Wednesday, February 20, 6:30–8:00 PM. Sulzer Public Library (4455 N Lincoln Ave). Members & guests–free. To register, click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.Join Northcenter Neighborhood Association and The Village Chicago for an educational seminar on the new tax reform law. Guest speaker Brian Twohig, Financial Associate, at Thrivent Financial and member of Northcenter Neighborhood Association, will focus on the potential impact it will have on your retirement savings, and strategies to make the most of what you have.
Sunday, March 17, 2:30 PM Performance. Victory Gardens Theater (2433 N Lincoln Ave). Members–$28 & guests–$30. To register, click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.This play, about the long and devastating repercussions of Argentina’s military dictatorship from 1976-1983, asks how one goes on after discovering their life is a lie? Does the restoration of truth bring freedom or suffering? This sequel to “The Madres” takes place today in Chicago where a young Argentine concert cellist adjusts to life as a new Mom when two strangers interfere in her life. Attendees are welcome to enjoy a self-hosted dinner following the play (restaurant to be determined).
Wednesday, March 20, 4:30–7:00 PM. The Walnut Room, Macy’s Seventh Floor (111 N State St.). Members & guests–$31 (Includes meal, tax and tip). Registration deadline: March 13. To register, click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.This program was previously scheduled to take place on January 30, 2019. Due to extreme weather conditions, the program has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 20. The world-famous and iconic Walnut Room was the first restaurant ever opened in a department store – Marshall Fields. With Circassian wood paneling imported from Russia and Austrian chandeliers, the dining room is both elegant and comfortable. The Walnut Room is known for its Classic Mrs. Herring’s 1890 Chicken Pot Pie. Our evening will begin with a presentation from Sam Guard (of Chicago Hyde Park Village). A long time Hyde Parker, he has an interest and passion for the history of Chicago landmark buildings and is an engaging storyteller, to say the least. At the time of registration, please choose from three entrées:
- Mrs. Herring’s 1890 Original Chicken Pot Pie
- Caramelized Salmon
- Butternut Squash Tortellacci Pasta (vegetarian)
- Alcoholic drinks, bread rolls, and desserts are self-hosted
Tuesday, April 2, 5:30–7:00 PM. Chicago Methodist Senior Services, Wesley Place (1415 W Foster Ave). Members & guests–free. To register, click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t just affect the person with the diagnosis, it affects the entire family & everyone involved in their care. Learning how to connect on an emotional level, throughout the myriad behavioral changes and relationship challenges, will benefit not only the loved one with Alzheimer’s, but the family and care partners, as well. Physician, mental health counselor and author, Dr. Edward G. Shaw will share a number of strategies to minimize barriers in relationships that can erode the emotional bond between the person with dementia and their family and care partners. Dr. Shaw is the co-author of Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey. Copies of this book will be available for purchase at the event.