Market Day in Portage Park
Sep
17
to Oct 1

Market Day in Portage Park

  • Portage Park Farmer's Market (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Many farms and vendors of all kinds bring their wonderful, locally grown and locally sourced products to Portage Park 8 Sunday's every summer. There will be local farms, bakers, cheese makers, food to go, and many specialty items as well as a knife & tool sharpener, and a watch battery changer. Market Day will also have local musicians playing various forms of music for your listening pleasure. Come on out, bring the family, a blanket and spend your afternoon at Portage Park Market Day!

More info here.

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PARRILLADA/ SCALE UP PROGRAM
Sep
26
5:00pm 5:00pm

PARRILLADA/ SCALE UP PROGRAM

WBDC and the Northwest Side Housing Center invite you to kick-off our fall programming at this FREE community barbecue.  Come celebrate local businesses in Belmont-Cragin, network with other business owners and learn about the resources available to you to start or grow your business, like our ScaleUp program. More info here.

WBDC y el Northwest Side Housing Center los invita a una parrillada GRATIS para presentarles nuestros programas de otono. Venga a celebrar los negocios locales de Belmont Cragin, a conocer a otros empresarios locales  y a aprender de los varios recursos que le pueden ayudar a empezar o crecer su negocio. Mas informacion aqui.

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Wine Dinner Featuring M. Chapoutier's Bila-Haut wines.
Oct
4
6:30pm 6:30pm

Wine Dinner Featuring M. Chapoutier's Bila-Haut wines.

Wine Dinner featuring M. Chapoutier's Bila-Haut wines from the Cotes du Roussillon.  We will have M. Chapoutier's national sales manager hosting this amazing dinner.  The dinner features a 4-course menu with wine pairings for $65/guest (tax and gratuity additional). Doors open at 6:30 and dinner begins at 7pm.

Call Community for reservations - 773.283.6080
More info here.
 

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

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 and coffee followed with a talk by Amy Meadows.

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.

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No Apologies at Josi's
Oct
5
12:00pm12:00pm

No Apologies at Josi's

Josi's is holding a private social event for special needs families. To bring your child they must be diagnosed with a physical or mental disability. Siblings and family are all welcome. Josi's will have a kids corner, 12 flavors of healthy frozen yogurt, hot and cold refreshments, pizza and lots of games to play.  The shop will be closed to the public, doors locked for those runners and lighting turned down for those with sensory processing concerns. Pure fun and anxiety free. 

More Info here.

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ST VIATOR'S HAUNTED HOUSE
Oct
13
to Oct 28

ST VIATOR'S HAUNTED HOUSE

  • st. Viator rec center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dates: October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28. 7-10pm All days.

Love is in the air but this isn't Valentines day because we're talking about the love of fear. St Viator's Haunted house has returned and is coming to swallow you up. The world you dwell in will fall away and every little thought and everyone you know will be replaced with your darkest nightmares. $10 dollar entrance fee. Warning this haunted house is scary and is for PG audiences only. More info here.

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Open House Chicago 2017
Oct
14
to Oct 15

Open House Chicago 2017

Have you ever walked by a building and thought, "I wish I could see what's inside?" Now you can. The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival that offers behind-the-scenes access to more than 200 buildings across Chicago.  Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods—all for FREE.

The event will take place the 14th and 15th at 9:00 am. The printed event guide will be available in the 2012 issue of the Chicago Tribune. It can also be found at participating locations and at Chicago Architecture Foundation headquarters. 
More info here.

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celebrate 100 years
Oct
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

celebrate 100 years

Lydia Home, along with their sister organization, Safe Families for Children, invite you to celebrate 100 years of providing care and compassion for vulnerable children. Join over 1,500 attendees on Thursday, October 19th. It will be a night of laughter, love and life at the Copernicus Center in Chicago. You don't want to miss it! 

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Six Corners Social After 6: Glow in the Dark Turbo Kick & Pilates
Oct
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Six Corners Social After 6: Glow in the Dark Turbo Kick & Pilates

Looking for a fun way to start your week? Join Six Corners Association at Retro Fitness' new studio on Monday, October 23rd for our October Social After 6: Glow-in the Dark Turbo Kick and Pilates! Bring your favorite neon clothing and matt as we work out in blacklight and glow in the dark! People of all abilities are welcome. This event is open to the public. You do not have to be a Retro Fitness member in order to attend. Turbo-kick starts at 7pm and Pilates starts at 8pm! Tickets are only $5! Tour of the gym will be available after the event is over.

Tickets here.

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Michael Brown Sr: A Fathers Perspective + Documentary Screening
Nov
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

Michael Brown Sr: A Fathers Perspective + Documentary Screening

In anticipation of the Michael Brown, Sr. Speech/Panel being a very well attended event, Pete's House is going to require all attendees to obtain a ticket, and they will be required to bring the ticket with them for admission into the event.  Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., shares a "father's perspective" in a rare, intimate Chicago appearance on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Patio Theater.  Along with a special guest panel, Michael Brown Sr. will open up about life after loss, share private details about communication between the family, the police, activists, lawyers and other key figures during the incident, following and leading up to today - He will discuss his new life's mission of fighting for his son's legacy and what that legacy indeed entails - He will also share his reflections on the soon-to-be released documentary, "Whose Streets?" which will shown at the beginning of the evening. 

More Info here.
 

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Ride Like A Girl Farmers Market & Potluck Picnic Ride
Sep
24
10:00am10:00am

Ride Like A Girl Farmers Market & Potluck Picnic Ride

Not-for-women-only farm-to-table bike picnic. This month, we'll fill our baskets at the Skokie Farmers Market, and head over to Emily Oaks Nature Center to enjoy the victuals.

What to bring?
It's a pot-luck, so bring a brunchable dish to share or plan to pick something up at the market, and a beverage of your choice. Bring a picnic blanket, your bike, lock & helmet, of course! Heck, bring a friend or two!

More info here

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Jefferson Park Sunday Market Summer #8
Sep
24
9:30am 9:30am

Jefferson Park Sunday Market Summer #8

The 8th Jefferson Park Sunday Market of the summer will be on September 24th. There will be live music by Frank Diaz and his Latin guitar, as well as Arbonne - skin care items, Bees In Beezyness: Honey and wax products, Distinct Bath & Body: Soaps, body scrubs, aromatherapy, Chestnut & Grace Dog Foods LLC - Dog food + supplies, Finns Ranch - Meat, eggs, cheese , Magic Circle Crepes - a brunch favorite!, Perkolator Coffee - Coffee, Coffee beans, etc, Stamper Cheese - cheese, and many more.

More info here.

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No Apologies at Josi's
Sep
17
12:00pm12:00pm

No Apologies at Josi's

Josi's is holding a private social event for special needs families. To bring your child they must be diagnosed with a physical or mental disability. Siblings and family are all welcome. Josi's will have a kids corner, 12 flavors of healthy frozen yogurt, hot and cold refreshments, pizza and lots of games to play.  The shop will be closed to the public, doors locked for those runners and lighting turned down for those with sensory processing concerns. Pure fun and anxiety free. 

More Info here.

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BACP Small Business On The Road
Sep
16
10:00am10:00am

BACP Small Business On The Road

  • Wilbur Wright College Events Buildin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This Small Business On The Road Expo will have over 40 exhibitors and 2 workshops.  There will also be a couple city License experts to help navigate city regulations, as well as a tax clinic, legal clinic, and financial advisers. To add on, there will be a valuable sales pitch training and a consumer corner at the event. The Keynote speaker for the event will be Bob Mariano, the founder of the highly customer focused and successful Mariano's grocery store chain. He was also the CEO of the store's parent company Roundy's until he retired in 2016.
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Free Paper Shredding at Shred-a-thon
Sep
16
9:00am 9:00am

Free Paper Shredding at Shred-a-thon

  • 2505 North Pulaski Road Chicago, IL, 60639 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Alderman Milly Santiago and Senator Iris Y. Martinez will be hosting a free paper shredding event supplied by Midway Shredding. The shredded paper will be recycled after the event and participants are welcome to bring any unwanted documents and files they would like. The event will be held at Alderman Santiago's office parking lot.
For more info click here.

 

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Parking Day Chicago
Sep
15
9:00am 9:00am

Parking Day Chicago

Parking Day is an annual event where citizens can reclaim parking spaces by transforming them into temporary public spaces. As part of Jefferson Park's mission is to support a robust downtown Jefferson Park, they are opting into participating in the world-wide Park(ing) Day movement. Join them in front of the Jeff Park Transit Center as they turn parking spaces away from cars to active people spaces for a day.

More info here.
 

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Mercy Home Family Fundraising Night
Sep
11
3:00pm 3:00pm

Mercy Home Family Fundraising Night

Come for a sweet treat at Josi's Frozen Yogurt Cafe and support "Mercy Home".  Pick your cup, top it up, weigh it and pay it!  Have some fun and a portion of the total sales (before tax) will be donated back to “Mercy Home”.

***You must present/mention this flyer to receive credit for the event***
(No other Offer Applies)

More info here.

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Femme Filmmaker Showcase
Sep
9
4:00pm 4:00pm

Femme Filmmaker Showcase

Come out for a session of solid networking with industry professionals and a showcase of short films made by femmes all taking place at the music film and media incubator, 2112 in Chicago IL.  Also enjoy a tour of your new preferred shooting location, 2112/ Fort Knox Studios Chicago Come celebrate what females have to offer the growing film industry in Chicago. 

Hosted by Women of the Now, Failure Films, and Flow Motion Media
Light refreshments provided. 
First drink is complimentary, cash bar following first purchase.

More info here.

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41st Ward Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event
Sep
9
10:00am10:00am

41st Ward Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event

The Chicago's 41st ward is having a paper shredding and electronic's recycling event that will help keep the land clean and take unwanted papers and electronics off your hands. The event is free and TV and computer monitors will only be taken with a paid voucher purchased at https://www.escrap.org/41st-ward-chicago-electronic-recycling.html. Vouchers can also be purchased on-site. 

More info here.

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ACTHA Chicago Conference 2017
Sep
9
7:30am 7:30am

ACTHA Chicago Conference 2017

  • Conference Chicago at University Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Connect with unit owners, board members, managers and vendors to address today's issues affecting community associations.  Experience tailored education and gain access to vendors who will enhance your community. Exchange Ideas, find Solutions and meet Industry Professionals at ACTHA Chicago 2017.

More info here.

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Preview Worship Gathering
Sep
3
9:30am 9:30am

Preview Worship Gathering

Redeemer Church believes in a multi cultural, multi ethnic, multi generational church with a heart for empowering 20-30 year olds. Join them as they worship through music, scripture, preaching, prayer, and time together. The worship gathering will take place at Old Irving Brewing pub and restaurant. 

More info here.

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ChicagoMade Music Collective: Hip Hop and Technology
Aug
31
6:30pm 6:30pm

ChicagoMade Music Collective: Hip Hop and Technology

Join local music industry professionals and working musicians for a FREE series of networking events that combine a panel discussion on an industry topic and a showcase performance by local artists. This month’s discussion will include panelists Anthony Winfield, tour manager for Lupe Fiasco and management for The Boy Illinois; Eric Sheinkop, entrepreneur, acclaimed author and tech innovator; Jason Valcarcel, Founder, Private Stock, Herson Escobar, Co-owner, Private Stock and more to be added. 

More info Here.

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Chicago Fringe Fest Preview party
Aug
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

Chicago Fringe Fest Preview party

Want to get a taste of the 47 shows lined up for Fringe Fest this year? Then meet the artist at Copernicus Center and get a preview of the shows! Grab a drink, meet some cool people, and enjoy a sampler platter of our entire Festival line up. Each group will have just three minutes to convince you their show is the one to see!

More info here.

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Six Corners Drive-in Movie: The Sandlot
Aug
26
7:00pm 7:00pm

Six Corners Drive-in Movie: The Sandlot

Cruise over to Six Corners for old-time entertainment with a modern spin. The Six Corners Association will show The Sandlot in a Drive-in Movie event located in the parking lot of 3930 N. Milwaukee Ave. All ages are encouraged to attend. Those driving in will broadcast sound through their car radios. Pedestrians are also welcome and should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

Gates open at 7pm. The movie will begin at 8pm.

The Sandlot:

Scotty Smalls is the new kid in town. Unfortunately, Scotty seems destined to spend the summer inside, alone in his room. However, with a little with convincing from his parents and his own desire for adventure, he goes out looking for new friends. To his luck, he winds up coming across the local sandlot baseball team. Scotty tries as hard as he can to fit in and ends up on a hilarious journey of pre-teen angst, baseball, shenanigans, and brotherhood. Movie trailer.

Tickets available here.

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The "New" Beauty Crew Grand Opening
Aug
25
7:00pm 7:00pm

The "New" Beauty Crew Grand Opening

Celebrate with the Grand Opening of Beauty Crew at their new location, 4048 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Friday August 25th from 7pm-9pm. This will be a great night to have a "look see" and find out what they will be offering for their clients. It will be an open house you won't want to miss. They will be raffling off some very special prizes, but you must be registered to win. The evening will be co-ed & champagne will be served! It will be a 1920's theme!

More info here.

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Come Home with Me
Aug
23
6:00pm 6:00pm

Come Home with Me

CUSP Magazine has covered many of Chicago's best up and coming restaurants for the last few years. Their goal has been to bring the newest and brightest new concepts to their friends in the most unique way. For 2017 they are looking to expand upon this by bringing you "CUSP Dinner Series" . This series will bring our community building to a whole new level.

They will start things off with a collaboration with Community Tavern. The collaboration is called "Come Home with Me" and it's focus is to bringing some of their friends into the Chef's house for a Wednesday dinner. This event is a one of a kind night of drinks, dining and networking. They are pairing their dishes with Woodford Reserve and serving a Chef inspired dinner that will be one of a kind!

Community Tavern on August 23rd at 6pm for an incredible night!!

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SOCIAL AFTER 6: AXE THROWING & BOARD GAME NIGHT
Aug
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

SOCIAL AFTER 6: AXE THROWING & BOARD GAME NIGHT

Six Corners Association and Thunderbolt Chicago are coming together to bring you a Social After Six like no other. Axe Throwing and Board Game night will feature games, appetizers, live music by Eric Lauren, and axe throwing. The event will be hosted by Thunderbolt Chicago.

Tickets are $10 and are available here.
There is a limited amount so buy your tickets soon!

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THE HERO’S JOURNEY: A SUMMER CAMP OF MYTHIC PROPORTIONS
Aug
7
to Aug 11

THE HERO’S JOURNEY: A SUMMER CAMP OF MYTHIC PROPORTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Campers will use the foundations of the hero’s journey to explore what it means to be a hero in society today. While exploring myths from around the world, campers will learn the fundamentals of Filament’s ensemble and storytelling techniques. Throughout the week, campers will create larger-than-life characters, original songs, and their very own hero’s journey.

Why Filament Camp?
Filament Camp is special. At Filament Camp, there are no scripts and no assigned roles–each camper creates their own dream role. Campers create their own dialogue, characters, stories, and costumes.

Through drama and creative play, Filament’s experienced teaching artists focus the days to explore creative problem solving, teamwork, confident public speaking, analysis of classic texts, speaking directly to the audience, and community engagement.

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Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge
Aug
5
1:00pm 1:00pm

Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge

Chicago's Old Irving Park neighborhood is hosting its fourth annual Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge on Saturday, August 5 from 1pm to 5pm in the St. Viator Parking Lot located at 3644 N. Kedvale Avenue.  The event has raised over $60,000 so far benefiting student programs, facilities, and athletics at St. Viator School & Parish. Tickets start at $60 and are available at www.beerbbqchallenge.com. 


The showdown will feature 20 pit-master and local craft brewer teams who will present unique BBQ pork and beer pairings for attendees to sample and then vote for their favorites. This year, teams will also compete for votes from Celebrity Chef Judges Lisa Fosler Kelly from Bread & Wine, Rob Levitt from The Butcher & Larder, Barry Sorkin of Smoque BBQ, and Chef Kevin Corsello from Pork & Mindy’s.


Attendees and judges will cast their votes, rating each team on Best BBQ pork, Best Beer, and Best BBQ and Beer Pairing. 

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20% to STOMP out Epilepsy!
Aug
1
12:00pm12:00pm

20% to STOMP out Epilepsy!

On August 1st, Josi's Frozen Yogurt Cafe will be donating 20% of their sales to STOMP out Epilesy! Josi's will also have an area to sign up for the annual STOMP out Epilesy 5k walk/run/roll!

The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is a non-profit corporation formed to provide help and support to individuals, particularly children and young adults, who have epilepsy. Chelsea touched many lives during her short 16 years here and they are amazed at how many people she continues to touch through the foundation even after her passing. Her generous heart longed to see love and care come to others.

In her memory, The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation is designed to assist people living with Epilepsy. Funds raised by this Foundation provide grants for seizure-response dogs and epilepsy monitors for those in need, educate the public about SUDEP (Sudden Unexpeccted Death in Epilepsy), and provide support to those who have been affected by SUDEP. The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation exists to raise awareness of SUDEP and to grant comfort, hope and positivity to individuals and families living with epilepsy. To date, The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation has had the privilege of providing 101 seizure-response dog grants and has provided over 420 life-saving night-time and day-time movement monitors for those in need. We have awarded 30 families with wish trips to the one-of-a-kind Epilepsy Awareness Expo and Day at Disneyland. The Expo offers a wealth of information and exposure to professionals, treatment options, education and hope.

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Burger Class
Jul
30
2:00pm 2:00pm

Burger Class

Community Tavern is hosting a class that will teach you how to take your basic backyard burger to a WOW backyard burger. The class will provide 4 different options and they will be paired with 4 different local and craft canned beers.

Admission is only $25 per person! Must RSVP to 773-283-6080.

More info here.

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