Upcoming Spring and Summer Events



Wed May 3, Breakfast & Lombard Lilac Festival (Daytrippers) at Lilacia Park. We will meet at Lily's Cafe for breakfast at 8:30 am, 415 Crescent Blvd in Lombard then walk over to the park for the festival. RSVP to kciciora@gmail.com

Thurs May 4, PSC Meeting & Pre-Derby Day Celebration 7:30 pm at Emmett’s Ale House, 5200 Main Street in Downers Grove.  This will be the only meeting for May.  Come early to get a good seat and don’t forget, pitchers of beer are ½ price in our meeting room.

Sat May 6, Derby Day Pub Crawl by train on the Burlington Northern Metra. Board the train at your favorite stop and join us anywhere along the route. What you need: Derby or stylish hat (If you wish); Comfortable shoes; a Train schedule; Money! $8 weekend pass (buy on the train unless the station you board at is open); and a Pub Crawl Attitude


11:14-11:55 Berwyn (Georges)

11:55-12:55 Berwyn (Garage Smokehouse and Bar)

12:57-1:57  Harlem (James Joyce)

 1:59- 2:59 Riverside (Quincy Street Distillery)

 2:59-3:59 Riverside (Mollies Public House)

 4:01-5:01 Hollywood (Zubar)

 5:03-6:03 Brookfield (Brookfield Ale House)

 6:11-7:11 Western Springs (Hillgrove Tap)

 7:14-8:14 Hinsdale (Village Cellar)

 8:14-9:14 Hinsdale (Vistro)

 9:14-10:14 Hinsdale (Fuller House)

10:14-11:14 Hinsdale (Casa Margarita)


Most stops offer food. Lots of new stops and an extended stay in formerly dry Hinsdale!  Pubmeister Harry



Fri May 12, Happy Hour, no reservation needed, show up in the bar for drink and appetizer specials 4 – 7pm at Barbakoa, 1341 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove.

Fri May 19, Dinner for 10 at Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket  6:30pm 645 Joliet Road, I-55 & Route 83, Willowbrook, Illinois 60527 Jamie Malone is the host for this dinner and Dell Rhea’s World Famous Fried Chicken! The Chicken Basket, as it is today, opened in the summer of 1946 on Historic Illinois Route 66. Because of the amount of traffic and distance from Chicago, the Chicken Basket was the perfect stopping place going to or coming from  Chicago. http://www.chickenbasket.com/ You need to sign up for this dinner for 10 using MeetUp. Alternative or an emergency contact is to text Jamie at 630-303-0643.

Fri May 26, The Room - Mystery Escape Challenge & Wheatstack Eatery We’ll meet at 7pm for the Mystery Escape Challenge, mind testing adventure - $ 28.50/pp.  In addition to your rsvp on Meetup, please call Dave at The Room 1.808.283.6129 to pay by credit card, that is the way to officially make your reservation. Dave will send you a confirmation email. Afterwards we will go to “Wheatstack a Midwstern Eatery & Tap”. If you have any questions Email Sandy at smliedtke@gmail.com

Sat June 10,  Bike ‘n Brew Bike Ride Join Mike McCrery and folks from different ski clubs on one of Mike’s favorite bike rides on Saturday, June 10!  This is an opportunity to bike and try a great beer garden at the same time. We’ll be biking the Salt Creek loop from Bemis Woods to Brookfield Zoo (all paved), 15 miles round trip and should take approx. 2 hours. We’ll meet in the parking lot at Bemis Woods (entrance between 294 and Wolf Rd. on the north side of Ogden Ave in Western Springs) @ 9:30, start @ 10:00 sharp.  After the ride we’ll go to Palmer Place Restaurant and Beer Garden in LaGrange for lunch & libations. If you can’t make it to the bike ride, feel free to still join us for lunch at Palmer Place – about 1pm. Contact Mike (708) 955-4289 if you have any questions.

Fri July 14, First Folio “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare, Mayslake Peabody Estates outdoor theater at 8:15pm, preview night $ 23.00 pp.  Gates open at 6:45pm so you have plenty of time to picnic before the show. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket or rent a chair for $ 2 each at the concession stand where you can purchase snacks, water, etc..  Bring your own picnic or order a Standard Market Boxed Supper $ 16.00 each, to pick up when you arrive, call at least 48 hours in advance 630-986-8067. More info at firstfolio.org


Sat July 29,  Cubs game, bus trip to Milwaukee and tailgate. Leave Suburbanite about 1:30pm for 6:10pm game.  $ 72/members, $ 75./non-members.



Sun Aug. 6, PSC Annual Picnic, sign up for trips! (more info to come)


Sun Aug. 20, CMSC Cubs Roof Top, $ 108./pp. (more info to come)