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Bus Trip: Bernhardt/Hamlet at the Goodman Theatre

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
12:30pm to 6:00pm
$60.00 - In 1899, legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt's decision to assume the title role of Shakespeare's Hamlet left critics and patriarchs aghast and indignant. Laced with forbidden romance and backstage gossip, this behind-the-scenes look at Bernhardt's most ambitious role combines high humor and human drama in a rollicking comedy so clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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Bus Trip: Explore Chinatown

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 -
9:30am to 3:00pm
$25.00 - Explore the shops, bakeries, and restaurants of Chinatown with a self-guided walking tour. Visit Chinatown landmarks like the Chinese-American Museum, the Nine-Dragon Wall, or the new Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library with its Feng shui-influenced interior design and expansive views of the city. Rendezvous at Joy Yee restaurant to purchase your own lunch off the menu.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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Bus Trip: Don Giovanni at the Lyric Opera

Thursday, December 5, 2019 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm
$70.00 - The seducer. The philanderer. The libertine who lives only for his own pleasure. All three are Don Giovanni, antihero in Mozart's drama of lust and revenge. Filled with thrilling music and drama, including a finale so overpowering that it changed music forever, Don Giovanni is justly celebrated as the perfect opera. Bring money for snacks at the Lyric.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.
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Bus Trip: Silver Screen to Mainstream at the Chicago History Museum

Friday, January 10, 2020 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
$25.00 - Showcasing fashions from Paris, New York, Chicago, and Hollywood, Silver Screen to Mainstream tracks how, in the 1930s and '40s, the reach of Hollywood's costume designers extended across the globe. This is a self-explored exhibit, so plan on visiting other facets of the museum, too. Bring money for lunch at the museum's North and Clark Cafe.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.
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Bus Trip: What Is the Midwest? at the Newberry Library

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 -
8:45am to 3:00pm
$20.00 - A world-renowned research library since 1887, the Newberry preserves and makes accessible an extensive collection of rare books, maps, music, and manuscripts, spanning more than six centuries. Explore the newly renovated library and view a new exhibit challenging the assumptions, stereotypes, and persistent narratives about the Midwest. Bring money for lunch at Farmhouse Chicago.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.
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