We hope you are staying home and safe during this uncertain time. Here are some activities you can do from the comfort and safety of your own home.
|Paris Highlights – Virtual Experience|
Presenter: Karen Reb Rudel
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Live from Paris, our personal tour guide will guide us as you learn new stories that will amaze you! Some of the sights you’ll see are: Notre Dame, Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Pont Neuf, Ile de la Cite, Opera Garnier, Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Gardens, Shakespeare & Co., Grand Palais and more!
|The Life, Laughter, and Legacy of Robin Williams|
Presenter: Michelle Gibbons
Friday, November 12, 2021
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join us as we take you into the life and mind of the comic genius, Robin Williams. Historian, Michelle Gibbons will discuss Williams’ famous works, movies, TV shows and success; his personal struggles and achievements; as well as the impact he made on others during and after his life. Learn how an alien from outer space named Mork became a larger-than-life legend on earth.
Presenter: Leslie Goddard
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Christmas in America from the 1940s through the 1960s meant aluminum trees, department store Santas, and cartoon specials on TV. Every kid in the suburbs had to have an Easy-Bake Oven, or a Slinky. The coolest houses had rotating color wheels for their trees. Historian Leslie Goddard explores this optimistic era in a new illustrated lecture, using photographs, advertisements, greeting cards, and catalogs to explore why this era was a turning point for how we celebrate the holidays was.
|Monday Bingo on Zoom|
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Staying healthy is vital and we added a few links to home exercises for you to stay fit with Regina Mundt (MaineStreamers Zumba Gold Instructor) sharing some workouts with you through YouTube videos.
Gentle Chair Yoga
Monthly luncheons are held at local banquet halls. The luncheon is attended by hundreds of MaineStreamers who enjoy a 3-course meal in a social setting followed by a variety of professional entertainers and bingo! Day, evening and weekend day trips include deluxe motorcoach transportation to popular destinations including Broadway musicals, interesting excursions, museums and other popular places. Extended travel is also available ranging from domestic motorcoach and air trips as well as European river cruises and warm destinations!
Social activities include men and women’s breakfast where you meet at local establishments and enjoy a meal together. The Twilight Dining Program attracts those MaineStreamers who like to go to dinner at try new places. Some of the destinations included Cooper’s Hawk, Wildfire and Gale Street Inn. Fishing outings include a continental breakfast, picnic lunch, bait, prizes and the enjoyment of relaxing with other MaineStreamers as you fish. Poles are available at Maine Town Hall’s Clerk’s Office at no charge. Some of the fishing locations include Busse Woods, McHenry Dam and Fish Lake Beach. Other activities include bingo, “Day at The Races,” pinochle tournaments, movies, book reviews, and much more.
A variety of classes offered throughout the year take place at both Maine Town Hall and the Feldman Center. They include computer classes, yoga, Tai Chi, Zumba Gold and senior aerobics. Other classes include the Secretary of State Rules of the Road Refresher Class and the AARP Driver Safety Course. Informative Lectures include a presentation of the history of both the Cubs and White Sox, Jack Benny, Chicago’s Candy History and many more! Health programs include a variety of pertinent topics and screenings throughout the year. Feats of Fitness program is held at Golf Mill Shopping Center in center court the 2nd Wednesday of each month. A health lecture and refreshments are served.