Adults 50+ Programs
Stay active, make new friends and learn new things at our Adult Activity Center.
The Adult Activity Center in the Rakow Center hosts programs, special events, trips, weekly drop-in activities, arts and crafts, and services designed for adults 50 years and older.
Pancake Breakfast & Bingo 49510
Join us for breakfast and enjoy good food and fellowship in a friendly atmosphere. Breakfast includes 2 pancakes, 2 sausages, fruit and orange juice. Breakfast is served at 9:00 am with penny bingo to follow at 9:30 am.
Hayride and Bonfire 49519
This is always a fun time. We hop on the hayride, sing a few songs and go around our Randall Oaks Park and property. After the hayride, there will be a bonfire waiting where we will roast hot dogs and make s’mores. Chips and hot chocolate are included too. Transportation is on your own, we will be meeting at the Community Shelter. Hope you can join us.
Titanic - The Musical 49571
Titanic. The very name signals one of the most enduring events of the Twentieth Century. TITANIC is the 1997 Broadway Musical that captured five Tony Awards including Best Musical. Soaring songs, grand staging, and a set awash in glorious costumes makes this historic musical a must-see event. It traces the lives of all the varied strata of people uniquely united on that fateful journey, with the central character being the Titanic herself. TITANIC is human drama that explores and reveals individual strength, love, faith, and especially the triumph of human dignity. Do not miss this musical as unforgettable as the historic event itself. Your meal choices are Chicken Waterford, Sliced Pork Tenderloin, Shrimp Tempura or Vegetarian. All entrees served with freshly baked slices of bread, a signature salad, dessert, coffee, tea or milk. Palatine will be joining us.
Thanksgiving Luncheon 49552
Please join us as we give thanks for another great year. You are cordially invited to attend the 50 Plus Social Club Thanksgiving Luncheon. This special event takes place at The Seville, 700 S. Barrington Rd., Streamwood, IL 60107. Doors open at 11:00 am. Lunch is served at 11:30 am. Entertainment will be provided by Nick Psyhogios.
Christmas Luncheon 49553
Let us celebrate the holiday season together. You are cordially invited to attend the 50 Plus Social Club Christmas Luncheon. This special event takes place at The Seville, 700 S. Barrington Rd. Streamwood, IL 60107. Doors open at 11:00 am. Lunch is served at 11:30 am. Jeff Dewbray will be the entertainment for this party.
John Denver Tribute 49573
Enjoy a delicious home-cooked buffet lunch in the historic log cabin inspired White Pines Dinner Theatre, built by the Civilian Conservation Corp. It is located inside the beautiful White Pines State Park. After your meal, sit back and enjoy the show! Ted Vigil is a singer, songwriter and a tribute artist. He has been performing since the age of 10. Last year Ted was awarded the Rising Legend Award and has performed with Steve Wiesberg, John Denver's lead guitar player from the 70's. There is an uncanny physical resemblance and you will be amazed at how similar he sounds like John Denver. Palatine is joining us.
Elvis Through the Years 49574
Enjoy a delicious home-cooked buffet lunch in the historic log cabin inspired White Pines Dinner Theatre, built by the Civilian Conservation Corp. It is located inside the beautiful White Pines State Park. After your meal, sit back and enjoy the show! This theater style show gives you a glimpse of Elvis' life in music. Both John and Jonathan Lyons perform music in their eras, while Peggy provides insights into Elvis' life, complete with duets, and a slide show of Elvis' life. Palatine is joining us.
Denny Diamond 49577
Enjoy a delicious home-cooked buffet lunch in the historic log cabin inspired White Pines Dinner Theatre, built by the Civilian Conservation Corp. It is located inside the beautiful White Pines State Park. After your meal, sit back and enjoy the show! Denny Diamond's show is focused on the remarkable vocals, masterful musicianship and family interaction that has charmed audiences everywhere! Palatine is joining us.
Holiday Tradition SCROOGE The Comedy 49578
Enjoy a delicious home-cooked buffet lunch in the historic log cabin inspired White Pines Dinner Theatre, built by the Civilian Conservation Corp. It is located inside the beautiful White Pines State Park. Do not miss this wacky, zany, audience participation comedy starring the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge & his sidekick Narrator. The other infamous characters of this well-known tale are found in willing audience members. This one of a kind, every single performance is different show, has been performed well over 600 times on the White Pines Stage and was featured in Midwest Living Magazine, which resulted in audiences filled with folks from around the country. Palatine is joining us.
Lake Geneva Cruise and Lunch 49575
A perfect pairing! A boat tour around the lake plus lunch at Lake Geneva's only lakeside restaurant, PIER 290! On our one-hour Geneva Bay Tour, you will see the beautiful estates lining the lakeshore and hear a unique narrated history of the early homeowners. Learn why so many wealthy families moved to Lake Geneva in the 1800's, plus some quirky stories of these multi-million dollar mansions. Afterwards enjoy a plated lunch of your choice: Turkey Melt, Fish Tacos, 290 Steak Burger, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, or Chicken Caesar Salad plus a fresh baked cookie for dessert and included coffee and iced tea. Enjoy some free time downtown if time permits. Palatine is joining us.
Four Winds Casino 49576
Four Winds Casino is home to more than 2,600 slots, whether you like to play penny slots or $100 machines, and home to the Midwest's largest jackpots! Each person will receive $15 instant slot credit and $10 food credit for use at Timbers, Coffee House Grab & Go, and Kankakee Bar and Grill or buffet. NOTE: Photo ID is required at the casino. If you have a W Club casino card, please provide the number upon registration. Palatine is joining us.
Little Shop of Horrors 49579
Join us on Skid Row as meek and mild Seymour Krelborn eeks out a living at the failing Mushnik's Flower Shop. Until one day, he discovers a strange and unusual plant he names Audrey II - one that feeds on human blood. Seymour becomes caught up in a wild scheme of trying to acquire fresh blood for his carnivorous plant - all while attempting to save the love of his life from her evil dentist boyfriend. Little Shop of Horrors is a wild ride filled with some of the catchiest songs including "Suddenly Seymour" and "Suppertime". But remember...DON'T FEED THE PLANTS! We will call you when we receive the tickets. Tickets will be available for pick-up one week prior to the show. Seats are located on the main floor. Show starts 3:00 pm. Lobby doors open 2:00 pm. Theatre doors open 2:30 pm. Running time: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. Transportation is on your own.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 19548
What a great Christmas gift for your family and friends. A ticket to this wonderful show. This fantastical musical follows young Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe as they join four other Golden Ticket winners to tour the magical and mysterious chocolate factory of eccentric "Candy Man" Willy Wonka. When the factory gates are opened, experience the lifechanging journey through a world of "Pure Imagination", revealed with Wonka's army of curious "Oompa-Loompas". Who will win the lifetime supply of chocolate? STEP BEHIND THE GATES AND DISCOVER WHAT AWAITS. We will call you when we receive the tickets. Tickets will be available for pick up one week prior to the show. Seats are located on the main floor. The show starts 3:00 pm. Lobby doors open 2:00 pm. Theatre doors open 2:30 pm. Running time: Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. Transportation is on your own.
Dueling Pianos Luncheon 49580
No need to travel downtown, we are bringing Dueling Pianos to you. Peter Miletic along with Phil Baron will be here dueling and rocking the AAC with their awesome talent. What a fun time this is going to be! You do not want to miss it! Lunch will be a salad, lasagna and garlic bread. Lunch is served at 11:30 am. Entertainment begins at 12:30 pm. Last day to sign up is September 22.
Let's Do a Museum! Holocaust Museum 39559
Our second museum in the series. History is so critical to the future. This museum gives a unique perspective of a horrific time in history. Join us for this impressive journey of so many lives and ramifications of WWII. Time at the museum 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Lunch is on your own at Portillo's after the museum. Cost includes transportation and entrance to the museum. Palatine will be joining us.
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