If you’re visiting garage sales this summer–or hosting one of your own–keep your eye out for children’s books. Bernies Book Bank is collecting children’s books and will actually pick them up from your house … or if it’s more convenient, you can drop them off at Wisma in Lake Bluff, one of BBB’s local book drop partners.
There are still last minute spots available in Chef Gale Gandâ€™s first cooking class at Elawa Farm on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first class will feature dishes around tomatoes. Participants will make a fresh tomato sauce, an heirloom tomato bisque from her latest cookbook Brunch!, and they’ll learn to make pasta from scratch.
When top sailors in the 470 Class met off Forest Park in their National Championship regatta Friday through Sunday, August 5 -7, and the event turned into a match between the college sailing coach who owns an Olympic Gold Medal and the high school coach who wants a chance to win one.
A U.S. District Court judge issued an opinion on Aug. 5 in the case officially known as Michael v. Letchinger, but casually referred to as the Armenian church v. Lake Bluff.
Janis Novotny passed away at her home in Napa on Aug. 3. She was a longtime resident of Lake Bluff prior to moving to Napa with her husband in 2001.