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From: Judith Mason <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] January Luncheon
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 17:58:59 -0800 (PST)
I'm pretty easy and flexible regarding venue, day, time plus, I live in the city so it's easy for me to get around. I'm just going to "lurk" unless I totally disagree with something.
Nan Brennan <> wrote:
I'd prefer a venue where we had a tour/lecture of family research
resources available at that venue.
I'm very open to doing this on a day other than Sunday, if that is
I like Beth's suggestion, too, regarding Harold Washington.
On Dec 1, 2007, at 5:30 PM, Beth Walsh wrote:
> As far as doing research at the Library in the Chicago History
> Museum - no one will be able to as the Research Centre is not open
> on Sundays. Only the museum itself is open 12-5p on Sundays and the
> History Cafe is open 12-3p.
> Is there any reason why we have to meet on a Sunday? Perhaps a
> Saturday might work if we want to visit someplace for research in
> conjunction with our luncheon.
> I don't have a January schedule yet for either of my jobs, but if
> I am counting correctly, the weekend of the 13th may be my weekend
> that I have to work, so the 19/20th might be better at least for me.
> Did we nix the idea of going to Harold Washington Library? They
> are open on a Sunday, but if we went on a Saturday, the Special
> Collections Dept is open, also, maybe we could arrange a tour? No
> place there to eat, but we could find somewhere close by for that.
> Transportation is super easy - there's an el stop right at the
> door. Just a thought.
> Here's another idea - Kitty O'Shea's in the Hilton on Michigan
> Ave. They serve lunch (great burger and fries) and we could most
> likely get the side room for our group. The bus stops right outside
> on Michigan Ave. or they have a parking lot in the building (which
> IS a bit pricey though).
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