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OAK STREET HEALTH LUNCHEON AT CULVER'S
May
29
12:00 PM12:00

OAK STREET HEALTH LUNCHEON AT CULVER'S

If you have Medicare join Oak Street Health for a complimentary light lunch at Culver's and come learn about the Oak Street Health Difference for adults on Medicare! Attendees must have Medicare parts A & B to qualify. This is a select menu event with a limit of one meal per person. 

RSVP today by calling: 844-808-8262 

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JOIN STUDENTS AND STAFF FROM PORTAGE PARK SCHOOL TO HONOR OUR SOLDIERS
May
25
9:30 AM09:30

JOIN STUDENTS AND STAFF FROM PORTAGE PARK SCHOOL TO HONOR OUR SOLDIERS

  • 5330 West Berteau Avenue Chicago, IL, 60641 United States (map)
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Flowers for Soldiers is held annually around the time of Memorial Day.  It is a ceremony to honor the military at the site of a memorial tree at the northeast corner of Portage Park, near Berteau and Long.  The program was originally started over 60 years ago by the Portage Park Women's Club.  It will be held at 9:30 AM on Friday, May 25, 2018.  Grade K-2 students from Portage Park School will perform patriotic songs and lay flowers at the base of the tree.  The PPS Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform the Star Spangled Banner and America the Beautiful. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the school auditorium.  The school is located at 5330 W. Berteau Ave. The public is welcome to attend, rain or shine.  

For more info click here. 

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SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE OF THE UNCORKER OF OCEAN BOTTLES.
May
20
to May 21

SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE OF THE UNCORKER OF OCEAN BOTTLES.

Filament's sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families with children with autism or with other disabilities that create sensory sensitivities.
After the show audience members are encouraged to go across the street for Josi's Frozen Yogurt's No-Apologies event!

Learn more about Filament's sensory-friendly performances by visiting The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles website and selecting the sensory-friendly tab by clicking here or by call 773-270-1660.

 

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6TH ANNUAL BOB DYLAN BIRTHDAY BASH AND BENEFIT CONCERT
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

6TH ANNUAL BOB DYLAN BIRTHDAY BASH AND BENEFIT CONCERT

Join Filament Theatre for the sixth annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash as ten musical acts swap songs and stories of the legendary Bob Dylan. Proceeds from this board sponsored event will benefit Filament Theatre's arts and education programs. The musicians featured at this event inlcude:  Los Cool Shades; Robin and Jenny Bienemann; Dave and Jodi Walker; Naomi Ashley; Robin, Jenny, Jodi, Dave, Naomi; Tom Henniger and Sam Barzano; Tory Lopez; Rachel Drew and Gerald Dowd; Ary Jeebie and Ellis Clark; and Rob and the Representatives.
Additionally, there will be a Raffle, Silent Auction, Cash Bar, VIP Tables, Birthday Cake! 
This event is for ages 18+

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JOIN NVAM FOR THE OPENING OF THEIR NEW EXHIBIT: ARTIFACTS
May
19
4:00 PM16:00

JOIN NVAM FOR THE OPENING OF THEIR NEW EXHIBIT: ARTIFACTS

  • 4041 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60641 United States (map)
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Artifacts, explores the material and speculative objects that hold personal, cultural, and political import for those directly and indirectly impacted by war.

The exhibition features The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist by internationally celebrated artist Michael Rakowitz; Exit Wounds and What We Carried by the award winning photographer Jim Lommasson; Battle Beyond the Battlefield by former Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellow and veteran artist Alicia Dietz; Sum of My Father by former de Young Fine Arts Museum Resident and veteran artist Rodney Ewing; The Shrapnel Project by Purple Heart recipient and artist Phillip Schladweiler; and the award winning Combat Paper by veteran artist Drew Cameron.

Bringing together photography, sculpture, and installation, the artworks in Artifacts serve to expand the definition of “artifact” and examine the ways in which collected objects hold meaning and significance for people, societies, and history impacted by war.

For more info click here. 

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IRVING PARK COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY WALK THROUGH OLD IRVING PARK
May
19
9:00 AM09:00

IRVING PARK COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY WALK THROUGH OLD IRVING PARK

The Irving Park Community Food Pantry is organizing a walk through the Old Irving Park neighborhood, in the vicinity of the Pantry. The goal is to raise funds for the Pantry and generate awareness for the Pantry’s efforts in our community.

The walk will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 19th. Attendees will begin to assemble for the walk at 8:15. A route of about 1.7 miles through the neighborhood has been mapped out and approved by the city. It should take about 30 to 40 minutes to complete the route. The goal of the walk is to raise awareness about food insecurity in Irving Park. The Pantry will ask walkers to ask their friends for donations. They also can bring food donations, as well as socks or toiletries to add to the pantry’s stocks for clients. School and church groups are encouraged to gather to walk together. Students can earn 2 hours of service time for participating.

For more info click here or email info@irvingparkfoodpantry.org.

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COME TO DISTINCT BATH AND BODY'S SOAP MAKING CLASS
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

COME TO DISTINCT BATH AND BODY'S SOAP MAKING CLASS

Make your own all natural soap at Distinct Bath and Body's in store studio at 4046 N. Milwaukee! BYOB for some after class fun! Only 6 spaces are available so RSVP ASAP!  The event cost $40 and includes 2 free bars of soap.

 

To RSVP call 773-930-4420 or email sam@distinctbath.com

For more info click here.

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HOMEBUYING 101
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

HOMEBUYING 101

Buying a home but don't know where to start? Perhaps you are thinking about buying in the future but you're just not sure when is the right time. If you need help, this is the place to check out! Come join Loan Officer Michelle Aponte and Realtor Amy Moy at a seminar at Portage Grounds to learn more about home buying a house and mortgages.

For more info click here.

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ONCE IN A LIFE TIME: JUDY AND LIZA AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM
May
12
7:00 PM19:00

ONCE IN A LIFE TIME: JUDY AND LIZA AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM

The Irving Park Fine Arts Committee is pleased to present “Once In A Lifetime: Judy & Liza at the London Palladium" on May 12th at 7 pm at the Irish American Heritage Center. The concert is a tribute to Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli’s one-and-only performance together, which took place in 1964 at the London Palladium. The concert stars Nancy Hays as Judy Garland and Alexa Castelvecchi as Liza Minnelli. A trio led by Robert Ollis will accompany the singers.

Tickets for the concert are $25 in advance and $35 at the door for general admission, which includes light appetizers and a cash bar. VIP tickets are $50 and include premium reserved seating, appetizers and one drink. 

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AUDIA PORTRAIT HEADSHOT DAYS
May
11
to May 12

AUDIA PORTRAIT HEADSHOT DAYS

Everyone wants to put their best face forward, but even the greatest selfie or most flattering photo of you and your partner (with your partner cropped out) can’t substitute for a professional portrait!

If you’re like most people, you don’t love being in front of a camera. That’s okay! Professional Portrait/Headshot Day was developed for people exactly like you. Your face is in good hands! The Audia team will take care of everything and capture the precise image you want to project.

Thanks to the insistence of Sima Dahl, Portrait/Headshot Day is offered twice a year and it’s the only time to get these incredible savings. The event sells out quickly, so do something good for you and your image by scheduling your session today.

For more info click here

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SOCIAL AFTER SIX: SUDS AFTER SIX
May
10
6:30 PM18:30

SOCIAL AFTER SIX: SUDS AFTER SIX

Join the Six Corners Association for our next Social After 6: Suds After 6! Join us for a fun night filled with soap making demonstrations at Distinct Bath & Body and wine and cider tastings at the Fischman's Bottle Shop!

Two demonstrations and tasting times will be available. Attendees can purchase ticket to select which activity they would like to take part in first.

Soap Demonstration 1: 6:30 pm: Followed by wine and cider tastings at Fischman’s Bottle Shop.

Soap Demonstration 2: 7:30 pm: Wine and cider tastings will be done beforehand at Fischman's Bottle Shop.

Appetizers will be available during the wine and cider tastings. After the soap demonstration, attendees will receive a soap from Distinct Bath & Body!

Josi's Frozen Yogurt Cafe will be giving away mini cones during the soap making demonstration.

Admission is $15! No tickets will be sold at the door.

For more info click here

 

Event Sponsors-----------------

Distinct Bath And Body

Distinct Bath and Body specializes in artisan created handcrafted soaps, body butters, and bath bombs. Our cold pressed soaps are a true labor of love for owner and soap artisan Sam. He makes each batch by hand in our in-store studio using natural and locally sourced, plant-based ingredients and oils.


Fischman Public House & Bottle Shop

Fischman Bottle Shop has a well rounded selection of craft beer and small batch spirits from local brewers.

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BIKES FOR BELMONT CRAGIN RIDE
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

BIKES FOR BELMONT CRAGIN RIDE

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Join the Northwest Side Housing Center and the Active Transportation Alliance on Saturday, May 5th for a bike ride in Belmont-Cragin! This will be a 7 mile, no-drop ride.

We hope to bring attention to the need for additional biking infrastructure in this part of Chicago as well as the need for upkeep of existing infrastructure.

With additional infrastructure, more people will be encouraged to ride their bikes for transportation and recreation leading to a healthier, safer, and more equitable community.

For more info click here

 

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