Rat Pack in Wilmette: Join Bopology, a Rat Pack/swing group, at the Starlight Theater at the Wallace Bowl on Friday at 8 p.m., courtesy of the Wilmette Parks Department. It's sure to be a swingin' good time. Friday, August 16. 8 p.m. Starlight Theater at Wallace Bowl. FREE.
Children's Concert: Don't miss this weekend's live children's concert at the Wilmette Theater!Mr. Singer and the Sharp Cookies will be bringing their kid rock to the stage on Saturday at 10 a.m. For more information and tickets, visit the theater's website here.
Build-a-Backpack Day: We try to keep our top picks for the weekend local, but this one was just too great of cause not to include. Supplies for Dreams & Flowers for Dreams are hosting an event to pack over 4,000 backpacks with school supplies for low-income students. There will be plenty of fun for the whole family, with a free lunch buffet, music and balloon animals! Hope to see you there! Sat. August 17, 1 p.m., Northwestern University Norris Center, FREE.
Winnetka Par 3 Junior Tournament Series: Check out this entry-level golf tournament for juniors with your budding star putter. More information is available here.