Mark your calendar: Aug. 11-17

  • Chef Cherise Slattery will teach how to prep and ice a cake for a professional appearance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn basic piping skills that you can apply to a variety of different baked goods, and quick decorating techniques that are sure to impress. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

      Chef Cherise Slattery will teach how to prep and ice a cake for a professional appearance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn basic piping skills that you can apply to a variety of different baked goods, and quick decorating techniques that are sure to impress. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org. Rick West | Staff Photographer/2008

  • Enjoy the movie, "Field of Dreams," at 8 p.m. on Friday Aug. 12, at Melvin Berlin Park, 692 Greenwood Ave., Glencoe. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the village of Glencoe, the Glencoe Park District and the Glencoe Public Library. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be rescheduled. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Enjoy the movie, "Field of Dreams," at 8 p.m. on Friday Aug. 12, at Melvin Berlin Park, 692 Greenwood Ave., Glencoe. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the village of Glencoe, the Glencoe Park District and the Glencoe Public Library. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be rescheduled. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • Party on the Green at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. Bring your family and join in on a fun and festive day full of live music featuring Wedding Banned (pictured), games, giveaways a vendor fair and a showing of the movie "Encanto" at dusk. Food and beer will be available for purchase at this free Northbrook Park District event. For information, www.nbparks.org

    Party on the Green at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. Bring your family and join in on a fun and festive day full of live music featuring Wedding Banned (pictured), games, giveaways a vendor fair and a showing of the movie "Encanto" at dusk. Food and beer will be available for purchase at this free Northbrook Park District event. For information, www.nbparks.org Daily Herald File Photo Courtesy of Double D Booking

  • Dispatch and O.A.R. with special guest G. Love will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Rd, Highland Park. For information, www.ravinia.org.

    Dispatch and O.A.R. with special guest G. Love will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Rd, Highland Park. For information, www.ravinia.org. Courtesy of Ravinia

  • Come and celebrate the diversity of the Wheeling community during International Fest at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, at Heritage Park Performance Pavilion, 201 Community Blvd., in Wheeling. Bring the family and explore Wheeling's cultural richness through authentic live performances, fun activities and ethnic food. Learn about local organizations that support unique and diverse populations. For information, www.wheelingparkdistrict.com.

    Come and celebrate the diversity of the Wheeling community during International Fest at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, at Heritage Park Performance Pavilion, 201 Community Blvd., in Wheeling. Bring the family and explore Wheeling's cultural richness through authentic live performances, fun activities and ethnic food. Learn about local organizations that support unique and diverse populations. For information, www.wheelingparkdistrict.com. Courtesy of Wheeling Park District

  • ScribbleMonster will take the stage at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. With songs recognized by National Public Radio, the Parent's Choice Awards and Parenting Magazine, ScribbleMonster's approach to music, learning and play has earned them spots on television and radio. As pioneers of the "Kindie Rock" scene, ScribbleMonster's performance encourages audience participation and opportunities for creative expression. No registration required. For information, www.nbparks.org.

    ScribbleMonster will take the stage at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. With songs recognized by National Public Radio, the Parent's Choice Awards and Parenting Magazine, ScribbleMonster's approach to music, learning and play has earned them spots on television and radio. As pioneers of the "Kindie Rock" scene, ScribbleMonster's performance encourages audience participation and opportunities for creative expression. No registration required. For information, www.nbparks.org. Courtesy of ScribbleMonster

  • Virtually join historian Leslie Goddard, for a look back at the history of Riverview at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Chicago's Riverview Park was once the "world's largest amusement park." Today, it's merely one of Chicago's best loved memories. The names alone evoke nostalgia: The Pair-O-Chutes, Aladdin's Castle, Shoot the Chutes and of course, the Bobs roller coaster (pictured). Join Goddard, for a look back at the history of Riverview, from its opening in 1904, to its sudden closing in 1967. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

    Virtually join historian Leslie Goddard, for a look back at the history of Riverview at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Chicago's Riverview Park was once the "world's largest amusement park." Today, it's merely one of Chicago's best loved memories. The names alone evoke nostalgia: The Pair-O-Chutes, Aladdin's Castle, Shoot the Chutes and of course, the Bobs roller coaster (pictured). Join Goddard, for a look back at the history of Riverview, from its opening in 1904, to its sudden closing in 1967. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org. Daily Herald File Photo Courtesy of Chuck Wlodarczyk, Riverview Publications

 
 
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Find Postmaster McDaniel's Lost Mail -- Kids' Summer Scavenger Hunt: Through Aug. 21, at Wilmette Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Road, Wilmette. Where's Postmaster McDaniel's lost mail? Join the villagewide scavenger hunt to find it. Kids, ages 13 and younger with an adult, are eligible to participate in this free program organized by the Wilmette Historical Museum and the Wilmette/Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce. Families can pick up a scavenger hunt game board and directions during regular business hours at the Wilmette Historical Museum or the Youth Services Department in the Wilmette Public Library. Rewards will be offered to participating kids. For information, www.wilmettehistory.org

'The Passions Project' Art Exhibit: Runs through Aug. 26, at North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Road, Northfield. North Shore Senior Center is hosting an exclusive art exhibit featuring the work of photographer Heidi Wagner, founder of The Passions Project. Through her lens of The Passions Project, Wagner aims to capture the essence of older adults doing what they love -- from painting and theater to community service and sports -- to help change the social perception on aging. For information, (847) 784-6000 or nssc.augusoft.net.

'Failure -- A Love Story': Runs through Sunday, Sept. 4, at Oil Lamp Theater, 1723 Glenview Road, Glenview. Set in 1928 at the Fail family home and clock shop near the Chicago River, this magical, musical fable follows the Fail sisters' triumphs and tragedies. $35-$45. For tickets and information, https://oillamptheater.org

Wilmette Local Legends Audio Tour: Wilmette Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Road, Wilmette. This two-part, self-guided audio tour will bring you outside the homes of some of Wilmette's notables starting with film star Ann-Margret and ending with professional makeup artist and entrepreneur Bobbi Brown. At each stop, you will learn a bit about a local celebrity's life in Wilmette. Enjoy the tour by car or bicycle or, if you are ambitious, on foot. The tour will be available through fall. To begin the tour, visit the museum website or scan the QR code from the two-page map available outside the museum's main entrance. For information, (847) 853-7666 or www.wilmettehistory.org.

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Aug. 11

WK Power Networking Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at A. Perry Homes, 1220 Washington Ave., Wilmette. Enjoy in-person networking with your colleagues. $15- $20. For information, www.wilmettekenilworth.com

Wildlife in Motion -- Crawlers, Slitherers and Walkers: 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area & Welcome Center, 21950 N. Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods. Wildlife in Motion guides adults in a unique outdoor experience with their young ones. Through hands-on nature activities, exploration, stories, crafts and interaction with live animals, get low and look carefully for animals along the forest floor. Bring water, bug spray and dress appropriately for outdoor exploration. For information, www.lcfpd.org/ryerson.

Northfield Teddy Bear Picnic: 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Bring a blanket and your favorite teddy bear, stuffed animal or doll. Read stories, sing songs, make a craft and have a snack. In the event of inclement weather, program will be held indoors. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Korean Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Children of all ages with an adults can enjoy a bilingual storytime featuring songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family. Register online at (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Armchair Travels: 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Join expert traveler Nancy McCully on a tour circling Lake Michigan. On the journey through four states, explore beautiful beaches, freshwater sand dunes, lighthouses, and historic sites. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Alliance Française du North Shore Ciné Club: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. Join online for a discussion in French of the French film, with English subtitles, "The Moving Finger," season one, episode one, of "Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie." You'll watch the film on your own through a streaming service such as hoopla, Kanopy, YouTube or Amazon. For the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore/events. For information, (847) 858-1274.

Organizing Your Windows Computer: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn file organization, storage and navigation tips for Windows computers. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Singers' Centuries of Art Song: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Singers' Centuries of Art Song -- Part of the Ravinia Steans Music Institute free classical concerts at Bennett Gordon Hall. Public gates open at noon, with the concert starting at 1 p.m. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Teen Thursdays: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Try out your creative ideas and projects with Innovation Center staff. Get help bringing project ideas to life and learn how to use design programs, art supplies and equipment. You are welcome to just drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Sewing Project: 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn how to hand sew felt plushies. This program is focused on creating a project, so basic sewing knowledge is required. Ages 10 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Eating Books: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, through Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Children, in grades seven-12, listen to a short excerpt from "Cafe con Lychee" by Emery Lee and then create a tasty book inspired treat. Pick up materials at the library ahead of time. More information provided after registration. Register. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Polish Storytime: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Enjoy stories and songs in Polish, with a bit of English. Register. For information, at www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Google Applications: 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Learn about Google applications and some of its features. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Google Drive 101: 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Google users have access to a suite of features that includes word processing, spreadsheets, slide presentations and more. Learn about the benefits of using these features of your Google account. Register. For information, www.nileslibary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Harness The Power Of Social Media To Scale Your Business: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, through the Glenview, Wilmette, Skokie and Evanston public libraries. How do you use social media to achieve your business goals? Which social media platforms are the best fit for your business? The session will provide a high-level overview of ways to incorporate social media efficiently and effectively into your business, marketing and sales infrastructure to scale your business forward. Presented by Troy Sandidge of SCORE North Cook and Lake County. For information, www.glenviewpl.org; www.wilmettelibrary.info; https://skokielibrary.info or https://www.epl.org.

Movie Night: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Featuring "The Levys of Monticello." This documentary tells the little-known story of the Levy family, which owned and carefully preserved Monticello for nearly a century-far longer than Jefferson or his descendants. Watch the film in the auditorium, followed by a brief discussion in the Radmacher Room. This film is presented in partnership with the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival. For information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.

Cake Decorating: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn how to decorate like a pro. Chef Cherise Slattery will teach you how to prep and ice a cake for a professional appearance. Learn basic piping skills that you can apply to a variety of different baked goods, and quick decorating techniques that are sure to impress. Freshly baked cake and creamy buttercream icing will be shared. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Glencoe School District 35 Board of Education Meeting: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Central School Young Auditorium, 620 Greenwood Ave., Glencoe. For information, www.glencoeschools.org.

Mozart's 'Don Giovanni' with James Conlon and the CSO: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11; 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. James Conlon, conducts Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni, with Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Apollo Chorus of Chicago. The loutish and lecherous Don Giovanni (baritone Lucas Meachem) partakes as he pleases ... until his ledger seeks to right the balance. For information, www.ravinia.org

Aug. 12

Elawa Farm Garden Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 29 Elawa Farm, 1401 Middlefork Drive, Lake Forest. Featuring produce, herbs and flowers harvested directly from the Elawa Garden and from selected vendors. Visit www.elawafarm.org or call (847) 234-1966.

Teen Take & Make -- S'mores Charm: Friday, Aug. 12, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Camping isn't the only time to enjoy s'mores. Make this cute morsel out of air-dry clay and hang from your keys or backpack. For teens in grades nine-12. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Summer Sidewalk Sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday, Aug. 13, in downtown Highland Park, 600 Central Ave., Highland Park. Come out to support the small businesses in Highland Park at the Sidewalk Sale. For information, www.chamberhp.com.

Northfield Glitter and Glue: 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Youth can join at the Northfield Library for a fun craft. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Family Fun Storytime: Virtually at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, through Skokie Public Library. Enjoy songs and stories with Ms. Caitlin. Register for each week you wish to attend, and you will receive the Zoom link in your confirmation email. For information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.

Kenilworth Walking Tour: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Kenilworth Train Station, 400 Richmond Road, Kenilworth. In celebration of its centennial, the Kenilworth Historical Society is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Center to host a series of Kenilworth walking tours. Participants will view the earliest homes in Kenilworth and learn about residential architecture built between the early 1890s and the mid 1920s by distinguished Chicago architects. Noted architects include: George Washington Maher, Franklin Burnham, Joseph Lyman Silsbee, George Nimmons and John Van Bergen. The tour will begin at the Kenilworth Train Station and conclude at the Kenilworth Historical Society. Tickets can be purchased on the Chicago Architecture Center's website. Members of the Kenilworth Historical Society will receive a $10 discount on tickets. Additional dates: Sunday, Sept. 4; Friday, Oct. 7. For information, (847) 251-2565 or www.architecture.org.

Campfire Storytime: 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Miami Woods Grove 1, Caldwell Avenue and Oakton Street, Morton Grove. For grades 7-12. Gather around the campfire with teen librarians to hear some stories and eat s'mores. Halal marshmallows will be available. Register at www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Mozart's 'La Clemenza di Tito' with James Conlon and the CSO: 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12; 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito with James Conlon, conducting and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra -- Jealousy and subversion abound in ancient Rome as the emperor Titus chooses his empress, but when choices of consequence and conscience arise, the emperor proves his mettle as the heart of a nation. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Shabbat Service and Dinner: 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Lubavitch Chabad, 4059 Dempster St., Skokie. $18- $30. For information, www.brownpapertickets.com/browse.html.

Movies on the Green: 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Melvin Berlin Park, 692 Greenwood Ave., Glencoe. Enjoy the movie, "Field of Dreams," rated PG, staring Kevin Costner. Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the village of Glencoe, Glencoe Park District and Glencoe Public Library. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be rescheduled. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Aug. 13

Deerfield Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 15, on Park Avenue between Jewett Park Drive and Hazel Avenue, Deerfield. More than 25 vendors sell conventional and organic vegetables, fruits, fresh-cut flowers, a variety of specialty products, and delicious prepared foods. For information, (847) 719-7436 or www.deerfield.il.us.

Park Ridge Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, Saturdays through Oct. 29, at 15 Prairie Ave., between Main and Garden streets. Locally grown fruits and vegetables, more. www.parkridgefarmersmarket.com.

Winnetka Farmers Market: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 29, at 754 Elm St., Winnetka. For information, https://wngchamber.com/farmersmarket.

Glenview Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturdays through Oct. 22, Historic Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Road, Glenview. A free weekly event, the Glenview Farmers Market takes place rain or shine. Shop for seasonal fruits and vegetables, flowers, homemade jellies and preserves, cheese and eggs. Free parking is available. For a full list of vendors and special market events, visit www.glenviewfarmersmarket.org.

Shabbat Service at Persian Hebrew Congregation: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Persian Hebrew Congregation, 3820 Main St., Skokie. For information, www.brownpapertickets.com/browse.html.

Pizza -- History of Squares and Slices in the Windy City: Noon Saturday, Aug. 13, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Author Steve Dolinsky takes you through the history of pizza styles, locales and people that make Chicago a famed pizza destination. Dolinsky is the author of "The Ultimate Chicago Pizza Guide: A History of Squares & Slices in the Windy City." Register. For information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.

Revisiting the Great Chicago Fire: 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Learn about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 with Chicago Architectural Center Docent Dick Clark. Discuss myths, share anecdotes and explore how the fire inflamed pre-existing social tensions. Presented in partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society. Program presented virtually via Zoom and in person at the library. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Nelson Algren -- Chicago's Neglected Prophet: 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Prophets are never respected in their own country and that was certainly true of Nelson Algren in Chicago and the United States. Writing about the poor and the underclass in a time of prosperity, Algren was controversial during his time, and efforts were made to censor his work. Now he is less well-known than other American writers, though his influence was great. Award winning reporter and author, Mary Wisniewski, will talk about Algren's life, his relationship with existentialist Simone de Beauvoir, and his increasing relevance in today's economic and political times. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Party on the Green: 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. Bring your family and join in on a fun and festive day full of live music featuring Wedding Banned, games, giveaways a vendor fair and a showing of the movie "Encanto" at dusk. Food and beer will be available for purchase at this free Northbrook Park District event. For information, www.nbparks.org.

Dispatch and O.A.R. with special guest G. Love: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Dispatch's eighth full-length collection is "Break Our Fall," with the band's blend of roots rock and hints of reggae, folk, & blues. O.A.R. have performed at such high-profile events as the Special Olympics Opening Ceremony. Bluesman G. Love has call-and-response hooks and funky singalong choruses. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Aug. 14

GlenViewings: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Featuring "West Side Story," (156 minutes/PG-13/2021). Love at first sight. Young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City, but their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks, two rival gangs vying for control of the streets. A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screening. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

International Festival: 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Heritage Park Performance Pavilion, 201 Community Blvd., Wheeling. Celebrate the diversity of the Wheeling community. Bring the family and explore the cultural richness of Wheeling through authentic live performances, fun activities and ethnic food. Learn about local organizations that support unique and diverse populations. For information, (847) 465-3333 or www.wheelingparkdistrict.com.

Deerfield Optimist Club 50th Anniversary Ice Cream Social: 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Jewett Park North, 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield. Deerfield Optimist Club host a free Ice Cream Social. For information, (312) 320-4004.

Deerfield Historic Village Tours: 2-4 p.m. Sundays, through September, at Deerfield Historic Village, 517 Deerfield Road, Deerfield. The Deerfield Area Historical Society hosts free tours of the Deerfield Historic Village. The village consists of five buildings dating from 1837 to 1905 that offer you a look at a typical prairie community. Visit the oldest building in Lake County, pre-Civil War era houses, a carriage house and a one-room schoolhouse that has been a favorite with children for many years. For information, https://deerfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Cook Along -- Mediterranean Cooking Class: Virtually at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Make a lovely Mediterranean dinner during this live 90-minute cooking demonstration by Kristyn Slick. She will teach you how to make two-three Mediterranean dishes, while you cook along from your own kitchen. Question and answer will be available throughout the program, and an ingredients list will be sent out a week beforehand. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Ziggy Marley with special guest Kazayah: 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. As the son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley made a name for himself as one of the genre's leading artists. Ziggy and his siblings formed the Melody Makers in 1981 after their father's death. Marley began a solo career in 2006, and went on to record several more Grammy Award-winning albums. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Aug. 15

Resources for Intelligent Aging Meeting: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Panera Bread, 1199 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Network with other professionals whose target market is seniors and the adult children who care for them. For information, (847) 251-3800 or www.wilmettekenilworth.com.

Crafternoon -- Summer Camp Edition: 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for an afternoon of crafting fun. Drop in. Youth event. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Northfield Art Explorers Jr.: 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Come to the Northfield branch library to make a beautiful painting. The library will have a variety of art supplies to let your creative side shine. Ages 5 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

HeartSaver CPR/AED Class: 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Wilmette Fire Station 26, 1304 Lake Ave., Wilmette. For information, www.wilmette.com/fire-department/cpr-aed-training.

Singers' Centuries of Art Song: 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Singers' Centuries of Art Song -- Part of the Ravinia Steans Music Institute free classical concerts at Bennett Gordon Hall. Public gates open at noon, with the concert starting at 1 p.m. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Library Board Meeting: 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Aug. 16

Financial Planning Appointments: 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Do you have questions about how to invest, budget or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500, ext. 7700 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Forever Young: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Morton Grove Senior Center, 6140 Dempster St., Morton Grove. Fun, movement, strength, and more taught be Pnina Zygman. $4. For information, (847) 868-3070.

Lunch & Learn -- "The Watchmakers": Virtually at noon Tuesday, Aug. 16, through Illinois Holocaust Museum, Skokie. Harry Lenga was born to a family of Chassidic Jews in Kozhnitz, Poland, in 1919. Join in conversation with Scott Lenga as he recounts the moving and harrowing story of the Holocaust through the eyes of his father and two uncles -- the Lenga brothers, three young men whose watchmaking skills, rudimentary tools, and an entrepreneurial spark -- helped them survive Nazi concentration camps and stay together despite the odds. Register at https://ihm.ec/watchmakers. For information, (847) 967-4835 or ihm.ec.

Family Movie -- 'Ponyo': Noon Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a journey of friendship and discovery. Released 2008, 103 minutes, rated G. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must follow the library's pandemic safety guidance. For information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.

SCORE Counseling Appointments: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties provides mentoring to local small business owners and entrepreneurs. Register and schedule your appointment at https://northchicago.score.org/find-mentor-726. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Lego Club: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. For children in grades one-five. The library provides the Legos, you bring the ideas. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Northfield Art Explorers Jr.: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Come to the Northfield branch library to make a beautiful painting. The library will have a variety of art supplies to let your creative side shine. For children ages 5 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Keychain Painting: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Customize a keychain by using reverse glass painting technique and acrylic paints. For ages 10 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Village of Northfield Meeting of the Whole/Village Council Meeting: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Northfield Village Hall, 361 Happ Road, Northfield. Village of Northfield meeting of the whole in the second floor conference room, followed by the village council meeting in Council Chambers on the first floor. For information, www.northfieldil.org.

Zip-Up Pouch: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn to use or try out the sewing machines that are available in The Studio. This program is available on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Tuesdays in the Park -- ScribbleMonster: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. With songs recognized by National Public Radio, the Parent's Choice Awards and Parenting Magazine, ScribbleMonster's approach to music, learning and play has earned them spots on television and radio. As pioneers of the "Kindie Rock" scene, ScribbleMonster's performance encourages audience participation and opportunities for creative expression. No registration is required. 847-291-2995 or www.nbparks.org

Movie Night -- 'Asako I & II': 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Before winning Best International Film at this year's Oscars, director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi was quietly creating films exploring youth, romance, and modern Japan. One of his best early films, "Asako I & II" keeps the youth and romance while adding a compelling dash of mystery and even fable to the story. A quiet gem. In Japanese with English subtitles (2018/ 119 minutes/not rated). Watch the film in the auditorium, followed by a brief discussion in the Radmacher Room. For information, (847-673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.

Tuesdays in the Park -- Rhythm Rockets: 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave. Northbrook. Chicago's Rhythm Rockets have been a mainstay of the Chicago music scene, delivering 100+ shows a year. With their unique brand of vintage rhythm and blues, the Rhythm Rockets' performances celebrate the diversity of music for which Chicago is famous. From original compositions to incomparable arrangements of classics, the Rhythm Rockets deliver a high-energy authentic performances for audiences of all ages. For information, (847) 291-2995 or www.nbparks.org.

Monthly Meeting of the Society of Active Single Seniors: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 460 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield. Monthly Meeting of the Society of Active Single Seniors (SASS) held the third Tuesday of each month. This is an independently run nondenominational club that offers a variety of social events including attending professional theater, music performances, parties and dining at various restaurants. Events are planned by the members. New members are welcome, refreshments are served. For information, (847) 971-9168.

Chicago's Riverview Park with Leslie Goddard: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Chicago's Riverview Park was once the "world's largest amusement park." Today, it's merely one of Chicago's best loved memories. The names alone evoke nostalgia: The Pair-O-Chutes, Aladdin's Castle, Shoot the Chutes and of course, the Bobs roller coaster. Join historian Leslie Goddard, for a look back at the history of Riverview, from its opening in 1904, to its sudden closing in 1967. Register. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Internet Safety and Privacy: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Keep yourself safe online by understanding your digital footprint with CompTIA Security+ certified instructor Adrienne Hagen. Program presented virtually via Zoom and in person at the library. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or glenviewpl.org.

Make a Macrame Keychain: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, through Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Register for your kit and join us for a class on Zoom to make your own macramé keychain. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Gipsy Kings: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. It has been 25 years since the Gipsy Kings captured the world's imagination with their self-titled debut album -- a record that became a genuine phenomenon, certified gold and platinum around the globe, introducing millions of listeners to a unique, irresistible blend of traditional flamenco styles with Western pop and Latin rhythms. Since then, the band has toured virtually nonstop, to the farthest-flung corners of the planet, and sold almost twenty million albums, all the while retaining the same lineup of virtuoso musicians. $68-$83. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Aug. 17

Northbrook Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays June 22 through Oct. 12, at Meadow Plaza, Cherry and Meadow streets, downtown Northbrook. Rain or shine, except for severe weather. Farm fresh produce and other delicious artisan foods. For information, www.NorthbrookFarmersMarket.org.

Ravinia's Annual Farmers Market: Priority shopping hours 7-8 a.m., general public hours 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 26, Jens Jensen Park, on Dean Avenue between Roger Williams and St. John's avenues, Highland Park. Focusing on locally grown and sourced, quality, organic, sustainable and earth friendly products. Live entertainment. Learn about vendors, including off-site vendors, and how to order and pay in advance at www.raviniafarmersmarket.com.

Business for Breakfast: Virtually at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, through Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce. Join for a formal presentation followed by an opportunity to network with fellow chamber members and guests. For information, www.winnetkanorthfieldchamber.com

Baby Storytime: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for songs and stories for your baby, ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Aug. 17, on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks are recommended for all participants aged 2 and older for this Early Childhood program. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

News & Views Current Events Discussion Group: Virtually at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, through Highland Park Senior Center. The Highland Park Senior Center invites you to join others for an intimate, intellectual and respectful discussion on local and worldwide current events. Share your thoughts and opinions with this group, where all opinions are welcome and open for discussion. Program moderator is Skip Jacobs. Registration required. For information, (847) 432-4110 or www.cityhpil.com/seniorcenter.

The Studio Pop-Up Event -- Sand Art Terrarium: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Winnetka. Create a sand art terrarium to take home. All supplies are provided. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Highwood Wednesday Gourmet Market: 4:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 24, at Everts Park, 111 North Ave., Highwood. Highwood's Evening Gourmet Market is recognized as one of the best outdoor markets on the North Shore. With over 60 vendors each week, this Evening Market brings community together to enjoy delicious food and drinks, local wares, live music, and the great outdoors in a family festival setting. For information, www.CelebrateHighwood.org.

Highwood Garlic Fest: 4:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Everts Park, 111 North Ave., Highwood. This fun, food-filled 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. Attendees come to sample a variety of sweet and savory garlic creations, from out-of-the-ordinary garlic-infused chocolate, cookies, ice cream, cupcakes, and cocktails, to the classic, savory options like pastas, sandwiches, sauces and spreads. The fest features a Taste of Garlic Competition for the best Savory and Sweet creations. For information, www.CelebrateHighwood.org,

Creative Writing Club: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Moderator Robin welcomes fellow writers to workshop their writing pieces and brainstorm new ideas. No experience necessary; all writing levels welcome. Register. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Cyber Security: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Learn valuable skills and steps to protect yourself online. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Career Counseling Appointments: 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Consult virtually with a career expert for resume help, LinkedIn profile review and job search strategies for any stage of your career. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. Register. For information. (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Novels at Night: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Join for a lively discussion of "Razorblade Tears" by S.A. Cosby. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Wednesdays in the Woods Evening Concert -- Steely Dad: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the music of Steely Dad, formerly known as The Jacks. This hometown favorite plays a variety of music from all eras -- from The Doors and Van Morrison to the Kings of Leon and Neon Trees. Register. For information, www.winpark.org

Let's Play Chess: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Children through grade eight, can lean fundamentals and strategy with volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or glenviewpl.org.

Small Business Mentoring with SCORE: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. SCORE North Cook and Lake counties provides mentoring to local small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Current and potential entrepreneurs can benefit from the experience of retired volunteer executives to develop business plans and grow businesses. Register for a one-hourappointment at the Winnetka Library by contacting SCORE volunteer Rick Rubenstein at rick.rubenstein@scorevolunteer.org. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Mezzo Emily D'Angelo -- enargeia Songs and Late Romantics: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. $10-$60. For information, www.ravinia.org.

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