Barrington Village Association Recruiting New Members to Enhance Community Events in 2016

Uncork Barrington 2013 - Photographed by Julie Linnekin

 Do you love visiting the Barrington Farmers Market, sampling wines at Uncork Barrington and enjoying the exciting community events that take place in downtown Barrington? The Barrington Village Association (BVA) is an organization that creates opportunities like these to bring neighbors together, give back to the community and address civic and political issues impacting the … Read more…

Good Works: Runners Celebrate Smart Farm with 7th Annual Frozen Zucchini Snowshoe Adventure

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 Despite the icy, messy morning, Smart Farm’s 7th annual 5K Frozen Zucchini Snowshoe Adventure at Citizens Park drew runners ready to brave the elements to benefit Smart Farm of Barrington. Since 2008, Smart Farm volunteers have been tending community gardens in Barrington to encourage sustainable practices and grow food to give to local food pantries. … Read more…

Good Works: BHS Code Red Club Hosts Basketball Tournament for Local Charities

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 Nets swished and buzzers sounded as Code Red hosted their annual 3×3 charity basketball tournament. Code Red is a club at Barrington High School that focuses on serving the community through fundraising and volunteering. High school students of all grades and skill levels were eligible to compete in Saturday’s tournament, and the extensive turnout provided … Read more…

Aging Better: BACOA’s Memory Café Offers Critical Socialization for Those with Mild Cognitive Difficulties

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 The Barrington Area Council on Aging is offering an innovative way to address the socialization needs of those with mild cognitive impairment issues along with their care companions. The new Memory Café provides critical socialization opportunities for those with mild memory issues along with their caregivers. BACOA is hosting meetings locally every third Wednesday of … Read more…