April 3, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Highland Park Police Station
Provided by Traycee Home Care Services
FREE for HP Senior Center Members
April 5, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Senior Center
Embrace your creativity and join this fun new crafting group. Staff will lead participants in a variety of fun projects, which will then be put on sale at the Center. Activities may include jewelry-making, paper crafts, plants & terrariums, gift-making, holiday crafts, home decor, and more!
April 6, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Senior Center
Whether the topic is sports, politics, health, the best restaurants around, or whatever is making the headlines, join this men’s group for stimulating conversation and camaraderie. Facilitated by Dr. Albert Miller.
April 7, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Aperion Care
Enjoy a traditional Passover Seder and lunch featuring many delicious favorites. Participate in a condensed service led by Rabbi Isaac Serotta from Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park. After the service, enjoy a delicious holiday meal featuring chopped liver, matzo ball soup, gefilte fish, brisket, chicken, noodle kugel, tzimmis, green beans, and a variety of desserts. Members of all faiths are welcome to attend and will learn about the holiday’s history and traditions.
All registration fees will be generously donated to the Highland Park Senior Center.
April 10, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Police Station
Beautiful Spring Music by Mozart - The North Shore’s favorite music historian, Jim Kendros, will introduce you to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a child prodigy and prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart’s music is the perfect accompaniment to the beautiful imagery of spring in full bloom!
April 10, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Highland Park Police Station - Training Room
Enjoy screenings of great movies newly released to DVD, along with a few older fi lms; movie titles will be posted on a monthly fl yer and in the weekly Friday e-mails.
April 11, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Highland Park Senior Center
Looking to share some laughs, discuss an interesting topic or for someone to lend a compassionate ear? This free group welcomes those who are living alone and are seeking to spend some time in the company of others in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Guided by Jennifer Aiello, LPC, participants are encouraged to share delights, plights or ways to help handle life’s transitions.
April 17, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Police Station
Dick Van Dyke: A Jolly Holiday - Despite years of personal struggles, Dick Van Dyke ascended from rags to riches by virtue of charm, talent, and hard work. Along the way, he had three long-term romantic relationships, four children and established himself as the consummate performer in wholesome, family-oriented entertainment. Susan Benjamin provides insights into his personal life along with samples of his delightful on-screen and on-air presence.
April 17, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Highland Park Police Station - Training Room
April 18, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Highland Park Senior Center
Designed for participants to express their creative spirit, reduce stress, improve brain activity, and synchronize a healthy and beneficial life rhythm, Beat the Winter Blues will provide an uplifting environment where self-expression, movement, socialization and team building are encouraged. Facilitator Noah Plotkin provides a variety of instruments including drums and percussions to shake up the fun! Registration required a minimum of 1 week in advance.
April 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Senior Center
April 20, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Highland Park Country Club
Cowboy Music Concert - Actor-Singer-Songwriter Rick Pickren has shared the stage with famous country singers including George Strait, Merle Haggard, Alabama, The Judds, Dolly Parton, and more. Rick will perform his favorite cowboy songs from the lonesome prairie, along with traditional American folk songs, for a concert you are sure to enjoy.
April 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Highland Park Library
Singin’ in the Rain has been called the best movie ever that never won a single Oscar. The remarkable story of how this dazzling musical came to be is both charming and enlightening. Bradford will share behind the scenes stories of this production and its stars. Derek Hough will lead a Broadway revival of the classic show in 2017, so take a long and unique look at how the classic Hollywood hit appears on the Broadway stage!
April 22, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Highland Park High School
The Highland Park High School Class of 2020 invites you to join them for a Night at the Disco. Enjoy a fabulous evening of dinner, dancing, and entertainment. Guests will enjoy dinner catered by Real Urban Barbecue and a sweet table with homebaked goodies. The HPHS DJ Club will provide music, and some of the high school’s most talented artists will perform throughout the evening. The student hosts will be all dressed up...ready to serve, ready to dance, and ready to entertain. Disco attire welcome! Advanced registration required; please call 847.432.4110.
April 23, 2017, 2:00 PM @ Highland Park Library
Join film instructor Bob Coscarelli for an introduction, screening, and discussion of wonderful, classic films. [April 23 - Moulin Rouge]
April 24, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Police Station
Fritz Bauer: A Heroic Story - 55 years after the end of his trial in Jerusalem, it has become common knowledge that Adolf Eichmann was captured by Mossad agents in Argentina and brought to justice in Israel. It was a German Jew, the Hessian attorney general Fritz Bauer, who provided pivotal information about Eichmann’s whereabouts in South America to the Israeli authorities. Join German Historian Anette Isaacs as she pays homage to this true hero and indomitable spirit who confronted post-war German society with its guilt (and denial thereof) and who initiated the Auschwitz Trials of the mid-1960s.
April 24, 2017, 1:30 PM @ Highland Park Police Station - Training Room
April 25, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Highland Park Senior Center
April 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Highland Park Library
Disney and World War II - Although the Disney Studios was the toast of Hollywood animation in the 1930s, its fortunes fell quickly on the eve of WWII. Film instructor Jason Sperb’s multi-media presentation discusses Disney’s vital but now forgotten contribution to the war effort, which not only helped save the country but also the studio that would go on to be an American cultural institution.
April 28, 2017, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Highland Park Senior Center
Our talented instructor, Bari Fleisher, will guide you through the afternoon’s featured painting stroke by stroke. You will be amazed at the masterpiece you can create with a little professional guidance; no experience necessary. Whether you are looking to explore your creative side or just want to be entertained, this is a unique experience you won’t soon forget. Fee includes all supplies and instruction. Soft beverages provided; participants are welcome to bring a snack to share.