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Village Manager's Blog

Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe: February 2020

By Village Manager Phil Kiraly

Check out these exciting February events in and around Glencoe until your heart’s content! 

  • Tuesday, February 4: Vaping, Marijuana and the Developing Brain
    6:30 p.m., Misner Auditorium, Central School (620 Greenwood Avenue)
    Adult parents, caregivers, grandparents and community members are invited to join Dr. Susan Sirota to learn how to support healthy conversations with your family. Event is sponsored by District 35, the Village, Family Service of Glencoe, the Glencoe Park District and Glencoe Public Library.

  • Wednesday, February 5: Art in Chicago – A History from the Fire to Now
    7-8 p.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
    Join art historian Maggie Taft to learn about flash points in Chicago’s art history and themes that make Chicago’s art unique. 
  • Saturday, February 8: Tots-N-Tunes – Susan Salidor
    10-11 a.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
    Groove to the music of Susan Salidor, an award-winning children’s music composer and performer. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Saturday, February 8: Incredible Bats
    1-3 p.m., Takiff Center (999 Green Bay Road)
    Experience live Egyptian fruit and African straw-colored fruit bats with the Friends of the Green Bay Trail and Glencoe Park District! Learn during this free event how bats minimize insect-borne diseases and indicate environmental health. 
  • Sunday, February 9: Daddy/Daughter Dance
    5-7 p.m., Takiff Center (999 Green Bay Road)
    Join us for a special evening with your little one! Enjoy a delicious buffet, dance to a deejay and have fun making memories. Advanced registration required. 
  • Tuesday, February 11: Planning Your Edible Garden
    7-8:30 p.m., Takiff Center (999 Green Bay Road)
    Have you ever wondered how to create your own vegetable garden? Adrienne Detanico, lead gardener with the Organic Gardener, will highlight how to make your own beautiful and productive garden at this free event sponsored by the Glencoe Community Garden.

  • Monday, February 17: President’s Day
    Village Hall will be closed to the public in observance of President’s Day. District 35 schools will also be closed.

  • Monday, February 17: The John Measner Magic Show
    10-10:45 a.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
    Magician extraordinaire John Measner will delight audiences with his astounding magic tricks (and his adorable French poodle)! 

 Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like us to feature in the next Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe? Submit details to info@villageofglencoe.org. Inclusion is at the sole discretion of the Village and priority will be given to events that are open to the entire community and that are free or have nominal fees to participate.