EaRLY FALL Adult Programs

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FITNESS/WELLNESS

Wednesday Walking Group
Age 21 & up
Walk weekly around Mallinckrodt Park with Lisa from the Mallinckrodt Center. Enjoy the outdoors with the company of others, and participate in steps challenges too!

M-FREE/NM-$10

8 weeks
131655-01 W
1-2 pm
8/25-10/13

Tai Chi
Age 21 & up
Learn a basic form of Tai Chi and other techniques designed to energize the body, reduce and manage stress, improve balance, coordination and flexibility. The regular practice of this system of movements can facilitate harmonious energy flow throughout the body, enhancing one's physical and emotional well-being. This class is located outdoors at the Mallinckrodt Gazebo; please dress for the weather, and bring a filled water bottle. In case of inclement weather, we'll bring class indoors. Instructor: Evelyn Thompson. No class September 6 or 16

M-$72/NM-$90

6 weeks
131007-01 M
11 am-Noon 8/30-10/11
M-$72/NM-$90

6 weeks
131007-02 Th 11 am-Noon 9/2-10/14

Strength Training
Age 21 & up
Get stronger, leaner, and healthier! In addition to gentle stretching, we do resistance work using hand weights, resistance tubing and your own body weight. Make sure to bring a resistance tube, light weights and a mat to class, if you would like to use your own equipment. Instructor: Nancy Kwo. No class September 6 or 16

M-$84/NM-$105

7 weeks
131043-01 IN-PERSON M 9:30-10:30 am 8/23-10/11
131043-03 VIRTUAL M 9:30-10:30 am 8/23-10/11
131043-02 IN-PERSON Th 9:30-10:30 am 8/26-10/14
131043-04 VIRTUAL Th 9:30-10:30 am 8/26-10/14

Mat Pilates
Age 21 & up
Stretch and strengthen the muscles of your core, known as the "powerhouse." This class is done on the floor, so make sure you have a yoga mat. Instructor: Nancy Kwo.

M-$96/NM-$120

9 weeks
131483-01 IN-PERSON W 9:30-10:30 am
8/25-10/13
131483-02 VIRTUAL
W 9:30-10:30 am 8/25-10/13

BeMoved
Age 21 & up
BeMoved is a fun and easy-to-follow dance fitness class. Get a full body workout that is gentle and beginner-friendly! Instructor: Joanie Bayhack

M-$48/NM-$60

4 weeks
131622-01 W 10-11 am 8/18-9/8
131622-02 W 10-11 am 9/15-10/6

Low Impact Fitness
Age 21 & up
This modality combines balance, core, and low-impact cardio to increase your core strength, flexibility, range of motion and get your heart rate up. Burn calories to lively music, get strong and improve your balance, and then we finish up with some standing stretching. Come try it out at our free demo day on Tuesday, August 10 at 11:45 a.m. Instructor: KC Bleuher

M-$108/NM-$135

9 weeks
131563-01 Tu
11:45 am-12:45 pm 8/17-10/12

Sit & Be Fit
Age 21 & up
Not able to get up or out to exercise? Join our NEW seated gentle stretching class, Sit & Be Fit. If you are joining us virtually, all you will need is a chair, and a strap or band. If you do not have either, a bell from a robe will work as well. This class is intended for those who cannot, or do not want to, go to the floor. Instructor: Nancy Kwo

M-$80/NM-$100

9 weeks
131649-01 IN-PERSON W 10:45-11:30 am
8/25-10/13
131649-02 VIRTUAL W 10:45-11:30 am 8/25-10/13

Zumba
Age 21 & up
Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance, performed primarily to Latin American dance music. Come dance your way to fitness with instructor Ruben Zapata! No class September 17

M-$96/NM-$120

8 weeks
131551-01
F 9:15-10:15 am
8/20-10/15

Gentle Yoga
Age 21 & up
This class covers a variety of standing and chair yoga poses, also with some mat options. Class will be modified for those unable or would not like to go to the floor for mat work. We work on balance, strengthen your core and increasing your flexibility. We offer a variety of stretching in the chair as well as standing, then mat stretching at the end. Come try it out at our free demo day on Friday August 13 at 10:15 a.m. Instructor: KC Bleuher

M-$108/NM-$135

9 weeks
131155-01 F 10:15-11:15 am
8/20-10/15


Cards & Games

Canasta Lessons with Sylvia
Age 21 & up
Learn to play the new Canasta! We will guide you through the basics and provide written rules. Invite your friends to learn with you, and join our weekly Wednesday morning games! Instructor: Sylvia Taflove

M-$52/NM-$65

4 weeks
131505-01 W 10 am-Noon 9/29-10/20
131505-03
W 10 am-Noon 10/27-11/17

Mahjongg Lessons
Age 21 & up
Learn the basics or sharpen your skills in American Mahjongg, a game played by four people with unique tiles. A game of skill, strategy and calculation with a degree of chance, the object of the game is to make a hand with tiles, called a Mahjongg. Join the Center's friendly active group on Friday mornings. Trained beginners are integrated right into the game! Instructor: Sylvia Taflove

M-$52/NM-$65

4 weeks
131506-01 F 10 am-Noon 9/3-9/24
131506-02 F 10 am-Noon 10/1-10/22
131506-03 F 10 am-Noon 10/29-11/19



One-Day Experiences & Events

Wilmette Local Legends Tour
Age 21 & up
Hop on the bus at Mallinckrodt as we learn about some of Wilmette's notables and where they lived, beginning with film star Ann-Margret (Bye Bye Birdie), a stop at Charlton Heston's family home, and Hugh O'Brien, the star of Wyatt Earp, to name a few. We will listen to an audio tour of each location, hosted by the Wilmette History Museum and make a stop at each location, (we will not be touring the homes). Let's finish the day off with a delicious lunch at Fred's Garage!

M-$40/NM-$50

1 day
131658-01
Tu
11 am-2 pm
8/31

Farmer's Market Mania
Age 21 & up
Take a road trip with us to neighboring towns to visit other local farmer's markets. Support local farmers and artisans while shopping for fresh produce, cheese, meats and other goods. Please bring a reusable shopping bag if you can. Fee includes transportation to the market and back to Mallinckrodt. We'll stop for a quick bite on the way back. Cost of lunch is not included.

M-$6/NM-$8

1 day
131657-01 NORTHBROOK FARMER'S MARKET
W
9:30 am-1 pm
9/1
131657-02 RAVINIA FARMER'S MARKET W 9:30 am-1 pm 9/15
131657-03 LIBERTYVILLE FARMER'S MARKET Th 9:30 am-1 pm 10/7

Movie & Popcorn Day
Age 21 & up
Popcorn will be served; please bring your own pre-filled water bottle or drink of choice. Check back for our movie choice the last week of August.

M-$2/NM-$4

1 day
131651-01
F 1-3 pm
9/10

End of Summer Beach Bash
Age 21 & up
Visit beautiful Gillson Beach as we say farewell to a beautiful summer! We'll have a catered lunch and live entertainment. Our party will be located in the picnic shelter, weather permitting (in the event of inclement weather, we'll move into the Lakeview Center).

M-$16/NM-$20

1 day
131660-01
Tu Noon-2 pm
9/14

Bingo & Dessert
Age 21 & up
Get out of the house and play some BINGO! Win prizes, visit with friends and end the activity with a sweet treat.

M-$5/NM-$7

1 day
131659-01
Tu 1-2 pm
9/28

Immersive Van Gogh
Age 21 & up
Experience art like never before. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail and color, truly illuminating the mind of the genius. Astonishing in scale and breathtakingly imaginative, you will experience Van Gogh's art in a completely new and unforgettable way! We will enjoy a box lunch at the Mallinckrodt Center before we hop on the bus.

M-$90/NM-$113

1 day
131656-01 W
11 am-4 pm
10/13