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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Katherine Reilly Sep 05, 2014 at 09:52 PM

Anyone going October 19-24?
Katherine Hess Sep 15, 2014 at 03:45 PM

Four of us from central California

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 27, 2014 at 05:52 PM

We live in Marin County, California. Is anyone attending the Chicago, MY Kind of Town from Sept.14-21 from the Bay Area?

Pat O'Neil Aug 04, 2014 at 08:07 PM

Thanks for responding Adrienne,I went to college in South Bend Ind, and spent time in Chicago week-ends, Great to see what it offers now.

Adrienne Burchett Aug 04, 2014 at 03:59 PM

How nice...another Floridian! Looking forward to meeting you Pat. I grew up in Chicago, but haven't been there or done any of those activities in years! It will be a treat!

Pat O'Neil Aug 03, 2014 at 04:37 PM

I am leaving from Ft.Lauderdale on Oct 5th for the Windy City. I am sure it will be a great trip. I am going solo. Anyone else going from Fl??

Carol Osiason Jul 27, 2014 at 06:41 PM

Carol Osiason
I am going on Aug. 31. Anyone interested in night time activities?
Mabeth Coleman Aug 04, 2014 at 04:04 PM


Adrienne Burchett Jul 23, 2014 at 03:26 PM

I am signed up for this program which starts Oct. 5th. Anyone else out there who will be attending the same dates??
Pat O'Neil Jul 29, 2014 at 02:26 PM

Iam also going on Oct 5th-Oct.10 Where are you from?
Adrienne Burchett Jul 30, 2014 at 04:57 PM

Hi Pat! I live in southwest Florida and will be flying in from Ft. Myers. How about you? And, are you going solo??
Adrienne Burchett Jul 30, 2014 at 04:58 PM

By the way, my name is Adrienne.

Mabeth Coleman Jul 18, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Any baseball fans attending the Sept. 7-12 program? Are you interested in going to see the White Sox play the A's on Monday or Wednesday evening?
Bonnie Breda Jul 19, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Hope you are able to find someone to go with you to a baseball game. My friends and I went to Wrigley and saw Cubs vs White Sox, very exciting game, but very cold. My other suggestions for your free time is go to the 1/2 price ticket booth on E. Randolph and purchase tix to see Million Dollar Quartet, it was excellent. You can get there on the L. Lunch at the top of the Hancock Bldg was fun & great view. We rode the L around the different loops, so we could get a differnt view of the city and it is a very inexpensive thing to do. If possible, plan to spend extra time at the Chicago Museum. It was our favorite. RS ws on there for 3 hours, but we stayed an extra 3 hours to see and read all the history of the city. My friend and I stayed an extra 3 days after the program, so we could see things that were not included in the program. Went to Navy Pier (don't miss the stained glass exhibit), went to Buddy Guy's Jazz club, went out to one of Frank Lloyd Wright's houses and took a stroll down Michigan Ave. You are going to enjoy the trip.
Mabeth Coleman Jul 19, 2014 at 01:24 PM

Thanks Bonnie for the suggestions. I am a fan of riding public transportation - just to see where it goes. I am attending two programs with a weekend in between which I will spend with daughter and her husband going to Cubs games. Halp price tickets sound like an opportunity to enjoy some good theater. Again, thanks for the suggestions.
Candice Wiggum Jul 28, 2014 at 01:19 PM

My sisters and I have talked about going to a game. My younger sis is from Oakland, so the A's might hold special interest!
Mabeth Coleman Jul 30, 2014 at 09:15 AM

I think there is no problem getting tickets so we can talk abojut it after the program begins.
Candice Wiggum Jul 30, 2014 at 09:50 AM

I agree. I checked out tickets for one game while we were going to be there, and it seemed like there were lots available. Being a Boston fan, I'm not used to that :-)

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