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August
  • 08
    08.August.Wednesday

    Summer Concert in the Park: 1976

    7:00 pm-8:30 pm
    08/08/18
    Citizens Park
    511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010

    Join the Barrington Park District at Citizens Park for their FREE Concerts in the Park Series, presented by BMO Harris Bank. Concerts are held in the Amphitheater (Pavilion in inclement weather). All concerts feature live music and FREE popcorn compliments of BMO Harris Bank.

    About the Band:
    The band 1976 revisits all the great rockin’ music from that era and takes you along for the ride. These six outstanding musicians authentically recreate all your favorites by bands & musicians like Fleetwood Mac, Peter Frampton, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Heart, Boston, Steve Miller, Bad Company, Pat Benatar, The Cars, Elton John, and so many other rock bands from the 70’s. Featuring male & female vocals, two outstanding guitarists and a blistering rhythm section, they’re a perfect fit for corporate events, clubs, fests and concerts of all types. Let 1976 take you back to the decade that changed rock music forever.

  • 09
    09.August.Thursday

    Barrington's National Night Out

    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    08/09/18
    Downtown Barrington
    Cook and Station Streets, Barrington, IL 60010

    Stop by to see us at Barrington’s National Night Out to learn more about BStrong Together and enjoy a wonderful night out in the community.

    The Barrington Police and Fire Departments host this fun, exciting, and educational night out for the entire family, which will be held on August 9th during the regular Cruise Night evening in the Harris Bank Parking Lot at Cook & Station Streets.

    Kids can see (and climb into!) police and fire vehicles, receive a bike and helmet safety check, as well as digital fin­gerprinting and ID kits. Family games include a bingo and hula hoop contest, trackless train rides, face painting, and a watermelon eating contest.

    National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention aware­ness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts, and strengthen neigh­borhood spirit and community relations.

  • 11
    11.August.Saturday

    Kite-Fest at the Chicago Botanic Garden

    All day
    08/11/18-08/12/18
    Chicago Botanic Garden
    1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022

    Look up! High-flying fun awaits at the Kite Festival on August 11 & 12. Bring your own kite to fly, then watch a soaring stunt-kite performance set to music at this free event.

    The Kite Festival will take place in the meadow west of Evening Island. Visitors can walk there or take the free tram. Ice cream treats, beverages, and many lunch options will be available for purchase on-site.

    Kite-Flying Performances

    Enjoy soaring stunt-kite performances set to music by members of the Chicago Fire Kite Team and members of the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois.

    Free; regular parking fees apply

  • 11
    11.August.Saturday

    Butterflies on the Prairie

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    08/11/18
    Citizens for Conservation HQ
    459 Highway 22, Lake Barrington, IL 60010

    Butterflies on the Prairie

    Citizens for Conservation is offering one more class that allows Barrington-area students the chance to spend some time outdoors before school starts again.

    CFC will offer “Butterflies on the Prairie” on Saturday, August 11 from 1-3 p.m. The program will offer kids ages 6-14 the chance to take a walk at Flint Creek Savanna to find butterflies and caterpillars and get up-close looks at monarchs in CFC’s butterfly tent.

    For more information, click here.

  • 12
    12.August.Sunday

    Barrington Honor RIde and Run 2018

    7:00 am-11:00 am
    08/12/18
    Barrington Hills Park District Riding Center
    361 Bateman Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010

    Barrington Honor Ride and Run

    Join the community for the 8th annual Honor Ride event as we raise funds on behalf of our nation’s healing Heroes, our Veterans. Ride or run alongside them in a show of support at a fun filled day for the whole family.

    Barrington Honor Ride and Run is proud to donate all monies raised to Project Hero as part of the national Honor Ride series. Honor Rides fund Project Hero Programs which provide cycling based rehabilitation for our wounded heroes.

    For more info, click here.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Sept 9th
8:00 - 10:30am
Citizens Park in Barrington

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BStrong Together programs have concluded for the year, but we are hard at work getting ready for next year's prog rams to begin in September.  In the meantime, you will find us at the following community events throughout the summer and early fall.  Be sure to stop by to learn more about BStrong Together!

The Barrington Farmer's Market
June 15th and September 6th

Barrington Cruise Night
July 19th and August 23rd

Barrington's National Night Out
August 9th

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