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01 Jun 2017

The temperatures are heating up, and so is the entertainment, with the return of the Summer Concert Series at Roosevelt Collection Shops. Beginning on Thursday, June 1st, and continuing through August 31st, a variety of solo artists, duets, and bands will be performing every Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8 pm on the Plaza. The concerts are free and family friendly. There will also be an Arts & Crafts tent with several projects for kids, and a chance to win…

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29 Jun 2017

An urban oasis for one-of-a-kind entertainment, eclectic dining and luxury shopping, NEWCITY, 1457 N. Halsted, announced today it will host free, weekly outdoor concerts throughout the summer. Taking place within the beautifully landscaped plaza of Chicago’s newest lifestyle destination, NEWCITY’s summer concerts will be free to guests every Thursday evening 7 – 9 p.m. from June 29 – August 31. NEWCITY’s Summer Concert Series lineup includes: June 29: The Empty Pockets and Rock and Roll July 6: Krave Live Entertainment, R&B…

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06 Jul 2017

Bring a picnic or purchase some street food while taking in the music at this free concert series. This summer’s line-up features great variety with country, rock, Caribbean and jazz music, as well as special art demos taking place each week. Concerts take place every Thursday, 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. throughout July and August at Flat Iron Park, a lakeside location in downtown Lake Geneva.

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13 Jul 2017

Metropolis presents the Tony winning play Peter and the Starcatcher July 13 – August 20, 2017. This wondrous tale is the grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan, based on the best-selling novel. Discover the origin story of the boy who never grew up in this five-time Tony winner. Cleverly and theatrically told, follow the journey of an orphan longing to find a home and family of his own. Imprisoned on a ship bound for Rundoon he is befriended by a young…

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16 Aug 2017

Highlights of this five-day festival include a carnival, water ski show, live music, craft fair, lighted boat parade and the areas largest fireworks display over Geneva Lake. Enjoy local faire at the brat stand and beer tent.

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17 Aug 2017

This five-day regatta will attract nearly 875 sailors and 250 boats from 30 U.S. ILYA member yacht clubs, some of which are top national and international champion sailors, all competing for some of the most prestigious trophies. Spectators will see some of the fastest mono-hull sailboats in the world.

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18 Aug 2017

With a new date in August, Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival introduces a weekend-long celebration of local art and flavorful fare. Kicking off 4PM Friday with live music and tasty fare, the Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival will feature local fare, beer, and wine. Live music will fill the streets of Evanston for more fun! The festival will feature original high-end work from 130 artists will be available for purchase, perfect for gifts or a signature addition to a personal…

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19 Aug 2017

Free and open to the public, the Fine Art Festival will showcase the work of about 70 juried artists from across the country in a variety of mediums, highlighting jewelry, fashion, glass and functional art, as well as painting and photography. Along with the incredible artwork available for purchase, attendees will be able to interact with artists through demonstrations and booth chats. We are so pleased to announce that Autism Speaks is the charity chosen for the Green Ribbon Project…

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20 Aug 2017

East Wing Concert Band Series 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 20 at The East Wing, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Lakeview Room Join us for an afternoon filled with music by the Reunion Jazz Orchestra. Doors open at 1 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $3 and are available at the door. Sponsored by Jolly Angels. For more information, call 847-724-4793.

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20 Aug 2017

Community members are encouraged to attend a fundraiser to support Friends For Health (FFH) by dining at Chipotle Mexican Grill (1849 Green Bay Road Suite 159) in Renaissance Place on Sunday, Aug. 20 between noon and 8:00 p.m. Chipotle will donate 50 percent of proceeds to FFH from any customer who brings in a copy of the flyer or mentions wanting to support FFH to the cashier.

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22 Aug 2017

CELEBRATE THE 2017 CHICAGO MEN’S FASHION AWARDS WITH THE COSTUME COUNCIL OF THE CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM Celebrity Guest Judge George Kotsiopoulous and Honorary Guest Helmut Jahn to be in attendance   CHICAGO  (August 03, 2017)  Celebrate Chicago’s best-dressed men at the second annual Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards, presented by The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum.   Join co-chairs Quenten Schumacher, Peggy Martay, David Mordini and Karen Zupko on Tuesday, August 22at The Gentleman’s Cooperative, one of the city’s most…

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23 Aug 2017

Golfer Appreciation Day Aug. 23 at Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Rd. Join us for our lowest golf prices of the season featuring special events all day just for golfers. For more information, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-724-0250.

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23 Aug 2017

Beginning this August, nationally-renowned career coach Megan Walls, of Northbrook, will be presenting FREE teleseminars on two different topics. The second teleseminar is geared toward those seeking a job transition or career change, and is called “3 Key Steps for a Successful Career Change.” In the second teleseminar, “3 Steps for a Successful Career Change,” Walls draws upon her own “victim to victory” career change story to help others learn from her experience and personal journey. This teleseminar will be…

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24 Aug 2017

HIGHLAND PARK, IL (AUGUST 24, 2017) – Freedom Home Care, one of Chicagoland’s leading and most respected home care agencies, is hosting a special presentation for seniors on how to reduce, delay, possibly prevent dementia by eating a proper diet beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 24,at The Sheridan at Green Oaks, 29330 N Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL. Emmaline Rasmussen, Nutrition Specialist & Clinical Research Dietitian from the Center for Brain Health at NorthShore University HealthSystem will present healthy eating tips…

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24 Aug 2017

Arlington Heights, Ill., July 13, 2017 – The Second City returns to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre with their sketch comedy revue Girls Night Out August 24 – September 2, 2017. Call your friends! It’s time for a night out with the legendary Second City – the place that brought you funny ladies like Tina Fey, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong, Amy Poehler and Amy Sedaris! Treat yourselves to a hilarious evening of female-driven sketch comedy and improvisation that is absurd, honest,…

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25 Aug 2017

Hit the streets of downtown Lake Geneva for the largest sidewalk sale of the year. Shoppers won’t want to miss the bargains and specials offered by the area’s stores during Maxwell Street Days. When it’s time for a shopping break, the downtown area has plenty of coffee spots, pubs, grills, and ice cream must stops.

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25 Aug 2017

Birdies & Beers Friday Special After 4 p.m., August 25 at Glenview Prairie Club, 2800 W. Lake Ave Get a group of friends together for a 21 and older night of fun. Enjoy a round of golf, riding cart and a round of beers. $25 per person. For more information or to book a tee time, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-657-1637.

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25 Aug 2017

HIGHWOOD, IL (AUGUST 25-27, 2017) – The buzz is ablaze as Celebrate Highwood transforms its downtown into Nashwood and pays homage to Nashville’s Honkey Tonk Row the weekend of August 25-27. Attendees are encouraged to don their cowboy boots and hats as live country music, bluegrass and Southern rock sounds radiate from numerous bars and restaurant venues beginning Friday happy hour, running all day and into the late-night hours. Sunday features a number of jazz, gospel and blues brunch options. A…

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25 Aug 2017

Kicking off the festival weekend is the 11th Annual Taste of Highland Park, opening Friday evening, August 25 at 5 p.m., which will run in conjunction with the art festival all weekend long. The Taste features food and libations from many of Highland Park’s most notable restaurants including Backyard Grill, Beelow’s, Casa de Isaac, Green Panda, Judy’s Pizza, Michael’s, Onion Garden, Phoenicia, Real Urban BBQ, Ruby of Siam, and Tamales. Highland Pop and Sunset Foods will also be part of the…

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25 Aug 2017

Please join Skokie’s Temple Beth Israel members and friends with a special worship experience when TBI presents its popular Shabbat at the Park, Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:30 pm, Lovelace Park, 2740 Gross Point Rd., Evanston. This outdoor experience will be held under the shelter even if the sun doesn’t shine. Attendees should bring their own dinners and a dessert to share. Games and Activities for kids of all ages. For information call 847-675-0951 or visit www.tbiskokie.org .

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25 Aug 2017
Lights for Love
25 August 2017 7:00 pm (save to cal)

At 7PM on 8/25/17, Chicagoland kids of all ages will walk through their neighborhoods, lights in hand, showing their communities how amazing they are, how much power they have, and how bright our future can be. TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUR OWN NEIGHBORHOOD: *Be your block’s point person. *Plaster this flyer everywhere. *Designate a meeting point for 7PM on 8/25/17 #LIGHTSFORLOVE

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26 Aug 2017
Free Trail Walk
26 August 2017 12:00 am (save to cal)
The Grove

Free Trail Walk 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave. Guided trail walks are ideal for families and individuals and those who are interested in nature. For more information, call 847-724-5670.

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26 Aug 2017

Parent/Child Tournament 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at Glenview Prairie Club, 2800 W. Lake Ave. Swing into summer with a competitive day of golf at the Parent-Child Tournament. Parents and their child age 5 and up will enjoy a day on the golf course and play together to win prizes. The fee is $65 per twosome. Registration deadline is Aug. 24. For additional information, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-657-1637.

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26 Aug 2017

Wheeling, IL – August 14, 2017 – On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the Village of Glencoe will host a Document Destruction Event (DDE), sponsored by the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC).  The event will be held at the SE Commuter Parking Lot – east of the tracks, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. SWANCC sponsors Document Destruction Events (DDEs) to assist residents with recycling outdated or sensitive documents.  Residents from Glencoe and other SWANCC communities are eligible to participate.  However, materials will…

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26 Aug 2017

The 34th Annual Port Clinton Art Festival, recognized as one of the top ten art shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine, returns to downtown Highland Park for its 34th year, Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 from 10am to 6pm each day. Produced by Amdur Productions, this highly anticipated FREE event attracts thousands of guests from across the Midwest and features hundreds of the country’s most celebrated artists. Amdur Productions is pleased to announce that Autism Speaks is the charity chosen for the Port…

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26 Aug 2017

Enjoy a glass of wine or bottle of beer while listening to free live on Saturdays from 5pm – 9pm. July 1st – August 26th at 821 Chestnut Court. Music Sponsor: Hoffman Realty Music Provider: North Shore Music Institute You can find the current schedule here … http://www.northshoremusicinstitute.com/ns-music-live/4587038614

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27 Aug 2017

CHICAGO, IL (AUGUST 27, 2017) – Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago (OSC), under the direction of Mina Zikri, is excited to present an exclusive House Salon Concert featuring An Afternoon with KAIA String Quartet on Sunday, August 27 from 1-3 p.m. in the beautiful home of Doris Ayres of Ayres Interiors, 2230 N Seminary Avenue, Chicago. The public is invited to enjoy an afternoon of Tango and Classical music of Bragato, Bernal Jimenez and Heitor Villa-Lobos performed by KAIA String Quartet complete with appetizers and…

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27 Aug 2017

Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago (OSC), under the direction of Mina Zikri, is excited to present an exclusive House Salon Concert featuring An Afternoon with KAIA String Quartet on Sunday, August 27 from 1-3 p.m. in the beautiful home of Doris Ayres of Ayres Interiors, 2230 N Seminary Avenue, Chicago. The public is invited to enjoy an afternoon of Tango and Classical music of Bragato, Bernal Jimenez and Heitor Villa-Lobos performed by KAIA String Quartet complete with appetizers and cocktails. KAIA String Quartet is a…

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27 Aug 2017

Intro to Square Dance Party 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 27 at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Learn the basics of square dance to today’s upbeat music. No experience necessary, no partner needed, no fancy clothes necessary and it’s FREE. The event is hosted by Glenview Square Dance Club. For more information, visit glenviewparks.org or call 847-724-5670.

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28 Aug 2017

Join us for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. Pour yourself a glass of wine, tap a beer or choose a fresh-brewed coffee. A large array of cheeses, cold cuts, prepared meals, salads, baked goods, etc., is available for purchase. For more information: AFnorthshore.org and meetup.com/afnorthshore. 7 PM, Monday, the café at Heinen’s Grocery Store, 1020 Waukegan Road, Glenview, free.

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