Pools open at Sports Center
Updated: July 2, 2012 9:05AM
You can actually go for a swim this weekend. The Northbrook Sports Center Pool will be open! Enjoy the zero-depth pool and kiddie slide, the five-lane 50-meter pool, two water slides, diving board and large sundeck. When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Where: 1730 Pfingston Road. Cost: $7 for adults, $6 for ages 2-17 and seniors or use your pool pass. More info: (847) 897-6196.
Memorial Day parade and ceremony
The American Legion Post 791 and Northbrook Nine invite you to the Northbrook Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. The parade starts at the corner of Cherry and Western, goes east to Church and Shermer, and continues on Shermer west to Meadow. Come support our veterans and celebrate freedom with family and friends! Free popsicles after the ceremony! When: Parade starts at 10:30 a.m. Monday. More info: www.northbrooknine.com.
Are you in the mood to boogie? Stop by the Northbrook Public Library for “Musical Mayhem,” where you and your kids can enjoy some high-energy fun! Dance to music using shakers, scarves and your own rhythm. But beware, when you get home, your children will be ready for a nap! When: 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday. Where: 1201 Cedar Lane. Cost: Free. More info: (847) 272-6224.
Keep your children safe by teaching them the importance of safety in everyday situations. In “Safety Town” your child will travel within miniature city streets where they will learn about traffic and bike safety. Other topics covered will be fire safety, pool safety, poison safety, stranger danger, and using 9-1-1. For 4- to 6-year-olds. When: 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. May 30 through June 8. Where: Leisure Center, 3323 Walters Ave. Cost: $175. Register: www.nbparks.org.
How about a complimentary yoga class with rockstar yogi instructor, Katie Frolich? She’ll have you breathing deep, stretching tired muscles, improving core strength and giving you energy you never knew you had! When: 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Where: lululemon, 2176 Northbrook Court. Cost: Free. More info: (847) 480-1749.
Put an entire recording studio right on your Mac with GarageBand! Come to a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn compose your own song with software instruments and/or your own voice. Then you’ll mix and edit it! You’ll also learn how to store and share songs. When: 6-7 p.m. May 30. Where: Apple Store, 1310 Northbrook Court. Cost: Free. Registration required: www.apple.com/retail/ northbrook/.
Cooking class with a famous chef
Step into the kitchen with legendary American Chef, Thomas Keller! Keller will teach you how to make everyday doable and beloved meals from all around the world. By the time class is over, you’ll know how to bring the flavors of the finest kitchens to your own kitchen table! All participants will receive a complimentary copy of Keller’s book, “Ad Hoc at Home.” When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 31. Where: Sur la Table in Northbrook Court. Cost: $85. Register: (800) 243-0852.