Antioch Township Schedule of Senior Events: October – December 2023

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Chili Cook-Off

Let’s welcome in the colder weather with homemade chili. Looking for delicious recipes to enter this contest. Prizes will be awarded!  

Date: Thursday, October 12
Location: Senior Center, 817 Holbek Drive, Antioch
Time: 1:00 PM
Cost : $5 (unless you’re a contestant than it’s FREE)


Jacqueline Kennedy – Historical Portrayal

Historian and actress Leslie Goddard portrays Jackie Kennedy in this unforgettable portrayal where you will meet the private woman behind the public myth. Appetizers, punch and coffee will be served prior to the show.

Date: Friday, October 13
Location: Antioch Township
Time: 12:30 PM
Cost – Resident: $10, Non-resident: $15


Chicago Neighborhood Tour & Lunch

A step-on motorcoach guide will start our day in Old & New Chinatown. Next, we will head to the Pilsen neighborhood with a couple of stops to explore buildings that are covered in murals. We will have lunch in a 4th generation family-owned restaurant in Little Italy. We will complete our day in the Polish neighborhood for a final stop at a Polish Deli for a little shopping. Cost includes deluxe motorcoach accommodations, guided tour and lunch. 

Date: Tuesday, October 17
Location: Bus departs at 8:30 AM from Antioch Township
Bus returns approximately 4:30 PM
Cost – Resident: $75, Non-resident: $90


Health & Wellness Fair

Join us and learn about the great benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. Walmart will provide FREE flu and pneumonia vaccines with a Medicare card and ID. Free homemade soup served from 11 AM–12:30 PM. Lots of giveaways and raffles.

Date: Thursday, October 26
Location: Antioch Township
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
Cost – FREE


Lunch & Polka at Reflections Restaurant

Situated on beautiful Deep Lake, enjoy a Polish family-style lunch and live polka music. Lunch will include soup or salad, sausage and kraut, pierogi, stuffed cabbage, pork loin roast with mushroom gravy, potatoes, coffee, tea and dessert!

Date: Thursday, November 2
Location: 38564 N. Edgewood Street, Lake Villa
Time: Noon
Cost – Resident: $30, Non-resident: $40


Wildfire Lunch & Beautiful

The Carole King Musical at the Marriott Theatre

Indulge in a family-style lunch at Wildfire including appetizers, chopped salad, filet mignon, chicken breast, mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert. Following lunch, enjoy BEAUTIFUL, the inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing solo album, BEAUTIFUL takes you back to where it all began – and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.

Date: Wednesday, November 15
Location: Bus departs at 10:15 AM from Antioch Township
Cost – Resident: $95, Non-resident: $110


Palm Court Fine Dining & A Bing Crosby Christmas

Metropolis in Arlington Heights

Celebrate the season with a holiday lunch at Palm Court – choose from soup or salad, Filet Medallions, Chicken Marsala or Salmon. Dessert, soda, iced tea & hot tea included. We will then head to the Metropolis Performing Arts Center to be entertained by Broadway baritone Jared Bradshaw who will celebrate America’s favorite crooner Bing Crosby. Unforgettable hits include “Jingle Bells,” “Chattanooga Choo-Choo,” “Mele Kalikimaka,” and “White Christmas.”

Date: Tuesday, December 5
Time: Bus departs at 11:00 AM from Antioch Township
Bus returns approximately 6:30 PM
Cost – Resident: $80, Non-resident: $95


Jolly Holiday Lunch

Join us for our annual holiday luncheon including entertainment, holiday cheer and a surprise guest!

Date: Friday, December 8
Location: Antioch VFW, 75 North Avenue
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost – Resident: $30, Non-resident: $40


Let’s Get Lit!

Christmas Lights Township Bus Tour

Buckle up and listen to your favorite Christmas music while sipping hot cocoa. Enjoy the wonders of elaborate light displays… we’ll drive by Santa, candy canes, snowmen, nativity scenes, and much more! Oh, What Fun it Is!

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12 or Wednesday, Dec. 13 or Thursday, Dec. 14
Location: Senior Center, 817 Holbek Drive, Antioch
Time: 6:00 PM Bus Departure
Cost – A minimum $5 donation to the Salvation Army