Informational Forum

SCRAM - Senior Crime Reduction Awareness Measures

11am | FREE
SCRAM’s goal is to raise awareness, educate and prevent older adults from becoming victims of crimes. SCRAM is an eight-month program providing specific seminars on important topics in short, concise and interactive formats.
W, Apr 22  Ruse Entry Burglary

AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

Th-F, Mar 26-27 | 9am-1pm | FREE
All participants must pre-register.  This is a two-day course; participants must attend both classes.  There is no final test to pass. Upon completion of the course, each attendee is awarded a certificate.  Under Illinois law, those above 55 - whether AARP members or not - qualify for a worthwhile multi-year auto insurance discount by completing this course. Please check with your insurance company for the exact discount and the correct procedure to obtain it. Studies have shown that fewer fatal and injury-causing crashes and fewer violations occur among drivers who have taken this nationally-recognized course.  Cost of the course is $15 (AARP members) paid by check on the first day of class. To register or for more information, please contact the Senior Center at 847-588-8420. 


Rules of the Road

M, May 4 | 1pm| FREE
Instructor: Secretary of State Ofc
Take a refresher course, before you take your test.


TED Talks - April

Hooked by an Octopus
F, Apr 17 | 10am | Free
Underwater filmmaker Mike deGruy has spent decades looking intimately at the ocean.  A  consummate storyteller, he takes the stage at Mission Blue to share his awe and excitement—and his fears—about the blue heart of our planet.