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A $15 donation for non-members is suggested. Your generous donations allow us to continue to provide quality programming like the ones below.  Please click the DONATE HERE button: 


Join us for a laugh out loud conversation with Elizabeth Berg and author Ilene Beckerman, author of the novels Love, Loss and What I Wore (which was turned into a play by Nora and Delia Ephron), What We Do for Love, and Mother of the Bride, amount others. Get a sneak peek of this program through Ilene's blog: This program is possible through a collaborations between Writing Matters and The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association.
Please Register for this Zoom Program by clicking here

The next Woody's Take Home will be offered for pick up on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Deadline to order is Friday, May 14 at 5pm. Thank you!

Soup (pint) $7 each – Tomato Lentil
Pasta dish (feeds 2) $14 each – Campanella lasagne casserole with ground beef red sauce and three cheeses 
Entrée (feeds 1) $15 each – Hanger steak with lobster mashed potatoes and shaved brussels sprouts 
Dessert (feeds 1) $7 each – Italian cream cake with pecan and coconut 

You can either order all four items together for $39 or individual items.  

Payment must be made over the phone with a credit card (708-386-2729 x 3 with Erin) or you can mail a check made out to NCCA to 178 Forest Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301. You cannot pay onsite when you pick up your food.

  • You will be able to pick up your meal between 11:00am-12:30pm on Wednesday, May 19 only.
  • Please pull into the circle drive when you arrive. Erin will bring your meal to your car. When she comes out, please pop your trunk so she can place the food inside.
  • If you are picking up food for a friend, please let Erin know prior to Wednesday so she can have all of the correct food ready.

  Please email Erin Payton at [email protected] or call 708-386-2729 x 3 with your order or with questions.