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  • Join Illinois Holocaust Museum for a special presentation by Carole Naggar and Ben Shneiderman to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, "Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection," at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, in Skokie. The exhibit focuses on David "Chim" Seymour's photographs of post-World War II reconstruction in Europe, European elections, the effect of the war on children and the birth of the new state of Israel. Reservations required at https://ihm.ec/chimopening.

    Join Illinois Holocaust Museum for a special presentation by Carole Naggar and Ben Shneiderman to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, "Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection," at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, in Skokie. The exhibit focuses on David "Chim" Seymour's photographs of post-World War II reconstruction in Europe, European elections, the effect of the war on children and the birth of the new state of Israel. Reservations required at https://ihm.ec/chimopening. Courtesy of Illinois Holocaust Museum

  • The Korean Performing Arts Institute (KPAC) will be live in Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Northbrook Public Library. Enjoy an evening of Korean traditional and contemporary music performed by KPAC, the leading Korean performing arts organization in the Midwest. For information, www.northbrook.info.

    The Korean Performing Arts Institute (KPAC) will be live in Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Northbrook Public Library. Enjoy an evening of Korean traditional and contemporary music performed by KPAC, the leading Korean performing arts organization in the Midwest. For information, www.northbrook.info. Courtesy of Korean Performing Arts Institute of Chicago

  • Winnetka Skating Club will host an Open House at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Winnetka Ice Arena, 490 Hibbard Road. Bring your skates and come join to see what the Winnetka Skating Club is all about. This event is open to all registered skaters. Reserve your spot with the skating director at ccondon@winpark.org.

    Winnetka Skating Club will host an Open House at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Winnetka Ice Arena, 490 Hibbard Road. Bring your skates and come join to see what the Winnetka Skating Club is all about. This event is open to all registered skaters. Reserve your spot with the skating director at ccondon@winpark.org. Daily Herald File Photo

  • Discover, design, inquire, examine and engage your child's critical thinking skills at the Glencoe Public Library's first Family STEAM Expo at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 320 Park Ave. Enjoy a wide variety of hands-on, family-friendly activities and challenges as you explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts. Recommended for ages 3 and older. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Discover, design, inquire, examine and engage your child's critical thinking skills at the Glencoe Public Library's first Family STEAM Expo at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 320 Park Ave. Enjoy a wide variety of hands-on, family-friendly activities and challenges as you explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts. Recommended for ages 3 and older. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • Join for the Winnetka Park District's annual Fall Fest from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 24, at 540 Hibbard Road, and celebrate the community with good food and drinks, family, friends, and lots of memorable fun for the kids. Activities include music, kid's activities, eSports demo, food, beer and wine, inflatables (requires fee), petting zoo and more. For information, www.winpark.org.

    Join for the Winnetka Park District's annual Fall Fest from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 24, at 540 Hibbard Road, and celebrate the community with good food and drinks, family, friends, and lots of memorable fun for the kids. Activities include music, kid's activities, eSports demo, food, beer and wine, inflatables (requires fee), petting zoo and more. For information, www.winpark.org. Courtesy of Winnetka Park District

  • Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty star in the title roles of the classic 1967 film "Bonnie and Clyde." Join the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library virtually at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, for "On the Trail of Bonnie and Clyde." Part travelogue and part history, this lecture presented by Christopher Daley will chronicle the story of Bonnie and Clyde, separating myth from reality. Get ready to experience the real story of this infamous duo. Registration required; visit www.winnetkalibrary.org.

    Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty star in the title roles of the classic 1967 film "Bonnie and Clyde." Join the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library virtually at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, for "On the Trail of Bonnie and Clyde." Part travelogue and part history, this lecture presented by Christopher Daley will chronicle the story of Bonnie and Clyde, separating myth from reality. Get ready to experience the real story of this infamous duo. Registration required; visit www.winnetkalibrary.org. Courtesy of Warner Bros.

  • Pictured are bunks in the German World War II U-505 submarine at the Museum of Science of Industry. Join the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library virtually at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, for "The U-505 Submarine -- An Inside Look." Scott Hanada, an educator from the museum, will provide an inside look at the submarine, which was captured during World War II, through pictures and history. Register; for information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.

    Pictured are bunks in the German World War II U-505 submarine at the Museum of Science of Industry. Join the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library virtually at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, for "The U-505 Submarine -- An Inside Look." Scott Hanada, an educator from the museum, will provide an inside look at the submarine, which was captured during World War II, through pictures and history. Register; for information, www.winnetkalibrary.org. Daily Herald File Photo

  • Ann Perks will lead a discussion of "Icarus" by Deon Meyer as the Mystery Group meets virtually at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, through the Glencoe Public Library. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    Ann Perks will lead a discussion of "Icarus" by Deon Meyer as the Mystery Group meets virtually at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, through the Glencoe Public Library. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • "Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Environments" will be presented virtually at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, through Glencoe Public Library. Living green infrastructure, sometimes called nature-based solutions, are an essential element of climate adaptation and can provide significant environmental, social and economic benefits. Join and learn about green roofs and walls, bioswales/rain gardens, urban trees, permeable pavement systems, wastewater treatment wetlands and other strategies that have been successfully used in urban and suburban settings. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.

    "Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Environments" will be presented virtually at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, through Glencoe Public Library. Living green infrastructure, sometimes called nature-based solutions, are an essential element of climate adaptation and can provide significant environmental, social and economic benefits. Join and learn about green roofs and walls, bioswales/rain gardens, urban trees, permeable pavement systems, wastewater treatment wetlands and other strategies that have been successfully used in urban and suburban settings. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library

  • The Book Stall welcomes renowned travel writer Patricia Schultz from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 811 Elm St., in Winnetka. Schultz pioneered the concept of the travel book as both a wish list and practical guide in her bestselling "1,000 Places to See Before You Die." In her new book, "Why We Travel: 100 Reasons to Get Up and Go," Schultz shares the life lessons, personal stories and inspiration behind her writings. This event is free, registration is required. For information, www.thebookstall.com.

    The Book Stall welcomes renowned travel writer Patricia Schultz from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 811 Elm St., in Winnetka. Schultz pioneered the concept of the travel book as both a wish list and practical guide in her bestselling "1,000 Places to See Before You Die." In her new book, "Why We Travel: 100 Reasons to Get Up and Go," Schultz shares the life lessons, personal stories and inspiration behind her writings. This event is free, registration is required. For information, www.thebookstall.com. Courtesy of The Book Stall

 
 
Updated 9/27/2022 2:29 PM

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'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.

'Little Shop of Horrors': Runs 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.

'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. $45; $38 for students. For information, https://skokietheatre.org.

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Sept. 22

Jewelry Making with Paper Beads: Noon Thursday, Sept. 22, at Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Ave., Northbrook. This class will teach the basics of paper bead jewelry making. Learn to create your own paper beads for a necklace or bracelet. Ages 18 and older; no experience required. All supplies included. Register. For information, www.nbparks.org.

Edith -- The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park. Highland Park Historical Society will host "Edith: The Rogue Rockefeller McCormick (and the Highlands)," live and via Zoom. Linda Barbera-Stein is a Highlands resident and realtor who is very knowledgeable on the Highlands development by Edith Rockefeller McCormick. (847) 432-7090 or highlandparkhistory.com.

Korean Performing Arts Institute -- Live in Concert: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook. Enjoy an evening of Korean traditional and contemporary music performed by KPAC, the leading Korean performing arts organization in the Midwest. For information, (847) 272-6224 or www.northbrook.info.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Sept. 23

Live Music at Heritage Oaks: 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Heritage Oaks Golf Club, 3535 Dundee Road, Northbrook. The Acorn Grill + Terrace restaurant presents free live entertainment. Enjoy a performance by a local musician. Admission is free. nbparks.org.

JB Smoove: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at North Shore Center for Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $29-$45. For information, https://northshorecenter.org.

Sept. 24

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.

Attitude Is Everything: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Infinity Foundation, 1280 Old Skokie Road, Highland Park. Find out how attitudes create and attract energies around you in a daylong class with Joseph Shiel. Participants will acquire insights that give power to choose inner peace amid difficulties or confusion. Take a sensational journey into the mastery of emotions and attitudes for managing uncertainty, conflicts, and negativity. Six CEUs are available. . $85- $95. For information, www.infinityfoundation.org.

Sept. 25

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.

Sept. 28

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 in advance at www.raviniafarmersmarket.com.

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