LAKE ZURICH: Kids, families are the stars

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NOW UNTIL
SEPT. 27, FRIDAYS
LAKE ZURICH’S FARMERS’ MARKET
PAULUS PARK, 200 S. RAND ROAD
3-7 P.M.

What it is: A bit of everything is up for grabs at this farmers’ market: fruits, vegetables, sweets, dairy items, meats, breads, soaps, crafts and more. Sharpening by Kris will be there to sharpen knives and garden tools and offer expertise.

What else you need to know: Gluten-free items will be available. Visit www.volz.org for more information.

NOW to SEPT. 29, MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS
ALPINE RUNNERS KIDS RUNNING CAMP
PAULUS PARK, 200 S. RAND ROAD
6-6:30 P.M.

What it is: A free running club for kids ages 6-14 years to promote healthy living and an active lifestyle.

What else you need to know: Registration is required. Contact Beth Onines at beth@alpinerunners.com for more information. Kids may participate in a 5K race on the last day, Sept. 29.

SEPT. 5
PAJAMARAMA
ELA PUBLIC LIBRARY,
275 MOHAWK TRAIL
6:30-7 P.M.

What it is: Children get to wear their pajamas for stories, songs and activities.

What else you need to know: This event is for children ages 2-6 and their families. Bring your library card to the event and arrive early to secure your spot; space is limited. Visit www.eapl.org for more information.

SEPT. 6
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
COMMUNITY PARK, QUENTIN ROAD AND OLD MCHENRY ROAD,
HAWTHORN WOODS
6:30-8 P.M.

What it is: A free family-friendly concert event featuring the Carte Blanche Band, a variety/pop/rock ensemble.

What else you need to know: Call Kelly Carlson for more information at (847) 847-3533 or visit www.facebook.com/carteblancheband.

SEPT. 12
WARM UP LAKE ZURICH
ELA PUBLIC LIBRARY,
275 MOHAWK TRAIL
4:30-6 P.M.

What it is: A social event with for those who knit or crochet or those who want to learn. Projects are made for charity.

What else you need to know: Bring your own needles or hooks plus yarn. For more information, call Laura Cloud at (847) 438-3433 or visit www.eapl.org.

OCT. 14
MADCAP PUPPETS
ELA PUBLIC LIBRARY,
275 MOHAWK TRAIL
10–11 A.M.

What it is: An interactive fairytale story event for children and families involving audience participation, puppets and a wand.

What else you need to know: Space is limited; reserve your spot early. Bring your library card. Visit www.eapl.org for more information.