Special Interest Events

Special Interest Group Events

  • New to the City Welcome Brunch on Nov. 12, 2017

    New to the City Welcome Brunch on Nov. 12, 2017

  • Elise Woulfe, Heidi Holladay, and Linda Jakubs at Esperanza's Celebrating Victories Gala.

    Elise Woulfe, Heidi Holladay, and Linda Jakubs at Esperanza's Celebrating Victories Gala.

  • Cubs Game 2015

    Cubs Game 2015

  • Suburban Dinner Group at Uncle Julios

    Suburban Dinner Group at Uncle Julios

  • Ft. Sheridan nature trails hike in 2015

    Ft. Sheridan nature trails hike in 2015

  • Suburban Dinner Group

    Suburban Dinner Group

  • Blooming Fashion Show III in 2015

    Blooming Fashion Show III in 2015

The Chicago North Shore Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Chapter has a number of special interest group events throughout the year, designed for dues-paying members, and designed to have fun. Check back periodically for new event updates.

Our Membership Dues

The CNS Alumnae Chapter membership year runs January through December, so it may be time for you to renew. See our Membership section for more information on becoming a member or renewing your membership.
Recent graduate? Your first year of dues are free!

Upcoming Brunch Bunch Event

Brunch Bunch At Mindy's Hot Chocolate
Who doesn’t love a mighty-fine hot chocolate on a potentially brisk March morning? Come grab a bite, a hot beverage, and hang out with your fellow Chicago Thetas! There's great Bucktown shopping, too.

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Where: Mindy's Hot Chocolate, 1747 N. Damen Ave. in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood.
To Learn More: Mindy Segal opened her restaurant in 2005 after years of dedication to her craft and working in some of Chicago’s finest restaurants including, Ambria, Charlie Trotter’s, Marché and MK. Wow! In 2012, Mindy was awarded the prestigious James Beard Foundation Award for “Outstanding Pastry Chef” after receiving 5 nominations in previous years. Chef Segal has appeared on The Today Show, The Martha Stewart Show, The Food Network and in Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, and The New York Times. Think she'll make a pretty good hot chocolate? MindysHotChocolate
Please RSVP:
cnsthetas@gmail.com and contact Jennifer Maloney with any questions Jennifer_mlny@yahoo.com

Upcoming Book Group Event

Book Group discussions
Did you enjoy A Man Called Ove? Have another book you think would make a lively discussion? More Book Group gatherings are coming up. We love to share our latest good read over wine and a pot-luck dinner. Please email Lauren Howard at llhoward@bu.edu if you'd be interested in joining, hosting a discussion, have a book or podcast suggestion, or any questions.

Past Young Alumnae Group Events


January ~ Wine, Goals, and Sisterhood Workshop
February ~ Bowling, Beer & Burgers, at Kings in New City, Chicago
March ~ Chicago Art Institute + Revival Food Hall Dinner
April ~ Spring Tea and Networking, The Soho House, Chicago
April ~ Brunch Bunch at MingHin in Chinatown
June ~ Throwback Thursday Crush Party!, The Chicago Athletic Association Game Room
July ~ La La Land Movie Night Under the Stars, Millennium Park, Chicago
August ~ Young Alumnae UP Comedy Club evening for #DateMe, Chicago
September ~ Young Alumnae Happy Hour at Raised Urban Rooftop Bar, Chicago
October ~ Young Alumnae Adults Night Out at the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
November ~ City "Welcome to Chicago" Brunch, home of Jennifer Maloney


October ~ Goose Island Brewery Tour
November ~ Brunch, Bloodys and Bettie
December ~ ZooLights and Dinner


April ~ Happy Hour at Barn & Company, in Chicago
June ~ Lincoln Park Zoo's Run for the Zoo
October ~ Happy Hour at The Stretch, in Chicago

Past Dinner Group and Brunch Bunch Events


February ~ City Dinner Group at Farmhouse in Chicago


February ~ Suburban Dinner Group at Napolita, in Wilmette
February ~ Brunch Bunch at Benchmark in Chicago
April ~ Suburban Dinner Group at Avli in Winnetka
April ~ Brunch Bunch at MingHin in Chinatown
June ~ Suburban Dinner Group at Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. in Evanston
August ~ Brunch Bunch at Southern Cut BBQ in Chicago
October ~ City Dinner Group Fiesta at Frontera Grill, Chicago


September ~ Smylie Brothers Brewing Company, in Evanston
and Flo and Santo, in Chicago
November ~ State and Main, in Glenview
November ~ Hutch America, in Chicago


January ~ 5 Degrees, in Chicago
February ~ Range, in Chicago. Dewey's, in Glencoe
March ~ Little Goat Dinner, in Chicago
April ~ Greek Islands, in Chicago
May ~ Cafe Iberco, in Chicago
June ~ The Lucky Platter, in Evanston. Max's Wine Dive, in Chicago


January ~ Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!, in Chicago
February ~ Trifecta Grill, in Winnetka
March ~ Bar Toma, in Chicago
April ~ Valley Lodge, in Glenview
August ~ Curragh Irish Pub, in Glenview
October ~ Prairie Moon, in Evanston


May ~ Scoozi!, in Chicago
June ~ Avli, in Winnetka
September ~ Little Goat, in Chicago
October ~ The Avenue, in Wilmette
November ~ Central Standard, in Chicago


Past Book Group Reads


November ~ TED Talk "How Great Leaders Inspire Action"
May ~ Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult


January ~ Yes Please by Amy Poehler
February ~ All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doere
March ~ Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
April ~ Wild by Cheryl Strayed
August ~ I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
September ~ We Are Called to Rise by Laura McBride
October ~ The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford


January ~ Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
February ~ The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
March ~ The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
April ~ Harry, Revised by Mark Sarvas
May ~ And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
June ~ Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
July ~ The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
September ~ Love Does by Bob Goff
October ~ The Amazing Advenutres of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
(the 2014 One Chicago, One Book selection)


May ~ Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler
July ~ Stiletto Network by Pamela Ryckman
August ~ The Cuckoo's Calling by Rogert Galbraith
October ~ The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
November ~ The Longest Ride by Nicholas S

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