Program and Calendar Information

 

Program Descriptions
December 2016

Questions? Want to pre-register for a program? Call us at (847) 663.3073

 

MOREways MORE Than a Luncheon

Friday: , December 2, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Be sure to join us December 2nd for some feel-good moments and seasonal fun. Join friends and neighbors as we celebrate our wonderful life with a generous lunch followed by lively entertainment.
Cost: $15

Coffee Chat - FREE

Mondays: December 5, 12, 19, 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

Join us Monday mornings for fun and fellowship-and plenty of laughs over a cup of coffee. All are welcome!

Humanities - FREE

Mondays: December 5, 12, 19, 9:00-12:00 p.m.

Learn something new every Monday morning! Peer-leader Arlene Golub moderates fascinating presentations on a variety of topics.

MG Park District-Better Balance

Mondays & Wednesdays: December 5, 7, 12, 14 19, 21, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

This class is designed to enhance core strength, balance, coordination, stability and flexibility. Cost: $40 for 8-week 1 day a week program; $80 for 8-week 2 day a week program.

Wii Games - FREE

Mondays: December 5, 12, 19, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Who needs a bowling alley or a golf course when you have a Wii game system? Try something new and bowl or golf in the main hall. No ball or clubs necessary, but bowling and golf shirts are welcome!

Bingo Club

Tuesdays: December 6, 13, 20, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

B-I-N-G-O! Join us for friendly games full of fun, laughter, and prizes. ($0.50 per card)

Mah-Jongg Club - FREE

Tuesdays: December 6, 13, 20, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Grab your maj card and see what all the fun is about! You'll discover great company and coffee along with rousing games.

Advisory Commission on Aging - FREE

Tuesday: December 13, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Learn about valuable services and programs for citizens of Morton Grove. Everyone is welcome.

Cholesterol Screening

Tuesday: December 20, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

It takes only 3 minutes (and a simple fingerstick blood test) to find out if your total cholesterol is where it should be. It will do your heart good. Registration required. Cost $15

Morton Grove Jammers - FREE

Tuesdays: December 6, 13, 20, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you play an instrument, carry a tune, or just clap your hands, you can be a jammer! Bring your guitar, harmonica, or musical instrument of your choice, and meet other musicians and make music together!

Blood Pressure Screening - FREE

Wednesday: December 7, 14, 21, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Do your body good! Get your blood pressure and sugar checked each week by a registered nurse.

MG Public Library-Prologue - FREE

Wednesday, December 7, 10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month to get an update on current Morton Grove Public Library offerings.

MGPL Book Talk - FREE

Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

It's that time of the year again when we gather and share our favorite, most-talked-about and most-recognized books of the year. Be ready to talk about your favorites and add more fabulous books to your must-read list.

Lunch and Bingo

Wednesdays: December 7, 14, 21, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The only thing better than bingo? Bingo and lunch! Check the bulletin board for the day's menu. Registration by noon Tuesday required. Cost $7.

Med Alert - FREE

Wednesday, December 14, 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Rose Mancinelli from explains how MEDAlert a personal medical information and alert device combines emergency medical information with today's technology.

Mary’s Book Club - FREE

Wednesday: December 14, 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Join us as we discuss, “91/2 Narrow” by Patricia Morrisroe

Pinochle Club - FREE

Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15, 22, 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Join us for a round of pinochle, when we'll be dealing out fun and friendly play!

Lunch and Movie

Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15, 22, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join us for a delicious box lunch from Subway and a movie. Stop by the Civic center for the movie schedule and to register. All registrations must be made by Wednesday, 12:00 p.m. Registration required. Cost: $5 (with lunch) or free just to watch the movie.

Gentle Yoga

Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15, 22, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Come to chair yoga class! Yoga has been proved to increase flexibility and muscle tone. It is an enduring total body workout. No experience necessary and all skill levels welcome. Cost: $4 per class

Poker Club - FREE

Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15, 22, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Seven-card stud. . . five-card draw. . . every hand in this Thursday afternoon game is dealers' choice, so come ready to call 'em!

Evening Series: Music and MORE!

Thursday: December 22, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Our Thursday Night Concert series presents the return of The North Shore Harmonizers.
Registration required. Cost: $5.

Foot Screening - FREE

Friday, December 2, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Dr. Alice Cisneros, D.P.M with De “Feet” Pain Center, will be providing podiatry screenings. Get your questions answered and a free foot screening. Registration required.

Needlework Pals - FREE

Fridays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Bring your crocheting, knitting, needlepoint, quilting, or embroidery, and work in a fun and social environment. Share your skill or learn something new from your fellow needleworkers.

Ask the Tech Expert - FREE

Fridays: December 9, 16, 23, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Save up your questions about computers, cell phones, iPads, websites, and more, and ask our friendly tech guru.

Men's Poker Club - FREE

Fridays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

A Friday afternoon must—this weekly men’s game is dealer’s choice.

Zumba Gold

Fridays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Zumba is a cardio-based fitness class that fuses Latin and International rhythms and movements. Zumba Gold format is designed for the active older adult or the beginner participants. It features dances from popular rhythms such as meringue, salsa, cha cha, flamenco, tango, rock and roll and more. Come join the class and get ready to have fun. No dance experience required. Cost: $4 per class

Free Services at the Center for your convenience:

  • FREE Blood Pressure Screening on Tuesdays
  • FREE Notary
  • FREE Industrial Shredded
  • FREE Expired Medicine Disposal
  • FREE Needle Disposal
  • FREE SHIP Counseling


MOREways MORE Than a Luncheon

January 6, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Be sure to join us next month for our Polynesian party. Join friends and neighbors at our January luncheon, so we can all feel the warmth of the tropics with a generous lunch followed by lively entertainment.
Cost: $13 advance reservation/$15 at the door
 

Evening Series: Music and MORE!

January 12, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

join us for a cozy evening of live music and good company.
Registration required. Cost: $5