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Upcoming events

    • 07/27/2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Herb Restaurant, 5424 N. Broadway St., Chicago

    Program: Asian Culture Annual Dinner Celebration

    Celebrate Asian Culture for an amazing year, and more to come! It will be the best summer evening enjoying Thai food and beverages with BYOB wine at this fine dining restaurant. Michelin Award-winning Chef Patty Neumson will demonstrate how to incorporate holistic medicine into nutritious cuisine. So let's let the food be medicine, and the medicine be food! Won't that be great? BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle). You can also bring your favorite wine or liquor to share with others. 


    Cost: $30 per person (all inclusive) for a 4 courses dinner (half of their usual price) including a starter, soup, entree and dessert, with fantastic vegetarian options. Pay directly to the restaurant upon arrival. Guests are welcome. 

    • 08/02/2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Woman's Athletic Club, 626 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago

    • 08/07/2017
    • 10:30 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago

    Performing Arts Program

    Play:   Ah! Wilderness  at the Goodman Theatre

    Playwright:   Eugene O'Neill

    Leader:  Doreen Feitelberg

    RSVP:   Doreen Feitelberg, 847-914-0612, phildor1488@comcast .net

    New members welcome.

    Note:  Starting time, 10-30 a.m. sharp.

    • 08/17/2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Art institute of Chicago (Main Entrance Lobby), 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

    PROGRAM: Saints & Heroes, Art of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

    DESCRIPTION: Immerse yourself in the spiritual, domestic and chivalric worlds of the middle ages and Renaissance with an exquisite exhibition in the Art Institute, comprised of nearly 700 art objects from 1200 to 1600 Century. Optional cocktails at the Gage restaurant bar to follow.

    NOTE: DATE CHANGE. FREE Admission for IL residents with ID.  CTA 151 Madison/Monroe Stop, Red Line to Monroe Stop, Paid Parking at Millennium Park Garage

    • 08/19/2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Location details to be provided upon registration.

    Program: Pot-luck Dinner Meeting; guests welcome

    Book:  The Sun Also Rises

    Author:  Ernest Hemingway

    Leaders:  Doreen Feitelberg, Lois Hass

    Note: Please provide your own beverages. Guests are required to have read the book. Please contact Jill Lowe regarding food contribution.

    • 09/05/2017
    • 10:30 AM
    • Location details to be provided upon registration.

    Program (in French): "Bring a Bibelot" Each members is invited to bring a small object that has an interesting or personal story behind it which you would like to share with the group in French.

    • 09/12/2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • ACHIEVE, 100 E. Walton St., 7th Floor, Chicago

    Title: The Body Message

    Time: 5:30 pm SOCIAL / 6:00 PM Presentation

    Program Description: Your body talks, Listen to it. Understanding your body's message is the first step toward a better life. We will learn the role and the message of the different body tissues in an effort to achieve optimum health. 

    Presenter: Dr. Ashraf Abdelhamid, Co-Founder of Achieve

    Place: ACHIEVE, 100 E. Walton St.,  7th Floor, Chicago

    • 09/28/2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
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    German & Polish Language Joint Program

    Program: A two-part Program: Exploring the German Battleship Bismarck

    Description: First part: the history of the Bismarck, the important people involved, and its mission. Second part: Tom Ewert’s extraordinary trip in a Russian submersible to visit the Bismarck wreck.

    Presenter: Thomas Ewert, Maritime History Buff

    Location: IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago

    RSVP by 9/22/17 to:

    Elfie Bishop, 847-219-6733, elfie.bishop@gmail.com

    Grace Ewert, 708-848-5274, gtewert@att.net

    NOTE: time change,  date change for the Polish Group. Husbands and male friends are welcome. Please bring a wine or dish to pass.

    • 10/10/2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702

    Program: Our Members and the Woman Extraordinaire “How Do You Do” campaign showcases our stories and cultural exchange. Come listen to some wonderful stories as members share their interesting experiences from around the globe.  

    Presenter: Margaret MacDougall and other members tbc!

    Additional Note: RSVP Early!

    5:30 P.M. Social Time, Program Begins 6:00 P.M

    • 10/27/2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie St., Chicago

    Program (in English): Insider Chicago and the French CLA invite you to a guided visit of the Affichomania exhibition, the passion for French Posters during the Belle Epoque at the Driehaus Museum - 40 E. Erie St. 

    RSVP by October 23rd, 2017

    Your $27.50 contribution will support IWA’s philanthropic program at Swift School and pays for the cost of the visit.

Past events

07/23/2017 The International Gourmet Program “A South African Braaivleis” (Barbecue)
07/21/2017 Literature: "LaRose" by Louise Erdrich
07/20/2017 European Culture: Post-Gala Lawn Party at Ravinia
07/11/2017 Modern Professional & Pre-Wex Program
06/27/2017 Asian Culture: Yearly Planning Breakfast
06/22/2017 German Language: The German Harmonica & African-American Blues Culture
06/21/2017 European Culture: Classical Music at Jay Pritzker Pavilion
06/19/2017 Spanish Language: Planning Meeting
06/16/2017 Literature: "Citizens of London" by Lynn Olson
06/14/2017 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
06/13/2017 Modern Professionals: Women in Architecture (CANCELLED)
06/10/2017 Polish & Spanish Joint Program
06/09/2017 Turkish Culture: Live Classical Music & Raki Night
06/07/2017 IWA Woman Extraordinaire "Getting to Know You" Evening Event at Frontier
06/06/2017 French Language: Dinner at Chez Moi
06/05/2017 Performing Arts: "Great Expectations"
06/01/2017 Film Discussion: "Trumbo"
05/30/2017 Poetry, General Reading and Writing Salon
05/23/2017 Asian Culture: Private Tour of Ai Weiwei's Photo Activism
05/22/2017 European Culture: "My Life as a Diplomat"
05/20/2017 Insider Chicago, Goose Island Brewery Tour
05/19/2017 Literature: The Mersault Investigation
05/18/2017 German Language: May Program
05/17/2017 Arabic Culture & Film Discussion Joint Program: "The Square"
05/12/2017 Turkish Culture: Post-Gala Program on Language
05/10/2017 English Speaking World - Oldest World Cuisines
05/09/2017 Modern Professionals: Career Mobility
05/06/2017 Polish Language: Polish Constitution Day Parade
05/05/2017 TICKETS TO THE Gala ~ Suomi Finland 100 ~ Celebrating Together
05/02/2017 French Language: Café Conversation (in French)
05/01/2017 Performing Arts: "Linda Vista"
04/19/2017 Pre-Gala Event, A Finnish high-tech success story: SWAP.COM
04/12/2017 English Speaking World - Literacy Chicago
04/11/2017 Modern Professionals - Creative Power of Women
04/07/2017 IWA Name Badge Spring Sale
03/27/2017 IWA Briefings: Lurie Children's Hospital
03/14/2017 Modern Professional - Int'l Parental Child Abduction
03/10/2017 Turkish Interest - Handmade Turkish Jewelry
03/08/2017 International Women’s Day Celebration
03/08/2017 International Women’s Day Raffle
02/25/2017 Pre-Gala Program: Lapland to Helsinki, Finland
01/11/2017 The IWA International Gourmet Group presents: "A Winter Luncheon from Normandy"
12/08/2016 IWA Name Badge Winter Sale
12/07/2016 2016 IWA Annual Holiday Party
11/29/2016 Insider Chicago “Working in America Exhibit” Private Tour and interactive discussion
10/25/2016 RAFFLE TICKETS for the 2016 Woman Extraordinaire Event Honoring Vicki Escarra
10/25/2016 TICKETS AND SPONSORSHIP for the 2016 Woman Extraordinaire Event Honoring Vicki Escarra
10/07/2016 Spotlight Program, “The New Science of Cancer” at Northwestern Hospital
10/01/2016 Pop-Up Program ArtPrize International Art Festival
09/28/2016 Open House Celebration at Our New Office and Volunteer Fair!
08/28/2016 The International Gourmet Program invites you to the Annual IWA Summer Picnic
06/15/2016 IWA Annual Meeting and Luncheon
05/13/2016 RAFFLE TICKETS for IWA Gala 2016, "Celebrating Germany"
05/13/2016 Sponsorship Opportunities, IWA Gala 2016 "Celebrating Germany"
05/13/2016 TICKETS TO THE IWA Annual Gala "Celebrating Germany"
04/08/2016 IWA Name Badge Sale Event II
04/06/2016 The IWA International Gourmet Group presents: "A Celebration of the New Season, AN EARLY SPRING PASTICHE"
03/31/2016 Insider Chicago, "Dressing Downton!"
03/08/2016 International Women’s Day Celebration at Intercontinental Chicago
02/05/2016 Insider Chicago, "IWA visits SAIC!” IWA MPG and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
01/25/2016 IWA New Year Open House...Goodbye Suite 1800...Hello 2016!
01/15/2016 IWA Name Badge Sale Event
08/09/2015 2015 Gourmet Picnic
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