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September 09 - September 15
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    2nd Annual BStrong Together Run/Walk & Family Fun Festival

    8:00 am-10:30 am
    Citizens Park
    511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010
    Join BStrong Together and Broncos Committed for a Sunday morning of exercise and FUN focused on supporting parents, kids, and the community.
    The 2nd Annual Joe Kelsch Memorial Run/Walk & Family Fun Festival includes 5k and 1-mile timed runs, community walk, place awards for 5k and 1-mile runs, plus music and entertainment from Bob the DJ, games and crafts with Broncos Committed mentors, food, and fun for all ages!!
    8:00 am – 1 mile Fun Run
    8:30 am – Timed 5k Run
    8:35 am – Community Walk
    9:15 am – Awards
    Register by August 26th to receive $5 off each run or walk registration and guaranteed event t-shirt!

    Register today


    To become an event sponsor, please contact Anne Horwath at anne@strategyskills.com


    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    Barrington Area Library
    505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL 60010

    Sunday, Sept 9th, 1:30 – 4:30 PM,
    inside and outside at the Barrington Area Library

    Join the Barrington Area Library for a celebration of ROOTS – roots that sustain and nurture us, that help us grow, that connect us.

    • Watch plein air painting and a wood turning demonstration
    • Express yourself through a community drawing activity
    • Enjoy live music from popular acoustic band The Corner Boys
    • the experts from Chicago Master Gardeners and Bartlett Tree Experts
    • Learn from and try hands-on activities with Barrington Area Conservation Trust, Smart Farm, Lake County Forest Preserve District
    • Explore your roots at our Genealogy Reference Desk
    • Talk to folks from a real local farm (and taste some of their wares)
    • Head into Citizens Park for the “Tale on the Trail”

    No need to register – just drop in, bring a friend, bring the family! Open to all ages. They are still planning more surprises for Rootsfest, so check out the Barrington Area Library for updates.

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    Recognizing When a Teen Needs Help: ACT to Prevent Suicide

    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    Stevenson High School
    1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069
    Presented by Elyssa’s Mission, this two-hour lecture will help parents learn to discuss this difficult topic with their children and provide resources for the whole family. This event will take place in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).
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    When Things Get Crazy with Your Adolescent/Teen

    10:30 am-12:00 pm
    Vernon Area Library Annex
    300 Olde Half Day Road , Lincolnshire, IL 60069


    Dr. Michael J. Bradley, respected licensed clinical psychologist, parenting expert, and author insight and practical strategies to the common challenges affecting adolescents in today’s fast-paced world. A renowned speaker, Dr. Bradley offers a set of specific resilience-building parenting strategies, or “what to do when…”

    Crazy-Stressed - A book by Dr. Michael J. Bradley

    Program is free and open to the community. Parking and seating may be limited. Please arrive early.

    Co-sponsored by Stand Strong Coalition.

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Upcoming Events

Kick Off Summer Family Fun with Ponies & Puppies
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Barrington Area Library

Family Game Night
Friday, June 7th
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Barrington Area Library

Planting & Learning with Smart Farm and BStrong Together
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smart Farm

BStrong Together is pleased to announce the creation of three ongoing, facilitated Conversation Circles for parents, educators, and community members focused on the issues, concerns, joys and challenges of raising children in today’s complex world.  Click here to learn more and to register to join.

Click here for a menu of BStrong Together's upcoming Fall 2018 programs for students, parents, and the community.

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