Monday, January 21, 2013
Patch is partnering with Disney On Ice to give away five family four-packs to Disney On Ice at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Patch is partnering with Disney On Ice to give away five family four-packs to see Disney On Ice in January. The show plays Allstate Arena Jan. 23-27 and United Center Jan. 30 through Feb. 10. The winner can pick any show Monday-Friday from Jan. 23-Feb. 1. You can enter to win through Jan. 22. Disney On Ice offers a chance to rock out with magical idols in a musical showcase. Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After! features the hottest tunes and talent from across the kingdom. Five winners will be chosen from the 28 participating Patch cities/neighborhoods in the Chicago area. Enter to win by registering for the free Patch e-newsletter using the form at the top of this page. If you are already signed up for our newsletter, first, thank …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
This weekend's greatest hits include a concert by Bob Seger, two rummage sales and a free movie screening.
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Thursday, May 12, 2011
Bob Seger When/Where: 8 p.m., Saturday, May 14; Allstate Arena Why Go: Can you sing all the words to “Against the Wind?” How about “Still the Same?” Hear those songs played live by the master and his Silver Bullet Band. Pricing: $75 Another Year When/Where: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 14; Northbrook Public Library Why Go: Focusing on one year in the life of a long and happily married couple and their frequently unhappy friends, director Mike Leigh investigates the nature of happiness in this Oscar-nominated film. Discussion follows the screening. Pricing: Free Folk Tales And Legends When/Where: 4 p.m., Sunday, May 15; Glenbrook North High School Why Go: Enjoy the Northbrook Symphony’s performance of songs by Gustav Mahler and …
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Create a giant Buzz Lightyear out of Legos at Northbrook Court, make beeswax candles or sit back and enjoy Madeline the musical.
Drop-in Badminton Where/When: Weekly on Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. at Glenbrook North High School, 2300 Shermer Rd. Why Go: Until you can get a birdie on the links, escape the cold weather and come inside to hit the birdie playing badminton. Pricing: $5 Lego Master Building Event Where/When: All this weekend. Northbrook Court Shopping Center Why Go: Families craft a brick which will be used to build an eight-foot-tall Buzz Lightyear statue. The event takes place on the mall's lower level near Lord & Taylor. Pricing: Free Madeline and the Bad Hat Where/When: 2-2:45 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20; 2651 Navy Blvd. in the Glen Town Center Why Go: Love Madeline? The spunky heroine of Ludgwig Bemelman's classic childrens books stars in this musical …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Following these tips can help you stand out among hundreds of applicants.
At a college fair, it’s easy to stockpile glossy brochures, drool over photos of students in warmer climates, pick up extra pens (emblazoned with the name of an institution of higher learning, of course) and generally zone out, overwhelmed by the choices. What’s harder is to make a good impression. That’s important because oftentimes, the college representatives you’ll meet at the college fairs are the same admission officers that will make the final determination on whether your application for admission will be accepted or rejected. Therefore, you want to do your best to stand out. Here’s how: Dress for the occasion Many big college fairs are held during school hours and, in most cases, students are bused to the event, which is typically…