Barrington Junior Women’s Club Casino Royale Event Raises Funds for Scholarships, Grants & 20th Annual Safety Town Celebration

 The Barrington Junior Women’s Club (BJWC) brought the glamour of Monaco’s Casino Royale to Biltmore Country Club, raising about $45,000 during their 2017 Spring Fundraiser. A portion of the proceeds will pay for improvements to Safety Town, the club’s beloved kids’ summer camp which is about to celebrate 20 years in Barrington! Over 235 guests attended Casino Royale on March 4th, ... Read more...

Heinen’s Wellness Fair Helps Shoppers Seeking a Healthy Start to 2017

 Well, that’s a wrap for January. A new month begins tomorrow and, if you want to keep those healthy new year resolutions on track, you can always count on Heinen’s Wellness Department as a year-round resource! Heinen’s hosted their annual store-wide Wellness Fair this month. We enjoyed trying wonderful products and learning new ideas for a healthy start to the new ... Read more...

Sold-out Fall Fashion Show Concludes Barrington Junior Women’s Club 80th Anniversary Celebrations

 The Barrington Junior Women’s Club is celebrating the successful conclusion of a series of special events marking the organization’s 80th anniversary of service and philanthropy in Barrington. Now in their ninth decade of supporting community needs, the group’s sold-out “Diamonds & Pearls” fall fashion show was a smashing success! The BJWC hosted their annual Fall Event & Fashion Show on ... Read more...

Good Works: 1st Annual Bags for Charity Boosts Ride for 3 Reasons

 Organizers say the first annual Bags for Charity tournament was a great success in raising funds and awareness for Barrington High School student Jan Gierlach’s upcoming 3,300 mile solo bike ride from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, Florida. After graduating early from BHS, Jan will be setting off in February of 2017 with the hope of raising $600,000 to ... Read more...

Farmhouse on North Opens to Rave Reviews in Barrington

 Barrington’s newest restaurant, Farmhouse on North, is getting rave reviews after officially opening for business. Farmhouse serves fresh, homemade food prepared with ingredients sourced from local farms. You’ll find the restaurant in a storied North Avenue property that was originally built in 1883 as Hough Street school. They lovingly restored the space to reflect the farm-to-table menu, which is rustic, ... Read more...

Cool for School Eyewear Contest to Win Prizes from Lumen Optical

 With the first day of school in Barrington now just days away, it’s time to start preparing your kids to get back to the books. If you’re like us, your to-do list includes new school clothes, shoes, supplies and those last minute eye exams and physicals. Luckily, we now have the kids’ frames department to explore at the new Lumen ... Read more...

A Few of our Favorite Things from the 2016 Barrington Sidewalk Sales!

 Village of Barrington merchants rolled out the red carpet for their loyal shoppers during this year’s Barrington Sidewalk Sales. We LOVE shopping this annual event with discounts up to 75% off! The Summer Sidewalk Sales were hosted by the Village of Barrington Merchants.  Participating stores included Lageschulte Street, The Ice House Mall and Village Shops on Applebee as well as ... Read more...

Barrington Brew Fest to Feature 90 Beers from 50 Brewers!

 Don’t miss the 13th annual Barrington Brew Fest coming up on Saturday July 9, from 3-7 p.m. in downtown Barrington’s Metra train station parking lot. This year’s fest will feature more than 90 unique brews from 50 brewers! Along with all of that cold and frothy brew, there will be live music and a variety of food. You can purchase tickets ... Read more...

Derby Party Draws Record Crowd, Raises Over $65K for Barrington Children’s Charities

 A beautiful day and a brand new venue brought record attendance to Barrington Children’s Charities’ sixth annual Kentucky Derby Party, which raised over $65,000 to support kids in the Barrington area. More than 230 guests attended this “Derby Party Like No Other”, where colorful hats were spotted at every turn on the rooftop terrace at Shakou Sushi, which is celebrating ... Read more...

St. Michael’s Little Angels Preschool Celebrates “Week of the Young Child”

 St. Michael’s Little Angels Christian Preschool celebrated National Week of the Young Child™ on April 11-15. As part of the National Week of the Young Child, celebrated across the country, Little Angels Preschool honored young children and all those who make a difference in their lives. Barrington Village President, Karen Darch, along with Barrington Youth Football’s Howard Hansen were just ... Read more...

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