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RESCHEDULED – Veterans' Lunch & Movie: "Hamburger Hill"

Donation: Free

  • Date: 04/14/2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM  
  • Location: Izaak Walton League Lodge
    899 Jay Street
    Elgin, Illinois 60120
  • Introduction: Registration required

Based on the guidance from Illinois Department of Aging, all older adult group activities will be suspended until further notice as a precautionary measure to reduce the potential risk of exposure. 

Veterans are invited to a free lunch and a movie, "Hamburger Hill", at the Hanover Township Izaak Walton Center. Over the course of 10 days in May 1969, an infantry squad led by Lt. Frantz (Dylan McDermott) and composed of both seasoned troops and new recruits, attempts to take a hill during the Vietnam War. In between attacks, the squad members deal with the other psychological stresses of the war, including the effect on the morale of the anti-war movement back home and flashes of racial hostility between white and African-American soldiers, all meditated by the cool-headed medic, Doc (Courtney B. Vance). The showing includes a free lunch. Registration required.
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