Senior Center Trips
Holiday Welcome Yule —
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Monday, December 22 from Noon-6pm
Members $129/Non-Members $139 Code: 13528
This full-length musical production features the Chicago Symphony Chorus, dancers, children’s ensembles and colorful characters. Lunch is included before the show at Russian Tea Time Restaurant. Indicate menu choice: Beef Stroganoff, Chicken Kebob, Chicken Pozharskie (chicken strips). Register by November 20.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Thursday, January 8 from 10:30am-5pm
Members $115/Non-Members $125 Code: 14352
Enjoy a great day at Navy Pier with lunch at Riva and a performance of Pericles. The play features family secrets and an epic journey in search of adventure, wealth and family. Menu choice: Chicken Breast Piccata, Grilled Whitefish or Ribeye Steak. Register by December 17.
West Side Story — Drury Lane, Oakbrook
Wednesday, February 4 from 10:30am-5pm
Members $73/Non-Members $83 Code: 14082
Celebrate an early Valentine’s Day with one of the greatest love stories. Menu choice: Tilapia or Chicken Asiago. Register by January 13.
Eataly — Chicago
Tuesday, February 17 from 10am-3pm
Members $35/Non-Members $45 Code: 14099
Experience a sprawling Italian superstore that offers 23 restaurants, a grocery, butcher, cheese shop, fish market and kitchen supplies. Fee includes transportation; food and purchases are on your own. Register by February 12.
History is Hott!! — Palmer House Hotel, Chicago
Tuesday, March 10 from 11:30am-5pm
Members $99/Non-Members $109 Code: 14100
Enjoy lunch and a tour of the historic Palmer House, with an insider’s view of the ballrooms, lobby and artifacts. Lunch includes a salad, entrée, brownie and glass of wine ‘to go,’ followed by a lecture, tour and treat. The entrée option will be announced closer to the event. The program was the 2013 Illinois Meetings & Events’ Editor’s Pick for Best City Tour. Register by February 16.
Senior Center Events
Brain Fun with Laughs
Tuesday, December 2 from 10-11:30am
Fee $3 Code: 15111
Keeping mentally active and getting social interaction are two of the most important things you can do to stay young. This interactive morning of brain-boosting fun and games will have you laughing and learning. Enjoy a continental breakfast. Presented by Casey Madden, CFP of CM Financial Planning Inc.
Lunch Away: Puttin' on the Ritz at ManorCare of Northbrook (3300 Milwaukee Ave.)
Thursday, December 4 from Noon-2pm
Fee $5 Code: 15036
Enjoy lunch and spend the afternoon learning about the life and music of Irving Berlin from entertainer John Boda. He will delight you with his renditions of Berlin's tunes, such as Puttin' on the Ritz, Cheek to Cheek and Easter Parade. Meet us at ManorCare. Valet parking is available.
Monday and Tuesday from 9am-1pm
December 8 & 9
January 12 & 13
February 9 & 10
Location: Leisure Center
AARP Members $15/Non-Members $20
(Payable to AARP)
Sharpen your driving skills with a two-day class, geared towards drivers age 50 and older. Review rules of
the road and safe vehicle operation, and learn about normal, age-related physical changes. Drivers who
complete the course may qualify for a discount on car insurance. Preregistration is required.
Lunch and Learn: A Holocaust Survivor Story
Thursday, December 11 from Noon-2:30pm
Members $6/Non-Members $9 Code: 14036
Psychoanalyst and educator Dr. Gertrude Pollitt shares the inspiring story that she recounted in Children of Separation and Loss. After narrowly escaping the Nazi Regime, she traveled to Germany to help children whose lives had been shattered by war. Her memoir illustrates the power of perseverance and the determination to survive. Lunch will be served before the presentation. Register by December 4. Sponsored by Right at Home In Care & Assistance
Friday, December 12 from 11:30am-2pm
Location: Marcello's, Northbrook
Members $35/Non-Members $45 Code: 13472
Celebrate the season with lunch, prizes and entertainment from Chicago singer Joyce Garro. Menu choice: Chicken Breast Piccata or Almond Crusted Tilapia. Register by December 3. Sponsored by Brandel Health & Rehab at Covenant Village of Northbrook
Lunch and a Movie: The Hundred-Foot Journey
Thursday, December 18 from Noon-3pm
Members $6/Non-Members $9 Code: 15091
This feel-good comedy/drama stars Helen Mirren in a family food fight between cultures and generations. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served. Register by December 11. Sponsored by Brandel Health and Rehab at Covenant Village of Northbrook