Happenings beginning June 1

Date: 
05/30/2012
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Untitled by Laura Craig McNellis poster for Intuit's Closet Clearance Sale

"June is bustin' out all over" and with it so are events in the area. There is so much happening that you'll need to make choices from the listings for your weekend.

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, June 1

 6th Annual Do Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale
Family Fun Fest as well as the best food, music, crafts and local vendors from the surrounding "hood."
Hours: 5 - 10 p.m.
Location: Division between Ashland and Leavitt

Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival -- begins
During 10 days a vast range of styles and forms of performances will be
presented in order to provoke thought and stimulate discourse surrounding performance art.
Hours: most performances begin at 7 p.m. thru June 10
Location: Defibrillator Gallery, 1136 N. Milwaukee;Happy Collaborationist, 1254 N Noble St.; The Nightingale, 1084 N Milwaukee Ave.;The HUB, 1184 N Milwaukee Ave.
See Website for schedule

Saturday, June 2

Antique and Junque Sale -- one day only
The Wicker Park Committee’s Antique and Junque Sale returns to both sides of Schiller, west of Damen to the alley.
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1st Ward Graffiti Removal Action Day
Help stamp out graffiti.
Hours: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Closet Clearance Sale
This fashionable Intuit Gallery fundraiser, includes the sale of new and gently used women's clothing and accessories. Designer items received to date include: Dries Van Noten, Burberry, Nick Cave, Issey Miyake, Cynthia Ashby, Comme des Garçons and Chanel. 100% of sales benefit Intuit which means guilt-free shopping for you!
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: INTUIT: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Beadweaving Workshops Ukrainian style Gerdan-making class
Young Professionals invite you to bead artist Maria Rypan's workshop.
Cost per workshop: $35 (includes instruction and refreshments) Special price for 2 workshops: $60 Kits with beads and instructions will be sold for an additional fee.You may also use your own beads.
Contact: Reserve your seat in advance by calling the Ukrainian National Museum at 312.421.8020 or email
Hours: First Class: 10 a.m. - 12:30 Second Class: 1:30 - 4 p.m.
Location: Ukrainian National Museum, 2249 West Superior St.

Suq Inventory Sale
Special tent sale of Oriental rugs from Afghanistan June 1-3.
One-of-a-kind or limited edition items direct from 500 resources from Afghanistan, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey and elsewhere. Sale goes thru June 10.
Hours: Tues. - Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon until 6 p.m.; and Wed., 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1155 E. 58th St.

1st Ward Democratic Committee -- Meet Lance Tyson, candidate 10th District State Representative
Derrick Smith, appointed to the 10th District State Rep position, won the Democratic slot on the ballot for the next election after he was arrested for bribery. Tyson has been slated on the Unity Party ticket, running against Smith. Tyson will be before the public to answer questions.
Hours: 10:30 a.m.
Location: 2058-B N. Western Ave.

6th Annual Do Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale
Family Fun Fest as well as the best food, music, crafts and local vendors from the surrounding "hood."
Hours: noon - 10 p.m.
Location: Division between Ashland and Leavitt

Nocturama by Melika Bass transforms the Logan Square Comfort Station
A video installation brings nocturnal figures into the Station which the audience can observe from outside.
Hours: 8 - 10 p.m.
Location: Logan Square Comfort Station, Logan Blvd and Milwaukee Ave.

Sunday, June 3

Wicker Park & Bucktown Farmers Market -- First Market of the season
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 -- First Market of the season
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

Magic Boat Puppet Show with Art, Dance and History
Children will be engaged in stories about music as they create art, dance and learn about Wicker Park History from the Culture Lady.
Hours: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Closet Clearance Sale
1/2 off any remaining items from Sat. during two hours!
This fashionable Intuit Gallery fundraiser, includes the sale of new and gently used women's clothing and accessories. Designer items received to date include: Dries Van Noten, Burberry, Nick Cave, Issey Miyake, Cynthia Ashby, Comme des Garçons and Chanel. 100% of sales benefit Intuit which means guilt-free shopping for you!
Hours: Noon to 2 p.m.
Location: INTUIT: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave.

6th Annual Do Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale
Family Fun Fest as well as the best food, music, crafts and local vendors from the surrounding "hood."
Hours: noon - 10 p.m.
Location: Division between Ashland and Leavitt

 

Wednesday, June 6

Streets for Cycling Plan 2020
Back for a second year, the SSA#33 (WPB) is sponsoring merchants in the
Triangle. This provides shoppers an opportunity to pick something up for
dinner, breakfast or beyond
Hours: 4 - 8 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento

Thursday, June 7

Polish Triangle Market Place -- First of the season
Back for a second year, the SSA#33 (WPB) is sponsoring merchants in the
Triangle. This 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

Taste of St. Stan's Carnival
With something for everyone, the carnival features rides, games, food, entertainment & a beer garden.
Hours: Thurs. 5 - 9 p.m. 
Cost: $1.25 a ticket, Wristband Specials Thursday Night, Saturday and Sunday afternoon, or MEGA Pass for entire weekend Thru June 10.
Details: Schedule on Facebook
Location: St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 1255 N. Noble

Friday, June 8

Exhibition of Women’s embroidered shirts From the Ukrainian National Museum’s Trunk -- opens
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.

Taste of St. Stan's Carnival
With something for everyone, the carnival features rides, games, food, entertainment & a beer garden.
Hours: Fri. 5 - 10 p.m. 
Cost: $1.25 a ticket, Wristband Specials Saturday and Sunday afternoon, or MEGA Pass for entire weekend Thru June 10.
Details: Schedule on Facebook
Location: St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 1255 N. Noble

Saturday, June 9

Taste of St. Stan's Carnival
With something for everyone, the carnival features rides, games, food, entertainment & a beer garden.
Hours: Sat. noon - 10 p.m. 
Cost: $1.25 a ticket, Wristband Specials Saturday and Sunday afternoon, or MEGA Pass for entire weekend Thru June 10.
Details: Schedule on Facebook
Location: St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 1255 N. Noble

Sunday, June 10

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

Wicker Park Classic Music Performance -- Summer Series Begins
String Quartet will play Vivaldi, Debussy, Beethoven and Gardel and the
Wicker Park Choral Singers will perform during intermission.
Hours: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen

Taste of St. Stan's Carnival
With something for everyone, the carnival features rides, games, food, entertainment & a beer garden.
Hours: Sun. noon - 7 p.m. 
Cost: $1.25 a ticket, Wristband Specials Sunday afternoon, or MEGA Pass for entire weekend Thru June 10.
Details: Schedule on Facebook
Location: St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 1255 N. Noble

On Going

Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival
During 10 days a vast range of styles and forms of performances will be
presented in order to provoke thought and stimulate discourse surrounding performance art.
Hours: most performances begin at 7 p.m. thru June 10
Location: Defibrillator Gallery, 1136 N. Milwaukee;Happy Collaborationist, 1254 N Noble St.; The Nightingale, 1084 N Milwaukee Ave.;The HUB, 1184 N Milwaukee Ave.
See Website for schedule

Illumination--Photography by Kavan Geary
Uniquely posed and illuminated photographs transition the viewer from
from Spring into Summer
Price: FREE
Exhibit runs through July 1
Location: Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Suq Inventory Sale
Thru June 10
One-of-a-kind or limited edition items direct from 500 resources from Afghanistan, Egypt, Morocco, Turkey and elsewhere. Sale goes thru June 10.
Hours: Tues. - Sat., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., noon until 6 p.m.; and Wed., 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, 1155 E. 58th St.

One Year Anniversary Show -- Park Schreck Gallery
Price: FREE
Exhibit runs through June 11
Hours: website
Location: Park Schreck Gallery, 1747 W. North Ave.

Heaven+Hell
Hell is presented at INTUIT and Heaven at Loyola
Thru June 30
Contact: Website
Location: INTUIT: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave and LUMA: Loyal University's Museum of Art, 820 N. Michigan 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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