Program and Calendar Information

 

Program Descriptions
July 2017

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

 

MOREways MORE Than a Luncheon

Friday, July 7, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

We’re saluting the USA on July7 with an indoor patriotic picnic. Join us for some star-spangled fun including a tasty buffet, and plenty of socializing.
Cost: $13 with advance reservation / $15 at the door.

Coffee Chat - FREE

Mondays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, 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: July 10, 17, 24, 31, 9:30-12:00 p.m.

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

Alterations in Vision and Hearing - FREE

Monday July 17, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

This program is designed to address the challenges related to vision impairment and sensory-neural hearing loss.

Kids These Days – How Technology Has Shaped the Next Generation - FREE

Monday July 24, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Presentation on how technology has shaped every generation, for better or worse, Join us for a fun and lively discussion.

Aging Well Series: Part 3
Looking for the Funny Side: The Value of Humor

Monday July 31, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Humor can be good for you. Do you look for humor in your everyday life? This session will help you look at ways humor can help when dealing with stress and change.

MG Park District-Better Balance

Mondays & Wednesdays: July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, 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: July 10, 17, 24, 31, 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 golf clubs necessary, but bowling and golf shirts are welcome.

Stretching - Free

Tuesday, July 11, 25, 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Have you been told you should exercise more? Do you want to feel better in your body? If you answered yes to these questions, this short 30-minute class is for you. A licensed physical therapist will give you simple stretching exercises that over time will help you move better.

Bingo Club

Tuesdays: July 11, 18, 25, 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: July 11, 18, 25, 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, July 11, 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, July 18, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

It takes only 3 minutes (and a simple finger stick blood test) to find out if your total cholesterol is where it should be. It will do your heart good.

Morton Grove Jammers - FREE

Tuesdays: July 11, 18, 25, 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

Wednesdays: July 12, 19, 26, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Do your body good! Get your blood pressure checked each week by a registered nurse. Also, learn how a change in diet can change your BP.

MG Public Library on the Go - FREE

Wednesday, July 12, 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, July 12, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Let's explore some of the best, most-talked-about, most awarded books of the year...so far. Fiction and nonfiction titles will be included.

Lunch and Bingo

Wednesdays: July 12, 19, 26, 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.

Mary’s Book Club - FREE

Wednesday: July 12, 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Join us as we discuss “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fred Backman

AARP Smart Driving Course

Wednesdays, July 12, 19, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Refresh your driving knowledge with this two-day course. Registration required, cost $15

Bridge Club - FREE

Wednesday: July 12, 19, 26, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come join us on the right -hand side for an afternoon of relaxing and social bridge. Let the bidding and play begin!

Pinochle Club - FREE

Thursdays: July 6, 13, 20, 27, 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: July 6, 13, 20, 27, 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: July 6, 13, 20, 27, 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: July 6, 13, 20, 27, 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!

I Am Not an Artist/: I am Blue, blue and more blue

Thursday, July 13, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

We will look and play with the color blue and its many different tones and nuances

I Am Not an Artist/I am not having an art class Experience

Thursday, July 27, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

A wonderful summer still life with all its richness is what we will work with – and maybe even taste... We will work with watercolors, oil pastels, brushes and sponges.

Evening Series: Music and MORE!

Thursday: July 13, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Join us for live entertainment featuring the Hunka Hunka Burning of 17-year-old Elvis, Hugo Colin and sweet treats, Registration required. Cost: $5.

Needlework Pals - FREE

Fridays: July 7, 14, 21, 28, 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.

Foot Screening - FREE

Friday, July 7, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Podiatrist, 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.

Ask the Tech Expert - FREE

Friday: July 14, 21, 28, 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 - FREE

Fridays: July 7, 14, 21, 28, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Zumba Gold

Fridays: July 7, 14, 21, 28, 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 Notary
  • FREE Industrial Shredded
  • FREE Expired Medicine Disposal
  • FREE Needle Disposal