22 | February 16, 2017 | The winnetka Current puzzles winnetkacurrent.com north shore puzzler CROSSWORD & Sudoku THE NORTH SHORE: Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Northbrook, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff Crossword by Myles Mellor and Cindy LaFleur Across 1. Dirty dog 4. Smart guys? 9. Edict of the czar 14. Roth or traditional 15. Dugout 16. Kathmandu country 17. Carry on 19. Really pushed 20. Percolate slowly 21. Creamy middled cookie 23. Loyola Academy field hockey player, Malley 27. Tidbit 32. Groupie 33. Superman’s love 34. Country club next to Glencoe 35. Fur capitalist 36. Old money from Milan 37. Night breathing problem 39. Drop 42. Flair 43. Weekly payments 44. Caviar source 47. Liquorish flavor 48. Swear words? 51. Southern ____ (lovely ladies) 52. Paper clip, e.g. 54. Lord of the kitchen 56. Hebrew month 57. Smug look 61. Regular customers 65. Jonas Salk’s vaccine 66. Back in? 67. Suffix with auction 68. Itsy-bitsy bits 69. Milk dispenser 70. Moistureless Down 1. Way-overpriced item 2. Part of the iris bordering the pupil 3. Ape-man of fiction 4. Get a perfect score 5. Bathroom 6. Directional letters 7. Inquest official 8. Prophet 9. Release 10. E or G, e.g. 11. PC program 12. Return envelope, abbr. 13. Yore 18. Washington VIP 22. Ambulance abbr. 24. Besides 25. Golden in San Francisco 26. Bovid 28. Acting parts 29. Burlesque bit 30. Ireland, once 31. Grazing ground 35. Void 37. Direction at sea 38. Gloomy atmosphere 39. Carvey or Delany 40. Protection: var. 41. Out of concern that 42. Subside 43. Got uncertain 45. Sticky-toed lizards 46. Bat wood 48. Truly 49. Vegas employee 50. Kind of planetarium 53. “Dig in!” 55. Cream 57. Upscale hotel amenity 58. Wisecrack 59. Union labor grp. 60. Canyon feature 62. “___ be great if ...” 63. Rather than 64. “___ any drop to drink,” Coleridge WINNETKA Good Grapes (821 Chestnut Court, (847) 242-9800) Every Saturday: 50 percent off a glass of wine with glass of wine at regular price and same day Writers Theatre Saturday matinee tickets. LENVIEW Johnny’s Kitchen (1740 Milwaukee Ave. (847) 699-9999) ■7:30 ■ p.m. every Friday and Saturday: Live Music The Rock House (1742 Glenview Road (224) 616-3062) ■7:30 ■ p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16: Meir Steinberg ■6 ■ p.m. Friday, Feb. 17: Family Night and Karaoke ■10 ■ a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18: Piper Phillips Acoustic ■8 ■ p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18: Owen Stevenson NORTHBROOK Pinstripes (1150 Willow Road, (847) 480-2323) ■After ■ 8 p.m. Sunday- Thursday: $3 bowling (game) and $4 bocce (hour) GLENCOE Writers Theatre (325 Tudor Court, (847) 242-6000) ■Feb. ■ 22-April 2: ‘The Scene’ WILMETTE The Rock House (1150 Central Ave. (847) 256-7625) ■10 ■ a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18: Saturday Mornings with Sedgewick! The Bottle Shop (1148 Central Ave. (847) 256-7777) ■5-6 ■ p.m. every Saturday: Wine tastings, $10 reimbursed with purchase To place an event in The Scene, email chris@GlenviewLantern.com answers How to play Sudoku Each Sudoku puzzle consists of a 9x9 grid that has been subdivided into nine smaller grids of 3x3 squares. To solve the puzzle each row, column and box must contain each of the numbers 1 to 9. LEVEL: Medium Crossword by Myles Mellor and Susan Flanagan
winnetkacurrent.com LIFE & ARTS the winnetka current | February 16, 2017 | 23 Sharing in the love of activities from yesteryear Alexa Burnell Freelance Reporter To celebrate the season of love old-fashionedstyle, the Winnetka Historical Society welcomed young ladies and gentlemen to its first Valentine Victorian Tea Party Friday, Feb. 10, at its museum, 411 Linden St., where attendees celebrated the holiday and received a fun-filled history lesson all at the same time. Upon arrival, guests worked alongside museum docents who were dressed in traditional Victorian attire, making cards and crafts to give to their loved ones on Valentine’s Day. Helen Weaver, the brainchild behind the event, helped children cut, color and paste, before slippingin a history lesson about the Victorian era. “In the past, there was no access to many of the things we have become accustomed to today,” Weaver said. “For example, there was no running water to do something as simple as washing hands.” She then brought out an elegant bowl and pitcher, explaining that this was the way folks washed hands in days past. Lily Evanich, a student at Greeley School, enjoyed the lesson and the opportunity to pretend she was living in a time period long ago. “I really liked learning about some of the history, especially about how they used to have to wash their hands in beautiful bowls,” she said. After everyone washed the glue and paint off their hands, they were directed to an elegantly set table. Docent Helen Weaver reads a story about Queen Victoria during the Winnetka Historical Society’s Victorian Tea Party on Friday, Feb. 10. PHOTOS BY ALEXA BURNELL/22ND CENTURY MEDIA Children took their seats and were instructed to put their napkins on their laps, while they eagerly awaited heart-shaped sandwiches, cookies, cakes, lemonade and of course, tea. While everyone munched on the tasty treats, Weaver asked them if they knew the age of the Winnetka Historical Society building. After many guesses, she revealed that while the official date isn’t known, they suspect it was constructed in 1869, the same year the Village of Winnetka was founded. Weaver then read a story about Queen Victoria and other tales from the 1800s as attendees listened on. Kelly Shoup, of Winnetka, attended with her daughter and mother, enjoying a fun afternoon out among the three generations. Shoup said she really impressed with the program. Her mother, Evelyne Dolson, said integrating a history lesson into the program was most impressive to her. “How wonderful that these young children are being exposed to such facts about their own hometown and about the Victorian period too,” Dolson said. “I’m just so impressed.” Alexa Conine, also a Greeley student, couldn’t have agreed more with Dolson’s sentiments, saying, “I loved learning about the history. I’ve been here before and I always learn something very interesting.” After filling their tummies, Weaver suggested it was time to “use our brains,” engaging in parlor games once popular long ago. Weaver explained that before there were iPhones, iPads and television, children used only their imaginations to play and create. She then took the children to the front room where there were old-fashioned toys and a vintage doll house. Then, Weaver taught them Victorian-era games such as “pass the glove” and “minister cat.” While Weaver stayed busy tending to the guests, her fellow docents sang her praises for developing such a well-received program. They hope that programs such as the day’s tea party will attract young families and encourage frequent visits to the museum. “Our goal is to reach young families and to engage children in Winnetka history,” said board member Justine Hourihare. “[Helen] really put her heart into today’s event and we were so pleased to see so many families register and enjoy the chance to visit the museum and learn about history.” Once Weaver had a chance to come up for air, she added, “I hope the kids learned that history is not dull, but fun. I wanted to remind them of some of the differences between their lives and the lives of children in the 1800s, but also the similarities. I wanted to emphasize the fact that we can be entertained by using our own brains and creative instincts and we don’t need to be stimulated by digital media to have a good time.” Docent Anne Bahan talks to young guests about the Victorian era. Weaver plays parlor games with the kids.