Luncheons & Special Events
Women's History Month Presentation: Cleopatra, The Last Pharoah of Egypt
She was the most famous female ruler in history. Her story is more amazing and incredible than a fiction author could imagine! Cleopatra "herself" will share her astounding story, audacious spirit, and astonishing guile with Martina Mathisen in costume and in character. Menu includes: Greek chicken, sides, beverage, and dessert.
Tuesday, Mar 13 • 11:30am-1:30pm • $12M/$17NM
Stomp Into March with Valentine Bennett Luncheon
Valentine Bennett is a career performer and songwriter from Chicago, IL. His unique one-man band acoustic show delivers a wide range of cover and original music. Using 'looping' machines, he is able to create a full band sound in a live setting with just one man. Playing over 125 shows per year, Valentine performs solo, as well as in a band. Lunch will include a spring mix salad with fresh strawberries, pears, walnuts, and gorgonzola cheese with an entrée selection between 1) roasted beef with sundried tomato, mayo, sautéed red onion & peppers, 2) grilled chicken with pesto mayo, cheese and tomatoes, each entrée served with chips and dessert.
Wednesday, Mar 14 • 12:00pm-2:00pm • $12M/$17NM
St. Joe’s/St. Pat’s Party - Men’s Club Luncheon
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a traditional Irish meal of corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, Irish-style vegetables, bread, and dessert. Our entertainment will be the Nippersink Rouges. Thomas Steffens (piano/vocals) and Mike Knauf (flute, soprano sax, Irish whistle and vocals) have been performing as an Irish Duo for over 20 years in the Chicago area, and have over 250 songs in their musical repertoire.
Please note: Guests requiring dispensation to participate in this event are encouraged to reach out to their faith communities for assistance. Forms for reserved seating must be returned by March 16. Thank you for your cooperation.
Friday, March 23 • 12:00-2:00pm • $15M/$20NM
(Please register by Mar 20)
Love is Here to Stay: George Gershwin with John Boda
This is another in the series of Great Songwriters and covers the incredible life and music of George Gershwin! Even though he died very young (age 37), he left an amazing group of songs, many of them performed in between brief stories and pictures such as: “Embraceable You,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Lady be Good,” "Summertime,” “Love is Here to Stay,” and many more. His brother, Ira, is included in the discussion as he also wrote the lyrics to many of the songs. Lunch includes: broasted chicken from Chicken Inn, baked potato, salad and dessert.
Friday, Apr 6 • 11:00am-1:00pm • $10M/$15NM
Maine South Dancers
The Maine South Dancers are returning to the NSC to perform a number of their original choreographed pieces. You’ll feel like you’re in the audience of Dancing With The Stars as you enjoy both large ensemble, and smaller group productions spotlighting a variety of dance styles. There may also be a few surprise performers. This is a show that must not be missed. Lunch will be served following the performance.
Tuesday, Apr 17 • 12:00pm • $5M/$7.50NM
Men's Club Brunch
Pancakes are no more, come and see what’s in store! We are excited to invite you to join the Men’s Club for their first brunch! Featuring the country’s hottest food craze, we will be serving up chicken and waffles---yum! Along with this, we will have a bar with all your favorite waffle toppings accompanied by a mixed greens salad. Entertainment will be a tribute show to some of the greatest ladies in show business. Don’t miss it!
Monday, Apr 16 • 12:00-2:00pm • $12M/$17NM
(Please register by Apr 12)
Dazzling Pianist Andrew Blendermann
Andrew Blendermann is not your average pianist. From Beethoven to Broadway, Sinatra to Smash Mouth, Andrew’s repertoire of nearly 2000 songs and flexible performance style is the perfect entertainment. Starting with a classical background from Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, Andrew has been performing professionally in and around Chicagoland for more than 20 years. His wide ranging career includes piano bars (Davenport’s, Howl at the Moon, The Signature Room), musical theatre (Marriott Lincolnshire, Drury Lane), a cappella (Navy Pier Players, Harmony Sweepstakes), and private events for every occasion. Lunch will include chicken salad on a croissant, Caesar salad, fruit cup, and dessert.
Friday, Apr 20 • 12:00-2:00pm • $12M/17NM
Evening with the Stars - Starring: The Mather Jammers
Come bust a move with The Mather Jammers! This singing quintet plays popular songs that are perfect for dancing, so come and chase away those winter blues with some spring grooves! Includes: Two (2) glasses of wine, small bites and performance.
Friday, Apr 27 • 5:30-8:00pm • $12M/$17NM
(Please register by Apr 25)
Nightclub in the Afternoon
Join us for an entertaining afternoon as we welcome back Mark Dvorak, an amazing
musician once named “Chicago’s Official Troubadour”. Lunch will include a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, salad, and dessert.
Monday, Apr 30 • 12:00–2:00pm • $10M/$15NM
Into the Garden: The Wonder of Nature in Literature with Rochelle Pennington
Join Rochelle Pennington for a walk through nature--along garden paths and through
forest floors. The author will be sharing observations and poetry from some of the world's most remembered nature writers, as well as revealing many mysteries that surround us daily when we are in the outdoors.
Lunch will include a small Italian beef sandwich, mostaccioli, salad and dessert.
Monday, May 7 • 11:00am-1:00pm • $10M/$15NM
Spring BBQ - Hosted by NSC Men's Club
Come celebrate spring with a Carnivale themed party! This is your excuse to wear your most festive attire and bring out your best dance moves as we crown the king and queen of samba! Chicago Samba will be providing the entertainment and our lunch will include: 1/3 slab of ribs, grilled chicken breast, sides, beverage, and dessert.
Forms for reserved seating must be returned by May 4.
Friday, May 11 • 12:00-2:00pm • $15M/$20NM
(Please register by May 9)
Fiesta Party with David's Bazaar
DAVID'S BAZAAR is a veteran solo vocal-and-acoustic-guitar act from the western suburbs of Chicago. As the name implies, DAVID’S BAZAAR offers up a hodgepodge of musical wares, from the intimately familiar to off-the-beaten-path gems, from the fifties to 2017, from fiercely artistic to silly fun, from rock to pop to folk to country, from the uptempo sing-along to the deliciously atmospheric. DAVID’S BAZAAR also takes full advantage of today's technologies and utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to deliver superior arrangements and sound quality. Please select from one of the following meal options: 1) steak fajitas with rice, beans, salad and dessert 2) chicken kabob with rice, potato, salad and dessert.
Friday, May 18 •12:00-2:00pm• $12M/$17NM
**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.
Women's History Month
Women's History Month Movie Presentation: "Confirmation" (NR, 100min)
Starring: Kerry Washington
"Almost twenty-five years ago, Anita Hill testified in front of an all-white male congressional hearing presided over by Senator Joe Biden, accusing Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, a legal concept that did not, as yet, resonate with the American public. In Confirmation, an HBO mini-series, we see the reliving of the riveting testimony: Anita Hill’s accusations and Clarence Thomas’s defense with almost exact wording from the hearing transcripts."- DVD.com
Meal includes: puff pastry (ground chicken baked in fluffy croissant), salad, beverage, and dessert.
Monday, Mar 5 • 12:00pm • $5M/$7.50NM • Movie only, NO COST
(Please register by Mar 2)
Women's History Month Community Celebration:
Starring: CeeJaye, Tracy Holmes & Heather "Heather-Feather" Brooks
There is nothing quite like a woman's touch, so CeeJaye, Tracy, and Heather are back by popular demand to put a women's touch on songs made famous by male vocalists in our third WHM musical extravaganza! Menu includes your choice of: 1) French-style chicken breast (layered with tomato, onion and mozzarella cheese) 2) grilled salmon, along with a house salad, roasted vegetables, oven roasted potatoes, two (2) glasses of wine, and dessert. Please make a menu selection at the time of registration. Please note menu change.
Saturday, Mar 24 • 4:30-7:00pm • Children under 17 $9/Adults $15 (Must be 21 and over for wine, the NSC reserves the right to request a valid state identification card).
(Please register by Mar 22)
Women's History Month Movie Presentation: "Jackie" (R, 100min)
Starring: Natalie Portman
This is the story of Jackie Kennedy's impressive strength as she endures the aftermath of her husband's assassination. Jackie became a fashion icon, but her natural courage and resolve showed the country what grace under pressure looks like in action—especially during unimaginable grief.
Meal includes: chicken club sandwich, chips, beverage, and dessert
Tuesday, Mar 27 • 12:00pm • $5M/$7.50NM • Movie only, NO COST
(Please register by Mar 23)