Thursday, March 12, 5:30-6:30 PM – Award-winning author and journalist, Fern Schumer Chapman, will share the moving story of her journey with her mother to find their past, as well as the horrific tragedy of the Holocaust that haunts it. Her program, “Edith’s Immigration Story,” details the childhood immigration story of the author’s mother, an unaccompanied minor, who fled Nazi Germany in 1938 all by herself.
Friday, February 14, 10:30-11:30 AM – Beginning in February, we will offer free Tai Chi classes on the 2nd Friday of each month. This is a low-impact exercise program for those aiming to improve muscle strength, balance, and flexibility. Exercises can be adapted for every level of ability. Classes will be led by Sandy Marini of IVCH.
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, 5:30-6:30 PM
Join University of Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator, Susan Glassman, as she demonstrates some simple swaps of ingredients to enjoy comfort foods while making a change to healthier cooking. Take home a recipe book with new ideas for meals, and taste a recipe made during the class. Feel confident making small changes! Please register by Jan. 20 by calling University of Illinois Extension at (815) 224-0889 or online at https://go.illinois.edu/comfortfood. There is no cost for this event, but space is limited, so don’t wait to register!