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Just Add Water: Making the City of Chicago

Join historian, author, and Chicago Public School teacher, Renee Kreczmer and the Northwest Chicago Historical Society as we recount Chicago’s rich and colorful history. Renee will outline interesting ways, to pass our rich history to the next generation.


Author Bio: Renee Kreczmer:

A student and teacher of Chicago's exciting history for 15 years, Renee Kreczmer is a social studies teacher for the Chicago Public Schools. She has attended educational workshops with the Chicago Architecture Foundation and Chicago History Museum, completed coursework in Chicago history at Roosevelt University, and frequented countless museums, historic sites, history tours, and historical reenactments in her 15-year effort to discover the best materials and methods for teaching the mandated Chicago curriculum to her third-grade students. She shares much of that knowledge and exprience in this book. Ms. Kreczmer has also assisted in social studies curriculum development for the Chicago Public Schools.

There is NO CHARGE and this is a family friendly event, everyone is welcome, Renee Kreczmer’s new book, Just Add Water: Making the City of Chicago, will be available for purchase after the presentation.

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  • Bob L.

    At a little over 20 minutes, Renee's talk was much too short for me to buck Sat. shopping congestion. The history discussed mostly anecdotal except for the guy who kept talking about Dunning. I could not hear him much because his back was turned to me the whole time.

    1 · August 4, 2013

  • Bob

    The speaker was very interesting and very enthusiastic. I like the way she presented her material. I did think that the members of the audience talked off topic a bit too much.

    1 · August 3, 2013

  • Diane

    I am really sorry for the late cancellation but I'm ill and won't be able to attend. Very disappointed as this sounds interesting.

    August 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Family reunion... next time :(

    August 1, 2013

  • Frank

    Please Note - The book: "Just Add Water: Making the City of Chicago" is a children's book. Renee will outline interesting ways, to pass our rich history to the next generation.

    July 16, 2013

  • Kathy

    Looking forward to this.

    1 · May 10, 2013

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