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May 2020

International Music Foundation – Encore Concerts on 98.7 WFMT

May 13, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Tune in to 98.7 WFMT each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. for Dame Myra Hess Memorial ENCORE Concerts brought to you from International Music Foundation.    From the comfort of your home, IMF revisits some of the great performances from Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. May 13th Performance -  Trio Celeste (Original Performance Date 11-1-2017)

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Alderman Brian Hopkins hosts FREE COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall tonight – May 13

May 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dear Neighbor, I am hosting a FREE COVID-19 virtual health education workshop online on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The workshop — hosted by Chicagoland medical students, Dr. Gary Slutkin, and Dr. David Neely — will help educate and empower you to better understand the public health decisions made to keep Chicago and Illinois safe from COVID-19. The 30-minute presentation will be available through Zoom. It will feature the most recent evidence-based public health guidelines designed to help ensure you are…

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Thursday Nights in May –  Musical Tribute from the Peninsula – Songs for the City!

May 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:20 pm

During this time of isolation, music can be an especially uplifting and powerful way to bring the community together, while still observing social distancing. The hotel offers a weekly musical tribute to celebrate the city and thank our frontline workers. Each Thursday in May a Trio of The Peninsula musicians will perform live, upbeat music to celebrate the city from the Z Bar rooftop terrace. Z Bar's canopy will be lit in blue as further tribute to health care community accompanied by…

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Erie-LaSalle Body Shop’s Wheels in Motion Foundation presents “A Night at the Disco” – Postponed until further notice

May 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Park West, 322 West Armitage Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60614
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POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE To Purchase Tickets CLICK HERE. Join Erie-LaSalle Body Shop's Wheels In Motion Foundation's 7th Annual Fundraiser: A Night at the Disco Benefiting Gilda's Club Chicago and Teach For America! Enjoy an evening of live entertainment, charitable casino gaming, gourmet food, and premium cocktails from the open bar! Plus, incredible prizes await you at the silent auction, live auction, and casino raffle!

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Celebrate our Local Heroes every Saturday in May! 8:00 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.

May 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 8:05 pm
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International Music Foundation – Encore Concerts on 98.7 WFMT

May 20, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Tune in to 98.7 WFMT each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. for Dame Myra Hess Memorial ENCORE Concerts brought to you from International Music Foundation.    From the comfort of your home, IMF revisits some of the great performances from Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. May 2oth Performance –  Kamil Tokarski, Piano  (Original Performance Date 11-13-2019)

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Thursday Nights in May –  Musical Tribute from the Peninsula – Songs for the City!

May 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 8:20 pm

During this time of isolation, music can be an especially uplifting and powerful way to bring the community together, while still observing social distancing. The hotel offers a weekly musical tribute to celebrate the city and thank our frontline workers. Each Thursday in May a Trio of The Peninsula musicians will perform live, upbeat music to celebrate the city from the Z Bar rooftop terrace. Z Bar's canopy will be lit in blue as further tribute to health care community accompanied by…

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JazzCity at Home: Ben LaMar Gay – Music for your Friday

May 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Music for your Friday. JazzCity at Home: Ben LaMar Gay May 22nd | 7pm | JIC Facebook

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Millennium Park at home

May 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube and Facebook will bring some of City’s beloved live events straight to concertgoers featuring many of Chicago’s most popular hometown genres and artists. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. This…

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Celebrate our Local Heroes -Saturday Nights 8:30 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.

May 23, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 8:35 pm
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International Music Foundation – Encore Concerts on 98.7 WFMT

May 27, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Tune in to 98.7 WFMT each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. for Dame Myra Hess Memorial ENCORE Concerts brought to you from International Music Foundation.    From the comfort of your home, IMF revisits some of the great performances from Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center. May 27th Performance –  Vermeer Quartet (Original Performance Date 10-18-2017)

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Thursday Nights in May –  Musical Tribute from the Peninsula – Songs for the City!

May 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 8:20 pm

During this time of isolation, music can be an especially uplifting and powerful way to bring the community together, while still observing social distancing. The hotel offers a weekly musical tribute to celebrate the city and thank our frontline workers. Each Thursday in May a Trio of The Peninsula musicians will perform live, upbeat music to celebrate the city from the Z Bar rooftop terrace. Z Bar's canopy will be lit in blue as further tribute to health care community accompanied by…

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Millennium Park at Home – Gospel Music

May 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube and Facebook will bring some of City’s beloved live events straight to concertgoers featuring many of Chicago’s most popular hometown genres and artists. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. This…

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Millennium Park at Home – Gospel Music

May 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube and Facebook will bring some of City’s beloved live events straight to concertgoers featuring many of Chicago’s most popular hometown genres and artists. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. This…

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Celebrate our Local Heroes on Saturday nights!! 8:30 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.

May 30, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 8:35 pm
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June 2020

Millennium Park at Home – Blues Music

June 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube and Facebook will bring some of City’s beloved live events straight to concertgoers featuring many of Chicago’s most popular hometown genres and artists. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. This…

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Community Meeting – Proposed Cannabis Dispensary at 67-75 W. Chicago Avenue

June 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Community Meeting Notice WHAT: A meeting to discuss a proposed Special Use for an Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensary, at 67-75 W. Chicago Ave. WHO: PDI Medical III, LLC (Cresco Labs) WHEN: Friday, June 5th at 6:00 pm WHERE: Zoom.us/join Meeting ID:  85448330661 Password: 857758 Dear Neighbor, I was informed that PDI Medical III, LLC (Cresco Labs) is hosting a Zoom community meeting on Friday, June 5th, 2020, at 6:00 pm, to allow the community to review a proposal for an Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensary at 67-73 W. Chicago…

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Millennium Park at Home – Blues Music

June 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube and Facebook will bring some of City’s beloved live events straight to concertgoers featuring many of Chicago’s most popular hometown genres and artists. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. This…

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Celebrate our Local Heroes on Saturday nights – 8:30 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.

June 6, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 8:35 pm
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Millennium Park at Home – Blues Music

June 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube and Facebook will bring some of City’s beloved live events straight to concertgoers featuring many of Chicago’s most popular hometown genres and artists. Millennium Park at Home begins Memorial Day weekend, May 22 and 23 with a virtual DJ house mix on what would have been Chicago’s 5th Annual House Music Festival. This…

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Celebrate our Local Heroes on Saturday nights – 8:30 p.m. to 8:35 p.m.

June 13, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 8:35 pm
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Instituto Cervantes – Virtual Open House

June 18, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

To RSVP CLICK HERE: Practice your Spanish with our friendly staff and teachers. Take a virtual tour of the largest Spanish language library in Chicago. Learn about our upcoming cultural events, workshops, and classes. Take advantage of early registration discounts. Don't forget to become a member or renew your membership during the Open House in order to take advantage of additional member privileges. PROGRAM 5:30 - 6:00 pm Kids trial class. 6:00 - 6:30 pm Beginning Spanish trial class for adults.…

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Community Meeting Notice – Proposed Special Use for an Adult-Use Cannabis Depensary at 60 W. Superior Street

June 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

WHAT: A meeting to discuss a proposed Special Use for an Adult-Use Cannabis Dispensary, at 60 W. Superior St. WHO: PC AU 1, LLC (PharmaCann) WHEN: Monday, June 29, 2020. 6:00 PM WHERE: IN-PERSON: SOFITEL, 20 E. CHESTNUT STREET ONLINE: Zoom.us/join   OR   Call 312-626-6799 Meeting ID:  936 0552 7955 Password: 171593 Dear Neighbor, I was informed that PC AU 1, LLC (PharmaCann) and the River North Residents Association will co-host a community meeting on Monday, June 29, 2020, at 6:00 pm, to allow the community to review…

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July 2020

RNRA Virtual Town Hall featuring Alderman Brendan Reilly

July 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

When:  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM CDT Where:  This is an online event Dear Neighbor, These are challenging times for the River North community, the city of Chicago, and the world. Please join us for a virtual River North Town Hall Meeting featuring 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly and RNRA President Mike Riordan. Alderman Reilly will speak about local issues including the COVID-19 pandemic, public safety, reopening plans, and current events. Registration is required. You may also submit a question for Alderman Reilly along…

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CPD – Virtual 18th District Beat Meeting 1831, 1832, 1833 & 1834

July 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. CAPS meetings offer city residents an  opportunity to address crime and safety issues directly with the beat officers who patrol their neighborhood, as well as to provide ongoing  feedback, which help the police to monitor crime issues.  The beat meeting is a chance to meet your neighbors and come up with strategies that affect the community. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. You are invited to…

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CPD – 18th District Virtual Beat Meeting 1821, 1822, 1823 & 1824

July 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. This is a virtual webinar via Zoom.  See instructions below. CAPS meetings offer city residents an  opportunity to address crime and safety issues directly with the beat officers who patrol their neighborhood, as well as to provide ongoing  feedback, which help the police to monitor crime issues.  The beat meeting is a chance to meet your neighbors and come up with strategies that affect the community. Unsure of your Beat?  To find…

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Safe Successful Summer Virtual Hiring Event

July 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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August 2020

Blood Drive

August 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Quinn Chapel, 2401 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60610
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Schedule your appointment at vitalant.org  Look for group code 996E. Appointments highly recommended.  Masks Required.  

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Join RNRA for a Ward Park Clean-up – PITCH IN FOR THE PARKS

August 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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Volunteer to Pitch in for Ward Park! This summer, the Chicago Parks Foundation, in partnership with the Chicago Park District and local communities, is leading a citywide volunteer initiative to help keep our parks clean. Over the past few months, park budgets have been stretched and there are fewer seasonal employees.  If we provide the volunteers, the Chicago Parks Foundation will provide clean-up supplies and safety guidelines to help support our park’s ongoing maintenance. Join the RNRA in Ward Park on Saturday,…

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42nd Ward Community Electronics Recycling Event

August 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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RNRA brings you The Anti-Cruelty Society FREE Virtual Workshop – Urban Dogs

August 30, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for "Urban Dogs", a virtual workshop presented by our neighbor, The Anti-Cruelty Society.The workshop will address problems dogs may face in an urban environment and how to be a good city dog owner.Registration is required. You may also submit questions at registration, if you register on or before August 26th, 2020.Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation with details on how to log in to the online event. Please click on the link below to register. River North has a large dog community and…

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September 2020

RNRA & 18th District CPD – Coffee with a Cop – Meet and Greet

September 1, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Merchandise Mart – Outdoor Patio Deck, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654
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Stop by and have a cup of coffee with your Beat Officers.    In light of COVID-19, masks are required and physical distancing will be practiced. We will be meeting "outside" at the Merchandise Mart in the new deck area on the South side of the building (facing the river) We look forward to seeing you there!

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Pitch in for the Parks – Round 2 – Join RNRA for another Ward Park Clean-up

September 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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Volunteer to Pitch in for Ward Park! This summer, the Chicago Parks Foundation, in partnership with the Chicago Park District and local communities, is leading a citywide volunteer initiative to help keep our parks clean. Over the past few months, park budgets have been stretched and there are fewer seasonal employees.  If we provide the volunteers, the Chicago Parks Foundation will provide clean-up supplies and safety guidelines to help support our park’s ongoing maintenance. Join the RNRA in Ward Park on Saturday,…

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Blood Drive sponsored by Alderman Reilly

September 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Alderman Reilly is hosting a Blood Drive on Saturday, September 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will be held at 455 North McClurg Court. The Alderman’s goal is to collect 30 pints of blood at the event. All of the donations will go to local hospitals to help Chicagoans in need. Although walk-ins are welcome, we encourage you setup an appointment by calling 1-800-7TO-GIVE (1-800-786-4483). A representative from Alderman Reilly’s Office will be present to address concerns or questions regarding…

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42nd Ward Community Shred Day

September 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ohio Place Dog Park, 360 W. Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

September 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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CPD -12th District Beat Meeting – 1213 and 1214

September 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12th Distsrict Police Station, 1412 S. Blue Island
Chicago, Illinois
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We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. CAPS meetings offer city residents an  opportunity to address crime and safety issues directly with the beat officers who patrol their neighborhood, as well as to provide ongoing  feedback, which help the police to monitor crime issues.  The beat meeting is a chance to meet your neighbors and come up with strategies that affect the community. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. Important Note:  This is…

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2020 World Music Festival Chicago – September 20 and 27

September 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

September 20 and 27 Produced by the City of Chicago, World Music Festival Chicago has attracted over 650,000 concertgoers to see more than 750 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it began in 1999. • September 20 – Anam Mór • September 27 – Chicago Immigrant Orchestra For more information, please visit WorldMusicFestivalChicago.org.

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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

September 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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Money Mondays with Melissa: Preparing Our Future Today

September 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  "Money Mondays with Melissa: Preparing Our Youth Today" will bring leaders of some of the highly sought youth organizations in Chicago on a panel to showcase the vast amount of programs and resources available to low-income and first-generation-to-college students to help them get to and through college. This panel will also show students why it’s important and how they can get involved and what resources are available to them. Click here to RSVP!  

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Virtual Story Time with Muffin – Every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

September 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

About The Event With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a brief Q&A. This program is recommended for children ages 2-6. Register for the event. Want to engage your child further? Download our coloring sheets or our activity book here. The Anti-Cruelty Society is a privately funded non-profit animal welfare…

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Anti-Cruelty Society’s Urban Dog FREE Virtual Workshop

September 24, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for an Urban Dogs virtual workshop led by Society pet educator Maggie Gleason. Attend this program to learn about the following: • Issues that dogs may face in an urban environment • Training techniques to help your dog adjust to life in the city • Ways to contribute to the urban community in a positive way. By attending, you and your dog can help elevate Chicago's pet-friendly environment. Who: Dog owners who live in the city or…

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Join the cast of Second City’s “Ladies Night In” and a host of celebrity guests to support Gilda’s Club Chicago  

September 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Message from LauraJayne Hyde - CEO Gilda's Club Chicago This has been a challenging year for all of us and we've all had to improvise. Gilda's Club Chicago transitioned from in-person programs to virtual programs in March and has been delivering over 150 programs every month. In support of this herculean effort, we hope you'll join us virtually on Friday, September 25 at 6:00 p.m. CDT for Yes, and... An Improvised Gala. Take a break, have some laughs and be a part…

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2020 World Music Festival Chicago – September 27

September 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

September  27 Produced by the City of Chicago, World Music Festival Chicago has attracted over 650,000 concertgoers to see more than 750 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it began in 1999. • September 20 – Anam Mór • September 27 – Chicago Immigrant Orchestra For more information, please visit WorldMusicFestivalChicago.org.

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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

September 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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Northwestern Medicine Webcast – The Science & Sensitibility of Aging – Must Register

September 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Northwestern Medicine is hosting a webcast on the Science and Sensibility of Aging. This will take place on September 29, 2020 from 8-9a.m. Details and speakers are as follows: The Science and Sensibility of Aging  We know aging is inevitable, but what do we really know about it? And, what can we do to help ensure we age well? Join the conversation with Northwestern Memorial Foundation for the inaugural episode of “NM Connect”, featuring a panel of physicians and leaders in the fields…

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Virtual Story Time with Muffin – Every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

September 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

About The Event With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a brief Q&A. This program is recommended for children ages 2-6. Register for the event. Want to engage your child further? Download our coloring sheets or our activity book here. The Anti-Cruelty Society is a privately funded non-profit animal welfare…

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Virtual Meeting: How to File an Assesment Appeal

September 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  The property tax assessment appeal period will soon open for North Chicago Township. To help homeowners learn more about filing a property tax assessment appeal, I am cosponsoring a free virtual workshop with the Cook County Assessor's Office on Wednesday, September 30, 6:00 - 6:30 pm. This workshop will be hosted via Facebook Live, and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during a live Q&A. You do NOT need a Facebook account to participate in the workshop. A recording will also be posted on YouTube at…

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October 2020

Virtual Cats’n Mats

October 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing virtual yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing virtual yoga with cats and The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us virtually at 11:00 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Virtual Cats n' Mats. We are hosting one-hour online yoga sessions in the virtual company of some “purrfectly” adorable kitties! At the end of class, there will be a virtual show-and-tell of the kittens, so make sure to stick around. All skill levels welcome, cat affiliation…

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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

October 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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Virtual Story Time with Muffin – Every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

October 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

About The Event With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a brief Q&A. This program is recommended for children ages 2-6. Register for the event. Want to engage your child further? Download our coloring sheets or our activity book here. The Anti-Cruelty Society is a privately funded non-profit animal welfare…

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WORKING THROUGH PET LOSS – The Anti-Cruelty Society

October 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

WORKING THROUGH PET LOSS To support those suffering the loss of loved pet, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free pet loss support group, now held virtually. Our group is led by licensed professional counselor, Yvette Camacho, who has experience working with different types of trauma, including grief. When: Tuesday, October 6th, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Where:  Online How: Working Through Pet Loss Registration  Cost: Free *donations  welcome*  

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free every Wednesday from International Music Foundation

October 7, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. ISABELLA BROWN, VIOLIN AND…

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018th District 2021 Virtual District Strategic Planning Community Conversation – Everyone is invited

October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

   

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2nd Ward Document Shredding And Electronics Recycling

October 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Gold Coast Parking Lot, 1254 North State Parkway + Google Map

   

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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

October 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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Virtual Story Time with Muffin – Every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

October 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

About The Event With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a brief Q&A. This program is recommended for children ages 2-6. Register for the event. Want to engage your child further? Download our coloring sheets or our activity book here. The Anti-Cruelty Society is a privately funded non-profit animal welfare…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

October 14, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. JENNY SHIN, FLUTE AND…

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The Anti-Cruelty Society – VIRTUAL PINTS FOR PETS

October 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Maplewood Brewery & Distillery and The Anti Cruelty Society for a virtual fundraiser! Celebrate the middle of the week with a craft beer tasting, behind-the-scenes tour of this popular brewpub, and the chance to (virtually) meet Anti-Cruelty Society animals that are available for adoption! Maplewood will showcase and taste four of their most well-known craft beers as you sip your own selections at home (*if you choose to purchase before the event), as well as answer questions about ingredients, brewing methods, and other…

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WEB WARRIORS – The Anti-Cruelty Society

October 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

WEB WARRIORS Whether you’re stuck at home, enjoy volunteering at your own pace, or are simply looking for ways to learn, this program may be just what you are looking for. Explore animal welfare topics, and make a positive impact in your community through our Web Warriors program! Check in our Web Warriors drive every other Monday for a new animal-themed lesson and our exclusive teen volunteer newsletter, “Paw Press.” Each issue of Paw Press will include updates from the Society,…

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Open House Chicago – Architecture Festival hosted by the Chicago Architecture Center

October 16, 2020 - October 25, 2020

  Open House Chicago is back with a reimagined event for 2020. The beloved architecture festival, hosted by the Chicago Architecture Center, will now span 10 days and more than 20 of Chicago’s unique neighborhoods. This year’s event includes both online and outdoor events that showcase the fascinating history, architecture, and culture of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. The free festival typically offers access to hundreds of sites across Chicago, from iconic locations to under-the-radar architectural gems. This year, the event has been…

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Pitch in for the Parks Join RNRA for another Ward Park Clean-up!

October 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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Volunteer to Pitch in for Ward Park! This summer, the Chicago Parks Foundation, in partnership with the Chicago Park District and local communities, is leading a citywide volunteer initiative to help keep our parks clean. Over the past few months, park budgets have been stretched and there are fewer seasonal employees.  If we provide the volunteers, the Chicago Parks Foundation will provide clean-up supplies and safety guidelines to help support our park’s ongoing maintenance. Join the RNRA in Ward Park on Saturday,…

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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

October 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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Virtual Story Time with Muffin – Every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

October 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

About The Event With the help of The Anti-Cruelty Society’s favorite ‘safe dog,’ Muffin, our beloved puppet, kids will see how much fun reading can be while learning ways we can be safe around animals. This free session will feature an interactive storybook reading, followed by a brief Q&A. This program is recommended for children ages 2-6. Register for the event. Want to engage your child further? Download our coloring sheets or our activity book here. The Anti-Cruelty Society is a privately funded non-profit animal welfare…

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NNUP Coffee with the Commander – Meet & Greet

October 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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City of Chicago Annual Budget Address

October 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

What:  City of Chicago Annual Budget Address When:  Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00am The annual Budget Address will be given on Wednesday, October 21 at 10:00 am, along with the release of the Mayor’s 2021 Budget Recommendation. Facing the largest budget gap in the City’s history due to the overwhelming and persisting impacts of COVID-19, the Budget Address will detail the reforms, efficiencies and investments that make up the 2021 Budget. To make the 2021 Budget process informative and inclusive even…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

October 21, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. 12:15 pm – 1:00…

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The Art Institute of Chicago – Free Virtual Talk: Chicago Stories

October 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

The Art Institute of Chicago is offering a variety of free online events that allow participants to virtually visit and learn about art collections from all over the world. From a conversation on art pieces that are connected to Chicago's past to a Halloween-centric overview of the Institute's spookiest pieces, there is something for everyone to enjoy. To register, visit artic.edu/events. Virtual Talk:  Chicago Stories - October 21 - CLICK HERE to register. Registration Required City of Chicago, 1967 Red Grooms This short conversation…

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Web Warriors – The Anti-Cruelty Society

October 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

WEB WARRIORS Whether you’re stuck at home, enjoy volunteering at your own pace, or are simply looking for ways to learn, this program may be just what you are looking for. Explore animal welfare topics, and make a positive impact in your community through our Web Warriors program! Check in our Web Warriors drive every other Monday for a new animal-themed lesson and our exclusive teen volunteer newsletter, “Paw Press.” Each issue of Paw Press will include updates from the Society,…

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The Chicago Help Initiative – World Premier Screening of new documentary – I Have a Name

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We can make a difference.  Join the Chicago Help Initiative online as they celebrate their 20th anniversary with the World Premier screening of a new documentary film,  I Have a Name.  When:  Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CT Where:  online I Have a Name tells the inspiring story of The Chicago Help Initiative (CHI) and its enduring mission to alleviate homelessness and hunger in Chicago. Written & directed by award-winning filmmaker Lucia Mauro, this 60-minute film, shot in and around Chicago…

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The Art Institute of Chicago – Free Virtual Talk: Chicago Stories

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

The Art Institute of Chicago is offering a variety of free online events that allow participants to virtually visit and learn about art collections from all over the world. From a conversation on art pieces that are connected to Chicago’s past to a Halloween-centric overview of the Institute’s spookiest pieces, there is something for everyone to enjoy. To register, visit artic.edu/events. Virtual Talk:  Chicago Stories – October 23 – CLICK HERE to register. Registration Required City of Chicago, 1967 Red Grooms This short conversation…

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The Anti-Cruelty Society’s FREE Virtual Crafting “Pawty” – Every Monday

October 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Society’s *free* Virtual Crafting “Pawty”, every Monday at 10am CST! During this event, the Society’s Community Programs team will be teaching you how to use household materials to craft enrichment items for animals in need. During this time of social distancing, animals will appreciate extra enrichment to stay busy. Our virtual crafting event is free to attend, but there is a suggested donation which can be made during the reservation. All ages are welcome! Event requires a reservation. Please…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

October 28, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. 12:15 pm – 1:00…

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City of Chicago Virtual Budget Town Hall

October 29, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

As a follow up to Mayor Lightfoot's Budget Address last Wednesday, October 21, the Mayor's Office of Community Engagement invites you to participate in an upcoming 2021 Virtual Budget Town Hall. The Town Halls are scheduled for Tuesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 29 starting at 5:30 pm. Both will be live streamed at Facebook.com/ChicagoMayorsOffice. Please note that you do NOT need to have a Facebook account in order to watch the livestream. Click here to learn more about the 2021 Budget.

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Deadline for RNRA Halloween Costume Contest – 10/31 Midnight!

October 31, 2020 @ 12:00 am

The deadline for entry extended to midnight 10-31! With the health and safety of our neighbors and community partners in mind, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Halloween Family Festival in Ward Park. Instead, the RNRA is hosting a Virtual Halloween Costume Contest so that neighborhood kids and their families can still celebrate and enjoy the fun and excitement of the season. CLICK HERE to visit the Contest Web Page CLICK HERE to print a copy of this flyer.

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November 2020

VIRTUAL CATS ‘N MATS

November 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing virtual yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing virtual yoga with cats and The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us virtually at 11:00 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Virtual Cats n' Mats. We are hosting one-hour online yoga sessions in the virtual company of some “purrfectly” adorable kitties! At the end of class, there will be a virtual show-and-tell of the kittens, so make sure to stick around. All skill levels welcome, cat affiliation…

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Vote for your Favorite Halloween Costume – Voting starts today!

November 4, 2020

Thank you to all of the kids and families who submitted entries to RNRA’s Virtual Halloween Costume Contest. Three finalists have been selected from each category of competition. Now it’s time for you to vote for your favorite costume in each category. Votes must be received by midnight, Wednesday November 11, 2020. Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded on Friday, November 13, 2020.

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

November 4, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. 12:15 pm – 1:00…

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CPD – Virtual 18th District Beat Meeting 1831, 1832, 1833 & 1834

November 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. CAPS stands for Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy. CAPS is a partnership between police and community that is the foundation of community policing. CAPS uses Beats to develop relationships between the community and the police. CAPS meetings offer city residents an  opportunity to address crime and safety issues directly with the beat officers who patrol their neighborhood, as well as to provide ongoing  feedback, which help the police to monitor crime issues.  The beat meeting is a chance…

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CPD – 18th District Virtual Beat Meeting 1821, 1822, 1823 & 1824

November 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. CAPS stands for Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy. CAPS is a partnership between police and community that is the foundation of community policing. CAPS uses Beats to develop relationships between the community and the police. CAPS meetings offer city residents an  opportunity to address crime and safety issues directly with the beat officers who patrol their neighborhood, as well as to provide ongoing  feedback, which help the police to monitor crime issues.  The beat meeting is a chance…

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WORKING THROUGH PET LOSS – The Anti-Cruelty Society

November 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

WORKING THROUGH PET LOSS To support those suffering the loss of loved pet, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free pet loss support group, now held virtually. Our group is led by licensed professional counselor, Yvette Camacho, who has experience working with different types of trauma, including grief. When: Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Where:  Online How: Working Through Pet Loss Registration  Cost: Free *donations  welcome*   Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6:00 -7:30pm inst

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RNRA 23rd Annual Meeting

November 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dear Neighbors, We’re pleased to invite you to RNRA’s 23rd Annual Meeting.  With the health and safety of our neighbors and community partners in mind, this year’s meeting will be virtual.   Guest speakers and RNRA leaders will update attendees on public safety and health, local development and other issues of interest to those who live and work in River North. Our special guest presenters will be 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly and 18th District Commander Jill Stevens. Date:  Tuesday, Novemember…

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Voting Ends Today – Vote for Your Favorite Halloween Costume!

November 11, 2020

Thank you to all of the kids and families who submitted entries to RNRA’s Virtual Halloween Costume Contest. Three finalists have been selected from each category of competition. Now it’s time for you to vote for your favorite costume in each category. Votes must be received by midnight, Wednesday November 11, 2020. Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded on Friday, November 13, 2020.

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

November 11, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. 12:15 pm – 1:00…

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Community Meeting for North Union Development

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Department of Planning and Development will host a virtual community webinar to review the plans for JDL Development’s North Union site on the Near North Side. The meeting will take place on Zoom at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Registration for the Zoom webinar is open now, and the presentation will be posted on the City’s website in advance of the meeting. JDL proposes to purchase and redevelop 8.1 acres of land from the Moody Bible Institute, which would continue to own and…

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Gilda’s Night In – Food and Wine Pairing

November 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Associate Board of Gilda's Club Chicago from the comfort of your own home for a virtual food and wine tasting event! Each package consists of a Mediterranean-inspired four-course meal for two and two "off the beaten path" fall-friendly bottles of wine. Once you pick up your food from Pacific Standard Time on Friday, November 13th, you will join us for a live Zoom interaction with Chicago-based wine educator Erin Drain of Ole & Obrigado Wines and Chef Perry Hendrix of Pacific Standard…

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Streeterville’s Got Talent

November 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SOAR is hosting its first virtual Fun Raiser, Streeterville’s Got Talent on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (Virtual) Stay tuned for updates on the event, raffle prizes, notable guests & a chance to support SOAR during their 45th year. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for an Urban Dogs virtual workshop

November 15, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for an Urban Dogs virtual workshop led by Society pet educator Maggie Gleason. Attend this program to learn about the following: Issues that dogs may face in an urban environment Training techniques to help your dog adjust to life in the city Ways to contribute to the urban community in a positive way. By attending, you and your dog can help elevate Chicago's pet-friendly environment. Who: Dog owners who live in the city or urban environment What: Urban Dogs Virtual Workshop…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

November 18, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. 12:15 pm – 1:00…

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CPD -12th District Beat Meeting – 1213 and 1214

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. CAPS meetings offer city residents an  opportunity to address crime and safety issues directly with the beat officers who patrol their neighborhood, as well as to provide ongoing  feedback, which help the police to monitor crime issues.  The beat meeting is a chance to meet your neighbors and come up with strategies that affect the community. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. Important Note:  This is…

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Part II – You’re Invited to Participate 018th District CPD Community Conversation

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join in and participate in Part II of this session to create the 018th District's 2021 District Strategic Planning Community Conversation When: Thursday, November 19th, 2020 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Where: Virtual Meeting - Registration Required - REGISTER HERE If you are unable to join virtual, please call: 1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID 910 7035 8449, Passcode 63755 For more information or if you have special accommodations please contact the 018th District Office of Community Policiing at 312-747-1708 or CAPS.018DISTRICT@CHICAGOPOLICE.ORG

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Magnificent Mile Lights Festival – ABC Channel 7

November 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Special Broadcast on ABC 7 Chicago-Sunday November 22, at 6:00 PM The Magnificent Mile- Michigan Avenue Hosted by The Magnificent Mile and BMO Harris Bank While we cannot produce a live parade this year, the trees will still be illuminated on The Magnificent Mile through the holiday season and winter months. We are creating new traditions for #BMOLightsFest! Kick off the holiday season by tuning in to a special broadcast on ABC 7 Chicago on Sunday, November 22 at 6 PM (CDT). The hour-long…

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December 2020

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

December 2, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. TIME:  12:15 pm –…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

December 9, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. TIME:  12:15 pm –…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

December 16, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. TIME:  12:15 pm –…

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Virtual Do-it-Yourself Messiah 2020 – International Music Foundation

December 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When:  December 20 - 2:00 p.m. Where:  imfchicago.org This free 50 minute virtual performance will feature excerpts from Handel's masterpiece hosted by conductor, Stanley Sperber.   It will include newly recorded selections along with video from the 2017 performances at the Harris Theater.   You are invited to sing along as you watch from the comfort of your home. The performance will be available for viewing on the International Music Foundation website at imfchicago.org beginning December 20th and will be available through January…

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January 2021

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

January 6 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. TIME:  12:15 pm –…

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DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS – Free from International Music Foundation

January 13 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FOUNDATION PRESENTS: DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are made possible through the generosity of the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, the Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation, the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sage Foundation, the Pauls Foundation, and the Union League Club of Chicago. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. Listen to selected past performances at www.classicalconnect.com. TIME:  12:15 pm –…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Town Hall

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For those interested in learning more about the COVID-19 Vaccine, please join this upcoming town hall online discussion. Local leaders will be joined by experts from the Chicago Department of Public Health and Cook County Department of Public Health who are prepared to answer questions. To RSVP for this town hall, please click here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_D1-HU39pSDyzTGjTDNT9rw

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35th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Celebration

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

CLICK HERE to view the virtual program.  CLICK HERE to print a copy of the flyer below.

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