Children’s Theatre of Winnetka will honor co-founder Barbara Weldon and her remarkable 43 years as a director with a retirement gala on April 24 in Matz Hall at the Winnetka Community House. An Evening of Music and Memories will feature Children’s Theatre of Winnetka alumni and current Children’s Theatre of Winnetka cast members performing songs from the shows Weldon directed and contemporary musical theatre favorites. Headliners include notable Children’s Theatre of Winnetka alumni country singer/songwriter Elizabeth Lyons, LA-based actor/writer Chris Yonan, Broadway sensation Betsy Morgan and Chicago Actor/Director/Producer Stephen Schellhardt, recently named director for the Spring 2018 production. The performance begins at 7 pm, followed by a reception at the Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka. Tickets for reserved seats are $10 each and benefit Children’s Theatre of Winnetka. To purchase tickets, visit childrenstheatrewinnetka.com. For more information, call the Winnetka Community House at 847-446-0537.