Author Rebecca Makkai will discuss the historical research that went into her novel as well as the North Shore estates and artists' colony that inspired the story. Her book takes us backwards through time in a North Shore house and its varied occupants. Refreshments follow the program. $10 suggested donation.
Benefit for NAMI Metro Suburban, an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Show tickets are $35. Show and reception tickets are $75. Celebrate recovery and hope through laughter with The Second City Improv All Stars. NAMI Metro Suburban serves the communities of west suburban Chicago through education and support for those living with a mental health condition. All services are provided free of charge. NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization, with affiliates in all 50 states. 708-524-2582. firstname.lastname@example.org.