Addolorata Villa Events

Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

January 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District

Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District is home to the largest, intact, early “motor colony” in the United States. Primarily located on south Michigan Avenue, it was designated as a Chicago landmark ...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

February 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Two By Hemingway

This talk looks at two short stories, “A Clean Well-Lighted Place” and “The End of Something,” as examples of key Ernest Hemingway themes: life is a battlefield, everyone’s wounded, and the only response is grace under...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

February 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Jane Adams: A Chicago Original

Social work pioneer, author, organizer, and Nobel Prize winner, Jane Addams is best remembered for founding Hull House in Chicago, a “settlement house” that addressed the needs of Chicago’s poverty-strick...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

March 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Aaron Burr: The American Intrigue

What became of Aaron Burr after the famous duel with Alexander Hamilton? He tried to reinvent himself in the West, as many Americans have done. Working as a high-ranking US army officer who was also a ...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

March 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Germany and Israel – Unlikely Friendship

Fifty-five years ago Germany and Israel reluctantly entered into diplomatic relations. What at first glance seems to be a rather unlikely relationship–especially in light of the shared his...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

March 31, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm; Addolorata Villa

A Wee Bit About Bonnie Scotland

Tour the vibrant and historic cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Then set out on a circle drive to discover Scotland’s starkly beautiful landscapes and rich culture at iconic sites like Roslyn Chapel, Loch...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

April 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

Germany’s Liquid Breads – The History of Beer!

This year’s 100th anniversary of the Prohibition in the USA presents us with the perfect opportunity to hearken back to the legendary history of a revolutionary beverage that c...

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Where is Your Path Leading You? – Spring Seminar Series

April 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm; Addolorata Villa

The Roaring Twenties: Flappers, Cocktails & Model T Fords

Few decades have seen such dramatic social and cultural changes as the 1920s. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the start of this tumultuous age with this illustrated lectu...

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