Wayne Township Illinois


Senior Event: Mother's Day (Meet Luella Parsons)

Friday, May 12, 2017 — 1:00pm

Celebrating all women for Mother’s Day!
We welcome you to wear a hat to honor Luella.
The scintillating stories and scandals of the actors, actresses, and studio moguls in Hollywood's Golden Age is the topic for this captivating and fascinating presentation.

Martina Mathisen is Luella Parsons, Hollywood's most dynamic and powerful gossip columnist. Called the Queen of Hollywood, Luella could make or break a career with a few taps of her typewriter. Feel a part of the Hollywood Insider's Club as you hear about the triumphs and transgressions of some of the eras biggest stars like; Clark Gable, Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, Loretta Young and many more. 

Luella's life-long vicious feud with the other first lady of gossip, Hedda Hopper, is a fascinating tale of competitive cat-fighting that just might slip into the discussion. You will learn about the indulgences and infidelities of the bigger than life personalities of Hollywood's Golden Age straight from the time traveling Hollywood gossip columnist herself!

Join us for sweet treats from Mimi's Cupcakes and Luella Parsons!

Activity Level: Mild


Cost: $5 for members, $6 for guests.

Registration deadline: Friday April 28, 2017


Wayne Township Senior Center
27W031 North Avenue
West CHicago IL 60185

Use link at bottom for map and driving directions


Senior Center
E-mail (use link below)

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Updated 3/14/2017

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