Calendar & Events

All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

June 12 Talking with Your Doctor: Making the Most of Your 15 Minutes

Whether for yourself, your child, or an elder in your care, learn to get the most out of the patient-doctor partnership. Board certified patient advocate Gayle Byck explains how to prepare for your appointment, have a successful conversation about your health concerns, and make decisions with your doctor. This program will be held at the Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd, Lincolnshire from 1 Pm to 2 PM. This program is free and open to all. Registration is required. Register online here, by telephone at 224-543-1485, or in person at any service desk in the library.

June 18 All Things Medicare

A presentation by Wheeling Township’s outstanding SHIP Coordinator Lou Barnett, which will provide an overview of everything you need to know about Medicare and more. This event will be at Wheeling Township, 1616 N Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights from 10 – 11:30 AM. Please register by calling the Wheeling Township at 847-259-7730.

July 23 SMP – Senior Medicare Patrol

A presentation on Medicare fraud- how to protect yourself, how to detect it and how to report it. Speakers will be at from AgeOptions. This will be held at Wheeling Township, 1616 N Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights from 10 – 11:30 AM. Please call Wheeling Township at 847-259-7730 to reserve your spot.

October 21 Active Shooter Presentation

What will you do if you hear gunshots while you are at your doctor’s office, grocery store or place of worship? Officers from the Buffalo Grove Police Department will discuss active shooters and provide guidance on how to recognize threats before they occur, how to react in a manner that may not only save yourself, but the lives of others, and what to expect from law enforcement personnel when they respond. This class is designed to empower everyone, regardless of age or physical limitations, to respond with confidence if you find yourself in such a heinous event. This program will be held at the Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, from 7-8 PM. Register online at vapld.info, by telephone at 224.543.1485, or in person at any public service desk in the library. It is co-sponsored by the Vernon Area Public Library and Buffalo Grove Park District.