May 18, 2019
Danish Home Women’s Auxiliary Smørrebrød Benefit Luncheon
Nosh and Knowledge
Every Wednesday beginning May 29, 12:00-1:30 p.m., through the month of June
Join us at The Danish Home for a tour of our boutique senior community, including information about living here, answers to your questions, and a delicious lunch!
Kompagni B Ballet June 11-June 20, 2019 – free and open to the public
Kompagni B is the world’s first ballet company for, with and by children. It is comprised of 23 dancers ages 14-16 from The Royal Danish Ballet School in Copenhagen, all of whom are students at the Royal Theater. The Danish Home of Chicago is excited to announce the following local performances from this amazing troupe of young dancers!
Tuesday, June 11, 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State St. in Chicago
Friday, June 14, 7:00-8:15 p.m. at South Side YMCA, 6330 Stony Island Ave. in Chicago
Tuesday, June 18, 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Cindy Pritzker Auditorium in the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St. in Chicago
Wednesday, June 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m. at Avalon Park Gymnasium, 1215 E. 83rd St. in Chicago
Thursday, June 20, 4:00-5:00 p.m. at Piotrowski Park Gymnasium, 4247 W. 31st St. in Chicago
Summerfest: “A Little Country in the City”
Saturday, June 22, 1:00-5:30pm at The Danish Home
Wrangle your partner, family and friends and join us for “A Little Country in the City!” We’ll have all our traditional games, activities, Lucky Buckets, food and beverage, plus vintage western swing from the Westerlees at 3:30 p.m.! We’ll also celebrate the 800th birthday of the dannebrog, Denmark’s flag and the oldest in the world. Admission is free; free-will donations are very appreciated.
Annual Benefit: Chicago Jazz, Danish Style!
Saturday, September 21, 6:00 p.m. at Oak Park Country Club, 2001 Thatcher Ave. in River Grove
Join us for our annual benefit, featuring: dinner, wine, beer and cash bar cocktails; musical entertainment from Grammy-award winning Danish violinist Mads Tolling and Danish guitarist Jacob Fischer; live and silent auctions; Essence Award and our special guests, Danish Consul General
Jakob Skaarup Nielsen and Vice Consul Lisbeth Christensen.
Sunday, November 3, 11:30 a.m. at The Danish Home
Autumn just wouldn’t be the same without our traditional Fall Fest in celebration of the season of harvest and home!
On the third Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m., we welcome all who had a birthday in that month and those who want to wish them well to The Danish Home for our monthly birthday celebration.
Every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. coffee hour is held at The Danish Home.
For more information please call (773) 775-7383
The Danish Home Activity Calendar
Click below to access The Danish Home Resident Life calendar for current and previous month’s activities to see all the festive and fun things we have going on. If you would like to volunteer to accompany The Danish Home’s activities director on an outing with residents, please contact Robin Decker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Auxiliary of The Danish Home
Founded in 1958 by Elna Lorentzen, the Women’s Auxiliary helps raise funds for and are avid volunteers at The Danish Home of Chicago. The purpose is to assist in the social well-being of the beloved residents at The Danish Home and to help improve their quality of life. The Women’s Auxiliary consists of a dedicated team of 21 board members and over 200 members. New members are always welcome and appreciated. The Women’s Auxiliary luncheons provide an opportunity to get together with new and old friends while supporting a good cause, meeting residents and learning firsthand about this wonderful senior living community.
Please save the date for our upcoming events.BIRTHDAY PARTY EACH MONTH: On the third Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m., we welcome all who had a birthday in that month and those who want to wish them well to The Danish Home for our monthly birthday celebration. EVERY SUNDAY: Every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. coffee hour is held at The Danish Home.
Click here to Learn More About the Women’s Auxiliary