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BACC's Barrington Young Professionals Group Meetings

Business & Professional Barrington Young Professionals are Chamber Members under 40 and guests who meet to network with one another, provide peer support, and build business. Contact Amber Luczak at 847-277-7624 for more information. Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Pepper Park Coffee 22000 N. Pepper Park Rd. Lake 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, September 28, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Barrington 220 Educational Foundation Alumni Legends

Fundraisers & Benefits 6pm: BHS-TV Open House 7pm: BHS Program 8pm: White House Reception & Auction. Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Barrington High School.

Barrington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

Fundraisers & Benefits Come to find a bit of everything: clothing, shoes, accessories, lamps, small appliances, electronics, tools, sporting goods, toys, linens, household items, books, CD's, DVD's, videos, computer hardware and software, holiday items, crafts, and fabrics. A separate room--the French Room--is filled with antiques, collectibles, china, fine quality clothing, and jewelry. Sporting goods fill a tent. The sale begins at 9:00 am on Friday September 30 and ends at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, October 1, the sale begins at 9:00 am and ends at noon. Friday, September 30, 2016, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Barrington United Methodist Church 98 Algonquin Rd. southeast corner of Rt. 62 and Rt. 59. For more info visit barringtonumc.com.

Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society Monthly Meeting

Clubs & Organizations "Why Am I Stuck? 10 Solutions to Common Genealogical Brick Walls" will be presented by Marsha Peterson-Maass. Marsha's solutions include search strategies and tools, helpful record types, networking tips and tricks, the genealogical proof standard and other often overlooked genealogical fundamentals. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Arlington Heights Senior Center 1801 Central Road Arlington Heights, IL.

Barrington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

Fundraisers & Benefits Come to find a bit of everything: clothing, shoes, accessories, lamps, small appliances, electronics, tools, sporting goods, toys, linens, household items, books, CD's, DVD's, videos, computer hardware and software, holiday items, crafts, and fabrics. A separate room--the French Room--is filled with antiques, collectibles, china, fine quality clothing, and jewelry. Sporting goods fill a tent. The sale begins at 9:00 am on Friday September 30 and ends at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, October 1, the sale begins at 9:00 am and ends at noon. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barrington United Methodist Church 98 Algonquin Rd. southeast corner of Rt. 62 and Rt. 59. For more info visit barringtonumc.com.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Barrington Area Legislative Breakfast

Business & Professional Join us for first-hand updates from invited speakers: Senator Pam Althoff, Representative Fred Crespo, Senator Dan McConchie, Representative David McSweeney, Representative Tom Morrison, Senator Matt Murphy, Senator Michael Noland, Representative Ed Sullivan, and Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor 7:30am Registration and Breakfast followed by Program. Register at www.BarringtonChamber.com $25/person. Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Makray Memorial Golf Club 1010 S. Northwest Hwy 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, October 6, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

OakTober Fest

Arts & Entertainment Please join Barrington Area Conservation Trust at our first OakTober Fest. We will plant oak trees, have a bon fire and award prizes for our annual Oak Tree Photo Contest. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Far Field Corner of Lake Cook and Old Sutton Rd. Barrington Hills.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

DNA and Genealogy

Clubs & Organizations Discover the basics of DNA testing for your genealogy research and get answers to these questions: why do a DNA test; which DNA test to take and what do I get for my money; what kind of data will I get that will help me with genealogy; introduction to some free programs that help you understand DNA results; how does DNA help with certain DAR applications. This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is required at signalhillnsdar@gmail.com. Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Barrington Area Library.

Richard Ollarsaba Bass-Baritone Voice Recital

Arts & Entertainment Bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba, known for his poise, power and commanding, stentorian tone, will perform a full vocal recital. He is a graduate of the Lyric Opera of Chicago's Patrick G. and Shirley Ryan Opera Center. Pianist David Gimmel will accompany Ollarsaba. $20 admission/$10 students. Sunday, October 9, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, October 10, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

BACC's Barrington Young Professionals Group Meetings

Business & Professional Barrington Young Professionals are Chamber Members under 40 and guests who meet to network with one another, provide peer support, and build business. Join the group at no charge-meetings are FREE. Contact Amber Luczak at (847) 277-7624 for more information. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Pepper Park Coffee 22000 N. Pepper Rd. Lake Barrington, IL 60010.

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, October 12, 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, October 12, 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, October 13, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Outdoor Photography Seminar

Arts & Entertainment Join photographer Susan McConnell for an outdoor photo class on one of Barrington Area Conservations Trust's most picturesque properties.  Contact emily@bactrust.org for more information.  Sturdy shoes highly recommended. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Barrington Hills.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Genealogy Workshop

Clubs & Organizations Are you interested in your family genealogy?  Is it possible you descend from a Revolutionary War patriot?  Join us this afternoon and learn how to trace your lineage back to the Revolutionary War.  You may be eligible to become a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.  Bring any research you have done.  This event is free and open to the public. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Barrington Area Library.

Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble's 2016 Fall Gala

Arts & Entertainment The evening’s guests will be entertained by Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble’s company dancers and Chicago guest artists. The evening will feature tours of the estate, dining, and live and silent auctions.. Proceeds from this event will provide BYDE scholarships and programming and provide partial funding for the 2016 BYDE production of The Nutcracker. Saturday, October 15, 2016, 6:00 PM. Eden Palais Carousel House The Sanfilippo Estate 789 Plum Tree Road Barrington Hills, Illinois. For more info visit byde.org.

Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk

Fundraisers & Benefits The Barrington Area CROP Walk is an annual community hunger education and fund-raising event which raises funds to fight hunger locally and around the world. The Walk involves over a dozen churches, Barrington High School, and the community. Join, as a walker or sponsor, to help change the world, one step at a time. Sunday, October 16, 2016, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. St Anne Catholic Community 120 N. Ela St. Barrington. For more info visit www.crophungerwalk.org.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, October 17, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Jazz Pizazz

Arts & Entertainment Join jazz vocalist Kimberly Albrecht, pianist Dr. Bill Wittert and bassist Lawrence Dworsky as they perform jazz standards, swing era favorites and pop hits. $20 cover. Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street.

BACC's Barrington Young Professionals Group Meetings

Business & Professional Barrington Young Professionals are Chamber Members under 40 and guests who meet to network with one another, provide peer support, and build business. Contact Amber Luczak at 847-277-7624 for more information. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Pepper Park Coffee 22000 N. Pepper Park Rd. Lake 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, October 26, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Samaritan Counseling Center 800 Hart Road, Suite 250 Barrington.

Great Barrington Area TasteFest Expo

Business & Professional Taste the signature dishes of dozens of restaurants, microbrewers, wineries and distillers for one low price— JUST $30 per person! Sample the menus of restaurants you’ve never visited—but always wanted to! Register at www.BarringtonChamber.com or call 847-381-2525. Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Chicago Marriott Northwest 4800 Hoffman Blvd. Hoffman Estates, IL 60192. For more info visit business.barringtonchamber.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, October 27, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington Showcase of Arts & Crafts

Arts & Entertainment Join us for the 15th anniversary of our Annual Arts & Crafts Show. This juried mixed media show brings a little something for everyone. Plan to start your holiday shopping early or just splurge on yourself. There are approximately 80 booths featuring: jewelry, Faberge-type eggs, folk art, clothing, photography, gourd art, glassware, wood, and so much more. Free parking and admission. Contact Barb Thompson at 847-304-5297 for more information. Saturday, November 5, 2016 – Sunday, November 6, 2016. Barrington Park District 235 Lions Drive Barrington, IL 60010.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Joel Oppenheimer lecture on John James Audubon

Arts & Entertainment John James Audubon's paintings of America's birds are some of the most recognized and prized images in our history. Joel Oppenheimer, one of the country's foremost authorities on Audubon's prints, will review the life and works of this famous artist. Free admission ($10 suggested donation). Sunday, November 6, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Barrington's White House.

BACC's Barrington Young Professionals Group Meetings

Business & Professional Barrington Young Professionals are Chamber Members under 40 and guests who meet to network with one another, provide peer support, and build business. Join the group at no charge-meetings are FREE. Contact Amber Luczak at (847) 277-7624 for more information. Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Pepper Park Coffee 22000 N. Pepper Rd. Lake 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, November 9, 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, November 10, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 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. Friday, November 11, 2016.

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. Friday, November 11, 2016.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, November 14, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

It's A Wonderful Life Radio Play

Arts & Entertainment Palatine-based TesserAct Theater Ensemble stages an American Christmas classic. It's a behind-the-scenes experience of hearing an old-time radio play -- complete with live actors and sound effects. Join us for the chance to go back in time and make new memories with your family. $20 admission / $10 student. Sunday, November 20, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

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

BACC's Barrington Young Professionals Group Meetings

Business & Professional Barrington Young Professionals are Chamber Members under 40 and guests who meet to network with one another, provide peer support, and build business. Contact Amber Luczak at 847-277-7624 for more information. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Pepper Park Coffee 22000 N. Pepper Park Rd. Lake 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, November 23, 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, November 24, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Celebrating Barrington Artists

Arts & Entertainment Weekday tours are available by appointment. The work of Frank 'Poncho' Willmarth best known for his caricature drawings of celebrities at the Brown Derby restaurant is on exhibit now at the museum. Another exhibiit features the oil paintings and sculpture of Barrington artists Carl and Lilly Tolpo. Saturday, November 26, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

Arts & Entertainment View our collection of 15 vintage wedding dresses from 1890-1980 in the historic setting of the folk Victorian Applebee House. Tours start at 1:00 on Saturdays. Weekday tours by appointment. Saturday, November 26, 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Barrington History Museum 212 W. Main Street Barrington, IL 847.381.1730.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, December 1, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Lakeside Singers Chorale Ensemble

Arts & Entertainment Let There Be Peace Holiday Performance and Reception The talented Chicago-based chorus of professionals present a concert featuring classic a capella choral selections from around the world, and pieces made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Sara Evans, Stephen Sondheim and more. Be ready to join in at the fun-filled sing-along finale. Sunday, December 4, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street.

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 7, 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, December 8, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, December 12, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

BACC's Barrington Young Professionals Group Meetings

Business & Professional Barrington Young Professionals are Chamber Members under 40 and guests who meet to network with one another, provide peer support, and build business. Join the group at no charge-meetings are FREE. Contact Amber Luczak at (847) 277-7624 for more information. Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Pepper Park Coffee 22000 N. Pepper Rd. Lake Barrington, IL 60010.

BHS Madrigals Holiday Concert

Arts & Entertainment Performing unaccompanied vocal music from the Renaissance through contemporary, the Madrigals' holiday performance will feature carols and songs of the season. Student artists will be dressed in Renaissance-style garb to transport you to this historical period. Free admission ($10 suggested donation). Sunday, December 18, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Barrington White House 145 West Main Street.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, December 19, 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, December 21, 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, December 22, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.