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Upcoming events

    • 12/10/2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Registration is closed

    We welcome all bridge players; beginners with just the rudimentary knowledge of the game, the ’rusty’ ones who played many years ago and wish to re-acquaint themselves with the game, advanced players sharing their experience with beginners and anyone who wishes to just observe a game.


    • 12/10/2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • North Shore home of IWA Member provided upon registration
    Registration is closed




    Note: The North Shore Meet & Greet is open to all IWA members!

    • 12/11/2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
    Register

    December 2018 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 12/11/2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Kendra Scott Jewelry, 900 N. Michigan Ave., Level 3
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    Program: “Insights into Expatriation and Shopping at Kendra Scott Jewelry”


    Katharina will discuss how the modern woman is struggling with the traditional corset of moving abroad for the partner’s career. Katharina von Knobloch will present current data about spousal employment and give an outlook to the future. Kendra Scott is offering 15% off sales for everyone in attendance. Kendra Scott started her company from a $500.00 project. "Since she began her company, Kendra has lived by three core values: Family, Fashion and Philanthropy.


    Presenter: Katharina von Knobloch & Kendra Scott Representative


    RSVP BY 12/10/18

    • 12/14/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Women Made Gallery, 2150 S. Canalport 4th Floor
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    Program: Reception at the Women Made Gallery (WMG). Join us to spend an evening with wine & appetizers and enjoy the WMG Members Exhibition. WMG is a unique gallery founded in 1992 with a mission to support, cultivate and promote the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate and enrich the community. More than 8,000 women artists have exhibited their work since WMG was established. We will have a unique opportunity to meet the dedicated WMG Board members and some of the artists who benefited from this gallery.


    Presenters: Welcome by Usha Raj, MD, WMG Board member & IWA member; Beate Minkovski and Kelly Hensen, the Founding members of WMG; other Board members and artists.


    Note: Spouses & Guests Welcome. 


    Parking: Free. Enter through Parking Lot at North Entrance on 21st Street. If needed Dial 271 on Callbox and then press ‘Call’


    RSVP BY 12/12/18 Online at www.iwachicago.org or 312-263-1421 with your $15 donation to support IWA's philanthropic programs and donation to WMG.

    • 12/15/2018
    • 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Ruggles Hall, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St.

    SOLD OUT


    Program:  Holiday Performance: A Baker Street Christmas Caper


    Join us for a special holiday-themed morning. Crime does not take a holiday during the Christmas season, as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson discover in The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, Arthur Conan Doyle’s short story adapted for the stage by Shakespeare Project of Chicago. Enjoy hot chocolate and holiday treats, and listen to a selection of English Christmas carols from the Victorian and Edwardian periods, preceding the performance.


    RSVP BY 12/12/18


    NOTE: FREE Admission, Limited Space, Registration in advance is recommended via Eventbrite, https://goo.gl/6XS1wS


    Paid Parking through Spot Hero at 1016 N. Dearborn St.

    • 12/17/2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
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    Program (in English): Concert sponsored by Musicians Club of Women


    Optional lunch to follow. Cost of lunch: $35. Make checks payable to the Musicians Club of Women. Mail to Anna Moreno (address provided upon registration). 

     

    RSVP BY 12/12/18 and let Anna Moreno know if you will be attending the lunch (contact information provided upon registration). 


    • 12/18/2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    NOTE: Date and Time Change


    • 12/20/2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
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    • 12/20/2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • North Shore Home of IWA Member - Address Provided Upon Registration
    Register

    Program (in German):  Christmas Lunch at Elfie’s


    Please bring a side-dish and enjoy German poetry and songs.


    RSVP BY 12/13/18


    NOTE: DATE CHANGE DUE TO CHRISTMAS.



    • 12/24/2018
    • 12/25/2018


    • 12/31/2018
    • 01/01/2019


    • 01/02/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • NONE

    NOTE: The January 2019 Chicago Meet & Greet will not take place due to the New Year's Day holiday.

    • 01/09/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
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    Program: "Honoring Allied Participation in the French Resistance - Paris 2018"


    Presenter: Caroline Cracraft


    Caroline attended a remarkable commemoration in Paris on September 29. The British Ambassador to France and the [London] Special Forces Club & Libre Resistance were invited by the Office National des Anciens Combattants et Victimes de Guerre and the Mairie of Suresnes to the first ceremony open to non-French nationals.  A great honor! Libre Resistance is the French association that represents the 429 Special Operations Executive agents infiltrated into France during the Nazi occupation. Caroline's father was one of those agents. 



    Note: 10:30 a.m. SOCIAL TIME, 11 a.m. PROGRAM

    • 01/11/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    Film Discussion & Turkish Culture Joint Program - Film Viewing


    Program: "Istanbul and its Underground Treasures" 


    Historian Darius Arya takes us on an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Istanbul, Turkey. But with many of its secrets concealed or underground, he turns to the latest 3D imaging technology to see the city as no human eye ever could.  This is a PBS Documentary suggested by Sel Yackley.


    Presenter: Informal Discussion


    RSVP BY 1/9/19


    NOTE: REFRESHMENTS ARE WELCOME. 10:30 a.m. SOCIAL, 11 a.m. VIEWING


    • 01/15/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
    Register

    January 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 01/22/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
    Register

    Book: "Shifu, You'll Do Anything for a Laugh" 


    (Please read the book before attending the discussion)

    Author: Mo Yan

    Leader: Ling Arenson


    NOTE: DATE CHANGE.  10:30 a.m. SOCIAL , 11 a.m. DISCUSSION 


    • 01/23/2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Please see emailed invitation.

    The January 23, 2019 New Member Orientation is by invitation only. 

    Please see emailed invitation for event details.

    • 01/24/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
    Register

    French Language & German Language Joint Program (in English)


    Program: “Sailing across 5 seas of Indonesia”


    Join Carol Sommers above and below sea level, traveling 1200 nautical miles in a dive boat from the stone statues of Bali to the manta rays of Raja Ampat. Active volcanoes, sea snakes, nutmeg plantations and much more.


    RSVP BY 1/21/19


    NOTE: REFRESHMENTS ARE WELCOME. 10:30 a.m. SOCIAL, 11 a.m. PROGRAM,

    • 01/25/2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • Russian Tea Time, 77 E. Adams St.
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    Cuisine: Russian


    Restaurant: Russian Tea Time, 77 E. Adams St.


    Since opening in 1993, this restaurant has earned the distinction of being one of Chicago’s culinary touchstones, offering diverse dishes from the former USSR. Signature dishes include Pelmeni (meat dumplings), Borscht (Ukrainian soup), Blinis (thick Russian pancakes), game, caviar, and an extensive assortment of vegetarian dishes – Tashkent carrot salad, eggplant Orientale, beet caviar, golubtsy (cabbage rolls).


    RSVP BY 1/21/19


    NOTE: WE WILL MEET AT THE RESTAURANT. PLEASE BRING CASH.


    • 01/30/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    • 02/06/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • Lavazza Coffee Bar, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.
    Register


    • 02/19/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
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    February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 02/27/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    • 03/06/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • Lavazza Coffee Bar, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.
    Register


    • 03/19/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
    Register

    March 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 03/27/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    • 03/27/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Please see emailed invitation.

    The March 27, 2019 New Member Orientation is by invitation only. 

    Please see emailed invitation for event details.

    • 04/03/2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • Lavazza Coffee Bar, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.
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    • 04/16/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
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    April 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 04/24/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    • 05/01/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Lavazza Coffee Bar, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.
    Register


    • 05/21/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
    Register

    May 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 05/22/2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Please see emailed invitation.

    The May 22, 2019 New Member Orientation is by invitation only. 

    Please see emailed invitation for event details.

    • 05/29/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    • 06/04/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702
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    June 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (by invitation only)

    • 06/05/2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Lavazza Coffee Bar, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.
    Register


    • 06/26/2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 702, Chicago
    Register

    ALL Members are welcome to help, chat and meet old and new members.


    • 06/26/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Please see emailed invitation.

    The June 26, 2019 New Member Orientation is by invitation only. 

    Please see emailed invitation for event details.