Five Events This Week Around Libertyville

Every Monday, Libertyville Patch will provide a preview of top events and meetings taking place in the community.

  • When: Monday, March 12, 2012, 7:30 pm
  • Where: , 431 W Austin Ave, Libertyville
  • Why Go?: Growing orchids as houseplants can be very rewarding -  Jerry Cleland, past president of our club , has been growing orchids for over 20 years .  Jerry will share his wealth of experience and knowledge on  orchids and creating a tropical paradise in your home. Following the free program, meet and mingle with members of our garden club.
  • Pricing: Free


  • When: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 1:00 pm
  • Where: 700 Lakeview Pky, Vernon Hills
  • Why Go?: Participants will enjoy activities such as Wii Fit, Xbox Kinect, air hockey, board games, foosball and more. There also will be several theme nights throughout the year. Club Y will convene Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. While the program is offered free of charge to members of the Y, there is a charge of $5 per child per visit for community members.
  • Pricing: Free for members, $5 for community members


  • When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 2:00 pm
  • Where: , 413 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
  • Why Go?: Moms and their teen daughters (in Grades 6 - 8) are invited to participate in Cook Library District's first ever Mother/Daughter Book Club on the second Wednesday of the month.
  • Pricing: Free but must register for the event.


  • When: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 6:00 pm
  • Where: , 1509 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
  • Why Go?: We understand the frustrations many of you are facing every day when it comes to managing your finances. Interest rates are low, unemployment is high and most people simply don't feel like they are getting anywhere. They are stuck in the muck. We recently created a unique and innovative strategy designed to address these frustrations. You don't want to miss this!
  • Pricing: Free


  • When: Through May 15, 2012
  • Where: , 413 N Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville
  • Why Go?: Ladies and Gentlemen, start your ovens! The Cook Memorial Public Library District has launched a community-wide call for recipe submissions for their upcoming cookbook; A Library of Recipes: Cook Park and Aspen Drive Cooking Together. "What better way to bring a community together than through the unifying power of food," said Cookbook Committee member and Library Board president Bonnie Quirke. "Everyone has a favorite family food and by sharing these recipes, we hope to create a cookbook that will be passed down from generation to generation."
  • Pricing: Free


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