Winter 2022 Classes, Events & Workshops

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FITNESS/WELLNESS

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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 fall and winter 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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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. Bring a filled water bottle. Instructor: Evelyn Thompson.

M-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331007-01 M
11 am-Noon 1/3-3/21
331007-02 Th 11 am-Noon 1/6-3/24
331007-03 VIRTUAL M 11 am-Noon 1/3-3/21
331007-04 VIRTUAL Th 11 am-Noon 1/6-3/24

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.

M-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331043-01 M 9:30-10:30 am 1/3-3/21
331043-02 Th 9:30-10:30 am 1/6-3/24
331043-03 VIRTUAL M 9:30-10:30 am 1/3-3/21
331043-04 VIRTUAL Th 9:30-10:30 am 1/6-3/24

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. Instructor: KC Bleuher

M-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331563-01 Tu
11:45 am-12:45 pm 1/4-3/22
331563-02 VIRTUAL Tu 11:45 am-12:45 pm 1/4-3/22

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-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331483-01 IN-PERSON W 9:30-10:30 am
1/5-3/23
331483-02 VIRTUAL
W 9:30-10:30 am 1/5-3/23

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

M-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331622-01 W 10-11 am
1/5-3/23

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-$120/NM-$150

12 weeks
331649-01 IN-PERSON W 10:45-11:30 am
1/5-3/23
331649-02 VIRTUAL W 10:45-11:30 am 1/5-3/23

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!

M-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331551-01
F 9:15-10:15 am
1/7-3/25

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. Instructor: KC Bleuher

M-$144/NM-$180

12 weeks
331155-01 IN-PERSON F 10:15-11:15 am
1/7-3/25
331155-02 VIRTUAL F 10:15-11:15 am 1/7-3/25


Cards, Games and Art

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.

M-$115/NM-$138

6 Weeks
331087-01
M 1-3:30 pm
1/3-2/7
331087-02 M 1-3:30 pm 2/14-3/21

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

M-$52/NM-$65

4 weeks
331505-01 W 10 am-Noon 1/5-1/26
331505-02 W 10 am-Noon 2/2-2/23
331505-03 W 10 am-Noon 3/2-3/23

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
331506-02 F 10 am-Noon 1/7-1/28
331506-04 F 10 am-Noon 2/4-2/25
331506-06 F 10 am-Noon 3/4-3/25



One-Day Workshops and Events

Puzzles and Coffee Klatch
Age 21 & up
Stop by the Center to try out our new puzzles in the library! Tables with puzzles will be set up, and coffee and refreshments will be served while we try our hand at completing a beautiful picture. Free to members, but pre-registration is required.

M-FREE/NM-$2

1 day
331630-01
T
10-11:30 am
1/18

National Pizza Day Bingo Party
Age 21 & up
Today is National Pizza Day! Celebrate at the Mallinckrodt Center with a pizza lunch followed by an hour of Bingo with prizes.

M-$10/NM-$13

1 day
331659-01
W
12:30-2 pm
2/9

Coloring and Coffee
Age 21 & up
Join others at the Center and shake the winter blues. Coloring has been known to decrease anxiety and improve fine motor skills...and it will give us a chance to socialize! We'll set up tables with coloring books and colored pencils. Coffee and refreshments will be served while we work on our masterpieces. Free to members, but pre-registration is required.

M-FREE/NM-$2

1 day
331634-01
T
10-11:30 am
2/22

Virtual Rules of the Road
Age 21 & up
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, below, or call Mallinckrodt Front Desk at 847-256-9107.

M-FREE/NM-FREE

1 day
331654-01
F
10:30-12:30 pm
3/4

Chicago Premium Outlet Mall Day Trip-Aurora
Age 21 & up
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.

M-$6/NM-$8

1 day
331632-01
Tu
10 am-4 pm
3/8