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Mallinckrodt Programs – Spring 2023
Spring 2023 Mallinckrodt Classes
MEMBERS: WALK THE INDOOR TRACK at the Center Fitness Club!
Warm up to lively music followed by an all over, full-body workout to improve strength, balance and posture using light weights and resistance bands. Instructor on Mondays: Ali Margolis; on Thursdays: KC Bleuher. Virtual Option Available. Monday or Thursday mornings
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. Late Tuesday mornings
CARDS, GAMES AND SPECIAL INTEREST
NEW! PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS
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. There will be one week off in the month of May, dates TBA. Monday afternoons
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
Join us as we welcome Bob Zeni, the Chicago Tomato Man, certified master gardener. He will go over tomato growing tips and discuss how to get the BEST tasting tomatoes out of your garden this summer. He grows 120 varieties of tomatoes that range in color, shapes, size and flavor. After his presentation, he will open the floor up for Q and A. This is a free session, but please RSVP to reserve a space.
Thursday, March 30
FREE! WILMETTE DANCE TEAM PERFORMANCE
Come support the Wilmette Dance Team as they showcase their current choreography at this free event. This is an opportunity for our Dance Team to perform in front of an audience and refine their skills, while you get to see some live entertainment! Please RSVP to Mallinckrodt at (847) 256-9623 for this free event.
Thursday, April 13
Join us for a movie each month, complete with popcorn! Free to members; $2 for non-members. Pre-registration is required for all.
Mondays, April 17 & May 15
Hello Spring! Enjoy a catered lunch with live entertainment to follow.
Friday, April 21
11:30 am – 1 pm
$20 for Mallinckrodt Center Members
$25 for Non-Members
The Mallinckrodt Community Center is hosting an Artist Reception presented by Students of the Center’s Watercolor Class and teacher Nancy Rose. Come talk with the artists, view their work, enjoy refreshments and even sample a bit of watercolor painting yourself.
Monday, April 24
Join us on a day trip to Aurora-we do the driving, you do the shopping! Find great deals at Kate Spade, Ann Taylor, Coach, Ralph Lauren, and Ugg to name a few. Fee is for transportation only.
Wednesday, April 26
10 am-4 pm
M-$6 / NM-$8
Join your hosts Lisa and JoAnn as we try and stay warm this winter by hosting soup and sandwich days just for you! Come and enjoy soup, sandwiches, sides and socialization! Just perfect on a cold, winter day! Please register at least 3 days in advance.
Wednesday, May 3
M-$15 / NM $18
Enjoy an afternoon of lunch and entertainment! Denny Diamond is known for performing the music of Neil Diamond. He has a carefree, fun-loving attitude on stage, but what really sets him apart is his full-throated, robust baritone voice. In this variety show he will also cover songs made famous by legendary artists like Tom Jones, Barry Manilow, Elvis and many others. Lunch will include White Fence Farm’s famous chicken entree, which also includes several delicious sides, and a beverage. Lunch, live entertainment and transportation included.
Wednesday, May 10
10 am-4 pm
M-$55 / NM-$68
WOMEN OF NOTE PERFORMANCE “Songs of Sunshine and Love”
Women of Note, a popular non-profit chorus, will welcome spring 2023 with their free concert, “Songs of Sunshine and Love.” The lively, upbeat show features such favorites as “The Sunny Side of the Street,” “Embraceable You,” “The Glory of Love,” and “It Don’t mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got that Swing,” among others. The concert will also include Women of Note’s signature Sing-Along (modified this year to respect Covid-19 concerns.) Light refreshments will follow. Contact Lisa for more infomation: 847-256-9623
Friday, May 19
Join us as we travel to a new lunch spot every other month! We do the driving, you do the dining. Fee includes transportation, cost of lunch is on your own.
Plateia-Authentic Greek Cuisine
Wedneasday, May 24
11 am-2 pm
M-$6 / NM-$8
The Rules of the Road Review Course is designed to give drivers – especially senior citizens and persons with disabilities – the knowledge and confidence needed to renew or obtain a driver’s license. The review course combines an explanation of the driving exam with a practice written exam. This class is free of charge, but you must register in advance; please register online (click on the title link) or call the Mallinckrodt Front Desk at 847/256-9623.
Friday, June 2
10:30 am-12:30 pm