Updated: January 15, 2013 6:08AM
Free cuts: Jackie’s Barber Shoppe at 38482 N. Sheridan Road is offering free Christmas haircuts to anyone who cannot afford one on Dec. 21 and 22 from 7:15 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Dec. 23 from 7:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. For more information, call (224) 475-2055.
Reception: Patty Turner Center will hold a wine and cheese reception as Frank J. Pirri introduces his ‘Winter’ Series Dec. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 375 Elm St. Pirri is a longtime Deerfield resident, former corporate CEO and entrepreneur turned artist as of six years ago. His art has been recognized by both the corporate and the private worlds. His watercolors link together “light, shadow and color.” For more information, call (847) 940-4010.
Contest: At the recent Libertyville tree lighting ceremony, Dennis Ansay, a member of MainStreet’s Design Committee announced the winners of the downtown holiday window display contest. The winner in the retail business category was Someone’s in the Kitchen featuring a gingerbread Cook Mansion. The winner for the service business was Allure Designs in Beauty at their new location at 521 N. Milwaukee Ave.
New street lights: The City Council has authorized an expenditure of nearly $42,000 to purchase and install six additional streets lights in the Greenleaf Avenue Corridor. Aldermen also have abated $79,175 in debt service on a $1 million general obligation bond used to purchase the City Hall facilities.