With a hint of spring in the air, good sports of all ages had their locks shorn off in Ingleside Sunday afternoon in an effort that brought in more than $20,000 for pediatric cancer research.
An intriguing recent report showed that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease was reduced by more than 50 percent in those proficient in a second language. While this was good news for many, it was bad for me.
American Holistic Nurses Association Chapter meets 4:30 p.m. March 13 at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 2520 Elisha, Zion.
Until I moved to Chicago, St. Patrick’s Day wasn’t a big event for me. But that first year, I was stunned by the site of what locals took for granted — a boat slowly traveling the Chicago River depositing a rich green dye into the water. It was amazing to see the water turn emerald.
The girls took their spots on the polished wooden studio floor, some spinning, others practicing kicks as their instructor readied ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” to play. It’s Bataille Academie of the Danse’s 45th anniversary this year, and everyone in the Barrington dance school’s many classes is working hard on their part in the annual spring show.
The following have applied for marriage licenses at the Lake County clerk’s office:
Lake County Astronomical Society’s Dobbie, the “kid powered” telescope, will be at Ela Area Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, March 12. Details, (847) 438-3840, eapl.org.
The following students has recently graduated from her university:
The Mundelein High School instrumental music department will present its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. March 12 at the school.
It was music to the ears for those partaking a Sunday breakfast in the clubhouse at Bonnie Brook Golf Course in Waukegan.
WEDNESDAY, March 12: Kiwanis Club of Grayslake meets at noon at State Bank of the Lakes, 50 Commerce Drive, Grayslake. Details, (847) 986-2000.
With the arrival of March coming with a foot of snow still on the ground, physical-education teachers like Will Koukal accept the challenge of keeping kids from going stir crazy.
Elena Calderom of Gurnee came with her husband Frank to a dog-adoption fest Saturday in Libertyville looking for a dog to adopt.
The Collegiate Choir from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington will present a concert at 8 p.m. March 14 at Church of St. Mary, 175 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest.
The Butterfield Family Association is sponsoring its spring Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Toy sale March 14-15 at the school, 1441 W. Lake St., Libertyville.
My mom is a feral cat that got pregnant and had us. Luckily, a kind person took action and so we met people early on and love them.