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Enjoy the movie, “Moana,” from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Dwyer Park, 856 Elm St., in Winnetka. Snacks will be provided by the Winnetka Park District. It’s free to attend the movie but please register. For information, www.winpark.org. Courtesy of Winnetka Park District
Join the Homemade Ravioli Cook Along virtually at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, through the Wilmette Public Library. Kristyn Slick of Mealtime Memories presents this sun-inspired class focused on fresh seasonal veggies, whether from the produce aisle or your own summer garden, combined with the art of homemade ravioli. Ingredient lists will be sent ahead of time to registrants. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info. Courtesy of Wilmette Public Library
Come for Tots N Tunes at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. All ages can join on Wyman Green to rock out with Little Miss Ann in this fun, interactive music concert. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org. Courtesy of Glencoe Public Library
Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating and enjoy an evening concert with Mellencougar at 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 5, at Heritage Park Performance Pavilion, 201 Community Blvd., Wheeling. Soft drinks, water, beer and seltzer are available for purchase; food trucks also are scheduled to attend. For information, www.wheelingparkdistrict.com. Courtesy of Wheeling Park District
  Cherries are displayed during the Glenview Farmers Market at the Historic Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Road, in Glenview. The market runs from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Oct. 22. 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. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer/2021
The Revivalists and Grace Potter perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. The Revivalists hail from New Orleans and it shows — with their passionate, rhythmically heavy performances. The Revivalists continue to get fans moving and shaking on tour with their unique sound and distinctly New Orleans vibe. For information, www.ravinia.org. Courtesy of Ravinia
Looking for your next great read? Then join Books at the Beach at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Tower Road Beach, 899 Sheridan Road, Winnetka. The Winnetka Public Library will preview the best summer titles, while you enjoy the beach. Rain or shine; meet inside the beach house if the weather doesn’t cooperate. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org. Daily Herald File Photo
Learn the basics of hand sewing, including how to thread a needle, tie a knot, and other useful skills to start your sewing journey at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. This class is for ages 10 and older. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org. Daily Herald File Photo
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famil-E and Nature vs Nurture Art Exhibit: Through July 30, at The Art Center Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. The Art Center Highland Park wades into the age-old debate: Nature VS Nurture. The Main Gallery will highlight the exhibit, ‘famil-E’, with featured artists/guest jurors Sheila, Joyce and Joshua Elias who are exhibiting together for the first time. Audiences will be able to draw their own conclusions pertaining to the question of whether artistic ability is genetically inherited, passed through generations, or is creativity a product of environmental factors. Sheila Elias, mother to Joshua and Joyce, instilled a love of art, exposing her children to her own process throughout their lives. It is impossible to know for sure, sparking the theme for this adjunct exhibition, Nature VS Nurture. For information, (847) 432-1888 or www.theartcenterhp.org.
‘Dear Jack, Dear Louise’: Runs through Aug. 7, at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie. When two strangers meet by letter during World War II, a love story begins. U.S. Army Captain Jack Ludwig, a military doctor stationed in Oregon, begins writing to Louise Rabiner, an aspiring actress and dancer in New York City, hoping to meet her someday if the war will allow. But as the war continues, it threatens to end their relationship before it even starts. Two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig tells the poignant story of his own parents’ unlikely courtship during World War II. For information, (847) 673-6300 or northlight.org.
‘The Wizard of Oz’: Runs through Aug. 7, at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences returns this summer with “The Wizard of Oz.” Relive the classic tale of four unlikely friends on the adventure of a lifetime. Join Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow (and little Toto too) as they journey down the yellow brick road to the magical Emerald City Tickets are $15- $20. For tickets, call The Marriott Theatre Box Office at (847) 634-0200 or visit www.MarriottTheatre.com.
‘Avenue Q’: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 7, at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie. Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious “Avenue Q” tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Inspired by the beloved children’s show Sesame Street, “Avenue Q” creates a puppet-filled world that is a little more reflective of the difficult, R-rated realities that we face when we learn that real life isn’t as simple as we dreamed it might be. Despite featuring puppets, “Avenue Q” is R-rated, featuring adult topics and language. For information, (847) 677-7761 or skokietheatre.org.
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 beginning June 1. 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
Art Explorers Jr.: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Come make a beautiful painting. The library has a variety of art supplies to let your creative side shine. For ages 5 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Cartooning with Mark Anderson — Undersea Adventures: 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. For children in grades one-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.
Sewing Survival Kits: 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. For children in grades seven-12. Gather to craft inclusive additions to the Teen Underground, a safe space for teens in the community. Earn two volunteer hours for participating. Supplies provided. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.
Summer Reading Club Picnic: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Celebrate a great summer of reading and learning. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket and enjoy entertainment and refreshments on the library’s lawn. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.
Movies in the Park — ‘Moana’: 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Dwyer Park, 856 Elm St., Winnetka. Enjoy popcorn and the movie, “Moana.” Snacks will be provided by the park district. It’s free to attend the movie but please register to receive pre-event Movie in the Park emails to stay up-to-date on what to expect, weather updates and more. For information, www.winpark.org.
Farmers Market Homemade Ravioli Cook Along: Virtually at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Join Kristyn Slick of Mealtime Memories in a sun-inspired class focused on fresh seasonal veggies, whether from the produce aisle or your own summer garden, combined with the art of homemade ravioli. Ingredient lists will be sent ahead of time to registrants. For information, www.wilmettelibrary.info.
BookBites Book Discussion: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. August’s discussion title is “Memorial” by Bryan Washington. Books are available at the library one month prior to meetings. Limited digital copies available through Libby, by OverDrive. Meeting will take place on the library’s Terrace on the second floor. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.
Pianist Alexander Malofeev: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. $10-$60. For information, www.ravinia.org.
Northfield Baby Builders: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, Northfield Branch, 1785 Orchard Lane, Northfield. Enjoy free play with foam blocks and other building and play materials. An opportunity to socialize and make new friends. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Tales for Tots: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Children of all ages can join Ms. Linda for stories, songs and more outside on Wyman Green. Bring your own blanket. In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held indoors in the library’s Hammond Room. Space is limited for indoor story times. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.
Singers Master Class with Matthew Polenzani: 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. Tenor Matthew Polenzani, the title star of next week’s “La Clemenza di Tito,” coaches fellows from the Ravinia Steans Music Institute Program for Singers on elevating their performances of solo art songs, featuring music they will present in concert in the coming weeks. For information, www.ravinia.org.
Teen Thursdays: 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 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.
Career Counseling Appointments: Virtually at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 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 online at www.glenviewpl.org/register or call (847) 729-7500.
Chair Yoga: Virtually at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Join instructor Isabel Raci for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch, breathe, gain flexibility and strengthen the body in an accessible way with seated poses. Perfect for beginners, students will leave class feeling relaxed and grounded. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Tots N Tunes — Little Miss Ann: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. All ages can join on Wyman Green to rock out with Little Miss Ann in this fun, interactive music concert. Rain location: Children’s department. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.
Outdoor Obstacle Course: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Leap, skip, turn and zigzag your way through the tape and chalk challenges on the library’s north lawn. Fun for the whole family. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.
Get Started with Raspberry Pi — Minecraft: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Set up a Raspberry Pi to start programming or create projects and explore using Minecraft Pi in this fun, hands-on class. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.
Sew Social: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join each month to sew and socialize with other sewing enthusiasts. Some sewing experience recommended. For information, www.glenviewpl.org or (847) 729-7500.
GLENergy — Dementia Conversations with the Alzheimer’s Association: 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. Learn tips you can use to address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: Going to the doctor for a diagnosis or treatment, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans for future care. Presented in partnership with the Village of Glenview Senior Services and North Shore Senior Center. For information, www.glenviewpl.org or (847) 729-7500.
Friday Film — ‘Belfast’: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. As tensions in Belfast escalate during the late 1960s, 9-year-old Buddy and his family must decide whether to stay or go. National conflict simmers in Northern Ireland — a split between Protestant unionists, who’d like to remain with the UK, and Catholic nationalists, who see a new future for a united Ireland, leaving Buddy and his family to face life-altering decisions. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Starring Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jude Hill, Ciaran Hinds, Jamie Dornan. (2021/97 minutes/PG-13). For information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.
TAG — Tween Advisory Group: 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Children in grades five-eight, can join TAG to meet new friends, share ideas and earn service hours for helping the library. For information, www.glenviewpl.org or (847) 729-7500.
First Friday in Hubbard Woods: 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Hubbard Woods, Green Bay Road between Scott Avenue and Tower Road, Winnetka. Join in the fun as Hubbard Woods businesses host First Friday. Many stores will be open late, offering art, special promotions, libation and live music. Spend an afternoon or evening shopping, relaxing and beautifying, and having a fabulous meal. For information, www.villageofwinnetka.org.
Friday Night Headliner Concert: 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Heritage Park Performance Pavilion, 201 Community Blvd., Wheeling. Free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating and enjoy an evening concert with Mellencougar. Soft drinks, water, beer and seltzer are available for purchase; food trucks also are scheduled to attend. For information, (847) 465-3333 or www.wheelingparkdistrict.com.
Story Serenade — True Stories & Impromptu Music: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Madame Zuzu’s, 1876 1st Street, Highland Park. Story Jam presents Story Serenade, a monthly storytelling show featuring six storytellers and singer/songwriter Zach Duenow. The show combines true personal stories with improvised music to create a night of entertainment. To purchase tickets, www.eventbrite.com/e/story-serenade-true-stories-impromptu-music-tickets-386081499157.
Invenciones de México y Vasco with Carlos Miguel Prieto and the CSO: 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. For information, www.ravinia.org.
Aug. 6
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.
Divinely Inspired Living Immersion — Gary Renard: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7, at Infinity Foundation, 1280 Old Skokie Road, Highland Park. Gary Renard, bestselling “Hay House” author, will present a two-day immersion, live in-person or on Zoom, about the teachings of the modern spiritual masterpiece, “A Course in Miracles (ACIM).” Through thought-provoking, and heartfelt discussion, Renard weaves his teaching with stories, humor, and profundity. $250- $260. For information, (847) 831-8828 or www.infinityfoundation.org.
Upcycle Jeans Drawstring Bag: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Create a drawstring bag from a pant leg of your overworn jeans. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Summer Reading Send-off: Noon Saturday, Aug. 6, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Join for ice cream outside of the Glencoe Public Library to celebrate the end of the summer reading program. All participants in the summer reading program are invited; summer reading check-in will be outside for the duration of the event. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.
Vintage Car Show: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at The Lot, 523 Central Ave., Highland Park. This free, all-ages event will feature over 60 cars on display, live music, lite bites and beverages. Along with a full lineup of classic, custom and collective cars, musical entertainment for the day will feature crooner Bill Pantle entertaining with his “Tribute to Old Blue Eyes” Frank Sinatra. www.enjoyhighlandpark.com/thelot.
Heatwave! — Vintage Songs of Summer with Matt and Cynthia Gruel: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Matt and Cynthia will feature artists like The Beach Boys, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Van Morrison, The Beatles, Donna Summer, Otis Redding, The Drifters, and more. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.
The Revivalists and Grace Potter: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. The Revivalists hail from New Orleans and it shows — with their passionate, rhythmically heavy performances. The Revivalists continue to get fans moving and shaking on tour with their unique sound and distinctly New Orleans vibe. For information, www.ravinia.org.
Aug. 7
Strong Kids Triathlon: 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Heritage Park, 109 Community Blvd., Wheeling. This exciting race is all about introducing kids, ages 5-14 years, to the sport of triathlon. Whether you’ve never raced before or you have experience, this event caters to all ability levels. Swim at the Family Aquatic Center, bike on the Heritage Park trails and run through the Heritage Park campus to the finish line. All participants receive a medal and after-race refreshments. $25. For information, (847) 465-3333 or www.wheelingparkdistrict.com.
‘Encanto’ Singalong — Mirabel & Isabela Meet & Greet: Noon Sunday, Aug. 7, at Top Note Music House, 1515 Lake-Cook Road, Northbrook. Bring your whole family to this enchanting singalong event. Join the miracle sisters Mirabelle and Isabella for an afternoon of singing, dancing, and lifelong memories. Each child will get a chance to meet and take a picture with the miracle sisters, play group games with them, and take home a themed coloring page. $25. For information, www.topnote.org/music-house.
Singers’ Centuries of Art Song: 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 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.
How to Care for Your Pet — Creating a ‘Fur-ever’ Home: 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Potential and current pet owners, learn about the best practices to have a happy and healthy pet from professionals at Evanston Animal Shelter and Unleashed in Evanston. The presenters will debunk common myths of pet ownership and offer tips on providing a positive and loving environment for your favorite fuzzy friend. Attend with your family in order to get the most out of this session. For information, (847) 673-7774 or skokielibrary.info.
The Dreamtree Shakers Family Concert: 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Sing, shake and dance along to the original tunes and fun covers of The Dreamtree Shakers at the end of Summer @ GPL celebration. Drop in. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.
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.
Yours, Stephen Sondheim — His Letters, Mentorship, and Music with the CSO: 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park. For information, www.ravinia.org.
Aug. 8
Monday Movers: 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. For children of all ages. Wear your dancing shoes and join the Youth Services librarians as they twirl into the week. Tickets given out 20 minutes prior to program. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.
Teddy Bear Picnic: 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join on the lawn outside of the Youth Services department for a Teddy Bear Picnic. 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.
Books at the Beach: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Tower Road Beach, 899 Sheridan Road, Winnetka. Looking for your next great read? The library will preview the best summer titles, while enjoying the beach. Rain or shine; meet inside the beach house if the weather doesn’t cooperate. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
American Musical Theater Legends with Susan Benjamin: 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe. Discussion on Jimmy Durante. This program will take place in the Hammond Room on the mezzanine floor of the library, accessible by stairs or elevator. Drop-ins welcome. This program will also be livestreamed on Zoom. Virtual attendees will be unable to ask the presenter questions. For information, www.glencoepubliclibrary.org.
Singers’ Centuries of Art Song: 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 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.
Food For Thought Cookbook Book Club — Mexican Flavors: 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Check out one of the spotlighted cookbooks, try some recipes and bring a dish to share. The books are available for checkout at the library and through Hoopla, when available. “Pati’s Mexican Table” and “Treasures of the Mexican Table,” both by Pati Jinich. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Aug. 9
Family Storytime: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Stories, songs and fun with the Youth Services librarians for children of all ages. Arrive 20 minutes early for your program ticket. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.
Financial Planning Appointment: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Do you have questions about how to invest, budget, or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free, one-hour in-person consultation with a Certified Financial Planner. Appointments are limited to Winnetka-Northfield Library Card holders. Register. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Spanish Language Storytime with Señora Kus: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook. Children with an adult caregiver are invited to join Señora Kusus in the Youth Services Department to explore the Spanish language with songs, stories, rhymes, and movement. Registration is not required for this drop-in program. For information, (847) 272-6224 or www.northbrook.info.
Family Movie — ‘Turning Red’: Noon Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. A 13-year-old girl named Meilin turns into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited (2022/100 minutes/ PG). Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must follow the library’s pandemic safety guidance. For information, https://skokielibrary.info.
Finding Inner Peace through Meditation: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Join John Bednarik as he teaches practical strategies to stress less and find inner peace. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.
Low Vision Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie. Connect with others who have been diagnosed with an eye condition or have a family member who has vision impairment to discuss current research, assistive devices and community resources. This group is facilitated by a licensed social worker from Friedman Place, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and supportive services to adults who are blind or visually impaired. For information, (847) 673-7774 or https://skokielibrary.info.
Chicago & Cook Country Records: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Use local sources to find your Chicago ancestors. Program presented virtually via Zoom and in person at the library. For information, www.glenviewpl.org or (847) 729-7500.
SEL — Comics & Graphic Novels: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. For children in grades four-eight. Discuss your favorite comic/graphic novel, learn the language of comics, and create your very own comic strip. Register online. For information, (847) 729-7500 or www.glenviewpl.org.
Sewing Technique: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Learn the basics of hand sewing, including how to thread a needle, tie a knot, and other useful skills to start your sewing journey. Ages 10 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Owl Pellet Dissection: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Be a real-life scientist and get your hands dirty as you dissect owl pellets for bones and other findings. (Rubber gloves will be worn at all times.) For children, ages 9 and older. For information, (847) 446-7220 or www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Windows 11 Basics: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. Learn about the new features Windows 11 introduces as well as opening apps, navigating the folder/file system, and much more. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.
At Home Film Series: Virtually at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, through Wilmette Public Library. Join for a virtual discussion of “Memento,” the story of a man with short-term memory loss who is attempting to track down his wife’s murderer. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.
Raising Awareness of East Asian Cultures: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Infinity Foundation, 1280 Old Skokie Road, Highland Park. Raise you awareness of the nuances of cross-culture communication, and the importance of words, actions, gestures and body language. In three class sessions, Yvonne Wolf will introduce some social science studies of Hofstede’s cultural dimensions and Erin Meyer’s cultural insights and studies. Participants can apply these studies to better reach out to East Asian cultures and effectively build relationships. $55-$65. For information, www.infinityfoundation.org.
Clue — A Mystery Book Club: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. This event will take place on Zoom and in person. Led by Melissa Morgan. This month’s selection is “The Frangipani Tree Mystery” by Ovidia Yu. Pick up a book from the library or download the e-book on Libby by Overdrive. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Aug. 10
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.
Baby Storytime: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka. Join for songs and stories for your baby, age 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available Aug. 10, 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.
Great Books Discussion: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview. Join the monthly Great Books Discussion Group where readers of great works discuss big questions and their answers in a friendly, welcoming setting. The August discussion title will be “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne. Moderated by Michael Bartlett, journalist/editor and Glenview resident. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own materials. For information, contact Michael at [email protected] Drop in.
News & Views Current Events Discussion Group: Virtually at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 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. Registration required. For information, (847) 432-4110 www.cityhpil.com/seniorcenter.
Google Search Operators: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. Learn skills to master the Google search engine. For information, (847) 256-5025 or www.wilmettelibrary.info.
College Is Possible: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Niles-Maine District Library, 6960 Oakton St., Niles. For grades 6 and older, parents welcome. Jennifer Giarda from ISAC will lead this workshop for students and their parents on planning for college. For information, www.nileslibrary.org or (847) 663-1234.
Lighthouses of Michigan and the Great Lakes: Virtually at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, through Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Did you know that Michigan, which has more freshwater coastline than any other state, also has the most lighthouses — over 120? This Illustrated lecture focuses on the Lighthouses of Michigan (Lake Michigan). These lights have guided ships to safe harbors for more than a century and a half. Join Laura Keyes as she shares their history, beauty, and surprising stories. For information, www.winnetkalibrary.org.
Wednesdays in the Woods Evening Concerts: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. Join for live music. Bring chairs and blankets. This Wednesday concert features Hello Weekend. Hello Weekend strives to keep you dancing with a wide ranging set list that covers everything from Gaga to Gun N’ Roses, Bruno Mars to The Beach Boys. For information, www.winpark.org.

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