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Online Sound Meditation for Healing and Relaxation

  Members & Guests – $20  This program will be presented over Zoom and recorded. To join, purchase your ticket here. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link and information on how to join the day before the event, as well as the recording of the event. “Who, in our chaotic world, doesn’t need a calm, […]

Weekly Walks Around North Pond

Meet in front of North Pond Restaurant 2610 N. Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

Meet in front of North Pond Restaurant (2610 N. Cannon) Members & guests: free Spring is here, and with it the return of our weekly North Pond walks! Enjoy some exercise and conversation every Thursday morning with new and established friends. Path is paved and accessible for those using mobility aids. Note: Once you RSVP for […]

Exploring the World, Enhancing the Mind

Members & guests- free! In person and virtual options. The Village is partnering up with the Fourth Presbyterian Church Center for Life and Learning for their matters of health series. As the weather gets warmer, we often think about taking time away from our routines to go on a vacation or to explore new areas. […]

Short Story Intergenerational Discussions

Members & guests - free. This program is held via Zoom. To RSVP, scroll down; the day before the program all registrants will be sent a link to join. Join the Bridging Generations Board for more short story discussions! This lively group has been meeting for some time, but always welcomes new members. Folks of […]


Trans Media Fashion Show presented by the LGBTA Committee

FashionBar LLC 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Members & guests: $30+ Village Member and Board Member Stefanie Clark is walking down the runway for FashionBar LLC's Trans Media Fashion Show, in support of Howard Brown Health. The event includes the fashion show showcasing trans and non-binary models and a reception with cash bar, with 100% of ticket sales and donations going directly […]

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Members & guests–free Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Check back for this week's film! 

Intergenerational Potluck Dinner

Village Member's Home (Address TBA)

Location: Member's home in Streeterville (address provided after registration) Members & guests: free; please bring a dish to share, beverages provided Join the BGB for an intergenerational dinner, potluck style! The theme of the night is 'Soup, Salad, Sandwich'. Beverages will be provided - please bring a dish to share. Space is limited so make sure […]

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Spring Memoir Writing

Location: Members’ home in Lincoln Park Members & guests: members  $60; non-members $90 We all have interesting life stories to tell. The hard part? Getting those stories down on paper. Whether you are an accomplished writer or just getting started, Beth’s class helps you get your memoir off the ground. Students work on weekly writing assignments at home and read their […]

Brain Connection Cafe

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with details to join via Zoom. This is a virtual session held every other week, open to anyone who would like to get connected to others, practice skills and exercise their brain. Join us […]

Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Chicago, IL, United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email [email protected]. Come move your body and have fun! Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, posture, balance, pairing movement with breath, and core strength. This one hour […]

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  • For virtual programs, links will be sent to registered attendees via email the day before the event.
  • For in-person programs, The Village Chicago aims to match participating members by request to Village events when other members who are attending the event are able to provide transportation.  When registering, please let the Village office know if you are able to drive or would like a ride by emailing [email protected] or calling 773.248.8700.
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