Exploring North Shore Events for Families – Fun Activities for Every Age


The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library has reserved its meeting room spaces for high school students to focus on their finals, taking place from : a.m. to : p.m. on Thursday, December nd. Further information can be found at www.winnetkalibrary.org. Additionally, the Northbrook Public Library will be hosting an Israeli Discussion Group virtually at : a.m. on Thursday, December nd via Zoom. Participants are encouraged to register before the two week deadline prior to the event date or registration deadline. Upon registering, participants should expect to receive an email two days later with further instructions.

Attendees are invited to join Storytime at : p.m. on Thursday, December at the Skokie Public Library, located at Oakton Street in Skokie. Hosted by Ms. Cathy, this event is designed for children ages -, however children younger than three are also welcome. Space is limited, so registration is required; learn more at www.northbrook.info. Additionally, those and over can find strength and exercise guidance through BeStrong’s small group personal training session at : p.m. the same day at the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library, located at Oak Street in Winnetka.

JCC Chicago cordially invites you to join in the festivities, this Hanukkah, of Latkes, Libations and Lo-Mein. This event will be held on Thursday, December nd at p.m., at the Bernard Weinger JCC, located at Revere Drive, Northbrook. There will be an opportunity for s and s to mix and mingle accompanied by live music, games, and delicious Chinese food. In order to attend, registration is required and additional information can be found on their website, www.jccchicago.org. Similarly, at p.m.

The Winnetka-Northfield Public Library invites you to join us on virtually Friday, December rd for our Winter Film Series, “The Worst Person in the World”. In this event, we will gain insight into the making of the movie “Home Alone”, as well as other films located on the North Shore. We will hear stories from family members who lived in the house during the shoot, view video footage taken by a neighbor, as well as hear from local actors and extras about their experiences on set. Additionally, there will be a trivia game to test your knowledge of “Home Alone” and other films shot on the North Shore.

Residents are invited to view the Norwegian Oscar nominee film featuring a young woman taking stock of her history of boyfriends, courtesy of esteemed film expert Scott Siegel. Through Hoopla or Kanopy streaming services, this movie can be viewed from home. For more information, please visit www.winnetkalibrary.org. The Wilmette Public Library will also be hosting “Imagination Playground” from am-pm on Friday, December rd at Wilmette Avenue in Wilmette. Participants will have an opportunity to build and play with the library’s big blue blocks. Further details can be found at www.wilmettelibrary.info.

On Saturday, December th, the Village Church of Northbrook ( Shermer Roadwill be hosting a joyous service filled with lessons, carols, candles and a message of hope. In addition, this service will be livestreamed on https://villagechurchnorthbrook.org/sermons for those unable to attend. For more information, please contact the church at (- or visit their website at villagechurchnorthbrook.org. Furthermore, that same day at P.M., families, friends, and neighbors are invited to attend the th annual Holiday Sing at Village Green ( Maple Street, Winnetka).

Learninng Outcome

In conclusion, the Wilmette Public Library is inviting viewers to take the time to explore the raw and powerful Norwegian film “Joker”, whilst also offering a unique way for children to use their imaginations to create, build and play. For adults, Joker is a remarkable and memorable movie that should not be missed, whilst for children, Imagination Playground offers an exciting new way of playing and building blocks. For more information about both of these events, contact the Wilmette Public Library and go online to review their program offerings.


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