The Village Chicago’s 2020 Annual Benefit at a glance: Online Auction September 10-21, 2020 Annual Benefit, Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5 – 6 PM, via Zoom Featuring:
- Virtual dinner tables with special guests
- Raffle drawings for valuable prizes
- Presentation of the Village’s Trailblazer Awards
- The Lyric Opera Stage Artists performing Broadway hits and favorite arias
- Fund-A-Need – Join the fight against loneliness and isolation
Thursdays, bi-weekly through August, 6:00–7:00 PM. Members & guests–free. Registration required to receive details to join via Zoom. To RSVP, please click here.Join the Bridging Generations Professional Board for a virtual bi-weekly series of short story discussions. What better way to spend our social distancing than discussing an acclaimed short story together. Every other Thursday throughout July and August, we will share our opinions and views from different generational perspectives about the week’s short story. Register to receive links to read each short story, along with a link to join the weekly Zoom discussion. Here are the stories for this series: Thursday, July 2 “Bears Discover Fire” by Terry Bisson Thursday, July 16 “The City Born Great” by N.K. Jemisin Thursday, July 30 “Exhalation” by Ted Chiang Thursday, August 13 “Batrachophiles and Batrachophobes” by Miguel de Unamuno Thursday, August 27 “The Library of Bable by Jorge” Luis Borges This discussion group will meet bi-weekly throughout July and August. Members are welcome to attend one (or all) of the discussions.