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The A+ Active Adults Book Discussion Group meets the first Monday of each month at 10:30am in the A+ Room at The Community House. This is a small and friendly group that welcomes newcomers and reads some great selections! Please come by and join us for some interesting discussion. September 8th – The Longest Road by Philip Caputo.
- Age40-100 years
- LocationThe Community House
- InstructorThe Community House Staff
- TypeActive Adults
- Time10:30 am - 11:30 am
- Member/NonMember Fee$0 / $0
NOW SHOWING MOVIES TWICE A MONTH! We show videos of current films on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 12:30 pm in the “movie friendly” Active Adults Program Room. Come check out our new wall-mounted HDTV! Coffee and popcorn too. All movies $1 per person. June 26 – Diana July 10 – August Osage County July 24 – The Monuments Men August 14 – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty August 28 – A Birder’s Guide to Everything September 11 – Grand Budapest Hotel September 25 – Noah
- Time12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Want to play the musical instrument you haven’t picked up in ages? Join us at The Community House once a month, at no cost, to make music with others who enjoy playing. We’ll meet on the third Thursday of each month, starting April 17, 2014 from 2-4pm. All instruments, including voice, are welcome! Music will be from the 1930 – 1950s eras, “The Great American Songbook.” If you are of retirement age, can read lead sheets then bring your instrument and come play with us. For more information or to register, please contact Don Moritz (630-240-4453, email@example.com) or Kate Vogts (630-323-7500 ext. 225, firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Codejam session
- Age55-100 years
- InstructorDon Mortiz
- Dates -
- Time2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jeff Tyzik and the Grant Park Orchestra play tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, featuring the sultry voive of Marva Hicks and the hot brass of Byron Stripling. A tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, featuring the music of Gershwin, Berlin, Waller and more. We have reserved seating. This trip includes: reserved seating ticket and coach transportaion.
- Age-100 years
- InstructorKate Vogts
- Time6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
- Member/NonMember Fee$60 / $70
Grammy-winning Latin Jazz pianist Chucho Valdes fires up Gershwin’s timeless Rhapsody in Blue as part of James Conlon’s latest program of rollicking overatures and dances. The comedy of Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Weber’s Oberon and J. Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus lend frivolity to their overatures, while Mendelssonhn’s Hebrides overatures- a standalone concert pieces instead of an introduction to an opera- transports you to the shores of Scotland. We’ll enjoy a catered dinner in a tent at Ravinia prior to the concert. Buffet dinner will also include beer and wine. This trip includes: catered tented dinner at Ravinia Park, reserved Pavilion seating and coach transportation.
- Age50-100 years
- Time5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- Member/NonMember Fee$117 / $122
Yo-Yo Ma again joins The Knights on the Pavilion stage following their park-packing 2012 collaboration that was brodcast on NPR’s Performance Today. The longtime musical partners celebrate the 150th anniversary of R. Strauss with a performance of his famed tone poem Don Quixote. The program also includes Ravel’s treatment of Cervantes’ character, Don Quichotte a Dulcinee, as well as music to two stories by Hean Cocteau: Milhaud’s ballet The Ox on the Roof and Philip Glass’s chamber opera Orphee. This trip includes: concert ticket and coach transportation.
- Time6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- Member/NonMember Fee$111 / $
Join us to hear an arousing selection of Jazz, Pop, Country and Swing music that continues to be in the hearts of so many. You’ll enjoy this seasoned entertaining troupe of over fifty musicians, dancers and singers as they present these all-time favorites that will make you tap your feet and wish you were there for those great musical times. Refreshments will be served after the program. This trip includes: musical entertainment and refreshments.
- Time1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
- Member/NonMember Fee$7 / $13
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about one of Chicago’s most important historic events that occured on October 8, 1871. Our tour begins at the Chicago Fire Academy that currently occupies the site of the Fire’s beginnings. We then follow the course of the Fire with stops at the Chicago Water Tower (survived the Fire), St. James Episcopal Cathedral (steeple survived the Fire), a north side residence that survived the Fire and we’ll visit some of the Fire Relief Cottages that were built in the immediate aftermath of the Fire. We’ll stop for a delicious lunch at Orso’s in Old Town, on the route of the Fire. This trip includes: docent led tour, lunch and coach transportation.
- Time8:45 am - 4:00 pm
- Member/NonMember Fee$70 / $81
This is an easy to follow on-going class that welcomes new members. Enjoy a low-impact workout designed to improve your cardiovascular fitness, strength, balance and flexibility. We are dedicated to enhancing your fitness by promoting health and well-being through exercise. For greater health benefits we now offer this class on Wednesday mornings as well from 8:00 to 9:00am. Purchase a 10 class punch card for $45 (member) $65 (nonmember).
- Age18-100 years
- InstructorCathy McAndrews
- DayTuesday Wednesday Thursday
- Time8:00 am - 9:45 am
- Member/NonMember Fee$50 / $70
Practice the centuries old art of yoga to improve strength, flexibility, and the mind-body connection. In Fitness Flow Yoga, traditional yoga poses are linked together to provide a fluid, dynamic class. See how overcoming physical challenges opens your mind to believing in your own potential. Find peace through concentration. Purchase a 15-punch card for $128 (members) $148 (non-members). *There will be no class March 25 & 27.
- InstructorAlice Gallagher and Sue Chilton
- DayTuesday Thursday
- Time9:00 am - 10:00 am
- Member/NonMember Fee$128 / $148
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