Seniors (55 +)

Roadside History of Illinois

February 12th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Stan Banash, a.k.a. “Tex,” will be here to discuss his book, Roadside History of Illinois. In his presentation, Stan describes the state’s diverse history as he guides us along its highways and byways. Did you know that Chicago was named for a wild onion, that the only president born in Illinois was Ronald Reagan, or that the ferris wheel, processed cheese, the game of softball, the fly swatter, and the automatic dishwasher were all invented by Illinoisans? You’ll hear these stories and many more in this entertaining and informative tour of the Prairie State’s historical places.

Chocolate Overdose

February 7th, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Calling all Chocoholics - have we got a treat for you !! Chef Michael Niksic will bring samples of a variety of mouth-watering chocolates that are sure to delight your taste buds. Join us for an hour of fun and surprise chocolate treats. Recipes will be provided to all attending. No feeling guilty allowed at this program!

Shift Your Assets From Clutter to Cash

January 15th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join author and green kitchen economist, Laura Bruzas as she addresses the true costs to your wallet and your well-being of having too much stuff. Learn how to determine what to let go of and what to keep, and the best sources for valuing and selling or recycling your items. She will also discuss valuable local resources you’ll want to know about and how to avoid the inevitable pitfalls you’ll encounter along the way.