Screen Break 2017
The week-long community tradition offers seven days of free events to help encourage children and families to "take a break" from screens and limit time using TVs, computers, video games, tablets, and even texting. More than 5,000 community members and dozens of local businesses and organizations participate in ScreenBreak every year.
Designer Kitchens of the North Shore Kitchen Tour - Hosted by the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore.
The Junior League of Evanston-North Shore, Inc. (JLE-NS) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Each year, League members commit thousands of volunteer hours to improving our community. In particular, the focus of our organization is on Advancing Employment and Supporting Families for those in need across Chicago’s North Suburbs.
The For Kids 5k is our annual race benefitting the kids of Northwestern Settlement, a charity that nurtures, educates and inspires families in Chicago’s West Town community.
Beginning outside our design studio and winding through the beautiful neighborhoods of Winnetka and the Green Bay Trail, ending with a finisher's party complete with live music, food and fun. All children receive finisher medals, and awards for the fastest stroller.
At a very special evening, Healthful Habits shared some cooking techniques at the A. Perry Studio. The talented Chef HC served up a delicious plant-based dinner, and as a special treat to guests, the world-renowned Dr. Colin Campbell, author of the New York Times best selling book, The China Study, skyped in for a live interview.
A day of holiday fun for the kids featuring photos with Santa in front of the A. Perry fireplace, horse and carriage rides around charming Winnetka, live music from the New Trier Choir, crafts, hot cocoa and snacks.
Here's one of the winners of the annual A. Perry Haunted House Coloring Contest! As a prize for turning one of our recent renderings into a frightening haunted houses, every winner received a gift certificate to Toys R' Us!