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THISWEEK IN CHICAGO

ARTS & THEATER
Hejsan: Children's After-School Program - Swedish American Museum
Thu
- Swedish American Museum - 6mi
Hejsan, the Swedish American Museum's after-school program, is held the first and third Thursday of each month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. This term Hejsan will focus on children's literature. Below is the ...

Paint the Town at the Beat Kitchen - Unicoi Art Studio
Wed
- Beat Kitchen 2100 W Belmont ... - 6mi
Paint the Town with us at the Beat Kitchen! (Painting & drinks with Unicoi Studio) It's time to paint this town, Chicago! Unicoi Art Studio brings painting supplies to the Beat Kitchen! Enjoy...

American Rhythm Center - Tim Bowser
thru May 25
- 410 S. Michigan Ave - 1mi
Join us at the American Rhythm Center (ARC) as we kick off the spring with a brand new session of classes! The new session features favorites such as Jazz, African, Chicago Steppin, Tap, Hip Hop,...

"Breaking the Silence" Annual Spoken Word - Rape Victim Advocates
Thu
- 826 Chicago 1331 North Milwau... - 2mi
In recognition of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Rape Victim Advocates (RVA) will give a voice to survivors in this annual spoken word event featuring local Chicago artists. Headliners ...

Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play - The Public House Theatre
thru Dec 31
- The Public House Theatre 3914... - 5mi
Welcome to the smash hit that truly knows the heart of Chicago! Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around the one thing that connects all of Chicago…Alcohol! Whet...

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SOCIAL & CHARITY
Hops for the Homeless - Franciscan Outreach and Revolution Brewing
Tue
- Revolution Brewing 2323 N Mil... - 4mi
Buy tickets here:  https://www.givedirect.org/give/givefrm.asp?CID=1200  

15th Annual Celebrity Golf Outing - Special Kids Network
thru Jul 21
- Twin Orchard Country CLub 223... - 31mi
The 15th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday July 21, 2014 at Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove, IL.  The beneficiary for this year’s event is the recreation...

Style Under the Stars - Winnetka Board of the Northwestern University Settlement House
thru Nov 14
- Michigan Shores Club 911 Mic... - 14mi
Since 1891, Northwestern Settlement has served Chicago's West Town community by offering wrap-around services that holistically meet the complex needs of its "neighbors".  Northwestern Settlement...


BUSINESS
Sexy Juicy Love Life Secrets to a Book Launch and Mixer - Lorii Abela
Sat
- 3313 N Clark St - 4mi
Sexy Juicy Love Life Secrets to a Book Launch and Mixer April 19, 2014 6 pm to 9 pm 3313 N Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657 Come join the fun!  The book that every single woman has been waiting ...


CONFERENCES & EXPOS
2 day Training on Fraud and Risk (Self) Assessments Using Process Mapping and Documentation, Questio - ComplianceOnline
thru Apr 18
- Courtyard Chicago Downtown/Riv... - 1mi
Course Description: “In any business endeavor, if you don’t know exactly what to do or how to do something, it gets complicated really fast- and you waste a lot of time and money.”J...

NAPEC Chicago Conference - North American Professionals and Entrepreneurs Council
Fri
- Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 E. ... - 0mi
NAPEC Globalization & Innovation Conference | April 18, 2014 - CHI Where Cutting Edge Minds Come Together Named one of the top 10 business conferences of the year by FORBES magazine,...


EDUCATION
A Parent Education Seminar from Smart Love Family Services - Smart Love Family Services
Thu
- The Natalie G. Heineman Smart ... - 5mi
Are you tired of ineffective time-outs and advice that is too harsh or permissive? Join like-minded parents dealing with the same struggles at “Discipline Redefined,” a seminar...


KIDS & FAMILY
Baby Loves Disco Annual Valentine's Day Ball - Baby Loves Disco
thru Apr 27
- Lincoln Hall - 3mi
Baby Loves Disco’s Annual Valentine’s Day Ball is back! the original family dance party,  is the best time you will have with your little ones.  Come shake those booties to celeb...

Lapidary Day - Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
thru Nov 16
- Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Ar... - 16mi
Normal 0 November 16 – “Lapidary Day” See demonstrations by artists from the West Suburban Lapidary Club including: beading, silversmithing, cabochon cutting, wire wra...

Japan and Nature: Spirits of the Seasons - Kohl Children's Museum
thru Jul 14
- Kohl Children’s Museum 2100 P... - 17mi
Organized around universal aspects of childhood—play, school, family, and holidays—Japan and Nature will bring a taste of Asian culture to the Chicagoland area. Explore traditional Japanese activities...

Eggs to Chicks - Kohl Children’s Museum
thru Jun 16
- 2100 Patriot Boulevard Glenvi... - 17mi
In celebration of the approaching spring season, Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago announces the return of the beloved eggs-hibit “Eggs to Chicks”, opening March 18 – J...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
Baby Loves Disco Annual Valentine's Day Ball - Baby Loves Disco
thru Apr 27
- Lincoln Hall - 3mi
Baby Loves Disco’s Annual Valentine’s Day Ball is back! the original family dance party,  is the best time you will have with your little ones.  Come shake those booties to celeb...


SPORTS
FirstMerit Bank Lakefront 10 Miler - Chicago Area Runners Association
Sat
- N Simonds Dr & Montrose Dr C... - 6mi
On April 19, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., runners will fill the lakefront of Chicago for the FirstMerit Bank Lakefront 10 Miler. To keep runners honest with their spring preparation, this year’s course fe...

Chicago Red Stars Open Their 2014 NWSL Season with Doubleheader MLS Counterpart Chicago Fire Soccer - Chicago Red Stars
Sat
- Toyota Park 7000 Harlem Ave, ... - 14mi
Event Description: Kick off for the Chicago Red Stars match against the Western New York Flash will begin at approximately 5:45 p.m. CT, immediately following the Chicago Fire’s match against...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
Sexy Secrets to a Juicy Love Life Book Launch and Mixer - Lorii Abela
Sat
- Bites Asian Tapas 3313 N Clar... - 4mi
Come join the fun!  The book that every single woman has been waiting for is finally out. Sexy Secrets to a Juicy Love Life Proven Tips Successful Women Use that Help Them Avoid Frustration, Unha...

WEEKOF APRIL21

ARTS & THEATER
Gallery Openning - Chicago Art and Design Center
Sat
- 3054 N Greenview Chicago IL - 4mi
Gallery Opening & Reception  "Art Gallery,Tango Show, Wine" Derin Baratka's "Blue Chicago" Series in Oil Painting 7:00 PM  

Paint the Town at Riverview Tavern - Unicoi Art Studio
Thu
- Riverview Tavern 1958 W Rosc... - 4mi
It's time to paint this town, Chicago! Unicoi Art Studio brings painting supplies to the Riverview Tavern! Enjoy a two hour painting class, drink and food speci...

12,000sq. ft. of Interactive Opera & Art - NON:op & Bridegport Art Center
thru Apr 26
- 1200 W. 35th St. - 5mi
f(H2T) From Here to There NON:op presents its inaugural project,  from Here to There, an experimental interactive operatic performance April 24th - 26th at Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W ...

Hit the Wall - Chicago Commercial Collective
thru Jun 29
- Greenhouse Theater 2257 N. Li... - 3mi
“Hit the Wall,” written by Ike Holter and directed by Eric Hoff, transports audiences to the Stonewall Riots in New York’s Greenwich Village on June 27-28, 1969, when a routine po...


SOCIAL & CHARITY
Walk to Cure Arthritis! Lake County - Arthritis Foundation
Sat
- Old School Forest Preserve 69... - 33mi
SIGN UP AND FUNDRAISE TODAY! The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to fight and cure the nation’s #1 cause of disability.We need your support to end this cripplin...

TriCity Family Services 25th Annual Benefit & Auction - TriCity Family Services
Sat
- 1345 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia ... - 35mi


BUSINESS
Metropolitan Capital’s “Women’s Empower Hour” Hosts Complimentary Luncheon with Jenniffer Weigel - Metropolitan Capital
Wed
- Metropolitan Capital, 9 E. Ont... - 1mi
CHICAGO (March 2014) – The “Women’s Empower Hour” at Metropolitan Capital (9 E. Ontario St.) welcomes Jenniffer Weigel, Emmy-Award winning broadcast journalist, author and c...

The Goddess and Grocers Re-opening in new Bucktown Location! - The Goddess and Grocer
Tue
- The Goddess and Grocer 1649 N... - 4mi
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EDUCATION
Genealogy Session - Swedish American Museum
Sat
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
The Viking Discovery of America Are you interested in Vikings? Maybe you have a Viking as an ancestor! History buff or genealogist–we has a treat for you. On Saturday, April 26, the Nord...


KIDS & FAMILY
Drury Lane Theatre Present Sleeping Beauty April 23 Through June 7 - Drury Lane Theatre
thru Jun 7
- 100 Drury Ln, Oakbrook Terrace... - 18mi
SLEEPING BEAUTY, the magical retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale, will be presented from April 23 through June 7 at Drury Lane Theatre for Young Adults, 100 Drury Lane, in Oakbrook Terrace. Beaut...


MUSIC & CONCERTS
A Dream of America Exhibit Guided Tour - Swedish American Museum
Sat
- Swedish American Museum 5211 ... - 6mi
This fascinating tour starts in the mid-1800s in Sweden and takes the visitor on a journey from Sweden to the New World, providing insights into the struggles and triumphs of Swedish immigrant life in...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
Nude Model Painting Party - Chicago Art and Design Center
Sat
- 3054 N Greenview Chicago IL - 4mi
Nude Model Painting Party- for Birthday parties, Bachelorette Parties or Ladies night out- You will start off with an introduction on basic painting techniques of the human figure.Each person will t...

Sip for Suits - Bridge to Success
Wed
- East Bank Club 500 N Kingsbur... - 1mi
Sip for Suits is a wine tasting and silent auction supporting the programs of Bridge to Success. Bridge to Success is the only program serving at-risk low/no income men, women and young adults by enha...

The Goddess and Grocers Re-opening in new Bucktown Location! - The Goddess and Grocer
Tue
- 1649 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, I... - 4mi
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OTHER
Easter Brunch at White Pines - Bensenville Park District
Sun
- White Pines Golf Club & Banque... - 17mi
Easter Brunch is sure to be an extravagant affair. Guests will enjoy traditional Easter favorites as well as some delightful culinary surprises created by White Pine's Executive Chef, Rich Mancini, ju...

Hofbrauhaus Chicago Easter Celebration - Hofbrauhaus Chicago
Sun
- Hofbrauhaus Chicago 5500 Park... - 16mi
The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance for photos at Hofbräuhaus Chicago Sunday, April 20 from 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. The whole family is invited to celebrate Easter with Hofbräuhaus...

Girls' Night Out Downtown Downers Grove - Downtown Downers Grove
Thu
- Downtown Downers Grove - 21mi
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Grab your girlfriends & enjoy a night of shopping & dining downtown Downers Grove! Our unique boutiques and delicious restaura...

WEEKOF APRIL28

ARTS & THEATER
Free Film Thursday - Swedish American Museum
Thu
- Swedish American Museum - 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 7 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made vi...

Hejsan: Children's After-School Program - Swedish American Museum
Thu
- Swedish American Museum - 6mi
Hejsan, the Swedish American Museum's after-school program, is held the first and third Thursday of each month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. This term Hejsan will focus on children's literature. Below is the ...

Paint the Town at the Beat Kitchen - Unicoi Art Studio
Wed
- Beat Kitchen 2100 W Belmont ... - 6mi
Paint the Town with us at the Beat Kitchen! (Painting & drinks with Unicoi Studio) It's time to paint this town, Chicago! Unicoi Art Studio brings painting supplies to the Beat Kitchen! Enjoy...

Theatre At The Center Presents The Chicago Area Premiere of Miracle on South Division Street - Theatre At The Center
thru Jun 1
- 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN - 24mi
From the urban streets of Buffalo, NY’s East Side, comes the story of the working-class Nowak family as they cope with tested faith and life’s surprises. Theatre at the Center, 1040 Rid...

Music Institute Presents: Pianist Inna Faliks - Music Institute of Chicago
Sat
- Nichols Concert Hall 1490 Chi... - 12mi
The Distinguished Alumni Concert features pianist Inna Faliks, concert artist and professor of piano at UCLA. Ms. Faliks is known for her imaginative programmin...

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SOCIAL & CHARITY
Kentucky Derby Benefit - Swedish Covenant Hospital Associates Board
Sat
- Derby Bar and Grill 1224 W. W... - 3mi
Join the Swedish Covenant Hospital Associates' Board for an afternoon of fun while supporting a good cause! We'll be cheering on our favorite Kentucky Derby horses while enjoying an open bar, lunch bu...

I AM DiVINE GALA - PRAYING SINGLE MOTHERS, NFP
Sat
- TSOD 424 10TH STREET WAUKEGA... - 35mi

Make-A-Wish Illinois Wishball 2014 - Make-A-Wish Illinois
Sat
- Soldier Field 1410 Museum Cam... - 1mi
Wish Ball is the signature fundraising event for Make-A-Wish® Illinois attracting nearly 1,000 of the area’s philanthropic minded movers and shakers who are passionate about child...

Anixter Center’s Annual Soaring to Success Benefit Gala - Anixter Center
Thu
- Winter Garden at Harold Washin... - 1mi
Anixter Center proudly presents its annual Soaring to Success Benefit Gala. The highly anticipated event will highlight “The Power of Design to Transform Lives.” It will feature a lively c...

23rd Annual Blossoms of Hope Brunch - Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Sun
- Drury Lane of Oakbrook Terrace... - 18mi
On Sunday, April 27th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will host the 23rd Annual Blossoms of Hope Brunch to support the Loving Outreach to Survivors of Su...

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BUSINESS
NSB Alumni Spring Salon Luncheon - NSB Alumni of Northwestern Settlement
Thu
- Michigan Shores Club 911 Mich... - 14mi
Please join NSB Alumni for a Spring Salon LuncheonMay 1, 201411:30amMichigan Shores ClubSocialize with old friends and enjoy a presentation from our fellow alumnus Holly MerihughBooksLive! presents th...

NAWBO Chicago 31st Annual Celebration of Achievement Luncheon - National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Chicago Chapter
Mon
- Fairmont Chicago - Millennium ... - 0mi
Chicago, Ill. – February 2014 – The Chicago Area Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) announced that Carla Harris will give the keynote address at its An...


KIDS & FAMILY
Carrie Goldman Bullying Seminar at North Park Elementary School - North Park Elementary School
Tue
- North Park Elementary School ... - 6mi
Nationally recognized bullying expert Carrie Goldman, author of Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher and Kids Needs to Know about Ending the Cycle of Fear, and North Park Elementary School invite you...


SOCIAL & ENTERTAINMENT
The Big Event - Sertoma Centre, Inc.
Sat
- 115 Bourbon Street 3359 W. 11... - 16mi
Chicagoland Firehouses compete against one another in a cooking competition.  Live Music, Kid's Game Area, Face Painting, Magician, Bake Sale, Cash Bar, Raffles-adults & kids prizes. &nbs...


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