At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, until now. Available through the end of May.

Eating Up Easter

The iconic statues and sensationalized “mysteries” of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) have drawn the interest of the world for centuries, attracting curious visitors to its shores. Today, this tiny, barren island is experiencing an economic boon as tourism skyrockets. Yet the indigenous culture and the island’s fragile environment are suffering. Available through the end of May

BACURAU (Nighthawk)

A few years from now… Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead.


Active Improv for Kids, Improv Workshop

Prepare yourself for an online adventure with Active Online Improv for KIDS! Every Monday and Wednesday at 1PM


The Musicians of Bremen is a famous tale of a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster who leave their farm to seek their fortune. In this version, the four friends are headed to the town of Bremen to become rich and famous rock stars. Monday, May 18, Wednesday, May 20 and Friday, May 22 at 4PM

online art class, comics

Join Joy Lenstrom and discover exciting Comic Book characters from the past and present! Learn to draw DC and Marvel Superheroes, Spider-Man, Ironman, Wonder Woman, and Star Wars! Tuesday, May 19 and May 26 at 4:30PM

Join April Nelson and build a strong core through Mat Pilates! Wednesday, May 27 at 11AM

Now more than ever, the smart phone camera is a convenient high quality lens used to easily take and edit terrific photos, plus seamlessly print or publish digitally. Join Kerri Sherman via ZOOM for an instructional, 90 minute camera phone photography class! June 13 at 11AM

Ready for some new and inspired recipes? Grab a glass of wine and join Marina as she shows you how to make Spanish tapas. Friday, May 22 at 6PM

During this pandemic, many people are turning to ART to relax and find new ways to keep busy. This is the perfect chance to do a fun project all about YOU! Join Joy Lenstrom for SoulCollage®. Saturdays, May 16, May 23 and May 30 at 1PM

Join Marina and learn how to make an amazing paella with all the tricks and tips and have it on your table ready to eat in 20 minutes! Friday, May 29 at 6PM

Just Discuss: Poetry with Alice Moody. During this uncertain time, poetry might just be the antidote we all need. A Series beginning June 5 at 10AM



Join Tom and Susie Beck for the classic tale of Cinderella with some clever, original twists. June 1, June 3 and June 5 at 4PM


Join Marina and learn how to make plant based ravioli….what? YES! You can have great plant based pasta and long pasta too as this will be a recipe that works for any type pasta. Friday, June 5 at 5PM



Join us for this advanced, 5 session class of A Merry Interlude at Camelot. All of the characters are here but there are some clever twists to the original famous story. Class begins on June 10 at 4PM

Alice Moody is a book group facilitator with extensive experience leading book discussions at independent bookstores, community centers, and private homes and venues. Join Alice as she leads a discussion on The Dutch House. Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30

Get a head start on your College Applications! Join Alice Moody as she guides you through writing your personal statement for the Common Application. Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21 at 11AM


Get 4th of July ready with Ciao Bella Sewing! Camp Begins Monday, June 22 at 10AM

Sleep Under Sewing Camp with Ciao Bella Sewing! Camp Begins Monday, July 6 at 10AM

Project Runway Sewing Camp with Ciao Bella Sewing! Camp Begins Monday, July 20 at 10AM

Learn to draw the characters you know and love from Disney/Pixar Movies with Joy Lenstrom. Camp begins Monday July 27 at 1PM

Discover exciting Comic Book characters from the past and present! Learn to draw DC and Marvel Superheroes, Spider-Man, Ironman, Wonder Woman, and Star Wars! Camp begins Monday, August 3 at 1PM

Have fun with Intro to Coding Camp! Students are introduced to Scratch based coding in a fun environment with easy to follow instructions. No prior experience is required. Camp begins Monday, June 15 at 10AM

Virtual Filmmaking campers will gain knowledge in every aspect of virtual filmmaking. Learn the skills you need to shoot professional looking frames and make your own short film or video. Two sessions are available to campers, morning or afternoon. Camp Begins on Monday,  June 22.

Special Effects Make up Camp! Learn how to age yourself 40 years in an hour in this custom-built stage makeup and effects camp. Camp begins Monday, July 6 at 10AM

Summer Camps at Gorton. Kid's Camps, Summer Camps

We are adding more camps everyday so check out our Camps Webpage


The Magic Parlour is downtown Chicago’s longest-running magic show, and Trip Advisor’s top attraction in the City of Chicago. The Magic Parlour is coming soon to Gorton.  Check him out LIVE in the comfort of your own home by tuning in via Facebook LIVE.  Thursdays, May 14th and May 28th at 6 PM

Griffin House, Live Stream

Griffin House streams LIVE Friday’s at 5! Set up an account and pay what you can to tune in! Every Friday at 5PM

She captured your heart in our Gorton Center Live series, and now you can listen to her in the comfort of your living room!  Toby Lightman is live streaming every Friday night at 6:30PM

Join Tom and his daughters EVERY WEEK DAY MORNING at 10 AM as they perform a big range of songs that come from Tom’s thirteen classic albums of Children’s Music, as well as a lot of folk classics.

second city

Time for a laugh? Join The Second City Improv Group for House Party at 7 PM – EVERY TUES/THURS/SAT

During this difficult time of quarantine and a “new normal” find some strength and comfort in online resources. Join Simply Bee each Wednesday at 2:30 PM