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American English to Headline Halloween Bash!

Love the Beatles? If you never heard the Beatles in person in the ‘60’s, it is not too late. American English, a top Beatles tribute band, will be in our area for just one night, October 25.  
- Posted by Nancy Shepherdson for the Lake Zurich Rotary Club on Lake Zurich Patch

Cookie Crumbles...Bits & Pieces about the Stories behind 2t. Spoons Cookies

One of our favorite stories is about the cookies our friend ordered to take to Canada to commemorate a marathon her sisters were running in. The marathon route went from the U.S. into Canada, so they thought this race would be especially fun since they are spread between the 2 countries...The cookie we created reflected the race logo - the stars represented America, the maple leaf represented Canada and the red line depicted the race going between the 2 countries. 
- Posted by 2t. Spoons Cookies & Sweets on Grayslake Patch

Bella Rosa Choir of RRCCLC

The Bella Rosa Choir of RRCCLC is comprised of high school age girls from over 20 different high schools in Lake County.  Many of our singers auditioned as 7 year old little girls and have been singing in the choir for 8 to 10 years. 
- Posted by Amy Younts for Red Rose Children's Choir on Libertyville Patch

Seeking Girls and Volunteers who “Can’t Wait” to be Girl Scouts

Girls in kindergarten through fifth grades who can’t wait to join Girl Scouts are invited to join the fun during the month of October as Girl Scouts of the USA launches its new “I can’t wait” membership campaign with a new video by First Lady Michelle Obama.
- Posted by Communication Strategies Group for Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana on Park Ridge Patch

Final Lunch and Learn Program of the Season Scheduled at Colonel Palmer House

Join us on Friday, October 18, Noon-1:30 pm as we “Lunch and Learn” at the Colonel Palmer House located at 660 E. Terra Cotta Avenue in Crystal Lake. McHenry County historian Craig Pfannkuche reveals the secrets to “Digging Grandma’s Privy.”
- Posted by Crystal Lake Park District on Crystal Lake-Cary Patch


Don't be Spooked by Driving on Halloween

According to Safe Kids USA, children are more than twice as likely to be killed by a car on Halloween as any other night of the year.  So, before your little ghosts and goblins hit the streets or you get in the car on Halloween night, read this blog for some tips to keep everyone safe.

- Posted by Kathleen Tagge on Deerfield Patch


Are You DJ Curious?

Let's face it, DJ's are the new rock stars. Kids used to ask for guitars at Christmas, now they ask for turntables. Many of the large music store chains now have DJ sections, where they sell audio equipment and lighting for DJ's.
- Posted by David Floodstrand for The DJ School of Skokie on Skokie Patch

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