Wayne Township Illinois


Senior Event: Lunch and Hidden Messages

Thursday, March 28, 2024 — 12:30pm

Join Historical Researcher Connie Martin as she describes the hidden codes and secret messages inside the lyrics of several beloved pre- and post-Civil War era songs. You will learn how certain lyrics and human emotion sung in Negro Spirituals were utilized to inform freedom seekers to know when and how to escape from the bondage of slavery in the South. This edge of your seat presentation will captivate all who attend.

Lunch, prior to the presentation, is from Tropical Smoothie Café.

Choice of sandwich at sign-up:

  • Turkey bacon ranch on ciabatta bread
  • Baja wrap of grilled chicken, rice, beans, salsa...


Choice of smoothie at sign-up:

  • Blueberry strawberry, banana
  • Strawberry, mango, pineapple, orange juice

Lunch includes Kale apple slaw and a snickerdoodle cookie.


Cost: $15


27W031 North Avenue
West Chicago IL 60185

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Senior Center
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Updated 1/24/2024

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