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Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Monday, July 28, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

SpringHill Day Camp

Religion Kids that have completed Kindergarten through 4th grade are welcome to SpringHill Day Camp at The Orchard from July 28 – August 1. Activities include archery, bungee trampoline, water slides, climbing wall, arts & crafts and small group Bible teaching. Register online. Monday, July 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The Orchard - Barrington Campus 1301 S. Grove Ave. Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit theorchardefc.org.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Demenia & Alzheimer's Disease

Health If you or someone you know is affected by dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it's time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, disease stages, treament, and much more. Refreshments provided. Call 847-933-2413 to register. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Peace Lutheran Church 1050 S. Old Rand Rd. Lake Zurich, IL 60047.

2014 Ride Against Aids Community Event

Fundraisers & Benefits The 2014 Ride Against Aids bike team is cycling 4000 miles across America, to raise awareness and funds to fight HIV/AIDS. They will be in Barrington to present information about the non-profit FACE AIDS, as well as pictures and stories of this year's ride. Refreshments will be served. Free event open to the Public. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Barrington Area Library.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Barrington Cruise Night

Arts & Entertainment Cruise Nights Celebrates 11 Seasons in Barrington! Join us in downtown Barrington every Thursday night at 6:30 for the 10th season of Cruise Night. This event is FREE and is located in downtown Barrington in the Harris Bank Parking lot on South Cook Street, just south of Lake-Cook Road. Each week there will be food and ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment by Bob Roig of Priceless Parties. Bring the entire family! For more information, call (847) 304-3400. Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6:30 PM. South Cook Street in downtown Barrington.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Monday, August 4, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Kids Creative Writing Class

Arts & Entertainment Grades 6th-7th, limited to 10 students This camp will teach interested youths variations of writing techniques. The program includes lessons that will give participants a sense of understanding and confidence when they write independently. Having fun while learning something new is top priority. The program includes instruction in the fields of journaling, non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as practicing different writing styles, learning about character development and about plot mapping. Sessions will introduce students to fountain pens and how to write with them, letter writing and why it is important to send hand-written notes, and the history of the Postal Service. Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. TT Patton 123 E Station Street Barrington. For more info visit ttpatton.com.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Kids Creative Writing Class

Arts & Entertainment Grades 6th-7th, limited to 10 students This camp will teach interested youths variations of writing techniques. The program includes lessons that will give participants a sense of understanding and confidence when they write independently. Having fun while learning something new is top priority. The program includes instruction in the fields of journaling, non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as practicing different writing styles, learning about character development and about plot mapping. Sessions will introduce students to fountain pens and how to write with them, letter writing and why it is important to send hand-written notes, and the history of the Postal Service. Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. TT Patton 123 E Station Street Barrington. For more info visit ttpatton.com.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Kids Creative Writing Class

Arts & Entertainment Grades 6th-7th, limited to 10 students This camp will teach interested youths variations of writing techniques. The program includes lessons that will give participants a sense of understanding and confidence when they write independently. Having fun while learning something new is top priority. The program includes instruction in the fields of journaling, non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as practicing different writing styles, learning about character development and about plot mapping. Sessions will introduce students to fountain pens and how to write with them, letter writing and why it is important to send hand-written notes, and the history of the Postal Service. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. TT Patton 123 E Station Street Barrington. For more info visit ttpatton.com.

Tackle Your Parenting Challenges - Refresher

Education Join us on Wednesday for lunch and a refresher! You loved the workshop and continue to practice, yet you miss the accountability of the group and the structured learning. Register for our refresher series where you will be able to connect with other parents and reinforce key learning to enhance your parenting skills and help you achieve the results you seek. We'll tackle any and all challenges you face -- morning and bedtime routines, how to handle it when your child gets excluded, homework struggles, tuning out. You will feel renewed and re-energized after these sessions! Each session is $20.00 and a total of $60.00 if you attend all 3 sessions. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Kids Creative Writing Class

Arts & Entertainment Grades 6th-7th, limited to 10 students This camp will teach interested youths variations of writing techniques. The program includes lessons that will give participants a sense of understanding and confidence when they write independently. Having fun while learning something new is top priority. The program includes instruction in the fields of journaling, non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as practicing different writing styles, learning about character development and about plot mapping. Sessions will introduce students to fountain pens and how to write with them, letter writing and why it is important to send hand-written notes, and the history of the Postal Service. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. TT Patton 123 E Station Street Barrington. For more info visit ttpatton.com.

Dance Sampler Night at Barrington Dance Academy

Arts & Entertainment Join a complimentary mini-lesson during our open registration night. Experience all the fun that BDA has to offer! 5:00-5:30 Ballet/Creative Movement Age 3-6 5:30-6:00 Ballet Basics Age 6-10 6:00-6:30 Junior Jazz Age 6-10 5:00-7:00 Open Registration for BDA's Fall Term. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Barrington Dance Academy 758 W Northwest Highway Barrington, IL Located in the Foundry.

Barrington Cruise Night

Arts & Entertainment Cruise Nights Celebrates 11 Seasons in Barrington! Join us in downtown Barrington every Thursday night at 6:30 for the 10th season of Cruise Night. This event is FREE and is located in downtown Barrington in the Harris Bank Parking lot on South Cook Street, just south of Lake-Cook Road. Each week there will be food and ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment by Bob Roig of Priceless Parties. Bring the entire family! For more information, call (847) 304-3400. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6:30 PM. South Cook Street in downtown Barrington.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, August 7, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Friday, August 8, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Kids Creative Writing Class

Arts & Entertainment Grades 6th-7th, limited to 10 students This camp will teach interested youths variations of writing techniques. The program includes lessons that will give participants a sense of understanding and confidence when they write independently. Having fun while learning something new is top priority. The program includes instruction in the fields of journaling, non-fiction, fiction and poetry as well as practicing different writing styles, learning about character development and about plot mapping. Sessions will introduce students to fountain pens and how to write with them, letter writing and why it is important to send hand-written notes, and the history of the Postal Service. Friday, August 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. TT Patton 123 E Station Street Barrington. For more info visit ttpatton.com.

Monthly Women's Mindfulness Group

Business & Professional Saturday, August 9, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Foundations Counseling & Education Center 509 W Old Northwest Highway Suite 112 Barrington, IL 60010.

Basic Composting

Environment Composting can be easy and fun! You will learn how to build a simple bin and the benefits and pitfalls of composting. Vermiculture will also be discusses. Please register at www.smartfarms.org. Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Smart Farm Hoop House Good Shepherd Hospital Campus 450 W. Hwy. 22, Barrington, IL.

21st Annual Barrington Duck Race & Pool Party

Fundraisers & Benefits Ready, set, quack! JourneyCare is celebrating their 21st Annual Barrington Duck Race & Pool Party at Langendorf Park on August 9th from 4-7pm! All proceeds raised during this event benefit their pediatric program! Stop by this family-friendly event for fun, games and live music! Adopt a duck and watch them race down the slides and may the best duck win! For more info or the purchase a duck, please visit www.journeycare.org/duckrace. Sponsorship opportunities available! Saturday, August 9, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Langendorf Park 235 Lions Drive Barrington, IL 60010.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Monday, August 11, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Catchpenny Resale Shop Fall Open House

Clubs & Organizations This is the second of three open house a year held. All Items are new to the floor. Come and join us from 10:00 am - 6:00pm. Monday, August 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 118 East Main Street, Barrington. IL 60010.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, August 11, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Wellness Place:Book Signing...Losing Amma, Finding Home

Health Uma Girish, Certified Dream Coach You are invited to a reading by Uma Girish from her transformational memoir “Losing Amma, Finding Home: A Memoir About Love, Loss, and Life’s Detours”. Published by Hay House, it is the narrative of the pain of losing a parent and moving beyond the grief to find meaning, purpose and joy. A discussion will follow the reading. Copies of the book will be available at a discounted rate and the author would be happy to sign your copy. Registration deadline is August 8. Call 847-221-2400 to register. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL 60067.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Gigi's Playhouse 1st Annual Golf Outing

Fundraisers & Benefits This is our first annual National Achievement golf outing located here in the Barrington area. All proceeds support our 30+ educational programs, which are free to all our families. If you are unable to attend the event please consider sponsoring a whole or just make a donation. Thanks. Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. The Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club in Hoffman Estates, IL.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Barrington Area Council on Aging-Alzheimer’s Support Group

Health For more information pleae contact: Bonnie Scherkenbach, MS, LPC Social Service Coordinator Barrington Area Council on Aging 6000 Garlands Ln. #100 Barrington, IL 60010 Bus. 847.852.3890 Fax. 847.381.5031. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Lake Barrington Field House 28156 W. NorthPointe Parkway Lake Barrington, IL. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

Barrington Cruise Night

Arts & Entertainment Cruise Nights Celebrates 11 Seasons in Barrington! Join us in downtown Barrington every Thursday night at 6:30 for the 10th season of Cruise Night. This event is FREE and is located in downtown Barrington in the Harris Bank Parking lot on South Cook Street, just south of Lake-Cook Road. Each week there will be food and ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment by Bob Roig of Priceless Parties. Bring the entire family! For more information, call (847) 304-3400. Thursday, August 14, 2014, 6:30 PM. South Cook Street in downtown Barrington.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, August 14, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Friday, August 15, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

BYDE Master Class Workshops

Arts & Entertainment BYDE will hold Master Class Workshops in Pas De Deux and Graham Modern Technique on August 16th & 17th at Barrington Dance Academy. Workshop participants should be age 11 and up and currently taking dance at any studio. Cost for non-BYDE member is $110.00 and includes 8 hours of instruction form master instructors. Guillermo Leyva (Pas De Deux) trained at the Professional School of Arts in Camaguey, Cuba, and danced professionally at Ballet de Camaguey, Ballet de Monterrey, and Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, among others. Winifred Haun (Graham technique) has been choreographer and artistic director of her own modern dance company, Winifred Haun & Dancers, since 1991. To register or for more information, please call 847-382-6333 or visit www.byde.org. Saturday, August 16, 2014, 10:00 AM – Sunday, August 17, 2014, 5:00 PM. 758 W Northwest Highway Barrington, IL 60010.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Monday, August 18, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Barrington Dance Academy Fall Session

Arts & Entertainment Barrington Dance Academy's Fall I Session begins on August 18th and runs through October 18th. Barrington Dance Academy, founded in 1984 by Mary Brennan, is the area’s finest school of dance. From fostering the creative instincts of the pre school child to providing top quality dance instruction for our older students, BDA has earned a reputation as the very best. BDA offers classes in creative movement, pre ballet, ballet, pointe, and jazz for ages 3 and up. New this year is an expanded Jazz Dance program for ages 6 and up. Noted for our world class instructors, the Academy provides a creative and supportive educational setting. For more information, visit www.barringtondanceacademy.com or call 847-382-6333. Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:00 AM. 758 W Northwest Highway Barrington, IL 60010.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, August 18, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Native Trees & Plants Presentation

Environment CFC's Community Education Committee will provide a special presentation of "Native Trees and Shrubs" at the Barrington Village Hall on Tuesday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. We hope you will come to see slides of many of the trees and bushes that will be available at our sale. Useful information about these plants will be provided including suitable habitats. You'll be amazed at the variety and beauty of our native woody plants. Please be sure to RSVP at cfc@citzensforconservation.org or 847-382-SAVE. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Barrington Village Hall 200 S. Hough Street Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit www.citizensforconservation.org.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Tackle Your Parenting Challenges - Refresher

Education Join us on Wednesday for lunch and a refresher! You loved the workshop and continue to practice, yet you miss the accountability of the group and the structured learning. Register for our refresher series where you will be able to connect with other parents and reinforce key learning to enhance your parenting skills and help you achieve the results you seek. We'll tackle any and all challenges you face -- morning and bedtime routines, how to handle it when your child gets excluded, homework struggles, tuning out. You will feel renewed and re-energized after these sessions! Each session is $20.00 and a total of $60.00 if you attend all 3 sessions. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Barrington Cruise Night

Arts & Entertainment Cruise Nights Celebrates 11 Seasons in Barrington! Join us in downtown Barrington every Thursday night at 6:30 for the 10th season of Cruise Night. This event is FREE and is located in downtown Barrington in the Harris Bank Parking lot on South Cook Street, just south of Lake-Cook Road. Each week there will be food and ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment by Bob Roig of Priceless Parties. Bring the entire family! For more information, call (847) 304-3400. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 6:30 PM. South Cook Street in downtown Barrington.

Wellness Place: Just Surviving Life? Deliberately Create the Life You Want! Part 2

Health Tara McCallam, CLC, Expressions Coaching In Part 1 of Ms. McCallam’s series in March, she reviewed the tools of the Law of Attraction. In this session she will teach the tools that will enable you to stop fighting your emotions and start using them to progress into your future. You will learn how to interpret the messages of your emotions so that you can be guided by them rather than feeling trapped or controlled by them. Ms. McCallam will share the Emotional Guidance Scale, showing you how to move up on the scale and how to embrace your emotions for greater health and happiness in your life. Registration deadline is August 18. Call 847-221-2400. Thursday, August 21, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL.

Summer Day Camp - YMCA Camp Duncan

Clubs & Organizations Join us for a fun, safe, and active summer at YMCA Camp Duncan! Our day camp is designed to help children achieve new levels of individual success. Children are divided into groups by grade level and supervised by a trained staff member. Activities are designed for each developmental level, which allows campers to progressively try new adventures as they learn and grow. Friday, August 22, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. YMCA Camp Duncan 32405 N. Highway 12 Ingleside, IL 60041.

Life on the Prairie

Environment Come visit the prairie at our Flint Creek Preserve and discover hundreds of living creatures and plants! Learn about nature’s diversity in an Illinois tallgrass prairie. Take a walk with us and see how many living things we can locate from below ground to the sky above. This class is open to children ages 6 and up. Caregivers are welcome to attend. Registration forms for this class can be found at www.citizensforconservation.org and must be filled out one week prior to class. CFC members are free; nonmembers pay $5 for the first child and $1 for each additional child. For more information, call 847-382-7283. Saturday, August 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. CFC Headquarters 459 West Highway 22 Lake Barrington, IL 60010 (across from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital). For more info visit www.citizensforconservation.org.

9th Annual Charity Golf Outing

Fundraisers & Benefits Participants at the 9th Annual Golf Outing will get to enjoy a round of golf at the picturesque and membership only Golf Course. Includes: 18 holes of Golf with Cart, lunch and dinner, with many extras; such as: awards, betting holes and various contests. Several different golf packages are available for individuals or foursomes. 175.00 per golfer or $660 per foursome. Monday, August 25, 2014. Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, IL.

To Treat or Not To Treat: Management Strategies for Newly Diagnosed Prostate Cancer

Health Kristian Novakovic, MD, Board Certified Urologist, NorthShore University Health System Dr. Novakovic is the Director and Principal Investigator for the study of active surveillance for men with early stage, localized prostate cancer, at NorthShore University Health System. In this presentation, he will describe all current management options for those who are newly diagnosed and will discuss the various controversies in prostate cancer management today. Registration deadline is August 24. Call 847-221-2400 to register. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL.

Barrington Cruise Night

Arts & Entertainment Cruise Nights Celebrates 11 Seasons in Barrington! Join us in downtown Barrington every Thursday night at 6:30 for the 10th season of Cruise Night. This event is FREE and is located in downtown Barrington in the Harris Bank Parking lot on South Cook Street, just south of Lake-Cook Road. Each week there will be food and ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment by Bob Roig of Priceless Parties. Bring the entire family! For more information, call (847) 304-3400. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM. South Cook Street in downtown Barrington.

Wellness Place: Understanding Lab and Imaging Tests

Health Kim Hart, NP, MS, AOCN, Illinois Cancer Specialists CT, PET, MRI, U/S, FISH, MRCP, ERCP, WBC, RBC…decoding the “medical alphabet” of tests which may be ordered during cancer treatment can be difficult. Kim Hart, Clinical Nurse Practitioner at Illinois Cancer Specialists, will explain various lab and imaging tests including the reasons for doing them and the meaning of the results. Registration deadline is August 25. Call 847-221-2400 to register. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL.

Village of Lake Barrington Plan Commission Meeting

Lake Barrington For more information regarding the Village of Lake Barrington or to check for meeting updates, go to the Village website at www.lakebarrington.org or call Village Hall at (847) 381-6010. Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Village Hall Closed - Labor Day

Barrington Hills - VILLAGE HALL CLOSED - In observance of Labor Day, the Village Hall is closed. The regular scheduled hours for all departments of 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM will resume on the following day of Tuesday September 2nd. The Police Department will remain open and can be reached in a non-emergency by calling 847.551.3006 or in any emergency, dial 911 . Type of Event: Community/Volunteer. Posted: 12/26/2012. Monday, September 1, 2014.

Tackle Your Parenting Challenges - Refresher

Education Join us on Wednesday for lunch and a refresher! You loved the workshop and continue to practice, yet you miss the accountability of the group and the structured learning. Register for our refresher series where you will be able to connect with other parents and reinforce key learning to enhance your parenting skills and help you achieve the results you seek. We'll tackle any and all challenges you face -- morning and bedtime routines, how to handle it when your child gets excluded, homework struggles, tuning out. You will feel renewed and re-energized after these sessions! Each session is $20.00 and a total of $60.00 if you attend all 3 sessions. Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

The BACOA Bash

Fundraisers & Benefits BACOA's fall fundraiser will feature food, entertainment and auctions. Watch BACOA's website for updates! Friday, September 5, 2014, 6:30 PM. The Garlands of Barrington, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington.

Smart Farm of Barrington's Farm to Barn Dinner

Fundraisers & Benefits Please join Smart Farm for a 5-course family style meal featuring local food prepared by chefs Zak Dolezal, Michael Formichella, Anne Fitzgibbons, and the Gentleman Farmer. Music will also be part of this wonderful evening. For further information and to make a reservation, please go to www.smartfarms.org. Saturday, September 6, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Good Shepherd Hospital Barn 450 W. Hwy. 22 Barrington, IL 60010.

BYDE Nutcracker Audition

Arts & Entertainment Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble will hold auditions for it’s performance of the Nutcracker, to be held December 19th, 20th, and 21st at Barrington High School. Auditions will be held at the Barrington Dance Academy. Male and female students age 7 and up from any dance studio are invited to audition. There is a $20.00 registration fee, payable to BYDE. Dancers should wear proper classroom attire. Rehearsals will be held each Sunday in September, October, November, and December, with technical and dress rehearsals from December 14th-18th. For more information and a specific audition schedule by age group, please call 847-382-6333. Sunday, September 7, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 758 W Northwest Highway.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, September 8, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington Newcomers & Neighbors Open House

Clubs & Organizations BNN is a social group for women living in the 60010 zip code, whether you're new to the area or have lived here for years. We have activities ranging from golf and bowling to gourmet dining and wine tasting, book clubs, gardening, bunco, and many others. Stop by our open house to meet some interesting people and see what we're all about. Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. St. Michael's Episcopal Church Community Room 647 S. Dundee Ave. Barrington.

Barrington Area Council on Aging-Alzheimer’s Support Group

Health For more information pleae contact: Bonnie Scherkenbach, MS, LPC Social Service Coordinator Barrington Area Council on Aging 6000 Garlands Ln. #100 Barrington, IL 60010 Bus. 847.852.3890 Fax. 847.381.5031. Thursday, September 11, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Lake Barrington Field House 28156 W. NorthPointe Parkway Lake Barrington, IL. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, September 11, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington Rotary Fundraiser

Fundraisers & Benefits Friday, September 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Monthly Women's Mindfulness Group

Business & Professional Saturday, September 13, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Foundations Counseling & Education Center 509 W Old Northwest Highway Suite 112 Barrington, IL 60010.

"Has technology made God and spirituality obsolete?

Clubs & Organizations Mary Alice Rose's lecture includes examples illustrating the relevance of God and spirituality in a technological age including examples from Rose's experience working on the Hubble Space Telescope project. In 2002 Rose transitioned from manager, engineer and earth scientist to the full-time ministry as a Christian Science practitioner. She is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship and lives in Brookeville, Maryland. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Barrington Area Library.

Wellness Place: Spiritual and Psychological Needs of Cancer Patients

Health Rev. Percy McCray, Director of Pastoral Care and Social Services, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Overcoming cancer often requires a heroic amount of physical, emotional and spiritual strength. Join the Willow Creek Community Church Cancer Support Group members as they host author and national motivational speaker, Reverend Percy McCray. Reverend McCray, Director of Pastoral Care and Social Services at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, will discuss the value of Cancer care ministries in the healing process. Registration deadline is September 9. Call 847-221-2400 to register. Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tackle Your Parenting Challenges - Refresher

Education Join us on Wednesday for lunch and a refresher! You loved the workshop and continue to practice, yet you miss the accountability of the group and the structured learning. Register for our refresher series where you will be able to connect with other parents and reinforce key learning to enhance your parenting skills and help you achieve the results you seek. We'll tackle any and all challenges you face -- morning and bedtime routines, how to handle it when your child gets excluded, homework struggles, tuning out. You will feel renewed and re-energized after these sessions! Each session is $20.00 and a total of $60.00 if you attend all 3 sessions. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Wellness Place: Advance Care Planning: Are You Ready to Be@Ease?

Health Rachel Cook, Community Outreach Volunteer for Be@Ease Learn how a community initiative called Be@Ease was created to change the end-of-life landscape. The intent of this initiative is to make resources available to individuals in order to take charge of one of the most profound transitions in life. Ms. Cook will explain the hows and whys of Advance Care Planning, and will provide participants with a tool for putting their wishes in writing. Registration deadline is September 15. Call 847-221-2400 to register. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL.

Artistry Endeavor Program (Cartoon Seminar)

Arts & Entertainment Syndicated cartoonist Charles Boyce will be conducting a cartoon seminar for all ages. Bring your humor and creativity. Let's have FUN! Boyce is with Universal Press Syndicate and National Cartoonist Society. ©2014 Mae/Johnny Communications. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 505 N Nortwesthighway Barrington, IL (Library Lobby). For more info visit www.gocomics.com.

Village of Lake Barrington Plan Commission Meeting

Lake Barrington For more information regarding the Village of Lake Barrington or to check for meeting updates, go to the Village website at www.lakebarrington.org or call Village Hall at (847) 381-6010. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Stepping Forward….What I Need To Know

Health Stepping Forward….What I Need To Know A Cancer Survivorship Event A free workshop sponsored by Wellness Place and the Cancer Institute at Alexian Brothers Health System, focusing on life during and after treatment. Light continental breakfast at 8:30am, with programs starting promptly at 9am. SPACE IS LIMITED. TO REGISTER, CALL 1-866-ALEXIAN OR GO TO www.AlexianBrothersHealth.org/ClassesEvents. Saturday, Sept 27, 8:30am-12:30pm Location: Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital, 1555 Barrington Rd. Hoffman Estates, Conference Center Rooms 1-4 Speakers are Patrick Massey, MD, PhD, “Current Issues in Nutrition” and Rebecca Johnson, MS, CGC, “What is Up With Your Genes?” and Monica Fawzy Bryant, Esq, “The Affordable Care Act…How Does It Affect Me?” Registration deadline is September 20. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Alexian Brothers Women and Children’s Hospital, 1555 Barrington Rd. Hoffman Estates, Conference Center Rooms 1-4.

"Bear" Down on the Job Search

Fundraisers & Benefits The Chicago Bears vs. the Green Bay Packers, a perfect backdrop for a Career Place fund raiser. Come support your team while supporting Career Place—a 501c(3) organization providing job search support to individuals throughout the NW Chicago suburbs. Game day is Sunday, September 28th in the Hall of Fame room of Mike Ditka’s restaurant in Arlington Heights (2000 E. Euclid Avenue). Doors open at 11:00 a.m. kickoff is at noon. Tickets are $100 per person (under 21, $85) and can be purchased at www.mycareerplace.org. Enjoy a ‘tailgate’ style luncheon, two glasses of beer or wine, live and silent auctions of sports memorabilia provide by the “Coach” and an opportunity to meet former Bears players. Four large TV scrrens will provide ample viewing opportunity and patio seating is available, weather permitting. Wear you favorite Bears jersey, or if you dare, a Packers jersey. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Arlington Trackside Restaurant, Hall of Fame Room 2000 W. Euclid Ave. Arlington Heights, IL.

Wellness Place: What’s the Latest and Greatest in Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer?

Health What’s the Latest and Greatest in Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer? Tues, Sept 30, 6:30- 8pm Daniel H. Shevrin, MD, Medical Oncologist, NorthShore University HealthSystem Dr. Shevrin, an oncologist specializing in prostate cancer, will be discussing the most current medical interventions for advanced prostate cancer. He will review the latest research presented at the 2014 GU ASCO (Genitourinary American Society of Clinical Oncology) Conference. His presentation will also focus on newly FDA approved medications and the current research studies for the next wave of medications. Registration Deadline is September 25. Call 847-221-2400 to register. Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL.

Tackle Your Parenting Challenges - Refresher

Education Join us on Wednesday for lunch and a refresher! You loved the workshop and continue to practice, yet you miss the accountability of the group and the structured learning. Register for our refresher series where you will be able to connect with other parents and reinforce key learning to enhance your parenting skills and help you achieve the results you seek. We'll tackle any and all challenges you face -- morning and bedtime routines, how to handle it when your child gets excluded, homework struggles, tuning out. You will feel renewed and re-energized after these sessions! Each session is $20.00 and a total of $60.00 if you attend all 3 sessions. Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

Fundraisers & Benefits Come to find a bit of everything: clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, lamps, small appliances, electronics, tools, sporting goods, toys, linens, household items, books, CD's, videos, computer hardware and software, holiday items, crafts, and fabrics. A separate room--the French Room--is filled with antiques, collectibles, china, fine quality clothing, and jewelry. Furniture and sporting goods fill a tent. Friday, October 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Barrington United Methodist Church 98 Algonquin Rd, southeast corner of Rt. 59 and Rt. 62 (Algonquin Rd).

Barrington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

Fundraisers & Benefits Come to find a bit of everything: clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, lamps, small appliances, electronics, tools, sporting goods, toys, linens, household items, books, CD's, videos, computer hardware and software, holiday items, crafts, and fabrics. A separate room--the French Room--is filled with antiques, collectibles, china, fine quality clothing, and jewelry. Furniture and sporting goods fill a tent. Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barrington United Methodist Church 98 Algonquin Rd. Barrington, southeast corner of Rt. 59 and Rt. 62 (Algonquin Rd.).

Barrington Area Council on Aging-Alzheimer’s Support Group

Health For more information pleae contact: Bonnie Scherkenbach, MS, LPC Social Service Coordinator Barrington Area Council on Aging 6000 Garlands Ln. #100 Barrington, IL 60010 Bus. 847.852.3890 Fax. 847.381.5031. Thursday, October 9, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Lake Barrington Field House 28156 W. NorthPointe Parkway Lake Barrington, IL. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, October 9, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Monthly Women's Mindfulness Group

Business & Professional Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Foundations Counseling & Education Center 509 W Old Northwest Highway Suite 112 Barrington, IL 60010.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, October 13, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tackle Your Parenting Challenges - Refresher

Education Join us on Wednesday for lunch and a refresher! You loved the workshop and continue to practice, yet you miss the accountability of the group and the structured learning. Register for our refresher series where you will be able to connect with other parents and reinforce key learning to enhance your parenting skills and help you achieve the results you seek. We'll tackle any and all challenges you face -- morning and bedtime routines, how to handle it when your child gets excluded, homework struggles, tuning out. You will feel renewed and re-energized after these sessions! Each session is $20.00 and a total of $60.00 if you attend all 3 sessions. Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk

Fundraisers & Benefits Come, walk to raise funds to fight hunger in our community and around the world. Registration begins at 12:30 pm, walk steps off at 1:00. There is a Golden Mile and a 6.2K route. Walk is hosted by Presbyterian Church of Barrington. Sunday, October 19, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. St. Paul United Church of Christ, 401 E Main St, Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit barringtoncropwalk.freehostia.com.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, October 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Village of Lake Barrington Plan Commission Meeting

Lake Barrington For more information regarding the Village of Lake Barrington or to check for meeting updates, go to the Village website at www.lakebarrington.org or call Village Hall at (847) 381-6010. Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.