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Halloween at the Y!

Health Halloween at the Y Save up to $155* joiner fee when you join Oct. 24-26! Friday, October 24, 2014 6-9 p.m. Buehler YMCA 1400 West Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL Fees: suggested $5 donation per family Join us for a frighteningly fun filled event for the whole family. Bring your friends and neighbors too! This event is open to the community. Evening will include: Games Prizes Costumes Bouncy House Open Rock Wall Haunted House Trick or Treating Haunted Fun! Friday, October 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Buehler YMCA 1400 W. Northwest Hwy. Palatine, IL 60067. For more info visit www.ymcachicago.org.

Natural Solutions to Food & Environmental Allergies

Education With the rise in childhood allergies many of us are looking for the best answer to help our children cope with the food and environmental allergies that affect their days. On Friday, October 24th at 7:00pm, we invite you to join Dr. Ian wahl, founder & director of Midwest Allergy Relief Center, for an informational evening exploring the options in natural solutions to food & environmental allergies. Dr. Wahl specializes in Advanced Allergy Therapeutics, which relieves the symptoms of food, respiratory, chemical and environmental allergies and sensitivities. This painless and highly effective method of treatment has helped countless children in his office over the past 7 years resolve these allergies and sensitivities that may cause performance issues and behavioral problems in school. Come find out how AAT can help your child lead a more productive, calm and healthy life. Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Creative Learning Montessori School 1410 S. Barrington Rd. Barrington, Il 60010.

The Cold Case Reliability of the Bible

Education The Orchard welcomes J. Warner Wallace, a Los Angeles cold case homicide detective, to help us build a case for the reliability of the Bible on Friday, October 24 from 7-9 p.m. Jim is the author of the very popular new book "Cold Case Christianity.". Friday, October 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Orchard - Barrington Campus 1301 S. Grove Ave. Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit theorchardefc.org.

BACOA Parkinson's Education Group

Health BACOA’s Parkinson’s Disease Education Group is open to persons with Parkinson’s disease, as well as family members who wish to learn more about the disease. For more information, or to register, call Bonnie Scherkenbach at BACOA at (847) 381-5030. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.bacoa.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, October 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Owls - Raptors of the Night

Education Citizens for Conservation presents an owl class featuring Dawn Keller of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation. We will learn about these incredible creatures and meet a few feathered friends. This class is open to children ages 6 and up; parents are welcome to attend. Registration forms can be found at www.citizensforconservation.org/youth-education 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. Please bring supplies to donate for Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation. To view their wish list, visit www.flintcreekwildlife.org . For more class information, call 847-382-SAVE (7283). Sunny Hill Elementary School is located at 2500 Helm Road, Carpentersville. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Sunny Hill Elementary School 2500 Helm Road, Carpentersville. For more info visit www.citizensforconservation.org.

Barrington Giving Day Halloween Bash

Fundraisers & Benefits Tickets are $75 in advance, $85 at the door. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy appetizers, cocktails, and entertainment. For tickets and more information, contact BGDHalloweenBash@gmail.com All proceeds benefit Barrington Giving Day. Barrington Giving Day, a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization, invites families on the Free and Reduced lunch program in School District 220 to a Giving Day. Here they receive food, warm coats, blankets, books, toys and other much needed items. Church members, schools, civic organizations and businesses have always been generous in their support of this day. Last year we provided help to over 1,000 families that included 3,000 children, and senior citizens. All these families live in our school district. They are our friends and neighbors. Each year the need is greater. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 7:00 PM. McGonigal's Pub, 105 S. Cook Street, Barrington, IL.

Senior Lunch and Activity Program

Social Services Doors open at 10:30 a.m. bingo begins at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. Diners can enjoy their choice of sandwiches or salads along with soup and fruit. Suggested donation for the Monday lunch program is $5; admission for bingo without lunch is $1. However, if underwriting is unavailable for special programs, there may be an increase in the suggested donation. Registration and prepayment are required; please call Linda Avellon at BACOA at (847) 852-3892. Monday, October 27, 2014, 10:30 AM. Barrington Park District 235 Lions Drive Barrington. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

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 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Young Hearts for Life heart screening

Health Free heart screening for BHS students (must be registered by parent). More than 7,000 young people under age 18 die from undetected heart conditions each year. We need many adult volunteers at this event -- go to www.barrington220.org/EKGvolunteer to sign up. Thursday, October 30, 2014 – Friday, October 31, 2014. Barrington High School.

Be Prepared Training

Education Would your family know what to do in case of a railroad derailment near your home?  What would you do if you are stuck near a crossing accident?  How would you respond if a fire, flood, or tornado threatened your community? Would you know what to do if you needed to protect yourself from any of these tragedies? Emergencies come in many shapes and sizes – some man-made, others acts of nature. While it is impossible to control every outcome, education and planning can help you feel more confident that you and your loved ones will have the skills needed to cope. The Village is offering free training sessions to teach and help you before, during and after an emergency. Training Schedule. Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Vehe Barn 23570 W. Cuba Rd Deer Park, Illinois 60010. For more info visit www.villageofdeerpark.com.

Barrington Area Library Blood Drive with LifeSource

Health Share your Good Health! Each Donation Supports 3 Lives! Friday, October 31, 2014 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. LifeSource Donor Coach in the library parking lot - southwest corner. To schedule your appointment contact: LifeSource at 1-877-543-3768 or register online at www.lifesource.org and use Group Code 661B Appointments Recommended! PREPARE FOR YOUR DONATION • EAT WELL • STAY HYDRATED • BRING ID Please bring ID with you on the day of the blood drive. Proper ID is required to donate blood. A LifeSource or military ID, driver’s license, or employee badge with picture and full name are all approved forms of ID. Birth certificate along with a picture ID that includes the donor full name will also be accepted. Donors must be at least 17 years old. Children are not permitted on the Donor Coach and childcare is not available on site. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL.

Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society Meeting

Clubs & Organizations "Why My Austro-Hungarian Ancestors Were Neither Austrian Nor Hungarian!" will be presented by Paul Valasek who will explain why the ancestor you may have identified as Austro-Hungarian may in fact be from an entirely different ethnic group based on the extensive amount of different ethnicities within the empire. Doors open at 9am for casual discussion and sharing of research challenges. Everyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend. No registration or fee is required. For more information, visit www.nwsgenealogy.org. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Arlington Heights Senior Center 1801 W. Central Road Arlington Heights, 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, November 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Stylin' for Scholars

Fundraisers & Benefits 10th annual Stylin' for Scholars Raising scholarship funds for college women. Featuring a Fashion Show by W by Worth www.wbyworth.com Also featuring Jewelry Sale, Basket Raffle & Silent Auction. Sunday, November 2, 2014 12 noon – 3pm Chevy Chase Country Club 1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. Wheeling, IL. 847-465-2300 Tickets are $40 before October 24th, $45 after October 24th - Registration form can be found on our website - click on "2014 Fashion Show" at the top of the page Luncheon: Butternut Squash Soup, Chicken Caesar Salad, and Parfait. Coffee and Tea Included. Cash bar available. *Vegetarian option or other dietary needs, such as gluten free available No ticket issued. Check-in at the registration table on Sunday. Coordinator: Jennifer Kassulat: 847-987-5124; jennkass29@gmail.com Directions: www.chevychasecountryclub.com Please visit our website: http://www.cnwsap.org and Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/cnwsap. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Chevy Chase Country Club 1000 N. Milwaukee Ave. Wheeling, IL. For more info visit cnwsap.org.

Catchpenny Resale Shop Holiday Open House

Clubs & Organizations This is the third of three open houses held each year by Catchpenny Resale Shop. All items are new to the floor, All proceeds benefit the Auxiliary of Good Shepherd Hospital. The shop is run by all volunteer. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer call 847-381-7721. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 118 East Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010.

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

BACOA Caregiver Support Group

Health Open forum discussion on issues pertaining to caregiving. There is no charge to participate, but registration is requested for new attendees. To register, call BACOA at (847) 381-5030. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. BACOA office Prairieview Building The Garlands of Barrignton 6000 Garlands Lane, Suite 100 Barrington. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

BACOA Awareness Luncheon: Fabulous Fashion After 40

Fundraisers & Benefits The Barrington Area Council on Aging’s seventh annual awareness luncheon will feature a fashion show with styles from Chico’s, White House/Black Market and Soma Intimates. For information or reservations, call BACOA at (847) 381-5030 or visit www.bacoa.org. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Makray Memorial Golf Club 1010 S. Northwest Highway Barrington.

Four-wheel Drive Birding in Columbia’s Andes

Clubs & Organizations Mary Lou Mellen recounts her 16-day, 1,500-mile birding adventure through three ranges of the Andes Mountains. Columbia has more bird species than any other country, including 170 species of hummingbirds. Presented by The Natural History Society of Barrington. Participation is free and open to everyone. Refreshments are served. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Barrington Area Library 505 n. northwest highway barrington, il 60010. For more info visit www.naturalhistorysociety.org.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

13th Annual Showcase of Arts and Crafts

Arts & Entertainment www.facebook.com/barringtonpd Take advantage of this mixed-media show of Chicagoland artists, featuring handmade jewelry, pottery, wood, photography, linens/fabric ware, florals, eggshell art, holiday decorations, fused/stained glass, and so much more. Don't miss this annual tradition to shop for the upcoming holidays! Enjoy food; free admission and parking. Show hours: Sat. - 9am - 5pm Sun. 10am - 4pm. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – Sunday, November 9, 2014, 4:00 PM. Barrington Park District Fitness & Recreation Center 235 Lions Drive, Barrington, IL.

Monthly Women's Mindfulness Group

Business & Professional Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Foundations Counseling & Education Center 509 W Old Northwest Highway Suite 112 Barrington, IL 60010.

BJWC Fall Fashion Show - Barrington in Milan

Fundraisers & Benefits The Barrington Junior Women’s Club (BJWC) is bringing Milan’s most prestigious shopping streets and high fashion to the community of Barrington with its 2014 Fall Fashion Show theme – Barrington in Milan. From the runways of Milan to the Stonegate Conference Center, BJWC will provide a full day of fun and fashion - complete with a luncheon and shopping experience - you won’t forget! Money raised during Barrington Fashion Week and the Barrington in Milan Fashion Show helps to fund BJWC grants supporting a wide variety of local charities working in our community. Purchase your tickets online at www.BJWC.org for $75.00 (general seating) or $85.00 (runway seating). VIP seating and corporate sponsorship opportunities are still available. The Barrington Junior Women's Club is a group of women committed to enhancing the community by providing philanthropy and community service in the spirit of camaraderie through volunteerism. Visit us at www.BJWC.org. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The Stonegate Banquet and Conference Centre 2401 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates.

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, November 8, 2014, 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, November 10, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Veterans Day

Veterans Day, formerly Armistice Day, is an annual commemoration in the United States honoring veterans of the armed services. It coincides with a worldwide commemoration known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, denoting the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended with Germany signing the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. A Blue Star Memorial Marker has been placed at the Barrington Area Civil War Enlistment Site, located at the intersection of Old Sutton and Dundee Roads in Barrington Hills. The Council of Barrington Garden Clubs and the Village of Barrington Hill's joint application was accepted for the marker by the National Garden Clubs. The program was established as a way to pay tribute to "All who have served, are serving and will serve." The Blue Star Marker, was dedicated on the site on Memorial Day May 27, 2013.  A video has been released in honor of Veterans Day. Click… Type of Event: Community/Volunteer. Web Link: Barrington Hills - Home Page. Posted: 10/1/2012. Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Village Hall Closed - Veterans Day

Veterans Day, formerly Armistice Day, is an annual commemoration in the United States honoring veterans of the armed services. It coincides with a worldwide commemoration known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, denoting the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended with Germany signing the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. A Blue Star Memorial Marker has been placed at the Barrington Area Civil War Enlistment Site, located at the intersection of Old Sutton and Dundee Roads in Barrington Hills. The Council of Barrington Garden Clubs and the Village of Barrington Hill's joint application was accepted for the marker by the National Garden Clubs. The program was established as a way to pay tribute to "All who have served, are serving and will serve." The Blue Star Marker, was dedicated on the site on Memorial Day May 27, 2013.  A video has been released in honor of Veterans Day. Click… Type of Event: Community/Volunteer. Web Link: Barrington Hills - Home Page. Posted: 12/26/2012. Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

"Alive Inside" screening

Health BACOA and The Garlands of Barrington will host a special screening of this award-winning film. Alive Inside, directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett, chronicles dementia patients around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers interviews with experts including neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks and musician Bobby McFerrin. The film won the Audience Award at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Reservations for the film’s screening are requested by Friday, November 7, as seating is limited. Suggested donation is a new or gently used iPods or a gift toward the purchase of iPods for Music & Memory. For more information, or to register, call BACOA at (847) 381-5030 or reserve online. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 7:00 PM. The Garlands of Barrington Performing Arts Center 1000 Garlands Lane Barrington. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

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, November 12, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

BACF Grant Workshop

Fundraisers & Benefits The Barrington Area Community Foundation will hold its annual workshop to explain the grant process for 2015 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM, Wednesday, November 12, in the Zimmerman Room (Mezzanine level) of the Barrington Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, Illinois 60010. The 2015 grant total is estimated to be $175,000. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Barrington Area Library Zimmerman Room 505 N. Northwest Highway Barrington, Illinois 60010. For more info visit www.barringtonareacommunityfoundation.org.

BACOA Low Vision Education & Support Group

Health BACOA’s Low Vision Support and Education Group provides education and support to persons whose eyesight has grown weaker or has disappeared altogether. The meetings are open to all ages and are held on the second Thursday of each month. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Lake Barrington Woods 22320 Classic Court Lake Barrington. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

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, November 13, 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.

Riches Beyond the Diamond

Religion Join us on Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m. for an evening with Cathy Tanana, wife of former Major League Baseball pitcher, Frank Tanana, as she shares her story of finding unexpected riches in the midst of unexpected circumstances. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Orchard - Barrington Campus 1301 S. Grove. Ave. Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit theorchardefc.org.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Victory in Christ

Religion Join us for Victory in Christ to see God glorified through transformed lives during an evening of worship and stories of personal victories won through God's grace. Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Orchard - Barrington Campus 1301 S. Grove Ave. Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit theorchardefc.org.

BACOA Parkinson's Education and Support Group

Health The group will hear a presentation on fraud prevention. For more information, or to register, call Bonnie Scherkenbach at BACOA at (847) 381-5030. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.bacoa.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, November 15, 2014, 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, November 17, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Community Water Testing Event

Environment Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Garlands.

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

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, November 22, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

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, November 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

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, November 27, 2014, 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, November 29, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

BACOA Caregiver Support Group

Health Mary Helen Ekstam, with JourneyCare, will present “Using Music to Enhance One’s Mind, Body and Spirit.” There is no charge to participate, but registration is requested for new attendees. To register, call BACOA at (847) 381-5030. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. BACOA office 6000 Garlands Lane, Suite 100 Barrington. For more info visit www.bacoa.org.

Barrington Area Community Foundation Donor Appreciation Dinner

Fundraisers & Benefits Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Garlands of Barrington. For more info visit www.barringtonareacommunityfoundation.org.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, December 4, 2014, 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, December 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Holiday Concert Barr. Suzuki Strings

Arts & Entertainment Ticket info: 847-382-9517, or online www.barringtonsuzuki.org Holiday Concert by Strings, Flute, Guitar. Also Barr Youth and Prelude Orchestras. Students from ages 5 to 18. Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Barr. High School.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

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

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

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, December 10, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 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, December 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, December 11, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Monthly Women's Mindfulness Group

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

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, December 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Family Holiday Piano Concert Barr Suzuki Strings

Arts & Entertainment Free and open to the public. Suzuki Piano students and family members play holiday music. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Barr. Public Library.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

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

Spanish Lessons for beginner

Education Tuesdays, November 4,11,16 and December 2,9,16 (6 weeks course) 6:30pm - 7:30pm Spanish is a very useful languange for everybody to learn. In this beginner class I will cover pronunciation as well as basic worlds. Instructor: Melissa Nichols (a Native instructor)Registration is required at melissa_nchls@yahoo.com or at (847)- 361- 0162. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barrington Library.

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, December 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Wellness with Sandra Cotting: Creating a Vision Board

Health Presenter: Sandra Cotting, RN, MS, RMT, Health and Wellness Consultant January typically comes with the high expectations of gym memberships and hefty New Year’s Resolutions. Start 2014 with a more positive spin! Sandra Cotting will guide you through creating a vision board, designed to help you visualize how you would like your year to look. Images are cut out from various magazines and pasted on a board for you to take home. All supplies provided. Registration deadline is January 20 by calling 847- 221-2400. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Wellness Place 1619 W. Colonial Parkway Palatine, IL 60067.

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, December 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

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, December 25, 2014, 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, December 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. The Garlands 1000 Garlands Lane (Surround Sound Theater) Barrington IL, 60010.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, January 1, 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, January 3, 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, January 7, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 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, January 8, 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, January 8, 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, January 10, 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, January 12, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 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, January 17, 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, January 19, 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, January 21, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

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, January 22, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.