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September 2019

Frustrated with America’s Healthcare System? Take Control! Save Money! with Dr. Lawrence Lazarus

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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Dr. Lawrence Lazarus is a former professor at Rush University, and co-author with Dr. Jeffrey Foster, of a new publication, Insider’s Guide to Affordable Healthcare. Join him at his event, Frustrated with America's Healthcare System? Take Control! Save Money! If you can't make this event, there are two more chances to meet Dr. Lazarus: Friday, 9/20 6:30P at The Bookmarket in Glenview. Lecture topic: Frustrated with America's Healthcare System? Take Control! Save Money!Saturday, 9/21 12P at Hawthorn Mall. Lecture topic: A Psychiatrist's…

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Frustrated with America’s Healthcare System? Take Control! Save Money! with Dr. Lawrence Lazarus

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Market, 2651 Navy Boulevard
Glenview, IL 60026
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Dr. Lawrence Lazarus is a former professor at Rush University, and co-author with Dr. Jeffrey Foster, of a new publication, Insider’s Guide to Affordable Healthcare. Join him at his event, Frustrated with America's Healthcare System? Take Control! Save Money! If you can't make this event, there is one more chance to meet Dr. Lazarus at Arts for Alzheimer's Weekend at Barbara's: Saturday, 9/21 12P at Hawthorn Mall A Psychiatrist's Approach to Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Their Family; A Personal Story About…

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Arts for Alzheimer’s Two-Day Event

September 21 @ 9:00 am - September 22 @ 6:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Supporters walking to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S: Barbara's Bookstore at Hawthorn Mall will host a two-day community event to create awareness of Alzheimer's disease and raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s-Lake County in hopes of finding a cure. All funds raised will help support the Alzheimer's Association in their mission to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to…

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Guided Meditation

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Forever Om Yoga studio will be teaching a guided meditation. Chairs will be provided. Please bring your yoga mat if you prefer to meditate on that.

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Meet Sydney the Therapy Dog

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Christine Dierbeck and her dog Sydney are a Therapy Dogs International (TDI), certified team. Having begun volunteering in early 2016, Sydney’s job is to bring enjoyment and relaxation to emotionally charged situations, as well as help promote socialization for those who are feeling isolated or unsure. Sydney is hosting two sessions on the same day: 9-10AM and 10-11AM.

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Art Meditation with Sandy Wisniewski

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Join us for a quiet and relaxing art meditation. We will have a variety of supplies to choose from such as colored pencils and paper...for you to color. This is NOT an art class but, instead, a meditative art therapy. It's a wonderful way to just relax and be in the moment. Everyone will work on whatever they want while just concentrating on their breathing, slowing down and relaxing. Meet new people…

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Experience the sounds of Tomcat Trumpet

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Tomcat Trumpet is Chicago's most vibrant trumpet player! Fresh off performances at music festivals such as Electric Forest and Spring Awakening, he is bringing brass into the Chicago dance music scene. Tom is the son of Broadway trumpet player Tim Burke and is following his father's path in his own way. The two can be seen exchanging trumpet solos ON the last Wednesday of each month downtown at AliveOne in a show…

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Arts for Alzheimer’s Book Club

September 21 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 9:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss Barbara’s Bookstore’s Book Concierge has carefully selected books on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia-related diseases, and brain health in preparation for its two-day community event to create awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s-Lake County on September 21 and September 22, 2019. Barbara’s Bookstore will also donate 5% proceeds of their…

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Meet Sydney the Therapy Dog

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Christine Dierbeck and her dog Sydney are a Therapy Dogs International (TDI), certified team. Having begun volunteering in early 2016, Sydney’s job is to bring enjoyment and relaxation to emotionally charged situations, as well as help promote socialization for those who are feeling isolated or unsure. Sydney is hosting two sessions on the same day: 9-10AM and 10-11AM.

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Healthy Eating with Vade Sankar

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Want to change your eating style, or just learn about vegan meals? Take away some tips on healthy eating with Vade Sankar, owner of the vegan restaurant, Be Market, in Lake Bluff. Special bonus: Learn how to make a healthy a smoothie!

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Documentary: Too Soon To Forget – The Journey of Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Living with Alzheimer's disease is a challenge, changing life for both the person with the disease and their family. But what if someone diagnosed with this disease was in their early 60s, 50s, or even as young as in their 30s? Younger onset Alzheimer's disease affects people 65 years old or younger. Though the exact number of people with younger onset is unknown, the impact of living with Alzheimer's in midlife is…

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Meet Authors Karen and Tom Brenner

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Follow Tom and Karen Brenner as they help people living with dementia, their families and caregivers navigate this challenging condition using techniques first developed by Maria Montessori. This positive and inspiring book values the person being cared for and offers methods and strategies to engage them and help families and caregivers connect. Books will be available for purchase and signing. And as a special bonus, authors Tom and Karen Brenner will talk…

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Performance by Violinist Tom Bowling

September 21 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 A Chicago native, Tom Bowling has played violin from youth, and earned a degree in violin performance from DePaul University. From 1977 to 1989, he performed full time in professional orchestras and opera companies in Georgia, North Carolina, Italy (Spoleto Festival), and Colorado. He was a member of the Denver Symphony and Central City Opera Company for seven years. Throughout his career, he has maintained an active schedule with chamber music ensembles…

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Lecture on Healthy Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Karen Graham, the manager of research education at Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center, and Mushira Khan, a qualitative researcher, at Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center, will be speaking about Alzheimer's disease. They will provide education on the disease, talk about healthy aging and their current research efforts.

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A Psychiatrist’s Approach to Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Family; A Personal Story About Art Therapy

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Dr. Lawrence Lazarus is a former professor at Rush University, and co-author with Dr. Jeffrey Foster, of a new publication Insider's Guide to Quality Affordable Healthcare. He is also passionate about the benefits of Art & Music Therapy and will be sharing his knowledge in this 40-minute lecture followed by a short Q&A session.

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Learn Healthy Cooking of Plant-Based Foods

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

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Healthy Cooking with Plant Based Foods led by the team at Trader Joe's instructors from their Libertyville location. Featuring a surprise menu. * And you'll get your name put in a raffle to win a free bag of groceries at Trader Joe's Libertyville. *If you want to try cooking any one of these meals at home, you'll find all the ingredients at Trader Joe's - Libertyville. And as a special bonus for…

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Artistic Explorations of Thought with Dr. Audrius Plioplys

September 21 @ 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 For over 40 years, Dr. Audrius Plioplys has been both a professional artist and a neurologist-neuroscientist. His art work is neo-conceptual: a metaphorical investigation of thinking and consciousness. With over 50 individual exhibits and 100 group shows, his works are displayed in museums, universities and major art collections internationally. Plioplys has transformed the artist’s studio into a neurobiology research laboratory: he has merged neuroscience with art. Four “Pillars of Thought” pieces, color-changing…

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Pianist John Hillebrand with vocalist Elsa Baehr

September 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 You can find these two musical artists performing at multiple retirement homes on the North Shore. Spend some time enjoying songs from Gershwin, Cole Porter and musicals, like My Fair Lady. You're in for a real treat!

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Join ‘The Sweet Maries’ for Live Music

September 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 The Sweet Maries will be performing an eclectic mix of folk songs. This dynamic duo have an amazing vocal blend and soaring harmonies performing originals and some of the best-loved songs of the ’60s.

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Join Christina Trulio with Legendary Guitarist Victor Sanders

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 A native Californian, Christina now calls Chicago her home where she continues her career as a songwriter and guitar teacher, having included a detour to Boston where she received a degree in composition from Berklee College of Music. Christina has always been a songwriter, with her first ASCAP composition for the Bobby Roth film The Boss’s Son at the age of 17. She has worked both on her own and collaborated with…

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Laugh with Comedian Dick Young

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Rick Young is an accomplished actor/comedian who has appeared all over the country including Second City and Kingston Mines, Chicago; Pasadena Playhouse, California; Dudley Riggs’ Brave New Workshop, Minneapolis, etc. Rick’s brand of humor deals with an interesting variety of dilemmas in everyday life.

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Live Music with Daja

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Songwriter / Songstress, Daniela Sloan has the soulful classic sound of Nina Simone blended with the fresh approach and poetry of Jill Scott. Her original songs are "acoustic soul" and her sound lingers between hip-hop, blues, and latin as her Colombian heritage dictates. She has been writing and singing since age 11 and the combination of her warmth and strength as a singer give her performance particular allure when interspersed with her…

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Promenade Players Present Two Plays About Alzheimer’s

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 The Promenade Players will be performing one full length play followed by a short play. Last Lists of My Mad Mother by Julie Jensen (full length play) Synopsis: Dot is a middle aged woman whose mother has Alzheimer's disease. Last Lists is about how she maintains her humor and her humanity in this most difficult of circumstances. L-O-V-E by Ida Tello Synopsis: Rose steps into unfamiliar territory when her mother is diagnosed…

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Women’s Recharge Group

September 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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Jazz Mandolin Style with Don Stiernberg

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Currently Don is regarded as a leading exponent of jazz mandolin style, and a respected teacher. The most recent of his nine recording projects is Good Numbers, a collection of standards and jazz tunes played by his working band, The Don Stiernberg Trio. The evening will be a selection of bluegrass music and jazz standards... all with the mandolin.

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Performance by The Kirk Players

September 21 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Enjoy a brief scene from Kirk Players adult summer workshop–Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys, a play about two vaudevillian partners who have grown apart and their individual struggles with the new era of comedy. Also... A scene from the upcoming opener of their 54th season, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, based on a story written by Oscar Wilde. A hilarious drawing-room comedy set in Victorian England.

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Music + Art Therapy with Nancy Swanson

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Music therapy is the use of music to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of a group or individual. It employs a variety of activities, such as listening to melodies, playing an instrument, drumming, writing songs, and guided imagery. This event explores the benefits of music and art therapy to a range of populations. Nancy Swanson, board certified music therapist, provides clinical music therapy services to a range of populations…

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Art Meditation with Sandy Wisniewski

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Join us for a quiet and relaxing art meditation. We will have a variety of supplies to choose from such as colored pencils and paper...for you to color. This is NOT an art class but, instead, a meditative art therapy. It's a wonderful way to just relax and be in the moment. Everyone will work on whatever they want while just concentrating on their breathing, slowing down and relaxing. Meet new people…

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Acoustic Duet with Jen Hall and Fred Koch

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 When Jen Hall, who currently is a music teacher in Naperville, was eight years old she sang on the Parents’ Choice award-winning CD "Tis The Season" produced by music teacher Fred Koch. Nowadays, they can be found singing together in various settings whether it is The Community Church of Lake Forest & Lake Bluff, where Jen's dad is music director for a local jam band, The Hellhounds. For their acoustic duo set,…

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Music with Dana Gillis + Clara Rose

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Dana Lawrence Gillis's musical style is acoustic, alternative and traditional rock, folk, blues and pop songs on a Breedlove guitar, with a TC-Helicon VoiceLive component for live harmonies in real time. Live repertoire includes original Dana Lawrence songs, and cover tunes from the 50s up through Modern Day. Clara Rose is a 10-year-old singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who has been performing professionally with her mother since she was 6. Though she plays…

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Neurologist Charulatha Nagar Explores Alzheimer’s Disease

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Join Dr. Charulatha Nagar, a neurologist from Northwestern Medicine, who will talk about: 1) Alzheimer's disease and other dementia related medical conditions 2) Diagnosis 3) Treatment plans 4) Role of caregiver 5) Other topics There will be a Q&A to follow. "My practice is general neurology, however my interests and training are Neuromuscular Disorders and clinical electromyography. Specific areas of my practice focus include neuropathies, muscle disorders, Myasthenia gravis, neurotoxins in medical…

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Effective Communication Strategies for Caregivers

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Please join us as The Alzheimer's Association explains how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the…

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Live Music with Elliott Delman

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Elliott Delman is a solo guitarist who plays music from multiple eras and multiple genres. Standards like It Had to Be You and Stardust Melody through Elvis-era tunes like Are You Lonesome Tonight? There is a generous supply of Beatles tunes as well: Eleanor Rigby, Obla Di Obla Da, She Loves You, I Will, and others. https://youtu.be/7_OQVTYJmmM Elliott Delman

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Estate and Financial Planning

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Both Jeffrey Sweno; Financial Advisor and Mario Correa; attorney lead this discussion. Financial Planning with Jeffrey Sweno from Lake Forest Bank and Trust BIO: Jeffrey Sweno is a Financial Advisor who has been serving the investment needs of clients since 1987 with extensive knowledge of equity securities, portfolio design, asset allocation, and fixed income strategies. Jeff takes pride in delivering a high level of customer service and being accessible when his clients…

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The Good Book Fairy

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Good Book Fairy will lead you on a discussion of The Wide Circumference of Love by Marita Golden. A 2018 NAACP Image Award nominee and an NPR Best Book of 2017, a moving African-American family drama of love, devotion, and Alzheimer’s disease. Diane Tate never expected to slowly lose her talented husband to the debilitating effects of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. As a respected family court judge, she’s spent her life making tough…

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Live Music with Nic Barnum and Brett Kreiner

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Nic Barnum is a local singer/songwriter, co-founder of The Hellhounds and all-around JAM catalyst. Nic has been playing music since he was 12 years old and loves collaborating with other musicians. Nic's catalog of original music has influences of all genre's. Nic has three simple rules when it comes to songwriting: to push outside of his comfort zone, to seek truth and to write something that the listener will want to listen…

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Promenade Players Present Two Plays About Alzheimer’s

September 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 The Promenade Players will be performing one full length play followed by a short play. Last Lists of My Mad Mother by Julie Jensen (full length play) Synopsis: Dot is a middle aged woman whose mother has Alzheimer's disease. Last Lists is about how she maintains her humor and her humanity in this most difficult of circumstances. L-O-V-E by Ida Tello Synopsis: Rose steps into unfamiliar territory when her mother is diagnosed…

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Chair Yoga with Jeff Kosanovich

September 22 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting on a chair or standing on the ground while using the chair for support. Yoga teacher Jeff Kosanovich will be instructing the class.

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Live Music with Terry Moran

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Come and listen to Terry Moran who brings honesty and soulfulness to his music that is rooted in his rich life experience. An eclectic mix of folk/blues music.

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Documentary: The Rest I Make Up

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Cuban American playwright Maria Irene Fornes created astonishing worlds onstage. When she stops writing due to dementia, a friendship with a young writer reignites her visionary creative spirit, triggering a film collaboration that picks up where the pen left off. Directed by: Michelle Memran Photo by: Kim Zumwalt * The screening of this film was donated: Courtesy of Women Make Movies https://youtu.be/ut6_LeYuHtQ

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Coffee Tasting with Hansa Coffee Roasters

September 22 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Hansa Coffee Roasters at Vernon Hills will be hosting a coffee cupping. You will have the opportunity to sample several of their coffees and will learn how, and why, they choose the coffees that they use. Your friendly barista Erik will be hosting the event with the help of Tom and Kevin, owners of Hansa Coffee Roasters.

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Guided Meditation

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Forever Om Yoga studio will be teaching a guided meditation. Chairs will be provided. Please bring your yoga mat if you prefer to meditate on that.

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Live Music with Tom Meyer

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Tom Meyer is a local singer-songwriter who entertains with an eclectic mix of songs from the '70s through the present, balanced with his own original compositions.

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Laugh with Comedian Dick Young

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Rick Young is an accomplished actor/comedian who has appeared all over the country including Second City and Kingston Mines, Chicago; Pasadena Playhouse, California; Dudley Riggs’ Brave New Workshop, Minneapolis, etc. Rick’s brand of humor deals with an interesting variety of dilemmas in everyday life.

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Experience the sounds of Tomcat Trumpet

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Tomcat Trumpet is Chicago's most vibrant trumpet player! Fresh off performances at music festivals such as Electric Forest and Spring Awakening, he is bringing brass into the Chicago dance music scene. Tom is the son of Broadway trumpet player Tim Burke and is following his father's path in his own way. The two can be seen exchanging trumpet solos ON the last Wednesday of each month downtown at AliveOne in a show…

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Symphony Violinist Diane Mues

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Treat yourself to some classical music with violinist Diane Mues. Suite No. 1 in G Major by J.S. Bach is the first of six suites written for solo cello. The format for all the works is an opening Prelude followed by six baroque dance movements. The genius of Bach is evident in the complex voicing of melody and accompanying lines played by a single instrument. It has been transcribed for many other…

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Performance by Jazz Conceptions

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Jazz Conceptions is a five-piece ensemble that has been playing together for nearly forty years. Members are Kurt Yost - sax, Eric VanDuyne - guitar, Ken - Hall - vibes, Jim Seidel - bass and Jeff Lackie - drums. They'll play a mix of standards to modern jazz along with original compositions by Ken Hall & Eric Vanduyne.

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Blues Music with Bruce Williams

September 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall, 720 Center Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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ARTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S WEEKEND @ BARBARA'S | 9/21-22 Do you like the Blues? Enjoy an hour of blues music with Bruce Williams. https://youtu.be/63Mu91dRxQI

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Story Time Tuesdays at Wiggly Field with Sharon

September 24 @ 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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Literature Bandits Book Club

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

The Village Center, 810 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527 United States
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The Literature Bandits Book Club meets monthly on Wednesdays at our Burr Ridge store. Here is the lineup for books to be discussed. All book club participants receive a 20% on books purchased at the bookstore for the event. You can also purchase the book online below at full price: Wed 10/23/19 - Old BaggageWed 9/25/19 - My Year of Rest and RelaxationWed 8/21/19 - Ayesha at LastWed 7/24/19 - The Mars Room by Rachel KushnerWed 7/8/19 - Getting Rid…

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