Kids' Books for Summer

School is almost over, and that eager glint is growing in your child’s eyes. Keep them reading between art camp and swim lessons with our lists of suggested “new classics”—well-reviewed and award-winning books published in the last few years. PRE-K – 1ST GRADE The Curious Garden Written and illustrated by Peter Brown 2010 Illustrator of […]

Volunteer Opportunity Fair For Students & Recent Grads

The Volunteer Center & The Winnetka Community House invite you to a… Students – teens through grad school and/or their parents are invited to attend the Volunteer Opportunity Fair this Tuesday, March 23 at The Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka,  from 4:00-5:30. Line up a summer experience, an extended volunteer position, an internship […]

Active Women: Exercise Now to Prevent Problems Later

If they invented a pill that prevented osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes and dementia as you aged, would you take it? Heck yes. Sign me up. Especially if that pill had a side effect of slimmer hips and a flatter belly. The line to the pharmacy would be out the door. It already exists. It’s called […]

Windy City Rollers Makes a Great Girlfriends’ Night Out

Looking for a break from wine tastings and book club get-togethers? Feed your wild side with a trip downtown to watch a few of your North Shore neighbors on wheels with the Windy City Rollers. The popular girls-on-wheels sport was first coined “roller derby” by the Chicago Tribune back in 1922. Four teams make up […]