• Elianna Stone plays Annie Oakley in a preview of the Wilmette Park District's version of "Annie Get Your Gun" Thursday, July 3, at the Independence Day Celebration. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Wilmette theater brings new life to classic play

    July 9, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor Life & Arts

    There’s an interesting dynamic when an 8-year-old shares the same stage with an 88-year-old.

  • Twin sisters Sophia (center) and Alicia Budacsek (right) pet an iguana held by Christine Buik, of Chicago Region Interpreters, who presented at “It’s a Jungle Out There” safari adventure July 2 at the Wilmette Public Library. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Safari shows kids snakes, lizards, more

    July 8, 2014 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    Snakes, tarantulas, iguanas and turtles infiltrated the Wilmette Public Library on July 2 when Christine Buik, of the Chicago Region Interpreters, took kids on an imaginary safari during

  • Tom Fawcett gets to a shot competing in the doubles draw with Brian Page Jr. at the tournament July 1 in Winnetka. Photos by Megan Floyd/22nd Century Media

    Former NT tennis stars return to local courts

    July 7, 2014 By Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports

    Tom Fawcett and Jared Hiltzik, two of the nation’s top high school tennis players before their careers at New Trier came to an early ending, were back on the North Shore on Tuesday, July

  • Matilda Beck, 5, is happy with her brand new face art at Wilmette’s Independence Day Celebration July 3 at Gillson Park. Photos by Joe Coughlin/22nd Century Media

    Gillson Fourth celebration a true community collaboration

    July 7, 2014 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    While the games, performances and fireworks are the main attractions at the July 3 Wilmette Independence Day celebration, the real story is about the labor of love that goes into providi

  • With all 80 campers watching, Liam Ryan (middle) swings for a tennis ball, aiming at themed targets, June 25 at the Wilmette Park District’s Pirate Tennis Camp. Photos by Megan Maginity/22nd Century Media

    Pirate Tennis Camp teaches more than racket skills

    June 30, 2014 By Megan Maginity, Assistant Editor News

    On the last day of Pirate Tennis Camp 10 years ago, a young Aaron Frankl said he’d be back.

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