Bubbly and billet-doux at Heads Up Boutique
Want to see the billet-doux paper gown in person? Come by Heads Up Boutique this Wednesday, April 26 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to say hello and enjoy in-store specials while sipping bubbly. Heads-Up Boutique is located at 200 E. Main St. in Barrington.
“Conversation and Cocktails” with David Troxel, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Expert and Author
Join The Solana Deer Park for an evening of “conversation and cocktails” with dementia/Alzheimer’s author David Troxel on Wednesday, April 26th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The Solana Deer Park, An Atria independent, assisted and memory care community, is located at 21840 W. Lake Cook Rd., Deer Park. RSVP to Kathy by calling (847) 438-8200 or emailing Kathleen.email@example.com by April 25th.
Don’t Miss The Whiskey Tasting at Armanetti
Specialty Whiskey tasting on Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Armanetti, 925 IL Rt. 22, Fox River Grove. $20 per person. Pizza included! Call (847) 516-9463 with any questions.
Unique Boutique at Georgio’s in South Barrington
Browse the Unique Boutique at Georgio’s on Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Over 10 local vendors will be giving you a personalized shopping experience! Pre-Register for FREE and get VIP Access and a GIFT BAG here. Georgio’s is located in The Arboretum of South Barrington at 100 W. Higgins Rd., Ste L100, South Barrington. Email Vendortainment here with any questions.
Reptiles at Risk
Join Lake Barrington Woods, on Thursday, April 27 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., as Lake Forest’s Wildlife Discovery Center discusses the many North American reptiles that are affected by threats ranging from hunting to habitat loss. The Center will bring along several species such as the Fox Snake, Blanding’s Turtle etc. in a “show-and-tell” program. Lake Barrington Woods, 22320 Classic Ct., Lake Barrington, Phone:224-633-2318. Free and open to the public.
School House Rock! at Barrington High School
On Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m.; Friday, April 28th at 7:00 p.m.; and Saturday, April 29th at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m., School House Rock will be live on stage at Barrington High School in the Richard C. Johnson Auditorium, 616 W. Main St., Barrington. Adults $8.00, Children $6.00. Click Here for Tickets.
Harper College HOPE Giving Circle: Women at the Table Breakfast and Panel Discussion
Diversity at the top leadership table correlates positively with better organizational performance, so why are more women not in senior leadership roles in business? Join Harper College at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, 798 Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights for an engaging panel conversation on this important topic on Friday, April 28 from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Space is limited. RSVP here, email Fredia Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847.925.6701.
Healthy Kids Day
Each summer, children gain weight two to three times faster than they do during the school year, and often fall behind academically because they don’t have access to out-of-school learning opportunities. With that in mind, on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, the Buehler YMCA is hosting a variety of family-friendly activities for the YMCA’s 26th annual Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families. Healthy Kids Day® is a powerful reminder not to let children idle away their summer days. Buehler YMCA, 1400 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Admission is Free. Call the Buehler YMCA at (847) 359-2400 with any questions.
Home of the Sparrow’s 30th Anniversary Gala
Join Home of the Sparrow on Saturday, April 29th, to celebrate their 30th Anniversary at the Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. Attendees will be welcomed to explore the estate’s splendor through self-guided tours, view phenomenal collections, attend an organ concert, indulge in butler served hors d’oeuvres, four hours open bar, exquisite dinner, auction, and a short program featuring women your support is helping. This is a black tie optional event. This is Home of the Sparrow’s biggest fundraiser of the year that supports their mission of providing Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children on their journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency. To register, click here. $175 per person or $1650 for a table of 10.
Bella Voce Camerata Vocal Ensemble
Chicago’s own, this chamber ensemble of the larger Bella Voce group, shares intimate works that celebrate the hope of springtime, and its sometime cruelty, like love at Barrington’s White House on Sunday, April 30 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Mixing diverse emotions of joy, hope and agony, with songs from early madrigal to modern jazz performed by historically informed precision will be explored at this artistic musical presentation. General Admission: $20, $10 Student. Barrington’s White House is located at 145 W. Main St., Barrington. Click here for tickets.
2017 BADC Annual Dinner & 43rd Citizen of the Year Award
With Keynote Speaker. Karen Lambert, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, the Barrington Area Development Council (BADC) will be having their Annual Dinner at Makray Memorial Golf Club, 1010 S. Northwest Hwy., Barrington, on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $70 per person. Click Here to Register.
Cinco Di Mayo Dinner at Ruth’s Chris
It’s a four course tequila dinner for $95 person at Ruth’s Chris Steak House on May 5 at 7:00 p.m. Ruth’s Chris is in The Arboretum at 100 W. Higgins Rd., South Barrington. Call 847-551-3730 for reservations or click here.
Spring Special at Angel Water
Full EPA well water test only $275 (normally $395) until May 30th at Angel Water. Know what’s in your water – – get your well water tested today! Contact Angel Water at (847) 382-7800 or click here to contact them. Angel Water is located at 28214 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington.
Nominations Being Accepted for Business Landscaping Recognition
Email Ellen Young at email@example.com to nominate a business for The Garden Club’s business beautification recognition. Click here for more information on The Garden Club.
Walk On Summer Horse Camp
Thanks to, in part, an incredibly generous grant from the Barrington Area Community Fund, Walk On is proud to introduce an inclusive summer pony and horse camp for children ages 3-17. This will be an inclusive horse camp, open to all levels of experience. If you have questions or for more information, please contact Walk On at (847) 381-4231 or visit walkonfarm.org. Walk On is located at Hart & Cuba Roads, P.O. Box 376, Barrington.
Mother’s Day Sunglasses Sale
Up to 50% off Sunglasses for Mom through May at Glam Optique in The Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 W. Higgins Rd. Ste. E30, South Barrington. Offer valid May 1 – 31. Call (847) 836-0108 for more information.