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November 2014
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25
Men's Club - Lee Harvey Oswald
Event's details
November 25, 2014
Time:08:30 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.
 
(08:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Dec
02
Men's Club - Barbra Streisand
Event's details
December 02, 2014
Time:08:30 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.
 
(08:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Dec
09
Men's Club - The 1893 World's Fair
Event's details
December 09, 2014
Time:08:30 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.
 
(08:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Dec
09
Women's Club - Christmas at the White House
Event's details
December 09, 2014
Time:12:30 PM - 02:00 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 - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
10
Macy's On State
Event's details
December 10, 2014
Time:03:45 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join us as we travel downtown Chicago to the celebrated Walnut Room for a delicious plated dinner. Afterwards, sip a glass of champagne as we travel along the magnificent mile to view the breathtaking holiday lights! “Magical and Memorable!”
 
(03:45 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
Dec
11
Theater D Auditions - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
December 11, 2014
Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Theater D returns for its 10th season.
 
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
 
Dec
13
Theater D Auditions - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
December 13, 2014
Time:11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Theater D returns for its 10th season.
 
(11:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
16
Men's Club - The Legendary Jule Styne
Event's details
December 16, 2014
Time:08:30 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.
 
(08:30 AM - 10:00 AM)
 
Dec
19
Friday with Friends - Holiday Potpourri” With musical guests “Tall Order"
Event's details
December 19, 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 of the community and members of the center come together for an enjoyable afternoon program. All are welcome!
 
(01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
 

Programs & Classes

“Museums of the World” With Art Educator Debra Levie

Come and explore the museums of the world with art educator, Debra Levie. Experience the world’s most famous museums and their vast collections of art!

Friday, November 14th
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Fees: $12M / $15NM
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Destination: “The Menil, Houston”
Register by: Friday, November 7th
Min. 15 / Max. 25

Friday, December 12th
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Fees: $12M / $15NM
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Destination: “The Louvre, Paris”
Register by: Friday, December 5th
Min. 15 / Max. 25

Friday, January 16th
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Fees: $12M / $15NM
#213127-01
Destination: “Rijks Museum, Amsterdam”
Register by: Friday, January 9th
Min. 15 / Max. 25

“At the Conductor’s Podium”
With Jim Kendros

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.

Date: Friday, November 7th
Title: “Beautiful Music to be Thankful For”
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Cost: $12M/$15NM
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Register by: Friday, October 31st
Min. 10 / Max. 25

November is the time of Thanksgiving. As we reflect on the things to be thankful for, Jim will offer us beautiful music which can endlessly enhance our lives. Revel in the charms of Mozart’s Piano Concerto # 21 (“Elvira Madigan”), the breathtaking beauty of Pachelbel’s Cannon, Mendelssohn’s romantic Violin Concerto and more! Join Jim for a bounty of beloved favorites!

Date: Friday, December 5th
Title: “The Holidays with Bach, Handel and Corelli”
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Cost: $12M/$15NM
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Register by: Friday, November 28th
Min. 10 / Max. 25

Whatever holiday we celebrate, December is truly a “Festival of Lights!” Join Jim as we enhance our Holiday magic with magnificent music suitable for the festivities! Celebrate the wonder of Bach’s effervescent Magnificat, written for Bach’s first Christmas as Music Director in Leipzig, 1723. Revel in highlights from Handel’s immortal Messiah and Corelli’s magical winter concerto-a perfect way to round out the year with amazing music!

 

Date: Friday, January 30th
Title: “Happy Birthday Mozart”
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Cost: $12M/$15NM #213235-03
Register by: Friday, January 23rd
Min. 10 / Max. 25

On January 27, 1756, one of the greatest musical geniuses was born. Mozart was perhaps the most naturally gifted composer. Join Jim Kendros as we celebrate the achievements of this naturally gifted talent! Revel in beloved favorites from the pen of the Austrian genius: the Violin Concerto # 3, the Piano Concerto # 22, excerpts from the Jupiter Symphony and more! Begin the New Year with music by “The Miracle that God Let Be Born in Salzburg.”

Jewelry Design Class With Sande Noble

Join professional jewelry designer, Sande Noble, as she guides you through the fundamentals of jewelry design. Using large ‘icy’ 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 will make an 8 inch bracelet to enjoy! What a wonderful way to while away a winter’s afternoon creating unique, one of a kind jewelry for yourself, a loved one or friend!

Date: Tuesday, January 20th
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Fee: $55M/$66NM
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Register by: Tuesday, January 13th
Min. 4 / Max. 8

Horticulture Workshop With Horticulturalist Jaime Plotkin

Sponsored by Freedom Homecare
Ring in the Holidays with horticulturist and interiorscape designer, Jaime Plotkin, as she returns for her last program of 2014 with her “Festive Floral Centerpiece” workshop. Learn more about floral arranging and design as you create and take home a fresh and festive arrangement to sparkle and light up the home for the entire Holiday season!

Date: Friday, December 19th
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $12M / $15NM
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Register by: Friday, December 12th
Min. 15 / Max. 20

Art Studio With Elaine Silberman

Elaine Silberman brings her warm, nurturing teaching style to this adult beginning art program. You will learn basic drawing techniques and use of a wide variety of media: charcoal, pencil, and watercolors.

Dates: 1/12-3/16 (10M)
Days: Monday Afternoons
Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Fee: $130 #213233-01

Sketching Class With Mary Ann Phelan

Learn the basics of sketching in this 4-session Saturday morning art workshop. Learn more about line, contour drawing, texture, perspective, and form. Still life will be covered. New students are welcome!

Dates: Saturdays, 1/17, 1/31, 2/14, 2/28
Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: PTC
Fees: $75M / $90NM (For 4 Sessions)
#213233-04
Register by: Monday, January 12th
Min. 5 /Max. 10

“Musical Moments in Comedy” With Bob Levi

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. Please note date change from Park District brochure for November from 22nd to 15th

Date: Saturday, November 15th (1970s)
Time: 11:00 – 12 noon
Fee: $12M/$15NM
#113128-03
Register by: Wednesday, November 12th
Min. 15 / Max. 25

Date: Saturday, January 17th (1940s)
Time: 11:00 – 12 noon
Fee: $12M/$15NM
#213128-01
Register by: Wednesday, January 14th
Min. 15 / Max. 25

“60 Minutes Presentations” With Lecturer Barry Bradford

What do you get when you combine a bestselling authour, a former standup comic, the National Teacher of the Year with an internationally acclaimed crusader for justice? Barry Bradford! Barry brings conviction for passion to his programs and lectures. His classes cover a dizzying array of topics – histror, psychology, theater, movies and books – all fascinating, funny, fast-paced and filled with many little known facts and sometimes, fascinating conclusions.

November Topic: “Handicapping the Election”
Date: Monday, November 3rd
Time: 12:30 pm
Fees: $5M/$8NM
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Topic: “The Election of 1960”
Date: Monday, November 17th
Time: 12:30 pm
Fees: $5M/$8NM
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December Topic: “Sigmund Freud”
Date: Monday, December 1st
Time: 12:30 pm
Fees: $5M/$8NM
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Topic: “Jung” Date:
Monday, December 8th
Time: 12:30 pm
Fees: $5M/$8NM
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Topic: “Year in Review”
Date: Monday, December 15th
Time: 12:30 pm
Fees: $5M/$8NM
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NEW! First Wednesdays With Lecturer Barry Bradford

Desserts sponsored by Whole Foods Deerfield “It’s Coffee, Conversation and Culture!” Meet with other adults for an evening devoted to books, learning and dessert! 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.Come and meet other adults anxious for good conversation!

Date: Wednesday, November 5th
Book: “100 Foot Journey” by Richard C. Morais
Presentation: “Julia Childs”
Time: 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Fees: $12M/$15NM
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Date: Wednesday, January 7th
Book: “11/22/63” by Stephen King
Presentation: “Who Killed JFK”
Time: 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Fees: $12M/$15NM
#113125-13

NEW! Drumming Circle With Life Rhythms Founder Noah Plotkin

Sponsored by Right at Home We are excited to host this extraordinary event brought to us by mmusician Noah Plotkin. Noah has collaborated with a number of notable institutions including the Martha Graham Dance Conservancy, Amsterdam School of Dance and Northwwestern Unviversity. Noah is currently an accompanist with the Parkinson’s Project at the Hubbard Street Dance Center in Chicago as well as a private drum teacher and educator. Using a variety of hand and floor drums, Noah will help participants express their creative spirit, vent stress and encourage a healthy and beneficial life rhythm. No musical experience is needed- just come with an open mind and the desire to relax and enjoy something new!

Date: Wednesday, November 19th
Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Register by Friday, November 14th

Film Series Class with Reid Schultz

The Films of Hal Ashby; Breaking Free of the 1970s Join Writer, filmmaker, and academic Reid Schultz as he returns to analyze one of the most influential film makers of all time. A fascinating figure in film history, Hal Ashby was one of the most prolific and successful filmmakers of the 1970s. Ashby’s films show a remarkable cinematic sense of humor and irony, and an innovative use of music and editing, while documenting the complicated and shifting dynamics of America during that difficult and polarizing decade. Each class contains a lecture and viewing of a full-length film. Reid will also lead a discussion on the previewed film for further analysis. A total of six full-length feature films will be presented and include the following titles: “Harold and Maude”, “The Last Detail”, “Shampoo”, “Bound for Glory”, “Coming Home” and “Being There” #213216-01

Dates: Tuesdays: 1/13-2/17(6T)
Times: 6:00 – 9:30 pm
Fee: $215
Note: Cost of the class is for the full six weeks. You are not able to sign up for less than the full series and no refunds will be made. No refunds will be given up to one week prior to class

Great Decisions

This is the name of 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. Participants must be PTC members and must have registered. For details about this fascinating center program, please contact Marvin Ehlers at: (847) 945-5418

Computer Training

The PTC continues to coordinate and offer members and guests a series of quarterly Computer Training Workshops with the experts of Computer Training & Support Services, Glenview. For details please contact the PTC at: (847) 940-4010

Introduction to the iPad

Date: Wednesday, November 5th, 12th and 19th (3)
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: $65M / $75NM (3W)
Min. 4 / Max. 6
#113115-03
Register by: Friday, October 31st

Apple iPad – Internet Use

Date: Tuesday, January 13th (1)
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: $42M / $50NM (3W)
Min. 3 / Max. 12
#213115-01
Register by: Friday, January 9th

Card Play

Duplicate Bridge

These games are held at the PTC and are for the serious players. Games are sanctioned by the ACBL (American Contract Bridge League) and are supervised by teacher and instructor Elaine Morrison.

Instructor: Elaine Morrison
Dates: Wednesday Mornings
Times: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Fees: $9M/$10NM per session

Social Bridge for PTC Members

Social Bridge for Members is held on Monday afternoons at the PTC between 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Please call: (847) 940-4010 for details.

Supervised Bridge

Play The first in a series of four beginning bridge sessions, join Al Glick as he helps you develop your bridge skills in a supervised setting. In January, enjoy the first in a 4-part series, “Bidding in the 21st Century - The Club Series.” This class will be followed by “Play of the Hand,” “Defense” and “Commonly Used Conventions.”

#213213: Thursday Mornings
Instructor: Al Glick Sect. 01: (Bidding) 1/8-2/26 (8Th)
Times: 9:00-11:00 am
Fee: $85M / $102NM

Sect. 02: (Supervised) 3/5-3/19 (3Th)
Times: 9:00-11:00 am
Fee: $35M / $42NM
Min. 8/ Max. 12

No Class: Sect. 01: 9/25

Women’s Club Bridge “Round Robin”

Women’s Club Round Robin Bridge is the third Monday of the month September through May. We play the same partner the whole season. If you are interested in joining us or, would like to substitute, please contact Rita Kirby at: (847) 849-7175. Please know there will be no meeting in December. Women’s Open Social Bridge Open Bridge is played the fourth Tuesday of the month September through May. If you are interested in playing, please contact Maxine Zelski at: 847/945-4931. Please know that Women’s Open Social Bridge will not be meeting in December.

Table Top Game Corner

Looking for a fun new way to spend a Thursday or Friday morning? It’s playtime! Stop in for a game of Hand & Foot, Rummikub, Left-Center-Right, Yahtzee, Gin Rummy or who knows what! We will have the table set up, and our friendly hosts will welcome you! Games are quick to learn and easy to play and a great way to meet new people. Look for us in the PTC lobby. Just drop in, it’s FREE! Please join us every Thursday and Friday at 11:00am.

Mah Jongg for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to play Mah Jongg? If you are interested in learning this game, please join us for this 5-week, introductory course. #213106-01

Instructor: Dale Solow
Date: Thursdays, 2/26-3/26 (5Th)
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fee: $70M /$85NM
Min. 4 / Max 12
Register by: Monday, February 23rd

Mah Jongg for Members

Mah Jongg for Members meets every Monday and Friday afternoon at 12:00. All members are welcome! Member Group Card Play Please know that member group card play is welcomed at the PTC but must be pre-arranged in advance. If you have scheduled a group but must cancel, please let us know. For details and further assistance please contact Jill Becker.

 

 
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