community Calendar for June 1
Updated: July 8, 2012 8:20AM
Deadline for calendar items is 10 days in advance of the desired publication date. Send information on clubs, lectures, community events, religious events, reunions, support groups and singles to: Community Calendar, Pioneer Press, 3701 W. Lake Ave., Glenview IL 60026; fax to (847) 486-7451 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chicago Botanic Garden
The following events will take place at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road in Glencoe. For more information call (847) 835-5440 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org.
Registration for the 2012: summer day camp programs has begun. In addition to the Chicago Botanic Garden’s weeklong summer day camp, Camp CBG now offers full-day camps from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. for two weeks for children ages 6-9. Among the camps offered are My First Camp 2 & 3; Green Sprouts; Green Thumbs; Explorer; Adventurers; Leaders in Training; Yoga Bash; and Discover Dance.
Camp CBG provides: exciting and enriching learning experiences for children ages 2-12. The Garden offers weeklong camps with morning, afternoon, and all-day options from June 18 to Aug. 17. Online registration is open through June.
Families visiting the Garden: can borrow Discovery Backpacks from the Information Desk in the Visitor Center. They are available year-round and will be loaned out on a first-come, first-served basis.
Butterflies & Blooms: an outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse themselves with live tropical butterflies will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, June 2-Sept. 3, weather permitting. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Members receive $1 off each price. Combination tickets are available for Butterflies and Blooms and the Model Railroad Garden and cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. Members receive $1 off each ticket price.
The Lenhardt Library: will present an exhibition of “Rare Seeds, Creative harvest: Artists Books Inspired by the Rare Book Collection” through Aug. 12. The library hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; from noon-4 p.m. Saturday and by appointment on Sunday.
Fitness walks: are offered from 8 a.m.-9 a.m. through Nov. 17. The cost for four sessions is $38 for members and $46 for nonmembers; eight sessions is $76 for members and $92 for nonmembers; 12 sessions is $114 for members and $138 for nonmembers; 16 sessions for $152 for members and $184 for nonmembers; and a season pass is $285 for members and $345 for nonmembers. Individual rates are $10.
Vegetable and Herb Basket Workshop: will take place from 1-3 p.m. June 7. The fee is $79 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Plein Air drawing and Painting: In the Greenhouse and Gardens will take place form 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-July 26. The fee is $374 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Divide and Conquer Your Perennials: will take place from 10 a.m.-noon June 9. The fee is $62 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Bird Walk: Summer Nesting Birds will take place from 7:30-9 a.m. June 9. The fee is $19 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Discovering Scratchboard Visiting Artist Program: will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9 and 10. The fee is $287 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Summer Garden Maintenance: will take place from 1-3 p.m. June 10. The cost is $37 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Modern Garden History: will take place from 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, June 11-Aug. 13. The cost is $337 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Modern Garden History: will be discussed from 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, June 11-Aug. 13. The cost is $337 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Subtropical Gardening for Chicago: will take place from 1-3 p.m. June 13. The cost is $39 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Backstage Pass: Shoreline Restoration Project will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 14. The cost is $39 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Eight Months of Color for the Garden: will take place from 9 a.m.-noon June 16. The cost is $74 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Designing with Native Plants: will take place from 1-4 p.m. June 16. The cost is $74 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Father’s Day Canoe Adventure: will take place at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. June 16 and 9 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. June 17. The cost is $54 for members and members receive a 20 percent discount.
A Classic Summer Scene at Mettawa Manor: will take place form 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 16. The cost is $124 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Botany for Botanical Artists: will take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, June 16-July 14. The cost is $224 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Natural Vistas: Chicago’s Heirloom Landscapes: A Special Program will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 19. The cost is $25 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Wrapped in Gold: Silk Scarf-Dyeing Workshop will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 19. The cost is $99 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Taste of Mexico: highlighting the cuisine and beverages of Mexico, will take place from noon-6 p.m. June 16-17. Advance tickets are $25 for Garden members and $30 for nonmembers. Day-of tickets cost $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Participants must be 21 to purchase tickets.
Ed Valauskas, curator of rare books: will give a talk on the Rare Seeds exhibition at 2 p.m. June 16.
The farmer’s market: will be open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. the first and third Sundays of each month through Oct. 21.
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays: will take place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 17, July 1, 15, Aug. 5, Sept. 2 and 16.
Carillon Concert Series: will take place with tours at 5:30 p.m. and the concerts at 7 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 3.
Music on the Esplanade: will take place from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 28.
Tuesday Morning Music Series: will take place from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 28.
Dancin’ Sprouts: will take place from 5: 30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 29.
Hot Summer Nights: will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 30.
Scout Campout: will take place June 9 (rain date June 15). The cost is $50 per child and $20 per adult chaperone. A deposit of $200 per group is required to reserve campout. Contact Youth Programs at (847) 835-8239 or visit www.chicagobotanic.org/scout.
Ikebana International Show: will take place from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 9 and 10.
Sogetsu School of Illinois: Ikebana Sogetsu Exhibition will take place from noon-4:30 p.m. June 16 and from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 17.
Summer Containers: at the Garden will be discussed from 10 a.m.-noon or 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 21. The fee is $87 for nonmembers and members receive 20 percent discount.
Evergreen Pruning: will take place form 7-8:30 p.m. June 21 and from 9-11 a.m. June 23. The fee is $62 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Gardener Meets Grill: will take place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 23. The fee is $37 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Introduction to Grading and Drainage: will take discussed from 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, June 27-Aug. 29 and from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 21 and 28. The fee is $337 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Discover Indiana Dunes: will take place from 1-3 p.m. June 27. The fee is $39 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Trees as a Legacy: in Design and Development will take place from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 28. The fee is $75 for nonmembers and members receive a 20 percent discount.
Summer Dinner Dance: will take place at 7 p.m. June 22. Tickets begin at $750. Call (847) 835-6944.
Illinois African Violet Society: State Show and Sale will take place from noon-4:30 p.m. June 23 and from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 24.
Chai Group of Hadassah: North Shore Chapter will hold their installation luncheon at 11:30 a.m. June 13 at The Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Road, Buffalo Grove. The featured speaker will be Suzanne Strassberger, director of State Government Affairs Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. The cost is $36. Call (847) 205-1900; e-mail email@example.com; or visit www.northshore.hadassah.org.
Alliance Française du North Shore: will offer “Café Conversations, Evening Edition” in French from 7:30-8:30 p.m. June 11 at a Panera, or location to be announced. Membership is not required. The meeting is open to beginning French students to fluent native speakers. Listening in French is encouraged. Visit http://alliancefn.wlkcommunity.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Glenview Gardeners
: Will sponsor a “Members Only” Plant Exchange for the June meeting at 7 p.m. June 12 at the home of Pamela Frank. Plant divisions and cuttings grown by members are acclimated to the area and garden tested. Plans for the upcoming garden walk will be finalized. The Club is open to both men and women. For information call (847) 724-2286, email email@example.com or visit www.glenviewgardeners.org.
Glenview Gardeners Annual Garden Walk & Plant Sale : Takes place 1-4 p.m. June 24. Guests are invited. Three Glenview area gardens will be open 1-4 p.m., each characterized by the garden club members who tend them. For directions visit the website. The first garden is at the home of Esther and Dan Behnke, 2981 Landwehr Road, Northbrook; the second garden is at the home of Nancy and Richard Spears, 807 Surrey Lane, Glenview; and the third garden is at the home of Brigitte Steinforth, 2138 Robincrest Lane, Glenview. Questions call (847) 724-2286; email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.glenviewgardeners.org.
International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 43 : Meeting at 7:30 p.m. June 15 in the South Conference Room at St. Francis Hospital, 355 Ridge Ave., Evanston, for its annual close-up magic contest. Non-magicians are invited for this event, as well as magicians of all skill levels. Admission is free for members and $5 for guests, which may be applied to membership. Questions call Robert K. Miller (847) 272-3850 or email@example.com or visit www.ring43.org.
The Falconaires Combo: With seven musicians and vocalist, will perform in concert at 2 p.m. June 10 in the Lakeview Room of the Park Center, 2400 Chestnut St., Glenview. Tickets are $2 each, available in advance and at the door. Refreshments served at 1 p.m. For information call (847) 724-4793.
The Cancer Wellness Center: Hosts a health event/discussion 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 14, 215 Revere Drive, Northbrook. The presentation is by Kristen Vogel, M.S., C.G.C., Center for Medical Genetics at NorthShore University HealthSystem. The topic is “Is My Cancer Hereditary? Understanding the Process of Genetic Counseling and Testing.” RSVP at (847) 509-9595.
A spring yard sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 8 and 9 at the Glenview History Center, 1121 Waukegan Road, Glenview. Featured will be antique wagon wheels, a Victorian settee, wall phone with side crank, collectibles, china, glassware, costume jewelry, old photos and frames, small furniture and lamps, baskets and toys. Proceeds will benefit the Center, which collects and maintains the history of Glenview. Questions call (847) 998-0198.
Jewish Child Family Services: “Anger Management Strategies for People with Developmental Disabilities” June 14. The class takes place at 5150 Golf Road, Skokie. The programs are free. Registration is required. Contact Emily Tegenkempt at (773) 467-3741 or visit www.jcfs.org.
The Cancer Wellness Center: 215 Revere Drive, Northbrook, offers free programming for anyone impacted by cancer, including those with a diagnosis, their family members and those who have lost a loved one to cancer. Programs and services include: Physician lectures, complimentary education, yoga, counseling, support and discussion groups, and a full schedule of wellness classes. Call (847) 509-9595 to register or visit www.cancerwellness.org.
Stitch and Share: A free knitting and crocheting stitchery event will take place at 7 p.m. June 13 at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road in the Multi Purpose Room. Beginners and ‘old pros” welcome. RSVP to Brook Crane (847) 729-4572.
“A Striking Event”: Join Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) in supporting children and families in need for “A Striking Event” 4-7 p.m. June 24 at Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook. Enjoy bowling and bocce, great food and socializing, and fabulous raffle prizes.
Tickets are $150 for adults and $35 for kids. Raffle tickets are $100 and only 500 will be sold. Event and raffle tickets are available via the “A Striking Event” link at www.jcfs.org. For questions and tickets call 855-ASK-JCFS (855) 275-5237 or email ShannonHouston@jcfs.org.
The following programs are offered at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Call (847) 729-7500:
Volunteer opportunities : Openings are still available for summer reading volunteer opportunities, Star Volunteers (grades 8 and up) and Reading Buddies (grades 7 and up). Star Volunteers assist with the summer reading program and Reading Buddies will help new readers retain their skills during summer vacation. Adult volunteers are welcome, too. Stop by the Youth Services Desk for details and training information.
Summer Reading Program and Kick-Off Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9. The annual Summer Reading Program (June 9—July 29) is just around the corner. This year’s theme is “Summer Is SO Delicious.” Mark your calendar for the Kick-Off Festival. Register for an Adult, Teen, or Kids Summer Reading Club. Join in nostalgic hula-hoop twirling excitement by “HoopLove” (10 a.m.-2 p.m.). Delight in a sweet treat at the refreshment table. Kids can also drop by the Youth Program Room for more fabulous food fun with the “Organic Pantry Project” (11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.). Adults registering at the Kick-Off Festival will automatically be entered in a raffle to win two free Ravinia Lawn passes or a Ravinia gift basket. If you can’t make the Kick-Off Festival, register for Summer Reading at the Service Desks through July 29. The more you read, the greater your chances are to win great prizes.
Art in the Library
Art Naturally — Nature in the Abstract: On exhibit through June 28. Judith Edelman’s stunning landscapes focus on the relationship between humankind and the environment. A fashion illustrator and graphic designer by trade, Judith turned her talents to painting and sculpting. Edelman is a member of the Glenview Art League.
Unless otherwise noted, register at glenviewpl.org/registration.htm, call (847) 729-7500, ext. 7600 or visit the Reader Services Desk.
Sweet Pepprika: The Delicious Sounds of Summer — 7 p.m. June 19. Step back from your busy day, take a deep breath, and relax to the sounds of Sweet Pepprika, a vocal trio with a rich repertoire of vintage and contemporary arrangements.
Drop-In Chess Club : — 7-8:30 p.m. June 21. A great opportunity to learn the game of chess or pair up with a partner at your level of play. Volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson will teach beginners the basics while providing strategy tips for the more advanced players. Teens are also welcome to join the club.
Summer’s Bounty Glenview-Style : Picnic in Your Own Backyard — 7 p.m. June 26. Roxanne Junge, manager of the Glenview Park District’s Farmers Market, and Grant Slauterbeck, executive chef of The Glenview House, return to the library to share great ideas and recipes for packing your next gourmet picnic — showcasing seasonal, locally grown produce and other delicious food items from Glenview’s own Farmers Market (June 23-Oct. 13). Free tasting included
Adult Book Discussion Groups
Book selections: Available at the Reader Services Desk one month prior to meetings. New members are always welcome; just drop in.
Readers Circle: 7:30 p.m. June 11. The June selection is “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. Meets monthly.
Much Ado About Mysteries: 7 p.m. June 14. The June discussion topic is “Murder in the Sunshine State: Mysteries Set in Florida.” Meets quarterly.
Registration required unless otherwise noted. Glenview Public Library cardholders only. Visit or call the Reference Services Desk (847) 729-7500, ext. 7700 to register.
Basic Internet Searching : 2-3:30 p.m. June 7. Lost in the Internet? Learn how to find and evaluate useful websites.
Intermediate WORD 2007: 10-11:30 a.m. June 13. Learn how to format your document, plus how to work with pictures and clip art.
Introduction to MyMediaMall: 2-3:30 p.m. June 13. Learn how to download eBooks to a computer or eReader from the library’s free collection. Time will be allotted for questions and answers.
Intermediate Internet Searching: 2-3:30 p.m. June 14. Spend less time searching and more time finding exactly what you need. Basic search skills required.
Files & Folders: 10-11:30 a.m. June 20. Learn file organization and storage.
1940 Census Computer Workshop: 2-3:30 p.m. June 21. The 1940 census is different. Fine out just how different and helpful it can be.
Career and Finance
Register at the Reference Services Desk or (847) 729-7500, ext. 7700.
One-to-One Financial Planning: 9-11 a.m. June 19. Appointment times 9 or 10 a.m. Schedule a free one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner.
One-to-One Job Counseling: 9 a.m.-noon June 20. Six 30-minute appointments available.
Special Adult Services
Free Adult Literacy Classes: Grow Your Reading Skills — Conducted by Oakton Community College. Classes meet 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 3–Aug. 16. Summer Session Registration: 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. June 28 in the library. A unique opportunity to improve English reading and writing skills. For adults whose first language is not English, with beginning to intermediate skills. Call (847) 635-1426 for details.
Please register at glenviewpl.org/registration.htm, call (847) 729-7500, ext. 7600 or visit the Reader Services Desk.
Gamer’s Paradise: 5-9 p.m. June 22. Play with the Library’s Nintendo Wii, XBOX360, Playstation 3, and game collection. Pizza and pop included. Register by June 21. Ages 13-18.
Cake Creations: 1-2:30 p.m. June 29. Glenbrook High School Foods Teacher, Kelli McDonald demonstrates. Register by June 25; limit 20 participants. Ages 13-18.
For Children & Families
Unless otherwise noted, register at glenviewpl.org/registration.htm, call (847) 729-7500, ext. 7900, or visit the Youth Services Desk.
HoopLove: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9. Sign up for Summer Reading and spin your way into this new fitness craze. Everyone is welcome to try out hoop tricks taught by Master Hooper Amy. Presented by The Kids’ Movement.
Planting Great Ideas: 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 9. In just two seasons, TOPP–The Organic Pantry Project has provided over 640 pounds of harvested produce for the Northfield Food Pantry through their community donation gardens. Children may drop in to meet TOPP staff and experience “Herb Sense,” learn about bees, and plant a seed to take home.
Drop-in Chess Club (up to grade 8): 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13 & 27. Volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson lends his excellent instruction and advice. Bring your own chess set if possible. Children age 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Garden Time at Your Library (grades 1-3): 10:30-11:15 a.m. June 15. Learn the ABCs of organic gardening including a plant’s needs and how to meet them. Get your hands dirty by helping to plant a special garden at the library, and learn about worms, too. Program provided by TOPP, The Organic Pantry Project. Parents welcome. In the event of rain, class will be held June 20.
Summer StoryWalk, Ready for Anything! by Keiko Kasza: June 16-Aug. 19. It’s back to the storybook trail in Little Bear Garden at Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Boulevard. Read the summer selection as you walk, skip, jog, or ride along the path. Be sure to stop in the library after your journey and register for a StoryWalk® raffle. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Park District.
Care and Feeding of Pet Dinosaurs: 10:30-11:15 a.m. June 16. Janet Reihecky, dinosaur author and enthusiast, will teach you how to choose, care for, and train a pet dinosaur. Glenview Library cardholders only.
Parent & Child Chess Workshop (grades 2 & up): 2-4 p.m. June 16. Join volunteer chess coach Steve Levenson as he leads you through helpful strategies. Adult must be present.
Kids Can Cook Demo: Healthy Snacking on the Go (grades K-8) 7-8 p.m. June 20. Join Chef Karin from Young Chefs Academy of Glenview as she shows you some simple recipes for yummy summer snacking ideas just perfect for poolside and parkside fun. Parents welcome.
Glenview Public Library On-The-Go: Read Books & Juggle Everything Else — 7-8 p.m. June 21. Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, The Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Blvd. The Truly Remarkable Loon is a joking, juggling loon-atic. Register at theglentowncenter.com.
CircEsteem Circus Workshops: June 25. Workshop for grades 2-4, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; workshop for grades 5-8, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Ready for a challenge? Enter the Center Ring and try your hand at circus skills such as juggling, tight wire, rolling globe, partner acrobatics, clowning or stilt walking! CircusTeens will assist. Don’t forget to register for the CircEsteem Circus Performance, 4:30 p.m.
CircEsteem Circus Performance: 4:30-5 p.m. June 25. Registration begins June 11. Watch an inspiring and skillful circus arts performance. Presented by Chicago students from the CircEsteem After School Program where kids gain self-esteem through skill-building. Children in grades 2-8 may register for workshops scheduled before and after the show. Glenview Library cardholders only. Registration begins June 11.
The Big Balloon Diner: 7-8 p.m. June 28. Smarty Pants brings back his amazing balloon creations. Don’t forget a camera. Glenview library cardholders only. Registration begins June 14.
So Much to Do This Summer: The Glenview Park District Summer 2012 Guide is filled with information on summer programs, summer camps and more than 150 family events. The brochure includes information on summer recreation programs in sports, arts, fitness and special interests, as well as programs at The Grove, Air Station Prairie, Wagner Farm, Glenview Ice Center, Tennis Club and Golf Clubs. General registration is underway. Online registration is available for many Glenview Park District programs by visiting glenviewparks.org. Click Online Registration to get started. Registration can also be done in person, by mail and via fax. Call (847) 724-5670 for information.
Sign up for the 8th Annual Glenview 3v3 Summer Soccer Fest: Final registration is June 10, or when capacity is reached. The tournament, which celebrates youth athletes and the sport of soccer, takes place June 23, at Gallery Park. Proceeds benefit the Glenview Park Foundation. Call (224) 521-2552 for more information.
Outdoor Pool Season is here: The regular outdoor pool season begins June 9 at Roosevelt Pool, 2239 Fir St. and Flick Pool, 3600 Glenview Road. Call (847) 724-3337 for more information.
Get Out and Go Treasure Hunt for Families: This free, nature-inspired outdoor treasure hunt for families is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10, at Park Center. Search for hidden clues while exploring the natural areas of Gallery Park and Fuller Air Station Prairie. Walk or ride bicycles and earn points for answering questions about discoveries along the way. Presented in partnership with REI, which will provide free bike safety inspections. No advance registration is necessary, just check in anytime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave.
Bearfoot in the Park: Enjoy free outdoor concerts at the Jackman Park gazebo at Lehigh Avenue and Prairie Street from 7-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday beginning June 13 with the Glenview Concert Band. Bring your dinner, folding chair and lawn blankets. The schedule of bands is available in the Park District Guide and online at glenviewparks.org.
Glenview Farmers Market: Begins June 23. This free weekly event is open for shopping rain or shine from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays from June 23 to Oct. 6 in the parking lot directly opposite the Wagner Farmhouse, 1510 Wagner Road. In addition to fresh produce, the Market features the Green Table, with a weekly theme aimed at promoting conversation about and educate on sustainable living; the Chef’s Table, where local chefs demonstrate recipes using produce from the Market; and the Community Table, which features local nonprofit groups.
My Fair Lady: The Glenview Theatre Guild presents its Summer 2012 production of Lerner and Loewe’s “My Fair Lady,” June 22, 23, 29, 30 & July 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. and June 24 and July 1 and 7 at 2 p.m., Glenbrook South High School, 4000 W. Lake Ave. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door, and can be purchased at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave.; online at gtgonstage.com and on the Park District’s website at glenviewparks.org
Sit, Fido!: A variety of dog obedience classes are offered Monday or Wednesday evenings at Indian Trail Park field house, 1510 Forest Drive, beginning the week of June 11 for puppies and older dogs. Call Kathleen Benson at (224) 521-2541 for details. Fee for residents is $92 for the eight-week courses.
Sportskids Archery: Learn the basics of a recurve bow in a safe environment. Blunt tipped arrows, bows and targets are provided in this nationally-recognized nine-step safety program. Classes are Thursday from June 14 to July 12 at Johns Park, 2101 Central Road, from 7-7:50 p.m. for ages 6 and up for $85 for residents and $106.25 for nonresidents, and from 6-6:50 p.m. for ages 7 to 13 for $55 for residents and $68.75 for nonresidents.
Registration for programs at Park Center: Going on now at the center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., or online at glenviewparks.org. Call (847) 724-5670 for details.
Fun with Ceramics: A variety of classes offer ceramics choice at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Ages 4 to 7 can try the seven-week Clay Play class 4:30-5:15 p.m. beginning June 11. Fee is $89 for residents and $11.25 for nonresidents. Beginning Potter’s Wheel is offered for ages 8 and up 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays beginning June 11, or 5:30-7 p.m. or 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning June 14. Fee is $132 for residents and $165 for nonresidents. Creatin’ Clay and Potter’s Wheel is offered to 5- to 8- year-olds 4:30-5:15 p.m. Thursdays beginning June 14 at $86 for residents and $107.50 for nonresidents, and to ages 8 and up 5:30-6:45 p.m. Mondays beginning June 11 at $110 for residents and $137.50 for nonresidents.
The Brave Way: This self-defense training teaches personal security, self-defense and rape-prevention techniques to help protect you and keep loved ones safer and more secure. The class is offered from 7-9 p.m. June 20, for ages 8 and over. Children ages 8 to 11 must be accompanied by an adult also registered for the program. Fee is $31 for residents and $38.75 for nonresidents.
Rhythmic Gymnastics: This sport combines dance and acrobatic elements using props. Students develop strength, flexibility, agility dexterity, hand-eye coordination and endurance. Classes begin June 23. They are 9-9:45 a.m. for girls ages 3 and 4, at $55 for residents and $68.75 for nonresidents, and 9-10 a.m. for girls ages 5 to 7, at $73 for residents and $91.25 for nonresidents.
Glenview Park Golf Club
Junior Academy: This five-week Saturday morning lesson program will prepare golfers for the course. Techniques for full swing, putting, chipping, sand play and rules and etiquette are covered. Lessons run Saturdays from June 16 to July 14, from 9-10 a.m. for 8- to 12-year-olds and 10-11 a.m. for 13- to 17-year-olds. Fee is $125 for residents and nonresidents.
Youth Golf Experience: Young golfers can learn the competitive aspects of golf without losing sight of the primary principle of honesty. Accomplished golfers assist, and participants receive cool gifts, an awards luncheon and a special invitation to “Family Night.” Boys and girls, ages 11 to 18, tee off for nine or 18 holes between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Mondays from June 11 to July 23. Fee is $175 for residents and $218.75 for nonresidents.
Friday Night Live: Free live entertainment is presented on the terrace at the Glenview Park Club June 22. Bring your bag chairs and blankets. Food and beverages are available for purchase.
Glenview National 9
Register for Glenview National 9 Leagues: 2800 W. Lake Ave., Glenview.
Junior Golf Programs: National 9 has teamed with Kinetic Performance Center to bring a new level of fun to golf and athletic development in these programs:
• Active Start, where students ages 3 to 5 play games that help develop motor patterns used in golf and other sports, offered 3-3:45 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays beginning the week of June 11. Fee is $120 for residents and nonresidents.
• Fundamentals, where students ages 6 to 9 go through a 12-station training course to learn the foundations of golf moves, offered 1-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 4-5:15 p.m. Mondays or Wednesdays; or 10-11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays beginning the week of June 11. Fee is $250 for residents and nonresidents.
• Learn to Play, where students ages 10 to 13 learn specific golf skills and gain an in-depth knowledge of rules, etiquette and strategy, offered 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 4:15-5:45 p.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays; or 1-2:30 p.m. or 3-4:45 p.m. Saturdays beginning the week of June 11. Fee is $375 for residents and nonresidents.
Glow-in-the-Dark Golf:. Have fun on the golf course after dark on Saturday nights. Tee time reservations are required and are available from 8-10 p.m. Green fees are just $18 per player, and a deposit will be held for “glow balls.”
Junior Golf League: This non-instructional league gives younger golfers, ages 10 to 15, the chance to play nine holes and meet other golfers their age. Good golf etiquette will be stressed and rules strictly enforced. Tee times begin at 1:30 p.m. Mondays, June 11 to August 6. Fee is $165 per child, which includes green fees and registration.
Family Nights at GN9: Beginning in June, groups of up to six can play for the flat fee of $30 after 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Some restrictions apply. Call (847) 657-1637 for more information.
Glenview Ice Center
Registration for program at the Glenview Ice Center: Going on now at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., or online at glenviewparks.org. Call (847) 724-2800 for details.
Summer Figure Skating Classes: Sign up for nine weeks of classes that begin June 12. Programs offered include Snowplow Sam levels for preschool age skaters, eight levels for ages 6-13, four free skate levels and an adult curriculum. Call (224) 521-2041 for fees, days and times.
Drop in for Open Skate: The Glenview Ice Center, 1851 Landwehr Road, offers daily open public skating sessions. Open skate is offered from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Thursday; 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 8:15 to 10 p.m. Friday. Admission is $6.50 weekdays and weekends and $7.50 Friday nights and holidays. Children ages 5 and under skate free when skating with an adult. Skate rental is available for $4.50.
Open hockey “Rat Time”: The Center sets aside time for pickup hockey games 12:15-2 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays. Players must be at least 18 years old and wear full equipment to participate. Admission: $9 or buy a 10-time Rat pass for $80. Goalies play for free!
Glenview Tennis Club
Open Registration for Summer Lessons is underway: Experienced teaching professionals customize their teaching styles to make certain all students get the most from their lesson experiences. Lessons begin the week of June 11. Call (847) 724-1570.
2012-13 memberships are now on sale: Club members pay less than non-members for court time, have priority in program registration and court reservations and are eligible to obtain permanent reserved court time. Resident and nonresident fees are available. For more information, go online to glenviewparks.org or call (847) 724-1570.
Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie/The Tyner Center
Registration for programs: At Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie/The Tyner Center is going on now at 2400 Compass Road, or online at glenviewparks.org. Call (847) 299-6096.
The Tyner Interpretive Center: Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and exterior exhibits and walking trails through the prairies are open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset. For further information on events and programs at the Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie, call (847) 299-6096.
Registration for programs at Wagner Farm: Going on now at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., or online at glenviewparks.org. Call (847) 657-1506 for details.
Drop In All Summer Long: Daily drop-in activities that celebrate Glenview’s farming heritage begin June 4 and go through Aug. 17. Crafts, demonstrations and farm-related activities are scheduled 10-11 a.m. weekdays for a $1 per participant fee. Free activities include: public milking demonstrations at 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; costumed interpreters 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Sundays; and storytelling with Miss Mary Beth at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
10th Annual Dairy Breakfast and Farm Day: Enjoy a delicious farm-style breakfast, including a variety of dairy items, live music, dairy demonstrations, wagon rides and hands-on activities 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 16 at Wagner Farm. Cost is $10 for adults and children over 10; $5 for children 2 to 10 years; and free for children under 2. Purchase tickets at the door. Quantities are limited. Call (847) 657-1506 for more information.
Rise and Shine: Wake up with the roosters and get ready for some good old-fashioned “choring.” Chore boots and gloves will be provided. Dress appropriately. For ages 4 and up, but children under 7 must be accompanied by a paying adult. The class is 7 to 9 a.m. June 23. Fee is $15 for residents and $18.75 for nonresidents.
Historic Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Road: Provides a unique opportunity for families to learn about our farming heritage and experience first hand “the way things used to be.” The Heritage Center and grounds are open daily. Stop by 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sundays. The Heritage Center features interactive stations, milking parlor, greenhouse, authentic 1930s store and museum store. The farms’ Sweets & Treats, an old-fashioned soda fountain inside the Heritage Center is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays through June 17, offering hand-dipped cones, sundaes, floats and shakes. Call (847) 657-1506 for details.
Registration for programs at the Grove is going on now at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., or online at glenviewparks.org. Call (847) 299-6096.
The Grove’s Natural Science Classroom: Open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. “Turtles” is the theme in June.
Tales and Trails: Make interesting nature discoveries along The Grove’s trails 7-8:30 p.m. June 15, then share desert around the campfire with family and friends while The Grove staff entertain with stories and songs. Fee is $9 for residents and $11.25 for nonresidents. Dress for the weather.
New! Bat Festival: Celebrate the “Year of the Bat” and discover the truth about these flying mammals, which are essential for pollination, seed dispersal and insect control. Crafts, storytelling and bat encounters with expert Scott Heinrichs, founder of the Flying Fox Conservation Fund, are offered at this free festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16 and 17.
Goin’ Batty: Learn the truth about bats, what they eat, where they live and how they use echolocation to maneuver around in the dark, then walk the Grove’s trails to search for these mysterious creatures. Class is 7:30-9 p.m. June 22 for ages 5 and up. Fee is $8 for residents and $10 for nonresidents.
Pond Explorers: Parents and children 4-6 years old can discover the wet and wiggly inhabitants of Grove ponds during this class 10-11 a.m. June 24. Fee is $12 per adult/child pair. Additional children can be registered for $6.
Restoration Work Day: Weather permitting, the next work day at The Grove is June 23, beginning at 9 a.m. Help collect seeds or remove non-native, invasive plants to make way for native wildflowers, grasses ad trees. Ages 8 and up are welcome. Bring work gloves if you have them. Meet at the Interpretive Center.
Free Trail Walk: Guided trail walks are ideal for families and individuals interested in nature. The next nature walk at 2 p.m. June 23, at The Grove will focus on wildflowers, pond life and insects.
Vacation Bible School: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1133 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook is hosting a Vacation Bible School — “Sky: Everything is Possible with God” June 11-15 for kids ages 4-12. Dinner is at 5 p.m., finale 7:50 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. Call (847) 272-0400 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Ministries work: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church continues it’s Family Ministries work with the Night Ministry in Chicago. This month the church is collecting disposable diapers, sizes 4 & 5. All donations are welcome. Questions call (847) 724-6060.
Sixtieth reunion (class of ‘52) for Austin High School (Chicago): Taking place on Oct. 6. For information e-mail email@example.com or call Annabelle & Gabe (847) 256-6818.
USS COLUMBUS CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 Reunion: Sept. 12-16 at Holiday Inn Portland Airport — Portland, Or. Contact Allen R. Hope, president, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN. 46815-4505. Home (260) 486-2221, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Time, Fax 260-492-9771, email Hope4391@frontier.com.
Evanston Township High School Class of ‘62: Will celebrate their 50th reunion from June 28-30. For information visit www.ethsclassof62.com.
Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter grief support groups: Meet for eight weeks and are offered at no charge to the general public. Call (847) 556-1777 to register. Registration deadline is four business days before the start date of each group. Learn more about these grief support groups at www.carecenter.org/groupsupport.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Cook Country North Suburban Chapter: Will offer the Family-to-Family Education Program from 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 12-Aug. 28 at the Kenton Knox Center, 9701 N. Knox, Skokie. The course is free. To register, call (847) 716-2252.