Stay tuned to changes in local event schedules here.
Barrington’s White House offers events virtually and with limited capacity gatherings as per state guidelines. See page 55 of the magazine for details. Visit barringtonswhitehouse.com.
Through October on Thursdays
The Mary Gardner Foundation in conjunction with the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is looking for another donor to match their pledge/contribution of $400,000 for the shelter’s new facility. Contact Ashley Feck, Dir. of Development at 847-361-1886 or email@example.com.
A virtual summer camp that creates fun, age-appropriate conversations for students to learn how to change the world. Based on our high school program called the Hope’s In Academy, this modified course will help middle school students learn about social impact and meet various nonprofits in the Barrington area. The camp will be hosted by our Exec. Dir. Courtney McGovern who co-founded HOPE’S IN with her twin sister while they were juniors at BHS. Sign your child up here: hopesin.org/ hopes-in-academy-jr.
Free Zoom Webinar: Through Shire Law Group’s PowerPoint presentation and a discussion, participants will be able to explore the mechanics of Medicaid and come away with an understanding of the process and strategies for planning. Reservations are required. Please call 847-462-0885 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. After registration access info will be emailed.
Shop Barrington stores and enjoy special sales throughout. *The Barrington Wine Walk is only on Saturday, July 25, from 2–6 p.m.* Participating merchants will offer a 1 oz. pour at their store. Check-in for the wine walk is at 2 p.m. at Neoteca, 130 N. Hough St. Tickets ($25) can be purchased in advance at: barringtonchamber.com. A souvenir wine glass and map will be provided at check-in. This is a great day to support Barrington merchants with your friends!
Zoom Webinar: This workshop provides senior care workers, adult children with aging parents, and older adults with information to identify signs of medication misuse, recognize how medications and alcohol interact, and tips for using medications safely. Join us for $5, 1 CE credit will be awarded to IL nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators. There is no fee for community members, consumers, and those not needing CE credit. Reservations required. Call 847-462-0885 or email email@example.com. After registration, access info will be emailed.
Begin the day with a lunch and practice at the driving range, followed by a scramble including contests, games, and a celebratory dinner with prizes. Thanks to top sponsors: Idealease Inc., Barrington Heating and Air, Shake Guys, and Barrington Bank & Trust Co., N.A. To register, call 847-381-2525 or visit barringtonchamber.com.
Elderwerks and will host two days of free virtual education for caregivers, adult children, older adults, and seniors. Choose from 22 classes. Register at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 855-462-0100.
Interested new members can contact co-chairs Carolyn McNamara and Maureen Bozduman at: email@example.com. Events are also posted on BJWC’s Instagram page @barringtonjuniorwomensclub, Facebook, or bjwc.org.
The Riding Club of Barrington Hills and Barrington Hills Polo Club invite you to return to the way the game of polo is meant to be enjoyed, where polo players and fans of all ages can gather in a world-class venue for the sport and lifestyle. Visit barringtonhillspolo.com. Tickets are $20 at the gate.
The Fox River Valley Hound Heritage Foundation presents a panel on the effects of COVID-19 on our environment. Details on
page 54 of the magazine.
Allstars of Project Runway: Enjoy cocktail hour, a fashion show, live auction, and afterparty. Learn more at journeycare.org/runway.
Join Safehouse Farm Alpacas for a free, family friendly event. View live demos and shop for alpaca products. For details, check Facebook at Ye Olde Alpaca Shoppe/Safehouse Farm Alpacas. Contact Linda McGill, owner, at 847-209-5513 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit them also at Barrington Farmer’s Market.
Safehouse Farm Alpaca Tours must be pre-scheduled. Visit Ye Olde Alpaca Shoppe for unique and practical alpaca items and informative tours and classes. Set a time for your groups personal shopping and tour. See contact info above.
Sponsored by Church World Service, the Walk will begin at Saint Anne Catholic Community, 120 Ela St., Barrington on Sunday, October 11. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the Walk will begin at 1 p.m. Please watch for updates in case the pandemic creates a change in these plans. It’s easy to sign up and donate to our walk. Visit the Crop Hunger website: crophungerwalk.org/barringtonil to register or donate.
This special event is open to the public. Enjoy a boutique, unique baskets, and select vendors offering their specialties. This year’s featured drama is “Plymouth Pilgrims: The 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Voyage” as told by actor Terry Lynch in the role of Plymouth Governor William Bradford. Tickets are priced at $50 per person. Doors open at 11 a.m., Tea served at 12 p.m., Drama at 12:45 p.m. Call 847-381-2950 for reservations and leave a message. To learn more, visit signalhilldar.com.
“Feels Like Home” is the fundraiser for SCCR’s capital campaign (see article on page 40). Opportunities to commemorate a beloved person or pet are listed on their website at: sccrescue.org. Email: email@example.com. Tickets will be available on their website August 1. This event sells out quickly and sponsorship opportunities are available by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
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