Coming Up in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff for July 26 and beyond
Cith of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation celebrates 25 years of Forest Park Beach July 27-29.
Updated: August 27, 2012 6:16AM
The Lake Forester welcomes items for the Community Calendar, as well as items for School Digest, Newsmakers and other sections. Items must be received a minimum of 10 days prior to publication; earlier is better. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (847) 599-6902, or mail to Stephanie Mauter, Lake Forester, 1225 N. Tri-State Parkway, Suite 520, Gurnee, IL 60031.
Career Resource Center Inc. is located in Lake Forest at Grove Cultural Campus, 40 E. Old Mill Rd., Suite 105 and provides professional, individualized and comprehensive resources for re-employment. Visit www.CareerResourceCenter.org or call (847) 295-5626.
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American Association of University Women Lake Forest Lake Bluff Branch welcomes college graduates to join with other area grads in stimulating and enjoyable meetings and special interest activities. Call (847) 234-5886 or (847) 295-8814.
Artists on the Bluff meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at Blair Park community room, Green Bay Road and Washington, Lake Bluff (one block north of Route 176). Call Julian Gordon, membership chairman, at (847) 234-2089.
Kiwanis Club of Lake Bluff and Lake Forest holds dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at Village Grill, Lake Bluff Golf Course (Green Bay Road and Washington - one block north of Route 176). Cost $15. Call David Lee at (847) 615-3083.
Lake Bluff American Legion welcomes all veterans. Regular meetings are at 7:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month in the Community Room of the Lake Bluff Public Safety Building. Post activities include Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veterans Day in Lake Bluff, Legion Boy’s State and Girl’s State, Americanism Contest, Vocational Awards and support for the Veteran’s Assistance Program and VA Hospital. Contact Commander David Cimarrusti at (847) 234-5261.
Lake Bluff Garden Club members meet at 11:45 a.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month either in a member’s home or a nearby public facility. Call Membership Chairman Nan Patterson at (847) 295-5058.
Lake Bluff Women’s Club is a philanthropic organization. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at Grace United Methodist Church, 244 East Center Ave., Lake Bluff, from October through May. For membership, call Mary Gustafson at (847) 731-3585.
Lake Forest American Legion welcomes all veterans. Dinner/social meeting is 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday each month. Business meetings are 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday each month. Call (847) 234-9870.
Lake Forest International Club is a non-profit, non-political organization whose purpose through its monthly events is to foster the social, cultural, educational and philanthropic enjoyment of its members and the community. It is open to residents who were either born in another country or have lived abroad for at least two years. Contact Joanna Koperski at (847) 668-0096.
Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago is an organization that promotes appreciation of art for its members. The Art Associates provides art tours, day trips and lectures throughout the year. Call membership chair Grace Roebel at (847) 735-9932.
Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Junior Women’s Club invite all local women to join the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Junior Women’s Club. We’re an open social and philanthropic organization which promotes friendship and community support through meetings and events.
Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the Lake Bluff Golf Course Clubhouse. Contact Membership Chairman Jim Gregory at (847) 234-0216 or Mike Hazen at (847) 223-7500.
Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Running Club meets at 8 a.m. on Saturdays at the Lake Forest East Train Station, rain or shine. Various distances. Call Jenny Spangler, (847) 249-1725, or e-mail: JandMFitness@aol.com.
Lake Forest Symphony Guild is a social and fund-raising organization of the Lake Forest Symphony. New members are always welcome. Call Betty Benton at (847) 234-5279.
Lake Forest Woman’s Club is a social and philanthropic organization dedicated to raising funds for scholarships and “Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.” Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month. Contact Carol Sarsfield at (847) 283-9016.
La Leche League of Lake Forest will meet at 9:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Church of the Holy Spirit, 400 E. Westminster Rd., Lake Forest. Babies and children are welcome. Contact Rachael Spencer at (847) 574-2544.
League of Women Voters - Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area, a non-partisan political organization, invites men and women of voting age to join. Visit our website www.lwv-lflb.org or call Jane Partridge (847) 234-1247.
Mothers Trust Foundation is a nonprofit organization in Lake Forest that provides emergency assistance for children in Lake County. Visit www.motherstrustfoundation.org for a description of the program, to volunteer, to make a donation, or for information about upcoming events. Call the MTF office at (847) 482-9189, or e-mail email@example.com.
People to People International promotes peace through understanding with direct cultural and humanitarian exchanges. For further information, please call Janet Henderson at (847) 295-5699.
The Lake Forest American Legion welcomes the Girl Scout Leadership from Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Highland Park, Highwood, and Fort Sheridan to our Post to use our space. Girl Scout Troop 40848 will also meet at the Post. Those interested in joining the Girl Scouts are encouraged to inquire at their school or speak to Mrs. Doyle or Mrs. Burdiak at (847) 295-5972.
The Newcomers Club of Lake Bluff and Lake Forest is a not-for-profit organization promoting friendship among new residents of these communities through meetings, luncheons, social events and activities. Call Janita Reehl at (847) 235-2780 or visit www.lblfnewcomers.com.
The North Shore Camera Club is a member of the Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association that enjoy a full schedule of presentations, workshops, field trips and competition. Visit www.northshorecameraclub.com or phone Club President Allen Davies at (847) 234-9039.
Join the City of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Department for the 25th birthday celebration of Forest Park Beach July 27-29 at the Beach Bash. There will be a weekend of fun activities for the whole family ranging from astronomy, bonfires, COHO fishing derby, carnival games, Kayak, sailboard and paddleboad, concerts, volleyball tournament and more. Call (847) 234-6700 for more information.
The 58th annual Art Fair on the Square, hosted by the Deer Path Art League, will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 2-3 in Lake Forest Market Square. The juried art show features paintings, ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, sculpture and more. Admission is free.
“A Beautiful Landscape with Minimal Care” will be the topic for the free seminar, hosted by Pasquesi Home & Gardens in Lake Bluff, from 11 a.m.-noon on Sept. 22. Help your landscape recover from the heat and drought of summer as you prepare it for the winter ahead. A one-hour Q & A will follow the seminar. Call (847) 615-2700.
Citadel Theater is offering Early Bird rates on three- and four-show packages for the 2012-13 tenth anniversary season. Call (847) 735-8554 to subscribe for Early Bird packages.
Visit Lake Forest College this summer to see why students attend this school. Schedule a visit any time during the week or attend the Open House Program at 9 a.m. on Aug. 13. The college is located at 555 N. Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest. Call (847) 735-5019.
The “Shop With Spirit” card and the Spirit of 67 Foundation is teaming up with Lake Forest retailers to anyone interested in supporting Lake Forest’s children and business. Call Stephanie Cook at (847) 732-0251. For Spirit membership, contact Fronzie Roemen at (847) 735-1536 or visit www.spiritoffoundation.org.
CROYA (Committee Representing Our Young Adults) is the youth organization for all seventh- and eighth-graders and high school students who live in Knollwood, Lake Bluff and Lake Forest. For more information and an updated calendar of events, visit www.croya.com or call the office at (847) 810-3980.
Activator Music Academy is located at CROYA and offers private music lessons and group classes for ages K-adult. The facility also houses a professional recording studio which is available for student use and private rentals. Visit www.activatoracademy.com for registration information.
Student Union After School Hours: 3:30-5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
TAPS is the teenage placement service. If you are interested in posting or applying for a job, call Marilynn at (847) 615-4304.
Deer Path Art League
The Deer Path Art League strives to spark, nurture and enhance creativity as well as raise awareness and appreciation of the arts in the community. The League’s offices and studio classrooms are located in Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, Saturday by appointment. Visit www.deerpathartleague.org or phone (847) 234-3743 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for our exhibition “Art is…A Photo Festival!” You will be amazed by the wonderful collection of varied images on exhibit at our Photo Festival.
Venus de Miles, Illinois’ first all-women’s road ride, will take place on July 29 in Lake Forest. The inaugural ride will offer 30- and 60-mile options. All distances will begin at the Glen Rowan House, Lake Forest College, 500 N. Sheridan Rd. A post-ride expo follows, complete with women’s spa services, prizes, wine and beer. Proceeds benefit the Greenhouse Scholars, an organization dedicated to helping high-performing, under-resourced students reach their full potential. Visit www.Venusdemiles.com to register.
Join the Villa del Lago Polo Team at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff for a polo match benefitting Equestrian Connection, a therapeutic riding center for adults and children with special needs. Seating is limited. Lawn seats are $75 per person; preferred canopy seating with complimnetary refreshments are $100 per person. Call (847) 615-8696 or www.signmeup.com/85183.
“Art for the Parks” will be the next exhibit and sale presented by Artists on the Bluff. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 25-26, under the Lake Bluff Golf Course tent, north Green Bay Road in Lake Bluff. For sale will be paintings, drawings, water colors, jewelry, and ceramics. There is no entry fee for artists. Thirty-five percent of sale prices will be donated to the maintenance and restoration of the beach, lake front, park areas and to exhibit expenses, a portion of which will be tax deductible for artists.
Lake Forest Chapter of the Infant Welfare Society will host its 45th Annual Antiques & Treasures in the Field on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Deer Path Middle School, 95 W. Deerpath, one mile east of Route 41 in Lake Forest. The event will feature over 50 Midwest dealers and the Treasures Tent filled with items from many Lake Forest estates along with food and baked goods for sale from Bluffington’s Cafe. Admission is $10; children under 12 are free. Call (847) 778-8958.
Bernie’s Book Bank will host two events on Sept. 21: Book Lovers Brunch, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and Birdies & Books Charity Golf Classic, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Lake Bluff Golf Club, 355 W. Washington, Lake Bluff. For details and registation, visit berniesbookbank.org
Ragdale’s Novel Affair 2012 is a two-evening benefit that offers guests a unique opportunity to mingle and engage in conversation with authors from around the country. The weekend begins on Sept. 28 at Exmoor Country Club with a cocktail reception and buffet dinner, and finishes on Sept. 29 with one of the authors at a Chicago or North Shore home. Tickets are $200 for Friday evening with book purchase and signing or $500 for a two-night ticket including Saturday dinner party with an author (no Saturday only). Call (847) 234-1063 or visit www.ragdale.org0
The following camps and events will be offered through GLASA. To register or for additional information, call (847) 283-0908 or email@example.com
Golf, 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesdays, July 10-Aug. 7 at Foss Park, North Chicago; $45
Judo, 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, thru Sept. 6 at Gurnee Judo Club; $78/month
Horsemanship, thru Aug. 16, Tuesdays or Thursdays. Call the House Feathers office at (847) 234-2411 for a convenient time; $15 per half hour lesson.
Scuba Diving, 6:30-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 17-Sept. 4; Northbrook YMCA; $215 (Includes classroom materials)
Cycling, 5-7 p.m., Aug. 7, Independence Groove, Libertyville; and Aug. 21 Skokie Lagoon, Glencoe; $5 per day
GLASA Camps/Special Events
Friday- Water Skiing for ages 7-20, Liberty Lake, Libertyville; $150
U of I Wheelchair Basketball Camp, 9 a.m,-3 p.m., Aug. 1-3 for ages 8-20, at Libertyville Sports Complex; $110/three days or $45/day.
GoGirlGo Overnighter, 1 p.m., Aug. 1 at Inspirational Retreat Center; $150.
Wounded Military Sports Camp with Adaptive Adventure, Aug. 15-18, Chicago.
Lending Closet - Are you looking for a handcycle, wheelchair or beep baseball set to borrow? Why not borrow from our Lending Closet! Contact Tom Daily at (847) 406-9701.
Looking to Volunteer? Interested in sharing your passion for swimming, tennis and various other sports this winter or assist GLASA this spring with our Track and Field program? Contact Cindy Clement, GLASA Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the GLASA website at www.glasa.org for more detailed information.
The following programs are held at Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest. Call (847) 234-6060, visit www.gortoncenter.org
Cooking for Kids, ages 3-1/2 to 6 years - Children will bake a different item each week and bring home their yummy creations. Mondays and/or Fridays, noon to 2:30 p.m. Drop-In members: $75. Non-members: $105. Ages: 3-1/2 to 6 years. Children should bring nut free lunch Adolescent/Adult Manners Class, 2-3 p.m., Fridays - Dogs six months of age and older can learn basic obedience commands taught using training methods that promote trust and teamwork.
Volunteer Opportunities at the Gorton Community Center invites you to participate in Gorton’s mission “To Be the Heart of the Community.” Call (847) 234-6060 or stop by at 400 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest.
If you are looking for quality child care, then Gorton Children’s Drop-In Center is the perfect spot for busy parents to put their children, ages 6 weeks through 6 years. The Center is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call for a tour: (847) 234-2799 or visit us at www.childrensdropincenter.com
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital will hold the following programs. Call Community Education at (847) 234-5600 or the number listed or go to lfh.org/events to register.
Wellness and Prevention:
Freedom from Smoking - Cessation Program - eight-week program at Lake Forest Health and Fitness Center. Register at email@example.com or call (847) 535-7071. Call for cost and dates.
Wellness 180 - Lower your blood sugar and blood pressure from 3:45-4:45 p.m. or 5-6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays or 6-7 a.m. or 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Lake Forest Health and Fitness Center. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 535-7071. Call for cost.
Wellness 180 Lite - This version consists of a cardio workout for half the class time and light free weights the other half. Register at email@example.com or call (847) 535-7071. Call for fee.
Therapeutic Yoga for Arthritis, 1-2 p.m. Fridays in spring, summer and fall. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 535-7071. Eight-week session, $80.
Childhood Immunization Clinic - Walk-in from 9-11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of the month. Bring your child’s immunization records with you. Cost is $10 per dose; no one will be turned away due inability to pay.
Prenatal and Postnatal Simply Strength specializing in band training and free-weights from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Thursdays or 5-6 p.m. Fridays at the Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center and Lindenhurst Health & Fitness Center. Register at email@example.com or call (847) 535-7071. Members free/non-mem. 5 pack $90 and 10 pack $150.
Free Hearing Screenings - Sign up for at either the Lake Forest or Grayslake campus. Contact the audiology department at (847) 535-6114. If you’ve already had a comprehensive hearing test or wear hearing aids, this screening is not for you. Adults only.
Free Speech and Language Screening for Children - If your child is between 3 and 6 years old, schedule an appointment for a free speech and language screening by calling (847) 535-6114. If your child is under 3, request a free phone consultation with a speech language pathologist.
Support:Life After Stroke Support Group,
6:30-8 p.m., first Tuesday of the month in Banquet Room at Lake Forest Health and Fitness Center, 1200 N. Westmoreland Rd., Lake Forest. Call (847) 535-6459.
WomanHeart Support Group - Share your experience with someone who understands your thoughts, concerns and feelings. The group meets once a month from 6:30-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at the Health Educational Center, Lake Forest Campus. Call (847) 987-8074.
Alzheimer’s Support Group meets from 2-3 p.m. and again at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month in the Westmoreland Nursing Center Library, 660 N. Westmoreland Road (adjacent to Lake Forest Hospital). Call (847) 535-6764.
R.T.S. (Resolve Through Sharing) Bereavement Services -- for parents who have lost babies meets from 7-9 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in the Hunter Family Center for Women’s Health, Lake Forest Campus. Call (847) 535-6336.
Bereavement and Grief addresses coping with common symptoms of grief. Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month 3:30-5 p.m. at Lake Forest Hospital, 660 N. Westmoreland Rd. Call Heartland Hospice, (847) 991-0176.
Surviving Motherhood Support Group for new (or not-so-new) moms. Two groups are offered based on your baby’s age, and you can participate regardless of where you delivered. Meets once a month from 10 a.m. to noon at various locations. Call (847) 535-6182.
LEAD is a community organization dedicated to parents and their role in promoting healthy family relationships and preventing alcohol, drug use and other risky behavior by youth. Program information and additional resources can be found at leadweb.org or call (847) 295-9075.
LEAD’s Parent University has been transformed into a year-long series of workshops hosted by LEAD at no cost, for parents of children from preschool through high school. We encourage you to visit www.LEADweb.org to register early. Space is limited,
Speak Up! reminder: Keep any perscription and over-the-counter medication in a secure location where children cannot access it. Dispose of unwanted medication at the Lake Forest Police Department (drop-off in lobby, open 24/7). All medication will be incinerated.
Lake Bluff Public Library:
Lake Bluff Public Library, 123 E. Scranton Ave., offers the following programs. Please call (847) 234-2540 for questions or to register for all programs.
Teen Blog: Join us at the teen blog; get the latest information and goings on, share opinions on books, games, movies and more.
Knitting With Ms. Eliza, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 23 - Knitting Guru, Ms. Eliza can help you with anything from simple hats and scarves to funky patterns and neat stiches. Beginners are welcome in this relaxed, informal group.
Teen Advisory Board meetings, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 16 - Earn volunteer hours, meet new friends and new books, help develope the teen collection. Snack will be served.
Storytime On The Village Green - Fridays at 10:30 a.m., June 8 - Aug. 28. Preschoolers can join Ms. Eliza by the Gazebo for a fun storytime.
A Penny A Book - For Lake Bluff School District 65 Music Dept. Each child in the Summer Reading Program will receive one penny for each book they read.
Dave Rudolf - Rock On!, 11 a.m., July 28 - Rock ‘n’ Roll with multiple award winning performer Dave Rudolf. This event will be held on the Village Green.
Movies And Popcorn, 2 p.m., Aug. 8 - Children can join us for a relaxing afternoon of movies and popcorn. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Film title will be announced.
Lake Forest Public LibraryAdults/Teens:
Lake Forest residents are invited to read Manhunt: The Twelve Day Hunt for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson. The program runs June 1 - Aug. 4, in conjunction with our Summer Reading Programs. Free copies of the book are available to the first 30 residents to register. Limit one per family. Additional copies are available for check-out. A grand prize drawing for a Kindle will take place the first week of August.
Lake Bluff Open Lands is a not-for-profit organization committed to the protection, preservation, restoration and management of open spaces and natural areas in Lake Bluff.
Lake Forest Open Lands is dedicated to conserving our natural environment through land acquisition, habitat restoration, environmental education and conservation advocacy. Visit www.LFOLA.org to register or call (847) 234-3880, ext. 21.
Critter Club for kindergarten – second grade, 4:15-5:45 p.m., Mondays, at Elawa Farm-Wildlife Discovery Center. Get ready to trek to the Middlefork Savanna and our own nature trails as we search for muskrat mounds, fox dens, frog ponds and much more. sign up on line at www.LFrec.com or stop in the Recreation Center office soon.
Deerpath Golf Course offers 18-hole rounds, doesn’t charge greens fees to members, offers special events for members and provides the one of the best public golf courses in the Midwest. Visit our website at Deerpathgolf.com to print out the application and submit them to Deerpath Golf Course. For more information contact Rick Walrath, PGA General Manager (847) 810-3889 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Creative Arts this Spring! Work with many different mediums. Classes are held at our Stirling Hall Art Center at 60 E. Old Mill Road, Lake Forest. Go to www.LFrec.com.
Master Classes with Chef Gale Gand will be offered June - October. Classes will be held from 12:30-3 p.m., call (847) 234-1966 or www.galegand.com:
Stone Fruit, Aug. 15
Soup and the Potage Garden, Sept. 19
Squash, Oct. 17
Lake Bluff Park District:
Lake Bluff Park District offers new classes as well as returning favorites on www.lakebluffparks.org. The Lake Bluff Park District is at 355 W. Washington Ave., Lake Bluff. Call (847) 234-4150.
Weight Watchers meetings are held promptly at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. Weigh-ins begin at 6:30 p.m.
Lake Forest Parks and Recreation:
Sign up for Lake Forest Dance Academy. We offer a variety of programs for 1-year-old through seniors. Ballet, Jazz, Pointe, Modern, Preschool, Tap and Musical Theater. Contact Sandy Ragsdale, (847) 810-3948.
The Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm offers: Children’s classes and camps; exhibits featuring many live animals open to the public. Stop by and visit the Wildlife Discovery Center today. Visit www.cityoflakeforest.com.
St. Patrick Church, 950 W. Everett Rd., Lake Forest offers the following programs/events. Call (847) 234-1401, ext. 208 or www.stpatrick-lakeforest.org to register.
Career Speed Networking takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 7 - 9 a.m. at the Parish Center of St. Patrick Church, 950 W. Everett, Lake Forest. Participants meet with professionals to learn about job prospects and contacts. The event is free.
Hope and Healing Grief Support Group meets from 7-8:15 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at St. Patrick Church Community Room, 950 W. Everett, Lake Forest. Author and Certified Peace Coach Maria Malin moderates the group.
High School Teens and Junior High School youth are invited to participate in St. Patrick Church Youth programs. The year round program features retreats, service projects and social activities. Contact Katie Prejean, Coordinator of Youth Ministry at (847) 234-1401, ext. 203.
Lake Forest High School Class of 1962 will hold its 50th reunion Aug. 17-19. Classmates and former teachers can contact Jane Keenan Belcore at (312) 316-1980 or email@example.com. Facebook-email Jane if you want to be friended on Class of 1962 Reunion Facebook page, www.lakeforest62.com
LFHS Class of 1972 will hold its 40th reunion at 7 p.m. on July 28 at the CROYA Center in Lake Forest. A tour of LFHS will take place at 3 p.m. Contact Julie Schuetz Lowe at firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan Anderson at (847) 287-4788.
Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Senior Center offers a variety of programs. All events require a reservation by calling (847) 234-2209:
Parties, Luncheons, Programs:Fine Art Series:
Botanic Garden at Citadel Theater, 2 p.m., July 20
Movies: Kinyarwanda NR, July 30
Over the Rainbow-A Tribute to Harold Arien at Ravinia, 4:15 p.m. bus, Aug. 5
Lectures, Discussion Groups, Workshops:Friday Focus Lecture Series:
Nothing Will Ever Be the Same..., 10 a.m., July 27
Home Alone discussion group meets at 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month.
Poker, Mah Jongg, Tai Chi, Watercolors, Bridge and current events are continuing.
Posit Science Brain Fitness program - eight-week program, start anytime. Monday-Friday
Knitting with Caryl Sclove , 1 p.m., Mondays for LF-LB Center members
Al-Anon Family Groups (for relatives and friends of alchoholics) meetings are available seven days a week in Lake County. Call (847) 680-4640 or go to www.NIAFG.org
Artists and art lovers are needed to assist at the Deer Path Art League’s Art Fair on the Square. Jobs large and small are available. Service hour credit documentation provided for students. Tasks are outlined on our website: www.deerpathartleague.org
Friends of Mothers Trust Foundation is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to make a difference to children in need. Our volunteers assist with fundraising events, service meetings, public relations, membership and development. Visit www.motherstrustfoundation.org to volunteer, to make a donation, or for information about upcoming events. Call the MTF office at (847) 482-9189, or e-mail email@example.com.
Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Community Associates of the Art Institute are looking for volunteers to present art to primary school children, grades K-five in North Chicago schools. Volunteers do not need to be artists, just enthusiastic about art. Art posters, background info on artists, craft suggestions and art supplies are provided. Call Mary Summers at (847) 295-7419.
LEAD is a community-based organization dedicated to the role that adults play in the promotion of healthy families and the prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drug and risky behavior by youth. LEAD is looking for adult and youth volunteers to help with programs and the office at the Gorton Community Center. For information, call Betty Frank-Bailey at (847) 295-9075.