The List

THE LIST – 2011 & 2012

1.       Pity the April Fool

2.       Nominate Barrington’s 2010 Citizen of the Year

3.       Audition for the First Barrington Community Follies

4.       “Hairspray” at Station Middle School

5.       “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at Prairie Middle School

6.       Hop on the Bunny Trail

7.       “Sing” to Win $5,000 at Deer Park Town Center

8.       Spotlight on Barrington’s Stars Fashion Show

9.       Bunny Business at the Foundry of Barrington

10.     Sip, Sample & Shop with the Women of Wings

11.      Find Spring Treasures at Ice House Antique Show

12.     Barrington Boy Scout Troop 10 Plant Sale

13.     Celebrate Mom at the Run for the Roses Hat Party

14.     Sign Up for the Barrington Mother’s Day 5K

15.     Share Your Mom’s Best Advice

16.     Barrington Children’s Charities First Derby Party

17.     Share Spare Change for Barrington Tag Days

18.     Community Walk and “Fun Run” for Wellness Place

19.     Go Fly a Kite at the Barrington Community Kite Fly

20.    Get Handy at the Barrington Home Show

21.     You Know You’re Pregnant When…

22.    Get Artsy Outdoors at Art in the Park

23.    Explore Citizens Park at Family Nature Fest

24.    Meet the Green Grocer in South Barrington

25.    Check Out Today’s Barrington Open Houses

26.    Kick Off Art Festival Season in Barrington, Illinois

27.    Meet and Encourage Barrington’s Youngest Artists

28.    Explore the Art of Barrington’s Amanda Paulson

29.    The Many Colors of Carla Bank

30.    Get  Your Motor Running for Weekly Cruise Nights

31.     Meet Cook Co. Board President, Toni Preckwinkle

32.     Celebrate Barrington High School’s Class of 2011

33.     First Annual Dash for the Dogs Family Fun Day

34.     Hear a Survivor’s Story and Join the Relay for Life

35.     Be Proud to BUY American at Norton’s U.S.A.

36.     Welcome Back to the Barrington Farmers Market

37.     Offer ‘Hands of Hope’ at Garden & Antique Faire

38.     Follow Your Dad’s Lead on Father’s Day

39.     Speed Read “Mennonite in a Little Black Dress”

40.     Visit the Train Lady’s Train Garden Masterpiece

41.     July 4th Barrington Brat Tent Returns with a Bang

42.     Take a Stroll with Stilt Man Frank Birdsall

43.     Fire it Up with the Smokin’ Gunz

44.     Celebrate the 4th of July with “The Boss”

45.     Travel the World at Barrington International Fest

46.     Sample 50 Fine Wines at Uncork Barrington 2011

47.     Wet Your Whistle at Barrington Brew Fest 2011

48.     Childhood Swims Spark English Channel Challenge

49.     Have a Baby at Good Shepherd Hospital

50.     Spend Your Dough in 60010 at Sidewalk Days

51.      Climb on Board the Monster Trucks of Barrington

52.     Save the Lives You Love at National Night Out

53.     Get Lucky at the Summer Duck Race & Pool Party

54.     A Night with Louis Armstrong at Sanfilippo Concert

55.     Get Social with Barrington Businesswomen

56.     Get In on the New Barrington Dance Craze

57.     Military Night at the BHS Football Home Opener

58.     Welcome Barrington’s English Channel Champs

59.     Heinen’s Fine Foods Store to Open in Barrington

60.     LeCompte/Kalaway Landowners Cup Polo Tournament

61.     Barrington Memorial 10 Years After the 9/11 Attacks

62.     Remember 9/11

63.     Jump Out of an Airplane with the Golden Knights

64.     iCarnival 25 – Grove School’s 25th Annual Carnival

65.     Help Good Shepherd Hospital at Art in the Barn

66.     “Welcome to the Jungle” Homecoming in Barrington

67.     365 Barrington “Spot the Scarecrow” Contest

68.     Spot the Scarecrow to Win a Sweet Prize

69.     Chicago Art Gala for Local Cancer Support Center

70.     Stiletto March Pub Crawl & Girls Night Out

71.     Bust a Move for the Pink Glove Dance Competition

72.     Scarecrow Fest, Pumpkins & Ponies, OH MY

73.     Inaugural Barrington Honor Ride, Run & Concert

74.     8th Annual Barrington Taste Fest and Expo

75.     Halloween Costume Ideas from My 20 Year High School Reunion

76.     Final Vote for Barrington’s Best 2011 Scarecrow

77.     Fall Back, Gain an Hour and Seize the Daylight

***    67% Off Susan McConnell Holiday Portrait Session

***    $35 for $75 at Learning Express Toys

78.     Schedule a Date with Santa

79.     Shop by Candlelight at Barrington Luminary Night

80.     Savor the Season with Barrington’s Holiday Menus

81.     Experience “The Nutcracker”, Barrington-Style

82.     Santa Welcome, Tree Lighting & Holiday Festivities

***     50% Off Fine Art and Custom Framing at Tina Han Gallery

83.     “A Christmas Carol” at Prairie Middle School

84.     Bring a Toy to Win a Visit with Devin Hester TONIGHT

85.     “C” is for Cookie at Community Church of Barrington



THE LIST – 2010 & 2011

1.       Start a Blog for April Fools

2.       Visit a Fishmonger on Good Friday

3.       Put Your Pooch on Parade

4.       Meet the Guys Who Hired This Bunny

5.       Go to Baseball School

6.       Book Time with Your Baby

7.       Grow a Garden to Give Back

8.       Plan Your Next Party

9.       Flamenco Date Night

10.    Try Some Serious Sushi

11.     Feather Up Your Birdhouse

12.     Gear Up for Barrington’s Baseball Season

13.     Hire the Dog Photog

14.     Martinis and Manicures at Millrose

15.     Take a Break at the Green Door

16.     Rock the Penny Road Pub

17.     Check Out the Home Show

18.     Experience the Catlow Theater

19.     Join a Pinstripes Bowling League

20.    Sign Up for Safety Town

21.     Get in on Green Drinks Barrington

22.     Antique and Garden Show

23.     Go to Go Go Go Joe

24.     1940’s Radio Flashback

25.     Blow Everything Off to Be with Your Family

26.     Kaleidoscope School of Art

27.     Park Avenue Wine Bar and Merchant

28.     Play Some Old School Basketball

29.     Spring Has Sprung Sprint

30.     Barrington Community Kite Fly

31.     Nightmare on Elm Street, Barrington Style

32.     Find the Sweet Spot

33.     Suggest a Story for

34.     Doggie Dining at Egg Harbor Cafe

35.     Celebra el Cinco do Mayo a “La Mesa”

36.     Share a Giant Burger at The Lucky Monk

37.     Make a Mom-Stop at the Flower Shop

38.     Do the WRITE Thing

39.     Tell Your Mom You Love Her

40.     Seasons Produce Market in South Barrington

41.     Karaoke Idol Contest at McGonigal’s Pub

42.     Meet the Equestrian Diva

43.     Celebrate Lee DeWyze Day

44.     Sign up for Self Defense School

45.     Run/Walk for Wellness Place

46.     Catch Up at The Canteen Restaurant

47.     Make Friends with the Ice Cream Man

48.     2-Buck Burger Tuesdays at Pinstripes

49.     Cut Your Hair to Save the Ocean

50.     Barrington Art Festival Countdown

51.     Learn to Write Your Own Songs

52.     Celebrate the Art of New Beginnings

53.     Be Inspired by Artist Gail Collier

54.     Map Out Your Summer Art Festivals

55.     Barrington Art Festival 4-1-1

56.     Barrington Streetscapes with Artist Sue Daly

57.     Barrington Art Fest Acoustic Café Lineup

58.     Get to Know Artist Jim Root

59.     Memorial Weekend Block Party

60.     Share the Meaning of Memorial Day

61.     Make Peace with the Poppy Chairman

62.     Rockstar 101

63.     Let Your House Flag Fly

64.     Barrington Cruise Nights

65.     Feast at Frantonio’s Italian Deli

66.     Stop at Steeplechase Antiques

67.     Make a Little Mischief

68.     Picture Your Own Fairy Tale

69.     Dabble with YABAL Babble

70.    Watch the Hawks Win at Wool Street

71.     Dollar Subs at Jimmy John’s

72.     Head Down to the Blackhawks’ Parade

73.     Welcome Home a Wounded Soldier

74.     Barrington Country Garden and Antique Faire

75.     Make a Tee Time at Makray

76.     Outdoor Discovery School at L.L. Bean

77.     Read to Rover

78.     Farmers Market 4-1-1

79.     Flip Flop Friday at Tropical Smoothie

80.     Lake Barrington Field House Summer Festival

81.      Say Thanks to the “World’s Best Dad”

82.     Good Karma at Cook Street Coffee

83.     BHS Alumni Performance Sneak Peek

84.     Meet Amazing Gracie

85.     Detox at Acacia Organics

86.     Sign Up for Summer GLEE Camp

87.     Horse Trials by Day, Ron Hawking by Night

88.     Pepper Family Hospice Open House

89.     Catch Your Breath Before a Busy Month

90.     “Vampire” Menu at Gold Class Cinemas

91.      Brat Tent = Beer, Bands and Fun for Kids

92.      Take a Seat with the Lawn Chair Dads

93.      Step Back in Time with “16 Candles”

94.      Crystal Lake Strikers and Art in the Park

95.      Fireworks on the Fourth of July

96.      Barrington Concours d’Elegance

97.      Barrington Community Talent Show

98.      “Bag Your Summer” Sidewalk Sale

99.      Sing Praises with Opera Star Kallen Esperian

100.   Uncork Barrington

101.    Barrington Brew Fest

102.   Free Slurpees for 7-11 Day

103.   Wedding Gown Giveaway at A’Lamour

104.   Children’s Concert at the Arboretum

105.   Celebrate Bastille Day in South Barrington

106.   Get Cheesy with the Cheese People

107.   Barrington Golf Classic at LBS Golf Club

108.   Stroll, Market and Million Dollar Quartet

109    Sanfilippo Summer Concert Series

110.   Barrington Home Shoppe Tapas Tasting

111.    Have a Close Encounter wtih Baby T-Rex

112.   Free Summer Concerts at Citizens Park

113.   WGN Radio Live Broadcast at McGonigals

114.   Free Charity Dog Wash at The Dog House

115.   TT Patton to the Rescue

116.   Take a Ride on the Metra

117.   Connecting Your Mind and Body

118.   Bring Your Green to Sidewalk Days

119.   Coloring Barrington

120.  Meet Entrepreneurs 2.0

121.  Swim Aqualusion at Langendorf Park

122.  Communicate with Your Four Leggeds

123.  Be Happy to Be Home

124.  Barrington’s Night Out Against Crime

125.  See Police Duo Combs and Maxx in Action

126.  Barrington Broncos 2010 Kickoff Party

127.  Help a Local Charity Win $250,000

128.  Anna Shea Chocolate Making Classes

129.  Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

130.  Declare War on Mosquitoes

131.   Duck Races at Langendorf Park Pool

132.  See “Rod Blagojevich Superstar”

133.  “Live and Unplugged” in Cook Street Plaza

134.  Adopt a Puppy at Pet Fest 2010

135.  Barrington Area Library “Second Fridays”

136.  Find Your Way to The Foley Farmstand

137.  Make a Trip to the Emergency Room

138.  Witness Wonders at Walk On Farm

139.  Meet the Barrington Bus Family

140.  Barrington Back to School Drive

141.  Get “Together Again” at Summer Fun Friday

142.  Jazz Fest at L’Eiffel Bistrot

143.  Youth Football Opening Day Extravaganza

144.  Grow Little Readers at Learning Trek

145.  Eat, Pray and Love FOOD

146.  Barrington Back to School Pop Quiz

147.  Bronco Football Pep Rally

148.  Savor the Flavors with Farmer Wayne Miller

149.  Celebrate a Year of “HERE in Barrington”

150.  Spruce Things up at

151.   Toast 10 Years of Wellness at The Lavender Ball

152.  Get Cooking with Herbs

153.  Grab Lunch at The Original Dog Tracks

154.  New at 365 – “Guess Where Wednesdays”

155.  Discover New Colors with Anthony Tortoriello

156.  Live Music & Football Specials at McGonigal’s Pub

157.  Give Kids the Gift of Kindermusic

158.  Barrington Polo & the Kalaway Landowners Cup

159.  Barrington Hills Polo Part II

160.  9.11 Mile Freedom Run and Family Festival

161.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

162.  Celebrate Two Years with Your Baby Girl

163.  Try a Pie from Sergio’s Pizza

164.  Help Teens in Need at the Swanky Soiree

165.  Mess Around by the Front Porch Swing

166.  Shape up with Sherry Hana

167.  Barrington Newcomers and Neighbors Open House

168.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

169.  Find Bargains at Designer Kids Clothing Sale

170. Grove Avenue Elementary School Carnival of Fun

171.  Barrington Smart Farm Fall Harvest Celebration

172.  Artists Exhibit at Barrington Gourmet Grill

173.  Uncorked Wine Tasting at The Arboretum

174.  Ignite the Night Fall Bonfire Festival and Cookout

175.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

176.  Kidz Carnival MOVED TO LANGENDORF

177.  Art in the Barn at Good Shepherd Hospital

178.  Goebbert’s Farm Market Fall Festival

179.  “Don’t Say Booger”

180.  Hold Your Breath for a Bears Win

181.  Learn to Break a Board at Tiger Martial Arts

182.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

183.  Chessies 111 Grille Homecoming Weekend Party

184.  Barrington Homecoming Parade and “Magic” Video

185.  Barrington Fire Department Open House

186.  Beat ’em Like the Barrington Broncos

187.  Barrington High School Teacher Flash Mob

188.  Vote for Barrington’s Best Scarecrow

189.  “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

190.  Hayrides in Citizens Park

191.  Look Through the Lens of Artist Robert McGinley

192. Filler Up at Fritzl’s Oktoberfest

193.  New at “Oh Yes!  It’s FREE”

194.  Barrington Scarecrow Festival

195.  Shop to Support Breast Cancer Survivors

196.  “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

197.  Barrington Artists Unite for The United Way|

198.  Trick or Treat Trot & the CROP Hunger Walk

199.  Join the Fight, Take a Bite Burger Bash

200.  Say Farewell to the Letter Z

201.  Meet Chicago Blackhawk, Patrick Sharp

202.  Opening Day at the New Early Learning Center

203.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

204.  Broncos Care Coat and Toy Drive

205.  Barrington Trick-or-Treat Dress Rehearsal

206.  Sip’n Sample at the Barrington Taste Fest & EXPO

207.  The Legend of White Cemetery and Cuba Road

208.  High School Heart Exams & District 220 Checkup

209.  Scare Up Some Halloween Fun – FOR KIDS

210.  “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

211.  Bubbles, Bon Bons & Brie

212.  “F” Word Luncheon Featuring Famous Chef

213.  Time Travel at Barrington High School

214.  McGonigal’s Pub Party & Halloween’s Celtic Roots

215.  New at  30 Ways in 30 Days

216.  Get Flirty at the BJWC Fall Fashion Show

217.  “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

218.  Barrington Artists Auction for The United Way

219.  FREE Art Show at the Barrington Park District

220.  “Fall Back” with Advice from the Fire Chief

221.  Go Inside Don Murphy’s Weathervane Workshop

222.  Giggle with Elmo at The Ice House Mall

223.  Angelina’s “Hottest Holdiay Gifts Under $30” List

224.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

225.  Visit with a Barrington Veteran on Veteran’s Day

226.  Portrait Exhibit and Live Country Music TONIGHT

227.  Pre-Holiday Stress Buster at Norge Ski Lodge

228.  Sign Up for the South Barrington Gobbler Gallop

229.  Read 5 Shocking Things Realtors do In Bed

230.  Barrington Luminary Night

231.  “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

232.  Talk Turkey on “National Thaw Day”

233.  New Skating Plaza Opening in South Barrington

234.  Have a Talk with a 10-Month-Old

235.  Help Replenish Dwindling Food Pantry Supplies

236.  Free Money at Deer Park Town Center

237.  Garnish Your Holiday Table Like Chef Erin Bailey

238.  “Guess Where Wednesday” & Last Week’s Winner

239.  Celebrate a Barrington Thanksgiving

240.  Welcome Santa & Mrs. Claus Back to Barrington

241.  Enter the Barrington Holiday Sweepstakes

242.  Santa Letters at the Barrington Park District

243.  Barrington Police & Fire Coat & Toy Drive

244.  Barrington Aglow Annual Tree Lighting

245.  1st Annual 365 Barrington Holiday Lights Contest

246.  “Fancy Nancy” Mother Daughter Tea Party

247.  Barrington High School 24-Hour Dance Marathon

248.  Ice House Mall Mini Nutcracker Performance

249.  Ron Hawking “Home for the Holidays” Concert

250.  NV Clothing’s 5 Year Anniversary Party

251.  Hear Area Veterans and Remember Pearl Harbor

252.  Learn to Speak Chinese in Barrington’s Schools

253.  Art ‘N Java at Cook Street Coffee

254.  Community Church of Barrington Cookie Walk

255.  “Lights on Lageschulte” Holiday Shopping Event

256.  Nominate the Best Barrington Holiday Lights

257.  Sing It Like You Mean It

258.  Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides in South Barrington

259.  5 Secrets to Taking Great Family Photos at Home

260.  A Gadget Guy’s Guide to Holiday Gifts for Guys

261.  The 12 Toys of Christmas at Learning Express

262.  Organize Dinner like Mom/Author, Kelly Donlea

263.  “Everything’s Gonna Be Cool this Christmas”

264.  Be Married for 41 Years

265.  Last Chance for Holiday Lights Nominations

266.  Be Invited to Sing at The White House

267.  On the Menu:  Ambrosia Gingerbread Houses

268.  Have a Seat with Santa on Christmas Eve

269.  Wish You a Merry Christmas

270.  Go Behind the Scenes at Barrington’s Post Office

271.  See the Lights in the North Pole Neighborhood

272.  Say Thanks to the “Colored Lights Champion”

273.  Behold the Work of Barrington’s Clark Griswold

274.  Barrington Holiday Lights Love Story

275.  Ring in the New Year, Barrington-Style

276.  Welcome 2011 with Toasts to Times Gone By

277.  READ MORE – 2011 New Year’s Resolution #1

278.  COOK MORE – 2011 New Year’s Resolution #2

279.  EXERCISE MORE – 2011 New Year’s Resolution #3

280.  Bring Back the Wednesday Mystery Photo Contest

281.  “Dralion” Cirque du Soliel VIP Package Giveaway

282.  Sing Along with ScribbleMonster

283.  Orchard Evangelical Free Church Grand Opening

284.  Take a Winter Walk Through Cuba Marsh

285.  Brush Up on the Art of Being Nice

286.  Train for a Triathlon with the Buehler YTri Club

287.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

288.  Celebrate a First Birthday and a Birthday-to-be

289.  DASH to Cure Diabetes Presents The Second City

290.  Celebrate Dr. King by “Delivering the Dream”

291.  Watch Jay Cutler Win His First Playoff Game

292.  Meet “Taco” – Barrington’s Award Winning Horse

293.  1st Annual Barrington Bridal Connection Show

294.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

295.  Bridal Registry at the Barrington Home Shoppe

296.  Find Ideas for Today’s Top Wedding Tablescapes

297.  Reenact the Chicago Bears’ “Super Bowl Shuffle”

298.  Bundle Up for the Chicago Bears

299.  Preschool 101 at the Barrington Area Library

300.  Discover the 365 Barrington Community Calendar

301.  Solve Barrington Hot Dog Mystery and Win a Prize

302.  106th Annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament

303.  Smart Farm Frozen Zucchini Snowshoe Race

304.  2nd Annual South Barrington Chili Cookoff

305.  Join the 365 Barrington “Relay for Life” Team

306.  Be Crowned the South Barrington Chili Champ

307.  Barrington Blizzard SNOW DAY Photo Contest

308.  Be Amazed by Mother Nature

309.  Vote for Your Favorite Barrington Blizzard Photos

310.  Get Ready for the “Sing Along Sound of Music”

311.  Superbowl XLV Bash at McGonigal’s Pub

312.  Quietly Congratulate our Neighbor to the North

313.  Snow Movers’ Mission (Almost) Accomplished

314.  Photo Finish in Barrington SNOW DAY Contest

315.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Our New Winner

316.  Take a Minute to Remember Your Honeymoon

317.  Say “I Love You” with the Fresh Flower Market

318.  50 Ways to Woo Your Lover (In Barrington) Part I

319.  50 Ways to Woo Your Lover (In Barrington) Part II

320.  Debut 365 Barrington DEALS!

321.  Salsa Night at L’Eiffel Bistrot and Creperie

322.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

323.  MOVE IT! MOVE IT! With King Julien

324.  Barrington Open House HOT LIST for Sun. 2/20

325.  Barrington Area Library Book & Music Sale

326.  Bring Sexy Back with a Girls’ Night Out

327.  “One Book One Barrington” Finale Party

328.  Barrington Crime Scene Investigators Class

329.  “Guess Where Wednesday” and Last Week’s Winner

330.  Show Your Stuff at the Barrington Art Festival

331.  Barrington Open House HOT LIST for Sun. 2/27

332.  Cast Your Votes in the Barrington Oscar Poll

333.  Predict & Critique the 2011 Academy Awards

334.  Outfit Your Kids with “Growing Cents of Style”

335.  Cowboy Up with the Lil’ Dudes and Darlins’ Dance

336.  365 Barrington “Cute Kid & Baby Photo Contest”

337.  “Hot Happenings” in Barrington for March 3-6

338.  Barrington House Talk – Do Open Houses Work?

339.  Spice Up Classrooms with the Chili & Music Fest

340.  Be Inspired by Great Women in History

341.  Meet the Clarkes of Clarke’s Bakery and Deli

342.  Give it Up for Lent – A Top 10 List

343.  It’s A TIE in the Cute Kid and Baby Photo Contest

344.  “Hot Happenings” in Barrington for March 10-15

345.  Barrington House Talk – Real Estate Q & A

346.  Lose an Hour, Gain More Sunlight

347.  Help Earthquake & Tsunami Victims in Japan

348.  March for Meals to Feed Seniors in Barrington

349.  Celtic Fest in Bryan McGonigal’s Own Words

350.  Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig

351.  Hot Happenings in Barrington for March 17-20

352.  Barrington House Talk – 2011 Market Realities

353.  Have a Close Encounter with the Supermoon

354.  365 Barrington Spring Break Photo Contest

355.  Have Dinner with Your Neighbors

356.  Get Your Beach Body Back in Just 12 Weeks

357.  March Madness at R.S.V.P.’s 2 Pizza, Bar and Grill

358.  “Hot Happenings” in Barrington for March 24-27

359.  An Opportunity of Olympic Proportions

360.  Win the 365 Barrington Finale Photo Contest

361.  If the Shoe Fits, Fix It!

362.  Vote for Your Favorite Spring Break Photos

363.  Choose the Right Hues

364.  Announce the 365 Barrington Finale Photo Contest Winners

365.  Look Back at a Year in the Life of Barrington

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