Sunday, September 17, 2017 Glenview will be celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Jackman Bear at the Gazebo in Jackman Park. There will be entertainment, speeches and refreshments. This free celebration will take place from 1:30-2:30 pm. Please bring lawn chairs or a blanket if you wish to sit down! The celebration will be moved to the Community Room in the Glenview Public Library in case of rain.
Please visit the event hosts:
The Village of Glenview
Glenview Public Library
Glenview Chamber of Commerce
Glenview Park District
Come hear living historian Christopher Allen Irelan discuss Marine Corps and their equipment in the Great War. He will bring some authentic equipment with him for us to see!
Where: The Hibbard Library at The Glenview History Center
1121 Waukegan Road
Glenview, IL 60025
Time: 2 – 3 pm on Sunday August 13th
Cost: A $5.00 donation is suggested
Leslie Goddard will portray the former First Lady, “Jacqueline Kennedy” at a luncheon to be held at the Chateau Ritz in Niles, Illinois. Leslie is renowned for her history lectures and living history portrayals. Leslie will share the story of Jackie’s White House years, a recount of her husband’s death and how she began a new life for herself and her children. Reserve your place today!
Admission tickets must be purchased by March 11th and tickets will be held at the door. Make checks payable to Glenview History Center and send them along with your information as shown on the form below to 1121 Waukegan Rd, Glenview IL 60025! For further information please call Mary at 847-724-4115 or the history center and one of our volunteers will get back to you. Hope you can come and relive the 1960’s!
Learn how Glenview changed from a farming community to the robust Village it is today!
This Friday (January 6th) at 1pm, our co-president, Beverly Dawson, will be giving a presentation on it at the Glenview Public Library!
Plans are currently underway for a tea/luncheon with actress and historian, Leslie Goddard, who will portray Jacqueline Kennedy for us! More details will be forthcoming later this year.
Our annual meeting took place at The Cafe at the Glenview Park Golf Club.
Patrick F. Cannon publicist, journalist and editor, was our guest speaker. He is the author of the book, The Space Within: Inside Great Chicago Buildings!