Featured events

Intergenerational Book Club: Educated

Tuesday, January 28, 6:30–8:00 PM. Host: Eva Maddox (W Webster Ave & N Lincoln Park West). Members & guests–free. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.

The Bridging Generations Board invites members of the Village for their first book club discussion of 2020! Participants are invited read Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover in advance of a discussion to be hosted in the home of Village member Eva Maddox. This New York Times Bestseller is an unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Light refreshments will be served.

Tiny Theatre Presents: Sunday Evening

Sunday, February 9, 2:30 PM Performance. The Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave). Members–$20 & guests–$24. Registration deadline: January 26. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.

Making its English language debut, Bulgarian playwright Zachary Karabashliev’s Sunday Evening intertwines and juxtaposes the illusion of the American Dream with the reality of everyday existence, following two families, lost in deep conflict, misunderstandings, and personal betrayal. After the play, attendees are invited to join a self-hosted dinner at the Thai Restaurant Simply It. What is Tiny Theatre? Started in 2011 by Village members and theatre enthusiasts Bobbe Wolf and Myrna Knepler, Tiny Theatre offers members and their guests the opportunity to see unique plays in smaller venues of less than 250 seats.

Learn Exercises You Can Do at Home

Tuesday, February 18, 1:00–2:30 PM. Wintrust Bank – Old Town (100 W North Ave). Members & guests–free. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.

Come learn about and do chair and standing exercises you can do at home with Jill Stein, veteran personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Modifications will be offered. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in well and prepare to remove a layer. You’ll need athletic or walking shoes that secure onto your feet. Host Wintrust Bank will provide water for attendees. Please note: attendees will be asked to sign a waiver prior to participating.

Chicago Architecture Center Pedway Tour

Friday, February 21, 11:00 AM–2:00 PM. Meet at the Chicago Architecture Center (111 E Wacker Dr). Members only–$25. To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.

Enjoy an hour and a half docent-led tour through the lower levels of the Chicago Loop. We will start at CAC, which normally charges a fee for entry, but will be included in our tour. This winter, artist Jason Scroggin’s “Massimals” art installation featuring large colorful bears will be on display in the Pedway (click here to learn more).  A self-hosted lunch location will be chosen at the end of the tour at the Chicago Cultural Center. Please note: this tour is not accessible (there are steps).

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