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Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room

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1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
(312) 744-1926 http://www.chipublib.org/locations/48/

February 2017

Men’s Discussion Group: The Future of Renewable and Clean Energy

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests—free. Self-hosted lunch to continue discussion at a nearby location. Nuclear reactors running on thorium are widely held to be inherently safer than the pressurized-water reactors we have today. Join the discussion with Tim Pearson, environmentalist and Vice President of NEXTChem Process Analyzers, about how this source of energy will play a role in future renewable and clean energy. This event has been cancelled. Please see updates on Member Memo for future topics.

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March 2017

Men’s Discussion Group—The Electoral College: should it be abolished?

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests—free Self-hosted lunch to continue discussion at a nearby location. As a result of the recent presidential election, a reoccurring question is: Should the electoral college be abolished? Join Village member Larry Damron as he leads the discussion with members and guests to look at the history of the college and the implications of using majority votes win.  

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April 2018

Men’s Discussion Group – A Wall Street Broker Drives for Uber

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests–free. Please scroll down to register. Why would a financially-comfortable, fifty-something father of two–with a Mercedes–drive Uber late at night on the toughest streets of Chicago? Join us for a presentation with author Pat White (pseudonym), a financial advisor and business strategist, who decided to go undercover to research how the disruptive technology of ridesharing affects commerce. Soon his business study warped into a study of humanity . . . and himself. White spent three months driving for Uber to…

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October 2018

Men’s Discussion Group – The North Korea Problem

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests—free. Registration deadline: October 9. Please scroll down to register or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Guest speaker Walter L. Keats will share his insights gained from 29 visits to North Korea since 1995 as well as his ongoing involvement in the National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) based in Washington, D.C. Some of the topics he will discuss include a short history of how we got in this mess, why they hate us, examples of similar…

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November 2018

Current Affairs Discussion Group

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. Registration deadline: November 6. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles will be published and shared to all registrants one week prior to the discussion - on Thursday, November 1. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in…

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December 2018

Current Affairs Discussion Group

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. Registration deadline: December 11. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles will be published and shared to all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month…

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January 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. Registration deadline: January 8. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles will be published and shared to all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month…

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February 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group – Competition: The Next Capitalist Revolution

Thursday, February 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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March 2019

Current Affairs Discussion Group – Global Immigration Policies

Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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June 2019

Men’s Group – Aldermanic Privilege

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests–free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Aldermanic privilege: is it law? Should it be abolished? If so, how? How does aldermanic privilege impact your property taxes? Join this month's Men's Group to learn more. The Men's Group typically meets every second Wednesday of the month, featuring different topics and guest speakers. It is open to men who are Village members and their male guests.

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July 2019

Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Your Home

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members & guests—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Wouldn't it be great to do your part to save the environment, and save money at the same time? Here in Illinois, it's possible thanks to a number of statewide policies that the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and other stakeholders fought long and hard for. It doesn't matter if you live in a house or condo. Christina Uzzo, Environmental Outreach Coordinator at CUB, will be…

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Current Affairs Discussion Group – U.S. Healthcare Costs

Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chicago Public Library – Lincoln Park Branch, Small Meeting Room, 1150 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Members only—free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700. Join fellow members of the Village for a round table discussion of articles on current events of the nation, world, and society. The articles to be discussed will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the discussion. After reading the articles in advance, each attendee will be asked to share their own thoughts and questions in an interactive forum. Each month designated group members…

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