Greetings and Welcome to the website of The Rudolph Steiner Branch of the Anthroposophical Society.  We are located near the bustling Lincoln Square neighborhood in Chicago.  Map

We have an Open House every Tuesday 7 pm - 9 pm, Thursday's 6 pm - 7 pm & many Saturday's when we have Community Work Parties 10 am - 1 pm for more info. contact  Hazel Archer-Ginsberg

We have a rich life here at the branch, with many study groups (see below) PDF Program/LecturesPDF Workshops, and PDF Festivals. Branch  Calendar

Ongoing events are listed below. Festivals and Special events are in the column to the right. 

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There are many things that need to happen to keep the branch life alive. WE NEED YOUR HELP!

 

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"Anthroposophy opens its wellsprings, and the human will, carried by love, may draw from the waters. It brings to life love for humankind and thereby works creatively in impulses for moral action and true social interaction.” — Rudolf Steiner

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Read about the latest AGM “ PDF Rise Up! – Life as a Labor of Love” Conference in Phoenix, Arizona

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The council for the Rudolf Steiner Branch is pleased to announce that we have signed a lease with Elderberries Threefold Café Chicago!

Elderberries has been working out of Anthroposophy for the last nine years in Hollywood, CA with a particular interest in the Threefold Social Order.

Elderberries 3-Fold Chicago Cafe will open sometime in the spring. They are working on getting permits & are looking for an ARCHITECT to stamp the blueprints for the city. If you have info. or would like to help in any way contact  Frank Agrama

Watch this  fun video staring some of our members

 

The renovated Elderberries 3-Fold Space is currently available for rental on  PEER SPACE: for classes, events, meetings, retreats, art exhibits, etc...

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Please contact each event coordinator for information on a particular event.

For general questions or to be added to the email list to receive notices about upcoming events contact  Hazel Archer-Ginsberg

To special order a book or specific item, or for information on lodging, please call Janis Ignoffo (773) 549-5753 

Council Members:

President - Chuck Ginsberg 

Treasurer - Mihai Rosu

Secretary - Mary Ruud

Programs Coordinator - Andrei Onegin

Festivals Coordinator -  Hazel Archer-Ginsberg

Kurtis Heath Estep

Sunday Evenings, 5:00 -7:00 pm: The Apocalypse of St. John, by Rudolf Steiner.  For more information, contact Andrei at (773) 764-2313.  Location:Rudolf Steiner Branch-Upstairs

Wednesday Mornings, 8:00-9:45 am. Karmic Relationships Vol. 2, by Rudolf Steiner, incorporating: The Calendar of the Soul, Eurythmy, Focused Discussion, & Seasonal Artistic Explorations. For more information, contact Hazel Archer Ginsberg (773) 549-3026 Location: The Chicago Waldorf School Library 1300 W Loyola Ave. Chicago Il 60626

Wednesday Evenings, 7:00-9:00 pm. This study group is working with The Boundaries of Natural Science, by Rudolf Steiner. All who are interested are welcome to join us. For more information, call David Kavesh (312-451-9872)

Third Thursday mornings, 10:30 am - Noon.  Once a month this group will study “Sleep and Death”, Chapter 3 in Rudolf Steiner’s book, An Outline of Esoteric Science. Please feel free to join us. Books are available at the Branch. For more information, contact Alice (773-528-5340) or Carolyn (773-539-3688).

Thursday Evenings, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. We are reading Steiner’s book, An Outline of Esoteric [or Occult] Science. Anyone interested in joining us is invited to contact Clark Remington (773- 595-5793)

First Class meets on the third Saturday of each month. (with some exceptions) The lesson begins promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please arrive ahead of time, so you have a chance to come into the mood of the class before the lesson begins. What is The PDF School of Spiritual Science?

After the reading of the lesson, we will take a short break.  We will reconvene in a circle for conversation about the lesson.  Ending time is approximately 9:00 pm.

April 21, Saturday, 6:00 p.m.: Lesson 18

May 19, Saturday, 6:00 p.m.: Lesson 19

June 16, Saturday, 6:00 p.m.: To be announced

 Chicago Waldorf School

 Urban Prairie Waldorf School 

 City Garden Early Childhood Waldorf School

 Four Winds Waldorf School 

 Da Vinci Waldorf School

 Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education Program

 Reverse Ritual - Understanding Anthroposophy Through the Rhythms of the Year

 Angelic Organics 

 Zinniker Biodynamic Farm

 Rudolf Steiner Archive 

The  National Anthroposophical Society site

and  The Goetheaum in Dornach

 

  

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

All events take place at the Rudolf Steiner Branch, 4249 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618 except as noted.

Branch  Calendar - PDF Festivals - PDF Programs

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Work Parties in ApriEvery Saturday 10 am – 1 pm with Council President  Chuck Ginsberg & Treasurer  Mihai Rosu

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Eurythmy Class with Mary Ruud every Monday 9:30 am – 11 am  At the Christian Community 2135 W. Wilson Ave · Chicago, Il 60625 

Explore forms & do hygienic exercises in this fun weekly group 

For more info. contact Mary Ruud livingartseurythmy (at) gmailcom 

$10 suggested donation

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Sunday 22 April 2018 – 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm 

Monthly Image Making Workshop with Mark Pelnar 

$10 suggested donation. For more info. mjpelnar (at) yahoocom

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Wednesday 2 May 2018 – 7 pm – 9 pm

Organic Money - An evening exploring the work with money in new social forms. With John Bloom, Vice President, Organizational Culture, RSF Social Finance, and General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in the US.

$10 suggested donation 

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Saturday 5 May 2018 - SPECIAL EVENT - Our Branch is hosting The General Council of the Anthroposophical Society in America 

6 pm – Community PotLuck – Let’s show these 12 guests from around the country some good hospitality from the Heart-Land –

Please bring a dish to share

7:30 pm – Come join our Goethean  Conversation about the future of Anthroposophy and its cultivation here in Chicago with special guests from the GC of the ASA

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