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June 21, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: June 23 – 25

I know you are not supposed to leave Chicago in the summer - one must take advantage of the good weather while you can. Unfortunately, work/family duties call so I must leave for a few days. But for those sticking by the golden rule, you will truly be rewarded. This ...

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June 15, 2017

Father’s Day Weekend Fun on the North Shore: June 16 – 18

The Granddaddy of all summer art festivals returns to town this weekend. Yes, I’m talking about the Custer Fair in Evanston.  If you prefer smaller crowds and a little bit more culture, then check out the Ensemble Español Celebration at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts or ...

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June 7, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: June 9 – 11

Talk about summertime fun! From live music, to an art walk, to festivals, to a movie in the park; this weekend has got it going on! Thank goodness the days are longer so you can squeeze it all in! Highlights include the Block Party @ St. Norbert’s, Redhead Days Festival, and ...

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June 6, 2017

Harper School Neighborhood Open House Extravaganza: June 11, 2017

Harper Elementary School Wilmette

For those contemplating a move from city to suburbs, the key question is which community is the best fit and also which neighborhood ticks all (or most) of the important boxes...commute time, school quality, walkability, availability of amenities, etc.

If you're considering Wilmette, you should definitely check out ...

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June 1, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: June 2 – 4

Hopefully you got some extra rest in over the holiday weekend, because this weekend is jammed pack with exciting events for the whole family.  Exercise enthusiasts can choose to watch or participate in the Glencoe Grand Prix, the Tinman Triathlon or the Wilmette Wine Walk (does that count??).  ...

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May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend Fun: May 26 – May 29

It’s the unofficial start to summer! Get your body beach ready with a free yoga/workout classes or sign up for the Essence of Freedom Run.  Looking for something more low key? Enjoy free cooking demonstrations with the kickoff of the Garden Chef Series at the Botanic Garden, help ...

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May 18, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: May 19 – 21

Well we finally got our real taste of Spring this week but who knows how long it will stay. You may need to break out your trusty umbrella and poncho because there are too many great events happening this weekend to let a little rain spoil including the popular Skokie ...

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May 10, 2017

Mother’s Day Fun & More on the North Shore: May 12 – 14

While “surprising” mom with breakfast in bed is always a good call (if kitchen clean-up is included), there are plenty more ways to celebrate mom and have some good “clean” family fun this weekend. Highlights include Motherhood Out Loud, Vintage Market at the Grove, the Evanston Garden Fair, Mother’s Days ...

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May 3, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: May 5 – 7

Make sure you take it easy at any Cinco de Mayo celebrations you may partake in because there is plenty to do all weekend long!  For those looking to burn a few extra calories you can choose from Deer Dash in Deerfield or a unique charity bicycle ride with renown ...

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April 27, 2017

Fun Things To Do on the North Shore: Apr. 28 – 30

While the weather may be iffy, there is no doubt that this weekend is chock full of events for everyone to enjoy! So let’s keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best as you don’t want to miss out on opening Day at Melvin Berlin Park, Beach Dash & ...

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