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POINT 5K Taco Run

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join ALIVE Rescue for its first annual POINT 5K Taco Run. Yes, you read that right. POINT 5k aka .31 Miles. This is a run for all you non runners. Our POINT 5K will begin and end at The Little Pickle, our Hosting Partner. The .31 mile course will take you just around the block, literally. Then we will get down to the heart of any race-the after party. Where we will enjoy vegan/vegetarian tacos, snacks, tequila based cocktails, and…

B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” World War II Bomber Tour

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 18, 2019

Join us for an unforgettable experience with one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world. You won’t want to miss the Aluminum Overcast when it visits Waukegan National Airport August 15–18!

Women at the Helm

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chicago Harbors first-ever “Women at the Helm” program; a fun and comprehensive introduction to powerboating offered by women, for women! Badass women are invited to sign-up now for a one-day class on August 21, 2019. Cost is $225 per person and includes one day of instruction, lunch, and of course, a beautiful Sea Ray boat as the classroom! Certified USCG captains teach all classes. All the proceeds will be donated to the Pinnacle Foundation Chicago and will benefit Chicago Park…

#imakealiving: Businesses Serving Communities

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

#imakealiving is coming to Chicago to bring together a diverse panel of entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners for lively and candid conversations. Hear how others were able to turn their small business failures into successes and have the opportunity to ask them questions related to your business. After the discussion, the event opens up for networking, food & drinks, free professional headshots, free swag, neat activations & demo booths, and much more!  The theme for this event is 'Businesses…

Taste Tripping with Illinois Science Council and Half Sour

August 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us as we make Half Sour sweet with the power of "miracle berries"! Illinois Science Council is partnering with Half Sour and CH Distillery to take you on a taste trip like you've never experienced before with "miracle berries", the natural fruit product that makes sour flavors taste sweet. Learn the science behind taste, how miracle berries work with your tongue's sensors, and the ecology of miracle berry trees. Participants will eat a miracle berry tablet and then sample…

Pilot Light Back-to-School Block Party

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reaching out with a fun, family-friendly event coming up on Satuday, 8/24 -- the Pilot Light Back-to-School Block Party, which will benefit food education in local schools. With a la carte bites from Publican Quality Meats, Tanta, Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, Arbella plus raffles and giveaways from Hoosier Mama Pie, Big Star, Apologue and more, included the full details about the event below. Let me know if you're interested in covering? --Vincent Pilot Light Back-to-School Block Party Date: Saturday, August 24th Time:…

Travel Photography with Megan Zink | Workshop for Charity

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join published travel photographer & blogger Megan Zink to learn how to take memorable (and dare we say Insta-worthy) travel photos. This workshop is ideal for any level and includes light camera/phone operation basics & technique best practices. There will be heavy focus on types of composition and tricks for finding unique angles, photo ops and more. Finally, we’ll wrap up with a Q&A session (and maybe some hilariously awkward travel stories)! Light refreshments will be served. Cost: less than…

4th Annual Patrick Lives On Variety Show Fundraiser

September 7 @ 5:45 pm - 10:00 pm

A fabulous evening featuring cast members from CHICAGO PD, CHICAGO FIRE, and CHICAGO MED. Singing, Dancing, Stand-Up, Improv, Music, Food, Drinks, and a Live Auction! Mingle with the stars as you help raise funds to support Patrick Lives On’s mission to keep at-risk teens safe and engaged with scholarships for after-school programs and camps. Complimentary food and drinks from some of the best restaurants in Chicago. Doors Open 5:45PM VIP Ticket Holders Doors Open 7:45 PM General Admission

Out in the Park

September 7 @ 7:30 pm - September 8 @ 12:00 am

Out in the Park is a Private Night at Six Flags, to celebrate diversity! The LGBTQ community plus friends, families and supporters! Celebrate the diversity of Chicago. 3 dj's this year and short lines for rides! Only 5000 tickets will be sold. $44 in advance. Free Parking. *Season passes not accepted for this private event.

NAMIWalks Chicago

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Step out with NAMI Chicago on September 14th! Join thousands of Chicagoans who show up to bring awareness to mental health conditions, fight stigma and raise funds for critical mental health services. Event day registration begins at 2 PM, step off at 3 PM. Join the movement! Imagine for a moment: You are among thousands, surrounded. Each walker hopeful and encouraging, supporting each other on their mental health journey. The feeling is beyond compare. You make a difference with every…

Free Street Fifty: Celebrating 50 years of JOY and JUSTICE

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Come celebrate our big 5-0 at a family-style gala at Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory September 14, 2019. The gala ticket includes dinner, drinks, live performances throughout the conservatory, music and if you want to add a ticket for your little one ages 3-11, we have a junior gala as well!

CNT’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CNT's milestone 40th Anniversary marks four decades of CNT leading the way to more livable and sustainable communities. Join us on Thursday, September 26, 2019 for an evening of lively celebration, drinks, and dinner with CNT friends and supporters at Venue West in Chicago. The 40th Anniversary Celebration promises to be a unique celebration of CNT’s history of change and future of innovation. We will also celebrate founder Scott Bernstein’s 40 years of innovations as he steps down from CNT.

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