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April 2015
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May
01
“Genghis Khan” With Lecturer / Executive Director Of Common Ground Jim Kenney
Event's details
May 01, 2015
Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Jim Kenney returns in this in-depth presentation on the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan!
 
(02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
May
03
Spring Band Concert Featuring the Deerfield Community Band
Event's details
May 03, 2015
Time:02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

In addition to a full program of beloved melodies, marvel in the excitement as composer Randy Navarre premieres his new composition; exclusively for the band! This original masterwork, “American Fantasie,” relates in music the groups and people who helped settle the village we know as Deerfield.
 
(02:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
 
May
08
Chicago Showcase
Event's details
May 08, 2015
Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Michael McElvain and Saori Chiba perform “4 Hands Pieces” by Romantic composers, joined by young talented competition winners, violinist Aidan Perreaut and cellist Conor Perreault.
 
(02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
May
15
Senior Adult Spelling Bee
Event's details
May 15, 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deefield, IL -IL

Hosted by the Deerfield Public Library and the Patty Turner Center, spellers age 50+ can enter by picking up a registration packet at the Deerfield Public Library, starting March 1 (please bring your I.D.). The Bee is limited to 15 contestants. Winner may choose to advance through Regional and State Finals. *Lunch included.
 
(10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
 
May
16
"Saturday at the Movies" with Steven Frenzel - Elizabeth Taylor: Violet Beauty
Event's details
May 16, 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Steven entertains us with a three part series incorporating delightful film clips and amusing anecdotes.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 
May
16
American Heart Association Care Provider CPR Refresher Course
Event's details
May 16, 2015
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)
 
May
22
Fiesta de la Casa
Event's details
May 22, 2015
Fiesta de la Casa at the Patty Turner Center
Time:05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Celebrate spring with the vibrant mariachi music of hot band, “Mexico Vivo”! Completing the evening’s festivities will be a delicious buffet dinner of Mexican fare catered by the popular Hel’s Kitchen of Northbrook.
 
(05:30 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
Jun
13
"Saturday at the Movies" with Steven Frenzel - Audrey Hepburn: Graceful Legend
Event's details
June 13, 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Steven entertains us with a three part series incorporating delightful film clips and amusing anecdotes.
 
(10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
 

Programs & Classes

 

Spanish Classes

“Hola!” Have you ever been interested in learning Spanish and conversing with others? Join instructor Ana Maria Trbojevich as she offers Beginners and Intermediate Spanish classes.

Beginners’ Spanish

Dates: Fri., 3/27-6/5(10F)
Times: 9:30-11am
$90M/115NM
Activity: #313116-01
Register by: Fri., 3/20
No Class: 4/3

Intermediate Spanish

Dates: Fri., 3/27-6/5(10F)
Times: 11:15am-12:45pm
$90M/115NM
Activity: #313116-02
Register by: Fri., 3/20
No Class: 4/3

Advanced Spanish

Designed for students who have taken a previous Spanish class, or three years of high school or college level Spanish. This class is conducted entirely in Spanish with an emphasis on speaking, listening and reading comprehension.
Dates: Tue., 4/7-5/26 (8T)
Times: 7-9pm
$80R/90NR Activity: #313133-01
Register by: Fri., April 3

Great Decisions

A briefing book and Foreign Policy Association program which engages adults in learning about our world. It encourages debate and discussion of important global issues. For details contact Jill Becker at 847-940-4010.

Ukulele Band - With The Ptc “Hummers & Strummers”

Do you enjoy music and singing along to familiar tunes? Become a member of our very own “Hummers & Strummers” ukulele group. Practices are at the PTC on Thur. afternoons at 12:45 p.m. An 8-week orientation session is involved. There is a $50 materials fee for books and a loaner instrument. Players of all levels are welcome!

New! 50+ Improv By “Room 2 Improv” At The PTC!

Improvisation is a spontaneous social way of learning how to think and speak in a positive way, especially when being challenged. Room2Improv’s professional staff of educators and improvisers use theatre games and techniques to strengthen engagement, self-esteem, confidence and team-building skills, all while having the most fun of your life!

One Day Workshops
Date: Sat., 3/28 Time: 10-11:30am
$55M/66NM
Activity: #252705-05
Register by: Fri., 3/20

Date: Sat., 5/16 Time: 10-11:30am
$55M/66NM
Activity: #352705-04
Register by: Mon., 5/11

8 Week Course
Dates: Mon., 5/4-6/29 
Time: 6:30-8pm
$165M/198NM Activity: #352705-05
Register by: Mon., 4/27
No Class: 5/25

New! Adult Ceramics With Richard Cohen

Learn the fundamentals of hand-building, throwing and using glazes to create decorative ceramic pieces. Some wheel training will be included.
Dates: Wed., 4/8-6/10 (10W) 
Time: 2:15-3:30pm
$235
Activity: #352602-03
Register by: Fri., 4/3

Jewelry Design Class With Sande Noble

Professional jewelry designer Sande Noble returns to guide you through the fundamentals of jewelry design. Sande will teach you how to make a beautiful 8 inch bracelet just in time for Mothers’ Day!
Date: Tue., 4/21
Time: 2-4pm
$55M/66NM  
Activity: #313134-01
Register by: Tue., 4/14

“Whole Body Workshop”

Presented By Wholefoods, Deerfield
Learn about lotions, body butters and essential oils. Then have an opportunity to create your own bath salt in a glass jar.
Date: Wed., 5/6 Time: 2-3pm
$10M/12NM
Activity: # 313226-04
Register by: Fri., 5/1

New! Drumming Circle With Life Rhythms Founder Noah Plotkin

Sponsored by West Deerfield Township
Noah Plotkin assists participants in expressing their creative spirit, reduceing stress and encourageing a healthy and beneficial life rhythm.
Date: Wed. 3/11
Time: 11am-12pm
$5M/8NM
Activity: #213225-04
Register by: Fri., 3/6

Date: Wed. 4/22 Time: 11am-12pm
$5M/8NM
Activity: #213225-05
Register by: Fri., 4/17

“At The Conductor’s Podium” With Composer And Lecturer Jim Kendros

Learn more about the lives of the great composers, experience videotaped live performances by world renowned artists.
“Bach and Vivaldi meet on the same stage!”
Date: Fri., 3/27 
Time: 10-11am
$12M/15NM Activity: #213235-03
Register by: Fri., 3/20

“Tchaikovsky’s Immortal Violin Concerto”
Date: Fri., 4/24 Time: 10-11am
$12M/15NM Activity: #313235-01
Register by: Fri., 4/17

“Musical Moments In Comedy” With Bob Levi

Bob delves into the comic genius of musical performer Stan Freeburg in this fun and upbeat Sat. morning PowerPoint program!
Title: “Stan Freeburg”
Date: Sat., 3/28 Time: 11am-12pm
$12M/15NM  Activity: #213128-03

Register by: Fri., 3/20 

 

 
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