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The Lake Forest Leader 021617

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2 | February 16, 2017 | The lake forest leader calendar In this week’s LEADER Pet of the Week8 Police Reports8 Editorial11 Puzzles14 Faith Briefs18 Dining Out21 Home of the Week23 Athlete of the Week26 The Lake Forest Leader ph: 847.272.4565 fx: 847.272.4648 Editor Alyssa Groh x21 SPORTS editor Derek Wolff x24 Sales director Teresa Lippert, x22 real estate agent Elizabeth Fritz, x19 Classified sales, Recruitment Advertising Jess Nemec, 708.326.9170, x46 Legal Notices Jeff Schouten, 708.326.9170, x51 PUBLISHER Joe Coughlin, x16 Managing Editor Eric DeGrechie, x23 AssT. Managing Editor Fouad Egbaria, x35 president Andrew Nicks EDITORIAL DESIGN DIRECTOR Nancy Burgan, 708.326.9170, x30 22 nd Century Media 60 Revere Drive Suite 888 Northbrook, IL 60062 Chemical- free printing on 30% recycled paper circulation inquiries Published by THURSDAY Silent movie screening with live music 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. The Gorton Center will feature a performance of Max Linder’s classic 1920s silent film “Seven Years Bad Luck” with an original film score by Lake Forest College student Danny Robles. The performance, conducted by Associate Professor of Music Nick Wallin, will be followed by a question and answer with the composer, conductor, and Professor of Music Don Meyer. Tickets are $5 for students; $10 for the general public. For more information, call 847-234-3100. FRIDAY Ceramic Easter Baskets 4-5:30 p.m. Feb. 17, Stirling Hall, 50 E. Old Mill Road, Lake Forest. Decorate the holiday table with a cheerful ceramic basket. The children will enjoy rolling out clay coils to build an Easter basket with a fancy twist handle. Colorful Easter eggs will adorn the creation. Once the baskets are constructed, they will be painted with glossy glazes. This event costs $34 for residents and $40 for non residents. To register, visit Safe Sitter 9 a.m.- Noon Feb. 17 and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 18, Everett Park, 1191 Everett School Road. The Safe Sitter program is a medically accurate childcare curriculum designed to prepare 11-13 year old children to be safe and nurturing babysitters. Our instructors will teach important life skills - business, medical, and safe habits - in this high quality course. Students learn about a wide variety of topics through discussion, practice, and role-play. Please bring a peanut free lunch and drink to the full day session and a peanut free snack and drink to the half day session. This event costs $92 for residents and $110 for non residents. To register, visit SATURDAY Seuss-A-Bration 1-3 p.m. Feb. 18, Recreation Annex, Everett Park, 1191 Everett School Road. Come and discover the magical world of Dr. Seuss. There will be stories, crafts, snacks and games. The brave will get a chance to try real green eggs and ham. This event is for ages 3-7 and costs $8 for residents and $58 for non residents. For more information, visit www. SUNDAY National Girls and Women in Sports Day 1 p.m. Feb. 19, Lake Forest College Sports and Recreation Center, 555 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest. This event is open to girls ages 6-14 and registrations will be limited to the first 125 registrants. All activities are free of charge. Registration starts at 12:15 p.m., but the program begins at 1 p.m. For more information, visit or call (847) 735- 5295. MONDAY Psychology of learning lecture 4:15 p.m. Feb. 20, Meyer Auditorium on Middle Campus at Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan Road, Lake Forest. Dr. David Uttal of Northwestern University will give a talk entitled, “When and why does spatial thinking matter in learning?” Uttal studies a range of topics in human cognition. For more information, visit or call (847) 234- 3100. WEDNESDAY Author Kathleen Rooney at Lake Forest Book Store 6-7 p.m. Feb. 22, Lake Forest Book Store, 662 N. Western Ave., Lake Forest. Kathleen Rooney will discuss her new book “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk”. Register at (847)234-4420. For more information, visit UPCOMING Hand tied Bouquets 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Lake Forest Flowers, 546 N. Western Ave. Lake Forest. A perfect night out with friends. Join Eileen Weber, AAF as she explores hand tied bouquets and teaches the mechanics in creating these masterpieces. Seasonal assorted flowers will be used. Each participant will take home their design. All materials and professional instruction included in the class fee of $65. Please register in advance online at www. or by calling (847) 234-0017. North Shore Camp Expo 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 25, Sunset Ridge School, 525 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield. Join 22nd Century Media, publisher of The Lake Forest Leader, for this third annual free event that will feature information and personnel from more than 40 camps and businesses. There will also be a balloon artist, face painting, cotton candy, a make-your-own-trail-mix bar station and more. For more information, call (847) 272-4565 or visit www.22ndcenturymedia. com/camp. ONGOING Monthly blood pressure checks 10-11 a.m. on the second Monday of every month, Dickinson Hall, 100 E. Old Mill Road. Nurse Patti Mikes will visit Dickinson Hall to give free blood pressure checks to anyone 50 years old and older. No appointment needed. For more information, call (847) 234-2209. Lake Forest Open Lands: Little Trekkers 1-3 p.m. Mondays through March 12 (no class Feb. 20), Mellody Farm Nature Preserve, 350 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. Set out on an outdoor adventure to discover the wonders of the winter world. Become a nature detective and search for signs of the elusive flying squirrel, winter birds and animal tracks left in the snow. Warm up inside to enjoy a story and create a nature craft. This fun program is for the curious child who likes to explore and make discoveries. This event is for children aged 4 and 5 and costs $150 for members and $215 for non members. For more information, visit www. Read a Latte: Adult Winter Reading Club Through March 31, Lake Bluff Library, 123 E. Scranton Ave., Lake Bluff. Cozy up this winter with cool books and library programs and earn a hot beverage. Join the Adult Winter Reading Club and win prizes: It’s as easy as tic-tac- toe. Turn in completed reading log and receive two free pre-publication books and a coupon for a free coffee, tea, or cocoa generously donated by Hansa Coffee Roasters. For more information, visit www.lakeblufflibrary. org. Pickle Ball 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Lake Forest Recreation Center, 400 Hastings Road. Come on out and play America’s fastest growing sport. Purchase four days of play for $15 or pay a $5 drop-in fee. CROYA Weekly Meetings 4-5 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, CROYA, 400 Hastings Road, Lake Forest. Take a mid-week break to make friends, learn about volunteer opportunities, vote on community events, join a CROYA subcommittee, take on leadership roles and have fun. The middle school meetings are 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays at CROYA. The high school meetings are 7-8 p.m. on Wednesdays at CROYA. Toastmasters Club Noon-1 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of the month, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, 1905 W. Field Drive, Lake Forest. Toastmasters is an international organization that aims to help communication and leadership skills for professional and personal growth with unlimited potential. This club is open to all. Visit lfgsm. for more information. To submit an item for the community calendar, contact Editor Alyssa Groh at or (847) 272-4565 ext. 21. Entries are due by noon on the Thursday prior to publication date.

® news the lake forest leader | February 16, 2017 | 3 LF Parks and Recreation hosts first Daddy Daughter Winter Ball Alyssa Groh, Editor Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Center was filled with mini princesses and their fathers on Saturday, Feb. 11, as community members gathered for the Daddy Daughter Winter Ball. The gymnasium of the Recreation Center was transformed into a castle to provide a magical date night for fathers and their daughters. This was the first daddy daughter dance held during the winter for Lake Forest Parks and Recreation. “We noticed a programming area that we had not offered in the past and saw a need to do so to benefit the community,” said John Eldridge, the recreation program manager at Lake Forest Parks and Recreation. “We wanted to offer a special event that would allow for Fathers and their Daughters to come out and have fun spending quality time together.” The daughters dressed up as their favorite princess while most dads were dressed up in suits for an evening of fun with their little princess. “We wanted to make it close to Valentine’s Day, so that the fathers could spend time with those most special to them,” Eldridge said. The night began with Lake Forest Dance Academy instructor Denita Inez teaching the waltz. After learning to dance, attendees enjoyed dinner and dessert. Please see DADDY, 11 Jared Rhoads, of Lake Forest, waltzes with his daughter Ellison, age 7. Michaela Hutchinson, 6, of Lake Forest, dances at the Father Daughter Winter Ball held on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Lake Forest Recreation Center. PHOTOS BY CLAIRE ESKER/22ND CENTURY MEDIA UPDATE YOUR BATH OR KITCHEN Sign a contract before February 28, 2017 for any remodeling project valued over $ 10,000, and receive a 5 % Cash Allowance toward your project! Call us Today! 847.327.0203 Independently owned and operated franchise. Dream Maker K&B_22nd CenturynMedia_4.8x4.85_011917 THE SPRINGS OF VERNON HILLS DEDICATED MEMORY SPECIALISTS You still have time to reserve your apartment with The Springs of Vernon Hills. We still have a few apartments to choose from Call today to hear more about our wonderful community to call home and learn about our “Meaningful Moments” program! 847-634-9300 Let our family help your family make this difficult decision. 350 South Milwaukee Avenue Vernon Hills, IL 60061