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The Circumnavigators Club is an organization for people who have made a trip around the world. Learn more about the Club on the international website. The Chicago chapter sponsors 4 educational events a year plus a December Holiday party.

To raise funds to support the Circumnavigators Foundation, we have a party in July. One of the main activities of the Foundation is to send carefully selected students (Scholars) on an around the world trip to pursue research. Our creed is:

See our 2016 events and photos in the archive. Also view all events and photos from 1986 to 2016.

Below are our 2017 events. Please reserve these dates. Updated information is posted on this page, as it becomes available, from Jim Franch (contact via e-mail), our Vice President of Programs.

Click on the thumbnails for the paper invitations. Click on underlined locations for a Google map.

  • Invitation May 2017 Sunday, May 7, 2017
    "Research on Pros & Cons of GMO Technology"
    by Foundation Scholar Tara Mittelberg
    at KOI Restaurant, 624 Davis St, Evanston. Their website.

    12:30pm -- 1:30 Buffet Brunch (cash bar is available)
    1:30pm -- 2:00 Business meeting & guest introductions
    2:00pm -- 3:00 Tara Mittelberg presentation
    (NU students are invited free to the lecture)


  • Invitation July 2017 Saturday, July 15, 2017
    "Annual Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser"
    See Extensive & Unique Collection of Automotive History
    of Klairmont Kollections, at 3117 North Knox Ave, Chicago

    11:00 -- 3:00pm Buffet Brunch (no food or beverages on showroom floor)
    11:30 -- 12:00 An update on what our scholars are up to now
    11:00 -- 3:00pm Tour the showroom floors


  • Invitation Oct 2017 Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    "Sailing Around the World in 3.5 Years with kids"
    by Marc & Jane Adams
    at Cliff Dwellers Club 22nd floor 200 S. Michigan Ave.. Their website.

    6:00pm --7:00pm Cocktails at Cash Bar with a Lake View Terrace
    7:00pm -- 8:00pm Dinner with guest introductions
    8:00pm -- 9:00 Program


  • December ??, 2017
    "Annual Holiday Party"
    at TBD