Calendar

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Concert: Christian Ketter, Piano and Voice, Cara Schlecker, Violin 2:00 pm
Concert: Christian Ketter, Piano and Voice, Cara Schlecker, Violin
Jan 1 @ 2:00 pm
Concert: Christian Ketter, Piano and Voice, Cara Schlecker, Violin
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series About Christian Ketter: Tenor Christian Ketter, made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2014, featured in the Washington Post, as part of “The Song Continues” with American Mezzo-Soprano Marilyn Horne....
Movie: “Luce” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Luce”
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Luce"
A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
2
Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
News and Views with Leslie 10:45 am
News and Views with Leslie
Jan 2 @ 10:45 am
News and Views with Leslie
Come discuss the latest in News and Events with our friend Leslie!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Jeff Hartman, Tenor Kristin, Soprano 2:00 pm
Concert: Jeff Hartman, Tenor Kristin, Soprano
Jan 2 @ 2:00 pm
Concert: Jeff Hartman, Tenor Kristin, Soprano
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series Jeffrey Hartman, is a 2011 Wagner Society of New York Award winner, and made his Austrian Debut and Role Debut as Jean de Leyde in LE PROPHÈTE at Landestheater...
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
Movie: “Luce” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Luce”
Jan 2 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Luce"
A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
3
Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Computers 10:30 am
Computers
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am
Learn how to use your new iPad or phone or learn something new like how to use Uber, Facebook or Facetime to stay in touch with friends and family.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Jan 3 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Jan 3 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “Amadeus” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Amadeus”
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "Amadeus"
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart’s talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Movie: “Amadeus” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Amadeus”
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Amadeus"
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart’s talent and claimed to have murdered him.
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Kimmie Han 2:30 pm
Concert: Kimmie Han
Jan 5 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Kimmie Han
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series Biography Kimberly Han, 17-year-old pianist and violinist, is from Lake Forest, Illinois of USA. She was recently awarded the revered “Young Steinway Artist” title (ages 16-35 years old young...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Art History with Debra 10:30 am
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 6 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Book Club 2:30 pm
Book Club
Jan 6 @ 2:30 pm
Residents use Kindle devices that are easy to learn, provide large print reading, and offer a wide range of books to enjoy. The Book Club meets once a month to discuss the book in a...
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Jan 6 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Dan Sullivan Sings 10:30 am
Dan Sullivan Sings
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am
 
Alyse Burman Bird Watching 2:00 pm
Alyse Burman Bird Watching
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon learning about birds with the experts from The Wildbird Shack!
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes in the Sanctuary, on the main floor. Sharon Northern, has been teaching Meditation classes for 25 years and is a Reiki Master/Teacher.  Everyone is Welcome, especially beginners.
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Movie Review with Zbigniew Banas 10:45 am
Movie Review with Zbigniew Banas
Jan 8 @ 10:45 am
Movie Review with Zbigniew Banas
Review the movie of the week with Zbigniew. ZBIGNIEW BANAS BIO Zbigniew Banas is a film critic, teacher, and a radio and television journalist.  Over the years, his reviews have appeared in Chicago Reader, Boston...
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Mark Kaplan visits us from the uptown Chicago Public Library and brings a selection of books.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
Concert: Roya Naldi, Jazz Singer 3:30 pm
Concert: Roya Naldi, Jazz Singer
Jan 8 @ 3:30 pm
Concert: Roya Naldi, Jazz Singer
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series Based in Chicago, IL, Roya Naldi is a jazz singer and bandleader specializing in jazz style of the 1920s and 1930s. Roya Naldi is one of the few vocalists...
Movie: “Luce” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Luce”
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Luce"
A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
News & Views with Lynn 10:45 am
News & Views with Lynn
Jan 9 @ 10:45 am
A weekly review on the latest headlines and a lively discussion of our opinions, led by a communications expert Lynn.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Memory Games 2:00 pm
Memory Games
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm
Fun games designed to sharpen the brain and enhance memory.
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
Movie: “Luce” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Luce”
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Luce"
A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Israeli Film with Murray 10:15 am
Israeli Film with Murray
Jan 10 @ 10:15 am
Watch Israeli current films and review. Murray shows the latest films from Israel with discussion. Netflix series films, current events, films, etc.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Jan 10 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Jan 10 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “Maiden” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Maiden”
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "Maiden"
The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.
Movie: “Maiden” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Maiden”
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Maiden"
The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Piano, Andy Bossov; Eleanor Warrington, Voice 2:30 pm
Concert: Piano, Andy Bossov; Eleanor Warrington, Voice
Jan 12 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Piano, Andy Bossov; Eleanor Warrington, Voice
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series About Andy Bossov: Andy Bossov enhances lives through music, spirituality, and community building. In addition to his musical performances, he is a licensed Rabbi conducting services, weddings, B’nei Mitzvah,...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Art with Fabi 10:30 am
Art with Fabi
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am
A guided art class, a discussion and hands-on project.  Selfhelp embraces each person’s individuality and encourages creative expression. An art studio is also available for use by residents who wish to paint, sculpt, or draw...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
History with Donna 2:15 pm
History with Donna
Jan 13 @ 2:15 pm
Enjoy a PowerPoint presentation of past presidents, architectural, monumental landmarks, first ladies of the centuries, states, cultures, fashions, travels etc. and discussion relating to the topic.  20th – 21st Century era focus.
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Jan 13 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
“Real Life Stories” Writing Class with Sharon Evans 10:30 am
“Real Life Stories” Writing Class with Sharon Evans
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am
"Real Life Stories" Writing Class with Sharon Evans
Sharon Evans is a writing instructor for Goodman Theater’s GENarrations program for students 55+ and she will be presenting a 6-week writing workshop for Selfhelp residents. “ Real Life Stories” class will help you create personal stories and learn...
Art History with Professor Bob 2:00 pm
Art History with Professor Bob
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm
Art History with Professor Bob
Join Dr. Bob Munman for a fascinating art history lesson! About Robert Munman, Associate Professor Emeritus of Renaissance Art:  Prof. Emeritus Robert Munman received his B.A. in Art History from UCLA in 1962 and his...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes in the Sanctuary, on the main floor. Sharon Northern, has been teaching Meditation classes for 25 years and is a Reiki Master/Teacher.  Everyone is Welcome, especially beginners.
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Planet Earth Video 10:30 am
Planet Earth Video
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am
An exploration of the wild and beautiful parts of our planet!
Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill 10:30 am
Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am
Scholar in Residence: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill
Visiting Scholar: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill, Ezra-Habonim, The Niles Township Jewish Congregation Date: January 15th at 10:30am Topic: “Strange Stories of Our Sages from Talmud and Midrash” – Rabbi Weill will tell stories of our sages...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
My Life with Wallie 3:30 pm
My Life with Wallie
Jan 15 @ 3:30 pm
My Life with Wallie
Reminiscing about our lives- stories about life we share with each other. “My Life”, with Wallie Dayal, participants select a topic and then share pertinent vignettes from their personal treasure chest of memories and life...
Concert: Thomas Kimball Classic Spanish Guitar & Flamenco Dancers 6:30 pm
Concert: Thomas Kimball Classic Spanish Guitar & Flamenco Dancers
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm
Concert: Thomas Kimball Classic Spanish Guitar & Flamenco Dancers
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series Join us for Flamenco Nights: Music, Song and Dance! Listen to the sounds of Thomas Kimball on the guitar playing Spanish Classics & watch the very talented Flamenco Dancers...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Slide Show: Krista August “Giants in the Park” 10:30 am
Slide Show: Krista August “Giants in the Park”
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am
Slide Show: Krista August "Giants in the Park"
“Giants in the Park brings the statues of Lincoln Park to life.  It includes a collection of crisp, clear and well-researched stories about the people depicted by these bronze figures as well as the people who funded...
History of Broadway 1:15 pm
History of Broadway
Jan 16 @ 1:15 pm
Learn about the exciting history of your favorite Broadway productions!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Sing Along 2:15 pm
Sing Along
Jan 16 @ 2:15 pm
Enjoy singing classic tunes with the residents!
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
The Yiddish Hour with Shifra 6:40 pm
The Yiddish Hour with Shifra
Jan 16 @ 6:40 pm – 7:40 pm
The Yiddish Hour with Shifra
Join us for an hour of Yiddish conversation, music, short stories, and nosh! Some knowledge of Yiddish preferred. Email [email protected] to RSVP for this event!  
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Israeli Film with Murray 10:15 am
Israeli Film with Murray
Jan 17 @ 10:15 am
Watch Israeli current films and review. Murray shows the latest films from Israel with discussion. Netflix series films, current events, films, etc.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Jan 17 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Cowboy Choir 2:30 pm
Cowboy Choir
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm
Cowboy Choir
Cowboy Choir is an acoustic musical group that plays classic country, timeless standards, early rock favorites as well as contemporary gems. Their guitars, bass, and violin provide the ideal backdrop for their voices that blend...
Movie: “The Cotton Club” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Cotton Club”
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Cotton Club"
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people who visited the club, those who ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Uri Abt from 3West, Violin 2:30 pm
Concert: Uri Abt from 3West, Violin
Jan 19 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Uri Abt from 3West, Violin
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series  
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Art with Fabi 10:30 am
Art with Fabi
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am
A guided art class, a discussion and hands-on project.  Selfhelp embraces each person’s individuality and encourages creative expression. An art studio is also available for use by residents who wish to paint, sculpt, or draw...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Jan 20 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
“Real Life Stories” Writing Class with Sharon Evans 10:30 am
“Real Life Stories” Writing Class with Sharon Evans
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am
"Real Life Stories" Writing Class with Sharon Evans
Sharon Evans is a writing instructor for Goodman Theater’s GENarrations program for students 55+ and she will be presenting a 6-week writing workshop for Selfhelp residents. “ Real Life Stories” class will help you create personal stories and learn...
North Park Elementary School 1:30 pm
North Park Elementary School
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm
North Park Elementary School
Special visit from North Park Elementary School!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes in the Sanctuary, on the main floor. Sharon Northern, has been teaching Meditation classes for 25 years and is a Reiki Master/Teacher.  Everyone is Welcome, especially beginners.
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Resident Meeting 11:00 am
Resident Meeting
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am
 
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Mark Kaplan visits us from the uptown Chicago Public Library and brings a selection of books.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
Concert: Charles N. Billington, Piano 3:30 pm
Concert: Charles N. Billington, Piano
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm
Concert: Charles N. Billington, Piano
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series Charles began piano studies at age seven, with significant recognition of his playing occurring three years later. He studied piano at North Park Academy, Northwestern, St. Olaf College, and...
Movie: “The Death of Stalin” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Death of Stalin”
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Death of Stalin"
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly 30 years, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
State ID’s 10:00 am
State ID’s
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
Movie: “The Death of Stalin” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Death of Stalin”
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Death of Stalin"
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly 30 years, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Computers 10:30 am
Computers
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am
Learn how to use your new iPad or phone or learn something new like how to use Uber, Facebook or Facetime to stay in touch with friends and family.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Jan 24 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Movie: “The Finest Hours” 2:00 pm
Movie: “The Finest Hours”
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "The Finest Hours"
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Movie: “The Finest Hours” 6:30 pm
Movie: “The Finest Hours”
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "The Finest Hours"
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
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Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Concert: Jeff Rutter and Paul Wood, Rock & Roll, Guitar and Bass 2:30 pm
Concert: Jeff Rutter and Paul Wood, Rock & Roll, Guitar and Bass
Jan 26 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Jeff Rutter and Paul Wood, Rock & Roll, Guitar and Bass
 Howard & Marillyn Weiss Concert Series Both former members of the rock and roll band The Cryan’Shames, Jeff Rutter’s ability to identify with many musical styles, his consistency ‘zany’ stage presence along with an excellent...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Joint Replacement: To Replace or Not To Replace… 10:30 am
Joint Replacement: To Replace or Not To Replace…
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am
Joint Replacement: To Replace or Not To Replace...
Learn about joint replacement: when it’s a good choice and when it’s not. Learn some pain management strategies and alternative methods to surgery. Presented by Dr. Logan Hubbard Knox, DPT – Director of Rehabilitation, Healthpro...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm
 
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Jan 27 @ 3:30 pm
Stretch and gentle exercise to help promote mindful living with Kareena! Kareena Beckman Bio Kareena Beckman is presently director of Sweet Magic Studio where she teaches weekly yoga classes and workshops. Prior to opening her...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
“Real Life Stories” Writing Class with Sharon Evans 10:30 am
“Real Life Stories” Writing Class with Sharon Evans
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am
"Real Life Stories" Writing Class with Sharon Evans
Sharon Evans is a writing instructor for Goodman Theater’s GENarrations program for students 55+ and she will be presenting a 6-week writing workshop for Selfhelp residents. “ Real Life Stories” class will help you create personal stories and learn...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Enjoy singing and poetry readings aloud with Wallie Dayal.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm
Meditation Classes in the Sanctuary, on the main floor. Sharon Northern, has been teaching Meditation classes for 25 years and is a Reiki Master/Teacher.  Everyone is Welcome, especially beginners.
Movie: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"
A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Planet Earth Video 10:30 am
Planet Earth Video
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am
An exploration of the wild and beautiful parts of our planet!
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Mark Kaplan visits us from the uptown Chicago Public Library and brings a selection of books.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Renée Gatsis has been a Tai Chi practitioner for nearly 40 years and has taught for 20. At the Selfhelp Home, Renée teaches Dr. Paul Lams’ seated Tai Chi for Arthritis. In this class residents...
John Ragir Improv Program 2:00 pm
John Ragir Improv Program
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm
John Ragir founded Live Bait Theater with his wife in 1987 and produced over 200 premier plays. He has written four plays including  Wally’s Demon for the Chicago Playwrights’ Center, as well as for the...
Movie: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"
A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
News and Views with Leslie 10:45 am
News and Views with Leslie
Jan 30 @ 10:45 am
News and Views with Leslie
Come discuss the latest in News and Events with our friend Leslie!
Memory Games 2:00 pm
Memory Games
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm
Fun games designed to sharpen the brain and enhance memory.
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Jewish Studies with Jonathan Schwartz, Director of Jewish Life Jonathan Schwartz Bio Jonathan joined the Selfhelp Home in 2017. His role is to enrich and grow Jewish learning and engagement at the Home. Jonathan has...
The Yiddish Hour with Shifra 6:40 pm
The Yiddish Hour with Shifra
Jan 30 @ 6:40 pm – 7:40 pm
The Yiddish Hour with Shifra
Join us for an hour of Yiddish conversation, music, short stories, and nosh! Some knowledge of Yiddish preferred. Email [email protected] to RSVP for this event!  
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Jan 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: “Queen of Spades” 10:15 am
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: “Queen of Spades”
Jan 31 @ 10:15 am
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: "Queen of Spades"
The soldiers congratulate Prince Yeletsky on his recent engagement. He points out his fiancée Liza, who is with her grandmother, the old Countess. Herman realizes she is the one he loves. The soldiers remark that...
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Jan 31 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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