Cornerstones is a group of adults over fifty, hosted by couples and open to all. All who are seeking connections with such a group are invited to gather for fellowship and programs. We usually meet on the first Friday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Gratz Center.
Reservations are requested for each event. For details or to RSVP, contact Carol Allerton at 312.787.2729, ext. 2265.
“The Music and History of Bagpipes”
Friday, June 5, 2015
Presented and performed by George Sims
(Please note that this is a joint event with Fourth Dimension)
Cornerstones will meet on Friday, June 5 for a joint gathering with Fourth Dimension, the Fourth Church fellowship group hosted by individuals fifty and older.
George Sims, a bagpipe performer for three decades, will talk about the history of bagpipes from their early origins in the Middle East to their significance in the military and their incorporation into celebrations of life's joyous as well as somber events. The evening will conclude with a demonstration of bagpipe music in a short performance.
Appetizers and dinner will be served prior to the presentation. A $25 per-person prepaid reservation with Carol Allerton (312.787.2729, ext. 2265) is required by Wednesday, June 3.
Registration for Cornerstones programs are typically required by the Wednesday prior to the event, and they are considered complete upon receipt of event payment. Please write “Cornerstones” on the memo line of a check made payable to Fourth Presbyterian Church. Checks can be mailed to the church (126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL 60611) or left in an envelope with the receptionist at the Chestnut Street entrance. Please be sure to put “Attn: Carol Allerton” on the envelope and let Carol know that you are mailing it or dropping it off so she can be on the lookout for it. To pay by credit card, contact Carol Allertonat 312.787.2729, ext. 2265..
For more information about Cornerstones, contact Carol Allerton
at 312.787.2729, ext. 2265.