9 Cooking Demonstration for Domestic Violence 10-11AM Learn how to make pecan pie. No registration required. Learn more on the website here.
9 Writing an Effective Resume 1-2:30PM With Advisor Brent White of Career Resource Center. Winnetka Public Library or via Zoom. Register here. Part of the Job Search Fundamentals Series.
9 Young Adult Program Pizza Party 6:30-8:30PM with SNAP at Glencoe Youth Services, 680 Greenwood Ave, Glencoe (flyer below)
9 Crafting For A Cause -- Grades 7-12 7-8PM Make comforting "rescue bears" out of socks for donation to homeless youth, teens, and mothers with children. Youth Program Room, Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave. Register at 847-256-5025
9 Grief Support Group Begins (Thursdays) 7-8:30PM SamaraCare Counseling. Register here.
13 Memory Café: Valentine’s Day Art 1PM Have fun and connect with others at this program that provides a safe, friendly, and supportive space for people with memory loss and their care partners. This month’s event is an interactive arts workshop. Light refreshments will be served. Participants must attend with a care partner. Free! North Shore Senior Center (161 Northfield Road). Register here.
14 Weight Loss for Wellness - 3:30–4:30PM (Tuesdays) Weight gain is an overlooked side effect of cancer treatments and losing it poses unique challenges for survivors. Join in a weekly weight loss group for those who have completed treatment between February 2018 and February 2023. Call the Cancer Wellness Center (CWC) Intake Line at 847.562.4981 or visit the CWC website here.
14 Township Board of Trustees Meeting 7:30PM at New Trier Township, 2nd Floor. Attend via Zoom on in-person. Agenda will be available the week prior to the meeting on the website calendar.
15 Virtual Free Legal Aid Clinic* 10AM - Noon. Legal help with Domestic Violence, Immigration, and Tenant-side Housing matters by appointment. Provided by the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic. Third Wednesday of each month. Appointments are required and can be made here or by phone 847-737-4042
15 CRC's Job Bootcamp Registration Deadline Register here ; flyer below (Mondays 6-8:15PM)
16 Volunteer Activity Fair for Teens and Adults* 6-8PM Representatives of 20 non-profit organizations will be available to answer questions you may have about volunteering or becoming a board member. Refreshments will be served. To register and for more information, click here
16 Teen Event, Preparty and Musical "Once" - 6:30PM at The Writer's Theatre. All Township teens welcome; RSVP here. Flyer below.
17 Crafting For A Cause -- Grades 7-12 4:30-5:30PM Make comforting "rescue bears" out of socks for donation to homeless youth, teens, and mothers with children. Youth Program Room, Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave. Register at 847-256-5025
20 YWCA Culinary Training This 10-week program is a popular part of the YWCA economic advancement program for good reason. Learn more and register here.
21 Virtual: Nutrition Toolkit 101 6-7PM A cancer diagnosis brings a lot of questions about nutrition and diet. A dietitian will offer tips about what to eat when you don’t feel well and emphasize choices that offer cancer fighting nutrition. Register by phone Call Cancer Resource Center (CWC) Intake Line at 847-562-4981 here.
23 Caring 4 Happy Hearts @ CWC 5-6:30PM An evening of self-care where children who are experiencing cancer in the household will connect with peers and community members. Children will participate in activities such as a Scavenger Hunt and Jenga while learning healthy coping strategies to apply at school and home! Call Cancer Wellness Intake Line at 847.562.4981 or visit www.cancerwellness.org.
25 10th Annual Pack Food for Hungry with The Volunteer Center & Friends Various shifts from 8:30AM - 4PM at Community House Winnetka (Matz Hall) Participant Fee: $25 Volunteers will be packing a total of 60,000 meals for an international service project. Volunteers may sign up for any of (3) 2 hour shifts. Shifts start at 8:30AM, 11AM, 2PM. For information and to register, click here.
Work side by side with the Volunteer Center to help people in dire need of nourishment!
* Note: For NSLA Clinics, be advised that for immigration and housing matters, clients using the services should fall at 250% of the federal poverty income guidelines (there are no income limits for domestic violence).
Looking Ahead to March...
13 Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Appointments on-site from 10AM-2PM at New Trier Township, 739 Elm Street. Representatives from North Shore Senior Center will be available to assist with applying for benefits. Schedule your appointment at 847-784-6040.