April 2015

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More Women Are Taking Control of Their Finance$

As women’s economic, political and social power increase, they’re also taking a more active role in their finances.

Infinity Foundation Presents Workshop with don Miguel Ruiz, Jr.

The Infinity Foundation will host don Miguel Ruiz, Jr., with a presentation of Living in Awareness: Make New Agreements that Are More in Line with Your True Authentic Self.

New Shoes for Old

During April, New Balance North Shore, in downtown Highland Park, is collecting old shoes to help the needy.

Affordable Health Care from Mother Nature

Unlike their Eastern counterparts, North American and some European herbalists seek to directly mitigate health issues or facilitate specific bodily functions using particular plants, roots and barks. Native Americans embraced the belief that Mother Nature provides, contending that the herbs of a local environment provide for all of the needs of the people dwelling there.

Natural Awakenings Earns Top Franchise Business Award

Natural Awakenings has been ranked in the best 50 in its size class among 200 companies named in the Franchise Business Review’s 2015 Top Franchises Report.

‘The Dirt Doctor’ Is Back on Chicago’s Progressive Talk Radio

Listeners can again tune in to Howard Garrett, “The Dirt Doctor,” live from 8 to 10 a.m. Sundays on WCPT 820 AM and streaming online at ChicagosProgressiveTalk.com.

Integrate Mindful Practices with David Johnson

David H. Johnson, LCSW, a practitioner at Evanston’s Heartwood Center for Body, Mind, Spirit, provides counseling services for men, women and couples

North Shore Classic Half Marathon and 5K Race

RAM Racing will host the 37th annual North Shore Classic half marathon and 5K race May 31 in Highland Park, with a purse of more than $10,000

Discover the Big Yes! of Spring at Evanston Workshop and Walk

Receive nature’s help for your new beginnings and your new dreams in the Spring Into Yes! Wonder Walk and Workshop, from 1:30 to 5 p.m., May 16

The Plant Sale of the Season Has Arrived

The plants for the Conserve Lake County Native Plant Sale don’t actually arrive until May, but conscientious cultivators can order ahead online and pick up their bounty later, so as not to get shut out of their favorite flora on sale day.

Homeowners Can Help Our Backyard Bees

It’s hard to miss the news that bees are in trouble. But homeowners can actually do a lot every day to help safeguard these iconic insects.

Celebrate Earth Day in Northbrook

Northbrook Earth Day will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon, April 25.