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THISWEEK IN CHICAGO

ARTS & THEATER
The Pedway Tour - Chicago Elevated
thru Nov 14
- The Gallery of Shops - 40 W. L... - 0mi
This strange, fun and unique tour takes you through one of the city’s least understood spaces, the Chicago Pedway. The Pedway  is a series of walkways that connect building to building so...

The Pedway Tour - Chicago Elevated
thru Nov 18
- The Gallery of Shops - 40 W. L... - 0mi
This strange, fun and unique tour takes you through one of the city’s least understood spaces, the Chicago Pedway. The Pedway  is a series of walkways that connect building to building so...

The Pedway Tour - Chicago Elevated
thru Nov 23
- Block 37 Mall - 108 N. State a... - 0mi
This strange, fun and unique tour takes you through one of the city’s least understood spaces, the Chicago Pedway. The Pedway  is a series of walkways that connect building to building so...

The World Premiere of PICTURE IMPERFECT Opens at The Athenaeum Theatre! - The Athenaeum Theatre!
thru Apr 4
- 2936 N. Southport Ave. - 4mi
The Athenaeum Theatre and Bread & Roses Productions in association with Inglis Hall Productions and Suzanne M. Gray, are proud to announce the World Premiere of PICTURE IMPERFECT, previewing on Fe...

Unicoi Art Studio - Unicoi Art Studio
thru May 28
- 1958 W Roscoe Chicago, IL - 4mi
Unicoi Art Studio brings painting supplies to Riverview Tavern every other Thursday! Enjoy a two hour painting class, drink and food specials at your favorite local watering holes. We hope you can mee...

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SOCIAL & CHARITY
The 5th Annual Chili Cook-Off for Canines & Kitties - Lovin' Life Rescue
Sat
- O'Leary's Public House 541 N.... - 1mi
A charity event where the net proceeds benefit Lovin' Life Rescue. Please stop by to make a donation, taste some chili, and share a few laughs. Lovin' Life Rescue (http://www.lovinliferescue.o...

Jarrett Payton Foundation’s “Strike Against Bullying” Celebrity Bowling Event - Kings Bowl
Thu
- 5505 Park Place Rosemonet, IL - 6mi
The Jarrett Payton Foundation is set to host its first ever “Strike Against Bullying Celebrity Bowling Event” Thursday March 5, 2015 at Kings Bowl in Rosemont. Payton will be joined by cel...

BWW Geneva Eat Wings Raise Funds - National MS Society, Greater IL. Chapter, Team Angels of Hope
thru Sep 30
- Buffalo Wild Wings - Geneva 8... - 35mi

BWW S Elgin Eat Wings Raise Funds - National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter, Walk MS, Angels of Hoper
thru Sep 30
- Buffalo Wild Wings - South Elg... - 35mi

"Bickell Dog" Kickoff Event with Bryan Bickell and Meatheads - Meatheads and The Bryan and Amanda Bickell Foundation
Sat
- Meatheads 3304 N. Western Av... - 6mi
Meatheads has gone to the dogs! The restaurant will be offering a special hot dog on its menu this spring, “The Bickell Dog”, created in honor of Chicago Blackhawks Left Winger Bryan Bicke...

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BUSINESS
Pancakes with Pippi - Swedish American Museum
Sat
- 5211 N. Clark St. - 6mi
Join Pippi Longstocking, a popular Swedish character, for Swedish pancakes, crafts, singing and dancing. This is a unique opportunity to meet Pippi and learn how to make pancakes Pippi-style! All ages...


FESTIVALS
EMPOWER! Fusion - Empower Fitness Events
thru Mar 8
- Intercontinental O’Hare 5300 ... - 16mi
EMPOWER! Fusion is coming to Rosemont, IL for a weekend of fitness fun! The event will begin on Thursday, March 5, 2015 and will run through Sunday, March, 8, 2015. This year, there will be over 20...

CHICAGO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
Fri
- Instituto Cervantes 31 West O... - 1mi
CARMEN RIVAS - LA TALEGONA “TALEGONEANDO” LAS COMPAÑERAS, FEATURING MELODY VASQUEZ Friday, March 6, 2015. 7:30 pm Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio St. Chicago, IL 60654...

CHICAGO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
Sat
- Instituto Cervantes 31 West O... - 1mi
CLOSING NIGHT CARMEN RIVAS - LA TALEGONA “TALEGONEANDO” SOUL Y DUENDE Saturday, March 7, 2015. 7:30 pm Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio St. Chicago, IL 60654 $35 general admissi...

Snowstorm Music and Arts Festival - Redmoon
Sat
- Navy Pier 600 East Grand Avenu... - 1mi
Snowstorm is melting the ice and bringing you out of your cold-weather hibernation with the city’s first annual winter music festival: Snowstorm. Celebrate surviving another Midwest winter with ...

Midwest Independent Film Festival - Midwest Film, Inc.
Tue
- Landmark Century Cinema 2828 ... - 4mi
Chicago, IL – First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival continue with the highly anticipated Chicago Premiere of DIG TWO GRAVES at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema on Tuesd...

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EDUCATION
FLAMENCO DANCE CLASSES FOR KIDS AND ADULTS - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
thru Mar 28
- Instituto Cervantes of Chicago... - 1mi
KIDS - (6-12 years old): Saturdays from February 21– March 28, 2015; 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ADULTS - Saturdays from February 21– March 28, 2015; 12:30 p.m. –1:30 p.m. &nb...

CAJÓN – FLAMENCO PERSUSSION CLASSES - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
thru Mar 28
- Instituto Cervantes of Chicago... - 1mi
CAJÓN – FLAMENCO PERSUSSION CLASSES FOR KIDS & ADULTS Instituto Cervantes of Chicago 31 W. Ohio St. Chicago, IL 60654 312.335.1996 Register at http://cajonforkids.bpt.m...

Flamenco Classes - Instituto Cervantes
thru Mar 28
- Instituto Cervantes of Chicago... - 1mi
FLAMENCO CLASSES CLASES DE FLAMENCO     FLAMENCO DANCE CLASSES FOR KIDS AND ADULTS Instituto Cervantes of Chicago 31 W. Ohio St. Chicago, IL 60654 312.335.1996 Register at http://f...

FLAMENCO CULINARY WORKSHOP - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
Tue
- INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO... - 1mi
Flamenco cooking class with the city’s top Spanish chef, Marcos Campos of the restaurant Black Bull.  As well, there will be a flamenco dance and cajón demo class.   The cooki...

Fall Session - American Rhythm Center
thru Dec 21
- American Rhythm Center - 1mi
American Rhythm Center 2014 Fall Class Session November 3 – December 21, 2014 410 S. Michigan Ave. Studio 300 Chicago, IL 60605 (312)922-1272 http://www.arcchicago.org Stop b...

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MUSIC & CONCERTS
Film Thursday - Swedish American Museum
Thu
- 5211 N. Clark St. - 6mi
Take a break from your regular schedule and enjoy a movie at the Swedish American Museum the first Thursday of every month this spring at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Reservations are required and can b...

Access Chicago Realty House of Laughs MARCH - Access Chicago Realty
Fri
- 2256 West North Ave. - 4mi
A monthly event to bring together our clients, friends, and neighbors. Access Chicago Realty is thrilled to feature Chicago's funniest stand up comics every 1st Friday of the month. THE EVENT IS FREE...

Music Institute presents: The Mack Sisters - Music Institute of Chicago
Fri
- Nichols Concert Hall 1490 Chi... - 12mi
"Their playing [The Mack Sisters] was so light and fluid that it only sounded like one person...The audience was swept away." ~ Chicago Splash Magazine The 2015 Chicago Duo Piano F...

Music Institute presents: Piano Faculty Extravaganza - Music Institute of Chicago
Sat
- Nichols Concert Hall 1490 Chi... - 12mi
Music Institute of Chicago faculty present duo piano favorites in one of the the festival's most popular events.  With more than 45 piano faculty members, MIC has one of the largest community sch...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
St. Patrick Day Celebration 2015 - Sacred Heart Parish
Sat
- Sacred Heart Church & Gym 109... - 16mi
March 7thSt. Patrick’s Day Parish Celebration Celtic Mass in the Church: 4PM(Celtic hymns will be performed by our Sacred Heart choir, accompanied by the Sullivan Brothers )Irish Celebration in t...

Let Them Eat Cake - Chez Moi
thru May 10
- 2100 N Halsted St Chicago, IL - 3mi
steppenwolf  marie-antoinette Prix Fixe menu  $45 per person Kir Royal $12 Bloody Marie $8 First Course: Oeuf Meurette wit Foie Gras  Main Course: Rack of Lamb with Gra...

The 6​th ​Annual Taste of the Gold Coast - Cece & Melinda
Wed
- Gold Coast FFC (Fitness Formul... - 1mi
   Attracting Gold Coast residents and foodies alike, this annual event features some of the most talented chefs in Chicago! Participating restaurants include: Cape Cod, Connie’s Pizz...

IKEA Bolingbrook BYOF (Bring Your Own Friend) Event - IKEA Bolingbrook
Sat
- 750 E Boughton Rd. Bolingbroo... - 26mi
Saturday, March 7th – 9:00 am - 4:00 PM Bring your friends to IKEA for our 4th annual BYOF Day.  A day of rewarding friends, special perks & including:   *  Free Break...


OTHER
Free Citizenship Workshop - United African Organization
Sat
- Truman College (Cafeteria) 114... - 6mi
  Iraqi Mutual Aid Society, Muslim Women Resource Center, World Relief Chicago, and United African Organization and present FREE CITIZENSHIP WORKSHOP             ...

WEEKOF MARCH9

ARTS & THEATER
Paint the Town at Riverview - Unicoi Art Studio
Thu
- Riverview Tavern 1958 W. Ros... - 4mi
It's time to paint this town, Chicago! Unicoi Art Studio brings painting supplies to Riverview Tavern! Enjoy a two hour painting class, drink and food specials at your favorite local watering holes. W...

Let the Music Move You - Evanston Dance Ensemble
Sat
- Maggiano's Little Italy - Old ... - 12mi
Let the Music Move You…Into the Night at the Evanston Dance Ensemble'sAnnual Fancy Dance!Dinner!Dancing!Strolling Musicians!Silent and Live Auctions!Special Guest Emcee: Tracy EganRSVP deadline: ...

The Best of Second City - NNFAPP & NN Athletic Boosters
Sat
- Niles North High School, 9800 ... - 12mi
Chicago's legendary sketch comedy theatre, The Best of The Second City, comes to Niles North High School on Saturday, March 14. America's famed comedy troupe, The Second City, brings an evening of hil...

Oklahoma! - Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department
thru Mar 21
- 72 E 11 st. Chicago - 4mi
Contact: Dawn Renee Jones dawnjones@colum.edu 312-369-6100 COLUMBIA COLLEGE THEATRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS Oklahoma! March 11-21, 2015 Getz Theatre 72 E. 11th Street- Chicago Book by...


SOCIAL & CHARITY
Masquerade Mystery Ball - The Children's Center of Cicero Berwyn
Mon
- Lagunitas Brewery 2607 west 1... - 3mi
    Masquerade Mystery Ball   Monday, March 9, 201...

FREE Health Screenings for World Kidney Day - National Kidney Foundation of Illinois
Thu
- Humboldt Park Field House 144... - 2mi
Where: Humboldt Park Field House When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm What: World Kidney Day is celebrated worldwide, bringing together millions of people in over 150 ...

Mingling for a Mission - American Red Cross
Wed
- Moe’s Cantina 155 W. Kinzie ... - 1mi
Our Mingling for a Mission events raise support for the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross in your community, across the country and around the world. Since its inception in 2001, the Mingli...

Fight for Air Climb - Presidential Towers - American Lung Association
Sun
- Presidential Towers 555 W Mon... - 1mi
Step up for lung health at the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb at Presidential Towers on Sunday. March 8, 2015. Climb 1, 2, 3, or all 4 of the towers, as an individual or as part...


BUSINESS
St. Paddy's Day in the RA - RA Sushi
Sat
- 1139 North State Street Chica... - 1mi
With everyone’s favorite Irish holiday around the corner, RA Sushi has put together some tasty St. Patrick’s Day inspired drink specials, available all-day Saturday, March 14th at the Chic...

Girls 4 Science 4th Annual Women’s History Month Reception and Award Ceremony - Girls 4 Science
Wed
- Baker & McKenzie, 300 E. Rando... - 0mi
Girls 4 Science (G4S), a nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing girls in Chicago ages 10-18 years old to (STEM) science, technology, engineering and math, is hosting its 4th Annual Women’s...

Metropolitan Capital, Celebrating Its 10 Anniversary In 2015, Presents the “Women’s Empower Hour” - Metropolitan Capital
Wed
- 9 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL - 1mi
Metropolitan Capital (9 E. Ontario St.), now celebrating its 10th anniversary, welcomes entrepreneur extraordinaire Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Food (NASDAQ: LWAY), to the “Women’s...

Network After Work at Cuvee - Network After Work
Thu
- 308 W Erie St Chicago IL - 1mi
Join Network After Work on Thursday March 12th at Cuvee (308 W Erie St) from 6-9pm. Network After Work is America’s premier face-to-face business networking company with monthly mixer events in ...


FESTIVALS
St Pats Trolley Bar Crawl Chicago - My Drink On
Sat
- 2249 N Lincoln Ave - 3mi
Join us for the largest St Pats event in Chicago! Dawn your green or orange as you wet your beaks and break through this winter cold, travel miles through our great city flaunting your Irish pride and...


EDUCATION
Bullerbyn: Swedish Language Playgroup - Swedish American Museum
Sun
- 5211 N. Clark St. - 6mi
Taking place roughly every other Sunday in tandem with Svenska Skolan, Bullerbyn is a time for singing cherished children’s songs, reading fun tales, and having lots of fun in Swedish. Chil...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
Scandinavian Jam - Swedish American Museum
Sun
- 5211 N. Clark St. - 6mi
It is music at the Museum–wake up your ears, exercise your fingers and play along with us! Musicians and instructors Mary Allsopp and Paul Tyler co-host a Scandinavian Jam at the Swedish Am...

Lakeview Orchestra: Debussy and Schumann - Lakeview Orchestra
Tue
- 3252 N. Broadway St. Chicago, ... - 4mi
Josh Mather returns to the podium for a concert of Claude Debussy's fiery Iberia suite and Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 4. Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:30pm Josh...

Comics Unleahed Part 2! - Off the Chain Productions
Sat
- Freddie's Restaurant, 701 W. 3... - 3mi
Comics Unleashed Part 2! Featuring:  Lady Lunchabell, T. Bizzle, Eli Hamilton and T. Murph Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, contact Latrice for tickets at 773-934-0261, street par...

“WHEN HARRY MET IRVING” - Judy Rossignuolo-Rice and Denise McGowan Tracy
Sun
- Davenport’s Cabaret, 1383 N. M... - 2mi
Judy Rossignuolo-Rice and Denise McGowan Tracy will “Ac-cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” at Davenport’s Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL with their encore performance of &ld...

“Whim ‘N Rhythmn” at The James R. Thompson Center - Atrium
Fri
- 100 West Randolph Street, Chic... - 0mi
ATRIUM at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph Street celebrates spring’s sweet return in song on Friday, March 13 at noon with a special performance by Yale University’s fem...

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SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
Toast to Harry Caray! - Harry Caray's Restaurant Group
Thu
- 33 West Kinzie Street - 1mi
As is tradition every year, fans around the world will raise a Budweiser or other drink to the memory of Harry Caray. Harry was known as the “Cub Fan Bud Man” and it was estimated that he ...

Legno St. Patrick's Day Celebration - Brock Hegr
thru Mar 15
- 4250 N Central Ave, Chicago, ... - 10mi
Join us at Legno for a Sr. Patricks Day themed buffet featuring a Ruben Bar, Corned Beef, Cabbage, Sauerkraut, Braised Red Potatos, Marble Rye Brea, Kettle Chips - Drink Specials include: $3 Guinness ...


OTHER
St. Patrick's Day - Harry Caray's Restaurant Group
thru Mar 17
- Harry Caray's Tavern 600 E. G... - 1mi
Saturday, March 14th and Tuesday, March 17th “Harry O’Caray’s” Tavern and “Harry O’Caray’s” 7th Inning Stretch at Water Tower Place will be decorated in...

St. Patrick's Day - Harry Caray's Restaurant Group
thru Mar 17
- 33 W Kinzie Street - 1mi
Every year, “Harry O’Caray’s” in River North hosts one of Chicago’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parties before, during and after the city’s famed parade On Satu...

WEEKOF MARCH16

ARTS & THEATER
Kruger Gallery Chicago- Escombros - Kruger Gallery Chicago
Fri
- 3709 N. Southport Avenue - 5mi
Escombros features new works by Mexican-American artist Luis Sahagun. Please join us for an opening reception Music, Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres 

Chicago Tap Theatre Presents: TightWire - Chicago Tap Theatre
thru Mar 29
- Stage 773 1225 W Belmont Ave - 4mi
Chicago Tap Theatre is excited to premiere their newest original story show, TightWire, for Chicago audiences of all ages!  CTT has gained notoriety for their annual story show, wherein...

Urban Bush Women: 30th Anniversary Season - The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago
thru Mar 21
- The Dance Center of Columbia C... - 1mi
Artistic Director and Founder/Visioning Partner Jawole Willa Jo Zollar brings Hep Hep Sweet Sweet, a personal memoir of her upbringing in Kansas City, set in a fictional nightclub and drawing upon the...


SOCIAL & CHARITY
Anchor Ball 2015 "Anchored on the Mile" - Saint Clement Parish
Sat
- Chicago Marriott Magnificent M... - 0mi
You are cordially invited to the24th AnnualSaint Clement Parish Anchor Ballhosted by Father Ken SimpsonSaturday, the twenty-first of March, two thousand fifteenSix o'clock in the eveningCHICAGO MARRIO...

2015 Annual Scholarship and Community Service Benefit - Chessmen Club of the NorthShore, Inc.
Sat
- Hilton Orrington/Evanston 171... - 12mi
The Chessmen Club of the North Shore cordially invites you to the: 2015 Annual Community Service Awards Dinner & Hofbräuhaus Chicago Brewer’s Dinner - Hofbräuhaus Chicago
Fri
- Hofbrauhaus Chicago 5500 Park... - 16mi
This spring, Hofbräuhaus Chicago will host a special brewer’s dinner Friday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to attend are $75 and all proceeds benefit the Oak-Leyden Developmental Services&r...

2015 TLP Spring Gala - Teen Living Programs
Sat
- Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago 22... - 0mi
 221 N. Columbus Drive | Atlantic BallroomBlack TieWelcome Reception & Silent Auction | 6:00 pm Dinner, Program & Live Auction | 7:30 pm Music and Dancing to Gentlemen of Leisure Please...


BUSINESS
St. Paddy's Day in the RA - RA Sushi
Tue
- 1139 North State Street Chica... - 1mi
With everyone’s favorite Irish holiday around the corner, RA Sushi has put together some tasty St. Patrick’s Day inspired drink specials, available all-day Tuesday, March 17 at the Chicago...


CONFERENCES & EXPOS
CRISTINA PATO IN CONVERSATION WITH JIM HIRSCH - INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO
Fri
- INSTITUTO CERVANTES OF CHICAGO... - 1mi
CRISTINA PATO IN CONVERSATION WITH JIM HIRSCH ...


EDUCATION
Bullerbyn: Swedish Language Playgroup - Swedish American Museum
Sun
- 5211 N. Clark St. - 6mi
Taking place roughly every other Sunday in tandem with Svenska Skolan, Bullerbyn is a time for singing cherished children’s songs, reading fun tales, and having lots of fun in Swedish. Chil...

Profit Now! Customer Attraction Workshop - Building Bridges Consulting
Tue
- Building Bridges Consulting 6... - 9mi
Coach Niquenya and Building Bridges Consulting present the Profit Now! Customer Attraction Workshop. This interactive, hands-on learning and networking event teaches participants exactly ho...

Spring Classes at the American Rhythm Center - The American Rhythm Center
thru May 24
- 410 S. Michigan Ave - 1mi
What: Spring Classes at the American Rhythm Center When: March 16, 2015 - May 24, 2015 Where: American Rhythm Center 410 S Michigan Ave Studio 300 Chicago, IL 60605 Phone: 312-922-1272 Em...


KIDS & FAMILY
Hejsan--Children's Story and Craft Hour - Swedish American Museum
Fri
- 5211 N. Clark St. - 6mi
Third Friday of the Month, 11 a.m. – noon, September – June Jan. 16: “One Wolf Howls” by Scotti Cohn ( paper bag wolf craft) Feb. 20: “Over in the Arctic: Where the Col...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
Concert for Peace: Fallen Heroes - Glenview Community Church
Sun
- 1000 Elm Street, Glenview, IL - 17mi
Concert for Peace: Fallen Heroes A musical exploration of those who have died for the cause Come hear Katherine Hughes, violinist, the HAWK String Quartet (Carol Kalvonjian, violinist, Benton W...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
11th Annual Cocktails for a Cause 2015 - Orchard Village
Sat
- EPIC 112 W. Hubbard Street C... - 1mi
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