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Dining with the Stars – Etiquette Class (5 – 8 Y/Os) Saturday, January 15

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Dining with the Stars – Etiquette Class (5 – 8 Y/Os)

  • Date: January 15
  • Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Price: $160
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Join Sarah Berto with Confidence with Etiquette as she talks about etiquette and how having good manners will give kids self confidence and open many doors!  This class will run on Saturdays for 3 weeks – January 15, 22 and 29. 11:30am – 12:30pm.

The children learn :

– How to take care of fragile things by setting the table for a two course meal using porcelain dinnerware, proper cutlery and glasses. They learn how to be mindful by being patient and taking turns.

– How to take care of themselves by learning a good posture, handshake and eye contact, as well as sitting up straight, elbows off the table etc.

– How to take care of others by thinking first about the other person by paying attention, listening with good eye contact, making conversation, and at the table when passing food, and waiting to eat etc.

AGES: 5 – 8 Year Olds

*Please notify us of any allergies – Libby@gortoncenter.org

This class runs Saturdays, January 15 – 29, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Gorton Community Center is proud to prioritize safety throughout our building. Gorton follows all state of Illinois and CDC guidelines with regard to COVID-19. Following is a summary of current mitigations:

–  Patrons must wear a mask in the building regardless of vaccination status
– Social Distancing is encouraged
– Gorton continues to utilize best practices during regular building cleaning

Gorton has Installed active ionic oxidation air purifiers on Gorton’s heating and cooling systems to purify the air and kill airborne pathogens. Gorton Community Center puts the health and safety of our patrons and staff first. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Gorton Center with any questions or concerns at gortoncenter.org

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