Summer 2022 Classes, Adventures & Events for Adults

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FITNESS/WELLNESS

MEMBERS: WALK THE INDOOR TRACK
at the Center Fitness Club
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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. Virtual Option Available. Monday or Thursday mornings

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. Instructor: Evelyn Thompson. Monday or Thursday mornings

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. 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

SIT & STRETCH
Age 21 & up
Not able to get up or out to exercise? 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. This class is intended for those who cannot, or do not want to, go to the floor. Virtual option available. Wednesday or Friday 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

DYNAMIC STRENGTH & BALANCE
Age 21 & up
Get a full body workout that includes standing low-impact cardio movement, standing balance work, and seated work using hand weights and a Bender Ball. You will become stronger, burn calories and improve your balance while having fun! Instructor: KC Bleuher. Virtual option available. Friday mornings


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* NEW: To see date/day/time/fee information for each class, click on the blue title!

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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 new instructor, Nancy Rose, studied at the American Academy of Art and 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 May 30 and June 6

FREE GALLERY RECEPTION FOR STUDENTS
Thursday, June 30
5:30-7 p.m.
All ages
Join us to celebrate our artists' work! This Gallery Reception is free, but please register to RSVP.

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS
Learn to take stunning photos with your digital camera...or even just your cell phone! We'll cover the basic concepts of digital photography. Each week will focus on a different topic including exposure control, light, and composition, and in the end, putting it all together to tell your story. Join our instructor, Alan Golden, a talented local photographer who is excited to share his passion for photography with you. Wednesday evenings

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

SOUND OF MUSIC AT LINCOLNSHIRE MARRIOTT
One of the most beloved musicals of all time and the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Sound of Music has enchanted audiences for more than 50 years. Join the Von Trapp family in the true-life telling of one of history's most thrilling and inspirational stories, while enjoying the fan favorite soundtrack including, "Favorite Things" and "Edelweiss". We'll enjoy a stop for lunch before the show at Half Day Brewing Company. Fee includes, ticket, lunch and transportation.

M-$75/NM-$94

1 day
531615-01 W
10:30 am-4 pm
6/1
FARMERS MARKET MANIA
Age 21 & up
Take a road trip with us to neighboring towns to visit other local farmers markets. Support local farmers and artisans while you shop for fresh produce, cheese, meats and other goods. Please bring a reusable shopping bag if possible. Fee includes transportation from Mallinckrodt to the market and back. We'll stop for a quick bite to eat on the way back (cost of lunch is not included).

M-$5/NM-$6


1 day
531657-01 Northbrook Farmers Market
W
9:30 am-1 pm
6/8
531657-02 Ravinia Farmers Market W 9:30 am-1 pm 7/6
531657-03 Libertyville Farmers Market W 9:30 am-1 pm 8/31

LAKE GENEVA AND FITZGERALD'S FISH BOIL
Age 21 & up
We will head up to lovely Lake Geneva for a leisurely afternoon of shopping and beautiful lake views. After our free time in Lake Geneva, we'll stop at Fitzgerald's Genoa Junction, just a short drive away in Genoa City. Fitzgerald's is known for their Door County-style fish boil! Our dinner will include fresh cod, BBQ chicken, boiled red potatoes and onions, coleslaw, homemade rye bread and dessert. Price includes transportation and all-you-can-eat dinner.

M-$50/NM-$62

1 day
531616-01
Th
10:30 am-7 pm
6/9

MORKES CHOCOLATES and CHOCOLATE-MAKING CLASS
Age 21 & up
Attention chocolate lovers! Celebrate National Chocolate Day as we take a trip to Morkes Chocolates in Palatine, where you will make your own chocolates to take home! After our 45-minute chocolate making class, we will head out for lunch to Jelly Cafe, included in the fee.

M-$52/NM-$65

1 day
531617-01
Th
10:30 am-3 pm
7/7


EVENTS & Workshops

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL EVENT: Grab & Go Lunch
Age 21 & up
Renew or start a new membership with us and enjoy the benefits of Mallinckrodt Membership! You can also add on a walking track membership to attend this event. Drop in at Mallinckrodt to say hello, renew your membership and pick up your complimentary boxed lunch. Please register in advance - once registered, we will send you an email to pre-order your lunch. For lunch we'll enjoy Basic Belly Boxes from Potbelly's. Boxes come with a sandwich & chips - sandwiches include lettuce, tomato and condiment packets. Choices listed below.

Lunch Options:

  • Turkey breast and Swiss sandwich
  • Veggie Melt
  • Grilled Chicken & cheddar

This event is kindly sponsored by Citadel Healthcare.

FREE to new & renewing members!

M-Free

1 day
431656-01
Tu Noon-1 pm
5/24

MOVIE & POPCORN DAYS
Age 21 & up
Check out new releases as well as the classics with us! We'll serve popcorn and water to enjoy while watching the film. Check our web page for movie titles the first week of June.

M-$FREE/NM-$1

1 day
531651-01 M
1:30-3:30 pm
5/16
531651-02 M
1:30-3:30 pm 6/20
531651-03 M
1:30-3:30 pm 7/18
531651-04 M 1:30-3:30 pm 8/22
TABLETOP CONTAINER GARDENS WORKSHOP
Age 21 & up
Indoor plants add oxygen to the air and help reduce stress, as well as add a lovely organic element to your home. This workshop will provide step-by-step instructions for creating your own tabletop garden in a small glass or ceramic container, using plants, decorative stone, and miniature garden items. Join us to learn more about creative uses for houseplants. We provide all the materials.
M-$15/NM-$19

1 day
531655-01 Th
3-4:30 pm
6/2
BUILD A SUNDAE & CREATE A CRAFT
Age 21 & up

Get your creativity flowing as we create a patriotic craft just in time to display for 4th of July! Reward your hard work at our build-your-own ice cream sundae bar, including a wide selection of tasty toppings.
M-$5/NM-$7

1 day
531650-01 F
1-2:30 pm
6/24

WALKIE TALKIES
Age 21 & up
Meet monthly with our staff to walk around our gorgeous gem, Mallinckrodt Park. Get to know us, get your body moving and enjoy some fresh air all at once! Enjoy light refreshments at the end of our walk. Walkie Talkies is free for Mallinckrodt members.

M-$FREE/NM-$2

1 day
531655-01 F
1-1:30 pm
6/10
531655-02 F
1-1:30 pm 7/15
531655-03 F
1-1:30 pm 8/19

BINGO!
Age 21 & up
Celebrate summer with the Mallinckrodt Center! We'll play an hour of Bingo with prizes, and enjoy a sweet treat for dessert.

M-$10/NM-$13

1 day
531659-01 W
12:30-2 pm
7/20