UnCorked Tonight, July 25 at The Arboretum to Benefit Let It Be Us
Sample wine, Sake, mixed cocktails & artisan crafted appetizers at UnCorked on July 25 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm. at The Arboretum of South Barrington,100 W. Higgins Rd. The event, hosted by Toll Brothers, benefits Let It Be Us, a local Barrington area nonprofit advocating for the education and adoption of children living in Illinois foster care.Tickets to UnCorked are $30.
Five-Course Cocktail Dinner on the Patio July 28 at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in South Barrington
Spend a summer evening on the patio (weather permitting) this Friday, July 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 100 W. Higgins Rd. in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Enjoy a delicious five-course dinner paired with hand-crafted cocktails for $95. First Course: Baby Spinach, Strawberry and Goat Cheese salad with a St. Charles Martini; Second Course: Scallops with a Soy Orange Glaze and a Ruth’s G&T; Third Course: Carrot Ginger Soup with a Nola Mule; Main Course: 6 oz Filet with a Bourbon Glaze and a 50/50 Sazerac; and Fifth Course: Lemon Tart with a Blueberry Mojito. Call (847) 551-3730 for more information.
American Ninja Warrior Themed Camp July 31 – Aug. 4
It’s not too late to register your kids for American Ninja Warrior Camp at Canlan Sportsplex, 28156 W. Northpointe Pkwy. in Lake Barrington. Campers will enjoy running an American Ninja Warrior course throughout the week and trying to improve their times! They begin the week with a field trip to Kids In Action Gymnastics and end the week with a monster water slide and ice cream sundaes!
Two New Breweries Open Their Doors in Barrington and Long Grove
Summer is a great time to relax and enjoy an ice cold beer, and now there are two new spots to try! Flesk Brewing at the Ice House Mall, 200 Applebee St., Ste. E in Barrington, and Buffalo Creek Brewing at 360 Historical Lane in Long Grove recently opened their doors. Stop by to experience the tastes that these local breweries have to offer. Click here for more information on: Flesk Brewing and Buffalo Creek Brewing
Don’t Miss Angel Water’s July Newsletter
Do you feel safe drinking the water in your home? If you’re not drinking purified water that’s been put through an RO system, you probably shouldn’t. Learn about how water quality affects your health, sources of water contamination and the facts about purified water in Angel Water’s July newsletter.
BMO Harris Bank Money Market Campaign
BMO Harris Bank customers can now receive a promotional Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of 1.15% when at least $25,000 in new money is deposited into a NEW BMO Harris Select Money Market or Business Prime Money Market account. Promo rate is only paid when the balance in the account is between $25,000 and $999,999.99. This offer will be available for sale through Oct. 31, 2017 and will not be extended.
Jazz & Wine Festival at Deer Park Town Center
The 6th annual Deer Park Jazz and Wine Festival will be held on Saturday, August 5 from noon – 9:00 p.m. at Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N. Rand Rd. in Deer Park. Festival headliners are Grammy award-winning artists Frank Catalano and Jimmy Chamberlin. The festival also includes: Judy Roberts with guest vocalist Wayne Messmer, the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, Tim Fitzgerald’s Full House – a Tribute to Wes Montgomery, and The LowDown Brass Band. This is a FREE event.
Rock Shop Relax Sweepstakes
Looking for your next big concert? Interested in a free shopping spree? How about a complimentary spa package at a luxury hotel? The Arboretum of South Barrington would love to offer you all three and more! Simply text ROCK to 60867 to be entered to win this multi-city grand prize trip, including airfare! Enter to win until Aug. 31 to be eligible.
New Marketing MAP Profitability and Prosperity Tool Webinar on August 8
Attend the new Marketing MAP (Massive Action Plan), webinar on August 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to learn about this ultimate profitability and prosperity tool that is simple yet powerful and effective. The Marketing MAP reduces confusion, indecision and overwhelm, plus it helps leverage your marketing activities so you can do less while getting better results. Learn how to create your own Marketing MAP in this class, because you’ll get: Instructions for using the MAP to streamline your marketing and reduce the time spent (and wasted!) on marketing tasks; An electronic template to customize with your marketing activities; and Step-by-step directions for filling out the template.
Elderwerks Annual Education & Resource Fait on Aug. 9 – Only Six Booths Left!
The Elderwerks Education and Resource Senior Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, August 9 at McHenry County College, 8900 US Hwy 14 in Crystal Lake. Booths are still available, but going fast. The focus of the event is education, planning for the future and resources for seniors and families. As a trusted resource and partner of Elderwerks we hope that you visit the Elderwerks Education and Resource Senior Fair on August 9! Email Jennifer Prell to reserve your booth.
Meet Chicago Bulls Alumni on Aug. 10 at The Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates
SW Lake and the Windy City Bulls invite you to meet Chicago Bulls Alumni on Thursday, August 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy. in Hoffman Estates. Take your best shot on the Windy City Bulls’ home court, enjoy sumptuous food and drinks and mingle with front office personnel from the Windy City Bulls.
LAVA Rock on Aug. 10 at Raue Center For The Arts
Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St. in Crystal Lake, is excited to bring you LAVA Rock, the band that brings you the biggest hits from the bands that dominated the ‘70s and ‘80s – Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Van Halen and AC/DC – as they take their show to the next level with “Legends of Rock” at 7:30 p.m. on August 10. This special performance will be recorded, so come out to the show looking your rockin’ best! This show will also be a fundraiser for Raue Center roof repairs. Tickets: $10 ($15 at Door.) Raue Center For The Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of all through the arts.
Blood Drive Aug. 11 in Long Grove – Urgent Need!
Patient needs are exceeding summer blood donations. There is currently an URGENT need for ALL blood types and a CRITICAL appeal for negative donors! Arboria of Long Grove and The Long Grove Fire District are holding a Blood Drive on Friday, August 11 from
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Arboria of Long Grove, 2300 IL 53 (Entrance on IL 53 between Old Hicks and Long Grove Road). Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are also welcome. Prepare for your donation by eating well, staying hydrated and bringing your ID. To schedule an appointment go to: www.lifesource.org and select “Make an Appointment” then login, scroll down and search by group code: H3, or e-mail Christy to make an appointment.
Learn How to Write a Business Plan on Aug.14 at 7:00 p.m.
Learn the steps for writing an actionable and measurable business plan from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. on August 14 at The Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Hwy. in Barrington. Discuss the components of a plan and the tools necessary to construct and measure the results. Arnie Goldberg of SCORE presents.
Bruning & Associates, PC Welcomes Attorney Goldie Ludwig
Bruning & Associates, PC is pleased to announce that Goldie Ludwig has joined the firm family. Ludwig’s career began with civil litigation cases where she gained years of first chair trial experience and independently litigated over 75 trials to verdict serving as lead attorney on over 225 arbitration’s, she then expanded her practice area and used her civil litigation experience to work in the field of family law. Over the last 9 years she handled numerous cases in the areas of divorce, custody, child support, maintenance and other family law issues. For more information on Bruning & Associates, PC