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During the month of September, the Patty Turner Center (PTC) in Deerfield will feature Marla Snyder’s community exhibit entitled, “Connections” on the... Read More
 
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The featured artist for the month of October at Deerfield’s Patty Turner Center (PTC) is Frank J. Pirri. The Center’s Program Coordinator and PTC Art Wall... Read More
 
Deerfield Park District now offers three levels of Spanish classes for adults 18 years and above. A new Advanced Spanish Class, with Instructor Shirley... Read More
 
Patty Turner Center (PTC), a 50+ facility offering enrichment programs, events, trips, varied services and more, announces its September/October line-up... Read More
 
World-class street photographer / photo-journalist Art Shay will attend the Patty Turner Center’s (PTC) Men’s Club meeting, on Tuesday, September 2. Mr.... Read More
 
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September 2014
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Sep
22
"60 Minutes" Presentation - Henry Ford
Event's details
September 22, 2014
Time:12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
What do you get when you combine a bestselling author, a former standup comic, the National Teacher of the Year with an internationally acclaimed crusader for justice? Barry Bradford! Barry 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.
 
(12:30 PM - 01:30 PM)
 
Sep
23
Patty Turner Center Men's Club - Cold Cases Solved
Event's details
September 23, 2014
Time:08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center Men’s Club is a group of over 100 men who meet every Tuesday morning for camaraderie and high quality programs. Coffee, pastries, and camaraderie begin at 8:30 a.m. and programs are from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
 
(08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Sep
26
"At the Coductor's Podium" with Jim Kendros
Event's details
September 26, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join composer and music researcher Jim Kendros as he makes his debut at the PTC in this new, highly informative and entertaining series of immortal music. Each month, come and learn about the lives of the great composers; each title having its own theme that’s sure to delight! Jim will also perform for us on the piano and his rare historic string instruments. Join us for a delightful and diverse musical experience.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
Sep
27
“Musical Moments in Comedy” With Bob Levi
Event's details
September 27, 2014
Time:11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Bob returns to the PTC with a series of one-hour programs which incorporate musical moments in comedy movies spanning through five decades beginning in the 1930s and working through to the 1970s by the end of the series. This program is light, entertaining and feel-good as Bob shares with us how the comics played, sang and danced their way into our hearts and memories.
 
(11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Sep
30
Patty Turner Center Men's Club - Al Jolson
Event's details
September 30, 2014
Time:08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center Men’s Club is a group of over 100 men who meet every Tuesday morning for camaraderie and high quality programs. Coffee, pastries, and camaraderie begin at 8:30 a.m. and programs are from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
 
(08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Sep
30
Rene Magritte at the Art Institute - Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary”
Event's details
September 30, 2014
Time:10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Meet at the Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Seeking to make “everyday objects shriek aloud,” or make the familiar unfamiliar, Belgian artist René Magritte created some of the 20th century’s most extraordinary—and indelible—images. This exhibition, the first major museum show to focus on the artist’s most profoundly inventive and experimental years, features over 100 paintings, collages, drawings, and objects, along with a selection of photographs, periodicals, and early commercial work.
 
(10:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
 
Oct
01
“First Wednesdays” With Lecturer Barry Bradford
Event's details
October 01, 2014
Time:06:45 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Meet with other adults for an evening devoted to books, learning and dessert! PTC resident scholar Barry Bradford will host a book discussion followed by a one-hour presentation related to the book’s theme. You are not required to read the book before the session, although it is recommended. Light dessert and refreshments will be provided during the book chat from 6:45 pm until 7:30pm. Barry’s talk will run from 7:30pm until 8:30pm. Come and meet other adults anxious for good conversation.
 
(06:45 PM - 08:30 PM)
 
Oct
06
"60 Minutes" Presentation - The Democrats 2016
Event's details
October 06, 2014
Time:12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
What do you get when you combine a bestselling author, a former standup comic, the National Teacher of the Year with an internationally acclaimed crusader for justice? Barry Bradford! Barry 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.
 
(12:30 PM - 01:30 PM)
 
Oct
07
Patty Turner Center Men's Club - Deerfield Library Update
Event's details
October 07, 2014
Time:08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center Men’s Club is a group of over 100 men who meet every Tuesday morning for camaraderie and high quality programs. Coffee, pastries, and camaraderie begin at 8:30 a.m. and programs are from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
 
(08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Oct
08
American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR
Event's details
October 08, 2014
Time:06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This course will go over all CPR guidelines, skills and techniques for adult, child and infant emergencies. This class is designed for the general public and day care providers. This course is taught by certified instructors who are licensed paramedics with real life experience. Certificate good for two years.
 
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
Oct
09
AARP Driving Course Workshop
Event's details
October 09, 2014-October 10, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The next AARP Driving Course Workshop will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 9th and 10th. Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and more in this 8 hour course. Classes will be held both days between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. You must attend both days to complete the course requirements. Advanced registration required. Please call: (847) 940-4010.
 
(09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
Oct
10
AARP Driving Course Workshop
Event's details
October 09, 2014-October 10, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The next AARP Driving Course Workshop will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 9th and 10th. Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and more in this 8 hour course. Classes will be held both days between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. You must attend both days to complete the course requirements. Advanced registration required. Please call: (847) 940-4010.
 
(09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
Oct
11
American Heart Association Grandchildren Visits and Home Safety
Event's details
October 11, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Have you ever thought should we have the grandkids over? Is our house safe? This quick one-day course will go over some basic home safety rules. You will learn not only about the do’s and don’ts but also the must haves.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
Oct
14
October Women's Club - “The Salem Witches” Presented by Dramatist Betsey Means
Event's details
October 14, 2014
Time:12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The PTC is always delighted to present its monthly Women’s Club dessert and luncheon presentations. Designed for ladies and guests, please join us for these delicious and entertaining affairs.
 
(12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
 
Oct
14
Patty Turner Center Men's Club - Trek Across Greenland
Event's details
October 14, 2014
Time:08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center Men’s Club is a group of over 100 men who meet every Tuesday morning for camaraderie and high quality programs. Coffee, pastries, and camaraderie begin at 8:30 a.m. and programs are from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
 
(08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Oct
14
AAUW Presentations - It’s not only Illegal Drugs: Substance Abuse on the North Shore
Event's details
October 14, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Members and guests are welcome to attend the upcoming fall series of American Association of University Women (AAUW) presentations at the PTC. Offered FREE, reservations must be made in advance at the PTC Front Desk.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
Oct
15
Jewelry Design Class wuth Sandle Noble
Event's details
October 15, 2014
Time:02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join professional jewelry designer, Sande Noble, as she guides you through the fundamentals of jewelry design. Using real, freshwater pearls and crystals, Sande will demonstrate how to select the most beautiful materials and help you string and finish your work with a silver clasp. Each participant is guaranteed to take home a completed 8 inch bracelet to enjoy by the end of this two-hour workshop
 
(02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
 
Oct
17
PTC Oktoberfest
Event's details
October 17, 2014
Time:05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center is delighted to announce this year’s grand Oktoberfest Celebration featuring a delicious buffet of Bavarian Fare from the Edelweiss Inn in Chicago and the Oktoberfest sounds of Chicagoland’s very own “Johnny Wagner Trio!” All are invited! All are welcome! “Prost!”
 
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
Oct
17
Museums of the World With Art Educator Debra Levie
Event's details
October 17, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Come and explore the museums of the world with art educator, Debra Levie. Experience the world’s most famous museums and their collections of art!
 
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Oct
18
The London Philharmonic Symphony LIVE in Concert
Event's details
October 18, 2014
Time:06:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The CSO hosts The London Philharmonic, one of the most versatile orchestras in the world. The program begins at 8:00pm and includes: The Lindberg Chorale, Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8. The conductor for the evening is Vladimir Jorowski and Jean- Efflam Bavouzet plays piano. Your ticket price includes reserved seating and transportation.
 
(06:30 PM - 11:00 PM)
 
Oct
18
The London Philharmonic Symphony
Event's details
October 18, 2014
Time:06:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Depart at the Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The CSO hosts The London Philharmonic, one of the most versatile orchestras in the world. The program begins at 8:00pm and includes: The Lindberg Chorale, Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8. The conductor for the evening is Vladimir Jorowski and Jean- Efflam Bavouzet plays piano. Your ticket price includes reserved seating and transportation.
 
(06:30 PM - 11:00 PM)
 
Oct
20
"60 Minutes" Presentation - The Republicans - 2016
Event's details
October 20, 2014
Time:12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
What do you get when you combine a bestselling author, a former standup comic, the National Teacher of the Year with an internationally acclaimed crusader for justice? Barry Bradford! Barry 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.
 
(12:30 PM - 01:30 PM)
 
Oct
21
Patty Turner Center Men's Club - Current Affairs
Event's details
October 21, 2014
Time:08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center Men’s Club is a group of over 100 men who meet every Tuesday morning for camaraderie and high quality programs. Coffee, pastries, and camaraderie begin at 8:30 a.m. and programs are from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
 
(08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Oct
24
"At the Coductor's Podium" with Jim Kendros
Event's details
October 24, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join composer and music researcher Jim Kendros as he makes his debut at the PTC in this new, highly informative and entertaining series of immortal music. Each month, come and learn about the lives of the great composers; each title having its own theme that’s sure to delight! Jim will also perform for us on the piano and his rare historic string instruments. Join us for a delightful and diverse musical experience.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
Oct
24
Horticulture Workshop with Horticulturalist Jaime Plotkin
Event's details
October 24, 2014
Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Savor the fall season with horticulturist and interiorscape designer, Jaime Plotkin, as she returns to the PTC with her “Pumpkin Mum Planters” workshop. Learn more about floral arranging and design as you create a glorious autumn arrangement to take home and enjoy.
 
(02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
Oct
24
Illinois Secretary of State "Super Seniors"
Event's details
October 24, 2014
Time:09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Included in this statewide program is Rules of the Road – the Review Course. Beginning at 9:30 am – 11:00am it includes a review of safe driving laws, and a practice written exam. Following this course, participants can take the vision screening test required to obtain or renew their licence. The vision test is valid for up to 90 days for licence renewals.
 
(09:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Oct
25
“Musical Moments in Comedy” With Bob Levi
Event's details
October 25, 2014
Time:11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Bob returns to the PTC with a series of one-hour programs which incorporate musical moments in comedy movies spanning through five decades beginning in the 1930s and working through to the 1970s by the end of the series. This program is light, entertaining and feel-good as Bob shares with us how the comics played, sang and danced their way into our hearts and memories.
 
(11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Oct
28
Patty Turner Center Men's Club - Monster Mash: The Movie Monsters of Universal Studios
Event's details
October 28, 2014
Time:08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The Patty Turner Center Men’s Club is a group of over 100 men who meet every Tuesday morning for camaraderie and high quality programs. Coffee, pastries, and camaraderie begin at 8:30 a.m. and programs are from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
 
(08:45 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Oct
31
Friday with Friends - “Burger Bash & Monster Mash” “Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein”
Event's details
October 31, 2014
Time:01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The PTC is excited to continue with its monthly community program where friends and members come together for an afternoon program; all in a casual and friendly setting. Enjoy light refreshments and an array of presenters and programs.
 
(01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
 
Nov
06
Camelot - Drury Lane Theater
Event's details
November 06, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Location: Depart from the Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Adapted from T.H. White's novel The Once and Future King, Camelot is a valiant Broadway musical that will transport audiences to the magical and mythical days of medieval England. The legendary characters King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Sir Lancelot and Merlin come alive in this exciting tale of love and chivalry. The classic production features a lush, romantic score including "If Ever I Would Leave You," "Camelot," and "How to Handle a Woman."
 
(10:00 AM - 08:00 PM)
 
Nov
07
"At the Coductor's Podium" with Jim Kendros
Event's details
November 07, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join composer and music researcher Jim Kendros as he makes his debut at the PTC in this new, highly informative and entertaining series of immortal music. Each month, come and learn about the lives of the great composers; each title having its own theme that’s sure to delight! Jim will also perform for us on the piano and his rare historic string instruments. Join us for a delightful and diverse musical experience.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
Nov
08
American Heart Association Care Provider CPR Refresher Course
Event's details
November 08, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

This BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking. The course is intended for Healthcare professionals. Class is taught by certified instructors who are all licensed paramedics with real life experience. Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider certification card is required to attend this course. Certification good for two years!
 
(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Nov
13
Patty Turner Center - "Swining at Caesars" with Frank Lamphere
Event's details
November 13, 2014
Time:05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Relive the days of the Rat Pack as Frank Lamphere presents his tribute to legendary crooners Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett. Along with this star-studded event, enjoy light appetizers, refreshments and more! It’s a swingin’ evening of cool standards, style and swing!
 
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
 
 
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