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  • Artist Mark Anderson returns to the Glencoe Pulib Library for more zany cartooning classes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. Children in grades Grades K-five can join for Cartoon Constellations. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Artist Mark Anderson returns to the Glencoe Pulib Library for more zany cartooning classes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. Children in grades Grades K-five can join for Cartoon Constellations. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • Learn about monarch migration, their overwintering biology and the critical need for their global conservation from Karen Oberhauser, a conservation biologist at the University of Wisconsin. Join "Monarchs in a Changing World" virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, through the Glencoe Public Library. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Learn about monarch migration, their overwintering biology and the critical need for their global conservation from Karen Oberhauser, a conservation biologist at the University of Wisconsin. Join "Monarchs in a Changing World" virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, through the Glencoe Public Library. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Daily Herald FIle PHoto

  • Children in grades K-two are invited to collaboratively build a marble run using upcycled materials at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Registration is required. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

    Children in grades K-two are invited to collaboratively build a marble run using upcycled materials at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Registration is required. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info. Courtesy of Wilmette Public Library

  • Join "Live on the Lawn" at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook. The Wayne Messmer Quartet will perform in  fundraiser hosted by the North Suburban YMCA's Pool Pals. Admission is $40. For informaiton, (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org.

    Join "Live on the Lawn" at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook. The Wayne Messmer Quartet will perform in fundraiser hosted by the North Suburban YMCA's Pool Pals. Admission is $40. For informaiton, (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org. Courtesy of North Suburban YMCA

  • Come see amateur radio operators in action and learn how to set up portable stations that could be used in times of emergency at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane. Experience the thrill of getting on the air, talking to people all over the country and the world and using portable radio transceivers. Refreshments provided. For information, (847) 272-6224 or www.northbrook.info.

    Come see amateur radio operators in action and learn how to set up portable stations that could be used in times of emergency at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane. Experience the thrill of getting on the air, talking to people all over the country and the world and using portable radio transceivers. Refreshments provided. For information, (847) 272-6224 or www.northbrook.info. Courtesy of Schaumburg Township District Library

  • Make Some Soap at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave. Children in grades three-eight will make one-of-a-kind bars of natural soap. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Make Some Soap at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave. Children in grades three-eight will make one-of-a-kind bars of natural soap. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • The 44th annual Shermerfest will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. The Northbrook Historical Society hosts this annual tradition that includes a car and truck display, "Chalk Up Northbrook," music in the gazebo, mums for sale, Cow Pie Moo-lette and open museum. Popcorn, soda, water and ice cream for sale. Bring a picnic lunch or carry out from downtown restaurants. For information, (847) 291-2995 or www.nbparks.org.

    The 44th annual Shermerfest will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. The Northbrook Historical Society hosts this annual tradition that includes a car and truck display, "Chalk Up Northbrook," music in the gazebo, mums for sale, Cow Pie Moo-lette and open museum. Popcorn, soda, water and ice cream for sale. Bring a picnic lunch or carry out from downtown restaurants. For information, (847) 291-2995 or www.nbparks.org. Courtesy of Northbrook Park District

  • Enjoy a live performance from Chicago's first and only all-women Mariachi group, the Mariachi Sirenas, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. The Mariachi Sirenas are part of the community of strong women working to represent the genre of mariachi music in the Windy City. Register at (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

    Enjoy a live performance from Chicago's first and only all-women Mariachi group, the Mariachi Sirenas, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. The Mariachi Sirenas are part of the community of strong women working to represent the genre of mariachi music in the Windy City. Register at (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org. Courtesy of Mariachi Sirenas

  • Children's Monday Movie features "The Bad Guys" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., in Glencoe. Children, ages 7 and younger, must be accompanied by a caregiver. Drop in. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Children's Monday Movie features "The Bad Guys" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., in Glencoe. Children, ages 7 and younger, must be accompanied by a caregiver. Drop in. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • Children in grades three-six learn basic techniques to create polymer clay charms, figurines and more at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., in Glencoe. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Children in grades three-six learn basic techniques to create polymer clay charms, figurines and more at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., in Glencoe. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • Join intrepid traveler June Scott virtually on a tour of Iran at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, through the Wilmette Public Library. The ancient land is filled with bustling bazaars, historic sights, superb architecture, parched deserts and beautiful snow-capped mountains. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

    Join intrepid traveler June Scott virtually on a tour of Iran at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, through the Wilmette Public Library. The ancient land is filled with bustling bazaars, historic sights, superb architecture, parched deserts and beautiful snow-capped mountains. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info. Courtesy of Wilmette Public Library

  • A Writing Workshop with Daniel Joshua Rubin will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Rubin leads the workshop based on his book, "27 Essential Principles of Story." In this 75-minute, family-friendly, in-person class, Rubin will help you build a professional-quality outline for your story, and learn principles that can be applied to novels, screenplays, short stories, personal essays, or even songs. To register, visit www.thebookstall.com.

    A Writing Workshop with Daniel Joshua Rubin will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Rubin leads the workshop based on his book, "27 Essential Principles of Story." In this 75-minute, family-friendly, in-person class, Rubin will help you build a professional-quality outline for your story, and learn principles that can be applied to novels, screenplays, short stories, personal essays, or even songs. To register, visit www.thebookstall.com. Courtesy of The Book Stall

 
 
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Challah Braid, Decorate, Take & Bake: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Bernard Weinger JCC, 300 Revere Drive, Northbrook. Join Anya Viner, owner of Tigertail Bakery, and learn to braid challah in different shapes and decorate them. Registration includes premade dough from a local kosher bakery, decorations, baking pan and foil to take home to bake. $18/person; program intended for adults 18+. In partnership with Hadassah. jccchicago.org/challahbraid

Ongoing

'Voices & Visions -- Standing on the Bridge Between Health and Disease': Through Sept. 24, at The Art Center Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. For information: info@theartcenterhp.org; (847) 432-1888; or theartcenterhp.org.

'The Garbologists': Runs through Oct. 2, at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. This offbeat comedy pairs a blue-collar, old-school sanitation worker with an Ivy League-educated newbie together in the shared cab of a New York City garbage truck. They discover there's more that binds them than taking out the trash as they pick up what the world has discarded. For information, https://northlight.org/events/the-garbologists.

'Hello, Dolly!': 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 1 and 5 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 16, at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. This musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder's hit play "The Matchmaker" bursts with humor, romance and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history. Starring Marriott Theatre favorite Heidi Kettenring. Directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award nominee Denis Jones. For information, www.marriotttheatre.com.

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'Falling For Make Believe': 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Oct. 16, at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. The Midwest premier of a new musical by Emmy-winner Mark Saltzman tells the previously suppressed life story of lyricist Lorenz Hart, of the famed Rodgers & Hart songwriting team, frankly dealing with Hart's alcoholism, closeted homosexuality, and his turbulent, emotional relationship with his composer-partner, Richard Rodgers. Together, the duo wrote some of Broadway's greatest songs, 18 of which are presented in this show, including "Bewitched," "Where or When," "Lady is a Tramp," "Isn't It Romantic," and "Falling in Love with Love." $45; $38 for students. https://skokietheatre.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. 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

Sept. 15

Babytime on the Lawn: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. A bonding experience for caregivers and babies, with songs, cuddles and bounces. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing, stories and bubbles for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 15, at the Youth Services desk, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 www.winnetkalibrary.org.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

International Film Screening: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette. Watch a screening of "The Sea Inside" (2004), the factual story of Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 28-year campaign in favor of physician-assisted suicide and his own right to die. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Stories, songs, and fun with the Youth Services librarians. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Music & Movement: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Singing, dancing, stories and bubbles for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 15, at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Toddler Storytime: 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for singing, dancing and stories for toddlers, ages 18 months-3-years, with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 15, on a first-come, first-serves basis. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Let's Walk on the Prairie: 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Linne Woods. Learn about native plants while getting some exercise. Forest Preserve Steward Marian Thill leads a .75-mile walking tour through Linne Woods and onto the prairie to explore the soon-to-be-fall foliage. This trail walk is a moderate level of difficulty. Weather permitting. Meet in the Linne Woods parking lot (follow all the way to the back circle). The entrance to the parking lot is on Dempster Street near Ferris Avenue, directly across from McDonald's. For information, (847) 965-4220 or www.mgpl.org.

Tales for Tots: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. All ages with caregiver. Join for books, songs and more to build early literacy skills, then stick around after stories to play and socialize. Stories from 10:30-11 a.m.; play from 11-11:30 a.m. Just drop in. Space may be limited by room capacity. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Long Term Care Planning: Virtually at noon Thursday, Sept. 15, through North Suburban YMCA, Northbrook. Are you prepared for dementia, stroke or Alzheimer's disease? The prevalence of these health events is a big reason why you need to make long term care planning an important part of your retirement plans. While about 70% of Americans who live to age 65 will need some type of long-term care, many Americans are unprepared for this reality. Free. For information, (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org.

Armchair Travels: 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Expert traveler Linda Rubin will explore three cities in Africa: Cape Town, Nairobi and Cairo. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

It's All About Gold: 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Senior Center, 3323 Walters Ave., Northbrook. For ages 55 and older. David Kaz, president/precious metal buyer at DMK Metal, shares information on the value of gold and silver, including the history, the use as money in the United States, it's uses today, how to evaluate your own items, how to invest and how to sell. There will be time at the end of the presentation for Kaz to evaluate and appraise one or two of your items that you bring at no charge. To register, call the Leisure Center Front Desk at (847) 291-2995. For information, (847) 291-2993 or www.nbparks.org.

Big Feeling Storytime: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Explore stories about big feelings and learn ways to help your preschooler manage them. For ages 3-5 with an adult. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

The Next Chapter Book Club: 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Come join and explore all that popular fiction has to offer. Bring books to life through colorful conversation. This month's title: "The Personal Librarian" by Marie Benedict. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Exercise with Be40Strong: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn to exercise safely and get stronger with this small group personal training designed for students 60 and older. Program is adapted to fit the needs of each individual, from beginners to consistent exercisers. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Illustrators' Club: 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Learn how each month's illustrator tells stories through art, and become an illustrator yourself. For children in grades K-two. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Cartooning with Mark Anderson -- Cartoon Constellations: 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Grades K-five. Guest artist Mark Anderson returns for more zany cartooning classes. Each draw-along class features a different theme. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Animal Cube Plushies: 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Embroider a face and other animal details onto soft fleece and use a sewing machine to stitch it together into a cute animal cube plushie. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Email Etiquette: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Learn best practices for using email, including how to properly use subject lines, send attachments and reply to messages. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Family Storytime: 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Stories, songs and fun with the Youth Services librarians. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or glenviewpl.org.

Bike Banter -- Maintenance & Repair: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook. Join members of Northbrook's Pedestrian and Bicycle Commission and learn how to keep your bike in great shape all season long. For information, (847) 272-6224 or visit.northbrook.info.

Monarchs in a Changing World: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, through Glencoe Public Library. The bright colors and extraordinary migration habits of monarch butterflies have made them one of our most beloved insects. Their populations have fallen drastically in recent decades and in July 2022, they were classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the world's most comprehensive scientific authority on the status of species. Learn about monarch migration, their overwintering biology, and the critical need for their global conservation from Karen Oberhauser, a conservation biologist at the University of Wisconsin who has studied monarchs for over 35 years. Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Green Bay Trail. A recording of the program will be made and placed on the library's YouTube channel a few days after the event. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Virtual Alliance Française du North Shore Café Conversation Soir: Virtually at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Join online for relaxed French conversation, facilitated by native or fluent speakers. All fluency levels are welcome. For the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore/events or write to info@AFnorthshore.org. For information, (847) 858-1274.

Sept. 16

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.

Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing and stories for the whole family. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 16, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Music & Movement: 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Singing, dancing and stories for the whole family. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 16, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Time for Twos: 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Ages 2-3 with caregiver. Join for stories and creative activities connected to that week's stories. This class is aimed at children who have not yet entered 3-year-old preschool. Sign up for one 3 week session, or all three. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Singalong with Mary Lynn Saks: 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Northbrook Senior Center, 3323 Walters Ave., Northbrook. For ages 55 and older. Join for an afternoon with Mary Lynn Saks, professional singer and former member of Northbrook's Park Larks as she uplifts your spirit through music and leads you through a variety of familiar songs. Lyrics will be provided on a screen so everyone can singalong. Register. For information, (847) 291-2995 or www.nbparks.org

Sensory Play: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Develop language, social-emotional, and motor skills through exploratory play. Children of all abilities, ages 2 and older, with an adult, are welcome. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

GlenViewings: 2 or 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Viewing of "In The Heights" (143 minutes/PG-13/2021). Bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, dreams and sings about a better life. Adapted from the stage musical. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Northbrook Chamber Open House: 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2002 Walters Ave., Northbrook. In celebration of Chamber of Commerce Week in Illinois, the Northbrook Chamber invites the community to an open house at its office in the Northbrook Civic Building. Residents can meet chamber staff and ambassadors, pick up giveaways, enjoy free popcorn courtesy of Sunset Foods, and chat with local business owners. Come learn about the services the chamber provides for members, residents and businesses in the community. For information, (847) 498-5555 or northbrookchamber.org.

Marble Run: 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Collaboratively build a marble run using upcycled materials. For children in grades K-two. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Warhammer Alliance: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Sign up for Warhammer Alliance to join your fellow tabletop gaming enthusiasts in crafting, painting, and playing everything Warhammer, Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Couples Golf Night at Heritage Oaks: 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Heritage Oaks Golf Club, 3535 Dundee Road, Northbrook. Enjoy Golf, with contests, at Heritage Oaks followed by a meal at Acorn Grill + Terrace and a social event with other couples. For information, (847) 291-2351 or www.nbparks.org.

Live on the Lawn: 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook. The Wayne Messmer Quartet will perform "Live on the Lawn" in fundraiser hosted by the North Suburban YMCA's Pool Pals. $40. For information, (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago -- Evolution: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. The sponsor is Ruth Page Festival of Dance. Program: "Evolution." Amy Hall Garner: "As the Wind Blows;" Lar Lubovitch: "Little Rhapsodies;" Spenser Theberge: "Né Me Quitte Pas;" and Aszure Barton: "BUSK." $35. www.ravinia.org.

Sept. 17

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.

'Little Shop of Horrors': Sept. 17 through Oct. 16, at Citadel Theatre Company, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. Based on the 1960 film by Roger Corman and featuring a book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Ashman, "Little Shop of Horrors" follows meek plant store attendant Seymour, his co-worker crush Audrey, her sadistic dentist of a boyfriend and the man-eating plant that threatens them and the world as we know it. $40- $45. (847) 735-8554 or www.citadeltheatre.org.

Practice ACT: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 W. Oakton St., Niles. For grades nine-12. Library staff will proctor a free Practice ACT test. Bring a number two pencil and calculator. Tests will be scored on-site, and you will leave with your score. Participants will be distanced and encouraged to wear a mask. Register at www.nileslibrary.org.

Breakfast with Hedy Lamarr: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Glenview United Methodist Church, 727 Harlem Ave., Glenview. What does one of the most beautiful actresses of the 1930s and 40s, and, the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cellphone and Bluetooth technology, have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr -- the glamour icon and a technological trailblazer who perfected a secure radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes during World War II. Join us for breakfast as local performance artist, Lynn Rymarz, brings Lamarr to life. $20-$25. For information (847) 729-1015.

Wiggleworms Party!: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Bring your little ones for music and dancing with a music teacher from the Old Town School of Folk Music. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Animal Cube Plushies: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Embroider a face and other animal details onto soft fleece and use a sewing machine to stitch it together into a cute animal cube plushie. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Touch-A-Truck: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at Underwriters Laboratories, 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook. Come and meet the fleet at Northbrook Park District's Touch-A-Truck event. Kids of all ages can climb on and explore a variety of vehicles at this annual family-friendly event. Parental supervision is required and cameras are encouraged. Please note that this event includes many loud noises, horns and sirens. No registration required. For information, www.nbparks.org/events/touch-a-truck.

Hams in the Park: 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook. Meet in the park behind the library to see amateur radio operators in action and learn how to set up portable stations that could be used in times of emergency. Experience the thrill of getting on the air, talking to people all over the country and the world (depending on conditions), and using portable radio transceivers. Refreshments will be provided. For information, (847) 272-6224 or www.northbrook.info.

Pianist Einav Yarden -- 'Suites and Fantasies': 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Einav Yarden, performs on the piano a program of Fantasies, Fugue, and Rondos. A program of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, Peter Eötvös, Johannes Brahms, and Ludwig van Beethoven. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Wills & Trusts: 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 W. Oakton St., Niles. Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft will discuss wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship. Register at www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Drive-through Shred Event: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Road, Northbrook. Stop by the North Suburban YMCA parking lot for a drive-through Shred Event for local residents. Please remove all staples and paper clips prior to arriving. Boxes can be placed in the trunk or back seat of your car, and one of the team members will unload them for you. This drive-through Shred Event is sponsored by State Senators Julie Morrison and Laura Fine, and State Representatives Bob Morgan, Jonathan Carroll and Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz. For information, (847) 272-7250 or www.nsymca.org.

Smash Bros Tournament: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Children in grades four-eight, battle to be the best. Compete for prizes and bragging rights. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Make Some Soap: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Grades three-eight. Everyone needs soap, but have you ever tried making it? Join Soapy Roads of Lombard to make one-of-a-kind bars of natural soap. Use organic goat's milk, natural botanicals and essential oils to create your own unique soap. Supported by the Janet Hauser Fund. Register. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Body Aware -- Supporting Mental Health through Movement: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Erica Hornthal, licensed clinical professional counselor and board-certified dance and movement therapist, will discuss her new book, "Body Aware: Rediscover Your Mind-Body Connection, Stop Feeling Stuck, and Improve Your Mental Health with Simple Movement Practices." For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Deerfield's Harvest Fest: 4-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Shepard Park, 440 Grove Place, Deerfield. Deerfield's Harvest Fest is back with fireworks and fun community events for everyone. Harvest Fest is hosted by the village of Deerfield and the DBR Chamber of Commerce. Admission free. For information, www.visitlakecounty.org.

Queen! featuring Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, and Garrett David: 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Queen! featuring Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, and Garrett David. Metro and Smartbar 40th anniversary at Ravinia. For information, www.ravinia.org.

Father-Son Sports Night: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Techny Prairie Activity Center, 180 Anets Drive, Northbrook. Father and son will enjoy an evening of basketball, floor hockey and soccer finished off with pizza and pop. Hot Shots Sports will challenge the son as well as the father in some energetic and creative versions of the classic games. Fee is for parent-child couple. For information, (847) 291-2995 or www.nbparks.org.

Cosmic Skating: 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Northbrook Sports Center, 1730 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook. All ages can enjoy an evening of skating with DJ music, games and activities. Entry per person: $7; skate rental is $3. www.nbparks.org.

Sept. 18

Bloody Mary Fest: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Everts Park, 111 North Ave., Highwood. Dozens of vendors from near and far vie for the titles of "Best Bloody Mary,: and the "People's Choice!" In 2021, this event attracted a crowd of 10,000 people from all over the Midwest eager to sample a variety of Bloody Mary cocktail creations and food inspirations. Celebrate Highwood is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit public charity established in August 2016. Managed and operated by volunteers, its mission is to bring community together to raise funds for local and national charities. For information, www.CelebrateHighwood.org.

44th Annual Shermerfest: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Village Green Park, 1810 Walters Ave., Northbrook. Fun for all ages. The Northbrook Historical Society hosts this annual tradition. "Classic Northbrook" car and truck display; Northbrook Arts Commission's "Chalk Up Northbrook"; popcorn, soda, water and ice cream available for sale. Bring a picnic lunch or carry out from downtown restaurants. Music in the Gazebo, mums for sale, Cow Pie Moo-lette, open museum. For information, (847) 291-2995 or www.nbparks.org.

100th Anniversary Commemoration -- The Great Fire of Smyrna: 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie. The Great Fire of Smyrna started on Sept. 13, 1922, after the Turkish armed forces entered Smyrna, a deliberate act by the Turkish government to destroy or expel Greeks and any other Christian population. The entire Greek and Armenian quarters of the city were destroyed, forcing the population to flee. Join Illinois Holocaust Museum and the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center for an afternoon of discussion and presentations by renowned scholars and educators as they address one of the most tragic events in modern Greek history. This commemoration is free to the public. Register at https://ihm.ec/smyrna2022. For information, (847) 967-4835 or ihm.ec.

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

Open Mic -- Free the Stories!: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Writers and storytellers are invited to an open microphone, to let their stories free into the world. All are welcome, beginning and advanced artists alike For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Sunday Music Series -- Mariachi Sirenas: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Enjoy a live performance from Chicago's first and only all-women Mariachi group. The Mariachi Sirenas are part of the community of strong women working to represent the genre of mariachi music in the Windy City. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Writing Workshop by Daniel Joshua Rubin: 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. The Book Stall will host Daniel Joshua Rubin as he leads a writing workshop based on his book, "27 Essential Principles of Story." In this 75-minute, family-friendly, in-person class, he will help you build a professional-quality outline for your story. With an informal talk suitable for writers at any level, and simple, and fun two-minute writing exercises, you'll learn principles that can be applied to novels, screenplays, short stories, personal essays, or even songs. The ticket fee of $21.75 includes a copy of Rubin's book, as well as all writing materials. To register, (847) 436-8880 or www.thebookstall.com

Handel's 'Jephtha': 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at North Shore Center for Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Working furiously while his eyesight was failing, Handel tells the story of Jephtha, who promises God that if he is victorious in battle, he will sacrifice the first creature he sees when he returns -- his daughter Iphis. Will Jephtha be forced to follow through on his vow? Dame Jane Glover leads the orchestra, chorus, and a cast of internationally renowned soloists in this sublime masterpiece. $35-$100. For information, (312) 551-1414 or www.baroque.org.

Sept. 19

Take-n-Make -- Hispanic Heritage Craft: Monday, Sept. 19, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 W. Oakton St., Niles. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a fun, take home craft kit representing various countries. Supplies are limited. Register at www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Drop-In Free Play: 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Little ones can drop in to explore and play with a different selection of toys and manipulatives each week. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing and stories for the whole family. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 19, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Baby Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Rhymes, songs, and fun for children, ages birth-23 months, with an adult: Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org. Northfield Music & Movement: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Singing, dancing and stories for the whole family. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 19, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

NSSC's Golf Outing: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Skokie Country Club, 500 Washington Ave., Glencoe. Join for NSSC's inaugural golf fundraiser at the elite Skokie Country Club, ranked by Golf Digest as one of the best courses in Illinois. Golfers will enjoy lunch, use of the practice range, 18 holes, forecaddies, contests, use of the locker room facilities, cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit social services for older adults in need. $150-$500. For information, (847) 784-6000 or nssc.ejoinme.org.

Monday Movers: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Wear your dancing shoes and join the Youth Services librarians as they twirl into the week. Drop in for children of all ages with an adult. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Baby Time: 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Babies, birth-14 months with caregiver, build early literacy skills with songs, rhymes, bounces and books while enjoying the company of other babies and caregivers. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Baby Time -- Stay and Play: 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. For babies, 0-14 months with caregiver. After attending Baby Time, stay and play for a while. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Monday at the Movies: 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Health Benefits of Acupuncture: 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Senior Center, 3323 Walters Ave., Northbrook. For ages 18 and older. Presented by Dr. Zahava J. Berkowicz, Chicago Family Acupuncture. Acupuncture is a safe and effective healing technique that has been used for over 2,000 years. With the opioid crisis on the rise, acupuncture has strong scientific support in the treatment of pain and is a great non-pharmaceutical option in pain management. Learn about how acupuncture treats many different pain conditions, most famously known for healing chronic low back pain. Hear how the use of evidence-based acupuncture can improve your quality of life. At the end of the program, Dr. Berkowicz will provide live demonstrations with interested participants so you can experience the life changing effects of acupuncture. Register. For information, www.nbparks.org.

Virtual Alliance Française du North Shore Monthly Program: Virtually at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19. Join online for "Le déchiffrement du Sphynx" ("Deciphering the Sphinx"). Robert Henrey will recount Bonaparte's famously ambitious Egyptian expedition; how the French discovered the Rosetta Stone, only to have to surrender it to the English; and how two would-be deciphers engaged in a bitterly competitive race. For the meeting link, RSVP at Meetup.com/afnorthshore or write to info@AFnorthshore.org. Free for AFduNS members; nonmembers $10. For information, (847) 858-1274.

Children's Monday Movie -- 'The Bad Guys': 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Adults must be accompanied by children. The infamous Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, Mr. Shark, Ms. Tarantula, and Mr. Wolf find their lives of crime coming to an end as they face imprisonment. Determined to retain their freedom, the criminals band together to boost their public image and prove their goodness to their community with the help of their esteemed mentor, Professor Marmalade. Just drop in. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Art Studio: 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Calling all creatives, bring your latest art project to work on among other local artists. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Library Board Meeting: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Artist Talk -- Growing Up Jewish: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Bernard Weinger JCC, 300 Revere Drive, Northbrook. North Shore artist Jacqueline Kott-Wolle discusses her fascinating contemporary artworks and short narratives about Jewish identity as it's evolved through five generations of her family. Free. jccchicago.org/growingupjewish

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Basics: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Learn about wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship with attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft. Take the first step to create or update a plan that is appropriate for you. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Choosing Books for Your Kids: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. For parents, teachers and caregivers. Learn from librarians about how to choose and evaluate books for your children. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Maker Corps: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Do you love the library? Do you love to make stuff? Join the Maker Corps. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Fire Cider -- Ultimate Herbal Cold Remedy: 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 W Oakton St., Niles. Grounded Goodwife will talk about what Fire Cider is, the ingredients, benefits, herbal folklore and will instruct you on making a jar of your own to take home. Register. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.

Animal Communication Mentoring: Virtually at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, through Infinity Foundation, Highland Park. Penelope Smith, animal communicator founding pioneer and author of "Animal Talk" will present a fresh outlook on animal communication. Discover missing pieces of the puzzle you have wondered about regarding your animal companion. For information, www.infinityfoundation.org.

Talk Like a Pirate Day Treasure Hunt: Monday, Sept. 19, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day with a treasure hunt and other fun pirate activities. For families. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Sept. 20

Financial Planning Appointments: 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. Do you have questions about how to invest, budget, or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500, ext. 7700 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing, stories and bubbles for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 20, at the Youth Services desk, on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Toddler Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Shake your sillies out at this fun, interactive storytime for children, ages 2 and older, with an adult. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Voter Registration Day: 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Do you, or anyone you know, need to register to vote for the first time, change your registration because of a change of address or name, or simply check on your voter registration status? Members of the League of Women Voters of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth will be in the lobby of the Winnetka Public Library, on Voter Registration Day, to help with voter registration. You must bring two pieces of identification, at least one of which includes a current address, e.g. student ID, driver's license, or piece of mail showing your name and current address. For information, contact Joan Fragen at joanfragen@gmail.com or (847) 446-0184. This event is offered in partnership with The League of Women Voters Winnetka-Northfield Kenilworth. Visit www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Northfield Music & Movement: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Singing, dancing, stories and bubbles for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 20, at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Family Storytime on the Lawn: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Move and Play: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for 30 minutes of music, movement and a story for kids, ages 5 and younger, with caregiver. Optional stay and play until 11 a.m. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Smile & Rhyme at Heinen's: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Heinen's Grocery Store, 1020 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Children, ages 2 and older, with an adult, can join for stories, songs and rhymes in the Café, then stay for a snack and to chat. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Tales for Tots: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. All ages with caregiver. Join us for books, songs and more to build early literacy skills, then stick around after stories to play and socialize. Just drop in. Space may be limited by room capacity. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

Resources for Intelligent Aging Meeting: Noon Tuesday, Sept. 20, 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 chambermaster.wilmettekenilworth.com.

SCORE Counseling Appointments: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 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.

Forever Flowers: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Cheryl Bickford of Bickford Blooms will walk you through creating a beautiful paper flower. All supplies will be provided. Register. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Engrave an Eco-Friendly Glass/Silicone-Wrapped Water Tumbler: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Laser engrave a stylish design on the silicone sleeve of a cool environmentally friendly glass tumbler. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Polymer Clay Creations: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Children in grades three-six learn basic techniques to create polymer clay charms, figurines and more. Follow along with a shared project, or let your own creativity flow. Registration required. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

DIY Lip Gloss: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Create and mix up your own shade of lip gloss. Ages 9 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

'A Scientific Revolution' -- Will Linder: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. The Book Stall presents an evening with Will Linder, author of "A Scientific Revolution." The transformation of American medicine into the science-driven discipline we know today is largely attributable to a single institution, Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and to the women and men who breathed life into it. Their stories form the center of "A Scientific Revolution," an uplifting collection of biographical vignettes by Hopkins pathologist Ralph Hruban and writer Will Linder, both affectionate Hopkins alumni. Free. For information, (847) 436-8880 or www.thebookstall.com.

Game On! -- Board Gaming for Adults: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Whether you're a veteran or new to the hobby, the library has a game for you. Play one of the library's games or bring your own to teach. Ages 18 and older; drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Monthly meeting of the Society of Active Single Seniors (SASS): 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 460 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield. This is an independently run non-denominational 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 served. For more information call (847) 971-9168.

Door to Incredible Iran: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, through Wilmette Public Library. Join intrepid traveler June Scott on a tour of Iran, an ancient land filled with bustling bazaars, historic sights, superb architecture, parched deserts and beautiful snow-capped mountains. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

A Conversation on Censorship: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join for a panel discussion on open access to information and ideas, including how those rights are protected under the First Amendment. Panelists will include B.T. Gottfred, author of three teen novels and 1993 Glenbrook South High School graduate; Joyce McIntosh, assistant program director, Freedom to Read Foundation; and Lindsey Dorfman, library director, Glenview Public Library. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or information, www.glenviewpl.org.

Andrew Carnegie's Gospel of Wealth: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Terry Lynch will visit as Andrew Carnegie, one of the wealthiest men in American history, and expound upon his success and philanthropy, including the project that led to the establishment of free public libraries. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Sept. 21

Northbrook Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays 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, Sept. 21, 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

Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Singing, dancing and stories for ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Sept. 21, at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Baby Storytime: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 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 Sept. 21, on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks are recommended for all participants, ages 2 and older, for this Early Childhood program. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Family Storytime on the Lawn: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Stories, songs, and rhymes for the whole family. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.

News & Views Current Events Discussion Group: Virtually at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 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 wonderful group, where all opinions are welcome and open for discussion. Program moderator is Skip Jacobs. Free for members of the Highland Park Senior Center. Register. For information, (847) 432-4110 or www.cityhpil.com/seniorcenter.

Preschool STEAM Storytime: 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Discover STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) topics through stories, songs, and hands-on activities. For ages 3-5 with an adult. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Talking Pictures with Susan Benjamin: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. View "Hustle." Want to receive the library's email newsletter? Brief-and-breezy GPL Weekly delivers library news -- with handy program registration links -- to your inbox every Monday morning. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

iPhone/iPad Series: -Advanced Settings on your iPhone and iPad: Virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. This class will look at lesser known but powerful settings available on your iPhone and iPad. Learn about accessibility settings, privacy settings, custom ringtones and more. This is an online course hosted on Zoom. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program. Register. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.

Walk and Talk Books: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Glenview Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Glenview. In honor of Banned Books Week, stroll through beautiful Gallery Park with Librarians Carmen and Anne and share a challenged book you have read. Meet in front of the Glenview Park Center East Wing: 2400 Chestnut. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

Lego Mania: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Love to build with Legos? Join for Lego Mania and build cool contraptions with friends. Ages 5-8. 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.

What is 'The Cloud': Virtually at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Join in demystifying cloud services. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Career Counseling Appointments: Virtually at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Glenview Public Library. 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.

The Book Stall Welcomes Ronald H. Balson: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at The Book Stall, 811 Elm St., Winnetka. Join for an evening featuring renowned historical fiction author Ronald H. Balson. The 2018 National Jewish Book Award-winner and best-selling author returns with "An Affair of Spies," a thrilling tale of a spy mission to rescue a German defector and prevent the Nazi's from creating an atomic bomb. Free and open to the public. For information, (847) 436-8880 or www.thebookstall.com.

Nursery Crimes -- Edward Gorey's Morbid Nonsense: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Wilmette Public Library. Learn about former Wilmette resident Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright and set and costume designer. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Graphic Novel Book Club: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Love graphic novels? Discuss this month's selection, "Pawcasso," by Remy Lai, and make your own comic book art. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.

Mike Amezcua -- 'Making Mexican Chicago': Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Glenview Public Library. Georgetown University Professor Mike Amezcua discusses how the Windy City became a Mexican metropolis in working-class neighborhoods like Pilsen and Little Village, exploring a powerful multiracial history of Chicago that sheds new light on the origins of urban inequality. Program presented virtually via Zoom. Register. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.

All Things Spanish: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, through Glenview Public Library. To kickoff Hispanic Heritage Month, join for a group viewing of Mike Amezcua's "Making Mexican Chicago." This zoom lecture explores themes of how the Windy City became a Mexican metropolis. This will be conducted in English. This adult group is made up of native and nonnative Spanish speakers, some hoping to improve their Spanish and others looking to maintain their language skills. Meetings are conducted primarily in Spanish. For information, email cramirez@glenviewpl.org. Visit www.glenviewpl.org.

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