Jeffrey Deutsch Concert – The International Show

Let Jeffrey take you around the world with favorite songs–Girl From Ipanema, A Foggy Day in London Town, Georgia on My Mind, I Left My Heart in San Francisco–and his signature humor. Singer/piano player and Garlands regular, Jeffrey has opened for The Smothers Brothers, Billy Crystal, and the Beach Boys; has performed at Chicago’s Symphony Center and, for years, on Crystal Cruises. You’ve likely heard him sing jingles for national brands on TV or the national anthem at Cubs and Bulls games. Come ready to sing along! Continue Reading Jeffrey Deutsch Concert – The International Show

Veterans Day Luncheon and Presentation

Rescued from bottom of an abandoned fox hole in Papua New Guinea during WWII, Smoky, the dog, served in the South Pacific with the 5th Air Force, 26th Photo Recon Squadron and flew 12 air/sea rescue and photo reconnaissance missions. Smokey earned eight battle stars and many medals for the lives she saved and for her bravery. She later brought joy and comfort to thousands of sick and injured troops, is the first recorded therapy dog, and inspired the creation of today’s therapy dog programs. Her story is really about the help, hope, and comfort she brought to veterans during war. Continue Reading Veterans Day Luncheon and Presentation

The Prize for Keeping Barrington Beautiful

The days grow darker, yet the sun shines brightly on the gardens at The Garlands of Barrington, which was recently honored with a 2019 “Integration of Native Plants” award from The Council of Barrington Garden Clubs.

“We were floored at how beautiful the landscaping is here at The Garlands,” said Maureen Doessel of the Country Home and Garden Club, who visited the campus in August and decided on the spot to nominate The Garlands for recognition.
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“Carol for Christmas” Holiday Dinner and Concert

BE Festive Warm up to the holiday season with a three-course, plated dinner followed by internationally acclaimed singer and pianist Carol Welsman and friends performing holiday favorites including “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “The Holly and the Ivy” and “What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” Carol Welsman’s expressive vocal styling and dynamic… Continue Reading “Carol for Christmas” Holiday Dinner and Concert

The Garlands Holiday Tea–SOLD OUT . . . please check in again with us next year!

Enjoy The Garlands extensive, festive décor at a proper tea featuring formal settings and a delectable selection of mini sandwiches and pastries all served with holiday flair. The holiday tradition continues with an assortment of tasty teas, a selection of tea sandwiches, sweet mini-pastries, and, of course, scones and lemon curd. Top your memorable afternoon… Continue Reading The Garlands Holiday Tea–SOLD OUT . . . please check in again with us next year!

Holiday Open House

Explore the option of making new memories ~ during the holidays and throughout the year ~ at The Garlands of Barrington. Enjoy an intimate tour of The Garlands community while it is decked out in Winter Wonderland finery. Visit model homes, review floor plans and sample our favorite holiday treats!  

And The Award Goes To … National Treasures! with Myra Loris

National Treasures looks at some of our monuments, icons of the American Experience, that illustrate American idealism, creativity, and historical relevance. Topics include the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the WWII and Vietnam Memorials, and the rebuilding of the World Trade Center. If you haven’t yet experienced a Myra Loris lecture, come. Myra is a… Continue Reading And The Award Goes To … National Treasures! with Myra Loris

Harper College: The 33 Million Dollar Faberge Egg

In 1885 the jewelry house of Peter Carl Fabergé began what would become the ultimate last great commission of “objets d’art” in the world, The Imperial Easter Eggs. Fabergé received the coveted title, ‘Goldsmith by Special Appointment to the Imperial Crown’ and began the remarkable collection of treasures forever associated with the tragic end of… Continue Reading Harper College: The 33 Million Dollar Faberge Egg

Harper College: Apollo 11 Anniversary and the New Space Race

Instructor Peggy Eastwood helps us mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 when Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon in a spectacular “Giant leap for mankind.” Peggy, who had a personal role in developing Apollo equipment, reviews the 1960s race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union. She also… Continue Reading Harper College: Apollo 11 Anniversary and the New Space Race