Lunch Bunch

Lunch BunchThis is a group of senior adults who get together the second Wednesday of each month for a social activity, fun and fellowship. Some of their activities have included a trolley ride to the Sears homes in Downers Grove, a trip to Starved Rock, Christmas in Chicago, a movie: "Singing in the Rain"; a play in Naperville and a Sing-A-Long. 

You may sign up for events in the Parlor on Sunday mornings, or contact the Church Office or Marilou Welch.


Young At Heart: Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruise

The Young at Heart group for senior adults will be taking a Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruise on Fox River at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles.

The cruise is from noon to 1:30 p.m. During the cruise a buffet chicken dinner will be served. We will gather in the church parking lot at 11:00 a.m., leaving for St. Charles no later than 11:15 a.m. There is free parking at Pottawatomie Park.

Cost will be $25.00 per person.

You may sign up for this cruise in the Parlor on Sunday mornings or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Location: 
Pottawatomie Park - St. Charles
Date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 12:00pm

Young At Heart: Salad Bar Luncheon and Ventriloquist

The Young at Heart group for senior adults will be gathering in Chapel Hall for a Salad Bar Luncheon on Wednesday, July 11. Lunch will begin at noon. Each family attending will be asked to bring a salad to serve 12.

The program will be Ventriloquist Bob Kowalski.

You may sign up for this exciting event in the Parlor on Sunday mornings or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Location: 
DGFUMC - Chapel Hall
Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 12:00pm

Young At Heart: Miniature Golf at McCollum Park

The Young at Heart group for senior adults are going to try their skill at playing miniature golf on Wednesday, June 13. We will meet at McCollum Park, 6801 Main St, Downers Grove at 11:00 a.m. to play a round of golf at a cost of $4.00 per person playing. After showing off our talent at hitting the ball, we will go to Home Run Inn for lunch. Each person attending will pay for their own golf and Lunch.

You may sign up for this exciting event in the Parlor on Sunday mornings or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Location: 
McCollum Park 6801 Main St, Downers Grove
Home Run Inn
Date: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 11:00am

Young At Heart: Little Red School House Nature Center

The Young at Heart group for senior adults will be traveling to Willow Springs, IL, and touring the Little Red School House Nature Center. The center features sustainable design, live native animals including fish, snakes, turtles and birds, and exhibits about local natural history. We will leave from the church parking lot at 9:30 a.m. for a tour at 10:30 a.m. We will lunch together before returning home.

You may sign up for this activity in the Parlor on Sunday mornings or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Location: 
Meet at DGFUMC
Little Red Hen School House Nature Center
Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 9:30am

Young At Heart: Wackerlin Center

The Young at Heart group of senior adults will be traveling to Aurora to visit with Dr. Jonathan Dean who will take us on a tour of the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action at the Aurora University. Jonathan is an Assistant Professor/Religion Fellow to the Wackerlin Center. We will leave from the church parking lot at 11:30 a.m. and have lunch at Colonial Cafe in Aurora with Jonathan and then take the tour after lunch.

You may sign up for this activity in the Parlor on Sunday mornings or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 11:30am

Young At Heart: Circuit Court Clerk

Mr. Chris Kachiroubas, Circuit Court Clerk, DuPage County, Wheaton will bring to us an excellent informative program. He will speak on how the Circuit Court Clerk’s office works, including an overview of the office and how the Court system is adapting to the 21st Century.

A box lunch will be provided at noon in Chapel Hall. Cost per person will be $10.00.

You may sign up in the parlor on Sunday mornings or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Location: 
Chapel Hall
Date: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 12:00pm

Young At Heart: Arsenic and Old Lace

The Young At Heart group for senior adults will be enjoying the movie "Arsenic and Old Lace" when they meet at noon in Chapel Hall on Wednesday, February 8th. They will start with a pizza, salad, and dessert lunch and then watch the movie. Of course we will have popcorn!

Cost per person will be $6.00

You may sign up for this event in the parlor on Sundays or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136

Location: 
Chapel Hall
Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 12:00pm

Young At Heart: White Fence Farm and "Legacy Girls"

We will be going to White Fence Farm for lunch and to hear “Legacy Girls” who will present, “Boogie Woogie Back to the 30’s and 40’s with an Andrew Sisters Musical Revue”. Among the numbers to be sung are: “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree”, “Oh Johnny”, “Rum and Coca-Cola” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”.

Cost is $33.00 per person. Reservations need to be made by December 1st.

You may sign up for this event in the parlor on Sundays or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136

Location: 
White Fence Farm
Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 12:00pm

Young At Heart: "The Gifts of Christmas"

The Young At Heart group for senior adults is looking forward to having Peg Schultz present the program for their Wednesday, November 9 gathering.

We will start in Chapel Hall at noon with a planned potluck in which those attending will bring a dish to share.

After lunch Peg Schultz will present "The Gifts of Christmas".

You may sign up for this event in the parlor on Sundays or by calling Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136

Location: 
DGFUMC - Chapel Hall
Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 12:00pm

Young At Heart: Morton Arboretum

Young at Heart will be going to Morton Arboretum in Lisle, on Wednesday, October 12.

  • Gather in the church parking lot at 11:00 a.m. to carpool to Hyatt Parking Lot in Lisle.
  • Leave the Hyatt Parking Lot at 11:30 a.m. to go to the Gingko Restaurant for lunch.
  • At 2:00 p.m. we will take an one hour tram ride around the Arboretum.

Costs: $5.00 entrance fee, $6.00 tram ride

Lunch is on your own.

You may sign up in the parlor on Sundays or by contacting Marilou Welch at 630.968.4136.

Location: 
Morton Arboretum 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532
Date: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 11:00am

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