My Go-To Place—Thursdays

My Go-To Place is a weekly drop-in social event where participants enjoy programming that includes education, socialization and art. Check for weekly program descriptions.

Our Thursday program is sponsored by Niles Township Government and is geared towards participants in who live in the Township.

Thursday, October 22, 1 pmMy Go-To Place invites you to join 24th District Chicago Police Officer Hank Kline to talk about community safety for older adults.
Officer Kline will share tips on how to practice “Situational Awareness” and stay alert to our surroundings.
We will also have the opportunity to ask questions about issues of concern and learn who to contact for information or emergencies. Register for this event >>>

Thursday, October 29, 1 pmMy Go-To Place invites you to join CJE SeniorLife Educator Tamara Kushnir Groman to explore Fall colors, tastes and ideas. 6 ways to enjoy fall even in 2020. Come learn to bake bread in one hour (really!), which house plants will perk up your mood and much more. Register for this event >>>

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Thursday, November 19My Go-To Place invites you for a virtual tour of Jane Addams Hull-House. Learn about the conditions immigrants faced in the 19th Ward of Chicago, the unique work of the Hull-House residents, the life and work of Jane Addams, and the lasting impact of the Hull-House Settlement through collections of artifacts, photographs, and stories.

Register for this event >>>

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The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Introducing! CJE SeniorLife Legal Help Desk—A resource for senior residents of Niles Township

Make an appointment with Tamara Kushnir Groman, JD, for legal advice, legal referrals, and simple document creation.

Every Wednesday, 1–5 pm

My Go-To Place - Niles



My Go-To Place - Niles


Welcome to the new Virtual My Go-To Place with JCC Chicago’s Community Tuesdays!

We are pleased to start bringing you online My Go-To Place programming.


In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to connect to My Go-To Place using Zoom!

Join Our Live Zoom Activities 5 Days a Week

Move It Monday!

Mondays, 1-2 pm. Join us for a class focusing on Strength & Balance. Have a sturdy chair and water bottle handy.

Yiddish Tish

Tuesdays, 11 am—Join CJE Volunteer, Jay Lewkowitz, for all things Yiddish from cultural discussions to movies. Open to all levels of Yiddish speakers and those interested in Yiddish language and culture. Kum mit unz, und mach a leiben!  Register for this event >>>

Mindfulness with Chloe

Fridays, 10 am—Chloe Gremaud, LCSW from CJE SeniorLife’s Counseling Services will lead group participants in mindfulness exercises that help support mental wellness. Building the ability to stay present can help participants to cope with stress and uncertainty and reduce negative thinking.