There is much to do on the North Shore this weekend and into next week. Daily North Shore encourages everyone to post their events to our North Shore Master Calendar — it is free and easy, and the calendar is widely read. Try it for yourself — click here to submit an event. You can include photos, invitations, fliers and/or other graphics to help communicate the information. It will even generate a map for your venue.
Here is a sample of just some of the things going on February 6 – 12:
Saturday, February 7
Author Ron Lieber
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street, Winnetka
New York Times “Your Money” columnist Ron Lieber speaks about his new book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.
The book is a practical guidebook for parents that covers the basics: the best ways to handle the tooth fairy, allowance, chores, charity, savings, birthdays — and even college tuition.
North Shore Home and Garden Expo
Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel & Conference Center Event Center
601 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Feb. 8)
The event highlights displays of hundreds of home improvement products and services presented by local and national experts for the freshest ideas in remodeling, repairing and beautifying their homes.
Monday, February 9
North Shore Senior Center
161 Northfield Road, Northfield
For most of its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation’s candy — Brach’s caramels, Mars Snickers bars, Wrigley’s gum, Cracker Jack, and more. Author Leslie Goddard presents the fascinating history of these tasty treats.
Tuesday, February 10
Queen of the Sun
Go Green Glencoe Movie & Speaker Series
320 Park Avenue, Glencoe
Jessica Reyes, beekeeper and naturalist for the Heller Nature Center, will help interpret this film, which is a look at the global bee crisis.
Wednesday, February 11
2015 Chamber Mixer
226 Green Bay Road, Highwood
Free for members; guests $10
RSVP: [email protected]
The Highwood Chamber of Commerce mixer provides a way to network among other chamber members and guests and enjoy food and drinks from Highwood’s Del Rio Restaurant. Attendees will learn about media and marketing from Studio226 Media.
Thursday, February 12
“African Christianity Rising – Stories from Zimbabwe”
First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
700 Sheridan Road, Lake Forest
Christianity’s explosive growth in Africa is part of a startling reversal in world history. “African Christianity Rising – Stories from Zimbabwe” chronicles the changing nature of Christianity on the continent. Film director and sociologist James Ault will lead a question-and-answer session following the showing.