February 2018 Chicagoland activities for older adults

Cold one day, warmer the next, then back to freezing cold. Yes, it’s February in Chicagoland! Here is a list of fun activities to help make February a little more enjoyable, despite the cold.


Great theater and Chicago go together like peanut butter and jelly. Experience the theater scene during Chicago Theatre Week 2018 through February 18. You can visit one of the 250 area theaters, all of which are offering specially priced tickets during that time. Click HERE for more information.


On February 24, head over to the Fermilab Ramsey Auditorium in Batavia to enjoy the breathtaking skill and time-honored tradition of the Golden Dragon Acrobats. Click HERE to learn more!


Enjoy the exhibits at the Elmhurst History Museum including “Freedom: A History of US,” now through the end of February. Take a journey and explore why freedom isn’t free.  Click HERE to visit their website, or call 630- 833-1457 for more information.


Join Denis Kania on February 21 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. He will amaze you with his Tales of a Birder: Lessons from Around the Globe. Mr. Kania will be there one night only from 7 to 9 p.m. To learn more, click HERE, or call 630-719-2468.

Oak Brook

Tea and scones, anyone? Throughout the month of February, you can celebrate High Tea at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel.  Available every Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. A little gracious living is a great antidote for the cold outside temperatures. Visit their website for more information.

It’s always cold in February around Chicagoland, but visiting a new place or seeing something you never saw before can still give you a warm feeling inside. Be safe and enjoy!