A full life is an active life

We offer an exciting calendar of social, cultural,
and educational activities.

Events & Activities

Welcome to the Center for Independent Futures events & activities calendar! If you are new to our activities, please contact the office at (847) 328-2044. All new activities participants need to meet with a Center for Independent Futures staff member and complete some paperwork before attending activities.


This calendar is updated on a quarterly schedule. Please watch for new event listings in December, March, June, and September.


When activities are changed or cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, registered participants will be notified by phone or email.


december 2019

sat14dec3:00 pm5:30 pmHeARTwords Workshop

mon16dec5:00 pm6:00 pmBook Club

tue17dec1:30 pm2:30 pmWalking Club

wed18dec4:00 pm5:15 pmVolunteer Club

thu19dec6:00 pm8:00 pmAnime Club

fri20dec3:30 pm4:30 pmSocial Hour

sat21dec3:00 pm5:30 pmSaturday Cinema

mon23dec4:00 pm5:00 pmYoga

mon30dec4:00 pm5:00 pmYoga

january 2020

No Events

february 2020

thu13feb12:00 pm2:00 pmCommunity Safety Workshop: Afternoon

thu13feb6:00 pm8:00 pmCommunity Safety Workshop: Evening

march 2020

No Events

Photo Consent Policy:

Photos and videos taken at public Center for Independent Futures events may be published in print or online for download, online photo albums, newsletters, and/or social media including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Such events include paid ticketed events like SPARK and Something’s Cooking, free at-large community events (such as disseminating information or a free film screening), or events sponsored by our Young Professionals Board. This does not include participant activities such as art club, bike club, etc. Participants in these activities have the option to give and remove consent for future photos at any time. However, attendance at the aforementioned public events are not included in the photo release form.


By paying for admission to public events and/or attending a free public event, you consent to having your photo taken and potentially published through the above-mentioned mediums unless you expressly and contemporaneously request that your photo not be taken by the photographer.

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