Summer Guide 2022

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Age 55+ Activities Clubs and Groups You must be a Levy Senior Center member to participate. Location: Levy Senior Center Fee: Free; Levy Senior Center Members only

BINGO Bingo returns to the Levy Senior Center, live inperson select Fridays. Bingo will be held in the gym to allow for greater spacing and social distancing. Masks and pre-registration are required. Location: Levy Senior Center Fee: Free, must be a Levy member Dates Ongoing

Days Tu, F

Time 12:30-3pm

This group, facilitated by Charlotte Jaffee, discusses current events and news, often with guest speakers. The program is free and everyone is welcome. Days M

Time Noon-1pm

LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP New members are welcome! Come meet with other older adults who know vision impairment challenges. Share your experiences, questions, access information and resources. Learn to confidently manage daily tasks and pleasures. This group is facilitated by staff of the North Shore Senior Center-Evanston Social Services. Information: Erica at 847-424-5669. Dates Ongoing

Days First Tu of the month

Time 10:15–11:45am

FRENCH CONVERSATION CLUB Join a group of advanced to native French speakers for lively conversations on many topics. This is not a teaching group. Dates Ongoing

Days Th

Do you like to knit, stitch or crochet? The group leader will guide you through your projects and teach you about holding needles, yarn, purl stitches, cast on and cast off stitches and much more. This social and yarn swap meets weekly in the Levy Library. Please bring your project to share with the group. New and beginner knitters are welcome. Dates Ongoing

Time 6-9pm

Memory Cafés are enrichment opportunities for persons on the memory loss spectrum and their care partners. Each event will be a fun and social community building occasion including music, art, dance, or the opportunity to give back through a volunteer activity. Register: 312-273-9000 ext. 8. Days 1st Friday of the month

Time 1-3pm

INSPIRE THROUGH FLOWERS The Levy Senior Center is pleased to announce a new partnership with Inspire Through Flowers, formerly known as Random Acts of Flowers. Levy Center members may assist volunteers in creating bouquets. Allfloral material that cannot be used is composted in a sustainable manner. Volunteer space is limited. Registration and information: Amy Kellogg, 847-448-8250;akellogg@cityofevanston.org. Dates Ongoing

Time 9:30–11:30am

Are you caring for an older adult? Join others on a similar journey to discuss care giving issues, concerns and difficulties in a caring, non-judgmental atmosphere. No registration required. Information: Ben Ellenson, 847-424-5661. Days 1st Wednesday of the month

Days 3rd Thursday of the month

MEMORY CAFÉ

Dates Ongoing

Time 3–4:30pm

30 Evanston Parks and Recreation Summer Program Guide 2022

Days W Th

Time 4:30-6pm 9:30am-1pm

Trips All senior trips leave from and return to the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge, Evanston. Trip includes transportation, admission and lunch. The Dennis Newton Scholarship is available for this trip. Registration is required.

RIVERS CASINO

Time 1-3pm

The nation is in turmoil. Join us as we discuss ethical dilemmas in our lives. Topics include current world trends and issues.

FAMILY CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

Dates Ongoing

Days Th

ETHICAL HUMANIST CIRCLE

Dates Ongoing

SENIORS CHAT

Dates Ongoing

LEVY KNIT, AND STRING GROUP

Levy Senior Center will be heading to Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. At Rivers Casino, step into the excitement of nearly 1050 slots and 48 table games. Find all your favorites and so much more on the entirely non-smoking, 43,000 square foot gaming floor. Lunch will be on your own at one of the many choices at the casino. Fee only includes transportation. Gaming and lunch costs are on the trip participant Fee: $10 LM/$20 NM Class # 524024A2

Dates June 23

Days Th

Time 10:15-4:30pm

STEEL MAGNOLIAS AT DRURY LANE THEATER In a beauty parlor in northwestern Louisiana, life is anything but boring. Steel Magnolias follows six women over the course of three years as they face life’s challenges together and find comfort in one another. Embracing both laughter and tears, this story celebrates the power of female friendship. Lunch includes your choice of grilled chicken breast, roasted pork loin, or grilled vegetable cavatappi. Fee includes transportation, ticket, and lunch. Fee: $90 LM/$110 NM Class # Dates 524633A2 July 13

Days W

Time 10:15-5pm

CHICAGO WHITE SOX BINGO Come join us for an afternoon of food, fun, bingo and baseball! Watch the Chicago White Sox take on the Kanas City Royals. Our trip includes an hour pregame all you can eat buffet, unlimited drinks, bingo in the patio area and a game ticket. You don’t want this miss this day at the ballpark. Go Sox! The Dennis Newton scholarship is available for this trip. Fee includes, ticket, lunch and transportation. Fee: $85 LM/$105 NM Class # 524018A2

Dates Aug 3

Days W

Time 10am-6pm