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November 2019

Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

November 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Meet Mark Guerin

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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You Can See More From Up Here is a coming-of-age tale about the illusion of privilege and the power of the past to inform and possibly heal the present. In 2004, when middle-aged Walker Maguire is called to the deathbed of his estranged father, his thoughts return to 1974. He’d worked that summer at the auto factory where his dad, an unhappily retired Air Force colonel, was employed as plant physician. Witness to a bloody fight falsely blamed on a…

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Meet Michael Antman

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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His dreams are trying to tell him something. Everything Solid Has a Shadow is a novel about “one man’s soul-searching journey to unearth the mysteries of his past and his present (that) unfolds like a hauntingly beautiful dream from which you won’t want to wake,” (Randy Richardson, President, Chicago Writers Association.) This poetic story of dreams, deception, coming to terms with past mysteries and present traumas, and learning what love means is “deeply touching” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “emotionally satisfying” (Kirkus Reviews),…

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Cooking Demo with Chef Rose Deneen

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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2018 Finalist in the Midwest Book Awards in Cookbooks Join a cooking demo and book signing with Cordon Bleu pastry chef and cooking instructor Rosemary Deneen. Her first cookbook, Baking with Vegetables, is filled with more than 50 delicious recipes that turn fresh garden vegetables into tasty baked goods. Chef Deneen is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and has been a pastry chef for more than 20 years. She has baked a variety of desserts at many restaurants and…

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Women’s Recharge Group

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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A group of women get together to discuss various topics. Meetings are every third Saturday of the month, except September 2019. Gather at Hansa Coffee on the second level.

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Meet Shepherd Siegel

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culture connects knowledge from mythology, folklore, popular culture, art, politics, and play theory to make its case: that to be playful means not taking power seriously. At critical mass, power collapses and leaves us swimming about in the waters of the amoral Trickster. New values emerge and could lead to some version of the dystopia that currently drenches popular culture. Or, if people can discern between the authentic contact and exhilaration of play, and…

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Live Trailer of ‘Romance is Such a Funny Thing’

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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In the show, down-on-his-luck singer-songwriter Nick Nickels tries to turn his financial and romantic fortunes around with a musical seminar (or "songinar") on romantic success. His bandmates and his students (the audience) joyfully conspire to give him a hand. Nick's story is one that everybody can sympathize with. That's because it's about a person who has been disappointed in romance, as well as in his career, and is sheepish about trying anything new ever again. But, with the help of…

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Join Sandy Wisniewski for Meditation with Dogs

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on February 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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No, it doesn't mean that your pup will have to do the downward dog! But it could provide some peace of mind while bonding with Fido. WHAT IS DOG MEDITATION?According to petguide.com, Meditation has been proven to provide a wide variety of benefits. In addition to reducing stress and anxiety levels, it can also lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and could protect you from chronic disease. Many of the benefits you receive from meditation can also work for your dog.…

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Live Trailer of ‘Romance is Such a Funny Thing’

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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In the show, down-on-his-luck singer-songwriter Nick Nickels tries to turn his financial and romantic fortunes around with a musical seminar (or "songinar") on romantic success. His bandmates and his students (the audience) joyfully conspire to give him a hand. Nick's story is one that everybody can sympathize with. That's because it's about a person who has been disappointed in romance, as well as in his career, and is sheepish about trying anything new ever again. But, with the help of…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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One Year Anniversary Celebration at Hawthorn Mall!

November 21 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Barbara’s Bookstore Celebrates One Year at Hawthorn Mall OVERVIEW Time has flown quickly and we can't believe it's been a year since we opened our newest bookstore at Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills. Join us as we celebrate our special day filled with deals for our customers, chances to win raffle prizes, and musical entertainment. ANNIVERSARY DEALS 9:00am-11:00am: 20% off your entire purchase for BarbWire members, 10% off for non-members.  11:00am-1:00pm: Buy one sale book, get one free. Free item…

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One Year Anniversary at Hawthorn Mall with Roy Adorjan

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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BARBARA'S CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT HAWTHORN MALL Join creative artist Roy Adorjan and check out some of his graphic arts children's books, including 7th Heaven and the Rock 'n Roll Kids. At his creative workplace, RNR Studios, he continues to build a roster of lovable and likable character properties, bringing his experience in art and story to children everywhere. The success of RNR Studios also hinges on Roy Adorjan surrounding himself with professional talents that include Comic Artist/Illustrator Rob…

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One Year Anniversary Celebration at Hawthorn Mall | Stuart Jacobson

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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BARBARA'S CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT HAWTHORN MALL Stuart Jacobson is the author of a children’s book, I Like To Be Liked, and will be doing a reading/signing as well as a partial performance of his motivation for kids, Be Kind, Be Positive and Read. Low self-esteem and a lack of self-confidence are serious issues which can have significant long-term effects on a child's life. Everyone wants to be liked, but it's how you go about it that ultimately determines…

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One Year Anniversary at Hawthorn Mall | Musician Glen Murschel

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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BARBARA'S CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY AT HAWTHORN MALL We're celebrating our one-year anniversary at Hawthorn Mall with Glen Murschel. He is a Chicago area musician performing on Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion, Harmonica, and Vocals. His main forte is Solo Acoustic 12-String shows playing a variety of original and cover music that spans generations! Glen also performs as a Duo with High School mate and Lead Guitarist Jim Wright on Electric and Acoustic Guitars! Glen is a versatile…

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Live Trailer of ‘Romance is Such a Funny Thing’

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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In the show, down-on-his-luck singer-songwriter Nick Nickels tries to turn his financial and romantic fortunes around with a musical seminar (or "songinar") on romantic success. His bandmates and his students (the audience) joyfully conspire to give him a hand. Nick's story is one that everybody can sympathize with. That's because it's about a person who has been disappointed in romance, as well as in his career, and is sheepish about trying anything new ever again. But, with the help of…

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Pam Kaplan and Pet Loss Grief

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Struggling with heartbreaking grief over the loss of your beloved pet? You’re not alone. In fact, many people feel lost, alone and out of place when surrounded by people who just don’t understand “why you aren’t getting over it.” In Tails of Unconditional Love, you will discover how to heal the pet parent heart: Understand the meaning and organic normalness of your griefA validation of your right to grieve your pet. It wasn’t just a dog or cat, this was…

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The Ides of March and Jim Peterick Celebrate 55 Years of Rock

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Rock and Roll fans are in for a treat! A performance by The Ides, their 2020 Calendar, and Jim Peterick signing copies of his memoir. What more could any Ides fan or lovers of traditional rock music ask for? Join members of the legendary rock group, The Ides of March, as they celebrate their 55th anniversary with their latest album, "Play On." Jim Peterick will be onhand to sign copies of his memoir, "Through the Eye of the Tiger." "Play…

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Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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NOTE: Signed books are limited to the first 200 copies sold of Sisters First at Macy’s on State Street. Proof of purchase (receipt from Barbara's) is required to enter signing line. Pre-event purchases are encouraged and begin on November 12th at State Street. First-come, first-served. No memorabilia of personal items will be signed and there is no place holding. All events subject to change or cancellation. Sisters First is a lovely, lyrical ode to the magic of sisterhood by beloved…

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

November 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 29 @ 10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Meet Chef Jernard Wells

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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NOTE: Signed books are limited to the first 100 copies sold of Southern Modified at Macy’s on State Street. Proof of purchase is required. Pre-event purchases are encouraged. No memorabilia or personal items will be signed and there is no place holding. All events subject to change or cancellation. Jernard Wells is an award-winning celebrity chef, TV host, bestselling cookbook author best known from numerous appearances on the Food Network and the Cooking Channel. He will be signing copies of…

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Meet Creative Artist Roy Adorjan

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Join creative artist Roy Adorjan and check out some of his graphic arts children's books, including 7th Heaven and the Rock 'n Roll Kids. At his creative workplace, RNR Studios, he continues to build a roster of lovable and likable character properties, bringing his experience in art and story to children everywhere. The success of RNR Studios also hinges on Roy Adorjan surrounding himself with professional talents that include Comic Artist/Illustrator Rob Stotz, Artist Rene Sanchez, Musicians Richard Hofherr and…

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Musician and Children’s Author Stuart Jacobson

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Stuart Jacobson is the author of a children’s book, I Like To Be Liked, and will be doing a reading/signing as well as a partial performance of his motivation for kids, Be Kind, Be Positive and Read. Low self-esteem and a lack of self-confidence are serious issues which can have significant long-term effects on a child's life. Everyone wants to be liked, but it's how you go about it that ultimately determines someone's likability. I want this book to serve…

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Live Trailer of ‘Romance is Such a Funny Thing’

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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In the show, down-on-his-luck singer-songwriter Nick Nickels tries to turn his financial and romantic fortunes around with a musical seminar (or "songinar") on romantic success. His bandmates and his students (the audience) joyfully conspire to give him a hand. Nick's story is one that everybody can sympathize with. That's because it's about a person who has been disappointed in romance, as well as in his career, and is sheepish about trying anything new ever again. But, with the help of…

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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December 2019

Live Trailer of ‘Romance is Such a Funny Thing’

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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In the show, down-on-his-luck singer-songwriter Nick Nickels tries to turn his financial and romantic fortunes around with a musical seminar (or "songinar") on romantic success. His bandmates and his students (the audience) joyfully conspire to give him a hand. Nick's story is one that everybody can sympathize with. That's because it's about a person who has been disappointed in romance, as well as in his career, and is sheepish about trying anything new ever again. But, with the help of…

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Art Meditation Mondays

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 6 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Art can help you to gain clarity and focus. Join Sandy Wisneiski every first Monday of the month for an evening of art meditation. These are evening events, so you can come over after work to relax. Sandy's "Mindful Spirit" events are all about striving to be healthy in mind, body, and spirit. She has a holistic approach to wellness, with a spiritual twist.

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

December 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

December 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, happening 24 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected when young children have reading exposure at home from an early age. These areas are critical for a child’s language development. Sharon Callaghan, Barbara's children's book section extraordinaire, will be hosting story time every Tuesday in our "Wiggly Field" children's book section. Sometimes, Sharon will invite special guests to read. Make…

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 13 @ 10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Poetry Slam with Caroline and Bill

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Join the Johnsons for a monthly poetry slam at our Burr Ridge bookstore. Caroline (a published local poet), along with her husband, Bill (a professional singer in Chicago), will set a scene for poetry, music, and refreshments. Bring up to eight (8) poems, or up to seven (7) minutes of a story to share. This open mic is FREE!! Come early so you can sign up for the open mic – First come, first served.

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Every Christmas Story Ever Told

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on November 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 6, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

One event on December 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm

The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Join the talented actors of The Promenade Players for Every Christmas Story Ever Told. Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. A madcap romp through the holiday season! Directed by: Mike WalshFeaturing: Jacob Fjare, Kathy Martin, and Chuck Quinn III

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Mystery Thriller Author Bill Rapp

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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In The Budapest Escape, CIA officer Karl Baier has been running a highly-placed source in the Communist Party and Hungarian government from his post in Vienna for over a year. When he receives a warning that is source is in danger, Baier knows he will have to return to Budapest to find and rescue his agent if he is even alive. Despite resistance from CIA Headquarters in Washington, Baier and a colleague will have to locate the Hungarian agent, overcome…

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Meet Tara Knudson

December 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60602
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Christmas Cookie Day! celebrates the beloved tradition of making Christmas treats and even features a special Christmas cookie recipe for you and your child to create. The bright illustrations by Pauline Siewert and sweet, rhyming text by Tara Knudson are sure to capture the wonder of young readers and parents alike. Perfect for building new memories, this board book has a beautiful, glittery cover. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Tara Knudson is a former teacher who has been writing poetry and stories…

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Women’s Recharge Group

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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A group of women get together to discuss various topics. Meetings are every third Saturday of the month, except September 2019. Gather at Hansa Coffee on the second level.

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January 2020

Women’s Recharge Group

January 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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A group of women get together to discuss various topics. Meetings are every third Saturday of the month, except September 2019. Gather at Hansa Coffee on the second level.

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February 2020

Women’s Recharge Group

February 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, happening 7 times

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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A group of women get together to discuss various topics. Meetings are every third Saturday of the month, except September 2019. Gather at Hansa Coffee on the second level.

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Join Sandy Wisniewski for Meditation with Dogs

February 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 15, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on February 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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No, it doesn't mean that your pup will have to do the downward dog! But it could provide some peace of mind while bonding with Fido. WHAT IS DOG MEDITATION?According to petguide.com, Meditation has been proven to provide a wide variety of benefits. In addition to reducing stress and anxiety levels, it can also lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and could protect you from chronic disease. Many of the benefits you receive from meditation can also work for your dog.…

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