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  • “Stress Busters” Parent Coffee and Workshop
    9:30 am-11:00 am
    05/02/18

    505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010

    505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010

    Are you stressed?  Is your child stressed?

    WE CAN HELP!

    “Stress Busters” Parent Coffee and Workshop
    Wednesday, May 2nd
    9:30 – 11:00 am
    Barrington Area Library

    Join us for the BStrong Together “Stress Busters” Parent Coffee and Workshop at the Barrington Area Library.  We’ll talk about stress and anxiety and share tools and techniques for all ages that can be used to manage stress in order to be happier, healthier, and more productive.  We will offer demonstrations and mini-workshops on a variety of stress management techniques for parents and students including:

    • mindful breathing
    • yoga
    • the power of spending time in the natural environment
    • art for stress reduction
    • mindfulness activities for all ages

    We will focus on ideas and tools that you can easily implement with your entire family.

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  • KidFest 2018
    11:00 am-3:00 pm
    05/05/18

    511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010

    511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010

    Be sure to stop by the BStrong Together booth at KidFest 2018!

    KidFest is a FREE, fun, family event that gets the entire family outside and moving.

    Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club, Leave No Child Inside and the Barrington Park District come together to host this fabulous community event, along with over 20 other different organizations. This is a FREE event located at Citizen’s Park. When you and your family arrive at the park, check in at one of the registration tents to get your All Access Wristband to participate in all of the activities. Then, pick up a free kite (for ages 2-10), provided by the Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club, and fly it in the big open field. At your leisure, experience each of the activity stations. Climb a tree, build a birdhouse, race your parents, do an obstacle course or explore the creatures that live in the pond. Food and drinks available for purchase from Rotary Grill! We have something for everyone to enjoy and its ALL FREE! This event is very popular and parking is limited. FREE kites will be provided to all children ages 2-10. One kite per child.

    The KidFest mission is to provide activities that inspire healthy habits, expose nature opportunities in the area and to encourage families to get up and explore the great outdoors. Our goal is to inspire families to go for a hike, a bicycle ride, play catch, fish, play frisbee and of course, Fly A Kite!

    Clay Footprints • Fishing Game • Nature Art • Bozo Buckets • Build a Birdhouse
    Pond Explorations • Alpaca Bird Nesting Balls • Mammal Kit • Nature Explorations
    Animal Artifact Table • Fun Mini World Trial Classes • Climb A Tree • Kid’s Fun Runs
    Nature Journaling • Disc Golf Activities • Miniature Therapy Horses Visit

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Upcoming Events


"Underage Drinking & Social Hosting Laws" Parent Coffee
Thursday, April 5th
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Barrington High School GRC

As we head into prom and graduation season, it is important for parents to be informed about underage drinking in our community.  Our panel of experts will provide advice about how to talk to your kids about underage drinking, how to be an influencer in your child's life, and give tools and techniques for how to support your child in their efforts to make wise, healthy choices.  

Spring BC Bash
Friday, April 6th
6:45 - 9:00 pm
Canlan Sportsplex

Broncos Committed, Barrington Committed, and BStrong Together are pleased to host the Spring BC Bash for ALL Barrington middle school students in 6th through 8th grade for a night of turf games, basketball, volleyball, inflatable obstacle course, music, and FUN at Canlan Sportsplex in Lake Barrington.  This event is designed to bring together our community’s middle schoolers and Broncos Committed high school mentors for a night of healthy, positive fun!

Click here for more information and to register.

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