Holiday Events at the Niles Senior Center


Thanksgiving Day Celebration

Family far away?  If so, please join us for our annual Thanksgiving Day Celebration.  A traditional meal featuring turkey and all the fixings will be served.  
Cost:  No charge, but food or monetary donations to the Niles Family Services Food Pantry are requested.
Reservations required by Friday, Nov 16.
Thursday, Nov 22 • 11:30am-2:00pm 

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Maine East Winter Concert & Optional Lunch at Andrews Open Pit

No admission fee for the Winter Concert Event and optional lunch at Andrew’s Open Pit is on your own.  The NSC is taking registrations to make reservations at the restaurant and an area for NSC seating at the winter concert.  The duration of the performance is estimated at two hours and it is a concert of holiday music performed by the Maine East Orchestra, Choir and Band students. 
Sunday, Dec 2  • Optional lunch before at Andrew’s Open Pit at 12:00pm (2610 Dempster St, Park Ridge), lunch is paid for on your own • 
Winter Concert 2:00 PM 2601 West Dempster St, Park Ridge • FREE
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Hanukkah Party Luncheon

Enjoy some great music, great food and have a wonderful time at this year’s Hanukkah Party.  Warm your belly up with some delicious matzah ball soup, beef brisket, 2 potato pancakes and dessert.  You will be entertained with music from our favorite Hanukkah memories as the world famous Maxwell St. Klezmer Band trio shares classical and contemporary holiday songs.  After the performance stay for the dreidel  tournament to keep the fun going and maybe you will be the big winner!    
Monday, Dec 3 • 12:00-3:00pm • $16M/$21NM 

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Christmas Lights Trolley Tour Community Event (Waitlist Only)

(Anticipate heavy walking if you plan to get out on all the stops and minimal walking if you stay aboard the trolley) - Chicago
Kick off the holiday season aboard Chicago Trolley.  Sing carols as your holiday trolley sleigh ride whisks you amongst the festive lights and enchanting sights of wintertime in Chicago.  The trolley will stop at the Christkindlmarket and Lincoln Park Zoo to capture a feel for the season.  Dinner will be provided before we board the trolley, please select a main entrée: 1) blackened salmon 2) pork tenderloin topped with a balsamic-red grape reduction, each meal includes a house salad and roasted potatoes, 3) Children under 12 meal.  Dessert will be provided on the trolley.  
Sunday, Dec 9 • Dinner 4:00pm • Depart on Trolley 5:00-8:30pm • Over 12, $32 •
Children Under 12 $30
Sunday, Dec 16 • Dinner 4:00pm • Depart on Trolley 5:00-8:30pm • Over 12, $32 •
Children Under 12 $30

(Register by Nov 19) 


White Christmas in Jacob Henry Mansion Grand Ballroom
(Waitlist Only)

(Anticipate minimal walking) - Joliet
Join us for the annual holiday celebration inspired by the classic film White Christmas.  This spectacular holiday concert will take you on a musical journey from a World War II performance for the troops, to the glamour of a Florida nightclub and finally the charm and simple beauty of a New England town. Please select a meal option: 1) seasoned turkey, homemade stuffing and mashed potatoes, cranberry walnut compote and steamed vegetable 2) chicken apricot served with chef’s choice of starch and vegetable served with a fresh garden salad warm rolls, dessert, coffee or tea and cash bar available.  
Wednesday, Dec 12 • Check-in 8:45am • Depart 9:15am-4:00pm (approx.) • $70M/$75NM
(Register by Nov 26) 
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Men's Club Holiday Luncheon

Hosted by the NSC Men's Club
The Men’s Club is back with another holiday extravaganza. The Lone Tree Inn will again be hosting us with a menu of the following: cream of mushroom soup, tossed salad, roasted chicken, roast beef, breaded pork tenderloin with sautéed mushrooms, green beans, mixed vegetables, pierogi, potatoes with dill, and ice cream. After a mind-blowing performance at our Men’s Club Brunch in April, Regina Rhymes (and Company!) will be back to deliver some dance hits and ballads from the ages with vocals and live instrumentals.
Lone Tree Manor
7730 N. Milwaukee, Niles
Please note: Doors open at 11am. Reserved seating will be accepted for this event; tables seat parties of 10. Please fill out a table reservation form and return it to the front desk by December 5.
Thursday, Dec 13  • 11:30am-3:00pm • $33M/$38NM
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Men's & Women's Club Year-End Celebration

Join the ladies and gentlemen for a celebration to close out 2018! Lunch will be your choice between salmon or roasted pork, sides, roll, and dessert. Following lunch, Luke Lucky will be the entertainer. He plays the guitar and will be performing a medley of seasonal and mainstream music.  Menu selection must be made at the time of registration.
Monday, Dec 17 • 12:00-2:30pm • $15M/$20NM
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New Year's Party!

Let’s kick off the New Year with a champagne toast!  The entertainer for the afternoon is the Upscale band which has been playing together since 2007.  This young up and coming band has been dazzling their audiences throughout the United States.  They will have you dancing in the aisles with their wide variety of music from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, to the present 2019!  Enjoy a  delicious lunch catered by Nonno Pino’s which will include Caesar salad, pasta marinara, mixed vegetable medley, chicken vesuvio and dessert.
Wednesday, Jan 9 • 12:00-2:15pm • $16M/$21NM
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