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  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 11:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

  • Four Seasons of Landscaping: Winter
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Ever wonder what you should be doing each season to make your yard look its best? Join Northbrook Park District Grounds Operation Manager Michael Brouillard as he shares tips for the coming spring. Topics to be covered include snow removal, pest and outdoor plant care, and planning spring displays and summer designs. Cosponsored by the Northbrook Park District.

    This program will be held at the Northbrook Leisure Center Little Theatre, 3323 Walters Avenue.

  • Chat 'n Chew -The Five Lives of our Cat Zook (Grades 4-8)
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for snacks and a chat about the book The Five Lives of our Cat Zook. Oona and her brother, Fred, love their cat Zook but Zook is sick. As they conspire to break him out of the vet's office, convinced he can only get better at home with them, Oona tells Fred the story of Zook's previous lives, ranging in style from fairy tale to grand epic to slice of life.Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.

    Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.
  • Bookworm Club - Oggie Cooder (Grades 2-3)
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for a snack and fun chat about the book Oggie Cooder! Quirky fourth-grader Oggie Cooder goes from being shunned to everyone's best friend when his uncanny ability to chew slices of cheese into the shapes of states wins him a slot on a popular television talent show.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Mocha & More: Every Day (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 20, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Mocha and More: Every Day by David Levithan
    Every day, A wakes in a different body. Every day, A has a different person's life. There are rules: don’t get too attached, avoid being noticed, and never interfere with their lives. Every day it’s the same, that is until A wakes up in the body of Justin and falls in love with Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon.
    We meet at the Starbucks on Cherry and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Service desk get a free copy of the book. Heads up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 7-12th grade.

  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Start your Saturday with art! Brought to you by the NSYMCA Art Academy.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on using point of view. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    The Passenger by Weinberg. Lecture by Katherine Alexander.

  • Globe Trotters - Egypt (K-3)
    Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We will read a story from ancient Egypt, and eat a snack from modern Egypt. It's almost time travel.Call 847.272.4300 to register.