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Continuing until Saturday September 20, 2014
We Grow Dreams Greenhouse & Garden Center Dream Raffle
We Grow Dreams Greenhouse & Garden Center announces its 2014 Dream Raffle Fundraiser. Only 500 tickets available. $50 each or 3 for $100. First prize $4,000, second prize $2,000. Drawing on Saturday, Sept. 20th at We Grow Dreams Fall Open House, 1055 W. Washington St., W. Chicago. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: We Grow Dreams
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Continuing until Saturday October 04, 2014
Lifeline Seeks Families Interested in Adopting from South Korea
Lifelink International Adoption is seeking families interested in adopting children from South Korea. For more information call 630-521-8281 OR CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
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Continuing until Friday September 26, 2014
TriCity Family Services Seeks Nominations for William D. Barth Award
TriCity Family Services is seeking nominations for the 2014 William D. Barth Award. The William D. Barth Award was established in 1985 and recognizes one individual each year that has made a significant and positive impact, through community service, on the central Kane County area. Nominations must be received by Friday, September 26, 2014. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Continuing until Sunday October 12, 2014
Lookingglass Theatre Company presents 'Death Tax'
Lookingglass Theatre Company proudly announces its 2014-2015 Season, opening with Lucas Hnath's Death Tax directed by Artistic Director of New Work Heidi Stillman. This darkly comedic, treacherously suspenseful, engaging and provocative play runs through October 12th at Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. For information, call 312) 337-0665 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Water Tower Water Works
Location: Chicago North
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Continuing until Saturday September 20, 2014
Curves National Open House Week September 15th-20th
Curves International, Inc., (curves.com) the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, announced today that participating Curves, including the following Curves locations in the Chicago area, are hosting an Open House the week of September 15-20, 2014 and new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout. Chicago locations participating include: 8301 S Stony Island Ave, Suite B. Contact them at 773-437-4760 or 97YTRTA3@curvesmail.com and 1804-06 W 103rd St. Contact them at
773-239-4801 or 9ZOUQY@curvesmail.com.
Where: Various Curves Locations
Location: Chicago South
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Continuing until Sunday September 21, 2014
Chicago South Asian Film Festival
Chicago South Asian Film Festival is the largest annual South Asian event in the heartland of America and is dedicated to fostering a diverse cinematic experience through world cinema. CSAFF brings filmmakers, industry experts, and audiences together to celebrate international cinema. This year's festival will take place from Thursday, September 18th to Sunday, September 21st at the Showplace ICON Theater in the South Loop and the Evanston Public Library. For complete information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
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Continuing until Sunday September 21, 2014
Humane Society Calumet Area Book Sale Fundraiser
Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) is holding its fall book sale fundraiser September 18 through 21 at Paws Resale Shoppe, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. For a $5 donation, shoppers can attend the sneak preview of the sale on Wednesday, September 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. and a $5 bag sale is held on Sunday. For information, contact Ashley Boyer at (219) 513-8911 or aboyer@hscalumet.org.
Where: Paws Resale Shoppe
Location: Northwestern Indiana
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Continuing until Sunday September 21, 2014
Joffrey Ballet Opens Season with Mixed Repertory Program
Chicago's Joffrey Ballet launches its new season with a mixed repertory program featuring George Balanchine's Prodigal Son, Antony Tudor's Lilac Garden and the Joffrey Premiere of Yuri Possokhov's RAkU. Performances will be held Sept. 18-21. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Continuing until Saturday September 20, 2014
Ballet X - Chicago Debut at The Dance Center
Philadelphia's premiere contemporary ballet company makes its Chicago debut performing two works by Joshua L. Peugh: Slump and Valentine's Day. With performances Sept 18 - 20 at The Dance Center of Columbia College, 1306 S. Michigan, Chicago. For tickets and information call 312-369-8330 or CLICK HERE.
Where: TheDance Center Of Columbia College
Location: Chicago South
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Friday September 19, 2014 - Saturday September 20, 2014
Autumn in the Park Festival in Palos Park
Infinity, Maggie Speaks, and Wall of Denial, will be among the headlining bands at Palos Park's Autumn in the Park Festival. It's happening Sept. 19-20 at the Village Green. For updates, CLICK HERE.
Where: Village Green Palos Park
Location: Cook County South
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Friday September 19, 2014 - Sunday September 21, 2014
Wisconsin's Living History Artist Ride Photo Shoot
Wisconsin's Living History Artist Ride Photo Shoot will again be located at Old Falls Village, Menomonee Falls, WI, Friday through Sunday, September 19th to 21st, located at the SW corner of Pilgrim Road and County Line Road Q. Located in SE Wisconsin, this is only one of three Artist Rides in the United States, and is open to all artists. This unique event offers a chance to produce scenes not easily available to artists/photographers, meet other artists, and work with seasoned models. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Menomonee Falls, WI
Location: Wisconsin
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Friday September 19, 2014
National Museum of Mexican Art Celebrates Day of the Dead - Opening Reception Sept. 19
The National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St., Chicago, celebrates Rito y Recuerdo: Day of the Dead, with an ongoing exhibit and related activities. The exhibition opens Friday, September 19th with a reception from 6-8:30 p.m. Come in your Dia de los Muertos best. The exhibition continues through Dec. 14th. For a complete rundown of participating artists and activities, CLICK HERE.
Where: National Museum Of Mexican Art
Location: Chicago South
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Friday September 19, 2014
Countryside’s 60th Anniversary Celebration & Bringing Art to the Countryside
Art in the Countryside features visual art, available to purchase, to welcome the community to meet and interact with people with disabilities. Celebrate Countryside's 60th Anniversary and enjoy refreshments, live music, face painting, caricature drawing, while viewing the art and mingling with the artists. It's happening at Countryside's Work and Training Center on September 19th, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. Countryside Association is located at 21154 W. Shirley Road in Palatine. For more information, please call 847-540-3705 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Countryside Association For People With Disabili
Location: Cook County North
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Friday September 19, 2014
Beatolution at Durty Nellies
Durty Nellies is the place to be on Friday, September 19! Beatolution will be playing a two hour set starting at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:00. Durty Nellies is located at 180 N. Smith St. in Palatine, IL. There is a cover of $5.
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Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Friday September 19, 2014
An Evening with Larry King
The Museum of Broadcast Communications is hosting an Evening with Larry King with host Charley Steiner on Friday, September 19. Come for an evening of conversation with this television icon and National Radio Hall of Fame inductee. A reception and Q&A with the audience will be featured. The event will take place at 360 N. State St. at 7pm. Special valet parking will be available directly in front of the museum. Tickets are $25.00 and are available here: CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Friday September 19, 2014
Opening: 'Groundwork – Artwork by Carrie Iverson and Nathan Sandberg '
On Sept. 19th at the Pullman Factory Site, 11057 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, the public is invited to the opening of Groundwork by Carrie Iverson & Nathan Sandberg - A reflection on history, labor, industry, boundaries and growth. These two west coast artists are coming to Pullman to produce a site specific mixed-media sculpture in metal and glass. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Pullman Factory Site
Location: Chicago South
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Friday September 19, 2014 - Saturday September 20, 2014
CAATS 10th Anniversary Event: A Public Forum on the State of African American Theological Education
SCUPE's Center for African American Theological Studies (CAATS) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary Friday, September 19 & Saturday, September 20, 2014. Intended for theological educators, church leaders and students, Friday night's forum will feature key African American church leaders and seminary faculty including Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Dr. John Kinney, and Rev. Dr. Yvonne Delk. These leaders will reflect on how teaching methods that center in the African American experience could transform graduate theological education in the United States. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Du Sable Museum Of African American History
Location: Chicago South
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Friday September 19, 2014 - Saturday September 20, 2014
Dancing Krow Studio & Third Friday Gallery's 'Politics & Pinatas'
Dancing Krow Studio & Third Friday Gallery, 41 & 43 Harrison Street, Oak Park, presents 'Politics & Pinatas.' It runs Sept 19th, 6-10 p.m., and Sept. 20th, noon - 8 p.m. For information, call 708-601-7497 or email DncingKrow@aol.com.
Where: Dancing Krow Studio
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Davell Crawford at South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
The South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center opens its 10th Anniversary Season with a performance from Davell Crawford & His New Orleans Creole Jazz Men. It's Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: SMPAC
Location: Wisconsin
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Community Walk
The Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presents the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Community Walk. It's happening in Grant Park, Saturday, Sept. 20th at 11 a.m. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Grant Park, Chicago
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Sixth Annual Bridge The Gap 5k Walk & Fun Run
Join The Bridge Youth & Family Services as they walk and run 'to ensure that no family walks alone,' on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Consolidated District 15 building. Money raised will help bridge the funding gap for clients who cannot afford to pay for the counseling, crisis intervention, and prevention services provided by The Bridge. For registration and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Community Consolidated District 15 Building
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday September 21, 2014
Andersonville City Made Fest
The Andersonville Development Corporation (ADC) presents the 2nd Annual Andersonville City Made Fest, the only all-local street festival that highlights Chicago-made beer, music and products in the historic Andersonville neighborhood. It's happening September 20-21st at 5000 - 5100 N Clark Street (from Argyle to Carmen), Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Andersonville
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
CAATS 10th Anniversary Event: The Annual Jeremiah Wright Lecture
Register now for CAATS 10th Anniversary Event: The Annual Jeremiah Wright Lecture 'Prophetism in the Black Church after Jeremiah Wright.' The Rev. Martha Simmons will be the guest lecturer this year. The editor and publisher of The African American Pulpit, and the creator of the online resource, The African American Lectionary, Rev. Simmons has been named one of the outstanding African American women preachers in America. To register, CLICK HERE.
Where: Trinity United Church Of Christ
Location: Chicago South
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Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday September 21, 2014
Farm Heritage Festival
Check out hundreds of antique tractors, cars and steam engines, and other farm machinery in a celebration of Lake County's rural roots at the 22nd Annual Farm Heritage Festival, Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21, 9 am-4 pm, at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda. All ages are invited. Presented by the Lake County Discovery Museum and the Lake County Farm Heritage Association, and sponsored by the Daily Herald, this two-day event celebrates farm life from the turn of the century to the present. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lakewood Forest Preserve
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Glenview House Oktoberfest Tent Party
Glenview 'Haus' (1843 Glenview Road, Glenview) will host the North Shore's most exciting all-day Oktoberfest celebration this side of Munich on Saturday, September 20. The 3rd annual festival will feature authentic grub, grog and live music. This year, guests are invited to dress in their most traditional garb for a chance to win exciting prizes, while kids can get in the spirit with a jump house and face painting. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Glenview House
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Pump it Up for Platelets 5K
Put on your purple and help mark ITP Awareness Month! Chicagoland ITP Support is having their VERY FIRST 'Pump it Up for Platelets' 5K on Saturday September 20, 2014 at the Half Day Forest Preserve in Lincolnshire, Illinois. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Event begins at 10 a.m. For information, or to register online, CLICK HERE.
Where: Half Day Forest Preserve
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Music Institute of Chicago's 85th Anniversary Opening Concert
The Music Institute of Chicago is celebrating its 85th anniversary with an opening concert showcasing its stellar faculty performing compositions associated with the number 85. It's happening Saturday, September 20, 7:30 p.m., at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE or call 847.905.1500 ext. 108.
Where: Nichols Concert Hall
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
James R. Jordan Foundation - Beyond A-Team Scholarship Program College Fair
The James R. Jordan Foundation A-Team Scholarship Program will host its 4th Annual College Fair on Saturday, September 20th at RTC Crane Preparatory High School, 2245 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Featuring schools such as Chicago State University, University of Missouri, Illinois State University and Northern Illinois University to name a few. There will be a financial aid and educational workshop onsite along with representatives from colleges and universities to answer questions and provide information to take home. For information, contact Tatiana Washington twashington@jamesjordanfoundation.com or call 3112-751-9696.
Where: RTC Crane Prep.
Location: Everywhere
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's (End of) Summer Soirée
Join Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble for its (End of) Summer Soirée. It's happening Friday, September 20, 7 pm - 11pm at Ebenezer Lutheran Church Auditorium in Andersonville. Free street parking is easy to locate around the venue. Tickets are $40 now and $50 at the door. All tickets include: FOOD, DRINK, MUSIC and ENTERTAINMENT. Special attractions include: raffle prizes, photo booth, psychic readings, and much more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Ebenezer Lutheran Church
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Tyler Volenec Foundation's Fall Bowling Event
Join the Tyler Volenec Foundation for their Fall Bowling Event on Saturday September 20th at Lincoln Square Lanes in Chicago, Illinois! Proceeds help numerous families and children that have been affected by pediatric cancer. Bowling kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with raffles, open bar and appetizers. Space is limited so please register soon! For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lincoln Square Lanes
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Adopt-a-Beach Event
On September 20, thousands of volunteers from across the Midwest will come together to clean up hundreds of Great Lakes beaches from Minnesota to Ohio. Don't miss your chance to be a part of it! Join the Alliance for the Great Lakes for the 2014 September Adopt-a-Beach Event, part of the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup. Find a clean-up location near you by CLICKING HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
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Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
Join The Drive at the Walk to End Alzheimer's
Across the nation people are stepping up for their mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, partners, sisters and brothers. They're leading the way and walking to end Alzheimer's disease, the 6th leading cause of death in the nation. Together we can reclaim the future. Join The Drive at the Walk to End Alzheimer's North Shore at Gallery Park in Glenview on Saturday, Sept. 20th or at the Chicago Walk at Montrose Harbor on Sunday, Sept. 28th. Register now, or find another location near you by CLICKING HERE
Where: Gallery Park & Montrose Harbor
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday September 21, 2014
Supercar Academy Comes to Joliet
Producers of Xtreme Xperience, the Chicago-based supercar driving tour that attracted record crowds to Autobahn Country Club earlier this summer, are returning to Joliet, Sep. 20-21, with the national debut of a super-charged, half-day racetrack intensive for the die-hard car enthusiast. For additional information, or to book a Supercar Academy driving experience, CLICK HERE. It's happening at Autobahn Country Club, located at 3795 Centerpoint Way, Joliet, Ill.
Where: Autobahn C.C.
Location: Far Southwest Suburbs
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Saturday September 20, 2014
2014 Chase the Dream Walkathon
On Saturday, September 20th, please join the Chase Park Advisory Council and the Chase Park family in their second community walkathon benefiting CPAC's New Fields Fund! This 5k walk will begin and end at Chase Park, with stops at four of Chase's satellite playlots: Aster, Gooseberry, Broncho Billy, and Zatterberg. Refreshments will be available after the walk, as well as fun, family-friendly activities. For more information, please CLICK HERE.
Where: Chase Park
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Volunteer for Garfield Farm Museum's Harvest Days by Sept. 20.
Garfield Farm Museum is seeking volunteers to help with Student Harvest Days on Friday, October 3rd from 9 - 1:30. Volunteers would portray life of the 1840s, historic farming and household chores, and assit with logistics. Help is also needed for the Harvest Days open to the general public on Sunday, Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. If interested contact Jerry Johnson at 630-584-8485 or email info@garfieldfarm.org by 9/20.
Where: Garfield Farm Museum
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Forest Preserves of Cook County Offers Wilderness Camping for Families
Families from Chicago and across Cook County can experience the great outdoors in new ways during a series of camping activities in the Forest Preserves of Cook County the weekend of September 20, 2014. For the second year, an overnight 'camp-out' will be held in the Palos Preserves in partnership with the Chicago Park District. Food and tents will be provided. The fee is $50 per family of up to 6 people and families are limited to one reservation. To register or for more information, email Experience.Nature@cookcountyil.gov.

Where: Palos Preserves
Location: Cook County South
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Saturday September 20, 2014
Wings of Hope Gala
Imerman Angels in holding the first annual 'Wings of Hope Gala' on Saturday, September 20, from 6pm to midnight at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago, 160 E. Pearson. Tickets for the event are $300. For more information or to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 20, 2014
25th Annual Arthritis Foundation Freedom of Movement Black Tie Gala
25th Annual Arthritis Foundation Freedom of Movement Black Tie Gala is being held on Saturday, Sept. 20th at The Drake Hotel. Horizon Pharma, Inc. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Timothy P. Walbert will receive the Freedom of Movement Award and guests will enjoy the music of incomparable Lynne Jordan and the Shivers, a cocktail reception, dinner and amazing live and silent auction items. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Drake Hotel
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday September 21, 2014
Walk for Peace 5k
Play for Peace announced it will present its annual World Peace Day Celebration on September 21st from 11am to 3pm at the Bartlett Nature Center on 2054 W. Stearns Road. The event will coincide with celebrations around the world commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Peace. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Bartlett Nature Center
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Sunday September 21, 2014
Cantigny Car Show
The Cantigny Car Show will take place Sunday, September 21, from 9 am to 3 pm. The event, known as the region's 'most beautiful car show' because of its setting and quality of entries, is free to attend and open to the public. Parking for spectators is $5. Complete with awards, prizes, concessions, a 50s style dj, and more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Cantigny Park
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Sunday September 21, 2014
Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center Features Soheila Azadi
Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, is thrilled to announce a reboot of their Film & Video Program launching this fall! The Sept. 21st +PLAYLIST features Soheila Azadi. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Roots & Culture Art Center
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday September 21, 2014
Public Safety Open House
The Village of Skokie Fire and Police Departments will host a Public Safety Open House on Sunday, September 21, from 1 to 4pm at Fire Station 16, 7424 Niles Center Road and Police Headquarters, 7300 Niles Center Road. For more information about this free event, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Cook County North
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Sunday September 21, 2014
Fox River Trolley Museum's Caboose Train is Back!
See the beautiful Fox Valley from a Fox River Trolley Museum locomotive and caboose. Take a ride this Sunday (9/21) or next Sunday (9/28) at the Museum, on Rt. 31 in South Elgin. Call (847) 697-4676 for
Where: Fox River Trolley Museum
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Monday September 22, 2014
Join The Drive Crew at Buffalo Wild Wings for Monday Night Football!
Join The Drive Crew for another great season of Miller Lite, Monday Night Football Best Seat in the House Party's at Buffalo Wild Wings in Mt. Prospect, Evanston and Skokie!!! Every Monday night NOW through December!

It's the Buffalo Wild Wings Best Seat in the House Party presented by Miller Lite and Clark Street Sports. Each week at each party, one grand prize winner wins the best seat in the house for the following week. He or she also gets $100 worth of food, soft drink and will be eligible to win the ultimate fan cave prize package:

NFL branded Xzipit leather recliner chair
Miller Lite Beer Can Cooler
Grill
Tailgate Tent
50' Inch Flat Screen HDTV and more!!!

Come out and cheer on your favorite team OR fantasy player! While there, enjoy delicious 60 Cent Boneless Wings with your choice of 16 different signature Buffalo Wild Wings Sauces or 5 special Spices!

Play games within the game like Football Bingo, Fantasy Player of the Game, Squares, and Half Time Pong Toss to win COOL NFL gear from Clark Street Sports and Clarkstreetsports.com.

Monday Night Football Best Seat in the House Party's courtesy of Miller Beer, Xzipti Chairs, Clark Street Sports, The Drive and Buffalo Wild Wings. Wings, Beer, Sports!!!
Where: Buffalo Wild Wings
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Tuesday September 23, 2014
Northwestern's Healthy Transitions Event: Trends in Cancer Prevention
The public is invited to Northwestern's Healthy Transitions Event: Trends in Cancer Prevention. It's happening Tuesday, September 23 at 12 p.m. at 251 E. Huron, Chicago. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective way to maintaining a healthier lifestyle. Megan Oden, MMS, PA-C, will discuss preventative methods such as effective lifestyle changes, self-assessments and more. For information, CLICK HERE.

Where: Northwestern
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday September 23, 2014
DO & CO Hiring Event at IL WorkNet Center
Global airline catering company DO & CO is building and opening a new gourmet kitchen in Des Plaines, offering hundreds of job opportunities by O'Hare airport. A Hiring Event is being held Sept. 23rd, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Illinois workNet Center, 723 W. Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, IL. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Illinois WorkNet Center
Location: Cook County North
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Tuesday September 23, 2014
'David Bowie Is' Opens at MCA
On September 23rd, the 'David Bowie Is' exhibition makes its U.S. debut at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). The exhibition, meticulously curated by the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London, explores the incredibly diverse work of one of the greatest artists of our time. For complete information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Museum Of Contemporary Art
Location: Chicago North
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Wednesday September 24, 2014
'Walk-In Apple Day' at Morkes Chocolates in Palatine
Morkes Chocolates, 1890 N. Rand, Palatine, presents 'Walk-In Apple Day.' It's happening on Wednesday, Sept. 24th, 1-7 p.m. Decorate two Jonathan apples with caramel & assorted toppings for $7 per person. Questions? Call 847-359-3454.
Where: Morkes Chocolates
Location: Cook County North
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Wednesday September 24, 2014
ALDI Grand Opening in McHenry
On Wednesday, Sept. 24th, ALDI, the nation's low-price grocery leader, opens a new store at 9 a.m. at 2226 N. Richmond Rd., McHenry, IL. Complete with product sampling, sweepstakes and more. This store replaces the location at 1742 N. Richmond, which will close at 9 p.m. on Sept. 23rd.
Where: ALDI
Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Wednesday September 24, 2014
PAWS Chicago’s Pet Lovers Speaker Series - 'Ask Me a Question...' Panel Discussion
Ask Me a Question: Thought Leaders Reveal Answers to Questions about Animal Welfare, Canine Behavior and Veterinary Medicine. This panel discussion at PAWS Chicago Training Center will include the following speakers: Paula Fasseas, Founder and Chair of PAWS Chicago; Dr. Cindy Charlier, DVM, Fox Valley Veterinary Dentistry & Surgery; Joan Harris, Director of Training and Canine Behavior at PAWS Chicago; and Mark Lukas, Gold Star Volunteer. Registration is free and open to all, but please RSVP if you'd like to go to Lauren at (773) 475-3316 or RSVP@pawschicago.org
Where: PAWS Chicago Training Center
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday September 25, 2014
Cocktails for a Cause to Support Girls in the Game
Girls in the Game is kicking off their 20th Anniversary year with 'Cocktails for a Cause' on September 25, from 6-8pm. Throughout the evening, Chicago distilleries and breweries will be showcased, allowing you and your friends a chance to sample unique products being made locally. This event will take place at Intuit, 756 N. Milwaukee in Chicago. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Friday September 26, 2014
9th Annual Chicago Latino Network Awards Gala
Fidel Marquez Jr. will receive the Founder's Award at the 9th Annual Chicago Latino Network Awards Gala, hosted by NBC 5's Zoraida Sambolin. It's happening Friday, September 26th at Chicago's Drake Hotel. For tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Drake
Location: Chicago North
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Friday September 26, 2014
'Beer, Brats and Boats' Oktoberfest Cruise
Shoreline Sightseeing and Paulina Market again join forces to offer a unique Oktoberfest celebration on the third annual 'Beer, Brats and Boats' Oktoberfest Cruise. Featuring a classic German dinner provided by Chicago's own Paulina Market, a free drink with souvenir mug and live German-themed music and dancing. The Oktoberfest Cruise departs Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier 7:00 p.m., returning 9:00 p.m. Tickets $49. Must be 21; ID required. Information and tickets, please call 312-222-9328 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Navy Pier
Location: Chicago North
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Friday September 26, 2014
Lawrence Hall Youth Services 2nd Annual Fall Fete
The 2nd Annual Lawrence Hall Youth Services Fall Fete will be held on Friday, September 26, at Lacuna Artist Lofts located at 2150 S Canalport Ave, Chicago, IL beginning at 6 PM. Lawrence Hall will be honoring Roxyln and Richard Pepper for their continued commitment and support to Lawrence Hall and its mission with the Champion for Children Award. A limited number of tickets are still available. To purchase a ticket or donate to Lawrence Hall, please CLICK HERE. All proceeds from the event benefit the children and families at Lawrence Hall.
Where: Lacuna Artist Lofts
Location: Chicago South
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Friday September 26, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
Join The Drive at St. Alphonsus' Annual Oktoberfest
Raise a glass & join The Drive for brats, music, family fun and more at St. Alphonsus' Annual Oktoberfest. This traditional German celebration is happening Friday, Sept 26 - Sunday, Sept. 28th at St. Alphonsus Church, at Southport and Lincoln in Chicago. Complete with a craft beer night on Friday! For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: St. Alphonsus Church
Location: Chicago North
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Friday September 26, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
Historic Downtown Long Grove's Apple Fest
Historic Downtown Long Grove's 22nd annual Apple Fest returns on Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28, from 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. each day. Visitors of the annual Apple Fest can expect to have bushels of fun by enjoying the beautiful fall outdoor ambiance, sampling apple-inspired treats from local merchants, and participating in the many activities offered, including free live music throughout the historic village, rock climbing, pony rides, apple pie eating contests and more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various In Long Grove
Location: Cook County North
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Friday September 26, 2014
Diveheart's 9th Annual Golf Outing
Diveheart's 9th Annual Golf Outing is September 26th at Maple Meadows Golf Club, 272 S. Addison, Wood Dale, IL. Sign up as golfer or sponsor today and support our programs for children, adults and veterans. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Maple Meadows G.C.
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Friday September 26, 2014
'You've Come a Long Way, Survivor' Roaring 20's Gala
Celebrate the success and journey of CANCER SURVIVORS during a return to the Jazz Age. Join Cisco And Cisco Productions for their roaring 20s themed gala on Friday, Sept. 26th at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn. Enjoy live performances, costume contest, dinner and dancing. Proceeds benefit the outreach and support programs C.C.P. offers during the year to under-served communities. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Hilton Chicago - Oak Lawn
Location: Cook County South
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Friday September 26, 2014 - Saturday November 08, 2014
13th Floor Haunted House Comes to Chicago Area
The nationally-feared 13th Floor Haunted House will debut in the Chicago area this fall. Face your darkest nightmare, containing 30,000 square feet of true horror and mind-blowing entertainment, Sept 26 - November 8 at 1940 George St., Melrose Park. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: 13th Floor Haunted House
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Elim Dutch Festival
Come to the Elim Dutch Festival in Palos Heights on Saturday, September 27. Enjoy MUSIC, entertainment, a kid's carnival, petting zoo, farmer's market, magic show, AND GREAT SHOPPING. EAT your favorite American and Dutch foods. Dutch shops open 8 am - 4 pm with a pancake breakfast starting at 7:30 am. Free shuttle and parking. Please call (708) 293-6509 or CLICK HERE. Proceeds benefit children and adults with disabilities.
Where: Elim Christian Services
Location: Cook County South
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Josephinum Academy Scholarship and Awards Banquet
Save the date - Saturday, Sept. 27th for this annual event that raises money for scholarships and programs at Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart. It's happening at the Jean Marie Ryan Center, Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, 6:30 p.m. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Misericordia
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 27, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
Cary Main Street Fest
The Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the inaugural Cary Main Street Fest in downtown Cary, Saturday (12pm - 10pm) and Sunday (11am - 9pm), September 27 and 28, 2014. The outdoor fall festival will feature local restaurants and businesses, craft beers and select wines, a marketplace of vendors and artists, live entertainment, and a children's area to celebrate all that Cary has to offer. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Two Bostons' 5th Annual Adopt-A-Rama
Two Bostons Pet Boutique is hosting its 5th Annual Adopt‐A‐Rama. This outdoor event will take place on September 27th from noon until 3 p.m., at the Two Bostons Springbrook Pavilion store located at 2523 W. 75th Street in Naperville. Featuring more than 15 area shelters and rescue organizations with their adoptable dogs and cats on‐site, and much more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Two Bostons Pet Boutique
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Saturday, September 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Saturday, September 27, 2014 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) sponsors this effort at many locations throughout the metropolitan area, including two Village maintained drop-off locations in Skokie. They include: the lobby of the Skokie Police Department, 7300 Niles Center Road and the Skokie Health Department, 5127 Oakton Street. Both locations collect prescription drugs during the rest of the year as well.
Where: Skokie P.D. And Skokie Health Dept.
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 27, 2014
MHR BBQ Bash and Bean Bag Tournament
The Most Holy Redeemer Men's Club will be hosting their second annual MHR BBQ Bash and Bean Bag Tournament on September 27th at 3650 W. 96th, in Evergreen Park in the church parking lot. For more information, CLICK HERE, and save the date. Good Food, Good Friends and Good Times
Where: Most Holy Redeemer Church
Location: Cook County South
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Palatine O2 Glow Night Walk in support of Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Help raise awareness and funds for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association at the PHA's Midwest Chapter's Chicago O2 Glow Walk on Saturday, September 27th, 6-9 p.m., at Twin Lakes, 1200 E Lake Dr., Palatine. For information and registration, CLICK HERE.
Where: Twin Lakes
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Little Angels - Angels Songs Gala 'A Night at the Moulin Rouge'
Save The Date! On September 27th, Little Angels presents the 5th Annual Angel Songs Gala 'A Night at the Moulin Rouge.' It's Saturday, September 27th at Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington Hills. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Sanfilippo Estate
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Help Beat the Battle Benefit for Brad Adenau Fundraiser
You can help McHenry County, IL resident Brad Adenau in his brave battle against leukemia. Attend the Help Beat the Battle Benefit for Brad Adenau at the McHenry Moose Lodge on Sept. 27th from 2 p.m. until midnight. Complete with children's activities, silent auction, raffles, pasta dinner, live bands (including Soulwinder, Centerfold and dj Shenanigans). For more information, registration and donations, CLICK HERE or find Beat the Battle Benefit for Brad Adenau on Facebook.
Where: McHenry Moos Lodge
Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Plane Pull for Special Olympics Illinois
Looking for another exciting way to support the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois? Join us at O'Hare International Airport on Saturday, Sept. 27, for the 6th Annual Plane Pull! To learn more about this fun, team-building and truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, CLICK HERE.
Where: O'Hare Airport
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday September 27, 2014
FREE Museum Admission on September 27!
Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums, like the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda, and others across the country open their doors, free of charge, to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. This year's event is Saturday, September 27. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people for one day only. CLICK HERE to get your free ticket.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Beyond A Mammogram Walk-a-thon
The Beyond A Mammogram Walk-a-thon will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014, start time is 8:00 a.m. Participants will walk from 5200 S. Hyde Park Boulevard to 39th & the lakefront and back. The cost to sign up is $35 and 100% of the net proceeds from participant registration will go to the University of Chicago for breast cancer research in support of Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade's efforts at the University. CLICK HERE to sign up today!
Where: University Of Chicago
Location: Chicago South
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Fifth Annual Rogers Park Harvest Celebration
Howard Street Special Service Area (SSA) #19, Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) and Chicago Park District (CPD) invite residents, friends and neighbors to celebrate the changing of the seasons at their annual autumn extravaganza with free fun and games for the family! Enjoy a day in Willye B. White Park, 1610 Howard, Chicago by joining the community for fall festivities and refreshments. 'Harvest Celebration' features FREE hayrides, pumpkins, treats and entertainment! This event is free and open to the public. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Willye B. White Park
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 27, 2014
ArtReach at Lillstreet Annual Fundraiser - 'Art to the People'
Help support the mission of ArtReach to spread the strength of the Lillstreet art community to Chicagoans who lack art services. On Sept. 27th at Lillstreet Loft, 4437 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, enjoy a fun evening of: music; cocktails; food; silent auction; hands-on art-making and more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lillstreet Loft
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday September 27, 2014
CU Concert: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors with Special Guest Judah & The Lion
The College Union at Wheaton College presents a concert by Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors with special guest Judah and the Lion. The concert takes place in Edman Memorial Chapel. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. General Admission tickets are available in advance for $17 or at the door for $25.00. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Edman Chapel
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday September 27, 2014
Noelle Krimm's 'Alice' Returns in Andersonville
8 Andersonville venues, 9 artists, 12 chapters, 6 rabbits, 1 wild afternoon. Noelle Krimm gives audiences a seat at the tea party with a re-imagining of her 2004 hit, Alice. The show opens Saturday, September 27 with tours beginning at 1:00 p.m. and leaving every 15 minutes until 2:00 p.m. All tours start at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. Alice is an ambulatory, multi-disciplinary theatrical experience. The audience, traveling in groups of 15, follows a white rabbit to various locations throughout the Andersonville neighborhood. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Neo-Futurarium And Others
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday September 28, 2014
Orion Ensemble presents 'Stepping Out'
The Orion Ensemble's 22nd season showcases Chicago composers, beginning with Jim Gailloreto on a program combining jazz and chamber music. 'Stepping Out' happens Sunday, September 28, 7 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Geneva, 2300 South Street, Geneva. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: First Baptist Church Of Geneva
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Sunday September 28, 2014
Casa Italia & Main St. Opera's 'Lucia di Lammermoor'
Casa Italia and Main Street Opera present Donizetti's 'Lucia di Lammermoor.' It's happening on Sunday, September 28, at Alta Villa Banquets, 430 N. Addison Road, Addison, 3 p.m. Optional dinner and cocktails at noon. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Alta Villa Banquets
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Sunday September 28, 2014
Media Burn's 10th Anniversary Video Ball
Over the last ten years, Media Burn has grown into one of Chicago's most vibrant and exciting cultural institutions. To celebrate ten years of success, they're hosting the world's first Video Ball, a lively fundraiser and party on top of the Wabash-Randolph parking garage downtown Chicago September 28, 2014. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Wabash-Randolph Garage
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday September 28, 2014
Katelyn's '5 Years for 5 Wishes' Benefit
Join the friends and family of 10 year old Katelyn Krafcisin in celebrating her 5 year cure point milestone of being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L). Attend Katelyn's '5 Years for 5 Wishes' Benefit on Sunday, Sept. 28th, 2 pm - 7 pm, at 115 Bourbon Street in Merrionette Park. Proceeds raised will be distributed to 5 charitable organizations instrumental in supporting Katelyn and her family during her treatment - charities are CURE IT Foundation, Tinley Wish, Camp Quality-IL, Give Kids the World, and Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation. For tickets call Kelly DeGroot at 708-770-8625. For donations call Beth Carter at 708-955-5884.
Where: 115 Bourbon Street
Location: Cook County South
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Sunday September 28, 2014
2014 Chicago Walk to End Alzheimer's
The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's is a united movement to reclaim the future for millions. Walk to End Alzheimer's will take place on Sunday, September 28th at Montrose Harbor. More than 4,000 people from the Chicagoland area are expected at this year's event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's disease. The end of Alzheimer's disease starts here. To start or join a team today CLICK HERE or call 847-933-2413.
Where: Montrose Harbor
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday September 28, 2014
Fox River Trolley Museum's Caboose Train is Back!
See the beautiful Fox Valley from a Fox River Trolley Museum locomotive and caboose. Take a ride this Sunday (9/21) or next Sunday (9/28) at the Museum, on Rt. 31 in South Elgin. Call (847) 697-4676 for
Where: Fox River Trolley Museum
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Sunday September 28, 2014
Support Special Olympics at the Coaster Challenge
Roller Coaster lovers - mark your calendars for Sunday, Sept. 28th! Support Special Olympics by taking part in the The Coaster Challenge at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. CLICK HERE to register and start fundraising today!
Where: Six Flags Great America
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Monday September 29, 2014
Maryville Marrero Golf Outing
Golfers...support Maryville Academy's work with troubled children & families in crisis. Attend the Maryville Marrero Golf Outing. It's Monday, September 29, at Maple Meadows, 272 S. Addison, Wood Dale, IL. For registration, CLICK HERE or call 847-294-1982.
Where: Maple Meadows G.C.
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Monday September 29, 2014
Join The Drive Crew at Buffalo Wild Wings for Monday Night Football!
Join The Drive Crew for another great season of Miller Lite, Monday Night Football Best Seat in the House Party's at Buffalo Wild Wings in Mt. Prospect, Evanston and Skokie!!! Every Monday night NOW through December!

It's the Buffalo Wild Wings Best Seat in the House Party presented by Miller Lite and Clark Street Sports. Each week at each party, one grand prize winner wins the best seat in the house for the following week. He or she also gets $100 worth of food, soft drink and will be eligible to win the ultimate fan cave prize package:

NFL branded Xzipit leather recliner chair
Miller Lite Beer Can Cooler
Grill
Tailgate Tent
50' Inch Flat Screen HDTV and more!!!

Come out and cheer on your favorite team OR fantasy player! While there, enjoy delicious 60 Cent Boneless Wings with your choice of 16 different signature Buffalo Wild Wings Sauces or 5 special Spices!

Play games within the game like Football Bingo, Fantasy Player of the Game, Squares, and Half Time Pong Toss to win COOL NFL gear from Clark Street Sports and Clarkstreetsports.com.

Monday Night Football Best Seat in the House Party's courtesy of Miller Beer, Xzipti Chairs, Clark Street Sports, The Drive and Buffalo Wild Wings. Wings, Beer, Sports!!!
Where: Buffalo Wild Wings
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Monday September 29, 2014
Hyde Park Art Center's Oakman Clinton School and Studio Programs Begin
On Monday, September 29, the Hyde Park Art Center's Oakman Clinton School and Studio programs will begin. They offer a wide range of programs for youth, teens, and adults. The Hyde Park Art Center is located at 5020 South Cornell Avenue in Chicago. For more information call 773-324-5520 or CLICK HERE.
Where: HPAC
Location: Chicago South
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Tuesday September 30, 2014
American Express OPEN Hosts CEO BootCamp Event for Women Entrepreneurs
On Tuesday, September 30th at the Fairmont Chicago, American Express OPEN will host OPEN Forum: CEO BootCamp, a free program designed to help women entrepreneurs grow their enterprises and reach their full potential as CEOs. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and participate in conversations focusing on leadership, self-promotion, finance and more. A full line-up of accomplished business leaders and experts will hold talks and break-out sessions addressing three core concepts: knowing your numbers, souring ideas and getting customers. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Fairmont Chicago
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday September 30, 2014
Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking With Feature Film 8 DAYS
Join the fight against human trafficking with the feature film 8 DAYS, premiering in Chicago Sept. 30th. For more information and ways to get involved in this movement CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
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Tuesday September 30, 2014
Join Bob Stroud and The Drive Crew at Barnes and Noble!
Come out and join Bob Stroud and The Drive Crew at Barnes and Noble in Old Orchard Mall on Tuesday from 4p-6p! We will be playing plinko and handing out great prizes! Barnes and Noble in the Old Orchard Mall is located at 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie.
Where: Barnes And Noble - Old Orchard Mall
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Wednesday October 01, 2014
EGG(S)HELL - A Non-Verbal Performance at Trap Door
Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland, presents a one-night only performance of EGG(S)HELL - A Non-Verbal Performance. It's happening October 1st, 8 p.m. Featuring actors from Maladype Theatre in Budapest, Hungary. For information, CLICK HERE or call 773-384-0494.
Where: Trap Door Theatre
Location: Chicago North
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Wednesday October 01, 2014
Author James Zumwalt at First Division Museum
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park announces a presentation by author James G. Zumwalt on Wednesday, October 1. He will discuss his book, 'Bare Feet, Iron Will: Stories from the Other Side of Vietnam's Battlefields.' The free program begins at 7:30 pm in the Cantigny Visitors Center Theater. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: First Division Museum
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Wednesday October 01, 2014
'1001 Afternoons in Chicago' Radio Play CD Release Party
ACM and Strawdog are releasing a new radio play, '1001 Afternoons in Chicago' based on stories by Ben Hecht. The CD release party will be Wednesday, October 1, 7:00-10:00pm at the Fine Arts Building, Curtiss Hall, 410 S. Michigan Ave., 10th Floor. The party will include live performances of three of the stories, light food and beer and wine and raffles throughout the evening for theater tickets and other prizes. Tickets are $20. Call 773-334-3650 or CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago South
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Thursday October 02, 2014
Avenues to Independence Holding 10th Annual Spotlight on Wine
On Thursday, October 2, the Chicago Partnership Board of Avenues to Independence will host its 10th Annual Spotlight on Wine event. Held at the National Hellenic Museum, guests will have the opportunity to celebrate in true Hellenic style by sampling exceptional wines paired with an ample food pairings. Attendees can also try their luck at winning several raffle prizes, purchase hand painted artwork by Avenues' clients, enjoy the Museum's exhibits and view the fabulous Chicago skyline from the rooftop deck. For more information and tickets, CLICK HERE or call 847-292-0870.
Where: National Hellenic Museum
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday October 02, 2014
Chicago Graduate & Professional School Fair
The Chicago Graduate and Professional School Fair is an annual event hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago at the UIC Forum. Representatives from more than 200 graduate and professional schools nationwide will be available to provide information and materials regarding their specific programs. This event is open to the public and admission is FREE. Please RSVP - CLICK HERE.
Where: UIC Forum
Location: Chicago South
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Thursday October 02, 2014 - Sunday October 05, 2014
Lionel Train Adventure at Lincoln Park Zoo
In honor of their new electric-powered locomotive, Lincoln Park Zoo will be opening the new Lionel Train Adventure on October 2 and offering a weekend of events through October 5. Equipped with coal cars and a wheelchair accessible caboose, the brand new track-less train takes passengers on a journey beginning at a red brick station and embarking through a rich evergreen forest before returning to the red brick station. For more information, CLICK HERE
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 03, 2014 - Sunday October 05, 2014
Taste Talks in Chicago!
Taste Talks is coming to Chicago October 3-5! The 3-day food festival features panel discussions, underground dinners and an ALL-STAR BBQ featuring some of the nation's favorite chefs! The event is presented by Mario Batali, and it's been brought to Chicago where Paul Kahan is taking the reins as curator and has an all-start line up of his culinary colleagues. Check out the full schedule of panels and purchase tickets HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
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Saturday October 04, 2014
Drink It In Craft Beer Festival at TheMorton Arboretum
Warm up this fall with a celebration of 80+ unique craft beers from the Midwest and other areas across the country at The Morton Arboretum's Drink It In Craft Beer Festival. More than 40 breweries will be on hand on October 4, 1-5 p.m., to pour you their favorite brews and even share a few beer-making secrets. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Morton Arboretum
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday October 04, 2014
Humane Society Calumet Area's 'Bark & Bowl'
Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) hosts its first Bark & Bowl, a night of crazy, cosmic bowling to benefit the animals at HSCA on October 4 from 8 to 11 p.m. at Plaza Lanes, 8101 Kennedy Ave, Highland, IN. The cost is $30 per bowler, which includes three hours of bowling, shoe rental, and a dessert bar by Gold Star Café and Catering. Crazy bowling is bowling with a twist. Each frame presents a different fun challenge for bowlers to try, including bowling with your eyes closed, bowling backwards between your legs, or bowling on one foot.Ticket sales are limited. Register online or print a registration form - CLICK HERE.
Where: Plaza Lanes
Location: Northwestern Indiana
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Saturday October 04, 2014
HandsOn Suburban Chicago Day of Service 2014
Join HandsOn Suburban Chicago for a morning of painting at Vista Health Center at the Community Resources Center, 1585 Rand Road, Palatine. It's happening on Saturday, October 4, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch and breakfast provided. For questions and to volunteer, email Susan.Bensen@volunteerinfo.net.
Where: Vista Health Center
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday October 04, 2014
Clearbrook Casino Night
Las Vegas makes its way into Palatine with a night of chance to benefit Clearbrook! The Clearbrook Guardians will host their annual Fall Casino Night on Saturday, October 4 from 5 p.m. until 12 a.m. at the Clearbrook Getz Building (746. Vermont in Palatine). Admission is free and you must be 18 years or older to gamble. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Clearbrook Getz Building
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday October 04, 2014
Cruising for a Pink and Green Cause
On Saturday, October 4, 2014, Ivy Pearl Foundation, Inc. will host its annual fundraiser, Cruising for a Pink and Green Cause, aboard the Spirit of Chicago at Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611). The boarding time is 2:00pm and the sailing time is 2:30pm-4:30pm. Tickets are $75 each. Proceeds will benefit the many programs of the Ivy Pearl Foundation, Inc. For information or to purchase tickets, contact Denise Martin at denise_r_martin@yahoo.com.
Where: Spirit Of Chicago At Navy Pier
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday October 04, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago has been invaded by monsters and ghosts, oh my! During the month-long Brick-or-Treat Halloween celebration, guests are invited to spread the goulish cheer. The spook-tacular festivities take place daily, October 4-31, and are perfect for little ghouls and goblins. For more information and to buy special rate tickets online, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Sunday October 05, 2014
Chicago FARE Walk for Food Allergy
The Chicago FARE Walk for Food Allergy brings together more than 1600 people who are seeking a safer world for the 15 million Americans living with food allergies. The Walk is a family-friendly event that takes place in Lincoln Park on October 5th to raise funds for food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lincoln Park
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday October 05, 2014
RIPPED: The Living Newspaper DCFS Stories
Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater present a special edition of RIPPED: The Living Newspaper DCFS Stories, Sunday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. as a fundraiser for the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. This RIPPED edition is a night of short plays, poetry and spoken word inspired by DCFS stories and headlines. Tickets are $15, with 100% of all proceeds going to DCFS. To order tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Greenhouse Theater Center
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday October 05, 2014
AKIRA's 12th Annual Fall Fashion Show
Enter the last dimension at AKIRA's signature event of the season. First, enjoy small bites from restaurants such as Strings Ramen Shop, and Las Palmas. Then take in a breakdance performance from BRICKHEADZ and others. Immerse yourself in a virtual world at this year's runway presentation, featuring special guest James Maslow. This event takes place Sunday, October 5. Doors open at 4PM/Show begins at 7PM. Afterparty at Japonais starts at 9PM. The Show will be held at Grossinger City Autoplex, 1500 N. Dayton St. Event is 16+ but attendees must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Tickets are available at all AKIRA stores and online, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Monday October 06, 2014
Chicago Humanities Festival Lena Dunham Event
The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) presents Lena Dunham: Not that Kind of Girl, a special event kicking off the Fall Festival season on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave). The Girls creator and star will discuss her upcoming book with Girls Executive Producer Jenni Konner. Tickets are $35, which includes a signed copy of Not That Kind of Girl. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE or call (312) 494-9509 Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University
Location: Chicago North
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Monday October 06, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
'Live Well' Health and Wellness Showcase In Old Town
Live Well' is back! This fall, Chicago's historic Old Town is celebrating how to live happily and healthy! More than 15 local businesses devoted to health, wellness and beauty will be offering an informative and entertaining series of promotions and events. From October 6th - 11th, the neighborhood wide collaboration will feature helpful medical screenings, chiropractic services, health lectures, and neighborhood-wide fitness activities. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various Locations In Old Town
Location: Chicago North
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Monday October 06, 2014
Northwestern's Healthy Transitions Event: A Chiropractic Guide to Healthy & Happy Living
The public is invited to Northwestern's Healthy Transitions Event: A Chiropractic Guide to Healthy & Happy Living. It's happening on October 6th at noon at 251 E. Huron, Chicago. Chiropractic medicine is the method of natural healing for those seeking alternative health care. Paul Fisher, DC, will discuss health benefits for acute and chronic conditions related to your body structure and how it affects your overall lifestyle. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Northwestern
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday October 07, 2014
Cocktails for CASA: A Safe Home for Every Child
On Tuesday, October 7, the Chicago community is invited to raise a glass in support of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Cook County. The eighth annual Cocktails for CASA: A Safe Home for Every Child will be held from 5:30 - 8:30pm at Lloyd's Chicago, located at 1 S. Wacker Drive in Chicago's financial district. The event features cocktails, appetizers, live entertainment provided by The Jazz Institute's Jazz Links' Program and an impressive silent auction. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE or call 312-433-4928.
Where: Lloyd's Chicago
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday October 07, 2014
Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 25th Anniversary Jubalee
The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, is holding its annual gala benefit Jubalee on Tuesday, October 7, 5:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Complete with awards, a cocktail reception, auctions, performances, dinner, and more. For information, call 312-542-2477, ext. 203 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Location: Chicago North
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Wednesday October 08, 2014
Artist Nuria Montiel Open Studio at Hyde Park Art Center
On Wednesday, October 8, from 1 to 3 pm the Hyde Park Art Center's newest Jackman Goldwasser Residency artist, Nuria Montiel will be holding open studio hours for the public to drop by, see the work in progress and make letter press prints using her unique type set design. Admission is free and all are welcome. The Hyde Park Art Center is located at 5020 South Cornell Avenue in Chicago. For more information call 773-324-5520 or CLICK HERE.
Where: HPAC
Location: Chicago South
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Wednesday October 08, 2014
'Starting Over From the Middle' Event
The public is invited to a 'Starting Over From the Middle' Event (Professional & Money Tips to Recreate Yourself for the Best Part of Your Life). A seasoned panel will discuss: interview mistakes that may cost you the job; money struggles - clearing the chaos after major life shifts; and creating a fashion look that wows them at hello. It's happening Wednesday, October 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (appetizers & cocktails will be served), at Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant in Wheeling. RSVP to Graciela Guzman, Client Associate-Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC at 847-572-4349.
Where: Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
Location: Cook County North
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Thursday October 09, 2014
Chicago International Film Festival Opening Night Gala
Celebrating 50 years of making Chicago an international destination for acclaimed filmmakers, bold new directors and lovers of cinema, the Chicago International Film Festival returns October 9 - 23, 2014. The anniversary celebration will kick off with an Opening Night Gala presentation at the Harris Theater (featuring Liv Ullmann's 'Miss Julie'), followed by a Golden Anniversary celebration at the Chicago Cultural Center. All other Festival screenings will be held at the AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois St.) For programming information, CLICK HERE for updates.
Where: Harris Theater
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday October 09, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
Hedwig Dances with DanzAbierta present Trade Winds-Aires de Cambio
Chicago-based Hedwig Dances expands its multi-year collaboration with DanzAbierta, considered Cuba's preeminent contemporary dance company, under the artistic direction of Guido Gali with Trade Winds/Aires de Cambio, two interlocking but separately choreographed pieces. Performances October 9, 10 & 11, 2014 at 8 p.m. at The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Dance Center Of Columbia College Chicago
Location: Chicago South
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Thursday October 09, 2014
Slam Poetry Performances at CLC
A performance by nationally known slam poets Ken Arkind and Marty McConnell will be presented at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 in Room C005 (C Wing Auditorium) at the College of Lake County Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. The event is free and open to the community. The reading is being co-sponsored by the CLC Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts division and the LGBTQ Resource Center. For more information, contact Larry Starzec, English professor, at (847) 543-2557 or com592@clcillinois.edu.
Where: CLC - Grayslake
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Friday October 10, 2014 - Thursday October 16, 2014
'Walking The Camino, Six Ways To Santiago' Returns to Chicago!
The award-winning documentary "Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago" follows six pilgrims, from ages 3 to 73, as they attempt to cross an entire country on foot with only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind. The pilgrims embark upon a 500 mile-long journey along Spain's ancient Christian pilgrimage route known as the Camino de Santiago, or Way of St. James. It's showing at the Gene Siskel Film Center October 10th - 16th. For details, CLICK HERE.
Where: Siskel Film Center
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 10, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
A Taste of Theater Festival features Playwright Shelly Garrett
Playwright Shelly Garrett (creator of Beauty Shop) will be here in Chicago teaching up-and-coming playwrights on the business of theatre at' A Taste of Theater Festival.' The Festival runs Oct 10-11 at Carver Military Academy, 13100 Doty Road, Chicago. For tickets or information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Carver Military Academy
Location: Chicago South
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Friday October 10, 2014
An Evening with Rich Koz, Celebrating 35 Years as Svengoolie
The Museum of Broadcast Communications is hosting an Evening with Rich Koz, Celebrating 35 Years as Svengoolie. The evening will include an exclusive interview with Rich Koz, the unveiling of a new Svengoolie exhibit featuring the character's original coffin, and artifacts from the show's original set. This event will take place on Friday, October 10, at 7pm at the Museum of Broadcast Communications. General admission is $35. Private reception with Rich Koz, 6-6:45pm, plus VIP admission to the evening's activities $100. For tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 10, 2014
Thresholds and The Brandon Marshall Foundation present 'Limelight'
Thresholds and The Brandon Marshall Foundation present 'Limelight,' an incredible fundraiser dedicated to shining a light on mental health. It's happening 10-10-14, 7-11 p.m. at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan, Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Morgan Manufacturing
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 10, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
Volunteers Needed for World Homelessness Day
Join Renaissance Social Services at Chicago's World Homeless Day initiative October 10 and 11 on the streets to end homelessness. Volunteers email endhomelessness@rssichicago.org or call 312-751-5511.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
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Friday October 10, 2014
St. John's Episcopal Church Seeks Artists for 'Crossing Over...' Exhibition
St. John's Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner, Chicago, is seeking artists for a juried exhibit entitled 'Crossing Over: Visual and Poetic Reflections on End of Life - Afterlife.' The exhibit will be part of The Salon Series at St. John's, a four day arts festival. Submission deadline Friday, Oct. 10th. Exhibit Opening Friday, Oct. 24th. Artists will be asked to attend the opening for the exhibit. For questions about submissions email info@stjohnschicago.com.
Where: St. John's Episcopal Church
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday October 11, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
'Scarecrows on Parade' on Clark Street
Visitors will be laughing, screaming, pointing and pondering while shopping this fall as Clark Street in Lincoln Park hosts its annual Scarecrows on Parade from Saturday, October 11 through Friday, October 31. Dozens of local merchants will be designing and displaying a themed scarecrow in the windows of their businesses. After viewing all of the Scarecrows on Parade, the public can vote for their favorites at VisitClarkStreet.com (CLICK HERE). Voters will automatically be entered for a chance to win more than $800 in prizes!
Where: Various
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday October 11, 2014
Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association Fall Festival and Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 11 is the date for this year's Mt. Prospect Fall Festival, one of the best free fall family events in the suburbs. The event will be held in Downtown Mount Prospect -- Emerson Street and Busse Ave., -- from 1PM-4PM. Immediately following the Fall Festival, stick around for Oktoberfest from 4PM-11PM. For all the details, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Saturday October 11, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
Archeology Weekend at Horicon Marsh
The Rock River Archeology Society will hold its annual Archeology Weekend October 11 and 12. This is a family event for all ages and is focused around the archeology, history, and pre-history of the Horicon Marsh and surrounding area. Admission is free to this event. It is being held from 10 a.m - 4 p.m at Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located between Mayville and Horicon on Highway 28. Activities are held both outdoors and inside the education center. For a full schedule of events and more information, call 920-387-7893 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center
Location: Wisconsin
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Saturday October 11, 2014
6th Annual Family Science Expo at Des Plaines Library
Going on its 6th year, the Family Science Expo aims to get kids excited about science, technology and engineering. With interactive displays and exhibits and an opportunity for kids to talk to real engineers and scientists and learn about the amazing things they do. It's happening Saturday, October 11, noon - 4 p.m., at Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 S. Ellinwood St. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Des Plaines Library
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday October 11, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
Chicago a cappella presents Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant
Hear the musical intersections of the world's faiths, as they explore mystical, harmonically stunning, and contemplative sacred vocal traditions. From Jerusalem to Athens, Tbilisi to Accra, Rome to Mumbai, be awed by music of Jewish, Hindu, Native American, and other traditions. Performances at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., Oak Park, Illinois on October 11th and at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, Illinois on October 12th. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Pilgrim Congregational Church & Wentz Concert Hall
Location: Everywhere
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Sunday October 12, 2014
Second Sunday at Hyde Park Art Center
On Sunday, October 12, from 1 to 4 pm the Hyde Park Art Center will be having Second Sunday, a free family art making activity for young people from Pre-kindergarten to sixth grades. Second Sunday takes place in the studios behind the Coca Cola door. Nuria Montiel, the Art Center's newest Jackman Goldwasser Residency artist, will be holding open studio hours for the public to drop by, see the work in progress and make letter press prints using her unique type set design. All are welcome. The Hyde Park Art Center is located at 5020 South Cornell Avenue in Chicago. For more information call 773-324-5520 or CLICK HERE.
Where: HPAC
Location: Chicago South
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Sunday October 12, 2014
Concert to Benefit Italian Language Program at Casa Italia
The public is invited to a Concert to Benefit the Italian Language Program at Casa Italia. It's happening on Sunday, October 12 at Sanfilippo Estate in Barrington, complete with a tour, wine & cheese, strolling violins and more. For information and to RSVP, CLICK HERE.
Where: Sanfilippo Estate
Location: Cook County North
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Monday October 13, 2014
'Party with a Purpose' to Benefit Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons-The Plastic Surgery Foundation will host the 'Party with a Purpose' fundraising event to benefit Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation. The event will be held on Monday, October 13, 2014 at Sheraton Hotel & Towers (301 East North Water Street, Chicago, IL 60611) from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE. Celebrity guests include former Chicago White Sox players Dan Pasqua and Ron Kittle; and former Chicago Blackhawks player Tony Esposito.
Where: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Location: Chicago North
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Monday October 13, 2014
Morkes Chocolates 'Frozen' Candy Camp in October
Morkes Chocolates presents 'Frozen' Candy Camp in October. Let it Go! Learn to build Olaf marshmallows, mold chocolate snowflakes, truffle centered Snowballs and more on Monday, October 13th, with sessions at both the Palatine and Algonquin stores. To register and for more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Morkes Chocolates Locations
Location: Cook County North
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Monday October 13, 2014
Chicago TSI Forum
A Free educational forum will be hosted by the Platts' owned company, The Steel Index (TSI), at the top of the Willis Tower. Learn more about the steel industry and join TSI on October 13th, from 1-7pm CST. A networking cocktail reception will follow on the 99th floor, with access to the 103rd floor observation deck--gleaning views extending to four states. Have your questions about steel, iron ore and scrap market direction answered by leading industry experts. CLICK HERE to RSVP for the Chicago TSI Forum.
Where: Willis Tower
Location: Chicago North
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Monday October 13, 2014
Celebrate Columbus with Parade and More
The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans presents the 2014 Columbus Day Parade. They'll celebrate Columbus with the 2014 Theme - Italian Heroes of the Holocaust. On Monday, October 13th plan to attend a mass at 9 a.m. at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, Chicago, a Wreath Laying at 10:30 a.m. at Arrigo Park, Chicago and the Columbus Day Parade from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. (back on State Street this year, between Wacker & Van Buren in Chicago). You can also join the Reception at 3 p.m. at Casa Italia. Bus transportation available. For information call 708-450-9050
Where: Various
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday October 14, 2014
Sally Field Headlines Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Fall Luncheon!
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) proudly announces Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, director and producer Sally Field as Guest Speaker at its Annual Fall Benefit Luncheon on Tuesday, October 14 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Ave. Proceeds will support innovative contributions to breast cancer research and educational programs, as well as fellowships, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Hilton Chicago
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday October 14, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014
Broadway In Chicago presents 'Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE'
Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE!, the one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring Peter Story, a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray, will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut) October 14 -19, 2014. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Broadway Playhouse
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday October 16, 2014
'America Compromised: Congress' Lecture
'Institutional corruption' is the product of legal influences that undermine the effectiveness of an institution, especially by weakening its public trust. In the 2014 Berlin Lecture series, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig explores the application of this concept to a wide range of important public institutions with the aim to establish both the distinctiveness of its conception, and its particular relevance to modern American life. October 16th will mark the beginning of this five-part series, all of which are free and open to the public. The first lecture will be titled 'The Paradigm Case: Congress.' For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Mandel Hall
Location: Chicago South
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Thursday October 16, 2014 - Saturday October 18, 2014
Rosy Simas Danse at Dance Center of Columbia College
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Rosy Simas Danse in a mixed-media solo, We Wait In The Darkness. Simas examines her matrilineal Seneca heritage and explores ancestry, homeland, culture, history, DNA memory and invisible presences. Performances are October 16th through 18th at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Avenue. Visit CLICK HERE or call 312-369-8330.
Where: The Dance Center Of Columbia College Chicago
Location: Chicago South
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Friday October 17, 2014 - Saturday October 18, 2014
Things That Go Bump in the Night at Emily Oaks
Meet some of the fascinating but often misunderstood critters of Emily Oaks! This popular event is intended to be fun and informative - NOT frightening. This year you'll investigate the cases of several creatures known as the Un-Touchables along the Nature Center trail, finding out what makes them special and why they shouldn't be touched. Your visit will end at a campfire featuring snacks and songs. For all ages. For information and tickets for October 17th or 18th please call Emily Oaks Nature Center at (847) 674-1500, ext. 2500 for ticket information. In case of heavy rain, the event will be moved indoors.
Where: Emily Oaks Nature Center
Location: Cook County North
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Friday October 17, 2014
Penn & Teller at Aurora's Paramount Theatre
Penn & Teller, the 'Bad Boys of Magic,' are bringing their fire, knives, shop tools and outrageous comedy to the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $55, $65 and $75. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE, call (630) 896-6666, or purchase in person at the Paramount Theatre box office, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Friday October 17, 2014
Oriental Institute presents preview of 'Osiris and Isis'
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago presents a preview showing of Osiris and Isis, a new evening-length story-ballet choreographed by Chicagoan Ron De Jesús and performed by his namesake company, Ron De Jesús Dance, inspired by the ancient Egyptian myth. The preview is presented one night only in the Yelda Khorsabad Court of the Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street in Hyde Park, Friday, October 17 at 7 pm. It will be preceded by a FREE lecture. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Oriental Institute
Location: Chicago South
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Saturday October 18, 2014
(Soma)tic Poetry Workshop with CAConrad
(Soma)tic poetry rituals provide a window into the creative viability of everything around us, initiating an extreme present where we learn how even in crisis we can thrive through the poems, as well as learn to collaborate in unexpected ways with other artistic disciplines. The Chicago School of Poetics is holding a 3 hour online workshop on Saturday, October 18th, with CAConrad. For information and registration, CLICK HERE.
Where: Online
Location: Everywhere
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Saturday October 18, 2014
Brew Moon 4 Beer and Band Fest
Brew Moon 4 Beer and Band Fest, a 21 and over event, is an annual indoor festival designed for beer enthusiasts to experience the finest craft, import and micro brews. The event is organized by Palmer Place Restaurant and the McCook Athletic Expo (the MAX) with proceeds being donated to the Legacy Guild college scholarship program. It's happening Saturday, October 18th, 6 p.m., at McCook Athletic Expo, 4750 Vernon Avenue, McCook. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Max
Location: Cook County South
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Saturday October 18, 2014
'The Best of Bucharest' at Little Bucharest Bistro
Little Bucharest Bistro, the popular eastern European restaurant located at 3661 N. Elston Ave in Chicago, will host its first celebration of 'The Best of Bucharest' on Saturday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m. noon until 12:00 a.m. midnight. The event will showcase the BEST of the BEST in Romanian food, drink, entertainment as well as cultural traditions that you will NEVER see outside of Romania. For information, call 773) 604-8500.
Where: Little Bucharest Bistro
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday October 18, 2014
Wanda Sykes at The Chicago Theatre
Live Nation and MSG Entertainment have announced that Wanda Sykes will return to The Chicago Theatre on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:00PM. Tickets will be available (starting 4/18) at The Chicago Theatre box office, all Ticketmaster outlets and Ticketmaster phone charge (1.800.745.3000) or CLICK HERE.
Where: Chicago Theatre
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday October 18, 2014
Jim Brickman Comes to Aurora's Paramount Theatre
Jim Brickman is the most charted Billboard Adult Contemporary artist in music. Brickman celebrates his two decades of musical chart busters the only way he knows how - with his fans - with Jim Brickman: The Platinum Tour 'Celebrating 20 Years,' one-night-only at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Saturday October 18, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014
Chicago a cappella presents Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant
Hear the musical intersections of the world's faiths, as they explore mystical, harmonically stunning, and contemplative sacred vocal traditions. From Jerusalem to Athens, Tbilisi to Accra, Rome to Mumbai, be awed by music of Jewish, Hindu, Native American, and other traditions. Performances on October 18th at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Illinois and October 19th at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, Illinois. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Nichols Concert Hall & Rockefeller Chapel
Location: Everywhere
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Saturday October 18, 2014
Hoots and H'Owls at Randhurst Village
Randhurst Village, at the corner of Rand and Elmhurst Roads in Mount Prospect, will host the third annual Hoots and H'Owls, a family festival, offering a variety of entertaining and fun activities. It's happening on Saturday, October 18, 1-4 p.m. The free event features face-painting, balloon twisting, stilt-walkers, the Candy Sculptor, pumpkin decorating and much more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Randhurst Village
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday October 18, 2014
Jordan Michael Filler Foundation 5K Run and Walk
Help raise awareness about the devastating effects of heroin and other drug use. Take part in the Jordan Michael Filler Foundation 5K Run and Walk. It starts at 445 Central in Highland Park on Saturday morning, October 18th. The event is free, but donations are accepted. For more information and to register now, CLICK HERE.
Where: Parking Lot Next To Old Movie Theater
Location: Cook County North
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Sunday October 19, 2014
Advantage Chevrolet's 4th Annual 'Pretty in Pink' 5K to Benefit American Cancer Society
Support the American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Attend the 'Pretty in Pink' 5K Walk-a-thon, at Advantage Chevrolet, Hodgkins/Countryside, on Sunday morning, October 19th. For information, to register, or to donate now CLICK HERE.
Where: Advantage Chevrolet
Location: Cook County South
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Sunday October 19, 2014
Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall Meeting
Do you have questions about new therapies and treatment options, understanding your family history, nutrition and rehabilitation as you move forward after breast cancer? The Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall Meeting will take place on Sunday, October 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E. Superior St., on Northwestern University's Chicago Campus. Exhibits and day-of-event registration open at 12:00 noon. FREE. CLICK HERE for additional information and to register online, or call 312.695. 1304. Walk-ins are welcome.
Where: Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Location: Chicago North
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Sunday October 19, 2014
Dan Aykroyd Coming to Hollywood Palms in Naperville
Legendary Dan Aykroyd will be making an appearance at the Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville on Sunday, October 19th for one day only! They will be showing Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters. For tickets, CLICK HERE. Dan will be doing meet and greet, free autographs (one per person) and professional photo ops for $20 each. If time allows, he will also be conducting a Q&A before showtimes.
Where: Hollywood Palms Cinema
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Sunday October 19, 2014
Oak Park's Frank Lloyd Wright Races
The Park District of Oak Park's Frank Lloyd Wright Races on Sunday, October 19th features a 5K Run, Walk, 10K Run, and Youth Mile. Beautiful, fast, flat course, pancake breakfast, t-shirt, goody bag and finish line fun. For details, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Sunday October 19, 2014
Pinot with Pits For Patriots
Please come support our veterans and first responders with Pits for Patriots, (501(c)3 non-for-profit organization), at their 2nd Annual Pinot with Pits For Patriots. This event will be on Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Valentino's Vineyard in Long Grove, IL. This event includes wine tasting, vineyard tour, hors d'oeuvres, and more. Proceeds will support their mission to train qualified, rescued pit bulls to be service dogs and companions for Americans in need. The 'Pits for Patriots' Program, is committed to helping our country's patriots, in addition to educating the public as to the loyalty, devotion, and commitment of the pit bull breed. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Valentino's Vineyard
Location: Cook County North
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Sunday October 19, 2014
Spring Trail Tiger Trot 5K, 1M Fun Run & Kids Dash
The Tiger Trot 5K Fun Run benefits the Students of Spring Trail Elementary School at Bierman Park on Woodlake Dr. in Carol Stream, IL.! On Sunday morning October 19th, runners will make their way around the beautiful Heritage Lake Running Path at Bierman Park in Carol Stream. Spring Trail Families and Friends will encourage Tiger Pride by waving and cheering runners on. The race will go on rain or shine. For information and registration, CLICK HERE.
Where: Bierman Park
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Wednesday October 22, 2014
Work! Chicago, an LGBTQ Youth Job Fair
Work! Chicago, an LGBTQ youth job fair, will be hosted Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, noon-4 p.m. at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, sponsored by Windy City Times, Chicago House TransWorks, TransTech and the Center on Halsted. All members of the community can attend, with a special focus on LGBTQ youth and the transgender community. Booths are just $75 for businesses and $50 for non-profits. For an application, email editor@windycitymediagroup.com. Deadline for booth signup is Oct. 5.
Where: Center On Halsted
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday October 23, 2014
The Anti-Cruelty Society's 'It's Raining Cats & Dogs'
Support the homeless animals saved by the The Anti-Cruelty Society at 'It's Raining Cats & Dogs.' This fundraiser with dishes from more than 15 of Chicago's top chefs is happening October 23rd, 6 p.m., at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Galleria Marchetti
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday October 23, 2014
'America Compromised - Finance' Lecture
'Institutional corruption' is the product of legal influences that undermine the effectiveness of an institution, especially by weakening its public trust. In the 2014 Berlin Lecture series, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig explores the application of this concept to a wide range of important public institutions with the aim to establish both the distinctiveness of its conception, and its particular relevance to modern American life. October 23rd will mark the second of this five-part series, all of which are free and open to the public. The lecture will be titled ' 'Institutional Corruption - Finance.' For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: U Of C Regenstein Library
Location: Chicago South
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Friday October 24, 2014
Merit School of Music's Associate Board's Rhythm & Vine Benefit
Celebrating Merit School of Music's commitment to 'Making Music, Building Lives,' Merit's Associate Board invites young professionals to its Rhythm & Vine fundraiser on Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m. at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., in Chicago's West Loop. Guests will be treated to live performances by Merit students, dancing to tunes by local DJ Fig Media, an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, desserts and an exciting silent auction and raffle. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE or call Merit School of Music, 312.267.4461.
Where: City Winery
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 24, 2014 - Saturday October 25, 2014
Driehaus Museum Hosts 4th Annual Murder Mystery at the Marble Palace
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum's (40 East Erie Street) popular Murder Mystery returns with a new format and a new tale October 24 & 25. Set in 1915, Feud in Ragtime is filled with countless twists and turns, and features a cocktail reception, a seated four-course meal and augmented guest participation - you could be the Murderer! Tickets include a reception, dinner in the Museum's historic Ballroom and prizes. Period attire is encouraged but not required. Guests must be 21 years of age. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE or call 312.482.8933.
Where: Driehaus Museum
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 24, 2014
St. John's Episcopal Church 'The Salon Series' at St. John's features Exhibit Opening
St. John's Episcopal Church presents 'The Salon Series' at St. John's, a four day arts festival which is a featured part of Chicago Artists Month. Among the highlights, a juried exhibit entitled 'Crossing Over: Visual and Poetic Reflections on End of Life-Afterlife.' The exhibit opens on Friday, October 24th. For information, email info@stjohnschicago.com.
Where: St. John's Episcopal Church
Location: Chicago North
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Friday October 24, 2014
SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody in Aurora
SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, the hilarious musical that brings all the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life, is playing the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE, call (630) 896-6666, or purchase in person at the Paramount box office, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Chicago Humanities Festival presents 'Roger Ebert: Life Itself'
On Saturday, October 25th, the Chicago Humanities Festival presents this event as part of Morris and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Northwestern Day. Kartemquin Films's Life Itself recounts the life of the world-renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. Chaz Ebert, Roger's widow, and filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters) share stories, clips, and outtakes from the summer's most-talked-about film. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Cahn Auditorium
Location: Cook County North
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Clark Street Spooktacular
Clark Street in Lincoln Park hosts its annual Clark Street Spooktacular on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Clark Street between Armitage and Diversey, and on the south side of Diversey from Orchard to Lakeview. Spooktacular attendees will register at 'Halloween Headquarters,' located at 2342 N Clark, and delight in FREE refreshments, crafts and games before embarking on a trick-or-treating trek to participating businesses throughout the community. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various On Clark St.
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday October 25, 2014
Howl-O-Ween Bash
It's a costumed Halloween-themed fundraiser for the non-profit animal rescue A Heart for Animals! Plan now to attend the Howl-O-Ween Bash on Saturday, October 25th, 6-10 p.m., at 31 North Banquet and Conference Center, 217 N. Front Street, McHenry. Enjoy appetizers, drinks, a fun night of raffles, best costume cash prize, photo booth, great silent auction items, and more. For tickets and more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: 31 North Banquet & Conference Center
Location: Far Northwest Suburbs
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Sunday October 26, 2014
King of Comedy Jerry Lewis playing Aurora's Paramount
Jerry Lewis is one of the most recognized personalities on the planet. He's an Academy Award winner, Hollywood/Las Vegas icon, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and international treasure. Now you can spend the afternoon with Jerry Lewis at downtown Aurora's beautiful Paramount Theatre Sunday, October 26 at 3 p.m. as he shares stories and rarely seen film clips of some of his greatest moments on screen with some of the greatest entertainers in history. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Sunday October 26, 2014
Philharmonic Orchestra Anniversary Concert
In honor of the Fox Valley Academy of Music Performance's 10th anniversary, the Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing a celebration of musical anniversaries. The concert program, 'Happy Anniversary!' includes selections or composers that are celebrating an anniversary. The concert is Sunday, October 26th at 3:00pm at 27 S. Edgelawn Dr., Aurora. Admission is always free. For complete information, CLICK HERE, or call 630-476-9072.
Where: St. Mark's Church, Aurora
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Sunday October 26, 2014
A Walk for the Bear 'A Beary Spooky Stroll'
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation is holding its 1st Annual 'A Walk for the Bear', A Beary Spooky Stroll, on Sunday, October 26, at Lincoln Park (Cannon Drive between Diversey & North Ave.) beginning at 9am (rain or shine). Registration is $20 for Adults 20 & over, $10 for children ages 6-19, free for children under 5 and free for cancer patients and survivors. (All children must be accompanied by an adult.) Halloween costumes are encouraged. For more information CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Chicago North
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Thursday October 30, 2014
'America Compromised - Media' Lecture
'Institutional corruption' is the product of legal influences that undermine the effectiveness of an institution, especially by weakening its public trust. In the 2014 Berlin Lecture series, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig explores the application of this concept to a wide range of important public institutions with the aim to establish both the distinctiveness of its conception, and its particular relevance to modern American life. October 30th will mark the third of this five-part series, all of which are free and open to the public. The lecture will be titled ' 'Institutional Corruption - Media.' For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: U Of C Regenstein Library
Location: Chicago South
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Friday October 31, 2014
McCormick Museum to Host Murder-Mystery Event on Halloween
The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park will host its fourth annual dinner theater event on Friday, October 31, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The murder-mystery format invites participants to solve the case by discovering clues at the crime scene and interrogating fellow guests. 'Murder in the Mansion' includes cocktails, dinner and dessert in the former home of Robert R. McCormick. Tickets are on sale now at $100 each with advance registration required - CLICK HERE. The theme for the evening is 'Na$hville Night$.' Guests are encouraged to dress the part.
Where: Cantigny Park
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Friday October 31, 2014 - Thursday October 02, 2014
Cocaine Anonymous' Regional Convention
The Illinois Area of Cocaine Anonymous is hosting the 2014 Midwest Regional Convention, 'A Common Bond,' at the Hilton, Indian Lakes Resort, Bloomingdale, IL from October 31st - November 2nd. For information, CLICK HERE and click on 'Events.'
Where: Indian Lakes Resort
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday November 01, 2014 - Sunday November 02, 2014
Dancing Pros: Live! in Chicago
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the casting of the 2014-2015 National Tour of Dancing Pros: Live! which will have its tour launch at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph) on Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2, 2014. Hosted by Alan Thicke, star of the hit TV show '"Growing Pains,' and featuring Edyta Sliwinska and Chelsie Hightower from 'Dancing with the Stars,' and Ryan Di Lello, from 'So You Think You Can Dance,' the best dancers from around the world will thrill and dazzle audiences. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Cadillac Palace Theatre
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday November 01, 2014
Chicago Humanities Festival presents Patti Smith in Chicago
On November 1st at Symphony Center, Patti Smith receives the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award. For more information on this CHF event involving Chicago native and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Patti Smith, CLICK HERE.

Where: Symphony Center
Location: Chicago South
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Saturday November 01, 2014
Recycled Percussion at Paramount Theatre
Winners of the 2009 America's Got Talent show, Recycled Percussion has been headlining their own Vegas show for years now. Recycled Percussion is leavin' Las Vegas to play one-show-only at the historic Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, on Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE,/a> or call (630) 896-6666.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Tuesday November 04, 2014
Lake County Seeks Election Judges
Dependable. Friendly. Great customer service skills. Accurate. Is this you? If so, Lake County Clerk Willard Helander suggests you apply to be an election judge for the November 4th Election. Judges must be a U.S. citizen, registered to vote, eligible to vote in the November election, able to read and write English, and enthusiastic about customer service. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, election judges are required to attend a training session prior to Election Day. To learn more and sign up, CLICK HERE or call 847.377.2408.
Where:
Location: Far North Suburbs
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Thursday November 06, 2014
Brushes With Cancer 2014
Join Twist Out Cancer for an evening that celebrates storytelling, survivorship and hope. Learn about Brushes with Cancer, their signature program that is expected to launch in Chicago, Tel Aviv, Detroit and Toronto. The event is happening on Thursday, November 6th, 6 p.m., at Treva Gallery, 1659 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago. Complete with drink tickets, appetizers, live jazz, a program and more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Treva Gallery
Location: Chicago North
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Friday November 07, 2014
Celebrity Chef Ball Benefiting Meals on Wheels Chicago
The 2014 Celebrity Chef Ball on November 7th at Morgan Manufacturing is Chicago's premier culinary event featuring a select, interactive dining experience with some of Chicago's best chefs, custom cocktails, silent auction and entertainment. Proceeds from the event support Meals on Wheels Chicago's mission to promote independence for Chicago seniors and individuals with disabilities through meal delivery and home modifications. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Morgan Manufacturing
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday November 08, 2014
Theater Unspeakable Presents: The American Revolution
Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC) is a program of Northwestern University Settlement House, the oldest continually operating settlement house in Chicago. ASC, a professional theatre company, creates and tells heroic stories about young people in order to engage our community and inspire all of us to be the heroes of our own lives. The American Revolution is a critical history lesson in 50 minutes. Seven actors - suspended on a platform two feed off the ground - share 21 square feet of space to recreate the entire American fight for independence from Lexington to Yorktown. Performances November 4 - 29. For tickets and more information, call 773) 342-4141 or CLICK HERE.
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Location: Chicago North
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Saturday November 08, 2014
80th Birthday Meet & Greet with Venetian Glass Maestro Lino Tagliapietra
Venetian Glass Maestro Lino Tagliapietra is traveling from Italy to attend the SOFA Chicago art fair, and will be available in Schantz Galleries booth #607 to talk about the inspiration behind his newest installations. Come share a glass of Prosecco, some delicious Italian cookies, and wish Lino a happy 80th birthday! For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: SOFA Chicago Art Fair
Location: Chicago North
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Friday November 14, 2014
Shelter, Inc. Hosts Charity Ball 'Winter's Golden Touch'
Shelter, Inc. is holding its 27th Annual Charity Ball, 'Winter's Golden Touch,' on Friday, November 14, 2014. The Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago will be transformed into an elegant ice palace and guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, live music, auction/raffles, and much more. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Grand Ballroom Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
Location: Cook County North
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Tuesday November 18, 2014
Poised for Success - Fundraising Dinner & Raffle
Poised For Success promotes economic self-sufficiency in women by providing business clothing and referrals for career training to women on financial aid. Plan now to attend their 8th Annual Fundraiser Dinner on November 18th. Details to come. Save the date for now! For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: DuPage / West Cook
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Saturday November 22, 2014
26th Annual Rock For Kids Auction
Save the date - Saturday, November 22nd is the 26th Annual Rock for Kids Benefit Auction at Park West Theater. With signed items from the Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Heart, and more, plus one-of-a-kind experiences. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Park West
Location: Chicago North
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Saturday November 29, 2014 - Sunday November 30, 2014
State Street Dance - 11th Anniversary Production of The Nutcracker
State Street Dance, located at 9 N. 4th Street in Geneva, IL, is proud to announce its 11th anniversary production of the classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker this November. Performances will be held at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre on Saturday, November 29 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm and on Sunday, November 30 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now, call (630) 937-8930 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Location: Far West Suburbs
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Saturday December 06, 2014
Broadway In Chicago presents 'MythBusters: Behind the Myths'
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that the all-new live show MythBusters: Behind the Myths, starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters,' will debut at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for two performances only on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Cadillac Palace Theatre
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday December 09, 2014 - Sunday December 14, 2014
'I Love Lucy Live on Stage' Returns to Chicago for Limited Run
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history, which is produced under license from CBS Consumer Products, will return to Chicago by popular demand during its 2014-15 National Tour. The production, which began with extended sit-down productions in Los Angeles and Chicago and became an audience favorite across the country, will play the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) Dec. 9 through Dec. 14, 2014. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Bank Of America Theatre
Location: Chicago North
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Tuesday June 02, 2015 - Sunday July 05, 2015
ON YOUR FEET! (Gloria & Emilio Estefan Musical) Makes Pre-Broadway Premiere in Chicago
Broadway In Chicago, James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman are pleased to announce that ON YOUR FEET! - a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will have its five-week Pre-Broadway World Premiere engagement at Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) from June 2 - July 5, 2015. The musical is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray). For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Oriental Theatre
Location: Chicago North
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Ongoing Events:
Thursday February 06, 2014 - Sunday January 04, 2015
Million Dollar Quartet Extended thru January 2015
Million Dollar Quartet, the Tony-nominated musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock 'n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, has been extended through January 2015. The production continues to break box office records at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Tickets are available at the Apollo box office, phone (773) 935-6100, and online through Ticketmaster, CLICK HERE.
Where: Apollo Theater
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday April 04, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
AWM's 'From Our Neighborhoods: Four Chicago Writers Who Changed America'
American Writers Museum presents 'From Our Neighborhoods: Four Chicago Writers Who Changed America,' a pop-up exhibit featuring influential Chicago writers Gwendolyn Brooks, Lorraine Hansberry, Louis "Studs" Terkel, and Richard Wright has begun its tour! From April 4-30, the exhibit will be at Woodson Regional Library, from May 2-22 at South Shore Cultural Center, Summer 2014 at various downtown Chicago locations, and September 9-30 at the DuSable Museum of African American History. Find a location near you by CLICKING HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Friday May 16, 2014 - Friday September 26, 2014
Gorilla Tango - The Rack of Khan: A Star Trek Burlesque
Khan's Genesis Device has transformed our Federation heroes Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Spock and the entire Enterprise crew from their manly selves into smart, sexy women! Join them on their adventure as they time travel to the 'Next Generation.' Presented by Gorilla Tango Burlesque at Gorilla Tango (Bucktown), 1919 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, Fridays at 9 p.m. Ongoing. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Gorilla Tango (Bucktown)
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday May 17, 2014 - Sunday November 02, 2014
'WE NEED YOU! Propaganda of The Great War' Exhibit at First Division Museum
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park, 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, introduces WE NEED YOU! Propaganda of The Great War. The special exhibit opens Saturday, May 17, and runs through November 2. Admission to the exhibit is free to the public with parking ($5). The exhibit features propaganda from the First World War. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: First Division Museum
Location: DuPage / West Cook
 
Saturday May 17, 2014 - Saturday September 27, 2014
Gorilla Tango - A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque
Join Gorilla Tango Burlesque for 'A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque.' A long time ago...in a galaxy...far...far...away...in a discotheque...circa 1977... A sexually frustrated farmer, Luke Skywalker, is longing to rescue the luscious Princess Leia, prisoner of villain, Darth Vader. This burlesque parody runs Saturdays at 9 p.m. at Gorilla Tango (Bucktown), 1919 N. Milwaukee, Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Gorilla Tango (Bucktown)
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday June 04, 2014 - Wednesday October 01, 2014
Chicago International Film Festival - Five Months of Free Films
Together with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and their International Connections Committee, made up of consular and cultural partners, the Chicago International Film Festival, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, presents a free weekly film series that celebrates the Festival's rich history of showcasing the best in cinema from around the globe. It runs June 4 - October 1, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., at Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center. Free and open to the public. For information on the films being shown, CLICK HERE.
Where: Chicago Cultural Center
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday June 05, 2014 - Sunday November 30, 2014
Next Generation Jazz at The Drake
The NextGen Jazz partnership with The Drake provides a great opportunity for the Jazz Institute to connect new audiences to emerging artists and a unique venue for Chicago's talented young performers to hone their craft. The first three Thursdays of every month through November will feature a new Next Generation Jazz artist in Palm Court from 7PM-11PM. These events are free and open to the public. For details, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Drake
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday June 05, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Free Rapid HIV Testing for Chicagoans
Every nine and a half minutes, someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV, and many don't know they've been infected until they've passed it along to others. Step up. Get tested. And help us stamp out HIV in Chicagoland. This summer, HIV testing events will take place across the city. Each event will include access to FREE rapid HIV testing, education and support services. Testing is private and results are accurate and quick. To find a testing event near you, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday June 18, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Driehaus Museum Extends 'Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection' Exhibition
Over sixty works by Louis Comfort Tiffany and his associated firms will remain on display throughout the second floor galleries of the Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie Chicago, including lamps, stained-glass windows, vases, metalwork and furnishings including four new objects through the end of 2014. All of the works are selected from the Driehaus Collection, one of the country's significant private collections of Tiffany. For information on the exhibition and related programs, CLICK HERE.
Where: Driehaus Museum
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday June 24, 2014 - Saturday September 27, 2014
MBC presents 'Dick Cavett: A Retrospective'
Dick Cavett, who brought wit and wisdom to late-night television, steps into the summer spotlight at the Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) in Chicago for a three-month showcase of his remarkable career. 'Dick Cavett: A Retrospective' runs from June 24 through September 27 during museum hours, Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 360 N. State Street in the Polk Bros Theater. Admission to the museum is $12 adults, $10 seniors, $6 ages 4-12. For more information on the exhibition and a complete schedule of related events, CLICK HERE.
Where: Museum Of Broadcast Communications
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday July 09, 2014 - Saturday November 01, 2014
VFW Patriot's Pen Contest for Students in 6th, 7th and 8th Grade
Would you like to win money for college? The Veterans of Foreign Wars -VFW- gives out almost 1.2 million dollars in awards every year to 6th, 7th and 8th grade middle school students through their Patriot's Pen Contest. All you need to do is write a 300 - 400 word essay on a patriotic theme. This year's theme is 'Why I Appreciate America's Veterans.' The top National prize is $5,000. CLICK HERE for additional information. The deadline is November 1, 2014
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday July 10, 2014 - Saturday November 01, 2014
VFW 'Voice of Democracy'Contest for Students in 10th, 11th, and 12th Grades
Need money for college? The Veterans of Foreign Wars ... VFW ... gives out over two million dollars in college scholarships every year to 9th ... 10th ... 11th and 12th grade students through their Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest. All you need to do is write a 3 - 5 minute audio essay on a patriotic theme. This year's theme is 'Why Veterans are Important to our Nation's History and Future.' The top National prize is a $30,000 scholarship and first place state winners win a trip to Washington, D.C. For information, CLICK HERE for additional information. The student entry deadline is November 1, 2014.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Monday July 21, 2014 - Saturday September 20, 2014
Adopt a Child From Haiti Through Sunny Ridge Family Center
Considering adoption? Longing to parent a child? Thousands of children from Haiti are now eligible for adoption and await a loving family. To learn more about adoption opportunities and about how you can provide a loving home to a child in need, call Sunny Ridge Family Center at (630) 754-4500, or CLICK HERE.
Where: Sunny Ridge Family Center
Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday July 24, 2014 - Thursday September 25, 2014
The House Theatre's 'The Magic Parlour' Continues Successful Run
The House Theatre of Chicago presents a full slate of performances of the long-running hit show, The Magic Parlour, presented at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel in downtown Chicago. This intimate, sophisticated, close-up magic show in one of the hotel's historic private event rooms features an evening of mind-blowing magic and mind reading with Chicago's own Dennis Watkins. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Palmer House, Chicago
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday July 31, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
Host an Exchange Student Through NWS Peace Program
NWS Peace Program, a non-profit and Department of State approved program, is seeking caring families in our area to host international exchange students, ages 15-18, for 5-12 months only. For information call 1-866-846-3977 or CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Saturday August 02, 2014 - Friday October 03, 2014
Volunteer ESL Tutor Training at Aquinas Center
Become a volunteer English as a Second Language tutor at Aquinas Literacy Center! Volunteer tutors are needed to instruct limited English proficient adult learners for 90 minutes per week at our Center, located at 3540 S. Hermitage. All instruction is one-on-one and training is provided. Knowledge of a second language is not required; all instruction is in English. For more information, please contact Lori at aquinasliteracy@gmail.com or at 773.927.0512
Where: Aquinas Center
Location: Chicago South
 
Saturday August 02, 2014 - Sunday October 05, 2014
The Hypocrites Inaugurate New Theatre with World Premiere of ALL OUR TRAGIC
The Hypocrites are pleased to launch their 2014-15 Season with the world premiere of ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney, playing August 2 - October 5, 2014 at its new home, The Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. ALL OUR TRAGIC marks the inaugural production at The Den's new, fully adaptable, street level theatre where the The Hypocrites will be the resident company. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Den Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday August 06, 2014 - Wednesday October 01, 2014
The Drake's Salsa with Fantastic4
On August 6, September 2, and October 1, The Drake Hotel's Palm Court will transform into the capital of Chicago's salsa scene with the help from Fantastic4. For beginners, show up early for a one hour tutorial on the fundamentals of salsa at 7PM. Complimentary and open to the public, Palm Court will also offer wine and beer specials. For reservations email or call 312.932.4619.
Where: Palm Court At The Drake
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday August 08, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
The Neo-Futurists and Salonathon present INFILTRATION
Catch some of Chicago's hottest independent performers before Too Much Light... on Friday nights in August and Sept. at INFILTRATION. All performances take place at The Neo-Futurarium at 5153 N. Ashland. For a complete schedule of performers, CLICK HERE.
Where: Neo-Futurarium
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday August 16, 2014 - Sunday September 21, 2014
Sideshow Theatre Company presents 'Stupid F-ing Bird'
Sideshow Theatre Company opens its 2014-15 Season with the Midwest premiere of Aaron Posner's comic spin on Chekhov's The Seagull, Stupid F-ing Bird, running August 16 - September 21 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater
Location: Chicago North
 
Sunday August 17, 2014 - Thursday October 30, 2014
Host An International Teen Through Youth For Understanding USA
Who says you have to leave home to go on a great adventure? Discover new things about your family by hosting a YFU international exchange student. Call YFU at 800.TEENAGE or CLICK HERE and get started on your greatest journey yet.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday August 21, 2014 - Sunday September 28, 2014
Methtacular! Launches About Face Theatre's New Season
About Face Theatre, in association with Justin Brill, is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with Methtacular!, written and performed by Steven Strafford and directed by Adam Fitzgerald. In this Chicago premiere, Strafford shares his brutally honest and often comedic story of survival in the underground world of Chicago's crystal meth scene. It runs August 21 - September 28, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available by CLICKING HERE, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office.
Where: Theater Wit
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday August 22, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
Profiles Theatre presents 'Reasons to Be Happy'
Profiles Theatre opens its 26th season with the Midwest premiere of 'Reasons to be Happy' by Neil LaBute. It runs August 22 - October 12 at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Main Stage
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday August 23, 2014 - Saturday October 18, 2014
TimeLine Theatre presents 'My Name is Asher Lev'
TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, opens its 2014-15 season with the Chicago Premiere of MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok, directed by Kimberly Senior. It runs August 23 - October 18 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Stage 773
Location: Chicago North
 
Sunday August 24, 2014 - Thursday October 23, 2014
Tango at The Drake
On August 24, Sept 24, and Oct 23 take part in Tango Che's monthly Tango event at The Drake Hotel from 7:30PM-11PM. For $25, guests are greeted with a complimentary drink and invited to take part in a 45 minute Argentine Tango Class with Daniel and Romona. Then participants will dance the night away from 8:15PM - 11PM. Palm Court will offer a $15 cocktail and appetizer special and live entertainment throughout the night. Reservations are recommended please call Tango Che at 773.220.8918.
Where: Palm Court At The Drake
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday August 26, 2014 - Monday December 01, 2014
After Hours Film Society at Tivoli Theatre
The After Hours Film Society meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month (with the exception of December where they meet on the first Monday) at TIVOLI THEATRE in Downers Grove. For info on this month's features call 630-534-4528 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Tivoli Theatre
Location: DuPage / West Cook
 
Friday August 29, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
Shattered Globe Theatre presents 'The Whaleship Essex'
Shattered Globe Theatre opens its 24th Season with the Midwest premiere of the nautical drama THE WHALESHIP ESSEX by Founding Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey. It runs August 29 - October 11 at Theater Wit at 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Theater Wit
Location: Chicago North
 
Monday September 01, 2014 - Saturday December 20, 2014
Make-A-Wish Illinois Seeks Air Miles
You can help children with life-threatening illnesses continue to go where their imagination takes them by donating your frequent flier miles. Join Make-A-Wish Illinois' Wishes in Flight campaign and give at wishes.org or call 800-978-9474. Your miles mean the world to wish kids.
Where: Everywhere
Location: Everywhere
 
Monday September 01, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Heartland Blood Centers Scholarship Opportunity
Heartland Blood Centers is offering the opportunity for all eligible 17-21 year olds to earn one of (5) $1,000 scholarships with the first annual Students Saving Lives Scholarship opportunity. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must make a minimum of (1) successful blood donation at any of Heartland's mobile blood drives or center locations between Sept. 1st and Dec. 31st, 2014. In addition, family and friends can also donate on behalf of the student. All blood donors must download an entry form - CLICK HERE.
Where: Heartland Blood Centers
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday September 02, 2014 - Sunday December 07, 2014
Writers Theatre Opens 2014-15 Season with Issac's Eye
Writers Theatre opens its 2014-2015 season with the Midwest Premiere of
ISAAC'S EYE, running September 2 - December 7 at Books on Vernon: 664 Vernon Ave, Glencoe. For information, call 847-242-6000 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Books On Vernon
Location: Cook County North
 
Tuesday September 02, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
Donate Blood in September at Heartland Blood Centers
Heartland Blood Centers, a non-profit independent medical organization providing blood products to 49 Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana hospitals, is urging all healthy community members 16 years of age or older to donate blood all month long to offset late summer shortages. Find a donation location near you - CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Monday September 08, 2014 - Monday October 06, 2014
'That's Weird, Grandma: Back to School Edition'
Summer may be winding down, but the fun doesn't have to end as Barrel of Monkeys presents the Back To School Edition of its long-running, critically acclaimed revue THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA, directed by Artistic Director Molly Brennan, playing Mondays at 8 pm from September 8 - October 6, 2014 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. The new school year brings plenty of new stories - all conceived and written by Chicago Public School students and adapted for the stage and performed by Barrel of Monkeys Company Members. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Neo-Futurist Theater
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday September 09, 2014 - Tuesday January 27, 2015
Toddler Tuesdays at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
The tiniest LEGO fans are invited to join in the fun and learning during LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago's Toddler Tuesdays, featuring brand new, educational activities. Every Tuesday from Sept. 9 to Jan. 27 (excluding Nov. 11 and 25 and Dec. 23 and 30), the Center opens early on the second floor exclusively for toddlers and their parents, offering programs perfect for the youngest LEGO enthusiasts. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
Location: Cook County North
 
Tuesday September 09, 2014 - Sunday September 21, 2014
Garfield Farm Museum Seeks Volunteers for Archaeological Research
Garfield Farm Museum is looking for volunteers to help with archaeological research in September. The hours are Wednesday thru Sunday from 8am-4pm during the weeks of September 9th-21st. The work is focused on understanding the lives of the 1830s/1840s settling farmers in Northern Illinois. Registration is currently open. For complete information, call 630 584-8485, e-mail info@garfieldfarm.org or write to Box 403 LaFox, IL 60147.
Where: Garfield Farm Museum
Location: Far West Suburbs
 
Tuesday September 09, 2014 - Tuesday June 30, 2015
Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force Offers FREE Mammograms to Uninsured
The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force has over 1,000 FREE mammograms for uninsured women in the Chicagoland area. Annual mammograms are critical for early breast cancer detection and survival. Call 312-942-0346 for your free mammogram.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday September 09, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
Sept. Lunchtime Performances at the UIC School of Theatre & Music
Take a break with free, professional lunchtime performances at the UIC School of Theatre & Music. Concerts take place from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Recital Hall L060 on the lower level of the Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Bldg., 1040 W. Harrison St. Sept. concerts include: Sept. 9 - The Estrella Consort; Sept. 16 - Ensemble P/4; Sept. 23 - UIC Jazz Faculty and Sept. 30 - Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players.



Where: Education, Theatre, Music And Social Work Bldg
Location: Chicago South
 
Wednesday September 10, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
CATS at Paramount Theatre in Aurora
Prepare to be immersed into a world like no other - the magical world of Jellicle Cats - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL, presents CATS as the first production of its blockbuster 2014-15 Broadway Subscription series. Performances are September 10-October 12, 2014. For information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Paramount Theatre
Location: Far West Suburbs
 
Thursday September 11, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
Court Theatre presents 'Native Son'
Court Theatre opens its 60th season with the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater. It runs September 11 - October 12, at 5535 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL. For tickets and information, call (773) 753-4472, or visit Court's website - CLICK HERE.
Where: Court Theatre
Location: Chicago South
 
Friday September 12, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
House Theatre of Chicago Opens New Season with 'Season on the Line'
The House Theatre of Chicago will open its 2014-15 season with 'Season on the Line,' Company Member Shawn Pfautsch's meta-theatrical adaptation of Moby-Dick. It will run September 12 - October 26, at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Chopin Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday September 12, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
Victory Gardens presents 'Rest'
Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, kicks off its 40th Anniversary Season with the Midwest premiere of Rest by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Joanie Schultz. Rest runs September 12 - October 12, 2014. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Victory Gardens Theater
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday September 12, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014
Northlight Theatre Opens 2014-2015 Season with The Commons of Pensacola
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, opens their 2014-2015 season with The Midwest Premiere of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet. It runs September 12 - October 19. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Northlight Theatre
Location: Cook County North
 
Friday September 12, 2014 - Saturday September 27, 2014
JPAC presents 'The Good Doctor'
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with Neil Simon's hit Broadway comedy THE GOOD DOCTOR, co-directed by Steven Calzaretta and Max Cervantes, playing September 12 - 27, 2014 at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Central Ave. in Cicero. Tickets are available by CLICKING HERE or by calling (708) 656-1800
Where: Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
Location: Cook County South
 
Saturday September 13, 2014 - Sunday January 11, 2015
The President's Photographer Exhibition
For 50 years, presidential photographers have served as visual historians, providing a rare glimpse inside the White House and the historic moments of the presidents they served. On September 13, the Lake County Discovery Museum opens the National Geographic exhibition 'The President's Photographer: 50 Years Inside the Oval Office.' It runs through January 11th. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Lake Co. Discovery Museum
Location: Far North Suburbs
 
Wednesday September 17, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014
FREE Training from Chicago Women in Trades
Women - are you tired of those dead end jobs? Chicago Women in Trades offers a FREE pre-apprenticeship training that can prepare you for opportunities as a carpenter, electrician, plumber, or other high-paying skill careers in the construction industry. For information call 312-942-1444.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday September 17, 2014 - Saturday January 03, 2015
'Chicago, Europe and the Great War' at The Newberry
The Newberry, 60 W. Walton Street, is opening its latest exhibit, 'Chicago, Europe, and the Great War,' which allows visitors to experience what the Chicagoans of 1914 were feeling as the world went to war. The exhibit underscores the deep connections between Chicago and the battlefields of Europe by drawing on the Newberry's collection of striking wartime propaganda posters, news reports, editorial cartoons, and a number of never-before-seen photographs. The exhibit runs September 17 - January 3. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Newberry
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday September 17, 2014 - Tuesday September 30, 2014
Appointment-Only Flu Shot Clinics for Skokie Residents
During September, the Skokie Health Department is offering free influenza (flu) shots to Skokie residents over the age of four and is available on a first-come, first-served basis by appointment only. Clinics will be held on 9/17 & 9/30 at Oakton Community Center. Appointments can be set up by clicking the Flu Shot link on the Village website, CLICK HERE. If you do not have internet access, call the Health Department at 847/933-8252 to make an appointment.
Where: Oakton Community Center
Location: Cook County North
 
Thursday September 18, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014
Steppenwolf Theatre Opens Season with 'The Night Alive'
Steppenwolf Theatre Company launches its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of The Night Alive by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson. Henry Wishcamper directs a cast featuring ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper with Helen Sadler, Dan Waller and M. Emmet Walsh. The Night Alive begins previews September 18, 2014 (opening night is September 28; press performances are September 27 at 3pm and September 30 at 7:30pm) and runs through November 16, 2014 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Tickets ($20 - $82) go on sale Friday, August 8 at 11am at 312-335-1650 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday September 18, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
Collaboraction's 'Forgotten Future: The Education Project'
Continuing with the company's new 'incite change' mission, Collaboraction's fall production is the world premiere of Forgotten Future: The Education Project, an explosive devised piece of theatre inspired by the dysfunction of the American education system, debuting September 18-October 26, at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Room 300 in Wicker Park. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE or call (312) 226-9633.
Where: Flat Iron Arts Building
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday September 18, 2014 - Thursday September 25, 2014
Reeling 32: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival
Reeling 32: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival is being held Sept. 18-25, 2014, at various venues throughout Chicago. For complete information and a schedule, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Saturday September 20, 2014 - Saturday November 01, 2014
Pumpkin Fest 2014 in Lockport
Siegel's Cottonwood Farm, 17250 S. Weber, Lockport, continues the fall tradition of Pumpkin Fest, Sept. 20 - November 1. Complete with pumpkin picking, farm animals to pet and feed, hayrides, train rides, corn mazes, other children's activities, great food and more. Sept. 20-21 is Military Weekend with FREE admission to military personnel, spouses and children (with military ID). Sept. 27-28 is First Responders Weekend, with FREE admission to firefighters, police officers and EMTs and their spouses and children. For more information, call 815-741-2693 or CLICK HERE.
Where: Sigel's Cottonwood Farm
Location: Far Southwest Suburbs
 
Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
Goodman Theatre presents 'Smokefall'
Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, brings back Noah Haidle's hit new work, Smokefall, Sept. 20 - October 26. For tickets and more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Goodman Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday September 20, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
'Smokefall' at The Goodman Theatre
An exploration of the power and fragility of love through three generations of family life, Goodman Theatre presents S''Smokefall,' running Sept. 20 - October 26 in the Albert Theatre. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Goodman Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Sunday September 21, 2014 - Sunday October 05, 2014
Classical Concert Series at Chicago Botanic Garden
Celebrate 25 years of Cedille Records with a Classical Concert Series at Chicago Botanic Garden. All concerts are being held Sunday afternoons, 2-3 p.m. FREE. Concerts are: Cavatina Duo (9/21); Gaudete Brass (9/28); Patrice Michaels (10/5). For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Chicago Botanic Garden
Location: Cook County North
 
Tuesday September 23, 2014 - Sunday December 21, 2014
TimeLine Theatre presents 'Danny Casolaro Died for You'
TimeLine Theatre Company continues the 2014-15 season with its second production, the Chicago premiere of DANNY CASOLARO DIED FOR YOU, written by Dominic Orlando and directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling. It runs October 2 - December 21, 2014 (previews September 23 through October 1) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: TimeLine Theatre Co.
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday September 23, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
'Evil Dead - The Musical' Comes to Chicago
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that Evil Dead - The Musical, winner of the 2007 Dora Audience Choice Award as Toronto's favorite show, unleashes its mayhem and fun on the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut) for a limited engagement from September 23 through October 12, 2014. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Broadway Playhouse
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday September 24, 2014 - Saturday October 04, 2014
Chicago Sinai Congregation Hosts High Holy Day Services at Fourth Presbyterian Church
Chicago Sinai Congregation will hold its annual High Holy Day services open to the community at Fourth Presbyterian Church, located at Delaware Place and Michigan Avenue. Services include: Rosh Hashanah Eve, Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m.; Rosh Hashanah morning, Thursday, September 25 at 11 a.m.; Kol Nidre Eve, Friday October 3 at 8 p.m.; Yom Kippur morning, Saturday, October 4 at 11 a.m.; Memorial /Yizkor Services on Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Fourth Presbyterian Church
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday September 25, 2014 - Thursday October 30, 2014
Afro-Caribbean Connection at The Drake
Sept. 25th and October 30th, plan to attend the Afro-Caribbean Connection event at The Drake Hotel from 7PM--11PM. Rashad Productions, in cooperation with Kizomba Chicago, Black Diamond, HotOn1Salsa, Calishak, LLC, and Porsche Design will host an evening of music and dancing with DJ KIMANI spinning sounds from around the world. This event is complimentary and open to the public. For more information or to reserve your table call 312.932.4619.

Where: Palm Court At The Drake
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday September 26, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
Nightmare from North St
Located at the 16 acre Santa's Village Azoosment Park, this ultra-adrenaline trip into the macabre is returning for its third consecutive year-- bigger than ever. That same happy, colorful place we all remember from our Chicagoland childhoods will be transformed once again into a tale of terror at night. Welcome to the Nightmare from North St. With over 60 intense actors, set designers, and support staff, the haunt falls more along the lines of a nightly theatrical performance sure to scare the bejeevies out anyone who comes to visit. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Santa's Village Azoosment Park
Location: Far West Suburbs
 
Friday September 26, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014
Profiles Theatre presents 'The Cryptogram'
Profiles Theatre announces the next show of its 26th Season with the 20th Anniversary production of The Cryptogram by David Mamet, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs September 26 - November 16, 2014 at Profiles Theatre's The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Profiles Theatre-Alley Stage
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday September 27, 2014 - Sunday December 28, 2014
'At Last: A Tribute to Etta James' Returns to Black Ensemble Theater
Black Ensemble Theater announces the return of the Black Ensemble classic 'At Last: A Tribute to Etta James,' written and directed by Jackie Taylor and co-directed by Daryl D. Brooks. At Last: A Tribute to Etta James will be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, September 27-December 28, 2014. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE
Where: Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday October 02, 2014 - Saturday November 01, 2014
Bailiwick Chicago presents 'The Wild Party'
Bailiwick Chicago Theater is pleased to announce its 2014-15 Season, launching this fall with the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical THE WILD PARTY. It will be presented Oct. 2 - Nov. 1 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., where Bailiwick Chicago is member of the Resident Theater Program. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Victory Gardens Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday October 02, 2014 - Sunday November 02, 2014
Interrobang Theatre Project presents OWNERS
Interrobang Theatre Project is excited to open its 2014/15 Season with a production of OWNERS (1972) by the now legendary, groundbreaking British playwright Caryl Churchill. It runs October 2 - November 2, at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE or call 773) 935-6875.
Where: Athenaeum Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday October 03, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
The New Colony presents 'The Goldfish Project'
The New Colony is pleased to announce an exciting free line-up of Side Stage programming this fall, kicking off with a new installment of THE GOLDFISH PROJECT, Shawn Bowers' uproarious (and a little bit creepy) adventures posing as a women on popular online dating sites. Performances October 3, 4, 10 & 11 at 7:30 pm at the Dank Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave. in Chicago. For reservations and additional information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Dank Haus
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday October 03, 2014 - Sunday November 02, 2014
Step Up Productions presents 'Dead Accounts'
Step Up Productions is pleased to open its 2014-15 Season (its first Jeff Awards eligible season) with the Chicago premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new comedy DEAD ACCOUNTS directed by Jason Gerace (2014 Jeff Award, Best Director, Great Expectations). It runs October 3 - November 2 at The Den Theatre - Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Den Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Sunday October 05, 2014 - Saturday October 11, 2014
Second City Celebrates Community with Wellness Week
The Second City Training Center is proud to celebrate the fun of community during National Mental Health Awareness Week with several activities taking place at Second City's headquarters in Piper's Alley (1616 N Wells St, Chicago), October 5-11, 2014. Events include unique social development experiences through improv games, workshops and showcases. Most events are free and open to the public, a limited number of T-shirts are available for participants; a schedule with dates, times and events is available CLICK HERE.
Where: Piper's Alley
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday October 09, 2014 - Sunday November 02, 2014
Broadway In Chicago presents the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE
Broadway In Chicago presents the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). Following the run at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre, October 9 - November 2, the production plans a Broadway transfer with dates and a theater to be announced. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Bank Of America Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Sunday October 12, 2014
Charity of Boston Bombing Victim Seeks Runners for Chicago Marathon
The Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, the organization created to honor the memory of the eight year old boy who lost his life in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, has announced it will field a team of charity runners for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which will be held on October 12, 2014. Individuals who wish to 'Run for Martin' can apply online by CLICKING HERE and clicking the 'Run Chicago' icon.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Monday October 13, 2014 - Sunday October 19, 2014
Chicago Ideas Week
The fourth annual Chicago Ideas Week (CIW), taking place October 13-19, 2014, will bring together more than 150 globally renowned speakers, including A-list actors, distinguished entrepreneurs, tech moguls, politicians, sports figures and other individuals who are changing the world. Some of the diverse speakers taking the CIW stage this year include actress Joan Cusack, 'Meet the Press' moderator David Gregory, country music star Naomi Judd, journalist Nicholas Kristof, entrepreneur Peter Thiel and immigration rights activist Jose Antonio Vargas. For complete information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various Venues In Chicago
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Sunday November 09, 2014
Steppenwolf for Young Adults Opens Season with George Orwell's Animal Farm
Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) will open its 2014/15 season with George Orwell's Animal Farm, adapted for the stage by Althos Low, directed by SYA Artistic and Educational Director Hallie Gordon. This world premiere adaptation runs October 15 - November 9, 2014 in the Upstairs Theatre. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Sunday November 16, 2014
Chicago Children's Theatre presents Leo Lionni's Frederick
A raucous, playful new production of Leo Lionni's Frederick, a world premiere musical based on beloved children's author Leo Lionni's Caldecott Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse, is the big kick off to Chicago Children's Theatre's 10th birthday season. The production debuts October 15-November 16, 2014 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Ruth Page Center
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Sunday October 26, 2014
The Joffrey Ballet presents 'Swan Lake'
The Joffrey Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary of calling Chicago home in the 2014-15 season and its annual fall engagement brings the Joffrey Premiere of a newly envisioned Swan Lake to Chicago for the first time, choreographed by one of ballet's most acclaimed choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon. Swan Lake is presented at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, in 10 performances only, October 15 - 26. For tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Auditorium Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Saturday October 25, 2014
Columbia College Theatre Dept. Presents: Into The Woods
The Columbia College Theatre Dept. presents Into The Woods, with performances Oct. 15-25 at New Studio 72 E. 11th Street. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: New Studio
Location: Chicago South
 
Saturday October 18, 2014 - Sunday December 07, 2014
Griffin Theatre presents 'Titanic'
Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with a new, intimate version of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical TITANIC, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston (Nine, Phantom), book by Peter Stone (Woman of the Year, 1776), new orchestrations by Ian Weinberger, directed by Scott Weinstein and music direction by Elizabeth Doran. TITANIC will play October 18 - December 7, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Theater Wit
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday October 23, 2014 - Sunday December 07, 2014
A Red Orchid Theatre Opens Season with 'Strandline'
A Red Orchid Theatre opens its 2014-2015 Season with the US premiere of Abbie Spallen's Strandline directed by JR Sullivan (Faith Healer). It runs October 23 - December 7, and features ensemble members Kirsten Fitzgerald & Natalie West. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: A Red Orchid Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday October 23, 2014 - Saturday November 22, 2014
AstonRep presents 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore'
AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2014-15 its new artistic home, The Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. The season kicks off this fall with Martin McDonagh's comedy THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen. It runs October 23 - November 22. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: The Raven Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday October 24, 2014 - Sunday November 02, 2014
Facets' Chicago International Children's Film Festival
From October 24 through November 2, 2014, Facets' Chicago International Children's Film Festival returns to celebrate its 31tst anniversary of presenting the best in child and youth cinema from around the world. This year's CICFF will feature over 270 films, from over 50 countries, selected from over 3000 entries at venues across the Chicago including the Facets Cinematheque (1517 W. Fullerton) and the Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport). For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday October 25, 2014 - Sunday November 09, 2014
Chicago Humanities Festival's 25th Annual Fall Festival - Journeys
The Chicago Humanities Festival announces Journeys as the theme for the 25th Annual Fall Festival. More than 80 programs will take place in and around Chicago, October 25 - November 9 as part of this annual arts and ideas festival. For the complete schedule (to be posted in August) and more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday November 04, 2014 - Sunday January 04, 2015
World Premiere of Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale Comes to Chicago
The world premiere of DEE SNIDER'S ROCK & ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE, written by and starring iconic rocker Dee Snider, will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E Chestnut) Nov. 4, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015. For complete information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Broadway Playhouse
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday November 07, 2014 - Sunday November 23, 2014
Spartan Theatre Company presents 'A Bright Room Called Day'
Spartan Theatre Company presents Tony Kushner's early masterpiece 'A Bright Room Called Day.' A group of friends in 1930s Germany are caught up in the rise of the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler's ascent to power. Meanwhile, an American woman in the 1980s shares a similar set of concerns during the Reagan administration. Directed by Laura Elleseg, this production looks at how history changes--and how it stays the same. The production runs November 7-23 at Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Chemically Imbalanced Theater
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday November 18, 2014 - Sunday November 30, 2014
Broadway In Chicago presents 'Annie'
Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that individual tickets for the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will go on sale to the public Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 AM. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. ANNIE will play Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a limited two-week engagement November 18 through 30, 2014. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Cadillac Palace Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday November 21, 2014 - Sunday December 28, 2014
Theater Wit Launches Season with Return of 'The Santaland Diaries'
Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, launches its 11th season November 21-December 28 with The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, directed by Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler, once again starring Mitchell Fain. For tickets and information, CLICK HERE or call 773.975.8150.
Where: Theater Wit
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday November 22, 2014 - Sunday January 04, 2015
'Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat'
Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are thrilled to announce the World Premiere of HANSEL & GRETEL: A WICKEDLY DELICIOUS MUSICAL TREAT, with music and lyrics by GRAMMY-nominated Justin Roberts and a book by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Ernie Nolan. The classic story of Hansel & Gretel reimagined as a rock musical for all ages will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) November 22, 2014 through January 4, 2015. For more information and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Where: Broadway Playhouse
Location: Chicago North
 
Wednesday November 26, 2014 - Sunday January 04, 2015
Seanachai Theatre Company Changes Name to Irish Theatre of Chicago & Presents 'Shining City'
Seanachaí Theatre Company is pleased to celebrate its 20th anniversary season with an official name change to Irish Theatre of Chicago. The 2014-15 Season opens with Conor McPherson's haunting drama SHINING CITY, running November 26 - January 4 at its artistic home The Den Theatre,1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Chicago. For information and tickets CLICK HERE or call (773) 878-3727.
Where: The Den Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday December 16, 2014 - Sunday January 04, 2015
'Cinderella' Comes to Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre
Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a limited engagement from December 16, 2014 through January 4, 2015. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Cadillac Palace Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday January 13, 2015 - Sunday January 18, 2015
50 Shades! The Musical Parody Returns to Chicago
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announced that with sold-out audiences across the country begging for more, 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL PARODY returns to Chicago for a limited one-week engagement at the Broadway Playhouse (175 East Chestnut) January 13 - 18, 2015. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Broadway Playhouse
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday January 16, 2015 - Sunday January 25, 2015
International Puppet Theater Festival
Chicago residents and visitors can look forward to an exciting and wildly creative new city-wide cultural festival in 2015. The inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, debuting January 16-25, 2015, will celebrate the full breadth of the art of contemporary puppetry with an international pageant of top puppets and puppet artists from Chicago, the U.S. and around the world. For updates and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday January 20, 2015 - Sunday January 25, 2015
STOMP Returns to Chicago
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce STOMP, the international percussion sensation, returns to Chicago by popular demand for a limited one-week engagement at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe) January 20 - 25, 2015. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Bank Of America Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday February 17, 2015 - Sunday February 21, 2016
New Subscriptions Available for Broadway in Chicago's Spring Season
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce their upcoming 2015 Spring Season will go on sale to new subscribers on Sunday, September 7. Productions include: First Wives Club (Feb 17-March 29); The Illusionists (March 10 - 22); On Your Feet! ( June 2 - July 5); Kinky Boots (July 7 -26); Pippin (July 28 - Aug 9); Beautiful - The Carole King Musical (Dec 1 - Feb 21). For tickets and information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday February 24, 2015 - Sunday May 17, 2015
The Book of Mormon Returns to Chicago's Bank of America Theatre
Following its record-breaking 43-week engagement in the 13-14 season, THE BOOK OF MORMON will return to Chicago's Bank of America Theatre in 2015 for a strictly limited engagement from February 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015. Tickets are on sale now for groups of 15 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Single ticket information will be announced at a later date.
Where: Bank Of America Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday March 14, 2015 - Sunday April 19, 2015
Griffin Theatre To Present BALM IN GILEAD
Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce the second production of its 2014-15 season: Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by Jonathan Berry and featuring an ensemble cast of 27 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. Single tickets go on sale Monday, December 1, 2014 - CLICK HERE.
Where: The Den Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Thursday March 26, 2015 - Thursday April 30, 2015
South Shore CVA Seeking Participants for Classic Car Exhibit
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is seeking classic car owners who are interested in participating in a classic car exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center March 26, 2015, through April 30, 2015. The exhibit would feature approximately 18 vehicles and include a historical component. Cars from all eras, makes and models are welcome to participate.
Where: Indiana Welcome Center
Location: Northwestern Indiana
 
Tuesday April 14, 2015 - Sunday April 19, 2015
RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles Returns to Chicago
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, makes its return to Chicago for one week only. RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles will play the Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) April 14 - 19, 2015. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Oriental Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 
Tuesday December 01, 2015 - Sunday February 21, 2016
BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical Comes to Chicago
Broadway In Chicago and producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing are thrilled to announce that the Tony Award-winning hit BEAUTIFUL--The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will play Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph) for an extended 12-week limited engagement December 1, 2015 through February 21, 2016. CLICK HERE for details in the coming months.
Where: Oriental Theatre
Location: Chicago North
 

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