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  • A Book for Every Student Wanted!

    Ms. Mantel is asking for $468.05:
    My students need 30 copies of "Unbroken" (The Young Adult Adaptation) in order to improve their literacy skills and understanding of historical events.
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ATN: February 2016

...Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 5:50 to 8:30 p.m. at Lagunitas Tap Room, 2607 W. 17th St. Proceeds from What’s Brewing With CASA will support its Child Advocacy Program, which recruits...

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Armour Square Park, located at 3309 S. Shields, has begun registration for winter programs online at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com or in person at...

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Call (773) 927-6420 or email info@bentonhouse.org.

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

Low-income families gain financial knowledge and pay off thousands of dollars in debt with guidance from a financial coaching Progress Program led by the Center for Economic Progress (CEP), located at 567 W. Lake St. Call (312) 252-

The Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Ave., offers tours, exhibits, lectures, special events, and adult and youth education to enhance awareness and...

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 1800 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 738-8000, ext. 108...

Chicago Hope Academy High School, 2189 W. Bowler St., will hold a placement examination for eighth grade students on Saturday, Feb. 6. Students should...

Chicago KICS United FC soccer will hold a Vegas Night on Valentine’s fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 13, 7 to 10 p.m. at Keith House, 1900 S. Prairie Ave. Cost of tickets is $150 per couple or $85 per individual. For more information, log on to www.kicsunited.org/vegasnight or call (312) 995-7117.

The Institute Campus for Young Men is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave., and the Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women is at 1040 W. 32nd Pl. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

The Institute Campus for Young Men is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave., and the Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women is at 1040 W. 32nd Pl. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

First Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1124 S. Ashland Ave., is hosting special events in February. On Sunday, Feb. 7, at 5 p.m., enjoy...

Instituto Cervantes Chicago, a center for Spanish language and cultural exchange, offers courses and workshops for adults and children. The center is located at 31 W. Ohio St. Call (312) 335-1996 or email info.chicago@cervantes.org.

...families and individuals, senior services, and youth programs. The Marillac Social Center is located at 212 S. Francisco Ave., and the St. Vincent de Paul Center is at 2145 S. Halsted St. Call (773...

...located at 212 S. Francisco Ave., and the St. Vincent de Paul Center is at 2145 S. Halsted St. Call (773) 722-7440...

The Maxwell Street Market is open Sundays at 800 S. Desplaines St. For more information, contact (312) 243-0394 or HistoryStreetGuy@gmail.com or visit www.Maxwell-StreetFoundation.org.

...Rose and Alderman George Cardenas (12th Ward). The event was held at McKinley Park Fieldhouse, 2210 W. Pershing Rd. and facilitated by Rose. Call (312) 747-6527...

...10, 17, and 24. Call (773) 821-8450 for more information. Classes are held at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Kelly M. Fitzgerald, MD, has joined the Mercy Department of Pediatrics, and Ruth Dubyel, MD...

...annual benefit auction, Darkroom, on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St. Enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and live and silent auctions. Tickets start at $175...

MoCP will host free public programming related to the MoCP at 40 exhibition running through April 10. All works on view come from the museum’s permanent collection. Zanele Mhuli will give a photography lecture Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave., at 6 p.m.

A symposium on the “unstable image,” a discussion on fading prints, will be held Friday, March 4, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at 600 S. Michigan Ave.

The National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St., is hosting Greek dance lessons for teens and adults on Saturdays from 4 to 5 p.m. The current classes run through Feb. 27. Drop-ins welcome. Call (312) 655-1234 or log on to www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org.

The Saint John Paul II Newman Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago has been named one of the country’s top ten Newman Centers by Best College Reviews, www.bestcollegereviews.org. The Newman Center is at 700 S. Morgan St. Call (312) 226-1880.

The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/market.

St. Adalbert Church, 1650 W. 17th St., offers praying of the rosary every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and a garage sale every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fundraising is underway to restore the church’s twin towers and its pipe organ. Call (312) 226-2300.

...dialogue about international politics with Alexey Zaytsev, a Russian official. The school is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to http://www.ignatius.org...

...on Saturday, March 5, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Furama Restaurant, 2828 S. Wentworth Ave. Nancy Loo of WGN News will emcee this event, which will feature food, school performances...

St. John Cantius Parish, 825 N. Carpenter St., has released two CDs, Magnificat and Te Deum, featuring its choir and orchestra, Ensemble Cor et Vox. For information or to buy CDs, call (312) 243-7373, ext. 111.

The Shedd Aquarium has named its baby dolphin Makoa, which means “fearless” in Hawaiian. Nearly 3,500 people participated in an election to choose the name. The Shedd Aquarium is located at 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. Call (312) 939-2438.

St. Pius V Parish runs a thrift store Monday through Friday and Saturday mornings at 1701 W. 18th Pl. Call (312) 226-6234.

The Casa Juan Diego Youth Center at 2020 S. Blue Island Ave. is open Monday through Friday until 8 p.m. and Saturday until 4 p.m. Call (312) 421-7647.

Second Presbyterian Church, 1936 S. Michigan Ave., will hold an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m.

...drawing after the Sunday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m. Mass. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St. Call (312) 421-3757...

The Smart Gallery of Art will present Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago Thursday, Feb. 11, through Sunday, June 12. An opening reception will be held Wednesday, Feb. 10. The museum is at 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Call (773) 702-0200.

Alderman Danny Solis (25th) holds ward night every Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. in his office at 1645 S. Blue Island Ave. Call (773) 523-4100 or email ward25chicago@gmail.com.

Institute is located at 610 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 322-1756.

Taylor-Lauridsen Park, 704 W. 42nd St., offers a pinochle club that meets Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Players of all skill levels welcome. Call (312) 747-6729.

The Sentience exhibit features five Chicago-based artists’ work and kicks off with an opening on Friday, Feb. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. The show runs through Sunday, March 27, at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Call (773) 227-5522 or log on to www.uima-chicago.org.

The University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre will present Snafu, a story of a family dealing with the aftermath of war, from Friday through Sunday, Feb. 19 through 28. The theatre is located at 1044 W. Harrison St. Call (312) 996-2939.

...Valparaiso Saturday, March 5, at 3 p.m. All games are at the UIC Pavilion, Harrison Street and Racine Avenue. Log on to www.uicflames.com for tickets. UIC College of Dentistry student Nisha Garg...

From now through Saturday, March 12, at the Linda Warren Projects gallery is showing still lifes by Ed Valentine and works by Michael Stillion in an exhibition called In the Belly of the Whale. The gallery is at 327 N. Aberdeen St. Call (312) 432-9500 or log on to www.lindwarrenprojects.com.

...9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Metro Chicago Hotel, 733 W. Madison St. Get information and see exhibits about childcare, schools, extracurricular activities, and child health and nutrition...

The West Loop now has a privately owned bike station one block north of Lake Street at 210 N. Green St., offering showers, lockers, a tire pump, and 75 indoor bicycle racks. Created by the firm WeWork, it leases the bicycle parking spaces and lockers. Email bikepark@wework.com.

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or email pr@gazettechicago.com.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: February 2016
    Eight students from De La Salle's Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women, along with De La Salle math instructor Norma Ramos, recently attended the Sonia Kovalevsky Math and Magic Day at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #Lawndale (Ogden & Sacramento) Female Shih Tzu.White Call 773-949-6145 Email Lynnlst360@gmail.com to identify. This...


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  • Math Techies Need Chromebooks!

    Ms. Brogan is asking for $5723.72:
    My students need 18 Chromebook laptops to participate in the LearnStorm Challenge through Khan Academy.
    Pickard Elementary School Comment

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Man killed, 5 others wounded in city shootings: 'Welcome to Chicago, right?'

The woman’s roommate found her unresponsive inside a vehicle in the 2000 block of West 21st Street, Sedevic said.

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The man, identified as Matthew M. Williams of the 1000 block of East 46th Street, was inside a home in the 7100 block of South Calumet Avenue when someone outside...

...Williams of the 1000 block of East 46th Street, was inside a home in the 7100 block of South Calumet Avenue when someone outside fired shots, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's...

The boy was walking in the 4500 block of South Whipple Street when someone in a passing car fired shots at him, Zala said.

One shooting happened in the 1600 block of South Lawndale Avenue, and the other in the 7600 block of South Dorchester Avenue, he said.

One shooting happened in the 1600 block of South Lawndale Avenue, and the other in the 7600 block of South Dorchester Avenue, he said.

    Man killed, 5 others wounded in city shootings: 'Welcome to Chicago, right?'
    A man died and at least five other people, including two boys, have been wounded since Friday evening in separate shootings on the West, South and Southwest sides. A 21-year-old man died after he was shot around 11:30 p.m. through the window of a residence in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

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1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

The 25-year-old was found unresponsive inside a vehicle in the 2000 block of West 21st Street at 7:24 p.m. She suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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Matthew M. Williams, 21, was shot in the back while in a basement apartment in the 7100 block of South Calumet about 11:25 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Williams, of the 1000 block of East 46th Street, was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at 12:08 a.m. Saturday, authorities said.

A 15-year-old boy was walking in the 4500 block of South Whipple about 2 a.m. when someone in a passing vehicle shot him in the right leg and left foot, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized.

A boy, whose exact age was not known as of Saturday morning, was shot in the abdomen and arm in the 1600 block of South Lawndale. The boy was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in fair condition, police said.

A 25-year-old man was driving in the 7600 block of South Dorchester Avenue at when he was shot in the back and abdomen, police said. He showed up at Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center, and was later transferred to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

    1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
    A man was killed and at least five other people were wounded - two critically - in shootings on the South, West and Southwest sides between Friday evening and early Saturday, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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No marijuana clinic for Fulton Market

Mandera’s new site is at 1301 S. Western Ave., a former Firestone Auto Care shop situated next to a bus stop and close to...

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Opponents had protested Mandera’s plan to open a clinic at 1105 W. Fulton St., saying it did not fit in with the area. They also objected because the building sat in front of a high curb, lacked parking, and was several blocks from public transportation.

    Gazette Chicago " No marijuana clinic for Fulton Market
    February 6, 2016 A proposed medical marijuana clinic for Fulton Market will not be opening there after all, after it roused criticism by local business owners and residents. Perry Madera, owner of several Chicago companies, including Cardinal Fitness and VIP's, A Gentleman's Club, recently obtained permission from the City to open his clinic at the edge of the Illinois Medical District instead.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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