Events and Activities Calendar

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ROSH HASHANAH – 2nd Day
ROSH HASHANAH – 2nd Day
Oct 1 all-day
ROSH  HASHANAH – 2nd Day
Tuesday, October 1: 2nd Day Rosh Hashana
Services 9:30 am
Services
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am
 
LUNCH 12:00 pm
LUNCH
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm
 
Alyse Burman Bird Watching 2:00 pm
Alyse Burman Bird Watching
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon learning about birds with the experts from The Wildbird Shack!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 2 @ 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
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 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: Nazar Dzhuryn, Cello and Piano 2:00 pm
Concert: Nazar Dzhuryn, Cello and Piano
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm
Concert: Nazar Dzhuryn, Cello and Piano
A native of Lviv, Ukraine, cellist Nazar Dzhuryn graduated from the Lviv Music School, where he studied with Evgeny Shpitzer, and earned his Master of Music degree at the Moscow State Conservatory under Prof. Igor...
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis 3:15 pm
Dr. Paul Lam’s Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis Led by Renée Gatsis
Oct 2 @ 3:15 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...
Movie: “Ready Player One” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Ready Player One”
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: “Ready Player One"
When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
PBS Film: The National Park 10:30 am
PBS Film: The National Park
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature’s most spectacular locales, the film is a story of people from every conceivable background—rich and poor, soldiers and scientists, natives and newcomers—who...
Issues in Aging 1:15 pm
Issues in Aging
Oct 3 @ 1:15 pm
We’re talking about challenges that come along with getting older, led by a social worker.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
Trivia with Susan 2:15 pm
Trivia with Susan
Oct 3 @ 2:15 pm
Play trivia on different topics, test your knowledge and memory! Learn new things and expand your knowledge with Susan Ifergan.
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Oct 3 @ 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: “Ready Player One” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Ready Player One”
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: “Ready Player One"
When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Resident Dining Committee Meeting 10:30 am
Resident Dining Committee Meeting
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am
A resident led committee to discuss the food and dining options at Selfhelp. Residents discuss new recipes, give feedback and talk with the Director of Dining.
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Oct 4 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Movie: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” 2:00 pm
Movie: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "Won't You Be My Neighbor"
An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers.
Movie: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Won't You Be My Neighbor"
An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers.
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Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Concert: Don Stille & Daniela Bisenius, plus Bass “Tribute to Fall” 2:30 pm
Concert: Don Stille & Daniela Bisenius, plus Bass “Tribute to Fall”
Oct 6 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Don Stille & Daniela Bisenius, plus Bass "Tribute to Fall"
2016 Grammy nominated Don Stille and Romanian born violinist Daniela Bisenius, team up again for another fun and exciting concert. Fiery and exciting yet nostalgic music will be the focus of this concert. The undeniable...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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EREV YOM KIPPUR KOL NIDRE
EREV YOM KIPPUR KOL NIDRE
Oct 8 all-day
EREV YOM KIPPUR  KOL NIDRE
Tuesday, October 8: 6:45pm – Kol Nidre Services With Cello and Instrumental Prelude After Services Break Fast Meals will be served a regular times for those who should not or cannot fast on Yom Kippur....
Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
Meditation 1:15 pm
Meditation
Oct 8 @ 1:15 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.
DINNER 5:00 pm
DINNER
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm
MEALS WILL BE SERVED AT REGULAR TIMES FOR THOSE WHO SHOULD NOT OR CANNOT FAST ON YOM KIPPUR. 12:00 LUNCH & 5:00 P.M. DINNER FOR THOSE WHO ARE FASTING ON YOM KIPPUR, SOUP WILL BE...
Kol Nidre Service 6:45 pm
Kol Nidre Service
Oct 8 @ 6:45 pm
 
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YOM KIPPUR
YOM KIPPUR
Oct 9 all-day
YOM KIPPUR
Wednesday, October 9: 9:30am – Shachrit Services Torah Reading (The Social Hall) 10:45am – Yizchor (approximate time) 6:30pm – Neliah & Shofar Sounding After Services Break Fast Meals will be served a regular times for...
SHACHARIT & TORAH READING (IN SOCIAL HALL) 9:30 am
Yizkor Service 10:45 am
Yizkor Service
Oct 9 @ 10:45 am
 
Neilah and Shofar Sounding 6:30 pm
Neilah and Shofar Sounding
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm
Fast Ends
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 10:45 am
A weekly review on the latest headlines and a lively discussion of our opinions, led by a communications expert Lynn.
PBS Film: The National Park 1:15 pm
PBS Film: The National Park
Oct 10 @ 1:15 pm
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature’s most spectacular locales, the film is a story of people from every conceivable background—rich and poor, soldiers and scientists, natives and newcomers—who...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 11 @ 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 10:30 am
Israeli Film with Murray
Oct 11 @ 10:30 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
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Movie: “All is True” 2:00 pm
Movie: “All is True”
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm
Movie: "All is True"
A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.
Movie: “All is True” 6:30 pm
Movie: “All is True”
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "All is True"
A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.
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SUKKOT
SUKKOT
Oct 13 – Oct 20 all-day
SUKKOT
Sukkot Schedule Sunday, October 13: Time TBD – Family Sukkah Decorating Tuesday, October 15: 4:00pm – Sukkah Gathering with Challah & Wine Wednesday, October 16: 2:00pm – Sukkah Party Featuring Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Thursday,...
Decorate Sukkah with Anshe Emet Families 10:30 am
Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Concert: 4 Hands, 1 Piano with Saori Chiba 2:30 pm
Concert: 4 Hands, 1 Piano with Saori Chiba
Oct 13 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: 4 Hands, 1 Piano with Saori Chiba
Saori Chiba, the “brilliant Japanese pianist”, according to the Chicago Daily Herald, is a native of Tokyo, Japan. Chiba is a recipient of numerous award and accolades for her superb keyboard artistry. From her five...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
Greg Whalen Magic Show 9:52 pm
Greg Whalen Magic Show
Oct 13 @ 9:52 pm – 10:52 pm
Greg Whalen Magic Show
Magician Greg Whalen will wow and dazzle the audience with his exciting magic show! For 30+ years, Greg has made his living as a professional entertainer, stand-up comic, actor and magician in Chicago.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
History with Donna 2:15 pm
History with Donna
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Wine & Challah in Sukkah 4:00 pm
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Classical Music with Dr. Marcus 10:30 am
Classical Music with Dr. Marcus
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am
Join Dr. Sheldon Marcus for beautiful classical music!
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 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!
Sukkah Party Featuring The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band 2:00 pm
Sukkah Party Featuring The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm
Sukkah Party Featuring The Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
The Selfhelp Home invites you to bring your family to our annual Sukkot celebration! The festivities include delicious treats, a visit to our beautiful sukkah, and lively entertainment. It’s a party you’re sure to remember!...
Death Over Drinks & Dessert: Sukkot Edition! 6:30 pm
Death Over Drinks & Dessert: Sukkot Edition!
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Death Over Drinks & Dessert: Sukkot Edition!
Death Over Drinks & Dessert: Sukkot Edition! We will gather together and experience a Death Over Drink & Dessert. Afterwards, we’ll talk through logistics for to host one yourself. Stipends are available for individual hosts....
Movie: “Booksmart” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Booksmart”
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Booksmart"
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to...
Movie: “Booksmart” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Booksmart”
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Booksmart"
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Jewish Studies 10:30 am
Jewish Studies
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am
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...
Baby Art in the Sukkah 11:15 am
Baby Art in the Sukkah
Oct 17 @ 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Baby Art in the Sukkah
History of Broadway 1:15 pm
History of Broadway
Oct 17 @ 1:15 pm
Learn about the exciting history of your favorite Broadway productions!
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 17 @ 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 2:00 pm
Sing Along
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm
 
Wine & Challah in Sukkah 4:00 pm
Movie: “Booksmart” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Booksmart”
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Booksmart"
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to...
Movie: “Booksmart” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Booksmart”
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Booksmart"
On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to...
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 18 @ 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: “Luisa Miller” 10:30 am
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: “Luisa Miller”
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am
Opera Lecture with Rick Greenman: "Luisa Miller"
Luisa Miller is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play Kabale und Liebe (Intrigue and Love) by the German dramatist Friedrich von Schiller. Verdi’s initial idea for a new opera – for which he had...
Discussion Group 1:30 pm
Discussion Group
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Opera Movie: “Luisa Miller” 2:00 pm
Opera Movie: “Luisa Miller”
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm
Opera Movie: “Luisa Miller”
A young woman and her beloved have other marital obligations arranged by their fathers.
Opera Movie: “Luisa Miller” 6:30 pm
Opera Movie: “Luisa Miller”
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm
Opera Movie: “Luisa Miller”
A young woman and her beloved have other marital obligations arranged by their fathers.
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Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Concert: Sapphire Woodwind Trio 2:30 pm
Concert: Sapphire Woodwind Trio
Oct 20 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Sapphire Woodwind Trio
Kim Sopata Fleuchaus , Flute has made numerous orchestra appearances including performances with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, the South Carolina Philharmonic, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra, and the Elmhurst...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Shmini Atzeret
Shmini Atzeret
Oct 21 all-day
 
Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Yizkor Service 10:30 am
Yizkor Service
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am
 
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Concert: Marie Passarelli Sings 2:15 pm
Concert: Marie Passarelli Sings
Oct 21 @ 2:15 pm
Marie Passarelli will sing American Songbook and Broadway songs!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Oct 21 @ 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...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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SIMCHAT TORAH
SIMCHAT TORAH
Oct 22 all-day
 
Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Greg Whalen Magic Show 10:45 am
Greg Whalen Magic Show
Oct 22 @ 10:45 am
Greg Whalen Magic Show
Magician Greg Whalen will wow and dazzle the audience with his exciting magic show! For 30+ years, Greg has made his living as a professional entertainer, stand-up comic, actor and magician in Chicago.
Barbs Boutique 11:00 am
Barbs Boutique
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
A large selection of name brand men’s and women’s causal wear, accessories, hats, wallets, cosmetics and more.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Oct 22 @ 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: “Rocketman” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Rocketman”
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Rocketman"
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Video 10:30 am
Video
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
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
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm
Concert: Roya Naldi, Jazz Singer
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 that sings in the truly authentic...
Movie: “Rocketman” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Rocketman”
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Rocketman"
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
PBS Film: The National Park 10:30 am
PBS Film: The National Park
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature’s most spectacular locales, the film is a story of people from every conceivable background—rich and poor, soldiers and scientists, natives and newcomers—who...
Tell A Story 1:15 pm
Tell A Story
Oct 24 @ 1:15 pm
A weekly group discussion led by a professional journalist/writer who brings a new topic to discuss and share. Residents come together to learn about each other and the world.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Catch up with your friends, discuss the latest news & gossip while enjoying fresh coffee!
New Ideas 2:30 pm
New Ideas
Oct 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
New Ideas
Gina DiPonio shows a variety of TED TALKS videos. Each of the video follows a group Q & A full of discussion and opinions and sharing. About Gina: From creative writing to journalism to academic...
Jewish Studies 4:00 pm
Jewish Studies
Oct 24 @ 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: “Rocketman” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Rocketman”
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Rocketman"
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 1:30 pm
A resident led group discussing current event and relevant topics of interest.
Sabbath Dinner 5:30 pm
Sabbath Dinner
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm
 
Friday Night Shabbat Services 6:45 pm
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Movie: “Ben Is Back” 2:30 pm
Movie: “Ben Is Back”
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm
Movie: "Ben Is Back"
A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve.
Movie: “Ben Is Back” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Ben Is Back”
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Ben Is Back"
A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve.
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Annual Harvest Party 10:30 am
Annual Harvest Party
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Annual Harvest Party
Learn Spanish 11:00 am
Learn Spanish
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am
Learn Spanish with Kim Costrovono. This is a beginner’s class.
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 27 @ 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: Dana Legg Trio 2:30 pm
Concert: Dana Legg Trio
Oct 27 @ 2:30 pm
Concert: Dana Legg Trio
A native of Marshalltown, IA, Dana Legg (Trombone) played his first gig at the age of 15. He studied music at Southwestern Community College and The University Of Northern Iowa. Dana has been a member...
Games Available in the Bensinger Room 6:30 pm
Games Available in the Bensinger Room
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm
Enjoy cards & games in the Bensinger Room!
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 28 @ 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
Oct 28 @ 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...
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm
 
Book Club 2:00 pm
Book Club
Oct 28 @ 2:00 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...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Yoga with Kareena 3:30 pm
Yoga with Kareena
Oct 28 @ 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...
The Family Resource Group 4:00 pm
The Family Resource Group
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This group meets at Selfhelp once a month on Mondays from 4-5pm. Meeting Dates: The group will meet on August 26, September 23, October 28, November 25 and December 30. Learn, get support and find...
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games 6:30 pm
An Evening Of Your Favorite Board Games
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Rush University Medical Center Department of Occupational Therapy.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria” 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: “Victoria”
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am
Masterpiece Theatre: "Victoria"
MASTERPIECE THEATRE, “VICTORIA.” Season 1: Episodes:1-8 Season 2: Episodes:1-8 Season 3: Episodes:1-8 Details: Created by Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious drama presents the early years of one of history’s greatest monarchs. Stretching from the upper echelons...
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 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!
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Oct 29 @ 2:00 pm
Song & Verse With Wallie & Friends
Enjoy singing and poetry readings aloud with Wallie Dayal.
Meditation 4:00 pm
Meditation
Oct 29 @ 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: “Rocketman” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Rocketman”
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Rocketman"
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Visit from 1st Grade Class 10:00 am
Mark the Librarian in Lobby 1:00 pm
Mark the Librarian in Lobby
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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...
My Life with Wallie 3:30 pm
My Life with Wallie
Oct 30 @ 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...
Movie: “Rocketman” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Rocketman”
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Rocketman"
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
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Exercise 9:30 am
Exercise
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Exercise
Start your morning off with a burst of energy! Seated exercises to start your day.
Video 10:30 am
Video
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am
 
Coffee Klatsch on 9 2:00 pm
Coffee Klatsch on 9
Oct 31 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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: “Rocketman” 6:30 pm
Movie: “Rocketman”
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm
Movie: "Rocketman"
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
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