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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.

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

WHEN: July 21
WHERE: Timber Lanes Bowling Alley, 1851 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago
TIME: 12:00 PM
We will be bowling two games and have pizza following the games. The cost for bowling is around $10, paid at the time of the activity. You will pay for your pizza when ordered. Bowling will last about two hours. Van transportation will not be provided. Call Jess at 815-4440-8800 to make your reservations.
CUT OFF: July 19

WHEN: August 25
WHERE: Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State Street, Chicago
TIME: 12:00 PM
The museum tour will begin at noon. Cost for the guided tour is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. The tour will last about two hours. Following the tour, we will go to Harry Caray’s Restaurant located about a block from the museum at 33 W. Kinzie. Call Jess at 815-4440-8800 to make your reservations.
CUT OFF: August 11

Save the Date!
November 3, 2018 Weekenders General Meeting, La Villa, Chicago
December 8, 2018 Christmas Party, La Villa, Chicago

For more information or to make reservations for events, contact us at 815-444-8800. You may also  leave a message on the telephone information line, 815-444-8800, ext. 4, after the tone.