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Dining Out22


Home of the Week24

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Concerts at Ravinia

7 p.m. July 6 - Michael

McDonald and Chaka

Khan. 7:30 p.m. July 7 -

Ravinia Festival Orchestra

- The Music of Queen.

7:30 p.m. July 9 - Maxwell.

7:30 p.m. July 10 -

Lady Antebellum.


Sensory Friendly Magic

1-1:35 p.m. July 8,

Highland Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave.,

Highland Park. Experience

the magic of Jaime

Aponte as he amazes us

all. This one-of-a-king

show includes live animals,

daring, mystery and

illusion. This is a sensoryfriendly

program especially

for children with

special needs and their

families. Tickets are required.


Tidying Up Like Marie


5-6 p.m. July 9, Highland

Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave., Highland

Park. Learn the joys of

tidying. Join us to watch

clips to learn more about

Marie Kondo’s organization

methods and get

hands-on practice with her

folding techniques.


Manet and Modern Beauty

- Behind the Scenes of the

Art Institute’s New Exhibit

10:30-11:30 a.m. July

10, Highland Park Public

Library, 494 Laurel Ave.,

Highland Park. Katie

Kemnitzer, research associate

in the department

of Eruopean painting and

sculpture at the Art Institute

of Chicago, discusses

the museum’s exhibit,

Manet and Modern Beauty,

the first Art Institute

exhibition devoted exclusively

to Manet in more

than 50 years, and the first

to focus on his transformative

last years.

Walking Outdoor


2-3 p.m. July 10, Dayhouse

Coworking, 2057

Green Bay Road, Highland

Park. Spend a half day at

Dayhouse Meditation for

some serene time to work

and take a 30-minute walking

meditation outside

with in-house meditation

guru Vicki Hensley. This

event is free for Dayhouse

members and $20 for nonmembers.

To register visit



Chicago Klezmer Ensemble

7-8:30 p.m. July 10,

Highland Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave.,

Highland Park. Enjoy

modern and traditional

klezmer music. Chicago

Klezmer Ensemble creates

original interpretations

and compositions. This

program is part of the Chicago

YIVO Society Summer

Festival of Yiddish


Stories in the Woods

9:30-10:30 a.m. July 11,

Heller Nature Center, 2821

Ridge Road, Highland

Park. Engage in a handson

nature inspired activity.

Enjoy a story and take a

short hike with a naturalist.

No pre-registration is

required. It is $8 for one

adult and one child, and $3

for each additional child.

Prioritizing Your Business


12-1 p.m. July 11, Dayhouse

Coworking, 2057

Green Bay Road, Highland

Park. You’re a busy

business owner. Not sure

which problems to tackle

first? Join Dayhouse Coworking

member Kanhai

Kapadia (Founder of KGK

Company) to refocus on

what matters: decisionmaking

strategies that successful

CEOs use to continuously

grow revenue

and profit, the real-world

stories that prove those

strategies and an AMA

session for fresh ideas on

your most frustrating challenges.

Free for Dayhouse

Coworking members, $20

for non-members.

Incredible Edible Earth

3-4 p.m. July 11, Highland

Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave., Highland

Park. Learn about the layers

of Earth and the Moon

with food. We’ll build

models using a cacophany

of confections. program

will take place in the meeting


All Things Fishy

6-7:30 p.m. July 11,

Rosewood Beach Interpretive

Center, 883 Sheridan

Road, Highland Park.

Enjoy the art of making

candy sushi. Create a fishpainted

tote bag or picture

to take home. Walk along

the beach as a naturalist

explains our resident fish.

Historical Overview of

Immigration Control in


7-8:45 p.m. July 10,

Highwood Public Library,

102 Highwood Ave., Highwood.

Presentation by

Magdalena B. Wilk, J.D.,

who is an immigration attorney

in Lake County and

also a lecturer in politics at

Lake Forest College.

Photo Scavenger Hunt

10-11:30 a.m. July 13,

Heller Nature Center, 2821

Ridge Road, Highland

Park. Join us for an epic

scavenger hunt. You’ll be

challenged to hunt for specific

Heller locations with

your family while taking

silly photos. Each family

will leave with a surprise.

Summer Astronomy

8:30-10 p.m. July 13,

Heller Nature Center,

2821 Ridge Road, Highland

Park. See Saturn and

the Moon through our telescope.

Bring a blanket to

lay on the grass and view

the stars. If weather is

cloudy we will provide an

indoor program.

Pizza Tasting

4-4:45 p.m. July 17,

Highland Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave.,

Highland Park. Who has

the best pizza in town?

We’re about to find out.

Kids entering 6th-8th

grade are welcome to join

us in a blind taste test to

find the best pizza around.

Registration is required.

Middle school students


Highwood Days

4 p.m.-10 p.m. July 18,

4 p.m.-11 p.m. July 19, 11

a.m.-11 p.m. July 20, 11

a.m.-9 p.m. July 21, Highwood

Metra Station, 317


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Green Bay Road, Highwood.

This year marks the

51st anniversary of Highwood’s

oldest festival.

Complete with carnival

rides, funnel cakes, live

music and tons of food

from local vendors — this

is the most traditional festival

and will not disappoint.

Get Healthy with


6-7 p.m. July 18, Highland

Park Public Library,

494 Laurel Ave., Highland

Park. Join us to get familiar

with the many apps

and wearable devices that

can help you track your

steps, practice good sleep

hygiene, calm your mind

with meditation, motivate

you with great music and



Ukulele Lessons

6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays,

Aloha City Ukes,

453 Roger Williams Ave,

Highland Park. Come learn

how to play simple chords

and songs on the ukulele

with music lovers from the

community. Strum along

with experienced and just

beginning ukulele players,

no need to register. If you

don’t have a ukulele, you

can borrow one from the

stores extensive collection.

For more information visit

the store or contact Aloha

City Ukes on their website


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