Glenview This: Barnyard dance at Wagner Farm
Updated: October 9, 2012 2:23PM
Party at the farm!
Hee Haw! Bring the whole family over to Wagner Farm for a fun evening. Enjoy a picnic supper, followed by an ice-cream social, and then a barnyard dance. Live music by Chicago Barn Dance Company will have you square dancing your shoes off! When: 4-8 p.m. Saturday, live music begins at 5 p.m. Where: 1510 Wagner Road. Cost: $5 per person, kids under 2 free. More info: (847) 657-1506.
Yoga on the prairie
What’s more peaceful than a yoga class that takes place amidst the back drop of a serene prairie? Whether you’re a beginner or you’re more advanced, this class will give you mind and body benefits that make a difference. Please bring a mat and a blanket. Blocks and straps are provided. When: 8-9:15 a.m. Saturdays (starts Saturday) through Nov. 17. Where: Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie, 2400 Compass Road. Cost: $180. Register: www.glenviewparks.org.
Learn about bugs
What kind of creepy crawly things live in the soil? How about under the leaves or under a fallen log? Take a walk around the Grove as you learn the secrets of all different kinds of bugs. Come on, Mom! It’ll be fun! For ages 4-6 with an adult. When: 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Where: 1421 Milwaukee Ave. Cost: $12 per pair. Register: www.glenviewparks.org.
Mental illness seminar
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is holding a seminar called, “New Diagnostic Tools and Treatment for Mental Illness,” where physicians will discuss ways to treat depression. Noninvasive outpatient therapy and neuroimaging will also be addressed. When: 7-9 p.m. Monday. Where: Glenview Police Department, 2500 E. Lake Ave. Cost: Free. More info: (847) 716-2252.
Does your child like to sing? If so, sign up for an amazing vocal training program through the Youth Choral Theater of Chicago. They are now holding classes in Glenview and offer top-notch training, high energy, and tons of fun! For Kindergarten through grade 3. When: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays (classes begin Tuesday) through May 4, 2013. Where: Schram Chapel in the Glen, 1799 Patriot Blvd. Cost: $725. More info and register: (847) 535-9873 or www.youthchoraltheater.org.
Homework help center
Having a hard time with homework? If your child is having difficulty with reading, math or any other homework, stop by the Glenview Library, where high school volunteers will help them out! Your kids will think it’s fun, and they’ll be getting straight A’s before you know it! For kids in grades 1-8. When: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays (starts Tuesday) Where: 1930 Glenview Road. Cost: Free. More info: (847) 729-7500.
Total hip replacement seminar
If you’re thinking about hip replacement, find out about other options. Attend this seminar with Dr. David Beigler of the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, where he’ll discuss a new procedure with a smaller incision, less muscle trauma, and less pain and recovery time. When: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday. Where: Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Cost: Free. More info: www.northshore.org/calendar.
Charity poker tournament
Youth Services is holding its first annual Texas Hold ‘Em tournament! Eat, drink, socialize, and raise or fold! Join in the fun and you can win big while you help raise money for such a great cause. Prizes include box seats at the United Center, golf at Valley Lo, and cigar samplers. When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Where: Youth Services of Glenview, 3080 W. Lake Ave. Cost: $75 per person, includes food, drinks and poker. Register and more info: (847) 514-3637.