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Chicago Fire Watch Party
Apr
29
6:00 PM18:00

Chicago Fire Watch Party

 

Sense-Net Media, member of Six Corners Association, and Nation of Fire invite you to join them on Saturday April 29, 6pm at Babe's, 4416 N Milwaukee Ave., for a Chicago Fire soccer watch party, pub invasion, and Malört Festival. The Northwest Side Chicago Fire soccer group will raffle off prizes for those who wear their Chicago Fire soccer gear. 

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Poetry Reading at City News Cafe
Apr
29
3:00 PM15:00

Poetry Reading at City News Cafe

Join City News Cafe on April 29th for stellar poems, rows and rows of magazines, respectable selection of books, coffee, and artisanal truffles. Local/international poets, Snezana Zabic and Larry O. Dean, will join them to read and sign their latest books. Tasha Fouts will also read along and brings her own wild poems to the mix. 

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Human Library at NVAM
Apr
29
12:00 PM12:00

Human Library at NVAM

Join Human Library Chicago at the National Veterans Art Museum. This will be the second Human Library Chicago at this location and will feature at least one Veteran sharing their lived experience. Enjoy original artworks by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. through NVAM’s current exhibit Vonnegut’s Odyssey.

Book titles available at event: 

  • Senior Citizen, Asexual
  • Mexican-American
  • Urban Cyclist, Baha’i
  • Synesthesia 
  • Autistic
  • Third Cultural Kid
  • Vietnam Veteran
  • Trans Genderqueer

More info.

 

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First Garden Work Day Saturday
Apr
29
9:00 AM09:00

First Garden Work Day Saturday

Help Carlson Community Services kick off the first day of the 2017 gardening season! On Saturday, April 29th, they will be doing a general clean-up, weeding and adding soil nutrients to the raised beds. They may even plant some seeds! Come anytime between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m to Three Brothers Garden, 4107 N. Pulaski. The organic garden donated 712 pounds of fresh vegetables to the Irving Park Food Pantry. There are jobs for all ages. If you have a rigid rake or spade type shovel, bring it along.  (Please mark all tools with your name.) Questions? Contact Rebecca Haneberg at rbecca63@sbcglobal.net.

 

Three Brothers Garden 

Three Brothers Garden is a Carlson Community Services program. The mission of Carlson, a 501c3 non-profit, is to connect the Irving Park community with programs that enrich lives through education, culture and service. 

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Learn the ABC's of the Home Buying Process!
Apr
26
5:30 PM17:30

Learn the ABC's of the Home Buying Process!

  • Irving Park-Austin Chicago Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you a future home buyer thinking about making your first purchase, or are unsure how the home purchasing process works? Here's your chance to get your questions answered! 

A lot of factors are involved when it comes to purchasing your dream home! Learn what it takes for you to buy your dream home. Sign up for this free seminar and learn the ABC's of the home buying process! 

What to expect:

  • Learning the home buying process.
  • What you should expect from your lender.
  • What your lender expects from you.
  • Money management: Financial Do's and Dont's.
  • Down payment, contract negotiations, and closing costs.
  • The importance of a Credit Score? 
  • How your real estate team can help you save you money.
  • And more!

Host:

 Ms. Myrna Santiago-Martinez - Real Estate expert:

"As a Realtor and an advocate for Education, I strongly believe that, as Realtors, it is not only our duty to get our clients to the closing, but to educate them on the real estate processes so that they can fully understand what it takes to become a future home owner. The best thing for me is when a consumer or client comes into my office or walks into one of my seminars and can speak the real estate lingo! 

I personally hope you, your friends and family can attend my event and take advantage of the knowledge I have to share!"

~ Ms. Myrna Santiago-Martinez

More info here

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Homer to Vonnegut: A Print Odyssey
Apr
25
5:30 PM17:30

Homer to Vonnegut: A Print Odyssey

Delve into representations of Homer’s Odyssey in the National Veterans Art Museum’s Vonnegut's Odyssey. Learn about how a person’s return home from war crosses through the ages, and attempt to reveal the journey from soldier to civilian through a hands-on printmaking workshop.

Session will include a tour, brief discussion, and art-making component.

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Multi-Chamber “Alternative Lending Forum”
Apr
25
9:30 AM09:30

Multi-Chamber “Alternative Lending Forum”

This event is being sponsored by Community Savings Bank and co-hosted by the Belmont-Central, Dunning, Northwest Connection and Portage Park Chambers of Commerce. Come and learn about a variety of innovative loan products available to small businesses. Speakers will include representatives from Accion Chicago (small business lending), and SomerCor 504 (long-term, low interest financing with secure rates). Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Admission is free but registration is required. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact the PPCC office at 773-777-2020 or at beebuilding@aol.com.

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Plates of Hope 2017
Apr
23
5:00 PM17:00

Plates of Hope 2017

Held annually, this special evening is a unique culinary event that will benefit LYDIA Home/Safe Families for Children, a non-profit volunteer movement that gives hope and support to children and families in distress. It includes a seven-course degustation dinner, with wine pairings, that is prepared on-site by seven Chicago area Executive Chefs.

Program

5:00 pm | Sparkling Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Reception and Raffle

6:00 pm | Dinner and Live Auction

Tickets here.

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Learn the ABC's of Home Buying Process
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Learn the ABC's of Home Buying Process

  • Irving Park-Austin Chicago Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you a future home buyer thinking about making your first purchase, or are unsure how the home purchasing process works? Here's your chance to get your questions answered! 

A lot of factors are involved when it comes to purchasing your dream home! Learn what it takes for you to buy your dream home. Sign up for this free seminar and learn the ABC's of the home buying process! 

What to expect:

  • Learning the home buying process.
  • What you should expect from your lender.
  • What your lender expects from you.
  • Money management: Financial Do's and Dont's.
  • Down payment, contract negotiations, and closing costs.
  • The importance of a Credit Score? 
  • How your real estate team can help you save you money.
  • And more!

Host:

 Ms. Myrna Santiago-Martinez - Real Estate expert:

"As a Realtor and an advocate for Education, I strongly believe that, as Realtors, it is not only our duty to get our clients to the closing, but to educate them on the real estate processes so that they can fully understand what it takes to become a future home owner. The best thing for me is when a consumer or client comes into my office or walks into one of my seminars and can speak the real estate lingo! 

I personally hope you, your friends and family can attend my event and take advantage of the knowledge I have to share!"

~ Ms. Myrna Santiago-Martinez

More info here

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The 45th Ward Annual Clean and Green
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

The 45th Ward Annual Clean and Green

Join your neighbors for Chicago’s annual citywide Clean and Green Day of Service at 10 AM on Saturday, April 22. This is a great opportunity for individuals and community groups to gather and help beautify our neighborhoods. 

This year Alderman Arena's office will be focusing on the three following areas:

  • CTA Jefferson Park Terminal
  • Along Avondale between Irving Park and Pulaski
  • Along Avondale near Lawrence

In addition to the supplies available at their office, the Department of Streets and Sanitation will provide rakes, brooms, shovels, and bags. Please bring your own work gloves.

To sign up, contact  ward45@cityofchicago.org or call(773)286-4545 by Tuesday, April 18. 

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Auxiliary Board Spring Fundraiser
Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Auxiliary Board Spring Fundraiser

Join Lydia Home for their Auxiliary Board’s Spring Fundraiser. The event helps benefit the children at Lydia Home that are currently in need. The fun evening will provide the attendees an opportunity to grab a bite at a food truck, enjoy drinks, and participate in a silent auction. Attire is business casual.

Does your business want to become a community partner with the Lydia Auxiliary Board? Would you consider becoming a sponsor or donating a silent auction item? Please e-mail Kelsey at kelsey.myers104@gmail.com for more information.

Tickets here.

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Lowering Credit Card Processing Costs for Your Business
Apr
19
3:00 PM15:00

Lowering Credit Card Processing Costs for Your Business

Would you like to learn how to lower an important but often overlooked cost in your business? Unfortunately, the majority of business owners do not understand what they are paying for or why when they get their credit card processing statement. This workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of credit card processing: industry and pricing structures, interchange, line item charges, contracts, regulations, and how you can make simple changes to save your business money. Current business owners are encouraged to bring a processing statement so they can do their own analysis while new entrepreneurs will learn what to look for in a processor and equipment. Never be caught off guard by a sales call again!

 

To register please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org or call 312.744.2086.

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SSA #28 COMMISSIONER MEETING
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

SSA #28 COMMISSIONER MEETING

 

Six Corners Association

4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60641

Phone: (773) 685-9300 www.sixcorners.com

 

Special Service Area #28 Commissioners meeting

April 13, 2017, 1pm

Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
 

This is a public meeting and everyone is welcome to attend.

 

  1. Call to order

 

  1. Introductions

 

  1. Minutes: February 9, 2017
     

  2. 2016 SSA Workplan and Budget

    1. Discuss 2016 DRAFT audit, vote needed, (Bob Wissman, ACT Group)
       

  3. 2017 SSA Workplan and Budget

    1. Q1 Report, vote and signature needed, (Executive Director)

    2. Financial Reports, vote needed, (SSA Treasurer)

    3. Report on Business & Property Owner Survey (Program Manager)

    4. Report on SBIF (Program Manager)

    5. Discuss implementations from Retreat for 2017 (SSA Chair)

    6. Budget Amendments, vote needed, (SSA Chair & Executive Director)

      1. Special Events
         

  4. 2018 SSA Workplan and Budget

    1. Present considerations for 2018 budget (SSA Chair)
       

  5. Review and approve any contracts using SSA funds

    1. No new contracts

 

  1. Old Business

    1. Commission Vacancy and Renewals (Nominating Committee report)

      1. 2017 Renewals

      2. 2017 Vacancies
         

  2. New Business

    1. SSA Forum presentation (revamping special events): April 26th & 27th

    2. 2016 Audit: due May 1st

    3. Commissioner Ethics Statements: due May 1st

    4. Draft 2018 Workplan and Budget: due June 8th

 

  1. Adjournment

 

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Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts
Apr
13
12:00 PM12:00

Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts

Maria V. Vasos will conduct a seminar on Wills & Trusts, and other common planning techniques. The format will consist of 20-30 minutes discussing the different types of documents for various family & business situations, and then she will open the floor for Q&A for another 20-30 minutes. During that time, she will be happy to answer any and all questions, and even stay after if necessary to address individual concerns in more detail.

Click here to RSVP.

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Jefferson Park Forward Pub Crawl
Apr
8
2:00 PM14:00

Jefferson Park Forward Pub Crawl

Strap on your walking shoes and pull up a bar stool during Jefferson Park Forward's Pub Crawl. Back by popular demand, the Pub Crawl will be held on Saturday, April 8, from 2 PM to 7 PM. 

Bar crawlers will meet at Jefferson Inn, 4874 N. Milwaukee, where they will then make their way through Jefferson Park, visiting a handful of neighborhood bars along the way. The Pub Crawl will end at Hops and Barley, 4359 N. Milwaukee. Crawlers will spend approximately one hour at each bar before moving on to the next location. Some bars, including Babe's and Jefferson Inn, are cash only, so please plan accordingly.

Tickets for the event cost $20, which includes a 22 ounce mug. Food will be provided at Windsor Tavern and Hops and Barley. View the event online for more information, bar locations, or to purchase tickets.

Schedule:

  • Jefferson Inn: 2:00 PM
  • Rex Tavern: 3:00 PM
  • Windsor Tavern: 4:00 PM
  • Babe's on Milwaukee: 5:00 PM
  • Hops & Barley: 6:00 PM
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H&R Block Open House
Apr
8
12:00 PM12:00

H&R Block Open House

If you have tax-related questions, we have answers. Stop by our Open House to meet our tax professionals. We have the expertise, support and flexibility to assist with tax preparation, personal finances, health care reform and more. Taxes done? No? Drop 'em off! Yes? Get a Free second review! Stop in, meet the pros & enter the raffle!

$25 Off for New Clients with code: 61606.

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Vaudeville at Six Corners: Spring 2017
Apr
8
12:00 PM12:00

Vaudeville at Six Corners: Spring 2017

Join Art Side Out Studio at Filament Theatre for the Spring 2017 Vaudeville Show, a variety showcase celebration of the Spring Equinox! The show stars juggler Brad Weston, accordionist Mazurka Wojciechowska, magician Steve Belliveau, Karen Hoyer, Ken Raabe, John Szostek, Jeff Semmerling, and your host Brad French.

The show starts at 12pm at Filament Theatre. Tickets are available here.

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City Business Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers
Apr
5
3:00 PM15:00

City Business Inspections - Ask Questions, Get Answers

To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight to operate safely, stay compliant, help prepare for inspections and highlight the do's and don'ts of operating a business. 

RSVP through email, BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org, or phone, 312.744.2086.

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Elegance At Baltic Art Studio
Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

Elegance At Baltic Art Studio

Join Baltic Art Studio on Sunday April 2, 3pm, for Elegance. Spend an afternoon in an art studio meeting health and fitness specialists, as well as professional stylists, photographers, artists, and dancers.

Learn the secrets of an elegant, chic lifestyle, along with the mindset that goes with it.

Bring your friends, dress up, and be ready to have a great time.

More info here.

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Spring Clean Up & Art Dedication
Apr
1
9:00 AM09:00

Spring Clean Up & Art Dedication

On April 1st, the Six Corners Association is hosting a Spring Clean Up & Art Dedication. Community volunteers will head around the shopping district to pick up trash, remove graffiti, report potholes. All community members are encouraged to participate in the community clean up!

This yearly event typically draws 50+ local volunteers; it's a great way to get involved in the community and boost the neighborhood’s overall attractiveness for residents and visitors.

The morning of Saturday, April 1st, from 9am-12pm, volunteers will meet at 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. for coffee, donuts, and supplies. Volunteers are encouraged to wear old clothing that can get dirty and bring work gloves. 

Sign up to volunteer here.

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