Senior Center Trips
Tea at the Drake & Holiday Lights, Chicago
Wednesday, December 16 from 1:30-6:30pm
Enjoy a famous Chicago tradition: an elegant afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, fruit breads, scones and light hors d’oeuvres, enhanced by the heavenly sounds of a live harp. After the sun sets, we’ll tour neighborhoods with festive light displays. Register by December 1.
Members $79/Non-Members $89 Code: 16853
Bye Bye Birdie at Drury Lane, Oakbrook
Wednesday, February 17 from 10:30am-5pm
Revisit this engaging musical about a rock star who throws a small town into chaos when he visits. The show contains musical theatre classics, including “Put on a Happy Face” and “A Lot of Livin’ to Do.” Menu Choice: Chicken Breast Mediterranean or Creamy Vegetable Lasagna. Register by January 27.
Members $89/Non-Members $99 Code: 16953
History is Hott!! – Part 2! Palmer House Hotel, Chicago
Tuesday, March 22 from 11:30am-5pm
Enjoy lunch and a continued tour of the Palmer House, with an insider’s view of the historic ballrooms, lobby, rooms and artifacts. The program was the 2013 Illinois Meetings & Events’ Editors Pick for Best City Tour. Register by March 8.
Members $109/Non-Member $119 Code: 16954
Senior Center Events
Thursday, November 19 from 11:30am-2pm
Enjoy entertainment by professional vocalist Bonnie Bridges and turkey
with all the trimmings, catered by Elegance in Meats. Register by November 12. Sponsored by Manor Care of Northbrook
Members $13/Non-Members $18 Code: 16200
Leslie Goddard as Bertha Palmer
Tuesday, December 1 from Noon-2:30pm
Join historical interpreter Leslie Goddard as she takes on the persona of Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer (1849-1918) and shares her fascinating story. Both shrewd and stylish, Bertha helped recoup her husband’s financial loss after the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. Lunch will be served. Register by November 27. Sponsored by Brookdale Senior Living in Northbrook
Members $6/Non-Members $9 Code: 16607
NEW! Drum Circle
Tuesday, December 8
Express your creative spirit, release stress and have fun with drums in a music-making experience.
Instructor: Noah Plotkin
Members $7/Non-Members $9 Code: 16934
Friday, December 11 from 11:30am-2pm
Sunset Ridge Country Club, Northfield
Celebrate the season with lunch, entertainment and raffle prizes. Acclaimed pop/jazz singer Peter Oprisko will perform classic tunes. Menu choice: Chicken or Salmon. Register by December 2.
Members $35/Non-Members $45 Code: 16203
Lunch and Learn:
Chinese Music & Tea Ceremony
Tuesday, January 12 from Noon-2:30pm
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a look at Chinese culture, traditions and dance. Enjoy Chinese food and a Chinese tea ceremony. Register by January 5.
Members $6/Non-Members $9 Code: 16995
Ellie Carlson Presents:
Rich & Romantic History
Friday, February 12 from 1-3:30pm
Join performer Ellie Carlson, an award-winning costume curator, for a sweet treat: a look at St. Valentine, the custom of sending paper valentines, and the oldest Valentine still around. Refreshments will be served. Register by February 2.
Sponsored by Brandel Health & Rehab
Members $5/Non-Members $8 Code: 17936