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February Events

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 24, 2018 12:53:48 PM

Whether you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day outing or simply looking for a fun weekend festival, Chicago has plenty of February events to keep you entertained.

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Quaker Values: Lifelong Learning in Chicago

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 9, 2018 1:06:26 PM

Kendal, the not-for-profit parent company of The Admiral at the Lake, has been working to transform our culture’s view of the aging process since the 1970s. Although the Kendal System is not affiliated with any religious institution, it was founded with the principles of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in mind.

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January Events near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Dec 19, 2017 3:07:11 PM

The biting winds of winter are upon us, but that doesn’t mean we want to be cooped up inside for the next four months. Join Admiral residents as we venture out to these entertaining and educational events near The Admiral at the Lake. Explore the nearby neighborhoods of Andersonville and Edgewater, and dive deeper into the north end of Chicago to see what the city has to offer.

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Holiday Events Near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Nov 22, 2017 10:14:35 AM

Windows on the world. The neighborhoods in Chicago offer a glimpse into the world of the area’s waves of settlers from around the world. On the north side, wait in anticipation for Tomten as if you were in Sweden in Andersonville or celebrate with the large Greek population near Lincoln Park. Around Mount Greenwood, those with Irish roots and in Koreatown, residents observe the Christian holiday.

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Amazing Activities Near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Oct 25, 2017 3:30:00 PM

Everything moves indoors in November in Chicago, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do. As we turn our thermostats up and snuggle into our winter coats, we enjoy the camaraderie encouraged by fall’s chilly winds at various establishments near the neighborhoods of Andersonville, Edgewater, and in the north end of Chicago.

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10 Tips for the Chicago International Film Festival

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Oct 5, 2017 2:58:30 PM

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.”

― Ingmar Bergman

The Chicago International Film Festival, October 12-26, strives to be everything to all people...well, people who love film. The festival offers

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Celebrate October Near The Admiral at the Lake!

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Sep 27, 2017 3:44:12 PM

“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.”

― Nelson Algren, Chicago: City on the Make

Chicago natives know October offers activities galore indoors and out. Join residents of The Admiral at the Lake as we participate in events near the neighborhoods of Andersonville, Edgewater, and in the north end of Chicago.

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Urban Living Near The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Sep 5, 2017 2:06:45 PM

"She is novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time."

—Mark Twain

Granted, Twain (Samuel Clemens) visited the town during the late 19th century when it was being built and rebuilt (after the Great Chicago Fire) as the nation’s Midwest hub, but Chicago continues to change to meet the demands of today and tomorrow.

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September Events

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Aug 28, 2017 7:26:16 PM

The kids are back to school, but that doesn’t mean Chicagoans aren’t going to enjoy the good weather before the winds of autumn begin. Join residents of The Admiral at the Lake in events happening around the neighborhoods of Andersonville, Edgewater, and in the north end of Chicago.

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Preserve Your Vitality with Music

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Aug 10, 2017 1:26:08 PM

We all know the benefits of listening to music—improved memory and cognitive function, decreased feelings of pain, improved performance, lower stress, better sleep, and improved mood. Scientific studies indicate that playing music has additional benefits.

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