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Current Events:
April 18, 2014 “Museums of the World” With Art Educator Debra Levie (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event's details
April 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

(847) 940-4010

Explore the museums of the world with us. In this 2-part series, see the treasures of the art world as presented on the big screen. Travel to the most popular museums in the world and experience the treasures housed therein.
 
April 21, 2014 60 Minutes with Barry Bradford - Steve Jobs (12:30 PM - 01:30 PM)
Event's details
April 21, 2014
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

(847) 940-4010

Barry Bradford brings conviction and passion to his programs and lectures. His classes cover a dizzying array of topics – history, psychology, theater, movies and books – all fascinating, funny, fast-paced and filled with many little known facts and sometimes, fascinating conclusions.
 
April 22, 2014 Touring the Driehaus Museum (12:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event's details
April 22, 2014
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

This mansion was designed for Samuel M. Nickerson by one of Chicago’s earliest architects, Edward J. Burling of the architectural firm of Burling & Whitehouse. Construction took 4 years and cost $450,000; reportedly the most expensive and elaborate private residence in Chicago at the time of its completion in 1883. Join us as we visit and tour this magnificent residence along with the home’s elaborate rooms, 1500 pieces of treasured objects, furnishings and significant collection of Tiffany art.
 
Looking Forward:
April 25, 2014 Horticulture Workshop (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event's details
April 25, 2014
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

In celebration of Arbor Day, we welcome Horticulturist and Interior Scape Designer Jaime Plotkin for a hands-on horticulture workshop entitled, “Herb and Container Gardening.” Create your own Herb Planters and learn more about container gardening. Each participant will bring home an herbal kitchen planter to enjoy.
 
May 04, 2014 Spring Band Concert Featuring the Deerfield Community Band (02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
Event's details
May 04, 2014
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

Sit back and relax as the Deerfield Community Band present an afternoon program of show tunes and patriotic classics!
 
May 08, 2014 The Drury Lane Theater presents “Hello, Dolly!” Luncheon Theater (10:30 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event's details
May 08, 2014
10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Trip Departs from PTC
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

(847) 940-4010

Epic, grand and uplifting, “Les Miserables” is the story of Jean Valjean, a burly French peasant of abnormal strength and potentially violent nature and his quest for redemption after serving 19 years in jail. Lunch prior to the show included in the ticket price!
 
May 09, 2014 Local Celebrity Chef Gale Gand (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Event's details
May 09, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

We are absolutely thrilled that much-loved local treasure and nationally-acclaimed chef Gale Gand has a gap in her busy TV and restaurant schedule to give us a sneak preview of her latest book “Lunch!” just in time for Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day too)! Gale will give a cooking demonstration sharing a recipe from the book. There will be a sample of the recipe to taste and enjoy as well as a copy of the recipe for participants to take home and try themselves!
 
Past Events:
April 11, 2014 "One Summer - America, 1927" With Jim Kenney (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Event's details
April 11, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

We welcome Jim Kenney, Executive Director of Common Ground, as he reflects on Bill Bryson’s book, “One Summer – America, 1927.” In his book, author/storyteller Bill Bryson gives us a picture of a prosperous American season that celebrated everything from daring aviators, baseball heroes and the looming depression that was just over the horizon. Advanced registration is required.
 
April 11, 2014 Friday with Friends (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event's details
April 11, 2014
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

(847) 940-4010

The PTC is excited to continue with its new monthly community program,“Friday with Friends.” C’mon over…there’s nothing like an afternoon with friends!
 
April 12, 2014 Opera in Pop Culture With Opera Enthusiast Bob Levi (01:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
Event's details
April 12, 2014
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

Presented by opera enthusiast Bob Levi, this program continues to focus on how Classical music has been integrated into movies, television, recordings and pop culture.
 
April 12, 2014 Hula-Hoop Jam! (11:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event's details
April 12, 2014
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfiel,IL
60015

847-940-4010

A hot trend in fitness! Relive the joy of childhood with a simple hula hoop while being physically active. Hula Hooping is low impact and helps improve balance and core strength.
 
April 14, 2014 60 Minutes with Barry Bradford - Alexander Graham Bell (12:30 PM - 01:30 PM)
Event's details
April 14, 2014
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Patty Turner Center
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

(847) 940-4010

Barry Bradford brings conviction and passion to his programs and lectures. His classes cover a dizzying array of topics – history, psychology, theater, movies and books – all fascinating, funny, fast-paced and filled with many little known facts and sometimes, fascinating conclusions.
 
April 16, 2014 The Field Museum presents “Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair” (10:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
Event's details
April 16, 2014
10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Depart from the PTC
375 Elm Street
Deerfield,IL
60015

847-940-4010

Luring millions to Chicago in 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition was a glittering showcase of architecture, culture, technology, and peoples from around the world. Not only the birthplace of the Juicy Fruit chewing gum and the Ferris Wheel, the World’s Fair also marked the triumphant debut of our very own Field Museum.
 
 
 

 
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