Nothing Bundt Cakes
MONDAYS THRU 11-9-18: 10% off BAKERY ITEMS (mention Almanac. Excludes retail items. Not valid w/ other offers.) 847/253-2253. www.nothingbundtcakes.com. 1071 N. Elmhurst Rd., Randhurst Shopping Ctr., Mt. Prospect.
The Merry Memory Company
Join us for Carol Schmitt’s ongoing basic sewing/handmade gift creating class, every third Sun. of the month. 1-3 p.m. & 3-5 p.m.; $20 per person. Register. Purchase raffle tix through the end of 2018 to win Samantha American Girl Doll & Book. Tix: $2 each or 3 for $5. Benefits Bear Necessities & Pediatric Cancer Research. Drawing at shop. 847/749-0474. www.themerrymemorycompany.com. 405 S. Arl. Hts. Rd.
Throughout Aug. & Sept., back-to-school special, KIDS EAT FREE! (Mention Almanac. 1 kid meal per 1 adult meal. Not valid w/ other offers.) COMPLIMENTARY SENIOR COFFEE, Mon.-Fri. Mention Almanac. W/ purchase of $8 entrée. Not valid w/ other offers.) Check Facebook for special updates. 847/398-1720. 24 E. Miner St.
Blown glass ornament classes in Nov. Register early— they fill up fast! Thinking of a unique custom window for a holiday gift? Get your order in now. Custom windows, repairs & restoration. Ongoing classes/workshops in stained glass, fusing, mosaic & bead making from novice to pro. Rolling enrollment. 224/735-2376. www.chicagoschoolofglassart.com. www.suevelstudios.com. 870 S. Arthur Ave.
Monart Drawing Studio
Ongoing classes throughout the yr, ages 4½-adult. Getting Ready, Basic, Intermediate/Advanced, Acrylic Painting, & Adult Drawing. Dec. 26-28 & Jan. 2-4: Winter Art Camps. Birthday, Group & Adult parties. 847/788-9323. www.sharpeexpressions.com. 628 S. Arthur Ave.
Autumn Harvest Fest
Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fun for all ages. Food vendors. North School Park (Eastman & Arl. Hts. Rd.). www.ahpd.org
WINGS Benefit Programs
Oct. 6, 6 p.m.-midnight: Purple Tie Ball. The Westin in Itasca. Nov. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Road to Freedom Luncheon featuring Condoleezza Rice. Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. Benefits support programs for adults & children escaping from domestic violence & abuse. Nikki Katrodia: 847/519-7820, ext. 233. NKatrodia@wingsprogram.com. www.wingsprogram.com.
Peggy Kinnane’s Irish Restaurant & Pub
Live music 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6: NOVA. Oct. 13: Unconstitutional— the Band. Oct. 19: Mulligan Stew. Oct. 20: Reely Dan. Oct. 26: Acoustic Generation. Oct. 27, 7:30-8:30 p.m.: Hogan Irish Dancers. Oct. 27, 8:30: Replay. Nov. 3: Hip Pocket. Nov. 9: Acoustic Generation. Nov. 10: Cirrus Falcon. Nov. 17, 7:30-8:30 p.m.: Hogan Irish Dancers. Weddings & private parties. Gluten-free menu. 847/577-7733. www.peggykinnanes.com. 8 N. Vail.
The Buddy Foundation
Oct. 7, 1:30 p.m. 8th Annual Bowling for Buddy. $30 in advance; $35 at the door; $15 kids 12 and under. Includes 2 games, shoes, pizza buffet, salad, drinks & dessert. Raffle prizes. Arlington Lanes. 3435 N. Kennicott Ave. 847/290-5806. www.thebuddyfoundation.org. 65 W. Seegers Rd.
Dave’s Specialty Foods
Gourmet Cooking Classes
Oct. 16: Fall Soup. Nov. 13: Holiday Appetizers. $45-$55. 6-8 p.m. Register: 847/259-9510. www.davesspecialtyfoods.com. 105 W. Prospect Ave., Mt. Prospect.
The Heartland Institute
Oct. 26. 34th Anniversary Benefit Dinner featuring Judge Andrew P. Napolitano. The Cotillion, 360 S. Creekside Dr., Palatine. To purchase tix, tables or attend VIP reception w/ Judge Napolitano, contact Gwendalyn Carver: 312/377-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.heartland.org. 3939 N. Wilke Rd.
Friends of the Library USED Book Sale
Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. & Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Children’s Room closes at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Most items selling for $3 or less. 847/392-0100. www.ahml.info. 500 N. Dunton.
Journeys/The Road Home
Bid for Hope Gala
Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Live auction; silent auction. Meadows Club. RSVP or info., 847/963-9163 or https://www.journeystheroadhome.org/events.html. 1140 E. NW Hwy., Palatine.
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