There's always something to see or do at The Garlands. Find out for yourself!
Summer French Desserts
Thursday, June 13, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Chef Michael Maddox's accolades seem endless and include Chicago Magazine's Top 50 Chefs and Zagat's Top Celebrity Chefs. His fabled restaurant, Le Titi de Paris, was inducted into the National Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall of Fame. Now you can meet him in person as he demonstrates one of his specialties, French desserts. Chef Michael promises you a delightful afternoon on learning and tasting. He will prepare Summer Fruit Normandy Tart, Milk Chocolate and Door County Cherry Pot Aue Creme and Bittersweet Chocolate Gateau with Pineapple and Coconut Bavarian Mousse. You will get to taste it all...and take home recipes!
The Garlands Performing Arts Center
The cost is $10 per person
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A Matter of Balance
Tuesday, June 18, 5:30-7 p.m.
A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to help older adults manage their potential for falling, build confidence and increase activity levels.
Learn practical strategies for managing falls and taking back your life.
You'll learn to:
- view falls as something you can control
- set goals for increasing activity
- make changes to reduce fall risks at home
- increase strength and balance
Susan Grossinger, Senior Services Coordinator, Good Shepherd Hospital
Kitti Quarfoot, Certified Matter of Balance Trainer, Barrington Council on Aging
Meet the facilitators, learn simple strategies for reducing fall risk an sample the upcoming eight-session fall prevention curriculum. This preview is ideal for adult children who want to find out more about the class for a parent or loved one. A light dinner will be served, and tours of The Garlands will be available following the class. FREE
Eight-Session Fall Prevention Program
Wednesdays, July 10 through August 28, 1-3 p.m.
Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, an exercise to increase strength and balance. FREE
Both the preview an eight-session program are offered at no charge. Held at The Garlands of Barrington.
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