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March 13, 2024

Flying High: Betty the Pan Am Stewardess

Central Park West • 1500 Forest Gate Rd OAK BROOKIL  60523 Organized by OAK BROOK PARK DISTRICT
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We're sorry, but this program is over. The last meeting was Wednesday, March 13, 2024.

Fasten your uniform buttons and get ready to travel back to the golden age of air travel. In the 1960s, when jets were new, the stewardess was an all-American fantasy: hostess, nurse, cook, therapist and even sex symbol. In this historical portrayal, historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., takes you on an exciting, true story about the real-life stewardesses for Pan Am, the most glamorous U.S. airline. Learn about serving the rich and famous, about the strict height, weight and age requirements, about cooking gourmet meals and enduring some wild rides. Buckle up – this is one flight you won’t forget. Inspired by the books Up in the Air by Betty Riegel (2020) and Come Fly the World by Julia Cooke (2021)

Age Category

Senior

Location

Central Park West at Central Park West

When

March 13, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:15 PM

Wednesday

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Age and Gender

Ages 60-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Central Park West

1500 Forest Gate Rd OAK BROOKIL  60523

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