Luncheons & Special Events
"Andy Williams: Moon River & Me" with John Boda
F, Nov 8 | 11am | $10M/$15NM
This presentation covers the life and music of Andy Williams. He began his career singing with his brothers but soon emerged as a super star soloist. He also had a lengthy career in television that included hosting the Grammy Awards for 13 years and having his own TV show for nearly a dozen years. The afternoon will include performances of “I Can’t Get Used to Losing You”, “Dear Heart”, Days of Wine and Roses”, “Charade”, Music to Watch Girls By”, “Moon River” and selections from his holiday albums. Lunch includes chicken limonese, roasted vegetables, roll and dessert.
The Sinatra Experience
W, Nov 13 | 12pm | $12M/$17NM
Steve Jacobs (aka Stevie Swing) is one of Chicago's Premier Singers of Rat Pack Swing. Don’t miss Chicago's authentic and exciting Sinatra-Rat Pack Singer and his tribute to 'Ol Blue Eyes. The sultry 'n swingin' sounds of Frank are here, stylized after the legend himself. With Dean Martin faves too! Lunch will include chicken parmesan, salad, roll and dessert.
Billiards & Beer - NSC Rebels
Thu, Nov 14 | 12pm | $7M/$10.50NM
Have some fun with friends while eating, having a beer and playing pool. Lunch will include beer, corned beef sandwich, potato chips, beans and dessert.
Men's Club Annual Holiday Luncheon
Tu, Dec 3 | 12pm | $25M/$30NM
The Men’s Club is pleased to host their annual holiday luncheon starring Diva Montel and George Holmes. After a lunch from the esteemed Michael’s Catering in Morton Grove with their special “by the fire” holiday menu of holiday Caesar salad, turkey roulades, honey glazed baked ham, stuffed shells, redskin roasted garlic mashed potatoes, fresh baked bread, along with dessert, the legendary Diva and George will dazzle the audience with a medley of seasonal and popular music.
M, Dec 9 | 12pm | $16M/$21NM
Enjoy some great music, great food and a wonderful time at this year's Hanukkah party! Lunch will include matzah ball soup, beef brisket, and two potato pancakes from the Red Apple and dessert. You will be entertained with the world-famous Maxwell St. Klezmer Band quartet. After the performance stay for the dreidel tournament to keep the fun going!
Chicago’s Most Wanted
W, Jan 15 | 12pm | $10M/$15NM
“Chicago, when told it couldn’t do something, went ahead and did it anyway.” Far from a toddling town, it was, and is a changing town, meeting challenges head on, losing big and winning bigger. From sports, to politics, to gangsters, to ghosts. Author, Laura Enright will be here to present amazing facts from her book Chicago’s Most Wanted: The Top Ten Book of Murderous Mobsters, Midway Monsters and Windy City Oddities. Lunch will include tomato soup, a turkey sandwich and dessert.
Amelia Earhart with Leslie Goddard
F, Feb 7 | 12pm | $12M/$17NM
Leslie Goddard will be back at the NSC to present her program on Amelia Earhart. The courageous exploits and charismatic personality of aviator Amelia Earhart made her an international celebrity. Her dazzling achievements include being the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane (1928), the first woman to pilot herself across the Atlantic by plane (1932). She set numerous speed and altitude records before disappearing mysteriously in 1937 during an attempted around-the-world flight. Lunch will include: Grazianos chopped chicken salad, roll and dessert.
Mardi Gras Bash with Zydeco Voodoo Band
F, Feb 21 | 12pm | $16M/$21NM
Zydeco Voodoo plays a mix of traditional New Orleans music, and popular rock and blues songs adapted to the Zydeco style. Their music will have the audience dancing, singing along, and having a good time. Zydeco Voodoo is an upbeat band that interacts with the audience by throwing beads and having the audience come up on stage to participate by dancing or playing percussion instruments. Lunch will include two pieces of fried chicken, Cajun rice, green beans, buttermilk biscuit and dessert.
W, Nov 20 | 12:30pm| $3M/$4.50NM This performance is brought to you courtesy of the National Council on Aging and the Chicago Music Federation. Keith Baumann is a highly-regarded multi-instrumentalist specializing in American musical styles who will close us out of 2019 with a sing-a-long! Before the performance, warm up your vocal cords with a hot chocolate and hot cider bar with all of your favorite toppings and homemade popcorn.
T, Dec 10 | 3pm| $3M/$4.50NM
Willie Buries will be back to tickle the ivories in this sing-a-long show to warm your ears. Hot chocolate and popcorn will be served to warm your belly.
**If you require special accommodations for meal selections or seating for any of our in-house programs or off-site trips, please inform staff at the time of registration. We will do our best to accommodate your needs, but we must have advance notice. Thank you for your cooperation.