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, November 12 , 1 pmMy Go-To Place invites you to join Marissa Grott, owner of & Then There Was Well Yoga Studio, for a yoga and meditation class for older adults. Learn relaxation tips and ways to stretch and feel good. No equipment needed and accommodates all fitness levels.

Register for November 12 >>>

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 November 19 >>>

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The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg



Thursday, December 3—My Go-To Place invites you to join the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter to learn about the latest research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Learn how to use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Register for December 3 >>>


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  • Thursday, December 10My Go-To Place invites you for a virtual tour to the International Museum of Surgical Science, located in the historic Countiss Mansion. Discover highlights of medical mysteries, breakthroughs, failures and milestones. In this tour, we’ll explore the history of anesthesia and 19th century amputation.

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


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

Community Tuesdays—My Go-To Place

Tuesday, January 26Community Tuesdays My Go-To Place invites you to join Rabbi Marianne Novak for a Tu B’Shevat Seder: our Tradition’s way of making order in the natural world and connecting to each other. If you have never taken part in this wonderful experience, you are in for a treat. Register for our virtual tour on January 26 >>>

Thursday, February 16My Go-To Place invites you for a virtual tour as Chicago Architecture Center takes us through Chicago's 1893 World's Fair: a showcase of art, architecture, ideas and inventions. Register for February 16 >>>

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.