Tue Jun 5, 2018
6:45pm Arrival at O'Hare Airport Where: O'Hare Airport
8pm Welcome dinner and orientation (HF, BD) Where: AM Yisrael Conservative, 4 N Happ Rd, Northfield, IL 60093, USA
Wed Jun 6, 2018
10:00am Breakfast at Annie's Where: Annie's, 4900 Oakton, Skokie
11:30am Trolley Tour of Chicago (GM)
4:30pm Pickup at Annie's Where: Annie's, 4900 Oakton, Skokie
5pm Dinner at Ken's Diner (GM) Where: Ken's Diner & Grill, 3353 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
7pm Games at Pinstripes (GM) Where: Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook
9pm Pickup Soldiers at Pinstripes Where: Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook
Thu Jun 7, 2018
8:15am Leave from Calamaro's
9am Reklama Russian Newspaper (HF, BD) Where: 3000 Dundee Road #108, Northbrook
11am Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany (GM) Where: 912 Lyster Road, Highwood
12:30pm Leave for shopping at Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets(GM) Where: Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, Wisconsin
6:30pm Stephen Marley & Matisyahu at Ravinia Festival Where: Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035, USA
11pm Pick up at Calamaro's
Fri Jun 8, 2018
8:15 am Leave from Calamaro's
9am Breakfast at Kappy's (GM) Where: 7200 Dempster, Morton Grove
11am Chicago Botanic Gardens (GM) Where: 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe
2:30pm Illinois Holocaust Museum (GM) Where: 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie
4:30pm Pick up at Calamaro's - get ready for Shabbat
6:40pm Dinner at Lubavitch Chabad (GM) Where: 4059 Dempster Street, Skokie
11:00pm Pick up at Calamaro's
Sat Jun 9, 2018
9:00 am Iran Hebrew Congregation
9:30pm Zhivago's for dinner and dancing (GM)
Sun Jun 10, 2018
11:15am Breakfast with host family - Leave from Calamaro's
12pm Greater Chicago Jewish Festival Where: Saint Pauls Woods, St Pauls Woods, Morton Grove, IL 60053, USA
6:30pm Dinner and Discussion at Temple Jeremiah Where: Temple Jeremiah, 937 N Happ Rd, Northfield, IL 60093, USA
10pm Pickup at Calamaro's
Mon Jun 11, 2018
8:30am Leave from Calamaro's
9am Visit to Hillel Torah Day School (HF, BD) Where: 7120 N. Laramie, Skokie
10:30 am Leave for day in Milwaukee (GM)
7:10pm Cubs vs Brewers Milwaukee Miller Park (GM) Where: Miller Park Way, West Milwaukee, WI, USA
11pm Bar event in Milwaukee
12:30am Pick up at Calamaro's
Tue Jun 12, 2018
Week 2 Host Family exchange
Host for a day
7pm Dinner at Taboun Grill (GM) Where: 8808 Gross Point Road, Skokie
11pm Pick up at Calamaro's
Wed Jun 13, 2018
9:45 am Meet at Calamaro's
11am Lunch at Signature Room, Hancock Tower Michigan Avenue (GM) Where: John Hancock Center, 875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
1pm Shopping on Michigan Avenue (GM)
5pm Navy Pier (GM) Where: Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
8pm Wendella Boat Cruise and Fireworks (GM) Where: 400 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago
11:15pm Pick up at Calamaro's Where:
Thu Jun 14, 2018
9:30am Emma's Bagel Cafe for Breakfast Where: Emma's Bagel Cafe, 9306 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077, USA
11am Leave for Museum of Science and Industry and Moshe's special Chicago
tour (GM)
4:30pm Dinner at Milt's Barbecue (HF, BD) Where: 3411 N. Broadway, Chicago
7:30pm Folk dancing at Temple Judea Mizpah (GM) Where: 8610 Niles Center Road, Skokie
11pm Pick up at Calamaro's
American Friends of Israel War Disabled Foundation
Event Registration
 EB=Executive Board
 BD=Board of Directors
 HF=Host Families
ADVANCE PAYMENT required for some events; others you pay once you are at the event. Please register for each event.
AFIWDF 2018 Summer Program
Fri Jun 15, 2018
8:15am Leave from Calamaro's
9:30am Synagogue Tour in Northbrook (GM)
1pm Shopping on Willow Road, Northbrook (GM) Where: Willow Festival, 840-1090 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062, USA
4:30pm Pickup at Calamaro or can make arrangements to pick up their soldier at the shopping center
Where: Willow Festival, 840-1090 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062, USA
5pm Soldiers for ready for Shabbat dinner with Host families
9:30pm Oneg Shabbat at Calamaro's (HF, BD)
11pm Pick up at Calamaro's
Sat Jun 16, 2018
All day Free Day with Host Families
9:30pm Havdalah at Calamaro's (HF, BD)
10pm - 10pm Party! Night on the Town! (GM)
Very late pick up at Calamaro's
Sun Jun 17, 2018
Happy Fathers Day!!!
Morning with Host family for fathers day breakfast
11 am Meet at Calamaro's
12pm Arlington Racetrack for lunch and races (GM) Where: 2200 W. Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights
5:30pm Dinner at Lou Malnati's Lincolnwood
7:30pm - 7:30pm Mini Golf (GM) Where: 3459 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60076
11pm Pick up at Calamaro's
Mon Jun 18, 2018
7:45am Leave from Calamaro's
8:30am Lakeside Men's Club breakfast and program at Lakeshore Congregation(EB) Where: 1221 Lake Cook Road, Highland Park
12pm Israeli Consulate Visit
1:30pm Aquarium and Field Museum in Chicago (GM) Where: 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
7pm - 7pm Final Potluck Dinner (HF, BD)
Tue Jun 19, 2018
1:00 p.m. Final lunch at the Calamaro's (HF,BD)
June 19, 2018 5pm Soldiers leave for airport driven by week 2 host family