Quest Academy Parent and Tot Free Music Class
Parent and tot free music class with Ms. Hasty, Quest Academy’s music teacher on Wednesday, March 22 from 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Quest is located at 500 N. Benton St. in Palatine. Call (847) 202.8035.
Income Planning Seminar
This Income Planning Seminar will touch on topics, such as Social Security, Pensions, Tax Free Income, and How to “Map Out” an income plan. Seminar will be held at Bussenger Financial Group, 1000 Hart Rd., Ste, 300 (3rd floor,) Barrington on Thursday, March 23rd at 6:00 p.m. Call Kyle at (224) 655-2426 with any questions. This is a free event.
Smarter Social Media: Maximize Engagement and Revenue
On Wednesday, March 29, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Comcast Business will be running a webinar with a panel of experts sharing their perspectives on how to take a smarter strategic approach to social media — and make it a profitable venture. This webinar, Smarter Social Media: Maximize Engagement and Revenue, will be led by some of the brightest minds in the industry. Click here to register.
Gallery Art Show
Visit the solo art exhibition by Jaynanne Ridder, a resident of Lake Barrington Shores, at Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. Jaynanne’s acrylic painting started as a hobby but is blossoming into her full-time passion. Stop by Kaleidoscope and view Jaynanne’s artwork by March 31. They are located at 316 W. Main St., Barrington. Phone: (847) 381-4840. Open Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
GYMGUYZ Now Offers In-Home Yoga
Yoga is less intense, more relaxing and good for your health. Yoga increases your flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, improves athletic performance, and prevents injury, according to GYMGUYZ. Book a first free assessment with GYMGUYZ, and enjoy a yoga session in the comfort of your own home. Visit www.GYMGUYZ.com or call (847) 250-2600.
Spend Spring Break at Paintball Explosion
During Spring Break, Paintball and Laser Tag will have extended hours on Thursday, March 30, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Friday March 31, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, April 1, from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, April 2, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mention this BACC hot deal and get 50% off your field entry to paintball and/or 1 hour mission of laser tag. Paintball and Laser Tag Explosion is located at 601 Dundee Ave., East Dundee. Call (847) 426-2662 for more information.
Williams Street Rep Presents Any Other Name
Running through April 2, on select weekend dates see Any Other Name at Raue. Tickets start at $32.50. This is a dark comedy (or light tragedy) about poetry, madness, and identity theft in Victorian England. Edward and his American wife, Margaret, are starving for his art. Surely there must be a better way to becoming England’s most famous and beloved poet? Raue Center For The Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Show Dates: March 24, 25, 31, April 1 at 8:00 p.m.; March 19, 25, 26, April 2 at 3:00 p.m. Click Here for Tickets.
Village of Barrington New e-newsletter
The Village of Barrington has created a new tool to help keep their residents be more informed of the latest news and happenings in their village. To subscribe, click here. For comments, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prince and Princess Pageant at Ice House Mall
The Prince and Princess Pageant will be on Sunday, April 2 at 1:00 p.m. at the Ice House Mall and Village Shops in Barrington. The Prince and Princess Pageant entry forms and information can be found in all the Ice House Mall stores. To enter the pageant, contestants need to arrive one hour prior to the pageant start time of 1:00 p.m. Age groups consist of boy contestants from newborn to 4 years old and girl contestant’s age range from newborn to 28 years old. All participants will receive a trophy and a crown. Finalists from the pageant will go to participate in the Illinois State Pageant in May. For more information go to www.sunburstbeauty.com or call (847) 381-6661.
Spring is in Bloom Boutique Crawl
Friday, April 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. is the Boutique Crawl, where you will received a 20% customer appreciation discount at participating stores. Pick-up your punch card at your first stop and drop it off at your last to be entered into a drawing to be one of three lucky winners. You must have a punch from all six participating stores. Participating shops include Bella Donna Boutique at 420 Robert Parker Coffin Rd., Long Grove, and Olivia’s Boutique at 144 Old Mchenry Rd., Long Grove.
Art Fundraiser at Neoteca
On April 10, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., Neoteca will be hosting “An Evening with the Arts.” This will be an event showcasing over 20 pieces of original artwork for sale along with food provided by Neoteca. Ticket price is $35, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. Tickets are available at Neoteca,130 S. Hough St. and Kaleidoscope, 316 W. Main St., Barrington. Call (847) 382-1330 for more information.
Hop On Over to the Ice House Mall for Easter Events
On Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 from noon to 3:00 p.m., families can visit the Easter Bunny in his Spring Garden display and take photos. Bring your camera to take free photos. The Ice House Mall will feature an Easter Egg Hunt with participating stores on Saturday, April 15 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. The Egg Hunt will take place at participating stores. Signs will be posted for Egg Hunt instructions. Bring a basket or bag to collect your eggs for the Easter Egg Hunt. Make reservations for Chessie’s Restaurant’s traditional Easter Brunch and Bunny Visits on Sunday, April 16. Seating’s for the Easter Brunch are at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Call for reservations at (847) 382-5020.
Barrington Area Conservation Trust’s Annual Meeting Featuring Doug Tallamy
A “guru” in the insect and nature world, Doug Tallamy will speak at the Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT) Annual Meeting, on Tuesday, April 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Barrington’s White House, 145 W. Main St., Barrington. His talk will center on the plight of monarchs, and how each of us can help these butterflies, and other insects, by supporting biodiversity in our backyards and open spaces. BACT encourages anyone interested to attend—you don’t have to be a member. Tickets are free to BACT members and students, $15 to nonmembers by calling BACT at (847) 387-3149.
Barrington High School Art Exhibition and Retrospective Show
From Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30 at the Ice House Mall, this art exhibition features the works of Barrington High Art Students and will be on display throughout the Ice House Mall. The annual exhibition will kick off with an Art Reception, Senior Award Ceremony and viewing of all student artwork on Friday, April 28 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. On Saturday, the art exhibition will be open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. The Fine Art Program of Barrington High School welcomes the public to stop by and stroll through the Ice House Mall to view all forms of student art work. Admission is free and open to the public.