Citizens for Conservation is planning a special way to commemorate Make a Difference Day, the largest day of community service in the nation. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to join in collecting seed of native plants from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 25th, at CFC headquarters.
Their goal for this fall is to collect enough seed to cover 500 acres of future prairies, savannas and wetlands and you can help them make a difference!
You’ll find CFC headquarters right across from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital at 459 West Hwy 22 in Lake Barrington. (Look for the white farmhouse with a silo.) Bring gloves and sturdy shoes and join millions of people across the nation working to make their communities better places. The common mission of Make a Difference Day is – simply – to improve the lives of others. To learn more, visit MakeADifferenceDay.com.
Citizens for Conservation’s mission is “Saving Living Space for Living Things” through protection, restoration and stewardship of land, conservation of natural resources, and education. For more information about the work they do, visit their website at CitizensforConservation.org.
Come have a Spooktacular night while supporting a great cause at Barrington Giving Day’s First Annual Halloween Bash. The party starts at 7 p.m. at McGonigal’s Pub on Saturday, October 25th, and you’re welcome to come in costume or as yourself! There will be an open bar, food, DJ, psychics and more entertainment included with […]
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The Barrington Broncos’ varsity football fans are confident the team will bounce back after their first loss of the season against the Palatine Pirates on Friday. The team had an undefeated 7-and-0 record before Friday’s 24-14 loss, but fans say their hopes are high that this week’s game against Fremd’s Vikings will end with a […]
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We have tickets to give away to this Thursday’s Great Barrington Area Taste Fest featuring tastes from the finest purveyors of food and spirits in and around Barrington! The annual food and business expo is hosted by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and it’s coming up from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October, […]
A gorgeous fall day and a terrific turnout made this year’s second annual Feets of Strength 5K Run/1 Mile Walk a great success. Runners gathered at Citizens Park on Sunday to hit the course together while supporting Barrington LEADS, an organization focused on encouraging teens to live drug and alcohol free lives. Two BHS students, […]