No need to fight the snow and travel to Chicago during these cold winter months. The North Shore provides ample opportunities to get out of the house and still stay local.
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Here is a sample of just some of the things going on the weekend of January 8-10.
The Art Center of Highland Park plans a member and faculty showcase Opening Reception on January 9 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This is a yearly exhibition of the teachers, students, and members of The Center.
It’s Teen Skate Night at Watts Ice Arena sponsored by Glencoe Junior High Project and Glencoe Youth Services. A DJ will be keeping it lively while teens skate and play broomball. $5 daily fee, $4 skate rental, Fri., Jan. 9, 7-9pm, Watts Ice Arena, 305 Randolph St., Glencoe.
Enjoy an evening with classic and contemporary rock band VanHouten at The Rock House. Free event, Sat., Jan. 10, 8:00 pm, The Rock House, 1150 Central Ave, Wilmette.
Local author John McEvoy will be at The Book Stall discussing and signing his latest Jack Doyle mystery, High Stakes. Free event, Sun., Jan. 11, 1pm, The Book Stall at Chestnut Court, 811 Elm St., Winnetka.
Thomas A. Heinz, Chicago architect and author of numerous books on Frank Lloyd Wright, will present a slide show program focused on Wright’s Ravine Bluffs subdivision in Glencoe. Free event, Sun., Jan. 11, 5pm, Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave, Glencoe. Seating available at 4:30 pm.
Join 15 year old concert pianist Daniel Szefer for An Afternoon of Piano Classics. Free event, Sun., Jan. 11, 5pm, Winnetka Presbyterian Church, 1255 Willow Rd., Winnetka.
Sung Compline, a candlelight service at The Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest, takes place from 6 to 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, January 11. This is a contemplative service in the monastic tradition that the church offers for the six Sundays of Epiphany, offering prayers for the close of day sung by The Church’s Compline Schola. Attendees are invited to come early or stay after for prayer and meditation.
Family Action Network presents Wes Moore, best-selling author, The Other Wes Moore and author of the forthcoming, The Work: My Search for a Life that Matters. Free event, Wed., Jan. 14, 7pm, New Trier H.S., Northfield Campus, Cornog Auditorium, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield.
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