SW Summer Fun Guide Zone C 051817


SW Summer Fun Guide Zone C 051817

10 | May 18, 2017 | 22nd century media Summer Fun Guide


Events aplenty this summer

at Frankfort Public Library

Summer at the library is non-stop

fun. The theme this year is “Build a

Better World.” There will be more than

50 children’s program, including new

labs on science, technology, engineering,

art and math (STEAM).

Adults can build a better world on

Saturday, June 10 at our first bi-annual

electronics recycling event and volunteer

fair. Bring your outdated or broken

electronics to our event for free; certified

disposal with A M Greentek and

stop in to discuss volunteer opportunities

with representatives from more

than 20 local service organizations.

All ages are encouraged to engage

their brains to build a better world by

reading! Summer reading programs

begin Monday, June 5. Register online

at www.frankfortlibrary.org. Reading

can: fight Alzheimer’s, expand your

learning, improve your mood, give

yourself therapy, enhance your memory,

help you be more attractive, boost

your analytical thinking, expand your

vocabulary, encourage your writing,

teach you to empathize and be a leader.

As corroborated by: Proceedings of

the National Academy of Sciences,

American Educator, National Endowment

for the Arts, Kumon Centers,

American University consumer behavior

research, Center for Reading and

Language Research, Tufts University,

Dept. of Psychology, Northwestern

University, Journal of Direct Instruction,

Nell K. Duke & Annie M. Moses,

10 Research-Tested Ways to Build

Children’s Vocabulary, University of

California, Riverside, University of

Buffalo and other citations too numerous

to mention.

Submitted by Frankfort Public Library,

21119 S. Pfeiffer Road in Frankfort. For

more information, call (815) 469-2423 or

visit www.frankfortlibrary.org.

Lincoln-Way Youth Strings offer two-week

summer camp of musical fun, learning

Calling all young string

players: Follow that school

orchestra experience by joining

the Lincoln-Way Youth

Strings Summer Camp.

The camp – which will be

held from June 19-29 at Lincoln-Way

East High School

– is two weeks of musical


Every year, LWYS offers a

summer strings camp at East,

culminating in an outdoor

summer concert in Frankfort.

The camp serves all current

violin, viola, cello and string

bass students with at least six

months playing experience

or advanced middle school

students who wish to audition

for the ILMEA District

Junior High Festival.

The LWYS orchestra program

is continuing a nearly

two-decade tradition, with

four orchestras and over 110

young string musicians from

the southwest suburbs coming

together to learn and create


Every fall, new beginning

students can join, as

well. Students receive large

group and small group instruction

and put on fabulous

concerts. The young

musicians display their talents

at the Winter Concert,

Strings Extravaganza Concert

– which features string

musicians in elementary

school all the way through

high school – The ArtWorks!

Festival at Lincoln-Way East

High School, the LWE High

School Symphony Orchestra

Concert and the annual

LWYS Spring Concert.

Guest artists are brought

in to perform with the students.

To note, private teachers

run clinics throughout

the year, and students continue

to learn technique and

literature that will prepare

them for any high school

symphony orchestra. The

top-level Chamber Orchestra

performs at multiple community

events each year, including

village events, high

school events and weddings.

Each year, students enjoy

the winter break and end of

the year parties, participate

in Solo and Ensemble Contest

and audition for the Illinois

Music Educators Association

District Festival. Fall

registration for the 2017-18

season will be Saturday,

September 9 at Lincoln-Way

East High School.

Submitted by the Lincoln-

Way Youth Strings. For more

information, contact Director

Michelle Freeland at youth

strings@lw210.org or visit


Lincoln-Way Youth Strings

summer orchestra

June 19 th –29 th , 2017

Lincoln-Way East High School

JOIN US FOR an amazing musical journey as young string musicians

throughout the Lincoln-Way Area come together to develop their playing

and ensemble skills, work with guest artists, and perform an outdoor

concert as the culmination of our two week camp experience. Those 6th-8th

graders who choose to can also prepare for the prestigious ILMEA District

Festival audition. Anyone with approximately 6 months of playing experience

through 8th grade is eligible to join.

8:30–10:15 a.m. 1-2 years experience

9:45–11:30 a.m. 3+ years experience


Frankfort Square Pavilion

Thursday June 29 st , 6:30pm

Bring a blanket, chairs, and a picnic

dinner... our own Ravinia Festival!

Tuition – $90

(Includes a student designed

summer t-shirt)

For more information or to register, visit www.lwyouthstrings.com

or contact Youth Strings Director Michelle Freeland youthstrings@lw210.org

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