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Savoy Trio
Savoy Trio
Posted Mar 09, 2012

Save the date for an evening of Broadway favorites’ with Steve and the Savoy Trio.

The event is free and open to the public.

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Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Posted Mar 09, 2012

Last fall, the In-House Schoolhouse program was introduced at Friendship Village. The lifelong learning initiative, integrated our residents who never cease wanting to learn, with our residents who love to teach and share their life experiences and knowledge. Due to the program’s overwhelming...

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Friendship Village’s Got Talent!
Friendship Village’s Got Talent!
Posted Mar 09, 2012

Friendship Village's In-House Schoolhouse 2012 spring session kicked-off with Meet Friendship Village Artists. A panel discussion featured residents sharing their personal journeys as artists. These talented artists displayed their paintings and sculptures for everyone to enjoy after the...

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Mayer School of Irish Dancing Performance
Mayer School of Irish Dancing Performance
Posted Mar 06, 2012

The fabulous dancers of the Mayer School of Irish Dancing are back by popular demand.. Mark your calendar!

The event is free and open to the public.

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Irish Heritage Singers
Irish Heritage Singers
Posted Mar 02, 2012

Join us for the fabulous music of the Irish Heritage Singers sponsored by the Irish American Heritage Center.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Friendship Village’s Create a Cupcake Competition
Friendship Village’s Create a Cupcake Competition
Posted Feb 24, 2012

The competition was stiff as Friendship Village held its first-ever Create a Cupcake Competition. Seven residents pulled out their aprons and best recipes, as they vied for the coveted first place title. Judging the decadent baked goods were Nick Pasnick of Whole Foods Bakery Schaumburg, Manan...

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Centenarians at Friendship Village Reflect on Long, Satisfying Lives
Centenarians at Friendship Village Reflect on Long, Satisfying  Lives
Posted Feb 24, 2012

Daily Herald

Ask Kathryn Marwitz of Schaumburg what the secret is to her long life, and she hardly misses a beat.

“I have no clue,” she quips. Then, reflecting on it a bit, she adds that hard work and staying busy has kept her young. She turns 102 next week.

“I always tried to do...

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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

TribLocal

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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