Beer & Books Discussions

the prey of gods by nicky drayden Books available one month in advance.

September 27 - The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden

Book Discussions

Books will be available one month in advance. New members are always welcome!

Monday Lunch Bunch:

hillbilly elegy by j.d. vanceAugust 14 at 12pm
Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

Killers of the Flower Moon by david grannSeptember 11 at 12pm
Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann



Tuesday Evening Discussions:

the last days of night by graham mooreAugust 23 at 7pm
The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

The Day I Died by Lori Rader-DaySeptember 19 at 7pm
The Day I Died by Lori Rader-Day



Beer & Books Discussions:

3rd Wednesday of the month
Location: Joe Danels Bar and Grill

the unseen world by liz mooreAugust 23 at 7pm
The Unseen World by Liz Moore

the prey of gods by nicky draydenSeptember 27 at 7pm
The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden


September Programs

The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar

Wednesday, September 6 at 6:30pm
Nutrition educator Chris Rosandich will show how to manage the amount of sugar we consume daily by discussing the different types of sugar, how many foods contain sugar, how much sugar is too much and simple ways to stop sugar cravings.
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How to Navigate Using Nature

Thursday, September 7 at 6:30pm
Learn how you can use your local environment to orient and find your way. Using stars, the direction trees bend, even which direction satellite dishes point, to help find your way in the world. Lake Katherine’s Manager Gareth Blakesley will lead a talk on navigation and show simple ways to use natural and unnatural cues to figure out your location in the world.
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Monarch Conservation

Sunday, September 10 at 2pm
Master Gardener and Landscape Horticulturist Dolly Foster will discuss ways to conserve and create habitats for the Monarch butterfly. Milkweed seeds will be distributed to plant in the fall.
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Palos Fine Arts Foreign Film Series: The Salesman

Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30pm
The Palos Fine Arts brings their Foreign Film Series back to the Palos Heights Library with the showing of the Iranian film "The Salesman". This film, winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, is the story of a shocking and mysterious event which shatters the wellbeing of a middle-class couple. (Runtime 125 minutes) Steven Frenzel from Marquee Movie Presentations will lead the discussion after the movie. Refreshments will be provided.
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Medicare Made Easy!

Thursday, September 14 at 6:30pm
Diane Adduci, a community educator and licensed insurance representative, will present an educational program about Medicare Parts A and B and will also be discussing Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans. Come and learn about eligibility, enrollment and the benefits of Medicare and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans. This program is designed for people turning 65, already 65 or over and leaving their employer plan, or people who would simply like to learn more about Medicare. Questions are welcome!
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Author Visit: Mary E. Matury Gibson

Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30pm
Local author, Mary E. Matury Gibson, will discuss her new memoir Entrusted With Their Care: A Nurse's Story, a fascinating read that interweaves a courageous female nurse’s struggle to change the status quo with her upbringing as the child of Sicilian immigrants.
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WWll German POW Camps in Chicago: An Archaeological Perspective

Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30pm
In the closing years of World War II, enemy prisoners of war were being held on American soil at small branch camps utilized by the American Army. In the Chicago area, at least 4 camps were in operation, holding approximately 200 German soldiers each. James Meierhoff, graduate student in Archaeology, will discuss the camps and where to find the remnants in the Cook County Forest Preserves.
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Personal Safety Presentation

Thursday, September 21 at 6:30pm
Learn self-protection strategies incorporating the elements of awareness, avoidance, home and vehicle safety and discussion of personal safety devices such as pepper spray and demonstration of a few simple self-defense moves. Your presenter, Pat Collins, is a retired Chicago Police Officer and former defensive tactics instructor at the Chicago Police Academy.
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Managing Hand Pain

Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30pm
Dr. Gary Kronen will discuss the management and treatment options of hand pain.
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Weekly Clubs

Needle Club

Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm

Scrabble Club

Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm

Mah Jongg

Tuesdays from 1pm to 4pm

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Palos Heights residents are given preference when registering for all programs. Registration for Palos Heights residents will begin on issuance of the newsletter. Non-residents may register one week before date of program, if space is available. Please register for all programs by clicking the registration links above, in person at the Adult Services desk, or by calling (708) 448-1473.

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