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LOCAL LEGENDS: MARIAN PHELPS PAWLICK | 11/4

Immerse yourself in talks of exciting adventures, efforts in conservation, and love of family and the arts as Bill Kurtis interviews our 2018 Local Legend Marian Phelps Pawlick. More...


KRAIG MORELAND: LAKE BLUFF STORIES AND MYSTERIES | 11/8

Author and producer Kraig Moreland will be interviewed by journalist Adrienne Fawcett to discuss his film about Lake Bluff Children's Home and his new book - The Furnace Girl -  which focuses on one of Lake Bluff’s enduring mysteries. More...

 

 


READING: MCMAHON FAMILY DINNER TABLE IN 1968 | 11/15

In conjunction with the exhibit "Resist: A Visual History of Protest," be a fly on the wall and listen to the Franklin McMahon family's lively dinner conversation that took place fifty years ago in 1968 - a tumultuous year in the history of our nation and the world. More...