra-sans-pave.

Aug. 29

Attention, auto buffs: Check out a one-day exhibit of classic cars from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Glenview History Center, 1121 Waukegan Road. Vehicles on display, which are from the collection of longtime Glenview residents Jane and Mange Campbell, range from the 1920s to the 1970s and have been in several local parades and exhibits. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. For details, call (847) 724-2235 or visit glenviewhistory.org.

Outdoor Fitness -- Pilates Fusion: 8:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, Techny Prairie Park and Fields, 1700 Techny Road, Northbrook. Members free; nonmembers $7 per class drop-in fee or five-class pack for $30 (only for outdoor classes). Pay fees at the TPAC front desk; admit ticket is given to instructor. For information, nbparks.org/events/outdoor-fitness-pilates-fusion/2021-08-29.

Stroll through History at St. Peter Cemetery: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, St. Peter Cemetery, 2845 Shermer Road, south of Willow, Northbrook. Help celebrate the anniversaries of Northfield Community Church and St. Peter Church (now one congregation) at a walk in this historic cemetery. Hear "Fredrich Shermer"(in costume), use activity sheets to explore the grounds and grave sites, and win prizes for the most correct answers. Free; for information, stpeternorthbrook.org.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois Webinar: Virtually at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. "What the Genealogist Needs to Know About Jewish Family Names" will be the webinar topic of Sallyann Amdur Sack-Pikus presentation, for the virtual meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. Free and open to the public. Go to jgsi.org/Events-calendar or call (312) 666-0100.

Aug. 30

Outdoor Fitness -- Bodyweight and Bands Strength: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, Techny Prairie Activity Center, 180 Anets Drive, Northbrook. Outdoor fitness classes are free for TPAC members to drop in. Nonmembers pay $7 per class drop-in fee or save with five-class pack available for $30 (only redeemable for outdoor classes). For information, nbparks.org.

Aug. 31

Virtual D & D: Virtually at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, Glencoe Public Library. Grades 5 and up. Join one of the skilled volunteer DMs for the adventure of a summer. Join the library's Discord server or email teens@glencoelibrary.org for the latest updates. For information, glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Lunch & Learn -- Find New Customers in Your Target Market: Virtually at noon Tuesday, Aug. 31, Glenview Public Library. Take advantage of library resources to discover new customers, look for sales leads, and find contact information for businesses and consumers in your target market. Program presented in partnership with the Glenview Chamber of Commerce. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with an invitation to join the webinar. Register at bit.ly/GPL-LL.

Minecraft Mania: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Ages 9-13 can join in for Minecraft fun. No account or experience is needed to play. Do a fun activity together organized by the Minecraft Mania team. Registration is required. For more information, winnetkalibrary.libcal.com/event/7659601.

Sept. 1

Food Drive at the Library: Library hours through Sept. 30, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook. Help stock the shelves at the food pantry. Drop off nonperishable items in cans, plastic containers, or boxes in the library's lobby during open hours. All items will be donated to the Northfield Township Food Pantry to help local families in need. For information, northbrook.info.

Shelter Pet Blankets: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Have fun and make a difference by creating no-sew fleece blankets for a local animal shelter. Service hour credit will be awarded. All supplies provided. Grades nine-12. Drop ins welcome if class is not full. Register at https://bit.ly/GPL-shelter.

YMCA Preschool Art: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Ages 3-6 with adult. Registration required at https://bit.ly/YMCA-sep.

Navigating the Long-Term Care Maze: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook. Elder Law Attorney Matt Margolis will offer planning strategies and important matters to consider for adult children when they realize they will need to help care for their aging parents. Learn the hidden costs and potential pitfalls of long-term care. Free; nsymca.org.

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.