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Empowering Youth in New Trier Township

Our Vision & Commitment

In Glencoe and Beyond

Volunteer, Participate, or Donate

SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR FRIENDRAISER!

THURSDAY, FEB. 22

28 MILE DISTILLERY

6-9 PM

GREAT FOOD, FUN, LIVE MUSIC AND RAFFLE!

 

Join GYS for an evening celebrating 52 years of service to teens and special needs adults in our community! Your money goes to support programs for local teens grades 4th-12th including our after school drop in center, Girls Nights In, Morning of Service, Battle of the Bands and more....Plus catch the presentation of our Daniel Calhoun Scholarship Awards.

Upcoming Events

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HPHS BAND AND SWING CHOIR

JAZZ NITE! 

THURSDAY, FEB 22ND 

MADAME ZUZU'S

8-9:30 PM,  $10

No need to head to the city to get your jazz. Join GYS at Madame ZuZu's as we welcome the Highland Park High School Big Band, Jazz Combos and Swing Choir for an evening of great jazz, great food and great fun for the entire family! Zuzu's Teahouse has an eclectic selection of teas along with an all vegan restaurant. Proceeds from the concert go to support GYS programming.

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GYS INTERNATIONAL CAFE CELEBRATE IRELAND!!

THURSDAY, FEB. 22ND

GYS FIELD HOUSE

3:30-6 PM

NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY. TEEN DROP IN CENTER IS OPEN DAILY

TAKE A TRIP TO EMERALD ISLE THIS THURSDAY AT GYS INTERNATIONAL CAFE! Stop by for short bread with Irish butter topped with caramel and chocolate, soda bread with Irish cheese or mini choc chips and , sticky rice balls, sponge cakes and finally let's get a head start on St. Patricks Day with corned beef! Learn how to write your name in Gaelic and create Celtic know paper crafts. There will be Irish music from U2 to the Chieftains. Plus we will be watching "The Secret Life of Roan Inish".This GYS INTERNATIONAL CAFE is brought to you by Rowan Bell.

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LUNCHES OF HOPE/MORNING OF SERVICE

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 24TH

GYS FIELD HOUSE

10:00-NOON

OPEN TO ALL AGES

Join us as we make birthday bags to A Safe Haven, help celebrate Heart Awareness Month by creating Heart Healthy Care Kits, make no-sew fleece blankets for families in Back of the Yard, create centerpieces for the CJE senior center, pack 50 lunches for Sarah's Circle and more.... This event is open to students of all ages. Families can join and make this a Saturday outing! Registration is limited.

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CELEBRATE PI DAY (3/14) WITH A PIE FROM THE GYS AND THE ELEGANT FARMER

ORDER BY FEB. 26TH

PICKUP MARCH 13

ORDER FOR YOURSELF AND BUY ONE FOR THE NTT FOOD PANTRY

 

Pi Day is coming up and what better way to celebrate then with fresh pies from The Elegant Farmer! Why not buy one to celebrate Pi Day and then purchase a couple for family events, house warming parties, holidays or just for those times when nothing but pie will do! $6 from every pie goes to support GYS programming! Or choose to purchase one for the New Trier Township Food Pantry (Supplies from holiday drives are now low. They can take 50!) These pies freeze great!

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SMASH BROS VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

TAKIFF CENTER, GLENCOE

5PM-8PM, FREE

 

Get ready for a wild ride at the Three-Line Mushroom Mayhem Tournament! Join Mario and Luigi on their Super Smash Brothers adventure at Takiff Center's gigantic screen – where stomping on goombas and sliding through pipes has never been this epic. It's not just a game, it's a hilarious warp zone of fun for all ages! May the best plumber win, and may your joystick skills be as sharp as a Super Star power-up!"

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Empower GYS programs and SNAP events.

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GYS relies on volunteer work from good people like you!

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