History in the Making...Fragrances of Maison Francis Kurkdjian, a Modern Perfumer with a Nose for History
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 pm
NM Cafe, Neiman Marcus Oakbrook
Free-Donations Accepted
The Hinsdale Historical Society and Neiman Marcus invite you to join Joan Tanis, National Training Director for Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Wednesday, April 5 at 5:30 pm for a fascinating presentation on up-and-coming French Perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian.
Dubbed "one of the most prolific – and acclaimed – perfumers of our time" by The Perfume Society, Francis Kurkdjian created his first scent while only in his twenties and has since continued to create a variety of scents, including a recreation the perfume worn by Marie Antoinette. Expert Joan Tanis will share not only information about the perfumes of Francis Kurkdjian, but will also offer an opportunity for the audience to smell many of the perfumes of Maison Francis Kurkdjian.
Refreshments will be served at 5:30, with the presentation beginning at 6:00. The program is free and donations to the Hinsdale Historical Society will be accepted. 
NM Cafe is located in the upper level of Neiman Marcus Oakbrook.
To register for this event, please email Registration@HinsdaleHistory.org


School Day Off Adventures

Friday, April 14 - Kite Making
Friday, May 26 - Herb Gardening
Drop in anytime, 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Hinsdale History Museum
$3/child (member); $5 (non-member)
Age Recommendation: 5 years and up
School's out, so stop by for some fun activities and craft projects! Registration is requested at Registration@HinsdaleHistory.org


Passport to Adventure Program

May - September 2017
This summer, get ready to explore more than 50 museums, nature centers, and historic sites throughout DuPage and Kane Counties. Booklets will be available in mid-May for pickup in the Youth Department of the Hinsdale Public Library. Be sure to visit the Hinsdale History Museum and the Anderson Architecture Center at Immanuel Hall during your summer adventure. Sponsored by the Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association.


Hinsdale Historical Society Book Club

On Wednesday, May 10, the book club will meet to discuss Joan of Arc by Helen Castor. 

Hinsdale Historical Society Trustee, Anne Swenson, leads the Hinsdale Historical Society Book Club, which meets on the second Wednesday of alternating months (six months a year) and welcomes anyone who has read the book to its discussion.
Membership dues are $10 a year. For more information, email info@HinsdaleHistory.org

Summer Fun Fridays

June 16 - Scrapbook Journals
June 23 - Candle Dipping
June 30 - Faux Fireworks
July 7 - Band Boxes
July 14 - Butter Churning
July 21 - Nature Prints
July 28 - Quilt Blocks
Ausust 4 - Paper Fans
August 11 - Stick Toss Game
August 18 - Cornhusk Dolls

Hinsdale History Museum 
$3/child (member); $5 (non-member)
Age Recommendation: 5 years and up
Stop by every week for a different activity or craft based on historical themes.
Registration is requested at Registration@HinsdaleHistory.org