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savethedate TUESDAY, MAY 7


Celebrate World Fair Trade Day in Daley Plaza – May 7 & 8. 9am-6pm. Celebrate World Fair Trade day and Chicago’s global


connections. The event, co-sponsored by Chicago Fair Trade and City’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, will feature a global market- place with 20 fair trade vendors selling products that protect the environment and pay producers a living wage, interactive activities, and West African drum music. Noon Program features WBEZ’s World View host Jerome McDonnell, Chief Sustainability Officer for the city, Karen Weigert and the Trade Consul from the South African Consulate. Noon Program under the Picasso. Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington, Chicago. Full program details: ChicagoFairTrade.org.


WEDNESDAY, MAY 8


Mom’s Natural First Aid Kit – 6-7pm. Want a natural approach to first aid? Therapeutic-grade es- sential oils are very effective solutions that can help treat burns, scrapes, itching, strengthen the immune system and much more. Learn how essential oils work and how you can incorporate them into your first aid kit. Free. Healthy Inspirations, 1117 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg. 847-923-5239. InspireYouHealthy.com.


TUESDAY, MAY 14


Learn Tapping for Emotional and Physical Well- ness – 7-8:30pm. Join Kathy Kehoe, Energy Psychol- ogy Consultant, for a workshop that will include lecture and demonstration on Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). These techniques are part of a revolutionary group of approaches in the exciting new field of Energy Psychology. Learn how Tapping offers the potential for rapid and effective relief from stress, anxiety, chronic pain, emotional problems and much more. $25. Zero Balancing Wellness Center, 809 Ridge Rd, Ste 200, Wilmette. Pre-registration required: 847-920-9292. ZBWellness.com.


FRIDAY, MAY 17


Infinity Gala 2013 – Infinity Foundation’s 16th birthday and major fundraiser. Features a holistic practitioner fair, elegant dinner, silent and live auction, and an award ceremony honoring Donna Eden and David Feinstein, the recipient of Infinity Foundation 2013 Spirit Award. Dr. Feinstein is the author of The Promise of Energy Psychology. Held at Highland Park Country Club. To register, Infinity Foundation: 847-831-8828 or InfinityFoundation.org.


SATURDAY, MAY 18


Chicago Green Festival – May 18-19. Meet favorite authors, actors and community leaders; shop more than 300 eco-friendly


exhibitors; participate in educational workshops; enjoy live music and local vegetarian cuisine; and sample organic chocolates, wine and beer. Enjoy more than 125 inspirational and educational speak- ers and teachers. Browse everything from non- toxic home products to organic clothing, fair trade treats and décor. See website for admission; discount tickets online. Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chi- cago. Info: 312-595-PIER. GreenFestivals.org.


SUNDAY, MAY 19 Eden Energy Medicine: Improve Your Health


62 Chicago North & North Shore


and Enhance Clarity of Mind – 9am-4pm, lunch included. Eden Energy Medicine draws upon ancient healing and spiritual practices and adapts them for today’s highly-stressed, fast-paced world. Its applications extend far beyond the healthcare setting into business, education, government, and family life. Expect a wealth of useful techniques, clear instruction, and hands-on experience. $120, $110 (10 days before). Infinity Foundation, 1282 Old Skokie Rd, Highland Park. 847-831-8828. InfinityFoundation.org.


SUNDAY, MAY 26


Dolphin Songs & Crystal Bowls – May 26-31. With Marian McNair in Bimini! Living aboard the Indigo, recharge your life with an eco-friendly swim with wild dolphins in Bimini, Bahamas! In a safe and unique environment, open your heart to dolphin songs, crystal bowls and Marian’s angelic voice and yoga for 6 days of Heaven on Earth. Experience sound classes for rejuvenation and restoration, find- ing peace and having the adventure of a lifetime. Marian has worked with sound and vibrational healing with restorative yoga for over 19 years throughout the Chicago area. For info & to reserve a space, Marian: MarianSings@gmail.com. For more about the expedition: DolphinExpeditions.com.


FRIDAY, MAY 31


Whole Life Expo – May 31-June 2. For many, Whole Life marked their first holistic discovery. But we are coming back to Chi-


cago with a fresh new look, an outstanding collection of speakers, a wholly new concept of an expo hall and phenomenal entertainment. In addition to the best in holistic exhibitors and entertainment, find leaders in the green and sustainability movements. Keynote Eben Alexander. $18/daily, $445/weekend; $49/Keynote. Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 N Thoreau Dr. Schaum- burg. Tickets: WholeLifeExpo.com.


FRIDAY, JUNE 7


Health Freedom Expo – Jun 7-9. 10am-7pm. Your source for total natural health solutions. World- renowned experts, practitioners and exhibitors gather to offer 3 days of dynamic events including inter- active exhibits, natural foods, lectures, discussion panels and documentary films. $45 for the weekend. Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 N Thoreau Dr, Schaumburg. Tickets: HealthFreedomExpo.com.


FRIDAY, JUNE 21


Coming Home: Welcoming the Feminine – June 21-23. 6pm, Fri-12pm, Sun. A Woman’s Weekend Retreat. Take a pause for a well-deserved weekend to discover, honor, and celebrate the power of the feminine. Awaken to your own inner voice and re- sources as you deepen your connection with yourself and others. Specially designed experiences and tools will help you discover your own Divine Feminine nature, and unplug and tune in to open your heart, quiet your mind, and celebrate you. Indulge yourself in 100 acres of winding trails, ponds, outdoor laby- rinth, chapel and spa services. Facilitated by expe- rienced Certified Professional Retreat Leaders Chris Moses and Faith Curtis. $390 double occupancy, $440 single occupancy. Includes delicious meals, deluxe lodging, and the retreat experience. Cedar Valley Lodge, West Bend, WI. For registration & info: 847-309-8621 or TheLightToWholeness.com.


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Daily All Month $40 Mani/Pedi – Antalee is a proud carrier of all-natural Zoya nail polishes. Zoya Nail Polish is Formaldehyde-, Formaldehyde Resin-, Toluene-, Camphor- and Dibutyl Phthalate-free, and it is a vegan-friend nail polish. Antalee Wellness Spa, 1834-36 Glenview Rd, Glenview. 847-486-1130. Antalee.com.


$65 Acupuncture – There are 3 main objectives: relieve pain and other symptoms; strengthen the immune system; balance, harmonize, and integrate functions of the organs with each other making for a unified, healthy person, rather than a collection of fragmented, disharmonious parts. Antalee Wellness Spa, 1834-36 Glenview Rd, Glenview. 847-486- 1130. Antalee.com.


$75 Digestive System, Health & Disorders Check Up –The health of our digestive system is a reflec- tion of our overall health. It is very important to have your digestive system under control, because your health depends on what you eat, how you di- gest food, how you absorb and eliminate waste and toxins. Antalee Wellness Spa, 1834-36 Glenview Rd, Glenview. 847-486-1130. Antalee.com.


Bazi Chinese Astrology Reading – Thru Apr. A Bazi Reading helps maximize efforts in achieving goals by coordinating your focus with universal rhythms. It also points out personal strengths and ways to make the best of them, as well as weaknesses and the ways to remedy them. Healing Arts of Orien- tal Medicine, 405 Lake Cook Rd, Ste 211, Deerfield. RSVP: 847-845-4090. APakAcupuncture.com.


Body-Based Psychotherapy – Free consulta- tions. Ellen Goode, CADC, CBT, ACST, CMT. 312-504-4106. BodyBasedPsychotherapy.net.


ENRGi Fitness – 6am-8pm. With over 100 instruc- tor-led classes per week to choose from, a member can take a different class every day for months before repeating the same class. Instructors are thoroughly trained to give levels 1-3+ of difficulty in each conditioning based class allowing all fitness levels to succeed at their own comfortable pace. Starting at $20. ENRGi Fitness, 676 N LaSalle, Chicago. 312-204-7333. EnrgiFitness.com.


Family ALCAT – Food sensitivity testing at 10% off for the whole family. FreshSkin, 806 Central Ave, Ste 203, Highland Park. Appts: 847-681-8821. MyFreshSkin.com.


Hatha Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training and Kriya Seminary – Register at any time. Sessions begin April 1 every year. Temple of Kriya Yoga, 2414 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago. 773-342-4600. YogaKriya.org.


On The Rocks – Readings and sessions available weekly in Reiki, massage, Tarot, Akashic records and numerology. Featured artist and birth crystal of the month sales. On The Rocks, 5709 N Clark St, Chi- cago. 773-649-0111. OnTheRocksChicago.com.


Spring Flower Show – Thru May 12. 9am-5pm. Ex- perience the beauty of spring with a rare opportunity to meet the direct descendants of the great azaleas that once bloomed at the World’s Columbian Exposi- tion of 1893. Also features a changing selection of


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