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In this week’s


Police Reports6

Pet of the Week8


Faith Briefs18

Dining Out21


Home of the Week24

Athlete of the Week27

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Brunch and Learn Nature

Workshop - Coyotes

10-11:30 a.m. June 6,

Heller Nature Center,

2821 Ridge Road, Highland

Park. Enjoy a delicious

catered brunch

followed by a fun and

informative discussion

about coyotes. This program

is sponsored by

Comfort Keepers of Chicago

North Shore and are

presented in cooperation

with the Highland Park

and Lake Forest/Lake

Bluff Senior Centers. Fee

is a senior center member/non-member.


the Highland Park Senior

Center at (847) 432-4110

to register.


Summer Art in City Hall

Artwork due

4-4:45 p.m. June 7, The

Art Center Highland Park,

1957 Sheridan Road,

Highland Park. Please

submit one to three images

and the entry form

to zcarlson@theartcenterhp.org

by June 7. Images

must be high resolution

JPEG files saved

in the following format:


Name. For more information

please contact The

Art Center Highland Park

at (84)432-1888 or email



Sicilian Wine Seminar

Featuring the Gulfi Estate

6-8 p.m. June 7, Binny’s

Beverage Depot, 153

Skokie Valley road, Highland


Italian wine experts

and importers Robert

and Danny Simeone will

guide you through a history

of winemaking in

Italy and will focus on

Gulfi, described as one of

the best producers of Nero

d’Avola in Sicily. To register

for $20 per person,

visit www.binnys.com/



Go Highland Park

Community Walk

9:30-10:30 a.m. June

8, Community Park at the

Recreation Center of Highland

Park, 1207 Park Ave.

W., Highland Park. Join

your friends, neighbors and

family for Go Highland

Park’s first community

walk. Walkers will meet at

the south entrance of the

park and walk together.

The Recreation Center of

Highland Park will be hosting

five exercise stations

along the walk that will be

fun for all ages.

Foraging For Edibles

1-4 p.m. June 8 (Rain

date: June 9), Infinity

Foundation, 1280 Old

Skokie Road, Highland

Park. Walk through the

woods and surrounding

neighborhood with Chicago’s

only full-time professional

forager, Dave Odd,

finding edible, medicinal

and useful plants. For

more information on this

guide to things that grow

in your backyard and registration

visit www.infinityfoundation.org.


Community Park Design

Public Open House

6:30-8:30 p.m. June 10,

West Ridge Center, 636

Ridge Road, Highland

Park. The Park District is

excited to present the final

design development plans

for the Community Park

and the Recreation Center

of Highland Park (the former

HPCC golf course).

The plans to be presented

were guided by feedback

from a community advisory

committee, prior public

meetings, survey input

and in collaboration with

Park District staff, City of

Highland Park staff and

regional partners.


Rocket Painting Party

10-11:30 a.m. June 11,

Highland Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave.,

Highland Park. Wear your

messiest clothes and join

us on the front lawn for a

paint party. We’ll have giant

cardboard rocket ships

for you to decorate.


HPSC: Culinary


10-11:30 a.m. June 12,

Binny’s Demonstration

Kitchen, 153 Skokie Valley

Road, Highland Park.

Resident Chef Scott Becker

will lead you through

an exquisite culinary experience

in Binny’s stateof-the-art


kitchen cooking an egg

white frittata. Participants

will learn how to make a

healthy meal and enjoy the

delicious creation as part

of the demonstration. The

registration fee of $5 will

be generously donated to

the Highland Park Senior



Stories in the Woods

9:30-10:30 a.m. June 13,

Heller Nature Center, 2821

Ridge Road, Highland

Park. Engage in a handson

nature inspired activity,

enjoy a story, take a short

hike with a naturalist. No

pre-registration required.

Fee listed is for one adult

and one child, $3 for each

additional child.

Brain Gym®

7-8:30 p.m. June 13,

Infinity Foundation, 1280

Old Skokie Road Highland

Park. Join licensed

Brain Gym® instructor

Barbara Bednarz for a

free lesson on movements

that strengthen the brain’s

nerve networks. The exercises

will help improve

memory, focus, listening,

vision, organization, cognitive

and coordination

skills. Register at www.


Morning Paddleboard

7-8 a.m. June 15, Rosewood

Beach, 883 Sheridan

Road, Highland Park. Start

your morning off with a

serene paddle on Lake

Michigan. Enjoy the sight

of birds flying, the glimmer

of the sun on the lake

and the sounds of nature.

Life jackets are provided.

Self Defense

10 a.m.-12 p.m. June

15, West Ridge Center,

636 Ridge Road, Highland

Park. Learn to defend

yourself and help your

family be safer no matter

your size, strength, speed

or skill. Children 11 years

old and under must be accompanied

by a parent.

A Shore Good Time with


4-7 p.m. June 15, Park

Ave. Beach, 8 Park Ave.,


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Highland Park. Take a canoe

out on Lake Michigan

and then enjoy baiting a

hook and casting a line off

the shore. End the afternoon

with a cookout and

campfire. You bring dinner,

we provide the grill

and dessert for the fire.

Activities are subject to

change. Fishing is catch

and release.

Festival of Fine Arts

10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 22-

23, The Art Center, 1957

Sheridan Road, Highland

Park. The Art Center’s

Festival of Fine Arts will

display works from around

100 artists focusing on all

different types of art. Activities

for kids, arts talks

and demonstrations, food

and live music will be

available at the festival for

a suggested donation of

$5 per person. For more

information call 847-926-

4300 or email info@amdurproductions.com


Highwood Evening

Gourmet Market

4:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays,

June 5 to Aug. 28,

Everts Park, 130 Highwood

Avenue. Guests are

invited to enjoy dinner,

cocktails and live music

while exploring the market.

Produce, gourmet

cheese, homemade pasta,

breads and pastries are

available for purchase at

the vibrant market.

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