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EVT0015 EVT15 Events
  • Rich Pokorny
  • Joan Suchomel
Superbowl #54 - 2019 Party - Feb 2, 2019
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Join me for Superbowl #54 on Feb 2, 2020, yes, a year from now. We will eat, drink and cheer at 1019 South Blvd. I will supply the pizza for all - veggie, meat, cheese. You bring your other snacks to share, and drinks, alcoholic or soft. Time has not yet been set for the game, but we will open the doors an hour before game time. Kids are welcome, with an adult present. No charge for kids under 15. Go Chicago Bears!

30 30 .0001E7 10 2/2/20 3:00 PM Y Y
EVT0014 EVT14 Events
  • Rich Pokorny
  • Joan Suchomel
Ice Cream Social - Children's Price
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Design your own sundae, create a banana split, indulge in a Root Beer float, or simply choose scoops from a plethora of ice cream and toppings, but come and enjoy the Annual Ice Cream Social in Rich's shaded backyard, with Joan as co-host. We'll move indoors if the weather does not cooperate. If you need non-dairy ice cream, let us know, and we will provide that. 1102-B South Maple, Oak Park. Come any time between Noon and 4 PM, or stay the whole time.

12 12 .00004E7 4 6/9/19 12:00 PM Y Y
EVT0013 EVT13 Events
  • Rich Pokorny
  • Joan Suchomel
Ice Cream Social - Adult Price
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Design your own sundae, create a banana split, indulge in a Root Beer float, or simply choose scoops from a plethora of ice cream and toppings, but come and enjoy the Annual Ice Cream Social in Rich's shaded backyard, with Joan as co-host. We'll move indoors if the weather does not cooperate. Let us know if you need non-dairy ice cream, and we will include that. 1102-B South Maple, Oak Park. Come any time between Noon and 4 PM, or stay the whole time.

38 38 .00007E7 7 6/9/19 12:00 PM Y Y
SVUU0005 SVUU5 Services by UU's
  • Robert & Judith Compton
Cat Sitting for a Three Day Weekend
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Judy, a fabulous cat person, will visit your home twice a day to talk, sing, play, feed and take care of your feline or felines for a three day period. Oak Park vicinity. Dates by arrangement.
Note: Kindly arrange for your service by December, 2019.

1 1 .00035E7 35 N N
GC0018 GC18 Gift certificates
  • Costco
$25 Costco Wholesale
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$25 gift certificates for shopping at Costco Wholesale. Must be a member of Costco to qualify.

2 2 .0002E7 20 N N
FDUU0011 FDUU11 Food made by UU's
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
Pizza Dinner for Four
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One home made Sicilian thick crust pizza in a 13x18 pan with your choice of toppings. An italian salad with olives, cheeses, capicola,tomatoes and home made oregano dressing. Iced tea and a bottle of nice red wine. Give two weeks notice if you can. Will Deliver in and around Oak Park.

1 1 .0006E7 60 N N
TBL0003 TBL3 Tea/Brunch/Lunch
  • Angelica Taylor-Cortes & Rev. Alan Taylor
Lunch With the Minister
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Join our very own Rev. Alan Taylor for conversation and lunch at a restaurant in the Oak Park Avenue or Lake Street downtown corridor. Date to be arranged.

2 2 .0003E7 30 N N
FDUU0010 FDUU10 Food made by UU's
  • Angelica Taylor-Cortes & Rev. Alan Taylor
Authentic, Delicious Flan
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Enjoy a spectacular Flan dessert made by our very own Angie Taylor-Cortes. Advance notice needed for preparation. Serves up to 12 - this flan is outstanding and not to be missed!!!

3 3 .00025E7 25 N N
GCD0030 GCD30 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Mancini's Italian Bistro
Mancini's Italian Bistro Offer Mancini's is offering $100 toward a $300 event that you would plan to have at the restaurant.

1 1 .0005E7 50 N N
EVT0012 EVT12 Events
  • Stephanie Kiesling & David Layden
Euchre Night
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Enjoy a fun evening of trick-taking at Stephanie & David's house! Don't know how to play? No worries. We'll teach you. You'll be calling trump, table talking, and going alone in no time! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

12 12 .0002E7 20 6/22/19 7:30 PM N N
GCD0029 GCD29 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Al's Grill
$25 - Al's Grill
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Al's Grill - Where Food and Friends Become Family. Serving Breakfast and Lunch for over 40 years! Check them out on the northwest corner of Madison Street & Wisconsin Avenue in Oak Park, just north of Rush Hospital - Oak Park.

1 1 .0002E7 20 N N
GCD0028 GCD28 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Hemingway's Bistro
$50 Gift Certificate to Hemingway's Bistro
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An opportunity to check out one of the best places to dine in Oak Park!

1 1 .00035E7 35 N N
GCD0026 GCD26 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Happy Apple Pie Shop
$25 gift Certificates for The Happy Apple Pie Shop
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What! You lost your mittens, you naughty kittens! And then you shall have all the pie you want!

Successful bidder gets $25 certificates to be used at The Happy Apple Pie Shop on Harrison Street in Oak Park.

4 4 .0004E7 40 N N
GC0017 GC17 Gift certificates
  • Lake Theater
4 Classic Cinema movie passes to the Lake Street Theater
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Do you want a cheap date night or two? These passes are valued at $36 and are valid until August 19, 2019. Provided by the managers of the Lake Street Theater.

1 1 .0003E7 30 N N
ADV0006 ADV6 Adventure
  • Bill Crozier
Tour Illinois Beach State Park A back country tour of Illinois Beach State Park covering several ecological and geologic zones from the limestone cliffs along the west park boundary to Lake Michigan on the East; including the dead river and the South Section swales. Wear good walking shoes. Includes a picnic lunch and drinks.

6 6 .00025E7 25 9/7/19 9:00 PM N Y
EVT0011 EVT11 Events
  • Bill Crozier
A Conversation About Frank Lloyd Wright and Unity Temple
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An indepth talk about Unity Temple drawing on 35 plus years of association with the building. I will cover Frank Lloyd Wright's background, his apprenticeship, and the evolving design and construction process. Questions are encouraged!

20 20 .0002E7 20 4/20/19 6:00 PM N N
EVT0010 EVT10 Events
  • Diana Coates
  • Paul & Leah Beckwith
  • Kathryn Dickens
Drumming - KIDS TICKET Fun time for all! Drumming, pizza, juice and wine!!

Diana Coates and Kathy Dickens invite you to let your spirit soar!! Drumming creates community, with calming and energizing effects.
Pizza from DK-T with cauliflower or wheat crust, wine & juice too. See other listing for adults. Instruments will be
provided or bring your own. Event ends at 3:00p.m. See EVT8 for Adult ticket.

10 10 .0001E7 10 4/28/19 1:00 PM N Y
EVT0009 EVT9 Events
  • Steven & Carrie Bankes
King Kong Outdoor Movie Night
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Join scientists, soldiers and adventurers to explore Skull Island, a mythical, uncharted destination. Cut off from everything you know, venture into the domain of the mighty Kong (our backyard), igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. We will be screening the 2017 PG-13 movie. You bring a chair or blanket and we'll provide pith helmets and lots of snacks! Banana daiquiris and "bug juice" will be served. Party starts at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm. Rain date Oct. 13.

50 50 .0002E7 20 10/5/19 6:30 PM N N
EVT0008 EVT8 Events
  • Diana Coates
  • Kathryn Dickens
  • Paul & Leah Beckwith
Drumming - ADULT TICKET Fun time for all! Drumming, pizza and wine!!

Diana Coates and Kathy Dickens invite you to let your spirit soar!! Drumming creates community, with calming and energizing effects.
Pizza from DK-T with cauliflower or wheat crust, wine & juice too. Kids welcome (half-price) Instruments will be
provided or bring your own. Event ends at 3:00p.m.

See EVT10 for Kids Ticket

15 15 .00015E7 15 4/28/19 1:00 PM N Y
GTS0006 GTS6 Getaways & Timeshares
  • Darby & Jaeson Rosenfeld
August 16-19 Weekend Four-night Stay in Shelby, Michigan 50 Acre Getaway
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Enjoy an August Weekend (4 nights) of peace and tranquility on 50-acres of woods and Dunes in Michigan, just 3.5 hours from Chicago. Bring your kids, your dogs or just come by yourself!

The house is split into two apartments each with its own entry, deck, kitchen, full bathrooms and bedrooms. The first floor apartment sleeps up to four with a bedroom, a full bathroom, a kitchen, a living room and a sleeper sofa. The second floor apartment has two large bedrooms (one master bedroom sleeping 2 and one "bunkroom" sleeping 5), a kitchen, a dining area/living room and a full bathroom.

This property is on 50-acres of woods on the dunes overlooking a beautiful valley, with Lake Michigan only 3/4 mile away with a beautiful public beach in a 5-minute drive. Bring your dogs, because there is a 3-acre fenced pen for them to run around in. You will also be close to tons of summer time activities within 30 minutes drive: golf, hiking, horseback riding, mini-golf, go-karting, dune rides/dune buggies, tubing, fishing, fruit-picking, amusement/waterparks (Michigan's adventure), summer festivals, and petting zoos.

Amenities include: 2 full kitchens (dishes, pots, pans, utensils, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender); linens (towels, blankets and sheets), washer and dryer, 2 televisions (over-the-air television), stereo, DVD player, printer/fax, beach gear (toys and chairs), kids toys (ages 2-10), yard games (e.g. croquet), and lots of board games. The internet is 3g service.
For more information visit:
http://www.vrbo.com/352179
Dates offered are May 25-May 29, 2018. Value $1000.

1 1 .005E7 500 8/16/19 12:00 PM N N
GTS0005 GTS5 Getaways & Timeshares
  • Jordan Rifis
4 days & 3 nights on Boga Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg, FL 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, fully furnished in a condo community on the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Petersburg, Florida. 2 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, & shuffleboard. Walk to dozens of restaurants; the Gulf of Mexico beach is one mile away.

Unit is available between May 1, 2019 and November 15, 2019. Kids are welcome but pets are not allowed.

Winning bidder must pay a $150 cleaning charge to the owner. Successful bidder will receive owner's contact information to secure specific dates.

1 1 .0035E7 350 N N
DIN0013 DIN13 Dinners
  • Charles Mann
Brats & Brews & Bears
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Sunday afternoon cookout on my deck with brats & brews followed by watching the Chicago Bears in my basement "Man Cave" den. Pool table, video games & loads of fun!

Date determined after the NFL 2019 schedule is published.

Kids welcome!

8 8 .0002E7 20 N Y
GTS0004 GTS4 Getaways & Timeshares
  • Meg and Gil Herman
Your Last Resort
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Vacation at a resort of your choice. Do you want to go somewhere warm in the winter? Or go skiing in the mountains? Or perhaps visit a place with entertainment, shopping, and sightseeing galore? This could be a romantic getaway or an adventurous outing with the entire family. You will have a gift certificate for a resort at a place and time of your choosing from the numerous options in the Travel Advantage Network. This will be a 1 BR unit during non-prime time, but you can upgrade if desired. This no-expiration certificate will cover all your lodging. You can get a sense of what's available at www.planwithtan/com.

2 2 .004E7 400 N N
MT0007 MT7 Music/Theatre
  • Terry Grace & Judy Gaietto-Grace
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
  • Joan Greene
  • Carolyn Skipper
  • Ann Cooke
  • John Tandarich
An afternoon with Rogers & Hammerstein The Salon tradition continues. Join us for a music filled, Rogers and Hammerstein afternoon. Be entertained by our very own tenor, Aaron Grace, and others. And who knows? There might even be an opportunity for you to sing along or win a prize for answering a trivia question. Enjoy a gourmet buffet of Hors d'oeuvres, home-baked desserts, and an assortment of wines, drinks(alcoholic and non) in the welcoming home of Judy and Terry Grace. Great music, food, drink and company-what better way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Our UTUUC Chalice Dinner Group hope you join us.
Donors: Judy and Terry Grace, Mila Tellez and Nile Wendorf, Joan Green, Carolyn Skipper, Ann Cooke and John Tandarich

25 25 .00035E7 35 4/28/19 4:00 PM N N
EVT0007 EVT7 Events
  • Carolyn McCormick
Two VIP passes to the One Earth Film Festival
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The One Earth Film Festival runs from March 1-10, 2019 and is kindly donating to our auction;
1. Two passes to the Opening night launch party, Friday March 1st,along with the VIP after party with film producers, at Dirtt, 325 N. Wells St., Chicago. Value $180
2. 2 VIP Festival passes to all the films and receptions. There are over 70 films showing throughout Chicagoland. Check it out! https://www.oneearthfilmfest.org/ Value: $350
3. Two T-shirts to Film Festival
4. Two window clings and buttons to the Film Festival
5. The film Festival runs from March 1-10

2 2 .00229E7 229 3/1/19 12:00 PM N N
GTS0003 GTS3 Getaways & Timeshares
  • Terry Grace & Judy Gaietto-Grace
Vacation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
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Judy and Terry invite you to spend a week in their cabin in the beautiful UP!!The cabin is on a small lake and sleeps 5 comfortably, but can accommodate more. There are 1.5 baths, a microwave, stereo, a deck and a dock. A canoe is available for your use. Wonderful nature sights abound, yet the cabin is easily accessible and has lots of shopping in the nearby towns of Eagle River, Minocqua and Boulder Junction. Week by arrangement.

1 1 .006E7 600 N N
GTS0002 GTS2 Getaways & Timeshares
  • Terry Grace & Judy Gaietto-Grace
Loop High Rise Weekend Getaway
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The views of Chicago are stunning!! Terry and Judy Grace are offering their downtown condominium to you for a weekend (2 nights). This lovely 1 bedroom condominium is located a block south of Willis Tower, on the 36th floor. Floor to ceiling windows allow for unobstructed views of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. The building is easily accessible by public transportation and a parking space is available if you prefer to drive. The condo is located at the southeast corner of Franklin and Van Buren. Not available Labor Day weekend.

1 1 .003E7 300 N N
FDUU0009 FDUU9 Food made by UU's
  • Terry Grace & Judy Gaietto-Grace
Fair Trade Fudge - Full Pan
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Savor the taste of fudge made with high quality chocolate while providing the people who grow it with a living wage (this is fair-trade chocolate). Choose from a variety of flavors. This is a full 8x8 inch pan of fudge. I'll deliver it in one piece or cut it into bite-sized pieces if that's your preference. One week's notice, please.

3 3 .00025E7 25 N N
DIN0012 DIN12 Dinners
  • Terry Grace & Judy Gaietto-Grace
Rib and Chicken Dinner
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Come hungry and eat your fill of BBQ ribs and chicken, baked beans, German Potato salad, dessert and more. We don't like to brag, but Judy's BBQ sauce is legendary!

8 8 .00045E7 45 1/25/20 6:30 PM N N
HW0007 HW7 Health & Wellness
  • West Cook Ymca
Health & Wellness Package $200 that can be for membership or programs
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Build something good today The Y is for youth development, for healthy living, and for social responsibility. Our commitment is to provide you with a positive experience in service and programs. This gift card is designed to help you jumpstart your health and well-being journey. You will also have access to thousands of Ys across the nation through Nationwide Membership. A worthwhile journey!

1 1 .00175E7 175 N N
GC0016 GC16 Gift certificates
  • Target
$25 at Target
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Come and do your end of the winter shopping at Target. We have a wide variety of notions and clothing. We also have an in store pharmacy.

1 1 .0002E7 20 N N
MT0006 MT6 Music/Theatre
  • Bradley Schuller
Four Tickets to the Church of Beethoven, Oak Park
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A donation of 4 tickets for any show in Church of Beethoven's 2019 season. https://www.churchofbeethoven-oakpark.com/
There are eleven shows this season.

4 4 .00035E7 35 N N
DIN0011 DIN11 Dinners
  • Paul & Leah Beckwith
Authentic Kentucky Fried Chicken Leah Beckwith hales from our wonderful Southern state of Kentucky, and she wants to prepare her signature dish of Kentucky fried chicken with all the fixins'. Paul joins Leah with an interesting array of Kentucky bourbons to be tasted and compared for deep south flavor, along with four craft beers to be enjoyed from the vantage apartment terrace and balcony on the 21st floor.
Afterward, a special old world surprise Kentucky dessert will be served, as you enjoy the summer solstice.

6 6 .0004E7 40 6/21/19 12:07 PM N N
GC0015 GC15 Gift certificates
  • Good Earth Greenhouse
$35 - Good Earth Greenhouse
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Located in River Forest, our garden center--with cafe and Greenery, garden supplies, and exotic plants is easy to get to on Madison St. You'll love our carefully chosen selection of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, tropicals, and houseplants, the best available in the Chicago area. Not redeemable for cash. wwwgoodearthgreenhouse.com

1 1 .00029E7 29 N N
SVUU0004 SVUU4 Services by UU's
  • Janis Johnston
Advice and Planning from a Master Gardener
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Jan is a Master Gardener - she will spend 2 hours with you, answer questions about your garden and give you several plants from her garden. If you enjoy the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park, Jan will teach you how to plant in Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf's New Wave Perennial style which reflects an idealized version of nature that supports biodiversity. Date to be arranged.

2 2 .001E7 100 N N
ARTUU0009 ARTUU9 Art by UU's
  • Janis Johnston
Midlife Maze: A Map to Recovery and Rediscovery after Loss
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Psychologist Jan Johnston's second book was initially released in 2017 with the paperback coming in 2019. While no one wants to experience loss, there is tremendous learning in one's grieving process--whether from the loss of a job, physical or mental health, loved one, a home, or one's own dreams. Johnston views loss and change during midlife as "fertilizer" for new dreams.

2 2 .0003E7 30 N N
ARTUU0008 ARTUU8 Art by UU's
  • Janis Johnston
It Takes a Child to Raise a Parent
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Psychologist Jan Johnston's parent development book is in hardcover (2013) and paperback (2019). Are you a parent or grandparent trying to understand your role with a particular child? Most of us have considerable growing up ahead of us AFTER we become adults.

2 2 .00035E7 35 N N
EVT0006 EVT6 Events
  • Paul & Leah Beckwith
Audiophile's Experiences within Talaske Listening Room Rick Talaske, sound designer of Millennium Park, Shakespeare Theater, and over 50 other significant buildings has created an almost perfect listening room at 1033 South Boulevard (3 doors west of our own Community Center at 1019 South Blvd). The sound equipment in this room includes 2 Bowers & Wilkins 804 Diamond Series Speakers, a REL G2 sub, Ayre Evolution V-5 power amplifier, connected thru a Benchmark Dac system. Music has been remastered using FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) recordings whereby between 48,000 to 192,00 samples per second can be heard vs CD’s that provide a maximum of 44,000 and MP3’s approximately project 18,000 samples per second. This allows for greater fidelity. Prior to the event, we will ask you to submit your favorite music (paul@sachemco.com) and we will provide it via FLAC, if available. Individual albums available now include over 95 various artists including Elton John, Johnny Cash, Cat Stevens, Eagles, James Taylor, Nora Jones, Queen, Eric, John Adams, Michael Jackson, Steely Dan, Eva Cassidy (Paul’s favorite) and many many others, including Classical arrangements.

Appetizers and snacks will be served, please bring your own favorite liquid. A discussion and get to know each other starts at 6:30 pm, and hopefully much enjoyment of music will follow.

20 20 .00015E7 15 3/23/19 6:30 PM N N
HW0006 HW6 Health & Wellness
  • CORE Power Yoga
One FREE month of Yoga
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One free month of Yoga is offered by Corepower Yoga located at 855 Madison St. Oak Park 60302. 708-488-1071. Invaluable

1 1 .00045E7 45 N N
GC0014 GC14 Gift certificates
  • The Book Table
$20 - The Book Table
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The Book Table is a 'fiercely independent' discount new and used bookstore in the heart of downtown Oak Park, across from the Lake Movie Theatre.

1 1 .00018E7 18 N N
GCD0025 GCD25 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Cozy Corner
Great for Breakfast, lunch or dinner!! $25 gift certificate
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Cozy Corner located at 138 N. Marion St. in Oak Park is a great place to meet friends and enjoy some wonderful down home food with a very eclectic menu. Grubhub available too. $25 gift certificate# 087039 good until 12/31/19. 708-383-1750

1 1 .0002E7 20 N N
GC0013 GC13 Gift certificates
  • Shirtworks
Great Shirts!!
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$20 gift certificate donated by Shirtworks. They do screen printing, digital printing, embroidery, and custom design. 127 N. Marion St. Oak Park, IL. 708-383-4100. Certificate good through 12/31/2019 #190115

1 1 .00015E7 15 N N
DIN0010 DIN10 Dinners
  • Joshua & Jane Ditelberg
Cards vs. Bards
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Join us for a simple supper followed by a choice between the bawdy Cards Against Humanity or its slightly more high-brow cousin, Bards Dispense Profanity (where all the answers come from Shakespeare). Guaranteed laughs, plus an intermission for dessert, A great way to get to know your fellow UUs. No prior experience or knowledge of Shakespeare required, just your sense of humor.

10 10 .0003E7 30 3/16/19 6:00 PM Y N
FDUU0008 FDUU8 Food made by UU's
  • Eric & Laura Reeb
Vegan Chocolate Cake
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Looks like bread - tastes like cake. Safe for many diets. Yum! No dairy products included.

2 2 .00015E7 15 N N
FDUU0007 FDUU7 Food made by UU's
  • Eric & Laura Reeb
Batch of Buckeyes
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Bid on a batch of homemade, decadent peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate. You, your friends and family will be glad you did. Each batch is approximately 60 buckeyes which freeze well. Need one week's notice for preparation.

5 5 .0003E7 30 N N
MT0002 MT2 Music/Theatre
  • U of Chgo Music Dept.
Four Tickets to Gilbert & Sullivan Opera
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Spurring over five hundred amateur productions during Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation year (1953), Sir Edward German’s Merrie England was the first new project launched at the Savoy Theatre after the death of Arthur Sullivan. Featuring masterful wordplay and a lively score in the style made famous by its predecessors, German’s patriotic operetta is a raucously fun tribute to the pioneers of English comic opera.
Presented by the Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company and the University of Chicago Department of Music. Value $100. Tickets must be redeemed no later than 12 pm on 3-14-19 information to follow for winner.

4 4 .0009E7 90 N N
EVT0005 EVT5 Events
  • Jennifer Packheiser
A Taste of Wisconsin
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Come join us for a night of Wisconsin! Cheese, beer, relish trays, did we say cheese? New Glarus, Capital Brewery, Hamms, goat cheese and cheddar. Inspired by the relish trays and pickled anything found at WI supper clubs.

12 12 .0003E7 30 4/27/19 7:00 PM N N
GCD0024 GCD24 Gift certificates - Dining
  • The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor
One hour catered sundae bar for up to 30 people at Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor
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This gift certificate is good for a one hour catered sundae bar for up to 15 guests. VALUE $120.

The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor, located at 7347 W. Madison Street, Forest Park,IL. 708-366-7970. It is an old fashioned soda fountain where we serve delectable treats with old fashioned charm. The parlor serves amazing homemade root beer, fresh baked pies & cakes, locally roasted gourmet coffee drinks and ice cream cakes and pies.

1 1 .0011E7 110 N N
DIN0009 DIN9 Dinners
  • Paula Cox
Oceans 232 Dinner
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Five Star resort-like dining experience. Treat yourself royally to: appetizers, organic salad, Paula's signature Salmon-In-A-Puff-Pastry entree, fine wines, fruit, homemade dessert, and gourmet decaf coffee or tea. This heralded dinner is always a crowd-pleaser. Awesome, intimate conversation always abounds.

6 6 .00045E7 45 4/26/19 6:00 PM N N
GC0012 GC12 Gift certificates
  • Volo Auto Museum
$30 - Volo Auto Museum
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Two complimentary tickets (value $30) to the Volo Auto Museum. You can see a real variety of things at this unique museum: antique autos, horse-drawn carriages, bicycles, music machines, and much more!

The Volo Auto Museum is located at 27582 Volo Village Road in Volo, Illinois, phone 815-385-3644.

1 1 .0002E7 20 N N
GC0011 GC11 Gift certificates
  • Erin Minckley/Relativity Textiles
Arabian Nights - hand screened Marrakesh Wallpaper
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Hand screened printed wallpaper inspired by the history of global textiles. One roll (10 yards) and FREE installation consult included. More of the same wallpaper is available. We want to make a lasting impact by giving back to organizations with a meaningful social reach. Value up to $400. 3323 W. Diversey Avenue, Chicago.(312) 350-5406

1 1 .001E7 100 N N
GCD0023 GCD23 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Starship
$50 - Starship
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Do you want to cater your own event? This certificate is good for $50 off of your catering menu order. Starship Restaurant is located at 7618 W. Madison in Forest Park, phone 708-771-3016. This certificate is good through 12/31/19.

1 1 .00035E7 35 N N
GCD0021 GCD21 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Hecho en Oak Park
Hecho en Oak Park Gift Certificate $25
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Mexican food with a local flair. $25 gift certificate #217

1 1 .0002E7 20 N N
MT0005 MT5 Music/Theatre
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
two tickets to Hamlet
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Two tickets to any performance of Hamlet. April 17, 2019 - May 30, 2019. Valued at $156.00. Tickets are subject to availability and must be reserved in advance. Located at 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago. Call the box office at 312-595-5600. This complimentary ticket letter must be redeemed by 5/30/2019. All performances will take place at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

2 2 .00115E7 115 4/17/19 12:00 PM N N
GCD0020 GCD20 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Fatduck - Duckfat Restaurant
$20 - Fatduck Tavern and Grill
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This gift certificate is good for $20 at the Fatduck Tavern and Grill, 7218 W. Madison in Forest Park, phone 708-488-1493. Plenty of craft beers and burgers.

2 2 .00015E7 15 N N
GCD0019 GCD19 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Petra Falafel
Fantastic Middle Eastern Dinner
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Certificate for one free dinner from Petra Falafel, 7314 W Madison St, Forest Park (up to $12 value).

1 1 .00008E7 8 N N
MT0004 MT4 Music/Theatre
  • Oak Park Festival Theater
Four Tickets to Oak Park Festival Theater
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This certificate is good for 4 tickets ($120 value) to either Elizabeth Rex by Timothy Findley, or Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. These plays will run at the outdoor Austin Gardens Oak Park Festival Theater, 167 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, phone 708-445-4440.

Elizabeth Rex runs June 15-July 21, 2019. Much Ado About Nothing runs July 27-August 31, 2019. Bring the family or your friends, as well as a picnic dinner.

4 4 .00085E7 85 N N
GCD0018 GCD18 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Barclay's American Grille
Barclay's American Grille Gift Certificate $50
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The restaurant serves classic American cuisine “with a twist”. Signature burgers, BBQ ribs, fresh seafood and an array of steaks and chops are grilled to perfection and served with our amazing homemade sauces and creative toppings. Located in the Carleton Hotel.

$50 Gift Certificate

1 1 .0004E7 40 N N
GCD0017 GCD17 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Munch Restaurant
$25 - Munch Restaurant
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HOMEMADE VEGETARIAN CUISINE
Our menu is based on comfort food where the taste and quality stands for what we believe in. When you enter the door at Munch Restaurant, we want you to feel at home and to enjoy our homemade food. We also have vegan and gluten-free options and use local, cruelty-free products. 104 North Marion Street, Oak Park

1 1 .0002E7 20 N N
GC0008 GC8 Gift certificates
  • The Carleton of Oak Park
One night stay in a deluxe room at the Carleton of Oak Park
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One night stay at the Carleton Hotel in a deluxe plaza room. Choose from one king or two double beds. Great location for access to events in Oak Park! Value $200.

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GCD0016 GCD16 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home
Poor Phil's oysters & beers
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We are proud to offer a two $50 gift certificates to Poor Phil's an Oak Park Landmark. 139 South Marion Street, Oak Park. Certificate 1544

Compliments of Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Homes.

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GC0007 GC7 Gift certificates
  • Wednesday Journal
What's News?
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Gift certificate good for 2 year subscription to Wednesday Journal ($60 value).

Offer expires 12/20/2019

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MT0003 MT3 Music/Theatre
  • Goodman Theater
Lottery Day at the Goodman Theater
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This certificate entitles you to two tickets to Lottery Day by Ike Holter, playing at the Goodman Theater, 170 N. Dearborn in Chicago, phone 312-443-3811. This is good for any performance between March 29 and April 28, 2019. The expiration date is April 28, 2019.Value $80

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  • AA Rental Center
Space Walk Bounce House
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Wanna play and jump around? Certificate provides rental of one 15 X 15 Space Walk Bounce House. Value $180

Expires 12/31/2019

Rental location 30 N 9th Ave, Melrose Park

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GCD0015 GCD15 Gift certificates - Dining
  • George's Restaurant
George's Restaurant - Gift Certificate $25
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Have eggs made your way at George's Restaurant - just a couple blocks from Unity Temple.

Gift certificate - $25

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GC0003 GC3 Gift certificates
  • L'Institut francais d'Oak Park
$90 - L'Institut Francais d'Oak Park
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Learn French and explore the world! This certificate, valued at $90, entitles you to 50% off tuition for one class at l'Institut Francais d'Oak Park during the Spring 2019 session (April 1 - June 6). The total tuition costof tuition is $180. The institute is located at 11 Harrison Street in Oak Park, phone 217-840-6359.

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  • Lake Street Kitchen & Bar
$50 - Lake Street Kitchen & Bar
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Ask for Johnny, executive manager. Located on the corner of Marion and Lake Street. A perfect meeting place prior to the Lake Theatre, a summer FestivalTheatre outing, or just a rest from your shopping. An eclectic space for enjoying a full bar, wines from around the globe, artisan cocktails and huge menu of craft and local brews. If you love flatbread menu items, your love the wood oven stove, where this& other treats are being prepared right in front of you using arugula, garlic, chicken, and pesto along with favorable sausage and peppers. Don’t forget the “just right sights,” during summer nights in the middle of many many happenings in Oak Park. This $50 gift certificate is a genuine winner!!! 1101 Lake Street, Oak Park

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  • Hecho en Oak Park
Hecho en Oak Park $25 Gift Certificate
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Delicious Mexican cuisine with local flair.

Gift Certificate # 216 - $25

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GCD0010 GCD10 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Amerikas
$50 - Amerikas
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A $50 gift certificate to Amerikas, a Latin American restaurant located at 734 Lake Street in Oak Park. The menu is varied: vegetarian (stuffed pepper, mini-pumpkin); fish (sea bass, scallops); meat (steaks, chicken). Saturday and Sunday brunch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A good place for dinner for two, or bring your whole family.

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  • La Bella Restaurant
$50 - La Bella Restaurant Gift Card
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La Bella is a local neighborhood tradition that has served the Oak Park community since 1990. Located in an intimate 1891 storefront in the historic Pleasant District of Oak Park, La Bella offers traditional southern Italian comfort food, fresh fish, veggie specialties, steaks, chops and veal, a wonderful selection of wines and beers, homemade desserts, and handmade old fashioned cocktails, "muddled where possible." Our warm, experienced staff and the inviting atmosphere of the space will assure you the relaxing break that you are seeking from the busy lives that we all lead. You are most welcome to join us!

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GCD0008 GCD8 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Poke Burrito
$25 - Poke Burrito
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Sushi in a bowl and sushi burrito. Fresh, Healthy, Quality
Choose your own ingredient, design your healthy diet, treat your life better.
1025 Lake Street, Oak Park

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  • Delia's Kitchen
Delia's Kitchen $40 Gift Certificate
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Your place to be for your breakfast and lunch. … If you are looking for a perfect breakfast or lunch with personal touch that reminds your home cooking, then you are at the right place!

Valid Jan 2019-Jan 2020

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GCD0006 GCD6 Gift certificates - Dining
  • La Notte
La Notte Ristorante Italiano - $200 gift certificate
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Good anytime during 2019… One of a time dining experience here in Oak Park. Giovanni Matteo Mancini, executive chef and owner has a multitude of recipes which draw on his upbringing in Italy, but also his families ancestral recipes from Rome, Tuscany, and Bari. All of Giovanni’s dishes are made to order satisfying every customer’s needs. Accommodating dietary restrictions and allergies when needed, but always providing fresh delectable dishes for every palate. The experience of visiting La Notte and enjoying authentic Italian cuisine makes you come back for more time and again. Card No. 326087542 #542 118 N. Marion St. oak Park, 708-948-7601

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GCD0005 GCD5 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Madison Park Kitchen
$25 - Madison Park Kitchen
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Madison Park Kitchen in Forest Park is family owned and presents a carefree feasting experience 7 days a week. We pride ourselves in recreating the traditional breakfast and lunch menu with a new spin on our homemade signature dishes.

Located at 7525 West Madison Street

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GCD0004 GCD4 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Poor Phil's Bar And Grill
$50 - Poor Phil's
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Dennis and Bunny Murphy have been servin' you and thankin' you since '62. They're now open late hours too. Monday - Thursdays 7am-1am; Fridays 7am-2am; Saturdays 8am-2am; Sundays 8am-midnight.
Gift Certificate redeemable until May 10, 2019.
Located in the Carleton Hotel at 139 S. Marion Street, Oak Park

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GCD0003 GCD3 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Papaspiros Greek Taverna
$50 - Papaspiros Greek Taverna
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Papaspiros serves authenic Greek cuisine and offers banquets and catering. One of the finest of Chicago Greek restaurants. 728 Lake Street, Oak Park

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GC0002 GC2 Gift certificates
  • Westgate Flowers
$100 - Westgate Flower and Plant
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Let our skilled Master Designers turn your personal sentiment into a colorful work of art. Westgate Flower & Plant has been proudly serving thousands of satisfied customers in the Oak Park area for nearly a century. Does not include FTD orders. Only valid for our delivery area. Located at 841 South Oak Park Ave.

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TBL0002 TBL2 Tea/Brunch/Lunch
  • Connie Strait
New Orleans Jazz Brunch
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There won't be a live band but there will be a selection of light and elegant brunch delights, made from the recipes of top NOLA restaurants.

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ARTUU0007 ARTUU7 Art by UU's
  • Steve Ewert
Family portrait session
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Family portrait session in my Logan Square studio, www.ewertphoto.com. I will shoot pictures of the whole family, or just the kids or parents for a total of three different shots. The files you choose will be retouched to prepare for printing, and I will give you a high-res file. I recommend getting prints through www.mpix.com for great work at reasonable prices.
Family portrait shoot is a $500 value.
Note: Kindly arrange for your portrait by Jan 2019

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ARTUU0006 ARTUU6 Art by UU's
  • Steve Ewert
Family portrait session Family portrait session in my Logan Square studio, www.ewertphoto.com. I will shoot pictures of the whole family, or just the kids or parents for a total of three different shots. The files you choose will be retouched to prepare for printing, and I will give you a high-res file. I recommend getting prints through www.mpix.com for great work at reasonable prices.
Family portrait shoot is a $500 value.
Note: Kindly arrange for your portrait by Jan 2019

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SVUU0003 SVUU3 Services by UU's
  • Ralph & Jenny Earlandson
One-on-one Coaching in Photography
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A 1-2-hour coaching session for basic photography techniques or improvement of your photos, geared to those with cameras beyond the cell-phone or simple point-and-shoot level. The level of coaching depends on your photo experience, ranging from novice to someone with years of shooting. Date to be arranged.

Note: Kindly arrange for your coaching session by March, 2020.

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ARTUU0005 ARTUU5 Art by UU's
  • Ralph & Jenny Earlandson
Nature Greeting Cards by Ralph Earlandson
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A set of 12 beautiful photo greeting cards, 5x7 photo on front and description on back, with envelopes included.

Click Greeting Cards to view the 12 images from which to select your greeting cards, mix and match.

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ARTUU0004 ARTUU4 Art by UU's
  • Ralph & Jenny Earlandson
Nature Photos by Ralph Earlandson (8x10)
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One 8x10 print, including single or double custom matting for 11x14 frame. Ralph will go with you and help you choose your mat at the Frame Warehouse. Provide your own frame or buy it there.

Click Prints to view the 12 images from which to select your print.

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ARTUU0003 ARTUU3 Art by UU's
  • Ralph & Jenny Earlandson
Nature Photos by Ralph Earlandson (11x14)
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One 11x14 print, including single or double custom matting for 16x20 frame. Ralph will go with you and help you choose your mat at the Frame Warehouse. Provide your own frame or buy it there.

Click Prints to view the 12 images from which to select your print.

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HW0004 HW4 Health & Wellness
  • Michael & Margaret Ewing
Organic healing body butter in tin
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Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Mango Butter, Coconut Oil, Lanolin, beeswax, and essential oils all combine to nourish and soften even the driest of skin types. Seals in moisture, and helps heal conditions like psoriasis and eczema. Made by Caroline Wilkerson and Margaret Ewing.

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FDUU0006 FDUU6 Food made by UU's
  • Sarah Edgar & Jeremy Lynch
Sourdough Boule Eat real homemade sourdough! Perfect for cheese sandwiches and winter soups!

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MT0001 MT1 Music/Theatre
  • Sarah Edgar & Jeremy Lynch
Tickets to Haymarket Opera Company
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Claim your tickets for the slapstick opera Pimpinone by Georg Telemann! Haymarket Opera Company's production is directed by Unity Temple member Sarah Edgar.

2 2 .00025E7 25 4/2/19 7:30 PM N N
SVUU0002 SVUU2 Services by UU's
  • John Frye & Ellen Griffith
Cannas planted in your garden
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I will plant 12 cannas in a prepared soil spot at your home or other location within 25 miles of the church. Cannas are tropical flowers, the variety I have grows to about 5 feet high with broad sword-like leaves and spikes that produce brilliant scarlet flowers. If you deadhead the flower spikes they will bloom prolifically all season. Cannas will grow best with lots of sun and moist soil. Cannas are planted only an inch or so deep. They grow from rhizomes not technically bulbs and the rhizomes grow horizontally. Being tropical they will not survive the winter in this part of the world unless you dig them up and store them in a dry dark cool place for the winter. They are easy to dig and to store and they will last forever and multiply with minor care. Of course you can leave them in the ground and buy new as desired. Note: Planting must be after the soil is warm, late April to late May for best results. Planting after June is really too late. Cannas can do well in larger planters if kept moist.

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  • Jennifer Marling
  • Steven & Carrie Bankes
Marling/Bankes Olde English Pudding
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The Marling/Bankes family has been making plum puddings for many years from a special recipe handed down through several generations. Although you won't find actual plums, this very traditional English steamed dessert (also known as Figgy Pudding, but no figs either) is loaded with fruit, nuts, spices, ginger snaps and brandy. The Cratchit family from Dickens' Christmas Carol enjoyed it set ablaze, and so can you! A little booklet with history and serving suggestions is included. Available for delivery after Thanksgiving and before Christmas.

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DIN0008 DIN8 Dinners
  • Jennifer Marling
  • Jeanette Mancusi
  • Kathleen Clark
Paleo Dinner Adventure in Galewood
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Join Jen, Kathy and Jeanette at Jen's home in Galewood for a delicious Paleo dinner. Our menu will feature lots of veggies and proteins but NO grains (except for a little wine cheat). Have no fear- it will be filling and flavorful. Ideal for vegetarians and Gluten-sensitive diners and along the way you may learn a little about this "ancient" food tradition.

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DIN0007 DIN7 Dinners
  • Pam & Charles Meyerson
Chicken 'n' dumplin' dinner
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Pam's people come from southern Missouri, where the dumplin's are flat and filling. Her grandma was in charge of the church's annual chicken 'n' dumplin' dinner for 400 or so people. We aim to recreate it on a micro-scale. Sides will include homemade yeast rolls, mashed potatoes, green beans, and coleslaw. Dessert? Pie, of course.

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DIN0006 DIN6 Dinners
  • Teresa Powell
  • Maureen Crotty
March Mardi Gras Who doesn’t love Mardi Gras, so let’s extend it!! We are doing a March Mardi Gras with all the wonderful beads, music, high jinx, and Marvelous Food. We will start off with wonderful appetizers including creole shrimp deviled eggs, hot muffuletta dip and more. with Hurricanes (spiked or not), followed by a fresh green salad, sumptuous jambalaya with chicken and andouille sausage and creamy shrimp creole; served alongside warm baguettes and wine. To top it off, we will have an authentic New Orleans King Cake! Laissez les bon temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll) Wear your finery, or come as you are, ready to have a great time.
$42 or buy it now $48

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DIN0005 DIN5 Dinners
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
A night at the Oscars - 2020 HEY MOVIE BUFFS!!! Sunday February 23, 2020 - A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS!! Join a bunch of friends and spend a great evening together having dinner and viewing the Oscars. We will gather around 6:00 pm for cocktails (Manhattans, Martinis, Cosmos anyone?) and delicious appetizers in the library, while we fill out our ballots, (ballots to be provided). Moving to the dining room, what awaits us is scrumptious homemade pizza, Sardinian salad, Antipasto, and a nice variety of Italian Red and white Wines. We will then retire to the large screen viewing room and continue to fill out our ballots. All ballots collected before the Oscars start at 7:30pm. In the middle of the event, we will have our dessert, coffee, tea and cordials. At the end of the evening we will collect the ballots and tally up and see who has the most winners. The winner(s) will receive a Grand Prize. Room for 8 guests. $55 per person includes dinner, drinks, and a lot of raucous camaraderie!!

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HW0003 HW3 Health & Wellness
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
Make healthy dog food at home!
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I have been making dog food for 25 years, and our many dogs have loved this food and enjoyed long, healthy lives. Making your own dog food is economical, healthy, and easy.It is not time consuming. We make a recipe for the whole month and put in individual containers to freeze. So come on over and learn how to do it; get the recipe, and experience how to make some awesome chow for your bow-wow. You will get a carton to take home and see if your fur baby likes it. This is a must for all you dog lovers!

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DIN0004 DIN4 Dinners
  • Barbara & Ronald Moline
Instantpot Indian Dinner
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Learn about the joys of using an "Instantpot" while partaking of a delicious Indian dinner hosted by Barbara and Ron Moline

The menu will include: samosas, butter chicken, peas pulao, raita, a vegetable dish, naan, and Indian rice pudding, accompanied by beer and wine.

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ADV0005 ADV5 Adventure
  • Barbara & Ronald Moline
Water Taxi to Dim Sum
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This exotic adventure begins with a ride on the Chicago water taxi from downtown Chicago to Chinatown and then a walk to MingHin Restaurant, where you will be treated to a delicious lunch of dim-sum. After lunch we'll return by water taxi and take an optional tour of the Chicago French Market before heading home. Our group will meet at the Clinton stop of CTA Green Line. Must be able to walk a few blocks and negotiate stairs.

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ADV0004 ADV4 Adventure
  • Lisa Spellman
Birding at the Chicago Portage - late May
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Get up early and accompany me on the trails of Cook County's Portage Woods during spring migration. This is prime time to view these travelers before all the leaves are on the trees! Enjoy the wonder of nature, as well as the historical significance of the Portage as the "birthplace" of Chicago. I have extra pairs of binoculars if you need to borrow them. I invite you to a blog post about the Portage at this link: https://musicbirdblog.com/2016/05/05/secrets-of-the-chicago-portage/
See ADV3 for an earlier date.

4 4 .00025E7 25 5/25/19 7:30 AM N N
ADV0003 ADV3 Adventure
  • Lisa Spellman
Birding at The Chicago Portage - Mid May
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Get up early and accompany me on the trails of Cook County's Chicago Portage Woods during spring migration. This is prime time to view these travelers before all the leaves are on the trees! Enjoy the wonder of nature as well as the historical significance of the Portage as the "birthplace" of Chicago. I have extra pairs of binoculars if you need to borrow them. I invite you to a blog post about the Portage at this link:
https://musicbirdblog.com/2016/05/05/secrets-of-the-chicago-portage/
See ADV7 for a later date.

4 4 .00025E7 25 5/18/19 7:30 AM N N
ADV0002 ADV2 Adventure
  • Lisa Spellman
Birding at The Chicago Portage - Mid May
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Get up early and accompany me on the trails of Cook County's Chicago Portage Woods during spring migration. This is prime time to view these travelers before all the leaves are on the trees! Enjoy the wonder of nature as well as the historical significance of the Portage as the "birthplace" of Chicago. I have extra pairs of binoculars if you need to borrow them. I invite you to a blog post about the Portage at this link:
https://musicbirdblog.com/2016/05/05/secrets-of-the-chicago-portage/
See ADV7 for a later date.

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ADV0001 ADV1 Adventure
  • Ed and Judith McDevitt
Unusual Chicago Structures and Their Unusual Stories
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Chicago has many structures and places with odd stories and sometimes shady histories. Some were built by truly unusual characters. We'll take a look at a few of the structures and the people who built or lived in them. Along the way we'll find out why the L Brown Line is so weird and how the Chicago River grew up. It's all part of the fabric of Chicago's built environment. We'll walk and talk and at the end we'll find an establishment that serves beverages. Three hours, including beverage time (which might add to the time). Lots of walking, so wear your most comfortable trekking shoes!

Ed McDevitt is a docent at Chicago Architecture Center and Executive Director of Public Art Chicago. He won't be making it up.

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SVUU0001 SVUU1 Services by UU's
  • Pam & Charles Meyerson
COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAY COACHING
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Want extra help making that college application (or other writing) sparkle? Charlie Meyerson, adjunct journalism professor at Roosevelt University and a veteran of Web, newspaper and radio newsrooms, offers two hours' counsel (at one sitting; or in stages, an hour at a time) scheduled by mutual convenience. (Previous recipients of this counseling have been accepted at, to name a few, the Universities of Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Maryland; St. Louis University, Boston University, Syracuse and New York University; and the law schools at UCLA, Georgetown and George Washington University.

Postscript: One successful grad returned the favor years later by leading a Meyerson-assembled Housing Forward Trivia Night team to the championship!

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ARTUU0001 ARTUU1 Art by UU's
  • Betsy Davis
Gift Bags
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Simplify your gift wrapping with hand knit gift bags, in a variety of colors. Buyers to choose from a selection after the close of the auction.

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HW0002 HW2 Health & Wellness
  • Karen McMillin
Pickleball One Hour Lesson
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Want to learn the fastest growing game in the US? Up to four people. We will meet at a local park and all equipment will be provided. Date to be determined.

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TBL0001 TBL1 Tea/Brunch/Lunch
  • The Rev Emily Gage
Breakfast or Lunch with the Minister of Faith Development
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Share a meal with your friendly neighborhood Minister of Faith Development, Rev. Emily Gage. Your choice of local restaurant and on a date to be mutually agreed upon.

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HW0001 HW1 Health & Wellness
  • Loyola Health & Fitness
One Free Month at Loyola Center for Health & Fitness
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Rated as one of the Incredible Health clubs in Illinois, come and experience this "Spa" like club. Two floors of gym equipment, with an 1/8 of a mile track, and an Olympic size swimming pool. Also, a warm water pool. Includes some FREE daily classes, including Arthritis Aqua class, Spinning, Group Core, Yoga, Zumba and others.
In both the men's and women's locker rooms are steam, sauna, and whirlpool. Also the locker rooms are not only beautiful but fully equipped with hair dryers, curling irons,towels, washcloths, shampoo, soap and conditioner. This is valued at $150

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GCD0002 GCD2 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Golden Steer Steakhouse
$25 Gift certificate to Golden Steer Steakhouse
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Come and have a choice steak dinner or fresh fish at the Golden Steer Steakhouse. It is 4 star rated on Yelp, and a wonderful locally owned restaurant right here in Forest Park. Friendly staff, very cozy a la old school, and white table cloth to boot!
They also have a full bar and the prices are reasonable. It is family friendly, and once you eat there, you will be back!!

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DIN0003 DIN3 Dinners
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
  • John Tandarich
  • Carolyn Skipper
A Wonderful Night in "Golden Prague"" Old Bohemia, or Golden Prague and the peaceful countryside of Moravia conjure up nostalgic images of times gone by. And that is what we want you to experience. We will start your evening with An old recipe appetizer of a rich pate with toasts, smoked trout with cheeses and white and red wines. As you settle in, we will have some wonderful Czech music playing, some inspiring pictures, and a brief review of what it was like to be Bohemian years ago. We want to take you back in time!
As we move to the Czech dinner table, a wonderful Moravian potato/dill soup with home made rye bread,and sweet cream butter will start you on your culinary journey. The main course will be "Svichkova", a marinated beef tenderloin, with a rich complex gravy served over home made dumplings and red cabbage. Pilsner beer will accompany your meal, or maybe more wine?
When we retire to the living room, apple strudel with whipped cream, coffee/tea will be served while you listen to Professor John Tanderich regale you with the history of this intriguing land. As you finish your evening, we will be grateful for your company, and the shared experience of our immigrant background!

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ARTUU0002 ARTUU2 Art by UU's
  • Roy & Shirley Lundin
Sew what?
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Got T-shirts? The souvenirs that line your drawers but you can't throw them away? Turn them into a quilt of happy memories for you - or for someone else.
Gather up nine shirts with interesting graphics (size is a factor) and allow at least one week of production time.

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EVT0004 EVT4 Events
  • Keith & Susan Huizinga
Glass Beaded Ornament Class
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Get in the holiday spirit as you make stunning beaded snowflake ornaments. We'll ring in the season with some holiday tunes, joyful conversation, hot chocolate and cookies. After choosing from a variety of designs you will by the end of the morning have two spectacular snowflake ornaments to take home and enjoy for the season. These make wonderful gifts and look great both on the tree or as sun catchers. Materials and instructions will be provided.

5 5 .0002E7 20 11/30/19 9:30 AM N N
FDUU0004 FDUU4 Food made by UU's
  • Keith & Susan Huizinga
Coconut Chocolate Kisses
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Enjoy 2 dozen of these delicious coconut and chocolate cookies made by Susan and Kimberly Huizinga. Please allow 1 week notice for expert preparation and delivery.

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GCD0001 GCD1 Gift certificates - Dining
  • Kinslahger Brewing Company
Kinslahger Brewing Company - Two Crowlers and Two Glasses
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Visit Kinslahger's tasting room, sample the various beers available and take home two freshly filled 32 ounce crowler cans with your favorites along with a couple glasses to drink them from at home.

Kinslahger was founded by congregation member Keith Huizinga in March 2016 and specializes in fresh lager beers made on site at 6806 Roosevelt Road in Oak Park.
Kinslahger.com

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GC0001 GC1 Gift certificates
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
Nineteenth Century Club One Year Membership
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Experience the Nineteenth Century Club!!! 19th Century Heritage and 21st Century Impact. Located in the heart of Oak Park 178 Forest Ave, for the last 125 years. Incredible programing and luncheons every Monday from October to May. Your membership includes Admission to over 30 humanities programs on art, literature, science, social science, and music. Access to members only activities like Mahjong, book club, needle arts friends, and English country Dancing, plus evening programs. Discounted Monday luncheons, complimentary tickets for your friends and much more. Effective Club Year October 2019 through May 2020. Value $175

@nineteenthcentury.org

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GTS0001 GTS1 Getaways & Timeshares
  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
Three days in a Tiny House
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Have you heard about The Tiny House Revolution? Folks are building very small houses that are unique and very livable. We took eighteen months and built a tiny house on the shores of a small lake outside of South Haven, Michigan. It has a kitchen, full bath, a loft, and a double bed with a single bed on top, plus a single bed. big enough for four people, maybe 6. This is about a 2.5 hour drive from Oak Park, in the heart of blueberry country. Included is the use of a rowboat, a tree house playground on top of the hill, a large outdoor fire pit, and a very nice patio and grill for cooking.North Lake is a 90 acre lake and has wonderful fishing for Blue Gill, Crappie, and Bass; so bring your fishing rod. Date to be arranged by mutual consent. Not available Memorial day, July 4 and labor day.

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DIN0002 DIN2 Dinners
  • Jennifer Marling
September Soup Supper in Galewood
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Trek up to the Galewood neighborhood of Chicago for fun supper of soups and stews and good company. The dinner will be hearty with sides and sweets. It will be Gluten-sensitive with vegetarian options. Weather dependent we may even have a fire in the fireplace or a fire in the fire pit.

7 7 .0003E7 30 9/21/19 5:30 PM Y N
FDUU0003 FDUU3 Food made by UU's
  • Jennifer Marling
Tin of Homemade Herbed Nuts
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The perfect treat to serve at your next party or just satisfy that urge to pamper yourself and enjoy them at home. A large reusable container of savory cashews with just a little heat. Need at least a week's advanced notice for delivery.

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FDUU0002 FDUU2 Food made by UU's
  • Jennifer Marling
Sack of Snax!
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Keeping the tradition going - the perfect stand-by snack - classic cereal mix (with or without nuts). Great while watching the ball game or while binging on Netflix. Whether it's just for you or for the whole crew, enjoy! Please allow 2 weeks notice to prepare your mix.

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  • Richard Means & Anne Rooney
An Emerald Isle Afternoon
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Treat yourself to an extraordinary St. Patrick’s Day without ever having to board an Aer Lingus flight for Dublin! At our Emerald Isle Afternoon, you’ll enjoy a buffet of delectable desserts, coffee, and Irish whiskey. Sip a glass (or two) of Bailey Irish Cream in front of a late winter fire in our cozy living room. While relaxing with new and old friends, you’ll enjoy a performance of Irish poetry, prose, and song - by Yeats, Joyce, Friel and others – presented by cast members of Oak Park Festival Theatre's previous Irish-themed productions. Discover why the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats notably wrote, “There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met.”

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  • Mila Tellez & Nile Wendorf
Homemade English Toffee just in time for the Holidays!
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Just in time for the Holidays! Delicious Home Made English Toffee made with Amish Butter, organic sugar, Fair Trade Chocolate, and organic chopped pecans. This large cookie tin can be for just you to munch on or given as a gift, your choice!! Tin included.
Available the first or second week in December 2019.

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  • Paul & Leah Beckwith
Audiophile's Experiences within Talaske Listening Room
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Rick Talaske, sound designer of Millennium Park, Shakespeare Theater, and over 50 other significant buildings has created an almost perfect listening room at 1033 South Boulevard (3 doors west of our own Community Center at 1019 South Blvd. The sound equipment in this room includes 2 Bowers & Wilkins 804 Diamond Series Speakers, a REL G2 sub, Ayre Evolution V-5 power amplifier, connected thru a Benchmark Dac system. Music has been remastered using FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) recordings whereby between 48,000 to 192,00 samples per second can be heard vs CD’s that provide a maximum of 44,000 and MP3’s approximately project 18,000 samples per second. This allows for greater fidelity. Prior to the event, we will ask you to submit your favorite music (paul@sachemco.com) and we will provide it via FLAC, if available. Individual albums available now include over 95 various artists including Elton John, Johnny Cash, Cat Stevens, Eagles, James Taylor, Nora Jones, Queen, Eric, John Adams, Michael Jackson, Steely Dan, Eva Cassidy (Paul’s favorite) and many many others, including Classical arrangements.
Appetizers and snacks will be served, please bring your own favorite liquid. A discussion and get to know each other starts at 6:30 pm, and hopefully much enjoyment of music will follow.

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  • Paul & Leah Beckwith
Dinner on 21st Floor of Vantage
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Overlooking the winter views of Austin Gardens, we will serve you a family tradition that will take you back to Italy. We will start with an incredible (manga) salad of greens and the best of olive oils that Sicily has to offer. Then we will move on to a home made Lasagna with a savory sauce that intensely proves the power of Home cooks!! Throughout the meal we will pair with crisp lovely Pino Noirs, and the very best Chianti. And if you are a fan of Billie Joel, Queen and Bruce Springsteen, well, so are we!!! Later after dessert, We can show you some of the amenities of The Vantage, our new home here in Oak Park!!

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