Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe: February 2020
Check out these exciting February events in and around Glencoe until your heart’s content!
- Month of February: North Shore Restaurant Month
Taste the culinary delights of Chicago’s North Shore during February Restaurant Month. Make sure to stop by Glencoe’s own Hometown Coffee & Juice and Guildhall!
- 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.
- Wednesday, February 5: Opening Performance of Stick Fly
7:30 p.m., Writers Theatre (325 Tudor Court)
Sibling rivalries come to a head in Stick Fly, a timely look at African-American elite aristocracy, social assumptions and family dynamics.
- 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)!
- Saturday, February 22: Coffee with the Boards
10 a.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
Meet with your local elected officials over a cup of coffee and discuss community topics most important to you.
- Wednesday, February 26: El Greco and the Spanish Renaissance
7-8:30 p.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
Art historian Jeff Mishur will discuss the Spanish master El Greco’s work in anticipation of an exhibition of El Greco’s art at the Art Institute of Chicago.
- Thursday, February 27 – Sunday, March 1: Glencoe Junior High Project’s High School Musical
Various show times, Central School Misner Auditorium (620 Greenwood Avenue)
Purchase your tickets now for the Glencoe Junior High Project’s rendition of “High School Musical,” Disney’s smash hit musical phenomenon!
- Saturday, February 29 – Monday, March 2: Friends of the Glencoe Public Library Used Book Sale
Various times, Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
Shop great deals on gently used books, CDs, DVDs and more for all ages. All proceeds benefit the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library.
Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like us to feature in the next Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe? Submit details to firstname.lastname@example.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.