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Event Calendar

  1. Farmers' Market

    September 25, 2021, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  2. Fireworks

    September 25, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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  3. Fuelfed Coffee & Classics

    September 26, 2021, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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  4. Friends of the Green Bay Trail Present: Doug Tallamy and The Nature of Oaks

    September 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Winnetka Park District Calendar

  1. Regular Board Meeting

    September 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ IL, United States

    Agendas are posted to the website 48 hours in advance of a meeting.

  2. Bike Winnetka

    September 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Skokie Playfield, 540 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    Tune up your family’s bikes, put on your helmets, and join us for the 9th annual Bike Winnetka. This scenic 2 or 8-mile group ride is the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of Winnetka in the fall. Thanks to the generosity of our business partners, the cost of this event is nominal and includes participant t-shirt, police escort, raffles, and post-ride refreshments at Fallfest. Ages: All Fee: $12 Bike Winnetka Day Join us at the September 1 Wednesday in the Woods concert! Registration will be available. Be sure to wear your Bike Winnetka shirt from last year! Registration Registration is limited to the first 300 riders and ends September 24. No on-site registration will be allowed. T-shirt sizes will be guaranteed for those registering prior to September 9. Residents: Registration begins Monday, August 2 at 8:30am Non-Residents: Registration begins Monday, August 9 at 8:30am   Register Online                             

  3. Fall Fest

    September 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Duke Childs Field, 1321 Willow Road, Winnetka, IL, 60013, United States

    Join us for our annual Fall Fest event. Celebrate our community with good food and drinks, family, friends, and lots of memorable fun for the kids. Ages: All Fee: $15 resident; $20 non-resident Activities Music Kid’s activities eSports demo Food + Beer/Wine Pumpkin Roll (6-6:30pm) Registration Residents: Registration begins Monday, August 2 at 8:30am Non-Residents: Registration begins Monday, August 9 at 8:30am   Register Online  

  4. Fall Fest Fireworks

    September 25, 2021, 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Duke Childs Field, 1321 Willow Road, Winnetka, IL, 60013, United States

    Join us for a belated Fourth of July celebration with the best fireworks show on the North Shore at this year’s Fall Fest! Registration is not required. Ages: All Fee: Free  

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library Calendar

  1. Regular Library Board Meeting

    September 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

  2. Curating Your Charcuterie Board with Cheers to Cheese (In-Person)

    September 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Do you have charcuterie envy? You too can create an Instragram-worthy charcuterie board for your next gathering! Bring the ingredients and join our expert, Sanaiya Khatwani, for a step-by-step tutorial in arranging the perfect fanciful feast. Ingredient lists will be emailed to registrants one week prior to the event.

  3. Preschool Storytime

    September 21, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Welcome back! Join us for an energetic and interactive storytime, complete with stories, songs, and more that are perfect for preschoolers. Ages 3-5. Note: This is an in-person storytime. Tickets will be available the morning of storytime on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be retrieved at the Youth Services Desk at the Winnetka Library.

  4. Dungeons & Dragons

    September 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Winnetka Community Room

    Join with others to play the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Tell a story together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more! This program will be hosted in person at the Winnetka Library.

  5. Little Librarian Club

    September 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Calling all future librarians! Learn more about what it means to be a librarian and help with simple in-house projects. Ages 5-8.

  6. Making the Most of Your Herbal Bounty (In-Person)

    September 21, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Your garden has produced a bumper crop of herbs. What are you going to do with all of them? Mark Lyons, a master gardener, will show you how to harvest and store your herbal treasures as well as how to use them to prepare butters, vinegars, oils, teas, potpourri, sachets, and other herbal delights. This program will be held onsite at the Winnetka Library. ​

  7. Bright Beginnings

    September 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Tickets for story time will be avilable at the desk one hour before story time starts. They are first come first serve. Let's read some stories and sing some songs with your little one! This is the perfect story time for infants and toddlers.

  8. Android Photos: Using the Camera on your Android Phone or Tablet (Virtual)

    September 22, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Virtual

    If you have a smartphone or tablet that is not an Apple brand, it is likely an Android device - common brands are Samsung, LG, Moto, Pixel, and Nokia. This class will look at how to best take advantage of the camera on Android devices, and how to edit the photos you take. This is an online course hosted on the ZOOM app. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program.

  9. VIRTUAL: Author Talk with Crystal Cestari

    September 22, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Virtual

    Join local author Crystal Cestari as she talks about how she got published, her writing process, and tips she’s learned about how to stay positive in the pursuit of creativity. Cestari is the author of The Best Kind of Magic, a 2021 Illinois Reads selection, and most recently, Super Adjacent. Ages 9 and up.

  10. Small Business Mentoring with SCORE (IN PERSON)

    September 22, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Get free small business advice from SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer business mentors and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. One-on-one mentoring by business experts who have had experience in all aspects of business. Whether you're just getting started or you've been in business over 20 years, set up a one hour appointment to discuss questions and strategy. Register

  11. Small Business mentoring with SCORE

    September 22, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Get free small business advice from SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer business mentors and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. One-on-one mentoring by business experts who have had experience in all aspects of business. Whether you're just getting started or you've been in business over 20 years, set up a one hour appointment to discuss questions and strategy. Register

  12. Family Storytime

    September 23, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis. *Please note, there will be no Family Storytime on Thursday, November 25.

  13. Virtual: (Youth) Laser Engraving Choose Your Own Adventure

    September 23, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Virtual

    Learn how to use the Library's laser engraver by choosing from a set of provided surprise items. Please only register once per person. Items can only be supplied to those on the registration list. Duplicate registrations will be canceled.

  14. One Book, Two Villages - Such a Fun Age (Virtual)

    September 23, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

    Join us for a virtual conversation with Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age. This event will feature an interview and a moderated Q&A with the audience. RECEIVE A FREE COPY! Be one of the first 50 to register for the event and win your own hardcover copy of Such a Fun Age. About the author Kiley Reid is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she was the recipient of the Truman Capote Fellowship. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Such A Fun Age is her first novel. For more information on this Speaker please visit prhspeakers.com About the Book A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. With empathy and piercing social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores the stickiness of transactional relationships, what it means to make someone “family,” and the complicated reality of being a grown up. It is a searing debut for our times. Praise for Such a Fun Age A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post Chicago Tribune NPR Vogue Elle Real Simple InStyle Good Housekeeping Parade Slate Vox Kirkus Reviews Library Journal BookPage Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize An Instant New York Times Bestseller A Reese’s Book Club Pick “The most provocative page-turner of the year.” –Entertainment Weekly “I urge you to read Such a Fun Age.” —NPR Our annual One Book, Two Villages is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

  15. Learn & Play Bridge (In-Person)

    September 25, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    **Please note that bridge starts at 1:00 PM, not 7:00 PM as printed in the newsletter.** Learn to play or improve your duplicate bridge game with expert player Ivan Figueredo. He will provide a lesson and supervise games. Bring your own bidding box or use the Library's.

  16. Craft and Give Back

    September 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us as we work on fun projects to help local charitable causes! We'll learn about each charity organization and then create items to donate. This is a drop-in event - families may stop by the library between 1 and 5 P.M. and make a craft for donation. For families.

  17. Learn to use the Embroidery Machine

    September 26, 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Winnetka Studio, Winnetka Library

    Learn how to use the Library's sewing or embroidery machine by choosing from a set of provided surprise items. This program is on-stie, in the Studio. Please only register once per person. Items can only be supplied to those on the registration list. Duplicate registrations will be canceled. Please only register for one rendition of the progam on this date.

  18. (Youth) Learn to use the Embroidery Machine

    September 26, 2021, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Winnetka Studio, Winnetka Library

    Learn how to use the Library's sewing or embroidery machine by choosing from a set of provided surprise items. This program is on-stie, in the Studio. Please only register once per person. Items can only be supplied to those on the registration list. Duplicate registrations will be canceled.

  19. Queen Elizabeth II: Leslie Goddard Historical Portrayal (Virtual)

    September 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual

    In this portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the life of Britain’s famous monarch from her childhood, the abdication of her uncle, her marriage to a naval officer named Philip, her World War II service, and her struggle to balance her roles as queen and mother. Get to know the woman behind the images, her sense of humor and savvy intelligence with which she meets her demanding obligations. Register.

  20. Voter Registration Day - Presented by The League of Women Voters (In-Person)

    September 28, 2021, 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Interested in registering to vote, or checking on your registration status? The LWV of Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth will be available to help, from 9:30 AM until 6:30 PM, on our new patio at the Winnetka Library. You must bring two pieces of identification, at least one of which includes a current address. For more information contact Joan Fragen, joanfragen@gmail.com / (847)446-0184 – OR – Chaya Rubenstein, chrubenstein36@gmail.com / (847)877-6678. This event is offered in partnership with The League of Women Voters Winnetka-Northfield Kenilworth. Visit my.lwv.org/illinois/winnetka-northfield-kenilworth for more information.

  21. Preschool Storytime

    September 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    We will have a special guest at this story time! One of the Winnetka Fire Fighters will be here to talk about Fire Safety and read some books! Welcome back! Join us for an energetic and interactive storytime, complete with stories, songs, and more that are perfect for preschoolers. Ages 3-5. Note: This is an in-person storytime. Tickets will be available the morning of storytime on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be retrieved at the Youth Services Desk at the Winnetka Library.

  22. Minecraft Mania

    September 28, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Winnetka Community Room

    Join us for some Minecraft fun! No account needed to play! We will do a fun activity together organized by the Minecraft Mania team.

  23. Back to School and the Office: Navigating Your New Normal (Virtual)

    September 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Winnetka Library

    Get help navigating the return to school, work and in-person social events. Therapist and Clinical Director of the Counseling Center of the North Shore, Kim Hassenfeld LCSW, will help you understand why the “return to normal” might feel so stressful and will provide tools to help you make the best decisions for you and your family. Making decisions can be confusing and anxious making in these uncertain times. Kim will discuss some psychological and biological phenomenon that influence our ability to deal with stress and make decisions.

  24. Bright Beginnings

    September 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    We will have a special guest at this story time! One of the Winnetka Fire Fighters will be here to talk about Fire Safety and read some books! Tickets for story time will be avilable at the desk one hour before story time starts. They are first come first serve. Let's read some stories and sing some songs with your little one! This is the perfect story time for infants and toddlers.

  25. Android Photos: Organizing and Sharing Photos with your Android Phone or Tablet (Virtual)

    September 29, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Virtual

    This class will focus on organizing and sharing the photos you take on your Android device, primarily using the Google Photos app. This is an online course hosted on the ZOOM app. A link to the discussion will be sent out the day of the program.

  26. Family Storytime

    September 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    We will have a special guest at this story time! One of the Winnetka Fire Fighters will be here to talk about Fire Safety and read some books! Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis. *Please note, there will be no Family Storytime on Thursday, November 25.

  27. Super Smash Bros Tournament!

    September 30, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Winnetka Lloyd Room

    Test your battle skills against other elite players to see who the ultimate champion is. We will be playing on the Nintendo Switch.

  28. Foray Into Fall Cocktails - Age 21 (Virtual)

    September 30, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Summer's been great, but it's time to put away the Rosé and say so long to the Gin & Tonics for a while. Crisper temperatures and autumnal colors beg for cocktails with deeper flavors and darker spirits. Join local mixologist Cheryl Heisler of Mixed metaPours as she ladles the bounty of the season into libations and demonstrates how to make them. Ingredient Lists will be emailed to registrants one week in advance for all those who want to mix with Cheryl. (21 and over only, thanks.)