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S@6: Bachata & Horchata
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

S@6: Bachata & Horchata

Join us in front of Tatas Tacos for a night filled with dancing!

A $10 donation made to the organization will provide: a dance lesson, a horchata ticket, and the opportunity to socialize and meet other community members who love to dance. Only advanced donations will receive the drink ticket as it will be ordered and prepared ahead of time.

From 7:00pm-7:30pm, Instructor Kymberlee Kaye Raya will teach attendees the basics of dancing bachata solo. After the lesson is over we will encourage everyone to show off their new talents during a dancing and social hour. The event is outside on the sidewalk in front Tata’s Tacos and is open to the public.

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Six Corners Community Spring Clean Up
Apr
7
9:30 AM09:30

Six Corners Community Spring Clean Up

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It is that time of year again! Join Six Corners Association and 2112 Chicago on April 7th for our annual Community Spring Clean up! Community volunteers will head around the Six Corners shopping district and other areas of Portage Park to pick up trash, clean sidewalks, and spruce up landscaping. All community members are encouraged to participate!

This yearly event typically draws 70+ local volunteers; it's a great way to get involved in the community and boost the neighborhood’s overall attractiveness for residents, customers, and visitors.  Special Thanks to Chicago's Pizza, Old Irivng Park Association, and 2112 for sponsoring the 2018 Community Spring Cleanup. 


The morning of Saturday, April 7th, 9:30am, volunteers will meet at Lydia Home Business Office in the People's Gas Building, 4839 W. Irving Park Rd., for coffee, donuts, and supplies. Volunteers will gather again at 12:00pm for Pizza Provided by Chicago's Pizza. Volunteers are encouraged to wear old clothing that can get dirty and bring work gloves.

 

Event Sponsor: Chicago's Pizza - 4520 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641

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Free Facebook Pages Workshop
Mar
20
2:00 PM14:00

Free Facebook Pages Workshop

Facebook is one of the most affordable and easiest ways to keep your costumers and potential costumers updated with your latest services and products. 
 

Six Corners Association is hosting a workshop in English on March 20, 2pm-3pm in the Six Corners Office for those interested in learning the very basic functions of Facebook Pages for your business. The workshop is free to attend and attendees must bring a laptop. You can RSVP by calling 773-685-9300 or sending an email to jessica@sixcorners.com

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Free Facebook Pages Workshop: Spanish
Mar
13
2:00 PM14:00

Free Facebook Pages Workshop: Spanish

Facebook is one of the most affordable and easiest ways to keep your costumers and potential costumers updated with your latest services and products. 

Six Corners Association is hosting a workshop in SPANISH on March 13, 2pm-3pm in the Six Corners office for those interested in learning the very basic functions of Facebook Pages for your business. The workshop is free to attend and attendees must bring a laptop. You can RSVP by calling 773-685-9300 or emailing jessica@sixcorners.com

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Six Corners Community Leaders Roundtable
Mar
8
8:30 AM08:30

Six Corners Community Leaders Roundtable

Six Corners Association would like to invite you to our bi-annual Community Leaders Roundtable on March 8th at 8:30am!

Joins us at BATL- Backyard Axe Throwing League, to learn about tools for economic vitality development for the community. Attendees will have the opportunity to throw some axes and network with community business and property owners, school, church, non-profit staff, key volunteers, and elected officials.

Free parking is available at Sears. Metered parking is available at the Laporte Parking Lot.

Get your tickets here!

Members get a 10% discount!

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FANTASY COSTUMES SALES EVENTS
Nov
20
to Dec 5

FANTASY COSTUMES SALES EVENTS

Fantasy Costumes has much in the way of sales around the corner and Six Corners. 

November 20th, 21st, 22nd. 20% off all Thanksgiving related costumes and accessories. Turkeys, pilgrims, Indian, hats, etc.

November 23rd and 24th: The entire store will be 20%-50% Off. Some exclusions apply.

November 25th: 25%-50% off all children's costumes, Some exclusions apply. 

Week of November 27th: Pub crawl Santa costume regularly $29.99 will be on Sale for $19.99.

Week of December 4th: 20% off all Christmas related costumes and accessories. Some exclusions apply.
 

More info here

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Community Leaders Roundtable Fall 2017
Oct
5
8:30 AM08:30

Community Leaders Roundtable Fall 2017

Please join the Six Corners Association for our bi-annual Community Leaders Roundtable and Annual Meeting, a coffee networking event, where all our movers and shakers gather in one place to learn the latest about Six Corners and meet with fellow business owners, non-profit execs, and residents!

Attendees will enjoy time for community networking, coffee and donuts, and a workshop lead by Amy Meadows on tools to use to self-audit your storefront and streetscape. Coffee will be provided by Portage Grounds, 5501 W Irving Park Rd.

About Amy Meadows:

Amy Meadows is an expert in Window Display, Visual Merchandising and Event Planning with 25 years of experience. Recognized nationally in her field, she has reinvented traditions and reinvigorated business for both major retailers and independent businesses. From big box to boutiques, she helps businesses explore and leverage tools to attract customers and drive sales. As a designer, Amy uses her background in theatrical Set Design to bring a sense of whimsy and drama to her installations, maximize visual stimulation and develop cost-saving display strategies. As a consultant, she creates best practices, methodologies and practical strategies for a wide range of visual initiatives and outcomes. Those might include pop-up stores/galleries, special events, re-branding—even boutique “boot camps”. As an educator, Amy has created course content to inform and inspire the next generation of designers with emphasis on relevance in a changing retail landscape. As a public speaker, she conducts seminars specializing in time and cost-effective display solutions for independent retailers and business districts.

More info here.

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7th Annual Six Corners BBQ Fest
Jun
11
12:00 PM12:00

7th Annual Six Corners BBQ Fest

Milwaukee Avenue will be transformed into a beloved backyard bar-b-que with sizzling charcoal grills, summer sweetened lemonade and red checkered table cloths freckling the city’s sidewalks. Bring the whole family to Six Corners for classic lawn games, red hot burgers and brats, and ice cold brews. Grab your buddies for a round of washers, challenge your neighbors to a game of cornhole, or lace up your skates for a few laps around our outdoor roller rink. Relish in the enchantment of a Chicago summer by kicking off your shoes and dancing in the street or cozying up with your kids on a well-worn picnic blanket. The magic of newly made memories will linger long after the sun goes down.

SATURDAY:
The Blind Staggers
Lurrie Bell
Akasha
Mike Wheeler Band
WaxWorks

SUNDAY:
Antony and the Tramps
Manny Torres
Six String Crossing
Junkyard Groove Chicago
Handsome Dave and the Ravens

$5 Donation to benefit Six Corners community.

PRESALE Sponsored by MCM Pub & Eatery
$15: admission, two beers, souvenir festival mug

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7th Annual Six Corners BBQ Fest
Jun
10
12:00 PM12:00

7th Annual Six Corners BBQ Fest

Milwaukee Avenue will be transformed into a beloved backyard bar-b-que with sizzling charcoal grills, summer sweetened lemonade and red checkered table cloths freckling the city’s sidewalks. Bring the whole family to Six Corners for classic lawn games, red hot burgers and brats, and ice cold brews. Grab your buddies for a round of washers, challenge your neighbors to a game of cornhole, or lace up your skates for a few laps around our outdoor roller rink. Relish in the enchantment of a Chicago summer by kicking off your shoes and dancing in the street or cozying up with your kids on a well-worn picnic blanket. The magic of newly made memories will linger long after the sun goes down.

SATURDAY:
The Blind Staggers
Lurrie Bell
Akasha
Mike Wheeler Band
WaxWorks

SUNDAY:
Antony and the Tramps
Manny Torres
Six String Crossing
Junkyard Groove Chicago
Handsome Dave and the Ravens

$5 Donation to benefit Six Corners community.

PRESALE Sponsored by MCM Pub & Eatery
$15: admission, two beers, souvenir festival mug

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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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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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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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Tacos & Board Game Night
Mar
11
6:00 PM18:00

Tacos & Board Game Night

Six Corners Association and Filament Theatre invite you to a tacos board game night! Join us at Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., from 5:30pm-9:30pm on Saturday, March 11 for $1 tacos and fun board games. Bring your family, friends, and competitive spirit. 

$5 admission; $1 Tacos; BYOB! 

Please note: $10 admission at the door.

About SponsorFilament Theatre believes in the transformational power of the performing arts in the lives of young people. To this end, we create immersive and site-specific theatre that inspires, empowers, and activates young people and their communities.

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Stella Maris starring Mary Pickford
Mar
10
8:00 PM20:00

Stella Maris starring Mary Pickford

America's Sweetheart stars in this powerful melodrama playing a dual role, one of Miss Stella Maris - a young girl from a well-to-do family who has been crippled since birth, and shielded through the years from the unpleasantness and reality of the world by her guardian aunt and uncle. Unity Blake - also played by Pickford, is a plain-Jane servant orphan girl adopted by John Risco (Conway Tearle), and eventually falls in love with him despite their significant age difference.  Meanwhile, Stella undergoes a successful operation, and after years of therapy can finally walk. Her new freedom gives her the opportunity to discover things she never imagined before, including a fulsome affection for John.

Live theater organ accompaniment by Jay Warren. 


$15; FREE for SFSC members and their guests. 

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SBIF Opening Kick-Off
Mar
1
10:00 AM10:00

SBIF Opening Kick-Off

Learn how the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) can help make your dream building a reality. Join us to learn if you qualify for a $100,000 grant to make improvements to your building or business.

Eligible projects include exterior improvements, storefront repairs or replacement, new windows and doors, roofing, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, new signage, interior remodeling: framing, drywall, flooring, ceilings, improvements to accommodate disabled patrons or workers, purchase of adjacent property for business expansion or parking

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Vonnegut Warrior Writing Workshop
Feb
25
12:00 PM12:00

Vonnegut Warrior Writing Workshop

The National Veterans Art Museum is proud to partner with Warrior Writers to host Truth-Telling the Vonnegut Way, a writing workshop in conjunction with Vonnegut’s Odyssey, an art exhibition that explores connections between the timeless and universal story of veterans’ return from combat and the artwork of World War II veteran and famed author Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. used elements of sci-fi, the fantastic, and meta-fiction to write about his experience as a P.O.W. in World War II. What role can fiction play in our present culture of "post-truth," where facts so regularly get blended with the imaginary? This workshop will look at Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five as a form of truth-telling, with exercises to help participants write their own military experiences. Veterans of any era, service members, and community members who are interested in using writing as a tool for expression and transformation are welcome. We recommend everyone come with at least one other person you feel supported by and comfortable working with. It would also be beneficial to read Slaughterhouse-Five before the workshop, though it's not required.

The workshop will be led by Warrior Writers facilitator and editor Kevin Basl. Kevin served in the Army and deployed to Iraq twice as a mobile radar operator. He started working with Warrior Writers in 2012 and became a Warrior Writers facilitator in 2013. Warrior Writers' mission is to create a culture in which veterans and service members speak openly and honestly about their military experiences. In the form of veteran-focused writing and art-making workshops, we provide a creative community for self-expression and reflection, while also fostering mutual understanding and peer-to-peer support.
Light refreshments will be provided. 

Space is limited, register here

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Macbeth
Feb
17
to Mar 5

Macbeth

“Something wicked this way comes” to Chicago’s Northwest side as the All-Stars Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s classic tale of murder, magic, and malicious ambition in Macbeth. This mystical production explores the carnage, heartbreak, and loneliness of a covetous life.  

Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays at 7 pm and Thursday, February 23rd at 9 am.

$15 General Admission, $10 Students and Seniors. Click here for tickets.

Proceeds will benefit the All-Stars Theatre Company’s educational programming.

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