Northbrook Park District • 545 Academy Drive • Northbrook, IL 60062 • 847·291·2960 •

Senior Center Trips

Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Fireside Theatre, Fort Atkinson, WI
Wednesday, July 30 from 8:30am-6pm
Members $115/Non-Members $125      Code: 12743
Enjoy a hit musical that ran on Broadway for five years, featuring almost 40 top songs, including "Hound Dog," "Love Potion #9," and "Stand by Me." Lunch includes Antipasto Salad, Chicken and Ribs, Baked Idaho Stuffed Potato and Lemon Ice Cream Pie.

Pleasant Home Tour, Lunch and Shopping – Oak Park
Wednesday, August 6 from 9:30am-3pm
Members $69/Non-Members $79          Code: 12744
Take a guided tour of Pleasant Home, a 30-room Prairie-style home/museum designed by prominent
architect George W. Maher and designated a National Historic Landmark. Enjoy finger sandwiches, scones, tea bread, dessert and tea in the ornate dining room. Spend the rest of the day on your own, shopping in downtown Oak Park. Register by July 23.

Chances Are 2014, Johnny Mathis Tribute – White Pines Inn, Oregon, IL
Thursday, August 28 from 9am-5:30pm
Members $75/Non-Members $85          Code: 12751
If you like the music of Johnny Mathis, you’ll love this show with David Robbins, the foremost Mathis tribute artist in the country. Enjoy a buffet lunch of three meats, salads, vegetables and dessert. Register by July 16.

Brookfield Zoo
Tuesday, September 9 from 9am-3pm
Members $49/Non-Members $59          Code: 13522
Enjoy a private, guided tram tour of the zoo, a dolphin show, and use of the tram the rest of the day. Lunch is on your own. Register by September 1.

Brighton Beach Memoirs – Pheasant Run, St. Charles
Thursday, September 18 from 11:30am-5pm
Members $85/Non-Members $95          Code: 13524
Enjoy a coming-of-age comedy, based on Neil Simon’s memoirs of growing up in Brooklyn. Indicate menu
choice: Chicken Primavera, Yankee Pot Roast or Roasted Vegetables and Ziti. Register by August 27.

The Game’s Afoot – Drury Lane, Oakbrook
Thursday, October 2 from 10:30am-5pm
Members $69/Non-Members $79          Code: 13523
This suspenseful caper is filled with plot twists and turns for a witty whodunit. Indicate menu choice:
Roast Strip Loin or Chicken Breast Marsala. Register by September 10.

The Art Institute of Chicago
Tuesday, October 14 from 10am-3:30pm
Members $75/Non-Members $85         Code: 13525
Explore the fascinating exhibits at this world-famous museum. The trip includes transportation, admission
and a Tortilla Wrap buffet lunch. Register by September 22.

Senior Center Events

Park Fest
Tuesday nights through July 22
Location: Village Green Park
Bring your friends and family with lawn chairs or picnic blankets to the Village Green to enjoy outdoor concerts. Food service begins at 6pm, followed by concerts at the gazebo at 7pm. In case of rain, call the Weather and Activity Hotline at 847·291·2985 for updates.

Couples’ Golf
Friday, July 18
Location: Sportsman’s Country Club—East 9 Course

The entry fee of $59 per couple includes a full swing clinic before the scramble from 3:30-4:30pm, green
fees, a golf car and prizes. Food and drinks will be available for purchase afterwards. Call the Golf Shop
at 847·291·2351, ext. 1 to sign up.

A Sundae in the Park
Sunday, July 20 from Noon-4pm
Location: Village Green Park

The Northbrook Historical Society and Northbrook Dairy Queen are throwing a party for the community
to celebrate their 40th anniversaries. Residents can enjoy a taste of history—along with music, popcorn
and ice cream at special prices. Bring a chair, sit back and enjoy the afternoon!

The entertainment lineup is:
Noon-1pm          Norridge Those Were the Days Radio Players
1:15-2:15pm       Northbrook Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
2:30-4pm            Lizzie, Barbershop Quartet from the Melodeers Chorus

The Northbrook History Museum and Inn Shop will be open during the event.

Take Your Grandchild to the Course Week
July 21-27
Location: Anetsberger Golf Course

Children can enjoy a taste of golf for free! Boys and girls, ages 17 and younger, can play for free when
accompanied by a paying adult.

Ice Cream Social
Thursday, July 24 from 1-2:30pm
Location: Leisure Center
Members $6/Non-Members $10      Code: 12869
Enjoy a fabulous ice cream sundae bar with a variety of ice cream and toppings. To top it off, we will provide entertainment. Sponsored by Silverado Senior Living

Lunch and Learn – Eyes Wide Open
Thursday, August 14 from Noon-2:30pm
Location: Village Green
Members $6/Non-Members $9        Code: 13067
Learn about age-related vision loss and techniques to help manage reduced vision from Tom McCarville, Director of Low Vision Focus at Hadley. It’s estimated that one out of every six seniors will experience age-related vision loss. Build your own salad for lunch. Register by August 7. Sponsored by Brandel Health & Rehab at Covenant Village of Northbrook

Northbrook/Glenview Senior Centers' Talent Show
Wednesday, August 20 from 1pm
Location: Leisure Center

Fee: $5 per act                                  Code: 14023
Free for spectators! Calling all singers, dancers, story tellers and musicians: this is the place to show your talent to your peers! Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Sponsored by Whitehall of Deerfield

Lunch and a Movie – Saving Mr. Banks
Thursday, August 21 from Noon-3pm
Location: Leisure Center

Members $6/Non-Members $9        Code: 12667
Enjoy lunch, and watch a movie on the big screen. Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson star in the
extraordinary story, inspired by true events, of the making of the Disney classic, Mary Poppins. Lunch is a
Taco Salad. Register by August 14. Sponsored by Radford Green at Sedgebrook

FREE! Four Seasons of Landscaping
Thursday, August 21 at 1pm
Location: Leisure Center

Join Michael Brouillard, Northbrook Park District Grounds Operation Manager, for tips of the trade.
Topics include: watering and practicing good plant health care, monitoring your plants for insects, lawn
care, mulching, and starting to plan your fall displays. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Northbrook Park District and Northbrook Public Library

Barbeque and Bingo
Friday, August 22 from 11am-1:30pm
Location: Leisure Center
Members $13/Non-Members $19    Code: 12870
Enjoy an afternoon of Bingo, a BBQ lunch and a chance to win fabulous prizes. Register by August 15. Sponsored by Manor Care of Northbrook

Lunch and Learn – Behind the Scenes of Senior Living
Thursday, September 11 from Noon-2:30pm
Location: Leisure Center
Members $6/Non-Members $9        Code: 12673
Ever wonder what you need to look for when choosing a senior living facility? Learn what questions to ask and how to look past the surface to find the facility best suited to your needs. A catered lunch will be provided by Brookdale Plaza Northbrook. Register by September 4.

Bingo at Brookdale Plaza-Vernon Hills
Monday, September 15 from 10:30am-2pm
Fee: $5                                              Code: 13438
Enjoy lunch and bingo with prizes. Transportation will be provided by The Park, with a 10:30am departure
from the Leisure Center. Or, meet us there at 11am. The facility is located at 145 N. Milwaukee Avenue in
Vernon Hills. Register by September 8.

Super Senior Day
Wednesday, September 24
Location: Leisure Center

Join us for a day of driving services with the Secretary of State’s Mobile Unit.

Rules of the Road Class: 9:30-11:30am
License renewal, photo ID, vision screening, written test (no road testing): 10am-2pm
Duplicate licenses, ID cards and renewal stickers also are available. Drivers age 75 and older must take a road test at the Department of Motor Vehicles. To sign up for the services, call the Senior Center.

Flu Shots
Thursday, September 24 from 10am-Noon
Location: Leisure Center

Roll up your sleeves! The Park District is bringing a registered pharmacist from Jewel to provide flu shots
to adults. Medicare Part B covers the fee for seniors who bring their card. No appointments are necessary,
but call the Senior Center at 847·291·2988 to sign up by September 11.

Mahjong Tournament
Sunday, October 19 from 10am-3:30pm
Location: Weinberg Community for Senior Living

Fee: $35                                            Code: 13495
Compete for prizes, and enjoy lunch and snacks. There will be no rotation. Register by October 5.

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