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Fremont St. & W. Chalmers Pl.
Chicago, IL

November 2017

Thursday Memoir Writing

Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Giovanna Breu, Fremont St. & W. Chalmers Pl.
Chicago, IL
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  Host: Giovanna Breu Members only - $60 for the 8-week series. This is a wait-listed program. Please call the Village office at 773.248.8700 for more information, or to be placed on the wait list. Participants write short pieces and share their writing on various topics, exploring events in their lives. Sessions are led by Beth Finke, an award-winning author, teacher, journalist, and NPR commentator.

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September 2018

Thursday Memoir Writing

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Giovanna Breu, Fremont St. & W. Chalmers Pl.
Chicago, IL
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Host: Giovanna Breu Members only–$60 for the 6-week series. To register, please call the Village office at 773.248.8700 (space is limited). Participants write short pieces and share their writing on various topics, exploring events in their lives. Sessions are led by Village member Beth Finke, an award-winning author, teacher, journalist, and NPR commentator.

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May 2019

Thursday Memoir Writing

Thursday, May 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Giovanna Breu, Fremont St. & W. Chalmers Pl.
Chicago, IL
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Members only–$60 for the 6 session series. Participants write short pieces and share their writing on various topics, exploring events in their lives. Sessions are led by Village member Beth Finke, an award-winning author, teacher, journalist, and NPR commentator. As one of our most popular and long-running programs, the Memoir Groups are often wait-listed. Please call the Village office at 773.248.8700 to inquire about availability.

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August 2019

Thursday Memoir Writing – Summer Session

Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Giovanna Breu, Fremont St. & W. Chalmers Pl.
Chicago, IL
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Members only–$60 for the 6 session series. Participants write short pieces and share their writing on various topics, exploring events in their lives. Sessions are led by Beth Finke, an award-winning author, teacher, journalist, and NPR commentator. A History of Memoir Writing at the Village In 2011, the popular weekly memoir-writing class Village member Myrna Knepler attended at the Chicago Cultural Center grew so large that it had a waiting list to get in. That gave Myrna an idea. She…

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February 2020

Thursday Memoir Writing–Winter Session

Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Host: Giovanna Breu, Fremont St. & W. Chalmers Pl.
Chicago, IL
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Members—$60 & guests—$90 for the 6-session series. Please note: Some meetings for this group will take place in members' homes that are not accessible. Participants write short pieces and share their writing on various topics, exploring events in their lives. Sessions are led by Beth Finke, an award-winning author, teacher, journalist, and NPR commentator. A History of Memoir Writing at the Village In 2011, the popular weekly memoir-writing class Village member Myrna Knepler attended at the Chicago Cultural Center grew…

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