Fourth Dimension

Fourth Dimension is a friendship group for individuals fifty and over who gather together to explore ideas, socialize, and reinforce their faith in God.

This group typically gathers on the second Friday of each month. Most programs start at 6:00 p.m. with coffee and fellowship; a presentation by a speaker begins at 6:30 p.m. Following the talk, there is a reception with refreshments. All are welcome!

To receive the Fourth Dimension email newsletter, simply send email addresses to Anne Ellis.


Upcoming Events

“Wrigley Field's Last World Series”

   Friday, September 11, 2015
   6:00 p.m. in the Page Smith Room

   Presented by Charles Billington

The Chicago Cubs were considered the best baseball team in the 1945 World Series—but they didn't win, and the team hasn't been in a World Series game since then. What happened?

Charles Billington, author and sports historian, will discuss the answer to this question and explain how the Chicago Cubs became an athletic, business, and social institution ingrained in Chicago's cultural fabric.

A $15 prepaid reservation with Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) is required by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9.

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“The Changing Role of Women in the Mosque”

   Friday, October 9, 2015
   6:00 p.m. in the Page Smith Room

   Presented by Hind Makki

Please join us for a presentation by Hind Makki, an interfaith educator who focuses on civic education through interfaith action, who will speak about her work promoting women's inclusion in mosques.

A $15 prepaid reservation with Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) is required by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7.

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“The ‘L’: Chicago’s Biggest Mover and Shaker”

   Joint event with the Center for Life and Learning

   Friday, November 13, 2015
   6:00 p.m.
in the Page Smith Room
   Presented by Greg Borzo

Discover the world-famous Chicago “L” in all its grit and glory with Greg Borzo, author of The Chicago “L,” as he gives a presentation portraying its growth and development. Why was it built, and how did it change the city and suburbs? Through photographs and video clips, we will take a look at this 122-year-old Chicago landmark.

An award-winning journalist, Greg Borzo has written several books about Chicago, bicycling, transportation, and history. To share his passion for these subjects, he gives talks and tours for various organizations, including the Chicago History Museum, Chicago Cycling Club, and Forgotten Chicago.

A $15 prepaid reservation with Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) is required by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11.

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A Fourth Dimension Christmas Party

   Friday, December 11, 2015
   6:00 p.m. in the Page Smith Room

Join us for the annual Christmas Party hosted by Fourth Dimension!

Festivities will include a turkey dinner with dessert, Christmas music, and a white elephant gift exchange. Each white elephant gift should be a gender neutral, new or gently used item valued at approximately $10.

A registration fee of $20 per person is required in advance. Register by contacting Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9.

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Registration

A registration fee for most events is required in advance. To register, contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) by the Wednesday prior to each event. Registration will not be available at the door. 

Please write “Fourth Dimension” 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: Anne Ellis” on the envelope and let Anne 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 Anne Ellis at 312.573.3369.


To receive the Fourth Dimension email newsletter or for more information about Fourth Dimension,
contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369).