Informational Forum

Rules of the Road Class
Instructor from the Secretary of State's Office
Take a refresher course, before you take your test.
Monday, July 9 ● 1:00pm ● NO COST
AARP Smart Driver’s Course 
All participants must pre-register. It is a two-day course; participants must attend both classes. There is no final test to pass. Upon completion of the course, each attendee is awarded a certificate. Under Illinois law, those above 55 - whether AARP members or not - qualify for a worthwhile multi-year auto insurance discount by completing this course. Please check with your insurance company for the exact discount and the correct procedure to obtain it. Studies have shown that fewer fatal and injury-causing crashes and violations occur among drivers who have taken this nationally-recognized course. Cost of the course is $15 (AARP members) and $20 (non-AARP members). Paid by check on the first day of class. To register or for more information, please contact the Senior Center at 847-588-8420.
Thursday & Friday, July 19 & 20 • 9:00am-1:00pm  Thursday & Friday, Sep 20 & 21 • 9:00am-1:00pm

RTA Presentation

Accessible Metra, Pace and CTA buses and trains are easy to use and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would love to show you how. It is important that older adults and people with disabilities stay informed about accessible public transportation options to get to appointments, maintain social connections, and enjoy independent travel!

Topics include:

• Local Public Transportation Options

• Accessibility features on CTA, Pace, and Metra

• Planning an Accessible Trip

• Paying Fare

• Ventra Cards

• RTA's Reduced Fare & Ride Free Programs

• Travel Safety Tips

• RTA's Free Travel Training Program

• Q&A sessions with the RTA Representative

Friday, Aug 3 ● 10:00am ● NO COST



TED Talks- July

Episode: How a Team of Chefs Fed Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in 2017, chef José Andrés traveled to the devastated island with a simple idea: to feed the hungry. Millions of meals served later, Andrés shares the remarkable story of creating the world's biggest restaurant -- and the awesome power of letting people in need know that somebody cares about them.
Friday, July 13 ● 10:00am ●  NO COST

TED Talks - August

Episode:  The Oil Spills Unseen Villains - and Victims
Even as the Deepwater Horizon tragedy unfolded, Carl Safina took the stage at TEDxOilSpill to share what the facts were known at the time. In a blood-boiling cross-examination, he suggests that the consequences will stretch far beyond the Gulf -- and many so-called solutions are making the situation worse.
Friday, Aug 10 ● 10:00am ● NO COST