Senior Center Trips
Chicago Food Operations & Manny’s Deli
Thursday, May 30 from 8:30am-4:30pm
Members $59/Non-Members $69 Code: 9080
Join us for the inside scoop on Chicago food operations, guided by Dr. Irving Cutler. We’ll visit the historic
meatpacking district, Fulton Avenue markets, Randolph Street, the new International Produce Market, the Board of Trade, and Greater Chicago Food Depository, a non-profit organization working to end hunger. Lunch (on your own) is at Manny’s, the original Chicago deli. The trip ends with a stop (and shop) at the Georgia Nut Company. Register by May 23.
San Filippo Mansion, Barrington
Tuesday, June 4 from 8:30am-4pm
Members $79/Non-Members $89 Code: 9413
Enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent San Filippo Mansion, world renowned for its collections of restored antique music machines, chandeliers, art glass, the world’s largest theatre pipe organ, spectacular European Salon Carousel, tower clocks, steam engines and other mechanical antiques in a glamorous French Second Empire setting. Lunch is at the Onion Pub and Brewery. Menu choice: Reuben Sandwich, Chipotle Black Bean Burger or Chicken Caesar Salad.
Cubs at Miller Park
Thursday, June 27 from 10am-6pm
Members $85/Non-Members $95 Code: 9388
Holy Cow! We’re returning to Milwaukee to watch the Cubs battle the Brewers at Miller Park. We will sit in climate-controlled Loge seats, and our coach bus will deliver us to the door! Pack a lunch or enjoy a meal from one of the ballpark vendors.
The Book of Mormon, Bank of
America Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, July 14 from 12:30-8pm
Members $165/Non-Members $175 Code: 9412
This musical is a hoot — and a hit! Wickedly funny, the show makes fun of organized religion; it's been called the best musical of the century. After the show, enjoy family-style dinner at the Greek Islands with saganaki, gyros, lamb, pastichio, chicken, vegetables and dessert.
Note: There are stairs leading to the seats in the dress circle. Language and content may be offensive.
Starved Rock Wine Trail
Thursday, July 18 from 9am-6pm
Members $79/Non-Members $89 Code: 9379
Join us for a trip to Utica, Illinois, the unexpected home of three wineries. We will start with lunch at the scenic Starved Rock State Park, then board the trolley to visit the wineries and enjoy tastings, along with stops at other unique shops.
Lake Geneva Sunday Brunch
Sunday, August 18 from 9am-4pm
Members $95/Non-Members $105 Code: 9380
Enjoy a lavish brunch buffet during a narrated boat tour of the beautiful Lake Geneva estates and scenery. There will be free time for shopping, relaxing and enjoying the view. The cruise on the Grand Belle of Geneva includes Eggs Benedict, Broccoli & Cheese Quiche, Cheese Blintzes, Ham, Beef Tenderloin Tips, Chicken Stir Fry, side dishes, champagne and dessert.
Run for Your Wife,
Thursday August 29 from 8:30am-5:30pm
Members $115/Non-Members $125 Code: 9414
Enjoy a comic masterpiece! A cab driver tries to juggle two wives, two apartments and two suspicious
policemen in this hilarious collection of mistaken identities. Lunch includes Cream of Watercress Soup,
Roast Tenderloin of Beef, Chicken Vienna, Potatoes au Gratin and Triple Layer Carrot Cake.
Senior Center Events
Barbara Rinella Book Dramatization and Lunch
Wednesday, May 22 at 11:30am
Members $35/Non-Members $45
Location: Sunset Ridge Country Club, Northfield
Enjoy lunch and literary entertainment with a dramatization of The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal. The dramatic bestseller recounts heroic successes and tragic failures in the construction of an aquatic passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Menu choice: Cranberry Glazed Chicken or Seared Salmon. Register by May 13.
A Closet Full of Clothes
and Nothing to Wear
Thursday, May 23 from 10-11am
Members $10/Non-Members $15
Location: Leisure Center Code: 8345
Do you want help putting together outfits and figuring out what to wear? Discover how to select pieces to build a dynamic wardrobe and how to organize your closet so you always will have an outfit at your fingertips.
Travel with Bill Helmuth to India
Location: Leisure Center
Take a fascinating virtual tour of India with world traveler and storyteller Bell Helmuth. The presentation
is divided into three parts, so you can get a full appreciation of this exotic country. Join us for one, two or all three amazing journeys.
India — Part 1: T Jheewels of Northern India
Thursday, May 2 from 9:30-11am
Members $10/Non-Members $15 Code: 8330
India — Part 2: Holiest Cities of India
Thursday, May 16 from 9:30-11am
Members $10/Non-Members $15 Code: 8347
India — Part 3: The Life of Gandhi
Thursday, May 30 from 9:30-11am
Members $10/Non-Members $15 Code: 8348
Lunch Bunch Book Discussion
The Great Gatsby
Friday, May 31 from 11:30am-1:30pm
Members $15/Non-Members $25
Location: Leisure Center Code: 9387
Join discussion leader Jim Stavish to review one of the greatest American novels, The Great Gatsby. We buy the books; you bring your ideas. Pick up a copy of the book when you register, and finish reading by May 31. Be prepared to discuss the literary novel that captured the essence of an era — the Roaring Twenties. Feel free to bring a lunch to eat during the discussion; we will provide coffee and lemonade.
Lunch and a Movie
Enjoy a catered lunch, and watch a movie on the big screen at the Leisure Center.
Members $6/Non-Members $9
Lincoln (PG-13; Drama)
Thursday, June 6 at Noon
Daniel Day-Lewis won a Best Actor Award for the critically-acclaimed film that focused on President Abraham Lincoln’s efforts to abolish slavery in the final months of his life. (A southern fried chicken lunch will be served.)
AARP Driver Safety
June 10 &11
July 8 & 9
AARP Members $12/Non-Members $14
(Payable to instructor/AARP)
Location: Leisure Center
Sharpen your driving skills with a two-day class, geared towards drivers age 50 and older. Instructor Carolyn Lawrence will review Rules of the Road, safe vehicle operation and normal age-related physical changes. Drivers who complete this course may qualify for a discount on car insurance. Pre-registration is required; call 847·291·2988 to reserve your spot.
Rules of the Road
Wednesday, June 27 from 10am-Noon
Location: Leisure Center
This review course helps prepare adults with the knowledge and skills needed to renew a driver’s license. The instructor is from the Secretary of State’s Office. Register in advance by calling 847·291·2988.
Ice Cream Social
Thursday, July 25 from 1-2:30pm
Members $6/Non-Members $10
Location: Leisure Center Code: 9358
Enjoy a fabulous ice cream sundae bar with a variety of ice cream and toppings. To top it off, we will provide entertainment.