10am—Noon. Dogs are welcome to gather with family and friends. Our canine friends will enjoy treats, pampering, fun activities and more! Dogs can run free in our off-leash enclosure area. Please leash all dogs when not in the designated off-leash area. We encourage all participating dogs to be up to date on all vaccinations including influenza. Visit www.vhw.org/BarkInThePark for details.
Foy Scalf, PhD, Research Associate and Head of Research Archives offers insights into the ancient Egyptian culture that produced and used the Book of the Dead. From mummies to Sanskrit, learn about some of the world’s earliest civilizations and deepest secrets. $20 admission; 3:00pm-4:30pm. For more info, visit BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
Join us for our monthly senior luncheon! Our senior group meets once a month on a Wednesday from Noon to 1:00pm. Enjoy good friends, good food and memorable moments! Attendance is complimentary.
Excavated by the Oriental Institute in the 1930s, Persepolis is the pinnacle of art and architecture of the Achaemenid Persian Empire (550-330 BCE). Fourth of four sessions in Barrington’s White House's Curious Mind Series: Connecting with Antiquity. Learn about the world’s earliest civilizations and deepest secrets. $20 Admission. $20 admission; 3:00pm-4:30pm. For more info, visit BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
“We all look at the world around us, but what do we fully see? Consciously regarding nature, everyday objects, interiors, or landscapes allows them to reveal their subtle qualities and nuances; they have histories and personalities, and they share emotions.” -Jane Christino. 3rd Thursdays feature a local artist exhibition, works for sale, and cash bar. Free admission. Details at BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
Chicago Master Singers will perform Antonín Dvořák’s Requiem and Johannes Brahms’ Schicksalslied at its concerts on April 26 and 28 at Divine Word Chapel in Techny (Northbrook). Music Director Alan Heatherington will conduct the chorus and the Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra. Tickets available online at chicagomastersingers.org or at the door; Single tickets range from $15 (with student discount) to $48.
Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, this Grammy-award-winning quartet is acclaimed as one of the world’s finest chamber ensembles. Pacifica is the Quartet in Residence at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University. Performance selections include works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Beethoven. A reception follows the event. $40 Adults/$20 Students. 3:00-4:30pm. Details at BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
Get ready for summer with a 2019 season pass to the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center! The pool is scheduled to open Saturday, May 25th. For more information on the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center, including pass rates, visit us online at vhw.org/HWAC.