Early Fall 2022 Classes, Adventures & Events for Adults

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FITNESS/WELLNESS

MEMBERS: WALK THE INDOOR TRACK
at the Center Fitness Club
!
Fee: $37/year
Join our Walking Club for Mallinckrodt Center members only. Walk indoors this spring at Center Fitness Club, located on the 2nd floor of the Community Recreaton Center, 3000 Glenview Road in Wilmette. Call Mallinckrodt for more information about this fabulous benefit for members!
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* NEW: To see date/day/time/fee information for each class, click on the blue title!

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STRENGTH TRAINING
Age 21 & up
Be stronger, leaner, and healthier! In addition to gentle stretching, we do resistance work using hand weights, resistance tubing and your own body weight. If you prefer to use your own equipment, make sure to bring a resistance tube, light weights and a mat to class. Instructor: Ali Margolis. Virtual Option Available. Monday or Thursday mornings; no class September 5 & 26

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 will meet at the Gazebo in Mallinckrodt Park; please dress for the weather, and bring a water bottle. In case of inclement weather, we'll bring class indoors. Instructor: Evelyn Thompson. Monday or Thursday mornings; no class September 5 & 26

LOW-IMPACT FITNESS
Age 21 & up
Use balance, core, light weights and low-impact cardio to increase core strength, flexibility, range of motion and give your heart rate a boost. Instructor: KC Bleuher. Virtual option available. Late Tuesday mornings

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: KC Bleuher. Virtual option available. Wednesday mornings; no class October 5

SIT & STRETCH
Age 21 & up
Join our seated gentle stretching and strengthening class, all done from the comfort of a chair. When joining us virtually, all you need is a chair and a strap or band (a belt 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: KC Bleuher. Virtual option available. Wednesday or Friday mornings; no class October 7

BE MOVED W/JOANIE
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. Thursday mornings

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! Friday mornings; no class October 7


Cards, Games and Special Interest

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WATERCOLOR CLASS
Age 21 & up

Navigate techniques, materials, color, drawing and inspiration to paint in the medium of watercolor. Students at all levels will have fun creating satisfying projects in watercolor and building their skills. Our instructor, Nancy Rose, studied at the American Academy of Art and the Evanston Art Center. She has been painting in watercolor for decades, and has been teaching private clients for many years. Join us in this relaxed, supportive setting, and grow together. Please ask for a supply list at time of registration. Monday afternoons; no class September 5 & 26

CANASTA LESSONS
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. Wednesday mornings

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. Friday mornings



Day Adventures

TIKI TERRACE LUAU DINNER
Age 21 & up
Transport yourself to the Polynesian Islands and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the South Pacific. This authentic Hawaiian experience is a truly unique package that includes Hawaiian food, music, and a grand finale Luau show! Dinner will start out with an appetizer of Egg Rolls Bora Bora, then a salad, your choice of entree, and a delectable dessert! Cash bar is available for adult beverages. Price includes dinner, the Luau show and transportation.

M-$60/NM-$75

1 day
131658-01 W
4:30-8:30 pm
9/21
SHIPSHEWANA & BROWN BAG TOUR
Age 21 & up
Board a luxury motor coach to Shipshewana, Indiana where we will make our first stop for an all-you-can-eat, family-style Amish chicken meal. Then, we'll visit unique, locally-owned shops along the scenic Amish Country back roads, where you will get special treats to fill your Brown Bag. Finally, we will spend some time at the annual Fall Crafters Fair, and in the shops of downtown Shipshewana. Price includes transportation, lunch and the Brown Bag.

M-$133/NM-$166

1 day
131667-01 Th
7 am-7 pm
9/29

HELLO DOLLY AT LINCOLNSHIRE MARRIOTT
Age 21 & up
This musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder's hit play, The Matchmaker, bursts with humor, romance, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history. Starring Marriott Theatre favorite, Heidi Kettenring. We will stop for lunch before the show in Lincolnshire. Fee includes lunch, show and transportation.

M-$75/NM-$94

1 day
131668-01
W
10:30 am-4 pm
10/12


EVENTS & Workshops

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-$8/NM-$10

1 day
131659-01 W
1-2:30 pm
9/7

MONDAY AT THE MOVIES
Age 21 & up
Popcorn will be served! Check our web page for movie choice the last week of August.

M-$FREE/NM-$2

1 day
131651-01 M
1-3:30 pm
9/12
131651-02 M
1-3:30 pm 10/3
THE EDIBLE INDOOR GARDEN
Age 21 & up
Join a master gardener from the UIC Extension program and learn how to grow your own food, indoors! Enjoy tastier, fresh produce all year long. Learn what kind of light and growing media to use, the proper temperature and watering necessary to grow your own edible garden indoors. You'll also learn which foods can re-grow from your own kitchen scraps.
M-FREE/NM-$2

1 day
131075-01 Tu
1-3 pm
9/20
NUTRITION 101
Age 21 & up

Let's meet after summer for real talk about reducing inflammation and what not to feed your biome, receive up-to-date, relevant information about gut health, and enjoy a quick and easy cooking demo with fall recipes. Hope to see you there!

Gina Phillips has a master's degree in nutrition, and is a certified holistic health coach and personal trainer.

M-FREE/NM-$2

1 day
131076-01 Th
4-5 pm
10/13