Upcoming Piccadilly Events

Tues May 29, The Hat Guys (Pop/Rock)  Downers Grove Free Summer Outdoor Concert. Come sway, chair dance or even dance up front like nobody is watching with your PSC friends outside in Fishel Park, behind Emmett's. Music starts at 7pm, usually goes till 8:30 or 9, best to arrive by 6:30 to find a good spot for your lawn chair or blanket.  Visitors can bring outside food and non-alcoholic beverages.  There is also food, beer and wine available for purchase in the park starting at 6 pm.  Look for your PSC friends just right of center as you face the stage, about half way back.

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Thurs June 7, PSC Meeting  The meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Emmett’s Brewing Company, 5200 Main Street in Downers Grove.  Don’t miss this month’s meeting as PSC only meets on the first Thursday of the month in May, June and July.  Come find out what special events are planned for this summer, and don’t forget pitchers of beer are ½ price in the meeting room.

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Sat June 16, PSC Swank Night VI At The Drake  Join us for our 6th PSC Swank Night on the evening of Saturday, June 16th .   We rendezvous (7pm ish) at The Drake Oak Brook for a swanky night out. Channel your inner Cary Grant or Audrey Hepburn! We’ll settle into the bar to listen and dance, have a few classic cocktails and hors d‘oeuvres,and be the coolest people in the joint! Black Tie requested or Cocktail Attire. (let’s be fancy, people!) The Drake Oak Brook is located at 2301 York in Oak Brook. For more information contact David and Susan Valenta at: dvalenta@ameritech.net

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Sat June 23, Arlington Racetrack  – Sensational 70’s  Starting at Noon. Can you dig it?  Grab your best disco outfit and try you luck with a chance to win a prize for the best  70's look!  Or, place your bet on your favorite horse.  There's also a 70's dance off and a "roller booting" disco party, skate rental is free!  There's a live band and $ 5 craft beer specials AND the Brady Bunch Punch Cocktail!!!!!  Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!!! Come on out and join your PSC friends for a fun day and blast from the past! 

 

 

Sign up on MeetUp or email Sandy if you are unable to signup online.  Sandy will text you her location when she gets there.  We will try to meet at the center bleacher seats right as you walk outside to view the track.  Alternative meeting spot is just to the left as you face the track, there is a bar area with high top tables under a tent.  smliedtke@gmail.com

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Tues June 26, MELLENCOUGAR (John Mellencamp Tribute Band) Downers Grove Free Summer Outdoor Concert. Come sway, chair dance or even dance up front like nobody is watching with your PSC friends outside in Fishel Park, behind Emmett's. FREE LIVE MUSIC....!!!  What is better than that (when you can't ski)???  Hopefully you joined our group for the Hat Guys in May and will know the drill.  If not, read on and come enjoy! Music starts at 7pm, usually goes till 8:30 or 9, best to arrive by 6:30 to find a good spot for your lawn chair or blanket.  Visitors can bring outside food and non-alcoholic beverages.  There is also food, beer and wine available for purchase in the park starting at 6 pm. Look for your PSC friends just right of center as you face the stage, about half way back.

 

This is one of the weekly performances in the summer concert series in Downers Grove.  Please remember the parking restrictions in the area.  Check out other performances each Tuesday night at  http://dgparks.org/special- events/summer-concert-series

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Thur July 5,  PSC Meeting At Emmett’s The meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Emmett’s Brewing Company, 5200 Main Street in Downers Grove.  Don’t miss this month’s meeting as PSC only meets on the first Thursday of the month in May, June and July.  Come find out what special events are planned for this fall, and don’t forget pitchers of beer are ½ price in the meeting room. You may even hear what trips are planned for the 2018/2019 ski season.

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Fri July 13,  First Folio -  Taming of the Shrew Mayslake Peabody Estates outdoor theater, show starts at 8:15pm. Gates open at 6:45pm so you have plenty of time to picnic before the show (Ravinia style; picnic in the same spot where you will watch the performance). 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. You can also bring your own food and beverages.  This is a preview night, so tickets are a bargain at $ 25.00 each & available online or at the entrance.  Please rsvp on MeetUp or email Sandy smliedtke@gmail.com. Our PSC group always has a great time at this annual outing outdoors! More info at firstfolio.org

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Sun July 22,  Craft Brew Cruise on Mystic Blue Chicago, Navy Pier Boarding starts at 12:30 pm, cruise 1:30-3:30. Total Cost is $67.86 ($49.90 plus tax/fees) for craft beer sampling (Toast to Belgian Independence - beer list coming soon online) or a “Designated Sailor” ticket for a total of $29.79. Included are 20 beer samples, light bites from the cocktail cruise menu, live DJ with dancing, bar games such as Foosball, Giant Jenga, etc. and 2 hour boat tour of the Chicago skyline. Guests must be 21 years and older with ID. Piccadillians should purchase their own tickets online and provide own transportation to and from Navy Pier.   https://www.mysticbluecruises.com/chicago

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Sun Aug 5 Annual PSC Picnic at Bemis Woods (NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE), 1100 Ogden Ave. Westchester, Large shelter # 5. Sign-up for trips will start at 1pm. To help offset the costs, we will be having prize raffles at the picnic. So when you pack your checkbook for trip sign-up, also pack some extra cash to purchase raffle tickets: 1 for $1.00 or 6 for $5.00. We will have gift baskets, discounts towards trips, gift certificates, and more. At the picnic, you will be able to sign up for ski trips and renew your memberships.

 

PSC provides beer, wine, pop, water, main course, plates, utensils, condiments, etc. Main course will be served at about 2:30pm YOU provide a dish to share. In an attempt to avoid 115 plates of cookies & chips… let’s use this as our guideline: last names;  A-G bring a Dessert; H-R bring an Appetizer; S-Z bring a Side Dish

 

 

If you want to sit, please bring lawn chairs. Remember dogs must be on a leash at all times it is the park rule. No Glass allowed in the Park.  Please RSVP with number of people attending in your family, so I know how much food and drinks we need via MeetUp or email smliedtke@gmail.com. Also, sign up at the June 7 or July 5 Ski club meeting to volunteer to help with set-up, clean-up, etc.

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Fri Aug 24, Get The LED Out - Led Zeppelin Tribute Band at RiverEdge Park, Aurora, IL (take the train!) Gates open 6pm, concert @ 8pm, Tickets $10 til May 31...... Price goes up to $20 June 1. TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY. Starting at 10 a.m. on May 10, tickets also available at 630-896-6666 or 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506 – open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. https://riveredgeaurora.com/events/gtlo-2018/

 

Seating is available from the stage to just past the sound tower. There is also an open area (concrete and lawn) behind the seating section for bag chairs. Both sections are general admission- first come, first served. Each ticket allows access into both the seating section and open area. Bag chairs are not allowed in the seating section. Blankets allowed on the lawn only.  For more info, email Sandy smliedtke@gmail.com

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Sat Sept 15 Oktoberfest  

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