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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Open Enrollment begins at Little Angels Christian Preschool

Education If you would like to schedule a tour of our center, please call or email director Kara Joy Baker today! Monday, February 2, 2015. 647 Dundee Ave. Barrington, IL 60010.

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, February 4, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Montessori Children's House of North Barrington Open House

Education Montessori Children’s House Of North Barrington is hosting a series of Open Houses for families to tour the school, meet the teaching staff and learn about the Montessori Curriculum. Montessori Children’s House serves children from 2 years to 6 years of age in an environment of respect and individualized attention. By Appointment. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Montessori Children’s House of North Barrington 115 Cloverhill Lane North Barrington, IL 60010 Phone: (847) 550-0917. For more info visit www.mchnb.net.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

One-Day Seminar with Brian McLaren

Religion This three session, one-day seminar will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Barrington. McClaren is at the forefront of the Emergent Church Movement and is challenging Christians to rethink faith and practice. To learn more about the seminar, visit the website or call 847-381-0975 for more information or to register. Saturday, February 7, 2015. Presbyterian Church of Barrington 6 Brinker Road Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit www.pcbarrington.org.

Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society Monthly Meeting

Clubs & Organizations "Evernote for Genealogy" will be presented by Thomas MacEntee via live webinar. Evernote is a popular way to track your research, clip website content and images, and better yet, you can synchronize the notebooks across different devices and platforms. Doors open at 9am for casual discussion and sharing of research challenges. Program begins at 10am. Everyone welcome; no registration or fee is required. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Arlington Heights Senior Center 1801 W. Central Road Arlington Heights, IL.

Citizens for Conservation presents "Bees, Bugs and Butterflies"

Environment Joan Sayre presents our February program “Bees, Bugs and Butterflies”. Besides being an experienced and knowledgeable conservationist, Joan is a fabulous photographer specializing in insects. She is a member of the Riverwoods Nature Photographic Society and has shown her nature prints in Lake County exhibits and publications. Several photographs are on permanent display at the Lake County Forest Preserve District Headquarters. Beyond that, Joan knows about insects, what they need for habitat and what they can do for our earth-friendly yards. Come see her gorgeous slides and learn about the importance of insects to our environment. The program begins at 10:00 on Saturday morning but please come at 9:30 for commee, displays, conservation and handouts. Free parking is located behind the building. The program fee is $10 for non-members; CFC members attend for free as a benefit of membership. Please RSVP to 847-382-SAVE (7283) or our email address at cfc@citizensforconservation.org. To ensure proper… Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Barrington Village Hall 200 S Hough Street Barrington, IL. For more info visit citizensforconservation.org.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, February 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

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, February 12, 2015, 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.

Finding Kind: Mother Daughter Movie Night

Arts & Entertainment Finding Kind is a powerful documentary that raises awareness of and fosters change within the “girl world” of bullying. In this film, individual girls and women share some universal truths about growing up as girls and the quest to find a common ground of kindness and mutual respect. Film includes interviews with respected experts and authors in the fields of psychology, education, and the interrelationships of women and girls. The film is ideal for mothers and daughters to view together. Students in grades 5th – 12th are encouraged to attend with their parents/adult role model. Cost: $5 donation suggested Registration is required: Call (866) 253-9426 or go to www.alexianbrothershealth.org/events. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Anne Parish School, Hospitality Room 319 East Franklin St. Barrington, IL 60010.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Great BAckyard Bird Count

Environment The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual international event that connects bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are all across the world. We will discuss how to identify birds and view pictures of most common birds to see in winter, observe birds at feeders, hike a trail while counting birds and head indoors to compile our data. Each child will receive Audubon Adventures Magazine which is provided by Prairie Woods Audubon. A portion of this class is held outdoors so please dress for the weather with good winter foot gear, coat, hat and gloves. Bring your binoculars! The Crabtree Nature Center Entrance is on Palatine Road, one mile west of Barrington Road, or one-half mile east of Algonquin Road (Route 62). Class size is limited to 30 children, so please register early! COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORMS ARE DUE BY February 8th. CFC members are free; Non-members pay $5.00 for the first child and $1.00 for each additional child in the family. Pl… Saturday, February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Crabtree Nature Center 3 Stover Road Barrington, IL. For more info visit www.citizensforconservation.org.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, February 16, 2015, 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, February 18, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Kick off Celebration for Barrington's 150th Birthday

Arts & Entertainment Kick off celebration for Barrington's 150th Birthday. Friday, February 20, 2015 – Sunday, February 22, 2015. Village of Barrington.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Grace Meets Glamour, a boutique bridal affair

Arts & Entertainment Grace Meets Glamour is a benefit in support of Wish Upon a Wedding the worlds first nonprofit wish granting organization that provided weddings and vow renewals for couples facing terminal illness and serious life-changing circumstances. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Chicago Marriott Northwest 4800 Hoffman Blvd Hoffman Estates, IL. For more info visit christinacurrieevents.com.

Songwriting workshop

Education Songwriters - Check out NSAI Chicago's monthly workshop to learn more about songwriting techniques and the business of songwriting. Non-members may attend up to two meetings. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Zimmerman Room. For more info visit www.facebook.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, February 26, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

7th Annual Charity Chess Tournament

Education Chess Without Borders has been involved supporting two longstanding charities. One is the education and medical care of a girl who lives in the slums of Delhi and suffered from severe burns. The 2nd project established a computer center in this same slum that is bringing computer literacy to 300 students who would never have such opportunities if it were not for our involvement. This video describes these projects at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmyDix4rvT0 Please consider registering for the next tournament at Grove Avenue School where 100% of the proceeds will be donated to these 2 charities and where everyone is volunteering their time including GM Shulman. We would like to ask families to help us by: • Inviting their friends to play in the tournament • Inviting friends to join us for a meal on the January 28th at Grove Avenue School • Donating any food supplies that can be sold at the concession stand • Consider buying raffle tickets for $10 each. The 1st prize is $150, 2nd prize is $100 and 3… Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 900 S. Grove Avenue Barrington, Illinois 60010. For more info visit shulmanchess.com.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

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, March 4, 2015, 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, March 5, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Barrington Swim Club Try-Outs

Sports & Recreation The Barrington Swim Club is seeking new teammates for the 2015 Spring/Summer season. Try-outs will be held on March 7th from 12-1pm at the Barrington High School Natatorium. Swimmers should be at least 6 years of age and able to swim 25 yards (one lap of pool). Bring your suit, goggles and enthusiastic attitude! For more info, contact Coach Rob Emary at 954-649-4366 or coachrob@swimbsc.org or visit the team website at www.swimbsc.org. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Barrington High School Natatorium.

Genealogy Workshop

Clubs & Organizations For women interested in membership in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, work one-on-one with genealogy experts, learn how to organize family records; search federal, state, and county records; use libraries and web sites to find family information; and locate birth, death, and marriage certificates. Please call Pam Arrigo, 847-382-0616 for reservations and more information. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Barrington Area Library. For more info visit www.ildar.org.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, March 9, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

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, March 12, 2015, 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, March 12, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, March 16, 2015, 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, March 18, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

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, March 26, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

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, April 1, 2015, 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, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

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, April 9, 2015, 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, April 9, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, April 13, 2015, 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, April 15, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, April 20, 2015, 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, April 23, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Celebrate Earth Day +3

Barrington Hills Event begins 8:30 AM with coffee & registration at Village Hall. Teams then collect debris and litter from main corridors of Barrington Hills from 9 AM to Noon. Followed by celebratory partying till 1 PM. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Barrington Hills Village Hall 112 Algonquin Road Barrington Hills, IL.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Health Let meditation help you to: • Decrease stress and anxiety • Enjoy a peaceful state of mind • Improve health in general • Strengthen your immune system • Increase motivation • Improve concentration and focus • Alleviate diseases and illnesses such as migraines, insomnia, asthma, ADHD and many more. Saturday, April 25, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

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, April 29, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.