North Shore Views
“What’s that Frosty? You don’t know what to do on the north shore this weekend? Don’t worry frosty, the come home north shore team has got you covered!”
Friday the 20th
Glenview Ice Center’s 13th Annual Winter Carnival
From noon to 6pm
glenview ice center, glenview
1851 Landwehr Rd, Glenview, IL
The Glenview Ice Center will host its 13th annual Winter Carnival over the two-week winter school break. Activities include daily family public skate sessions, a charity hockey game, hockey and figure skating lessons, winter holiday figure skating exhibition and much more. Special guest appearances will include “Skates” (the Chicago Wolves mascot), Ronald McDonald, The “Monsters” and the “minion”.
NEW this year! On December 30 from 6-9 p.m., stop by and join the family fun on and off the ice at the Holiday Family Luau. The fee is $8 per person. On January 5 from 11:30-12:30 p.m., the Glenview Library is hosting Olympic Day with story time and skating. The event is free!
For more info call 847.724.2800
Free Festive Family Film Fest
Beginning at 5pm
wilmette theater, wilmette
1122 Central Ave, Wilmette, IL
The Wilmette Theater presents its first ever Free Family Film Festival. Three holiday classics will be shown on the big screen at 5 p.m., starting with “Home Alone” on December 20, “It’s A Wonderful Life” on December 22 and “A Christmas Story” on December 23. Tickets are FREE and only available at the box office during regular hours. Limit 6 per household.
For more info call 847.251.7424 or go to: http://bit.ly/1kmYFNR
Saturday the 21st
Weekend Family Class: Joyful Gingerbread
Classes held at 9.30am & 1pm
chicago botanic garden
999 lake cook rd, Glencoe
Plants help make delicious holiday treats—like gingerbread! Explore all the different plants and plant parts needed to make gingerbread. Take home a future ginger plant, decorate cookies, and mix up a batch of gingerbread to bake at home. The cost is $22/child. To register visit: http://bit.ly/IKwk5t
Sunday the 22nd
CANDY CANE LANE
Open till January 5th
December 7-January 5
at Hubbard Woods Park
939 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka
Lights start at 5pm every night
Do visions of sugar plums dance in your head during the holiday season? Starting the first weekend in December stop by Hubbard Woods Park and see it transformed into Candy Cane Lane. Bring the entire family to spread good tidings and holiday cheer, while walking down Candy Cane Lane. The park will be lit until the end of the holiday season.