The WK Living Expo’s upcoming free event promises to be informative and fun for the whole family. Get out and mingle with community members and local business owners while the kids enjoy activities and a special art project.
Sponsored by the Wilmette/Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce, the expo will take place on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church (across from Wilmette Library) in Wilmette.
Residents will have the opportunity to explore a variety of booths and vendors highlighting a range of products, services, and activities available in the communities of Wilmette and Kenilworth.
Local wellness providers, area merchants, financial service representatives, and other businesses will be on hand to share informa- tion and offer demonstrations.
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute’s physical therapists will offer complimentary evaluations. The Northwest Passage will be on hand to talk about adventure travel opportunities. Lad and Lassie Shop will have Wilmette-themed merchandise for sale. Resource for Intelligent Aging will host geriatric care managers, handyman services, interior design, and financial guidance for people downsizing.
Codeverse, a new business in Wilmette, teaches coding skills for children in grades 1 to 8, as well as a summer camp, and will be on hand to share information. Also for kids, Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse will host a string art project using recycled materials. Other fun activities will include story telling, face painting, and a balloon artist on hand.
Women of all ages will love the fashion show featuring designer outfits from the YWCA Shop for Good. Go Green Wilmette, a local organiza- tion raising environmental awareness and inspiring people to take action to create a more sustainable community will share information about volunteer opportunities and upcoming events and programs. Grins on Green Bay pediatric dentist will be on hand to answer dental-related questions.
There will be free snacks, giveaways, and raffle drawings for prizes. Belacosa, Nick’s Neighborhood Grill, and Wilmette Massage Therapy are just a few businesses donating gift certificates for raffle prizes.
Lots of fun and the opportunity to learn will make for an informative, interactive event for families. Don’t forget to enter the drawings for prizes.
The free WK Living Expo will take place at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1235 Wilmette Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Free parking is available. For more information, visit wilmettekenilworth.com.