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Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

The Magical Mystery of Cyberspace Creating Your Personal Website

Clubs & Organizations Holy Family Job Support Group Invites you to a Presentation by Loren Doppelt The Magical Mystery of Cyberspace Creating Your Personal Website Saturday, February 13, 2016 @ 7:30 a.m. Holy Family Parish 2515 Palatine Road, Inverness, IL Register On-line: http://holyfamilyparish.org/12266-2/ Loren will demonstrate and explain: • The advantages of creating a personal website in job search • Domain Names and Hosting Websites • What to include in a website • Live – real time demonstration to show how easy it is to do Loren has been part of Holy Family Job Support since 2003. He is a HF 24/7 Advisor and has mentored 100’s of job seekers with resume writing and job search coaching. Loren’s background is in Marketing and has developed and launched dozens of new consumer products that most of us use every day. He has taken Social Media Marketing courses to stay current learning all about Social Media and developing websites. In his free time, Loren is a magician and part of a group called Open… Saturday, February 13, 2016, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Holy Family Job Support Group Holy Family Parish 2515 Palatine Road, Inverness, IL. For more info visit holyfamilyparish.org.

Great Backyard Bird Count

Environment Join Citizens for Conservation for a bird count observation and walk at a nearby habitat corridors home. The class will discuss how to identify birds and the history of the Audubon bird count, take a walk, observe birds at feeders, and make a bird treat to attract winter birds. The class is open to children ages 4 and older. Parents are welcome to attend. CFC members are free; non-members pay $5 for the first child and $1 for each additional child. Citizens for Conservation is located at 459 West Highway 22 in Barrington (across from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital). Register at www.citizensforconservation.org or call 847-382-SAVE (7283) for more information. Bring binoculars if you have them! Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. CFC Headquarters 459 W Highway 22 (across from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital) Barrington,IL.

Pat McKillen in Concert

Arts & Entertainment Catch a local rising star! Pat McKillen, a Tower Lakes native, will perform his powerful and passionate works from his albums featuring folk, rock, pop and acoustic selections. There is a $15 cover and cash bar. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Barrington's White House 145 S. Main Street Barrington, IL 60010.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, February 15, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington Area Community Blood Drive

Health Community Blood Drive Walk Ins Welcome Share your good health with others! Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Barrington Park District Fitness and Recreation Center 235 Lions Drive, Barrington.

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 17, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Relay For Life of Barrington Team Captain Meeting

Fundraisers & Benefits Relay For Life of Barrington invites all Team Captains and Event Leadership to this meeting to discuss recruitment, fundraising ideas, promotion and how to register. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Barrington Library Zimmerman Room.

Alaska, Iceland, Orchids and Autumn

Clubs & Organizations Visit the wildlife of Alaska, find out interesting facts about orchids, learn about Iceland, and see Autumn in a totally new light, as members of the Natural History Society of Barrington present their personal stories. Everyone is welcome to join us for this entertaining and informative evening. Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Barrington Woods 22320 Classic Ct. Lake Barrington, IL 60010. 224-633-2318 http://www.seniorlifestyle.com/property/lake-barrington-woods/. For more info visit www.naturalhistorysociety.org.

Opera & Musical Theater Concert

Arts & Entertainment Concert featuring Sarah Heitman and guest performers. Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Parker Theater 117 E. Northwest Hwy. Suite 3 Barrington, IL.

Da Vinci Waldorf School Tour

Education See Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our early childhood classrooms.Watch the lively engagement of our grade school students in math, science, and history taught like you’ve never seen them before. Movement. Music. Joy in learning! See why Waldorf education at any age is the best preparation for your child's happiness and success in the future. Register by calling (847) 526-1372 or email bdurocher@davinciwaldorf.org. Because we will be observing in classrooms, other than babies in arms, these are adult-only events. We look forward to seeing you there! Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM. Da Vinci Waldorf School 150 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL 60084.

Barrington Area Book Review Club

Clubs & Organizations If you are interested and want more information please call Lisa Malovance at 847-382-4425. Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Concorde Banquets 20922 N. rand Rd. Kildeer, Illinois.

BACOG Executive Board Meeting

Government & Politics Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrington Township Office.

Barrington Area Conservation Trust Volunteer Program Launch

Environment BACT is providing new opportunities to become involved in our community with the launch of an updated volunteer program. Bring a friend or come alone and join us for an informal gathering on February 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in our office at Barrington’s White House. We know not everyone is interested in working outdoors, so we also offer many other opportunities to be a part of the community. Some opportunities besides our outdoor restoration workdays include: * Eagle Scout project managers * Marketing projects * Graphic design projects * General office work * Special events (ie: canoe guides, nature walks, outdoor painting, storytelling, etc.) * Photographer * Writing for our Open Spaces newsletters. Do you have a talent or gift you want to share that would complement our organization? We would love to hear your ideas! To RSVP or for more information, please contact us by sending an email to bactrust1@gmail.com or calling 847-387-3149. We look forward to meeting you and sharing BACT… Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Barrington's White House 145 W. Main Street Barrington, IL. For more info visit www.bactrust.org.

AIDA

Arts & Entertainment Winner of four 2000 TONY Awards, Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. Purchase tickets in advance: $13 Adult, $8 Child/Student, Complimentary for Senior Citizens. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrington High School Richard C Johnson Auditorium 616 W Main Street Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit app.arts-people.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 25, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

AIDA

Arts & Entertainment Winner of four 2000 TONY Awards, Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. Purchase tickets in advance: $13 Adult, $8 Child/Student, Complimentary for Senior Citizens. Friday, February 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrington High School Richard C Johnson Auditorium 616 W Main Street Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

AIDA

Arts & Entertainment Winner of four 2000 TONY Awards, Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. Purchase tickets in advance: $13 Adult, $8 Child/Student, Complimentary for Senior Citizens. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington High School Richard C Johnson Auditorium 616 W Main Street Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

AIDA

Arts & Entertainment Winner of four 2000 TONY Awards, Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. Purchase tickets in advance: $13 Adult, $8 Child/Student, Complimentary for Senior Citizens. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrington High School Richard C Johnson Auditorium 616 W Main Street Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

Bowling Fundraiser: Lasso-a-Lane

Fundraisers & Benefits Join your family and friends for a fun-filled afternoon of bowling while raising dollars for Walk On's therapeutic horse back riding program from children and adults with physical, cognitive, social and emotional disabilities. 1:00pm Check-in 1:30-3:30pm Bowling $20 children 12 and under $30 adults Day Includes: *Two hours of bowling *Shoe Rental *Event giveaway *Pizza, soda and treats Walk On is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization located at Hart & Cuba Road since 2006. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Brunswick Zone 21080 North Rand Road Lake Zurich.

Barrington Chapter of Amnesty International

Government & Politics Monthly speaker on Victims of Torture/ Prisoners of Conscience and Letter Writing. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Barrington Area Library.

AIDA

Arts & Entertainment Winner of four 2000 TONY Awards, Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. Purchase tickets in advance: $13 Adult, $8 Child/Student, Complimentary for Senior Citizens. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington High School Richard C Johnson Auditorium 616 W Main Street Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit app.arts-people.com.

Hollywood's Greatest Night!

Arts & Entertainment Live viewing of the 88th Academy Awards We're rolling out the red carpet! Sip champagne and nibble on hors d'oeuvres while you watch the excitement of Oscar night unfold -- streaming live on multiple large screens in the Golden Ballroom of Barrington's White House. $25 ticket price includes hors d'oeuvres and glass of champagne. Tickets can be purchased at barringtonswhitehouse.com. Dress to impress or come as your favorite celebrity -- prizes will be awarded to best celebrity look-alike and most glamorous.It's sure to be a night to remember. Questions contact: Nancy Davis nsd21@msn.com, Sue Randall drand360 @aol.com, Barb Karon rkaron1@aol.com or Judy Gibbons judy@judygibbonsproperties com. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM. Barrington's White House 145 W. Main Street Barrington, IL.

Four Season Garden Club of Barrington

Clubs & Organizations "New Trees and Shrubs for 2016" Our speaker is Joni Cotton. Come and join us for this interesting presentation to help us make our gardens more beautiful. There is no cost to attend this event. Please come for some fun. Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Hawthorn Gardens Nursery & Gift Store 24481 N. Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047.

Four Season Garden Club of Barrington

Clubs & Organizations The topic: "New Trees and Shrubs for 2016."  The speaker will be Joni Cotton.  Come join us for this fun filled and informative talk. We welcome new members. For additional information, call Alena at 847-438-3981.  Hope to see you there. Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Hawthorn Gardens Nursery/Gift Store, 24481 N. Old McHenry Rd, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047.

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 2, 2016, 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 3, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

CFC presents Plant Conservation in a Changing World

Environment Please join Dr. Kay Havens, Director of the Division of Plant Science and Conservation and Senior Scientist, Chicago Botanic Gardens, for a discussion about which plants are likely to become extinct in our changing climatic conditions. Learn what you can do in your yard and neighborhood to maintain supportive habitats for wildlife and reduce loss of plant species and their dependent birds and pollinators. Kay Haven’s research includes the effects of climate change on plant species, restoration genetics, the biology of plant rarity and invasiveness. She is an adjunct professor and collaborates with several academic institutions and stewardship organizations to help improve conservation efforts for plants. Please RSVP to 847-382-7283 and provide you name, phone number and program name in case we need to contact you. The program fee is $10.00 for non-members, CFC members are free. Come early at 9:30 for coffee and conversation. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. Barrington Village Hall 200 S. Hough Street Barrington.

Darn Cubbies

Arts & Entertainment Barrington Community Theater presents this musical fable, fun for the whole family! Saturday, March 5, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Parker Theater 117 E. Northwest Hwy. Suite 3 Barrington, IL.

Darn Cubbies

Arts & Entertainment Barrington Community Theater presents this musical fable, fun for the whole family! Sunday, March 6, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Parker Theater 117 E. Northwest Hwy. Suite 3 Barrington, IL.

Jessica Lahey, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed

District 220 Jessica Lahey is an educator, parent and regular contributor to The New York Times, The Atlantic and Vermont Public Radio. During her presentation at Barrington High School she will discuss her new book The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, and explain why parents need to step back to allow children to take on challenges in order for them to thrive in school and in life. Jessica Lahey offers parents, coaches, teachers, administrators, and guidance counselors practical advice for fostering intrinsic motivation and weaning kids off of extrinsic motivators such as short-term rewards, bribes, honors, coercion, and yes, even grades, while giving kids the support and encouragement they need in order to succeed. Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrington High School. For more info visit www.barrington220.org.

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class

Education Children 2 to 5 years old are invited to Da Vinci Waldorf School to experience the warmth of our Early Childhood program: play both outdoors and indoors, enjoy some circle games, and hear a story told with handcrafted table puppets. To register, call 847-526-1372 or email bdurocher@daviniciwaldorf.org. Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Da Vinci Waldorf School 150 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL 60084.

Relay For Life of Barrington All Team Meeting

Fundraisers & Benefits Relay For Life of Barrington invites all Relay fundraisers and participants to present event details and answer questions. Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Barrington Library Zimmerman Room. For more info visit www.relayforlife.org.

Barrington Area Council on Aging Alzheimer's Support Group

Social Services For more information contact: Pamela Pellizzari Social Service Coodinator Barrington Area Council on Aging 6000 Garlands Lane #100 Barrington, IL 60010 Business phone: 847-381-5030 Fax: 847-381-5031. Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Lutheran Church of Atonement 909 E Main Street Barrington, IL 60010.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, March 14, 2016, 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 16, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Seychelles Islands Paradise

Clubs & Organizations Travel along as Mary Lou Mellon shows us amazing seabird colonies and endemic bird species, as well as the spectacular scenery of these islands that few people have even heard of much less had the opportunity to visit. Everyone is welcome to attend this informative and entertaining free presentation. Join us. Presented by The Natural History Society of Barrington. Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Barrington Woods, 22320 Classic Ct. Lake Barrington, IL 60010 224-633-2318 http://www.seniorlifestyle.com/property/lake-barrington-woods/. For more info visit www.naturalhistorysociety.org.

Preserving Family History

Education Do you want your family legacy to survive? Are you interested in genealogy but don't know how to begin? The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting a presentation and workshop Saturday, March 19th from 1:30-5:00pm at the Barrington Area Library. The DAR is one of the premier lineage research organizations in the country. Barrington's Signal Hill Chapter members will present information and offer suggestions and assistance with the beginning steps of researching your roots using both digital and printed resources. Additional experienced researchers will be on hand to help you get started in preserving your family history. Although not required, please feel free to bring your own laptop, and any copies of birth, marriage or death certificates for the first three generations of your family (including yourself) to help the researchers prepare your family tree. To register, or for more information please email wrights@dls.net. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Barrington Area Library. For more info visit www.ildar.org.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, March 21, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Da Vinci Waldorf School Tour

Education See Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our early childhood classrooms.Watch the lively engagement of our grade school students in math, science, and history taught like you’ve never seen them before. Movement. Music. Joy in learning! See why Waldorf education at any age is the best preparation for your child's happiness and success in the future. Register by calling (847) 526-1372 or email bdurocher@davinciwaldorf.org. Because we will be observing in classrooms, other than babies in arms, these are adult-only events. We look forward to seeing you there! Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM. Da Vinci Waldorf School 150 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL 60084.

Barrington Area Book Review Club

Clubs & Organizations If you are interested and want more information please call Lisa Malovance at 847-382-4425. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Concorde Banquets 20922 N. rand Rd. Kildeer, Illinois.

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 24, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Barrington Chapter of Amnesty International

Government & Politics Monthly speaker on Victims of Torture/ Prisoners of Conscience and Letter Writing. Sunday, March 27, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Barrington Area Library.

BACOG Executive Board Meeting

Government & Politics Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrington 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 30, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Spring Children's Clothing, Toy & Equipment Resale

Clubs & Organizations One Plus One Mothers of Multiples will hold a Spring/Summer Clothing Resale from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Triphahn Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL. Gently used children's clothing, toys, baby equipment and furniture will be available at garage sale prices. Admission is $1. No strollers or bags please-bring a laundry basket. For more information visit www.oneplusonemoms.org. Saturday, April 2, 2016, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Triphahn Community Center, 1685 W. Higgins Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL. For more info visit www.oneplusonemoms.org.

Four Season Garden Club of Barrington

Clubs & Organizations Our speaker for April will be Colin Taheny from RYCO Landscaping Co.  Come join us for this fun filled and informative talk. We welcome new members. Call Alena at 847-438-3981 if you have other questions.  Hope to see you there. Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Barrington Area Library.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, April 7, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, April 11, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington Area Council on Aging Alzheimer's Support Group

Social Services For more information contact: Pamela Pellizzari Social Service Coodinator Barrington Area Council on Aging 6000 Garlands Lane #100 Barrington, IL 60010 Business phone: 847-381-5030 Fax: 847-381-5031. Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Lutheran Church of Atonement 909 E Main Street 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 13, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class

Education Children 2 to 5 years old are invited to Da Vinci Waldorf School to experience the warmth of our Early Childhood program: play both outdoors and indoors, enjoy some circle games, and hear a story told with handcrafted table puppets. To register, call 847-526-1372 or email bdurocher@daviniciwaldorf.org. Saturday, April 16, 2016, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Da Vinci Waldorf School 150 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL 60084.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, April 18, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Da Vinci Waldorf School Tour

Education See Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our early childhood classrooms.Watch the lively engagement of our grade school students in math, science, and history taught like you’ve never seen them before. Movement. Music. Joy in learning! See why Waldorf education at any age is the best preparation for your child's happiness and success in the future. Register by calling (847) 526-1372 or email bdurocher@davinciwaldorf.org. Because we will be observing in classrooms, other than babies in arms, these are adult-only events. We look forward to seeing you there! Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 8:45 AM – 10:15 AM. Da Vinci Waldorf School 150 W. Bonner Road, Wauconda, IL 60084.

Nachusa Grasslands Bison

Environment John Heneghan, a Steward at Nachusa, will tell us all about the successful introduction of bison into Illinois. From hooves to horns, bison help restore the prairie. Presented by the Natural History Society of Barrington. Join us for this entertaining and informative free presentation. Thursday, April 21, 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Lake Barrington Woods,22320 Classic Ct. Lake Barrington, IL 60010 224-633-2318 http://www.seniorlifestyle.com/property/lake-barrington-woods/. For more info visit www.naturalhistorysociety.org.

Barrington Chapter of Amnesty International

Government & Politics Monthly speaker on Victims of Torture/ Prisoners of Conscience and Letter Writing. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Barrington Area Library.

Barrington Area Book Review Club

Clubs & Organizations If you are interested and want more information please call Lisa Malovance at 847-382-4425. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Concorde Banquets 20922 N. rand Rd. Kildeer, Illinois.

BACOG Executive Board Meeting

Government & Politics Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Deer Park 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 27, 2016, 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, April 28, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Four Season Garden Club of Barrington

Clubs & Organizations Our speaker for May is Julie Janoski.  Her topic is "Vertial Gardening." Come join us for the fun filled and informative talk.  We welcome new members. Call Alena at 847-438-3981 if you have other questions.  Hope to see you there. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Barrington Area Library.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, May 9, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.