2020 Member Events & Programs

Cantigny members get exclusive access to special events and programs. The full schedule will be revealed this spring! Email members@cantigny.org to register for these events.

Read about the most recent updates to Cantigny Park’s reopening plan.

Please join us for:

Timeline Troubles!
A virtual event via Zoom for Cantigny Park Members
Monday, September 28 | 7 pm

The McCormick House needs your help! Join Chris Corrigan, McCormick House Lead Program and Education Assistant, for a virtual game called Timeline Troubles. All of our history is out of order and we need your help to get it back into place! Over several rounds, we’ll ask our members to place four different moments in history in the correct chronological order. At the end of each round you will be shown the real order and hear the stories attached to these events! We promise and evening of timeless timeline TRIBUNE-lation.

We’ll send a Zoom Meeting link to registered members at 5 pm on September 28, two hours before the event begins.

To register, email members@cantigny.org or call 630.260.8162

Register Online

Imagination Vacation
A virtual event via Zoom for Cantigny Park Members
Monday, November 2 | 7 pm

Pack your imaginary suitcases as we take you on a virtual tour of some of the battlefields around the globe that the 1st Infantry Division fought on during World War I and World War II. The staff of the First Division Museum will be your guides as we show off some of our favorite locations we have visited or researched while studying the history of the Big Red One. Staff will share the history behind the locations, our favorite local eats, and one dangerous spot you couldn’t visit it even if you wanted to.

We’ll send a Zoom Meeting link to registered members at 5 pm on November 2, two hours before the event begins.

Register Online

Need help registering? Click here for instructions.

Have Questions? Email members@cantigny.org or call 630.260.8162

Members Book Club

The Members Book Club returns in 2020 with a new list of interesting and exciting reads! Complimentary light refreshments and snacks will be served. Cash bar will be available. Registration is required. Please contact Amanda Goossens with any questions about Members Book Club and to register at 630.260.8126 or agoossens@cantigny.org.

Members Book Club 2020 Reading List

All book club programs will meet on Fridays at 6pm in the Joseph Medill Room at the Cantigny Visitors Center unless otherwise stated.

July 10: “Far From the Madding Crowd,” by Thomas Hardy.

August 14: “Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote,” by Tina Cassidy

September 11: “Hetty: The Genius and Madness of America’s First Female Tycoon,” by Charles Slack

October 9: “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek,” by Kim Michele Richardson.

November 13: “Undaunted: The Real Story of America’s Servicewomen in Today’s Military,” by Tanya Biank

December 11: “Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back,” by Janice P. Nimura.