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Day Trip: Max & Benny’s and Holocaust Museum

February 15, 2023 @ 10:15 am - 10:15 pm

Sec.# Day Date Time Fee
01 Wed. 2/15 10:15am – 5:30pm $55/$60 (1 day)

We will start our day at Max and Benny’s in Northbrook, the ultimate deli-restaurant experience in the Chicago area! We will visit the deli counter and bakery before enjoying lunch. Build your own sandwich starting with fresh-baked rolls or bread topped with deli meats and assorted cheeses. Sides include chopped liver, potato salad, coleslaw and green salads. End your meal with a sweet treat of fruit or assorted cookies and brownies. After lunch, we will head to Skokie to the Illinois Holocaust Museum for docent-guided tours of two exhibits. The Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition explores pre-war European life, the rise of Nazism, the Holocaust, and the post-war experiences of survivors. The second exhibit, the Negro Motorist Green Book, explains the annual guide created in 1936 by Harlem postman Victor Green that provided African American travelers with information on businesses that welcomed Black travelers during the Jim Crow era. We’ll end our day with the Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience, an interactive 3D hologram, listening to Auschwitz survivor Fritzie Fritzshall as she recounts her harrowing story of the Holocaust.

Registration deadline: February 3 (spaces permitting). Transportation provided via Park District van. 


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Trip Policies & Cancellations

Suggested Ages for Trips
Adult/Active trips are appropriate for anyone ages 18 and over.
Mature Adult trips are most appropriate for ages 55 and up, but all adults are welcome.

Pick-up/Drop-off Times
Pick-up/drop-off location is at the Park District Fitness and Recreation Center – lobby unless otherwise noted. Departure times are set and abided by. If changes occur, participants will be notified by phone. Return times may vary depending on traffic or weather conditions; we make every attempt to return by the designated time.

Refunds are only given under the following conditions:
1: The trip is cancelled by the Barrington Park District.
2: The person asking for a refund finds a replacement for the trip.
3: The Park District has a waiting list and is able to sell your ticket.
If we have not met our registration minimum by the deadline date (if one is listed), then the trip will be cancelled and a full refund will be issued. All payments are required in full at time of registration. Please notify the Park District in advance if any special ADA or dietary accommodations are needed for the trip.


February 15, 2023
10:15 am - 10:15 pm
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