Happenings beginning July 27

Date: 
07/26/2012
FrmrsMkt2012

Many choices for you event goers this weekend and week.

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 27

Out of Site-- Rooms Gallery
These performances were inspired by author Nelson Algren's words around the fountain.
Public performance series begins with this event and runs until Oct. 12
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Location: Polish Triangle (Division, Ashland and Milwaukee)

Wicker Mic
Open mic night in Wicker Park for music, poetry, spoken work or stand-up.
Time: 5 to 6 p.m. for sign up performances begin around 6
Cost: FREE
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Logan Square Dog Park Wine Soiree
Fund raiser for creation of a dog friendly area at Western Ave. and Logan Blvd.
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $30
Contact: RSVP
Location: 2535 W. Logan Blvd.

The Goat Party
Fundraiser for the Bucktown Arts Festival with an evening of art, jusic, interactive theater, food, beer and wine.
Time: 6 to 11 p.m.
Tickets: $50 at the door
Location: Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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.

Arron Henderson video installations
Developed during a three-week residency at defibrillator
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: defibrillator gallery, 1136 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Saturday, July 28

Graffiti removal in the 1st Ward
You can be a Graffiti Action Hero by showing up and cleaning up the unwanted "art" on the public way
Hours: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Chicago and Damen

Wicker Park Fest
Annual street festival filled with vendors, food and music includes performances by Redmoon Theater and defibriallator gallery
Hours: noon to 10 p.m.
Price: $5 donation
Location: Milwaukee Ave from Paulina to North

Air Pocket Project
Series of inflatable performance installations at Wicker Park Fest from Joseph Raven's defibrilator gallery
Hours: noon to 8 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Ave from Paulina to North

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.

Red Rover Series - Experiment #55 - "Reading Is (Not) Performance"
Event designed as a reading experiment with participation by local, national and international writiers, artists and performers.
Time: 7 p.m.
Tickets: $4
Location: Outer space Studio, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., 3rd floor

Kung Fu Panda 2--Holstein Park
Hours: starts at dusk
Location: Holstein Park, 2200 N. Oakley

Sunday, July 29

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.

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

Wicker Park Fest
Annual street festival filled with vendors, food and music
Hours: noon to 10 p.m.
Price: $5 donation
Location: Milwaukee Ave from Paulina to North

Tuesday, July 31

Chicago Cultural Plan Draft
Hours: 6 to 8 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington

Wednesday, August 1

Raiders of the Lost Art (1981) -- Wicker Park
This Indian Jones thriller will delight "kids" of all ages.
Hours: At Dusk
Price: Free
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Thursday, August 2

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, August 3

Chicago Shakespeare in the Park -- The Taming of the Shrew
The wildly spirited Kate and machismo-driven Petruchio scream, fight and woo their way into one another's heart in this 75-minute abridged production.
Time: 6:30 p.m. rain or shine
Price: FREE
Location: Humboldt Park (near the Boat House), 1440 N. Sacramento

Saturday, August 4

Chicago Shakespeare in the Park -- The Taming of the Shrew
The wildly spirited Kate and machismo-driven Petruchio scream, fight and woo their way into one another's heart in this 75-minute abridged production.
Time: 4 p.m. rain or shine
Price: FREE
Location: Humboldt Park (near the Boat House), 1440 N. Sacramento

On Going

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

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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