Sunday, October 20, 2013

Community Calendar: Heart of Glenview Halloween Festival, library events

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Heart of Glenview Halloween Festival

The Glen Town Center will host the Heart of Glenview Halloween Festival with two days of fun, family activities on Oct. 27 and 28. Festivities include a Pet Costume Parade, Zombie Run for the Heart and the Kids' Heart of Glenview "Dinner and a Movie." Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Glenview Giving Foundation.

The festival kicks off at 2 p.m., Oct. 27, with the Pet Costume Parade at the Glen Town Center Navy Park. Pets (and their owners!) will parade through the park in creative Halloween costumes. Prizes will be awarded to the pets with the best and most creative costumes. There is a $25 registration fee per pet; register online at

The "Zombie Run for the Heart" takes place at 4 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Glen Town Center. Run as a Zombie (or from them!) in this 5K run or one mile walk/run around Lake Glenview. Registration is $40 for the 5K or one mile walk/run; $60 for the 5K or one mile walk/run with a Zombie hair and makeup makeover (provided for the first 100 registered participants). Register to race at

After the run, the Zombies and survivors are invited to partake in an apocalyptic party with live music and fire pits in Navy Park. Cold beer, pizza and ice cream will be available for purchase.

The festivities conclude with the Kids' Heart of Glenview "Dinner and a Movie" on Oct. 28 at the Regal Glen Stadium 10. Start with great dinner selections from 30 participating restaurants with food stands located throughout the theatre. The film festival includes ten screens, five showing classic Halloween movies and five screens with new releases. The film festival begins at 3 p.m. and runs until 12 a.m., ending with a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Dinner is provided by local restaurants from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 for adults, $20 for kids and include dinner and one film. Receive free entry for a child by bringing a decorated pumpkin and a paid adult ticket. Register online at


OLPH 32nd Annual Holly Fair and Shop 'Til You Drop Night

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Women's Club announces Shop 'Til You Drop Night' to kick off the holiday season 6-10 p.m. Oct. 24, with a chance to win a diamond from Daniel's Jewelers. Gigi's Closette fashion show of the latest Fall/holiday apparel modeled by OLPH parishioners. Excerpt from the hilarious standup comedy show Mamaphobia. Fabulous Get Merry premium raffle which includes two nights at the Grand Hotel, a Tory Burch purse, monogramed necklace and spa packages.

Make-up demonstrations by beauty expert Laura Gorman; Wine, Harvest Organic Vodka Merrytini and delicious food from local purveyors available for purchase.

Admission is $10 per person, which includes a Holly Fair raffle ticket with all of the above fun.

OLPH Holly Fair is open noon-5 p.m. and 6-10 p.m., Oct. 24 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 25 at the OLPH Playdium, 1776 Glenview Road, Glenview. General admission is $5 for adults, $1 for students, and children 6 and younger are free.

The OLPH Holly Fair is a quality mart that features artisan's works and specialty items for women, family and friends. There are more than 50 booths. In addition to the vendors there will be the Extreme Candy Cane Café and the ever-popular Cookie Walk.

For more information, contact Karen Daniels, Holly Fair Chair at or (248) 210-3811.

The Holly Fair raffle is separate from the Get Merry premium raffle. The Holly Fair raffle will be drawn Friday and winners need not be present.


The Medicine Mix: Learn what you need to know about prescription and over-the-counter medications

North Shore Village and Midwest Palliative and Hospice CareCenter are presenting an informative program, which is free and open to the public, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Oct. 25 at Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview. There will be an opportunity for an individual consultation. Bring all medications as well as supplements, topical creams, ointments, shots you may be taking, and over-the-counter remedies. To reserve a seat, call Linda Rockwell (847) 556-1778 or email to, with "Medicine Mix" in the subject line.

Library The following programs are offered at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road. Call (847)729-7500. Library Announcements

* Library Closing - Oct. 25. The library will be closed for Staff Training Day. Book drops will be locked; no materials will be due.

Library Highlights

* Peek-A-Boo Halloween Parade & Party (up to age 6 with an adult) - Oct. 26, 10-10:30 a.m. Trick or Treats; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Parade & Party. Gather in Youth Services 10:15 a.m. Trick-or-Treat your way to Youth Services, and then gather for the parade. Costume Parade kicks off promptly at 10:30 a.m. followed by stories, craft, games, and a visit from Little Red Riding Hood. Don't forget your camera. Register at the Youth Services Desk, (847) 729-7500 x 7900, or

Friends of the Glenview Library

* The Friends of the Glenview Library Annual Meeting & Luncheon Program: The History of Glenview - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 13. Local historian Beverly Dawson will delve into the history of Glenview from its early settlers and homes to the major changes that ushered in modern day Glenview, including the Library, Glenview Naval Air Station, and The Glen. Get to know fellow library supporters and learn about the organization's mission. $15 for members/$20 for contributing members & guests. RSVP: (847) 657-8870.

Art in the Library

* Barnscapes: Land, Sky & Silo - through Nov. 3. This series of paintings takes on a subject that is solidly Midwestern. The barn is viewed as an iconic structure, placing it center stage and exploring its subtle relationship to land and sky. In artist Anne Kauff's words, "Walking out to the fields to paint as the sun was coming up was a transformative experience. I fell in love with the empty land and simple dignified structures associated with farm life." Gallery Talk - 6:30 p.m., Oct. 29. Meet artist Anne Kauff in the Library Lobby for a tour of the exhibit.

Adult Enrichment Please register at, call 847-729-7500 x 7600, or visit the Readers Services Desk. & Concerts

* Lyric Opera of Chicago Lecture Series - 7-8:30 p.m., Oct. 30. Tales of intrigue, love, and death from the 2013/14 Lyric Opera season. Moderated by Lyric Opera docents. The selection for Oct. 30 is Parsifal by Richard Wagner and for Nov. 13, La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi..

* Smooth Sounds &Mellow Moments: The Soundtrack of a Generation - 7 p.m., Nov. 5. Music defined the Sixties. Our Sixties mini-series begins with The Oracles, a duet showcasing memorable soft rock & folk tunes. Performing artists Rick Esser and Tony Delgrosso will treat you to special arrangements for acoustic guitar, piano, and vocals. Sponsored by Viccino's Pizza of Glenview. Enjoy a tasty slice of pizza.

Special Adult Services

* Frightfully Delightful: An Old-Time Radio Spooktacular - 7 p.m., Oct. 29. Conjure up the dark side with vintage vignettes from old-time radio. Those Were the Days Radio Players provide the tricks with authentic sound effects and original scripts - treat will be provided. Great entertainment for all ages; families welcome.

Adult Book Discussion Groups Book selections are available at the Reader Services Desk one month prior to meetings. New members are always welcome; just drop in.

* Free Adult Literacy Class - 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, through Nov. 26 at Glenview Library. A unique opportunity for native and non-native English speakers to improve their reading and writing skills. A small, friendly group, led by a teacher and volunteer tutors. Conducted by Oakton Community College. Call (847) 635-1426 for details.

* Page Turners - 1 p.m., Nov. 4. The November selection is A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah. Meets monthly.

GlenVIEWINGS Film Series

* Book Bites * Reading Social - 7 p.m., Nov. 7. Location: The Glenview House, 1843 Glenview Road, Glenview. The November selection is Room by Emma Donoghue. Co-sponsored by the Niles Public Library. Visit for details. Meets monthly.

Computer Workshops Registration and Glenview Library card required unless otherwise noted. Visit or call the Reference Services Desk at (847) 729-7500, ext. 7700 to register.

* Before Sunrise (101 min/R/1995) - 2 & 6:30 p.m., Nov. 1 & Before Sunset (80 min/PG-13/2004) - 1:30 p.m., Nov. 3. A chance meeting on a train in Budapest between Celine, a student from Paris, and Jesse, an American backpacker, is the innocent beginning of a film trilogy that has now spanned two decades...and an acting/writing/directorial partnership that has developed, like the aging of a fine wine, in tandem with the characters. November is a chance to catch up on the originals, then save-the-date for the newest chapter, Before Midnight (148min/R/2013), 2 & 6:30 p.m., Dec. 20.

* Company & Investing Information Online -2-3:30 p.m., Oct. 30. Research company profiles and investment information using the Library's online resources - from the comfort of your own home.

* Introduction to WORD 2010 - 10-11:30 a.m., Nov. 5. Overall introduction to this popular word processing software.

* Intermediate Internet Searching - 6:30-8 p.m., Nov. 12. Spend less time searching and more time finding what you need. Basic search skills required.

Exploring eBooks Workshops Please register at (847) 729-7500 x7600, the Reader Services Desk, or Glenview Library card required. & Tutorials

* Files & Folders - 10-11:30 a.m., Nov. 13. Master file organization and storage.

* MyMediaMall & Zinio in the Lobby - 6-8 p.m., Oct. 24. Explore the Library's digital book and magazine collections, MyMediaMall and Zinio. Learn about downloading eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines to your portable device. Sessions will be held in the Library Lobby. Just drop in.

Genealogy Please register at, (847) 729-7500x7700, or the Reference Services Desk.

* MyMediaMall Individual Appointments - 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 and Nov. 11. Meet with trained Library staff and/or volunteers for a 30-minute one-on-one session to learn how to download an eBook or eAudiobook to your portable device. Glenview Library card required. Register at (847) 729-7500 x 7600 or the Reader Services Desk.

* Introduction to MyMediaMall: The Website & eReaders - 2-3:30 p.m., Nov. 12. Learn how to access MyMediaMall, browse the collection of digital materials, and checkout/download eBooks to a computer or eReader.

For Teens Register at, call (847) 729-7500, ext. 7600 or visit the Reader Services Desk.

* Genealogy First Tuesdays - 2-4:30 p.m., Nov. 5. Genealogy First Tuesdays is designed to help genealogy enthusiasts break down their "brick walls." Informal, unstructured meetings allow participants to explore topics and tools in genealogy, including books, library databases, and websites. Share tips and tricks with others in a relaxed environment.

* Discover - 10-11:30 a.m., Nov. 8. Discover the impressive free database and extensive online services offered by this nonprofit genealogy organization. Glenview Library card required.

Unless otherwise noted, registration required at, call (847) 729-7500, ext. 7900, or visit the Youth Services Desk.

* Top Gourmet - Battle of the Teen Chefs - 1-3 p.m., Nov. 2. Test your competitive cooking skills in a professional kitchen - at Whole Foods Market Northbrook. Demonstrate your culinary prowess with a chance to win great prizes. Register with a team of three or sign up as an individual and we'll place you on a team. Spectators welcome - cheer on your favorite team or just watch our chefs battle head-to-head to win the title "Champion of the Kitchen." Special thanks to Whole Foods Market Northbrook for sponsoring this event. Location: Whole Foods Market, 840 Willow Road, Northbrook. Limit 24 participants. Grades 9-12.

* Gamer's Paradise - 5-9 p.m., Nov. 8. Play with the Library's Nintendo Wii, XBOX360, Playstation 3, and game collection. Big screens and boomchairs make this a gamer's paradise. Special thanks to Village Inn Pizzeria and Jake's Pizza for generously donating pizza to fall teen game nights. Register by Nov. 7. Ages 13-18.

* Northern Lights Fall Homework Help Center (grades 1-8) - Sessions: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 10. High School volunteers can help shine a light on your student's homework. Thirty-minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills practice will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children may be grouped by subject and grade level. Just drop in.

* Character Counts Week (grades K-8) - Oct. 20-26. Visit Youth Services to tell how you show good character and be entered in a prize drawing.

* Drop-In Chess Club (up to grade 8) - 7-8:30 p.m., Nov. 1.

Volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson lends his excellent instruction and advice. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

* Kids Club Special Event: Steve Beno Live! - 10:30-11:15 a.m., Nov. 2. Singer/Songwriter Steve Beno strums his guitar with lively original tunes and old favorites. Especially for ages 2-6. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Public Library and The Glen Town Center. Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Boulevard. Registration required; space is limited. Registration:

* Craft Club (grades 3-6) - 4-5 p.m., Nov. 7. Make a fun craft and hang out with friends. The November craft is Worry Dolls. Space is limited.

* Game Central (grades 3-5) - 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 2-4 p.m., Nov. 8. Calling all gamers! Play with the Library's Wii, XBOX 360, and PS3 on our GIANT screens. You may bring your own games with an ESRB rating of Everyone or E10.

* Minecraft Club (grades 4-8) - 6-8 p.m., Nov. 15. "Get your game on" by entering the many worlds of Minecraft. Come with your favorite servers, your own accounts, and get ready to build.


* Baby Signs®: FAMILY SIGN, SAY & PLAY™ (ages birth to 5) - 11 a.m.-noon, Nov. 16. Pre-readers learn sign language with their families-new vocabulary, songs, and play activities each month. Led by Jamie Stevens, ASL interpreter and certified Baby Signs® instructor. Just drop in.

* Fall Book Discussion (grades 4-8): How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous - 2-3 p.m., Nov. 17. Poisoned? Drowned? Death by dirt? Find out the real scoop on how cleopatra makeup images, King Tut, Albert Einstein and others met their final end. Nominated for the 2014 Rebecca Caudill Award.

* Support Perk Center Cafe! Participate in the Heart of Glenview Halloween Festival Weekend Oct. 27-28.

The Heart of Glenview Halloween Festival is happening Oct. 27 and 28. This year, Glenview Giving Foundation is hosting its community wide Halloween event benefiting four charities including Perk Center Cafe. 100% of the proceeds are given to the charities. Below is a list of the ghoulish events:

Enter your pooch or other favorite animal in the pet costume parade being held on Oct. 27 starting at 2 p.m. at Glen Town Center Navy Park, 1951 Tower Drive. There is a $25 entry fee per pet. Prizes will be awarded to the top three best dressed pets.

Love to RUN or WALK! Participate in the Zombie 5K Run/Walk for the Heart on Oct. 27 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Glen Town Center, 1951 Tower Drive. The entry fee is $40 and includes a T-shirt. Or, $60 to be a zombie with hair and makeup done for the first 100 zombie participants.

Dinner and a Halloween Movie! Enjoy dinner and a movie at the Kids' Heart of Glenview Halloween Film Festival from 3 p.m. until midnight on Oct. 28 at Regal Glen Stadium 10 Theatres, 1850 Tower Road, Glenview. Dinner will be 5-7 p.m. Movies as scheduled 3 p.m.-12 a.m. Five screens will feature Halloween movies and five screens will feature first run movies. This is a great opportunity to taste signature dishes from more than 30 local restaurants and watch current and scary Halloween movies. There will be a midnight viewing of the "Rocky Horror Picture Show." Tickets to the event are $40 for adults and $20 for kids (through high school age). Child entry free with decorated pumpkin and a paid adult.

Tickets or entry fees must be purchased in advanced. Purchase all tickets by either visiting Perk Center Cafe in-person or buy online at Email with any questions about the event.

Perk Center Cafe, located inside the lobby at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., is a non-profit food service concept whose focus is to train and employ individuals with disabilities.

* Interested in Paddle Tennis? American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) Free Pure Beginner Clinic and Exhibition at Glenview Prairie Club, 5:30-9 p.m., Nov. 1. Stop by to learn more about playing the game of paddle tennis and also watch some of the best players in the country during an exhibition. The first sixteen people to RSVP will participate in the pure beginner clinic from 5:30-7 p.m. If interested, contact Tony Marino at or (224) 521-2025. Following, around 7:15 p.m., four pros will exhibit their skills in a fast-paced match. The exhibition is open to the public. Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the Glenview Prairie Club.

* FREE Pumpkin Smash and Bash, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Nov. 2. Don't throw Halloween pumpkins away! Bring them to the Flick Park Sled Hill, 3600 Glenview Road, for the first-ever Pumpkin Roll competition. Afterwards, have fun smashing your pumpkins and turning them into compost that will help nourish plants in the spring. This is a "green" activity for the entire family. Please remove any candles and glow stick beforehand. Call the Weather Hotline at (847) 724-3337.

* The Grove's Arts & Craft Faire, Nov. 7-10 and Nov. 14-17. The annual Craft Faire features more than 55 juried artisans from the Midwest displaying a selection of handcrafted items for Christmas, Hanukkah and fall. Visit the magnificent selection of contemporary crafts, distinctive accessories, unique seasonal decorations, personalized items and creative gifts. Admission is $5 per visit for adults, $1 for children age 12 and under. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The Holiday Craft Faire is sponsored by the Glenview Park District and the Grove Heritage Association to benefit The Grove. For more information, visit

* East Wing Holiday Bazaar, Nov. 6, 7 & 8. Find a unique sampling of heirloom skills and handcrafts. Choose from handmade gifts and crafts, art work, baked goods and more. There will also be a raffle! Hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 6 & 7 and 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 8. Lunch is available on Wednesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call the Glenview Senior Center at (847) 724-4793 for more information.

Activities and events at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., GlenviewRegistration for programs at Park Center is going on now. Call (847) 724-5670 or go online to

* Fieldhouse reservations - The Glenview Park District's 13 fieldhouses are ideal for hosting birthday parties, family reunions, picnics, Scout troops and meetings. They are conveniently located right in the neighborhood, plus there is always plenty of parking! Reservations for dates through April 30, 2014 are being accepted now and must be made in person at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. For information on park hours, rental rates and usage rules, call (847) 724-5670.

Activities and events at Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Road

* Last Chance! Join Park Center Health & Fitness in October and Initiation Fee is Waived! That's a savings of up to $75 depending on the type of membership purchased. Offer valid for first-time memberships only and some restrictions may apply. For information, call (847) 657-3249.

Activities and events at Glenview Prairie Club, 2800 W. Lake Ave.

* Baby sitting Clinic, for ages 11-15, Nov. 9-Dec. 7. Registration is going on now. Learn how to be the safest and most dependable baby sitter in the neighborhood. Get the knowledge and confidence you need to safely and responsibly provide basic child and infant care as well as first aid. Participants receive a CD-ROM with templates for business cards and resumes, a database for organizing client information and a booklet of activities, games and much more. The fee is $108 for residents and $135 for nonresidents.

* Register now for the Together We Tri Indoor Triathlon, 7 a.m., Nov. 10 at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. This fun fitness challenge includes a 10-minute swim, a 20 minute bike ride on spin bikes and a 15 minute run on the indoor track. Race in 1, 2 or 3 waves! Suitable for all levels age 14 years or older. For one wave, entry fee is $35 for TWT alumni and PCHF members; $45 all others. For double challenge, entry fee is $55 for TWT alumni and PCHF members; $65 all others. For triple challenge, entry fee is $70 for TWT alumni and PCHF members; $80 all others. All participants receive fantastic giveaways, a post-race expo and a chance to win a 12-week summer training program. For race registration and information call 866-88-WE-TRI or visit

* Golf-toberfest all month long at the Glenview Park Golf Club. Visit the course through the end of October and check out the festive decorations. Find clearance merchandise in the golf shop, food and beverage specials in The Cafe and other online specials at Reduced Green Fees are now in effect. Call the Glenview Park Golf Club at (847) 724-0250 or visit

Activities and events at Glenview Ice Center, 1851 Landwehr Road, Glenview Registration for programs at the Glenview Ice Center is going on now at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. or online at Call (847) 724-2800 for details.

* Fall Green Fees are underway! Get a round of Fall golf in and save money. For further information, call (847) 657-1637 or visit

* Paddle Tennis prime season is underway. Hours of operation are Mondays through Sundays, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Subject to change based on facility demand. Introductory/Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Fall lesson sessions are underway and Session 2 begins the week of Nov. 11. Don't forget to purchase your 2013-2014 membership at or stop by Glenview Prairie Club. For information, call (847) 657-1637.

Activities and events at Glenview Tennis Club, 1800 Wagner Road, Glenview

* Junior Paddle & Pizza, for ages 8-12 years old. Kids are the future of this great game and never too young to learn paddle tennis. This is a weekly, 90-minute class focusing on basic fundamentals and stroke production through fun drills and games. Pizza and pop is provided each week. Fall session 2 is held 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 12 and 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, beginning on Nov. 13. The fee is $200 for residents and nonresidents.

Activities and events at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie/The Tyner Center, 2400 Compass Road, Glenview. Registration for programs at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie/The Tyner Center is going on now at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., or online at Call (847) 299-6096 for details. The Tyner Interpretive Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October. Exterior exhibits and walking trails through the prairies are open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset.

* Friday Night Meltdown, 8:15-10:15 p.m. through Dec. 13 at the Glenview Ice Center. Come to the coolest spot in town for a night of public skating to top dance hits. A live DJ will host on scheduled Fridays throughout the fall and winter. The Glenview Ice Center is also open for public skating sessions from noon-2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-noon on Tuesday and Thursday; 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $6.50 on weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays, $7.50 on Friday nights and Holidays. Or, purchase a season skating pass. Children ages 5 and under skate free when skating with an adult. Skate rental is $4.50.

* Open Hockey "Rat Time" - 12:15-2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Glenview Ice Center sets aside time for pickup hockey games. Players must be at least 18 years old and wear full equipment to participate. Admission is $9 or $80 for a 10-time Rat pass. Goalies play for free!

* Get Into the Swing of Things This Fall with Cardio Tennis, 6:30-7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Looking for a great new way to get in shape, burn calories and get your heart pumping? Try Cardio Tennis, a fun fitness workout for adult intermediate to advanced players that combines aspects of a regular tennis workout with aerobics. The drop-in fee is $16 for members and $20 for non-members. Call the Glenview Tennis Club at (847) 724-1570 for information and to reserve your spot.

Activities and events at Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner Road Registration for programs at Wagner Farm is going on now at Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave., or online at Call (847) 657-1506 for details.

* Restoration Work Day - 9 a.m. Dec. 14 in The Tyner Interpretive Center. Anyone ages 8 and up is welcome. No advance registration necessary. Bring work gloves if you have them. Note: work parties may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Air Station Prairie is located at 2400 Compass Road.

* Free Trail Walk - 11 a.m. Oct. 26, guided trail walk at the Air Station Prairie, ideal for families and individuals. Registration not necessary.

* Along Came a Spider for ages 4-adult, 10-11 a.m., Oct. 27. Discover the secret lives of spiders and why they are so important to have around. Our spider investigation will include a draft and an outdoor trail walk, so please dress for the weather. Advance registration required. The fee is $12 per resident adult-child pair ($6 for each additional child) and $15 for non-resident adult-child pair.

* The Heritage Center and grounds are open daily. Stop by between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays. The Heritage Center features interactive stations, milking parlor, greenhouse, authentic 1930s store and museum store.

The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave. Registration for programs at The Grove going on now at Park Centall (847)299-6096 or go online at

* Wagner Farm Sweets & Treats! Wagner Farm's old-fashioned soda fountain, located inside the Heritage Center is open on weekends only, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-3 p.m. Sundays. Call (847) 657-1506 for details.

* Autumn on the Farm Sales Going On Now! - Purchase your fall merchandise. Pumpkins, cornstalks, Indian corn, gourds and more are for sale. Sale hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun.

* I Scream...You Scream...We All Scream for Ice Cream! Dairy Detectives for ages 4-adult, 3:45-5 p.m., Oct. 24. Do you love dairy products? Check out Wagner Farm's milking parlor and participate in a live milking demonstration and explore the many ways people use dairy. The fee is $12 for residents and $15 for non-residents.


* Natural Science Classroom - Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, celebrating dinosaurs/fossils in October.

* The Grove Restoration Work Day, Nov. 2 - Help the Grove's restoration team collect seeds and make way for native wildflowers, grasses and trees by removing invasive, non-native plants. Anyone ages 8 and up is welcome. No advance registration necessary. Meet in The Grove's Interpretive Center at 9 a.m. and bring work gloves if you have them. Please note work parties may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

Seniors The following activities sponsored by the Glenview Park District Senior Center are held in the east wing of Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave. Call (847) 724-4793. FRIDAY

* Hay Rides at The Grove, Oct. 26. Take in fall's splendor from a tractor-drawn wagon filled with bales of hay. Then roast some marshmallows and pop corn over a roaring campfire. Advance registration required. The fee is $7 for residents and $8.75 for non-residents. Call The Grove at (847) 299-6096 for specific times.

Congregation Ahavat Olam

Is an all inclusive Reform congregation without walls, where all are welcome. Erev Shabbat Services are held at 7:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Christ United Methodist Church, 600 Deerfield Road, led by Spiritual Leader/Rabbinic Student, Cantor Nancy Diamond Landsman. For more information, including membership, contact Alan Posner at or call (847) 409-4848.

9:30 a.m.: Depart Senior Center for Jewelry Show in Rosemont


10:30 a.m.: Men's Roundtable discusses current events in the Senior Center game room (until noon)

Noon: AARP Driving; Men's Pinochle

1 p.m.: Scrabble

9:30 a.m.: Cribbage (until 11:30 a.m.)

10 a.m.: Advisory Meeting


11 a.m.: Poker (until 4:30 p.m.)

noon: Halloween Event

1 p.m.: Woodcarving in the craft room (until 3 p.m.); Chess

9 a.m.: Crafts/Charity work (until noon)

9:30 a.m.: Drop-in glucose testing

10 a.m.: Drop-in Bridge, 50 cent fee, no partner needed, Senior Center membership required (until 3 p.m.)


10:30 a.m.: Advanced Mah Johngg ($5 fee, until 3:30 p.m.)

11:45 a.m.: Duplicate Bridge. Senior Center membership required (until 3:30 p.m.)

Noon: Pinochle ($1 fee, until 2:45 p.m.); Rummikub

9:30 a.m.: Gin rummy (until 11:30 a.m.)

10:30 a.m.: Poker (until 4:30 p.m.)


10:45 a.m.: Depart Senior Center for Drury Lane Oak Brook

Noon: Pinochle (until 4 p.m.)

1 p.m.: Woodcarving (until 3 p.m.)

11 a.m.: Blood pressure testing (until 11:55 a.m.)


11:30 a.m.: Rummikub; Drop-in Bridge, 50-cent fee, no partner needed, Senior Center membership required (until 3 p.m.)

noon: Canasta, Room 108A (until 3:30 p.m.); Poker (until 4:30 p.m.)

1 p.m. Social Service

Helping Hands of Glenview

Celebrating 25 Years of Service to Glenview's Seniors. They are always in need of volunteer drivers to provide rides. If interested, visit

Source: Suntimes

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