Queen Bs Improv – Family Holiday Show

The Queen Bs are an all-female improv group from the Chicago suburbs. They use audience suggestions to create scenes on the spot. Prepare to laugh, giggle, chortle and guffaw your way through this holiday-themed show. It’s a night of comedy you won’t want to miss! This event features a complimentary reception and cash bar. $20 Adults, $10 Students. December 1st, 8:00PM – 10:00PM at Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street, Barrington.

For more information, visit barringtonswhitehouse.com/event/queen-bees-improv-comedy-show-family-holiday-show/


Sam Oliver Enters Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame

North Barrington’s Sam Oliver was recently inducted into the Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018. The award, presented by the Illinois Conservation Foundation, recognizes “individuals with records of exemplary service in and commitments to improving conservation efforts and outdoor recreation opportunities in Illinois.” 

Oliver, who served as executive director of Citizens for Conservation from 1984 to 2015, has a rich history in Barrington’s conservation community. One of her nominators noted that “Sam Oliver is synonymous with conservation and volunteerism.”  

This year’s five inductees were recognized during a presentation at Conservation World at the Illinois State Fair in August and again at the Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame Gala on September 21 in Springfield.


Renee Clark Named a Five-Star Realtor

Five Star Professional recently announced that Renee Clark of Renee Clark Real Estate Group, affiliated with @Properties, has been chosen as one of Chicago’s Five Star Real Estate Agents for 2018. Five Star Professional partners with Chicago Magazine to recognize a select group of Chicago area real estate agents who provide quality services to their clients. “My recipe for success? Active listening, consistent communication, keen market knowledge and results with the least stress and worry,” Clark says. “These key ingredients are at the heart of every transaction for every client.”

First-Ever Rotary Oktoberfest in Long Grove

A nice crowd from the Long Grove-Kildeer Neighbors and Newcomers Club enjoyed the first-ever Rotary Oktoberfest at Buffalo Creek Brewery. Craft beer, German-themed food and oompah music from a rotating cast of Polka bands made for a festive event on an otherwise dreary weekend. Proceeds from the sale of tickets will benefit a collection of local charities, according to Bill Ferreira, Event Chair and a Rotary District Governor. Founded in 1957, the Neighbors and Newcomers Club holds activities and events for member residents of both villages. Follow them on Facebook.