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Free Community Education Open House

Education Parking: Lot 14 Our Community Education Open House ushers in the fall semester with small samples of what you can expect from our fall class schedule. We’ll have mini-lectures, information sessions, performances, and campus tours to help you get ready to engage your mind this fall and take advantage of the long-term benefits of active learning. Schedule 6:00 p.m. Tour 6:30 p.m. Back Porch Revue, Dining Room Tour A Traditional Chinese Tea Demonstration – Yvonne Wolf, Room 101 Introduction to LLI – Dee McConnell, The Value of Senior Programs for Health – Diane, Palatine Senior Center, Room 102 3 Things to Know About Buying a Home in 2022 – Michael Olach, Room 201 How to Build a Website – Jennie Johns, Room 202A On Writing Poetry – Shy Brown, Room 202B Everyone Can Learn to Play the Piano! – Kathy Sbarboro, Room 218 Spanish I, Room 219 7:00 p.m. Poetry – Shy Brown, Dining Room Tour including Ceramics Lab Amazing Castles Around the World – Barbara Barette, Room 101 Folklore of American Cemeteries – Ursula Bi… Sponsor: Harper College. Monday, August 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Harper College Wojcik Conference Center 1200 West Algonquin Road Palatine, IL 60074. For more info visit harpercollegece.com.

Cub Scout Pack 183 Join Night

Clubs & Organizations Cub Scout Pack 183 in is welcoming boys and girls K-5th grade to join our Pack! In Cub Scouts, kids make friends, earn badges for doing fun activities, and go hiking, fishing, camping, and swimming, all while becoming the best versions of themselves. Everyone is invited to join us – including your family! If you’d like to learn more about Cub Scouts, please join us for our Raingutter Regatta Join Night! Have questions? Contact the pack at pack183.online@gmail.com. Sponsor: Cub Scout Pack 183. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Citizens Park. For more info visit pack183.online.

Village of Lake Barrington Plan Commission Meeting

Lake Barrington For more information regarding the Village of Lake Barrington or to check for meeting updates, go to the Village website at www.lakebarrington.org or call Village Hall at (847) 381-6010. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Barrington Dance Ensemble announces Nutcracker Auditions

Arts & Entertainment Male and female dancers who will be at least 6 years old by September 1st are invited to audition for BDE’s Nutcracker, to be performed December 2nd-4th. Rehearsals are held every Sunday from September 11th-November 20th at Barrington Dance Academy. Rehearsals at Barrington High School Auditorium will be held November 19th and November 27th-December 1st. If cast, dancers must be available for all scheduled rehearsals and performances. $25 audition registration fee applies, and dancers should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to their audition time. Dancers must pre-register at barringtondance.org. Audition attire consists of solid color leotard and pink tights for girls, and black pants/shorts and white t-shirt for boys. Please call 847-382-6333 or visit barringtondance.org for more information. Sponsor: Barrington Dance Ensemble. Sunday, August 28, 2022, 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM. 758 W Northwest Highway.

Elderwerks Aging Better Expo: Planning Your Future Today

Social Services Join Elderwerks for our in-person, fun and educational Expo where you'll learn, engage with our speakers, resource booths, and attendees. The Expo will be in-person and also live-streamed including expert education, tips on aging topics, local resources, and prizes for registrants and attendees. Interact with Experts Enjoy informative presentations from area aging experts followed by your chance to participate in live question and answer sessions. You will learn the latest information on how to age well in your home, stay healthy, and live life to its fullest. Interact with Local Resources There will be 100 local resources onsite where you can learn about local home service agencies, senior communities, businesses, and benefits. Sign-Up Today For more information email events@elderwerks.org or phone (847) 462-0885. Don’t miss our premiere event of the year. Join old friends and make new ones in a welcoming environment designed to help you age better. Sponsor: Elderwerks. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Triphahn Community Center 1685 W Higgins Road Hoffman Estates, IL 60165. For more info visit www.elderwerks.org.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington Newcomers & Neighbors Open House

Clubs & Organizations Want to have fun and make friends? We are a group of women who enjoy meeting people and spending time together. All are welcome regardless of how long you have lived in the Barrington area. Drop in and check us out. Any questions? call Jen at 513-407-0931 BarringtonNewcomersIL@gmail.com. Sponsor: Barrington Newcomers and Neighbors. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. The Tea House at Citizens Park in Barrington.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, September 8, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Alzheimer's/Caregivers Support Group

Social Services The Barrington Council on Aging’s Alzheimer’s Support Group provides education, speakers and support for families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  It meets the second Wednesday of every month from 10:30-Noon.There is no charge for this program, but registration is requested for first-time participants. Call Pam Pellizzari at (847) 881-0473 to register. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Lutheran Church of the Atonement Barrington, IL.

Cub Scout Pack 183 Join Night

Clubs & Organizations Cub Scout Pack 183 in is welcoming boys and girls K-5th grade to join our Pack! In Cub Scouts, kids make friends, earn badges for doing fun activities, and go hiking, fishing, camping, and swimming, all while becoming the best versions of themselves. Everyone is invited to join us – including your family! If you’d like to learn more about Cub Scouts, please join us for our Rocket Launch Join Night! Have questions? Contact the pack at pack183.online@gmail.com. Sponsor: Cub Scout Pack 183. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Citizens Park. For more info visit pack183.online.

75th Anniversary Picnic

Arts & Entertainment Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington Celebrates 75 Years of Retreats and Reflection. The 75 th Anniversary year-long celebration kicks off with outdoor picnic and Mass on Saturday, September 17, 2022, the Feast Day of St. Robert Bellarmine. Saturday, September 17, 2022 4 -5 p.m. Outdoor Mass Cookout and Entertainment to follow including stargazing with Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, the Pope's Astronomer. Sponsor: N/A. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 420 W County Line Rd Barrington, IL 60010. For more info visit jesuitretreat.org.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, September 19, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Memory Cafe

Social Services A social get-together for individuals with early stage memory loss and their care partners. Please call Pam at BACOA with questions and/or to register: 847-881-0473. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Ela Area Public Library 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. For more info visit bacoa.org.

Village of Lake Barrington Plan Commission Meeting

Lake Barrington For more information regarding the Village of Lake Barrington or to check for meeting updates, go to the Village website at www.lakebarrington.org or call Village Hall at (847) 381-6010. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Barrington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

Fundraisers & Benefits Come to find a bit of everything! This year marks the 88th annual Rummage Sale. The sale is Friday, Oct. 7 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9:00 am to noon. Come to find a bit of everything: clothing, shoes, accessories and jewelry, household items of all kinds, pictures, frames, holiday items, crafts and fabrics, toys, sporting goods, and more. A separate room--the French Room--is filled with antiques, collectibles, china, fine quality clothing. Friday a Half-Price Sale begins at 3:00 p.m. Saturday is a bag sale. The French Room will be half price on Saturday. Sponsor: Barrington United Methodist Women. Friday, October 7, 2022, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM. 98 Algonquin Rd. Barrington, IL southeast corner of Rt. 59 and Rt. 62 (Algonquin Rd.). For more info visit barringtonumc.com.

Barrington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

Fundraisers & Benefits Come to find a bit of everything! This year marks the 88th annual Rummage Sale. The sale is Friday, Oct. 7 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9:00 am to noon. Come to find a bit of everything: clothing, shoes, accessories and jewelry, household items of all kinds, pictures, frames, holiday items, crafts and fabrics, toys, sporting goods, and more. A separate room--the French Room--is filled with antiques, collectibles, china, fine quality clothing. Friday a Half-Price Sale begins at 3:00 p.m. Saturday is a bag sale. The French Room will be half price on Saturday. Sponsor: Barrington United Methodist Women. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 98 Algonquin Rd. Barrington, IL southeast corner of Rt. 59 and Rt. 62 (Algonquin Rd.). For more info visit barringtonumc.com.

BDE's Annual Fall Gala

Arts & Entertainment The Parent Auxiliary and Board of Directors of the Barrington Dance Ensemble (BDE) invite the community to BDE’s 2022 Fall Gala, “The Roaring 20’s”. The evening will feature tours of the Sanfilippo Estate, dinner, silent auction, live auction, fund a need, and performances by the Barrington Dance Ensemble. Proceeds from the gala’s silent and live auctions will support scholarships and programming for our student dancers, as well as BDE’s 2022 production of The Nutcracker, and our entire 2022-2023 season programming. Sponsor: Barrington Dance Ensemble. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Sanfiippo Estate, Barrington Hills.

Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk

Fundraisers & Benefits The Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk is an annual community hunger education and fund-raising event sponsored by Church World Service. This year plans are being made for the Walk to take place throughout the Village of Barrington, beginning at St. Anne Catholic Community. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the Walk will begin at 1:00. Funds raised benefit the overall work and ministry of Church World Service with 25% of funds raised benefiting local organizations which work to end hunger. Sponsor: Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk. Sunday, October 9, 2022, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. St.Anne Catholic Community 120 Ela St. Barrington. For more info visit events.crophungerwalk.org.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, October 10, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Alzheimer's/Caregivers Support Group

Social Services The Barrington Council on Aging’s Alzheimer’s Support Group provides education, speakers and support for families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  It meets the second Wednesday of every month from 10:30-Noon.There is no charge for this program, but registration is requested for first-time participants. Call Pam Pellizzari at (847) 881-0473 to register. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Lutheran Church of the Atonement Barrington, IL.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, October 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-Village Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, October 17, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Memory Cafe

Social Services A social get-together for individuals with early stage memory loss and their care partners. Please call Pam at BACOA with questions and/or to register: 847-881-0473. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Ela Area Public Library 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. For more info visit bacoa.org.

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, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Village Hall - 23860 Old Barrington Road.

Tower Lakes-Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Tower Lakes The meeting takes place only if there are petitions to be heard. Thursday, November 3, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Alzheimer's/Caregivers Support Group

Social Services The Barrington Council on Aging’s Alzheimer’s Support Group provides education, speakers and support for families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.  It meets the second Wednesday of every month from 10:30-Noon.There is no charge for this program, but registration is requested for first-time participants. Call Pam Pellizzari at (847) 881-0473 to register. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Lutheran Church of the Atonement Barrington, IL.

Tower Lakes-Plan Commission Meeting

Tower Lakes Thursday, November 10, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Tower Lakes-TLIA Board Meeting

Tower Lakes Monday, November 14, 2022, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Tower Lakes Village Hall.

Memory Cafe

Social Services A social get-together for individuals with early stage memory loss and their care partners. Please call Pam at BACOA with questions and/or to register: 847-881-0473. Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Ela Area Public Library 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. For more info visit bacoa.org.