Five Events This Week Around Wilmette, Kenilworth

Every Monday, Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch will provide a preview of top events and meetings taking place in the community.

  • When: May 14, 2012, 2:00 pm
  • Where: , 615 Locust Rd, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: The art exhibit features the top-winning student pieces from 21 different Chicagoland high schools – more than 100 pieces will be on display. The artwork includes five categories: painting, drawing, three-dimensional, photography, and graphic communication.
  • Pricing: Free


  • When: May 16, 2012, 12:00 pm
  • Where: , 930 Greenleaf Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: The Woman’s Club of Wilmette will be holding its 50th Annual Book Review Series in May. The second book in the series is "P.S. I Still Hate It Here!", a collection of laugh-out-loud letters by kids about their wacky camp experiences.  Diane Falanga, the book’s author and local Wilmette mom will leading the review on May 16th.  At this review, guests will have the chance to purchase this newly published book from The Book Stall and have it signed by the author.
  • Pricing: $25


  • When: May 16, 2012, 1:30 pm
  • Where: , 1122 Central Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: The joint will be jumping when Milt Trenier and his 3 back-up musicians hit the stage at the Wilmette Theatre!  In addition to his live infectious music, Milt will share his fascinating stories of his performances at the  White House, Carnegie Hall, and Las Vegas, and will show clips from his days of Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason and Johnny Carsen.  From Memory Lane to today…a must-see!Tickets: $12 advance; $15 at door.Tickets for all events available online at www.wilmettetheatre.com or call Box Office at 847-251-7424
  • Pricing: $12


  • When: May 16, 2012, 7:00 pm
  • Where: , 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Judy Stigger, Post-Adoption Therapist with The Cradle, will present a program, “Cross-Cultural Adoption: Exploring the Issues, Personal and Global.”  Ms. Stigger was previously Director of The Cradle’s International Adoption Services and serves as content expert for AdoptionLearningPartners.org. She is the mother of two now grown, cross-racially placed children.
  • Pricing: Free


  • When: May 17, 2012, 7:30 pm
  • Where: , 3232 Lake Ave, Wilmette
  • Why Go?: Raise your glass to local and international charities at the Rotary Club of Wilmette Harbor Wine Gala. The event invites participants to sample a wide range of fine wines paired with delicious appetizers, and bid on exciting travel and entertainment opportunities.
  • Pricing: $25

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