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January 2021

Front Porch Discussion Group: Illinois Justice Reform Bill – Leap Forward or Disaster?

Wednesday, January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members only–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with the articles to read in advance and a link to join via Zoom. This program is presented by the Village Near North Circle, but is open to any members of the Village. Want to recapture a little of the old days, when you could sit on the front porch, talk with your friends, and meet your new neighbors? The Front…

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New York & Friends – Food & Restaurants

Friday, January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a link to join via Zoom. As Billy Joel sang, "I’m in a New York state of mind." Have you previously lived, worked, or loved visiting the state of New York? Let’s get together to share stories and reminisce about being New Yorkers. This month, we will talk about food and restaurants in New York. Whether you lived/worked/visited NYC…

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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies – Blue Jay (2016)

Saturday, January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free with a Netflix subscription or available for rental on multiple platforms. To RSVP, please scroll down. Registered attendees will then receive an email the day before the discussion with a link to join via Zoom. Watch the film any time before the discussion–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Former high school sweethearts Jim and Amanda have been out of touch for more than 20 years -- but they run into each other…

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February 2021

Discussion of The Trial of the Chicago 7 with Don Rose Presented by the Village Men’s Group

Wednesday, February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. You are encouraged to watch the film before the discussion (available exclusively on Netflix). To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with details to join via Zoom. This month Village members are invited to join the Men's Group for a discussion of the film The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020). During the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, there were massive demonstrations against the Vietnam War,…

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Coffee Chat BYOC – Most Interesting Trip

Thursday, February 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members only–free. please scroll down. The day before the discussion, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a link to join via Zoom. At this informal chat we can pretend we’re at a local coffee shop seated around the same table. Come to Coffee Chat to increase your connections to people who enjoy sharing experiences, ideas, memories—and lots of laughter, too. The topic for this week's discussion is "Most Interesting Trip." Preregistration is required and space is limited!

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Front Porch Discussion Group

Wednesday, February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members only–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, registered attendees will receive the pre-reading materials in a a confirmation email with a link to join via Zoom. This program is presented by the Village Near North Circle, but is open to any members of the Village. Want to recapture a little of the old days, when you could sit on the front porch, talk with your friends, and meet your new neighbors? The Front Porch Discussion…

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Essential Apps Every Chicagoan Should Know About with MacTutor

Thursday, February 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15. To register, click here. The day before this event, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link to join. You may think you have all the apps a person could need. But wait, Chicago, there’s more. We rounded up a handful of the essential go-to apps every Chicagoan needs – including long-time favorites and a few new kids on the block. Our instructor, Mr. Joe Daddezio, formerly of Apple Inc, was born and raised…

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Tiny Theatre Presents: Bagdad Café (1987)

Sunday, February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Members & guests–$3.99 to rent via Amazon Prime (click here). View the film anytime, then join the discussion! To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, a confirmation email with the Zoom link will be sent to all registered attendees. German tourist Jasmin Munchgstettner (Marianne Sägebrecht) argues with her husband after car trouble strands them along a dusty highway in the American Southwest. Fuming, she storms off and travels by foot to the nearest outpost of civilization --…

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