AUGUST 2013 EVENTS
Updated: June 5, 2013 5:05PM
Festival of Children Foundation Fundraiser: “Carousel of Possible Dreams”, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 3, Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington Hills. 5 p.m. arrival; 5-6:30 p.m. estate tours; 7-9 p.m. Carousel Rides and Reception. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwestern Indiana. Tickets: $150; sponsorships available. festivalofchildren.org.
JourneyCare formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Illinois Fundraiser: 4-7 p.m. Aug. 10, AquaLusion Family Aquatic Center in Langendorf Park, Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Dr., Barrington, (847) 381-0687 Barrington. 20th anniversary. Free swimming, children’s activities, DJ and family fun. Adopt your ducks and watch them race down the slide to win great prizes. One Duck,$5, Family of 6 ducks, $25, Flock of 25 ducks, $100 and a Very Important Duck Race $250 each. Food will be available for sale. All proceeds support the JourneyCare Foundation’s Care for Children Fund, pediatric program which helps children with chronic and life-limiting illnesses and their families live each day to the fullest with comfort, courage, optimism, and always hope; no one ever turned away because of inability to pay. The Duck Races are the only fundraiser during the year that specifically funds our Care for Children Fund. Find out more and pre-purchase your ducks at journeycare.org/duckrace. For questions, please contact Kelly Henry at 224-770-2417 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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