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Senior Suburban Orchestra
Senior Suburban Orchestra
Posted Feb 24, 2012

Enjoy the beautiful music of the award-winning Senior Suburban Orchestra, under the direction of Dan Pasquale D'Andrea.

This event is free and open to the public. For additional information call Donna at x4254.

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Friendship Village Celebrates Mardi Gras
Friendship Village Celebrates Mardi Gras
Posted Feb 23, 2012

Mardi Gras was celebrated at Friendship Village with traditional merriment and music. Festivities took place in the Wintergarden as attendees enjoyed the Dixieland jazz of The Starlite Trio. Justine and Jim Merrill were crowned Friendship Village’s Mardi Gras queen and king. View more photos of...

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For the Health of It!
For the Health of It!
Posted Feb 23, 2012

Denise Schott will present "Healthy Heart, Healthy You," discussing the foods that will keep your heart healthy. Jillian from our fitness center will lead attendees in seated exercvises that strengthen the heart. Don't miss this important event!

This is free and open to the public. For...

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Snow Tubing Adventure Planned
Snow Tubing Adventure Planned
Posted Feb 23, 2012

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Why should kids have all of the fun? Residents of Friendship Village will bundle up and head for the hills for a snow tubing adventure at Villa Olivia. As many as 14 residents in their 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s will be hitting the snow-covered slopes in what is a favorite winter...

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Using Accessible Public Transportation-Computer Demonstration
Using Accessible Public Transportation-Computer Demonstration
Posted Feb 23, 2012

Presenter Craig Yunker will talk about the ease of using accessible public transportation including CTA, Metra and Pace. Craig, who was formerly a state-champion bodybuilder, became quadriplegic after a diving accident. Craig is the president and founder of MoreAbled Inc., an organization devoted...

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Favorite Memories
Favorite Memories
Posted Feb 22, 2012

In celebration of our 35th anniversary, Friendship Village residents and associates have been invited to share their favorite memories of their time here. Please enjoy their reminiscence!

Friendship Village Residents

Friendship Village has the right name…’friendship.’ Everyone smiles at you...

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Third Annual Grilled Cheese Lunch
Third Annual Grilled Cheese Lunch
Posted Feb 22, 2012

February 24th marked the favorite annual tradition that transpires the first Friday after Lent each year. The Lifestyles Department cooked up and served 150 grilled cheese sandwiches to order, for residents and associates in the Third Annual Grilled Cheese Lunch.

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Mardi Gras Celebration
Mardi Gras Celebration
Posted Feb 21, 2012

Come celebrate Mardi Gras with us! Enjoy the great sound of Dixieland jazz performed by The Starlite Trio, and watch as our Mardi Gras Queen and King are crowned (nomination forms are at the hospitality desks). BYOB and join us for refreshments. The festivities will take place in the...

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Sr. Thea Bowman Lecture
Sr. Thea Bowman Lecture
Posted Feb 21, 2012

Join Chaplain Shawn Kafader as he presents an inspirational lecture on the life of Sr. Thea Bowman, the first African American Franciscan nun in the United States. When you hear her story, you will want to live out her prayer, “Lord, I want to live until I die!”
This event is free and open to...

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35th Anniversary Celebration
35th  Anniversary Celebration
Posted Feb 17, 2012

Join us as we celebrate the 35th anniversary of Friendship Village. The event will include comments by area dignitaries and a special salute to our centenarian resident, and long-time associates. Click here to read more about Friendship Village's 35th anniversary plans.

This event is free and...

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Valentine’s Day Party
Valentine’s Day Party
Posted Feb 14, 2012

Dance to, or simply enjoy, the music of Ron Smolen Orchestra. Bring your own bottle of spirits and join us for an evening of great entertainment and light refreshments,

This event is free and open to the public. No reservations required.

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Friendship Through the Years Archive Presentation
Friendship Through the Years Archive Presentation
Posted Feb 13, 2012

Enjoy historical items and film strips from the last 35 years, as Friendship Village celebrates its anniversary.

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A Valentine’s Day Celebration
A Valentine’s Day Celebration
Posted Feb 12, 2012

Connolly Violin/Viola Studio's students, ages 4-18, will provide musical entertainment, playing classical and folk tunes.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Blenderful Music
Blenderful Music
Posted Feb 11, 2012

Join Andrew Blenderman for an evening of great enterainment featuing some of the greatest piano music of the 30's, 40's, 50's and 60's.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Weather the Winter with Friendship Village
Weather the Winter with Friendship Village
Posted Feb 09, 2012

Dreading the winter blues? Why deal with the harsh winter weather meteorologists are predicting: the snow, the ice, the cold, along with the annual migration of your “snow bird” friends which results in limiting your social activities. For the duration of the Chicago area’s harshest months of...

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Using Accessible Public Transportation
Using Accessible Public Transportation
Posted Feb 09, 2012

Presenter Craig Yunker will talk about the ease of using accessible public transportation including CTA, Metra and Pace. Craig, who was formerly a state-champion bodybuilder, became quadriplegic after a diving accident. Craig is the president and founder of MoreAbled Inc., an organization devoted...

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