Adult Events

Spanish Literary Club

Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome. Currently reading "Cien años de soledad" by Gabriel García Márquez.

Spanish Literary Club

Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome. Currently reading "Cien años de soledad" by Gabriel García Márquez.

Skidmore Owings & Merrill: Basin Communities and a Shared Vision for for the Gre

Are economic, cultural and environmental interests intrinsically at odds? Philip Enquist, Partner and Master Urban Planner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), presents "Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basins," an exhibit designed and created by SOM, calling for a shared 100-year vision for basin communities like Highland Park. Is it possible to achieve responsible development, great cities, and the preservation of one of the world's greatest natural resources? Join us!

Jonathan Evison - This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance

Meet The Author! Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Jonathan Evison discusses his new book. With her husband in the grave, 78-year-old Harriet Chance embarks on an ill-conceived Alaskan cruise only to discover that she's been living the past 60 years under false pretenses. Once on board, Harriet learns that her husband had never intended to share the voyage with her; he was planning on traveling with another woman...her best friend. A bittersweet portrait of a postmodern everywoman. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Highland Park Responds Panel Discussion

As a Great Lakes basin community, Highland Park has an important role to play in the sustainable use of the world's greatest fresh water resource. Join a public discussion surrounding the Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basin exhibit. WBEZ's Jason Marck leads a panel discussion with local experts including Bertram C. Frey, acting regional counsel for US EPA, and David Naftzger, executive director, Council of Great Lakes Governors. Registration not required.

Readers' Round Table

Book lovers--join us for a lively conversation about authors and books. Share your favorite recent reads and recommendations. Pick up a complimentary copy of a new or forthcoming book at each meeting. For avid readers and book club leaders looking for ideas.

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