Mark your calendar: March 31-April 6

  • Join virtually at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, for Mixology March Madness through the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Cheryl Heisler of Mixed metaPours will pour delicious drinks. For adults ages 21 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

    Join virtually at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, for Mixology March Madness through the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Cheryl Heisler of Mixed metaPours will pour delicious drinks. For adults ages 21 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org. Daily Herald File Photo

  • Sew and socialize with other sewing enthusiasts during Sew Social at 10 a.m. Friday, April 1, at Glenview Public Library. This monthly program is best for someone with some sewing experience. Registration required; visit www.glenviewpl.org.

    Sew and socialize with other sewing enthusiasts during Sew Social at 10 a.m. Friday, April 1, at Glenview Public Library. This monthly program is best for someone with some sewing experience. Registration required; visit www.glenviewpl.org. Daily Herald File Photo

  • Trinity United Methodist Church, 1024 Lake Ave., Wilmette, will host a Duo-Piano Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, featuring pianists Andrea Handley and Sharon Peterson. For information, (847) 853-1169 or www.trinitywilmette.com.

    Trinity United Methodist Church, 1024 Lake Ave., Wilmette, will host a Duo-Piano Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, featuring pianists Andrea Handley and Sharon Peterson. For information, (847) 853-1169 or www.trinitywilmette.com. Courtesy of Trinity United Methodist Church

  • Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will virtually portray artist Georgia O'Keefe at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, through the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. In this living-history performance, Goddard, pictured here as O'Keefe, reflects on O'Keefe's life, discusses her intense closeness to flowers, nature and the landscape around her homes in New Mexico. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

    Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will virtually portray artist Georgia O'Keefe at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, through the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. In this living-history performance, Goddard, pictured here as O'Keefe, reflects on O'Keefe's life, discusses her intense closeness to flowers, nature and the landscape around her homes in New Mexico. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org. Courtesy of Leslie Goddard

  • The Glenview Public Library will present Babe-alon 5 in concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 3. Come and hear this charming and hilarious vocal trio comprised of the talented Kasey Foster, Kiley B. Moore and Tara Smith, with Matt Gunsaulus on keys. The show is equal parts aural pleasurable, nostalgic and awe-inspiringly punny. To register and for information, www.glenviewpl.org.

    The Glenview Public Library will present Babe-alon 5 in concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 3. Come and hear this charming and hilarious vocal trio comprised of the talented Kasey Foster, Kiley B. Moore and Tara Smith, with Matt Gunsaulus on keys. The show is equal parts aural pleasurable, nostalgic and awe-inspiringly punny. To register and for information, www.glenviewpl.org. Courtesy of Kasey Foster

 
 
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Through April 11

 

Your donations needed: State Rep. Jonathan Carroll is collecting donations to help Ukrainian refugees through April 11 at his office, 3153 Dundee Road, Northbrook. Items needed include nonperishable foods, pillows, bed linens, travel-size toothpaste, tampons, pads, shampoo, soap, diapers in any size, Tylenol, ibuprofen, Nutella and protein bars. 100% of what is collected will be taken to Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, and will be sent to Ukraine to aid in the relief effort. Donations can be dropped off at the office from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or email Mike, MA@RepCarroll.com, or call (847) 229-5499 to arrange for a staff member to pick up donations.

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Glenview Bites & Brews: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at The Glen Club, 2901 W. Lake Ave., Glenview. Clear your calendar for the most anticipated Food Fest event in Glenview! Now in its ninth season, Bites & Brews sets the table for friends and neighbors for a delectable evening of conversation, craft beers & fine wine -- and a feast of flavors for every taste bud! Join us Wednesday, April 27 from 5-8pm. The Glen Club, 2901 West Lake Avenue, Glenview. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

Ongoing

Actor's Training Center's 15th Anniversary: Actor's Training Center, 1159 Wilmette Ave., Suite 8, Wilmette. Actor's Training Center of Wilmette, continues its 15th Anniversary this fall and winter with its College Audition Clinic; Fall Musical Theatre Intensive: Little Women; and Arts in Action: Ensemble events and performances. For information, www.actorstrainingcenter.org.

'Courage': Runs through April 3 at Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood, Skokie. Anatomically Correct Arts continues to celebrate its 30th year of arts programming with an exhibit of paintings, mixed media and sculpture in the upcoming exhibition, "Courage." The exhibit includes art by a Skokie Police officer, along with first responders, firefighters, health care workers and veterans. A free artists reception, featuring musical guest Wabi Sabi, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 13. For information, www.anatomicallycorrect.org.

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'La Cage aux Folles': Runs through April 3, at North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. The winner of six Tony Awards, "La Cage aux Folles" is a night full of belly-laughs. The theater will be transformed into La Cage's elegant St. Tropez nightclub complete with an onstage bar and surprises at every turn. And when a nontraditional family's future in-laws come for a visit, La Cage shines the spotlight on family, love, commitment and drag as the truth comes out in the wildest of ways. Starring RuPaul's Drag Race Headliner Ginger Minj, with costumes by Project Runway Designer Justin LeBlanc. For information and tickets, (847) 673-6300 or www.musictheaterworks.com.

Cleveland Dean Exhibit 'Rapport': Gallery hours through April 8, at The Art Center Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. "Rapport," a one-man gallery exhibit featuring Chicago native Cleveland Dean. Gallery hours 10 a.m. to -4 p.m., Monday-Saturday and by appointment. For information, (847) 432-1888 or theartcenterhp.org.

Teen After-School Space: 3 p.m. Monday-Friday at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join weekdays after school in the Winnetka Community Room for a space just for students in grades seven and up. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

March 31

Family Storytime: 10 a.m. Thursday, March 31, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing, stories and bubbles for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available March 31, at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Crafting with STEAM: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Youth program. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

March Madness Mario Kart: 1 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Compete with your friends in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and win cool prizes. Register online, then stop in at the Teen Room between 1-1:30 to guarantee your spot. Racing starts at 1:30. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Superhero Academy: 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's you. Train like Spider-Man, Ghostbusters the Princess in Black, PJ Masks and some of your other favorite heroes and find out if you have what it takes to be the next great superhero. Ages 3 and older with parent/caregiver. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Tinker Thursday: 4 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Children, in grades one-three can explore their inner maker through hands-on STEAM activities. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Cooks and Books -- Watercress: Virtually at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette. Tonight the kids are making the family dinner. Inspired by the book "Watercress," by Andrea Wang, kids will make Roadside Noodle Stir Fry, Mom's Sauteed Watercress, and Chinese Green Tea Shakes. For information, (847) 256-5025 www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Krafty Kids -- Lions and Lambs: 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. For children in grades K-three. Have you ever heard that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb? Celebrate the last day of March by joining Ms. Litchman for a story and craft that celebrates both animals. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Learn Sashiko -- The Art of Visible Mending: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn how to mend your clothing with style. Patrons are encouraged to bring ripped clothing and fabric to mend; templates, needles, and embroidery thread will be provided. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

DNA No. 3 -- Going the Extra Mile: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Wilmette Public Library. Part 3 of the Understanding Genetic Genealogy series. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Self-Advocacy and the ADA -- Perspectives, Challenges, and Success Stories: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Skokie Public Library. What does self-advocacy look like when navigating the world with a disability? Four panelists from different fields share stories of how they've advocated for reasonable accommodations. Panelists will share lessons learned and provide tips on fighting for more fair and just treatment in the workplace and beyond. This session will be closed-captioned. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.

Mixology March Madness: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Cheryl Heisler of Mixed metaPours will score delicious drinks with virtual Mixology Madness. The ingredient list will be emailed a week before the event so that you can mix along with Cheryl. Adults age 21 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

April 1

Shabbat Service: 7:30--8:45 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Jewett Park Community Center, 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield. Celebrate Shabbat at Jewett Park Community Center, 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield, IL 60015. Led by Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg, our Shabbat service is joyful and participatory, in Hebrew and English, with much singing. We also learn and discuss religious, cultural and contemporary subjects important to our community (and ban partisan politics). Bnai Chai is a Jewish friendship circle (not a congregation and not affiliated with any formal movement) that meets regularly for services and social gatherings. Visit bnaichai.org/living-jewishly/ or call Donna Behm at 773-401-2416 for more information.

Career Counseling Appointments: Virtually at 9 a.m. Friday, April 1, through Glenview Public Library. Consult virtually with a career expert for resume help, LinkedIn profile review, and job search strategies for any stage of your career. Appointments are offered via Zoom or by phone. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 9 a.m. Friday, April 1, through Morton Grove Public Library. Practice seated and standing poses in one of the gentlest forms of yoga available, led by certified yoga instructor Cher Walter. All experience levels welcome. Wear comfortable clothes. Registration and information at mgpl.org/events or (847) 965-4220 www.mgpl.org.

Chair Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Friday, April 1, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join instructor Isabel Raci for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch, breathe, gain flexibility, and strengthen the body in an accessible way with seated poses. Perfect for beginners, students will leave class feeling relaxed and grounded. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Sew Social: 10 a.m. Friday, April 1, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join monthly to sew and socialize with other sewing enthusiasts. This program is best for someone with some sewing experience. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Top 10 Senior Scams -- How to Avoid Becoming a Victim: 1 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. According to the National Council on Aging, financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they're now considered the "crime of the 21st century." Glenview Community Relations Police Sargent, Joel Detloff, discusses the top 10 scams, how to protect yourself, and what to do if you become a victim of a scam. Presented in partnership with the Village of Glenview Senior Services and North Shore Senior Center. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Friday Fish Fry: 4 p.m. Fridays, April 1 and 8, at Saint Joseph The Worker Parish, 181 W. Dundee Road, Wheeling. Saint Joseph The Worker Parish Lenton Fish Fry includes fish, baked potato or fries, salad or coleslaw, rye bread, dessert. Also, available is a shrimp dinner. Children's dinner includes fish or grilled cheese, fries, dessert and a juice box. For information, (847) 537-2740.

First Fridays Bookstream: Virtually at 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, through Glencoe Public Library. Children in grades five and older, talk about YA books with librarians Shira and Emily the first Friday of the month. Live on Twitch. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Cartooning with Mark Anderson -- Unlikely Animal Friends: 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Guest artist Mark Anderson returns for more zany cartooning classes. Each draw-along class features a different theme. Registration required. This is an in-person indoor program for children in grades K-three. Masks are required for all participants. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

TAG -- Tween Advisory Group: 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Kids in grades five-eight can join TAG to meet new friends, share your ideas, and earn service hours for helping the library. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Chess Club: 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton, Niles. For grades one-six. Chess Club is back. A Chess expert is available to work with beginning and experienced players alike on strategy and advanced game play. For information, www.nileslibrary.org.

Lenten Fish Frys: 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, AMVETS Post 66, 700 McHenry Road, Wheeling. Am Vets Post 66 is hosting a Friday night Fish Fry run by the Knights of Columbus Regina Council 4837. Options include a three-piece fish dinner; all-you-can-eat fish dinner; deep fried shrimp dinner; or a baked salmon filet dinner. Included with each dinner will be a choice of potato, coleslaw, rye bread and butter and coffee. A child's meal is also available which includes choice of fish, mac and cheese or cheese pizza. Cash bar. $3-$15. Proceeds will support local charities in the Wheeling area. For Information, call (847) 942-9580.

April Foolishness with the Chamber: 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. It's a Pop Up Comedy Club. Have a little cabin fever? Join in some rollicking good fun. Bring along some favorite people and enjoy some great stand-up comedy, yummy tastings from local eateries, a cash bar and more. There will also be the opportunity to jump in on the fun of bidding for some great prizes from local businesses. Hosted by the Lake Forest, Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce. Space is limited For information, www.lflbchamber.com.

April 2

Room to Bloom: 9 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at Christian Heritage Academy, 315 Waukegan Road, Northfield. Are you looking for a preschool or kindergarten environment where your child will thrive? The "Room to Bloom" event gives prospective families an in-person experience to test the soil of CHA's Early Education program. For information, (847) 446-5252 or christianheritage.org

Disney-Theme Glee Club: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Bach to Rock Northbrook, 1141 Church St., Northbrook. Get ready to sing your favorite Disney songs in this class. For information, (224) 904-3190 or https://northbrook.b2rmusic.com.

Learn 2 Curl: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Chicago Curling Club, 555 Dundee Road, Northbrook. $80- $85. Learn2Curl classes are a great introduction to the sport, and a wonderful opportunity to try a Winter Olympic event. No prior experience is required. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Classes include both off and on-ice instruction and an abbreviated two-end game followed by "broomstacking" with drinks and snacks. Classes run on select weekends during the curling season. For information, https://chicagocurlingclub.org.

Trivia Night: 6 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Buffalo Grove Park District Community Arts Center, 225 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove. Join the Buffalo Grove Friends of the Parks Foundation for a catered dinner and trivia play benefiting the foundation's Fee Assistance Program for active military families and families in need. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by trivia play at 7 p.m. $35- $280. For information, (847) 850-2110 or bgparks.org

April 3

Happy birthday, Beethoven: 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Glenbrook North High School's Sheely Center for the Performing Arts, 2300 Shermer Road, Northbrook. The Northbrook Symphony presents its fourth live concert of the season: A belated celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven. The orchestra will be performing Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60, and Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica." Reduced capacity seating will be in place; masks are optional but strongly recommended. To buy single tickets, a two-concert subscription or a free subscription for kids ages 6 to 17, visit northbrooksymphony.org or call (847) 272-0755.

Women's Lacrosse: Noon Sunday, April 3, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest. Women's Lacrosse. The Wisconsin River Falls take on the Lake Forest Forsters. For information, www.goforesters.com.

Caregiver and Me Sign Language Class: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn about sign language and how it can be used to enhance communication with young children before they learn to speak. This supports language acquisition while fostering the parent-child bond. Plus, you can learn to communicate with members of the Deaf Community as well. Ages 1-3 with parent/caregiver. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Babe-alon 5: 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. A charming and hilarious vocal trio comprised of the superbly talented Kasey Foster, Kiley B. Moore, Tara Smith, with Pianu Reeves (Matt Gunsaulus) on keys. This show is equal parts aural pleasurable, nostalgic and awe-inspiringly punny. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Duo-Piano Concert: 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1024 Lake Ave., Wilmette. Trinity United Methodist Church will serve as host for the dynamic duo-piano pianists Andrea Handley and Sharon Peterson for a concert not to be missed. Both are accomplished organists (Trinity United Methodist of Wilmette and Village Presbyterian of Northbrook respectively) in addition to being superb pianists. This rare opportunity brings their talent together performing a repertoire seldom available in local concerts. The performance will be in Trinity's neo-Gothic building that boasts exceptional acoustics and its two recital-level grand pianos nestled together to ensure perfect synchrony for the performers. For information, (847) 853-1169 or www.trinitywilmette.com.

Fly Fishing Film Tour 2022: 1 or 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. The 2022 show will feature locations from Costa Rica, Maryland, Belize, Louisiana, Alabama, Australia, Colombia, and beyond. Follow a legendary spear fisherman across the endless atolls of Belize, watch as a mother passes her passion for fishing down to the next generation, and explore the history of one of the most legendary tarpon fisheries in the world at Casa Mar. $12-$15 For information, (847) 234-6060 or gortoncenter.org.

'Wife of a Salesman': 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. . Playwright Eleanor Burgess brings her gift for sharp dialogue and spirited debate to "Wife of a Salesman," influenced by interviews with her grandmothers in addition to the work of Arthur Miller. For information, www.writerstheatre.org.

April 4

Northfield Family Storytime: 10 a.m. Monday, April 4, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Singing, dancing, and stories for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available April 4, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Family Storytime: 10 a.m. Monday, April 4, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. . Singing, dancing, and stories for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available April 4, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Baby Time Bounce and Rhyme: 11 a.m. Monday, April 4, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Babies 0-14 months with adults can join for songs, bounces, stories and more. Grown-ups, get ready to move, rhyme and sing along as you learn fun ways to engage with your little one. Babies must be born on or after April 1, 2021. Older siblings may attend alongside a younger sibling. Registration required; call (847) 835-5056. Glencoe cardholders have priority for this program. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Red Cross Blood Drive: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. If you want to donate blood, make sure to eat a healthy meal and drink an extra 16 oz. of water and fluids before the donation. Also, bring a photo ID, your blood donor card, or two other forms of ID. Registration required. For information and to register, visit www.gortoncenter.org.

Great Decisions Discussion Series: 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Broaden your perspective on important international issues, from climate change to artificial intelligence, by participating in all or any of the nine weekly Great Decisions discussions. A briefing book published by the nonpartisan Foreign Policy Association provides a short informative article on each topic followed by suggested discussion questions. The Great Decisions series is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth in cooperation with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District. Weekly topic: Biden's Agenda. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Page Turners Book Discussion: 1 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Indulge your passion for literature with the Monday Afternoon Page Turners. April's discussion title will be "Writers and Lovers" by Lily King. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Learn the Basics of Google Calendar: 1 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. Discover how Google Calendar can keep you on time and organized. In this introductory workshop, add events and reminders to your calendar, and share them with others. This workshop is designed for learners who are new to digital tools. For information, (224) 543-1485 or www.vapld.info.

Pete the Cat -- Play Ball!: 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton, Niles. For ages 5 and older. Read a story and make a baseball. Pick up a baseball kit to join virtually or meet up in person at the library to kickoff baseball season. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Making It! Discussion Group: Virtually at 6 p.m. Monday, April 4, through Glenview Public Library. Join like-minded creatives virtually to share knowledge and advice about making. Discuss and share your latest projects, ideas, designs and failures with your creative community. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Trivia for Teens and Parents -- A Different Way to Approach Tough Topics: 6 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Parents and teens learn about youth substance use and creating healthy relationships in a trivia and discussion-based format with a chance to win prizes. Facilitated by Erin Tegge, prevention project manager at Glenview Northbrook Coalition for Youth, and Lisa Ehrlich, manger of outreach and community education at Youth and Jewish Child and Family Services. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Pajama Storytime: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, through Skokie Public Library. Get cozy while children's librarians share sleepy stories and gentle songs designed to promote rest. You will receive the Zoom link in your confirmation email. For information, (847) 673-7774 or https://skokielibrary.info.

Instantly Mediterranean: 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Instant Pot program with Emily Paster. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

April 5

Northbrook Garden Club: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 5. Kim Hartmann, an Illinois Certified Nursery Professional and Master Gardener, will share what's new this year in gardening. A frequent speaker to both green industry and consumer audiences, Kim will explore new techniques, innovations and environmental concerns we need to know as we start our spring gardening. For information on how to attend, email NBKgardenclub@gmail.com.

Yoga Flow Beginner: 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. Designed for all levels of fitness, the Yoga Flow series combines movement linked to the breath, working your body while engaging your mind. If you already have some yoga experience, you will find this course to be moderately challenging as you transition smoothly through sequences designed to increase health and vitality. Bring a yoga mat. When the weather permits, class may be held outdoors. $180-$225. For information, (847) 835-5440 or www.chicagobotanic.org.

Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for an energetic and interactive storytime, complete with stories, songs, and more that are perfect for preschoolers ages 3-5. This is an in-person storytime. Tickets will be available April 5, on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be retrieved at the Youth Services Desk. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

English Language Learners Conversation Group: 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. Practice your English conversation skills with other nonnative English speakers. This program is free and open to all adults. No library card is required. For information, www.vapld.info or (224) 543-1485.

The Great British Baking Tour: Virtually at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, through Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire. Take a culinary tour of the UK inspired by "The Great British Baking Show." Learn about making a proper cup of tea, regional specialties, their origins, and the particular parts of the UK they hail from with UK travel/relocation consultant and former UK resident Claire Evans. Plus, learn to translate the trickiest parts of British recipes for Americans so that you can try making traditional British baked goods in your own kitchen. For information, (224) 543-1485 or www.vapld.info.

Virtual Read It, Make It: Virtually at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, through Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Children, ages 3-6 with an adult, listen to a favorite children's book and then make a craft inspired by the story. Kit Pickup begins one week before program date. Email a photo of your finished creation to youthdesk@glenviewpl.org. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

State Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Drop by the Lobby on the first Tuesday of each month to ask questions and get help from constituent advocates from the offices of State Sen. Laura Fine (8th District) and State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (17th District). Advocates can help with: Medicaid, SNAP benefits, senior services, rental assistance, unemployment benefits and Secretary of State services. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Art Explorers Jr.: 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Come make a beautiful watercolor painting. Ages 5 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Senior Polka Association: 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Lone tree manor, 7730 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles. Senior Polka Association meets the first Tuesday of each month. Live music at 5 p.m., followed by cake, coffee, and bingo. Yearly membership $10. For information, contact Richard at (847) 209-1385.

Protect Yourself -- Umbrella of Powers of Attorney & Health Care Directives: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, through Vernon Area Public Library. This presentation explores what families need to have in place to cover themselves for unexpected storms, including a discussion on the importance of powers of attorney and related documents. Registration required. For information, (224) 543-1485 or https://calendar.vapld.info.

Plan Commission: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, Wilmette Village Hall, 1200 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette. Send written comments to publiccomment@wilmette.com or comdev@wilmette.com. All emailed comments received two hours prior to the start of a meeting will be provided, unredacted, to the applicable board/commission in the meeting packet. Emails received at any time within two hours of the beginning of the meeting until its adjournment will be included in the draft minutes of the meeting. For information, www.wilmette.com.

Understanding Risk to Build Wealth: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. The volatile prices of stocks and bonds have many investors concerned about their portfolios and whether they can reach their financial goals. Join Ed Gjertsen II, past national president of the Financial Planning Association, in this interactive presentation where he discusses the fundamentals of investment risk along with valuable insights and strategies to keep you on target to reach your financial goals. Registration required. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Big Books: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. On the surface, "Pnin" (1957) is the amusing story of Professor Timofey Pnin, a Russian émigré, one of the most sympathetic characters in Vladimir Nabokov's oeuvre. But under the surface there is pain and sadness, and an invitation for a serious reflection on the nature of comedy and tragedy, otherness and empathy. This three-week guided discussion will take you deeper into the subtext of the novel and Nabokov's artistry. Leading the discussion will be Katia Mitova of the University of Chicago's Basic Program. Big Books is sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Autism -- Warning Signs and Symptoms, Early Intervention, and Treatment Plans: 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated one in 44 children in the United States. Learn about autism, the signs and symptoms, the importance of early intervention, choosing a provider, and treatment plans. Presented by Jessie Topalov, owner of Instructional ABA Consultants and Katlyn McGinnis, clinical director. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

April 6

Linkage Leads Group: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, at North Shore Community Bank & Trust, 576 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka. Linkage Group members meet the first Wednesdays of each month to share and exchange business ideas, information and business leads. To join in this group, please contact Therese Weaver at membership@wngchamber.com or call (847) 446-4451.

Planning Strategies for the Caregiving Child: Virtually at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, through North Suburban YMCA, 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. Free and open to the public. To register, visit https://www.nsymca.org/programs-classes/community/ymca-education-series/yes-speaker-schedule. For information, contact Pam Racansky at NSYMCAinfo@nsymca.org or (847) 272-7250. Visit www.nsymca.org.

News & Views Current Events Discussion Group: Virtually at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, through Highland Park Senior Center. The Highland Park Senior Center invites you to join others for an intimate, intellectual and respectful discussion on local and worldwide current events. Share your thoughts and opinions with this group; all opinions are welcome and open for discussion. Program moderator: Skip Jacobs Registration required. For information, (847) 432-4110 or www.cityhpil.com/seniorcenter.

YMCA Preschool Art: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join the YMCA Art Academy for a monthly opportunity for preschool-aged children, ages 3-6 with an adult, to create art. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Editing Videos on your iPhone or iPad: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Your iPhone/iPad is a powerful video camera. This class will teach how to use your device to edit your videos. Cut out parts you don't want, add transitions, combine videos into a single segment, and more. This is an online course hosted on Zoom. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Census Records: 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Find your ancestors in census records with these tips and tricks. Program presented in-person at the library and virtually via Zoom. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Craft Hour -- Adults and Teens: 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Drop in the library's Innovation Center for craft hour to explore creative techniques in each session. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Women's Lacrosse: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest. Monmouth vs. Lake Forest. For information, www.goforesters.com.

Book Discussion -- 'Diary of a Young Naturalist': Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, through Skokie Public Library. This one-of-a-kind memoir by youth climate activist Dara McAnulty blends lyrical descriptions of the natural world with candid descriptions of a teen dealing with bullying and finding his place. Library staff moderate. You will receive the Zoom link in your confirmation email. To register and for information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info

Georgia O'Keeffe -- A Dramatic Portrayal by Leslie Goddard: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. In this living-history performance, historian Leslie Goddard portrays Georgia O'Keeffe, the legendary artist and modernist. As O'Keeffe reflects on her life, she discusses her intense closeness to flowers, nature, and the landscape around her homes in New Mexico. What emerges is a complex person whose mythmaking encompassed both her art and her life. Registration required. For information, (847) 446-7220 www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Grow A Culinary Garden: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Vernon Hills High School, 145 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills. In addition to design techniques and sample designs, discuss what herbs are great for cooking and how culinary herbs behave in a garden setting. Photographs designs and handouts of information will be included. This three session class will allow participants to experiment with design, share their designs and learn how to use herbs in the landscape. Instructor: Marcy Lautanen-Raleigh. $25- $35. Register at ComEd128.org or CALL (847) 247-4575.

Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Are you considering an investment opportunity involving digital assets or "crypto?" Join experts from the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission for an overview of digital assets including cryptocurrency, investing apps, and tips to avoid frauds and scams. Registration required. For information, www.glenviewpl.org.

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