Wilmette, IL

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Special Events

Community Shred Event
At the Mallinckrodt Community Center
Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to Noon

Clean out your files and dispose of cancelled checks, bank statements and income tax forms in a secure and environmentally friendly way. Shredding takes place in the Mallinckrodt Community Center parking lot, 1041 Ridge Road. Please note: There is a limit of three boxes per person.
Come inside the Center to dispose of expired medications and for flu shots provided by Walgreens/Parkway Drugs. Enjoy free donuts and coffee. Attend a workshop on the Value of Your Treasures from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. We have new appraisers this year. For information please call 847-256-9623.The shredding service is kindly provided by Edens Bank, with inside activities sponsored by Advovcates for Life Care Solutions and Services for Adults Staying in their Homes (SASI).

Free Memory Screening
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-Noon

Provided by Northwestern University's Audiology and Speech, Language, and Learning Clinic. Also, learn tips to improve communication and strengthen your memory. Each screening is confidential and individualized. Reservations are required, the screenings are in 20 minute slots. Please call 847-256-9623 to make your reservation.

Thanksgiving Feast at the Mallinckrodt Center
Thursday, Nov. 27, 1-3 p.m.

This is the 23rd Thanksgiving Day feast, courtesy of a partnership between the Rotary Club of Wilmette and the Wilmette Park District. Singles or couples who would otherwise be spending the holiday alone are welcomed to this family gathering which is thoroughly enjoyed by guests, staff and volunteers. We "break bread" together in this gathering of community family and give thanks for the companionship, good food and entertainment the day provides. Guests are asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food or household supplies to be given to the New Trier Township Food Pantry.  There is no fee, but reservations are required. Please call 847-256-9623 to make your reservation no later than Nov. 15. Kindly co-sponsored by Manor Care of Wilmette.

Holiday Music Program
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2-3 p.m.

The choral group, Women of Note, will once again make our holidays bright by singing their seasonal, multi-cultural offerings.  Their program will warm your heart and keep you in the spirit of the season!  Holiday cookies will be served after the performance.

Holiday Party at the Wilmette Golf Club
Wednesday, Dec. 3, Noon

Kick off the holiday season in style as we gather in the lodge-like setting of the Wilmette Golf Club to enjoy a special luncheon, holiday entertainment and fabulous door prizes. The view of the golf course, warmth of the fire and company of friends makes for a special day. Transportation is on your own, although you may come to the Mallinckrodt Center for carpooling. A multi-course lunch will include a selection of either chicken or salmon. Kindly sponsored by Partners in Senior Care, Presbyterian Homes, Whitehall of Deerfield and Edens Bank. Registration due before Nov. 24. There is a fee of $28  for members and $32 for non-members. Please call 847-256-9623 to make your reservation


Importance of Early Registration

It is important to register early for the trips and programs offered by The Mallinckrodt Community Center because theaters, restaurants and instructors require several weeks notice for confirmation. In order to meet these deadlines, decisions must be made well in advance whether or not to cancel programs. We do not want to disappoint anyone, so please register early.


Registration, Cancellation and Refund Policy

Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis payable at the time of registration. If you must cancel out of a day trip, refunds will be issued only if we are able to fill the opening from a wait list. There is a 10% service charge, or a minimum of $5 on all trip cancellations. A full refund is provided when we cancel a program or activity due to low registration.


Trip Departures

All trips leave from The Mallinckrodt Community Center, 1041A Ridge Road, unless otherwise instructed.

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