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#NoonDailyBarrington | Scarecrow Fest Returns, TEDx Talks, Ride for 3 Reasons Update & CN Grade Repairs

#NoonDailyBarrington | Scarecrow Fest Returns, TEDx Talks, Ride for 3 Reasons Update & CN Grade Repairs

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Time for today’s NoonDaily Update, our new approach to gathering information and sharing the good things happening in Barrington, Illinois. Each day we publish a post at noon featuring the latest collected photos and information from various sources around town and we hope you’ll join us.

Today’s update is complied with photos and stories shared from astute observers, businesses and organizations around town (see below or click here for original posts).

Can you match the captions with the images?

  1. So many beautiful items for Fall at Mum in #barrington. @mum.117
  2. Perfect early dinner at Sagano in #barrington.
  3. Afternoon wedding at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in #barrington
  4. GoodWorks: Did you hear about the first annual #BagsForCharity hosted by area businesses at Heads Up Boutique? The event raised funds and awareness for BHS senior Jan Gierlach’s upcoming Ride for 3 Reasons. Here’s how much they raised plus photos of all the fun…
  5. Want to spice up your football tailgate? Now that fall is officially here, Sally from @tableanddish is sharing three of her favorite sauces to pair with three of her favorite sausages from @Heinens Grocery. Easy to transport to the game – No fuss to serve – Everyone’s a winner! Find the recipes… read more (+)
  6. Hope’s IN founder, Courtney Quigley led off the Barrington Area Library’s TEDx Talks Thursday with an amazing look at the Intersection of Passion and Compassion at TEDxBarringtonAreaLibrary. * Dr. Brian Harris spoke to the TEDx audience about how @barrington_220 is preparing future-ready students. #Tedx * Ride for 3 Reasons founder Bob Lee took the TEDxBarringtonAreaLibrary stage to talk about seeking balance, significance, happiness, and the path to a new life. #ridefor3reasons * Barrington Area Council on Aging’s Joyce Palmquist was the library’s final TEDxBarrington speaker, engaging with the audience on Getting To Now through your influences and mentors, and getting to the end of life with integrity and understanding. #Tedx #barrington #bacoa #agingbetter
  7. Canadian National will be making repairs at the Route 59 grade crossing in Barrington. Scheduled repairs will begin October 7th and should conclude by October 11th. Complete road closure will be required for the duration of the project so be sure to allow extra travel time for the next five days.
  8. Don’t miss the Village of Barrington’s 16th annual Scarecrow Festival coming up at Memorial Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 15th.
  9. It’s that’s time of year for Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks!

We’ve had a team working on our NoonDaily updates via Instagram since the beginning of the year (thank you Kate Smith) and we’ve loved the pleasant surprise of seeing others automatically join us in sharing. This week, we’re ready to reveal what we’ve been developing behind-the-scenes and officially invite you to participate.

Here’s how it works:

Each day we’ll be publishing a post at noon featuring the latest collected photos and information from various sources around town and we hope you’ll join us! Here are some of today’s NoonDaily Updates (see below or click here for original posts).

Whether you’re a local resident, photographer, writer, business owner, student, PR pro, marketing guru, non-profit organizer, event planner, REALTOR, religious leader or volunteer, we invite you to please share your news, views and daily snapshots right along with us. Posts submitted will be featured on our NoonDaily Update Board at

Here’s how to share:

Everyone can participate by adding photos and updates to our NoonDaily collection one of these three ways:

  1. Facebook
    Mention @BarringtonIllnois in a Facebook post or publish post to our Facebook page at and your message will be featured on our NoonDaily Update Board at
  2. Instagram
    Add the hashtag #NoonDailyBarrington to any post on your Instagram page and your message will also be featured with our NoonDaily updates.
  3. Submit an Event or Post
    If social media is not your thing, click here to submit post details or click here to share an upcoming event and we’ll do our best to add your message to the NoonDaily mix.

Why NoonDaily?

Gone are the days when local news arrived only with the paperboy or via regularly scheduled newscasts. Social media has changed the news cycle so dramatically that we find ourselves longing for a return to life with less disruption. At the same time, social media continues to enhance the best part of our work, which has always been learning from your story ideas, recommendations and experiences. NoonDaily is our commitment to gathering ideas and presenting information thoughtfully and regularly with respect for your time. So we hope you will join us in sharing slices of life locally, right here at noon daily.

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