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CHS Community Calendar - SOCIAL EVENTS

May 2019
 

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Event: ASL Game Day

Where: Woodson Regional Library, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 9525 S. Halstead St., Chicago, IL 60628

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM

Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome, adults, teens, and kids!  Join us for a fun afternoon of board games and social time. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: Free

Contact for Information: Evelyn Keolian, ekeolian@chipublib.org

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June 2018

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Event: ASL Chat Time

Where: Harold Washington Library Center, 7th Floor Meeting Room, 7N5, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

Time: 6:00 - 7:30PM

Benefits and Attractions: Practice your ASL Skills with other ASL students. All levels of learners are welcome.

Cost: Free

Contact for Information: Evelyn Keolian, ekeolian@chipublib.org

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Event: ASL Book & Movie Discussion: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
Where: Mount Greenwood Library Meeting Room, 11010 S. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL 60655
Time: 10:00 - 11:30AM
Benefits and Attractions: Join us for our new monthly ASL Book Club! Copies are available at the front desk. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Evelyn Keolian, ekeolian@chipublib.org

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 

Event: Worldwide Knit & Crochet in Public Day

Where: Harold Washington Library Center, Arts & Music  Department, 8th Floor, 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605

Time: 1:00 - 4:00PM

Benefits and Attractions: Drop-in DIY Stitch Marker Program & Raffle: learn how to make your own attractive stitch markers or just stop by to sign up to win a Chicago Public Library

bag full of goodies. Seating will be available thought the library for knitters and other fiber artists. ASL interpreters will be here from 1 to 4pm!

Cost: Free

Contact for Information: Amanda Zagloba, azagloba@chipublib.org or Evelyn Keolian, ekeolian@chipublib.org

 
Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Event: ASL Book & Movie Discussion: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer 
Where: Harold Washington Library Center, 7th Floor Meeting Room, 7N5, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605
Time: 6:00 - 7:30PM
Benefits and Attractions: Join us for our new monthly ASL Book Club! Copies are available at the Assistive Resources Center on the 5th floor. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Evelyn Keolian, ekeolian@chipublib.org

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Event: ASL Game Day

Where: Woodson Regional Library, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 9525 S. Halstead St., Chicago, IL 60628

Time: 4:00 - 5:30PM

Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome, adults, teens, and kids!  Join us for a fun afternoon of board games and social time. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: Free

Contact for Information: Evelyn Keolian, ekeolian@chipublib.org

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Ongoing Events
Date: 2nd Monday of every month
Event: Deaf 50+ Game Day
Where: Swoboda Deaf Center, 7050 W. Addison, Chicago, IL
Time: 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, check www.swobodadeafcenter.org.
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Date: 1st Wednesday of every month
Event: Congregation Bene Shalom/Hebrew Association of the Deaf (CBS/HAD) Senior Citizens
Where: Congregation Bene Shalom, 4435 W. Oakton, Skokie, IL
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome. We get together to socialize and play games. No meetings in July and October. 
Cost: $3.00 for lunch per person
Contact for Information: For more information, contact Nona Balk at nbalk72@gmail.com.
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Date: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Event: Joliet Deaf Senior Citizens
Where: Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St, Joliet, IL
Time: 10:00 AM -4:00 PM (door will open at 9:00 AM)
Benefits and Attractions: Bring your own lunch. Do not bring any drink from outside as water, soda and coffee will be available for sale. 
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, contact Marian Klbecka at 815-306-0549 VP. 
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Date: 1st Thursday of every month
Event: All Angels Guild Senior Citizens
Where: Episcopal Church of our Savior, 116 E. Church Street, Elmhurst, IL
Time: 10:00 AM -3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: There will be presentations and field trips as well. Free lunch, but donations are accepted. No gathering in July. 
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information or to get the list of meetings/field trips, contact Laura Thompson at 630-984-4251 (VP) or Lthompson@aim-cil.org
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Date: 2nd Thursday of every month
Event: Rockford Senior Citizen for the Deaf
Where: Center for Sight & Hearing, 8038 MacIntosh Lane, Rockford, IL
Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: Joseph Siudzinski at 815-572-4819 (VP)
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Date: 4th Thursday of every month
Event: St. Francis Borgia Deaf Senior Citizens
Where: Stokes Hall, 8025 W. Addison St, Chicago, IL 
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (door will open at 9:00 AM)
Benefits and Attractions: There will be bingo, jackpots and raffles. Bring your own lunch.
Cost: $2.00 per person
Contact for Information: For more information, contact Annette Langston at 708-223-2125 VP or langstonannette@gmail.com.
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Date: 1st Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Coffee Chat in Skokie
Where: Panera Bread, 9611 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome! Come and join us. 
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: mariahsnest@gmail.com or wernersandi@yahoo.com
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Date: 1st Friday of every month 
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee 
Where: Panera Bread, 20530 Rand Rd #448, Deer Park, I
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome. Meet new and old faces, share, learn, teach, few laughs, etc. Also, it is a great place for ASL students to improve their signing. Please let us know by email in advance if anyone wants to give a presentation. We will welcome anyone. Thank you for understanding.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Janice Mancill at Jannie10749@gmail.com
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Date: 2nd Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee in Schaumburg
Where: Starbucks, Streets of Woodfield, 601 Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL
Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome. Come and socialize. Free drawings.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Cindy Kermath cynker10@gmail.com
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Date: 3rd Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee in DeKalb
Where: Starbucks, 2577 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL - across from Target
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome - deaf, hard of hearing, family members, ASL students and interpreters.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Dawn Westhoff - dawnwestoff@comcast.net
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Date: 3rd Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Coffee Chat in Mundelein
Where: Panera Bread, 1575 S. Lake St, Mundelein, IL
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome! ASL students welcome. Hope to see you there! 
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Debbie Davis at missykepler78@comcast.net or Barbara Katzel at babsjimkat@yahoo.com
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Date: 4th Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee in Geneva
Where: Starbucks, 1445 S. Randall Road, Geneva, IL
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Deaf Coffee Chat is enjoyable, family-oriented, smoke-free fun!!!  You don't even have to purchase anything at Starbuck's, but we encourage you to buy something at the their shop.  They always appreciate our business. Everyone is welcome.  It is a great opportunity for ASL students to learn while meeting people. Come and socialize and win raffle prizes.  If you're hungry afterwards, we'll go to Buffalo Wild Wings at Geneva Commons at 10:00 PM!
Cost: Free
Contact for Information:  Julius Borchert at Julius@glborchert.com
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Date: 2nd Saturday of the month EXCEPT June, July, August, December
Event: WSAD Gold 50+ Walk
Where: Stratfod Square Mall, 152 Stratford Square, Bloomingdale, IL; meet inside the mall in front of the Red Robin Restaurant.
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome! Lunch is TBA after the walk.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Lorraine Wuertz at RainDragon90@gmail.com
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Date: 4th Saturday of February, March, April, September, October, November
Event: WSAD Gold 50+ Walk
Where: Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL; meet inside the mall at the Cheesecake Factory entrance
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Benefits and Attractions: All ages are welcome.  If the weather is good, we will walk in the forest preserve.  Lunch is TBA after the walk.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Marilyn Russell at wsadgold@yahoo.com
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Date: 4th Saturday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee Gathering
Where: Fireworks Coffeehouse & Pottery Painted by You Avenue of the Cities (former 23rd Ave and 16th Street & Every 2nd Friday of the month at 7pm at Starbucks Coffee, 888 Middle Rd, Bettendorf in Iowa
Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Leon Devriendt at deerefan59@yahoo.com
Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
Event: Deaf Seniors Game Day
Where: Fox and Hound, 1416 N. Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL
Time: 11:00 AM
Description of Benefits: NEW LOCATION!! Starting time is at 11:00 AM with lunch first and then the Switch (Push) game followed by Rummy fun games! Come and join us for a relaxing fun day!
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For information, contact Madelyn Cumbo at stgrace48@aol.com.

 

 

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