...Independence branch began hosting eight library programs at the Independence Park Field House, located at 3945 N. Springfield. The final program will be on Monday, August 22...
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This weekend, the event takes place at Wilson Park, 4630 N. Milwaukee. Come by the park between 10 am and 6 pm on Saturday, July 16, and...
Bring your lawn chairs, and maybe a box of Kleenex too for Fishman Liquor & Tavern’s, 4780 N. Milwaukee, Tapped Out event this Saturday, July 16. Join friends between 2 and 10 pm to celebrate an end of an era. This will be their final event before they close their doors at the current location.
Join me at Schurz High School, 3601 N. Milwaukee, at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, July 19, for the Schurz Athletic Field Community Meeting. The meeting will be held in the library, located off the main entrance of the school.
Josi’s Frozen Yogurt Cafe, 4032 N. Milwaukee, has been nominated by a local community member for the NBC Hartford Small Business Award...
The Chicago Progressive Reform Caucus will host a series of public meetings on police reform and accountability. The first free town hall meeting will take place at 6:30 pm on Thursday, July 21, at Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson.
Beard School, 6445 W. Strong, is participating in a community paper recycling fundraising program. For every ton of paper collected, Beard School will receive additional funding.
The Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, is collecting school supplies for children in need for the 2016-2017 school year. These will be distributed in August to ensure that kids are starting the school year on a strong note.
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Now through August 14, The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee, will feature John Steinbeck’s classicThe Grapes of Wrath.
We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.
Fri., July 15, 6 pm-8 pm,Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long. Show off your dance moves while DJ Rae Chardonnay spins his music.Free.
Sun., July 17, 10 am-2 pm,Portage Park, 4100 N. Long.Vendors gather near the northwest gate to sell their locally grown produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, specialty items, and prepared foods for the Portage Park Farmers Market. While you’re there, listen to various musical performances. Free.
Sun., July 17, 6 pm, Fly Girl Dance & Fitness, 5525 N. Milwaukee. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the Fly Girl Grand Opening celebration. More info: call 773-492-1720. Free.
Mon., July 18, 5:45-6:30 pm,Roberts Square Park, 5200 W. Argyle. Enjoy some of Chicago’s finest dance, music, and theater artists during the Urban Getaways Touring Performances’ captivating live shows. Free.
Tues., July 19, 10 am-2 pm, The Burgundy Restaurant, 5959 W. Irving Park. Attend the monthly Portage Park Chamber of Commerce meeting. Guest speaker and complimentary breakfast. Registration required by emailing organizers or calling 773-777-2020. Free.
Tue., July 19, 3-4 pm, Oak Street Health, 4848 W. Irving Park. Are you 65 or better? If so, join friends to celebrate your birthday at the Oak Street Health’s community center during their July Birthday Celebration. RSVP: call 773-724-6200. Free.
Tue., July 19, 7:30 pm, Schurz High School Library, 3061 N. Milwaukee. Learn more information about the proposed Schurz Athletic Field project during a community meeting. Free.
Wed., July 20, 10-11 am, Metra Headquarters, 547 W. Jackson.Metra’s Office of Business Diversity and Civil RIghts will host a free certification workshop...
Wed., July 20, 6-8 pm, Faith United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Belle Plaine. Physicians will conduct an open discussion on how to be healthier physically, relationally, and spiritually...
Wed., July 20, 7 pm, Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1722-1723 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: (312)742-4588. Free.
Wed., July 20, 7 pm, 16th District Community Room, 5151 N. Milwaukee. Learn what you can do about crime during the1623 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. Free.
Thur., July 21, 5:15-7 pm,Paterno’s Pizza, 5303 N. Milwaukee. Join neighbors for a fun night full of appetizers, drink specials, and great company during Thirsty 3rd Thursdays. More info: online.Free.
Thur., July 21, 5:30-6:30 pm,Athletic Field Park, 3546 W. Addison. Open to kids 12 and younger. Come out for some sing-along-songs, hula hoop, and bubble bursting fun durng the Movin’ to the Music event. More info: online. Free.
Thur., July 21, 6:30 pm, 4200 N. Monticello. Familiarize yourself with your local police during the 17th District CAPS Outdoor Roll Call. Free.
Thur., July 21, 7 pm, Cosmic Bikes, 4641 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theJefferson Park Forward monthly meeting. Guest speaker: Representative Rob Martwick. Agenda and more info online.Free.
Fri., July 22, 10 am-1 pm, 17th District Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. The 17th District CAPS office partners with Fairmont Car & Rehabilitation Services, Bourdage Chiropractic and Wellness...
Tue., July 26, 12-1:30 pm,Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W. Washington. The free senior enrichment seminar series presents When a Mental Illness Requires Protective Care presentation. Learn who is the subject of involuntary comment, the process, and how pays. Speakers Susan Fox Gillis.Free.
Tue., July 26, 7 pm, Chicago Mosque, 6201 W. Peterson. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association’s monthly meeting. Free.
Tue., July 26, 7 pm, St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin. TheMaítrise des Hauts de France“French Boys’ Choir” is performing a free concert.Enjoy...
Wed., July 27, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Join neighbors for the monthly Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Free.
Mon., Aug 1, 5-7 pm, Carpe Librum Chicago, 4047 N. Milwaukee. I will be joining Six Corners Association’s Kelli Wefenstette for Six Corners at Carpe Librum. We will recommend our favorite reads and ring up picks for the whole family! More info: online. Free.
Sat., Aug 6, 2-10 pm,Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. Join neighbors for the annual Rock the Badgesfirst responders charity fundraiser event. Sampling portions and...
Sat., Aug 6, 1-5 pm, St. Viator, 3644 N. Kedvale. Chicago pit-masters & craft brewers battle it out again at the 3rd annual Old Irving Park Beer & BBQ Challenge. With 36 beer samples and 18 BBQ portions, it’s the best deal of the summer. Tickets start at $55 and are available online.
Mon., Aug 8, 7 pm, Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. Naturalist Sara Rose from the Trailside Museum in River Forest will providesummer gardening tips for...
Tue., Aug 9, 9 am-2 pm, Atrium at James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services host a Child Support Resource Fair. Federal, state, and county support agencies and other non-profit agencies will be there to discuss child support. Free.
Wed., Aug 10, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1622 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. Free.
Fri., Aug 12, 3:30-4:30 pm,Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard. Professor Gertsacov brings his authentic Acme Flea Circus featuring trained fleas Midge and Madge. Free.
Thur., Aug 25, 7 pm, Kreuger Hall at St. Bartholomew Church, 4910 W. Addison, Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. Free.
Tue., Aug 30, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting.Free.