CHS Community Calendar - SOCIAL EVENTS

January 2018 

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018
Event: Duppies
Where: ROCKS Northcenter, 4138 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: 8:00 PM til close
Benefits and Attractions:  Come on out and socialize with us.  All ASL users are welcome.  You do not need to drink alcohol to participate.
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to chicagosuburbanduppies@gmail.com.
 
Date: Monday, January 15, 2018
Event: Game Day
Where: SWOBODA Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Come out for a game fun! After switch game, you can play any other games you'd like. Bring your own lunch.
Cost: Admission: $2.00; Switch Card Game: $3.00 
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Antonia Polke at scd.antoniapolke@gmail.com or Barbara Keiner at sdc.barbarakeiner@gmail.com.
 
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
 
Date: Friday, January 19, 2018
Event: Social Night
Where: SWOBODA Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Come out for a social night fun! Light snacks provided. Pop & water for sale. We will have games & activities.
Cost: $5.00 
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to eventsatsdc@gmail.com.
 
Date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Event: Duppies
Where: Another Round Bar, IL and Grill, 5141 Main St, Downers Grove, IL
Time: 8:00 PM til close
Benefits and Attractions: Come on and kick off the new year with us! All are welcome to join - you do not need to drink alcohol to partcipate. This is right off the train station in Downers Grove!
 
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to chicagosuburbanduppies@gmail.com. 
 
 
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February 2018
 
Date: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Event: Super Bowl Social
Where: SWOBODA Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Admission includes 2 beer/wine tickets, appetizers, dinner, dessert, pop, water and coffee. Cash bar available. There will be switch card game and other games before football game starts. Pay in person or mail check to: Swoboda Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont, Chicago, Il 60634 or via PayPal using SwobodaDeafCenter@gmail.com.  
Cost: $25.00 per person with RSVP by January 28th; $30.00 per person at door
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to eventsatsdc@gmail.com.
 
Date: Monday, February 12, 2018
Event: Deaf Seniors Game Day
Where: Fox and Hound, 1416 N. Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL
Time: 11:00 AM
Description of Benefits: NEW LOCATION!! Starting time is at 11:00 AM with lunch first and then the Switch (Push) game followed by Rummy fun games! Come and join us for a relaxing fun day!
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For information, contact Madelyn Cumbo at stgrace48@aol.com.
 
Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
 
Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Event: Deaf Cornhole Tournament
Where: SWOBODA Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: Bring your own Partner Tournament: 12:00 PM; Blind Draw Tournament: 6:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: There will be 2 cornhole tournaments: Bring your own Partner and Blind Draw. All registration fees include a $5.00 PBT fee and $5.00 admission fee. Tournament participants MUST be Deaf/Hard of Hearing and know ASL. Food, pop & water for sale. All proceeds from admissions and food/pop sales will go to SDC Building Fund. 
Cost: Bring your own Partner: $30.00 early bird online, $40.00 at door; Blind Draw: $20.00; Fans: $5.00
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Gary Edwards at probagtoss@gmail.com or Bobby Rawalji at abcdrawalji@gmail.com
 
Date: Monday, February 19, 2018
Event: Game Day
Where: SWOBODA Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Come out for a game fun! After switch game, you can play any other games you'd like. Bring your own lunch.
Cost: Admission: $2.00; Switch Card Game: $3.00 
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Antonia Polke at scd.antoniapolke@gmail.com or Barbara Keiner at sdc.barbarakeiner@gmail.com.
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March 2018
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April 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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May 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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June 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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July 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, July17, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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August 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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September 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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October 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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November 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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December 2018
 
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Event: Social/Support Group
Where: Schaumburg Township, One Illinois Blvd, Hoffman Estates, IL
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, send an email to Sarita Phadke at sphadke@schaumburgtownship.org.
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Ongoing Events
 
Date: Every Sunday
Event: Windy City Baggo League
Where: Swoboda Deaf Center, 7050 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description: --
Cost: $5.00 Admission
Contact for Information: --
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Date: 2nd Monday of every month
Event: Deaf 50+ Game Day
Where: Swoboda Deaf Center, 7050 W. Addison, Chicago, IL
Time: 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, check www.swobodadeafcenter.org.
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Date: 1st Wednesday of every month
Event: Congregation Bene Shalom/Hebrew Association of the Deaf (CBS/HAD) Senior Citizens
Where: Congregation Bene Shalom, 4435 W. Oakton, Skokie, IL
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome. We get together to socialize and play games. No meetings in July and October. 
Cost: $3.00 for lunch per person
Contact for Information: For more information, contact Nona Balk at nbalk72@gmail.com.
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Date: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Event: Joliet Deaf Senior Citizens
Where: Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St, Joliet, IL
Time: 10:00 AM -4:00 PM (door will open at 9:00 AM)
Benefits and Attractions: Bring your own lunch. Do not bring any drink from outside as water, soda and coffee will be available for sale. 
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information, contact Marian Klbecka at 815-306-0549 VP. 
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Date: 1st Thursday of every month
Event: All Angels Guild Senior Citizens
Where: Episcopal Church of our Savior, 116 E. Church Street, Elmhurst, IL
Time: 10:00 AM -3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: There will be presentations and field trips as well. Free lunch, but donations are accepted. No gathering in July. 
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For more information or to get the list of meetings/field trips, contact Laura Thompson at 630-984-4251 (VP) or Lthompson@aim-cil.org
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Date: 2nd Thursday of every month
Event: Rockford Senior Citizen for the Deaf
Where: Center for Sight & Hearing, 8038 MacIntosh Lane, Rockford, IL
Time: 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: --
Contact for Information: Joseph Siudzinski at 815-572-4819 (VP)
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Date: 4th Thursday of every month
Event: St. Francis Borgia Deaf Senior Citizens
Where: Stokes Hall, 8025 W. Addison St, Chicago, IL 
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (door will open at 9:00 AM)
Benefits and Attractions: There will be bingo, jackpots and raffles. Bring your own lunch.
Cost: $2.00 per person
Contact for Information: For more information, contact Annette Langston at 708-223-2125 VP or langstonannette@gmail.com.
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Date: 1st Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Coffee Chat in Skokie
Where: Panera Bread, 9611 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome! Come and join us. 
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: mariahsnest@gmail.com or wernersandi@yahoo.com
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Date: 1st Friday of every month 
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee 
Where: Panera Bread, 20530 Rand Rd #448, Deer Park, I
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome. Meet new and old faces, share, learn, teach, few laughs, etc. Also, it is a great place for ASL students to improve their signing. Please let us know by email in advance if anyone wants to give a presentation. We will welcome anyone. Thank you for understanding.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Janice Mancill at Jannie10749@gmail.com
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Date: 2nd Friday of every month
Event: Windy City Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf (WCRAD) Coffee Social
Where: Peet's Coffee & Tea, 3025 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL (May 13th, July 8th, September 9th and November 11th); Starbucks, 4753 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL (February 12th, April 8th, June 10th, August 12th, October 14th, and December 9th)
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome - Deaf, hard of hearing, hearing, signers! Join us for coffee and stay and chat.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Jonathan Sonderfeld at WCRADcoffee@gmail.com
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Date: 2nd Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee in Schaumburg
Where: Starbucks, Streets of Woodfield, 601 Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL
Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome. Come and socialize. Free drawings.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Cindy Kermath cynker10@gmail.com
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Date: 3rd Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee in DeKalb
Where: Starbucks, 2577 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL - across from Target
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome - deaf, hard of hearing, family members, ASL students and interpreters.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Dawn Westhoff - dawnwestoff@comcast.net
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Date: 3rd Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Coffee Chat in Libertyville
Where: Panera Bread, 700 Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL
Time: 6:00 to 9:30 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome! ASL students welcome. Hope to see you there! 
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Debbie Davis at missykepler78@comcast.net or Barbara Katzel at babsjimkat@yahoo.com
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Date: 4th Friday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee in Geneva
Where: Starbucks, 1445 S. Randall Road, Geneva, IL
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: Deaf Coffee Chat is enjoyable, family-oriented, smoke-free fun!!!  You don't even have to purchase anything at Starbuck's, but we encourage you to buy something at the their shop.  They always appreciate our business. Everyone is welcome.  It is a great opportunity for ASL students to learn while meeting people. Come and socialize and win raffle prizes.  If you're hungry afterwards, we'll go to Buffalo Wild Wings at Geneva Commons at 10:00 PM!
Cost: Free
Contact for Information:  Julius Borchert at Julius@glborchert.com
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Date: 2nd Saturday of the month EXCEPT June, July, August, December
Event: WSAD Gold 50+ Walk
Where: Stratfod Square Mall, 152 Stratford Square, Bloomingdale, IL; meet inside the mall in front of the Red Robin Restaurant.
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Benefits and Attractions: Everyone is welcome! Lunch is TBA after the walk.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Lorraine Wuertz at RainDragon90@gmail.com
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Date: 4th Saturday of February, March, April, September, October, November
Event: WSAD Gold 50+ Walk
Where: Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL; meet inside the mall at the Cheesecake Factory entrance
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Benefits and Attractions: All ages are welcome.  If the weather is good, we will walk in the forest preserve.  Lunch is TBA after the walk.
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Marilyn Russell at wsadgold@yahoo.com
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Date: 4th Saturday of every month
Event: Deaf Chat Coffee Gathering
Where: Fireworks Coffeehouse & Pottery Painted by You Avenue of the Cities (former 23rd Ave and 16th Street & Every 2nd Friday of the month at 7pm at Starbucks Coffee, 888 Middle Rd, Bettendorf in Iowa
Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Benefits and Attractions: --
Cost: Free
Contact for Information: Leon Devriendt at deerefan59@yahoo.com
 
Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
Event: Deaf Seniors Game Day
Where: Fox and Hound, 1416 N. Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL
Time: 11:00 AM
Description of Benefits: NEW LOCATION!! Starting time is at 11:00 AM with lunch first and then the Switch (Push) game followed by Rummy fun games! Come and join us for a relaxing fun day!
Cost: --
Contact for Information: For information, contact Madelyn Cumbo at stgrace48@aol.com.

 

 

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