Happenings beginning July 20

Date: 
07/20/2012
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From Tour De Fat 2011

Get on your walkin' shoes...lots of places to go! There's shoppin', ridin', eatin', laughin', listenin' and sittin'

Whatever you do...stay hydrated!

Let us know about events and news you know about and remember you can post community events in the calendar. Register under the "Event Calendar" red bar on the right, or log in if you are already registered. Then add an event.

Friday, July 20

Spare Change for Real Change
Chicago Police and other law enforcement officers collecting money to support the Special Olympics on their 44th Anniversary.
Time: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Division and Milwaukee

Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival
Three art hubs: Festival Center @ Milwaukee and Logan Blvd., Hairpin Arts Center @ Milwaukee and Kimball and Cole's Stage @ Milwaukee and Belden
Time: 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Contact: online
Location: Division and Milwaukee

Chocolate & Cocktails with Katherine Anne Confections and North Shore Distillery
An evening of handcrafted cocktails and artisan truffles, caramels and marshmallows.
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: $35 per person
Tickets: online

Bloomingdale: Photos by David Schalliol
All about the Bloomingdale Trail, the exhibit will be open until Aug. 26
Contact: online
Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Saturday, July 21

Tour De Fat
The biggest traveling bike show in the US is fun for all ages with performances, music, food. Chicago is one of 15 cities where New Belgium Beer brings the show.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: 3200 W. Palmer at 2200 N. Kedzie

Pritzker Popsicle Pop-Ins 
Incoming and neighborhood families are invited to socialize with current Pritzker families this summer on the school playground.
Hours: 10 to 11 a.m.
Price: Free
Location: A.N. Pritzker School, 2009 W. Schiller

POLSKA!  Chicago's Polish Downtown
Explore the ornate churches, historic theaters and other landmarks that have sustained this community in the past and present.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Price: Adults $35, Seniors/Students/Children $30
Contact: online
Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph

Summer Sizzle Sidewalk Sale
Celebrating the summer season, over 60 local retailers will offer incredible
discounts on one of the hippest shopping districts in Chicago -- Wicker Park and Bucktown

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Contact: online
Location: Along Division, North and Milwaukee

Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival
Three art hubs: Festival Center @ Milwaukee and Logan Blvd., Hairpin Arts Center @ Milwaukee and Kimball and Cole's Stage @ Milwaukee and Belden
Time: 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Contact: online
Location: Division and Milwaukee

A day in Maplewood Park
Family Fun Fest is summer fun activities for kids
Hours: noon to 3 p.m.
Horner Park Jazz Bank
Hours: 3 to 5 p.m.
Movie in the Park--The Adventures of Tin Tin
Hours: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Maplewood Park, 1640 N. Maplewood Ave.

Bloomingdale: Photos by David Schalliol
All about the Bloomingdale Trail, the exhibit will be open until Aug. 26
Contact: online
Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Midsummer Night's Dream
An array of the “best of the best” opera and operetta arias, duets and best known Broadway top hits and more with soprano Mirosława Sojka-Topór and baratone Przemysław Firek,
Hours: 8 p.m.
Price: Adults $25
Contact: online
Location: Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Sunday, July 22

Wicker Park & Bucktown Farmers Market
Produce, flowers, baked goods and many other goodies available.
List of some of the vendors
Hours: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. -- Thru Oct 28.
Price: Free
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Logan Square Farmers Market
Produce, flowers, baked goods, prepared foods and many other goodies.
List of some of the vendors
Hours: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. -- Thru Oct 28.
Price: Free
Location: South side of Logan Blvd., east of Milwaukee Ave.

Summer Sizzle Sidewalk Sale
Celebrating the summer season, over 60 local retailers will offer incredible
discounts on one of the hippest shopping districts in Chicago -- Wicker Park and Bucktown

Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Contact: online
Location: Along Division, North and Milwaukee

Magic Boat Puppet Show
Brother Bear and Brother Rabbit look forward to meeting you!
Hours: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival
Three art hubs: Festival Center @ Milwaukee and Logan Blvd., Hairpin Arts Center @ Milwaukee and Kimball and Cole's Stage @ Milwaukee and Belden
Time: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Contact: online
Location: Division and Milwaukee

Bloomingdale: Photos by David Schalliol
All about the Bloomingdale Trail, the exhibit will be open until Aug. 26
Contact: online
Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Wednesday, July 25

Why is Funding Great Lakes Sewage Infrastructure Critical to Improving Water Quality?
An online webinar by the Great Lakes Alliance addresses this issue with Adam Krantz and Lyman Welch.
Hours: noon to 1 p.m.
Price: Free
Contact: RSVP
Location: Triangle of Milwaukee, Ashland and Division

Thursday, July 26

Polish Triangle Market Place
This SSA#33 (WPB) is sponsored market provides shoppers an opportunity to pick something up for dinner, breakfast or beyond
Hours: 3 - 7 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Triangle of Milwaukee, Ashland and Division

Friday, July 27

Opening Reception by the Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail
Bloomingdale: Photos by David Schalliol
All about the Bloomingdale Trail, the exhibit will be open until Aug. 26
Time: 7 to 10 p.m.
Contact: online
Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Saturday, July 28

Musical VerseCity
David Hernandez & Street Sounds, Latin, Blues, Lyrics & all that Jazz
Hours: starts 7:30 p.m.
Price: $15 tickets
Contact: 773.456.1151
Location: Blue Line Studio and Courtyard, 2418 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

On Going

Exhibition of Women’s embroidered shirts From the Ukrainian National Museum’s Trunk
Embroidery, as a trend in world fashion, has grown in popularity during the last few years. Explore a source of this modern trend at the exhibition of traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts for women. Continues thru July 21.
Hours: 7 p.m.
Price: Adults $5, Children under 12 -- free
Location: Ukrainian National Museum, 2249 West Superior St.

Cell Phone & Battery Recycling
Working and non working cell phones, batteries from power tools, laptops, cameras, cell phones.
Items can be dropped off Mon. - Fri.
For more info, call 773.384.2672 or email Clover at WPB
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, 1414 N. Ashland Ave.


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