ABOUT THIS ISSUE: Barrington native Lesley Irwin founded Animal House Shelter and since 2002 her team has saved more than 48,000 dogs and cats. But the work is far from done. Learn more about the amazing impact of this leading regional no-kill shelter and the exciting plans for its future.
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Battle Lines on the Homefront

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Barrington historian Barbara L. Benson writes about Victory Gardens during wartime and how it foreshadowed our farm-to-table movement today.
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QB and Paris Market Antiques teamed up again to bring you a handy home guide for your crystal and stemware.
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Student Concert in Venice

Ron Velleuer of Barrington Music Institute took Barrington and Deerfield high school students to Italy for an amazing experience with their concerts and training with a Maestro.

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Celebrate with Jill Funk

Third Thursdays on July 18

Jill Funk and art from her multi-media artist’s career will be featured at the “Third Thursdays” art night out at Barrington’s White House. This popular art showcases a different artist each month and you won’t want to miss this artist! Jill Funk is the founder of the Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free. Visit www.barringtonswhitehouse.com to learn more and to register that you are attending.

Sesquicentennial Edition

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QB's Special Sesquicentennial Edition is available for purchase. This 232-page comprehensive publication about Barrington and its neighboring villages has more than 400 images to enjoy. Feedback is highly positive. Don’t miss your chance to own one or more copies for you and your family. ($10 each.)


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