Here are all of the details for the upcoming book club in Chicago:
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Sir James Galway and Tiempo Libre
Classical Meets Cuban
Pavilion at Ravinia
Gates open at 5:00 PM
Cost: $15.75 paid to Jenny F.
If you need a ride contact either Julia or Amy. Please meet at Julia's house at 3:00PM in order to pack the car and leave on time.
Julia's car: (fits 4) Julie, Julia, Jenny F
Amy's car: (fits 6) Amy, Susie, Allison B, Heather
Departure Time: 3:30PM
General Info: Waukegan station, 95 N. Spring St., Metra Union Pacific North Line (Chicago/Kenosha Suburban Service)
Departure Time: 5:15PM
Arrival: The train will drop us off right at Ravinia's west gate.
Cost: $3.80 each way
Return: train leaves Ravinia at 11:21PM and arrives in Waukegan at 11:50PM
When planning what to bring remember you have to carry everything on the train. Everyone needs to bring a folding chair; if you don't have one, ask a friend -- you'll need it!
General Info: You may bring your own beer, wine, coolers, lawn chairs, blankets, candles, food, et al, into the park.
Amy: chicken salad, wine, picnic blanket, picnic tote with cutting board, knife, 4? wine glasses and corkscrew. Maybe even baguettes and a sweet treat.
Jenny F: mixed olive spread with crackers or chips, fruit of some sort, and wine.
Allison B: fruit plate, cookies, prosecco, small plastic cups.
Julie: mango sangria (thanx to Jeni!), sweet 'n hot pepper dip with pretzels, cranberry chardonnay cheese spread, onion mild brick with crackers, shortbread cookies, cheese slicer, small spreaders, plastic ware.
Susie: shrimp cocktail, wine, 4 plastic wine glasses.
Julia: roasted red pepper hummus, veggies, little CB table, candles.
Heather: little CB table, chair, white wine, water, 2 picnic blankets, picnic backpack, plates and napkins, medium-sized rolling cooler, 6 plastic wine glasses.