Program and Calendar Information

 

Program Descriptions
February 2017

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

 

MOREways MORE Than a Luncheon

Friday, February 3, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join friends and neighbors for a tropical treat when we host a Polynesian-themed luncheon complete with the warmth of good company and island entertainment.
Cost: $13 with advance reservation / $15 at the door.

Coffee Chat - FREE

Mondays: February 6, 13, 20, 27, 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: February 6, 13, 20, 27, 9:00-12:00 p.m.

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

Winter Blues

Monday February 13, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

For some people, Wintertime can trigger feelings of sadness or even bring on a more serious seasonal depression. In this program, we'll review the signs and symptoms of harmful mood changes, and learn about effective treatments and strategies for staying healthy and balanced during the winter months.

The Changing Faces of Aging

Monday: February 20, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

This program is designed to identify and address the transitions which have impact upon older adults and their families. It is intended to assist older adults’ identification and understanding of common changes which impact aging. Based upon greater insight into normal changes, the program is also intended to assist in promoting, maintaining, and restoring optimal health of diverse older adults.

MG Park District-Better Balance

Mondays & Wednesdays: February 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 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: February 6, 13, 20, 27, 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: February 7, 14, 21, 28, 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: February 7, 14, 21, 28, 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, February 14, 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, February 21, 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. Special offer-FREE -this month

Morton Grove Jammers - FREE

Tuesdays: February 7, 14, 21, 28, 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: February 1, 8, 15, 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, February 1, 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, February 1, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

It may be snowing here but it's summer somewhere! This month, let's chat about books written by some of the top authors living in Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Brazil and other countries set in the Southern Hemisphere. Fiction and nonfiction titles will be featured.

Lunch and Bingo

Wednesdays: February 1, 8, 15, 22, 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.

Heart Health-Ways to Keep Healthy

Wednesday, February 15, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Did you know that living with diabetes can put you at an increase for heart disease? Learn how to prevent heart disease and join the discussion to better promote and monitor your heart health.

Mary’s Book Club - FREE

Wednesday: February 8, 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Join us as we discuss “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan

Bridge Club - FREE

Wednesday: February 1, 8, 15, 22, 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: February 2, 9, 16, 23, 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: February 2, 9, 16, 23, 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: February 2, 9, 16, 23, 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: February 2, 9, 16, 23, 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: February 9, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Join us for live entertainment featuring the musical talents of Edizon Dayao, dessert, and maybe some dancing.
Registration required. Cost: $5.

Foot Screening - FREE

Friday, February 3, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 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.

Needlework Pals - FREE

Fridays: February 3, 10, 17, 24, 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: February 10, 17, 24, 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: February 3, 10, 17, 24, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Zumba Gold

Fridays: February 3, 10, 17, 24, 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 Wednesdays
  • FREE Notary
  • FREE Industrial Shredded
  • FREE Expired Medicine Disposal
  • FREE Needle Disposal
  • FREE Medicare Counseling