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June 2021

Public Nuisance Case Against Eurostar Hotel, 660 North State Street

June 23, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

City of Chicago Files Public Nuisance Case Against Eurostar Hotel, 660 North State Street If you wish to stay up to date on the matter, please use the information below to virtually access the meeting on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 9:30 AM.  The Rules and other information about the MLDC hearings being conducted on the Cisco Webex platform are available on BACP's website HERE. Join by Video (Webex Link) Meeting Number: 187 211 5644 Passcode: 1234  Join by Phone: (312) 535-8110  Access Code:…

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CANCELLED – 2021 “Pitch in for the Parks” – Volunteer to Pitch in for Ward Park!

June 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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Unfortunately, Mother Nature is not cooperating with us - so our(6-26) Pitch in for Ward Park Clean-up event has been cancelled due to weather. Be sure to check our website and social media platforms for information about future park clean-ups. https://rnrachicago.org/community/a-montgomery-ward-park/ In the meantime, please do your part every day to help make Ward Park a cleaner, safer and more beautiful place to relax, play and enjoy nature!

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CPD Upcoming Foot Pursuit Policy Community Conversation

June 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Chicago Police Department invites you to attend an upcoming virtual community conversation regarding its new interim foot pursuit policy. CPD will host two community conversations open to the public when you will have an opportunity to learn about the new policy and provide your feedback on it. Agenda for the conversation includes: Overview of the Foot Pursuit Policy Questions from participants Break-out rooms to discuss various concepts and parts of the policy Community Conversation 1 - Wednesday, June 30 @ 7:00pm Register Here for…

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July 2021

Virtual Community Meeting – Proposed Development at 739-755 N. Wells

July 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Alderman Brian Hopkins 2nd Ward & River North Residents Association are hosting an Online Community Meeting for: a proposed development for the property located at 739-755 N. Wells When: Thursday, July 8, 2021 AT 6:00 PM Where: Zoom (See Details Below) Dear Neighbor, You are invited to join an upcoming community meeting where Vista Property Group will be presenting a proposal for 739-755 North Wells. The proposal retains the underlying DX-5 zoning and seeks planned development approvals for a 21-story building, measuring up…

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Pitch in for the Parks – Ward Park Clean-up – Registration Required

July 10, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Assuming Mother Nature will cooperate, we’re going to try this again! When:   Saturday, July 10th - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Where:    A. Montgomery Ward Park Registration is required. Even if you previously registered for last Saturday’s event, you will need to re-register for this one. Protective gloves, trash bags and tools will be provided. The Chicago Park District encourages everyone to follow the recommendations of public health officials from the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Illinois Department of Public Health,…

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CPD Upcoming Foot Pursuit Policy Community Conversation

July 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Chicago Police Department invites you to attend an upcoming virtual community conversation regarding its new interim foot pursuit policy. CPD will host two community conversations open to the public when you will have an opportunity to learn about the new policy and provide your feedback on it. Agenda for the conversation includes: Overview of the Foot Pursuit Policy Questions from participants Break-out rooms to discuss various concepts and parts of the policy Community Conversation 1 – Wednesday, June 30 @ 7:00pm Register Here for…

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Venetian Night in Chicago on the Riverwalk

July 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Secretary of State Jesse White, Italian Consul General Thomas Botzios and WIND-AM's Shaun Thompson as the Italian American Human Relations Foundation (IAHRF) brings back Venetian Night in Chicago. The event takes place on Saturday, July 10, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Based at Chicago's City Winery on the Riverwalk, Chicago's Venetian Night brings the charm of the famous Venice boat parades along with decorated boats, entertainment and a grand fireworks display at Navy Pier. For more information, please visit this website.

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting – 1824

July 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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Near North Unity Program Monthly Meeting

July 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the Near North Unity Program Monthly Meeting on Monday, July 26th  at 6 pm via Zoom.  The Zoom link will be published closer to the meeting date.  Stay tuned on NNUP Facebook.  Registration is required. CLICK HERE to follow NNUP on Facebook. The Near North Unity Program (NNUP) was formed in November 2010. NNUP seeks to promote and strengthen community cohesion in Chicago’s Near North community and to connect existing sub-communities into a resilient neighborhood by building upon…

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Criminal Justice 101 Webinar

July 29, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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August 2021

18th DIstrict Community Policing invites you to National Night Out

August 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

If you or someone you know is not vaccinated, vaccinations will be availble.  See the registration link below. COVID VACCINATION SHOTS If anyone is interested in being vaccinated the pre-registration link is below. If there are 20 or more pre-registered for the COVID vaccination shot, The City’s Vaccine Operations Center(mobile) will be on-site (at Navy Pier on Aug 4) to administer the vaccine shot. otherwise, they will have a vaccination outreach table, on-site, that will set up for future vaccination appointments at…

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Meet Me on the Mile this Summer! Live Entertainment!

August 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With support from the City of Chicago and the 42nd and 2nd Wards, The Magnificent Mile Association has kicked off Meet Me on The Mile, an outdoor activation series that supports area businesses and nearby cultural institutions with programs to entice locals and tourists alike. The series features free entertainment in outdoor plazas bi-weekly on Thursdays and portions of Michigan Avenue, closed to traffic, one Sunday each month between August and October. The street closures will take place August 15, September 26, and…

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

August 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
MCA Museum of Modern Art, 200 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
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FNCU Complimentary Webinar – The Sandwich Generation

August 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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FNCU Complimentary Webinar – The Sandwich Generation

August 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

August 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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FNCU Complimentary Webinar – The Sandwich Generation

August 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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16th Annual Wells Street Art Festival – Old Town

August 14, 2021 @ 12:15 pm
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Meet Me On the Mile

August 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

With support from the City of Chicago and the 42nd and 2nd Wards, The Magnificent Mile Association has kicked off Meet Me on The Mile, an outdoor activation series that supports area businesses and nearby cultural institutions with programs to entice locals and tourists alike. The series features free entertainment in outdoor plazas bi-weekly on Thursdays and portions of Michigan Avenue, closed to traffic, one Sunday each month between August and October. The street closures will take place August 15, September 26, and…

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16th Annual Wells Street Art Festival – Old Town

August 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

August 17, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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The SOAR Farmers Market operates at MCA Plaza every Tuesday  from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. rain-or-shine through October.

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18th District Community Policing presents Senior Palooza 2021 – August 18, 19 & 20

August 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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18th District Community Policing presents Senior Palooza 2021 – August 18, 19 & 20

August 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Meet Me On the Mile This Summer – Live Entertainment!

August 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With support from the City of Chicago and the 42nd and 2nd Wards, The Magnificent Mile Association has kicked off Meet Me on The Mile, an outdoor activation series that supports area businesses and nearby cultural institutions with programs to entice locals and tourists alike. The series features free entertainment in outdoor plazas bi-weekly on Thursdays and portions of Michigan Avenue, closed to traffic, one Sunday each month between August and October. The street closures will take place August 15, September 26, and…

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels in Chicago Practice Runs for the August 21-22 Event

August 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

U.S. Navy Blue Angels in Chicago August 21-22 There will be new and reimagined air show events in August in place of this year’s Chicago Air and Water Show. City of Chicago presents the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be a special solo demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels along the lakefront on August 21 & 22 from 12–1pm. (On August 20, practice runs from 10am–2pm.) The best viewing locations along the lakefront are between Oak Street and Fullerton Avenue. The…

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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

August 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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18th District Community Policing presents Senior Palooza 2021 – August 18, 19 & 20

August 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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The Annual DeSable Memorial Commemoration

August 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am

 

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels in Chicago August 21-22

August 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

U.S. Navy Blue Angels in Chicago August 21-22 There will be new and reimagined air show events in August in place of this year's Chicago Air and Water Show. City of Chicago presents the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be a special solo demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels along the lakefront on August 21 & 22 from 12–1pm. (On August 20, practice runs from 10am–2pm.) The best viewing locations along the lakefront are between Oak Street and Fullerton Avenue. The…

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The Summer Float Party 

August 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join  Friends of the Chicago River and Commissioner Josina Morita of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and other elected officials for a last hurrah of summer and celebrate the improved health of the Chicago and Calumet Rivers at the inaugural Summer Float Party. The Summer Float Party Sunday, August, 22, 2021 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dammrich Rowing Center 3220 Oakton Street Skokie. Open to all, the Summer Float Party is an evolution of the Big Jump where elected officials jumped…

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels in Chicago August 21-22

August 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

U.S. Navy Blue Angels in Chicago August 21-22 There will be new and reimagined air show events in August in place of this year’s Chicago Air and Water Show. City of Chicago presents the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be a special solo demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels along the lakefront on August 21 & 22 from 12–1pm. (On August 20, practice runs from 10am–2pm.) The best viewing locations along the lakefront are between Oak Street and Fullerton Avenue. The…

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

August 24, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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Paper Shredding & Prescription Drug Drop-Off at 18th District CPD

August 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
18th District Police Department, 1160 N. Larrabee
Chicago, IL 60610
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Eurostar Hotel Upcoming Status Meeting

August 25, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The City of Chicago Law Department recently filed a public nuisance disciplinary case against Eurostar Magnificent Mile Hotel, located at 660 North State Street, the details of which were reported in Reilly Reports on April 16, 2020.  Please click here to review the list of charges, which relate to specific incidents of public nuisance and noncompliance with COVID guidelines. These charges will be resolved via the Mayor’s License Discipline Commission (MLDC) at a “virtual” hearing. The Rules and other information about the MLDC hearings being…

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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

August 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Volunteer to Pitch in for Ward Park!

August 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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This summer, the Chicago Parks Foundation, in partnership with the Chicago Park District and local communities, is once again leading a citywide volunteer initiative to help keep our parks clean. 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, August 28th, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and help us “Pitch in for the Parks.” Protective gloves, trash bags…

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

August 31, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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September 2021

Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

September 3, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

September 7, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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Crisis Intervention – De-Escalation Technique Training

September 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register Today:  CLICK HERE NAMI Chicago's Crisis Intervention & De-escalation Techniques webinar will teach participants how to recognize when someone is in crisis and how to use verbal de-escalation techniques. CIT and other emergency resources will be discussed, including how to utilize their Helpline in crisis situations. To print a copy of this flyer, CLICK HERE.

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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

September 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Think & Drink for a Cause! Animal Trivia Benefiting Alive Rescue

September 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Think & Drink for a Cause!  Animal Trivia Benefiting Alive Rescue . Join Companion River North on September 11th from 4pm - 6pm for a night of drinks and animal trivia at ROCKS River North! All proceeds will benefit Alive Rescue, a no-kill animal rescue that works to save, rehabilitate and place abandoned, abused and stray animals. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

September 14, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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NNUP Coffee with the Commander

September 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Park Community Church, 1001 N. Crosby
Chicago, IL 60610
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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

September 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

September 21, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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RNRA and Alderman Brendan Reilly Co-Host Public Safety Webinar with new 18th District Commander Jon Hein

September 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

When: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM CDT Where: his is an online event. Registration required. See link below to register Dear Neighbor, The RNRA shares the concerns of residents, businesses and visitors about recent incidents of crime in our community. The RNRA and 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly are co-hosting a virtual webinar with the Chicago Police Department's new 18th District Commander, Jon Hein, to address public safety matters. Alderman Reilly will deliver introductory remarks and introduce Commander Hein, who will discuss recent criminal activity in the…

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Gilda’s Night Out OKTOBERFEST – September 23

September 23, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Gilda’s Club Chicago invites you to Gilda’s Night Out: Oktoberfest Thursday, September 23 at 6:30pm Tickets are now available: Register Here

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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

September 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Meet Me on the Mile – The Magnificent Mile Association

September 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 26: The Magnificent Mile Association is hosting their next Meet Me on The Mile Sunday Spectacle on September 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., which will center around mode, marriages, and murals. The event will take place on Michigan Avenue between Illinois Street and Wacker drive. One of the featured spectacles will showcase 50 real-time marriages taking place under the iconic Wrigley Building bridge for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration. The mode portion of the day will center around fashion pop-ups and unique experiences…

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

September 28, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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18th District Community Policing – Homeless Resource Fair

September 28, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts – Free – Every Wednesday

September 29, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Seventeenth Church of Christ Scientist, 55 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illiinois 60601
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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts Join International Music Foundation every Wednesday at the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago for a free 45-minute performances. You can also listen to the concerts live on 98.7 WFMT or watch the videos on the International Music Foundation website. In accordance with the Chicago mask mandate, all attendees are required to wear a face mask throughout the performance regardless of vaccination status. Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago 55 E. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 11:30 am…

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October 2021

Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

October 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

October 5, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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18th District Community Policing – Attention Seniors – Free Presentation addressing legal services for powers of attorney for healthcare, property and living declarations

October 6, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

October 6, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Seventeenth Church of Christ Scientist, 55 E. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illiinois 60601
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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts Join International Music Foundation every Wednesday at the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago for a free 45-minute performances. You can also listen to the concerts live on 98.7 WFMT or watch the videos on the International Music Foundation website. In accordance with the Chicago mask mandate, all attendees are required to wear a face mask throughout the performance regardless of vaccination status. Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago 55 E. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 11:30 am…

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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

October 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

October 12, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

October 15, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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18th District Community Policing – Howloween Adoption Event – Fall in love with your new best friend!

October 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
18th District Police Department, 1160 N. Larrabee
Chicago, IL 60610
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18th District Community Policing 2022 Strategy Meeting – 1st of 2 meetings

October 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CLICK HERE to REGISTER TODAY and provide your input for the 2022 18th District policing strategy.  The Police Department will be seeking community input in order to draft the 18th district’s strategic plans surrounding crime enforcement and community engagement. Your participation is needed and appreciated. The second meeting will take place in November  The date and registration link will be available soon. Save the Date for Meeting 2 - November 4th - More info to come!

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

October 19, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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Coffee with the Commander

October 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lincoln Park Community Center, 1521 N. Sedgwick Court (outside)
Chicago, IL
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Gilda’s Club Chicago  Co-host of 16th Annual  “Paint the Town Pink” 

October 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

On Wednesday, October 20th, Gilda’s Club Chicago will host the 16th Annual “Paint the Town Pink” event in association with Advocate Aurora Health. The event will be presented virtually over Zoom from 6:00 to 8:30. Gilda’s Club Chicago provides free emotional and social support for anyone impacted by cancer. This year’s “Paint the Town Pink” will include two guest lectures featuring Dr. Ameer Gomberawalla, Breast Surgeon with Advocate Medical Group on "Advances in Lymphedema Prevention and Screening" and Dr. Adam…

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Power Wash of Larrabee DFA

October 21, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

October 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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“Pitch in for the Parks” Ward Park Clean-ups

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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Register Now! This year, the Chicago Parks Foundation, in partnership with the Chicago Park District and local communities, is once again leading a citywide volunteer initiative to help keep our parks clean. We provide the volunteers, and the Chicago Parks Foundation provides supplies and safety guidelines to help support our park’s ongoing maintenance. Join the RNRA in Ward Park and help us Pitch in for the Parks! When: Saturday, October 23 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (Rain date: Saturday October 30) Where: A.…

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Trick-or-Treat in Ward Park – REGISTRATION CLOSED – Capacity reached for this event

October 23, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL
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REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED Saturday, October 23 (rain date: October 30) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm RNRA invites parents and young children to enjoy trick-or-treating in Ward Park on Saturday, October 23, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Costumes encouraged for all. Candy, treats and a souvenir pumpkin for every child. Enter our photo contest for a chance to win a prize. The event is free - but registration is required no later than October 20. Thank you…

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Meet Me on the Mile – The Magnificent Mile Association

October 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 24: Mark your calendars!  The Magnificent Mile Association’s final Meet Me on The Mile Series date takes place on Sunday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Programming will feature markets and makers with fall themed vendors and festivities. More programming details to be released closer to the date and series information can be found HERE.

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SOAR Farmers Market – Every Tuesday through October 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

October 26, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
MCI Plaza, 220 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
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Chicago Lights Urban Farm – Every Friday thru October 29th 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m.

October 29, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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November 2021

SPEAK UP CHICAGO – Participate with 18th District CPD in creating 2022 Policing Strategy

November 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CLICK HERE to register.  CLICK HERE to print a copy.

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CPD Invites you to a Community Conversation-Accountability Policies & Procedures

November 8, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

Date Monday, November 8 Time 6 – 8:30 p.m. The Chicago Police Department invites you to attend a community conversation on CPD’s accountability procedures for receiving and investigating complaints of member misconduct. During this conversation, you will hear directly from representatives from CPD and be invited to provide your feedback on important policies and procedures during break-out room sessions. Agenda of the meeting: 1. Introduction & overview of the conversation (10 minutes) 2. Presentation on CPD’s accountability policies and procedures (15 minutes) 3.…

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RNRA 24th Annual Meeting at TAO Chicago – Limited Tickets Available

November 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tao Chicago, 632 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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BAR GOA – A night of great drinks, food and lots of laughs

November 11, 2021 @ 10:00 pm - November 12, 2021 @ 12:00 am
BAR GOA, 116 W. Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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A night of great drinks, food and lots of laughs. Featuring the best of the best comedians. You won't want to miss this. (Headliner: Calvin Evans (Comedy Central) Featuring: Vik Pandya (NBC Breakout Festival), Tyler Fowler (Zanies), Sonal Aggarwal (Laugh Factory) Book your table now for Thursday, Nov 11th. Doors Open at 10pm. Show starts at 10:30pm at Bar Goa( 116 W. Hubbard Street).  CLICK HERE to reserve a seat.

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Instituto Cervantes – Chicago Flemenco Festival 2021- Elementos Compuestos

November 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago will once again be home to the Chicago Flamenco Festival, now in its 19th edition. This festival, organized and directed by the Instituto, is recognized as being the only one of its kind in the Midwest. During those five weeks, eight live performances and an extensive parallel program that includes documentaries, conferences, and workshops, are presented for audiences of all types, fulfilling the festival’s objective of contributing to the culture and identity of Hispanics in…

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Instituto Cervantes – Chicago Flemenco Festival 2021- Elementos Compuestos

November 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago will once again be home to the Chicago Flamenco Festival, now in its 19th edition. This festival, organized and directed by the Instituto, is recognized as being the only one of its kind in the Midwest. During those five weeks, eight live performances and an extensive parallel program that includes documentaries, conferences, and workshops, are presented for audiences of all types, fulfilling the festival’s objective of contributing to the culture and identity of Hispanics in…

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting – 1822

November 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting – 1823

November 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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Webinar from Cushing Co – Are your SEO Efforts Really Working?

November 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Ditch the vanity metrics!  It is time to rethink how you measure your search engine optimization efforts. If your goal is to help customers find your business through search engines, and become a customer, is your SEO really moving the needle? If you can’t answer that – this presentation is for you. Your SEO should grow leads, sales, get people contacting your business! What We’ll Cover: ☑ Why Ranking is a Bad Metric for SEO: don’t miss the big picture! ☑ Meaningful Metrics: New Leads, Sales,…

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City of Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

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Mag Mile Lights Festival and Parade

November 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival returns on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Free family fun culminates in the grand Tree-Lighting Parade down North Michigan Avenue with Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World Resorts in Florida. The event-filled day begins at 11:00 a.m. starting at Lights Festival Lane (401 North Michigan Avenue), with the parade of floats commencing at 5:30 pm.  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Lights Festival Lane Activities (Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue) 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM…

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Instituto Cervantes – Chicago Flemenco Festival 2021 – De paso

November 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago will once again be home to the Chicago Flamenco Festival, now in its 19th edition. This festival, organized and directed by the Instituto, is recognized as being the only one of its kind in the Midwest. During those five weeks, eight live performances and an extensive parallel program that includes documentaries, conferences, and workshops, are presented for audiences of all types, fulfilling the festival’s objective of contributing to the culture and identity of Hispanics in…

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Instituto Cervantes – Chicago Flemenco Festival 2021 – De paso

November 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago will once again be home to the Chicago Flamenco Festival, now in its 19th edition. This festival, organized and directed by the Instituto, is recognized as being the only one of its kind in the Midwest. During those five weeks, eight live performances and an extensive parallel program that includes documentaries, conferences, and workshops, are presented for audiences of all types, fulfilling the festival’s objective of contributing to the culture and identity of Hispanics in…

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting 1831

November 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82898005076 Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting – 1832

November 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82898005076 Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting – 1833

November 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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CPD 18th District CAPS Beat Meeting – 1834

November 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We encourage residents to participate in the CAPS Beat Meetings. Unsure of your Beat?  To find your District & Beat, click HERE. What is CAPS?  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…

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Howl at the Moon Thanksgiving Eve Party

November 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Turkey is good, but booze is better! Celebrate the long holiday weekend with some live music, dancing and drinks. Our Thanksgiving Eve Party is Wednesday, November 24th. Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm. Reservations not required! Enter to win a happy hour party on our website for free entry and discounted drinks!  Click Here to enter!    

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Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

The Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, from 8:00am to 11:00am, and will run along State Street, from Ida B. Wells Drive to Randolph Street.  The parade will be broadcast live on VPOD-TV 59.3 and on VPOD-TV’s Roku station. This year’s lineup includes a variety of marching bands, floats, specialty units, and much more. To view the complete 2021 lineup click here. To accommodate the parade, the following street closures will take place: • State Street, between Washington and…

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December 2021

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts – Free

December 1, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago 55 E. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 11:30 am - Doors open 12:15 pm - Concert Join us on Wednesday, December 1 at the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago for a free 45-minute performance.  You can also listen to the concert live on 98.7 WFMT or watch the video on the International Music Foundation website. Vincente Della Tonia Jr. Heitor Villa-Lobos – Carnaval das Crianças, W157 Mozart Camargo Guarnieri – Dança Negra…

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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts – Free

December 8, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago 55 E. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 11:30 am - Doors open 12:15 pm - Concert Join us on Wednesday, December 8 at the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago for a free 45-minute performance. You can also listen to the concert live on 98.7 WFMT or watch the video on the International Music Foundation website. Igor Pikayzen, violin Tatyana Pikayzen, piano Franz Schubert – Fantasie for Violin and Piano in C Major,…

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Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

December 15, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago 55 E. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60601 11:30 am – Doors open 12:15 pm – Concert Join us on Wednesday, December 15 at the Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago for a free 45-minute performance. You can also listen to the concert live on 98.7 WFMT or watch the video on the International Music Foundation website. Hyejin Cho, piano Cécile Chaminade – Écossaise, Op. 151 Robert Schumann – Piano Sonata No. 1 in …

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Chicago Casino Public Presentations

December 16, 2021 @ 12:45 pm - 7:00 pm

The event will include presentations by each of the bidders for the Chicago casino as well as an opportunity for public questions and comments. The program will be livestreamed.  Additionally up to 200 members of the public will be randomly selected to attend the event in-person. If you are interested in attending in-person, please CLICK HERE To livestream the presentation on the day of the event, please CLICK HERE CLICK HERE To see RNRA's response to the proposal at Chicago's Tribune…

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Howl at the Moon – Ugly Sweater Bash

December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Bring your hideous, most horrendous, fugliest Christmas sweater to our Ugly Sweater Bash! The uglier, the better because your crime against fashion give you the chance to win a prize for ugliest sweater! Hilarious sweaters, an ugly sweater contest, drinks, live music and more sounds like a killer holiday party combination, doesn’t it? So hit the thrift store and come on down! $10 cover per person. Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm. Enter to win a happy hour…

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The Brasserie at the Waldorf Astoria – New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Ring in 2022 with us! The Brasserie will offer an elevated à la carte menu, featuring meal enhancements such as caviar and truffle chips, seared scallops, and Wagyu ribeye beef. The rich menu is only to be outdone by the rare and iconic selection of high-end champagnes and spirits, courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Chicago’s collection. Late night light bites Waldorf Astoria style – duck wings, flatbreads, and shaved truffles, and more. Seatings are available from 5:00-11:00pm. Live music from the Champagne Allstars…

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Howl at the Moon – New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

New Year’s Eve 2022 at Howl at the Moon Chicago! Our variety of packages offer you and your friends everything you need to kiss 2021 goodbye, and start the New Year having a blast. It will be the biggest New Year’s Eve party in all of Chicago! 2022 will not know what hit it. Come to Chicago’s best New Year’s Eve party! For more information, Click Here.  

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Bar Moxy – New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2021 @ 8:45 pm

Ring in 2022 with our Last Naughty Night New Year’s Eve Party. You will feast your eyes, ears and stomachs with all the indulgences you desire before you commit to #NEWYEARNEWYOU. Your experience will include preferred seating to listen to Chicago based DJ Avi Sic and view some of the city's best Go-Go dancers. All reservations are per person and will include a glass of champagne, specialty cocktail and NYE inspired shooter. Each reservation will be entered in to our "Win a…

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Fremont – New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2021 @ 9:00 pm

New Year's Eve 2022 9pm to Last Call $90 Presale Tickets Premium Drink Package | Passed Appetizers | Champagne Toast | DJ | Photographer CLICK HERE for tickets: Email RSVP@4Cbars.com for Table Packages    

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