Master illusionist Jeanette Andrews returns to the Library with her unique brand of magic. Choreographed to music, while blending perception, psychology, and art, this modern magic performance will leave you enthralled and enchanted.
The GlenVIEWINGs film series has shown each Oscar-nominated title for 2017 Best Picture. Let’s get together for a casual, audience-led discussion on this year’s nominees and winner. Vote on your favorite and let’s see how close we come to the official winner, Moonlight.
Glenview’s got talent and our neighbors are sharing their unique offerings with you. Explore an interest or try something you’ve never tried before.
The talented actors from our neighborhood’s favorite theater return to the Library with a collection of short plays about misdirection, misunderstanding, and miscommunication. Enjoy an intimate evening of lively theater and sample the Oil Lamp’s signature cookies.
Do-si-do and Allemande Left with the help of the Glenview Squares dancers and callers. No experience needed, no special outfits required, no partner expected. Just come and laugh the afternoon away. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Park District.
You are invited to paint and mix with your neighbors at this art-inspired event. An instructor from The Glen’s own paint studio, Pinot’s Palette, will guide you through painting on shared canvases to complete a “collaborative” masterpiece. A little art, light refreshments, casual socializing, and a ton of fun!
In 1917, with a population less than 700 and the world at war, the Village of Glenview welcomed the Bear that would become its symbol for all future generations. Beverly Dawson, Glenview history expert and author, will take us back to a time when our tiny hamlet was positioning itself to become the dynamic village we know today.
We also warmly invite you to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Jackman Bear, Sunday, September 17, 1:30 PM. Join us at the Gazebo in Jackman Park. Entertainment, speeches, and refreshments are planned for Bear Birthday Bash 100. Rain location: Glenview Public Library, Community Room.
Andrew Bunting, Assistant Director of the Chicago Botanic Garden and Director of the Garden’s Collections, will explore England’s rich horticultural heritage and some of England’s most interesting gardens—less traditional, off-the-beaten path examples of provocative garden designs.
Born in Scotland, rising to fame in the British music scene, Donovan is regarded as one of the most influential songwriters and recording artists of his generation. Multitalented performers Tommi Zender & John San Juan present the music of Donovan, an eclectic blend of folk, jazz, pop, and world music.
Discover her life before she became Winston’s mother. Hear how independent-minded New York socialite Jennie Jerome married into England’s high society, became a part of the inner circle of the royal family during Queen Victoria’s reign as Lady Randolph Churchill, and influenced Winston’s rise to fame. Performed by book dramatist Lynn Rymarz.
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