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Get Out and About This Weekend

Chocolate tasting, Skype with an author, art shows and more in our area.

Get Out and About This Weekend

When/Where: Friday, January 13, 7:00 p.m. at , 6834 Dempster St

Why Go: Teen Night at is a great time for 5th – 8th graders to meet new friends and have fun with old friends. This event runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Different activities each month which may include: DJ, ping pong, DDR, Baggo, Wallyball, Open Gym and much more. Admission is $3 with a Teens in Charge I.D. If you don't have a Teens in Charge I.D. you can purchase one for $5

Lucky Friday the 13th Bingo

When/Where: Friday Jan. 13, doors open 5:30 p.m. at Parish Ministry Center, 8301 N. Harlem, Niles. Bingo starts at 6 p.m.

Why Go: It's bingo mania. Payouts will be determined by attendance.

Pricing: $15 for 15 games, including 50/50 games.


When/Where: Saturday, January 14, 2:00 p.m. at , 6140 Lincoln Ave

Why Go: After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into Captain America, a Super Soldier. 


When/Where: Sunday, January 15, 2:00 p.m. at , 6140 Lincoln Ave

Why Go: Join us for a concert of classical music when violinist Oliver Colbentson and pianist Jimin Yun perform.


When/Where: Friday, January 13, 4:00 p.m. at , 9800 Lawler Ave, Skokie

Why Go: Niles North Theatre presents The World Festival of One Act Plays, a three-day festival of student-directed short plays that runs Jan. 12 through 14 in the Drama Performance Center. The 4 p.m. performance on Friday, Jan. 13 and 7 p.m. performance on Saturday, Jan. 14 features: “She Was a Lazy Witch,” “The Flying Doctor” and “Coming Home.”


When/Where: Saturday, January 14, 9:30 a.m. at , 8610 Niles Center Rd, Skokie

Why Go: Service will include singing, prayers, stories, crafts & kiddie kiddush. Led by Rabbi Amy L. Memis-Foler and Cantor Richard Bessman. Unaffiliated families are welcome to join us!


When/Where: Friday, January 13, 6:00 p.m. at , 987 Civic Center Dr, Niles

Why Go: Parents, treat your kids to a night out. Join our enthusiastic staff for an evening filled with swimming, gym, crafts, snack and more! $10 member, $15 non-member.


When/Where: Saturday January 14, 2:00 p.m. at , 6960 W Oakton St, Niles

Why Go: Join us for afternoon tea with a Skype visit by Skipping a Beat author Sarah Pekkanen. Share any titles you’ve read. Register at the Fiction Desk today and pick up a door prize entry slip.


When/Where: Sunday, January 15, 1:30 p.m. at , 6960 W Oakton St, Niles

Why Go: Chocolatier Kevin Roblee, will be on hand to excite the conversation about chocolate and explain the finer attributes of chocolate enjoyment. Sample single source chocolate. Space is limited, so register today by calling 847-663-1234 or online at nileslibrary.org/calendar.


When/Where: Friday, January 13, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at , 1201 Cedar Ln, Northbrook. (Exhibit continues after Friday.)

Why Go: The Northbrook Arts Commission in collaboration with the Northbrook Public Library is pleased to present the 9th Annual Northbrook only Artists Juried exhibit. This Northbrook Originals Art Display has always been a popular event. The event features a wonderful exhibition of artwork from photography and painting to ceramics and mixed media.


When/Where: Saturday, January 14, 9:00 a.m. at , 1245 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview

Why Go: Join Dr. Kuennen & Dr. Lopez to learn valuable information regarding proper nutrition & exercise. A 45 minute educational workshop with a 20- to 30-minute workout promises to keep your fitness routine fresh, never dull. Plus, it’s free and fun for everyone! All ages welcome. Bring your workout gear - indoor/outdoor, weather pending.

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