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Five Events This Week Around Wilmette, Kenilworth

Every Monday, Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch will provide a preview of events and meetings taking place in the community.

  • When: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 1:00 pm
  • Where: , 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Morningstar’s Library Services team will demonstrate how to navigate this great financial resource. Learn how Morningstar’s comprehensive database can provide analysis on stocks, funds, ETFs, and entire portfolios so you can take charge of your own investment decisions.  Register online via the Library events calendar or call 847 256-6930.
  • Pricing: Free

 

  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 2:00 pm
  • Where: , 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: The incomparable musical theatre historian Charles Troy presents his multimedia presentation focusing on Irving Berlin as he conquered Hollywood in the mid-1930s. From the scores for 3 Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers pictures, to  the sparkling score of the Dick Powell-Alice Faye movie “On The Avenue”, Berlin went on to release “God Bless America” and the immortal “White Christmas”.  Enjoy this unique presentation of narrative, recorded songs (with lyrics on-screen), photos and film clips up on Wilmette Theatre’s silver screen! 
  • Pricing: $10 - $12

 

  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 3:30 pm
  • Where: , 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Learn the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians and meet over 20 live animals.  You can stay after to get your picture taken with them, so be sure to bring your camera.
  • Pricing: Free

 

  • When: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 7:00 pm
  • Where: , 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: A support group for adults with Type 1 diabetes meets the second Wednesday of the month. The May session features guest speaker Dr. Grazia Aleppo, an endocrinologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The group is facilitated by Wilmette resident Merle Gleeson.A support group for adults with Type 1 diabetes meets the second Wednesday of the month. The May session features guest speaker Dr. Grazia Aleppo, an endocrinologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The group is facilitated by Wilmette resident Merle Gleeson.
  • Pricing: Free

 

  • When: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 5:00 pm
  • Where: , 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette,
  • Why Go?: The Village Center Merchants Group of downtown Wilmette presents "Spring Into Summer", a semi-annual Ladies Night Out Shopping Event featuring the shops located in the Village Center of Wilmette (Wilmette Avenue/Central Avenue/Greenleaf Avenue/GreenBay Road).
  • Pricing: Free

 

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JJ Hanley June 11, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Another Very Cool Happening in Wilmette this week is the premiere of Mr. Olsen's Neighborhood at the Wilmette Theater Friday night. I hear it's selling out.
Chi-an Chang June 11, 2012 at 01:51 PM
JJ Hanley, thanks for letting us know!

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