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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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08 Aug 2017

Vocal auditions for the 2017-2018 season of Chicago Master Singers will be held by appointment between 7:00 and 10:00 pm on the evenings of Tues., Aug. 8; Thurs., Aug. 10; Mon., Aug. 14; andWed., Aug. 16; at the Village Church of Lincolnshire, 201 N. Riverwoods Rd., Lake Forest, Ill. Dedicated volunteer singers are invited to request an audition appointment by email to info@chicagomastersingers.comor by leaving a message at the organization’s toll-free number, 877-825-5267 (877-TALKCMS). A chorus member will respond to…

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11 Aug 2017

The 62nd Annual Ginza Holiday Festival, a Japanese cultural festival, will be presented by the Midwest Buddhist Temple in Old Town, on August 11, 12 and 13. Our festival will feature the following demonstrations and food: Four Master craftsmen (Waza) will be flown in from Tokyo to demonstrate their generations-old skills creating their unique crafts; Japanese cultural exhibits and booths will be filled with Japanese textiles, snacks, kimonos, t-shirts, artwork and jewelry; ongoing stage performances will be featured including taiko drumming,…

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11 Aug 2017

Armenian Fest 2017 August 11, 12 & 13 Armenian food, pastries, beer and wine, dancing, activities for kids, raffle Friday & Saturday ► DJ Armen ● Dancing Saturday ► Belote Tournament ● Cigar Bar Sunday ►Karoun Band ● Grape Blessing ceremony at 4:00pm ● Traditional Armenian dancers ● Activities for kids ● Menu items from The Sandlot Cash, Visa, MasterCard Plenty of free parking Free admission! Armenian All Saints Apostolic Church 1701 N. Greenwood Rd. Glenview, IL 60026 www.armenianallsaints.org Friday, 6:00pm – 11:00pm Saturday, 5:00pm – 11:00pm Sunday, 12:30pm…

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12 Aug 2017

Take in views of Geneva Lake while enjoying Art in the Park, a juried fine art exhibition featuring pottery, glass, wood, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture and more. This event is held at Flat Iron Park from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday and 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

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13 Aug 2017

Celebrating its 20th year, the award-winning Lincolnshire Art Festival returns to Lincolnshire’s beautiful Village Green on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th from 10 am to 5 pm each day. Managed by Amdur Productions, the fest features the work of 100 of the county’s most celebrated artists and offers extraordinary examples of art in a variety of mediums and price points including sculpture, photography, ceramics, jewelry, painting, wearable art, and much more. Interactive art demonstrations, booth chats with the…

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13 Aug 2017

The Sisterhood and Men’s Club of Congregation Kol Emeth presents Author Kenneth N. Green, who will speak about his book, I’m From Division Street, on Sunday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be served, and there is no charge to attend this program. He will be bringing and personally signing copies of the books that are purchased. To attend, please RSVP by calling the synagogue at 847-673-3370 or by sending an email to office@kolemethskokie.org. Congregation Kol Emeth is…

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14 Aug 2017

Join us for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. For more information: AFnorthshore.org and meetup.com/afnorthshore. 10 AM, Monday, Panera, 1199 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, free.

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15 Aug 2017

Enjoy a healthy, fun and informative night with businesses ranging from health professionals to boutiques. The event is open to all women who would like to get out for an evening of healthy fun and laughs. Bring your mothers, sisters, co-workers, girlfriends or neighbors and enjoy some ‘you’ time. Event Details: Wellness Lecture by Dr. Mary Kate Casey of The FIT Institute Sports Stretching by FIT massage 30 Minute Yoga by Core Power Yoga Digital Posture Analysis by Universal Wellness…

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15 Aug 2017

The North Shore Senior Center’s Men’s Club will present a program presented by Author Kenneth N. Green at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15. He will speak on his book, I’m From Division Street, which will be for sale. There is no charge to attend. The North Shore Senior Center is located at 161 Northfield Rd., Northfield, IL 60093. For information and to attend, call the North Shore Senior Center at 847-784-6030. I’m From Division Street tells Ken’s comeback story…

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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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16 Aug 2017

HIGHWOOD, IL (AUGUST 16, 2017) – May the stink be with you Wednesday, August 16th as the 7th Annual Garlic Fest is back and better than ever! Held in conjunction with Highwood’s Evening Gourmet Market on August 16th from 4:30-9:30 p.m. in Everts Park, 130 Highwood Avenue, this foodie fest showcases a plethora of dishes with the ever-popular taste (and scent) of garlic, with live music and plenty of family-friendly activities to entertain all evening long. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to sample various garlic…

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16 Aug 2017

Vocal auditions for the 2017-2018 season of Chicago Master Singers will be held by appointment between 7:00 and 10:00 pm on the evenings of Tues., Aug. 8; Thurs., Aug. 10; Mon., Aug. 14; and Wed., Aug. 16; at the Village Church of Lincolnshire, 201 N. Riverwoods Rd., Lake Forest, Ill. Dedicated volunteer singers are invited to request an audition appointment by email to info@chicagomastersingers.com or by leaving a message at the organization’s toll-free number, 877-825-5267 (877-TALKCMS). A chorus member will respond to answer questions and schedule an…

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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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17 Aug 2017

Chicago Premium Outlets continues its “Party by the Pond” Concert Series with Alex Hoffer, Chicago’s local Blues, Funk, Pop and Americana band. On August 17, from 5pm – 8pm, this free public concert will take place surrounding Chicago Premium Outlet’s expansive feature pond near the children’s play area, located in the new section of the center, next to Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. Throughout Alex Hoffer’s performance, attendees can enjoy kid-friendly activities, food and beverage options, including a selection of wines from…

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17 Aug 2017

Join us for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. Listening in French is encouraged; all levels are welcome. For more information: AFnorthshore.org and meetup.com/afnorthshore. 6 PM, Monday, Panera, 1199 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, free.

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17 Aug 2017
Free! Shakespeare in the Park – Pericles
17 August 2017 7:00 pm (save to cal)
Jackman Park

Free! Shakespeare in the Park – Pericles 7-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 17 at Jackman Park, 1930 Prairie St. Bring the whole family out for an evening of Shakespeare, presented by Muse of Fire Theatre Company. Please bring your own blankets, towels or chairs. No reservations are required for this great new family event. For more information, visit glenviewparks.org or call 847-724-5670.

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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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18 Aug 2017
Tacos y Tamales Festival
18 August 2017 5:00 am (save to cal)

Green Curtain Events is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Tacos y Tamales Festival – a street affair based off a traditional Mexican market known as the Tianguis. A Tianguis is an open air market or bazaar that is traditionally held on certain market days in a town or city neighborhood in Mexico and Central America. This bazaar tradition has its roots embedded well into the pre-Hispanic period of Latin American and continues, in many cases, essentially unchanged into the…

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18 Aug 2017

HIGHLAND PARK, IL (AUGUST 18-27, 2017) – Looking for a new career helping people become pain free and mobile? SPYRL™, Chicago’s newest GYROTONIC® studio, is offering a special Pre-Training course for anyone interested in becoming a certified Gyrotonic trainer. The six-day Pre-Training course, taught by certified Gyrotonic instructor, Amy Pena, will take place from August 18-20 and August 25-27 at the Downtown Highland Park studio, 1781 Green Bay Road, Highland Park. Pre-Training is the first step in becoming a certified…

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19 Aug 2017

Restoration Work Day 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 at The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave. Help collect seeds and remove non-native, invasive plants to make way for wildflowers, grasses and trees. Bring work gloves if you have them. Work parties may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. For more information, call 847-724-5670.

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19 Aug 2017

Glow-In-The-Dark Golf 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 at Glenview Prairie Club, 2800 W. Lake Ave. Grab your clubs and a flashlight for the most fun you can legally have on a golf course after dark! Shotgun start begins at sundown. Includes all the “neon” you’ll need to navigate 9 holes. The fee is $25. Advance registration required. For more information, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-657-1637.

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19 Aug 2017
Jumpstart Your Business
19 August 2017 9:00 am (save to cal)
YWCA

An instructional course for new and future entrepreneurs. Jumpstart Your Business offers practical information on starting and growing a business, including the nuts and bolts of developing a business idea, guidance for creating a business plan, group interaction and networking.

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19 Aug 2017

HIGHLAND PARK, IL (AUGUST 2017) – ORT America Metropolitan Chicago Region is delighted to announce they will be moving their Downtown Highland Park Resale Shop to a new larger, more convenient location at 1710 First Street. In preparation for the move, they are inviting the public to shop their $1 sale on Saturday August 19th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shop’s current location, 800 Central Street. “The more stock that is sold, the less that has to be moved,” says Roberto…

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19 Aug 2017

FOX LAKE, IL (August 19-20, 2017) – The Village of Fox Lake invites outdoor enthusiasts to celebrate all things land and (Fox) lake at the 2nd annual Fox Lake Land & Lake Days at Lakefront Park on Saturday, August 19th (10 am- 10 pm) and Sunday, August 20th (8 am-3 pm). The family friendly festival will include live entertainment from Ken Schultz “The Flying Fool”, Tropixplosion and 28 Days. Additionally, there will be a fabulous selection of food and drinks…

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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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19 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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