Events

Volunteers urged to participate in Chicago's Clean and Green Day of Service: Earth Day

Date: 
04/19/2018
SaveEarth

Earth Day clean-up activities are going to be engaging at least a couple of thousand volunteers throughout Chicago's near northwest side on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22.

Related:

Exhibition Opening: Celebrate women photographers' 12 neighborhoods in 12 months

Date: 
04/13/2018
PosterWIF

Over 12 months in 12 neighborhoods, thousands of images were captured by Women In Focus Chicago (WIF) photographers. Seventy-four of those impressions will be celebrated at the "Neighborhood Project" exhibition, opening Fri., Apr. 13 in the Hairpin Arts Center Gallery, 2810 N. Milwaukee Ave., from 7 to 10 p.m. Everyone is welcome. 

Related:

All Chicagoans can be part of The March for Our Lives movement: Saturday In Union Park

Date: 
03/23/2018
DontGetMurd

The March for Our Lives in Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph will begin at 11 a.m., Sat., Mar. 23. It will be an opportunity for all Chicagoans to support the articulate, focused, strong and thoughtful teenagers who experienced Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 17-person massacre on Valentine's Day.

Related:

109 years and still celebrating: Nelson Algren

Date: 
03/22/2018
NAlgren

One hundred and nine years after his birth, Nelson Algren (March 28, 1909 – May 9, 1981) and his work will be celebrated for the 29th year by the Nelson Algren Committee on Sat., Mar. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bloomingdale Artists Building at 2418 W. Bloomingdale

Related:

Become inspired and empowered at Heaven Gallery Women’s Day event

Date: 
03/05/2018
HeavenWomenEvent

In honor of International Women’s Day, Alma Wieser, Heaven Gallery, 1550 N Milwaukee Ave #2, is inviting all to participate in Inspire & Empower, Mar. 10,

Related:

Forum for 4th District Illinois State Rep Candidates scheduled for February 21

Date: 
02/04/2018
4thStateRepMap

The only local fight in the upcoming Primary on Chicago's near northwest side is for 4th District Illinois State Representative. And, the only known forum for the four candidates to face off is on Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m., Rowe Middle School, 1420 W. Augusta Blvd., produced by Our Urban Times

Related:

Extra CTA service for Women's March to the Polls

Date: 
01/18/2018
BlueLineTrain

Extra Chicago Transit Authority Blue Line service will be increased and some buses will be rerouted on Sat., Jan. 20

Related:

New Year's Eve: CTA will be designated driver...FREE!

Date: 
12/27/2017
NYEImage

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will be the designated driver for New Year's revelers free of charge on train and bus lines from Dec. 31, 2017, 10 p.m. to Jan. 1, 2018, 4 a.m., sponsored by Miller Lite. 

Related:

Merry Meows Holiday Open House at Harmony House

Date: 
11/04/2017
MerryMeows

Annual holiday events start at Harmony House For Cats, 2914 N. Elston, next Saturday, Nov. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Related:

"Ev'rybody dance now!" or just enjoy the action at Chicago SummerDance Celebration

Date: 
08/19/2017
EvryBodyDance

On August 26…"Ev'rybody dance now!"… in Chicago's Millennium Park, free, from noon until 9:30 p.m. It will be the largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the country for people of all ages to engage in or just observe.

Related:

1099 String Quartet closes out its Wicker Park season this Sunday

Date: 
08/12/2017
1099Q

Ryan Loeckel's 1099 String Quartet will end their 2017 season in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., Sunday, Aug. 13, with Mozart in the Jungle

Related:

First local 2017 festival opens: Do Division

Date: 
06/02/2017
DoDivLogo

The first of the 2017 summer festivals in the West Town and Logan Square communities begins Friday night when Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale opens

Related:

Chicago Public Library honors two former presidents: Lincoln and Washington

Date: 
02/12/2017
LincolnWashington

In honor of the birthdays of former President Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, Chicago Public Libraries

Related:

As more meetings are set demanding crime and violence answers, Hopkins raises warnings

Date: 
02/02/2017
BrianHopkins

The increase of crime throughout the West Town and Logan Square Community Areas is prompting various meetings to focus on crime and violence. Alderman Brian Hopkins, 2nd Ward, says that caution must be given to the Department of Justice's reports suggesting certain actions that could make matters worse.

Related:

Police, park security and aldermen will be part of 14th District' February 8 Beat meeting at Pritzker School

Date: 
02/01/2017
ChicagoPoliceBadge

The 14th District's Beat 1424 meeting will include Aldermen

Related:

K-9s for Cops launches with partnership of CPMF and PAWS

Date: 
01/25/2017
GroupPlsDgs

K-9s for Cops, public art campaign to memorialize Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) fallen officers and support the families of police o

Related:

Eight-hour Martin Luther King Day celebration in Wicker Park on Monday!

Date: 
01/15/2017
MLK

Martin Luther King's (MLK) passion for nonviolent activism will be in action in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen from 1 to 9 p.m., Mon., Jan. 16, MLK Day. 

Related:

The Women’s March on Chicago announces big news for January 21 and gets local support

Date: 
01/10/2017
WomensMrch2017

The Women’s March on Chicago has an official Rally permit for the January 21 event and announces a list of confirmed Rally speakers as well as the March's route, according to the event's Tuesday morning announcement. 

Related:

Logan Square Special Holiday Indoor Farmers Market will be open on Thursday

Date: 
12/20/2016
SantaPaul

The Logan Square Farmers Indoor Market will be open for business this Thursday, Dec. 22, from 3 to 8 p.m.,

Related:

Still time to hear the Wicker Park Choral Singers

Date: 
12/14/2016
2016Concert

While many attended Sunday's 9th Annual Wicker Park Choral Singers (WPCS) holiday concert in the Wicker Park Lutheran Church, many more let the weather deter them from attending.

Related: