Luncheons & Special Events
Perry Como: Catch a Falling Star with John Boda
F, Sep 6 • 11:00-1:00pm • $10M/$15NM
This presentation will look at the life and music of Perry Como, one of the most popular singers of post WWII. He was a pioneer in the early years of television, and through his music became a superstar. His life story will be summarized with pictures, trivia and songs performed by John Boda including Catch a Falling Star, Round and Round, Papa Loves Mambo and It’s Impossible. Lunch includes: lasagna, salad, roll and dessert.
End of Summer Festivus!
M, Sep 9 | 11:45am-2:15pm $12M/$17NM—without Daiquiri
$14M/$19NM with Daiquiri
Chi-Town Band Duo is a live Acoustic Rock pairing that plays music from the 60’s to 90’s, featuring acts from the Beatles, Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Creed, Pearl Jam, Collective Soul and Neil Diamond. Lunch will be catered by Nonno Pino and will include a salad, lemon chicken, pasta and dessert.
Operation Family Secrets
Presented by: Frank Calabrese, Jr.
W, Sep 11 • 11:00am •$13M/$18NM
Join us for a look into the life of Chicago Outfit Member Frank Calabrese, Jr. and the Operation Family Secrets trial. The
Calabrese Crew’s colossal earnings and extreme ruthlessness made them both a dreaded criminal gang and the object of an intense FBI inquiry. Frank Jr.’s cooperation with the FBI helped create the government’s “Operation Family Secrets” campaign against the Chicago outfit, and became one of the largest organized crime cases in U.S. history. His testimony brought down key members of the Chicago Mafia including his own father. Frank will share his own personal experiences growing up in a life of crime and his decision to leave that life and his Mafia family by testifying and risking his own life. Question and answer
session will follow. Afterwards, join us for lunch which includes grilled Italian chicken breast, sides, beverage and dessert.
Fall BBQ - Hosted by the NSC Men's Club
Starring: The StingRays
F, Sep 27 • 12:00-2:00pm • $16M/$21NM
Back by popular demand to lead our Fall 2019 celebration are…The StingRays! The StingRays play the greatest music ever written and play it with the energy, passion and authenticity of the artists whose music they love. The StingRays always get the crowd dancing and singing to songs from Rockabilly -- tons of sixties -- to the 70's. Their music, great rapport with audiences, their look and the famous StingRay moves have made them repeated favorites at festivals, concert series, casinos, clubs, corporate events and parties throughout the Midwest. Lunch will include 1/4 slab of ribs, chicken, sides, beverage, and dessert. Doors open at 11:15am.
Evening with the Stars
Starring: Caring Hearts & Voices - Featuring Maria Jordan
F, Sep 13 | 5:30pm | $12M/$17NM
The mission behind Caring Hearts & Voices is to use music to comfort those in need. Comprised of volunteer musicians, the group brings individuals joy and comfort. The evening will feature Maria Jordan sharing some timeless tunes and cheerful classics with our audience. If there is a song that makes your heart flutter with happiness, please let us know so we can ask Maria to sing it. Fee includes: light dinner, two (2) glasses of wine, and performance.
Th, Sep 19 | 5:30pm | Lesson only $7/Lesson & meal $13
Carmella the Belly Dancer is coming back! After an outstanding first session, participants couldn’t get enough of Carmella and her amazing program and requested that she come back, so she will be here for another Shimmy Fitness lesson. After we shimmy, we will share a delicious dinner of a kebob, rice, and salad. Open to anyone 21+.
Evening with the Stars
Starring: Hannah Poorman
F, Oct 4 | 5:30pm | $12M/$17NM
Hannah Poorman’s passion and commitment to music has been a driving force behind her big dreams. A lifelong musician, Hannah covers all tastes from Gospel to rock, to treasured standards. Fee includes: light dinner, two (2) glasses of wine, and performance.
Day at the Races - Hosted by the NSC Men's Club
M, Oct 7 | 11am | $12M/$ 17NM
We had so much fun in June that we just had to do it again! The horses are coming back out for a fun race, followed by lunch of broasted chicken and sides, with the wonderful Charles Pansino back to provide entertainment. From tickling the ivories to belting out ballads, Charles’ musical genius is unparalleled. We are thrilled to welcome this NSC favorite back for another spectacular show.
F, Oct 11 | 12pm | $15M/$20NM
$16M/$21NM w/German beer
NSC is throwing a party featuring the Alpine Thunder trio. You will be dazzled by the multiple instruments including the accordion, keyboard, tuba/sousaphone, baritone horn, valve trombone, clarinet, sax alphorns, and cowbells! Lunch will be catered by Himmel’s and includes: a small salad, grilled thuringer brat with rye bread, German potato salad, sauerkraut, soft pretzel & German apple cake.
Hispanic Heritage Community Celebration: Latin Dance Party! School is out, so bring the kiddos and jam it out with a Latin Dance Party! We will have it all on our playlist: merengue, bachata, salsa, mariachi, cumbia and even reggeton! If you have a special request of a song that makes you cut a rug, please let us know in advance so we can make sure it makes the playlist. Meal includes: taco salad, chicken and beef, toppings, beverage, and dessert.
Monday, Oct 14 • 12:00pm • Children $8/Adults $15
Over 80 Party Hosted by NSC Men's Club
Th, Oct 17 | 12pm | $16
Are you celebrating your 80th, 85th, 90th, 95th, or even 100th birthday this year? If so, the Men’s Club invites you to join them for lunch to celebrate YOUR special milestone! Lunch will be at Nancy’s Pizza (8706 Golf Rd, Niles) and includes pizza, dessert, and beer. Ladies who are celebrating a milestone birthday are welcome also! Fee includes meal and gratuity.
The Beatles: Their History with Gary Wenstrup
M, Oct 21 | 12pm | $12M/$17NM
Due to popular demand, we welcome back Gary Wenstrup to present the Beatles and their history. As a musical entity, The Beatles have not existed for close to 50 years, yet their story, their personalities and most importantly their music continues to influence our culture and our expectations of popular music. With the use of audio and visual content, we’ll trace the arc of the Beatles career from their development in Liverpool, through Beatlemania into their psychedelic phase and finally their dissolution. Participants will have an appreciation for the Beatles incredible productivity, their musical and lyrical maturity and their cultural impact. Lunch includes: broasted chicken, baked potato, salad, roll and dessert
Art of Alfred Hitchcock with Bob Burton
W, Oct 30 | 12pm | $10M/$15NM
Join us for some nail-biting fun, and learn more about Alfred Hitchcock, “the Master of Suspense.” Lunch includes: mostaccioli, salad, roll and dessert.
High Tea at NSC with Amy Lowe Entertainment
M, Nov 4 | 12pm| $13M/$18NM
Amy Lowe brings to life the events that shaped the city before during and after the great Chicago fire of 1871, in this fast-paced show through original songs and storytelling. Each table will be filled with a variety of tea, finger sandwiches, scones, and delicious desserts!
"Andy Williams: Moon River & Me" with John Boda
F, Nov 8 | 11am | $10M/$15NM
This presentation covers the life and music of Andy Williams. He began his career singing with his brothers but soon emerged as a super star soloist. He also had a lengthy career in television that included hosting the Grammy Awards for 13 years and having his own TV show for nearly a dozen years. The afternoon will include performances of “I Can’t Get Used to Losing You”, “Dear Heart”, Days of Wine and Roses”, “Charade”, Music to Watch Girls By”, “Moon River” and selections from his holiday albums. Lunch includes chicken limonese, roasted vegetables, roll and dessert.
The Sinatra Experience
W, Nov 13 | 12pm | $12M/$17NM
Steve Jacobs (aka Stevie Swing) is one of Chicago's Premier Singers of Rat Pack Swing. Don’t miss Chicago's authentic and exciting Sinatra-Rat Pack Singer and his tribute to 'Ol Blue Eyes. The sultry 'n swingin' sounds of Frank are here, stylized after the legend himself. With Dean Martin faves too! Lunch will include chicken parmesan, salad, roll and dessert.
Billiards & Beer - NSC Rebels
Thu, Nov 14 | 12pm | $7M/$10.50NM
Have some fun with friends while eating, having a beer and playing pool. Lunch will include beer, corned beef sandwich, potato chips, beans and dessert.
Men's Club Annual Holiday Luncheon - SAVE THE DATE
Tu, Dec 3 | 12pm | $25M/$30NM
Celebrate the season with us at the Annual Men’s Club Holiday Luncheon as we deck our hall into a festive holiday winter wonderland. Catering by Michaels, entertainment featuring Diva Montell and Jeorge Holmes. Doors open at 11am. More information available in the next issue.
M, Dec 9 | 12pm | $16M/$21NM
Enjoy some great music, great food and a wonderful time at this year's Hanukkah party! Lunch will include matzah ball soup, beef brisket, and two potato pancakes from the Red Apple and dessert. You will be entertained with the world-famous Maxwell St. Klezmer Band quartet. After the performance stay for the dreidel tournament to keep the fun going!
**If you require special accommodations for meal selections or seating for any of our in-house programs or off-site trips, please inform staff at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate your needs, but we must have advance notice. Thank you for your cooperation.