Associate Organizations


Contact Trudie Stern
(847) 291–7363
Wednesdays, 7–10:30 p.m.
Backgammon enthusiasts are invited to compete in weekly tournaments. Prizes are awarded to the winners. Cost: $10.

Christie’s Integrative Fitness Classes

(847) 441-5484

Touted by Harper’s Bazaar as “One of the most, if not the most comprehensive workouts in the city,” Christie’s classes integrate a variety of disciplines woven into one class! Low impact cardio( to warm-up) followed by weights, resistance bands, Pilates, functional training and yoga all provide tip to toe deep muscle sculpting, ending in quiet relaxation. “Christie is certified by The American Council of Sports Medicine

Classes meet every Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 am for an 8 week session. Questions? Call Christie directly at: (847) 441-5484

Falun Gong/Quigong Body/Mind Exercises

Contact: Warren Tai.
(312) 607–1688
Sundays, 8–10 a.m.
Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, is a powerful body and mind exercise system. It contains five sets of exercises that work on the energy circulation of the body. The movements are smooth and graciously flowing, and can be learned easily by any age group. The mind exercise is applying Zhen (truthfulness), Shan (compassion) and Ren (Forbearance) into daily life. This releases the stress and tension of physical and mental energy fields, making people more healthy and peaceful. Every Sunday; no charge for participation.

Friends Of Bill W.

AA support group
Saturdays, 5–6:15 p.m.
Sundays, 10–11:30 a.m.

Off Campus Writers’ Workshop
Brenda Rossini, President,
Carole Cotter, membership
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon;
Authors, publishers, and editors lecture and critique manuscripts in an interactive workshop setting. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature, memoir, poetry and playwriting are just some of the genres covered. Professional, aspiring and beginning writers are welcome.

Scottish Country Dancing

Contact: Frances Gillan
(847) 564–2459
Beginners are welcome. Address and time are the same: Winnetka
Community House, 620 Lincoln, Winnetka at 7:30 PM.

Sullivan School Of Irish Dance

Tuesdays 4:30–8:30 p.m., Wednesdays 5:30–8:30 p.m., Thursdays 5:30–8:30 p.m. September through June. Lessons in traditional Irish dancing for all ages. Beginners welcome.

Women’s exchange

Contact: Deb Guy

*protected email*

Women’s exchange is a place where women from 24 Chicagoland communities come together to learn, share and grow in a wide variety of programs and classes. Program guide available at