For today’s NoonDaily Update, we’re taking a quick look at nine upcoming events in the Barrington area. Compiled with photos and stories shared from astute observers, businesses and organizations around town, these NoonDaily reports are a new system for 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. (see below or click here for original posts)
Can you match these photos with the upcoming event info below?
Final Farmers Market of 2016
The final Barrington Farmer’s Market of the 2016 season will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 13th at Cook & Main Streets in downtown Barrington. Be sure to stop by and say thanks to this year’s vendors for a great season! Learn more at BarringtonFarmersMarket.com.
Crop Hunger Walk
Join the Barrington Area Crop Hunger Walk to help fight hunger this Sunday 10/16/2016 at 12:30. The 34th Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk kickoff will be at Saint Anne, 120 E. Ela st. Barrington. 1 or 5 Mile walk throughout the Village of Barrington. All are welcome. Learn more, join and support the walk at crophungerwalk.org/barringtonil.
Coffee & Conversation with the Village Board
Mark your calendars for an opportunity to meet with the Village Board and hear about current projects. It’s a wonderful occasion to get to know your elected officials and ask questions about the issues that matter most to you. The Village Board will be available Saturdays, October 15 and November 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Barrington’s Village Hall, 200 S. Hough Street. For more information, visit Barrington-IL.gov.
The Village of Barrington will host their annual Scarecrow Festival at Memorial Park on Hough Street from 11am – 2pm on Saturday, October 15th. There will be FREE family activities including pony rides, pumpkin and scarecrow decorating, games, face painting, music & more!For more information visit: Barrington-il.gov.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Don’t let this Shakespeare classic intimidate you! This visually striking and comic play, performed by some of BHS’s most talented players, is presented in a manner that can be enjoyed by even those who are unfamiliar with it. Showtimes are October 13, 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. plus October 15th at 2 p.m. with Dinner & Discussion event on Friday, October 14th. Tickets now on sale! $8 for adults, $6 for seniors. Barrington220.org/BoxOffice
Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art 30th Anniversary Gala
Join Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art during their 30th Anniversary “Lasting Impressions” Celebration & Benefit featuring dinner, live music & an auction on Friday, October 14th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street in Barrington, IL 60010. For more information, call 847-381-4840.
Children from age 1-10 with a parent are invited to come enjoy the Barrington Park District’s annual Halloween Spooktacular costume party featuring children’s music, games, inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, hayrides, candy hunt and more! Pre-Registration Required for this event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 To register for Halloween Spooktacular, CLICK HERE or call 847-381-0687.
Deer Park Town Center Trick-or-Treating
Deer Park Town Center shops and restaurants will be hosting FREE Trick-or-Treating on Saturday, October 29, starting at noon, while supplies last. Look for pumpkin decals on participating stores doors or windows, and grab a complimentary treat bag at Brilliant Sky Toys & Books.
Feets of Strength
A fun event for the whole family at Citizens Parkat 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 16th! Organized by Broncos Committed students from BHS, this UST&F event offers a 5K run for more serious athletes, a 1-Mile run/walk or a 1K option for the little runners. Trophies will be awarded for all age groups for male & female participants. The events supports Barrington LEADS, a community coalition with more than 400 members, mostly parents seeking to become knowledgeable about teen drugs and alcohol usage and to learn ways of navigating these tough parenting years. Register today at www.barringtonleads.org
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 365Barrington.com/NoonDaily.
Here’s how to share:
Everyone can participate by adding photos and updates to our NoonDaily collection one of these three ways:
Mention @BarringtonIllnois in a Facebook post or publish post to our Facebook page at Facebook.com/BarringtonIllinois and your message will be featured on our NoonDaily Update Board at 365Barrington.com/NoonDaily.
Add the hashtag #365Barrington or #NoonDailyBarrington to any post on your Instagram page and your message will also be featured with our NoonDaily updates.
- 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.
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.