York Township, Illinois
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Senior Events

Phone: (630) 620-2424

Tickets for events will be sold starting on the first of the month prior to the event (IE February events will be on sale January 1st).

Free movies every Tuesday in the Auditorium -- 12:30 p.m.
Free popcorn, too!



Parties

 

THANKSGIVING PARTY

Friday — November 8

12:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Auditorium — Tickets $10

As the pilgrims first gathered to share their bounty and blessings, we hope you will join us in our celebration of giving thanks. We can promise you great food, music, fun, and friendship!

Luncheon — served at 1:00 p.m. What would Thanksgiving be without a generous helping of delicious Turkey and all the trimmings?

Music — Frank K and Company will provide live music for your dancing and listening pleasure.


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Outings

 

The Pajama Game

Thursday — October 10

Departure - 10:45 a.m.

Return - 6:00 p.m.

The Tony Award winning musical inspired the film starring Doris Day. There’s trouble at Sleep-Tite pajama factory when workers demand a raise of 7 1/2 cents. Both sides are standing firm, but when the head of the Union Grievance Committee meets her new supervisor, love changes the game!

Our luxury motor coach will transport us to Theatre at the Center in Munster, Indiana where we will see a Broadway style stage production of “The Pajama Game”.

Before the show, we will begin with a plated lunch consisting of minestrone soup, a choice of chicken parmesan or veal parmesan, linguini marinara, sautéed zucchini and spumoni ice cream for dessert!

Tickets at $75 include transportation, show and lunch.

Tickets must be bought by September 19th!


Royal Oaks Farm

Wednesday — October 23

Departure - 9:00 a.m.

Return - 5:00 p.m.

We will depart from Township Hall on a luxury motor coach to our destination of Royal Oak Farm Orchard in Harvard, Illinois. Upon arrival we will enjoy donuts and coffee at their restaurant before heading out on an antique tractor drawn wagon ride for a 45 minute tour of the orchard, weather permitting. The tour will include a history of the orchard, how bees are the orchard’s best friend, and about the 29 varieties of apples that are grown at the orchard. At the end of the tour you will have the chance to hand pick a bag full of your own apples to take home.

For lunch we will head to the Restaurant for a main entrée of Chicken Pot Pie, along with a roll, applesauce, choice of drink and dessert.

After lunch we will stop to explore the shops in Lake Geneva before departing home for Township Hall.

For $55 you can enjoy the guided tour, the delicious lunch, shopping and transportation.


Beauty and the Beast

Wednesday — November 20

Departure - 11:00 a.m.

Return - 5:30 p.m.

We invite you to “Be Our Guest” on a luxury motor coach to The Paramount Theatre in beautiful Aurora, Illinois, where we will see a Broadway style stage production of “Beauty and the Beast”.

Join us as we step inside this classic storybook fairytale and discover that beauty isn’t always as it appears. One of Disney’s most beloved animated films comes to life on stage with all the enchanted castle characters in a production that will thrill, entertain and amaze young and old alike. You have seen the classic movie at home, now see it live on stage at the beautiful Paramount Theatre.

We will begin with a family style lunch consisting of Caesar salad, lasagna, broccoli, and rolls with coffee, water and soda. We will enjoy a delicious cannoli for dessert! Please let us know when purchasing tickets if you have any dietary restrictions so we can accommodate your needs.

Tickets at $75 include transportation, show and lunch.

Tickets must be bought by October 31st!


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Health Screening

 

Free Blood Pressure Testing
Thursday - October 3 & 17
10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
SENIOR CENTER DINING ROOM


 

Do You Need More Food?

SNAP Card Sign Up

Friday — October 25

9:30 a.m. — 11:30 a.m.

Craft Room

The Northern Illinois Food Bank will have a representative available to assist you with Food Stamp applications and answer questions regarding the application process. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamp Program, was designed to help end hunger and improve nutrition and health.

Please bring the following items to help assist the process (if possible):

·  Identification - Driver’s License, State ID, Birth Certificate

·  Pay Stub, if available

·  Rent receipt

·  Statement/Letter showing money received from social security, SSI, VA, etc.

·  Bank/Checking statements, if available

No appointments necessary. Each appointment may take a minimum of 30 minutes.



Senior Health Insurance Program (S.H.I.P.)

S.H.I.P. provides free individual counseling services and is dedicated to educating people with Medicare and their caregivers about insurance options.

S.H.I.P. counselors can answer questions about: Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plus, Prescription Drug Coverage through Medicare and other sources, long-term care insurance, Medicare claims and appeals and Medicare beneficiary rights and guarantees.

Heather Boe and Judy Weimer will be available to answer questions. Please call the Senior Center to schedule an appointment at 630-620-2424.



T’ai Chi Ch’uan

Auditorium 10:00

Practice balance and concentration with the gentle, flowing movements of classical T’ai Chi Ch’uan.

Taught by Tai Chi Master Susie Huang, this ancient Chinese series of 24 forms or postures can improve balance and strength.

In recent years, Western medicine has also recognized T’ai Chi as a natural way to lower blood pressure, improve coordination, and maintain general good health and mobility.

Put on your sneakers, bring a bottle of water, and join us in the gym for a new experience with ancient roots.



Neo Tai Chi

Every Thursday

10:30 — 11:30 a.m.

Please join Instructor Mark Drysch for a weekly class of this new form of Tai Chi designed with you in mind. Neo Tai Chi is based on the symmetry of the martial arts and the soft, flowing movements of Tai Chi. The 96 movements of the Neo Tai Chi form create a feeling of relaxation and well-being. It is intended to boost the immune system, strengthen the muscles, improve flexibility and balance, and enhance breathing; the movements are all gentle and non-impact. Neo Tai chi is the creation of your instructor Mark Drysch, who has 20 years of experience in the martial arts and Tai Chi.

 

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Seminars

 

Flu and Pneumonia Shots

Friday — October 4

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Auditorium

The Jewel-Osco Pharmacy will be in our auditorium ready to immunize people who request it. No appointment is necessary. It will be a first come, first served basis.

If you are covered by Medicare, bring your card and a photo i.d. with you. If you are not eligible for Medicare, bring your current insurance card and a photo i.d. If your insurance is not accepted than you will need to pay for the shot and file a claim with your own insurance carrier.

Refreshments and goodie bags will be provided and a 10% off Jewel grocery coupon will be given for each vaccine received.

Come get protected from flu and pneumonia and have a healthy year!


Aging Happily

Friday — October 11

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Auditorium

Getting older can be stressful, but understanding your body’s changes can help ease your mind. Discover ways to boost your physical, emotional, and spiritual health so you can live a healthier and happier life! Join Scott Johnson with Humana and learn the keys to success in becoming balanced in all areas of your life! You won’t want to miss this very exciting seminar!


Open Enrollment For Medicare & Me

Friday — October 18

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Auditorium

This free educational program is presented by The Medicare Ladies and covers changes to 2020 Social Security and Medicare Parts A,B,C and D. Additional topics include time frames, as in when to apply, and detailed information about YOUR options. Supplies will be on hand for all selections available for your choosing! Light refreshments will be served. Don’t miss out on this valuable and informative seminar.


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Movies

 

Free movies every Tuesday in the Auditorium — 12:30 p.m.

Free popcorn, too!

 

October Movies

                                                                                                                                                            

Oct. 1 You’ve Got Mail (1998)

Comedy, Drama, Romance (PG)

1 Hour 59 Minutes

Cast:  Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

 

Oct. 8 Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Family, Fantasy, Musical (PG)

2 Hours 9 Minutes

Cast:  Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans

 

Oct. 15 Dracula (1931)

Fantasy, Horror (NR)

1 Hour 15 Minutes

Cast:  Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners

 

Oct. 22 Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Biography, Comedy, Drama (PG-13)

2 Hours 5 Minutes

Cast:  Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley

 

Oct. 29 Frankenstein (1931)

Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi (NR)

1 Hour 10 Minutes

Cast:  Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff

 

 

MOVIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

WITHOUT NOTICE!

 

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