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Summer Sale at Gifts of the World: Through August, 888 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. All wind chimes, planters, bird feeders and bird houses are 15 percent off during July and August at Gifts of the World, a fair-trade gift shop that supports artisans in developing countries by paying them a fair wage. Shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts; gift certificates available. Gifts of the World features handcrafted jewelry, scarves, home decor, coffee, chocolate, pottery, sculptures, artwork, nativities, Amish items and more. Store hours are Thursdays through Saturdays from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sponsored by Christ Community Mennonite Church. For information, call (847) 895-3676.

Trinity Vacation Bible School: Beginning Monday, July 30, Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 E. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. "Splash into God's Word" is the theme for this year's vacation Bible school. Children age 3 through fifth grade can join for Bible stories, Imagination Station, crafts, games and more. Sign up by contacting the church office at (847) 827-6656, visit or email Cathy Williams at

Meadows Cruise Night: 5-8 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 9 in the church parking lot, 2401 Kirchoff Road, Rolling Meadows. The weekly Classic Car Show hosted by Meadows Christian Fellowship. In addition to classic cars there will be food, cold beverages, ice cream, music and clean restrooms. For details, visit or meadowscruisenights Facebook page.

Beth Judes Welcomes New Clergy: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 6, Congregation Beth Judea, Route 83 and Hilltop Road, Long Grove. Congregation Beth Judea invites the community to celebrate and welcome its new clergy, Rabbi Morris Zimbalist and Cantor Hazzan Gil Ezring, as they celebrate their first shabbat with the community. To RSVP or for information, call (847) 634-0777.

Piecemakers Quilting Ministry: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 7, St. Peter United Church of Christ, 47 Church St., Lake Zurich. Bring your sewing machine, your willing hands, a sack lunch and join in fellowship. Quilts are created for A Safe Place. For information, call (847) 438-6441 or visit

Beth Tikvah Torah Study: 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Beth Tikvah, 300 Hillcrest Blvd., Hoffman Estates. Beth Tikvah Congregation in Hoffman Estates invites you to join for weekly Torah study every Saturday morning led by Rabbi Taron Tachman. RSVP is not needed. For information, call (847) 885-4545 or visit

Torah Study with Rabbi Ilana Baden: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 7, Temple Chai, 1670 Checker Road, Long Grove. Bagels and coffee will be served, followed by Shabbat Worship at 10:30 a.m. For information, call (847) 537-1771. Nonmembers are welcome to join.

Treasure Hunter Club: 5-7 p.m. every Sunday when school is in session, Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1116 E. Devon Ave., Bartlett. Children ages 3-14 are invited to discover the treasures in Christian learning. There will be Bible-based games, crafts, puppetry, skits and Bible stories. A light, child-friendly meal will be served. For information, visit www.Immanuel or call (630) 837-1166.

Summer Sunday school: 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays, through Aug. 18, Trinity Lutheran Church, 675 E. Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. Hear God's Word through cooking, science experiments and activities. In June delve into story of Jesus feeding 5,000; in July, experience story of the Great Banquet and in August, learn about Peter and Cornelius. Free; for information,

Bagels in the Park: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 8, Temple Chai, 1679 W. Checker Road Long Grove. Tour the Jewish calendar through arts and craft, activities and more. This free event welcomes families with young children. Advanced registration is encouraged. Contact or contact Andi at (847) 763-3517. Inclement weather plan, call (847) 537-1771. Reservations due by July 8.

Spiritual Intelligence Course: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8, Unity Northwest Church, 259 E. Central Road, Des Plaines. "Spiritual Intelligence: The 21 Skills for SQ," based on the book by Cindy Wigglesworth, will be the subject of a four-week course taught by Jim Ware, founder of Focus Consulting Group. The goal of this course is to understand the SQ model for spiritual development, discuss how you are doing on the journey and explore ways that you might further your spiritual growth. A freewill offering will be taken at the services and classes. No registration required. For information, (847) 297-0997 or

The Respite Care Program/A Caring Place: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 1045 S. Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village. Developed to offer caregivers a break from their 24/7 responsibilities, this fun, structured activity program is for adults with mild cognitive or physical impairments. Participants enjoy the company of others while participating in exercise, cards, crafts, baking and more. This program is organized and supervised by trained and caring staff. For information, (847) 437-2666; email or visit

Cruise Night @ Willow Creek: 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, Willow Creek Community Church, 67 E. Algonquin Road, South Barrington. Hosted by the CARS Ministry of Willow Creek Church, this is a free event open to vintage, classic, custom, muscle and antique cars and trucks. Food and music will be provided. For details, visit or contact John at Free to participants and onlookers.

Weekly Silent Meditation: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Unity Northwest Church, 259 E. Central Road, Des Plaines. Spending 45 minutes in meditation can make a powerful impact on your well-being and quality of life. A freewill offering will be taken. For information, (847) 297-0997 or

Mourning Light: 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, Saint Edna, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights. Grief support group for those who have been widowed. For information, call Margaret Moser, (847) 398-3362, ext. 318.

Conversation Club: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Christ Community Mennonite Church, 888 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg. Conversation Club, led by pastor Amy Aschliman, is a weekly meeting for English language learners and native speakers to come together to practice English. It is intended for people who have already taken English classes and just want continued practice with speaking and literacy skills. It will especially focus on current events as the group shares about their cultures. For information, (847) 895-3654 or
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Date:Jul 6, 2018
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