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Reading Power 15th Ceremony Celebration October 18: This ceremony is advantaged “Keep the Pages Turning.” The featured apostle is Beth Ann Fennelly, author, Poet Laureate of Mississippi, a Lake Forest built-in and Woodland’s Academy graduate, and columnist of a new book, “Heating and Cooling.” Attendees adore a abrupt video showcasing the Reading Power apprenticeship articulacy affairs in action. The Chairman and CEO of Reading Power is Kathy McFarland of Lake Forest. 6 p.m. Thursday, Highland Park Country Club, 1201 Park Ave. West, Highland Park, $125, 847-414-6619.
Lake Forest Country Day School Accessible House: Lake Forest Country Day School (LFCDS) Accessible House offers an befalling to bout the campus, allege with agents and students, beam classes in session, and accommodated families from the LFCDS community. Arrangement the website or alarm the Admission Office. 9 a.m. Thursday, Lake Forest Country Day School, 145 S. Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest, free, 847-615-6151.
Drop In Tech Advice at Lake Forest Library: Bead into the Lake Forest Library every Thursday amid 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to get basal technology questions answered. While the librarians can appearance attendees how to download eBooks, use their iPhone or tablet, actualize Google Docs, and agnate architect tasks, however, bethink that the librarians cannot fix computer accouterments problems or download software for you. 2 p.m. Thursday, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, free.
Teen and Adolescence SMART Recovery: LEAD hosts this addiction accretion affairs accessible to adolescence ages 14-22 to advice affected ailing habits (drinking and biologic usage), or behaviors (eating and gaming issues). SMART Accretion is judgment-free, announcement self-help and best to accomplish a healthy, absolute and counterbalanced lifestyle. The 4-Step Affairs assists individuals in all stages of accretion by: (1) architecture and advancement action (2) arresting with urges (3) managing thoughts, animosity and behaviors and (4) active a counterbalanced life. 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Gorton Association Center, 400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, free, 847-295-9075.
Libertyville Farmers Market: Forty-five vendors, including some who advertise amoebic produce, abound or accomplish their products. Also, apprehend a artist accomplish ceremony week, airship abstraction for the kids, and aboriginal in the summer, there are adventure hours. 7 a.m. Thursday, Cook Memorial Park and Rose Garden, 413 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, free, 847-680-0336.
Country With a Little Ballroom: Adore a mini assignment and accessible ball for all styles. 7 p.m. Thursday, Dress Up & Dance, 206 Terrace Drive, Mundelein, $12.
Intellectual Acreage for Baby Businesses: In this workshop, attendees apprentice the basics of calm and all-embracing bookish acreage for startups and baby businesses. They will analysis patents, copyrights, trademarks and barter secrets. Apprentice how ceremony are activated to assure a business’s products, brands and operations. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, College of Lake County – Southlake Campus, 1120 S. Milwaukee Av., Vernon Hills, free, 847-543-2033.
Pinball Expo 2018: This family-friendly appearance appearance pinball machines and coin-operated arcade amateur both old and new. Attendees to this accident are accustomed the appropriate advantage to bout Stern Pinball, to attestant the assembly of the latest Stern Pinball Game from alpha to end. Additionally the befalling for academy speakers and industry personnel; an IFPA sponsored pinball clash added added tournaments and raffles. 6 p.m. Thursday, The Westin Chicago North Shore, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, starting at $30 distinct day pass; arrangement website, 330-716-3139.
Current Contest Group: A fast affective altercation of contest that action during the accomplished week. The adjudicator is Ralph Bernstein, a acclimatized adjudicator and retired advocate who has advised the internet and abounding periodicals to altercate at the meeting. There is no allegation to appear the accident with abounding chargeless parking. 10 a.m. Friday, Highland Park Police Department, 1677 Old Deerfield Rd., Highland Park, free, 847-502-7260.
Recycled Art Auction Benefit: The coursing for art treasures begins on Friday, Oct. 19 at TAC with a ticketed, Opening Night Ceremony and opens to the accessible on Saturday, Oct. 20. This is a auction of pre-owned artwork of all types from galleries, acreage sales, corporations, businesses and alone donors. The Recycled Art Auction schedule: Oct. 20–29, on Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 7 p.m. Friday, The Art Center of Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, $75 advanced; $90 at door; $150 VIP, 847-432-1888.
News and Views Accepted Contest Altercation Group: Moderated by Skip Jacobs, this accepted contest altercation accumulation gives you and your accompany an aperture to altercate the contest of the day and to allotment insights which accomplish every affiliate a added a citizen. Abounding chargeless parking and coffee available. Takes abode Fridays, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chargeless for associates of the Highland Park Senior Center, $10 for non-members. Alarm for details. For a abounding agenda of activities, admission the Highland Park Senior Center’s web page. 10 a.m. Friday, Highland Park Senior Center, 54 Laurel Ave., Highland Park, $10 nonmembers, 847-432-4110.
New Release Fridays at Lake Forest Library: Jumpstart your weekend and be the aboriginal to see newly-released DVDs. Popcorn is included. Alarm the library at 847-234-0636 to acquisition out what cine will be apparent this week. 3 p.m. Friday, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Road, Lake Forest, free.
New Release Fridays at Lake Forest Library: Discover and watch a newly-released cine at the Lake Forest Library every Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. Popcorn and baptize are included. 3 p.m. Friday, Lake Forest Market Square, E. Deerpath Rd. & N. Western Ave., Lake Forest, free.
GLMV Conversations 4 Success Chargeless Network Group: Accessible to all GLMV Chamber members, to accommodated 1st and 3rd Fridays, with doors accessible at 7:30 a.m., affair from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Accommodated two presenters ceremony Aboriginal Friday meeting; apprentice how to abode business challenges from added agreeing business owners ceremony Third Friday. Adore ablaze breakfast sponsored by Corner Bakery Cafe – VH and Hansa Coffee. 7:30 a.m. Friday, The Glacier Ice Arena, 670 Lakeview Pkwy, Vernon Hills, free, 847-680-0750.
Pinball Expo 2018: This family-friendly appearance appearance pinball machines and coin-operated arcade amateur both old and new. Attendees to this accident are accustomed the appropriate advantage to bout Stern Pinball, to attestant the assembly of the latest Stern Pinball Game from alpha to end. Additionally the befalling for academy speakers and industry personnel; an IFPA sponsored pinball clash added added tournaments and raffles. 10 a.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Friday, The Westin Chicago North Shore, 601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, starting at $30 distinct day pass; arrangement website, 330-716-3139.
Wheeling Bingo: Any austere players or those aloof attractive for fun can adore bingo games, food, payouts and slots. Doors accessible 5:30 p.m. Arrangement the website for added information. 7:15 p.m. Friday, American Veterans Post 66, 700 McHenry Road, Wheeling, $12-$43, 847-537-0440.
Meditate-A-Thon Fundraiser: Apple Peace: Meditate and breed a aggregate acquaintance of our accepted altruism and adherence with the world. Come back you can and breach as continued as you like for the ceremony Meditate-A-Thon. See the website for the alternate meditations. Proceeds go against comestible Infinity’s architecture armamentarium and approaching endeavors. For abundant advice and registration, arrangement the website. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Infinity Foundation, 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd., Highland Park, $75 Ablaze cafeteria is included, 847-831-8828.
Ragdale – the Spooktacular Rags to Witches Presentation: Ragdale’s third ceremony costumed, artistic spookfest, includes: alive performances, hands-on art projects, games, and melancholia tastings throughout the artistic apparitional estate. Daytime is for all ages from 3-6 p.m. Don’t absence a achievement with the ghosts of Ragdale’s founding family, the Shaws. A new “After Dark” affair is for adolescence and adults from 6-8 p.m. See the accident website for tickets. For questions, alarm or email: [email protected] 3 p.m. Saturday, Ragdale, 1230 Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest, $15-$60 see accident website, 847-234-1063.
STEAM, Hands-on Activity: These puzzles may accomplish or breach you. Figure out the secrets of the bound boxes. One being in the accumulation charge be 12 or older. Agenda your 1-hour arrangement by calling 847-234-0648. 10 a.m. Saturday, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Road, Lake Forest, free.
Lego Club at Lake Forest Library: Join in for brick-building fun, to accouterment altered Lego challenges. Today they anatomy numbers out of Legos. Accouchement ages bristles and up are welcome, however, an developed charge accompany accouchement beneath seven. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, free.
Shoreline Ball Club: The Shoreline Ball Club invites couples to account dances on the third Saturday of September-November, and January-May. Ceremony ages offers a altered ball lesson: Oct. 20 is Salsa, Nov. 17 is Tango, Jan. 19 is the 4-Count Hustle, Feb. 16 is Waltz, Mar. 16 is the Cha-Cha, April 20 is Foxtrot, May. 18 is Rumba. The acquaint activate promptly at 7:30 p.m. Following is an black of accessible ball and fun. A array of recorded Ballroom, Latin, and Swing ball music is called for guests’ dancing enjoyment. Ablaze refreshments are provided. Attire is dressy/casual. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Lakeview Fitness Center, 700 Lakeview Pkwy, Vernon Hills, $25 per couple, 847-356-5349.
Suicide or Murder – The Afterlife of Elfrieda Knaak: The Lake Bluff History Museum hosts a allocution by Kraig Moreland and Toby Jones, authors of The Boiler Girl -The Abstruse Case of Elfrieda Knaak. A assignment of actual fiction, the book provides one account for the abstruse afterlife of Elfrieda Knaak, whose abominably austere anatomy was begin in the boiler allowance of Lake Bluff’s Village anteroom on October 30, 1928. Join the authors for this chilling Halloween talk. Copies of the book will be accessible for acquirement afterwards the allocution and are awash at the Museum. 7 p.m. Sunday, Lake Bluff Village Hall, 40 E. Center Ave., Lake Bluff, free, 847-482-1571.
“The Little Foxes”: Their division opens with Lillian Hellman’s 1939 afire account of ancestors betrayal and bribery — “The Little Foxes.” This ceremony in American theatre is a arresting common account of a ancient era that still holds appropriate resonance alike today. One of the abundant American chastity plays of all time hits the Citadel date for the aboriginal time and runs from Sept. 28-Oct. 28. Appropriate appraisement for seniors, acceptance and groups. 3 p.m. Sunday, Citadel Theatre Company, 300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest, $40-$45; analysis into appropriate pricing, 847-735-8554.
STEAM, Hands-on Activity: These puzzles may accomplish or breach you. Figure out the secrets of the bound boxes. One being in the accumulation charge be 12 or older. Agenda your 1-hour arrangement by calling 847-234-0648. 1 p.m. Sunday, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, free.
Teen Study Sunday: Accomplish the Kasian Allowance at the Lake Forest Library your Go-To Study Spot. This is absolute for adolescence attractive for a quiet amplitude to do appointment or assignment on accumulation projects, with acceptable admission to books and online resources. 1 p.m. Sunday, Lake Forest Library, 360 E. Deerpath Rd., Lake Forest, free.
Slovenic Anteroom marks 100 Anniversary: Na zdravje! 2018 marks the 100th ceremony of the Slovenian Civic Home (Slovenski Dom – Slovenic Hall). Join us for a celebratory Slovenska kuhinja or Slovenian Sunday Meal. Entrees will be created by chefs application accurate recipes from the Slovenian Union of America’s Slovenian American Table Cookbook. We acerb appetite cutting your Narodna noša or civic apparel from your family’s region. If you are able, amuse accompany a Slovenian ambrosia for the candied table. We charge your photos and memories/stories for the accident presentation. Email to [email protected] or [email protected] or MaryLou Chamernik Stefanick. You may additionally bead off or mail to: Janelle Koncan Nagy, Octagon Salon Spa, 1333 N. Delany Rd., Gurnee, IL 60031. apex Sunday, Bonnie Brook Golf Club, 2800 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, $30, 847-354-2108.