York Township, Illinois
York Township, Supervisors Office
McDonalds Hamburger University Supervisor's Office

Senior Center Senior Nutrition Senior Rides Senior Events Senior Sun Senior Advisory Senior Services

Senior Events

Phone: (630) 620-2424

Tickets for events will be sold starting on the first of the month prior to the event (IE February events will be on sale January 1st).

Free movies every Tuesday in the Auditorium -- 12:30 p.m.
Free popcorn, too!






Amish Tour

Tuesday - April 17

Departure - 7:30 a.m.

Return - 6:30 p.m.

Our destination will be Amish Country in Northern Indiana where we will travel scenic backroads passing horse-drawn buggies, tidy farm homes and white-washed barns. Learn about the fascinating lifestyle of the Amish as your knowledgeable guide tells all about the area and the history, traditions and customs of the Amish.

We will visit the Lambright Wind Chimes store.

Then we are off to pet, feed and learn about Camels at a working Amish Camel Dairy Farm.

Lunch will be at Yoder’s Homestyle Cooking LLC. We will enjoy a family style meal of baked chicken and meatloaf, and all the trimming. For dessert double crusted apple, pecan and banana cream pies.

After lunch we will visit a one-room Amish school. We will go shopping at Heritage Creamery and before departing we will shop at Essenhaus Restaurant Bakery. These stops are fun, authentic, appealing to every age and gender and sure to be a hit.

For $60 you can enjoy the guided tour, the delicious lunch and transportation to and from Amish country.

Tickets must be bought by March 17th!

“Yesterday Once More”

Wednesday — May 2

Departure - 11:00 a.m.

Return - 3:30 p.m.

We will ride on a luxury motor coach to the world famous White Fence Farms in Romeoville, Illinois. Our lunch will consist of chicken, cole slaw, homemade corn fritters, cottage cheese, kidney bean salad, homemade chicken gravy, pickled beets, baked potato, choice of one non-alcoholic beverage and vanilla ice cream for dessert.

Legacy Girl Renee Heim and internationally recognized guitarist Dave Byron, create a truly unique musical experience. You’ll be transported back in time as they bring you all the best music of “Yesterday...Once More!”

Relive your favorite musical memories from the 1940’s through the 1970’s. Songs that defined the decades! From Doris Day to Dean Martin, Bing Crosby to Connie Francis, Patty Page to Frank Sinatra, Elvis to Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline to Glen Campbell, Bobby Darin to Dolly Parton, Neil Diamond to Barbra Streisand, Karen Carpenter, Ricky Nelson and more!

Side splitting parodies like: Thank God I’m From Illinois-Thank God I’m A Country Boy, I’m Forgetful-Unforgettable and It’s So Fun To Get Older-Put Your Head On My Shoulder will have you laughing your troubles away.

Tickets at $50 for the show, lunch and transportation.

Tickets must be bought by April 12th!

Four Winds Casino

Wednesday — May 30

Departure - 9:30 a.m.

Return - 5:30 p.m.

Come join the fun at Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Michigan. You will be transported from Township Hall to the Casino and back in a comfortable motor coach for a day of exciting gaming, great food and more.

$30 per person includes:

  • Round-trip transportation,
  • $15 Instant Slot Credit,
  • Up to $10 Food Credit

The food credit can be used towards the following food outlets:

  • The Buffet
  • Timbers Fast Food & Deli
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Grab “N” Go

Don’t forget to bring a current picture i.d. (drivers license or state i.d.) with you on the day of the trip.

Side splitting parodies like: Thank God I’m From Illinois-Thank God I’m A Country Boy, I’m Forgetful-Unforgettable and It’s So Fun To Get Older-Put Your Head On My Shoulder will have you laughing your troubles away.

Tickets must be bought by May 14th!

Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

Thursday — August 2

Departure - 11:00 a.m.

Return - August

Batter Up! Join us for an afternoon of food, fun, bingo and baseball! You are guaranteed to have a great time on Senior Bingo Day at Guaranteed Rate Field where our White Sox square off against the Kansas City Royals. The buffet features: Cajun chicken, fried chicken, hot dogs, barbeque ribs, hamburgers, salads, unlimited beer and wine and soft drinks.

Tickets at $65 include transportation, lunch, bingo and great seats to watch the game.

Tickets must be bought by June 25th!


Health Screening


Free Blood Pressure Testing

Thursday - April 5 & 19

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.



Do You Need More Food?

SNAP Card Sign Up

Friday — March 23

9:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.

Craft Room

The Northern Illinois Food Bank will have a representative available to assist you with Food Stamp applications and answer questions regarding the application process. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamp Program, was designed to help end hunger and improve nutrition and health.

Please bring the following items to help assist the process (if possible):

·  Identification - Driver’s License, State ID, Birth Certificate

·  Pay Stub, if available

·  Rent receipt

·  Statement/Letter showing money received from social security, SSI, VA, etc.

·  Bank/Checking statements, if available

No appointments necessary. Each appointment may take a minimum of 30 minutes.

Senior Health Insurance Program (S.H.I.P.)

Every Other Wednesday

By Appointment Only 1 – 4 p.m.

S.H.I.P. provides free individual counseling services and is dedicated to educating people with Medicare and their caregivers about insurance options.

S.H.I.P. counselors can answer questions about: Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Advantage Plus, Prescription Drug Coverage through Medicare and other sources, long-term care insurance, Medicare claims and appeals and Medicare beneficiary rights and guarantees.

Judy Weimer will be available to answer questions starting on Wednesday June 4th by appointment only. Please call the Senior Center to schedule an appointment at 630-620-2424.

T’ai Chi Ch’uan

Auditorium 10:00

Practice balance and concentration with the gentle, flowing movements of classical T’ai Chi Ch’uan.

Taught by Tai Chi Master Susie Huang, this ancient Chinese series of 24 forms or postures can improve balance and strength.

In recent years, Western medicine has also recognized T’ai Chi as a natural way to lower blood pressure, improve coordination, and maintain general good health and mobility.

Put on your sneakers, bring a bottle of water, and join us in the gym for a new experience with ancient roots.

Neo Tai Chi

Every Thursday

10:30 — 11:30 a.m.

Please join Instructor Mark Drysch for a weekly class of this new form of Tai Chi designed with you in mind. Neo Tai Chi is based on the symmetry of the martial arts and the soft, flowing movements of Tai Chi. The 96 movements of the Neo Tai Chi form create a feeling of relaxation and well-being. It is intended to boost the immune system, strengthen the muscles, improve flexibility and balance, and enhance breathing; the movements are all gentle and non-impact. Neo Tai chi is the creation of your instructor Mark Drysch, who has 20 years of experience in the martial arts and Tai Chi.





Social Security, Medicare and You

Friday — April 6

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Dee Thom, Medicare Specialist from Insurance Benefit Services will present this FREE educational program which covers changes to 2018/2019 Social Security and Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Additional topics include time frames, such as when to apply and detailed information about YOUR options. Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is required, please call 630-858-0121 to reserve your spot today.

Senior Oral Health

Friday — April 13

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Mary Jensen RDH, MS from HyLife Oral Health Alliance will discuss the link between oral health and overall health. Learn about the relationship between oral health and diabetes, heart disease, stroke, dementia and much more. You won’t want to miss this informative and interesting presentation.

RTA Group Presentation

Friday — April 20

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Sarah Blair, Mobility Outreach Coordinator from the Regional Transportation Authority will be giving a presentation offering options for travel independence.

Accessible Metra, Pace and CTA buses and trains are easy to use and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) would love to show you how!

It is important that older adults and people with disabilities stay informed, keep appointments, maintain social connections and enjoy independent travel!

The RTA Transit Orientation Presentation offers a variety of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Accessibility features on CTA, Pace, and Metra.
  • Trip planning on the region’s transportation system.
  • Paying fare.
  • An overview of Ventra.
  • Information on RTA’s Reduced Fare and Ride free programs.
  • Safety tips.
  • Questions and answers with an RTA representative.

Please join us and find out about your options for travel independence.




Free movies every Tuesday in the Auditorium — 12:30 p.m.

Free popcorn, too!


March Movies


March 20 NO MOVIE



March 27 Two Weeks Notice (2002)

Romance, Comedy (PG-13)

1 Hour 41 Minutes

Cast:  Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Dana Ivey, Alicia Witt


April Movies


April 3 Heist (2015)

Action, Crime, Thriller (R)

1 Hour 33 Minutes

Cast:  Robert DeNiro, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kate Bosworth


April 10 The Spy Next Door (2010)

Action, Comedy, Family (PG)

1 Hour 34 Minutes

Cast:  Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Madeline Carroll, Will Shadley


April 17 Chicago (2002)

Comedy, Crime, Musical (PG-13)

1 Hour 53 Minutes

Cast:  Cliff Saunders, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger


April 24 The Pajama Game (1957)

Comedy, Drama, Musical (NR)

1 Hour 41 Minutes

Cast:  Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney, Eddie Foy Jr.