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The Winnetka-Glencoe Weekly Social: August 22—26

A grand golf outing, 'meet the author' and more in this week's social!

Monday, August 22

A Grand Golf Outing

Where: , 500 Washington Ave., Glencoe
When: Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., followed by 'shotgun' golf at 1 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m.
Price: $100 dinner admission for non-golfers; $750 per golfer; $3,000 for a group of four.
Program: 19th Annual 'Chipping in for Chicago Youth' Golf Outing

Interested in a good cause: helping low-income and at-risk youth?

If so, swing by the 19th Annual 'Chipping in for Chicago Youth' Golf Outing at Skokie Country Club, where every putt, drive and hole in one makes a difference.

Hosted by Chicago Youth Centers, the event welcomes over 100 golfers from businesses and the philanthropic community for a round of golf, silent auction and an outdoor dinner.

For more information, contact Chicago Youth Centers by phone at 312-913-1700 or email at beth.caron@chicagoyouthcenters.org. 

Tuesday, August 23

Gallantry and Toiletry

Where: , 341 Hazel Ave., Glencoe
When: Drive begins at 10 a.m.
Donations: Tooth paste, shampoo, perfume and other toiletries
Program: Toiletry Donation Drive

There's one place, other than your mouth, where toothpaste can make a difference -- at the Grand Food Center, where teens from the Glencoe Union Church will collect toothpaste bottles and other toiletry donations starting at 10 a.m.

All donations benefit the Night Ministry, an organization that helps Chicago's vulnerable youth and adults through street outreach, shelter and supportive services.

For more information, contact Chicago Community Connections by phone at 847-507-5115 or email at chicagocommunityconnections@gmail.com.

Wednesday, August 24

An Award Winning Lunch

Where: Winnetka Public Library, 768 Oak St., Winnetka
When: Lunch starts at 12 p.m., until 12:30 p.m.
Price: Free
Program: Lunchtime with an Award Winning Book for Kids

Whoever thought lunch and a book would go well together was right.

Drop in Winnetka Public Library and see for yourself—just remember to bring a sack lunch and your best smile, kids. Drinks, desserts and a game will also be offered.

For more information, contact the Winnetka Public Library at 847-446-7220.

Thursday, August 25

A Night with the Author

Where: , 811 Elm St., Winnetka
When: Discussion begins at 7 p.m.
Price: Free
Program: Jennifer Close at the Book Stall

Three women struggling with romance gone sour, career changes, family pressure and blossoming love -- and if that weren't enough, toss in a round of weddings and bridal showers.

That's life, though, and it's the subject of Jennifer Close's debut novel Girls in White Dresses.

“With a wry sense of humor,” said one reviewer, “Close brings us through those thrilling, bewildering, what-on-earth-am-I-going-to-do-with-my-life years of early adulthood, perfectly capturing the wild frustrations and soaring joys of modern life.”

If you'd like to meet the author and hear her thoughts on the book, drop by the Book Stall, where Close will be on-hand to take questions.

For more information, contact the Book Stall at 847-446-8880.

Friday, August 26

Shabbat Around the Camp Fire

Where: The Little House of Glencoe, 690 Birch Rd., Glencoe
When: Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., until 8 p.m.
Price: Free; please RSVP today at greta@aitzhayim.org
Program: Shabbat Dinner and Campfire

On Friday, just before sunset and the appearance of three stars in the sky, Shabbat, the sabbath day in the Jewish calender, is observed by millions of Jews across the world.

Families can attend the Little House of Glencoe and partake in a scavenger hunt, art projects and campfire to take in the day of rest, led by Rabbi Julie Pelc Adler of the Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living.

For more information, contact the center at 847-835-3232 or by email at aitzhayim@gmail.com.

 

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