Some programs offer endless ways to explore your passions.

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Looking for ways to connect, have fun, and try new things from the comfort of your home? Check out a wide range of lectures, hands-on art projects, guided fitness classes, sing-alongs, and more. One thing these offerings have in common: they provide endless opportunities to explore.

Telephone Topics

Dial in to live discussions, presentations, and more from any phone. Join a chair yoga class… hear a sampling of opera… or enjoy a lecture on architecture—it’s all free!

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Chautauqua Institution

Enjoy a complimentary trial of first-class online programs through the Chautauqua Institution—a partner of organizations including the SmithsonianPBS, and National Geographic.

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in Edgewater

Sign up for one of our popular monthly luncheons and find out firsthand why people come from all over Chicagoland for the great food and lively entertainment! We offer regular programs at various Edgewater locations as well, including a film series, wellness programs, and much more.

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Mather in
Morton Grove

Stop in any weekday—we’re sure to have something going on! From our signature monthly luncheons to regular programs including poker clubs and mah-jongg to day trips and guest lecturers, there’s something for everyone.

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Skokie Lunch Program

Join us in Skokie for a hearty lunch with a side of our signature programming—open to anyone age 60 and better. For a suggested donation of $2, you can enjoy a nutritious and delicious midday meal any day Monday through Friday, followed by a lecture, game, or discussion.

Come for the food—stay for some fun!

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