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Do you enjoy meeting friends for dinner at a new restaurant, taking in a live theater performance, a concert or maybe visiting one of the many area attractions and events the greater Chicagoland area has to offer? For over two decades, Horizons for the Blind has sponsored the Weekenders, an outreach social group for people who are blind, visually impaired and sighted.

Each month, the Weekenders travel throughout the Chicagoland area in search of good food, fun, interesting places to go and things to do. Weekenders is open to the public, it’s a great place to meet old friends and make new ones. You may come to any of all of the events. To join, call 815-444-8800 for more information. Dues for The Weekenders are $10 a year. Information about our monthly events will be posted here, on the Horizons Facebook page and by calling our telephone information line, 815-444-8800, ext 4. Non-members may attend Weekenders events, but will pay a $5 fee per event.

Past events include Arlington International Racecourse, Kane County Cougars baseball games and our annual Weekenders picnic.

Weekenders Board Members

Charlotte Dillion – President
Alberta O’Shaughnessy – 1st Vice President
Deborah Watson – 2nd Vice President
Maureen Heneghan – Secretary
Keith Myers – Treasurer

Board members with 1 year term

David Meyer – 1 year term
Jimmy Kral – 1 year term
Albert Anderson – 1 year term

Weekenders Event Calendar

WHAT: Christmas Party
WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2018
WHERE: La Villa Banquet Hall, 3638 N. Pulaski Ave., Chicago
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join us for our Weekenders Christmas party! Music will be provided by Dave Meyer and Ryan Myers.

Menu will be:  Entrée choices:
Baked Walleye Pike, Chicken Vesuvio or Rib-eye Steak
Included with all entrees are: Cream of Chicken Rice Soup; dinner salad; pasta with garlic, oil & broccoli; bread and foccacia bread; vesuvio potatoes & corn
Dessert: Spumoni ice cream

Please make your own transportation arrangements. For reservations, please call Jess at 815-444-8800, ext. 232. The deadline for the event is Friday, November 30th. Reservations will not be accepted after that date. Members pay $25.00 & non-members pay $30.00 at time of reservation. Entrée selections will be given when making your reservation.