S.T.A.R. Programs

S.T.A.R. Programs

Programs, Activities, Trips & Events

Registration Programs

Seasonally, we offer a wide variety of programs for adults. All programs, including programs titled as S.T.A.R., are available for members and non-members. Members receive a discounted rate. View the current programs for seniors and adults below.

Weekly S.T.A.R. Activities

There is always something happening with the S.T.A.R. members. All week long you can find fitness classes, table tennis, Reader's Theatre, art classes, and more. In addition, clubs for all interests are held monthly. For our current activities and club meeting schedules, refer to the most recent Park District brochure or S.T.A.R. Connections Newsletter.

S.T.A.R. has clubs for every interest. Many of these groups are offered at no charge and any individual 55 years or older is invited to attend.

Trips and Events

Trips are offered at least twice monthly to various destinations! Stop in to pick up a copy of the monthly newsletter at the Centennial Activity Center or download this season's current events.

Extended Travel Opportunities

S.T.A.R. partners with America Classic Tours and Collette Tours to offer a variety of trips designed with the active adult in mind.

Upcoming Trips:
Shades of Ireland - September 7-16, 2024 (10 days)
Greece Island Hopper - April 24 - May 4, 2025 (11 days)

For detailed itineraries and pricing, please contact the front desk at 847-692-3597.

Location

100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ridge, Illinois

Phone

847-692-3597
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Programs

4230104 / Campfire Sing-Along with the Uketones

Campfire Sing-Along with the Uketones Imagine being at a camp fire where summer time brings memories of summer camp, church camp, scout camp or just a gathering with friends at the beach. Come relive these times with the Uketones. Join us as we sing old favorites such as Kumbaya, She’ll be Coming’ Round the Mountain and others. S’mores anyone? Registration deadline: June 21. CAC
4230104-1 - Campfire Sing-Along with Uketones
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$5.00/$5.00
6/28/2024 - 6/28/2024
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up

4230105 / 4th of July Celebration

Embrace the joys of summer as we celebrate the Fourth of July and remember the significance of freedom and empowerment. We’ll be serving up patriotic foods and be entertained by Skip Griparis, a virtuoso singer, guitarist, impressionist, comedian and member of the Illinois Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Join us for an incredibly fun trip as Skip stars in his 50s/60s/70s Heroes of Rock! Lunch on mini pulled pork sliders, Italain meatball sliders, mini Vienna hot dogs, potato salad, strawberry spinach salad and dessert. Registration deadline: June 21. CAC
4230105-1 - 4th of July Celebration
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$58.00/$58.00
7/1/2024 - 7/1/2024
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up
4230105-2 - 4th of July Celebration - SHOW ONLY
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$26.00/$26.00
7/1/2024 - 7/1/2024
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up

4230106 / Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Cool off this summer with an ice cream sundae while listening to Peggy and Ray of The Silverliners. Registration deadline: June 28. CAC
4230106-1 - Ice Cream Social
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$14.00/$14.00
7/10/2024 - 7/10/2024
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up

4230107 / Art of Charcuterie Tasting

Art of Charcuterie Tasting Who, when and where did the first charcuterie originate? Learn about the different types of charcuterie boards and what kinds of foods can be paired together. Discover the best ways to build and present a charcuterie tasting to create a unique visual feast for your eyes. In this session, partake in delectable foods and flavorful tastes. Registration deadline: July 5. CAC
4230107-1 - Art of Charcuterie Tasting
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$38.00/$38.00
7/15/2024 - 7/15/2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up

4230108 / An Evening Out with Sweet Reminders

An Evening Out with Sweet Reminders Join us for an evening out with Sweet Reminders, a dynamic duo that entertains with hits of yesterday in their unique playful style. Beautiful vocals and interesting harmonies meet light-hearted fun, as Nancy Baumet and Dia Madden invite you to join in an engaging musical experience. Dine on meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, mac and cheese, and dessert. Registration deadline: July 5. CAC
4230108-1 - An Evening Out with Sweet Reminders
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$67.00/$67.00
7/18/2024 - 7/18/2024
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up
4230108-2 - An Evening Out with Sweet Reminders - SHOW ONLY
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Availability
Available
Res/NonRes
$33.00/$33.00
7/18/2024 - 7/18/2024
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Location
Centennial Activity Center
Ages
55 & up

Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to volunteer to run a drop-in club, assist with luncheons, or volunteer for a service program such as AARP or Benefits Access Program, please download and complete our form and email it to Eilleen Gabriel-Galan.

Volunteer Opportunities