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Member News for Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Learn to Throw an All Appetizer Party at OneLife Kitchen
Ditch the traditional chips and dips and learn how to “Throw An All Appetizer Party,” at OneLife Kitchen, 742 W. NW Hwy. in Barrington. Sign up for this hands-on class tomorrow, March 21, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. taught by culinary instructors Lauren Brynhekseb and Sue Aronson. The lesson includes preparation of: Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese; Crostini with Brie Dates & Toasted Walnuts; Warm Crab and Artichoke Dip; Butternut Squash Quesadillas with Chipotle Lime Sauce; and Caesar Salad Wonton Cups. Cost is $60. Call (224) 347-3374 or click here to register.
Tour or Lease in Deer Park Crossing by March 23 for a Chance to Win a $250 Deer Park Town Center Shopping Spree
Tour or lease a luxury apartment or townhouse at Deer Park Crossing by March 23 and enter to win a $250 shopping spree at Deer Park Town Center! Deer Park Crossing is a new housing development located at 21599 W. Field Ct. in Deer Park, that is situated on more than 11 acres overlooking scenic wetlands and nature trails, while in close proximity to Deer Park Town Center. Call (847) 438-3850 or click here for details.
Walk On Hosts Centered Riding Clinic March 23
In conjunction with the Centered Riding Clinic, Walk On has announced a series of four sessions focused on education about disability and Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies beginning March 23 from noon – 6:00 p.m. at Barrington Countryside Fire Dept., 22222 N. Pepper Rd. in Lake Barrington. Cost is $35 – lecture only; $45 – lecture plus visible rider demo; $65 – lecture, visible Rider Demo and one-day Centered Riding Clinic Audit; and $80 for all activities, plus an audit both days of the clinic. Click here to register.
SAS Sale at Achieve Footwear Starting March 23
Achieve Footwear, 1 Crystal Lake Plaza, Ste. AW in Crystal Lake, is offering big savings on SAS footwear from March 23 – April 9. Get $15 off one pair and $40 off two pair of SAS shoes. Women’s and men’s styles available in all sizes from extra narrow to extra extra wide. Call (815) 444-7239 or click here for details.
Sign Up for Sip. Plant. Party. Workshops at Barn Nursery
Sign up with your friends today for a Sip. Plant. Party. workshop at The Barn Nursery & Landscape Center, 8109 S. Route 31 in Cary. Bring your own food and drink and leave with something unique for your home such as an Easter birdcage planter (workshop on March 28; Cost: $65), a teacup planter, a copper watering can planter and much more. Barn Nursery designers will offer as much assistance as you need. Follow their designs or get creative! Workshops start March 28 and run through May. Deadline to register for the Easter Birdcage Planter workshop is March 23. Next Gen classes designed for plant enthusiasts ages 3-18 will begin in May. Prices vary for each workshop. Click here to register.
Egg Hunt in Historic Long Grove on March 24
Bring the kids to hunt for eggs on March 24 from 10:30 a.m. – noon at Buffalo Creek Park, 145 Old McHenry Rd. in in Historic Long Grove (access only through the Old McHenry entrance). There will be one egg hunt for children 1-4 years old, and another hunt for children 5-10 years old. Kids are encouraged to bring their own baskets. Other activities include tractor rides, face painting, music, live chicks and bunnies, and a visit by the Easter Bunny. The event is FREE. Adults must accompany children. Click here for details.
Spring Party Specials at Heads Up Boutique
Check out these spring party specials at Heads Up Boutique, 200 E. Main St. in Barrington. Now through March 24 customers receive 20% off their Happy Everything purchase. Also, purchase a Happy Everything base and receive the 2018 limited edition spring party attachment FREE. Once the event is over the attachment will be retired. No additional discounts apply. Call (847) 304-5450 or click here for more information.
Steve Cochran & Friends at Raue on March 24
Enjoy a hilarious evening of comedy with WGN Radio personality Steve Cochran and other local celebrities on March 24 from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. at Raue Center For The Arts, 26 N. Williams St. in Crystal Lake. A radio personality for over 30 years, Steve Cochran has hosted his own show on WGN and worked as an actor in several films. Tickets start at $25. Call the Raue box office at (815) 356-9212 or click here for details.
Easter Egg Hunt & the Easter Bunny at Pepper Park March 31
Meet the Easter Bunny at 2:00 p.m. and stay for an Easter Egg Hunt at 2:30 p.m. on March 31 at Pepper Park Coffee and R.S.V.P Rental Services, 22000 N. Pepper Rd. in Barrington. The first 25 children will receive FREE Easter Baskets from R.S.V.P. Rental Services (the store will open at 1:30 p.m.). This community event is for children ages 7 and under. Hundreds of eggs, including 12 special Golden Eggs, will be hidden for the children to find. All eggs contain small toys or treats, parental supervision necessary for children under 3 years old. Call 773-562-1515 for more information.
BACC and Card Connect Partner to Give Chamber Members Special Offer
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with CardConnect, Authorized Partner of First Data, to offer Chamber members a number of specials including: low credit card processing rates; multiple point-of-sale solutions; enhanced level 2/3 savings on B2B transactions; integration with QuickBooks; ACH processing and instant check approvals; business funding solutions; and a dedicated account manager. For a FREE cost analysis, mention Barrington Chamber when you call (847) 287-1121 or click here to email Nancy Fathers.
Easter Bunny Photos at the Ice House & Easter Brunch at Chessie’s
Visit and take photos for FREE with the Easter Bunny at the Ice House Mall & Village Shops, 200 Applebee St. in Barrington, on March 30 & 31 from noon to 3:00 p.m. Also at the Ice House, plan on Easter Brunch at Chessie’s Restaurant April 1. Seating’s are at 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Enjoy an array of entrees, side dishes and desserts. Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny during brunch. For brunch reservations call (847) 382-5020.
Barrington Youth & Family Services Offers Social Skills Program for Children in 1st – 3rd Grade
Barrington Youth & Family Services, 110 S Hager Ave. in Barrington, is now offering SociABILITY, a social skills program for children in 1st through 3rd grade who would like to develop their social thinking skills. The program is designed to provide a fun, motivating way to help improve children’s social and behavioral flexibility and ultimately develop more effective social behavior. Registration is now open for the sessions, which will take place on Tuesdays from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. on April 3 through May 22. Cost is $30 for initial intake; $180 for 8 sessions if paid up front; or $25/session if paid in installments. Scholarships are available. Call (847) 381-0345 or click here for details.
Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club Mardi Gras-Redux 2018
The Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club will host Mardi Gras-Redux 2018 on April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Avante Banquets, 1050 NW Hwy. in Fox River Grove. Enjoy dinner, an auction, open bar, games, dancing, and music provided by a six-piece New Orleans band, while raising funds to help change the lives of disadvantaged children. Raffle tickets cost $20 or 6 for $100. Grand prize is $2,000. Tickets to the event are $100 if purchased by April 1, or $125 after April 1. Click here to purchase tickets.
Learn How to Create Inner Peace in the Midst of Chaos on Tuesdays in April at Pepper Park Coffee
The first of a three-part program on “How to Create Inner Peace in the Midst of Chaos” will be held on April 3 from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. at Pepper Park Coffee, 22000 N. Pepper Rd. in Lake Barrington. Wellness Coach Ellen Corey, of Coaching By Corey LLC, will discuss “Me Time/Setting Boundaries” on April 3; “Balance/Self-Care” on April 10; and “Silencing Your Inner Critic” on April 17. Individual session price is $30, or three sessions for $75. Call (224) 633-3308 or click here to register.
Achieve Footwear, 1 Crystal Lake Plaza, Ste. AW in Crystal Lake, is seeking a part-time sales associate to work 20-32 hours a week at their busy sit and fit shoe store. Associate is also required to work Sundays from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Candidate must be customer service-oriented. Training provided. Click here to email resume.