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Upcoming events

    • 06/17/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702, Chicago
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    Bridge




    This monthly event is for all interested Bridge players, and includes members who play Basic Social Bridge as well as Intermediate/Advanced Bridge players. (Please be aware that you need a basic knowledge of Bridge in order to participate).

    • 06/19/2024
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Aster Hall Bar & Study, 900 N. Michigan Ave, 6th Floor
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    Evening Meet & Greet

    at Aster Hall Bar & Study




    Join IWA members for an evening meet & greet!


    We will be there from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. - come for as little or as long as you like!


    Please contact Ria Rörich or Dell Harmsen with any questions.

    • 06/20/2024
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • IWA Office: 307 N Michigan Ave, Suite 702
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    • 06/22/2024
    • 12:45 PM
    • Glessner House, 1800 S Prairie Ave
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    Tour of Glessner House and Historic Prairie Avenue District (South Loop)




    Saturday, June 22

    12:45 p.m.


    Glessner House Museum, a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust, is an urban residential architectural masterpiece in Chicago and served as inspiration for some of the greatest architects of all time, including Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and a young Frank Lloyd Wright. 


    Meet 12:45 p.m. at Glessner House, 1800 S Prairie Ave (South Loop).

    Tour starts promptly at 1:00 p.m. Lasts 1 - 1.5 hours


    After the Glessner House tour, an optional short walking tour of beautiful,

    historic Prairie Avenue district.


    $20 per person (Glessner entrance + guide)

    Maximum 30 IWA members and guests. One guest per member.


    There are some stairs in the museum. 

    Convenient to CTA buses 3 and 4.


    Registration deadline: Wednesday, June 19

    Payment is online and registration is complete upon payment. No refunds.


    Suggestion: A good spot for lunch beforehand is one block away, Spoke & Bird Cafe, 205 E 18th St. (Not part of the program - lunch on our own at a fun and convenient cafe with good food, indoor + outdoor seating. If you want to join us, suggested arrival 11:30 - 11:45 a.m.) We will leave Spoke & Bird about 12:40 p.m.


    Contacts: Kathy Anderson, Dell Harmsen




    • 06/25/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702
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    Mah Jongg




    Join your IWA friends in a fun and friendly game of Mah Jongg! There is nothing more exciting than when, with your heart racing, your adrenaline pumping, your palms sweating, and you call " Mah Jongg"!


    ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! A refresher lesson will be given at the beginning of each meeting.



    • 07/04/2024


    The IWA office will be closed in observance of Independence Day. 


    We hope you have a safe and happy holiday!

    • 07/08/2024
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom only (link provided in registration email)
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    Book: Demon Copperhead

    Author: Barbara Kingsolver

    Discussion Leader: Ling Arenson

    Literature Discussion Chairs: Barbara Herzog and Teresa Kennedy







    • 07/17/2024
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Grant Park Music Festival, J. Pritzker Pavilion: 201 E Randolph St
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    Grant Park Music Festival, J. Pritzker Pavilion:

    Music of Rachmaninov, Ravel, Hindemith 


    Date: Wednesday, July 17

    Time: 5:30 p.m. Social

    Concert: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.




    THIS FREE CONCERT WILL REPLACE OUR DOWNTOWN

    MEET AND GREET FOR THE MONTH OF JULY.


    Meet at the front of Great Lawn, far right side while facing stage. Look for large inflatable globe.
    Bring something to sit on, and, if you like, refreshments to enjoy or share.
    We can enjoy the concert from the lawn or in the free rear section of seats. 

    Concerts are rain or shine. 

    Guests welcome! 


    IWA contacts: Ria Rörich, Pat Naparsteck


    Grant Park Music Festival: https://www.grantparkmusicfestival.com/music/2024-season-1




    • 08/06/2024
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Zoom
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    • 08/10/2024
    • 5:30 PM
    • Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park
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    IWA Ravinia Outing: All Mozart

    Fifth Violin Concerto and the G-minor Symphonies

    With the CSO + James Conlon with James Ehnes




    Date: Saturday August 10, 2024

    Location: Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park

    Time: Gates Open at 5:00 p.m. Social time at 5:30 p.m. Concert starts at: 7:30 p.m.

    Cost: $17 Lawn Tickets

    Program: Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183 (173dB)

    Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219

    Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550


    About the Performance

    An All-Mozart program features conductor James Conlon who reunites with the Chicago

    Symphony Orchestra. In addition, internationally renowned musician James Ehnes, "a

    violinist in a class of his own" (The Times), joins for Mozart's Fifth Violin Concerto in an

    evening also highlighting the Mozart's Symphony No. 25 and Symphony No. 40.


    Please sign up on the IWA website.

    Ticket purchase either on-line at www.ravinia.org, or call the Box Office at 847-266-5100. Or In-person at the Ravinia Box Office.


    Bring your lawn chairs and refreshments to share. Guests are welcome


    Car parking available at the Main parking Lot (West Lot) 201 Ravinia Park Road.

    Metra from Ogilvy Transportation Center, The Union Pacific North Line.


    Questions: Nicola Crowe njtcrowe@aol.com, (206-351-1350)


    This event will replace our North Shore International Dining for the month of August.




    • 08/12/2024
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom only (link provided in registration email)
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    Book: The Covenant of Water
    Author: Abraham Verghese

    Discussion Leader: Usha Raj

    Literature Discussion Chairs: Barbara Herzog and Teresa Kennedy









    • 08/27/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702
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    Mah Jongg




    Join your IWA friends in a fun and friendly game of Mah Jongg! There is nothing more exciting than when, with your heart racing, your adrenaline pumping, your palms sweating, and you call " Mah Jongg"!


    ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! A refresher lesson will be given at the beginning of each meeting.



    • 09/09/2024
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom only (link provided in registration email)
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    Book: Lessons in Chemistry
    Author: Bonnie Garmus

    Discussion Leader: D. Clancy

    Literature Discussion Chairs: Barbara Herzog and Teresa Kennedy






    • 09/24/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702
    Register

    Mah Jongg




    Join your IWA friends in a fun and friendly game of Mah Jongg! There is nothing more exciting than when, with your heart racing, your adrenaline pumping, your palms sweating, and you call " Mah Jongg"!


    ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! A refresher lesson will be given at the beginning of each meeting.



    • 10/17/2024
    • TBD

    Save The Date!


    Thursday, October 17th, 2024


    Program by Mark Bacharach on formation, origins, history and marketing of natural, synthetic and illegal diamonds.


    Contact: Heather Refetoff


    Details to come.

    • 10/21/2024
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom only (link provided in registration email)
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    Book: Kunstlers in Paradise
    Author: Catherine Schine

    Discussion Leader: Diana Karis
    Literature Discussion Chairs: Barbara Herzog and Teresa Kennedy






    • 10/22/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702
    Register

    Mah Jongg




    Join your IWA friends in a fun and friendly game of Mah Jongg! There is nothing more exciting than when, with your heart racing, your adrenaline pumping, your palms sweating, and you call " Mah Jongg"!


    ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! A refresher lesson will be given at the beginning of each meeting.



    • 11/13/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 400 N Wolcott Ave


    Save the Date!


    Conservation Center Guided Tour


    400 N Wolcott Ave, Chicago


    Wednesday, November 13


    10 - 11 a.m.


    More details to follow!

    • 11/18/2024
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom only (link provided in registration email)
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    Book: Tom Lake
    Author: Ann Patchett

    Discussion Leader: Doreen Feitelberg

    Literature Discussion Chairs: Barbara Herzog and Teresa Kennedy






    • 11/26/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 702
    Register

    Mah Jongg




    Join your IWA friends in a fun and friendly game of Mah Jongg! There is nothing more exciting than when, with your heart racing, your adrenaline pumping, your palms sweating, and you call " Mah Jongg"!


    ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! A refresher lesson will be given at the beginning of each meeting.



    • 12/09/2024
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Zoom only (link provided in registration email)
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    Book: Forbidden Notebook

    Author: Alba de Cespedes

    Discussion Leader: Barbara Herzog

    Literature Discussion Chairs: Barbara Herzog and Teresa Kennedy






Past events

06/14/2024 North Shore June Deerpath Inn Luncheon
06/11/2024 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/10/2024 Literature Discussion: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
06/04/2024 French Language: Potluck Lunch
06/04/2024 Board of Directors Meeting, June 2024 (By Invitation)
06/03/2024 Finance Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
06/03/2024 Morning Meet and Greet
05/30/2024 Patrons and Sponsors: Afternoon of Musical Delights!
05/29/2024 WEX Zoom Meeting (Invitation Only)
05/28/2024 Mah Jongg
05/27/2024 Memorial Day - IWA Office Closed
05/24/2024 Founder's Circle Appreciation Luncheon
05/22/2024 Baroque Costumes at the Court of France (17th and 18th centuries)
05/21/2024 Board of Directors Meeting, May 2024 (By Invitation, Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
05/20/2024 Bridge
05/16/2024 Chicago History Museum: A guided tour of Crossroads of America
05/15/2024 Evening Meet & Greet
05/15/2024 Program Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
05/13/2024 Literature Discussion: All Your Children, Scattered by Beata Umubyeyi Mairess
05/10/2024 North Shore May Wholly Frijoles Mexican Luncheon
05/09/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
05/07/2024 French Language: “Un livre qui m’a plu. / A favorite book of mine.”
05/07/2024 Finance Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
05/06/2024 Morning Meet and Greet
05/02/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
05/01/2024 Horticulturist-Guided Walking Tour of Lurie Garden, Millennium Park
04/30/2024 WEX Zoom Meeting (Invitation Only)
04/27/2024 IWA Members and Friends are invited to the Major League Table Tennis Championship Weekend
04/26/2024 KALOS IRTHATE Celebrating Greece - IWA Annual Fundraising Gala - Tickets and Sponsorships
04/26/2024 Raffle Tickets! KALOS IRTHATE Celebrating Greece, IWA 2024 Annual Gala
04/24/2024 Mah Jongg
04/18/2024 Self-Defense Demonstration by Former State Trooper
04/17/2024 Evening Meet & Greet
04/16/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
04/16/2024 Board of Directors Meeting, April 2024 (By Invitation)
04/15/2024 Bridge
04/12/2024 North Shore Meet and Greet: Avli, Greek Luncheon
04/11/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
04/11/2024 Program Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
04/10/2024 WEX Committee Meeting (By Invitation Only)
04/09/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
04/09/2024 Between the Silence – Film Viewing and Discussion
04/08/2024 Literature Discussion: Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
04/04/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
04/03/2024 New Member Evening Welcome and Orientation
04/02/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
04/02/2024 Rhapsody on Wine
04/01/2024 Morning Meet and Greet
03/26/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
03/26/2024 Mah Jongg
03/26/2024 Finance Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
03/20/2024 Evening Meet & Greet
03/19/2024 Board of Directors Meeting, March 2024 (By Invitation, Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
03/19/2024 Glenn Derringer, Musician and Impresario: Chanteuses - Program in English
03/18/2024 Bridge
03/18/2024 Literature Discussion: The Applicant by Nazli Koca
03/14/2024 Program Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
03/14/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
03/12/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
03/12/2024 Pre-Gala Program: Greek Poetry, with Doreen Feitelberg
03/10/2024 North Shore Potluck luncheon; Field Trip to Chicago
03/08/2024 International Women's Day Celebration
03/07/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
03/05/2024 Finance Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
03/04/2024 Morning Meet and Greet
02/29/2024 The Value of Immersion in the Age of Digital (Hybrid)
02/22/2024 The Splendors of Qing Imperial Attire (Hybrid)
02/21/2024 Evening Meet & Greet
02/21/2024 Mah Jongg
02/20/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
02/20/2024 Board of Directors Meeting, February 2024 (By Invitation)
02/18/2024 Antigone at the Court Theatre - Pre-Gala Program
02/14/2024 Love the Library Tour!
02/12/2024 Bridge
02/12/2024 Literature Discussion: The Ones Who Walk away from Omelas by Ursula Le Guin
02/09/2024 North Shore February Luncheon – Evanston
02/08/2024 Swift School Classroom Helpers – Volunteer Opportunity!
02/08/2024 Program Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
02/06/2024 French Language: Memories of Youth
02/06/2024 Finance Committee Meeting (By Invitation)
02/05/2024 Morning Meet and Greet
02/01/2024 Pre-Gala Dinner: Celebrating Greece
01/26/2024 North Shore January: Luncheon in Highwood
01/24/2024 “Czechia - The Heart of Europe: Czech it Out”
01/22/2024 Bridge
01/22/2024 Gala Committee Meeting
01/18/2024 Welcome 2024! Luncheon with IWA Friends!
01/17/2024 Evening Meet & Greet
01/16/2024 Board of Directors Meeting, January 2024 (By Invitation, Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
01/15/2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - IWA Office Closed
01/12/2024 North Shore January: Luncheon in Highwood
01/11/2024 Program Committee Meeting
01/09/2024 French Language: Underwater Visit to the Philippines
01/08/2024 Literature Discussion: Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
12/25/2023 IWA Office Closed - Holidays
12/20/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
12/18/2023 Canceled - Bridge
12/18/2023 Gala Committee Meeting
12/15/2023 North Shore December: Holiday Luncheon in Glencoe
12/14/2023 Swift School Book Distribution
12/12/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, December 2023 (By Invitation)
12/11/2023 Literature Discussion: A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler
12/09/2023 Private Exhibition Tour for IWA Members: Maurice Sullins and the Eiffel Tower
12/07/2023 IWA Annual Holiday Party
12/05/2023 French Language: Party des fêtes
12/04/2023 Morning Meet and Greet - Note Venue Change for December!
11/30/2023 From Gay Paris to Hollywood Glitz – One Woman’s Amazing Adventure!
11/28/2023 Mah Jongg
11/22/2023 Thanksgiving - IWA Office Closed
11/21/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, November 2023 (By Invitation, Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
11/20/2023 Bridge
11/20/2023 Gala Committee Meeting
11/16/2023 Hellenic Museum Guided Tour for IWA Members: Exploration of Greek History and Culture over 2,500 Years
11/15/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
11/13/2023 Literature Discussion: Dog Park by Sofi Oksanen
11/10/2023 North Shore November: Maharaj Grill in Northbrook
11/09/2023 Program Committee Meeting
11/08/2023 MacTutor Series 10
11/07/2023 French Language Discussion (in French): Rendez-Vous Photos
11/06/2023 Morning Meet and Greet
11/02/2023 Two-Part Program: Chicago Public Library. In Every Neighborhood. For Every Chicagoan.
10/24/2023 Gala Committee Meeting
10/24/2023 Mah Jongg
10/23/2023 Literature Discussion: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
10/18/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
10/17/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, October Potluck (By Invitation)
10/16/2023 Bridge
10/13/2023 North Shore October: Walk The Grove / Dine Plateia Mediterranean Kitchen in Glenview
10/12/2023 Program Committee Meeting
10/10/2023 Guatemala: Amazing and Unstoppable!
10/09/2023 Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day - IWA Office Closed
10/05/2023 Raffle Tickets - 2023 IWA Woman Extraordinaire Award Honoring Katrina M. Adams
10/05/2023 IWA 2023 Woman Extraordinaire Award Luncheon Honoring Katrina M. Adams - Tickets and Sponsorships
10/03/2023 French Language Discussion (Music Performance): IWA & Salon des Artistes Present: Clairières dans le ciel (Clearings in the sky)
10/02/2023 Morning Meet and Greet
09/27/2023 WEX Committee Meeting
09/26/2023 An Evening of Music...Enjoy a musical performance by the Chicago Philharmonic!
09/26/2023 Mah Jongg
09/21/2023 WEX Committee Meeting
09/20/2023 IWA and Fortnightly Joint Luncheon: “IT’S MUSIC TO MY EARS” COLORFUL, PERSONAL STORIES FROM MEMBERS
09/19/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, September 2023 (By Invitation)
09/19/2023 Gala Committee Meeting
09/18/2023 Bridge
09/18/2023 North Shore: September Pot-Luck Picnic in Gillson Park, Wilmette
09/14/2023 Program Committee Meeting
09/13/2023 WEX Committee Meeting
09/12/2023 French Language Discussion (in French): Fall Gathering
09/11/2023 Adonis: This Is How Love Arrives, Special Reception at Hilton Contemporary
09/11/2023 Literature Discussion: Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
09/06/2023 WEX Committee Meeting
09/04/2023 Labor Day - IWA Office Closed
08/29/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, August 2023 (By Invitation)
08/26/2023 Chicago Philharmonic Invites IWA Members to: Somos Un Solo Pueblo, Mexico y Puerto Rico at Jay Pritzker Pavilion
08/25/2023 Membership Committee Meeting
08/24/2023 WEX Committee Meeting
08/22/2023 Mah Jongg
08/21/2023 Bridge
08/20/2023 Tchaikovsky Spectacular with the CSO Featuring the 1812 Overture with Cannons
08/16/2023 Grant Park Music Festival
08/14/2023 Literature Discussion: The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang
08/12/2023 Lincoln Park Walk and Picnic
08/07/2023 Morning Meet and Greet - Summer Venue Change - Starbucks at the John Hancock!
07/29/2023 Special Insider Chicago Program featuring Consul General of Italy, Hon. Thomas Botzios
07/21/2023 North Shore July Event: The Wagner Society of America
07/19/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
07/17/2023 Canceled - Bridge
07/10/2023 Literature Discussion: The Book of Goose by Yiyum Li
07/04/2023 Independence Day - IWA Office Closed
06/27/2023 CANCELED! Tuesdays on the Terrace
06/27/2023 Mah Jongg
06/21/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
06/20/2023 Architect Bob Armbruster: Creating Mosaic Artwork for National Historic Monuments
06/19/2023 Bridge
06/19/2023 Juneteenth, IWA Office Closed
06/13/2023 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/12/2023 Literature Discussion: The Vietri Project by Nicola de Robertis
06/08/2023 Bucktown Summer Walk
06/07/2023 Second Time Slot Opened Due to Popular Demand! Private Tour of Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde: The Modern Landscape with Dr. Jacquelyn N. Coutré
06/07/2023 Private Tour of Van Gogh and the Avant-Garde: The Modern Landscape with Dr. Jacquelyn N. Coutré
06/06/2023 New Member Evening Welcome and Orientation
06/06/2023 French Language: Potluck Lunch at Elisabeth Zimmerman's Home (in French)
06/06/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, June 2023
06/05/2023 North Shore Evening Event - Pinstripes Bistro, Northbrook
06/05/2023 Morning Meet and Greet - Summer Venue Change - Starbucks at the John Hancock!
06/01/2023 The Role of Women in Global Health with Dr. Kenneth Schaefle
05/29/2023 Memorial Day - IWA Office Closed
05/25/2023 Bulgaria, a rewarding and often over-looked destination – and a country that saved the Jews during the Holocaust
05/23/2023 Mah Jongg
05/22/2023 Poetry Discussion
05/20/2023 Journey Through Time: Asian Traditional Clothing Expo
05/17/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
05/17/2023 Opera: An Inclusion, Issue #5: Technology (Location Changed to Zoom)
05/16/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, May 2023 (Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
05/15/2023 Canceled - Bridge
05/15/2023 North Shore May Luncheon - Miramar Bistro (Highwood)
05/13/2023 Eurovision Song Contest Watch Party
05/10/2023 An Evening of Classical Music with Pelios String Quartet
05/08/2023 Literature Discussion: Copenhagen Trilogy by Tove Ditlevsen
05/04/2023 Gala Sign Up Event: Experience Rebellion - An Evening at a Concept Store on the Mag Mile, Curated by Stephanie Wheat
05/03/2023 MacTutor Series 9 - New Topics!
05/02/2023 French Language - Book Discussion, "Une Femme" by Annie Ernaux
05/01/2023 Morning Meet and Greet
04/25/2023 Mah Jongg
04/21/2023 Fiesta Latina: Blooming with Latin America - IWA Annual Fundraising Gala - Tickets and Sponsorships
04/21/2023 Raffle Tickets! Fiesta Latina: Blooming with Latin America, IWA 2023 Annual Gala
04/19/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
04/19/2023 Opera: An Inclusion, Issue #4: Love & Lust
04/18/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, April 2023
04/17/2023 Canceled - Bridge
04/16/2023 Asian Pop-Up Cinema Movie Night!
04/10/2023 Literature Discussion: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo
04/06/2023 After the Fire: Restoring Notre Dame Cathedral with Speaker Carla Knorowski
04/05/2023 North Shore: Caribbean International Dining Night
04/05/2023 Discovering Northern European Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago Collection with curator Dr. Jacquelyn N. Coutré
04/04/2023 French Language: Discussion of the French film “Breathless” (A bout de souffle)
04/03/2023 Latin America Celebration Committee Meeting
04/03/2023 Morning Meet and Greet
03/29/2023 Fiesta Latina Gala 2023 High Tea Reception
03/29/2023 Tour of Chicago Merchandise Mart
03/28/2023 Mah Jongg
03/27/2023 Poetry Discussion
03/25/2023 "Journey from Darkness into Light" Tour of Illinois Holocaust Museum
03/21/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, March 2023 (Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
03/20/2023 Canceled/Venue Closed - Evening Meet & Greet
03/20/2023 Bridge
03/20/2023 North Shore March: Mexican International Luncheon to promote Fiesta Latina
03/14/2023 WorldChicago: Citizen Diplomacy and International Exchanges from Chicago’s perspective!
03/13/2023 Literature Discussion: Intimacies by Katie Kitamora
03/08/2023 International Women's Day 2023
03/07/2023 Travels in France: A Close Look at Four Regions (in French)
03/06/2023 North Shore March Evening Social
03/06/2023 Latin America Celebration Committee Meeting
03/06/2023 Morning Meet and Greet
03/02/2023 Chicago Sister Cities Program
02/28/2023 International Women's Day Committee Meeting
02/28/2023 Mah Jongg
02/27/2023 Bridge
02/27/2023 North Shore: Chinese International Luncheon
02/23/2023 Pre-Fiesta Event: Taste the Forbidden at 90 Miles Cuban Cafe! A pre-set dinner menu of authentic Cuban food
02/22/2023 Latin America Celebration Committee Meeting
02/22/2023 Opera: An Inclusion, Issue #3: Religion
02/21/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, February 2023
02/20/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
02/20/2023 International Women's Day Committee Meeting
02/20/2023 Presidents' Day - IWA Office Closed
02/15/2023 The Thyroid: What is it and Why is it so important to your Health?
02/14/2023 Book Distribution at George B. Swift Specialty School
02/13/2023 Literature Discussion: Salth Path by Raynor Wilnn
02/09/2023 "Idioms and Oddities of American English"
02/08/2023 New Member Evening Welcome and Orientation
02/07/2023 French Language: You Can't Take it With You; Cross-border estate planning and probate (Program in French)
02/06/2023 North Shore February Evening Social
02/06/2023 Latin America Celebration Committee Meeting
02/06/2023 Morning Meet and Greet
02/02/2023 Food in Times of Crisis (Zoom Only)
01/28/2023 Pre-Fiesta Event: Discover Puerto Rico! A docent-led tour of the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
01/25/2023 Chicago's Stockyard and the World It Made
01/24/2023 Mah Jongg
01/23/2023 Evening Meet & Greet
01/23/2023 Bridge
01/23/2023 North Shore: January Luncheon at Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest
01/19/2023 Film Discussion: The Big City (1963)
01/18/2023 Lunar New Year Luncheon and Celebration
01/17/2023 Board of Directors Meeting, January 2023 (Evening Meeting, Zoom Only)
01/17/2023 International Women's Day Committee Meeting
01/10/2023 French Language (January Program in English): A Visit to Four Shipwrecks - from 1965 to 1545
01/09/2023 North Shore: January 2023 Evening Potluck
01/09/2023 Literature Discussion: Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah
12/21/2022 IWA Office Closed
12/19/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
12/19/2022 Bridge
12/19/2022 North Shore: December Luncheon
12/16/2022 Literature Discussion: Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl
12/13/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, December 2022
12/12/2022 Join us to tour the Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light special exhibition
12/07/2022 IWA Annual Holiday Party
12/06/2022 French Language: Party des fêtes
12/05/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - IWA Office
11/29/2022 World of Cocoa & Chocolate Tour
11/23/2022 Happy Thanksgiving! IWA Office Close 11/23-11/25
11/22/2022 Mah Jongg
11/21/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
11/21/2022 Bridge
11/21/2022 North Shore: November Luncheon
11/18/2022 Literature Discussion: God on the Rocks by Jane Gardam
11/17/2022 At Home with Art
11/16/2022 New Date! Film Discussion: Marriage Story (2019 UK)
11/15/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, November 2022
11/09/2022 Opera: An Inclusion, Issue #2: Botany & Architecture
11/07/2022 North Shore: November Evening Social
11/07/2022 First Planning Meeting - 2023 Spring Gala
11/07/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - IWA Office
11/06/2022 Film Discussion: Asian Pop-Up Cinema Event
11/05/2022 Pilsen 2022 - Murals and More (A Walking Tour of Chicago's Vibrant Mexican Art Community)
11/01/2022 French Language: Cole Porter in Paris (Presentation in English)
10/29/2022 North Shore Autumn Walk
10/27/2022 Guided Tour of the Exhibition "Resilience" by HRH Prince Nikolaos at the National Hellenic Museum (The tour will be given by NHM Executive Director, Marianne Kountoures)
10/25/2022 Mah Jongg
10/24/2022 No Spots Remaining/ Registration Closed - North Shore: October Evening International Wine Tasting
10/21/2022 Literature Discussion: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
10/19/2022 Opera: An Inclusion, Issue #1: Politics & War
10/18/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, October 2022
10/17/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
10/17/2022 Bridge
10/17/2022 North Shore: October Fall Luncheon
10/15/2022 Argentine Luncheon - Empanadas, Argentine Wine, and Alfajores
10/11/2022 IWA Presents...The Trip of a Lifetime with 2022 WEX Honoree Nancy Economou
10/11/2022 IWA 2022 Woman Extraordinaire Award Luncheon Honoring Nancy Economou - Tickets and Sponsorships
10/11/2022 Raffle Tickets - 2022 IWA Woman Extraordinaire Award Luncheon Honoring Nancy Economou
10/10/2022 Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day - IWA Office Closed
10/08/2022 Fall Walk and Picnic in Lincoln Park
10/06/2022 Afghanistan - My Homeland
10/04/2022 French Language: Sibling Relationships (Discussion in French)
10/03/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - IWA Office
09/29/2022 "Lost in Translation" Colorful Stories - A Joint Luncheon with the Fortnightly of Chicago
09/27/2022 Mah Jongg Returns!
09/21/2022 New Member Welcome - Morning Coffee and Orientation
09/20/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, September 2022
09/19/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
09/19/2022 Bridge
09/19/2022 Canceled! North Shore September Luncheon Meet and Greet
09/16/2022 Literature Discussion: Dream of Ding Village by Yan Lianke
09/12/2022 Literature Discussion Planning Meeting
09/10/2022 New Date! Insider Chicago: Museum Campus Outdoor Public Art Walking Tour with guide Bill Herzog
09/08/2022 Film Discussion: Belfast (2021)
09/07/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
09/06/2022 French Language: Fall Gathering (in French)
09/05/2022 Labor Day - IWA Office Closed
08/23/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, August 2022 Board Orientation
08/22/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
08/19/2022 Literature Discussion: A Woman's Story by Annie Ernaux
08/15/2022 Lincoln Park Walk and Picnic
08/15/2022 Bridge
08/15/2022 North Shore August Picnic in the Park (Highland Park)
08/03/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
08/02/2022 IWA POP-UP PROGRAM! TUESDAYS ON THE TERRACE at the Museum of Contemporary Art
08/01/2022 North Shore: August Potluck Luncheon in Kenilworth
07/25/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
07/23/2022 Insider Chicago: Walking Tour of Loop Public Art
07/18/2022 Bridge
07/18/2022 North Shore: July Luncheon at Avli Restaurant
07/15/2022 Literature Discussion: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
07/13/2022 Insider Chicago: Grant Park Music Festival Evening
07/06/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
07/04/2022 Independence Day - IWA Office Closed
06/28/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Tea Tasting at Ehrler (William) Park
06/27/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
06/26/2022 IWA Summer Potluck Lunch
06/23/2022 Film Discussion: Lost Daughter (2021 US Drama)
06/20/2022 Bridge
06/17/2022 Literature Discussion: Stranger in the Shogun's City by Amy Stanley
06/13/2022 North Shore June Luncheon
06/09/2022 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/07/2022 French Language (in French and English): Dejeuner (Lunch) at the French Market
06/07/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, June 2022 (by invitation)
06/06/2022 North Shore: June Mexican Train Game
06/01/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
05/30/2022 Memorial Day - IWA Office Closed
05/26/2022 Film Discussion: Parallel Mothers (Madres Paralelas)
05/24/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: The Tea Caravan: An Eastern Journey
05/23/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
05/23/2022 International Poetry
05/20/2022 Literature Discussion: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
05/19/2022 Classical Modern Mies at The National Hellenic Museum
05/19/2022 Membership Committee Meeting
05/18/2022 IWA and International House Joint Program: Ozymandias, featuring speaker Soma Roy of the Nourishment Projects
05/17/2022 Urban and Rooftop Gardening with Paul Van Halteren, Honorary Consul of Belgium in Chicago
05/17/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, May 2022 (by invitation)
05/16/2022 Bridge
05/15/2022 IWA North Shore Spring Event – Comedy Matinee
05/14/2022 Eurovision Song Contest Watch Party with the European Chambers and Consulates in Chicago
05/13/2022 Insider Chicago: Docent-Guided Tour of Lurie Garden, Millennium Park
05/12/2022 New Member Welcome - Afternoon Coffee (By Invitation)
05/11/2022 English-Speaking World: Global Conflicts Signal Breakdown of Post-WWII Neo-Liberal Order
05/09/2022 North Shore: Mexican Train Game and Walk Mondays
05/04/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
05/03/2022 French Language: Humor is the Spice of Life
05/02/2022 North Shore: Mexican Train Game and Walk Mondays
04/30/2022 IWA Spring Walkathon
04/28/2022 Film Discussion: The Power of the Dog
04/26/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Malaysia
04/25/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
04/25/2022 International Poetry
04/22/2022 MacTutor Series VIII - Special Travel Series
04/19/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, April 2022 (by invitation)
04/18/2022 IWA and International House Joint Program: Islamic Gardens: The Sound of a Garden
04/15/2022 Literature Discussion: Oh William! by Elizabeth Stout
04/11/2022 North Shore Location: IWA Spring Walkathon Kick Off Walk
04/07/2022 English-Speaking World: Historic and present Scotland as seen through the poetry of Robert Burns
04/06/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
04/05/2022 French Language: The Life of an Active Francophile in Chicago
04/04/2022 North Shore: April European Breakfast
04/01/2022 INSIDER CHICAGO University of Chicago Smart Museum of Art Visit and Tour: This House is Mine, Artist: Bob Thompson
03/30/2022 Preservation Architecture: How to Protect and Preserve Our Magnificent Old Buildings
03/29/2022 Evening Meet & Greet
03/28/2022 International Poetry
03/25/2022 Insider Chicago: Tour of City of Chicago Pedway System
03/24/2022 Film Discussion: Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It
03/23/2022 IWA Exclusive: Seated Chair Yoga Sessions - Series II
03/23/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: India: An Idea Across Centuries with speaker Soma Roy, The Nourishment Projects
03/18/2022 Literature Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
03/15/2022 International Women's Day Hybrid Celebration
03/15/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, March 2022 (by invitation)
03/08/2022 Happy International Women's Day!
03/07/2022 North Shore: March Luncheon at Convito Cafe
03/02/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
03/01/2022 French Language (in French): Discussion of the French film “The Intouchables”
02/28/2022 International Poetry
02/24/2022 Evening Meet and Greet (on Zoom)
02/24/2022 Film Discussion (in English): The Intouchables (French Drama)
02/23/2022 CANCELED - New Member Orientation (by invitation)
02/22/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Chinese Celebrations Special
02/21/2022 Presidents' Day - IWA Office Closed
02/18/2022 Literature Discussion: The Promise by Damon Galgut
02/16/2022 New! IWA Exclusive: Seated Chair Yoga Sessions
02/16/2022 Wrightwood 659 Gallery Tour: “Romanticism to Ruin Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright”
02/15/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, February 2022 (by invitation)
02/09/2022 English-Speaking World: Manias, Bubbles, Panics & Crashes
02/08/2022 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
02/07/2022 Development Committee Meeting
02/04/2022 Membership Sub-Committee Meeting
02/02/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - Zoom
02/01/2022 French Language (in French): What can I tell about my name/s?
01/28/2022 IWA Presents: MacTutor Series VII
01/27/2022 Fort Sheridan - More than just a fort
01/25/2022 Evening Meet and Greet (on Zoom)
01/25/2022 Asia-Pacific Culture: Japanese Celebration Throughout the Year
01/24/2022 International Poetry
01/21/2022 Literature Discussion: The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik
01/20/2022 Film Discussion: Nomadland (2020 Drama)
01/19/2022 European Culture and French Language Joint Program (in English): Beautiful Curacao, Above and Below Sea Level
01/18/2022 Board of Directors Meeting, January 2022 (by invitation)
01/17/2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - IWA Office Closed
01/12/2022 POSTPONED English-Speaking World: Historic and Present Scotland
01/10/2022 CANCELED North Shore: A New Year Luncheon at Convito Cafe
01/06/2022 International Women's Day Celebration Committee Meeting
01/05/2022 Morning Meet and Greet - on Zoom
12/31/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/30/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/29/2021 International Women's Day Celebration Committee Meeting
12/29/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/28/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/27/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/24/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/23/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/22/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/21/2021 IWA Office Closed
12/20/2021 International Poetry
12/17/2021 Literature Discussion: Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen
12/16/2021 Film Discussion: My Octopus Teacher (2020 Documentary)
12/14/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, December 2021 (by invitation)
12/13/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Holiday Potluck Lunch and Walk in Lake Bluff
12/10/2021 Adlai E Stevenson II: Democratic candidate for President, and Governor of Illinois - The Man from Libertyville, IL
12/09/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
12/08/2021 IWA Annual Holiday Party
12/07/2021 International Women's Day Committee Meeting
12/07/2021 French Language: Party des Fêtes (in French)
12/01/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
11/25/2021 Thanksgiving - IWA Office Closed
11/23/2021 POSTPONED - The Unseen Beauty of Afghanistan
11/22/2021 International Poetry
11/19/2021 Literature Discussion: Fresh Water for Flowers by Valerie Perrin
11/18/2021 Postponed - "A Creative Thanksgiving" Flower Arranging Program
11/17/2021 Film Discussion: Colette (2018 Drama)
11/16/2021 CLA Chairs Meeting
11/16/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, November 2021 (by invitation)
11/15/2021 Evening Meet and Greet - on Zoom
11/11/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
11/11/2021 International Dining: Noon-O-Kabab Persian Restaurant
11/10/2021 Sponsor, Patron, and Founder's Circle Appreciation Tea
11/08/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Highland Park
11/03/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Radisson Blu Aqua
11/02/2021 French Language, English-Speaking World and European Culture Present: French Film Music
11/01/2021 Development Committee Meeting
11/01/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk & Talk - Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
10/28/2021 Evening Meet and Greet - Avli on the Park
10/27/2021 Joint Hybrid Program with International House - University of Chicago, Sands: creation through erosion with Speaker Soma Roy
10/26/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture and Film Discussion Join Program: "Mount Davis from Citadel to Campus"
10/25/2021 Philanthropy Committee Meeting
10/25/2021 International Poetry
10/24/2021 Hellenic Culture: Program Presented by Hellenic Link-Midwest, Sweet Greeks: First-Generation Immigrant Confectioners in the Heartland
10/20/2021 Tour of Chicago's Pilsen Neighborhood with Professional Artist and Guide
10/19/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, October 2021 (by invitation)
10/16/2021 Chicago Botanic Garden Walk (and Optional Lunch)
10/15/2021 Literature Discussion: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
10/14/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
10/11/2021 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day - IWA Office Closed
10/09/2021 Tour of Graceland Cemetery and Arboretum with guide Bill Herzog
10/06/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
10/05/2021 French Language (in French) - Un poème que j’aime / A favorite poem of mine.
10/04/2021 North Shore Outdoors: The Grove
09/30/2021 “Culture Shock/Culture Clash” Colorful Stories - A Joint Luncheon with the Fortnightly of Chicago
09/28/2021 Evening Meet and Greet
09/27/2021 International Poetry
09/25/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk 9/25/21
09/23/2021 IWA Japan Celebration
09/21/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, September 2021 (by invitation)
09/18/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
09/17/2021 Literature Discussion: Need to Know by Karen Cleveland
09/15/2021 CLA Chairs Meeting
09/14/2021 Japan Celebration Committee Meeting
09/14/2021 New Member Morning Coffee (By Invitation)
09/13/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Evanston
09/11/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk
09/10/2021 Film Discussion: Minari
09/09/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
09/09/2021 Membership Committee Meeting
09/08/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
09/07/2021 French Language (in French) - Fall Get-Together
09/06/2021 Labor Day - IWA Office Closed
09/04/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/31/2021 Evening Meet and Greet
08/30/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk & Talk at Techny Basin Conservation Area, Glenview
08/28/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/27/2021 North Shore Meet & Greet: That Little French Guy, Highland Park
08/25/2021 Japan Celebration Program: Umeko Tsuda's Contributions to Modern Japan
08/23/2021 CANCELED - CLA Chairs Meeting
08/21/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/20/2021 Literature Discussion: A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
08/19/2021 IWA August Picnic
08/17/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, August 2021 (by invitation)
08/16/2021 North Shore Walk & Talk: Fort Sheridan Walk RAIN REDO
08/14/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/12/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
08/10/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
08/09/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Fort Sheridan
08/07/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
08/04/2021 IWA Japan Celebration Program: Virtual Film Viewing of Sumodo: The Successors of Samurai
08/04/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
08/02/2021 North Shore Outdoors:Walk, Talk and Lunch in Libertyville
07/31/2021 IWA Japan Celebration Program: Virtual BON Fest from the Garden of the Phoenix, Jackson Park
07/31/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/30/2021 North Shore Meet & Greet: That Little French Guy, Highland Park
07/27/2021 Evening Meet and Greet
07/27/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Yearly Planning Meeting
07/24/2021 North Shore: Tour of Baha'i Temple in Wilmette
07/24/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/22/2021 Hellenic Culture: Tour of "Dancing in Real Life" at Wrightwood 659 Gallery
07/19/2021 North Shore Walk & Talk: All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines
07/17/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/16/2021 Literature Discussion: The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali
07/14/2021 IWA Picnic in Lincoln Park
07/13/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
07/12/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Walk, Talk and Potluck Lunch in Wilmette
07/10/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
07/08/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
07/07/2021 Morning Meet and Greet - Starbucks at the John Hancock
07/03/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/30/2021 Global Dialogue: Around World in Eighty Birds with Soma Roy
06/28/2021 Internationally Recognized Poets
06/26/2021 CANCELED - Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/25/2021 North Shore Meet and Greet: Sunset Woods Park
06/19/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/18/2021 Literature Discussion: Water by Bapsi Sidhwa
06/17/2021 Special North Shore Boutique Gallery Event (Glencoe)
06/16/2021 Global Dialogue: Traveling Through Nicaragua with Catherine de la Chaussee
06/15/2021 Outdoor Evening Meet and Greet
06/15/2021 Japan Gala Committee Meeting
06/14/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Glenview Walk & Talk
06/12/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
06/10/2021 CANCELED - Power Hour with Young Professionals
06/09/2021 Virtual Annual Meeting 2021
06/08/2021 Rescheduled to 6/15 - Japan Gala Committee Meeting
06/08/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, June 2021 (by invitation)
06/07/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Lake Forest Walk & Talk
06/05/2021 IWA Outdoor Picnic & Walk - Lincoln Park
06/03/2021 Film Discussion: I've Loved You So Long
06/02/2021 New Member Lunch at Cafe Istanbul
06/02/2021 Smart Museum Tour for IWA Members
06/01/2021 French Language (in French) - "A trip that touched us or marked us when we were younger"
05/31/2021 Memorial Day - IWA Office Closed
05/29/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/27/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/26/2021 New Member Orientation
05/25/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Learning from the Courtyard: Cross-Cultural Ideas for the Architecture of Dwelling
05/24/2021 Internationally Recognized Poets
05/22/2021 North Shore Chicago Botanic Garden Walk
05/22/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/21/2021 Literature Discussion: The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
05/20/2021 Introduction to Neurographica with Ilona Hassan
05/20/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/18/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, May 18
05/18/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, May 2021 (by invitation)
05/15/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/14/2021 Bloomingdale/606 Trail Walk & Talk
05/13/2021 IWA Film Discussion Presents: An Early Virtual Screening of the Film PROFILE
05/13/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
05/13/2021 Membership Committee Meeting
05/13/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/12/2021 German Culture: The Armin Homann Foundation with Carina H. Santa Maria
05/11/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
05/11/2021 Robberies, Holdouts and Shootouts - True Crimes in Lake County, Illinois
05/10/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Rosewood Beach Walk & Talk
05/08/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
05/07/2021 MacTutor Virtual Learning Series VI
05/06/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
05/06/2021 Film Discussion: Phantom Thread (2017)
05/05/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, May 5
05/04/2021 French Language (in French): Honoring Women Authors
05/03/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Highland Park Walk & Talk
05/01/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/29/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/29/2021 Rescheduled to May 11 - Robberies, Holdouts and Shootouts - True Crimes in Lake County, Illinois
04/28/2021 Joint IWA and Fortnightly Program: Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe – Conversation with a Curator from the Smart Museum of Art
04/27/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: One year since quarantine started, "Share Your Stories"
04/26/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Wilmette Town Walk & Talk
04/26/2021 Internationally Recognized Women Poets
04/24/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/22/2021 TimeLine Theatre Company Presents a Virtual Sneak-Peek of its New Home!
04/22/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/21/2021 Japanese Pre-Festival Program - Eating Wild Japan: Tracking the Culture of Foraged Foods with a Guide to Plants and Recipes
04/20/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, April 20
04/20/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, April 2021 (by invitation)
04/19/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Wilmette Walk & Talk
04/18/2021 Hellenic Culture: A Bicentennial Celebration of Greek Gastronomy Presented by the Consulate General of Greece in Chicago
04/17/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/16/2021 Literature Discussion: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
04/15/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/15/2021 IWA Global Dialogue in Partnership with IPCC: "Covid-19: a Global threat to the Nervous system – and what you can do to help!" presented by Dr. Igor Koralnik
04/14/2021 English-Speaking World: Designing Disney Theme Parks with guest speaker Christine Goosman
04/13/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting - APRIL MEETING CANCELED
04/12/2021 North Shore Outdoors Monday - Lake Forest Beach Walk & Talk
04/10/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/10/2021 Hellenic Culture: Virtual Tour of the Acropolis Museum Hosted by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce
04/08/2021 Power Hour with Young Professionals
04/08/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/08/2021 A Journey into the World of Paper
04/07/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, April 7
04/06/2021 French Language (in French): “La vie changée / The year that changed us all”
04/05/2021 North Shore Outdoors Monday: Lake Forest Walk & Talk
04/03/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talk
04/01/2021 North Shore Outdoor Thursdays: Glencoe Beach Walk & Talk
04/01/2021 Film Discussion and Spanish Language Joint Program: Discussion of the Film "The Sale of Paradise"
03/31/2021 TimeLine Theatre Company - Virtual Program for IWA Members
03/30/2021 Global Dialogue Program - Familial Philanthropy: Paying it forward internationally thru the generations
03/29/2021 North Shore Outdoors - Turnbull Woods, Glencoe Walk & Talk
03/27/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talks Resume!
03/25/2021 International Women's Day Celebration
03/24/2021 Bollywood Movie Discussion: 2 States
03/22/2021 North Shore Outdoors: Highland Park Walk & Talk
03/22/2021 Membership Committee Meeting
03/22/2021 Internationally Recognized Women Poets
03/20/2021 Streeterville Walk & Talks Resume! Happy Spring!
03/20/2021 International Francophonie Day with International Women's Association of Vilinus
03/19/2021 Literature Discussion: Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
03/18/2021 Nordics Navigating New Norms & Numbers, Hosted by the Nordic Consulates of Chicago
03/17/2021 Travels with George: Seeing the Forest and the Trees
03/16/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, March 16
03/16/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, March 2021 (by invitation)
03/15/2021 IWA North Shore OUTDOORS: Flick Park Walk & Talk (Glenview)
03/15/2021 Spanish Language (in English): Semana Santa Traditions
03/10/2021 English-Speaking World: Vivien Twyford, Presenting from Australia
03/09/2021 Japan Festival Committee Meeting
03/09/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture and Film Discussion Joint Program: "My People, My Homeland" Discussion with Sophia Wong Boccio
03/08/2021 IWA North Shore OUTDOORS: Winnetka Walk & Talk
03/04/2021 IWA Film Discussion Presents: An Early Virtual Screening of the Film LAND
03/04/2021 NEW! Power Hour with Young Professionals
03/03/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, March 3
03/02/2021 French Language (in French): Une peinture qui me plait / A favorite painting of mine
02/26/2021 MacTutor Virtual Learning Series V
02/26/2021 Colors - A Dance of Light with Soma Roy (The Nourishment Projects)
02/24/2021 New Member Orientation
02/23/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Lunar New Year Reunion Dinner with Chef Tony Hu
02/22/2021 Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
02/19/2021 Literature Discussion: This is Happiness by Niall Williams
02/17/2021 European Culture: Finnish Design – The Story of a Country
02/16/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, February 16
02/16/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, February 2021 (by invitation)
02/15/2021 IWA Virtual Office Closed - Presidents' Day
02/13/2021 IWA "Galentine's Day" Celebration
02/11/2021 The Global Guide to Being Happy, From Danish Hygge to Japanese Ikigai
02/10/2021 English-Speaking World: "Ireland Today" with Sarah Keating, Vice Consul of Ireland in Chicago
02/04/2021 Film Discussion: The Florida Project (to be discussed)
02/03/2021 CLA All Chairs Meeting, Winter 2021
02/03/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, February 3
02/02/2021 French Language: Fun with Proverbs (in French)
01/27/2021 Global Dialogue: Beate Sirota Gordon's Legacy for Women's Rights in Japan
01/26/2021 Asia-Pacific Culture: Paint Peking Opera Face & Find Out Who You Painted!
01/25/2021 European Culture: Special Joint Program with IWA Vilnius, Lithuania, and IWA Chicago
01/21/2021 CANCELED - Global Dialogue: Introducing Contemporary Chinese Art from the Cultural Revolution to Present
01/19/2021 Evening Meet and Greet, January 19
01/19/2021 Asia-Pacific & European Culture Program - Wool: Yes Sir, Yes Sir, Three Bags Full
01/19/2021 Board of Directors Meeting, January 2021 (by invitation)
01/18/2021 Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
01/17/2021 IWA Hellenic Program in partnership with Hellenic Link-Midwest, presents “Remembering Sappho”
01/15/2021 Literature Discussion: The Lover by Marguerite Duras
01/14/2021 CANCELED Member Engagement: January Singles Supper
01/13/2021 IWA English-Speaking World and IPCC: Stephen Kinzer on "Poisoner in Chief"
01/12/2021 English-Speaking World: Historic and present Scotland as seen through the poetry of Robert Burns
01/07/2021 Film Discussion: Potiche (2010) French-Belgian Comedy
01/06/2021 Morning Meet and Greet, January 6
01/05/2021 French Language (in French): Discussion of the Film "I've Loved You So Long" (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime)
12/21/2020 NEW Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
12/18/2020 Literature Discussion: Where the Crawdad Sings by Delia Owens
12/17/2020 Member Engagement: Second Singles Supper
12/15/2020 Evening Meet & Greet
12/15/2020 Global Dialogue: Safeguarding Indigenous Heritage in the Anthropocene: Examples from northern Canada and Chile
12/14/2020 Program: "The Beauty of Beadwork" with Julia Atkins
12/10/2020 European Culture: CCC Art, Reima Victor Ratti, Artists of the Civilian Conservation Corps
12/09/2020 IWA Virtual Holiday Party
12/08/2020 Asia-Pacific, European and Turkish Culture Joint Program: Story of Tea
12/08/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, December 2020 (by invitation)
12/03/2020 Film Discussion: The Distinguished Citizen (2017 Argentine-Spanish Comedy/Drama)
12/02/2020 Morning Meet & Greet
12/01/2020 French Language: A Favorite Holiday Dish
11/29/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 29)
11/28/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 28)
11/26/2020 Thanksgiving - IWA Office CLOSED
11/24/2020 Art Institute of Chicago Webinar Announcement - Portrait of a Goth
11/24/2020 Member Engagement Program: Jewelry and Journeys
11/23/2020 NEW Poetry Program: Internationally Recognized Women Poets
11/22/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 22)
11/21/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 21)
11/20/2020 Literature Discussion: Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi
11/19/2020 Asia-Pacific, European, and Turkish Culture Joint Program
11/17/2020 Evening Meet & Greet
11/17/2020 French Language (in English): All That Jazz - Europe
11/16/2020 Canceled - North Shore Outdoors: Lake Forest Walk & Talk
11/16/2020 International Dining/Membership Virtual Zoom Lunch (Comfort Food)
11/15/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 15)
11/14/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 14)
11/13/2020 Canceled - Walk & Talk: Bloomington/606 Trail
11/12/2020 IWA Singles' Supper
11/11/2020 Women's Voices Worldwide
11/11/2020 Morning Meet & Greet
11/10/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, November 2020 (by invitation only)
11/09/2020 New Member Orientation
11/09/2020 Chill & Chat (November 9)
11/09/2020 North Shore Outdoors: Bannockburn Village Park Walk & Talk
11/08/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (November 8)
11/07/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 7)
11/06/2020 English-Speaking World and Turkish Culture Joint Program: U.S. Policy in the Middle East
11/05/2020 Film Discussion: Honeyland (2019) Documentary, Macedonia
11/02/2020 Membership Committee Meeting
11/02/2020 Chill & Chat (November 2)
11/02/2020 North Shore Outdoors: Flick Park Walk & Talk
11/01/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (November 1)
10/31/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #4 (October 31)
10/31/2020 IWA Walkathon Halloween Celebration
10/31/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 31)
10/31/2020 IWA Protective Face Mask
10/30/2020 The MacTutor Virtual Learning Series IV
10/29/2020 BRAVE(ish) - A Memoir of a Recovering Perfectionist, by Expat and IWA Member Margaret Davis Ghielmetti
10/28/2020 Technology Tips for All Devices: How to Stay Safe Online
10/28/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (October 28)
10/26/2020 Chill & Chat (October 26)
10/26/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet Outdoors: Harms Woods-North Walk & Talk
10/25/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #3 (October 25)
10/24/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 24)
10/21/2020 Asia-Pacific, European and Turkish Culture Joint Program: The Silk Roads Part III
10/20/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (October 20)
10/20/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, October 2020 (by invitation only)
10/19/2020 Chill & Chat (October 19)
10/19/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet OUTDOORS: Glencoe Beach Walk and Talk
10/18/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #2 (October 18)
10/18/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 18)
10/17/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 17)
10/16/2020 Literature Discussion: The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
10/15/2020 Walking Tour of Rosehill Cemetery
10/14/2020 Wednesday Walk & Talk: River Walk - Lake Shore/ DuSable Harbor
10/14/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (October 14)
10/12/2020 Chill & Chat (October 12)
10/12/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet OUTDOORS: Fall Pumpkinfest at Didier Farms
10/12/2020 Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day (IWA Remote Office Closed)
10/11/2020 Walkathon Mileage Submission #1 (October 11)
10/11/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 11)
10/10/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 10)
10/09/2020 The MacTutor Virtual Learning Series III
10/08/2020 Film Discussion: "Pain and Glory" (Informal Discussion)
10/07/2020 CLA All Chairs Meeting, Fall 2020
10/06/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (October 6)
10/06/2020 French Language (in French): Quel est un de vos héros?/Who is one of your heroes?
10/05/2020 Chill & Chat (October 5)
10/05/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet Outdoors: Sunrise Beach Lake Bluff Walk
10/04/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (October 4)
10/03/2020 Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (October 3)
10/03/2020 Chicago Botanic Garden Outing (Glencoe, IL)
10/01/2020 IWA Walkathon Fundraiser
09/30/2020 Founder's Circle Appreciation Evening Cocktail Reception
09/30/2020 Wednesday Walk & Talk: River Walk - Lake Shore/ DuSable Harbor
09/30/2020 New Member Orientation
09/29/2020 Global Dialogue: Child Health in the US: Bridging the Gap
09/28/2020 Patron Appreciation Tea
09/28/2020 Chill & Chat (September 28)
09/28/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet Outdoors: Skokie Lagoons Chat and/or Walk
09/27/2020 Walk & Talk and Picnic at Lincoln Park
09/26/2020 Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 26)
09/25/2020 IWA Walk & Talk Bloomington/606 Trail
09/24/2020 Sponsor Appreciation Tea
09/23/2020 Global Dialogue: Women of Ancient Egypt with Brian Smith
09/22/2020 Virtual Evening Meet & Greet (September 22)
09/22/2020 Asia-Pacific Culture and Film Discussion Joint Program: Discussion of "American Factory" (2019 Documentary)
09/21/2020 North Shore Meet and Greet Outdoors: Long Field Park Chat and/or Walk
09/21/2020 Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat" (September 21)
09/20/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 20)
09/19/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (September 19)
09/18/2020 Literature Discussion: The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
09/17/2020 International Dining/Membership Virtual Zoom Dinner
09/16/2020 Asia-Pacific, European, and Turkish Culture Joint Program: Silk Roads Part II
09/16/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (September 16)
09/15/2020 Board of Directors Meeting, September 2020 (by invitation only)
09/14/2020 North Shore Meet & Greet (September 2020)
09/14/2020 Member Engagement Program: "Chill & Chat" (September 14)
09/13/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (September 13)
09/12/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 12)
09/10/2020 IWA Outdoor Picnic!
09/08/2020 Modern Professional: Is Your Financial House in Order?
09/07/2020 Labor Day - IWA Remote Office Closed
09/06/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Streeterville (September 6)
09/05/2020 IWA Walk & Talk: Lincoln Park (September 5)
09/02/2020 Virtual Morning Meet & Greet (September 2)