Program Season Begins October 4!

Our Program Committee has worked hard to plan 29 weeks of programs in our five categories: Art, Literature, Music, Science and Social Science. See descriptions of the first four programs below. All programs will take place in our beautiful ballroom (masks will be required to attend). Select programs will be available to be viewed at home live via Zoom Webinar. Links will be provided if program is being livestreamed. Your donation will help ensure the season is AmazingMissed a Program from the 20-21 Season? Many great programs from the season are available here

  

Lullaby of Broadway
Monday, October 4 at 1:15pm
Lullaby of Broadway satisfies with a sultry selection of musical favorites spanning from Rodgers and Hammerstein to Bernstein, Sondheim and beyond. Chicago-based Baritones Evan Bravos and Bill McMurray return to the Nineteenth for what promises to be an exceptional afternoon of song that you won’t want to miss. To register for Monday Lunch on October 4, which is held at 12pm and precedes this program, please click here. To view this program via Zoom Webinar, please register here.

Women and the Great Chicago Fire
Monday, October 11 at 1:15pm
Author Carl Smith will provide an overview of the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871 and the city’s recovery from the fire, based on his book, Chicago’s Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City. The author will discuss the multiple ways women, including through charitable associations, played a major role in the fire and the recovery. To register for Monday Lunch on October 11, which is held at 12pm and precedes this program, please click here.

 

 

Queen Elizabeth II
Monday, October 18 at 1:15pm
In this new historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., explores the life of Britain’s famous monarch, from her childhood, the abdication of her uncle, her marriage to a navy officer named Philip, her World War II service, and her struggle to balance her roles as queen and mother. Get to know the woman behind the images, her sense of humor and savvy intelligence with which she meets her demanding obligations. To register for Monday Lunch on October 18, which is held at 12pm and precedes this program, please click here. To view this program via Zoom Webinar, please register here.

 

 

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