March 2021
Spring has almost sprung on Chicago's North Shore! This month celebrate St. Paddy's Day, cheer on your favorite teams during March Madness, get a change of scenery with a North Shore Staycation, check out the Mandela: Struggle for Freedom exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and more!
Soup's On!
Nothing warms you up during these cold winter months like a bowl of delicious, piping hot soup. Whether you prefer a traditional bowl of chicken noodle soup or enjoy something heartier like French onion soup topped with cheese, you’re sure to find these options and more on the North Shore! 
Spring Break Splash Pool Package at the Westin Chicago North Shore
Your stay at the Westin includes complimentary HSIA, $25 credit/night to 601 N. Market, 5 restaurants on-site.
Mandela: Struggle for Freedom
The Illinois Holocaust Museum’s CEO Susan Abrams hosted Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton on a tour ofthe new Mandela exhibit. The museum is open and welcoming visitors in a safe way to experience this amazing testament to the life and work of Nelson Mandela. Plan your visit soon.
Spring Break Staycation Deals
With spring break right around the corner, it’s not too soon to start making your Staycation plans! Our local hotels are offering incredible deals whether you’re interested in a night away from the kiddos or are planning a full family getaway. Many of our local attractions are also offering socially distanced activities.
Work safely at the Community House Winnetka
The Find out how the Community House has the perfect remote work space!
March Madness
While the college basketball season was different this year with cardboard spectators in the stands, the excitement of March Madness remains the same! Interested in watching the games with friends? We’ve compiled a list of North Shore locations with plenty of large screen TVs and socially distanced protocols in place. The fun beings March 14. Enjoy!
St. Paddy Day Happenings
If you’re looking for the tastiest corned beef and cabbage or a classic Irish stew and soda bread, or want to celebrate the holiday with green beer, green bagels or a virtual celebration with family and friends, the luck of the Irish can be found on Chicago’s North Shore!
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Planning Your Passover Sedar
The Jewish holiday of Passover is early this year, starts on the evening of March 27 and continues through for eight days. Several North Shore restaurants are offering Passover dinner menus for dining-in or carrying-out out including Allgauer’s, Kaufman’s Deli, Max & Benny’s, Happ Inn, DiPescara and Grill House.
Upcoming In-Person Member Networking Events

Tues., March 16 - Pinstripes, Northbrook - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tues., April 13 - Peckish Pig, Evanston - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Wed., May 5 - Ignite, Skokie - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Attendance is limited to 25 for the March event. Mask wearing is required and all social distancing guidelines will be followed in accordance with Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan.
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