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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] January Lunch in Chicago
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 20:26:45 -0600
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I'd prefer a later date in Jan if possible and if enough others feel
the same.


Nan

On Nov 30, 2007, at 4:59 PM, wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> Our January lunch tentatively scheduled for the Oak Lawn Library
> with access
> to the computers and a geneology talk by Kathy O'Leary is not a
> possibility. At our January lunch perhaps we can discuss the
> possibility of this venue
> for another time. Newberry Library was mentioned as a
> possibility, but it is
> not open on Sundays.
>
> Our first choice of date is Sunday, January 13. Can we go back
> to our
> other choice - Chicago Historical Museum? The hours there on
> Sunday are 12N to
> 5P. Lunch at the History Cafe there is 12N to 3P; they have
> salads and
> sandwiches. Group admissions/tours require a minimum of 10 people
> - all prepaid in
> advance. The group admission rate is $9 for adults and $8 for
> seniors 65
> years of age and over. If we don't make a total of 10, the
> individual admission
> rates are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors - paid at entry.
> Since we
> don't always make a total of 10 (especially since we are subject
> to winter
> weather), I suggest we avoid the group rate (and the prepaid
> requirement). The
> individual admission rate includes an audio tour . See the museum
> website for
> details. _http://www.chicagohistory.org/planavisit_
> (http://www.chicagohistory.org/planavisit)
>
> I would suggest if the Chicago History Museum is ok with those
> going to the
> lunch, that we have lunch first, at 12N and then then do an
> independent tour.
>
> There are group tours available. Per the website, the guided tour
> requires
> a minimum of 10 people and must be reserved 4 - 6 weeks in
> advance. This may
> not be feasible for us.
>
> Is this ok for all? Newberry Library is not open on Sunday, so
> that is not
> a possibility.
>
> If these options are not good, we need to go back to just having
> lunch this
> time - location?
>
> Please email me asap to tell me your thoughts so we can finalize
> the plans.
>
> Maureen N
>
>
>
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