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Event Calendar

  1. Winnetka Farmers' Market

    August 13, 2022, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  2. Schmidt-Burnham Log House Open

    August 14, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  3. Winnetka Farmers' Market

    August 20, 2022, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  4. Schmidt-Burnham Log House Open

    August 21, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  5. Winnetka Farmers' Market

    August 27, 2022, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  6. Fuelfed Coffee & Classics

    August 28, 2022, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  7. Schmidt-Burnham Log House Open

    August 28, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Winnetka Park District Calendar

  1. NEW - Wednesdays in the Woods Evening Concerts: Twinray

    August 17, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    Update: The August 17, 2022 evening concert was originally featuring the band Steely Dad (the Jacks) but due to scheduling, this concert will now feature the band Twinray. Steely Dad will now be playing August 24, 2022 from 6 – 7:30pm. Join us for live music every Wednesday night throughout the summer! Bring chairs + blankets to enjoy the warm summer night with friends and family! This Wednesday concert features Twinray. Twinray’s eclectic mix of rock, roots, pop, and blues has been described as catchy, genre-bending, intense, and fun. The band plays everything from Fleetwood Mac to Usher. Attending the weekly concerts? Register for the events to receive weekly Wednesday in the Woods emails to stay up-to-date on what to expect, food + drink options, weather updates, and more. Learn More + Register   Thank you to our sponsors:  

  2. Committee + Regular Board Meeting

    August 18, 2022, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Carleton Washburne School, 515 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093

    The agenda will be posted 48 hours in advance of the meeting. View Board Meeting Information

  3. Movies in the Park: Clifford the Big Red Dog

    August 18, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    This movie night is dog-friendly! It’s free to attend the movie but please register to receive pre-event Movie in the Park emails to stay up-to-date on what to expect, weather updates, and more. Learn More + Register   Thank you to our premier event sponsor:

  4. DICK'S Sporting Goods: Gear Up

    August 19, 2022, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    @
    DICK’S Sporting Goods, 275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL, 60062, United States

    Our partner, DICK’s Sporting Goods, is offering you a 20% off discount throughout the store to help you gear up for the season! The coupon is valid in-store August 19 – August 22 at the Northbrook location (275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook) and the Glenview location (1900 Tower Dr, Glenview). Download Coupons

  5. 50th Anniversary Friday Fun Skate

    August 19, 2022, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Ice Arena, 490 Hibbard Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    Join us for FREE public skating and skate rentals* to help us celebrate our 50th anniversary! There will be raffles, snacks, beverages, and more. *limited skate rentals available, first come, first serve basis

  6. DICK'S Sporting Goods: Gear Up

    August 20, 2022, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    @
    DICK’S Sporting Goods, 275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL, 60062, United States

    Our partner, DICK’s Sporting Goods, is offering you a 20% off discount throughout the store to help you gear up for the season! The coupon is valid in-store August 19 – August 22 at the Northbrook location (275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook) and the Glenview location (1900 Tower Dr, Glenview). Download Coupons

  7. DICK'S Sporting Goods: Gear Up

    August 21, 2022, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    @
    DICK’S Sporting Goods, 275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL, 60062, United States

    Our partner, DICK’s Sporting Goods, is offering you a 20% off discount throughout the store to help you gear up for the season! The coupon is valid in-store August 19 – August 22 at the Northbrook location (275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook) and the Glenview location (1900 Tower Dr, Glenview). Download Coupons

  8. DICK'S Sporting Goods: Gear Up

    August 22, 2022, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    @
    DICK’S Sporting Goods, 275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL, 60062, United States

    Our partner, DICK’s Sporting Goods, is offering you a 20% off discount throughout the store to help you gear up for the season! The coupon is valid in-store August 19 – August 22 at the Northbrook location (275 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook) and the Glenview location (1900 Tower Dr, Glenview). Download Coupons

  9. UPDATE - Wednesdays in the Woods Evening Concerts: Steely Dad

    August 24, 2022, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    @
    Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    Update: Steely Dad will now be playing August 24, 2022 from 6 – 7:30pm instead of August 17, 2022. Join us for live music every Wednesday night throughout the summer! Bring chairs + blankets to enjoy the warm summer night with friends and family! This Wednesday concert features Steely Dad, formerly known as The Jacks. This hometown favorite plays a variety of music from all eras — from The Doors and Van Morrison to the Kings of Leon and Neon Trees. Attending the weekly concerts? Register for the events to receive weekly Wednesday in the Woods emails to stay up-to-date on what to expect, food + drink options, weather updates, and more. Learn More + Register

  10. Special Board Meeting

    August 25, 2022, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Hubbard Woods School, 1110 Chatfield Road, Winnetka, IL, 60093

    The agenda will be posted 48 hours in advance of the meeting. View Board Meeting Information

  11. Park Takeover

    August 27, 2022, 5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    @
    Dwyer Park, 856 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL, 60093, United States

    Join Hot Shots Sports and the Winnetka Park District for a fun-filled day of sports, fitness, and games perfect for the entire family! Dwyer Park will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course providing your kids a fun, adrenaline-pumping experience. Looking for a little more action? Sign up for the family Nerf-Battle, perfect for a father-son duo looking for a fun time, or anyone looking to storm our custom-built Fortress Battle Field. Other activities will include carnival-style skill contests, our super mini warriors course, and other park-related games. This event is free to attend. The Ultimate Warriors Obstacle Course and Elite Nerf Battle cost $20 per person, all other activities are free. Learn More + Register

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library Calendar

  1. Glitter and Glue (In-Person)

    August 12, 2022, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Children's Craft Tables, Northfield Library

    Join us at the Northfield Library for a fun craft!

  2. Nelson Algren - Chicago's Neglected Prophet (In-Person)

    August 13, 2022, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Prophets are never respected in their own country and that was certainly true of Nelson Algren in Chicago and the United States. Writing about the poor and the underclass in a time of prosperity, Algren was controversial during his time, and efforts were made to censor his work. Now he is less well-known than other American writers, though his influence was great. Award winning reporter and author, Mary Wisniewski, will talk about Algren's life, his relationship with existentialist Simone de Beauvoir, and his increasing relevance in today's economic and political times.

  3. Cook Along: Mediterranean Cooking Class (Virtual)

    August 14, 2022, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Make a lovely Mediterranean dinner during this live 90-minute cooking demonstration by Kristyn Slick. She will teach you how to make 2-3 Mediterranean dishes, while you cook along from your own kitchen. Question and answer will be available throughout the program, and an ingredients list is included in the attachments below. We will not be making the Greek Orange Honey Cake in the ingredients list, Chef Kristyn included that as a bonus!

  4. Crafternoon!- Summer Camp Edition (In-Person)

    August 15, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for an afternoon crafting fun. Stay the whole time or drop in when you’d like!

  5. Art Explorers Jr. (In-Person)

    August 15, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Customize a keychain by using reverse glass painting technique and acrylic paints. Ages 10 .

  6. Library Board Meeting

    August 15, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

  7. Art Explorers Jr. (In-Person)

    August 16, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Come make a beautiful painting! We have a variety of art supplies to let your creative side shine! Ages 5

  8. Keychain Painting (In-Person)

    August 16, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room

    Customize a keychain by using reverse glass painting technique and acrylic paints. Ages 10 .

  9. Zip-Up Pouch

    August 16, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Studio

    Learn to use or try out the sewing machines that are available in The Studio. This program is available on a first come, first served basis.

  10. Chicago's Riverview Park with Leslie Goddard (Virtual)

    August 16, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Chicago's Riverview Park was once the “world’s largest amusement park.” It boasted the world’s first suspended roller coaster and first parachute ride.Today, it’s merely one of Chicago’s best loved memories. The names alone evoke nostalgia: the Pair-O-Chutes, Aladdin’s Castle, Shoot the Chutes and of course, the Bobs roller coaster. Join historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D. for a look back at the history of Riverview, from its opening in 1904 to its sudden closing in 1967. Register The Zoom link will be sent near the date of the program.

  11. The Studio Pop-Up Event at Northfield Library - Sand Art Terrarium (In-Person)

    August 17, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Create a sand art terrarium to take home. All supplies will be provided.

  12. Small Business Mentoring with SCORE (In Person)

    August 17, 2022, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    SCORE North Cook & Lake counties provides mentoring to local small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Current and potential entrepreneurs can benefit from the experience of retired volunteer executives to develop business plans and grow businesses. Register for a one-hour appointment at the Winnetka Library by contacting our SCORE volunteer Rick Rubenstein at rick.rubenstein@scorevolunteer.org.

  13. Baby Builders (In-Person)

    August 18, 2022, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Enjoy free play with foam blocks and other building and play materials for our youngest friends. An opportunity to socialize and make new friends. Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver.

  14. Kingdom of Wrenly Party (In-Person)

    August 18, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us to explore the world of Lucas and Clara from Jordan Quinn’s series The Kingdom of Wrenly with crafts and activities. Youth Summer Event

  15. Exercise with Be40Strong (In-Person)

    August 18, 2022, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Join us for group personal training designed for students 60 and older. Learn how to exercise safely and get stronger. We will adapt the program to fit the needs of each individual, from beginners to consistent exercisers.

  16. Canceled: Zip-Up Pouch

    August 18, 2022, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Studio

    Learn to use or try out the sewing machines that are available in The Studio. This program is available on a first come, first served basis.

  17. Self-Care for Busy People (Virtual)

    August 18, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Julie M. Gentile, author of 108 Yoga and Self-Care Practices for Busy Mamas and How to Stay Calm in Chaos, shares uplifting self-care practices to bring balance to life's busyness. This program will be recorded.

  18. Chair Yoga (Virtual)

    August 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Virtual

    Join instructor Isabel Raci, C-IAYT, for a session of gentle chair yoga and guided meditation. Tune in to stretch, breathe, gain flexibility, and strengthen the body in an accessible way​ with seated poses. ​Perfect for beginners, students will leave class feeling relaxed and grounded.

  19. Sensory Shenanigans (In-Person)

    August 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us on the lawn outside of the Youth Services department for an hour of interactive free play. Activities in this program will foster fine and gross motor skills, and concepts through play! This program is sure to be a little messy (and fun!) So wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! In the event of inclement weather, program will be held indoors.

  20. Spanish Bilingual Storytime (In-Person)

    August 20, 2022, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Introduce your family to Spanish through simple stories, music, and hands-on activities with dual language educator Cecilia Hagist. For ages 3-8. Siblings are welcome.

  21. Create a Franken-T-shirt

    August 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Drop-in with two shirts (or more) to cut and re-sew into a new, wearable shirt creation.

  22. Pop-Up Storytime (In-Person)

    August 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Visiting the Farmer's Market? Stop over afterwards for a special Saturday morning storytime.

  23. Library Closed

    August 21, 2022 - August 22, 2022, 12:00 AM

  24. End of Summer Celebration (In-Person)

    August 21, 2022, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Join us in Crow Island Woods Park for a celebration of the end of summer and beginning of Library Card Sign-Up Month with fun activities for everyone including face painting, balloon animals, music, the Kona Ice Truck, a scavenger hunt and more! The Schmidt-Burnham Log House will also be open for tours by the Winnetka Historical Society. Both locations of the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District will be closed for this event. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, the event will be held in the Washburne School gymnasium. Thank you to our sponsors: Fields BMW Northfield & Friends of the Library This event made possible in partnership with the Winnetka Park District, Winnetka Historical Society, and the Winnetka School District 36. Youth Summer Event

  25. Hot Summer Swing - Live Concert with Petra the Jazz Singer (In-Person)

    August 22, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    @
    Northfield Library, Northfield Library

    Experience live music with jazz vocal/guitar duo Petra van Nuis and guitarist Andy Brown. Come and enjoy the beautiful auditory landscape they create with seasonal songs of Summer and sunshine.

  26. Manga Book Club (In-Person)

    August 23, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room

    Which is better, reading the manga or watching the anime? We will discuss which version of a story does it better while enjoying some Japanese snacks.

  27. Murder, Mayhem, and the Mob: Chicago's Beer Wars (In-Person)

    August 23, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Northfield Library, Northfield Library

    Clarence Goodman will take us back in time on a journey to the Roaring Twenties. Learn about Al Capone, Prohibition, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, and the relationship between the three.

  28. Resin Keychains

    August 24, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Studio, Winnetka Library

    Make a personalized resin keychain by adding laser-cut elements, botanicals, or glitter inclusions. Teens and Adults.

  29. Explore Winnetka’s Oldest Homes (Virtual)

    August 24, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Join the Winnetka Historical Society to learn about the village’s most historic homes that are still standing! Glean insight into the architecture and architects, hear fascinating stories about the people who inhabited these homes, and learn how they have changed over time.

  30. Toddler T-Rex Tea Party (In-Person)

    August 25, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Join us for tea (or lemonade), crafts, and t-riffic fun as we celebrate dinosaurs and etiquette. Ages 2 .

  31. Exercise with Be40Strong (In-Person)

    August 25, 2022, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    @
    Northfield Community Room, Northfield Library

    Join us for group personal training designed for students 60 and older. Learn how to exercise safely and get stronger. We will adapt the program to fit the needs of each individual, from beginners to consistent exercisers.

  32. Summer Film Series: The Invitation (Virtual)

    August 26, 2022 - August 27, 2022, 12:00 AM
    @
    Virtual

    Register to receive a pre-recorded introduction and criticism by our resident film expert Scott Siegel, along with a link to watch the film at home through our Hoopla or Kanopy streaming services. There's something not quite right at this party...

  33. Glitter and Glue (In-Person)

    August 26, 2022, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    @
    Northfield Children's Craft Tables, Northfield Library

    Join us at the Northfield Library for a fun craft!

  34. French Bilingual Storytime (In-Person)

    August 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Introduce your family to French through simple stories, music, and hands-on activities with French educator Nancy Shively. For ages 3-8. Siblings are welcome.

  35. Hand Lettering in Procreate (In-Person)

    August 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room, Winnetka Library

    Follow along and learn hand lettering techniques in Procreate. Patron must bring their own iPad with Procreate installed and Apple Pencil or another stylus.

  36. Messy Mondays (In-Person)

    August 29, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Drop-in for a messier craft and leave the clean-up to us! For families.

  37. Organizing Quick Tips and Cool Hacks (Virtual)

    August 29, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    @
    Virtual

    Professional Organizer and Speaker, Jennifer Barnes, will share some cool hacks that you can use to bring organization to some common problem areas, and tips that will help you organize anything, anywhere, with anyone! .

  38. Family Storytime (In-Person)

    August 30, 2022, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room, Winnetka Library

    Singing, dancing, stories, and bubbles! Ages 0-5 with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  39. Move and Play (In-Person)

    August 30, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room

    Join us for 30 minutes of music, movement, and a story for kids 5 and under with their caregivers. Optional stay and play until 11 after we get our wiggles out!

  40. Dungeons & Dragons (In-Person)

    August 30, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    @
    Winnetka Community Room

    A darkness spreads through Ravenloft causing its people to suffer. Join other brave adventurers to fight back evil and complete quests. Rise through the Guild ranks to obtain great power and treasure. Age 10

  41. House Number Address Plaque

    August 30, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    @
    Winnetka Studio, Winnetka Library

    Use our laser engraver on provided acrylic to make a custom address number house plaque. Adults.

  42. Baby Storytime (In-Person)

    August 31, 2022, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    @
    Winnetka Lloyd Room

    Join us for a storytime focused on early literacy, complete with stories, songs, baby bouncing and movement exercises for you and your new baby. Ages 0-18 months with parent/caregiver. Tickets for storytime will be available that morning on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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