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Vacation Bible School Montessori style

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 6:00-8:00 pm

Join Berry UMC for three evening of Biblical Stories, games and fun. We use a Godly play curriculum which functions similar to Montessori style teaching.

August 4, 6 and 8 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) 6-8pm

Free dinner and Program. Parents can enjoy an evening out or stay for the bible school.

Goldy play is ideal for children aged 3 to 12 RSVP families@berryumc.org

Evening Schedule: 6 - 6:30 Sign in your children and Free Dinner (Parents can run errands or go to dinner in Lincoln Square)
6:30/6:45 Lesson
7:15 Respond to the lesson (craft or activity)
7:40-8 pm Free play/games for children
Parents may sign out their children 7:40-8:10pm

  • mj

    Sounds great, but that's too late for us

  • Sorry it is a little late. We are trying to time it for families that need a little extra time to get home from work.

    We use this teaching style every Sunday Fall- Spring starting at 10 am.

  • mj

    great, keep us posted

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Coyote on Argyle at Damen

Saw an urban coyote on Argyle right at the Damen intersection several nights ago. It was about a 11:30pm. It was on the north side of Argyle on the side of the street that is Winnemack Park. It was outside the park. Walking along the parkway between the line of parked cars and the fence to Winnemack Park. It totally ignored me and continued walking along the fence. Just an FYI to those who walk in the park at dusk or who walk dogs in the park. I'm a nature lover at heart. I just wanted to get the word out.

  • I ran into one at Berwyn and Glenwood Sunday at 2:00 in the morning, I think he was more leery of me and my dogs than we were of him.

  • If anyone has cats, please make sure they are not out at night (we lost a cat to a coyote when we lived in California), and never leave your dog out even for a second. While they may seem complacent, coyotes have been known to snatch a dog on a leash if the opportunity presents itself.

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Police stopping people on western and Addison

Not sure what is going on but 5 police cars have different people pulled over a block south of Addison on western. Maybe doing random stops???

  • I think they are lined up and pulling people over who drive by using cell phones.

  • Frank H 71 Prodigal Northcenter native, back after 10yrs away

    I hope that is what they were doing. People need to learn to stop.

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  • BerkeleyGirl Winnemac Park

    Julie, you're right - it's a double-birthday party for Joe (the owner) and Courtney (one of the rockin' servers).

  • "black and pink slimy substance" yikes.

Jul 22

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Lincoln square storefronts?

Maybe this has been discussed already, but there are a lot of stores leaving the east side of Lincoln ave along with empty storefronts. Anyone know why??

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Shirtless guy Wolcott and Montrose

We saw a guy about 9:00AM at Wolcott and Montrose. He was pacing around near new restaurant. Was wearing a jacket and pants, but no shirt. We crossed over Wolcott to avoid, so can't say if he is panhandling.

Jul 14

Updated 6 hours ago

4 dead, 29 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

Lewis, of the 4700 block of North Hermitage Avenue, was taken to Presence Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, where he was pronounced dead at 3:58 p.m., authorities said.

This article has 5 other Chicago locations (Show)

Officers found a man, thought to be in his 50s, unresponsive on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street about 12:45 a.m., according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

William Lewis, 28, was standing on the street in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue about 3:20 p.m. when someone walked up, pulled out a weapon and shot him in the back, police said.

About 1:15 a.m., a 47-year-old man got into an argument with a mother and son in the 6200 block of South Rockwell Street, left the apartment, then returned with a gun and shot both people in the chest, police said.

The shooting happened in the 5200 block of West Quincy Street, police said.

Two 16-year-old boys were standing on the sidewalk in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street when a white van drove past and someone inside fired shots, police said. Both teens were shot in the leg and taken in “stable” condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Director, Bronzeville Visitor Information Center

    Some brilliant young people in Chicago attending Northeastern Illinois University Center for inner City Studies, are embracing Bronzeville, as a an emerging, internationally significant African American oriented heritage tourism destination that rivals Harlem in New York!

    Thank you, Mr. Lucas, for the wonderful lecture, tour, and inspiring words to our aspiring scholars on yesterday's visit.

    Please forward your voucher to me, Dr. Johnson, or Dr. Worrill himself for the rental fee. And if you need my assistance with anything, please do not hesitate to contact me.

    Sincerely,

    Kerry Luckett

  • Les M. 30 plus year resident

    Whatever the root of the problem, it's NOT being effectively dealt with. Chicago was plagued with the Mafia in the 1920'2 and 1930's, and today Chicago is dealing with more violence -- with juvenile collateral damage. Some things never change. But don't expect any change. Rahm is only interested in...

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    Whatever the root of the problem, it's NOT being effectively dealt with. Chicago was plagued with the Mafia in the 1920'2 and 1930's, and today Chicago is dealing with more violence -- with juvenile collateral damage. Some things never change. But don't expect any change. Rahm is only interested in corporate Chicago, the Lucas Museum, the new bridge on South Lake Shore Drive, etc, He'll be easily re-elected by a landslide and we all know it. We may not WANT it, but believe me, he's as good as re-elected right now. It can go no other way.

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