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April 30 - May 7, 2017

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19 Feb 2017

Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann (open Feb 19 – June 18) explores the secret history behind bringing one of the most notorious Nazi war criminals of the 20th century to justice. It has been awhile since the Museum has hosted such an immersive exhibition. “Spies and espionage” aficionados will be mesmerized by the pre-digital/pre-DNA methods used for the dangerous, covert mission to capture Eichmann. The original bulletproof glass booth from which Eichmann testified as the courtroom…

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24 Mar 2017

UNCOMMONPLACE Exhibition Reception Friday, March 24th, 6-9pm 2017 “Home” becomes a real 4-letter word in the span of a presidential campaign. Community ceases to represent fellowship with others, so much as the alienation of others. An extraordinary burden is foisted upon the familiar places around us to offer a sheltering calm in the face of calamity. The artists of Uncommonplace speak to this private unsteadiness, this public unknowing, through images intended to force a rethinking of the very notion of…

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28 Apr 2017

Live Theatre Performance in Lake Forest. “Vanya” runs from April 28th – May 28th, 2017. To purchase tickets, call 847-735-8554 – or go online: citadeltheatre.org

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28 Apr 2017

Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant Join Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, authors of Option B, as they talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. Her friend Adam, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are steps people can take to recover and even rebound. Option B combines Sandberg’s emotional insights and Grant’s eye-opening research on…

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29 Apr 2017

The Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens, one of the country’s top showhouses, is open for tours daily from April 29 through May 21, produced by the Lake Forest Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago. A biennial event, this year it takes place in a Howard Van Doren Shaw-designed estate from the ’20s that is spectacular.

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29 Apr 2017

What:  The Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host its 10th annual Hope Gala to raise more than $1 million for UNICEF’s work for children around the world. This year also marks UNICEF’s 70th anniversary of putting children first — each and every child, no matter where they live — and the anniversary will guide the overall theme of the evening. The event will take place at The Geraghty and feature a silent auction and raffle, seated dinner,…

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01 May 2017

Chefs’ Night is the North Shore’s premier tasting event! Enjoy signature tastings from Chicagoland’s finest chefs and beverage purveyors. Join us Monday, May 1st from 5:30 – 8:30 PM for an evening full of food, friends and fun, benefiting the Center for Enriched Living.

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02 May 2017

Chicago’s own Dr. Helen Odessky has just come out with a new book, Stopping Anxiety from Stopping You: The Breakthrough Program For Conquering Panic and Social Anxiety. She is a licensed clinical psychologist trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Exposure Therapy who has been working with kids and teens as well as couples and adults with panic and anxiety for over 10 years, and offers a unique approach with rapid results. She takes a holistic approach and focuses on helping patients…

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03 May 2017

Dylan Brody’s DRIVING HOLLYWOOD will open at the Apollo Theater on May 3rd on the first stop of the show’s multi-city tour. A performer referred to as “brilliant” by Robin Williams, Dylan has shared the bill with the likes of Adam Sandler, Richard Belzer and Jerry Seinfeld. He puts himself on the line in this hilarious and poignant show while driving to a momentous appointment with a Hollywood big wig that could change the course of his career.

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03 May 2017

Featuring Stacey Ballis and Renee Rosen.

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03 May 2017

Join us for an evening of fun and a brief summary of the life-changing programs and resources that Elyssa’s Mission provides to our youth. Together we can raise awareness and funds to support these life-saving programs so urgently needed. Purchase your tickets online today! Elyssa’s Mission fully funds and implements the evidence-based SOS Signs of Suicide® Prevention Program in middle and high schools throughout the Chicago Metro area. Elyssa’s Mission® provides hands-on support to area public and private schools and…

$85
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04 May 2017

Back 2 School Illinois, the state’s largest free school supply distribution program, will host hundreds of educators, community and business leaders, and supporters at their annual Back 2 School Kickoff Dinner in an effort to raise money for Illinois students. The event supports the organization’s work to aid the educational growth of under-served students by providing them with school supplies that they would otherwise not have access to. The evening will be emceed by NBC5’s Marley Kayden and will be…

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05 May 2017

Enjoy an evening of entertainment and fellowship and support the NSO! Join us on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, 933 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook, IL 60062. The elegant annual “black tie optional” Gala event will feature a 6:00 pm reception, a 6:50 pm dinner, and a silent auction. Musical entertainment includes young rising stars from the Music Institute of Chicago including brother and sister violinists, Joshua and Isabella Brown, and pianists Seoyun Baek and John…

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06 May 2017

Join Piven Theatre Workshop’s Star-Studded 45th Anniversary Gala, featuring cocktails, a super silent auction, dinner and dancing.

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06 May 2017

Fun, interesting and free for all ages!

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